Your acceptance of this Privacy Statement
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. By browsing the site and expressly consenting where required (for instance, when using the contact form), you agree to be bound by this Privacy Statement.
Information which is being collected, and how it is being used
The service provider may collect information from you when you send an email or use the contact form or. Personal information that may be collected includes names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and unique personal identifiers. The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the site and the personal information provided. Your personal information may be processed: (1) For the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by the service provider. This includes informing you about updates to the service and notifying you about other products and services offered by the service provider which may be of interest to you, including information regarding publications and events, tailoring your experience at the site with relevant materials provided by the service provider, understanding the site’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and determining whether the site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of the visitor, measuring and improving the effectiveness of the service provider’s marketing programs across different channels, and improving our web content and navigation. (2) On the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for example when using the contact form), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. (3) For compliance with a legal obligation. This includes anti-fraud and anti-money laundering measures as well as tax and social security requirements. The service provider will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that the information my be disclosed to third parties who perform services on the service provider’s behalf and have need to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that the service provider himself is permitted to process that data. In addition, the service provider may disclose your contact information in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the site or otherwise provided to the service provider.
How your information may be shared
The third parties with whom the service provider may need to share personal information to help him provide services and products to you and to run the site include co-workers, advisors, third party service providers who process information on the service provider’s behalf to help run some of the internal business operations including email distribution, IT services and marketing and events services, business partners for publications and events co-organised by the service provider and them, and law enforcement agencies in order to comply with any legal obligation or court order. Because the service provider operates globally he may need to transfer personal information which is collected on the site or through other means across his network of co-workers and advisers to help operate the business efficiently. This may also include third parties located in different countries around the world, including countries outside the European Economic Area. These arrangements may involve your personal information being located in various countries around the world where privacy laws differ. The service provider only makes these arrangements or transfers where he is satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect information held in that country. In addition, the site may be viewed and accessed anywhere in the world including countries that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally identifiable information. By using the site, submitting information through this site, or submitting personal information to the service provider through other means you voluntarily consent to such international transfer and hosting of such information to those countries and parties.
Retention of your personal information
The service provider retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. The service provider may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.
If, at any time, you prefer not to receive further communications from the service provider in any or all forms you will have the ability to unsubscribe from such communications by means of a link provided in every e-mail that is sent to you. When subscribing to email newsletters, you are given the opportunity to select which promotions, news, and information you would like to receive at the time of sign up, and you will have the opportunity to unsubscribe from such communications.
Cookies and other tracking technology
The service provider has in place appropriate technological and operational security processes designed to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. Only authorised employees and contractors will have access to any data provided by you, and that access is limited by need. Each employee or contractor having access to any personally-identifiable information is obligated to maintain its confidentiality. Although the service provider takes steps that are generally accepted as industry standard to protect your personally-identifiable information, he cannot guarantee that your personallyidentifiable information will not become accessible to unauthorised persons and he cannot be responsible for any actions resulting from a breach of security when information is supplied over the internet or any public computer network.
Links to other websites
This site may contain links to other websites not operated by the service provider. The service provider is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any websites to which he links from his site. The service provider is not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting other websites and sites not governed by his Privacy Statement. The service provider cannot control the content or security of such websites. The service provider cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred by a user as a result of visiting such websites. No links are intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of that other website.
Compliance with law
The service provider complies with all applicable privacy laws and regulations. The service provider may be compelled to surrender personal user or customer information to legal authorities if presented with a court subpoena or similar legal or administrative order, or as required or permitted by the laws, rules and regulations of any nation, state or other applicable jurisdiction. Also, in the event of a violation of the terms and conditions of use of the Site or a violation of any restrictions on use of materials provided in or through the site, the service provider may disclose personal user information to our affected business partners or legal authorities.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the GDPR, you have a right to request a copy of the personal information which the service provider holds about you and details of how that information is being used. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it, please follow the process outlined below and the service provider will amend his records where appropriate. You also have the right to require the service provider to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you believe that the service provider may have incorrect personal information, or would like a copy of the personal information held on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please contact the service provider. Please note that the service provider needs you to prove who you are before he can provide you with any information. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority.
The service provider understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, particularly in their online interactions. This Site is not designed for and does not intentionally target or solicit to children 18 years of age and younger.
Use of the site
Your access to and use of the site are subject to this Privacy Statement and certain other terms and conditions, contained in our Terms and Conditions of Use.
For further questions you may contact the responsible data protection point of contact: