- The privacy of our website visitors is very important to us and we are committed to protecting it. Our policy explains how we will use your personal information.
B. Collection of personal information
The following types of personal information may be collected, stored and used:
Information related to your computer including your IP address, your geographic location your browser type and version, and your operating system.
Information about your visits and use of the website including the external source, duration of the visit, page views and the navigation path to the website;
Information such as your email address, which you enter when you register on the website.
Information such as your name and email address, which you enter when setting up your subscriptions and for sending emails and/or newsletters.
Information that you enter when using services on our website.
Information that is generated when you use the website, such as when, how often and under what circumstances you use it.
Information contained in any communication you have with us via email or through the website, including communication content and metadata.
Any other personal information you send us.
Before you disclose any personal information of a third party, you must have that person’s consent to the disclosure and processing of their personal information in accordance with this policy.
C. Use of your personal information
Personal information submitted to us is used for the purposes set out in this policy on the relevant pages of the website. We may use personal information for the following purposes:
administering our website and our business
personalising the website for you and our business and our company and our business and our company’s business and our website and our business.
personalise our website and personalise our business and personalise our website for you and your business
sending you non-promotional communications
sending you email notifications about your requests
sending you our newsletter by email (you can let us know at any time if you no longer wish to receive the newsletter)
provide statistical data about our users to third parties (who will not be able to identify any user from this information)
manage requests and complaints that you have submitted yourself or related to our website
maintaining the security of the website and preventing against any fraud
confirming compliance with our website terms and conditions of service (including monitoring personal messages sent through our private online messaging service); and
If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish or use that information in accordance with your authorization.
Your privacy settings may be used to restrict the publication of your information on our site and can be configured using the privacy controls on the site.
We will not disclose your personal information without your consent to any third party or any third party commercial division.
D. Disclosure of personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers or professional advisors, agents or subcontractors as required for the purposes stated in this policy.
We may share your personal information:
to the extent required by law
in connection with any current or future legal proceedings
in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to third parties for the purpose of fraud prevention and credit risk reduction)
to anyone we reasonably believe may belong to a judicial or any other competent authority regarding the disclosure of information in the event that we believe that the relevant authority will require the disclosure of that personal information.
Also as stated in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
Ε. International data transfers
The information we collect may be stored, processed and moved between any countries in which we operate so that we can use it in accordance with this policy.
The information we collect may be transferred to countries that do not have equivalent data protection legislation to that applicable in the European Economic Area.
Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be made available online around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by third parties.
You expressly consent to the transfer of temporary data which is described in Section D.
F. Retention of personal data
Section F sets out our personal data retention procedure and policy, which is designed to ensure compliance with our legal obligations regarding the retention and deletion of personal data.
Personal data that we process for any purpose will not be retained for longer than is necessary for that purpose.
We will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data
to the extent required by law.
If we consider that the documents may relate to any legal proceedings in force; and
for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights (including providing information to third parties for the purpose of preventing fraud and reducing credit risk)
Ζ. Security of your personal data
We will take the necessary technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data.
We will store all personal data you provide on secure servers.
You accept that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted over the internet.
We may update our policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website from time to time. You should occasionally check the page to make sure you understand any changes to our policy. We may notify you of changes to our policy by email or through a private messaging system on the website.
Θ. Your rights
You can ask us to give you any information we hold about you.
We may withhold the personal information you request for the period permitted by law.
You can ask us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
In practice, we will usually either explicitly accept in advance the use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of having your information used for marketing purposes.
Ι. Third party websites
Our website includes hyperlinks to, and information from, third party websites. We cannot control and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
We use Google Analytics and Adwords on our website to identify a computer when a user visits the website, to track users when they are browsing the website, to improve the functionality of the website and analyse website usage, to administer the website, to protect against fraud and improve website protection, to personalise the website for each user and to target ads that may be of interest to specific users.
Most browsers allow you to opt-out of cookies. You can refer to your browser’s user guide for more information and for instructions on how to delete them.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative effect on the functionality of many websites. If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of our website. The same applies to deleting them.