This privacy policy explains what information we gather about you, what we use that information for and to whom we give that information. It also describes out your rights in relation to your information and who you can contact for more information or queries.

The coverage of this privacy statement

This privacy statement explains our commitment to protect your privacy and we handle your information.

This privacy policy sets out how we will collect, handle, store and protect information about you when you use our website or any related online services.

In this privacy policy, your information is sometimes called “personal data” or “personal information”. We may also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting and storing your personal information as “processing” such personal information.

Information we collect

We may collect personal information from you when you use this Website.

We may collect or obtain such data because you give it to us by for example completing a form on our website. We may also collect or obtain personal information from you because we observe or infer that data about you from the way you interact with us or others. This is done to improve your experience when you use this Website and ensure that it is functioning effectively, examples are the use of cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) and Web beacons which may collect personal information.

The personal information that we collect or obtain in such circumstances may include: your name; e-mail address; country of residence; education and employment details; your postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and any other social media applications that we provide; your IP address; your browser type and language; your access times; complaint details; details of how you like to interact with us and other similar information.

The types of personal information and special categories of personal information that we collect may vary depending on how you use our Website. In some rare circumstances, we might also gather other special categories of personal information about you because you volunteer that data to us or we are required to gather that data as a result of legal requirements imposed on us.

We understand the importance of protecting children’s privacy. Our website and services are not designed for, or intentionally targeted at, children. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or store information about children.

Use of personal information

We may use your personal information collected via our Website to improve our website, tailor the content of our website, personalize your experience, respond to any request you submit via our website. Other purposes for use of personal information are legal or regulatory requirements, requests from authorities or protection of our rights.

Legal grounds for processing personal information

We are required by law to set out in this privacy statement the legal grounds on which we rely in order to process your personal information:

1. Legal and regulatory obligations, such as providing information to a law enforcement agency or authority or keeping records for tax purposes;

2. Legitimate interests in the effective and lawful performance and content of our website, so lang as such interests are not outweighed by the interests of you.

We will only process any sensitive personal information if you have given us your explicit consent to process that data or the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or you have made the data public.

When legally required to obtain your explicit consent to provide you with certain marketing materials, we will only provide you with such marketing materials where we have obtained such consent from you. You are at any time able to stop receiving any marketing materials by clicking on the unsubscribe function in the communication or e-mail.

With whom we share your information

In connection with one or more of the purposes described above, we may share details about you with: third parties that provide services to us; competent authorities and other third parties that reasonably require access to personal information relating to you for one or more of the purposes described above.

Our Website may contain various content and applications that allow you to share content with other users via social media. Any personal information that you contribute to social media can be read, collected and used by other users of the application. We have little or no control over these other users and, therefore, we cannot guarantee that any information that you contribute to any social media applications will be handled in accordance with this privacy statement. We may also need to disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, by a regulator or during legal proceedings.

Non-personal, anonymized and aggregated information may be shared with third parties for purposes of data analytics, research and marketing purposes.

Storing of personal information

We will store your personal information for the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or services; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of the services.

Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to your personal information, this is not an exclusive list:

  • obtain confirmation of personal information processing and requesting a copy of the personal information we store
  • ask to update, delete or correct the personal information we store from you
  • object to our processing of your personal information.

To exercise any of your rights, or if you have any other questions about our use of your personal information, please contact us.

Right to complain

If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your personal information or if you have any privacy question that you have communicated to us, you have a right to complain to the EU Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) in your jurisdiction.

Privacy policy changes

We may modify or amend this privacy policy from time to time.