1. Statement of Intent
2. Collection and Use of Personal Data
When you use our Website, you may provide us with personal data, for example by registering your organisation as a Member or a Service Provider. At the time we collect information from you, we will seek your consent to use of your personal data for specified purposes, including but not limited to the purpose of our providing our services to Members and Service Providers via our Website. We may also contact you at a later date to seek your consent to use of your personal data for different purposes. We will only use your personal data for the purpose for which you provided it, or for any other purpose that you expressly consent to.
We may also collect personal data by using "cookies". Cookies are temporary internet files which we place on your computer that make it easier for you to use our site and allow us to monitor use of our Website and personalise its content for you. You may set up your computer to reject cookies, although if you do so, you may not be able to use certain features of our website. We do not use any other web tracking software, web bugs or similar.
3. Information about our services/the services of third parties
As part of the registration process, we will ask you to provide your name, business e-mail address, the name of your organisation, your job title, your industry sector, the size of your organisation and some other information (such as where you found us) to help us improve our service. Your business email address to register your account and to confirm your Reviews/Contributions that you may post or upload to our Website, and to communicate with us.
If you agree to opt-in to receive updates, marketing and other information from us, we may use such information to contact you by email to inform you about products and services which may be of interest to you. We promise never to pass your details onto third parties, and we will only send you what we consider relevant and on-topic emails. Such communications may include, without limitation, our newsletter and information about exclusive offers from us or from third parties. You may unsubscribe from receiving such communications at any time by clicking on the 'unsubscribe' link provided on each email we send to you. Please remember that by unsubscribing, we will not be able to contact you about products or services that may benefit you.
Separately, we may contact you with details about your account and renewals. We may also contact you about Reviews/Contributions submitted by you, or submitted by third parties about you.
After submitting a Review/Contribution, we will send you notification by email of your Review/Contribution to confirm your intention to post it before it will go live on our Website. This is part of an automated service. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information.
4. Sharing your personal data
We will not disclose any personal data which is provided by you through our Website to any third party without your permission, other than (i) to any sub-contractors or agents engaged by us to provide any support or administration, facilities management or similar services (subject to such sub-contractors and/or agents undertaking to keep such personal data confidential); (ii) to any company or organisation to which we transfer our responsibilities to provide the services and products to you or (iii) where required by law or made in connection with legal or regulatory proceedings.
We will not transfer your personal data to countries outwith the European Economic Area ("EEA") without your prior consent. If we do transfer your personal data outwith the EEA, we will use reasonable endeavours to assess the adequacy of the protections afforded in respect of personal data under the laws of the particular country concerned.
We will not hold your personal data for any longer than is reasonable for the above purposes. We have taken reasonable steps to protect your information against being accessed by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. However, you should be aware that any personal data submitted by you via the internet is at your own risk.
Version: October 2011