1. Who we are
Please see below for further information. If you have any questions or concerns relating to Investment Events’ sites and/or data protection, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This privacy notice applies only to the actions of Investment Events and Users. It does not extend to any websites or third parties that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
3. The use of your data
Personal data collection
Investment Events collects personal data in different ways:
- When individuals:
- Engage with events (as a registrant, attendee, speaker or organisational supporter)
- Attend an event virtually or in person
- Fill online forms (brochure download, subscriber enquiries forms, register for materials)
- Register for updates
- Subscribe to newsletters
- Connect on business social networks
- Answer surveys
- Through manually collecting publicly available prospects’ and potential contributors’ contact details,
- From time to time by purchasing marketing lists from accredited sellers.
The personal data collected may include:
- Job title
- Job function
- Job seniority
- Company name
- Phone number
- E-mail address
- Transactional and events attendance history
- Virtual event attendance
- Session attendance
- Answers to surveys and polls
- Questions asked on virtual events
This will never include any ‘special categories of personal data’ as referred to in the General Data Protection Regulations.
4. Lawful basis for processing
Investment events relies on the following basis to collect and process personal data
We may process your personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest after carefully considering the balance between your rights and the benefit of the purpose for which we intend to use your personal data. These legitimate interests may include:
- To manage suppression and unsubscribe requests received from you.
- To invite you to participate in research surveys about our products or services to help us improve these.
- For statistical and data analytics so we can improve the products and services offered to you.
- To personalise and improve our services to you by using insight regarding your purchase or communication history with us.
- To identify and prevent fraudulent behaviour.
- Using your data to help find similar audiences through the use of Facebook’s audience function and Google customer match
- Identifying usage trends and determining the effectiveness of our campaigns to improve targeted advertising.
Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your personal data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.
When you visit an Investment Events website, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted); this is to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. The data collected does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website, or the websites where we display advertisements.
Investment Events collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):
- Your IP address
- Browser type
- Operating system
- Access times
- Referring website addresses
This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Investment Events websites.
If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, your viewing experience should not be affected.
You may refuse the cookie, if you wish, to do so, you will need to use your browser settings.
6. Data sharing
We employ third parties to provide goods and services to our website visitors, contacts and customers, and may need to share your data with them to provide goods, services, or information to you. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.
- Supporting organisations
Investment Events Ltd. may also share your personal information with a sponsor or other third party (i.e., third-party provider) that may provide you with special offers and/or promotions that may be of interest to you.
The data that may be shared is set out in section 3 of this document.
- Business Transition
In the event Investment Events Ltd. goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Therefore, it may be disclosed to Investment Events Ltd’s advisers, any prospective purchaser’s advisers and will be passed to the new owners of the business and with designated service providers.
7. Links to other websites
Investment Events’ websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Investment Events is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites or third parties. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Investment Events.
8. Individuals rights
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides the following rights for individuals:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
If you require exercising any of these rights, please let us know using the contact form on our website or email us at email@example.com.
9. Data security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so
9. Correcting, updating and deleting your Personal Information
If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Investment Events, we will endeavour to correct, update, unsubscribe or remove your information as swiftly as possible. Please contact us at the following email address with your request: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, communications may be sent using the original details until the changes have been processed.
10. Notification of changes
Investment Events reserves the right to update this privacy notice to keep up with changing legislation and best practice. Please check back periodically for updates.
In the interest of all parties, the information contained in this Site is liable to change and although Investment Events makes every effort to keep material on this site up to date and accurate, there may be delays, errors, or omissions. Investment Events does not represent or warrant the suitability, completeness, accuracy, or currency of any information contained on this site nor that any services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.