Our Privacy Commitments European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) (together “we”) respect the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites and online publications (“you”), and are committed to ensuring a safe online experience. This Privacy Statement outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our websites and related publications and services (“personal data”) and how we may use that personal data. It also outlines the methods by which we and our service providers may (subject to necessary consents) monitor your online behaviour in order to deliver customised advertisements and marketing materials and other tailored services. This Privacy Statement also tells you how you can verify the accuracy of your personal data and how you can request that we delete or update it. This Privacy Statement applies to all websites operated by us (as indicated on the relevant website) (“Sites”). For the purpose of this Privacy Statement “group company” shall mean European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) and any of its subsidiary companies, including, without limitation, Institutional Investor Inc. Please note that the Sites may contain links to external sites and may contain advertisements for, and/or the opportunity for you to purchase products or services from third parties. This privacy statement does not cover the activities of such third parties, and you should consult those third party sites` privacy policies for information on how your data is used by them. By accessing and using the Sites you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Statement. Information about us Our principal business activities are: Business-to-Business Financial Publishing. We provide a range of products and services focused on international finance, metals, commodities, telecoms and emerging markets including magazines, newsletters, electronic information and data Organisers of Seminars, Conferences, Training Courses and Exhibitions for the financial markets industry European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) Company Address: 101 Acropoleos Avenue, 3rd Floor, Nicosia 2012, Cyprus.
The European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) is subject to the Cyprus Data Protection Law 2001 and is registered in the Cyprus with the Data Protection Commissioner`s Office. Collection of Personal Data
Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you an enjoyable customised experience whilst allowing us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs. We collect certain personal data from you, which you give to us when using our Sites and/or registering or subscribing for our products and services.
However, we also give you the option to access our Sites` home pages without subscribing or registering or disclosing your personal data. We also collect certain personal data from other group companies to whom you have given information through their websites (including, by way of example, European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF), in accordance with the purposes listed below). Please note that we do not intend to collect any personal data from children under thirteen years of age and no child under thirteen should submit any personal data to any of the Sites. Should we discover that any such personal data has been delivered to any of the Sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible. Types of Personal Data Held and its Use Customer Services and Administration At some Sites, EIMF collects personal data such as your name, job title, work and/or home address, and telephone number and email address to register you for access to certain content and subscriptions. This information may be supplemented with demographic information from your use of our Sites such as your postal area, age, gender, purchasing preferences and interests.
At other Sites, EIMF may only collect broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is used to administer and deliver to you the products and/or services you have requested, to operate our Sites efficiently and improve our service to you, and to retain records of our business transactions and communications. By using the Sites and submitting personal information through the registration process you are agreeing that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business, which shall include (without limitation) the purposes described below in paragraphs 2 and 3. Monitoring use of our Sites Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections. Subject to any necessary consents, we also monitor and/or record the different Sites you visit and actions taken on those Sites, e.g. content viewed or searched for. If you are a registered user (e.g. a subscriber or taking a trial), when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that are not publicly available. Once you are logged on, the actions you take – for example, viewing an article – will be recorded (subject to any necessary consents).
We may use technology or a service provider to do this for us. This information may be used for one or more of the following purposes: to fulfil our obligations to you; to improve the efficiency, quality and design of our Sites and services; to see which articles, features and services are most read and used to track compliance with our terms and conditions of use, e.g. to ensure that you are acting within the scope of your user licence; for marketing purposes (subject to your rights to opt-in and opt-out of receiving certain marketing communications) – see paragraph 3 below; for advertising purposes, although the information used for these purposes does not identify you personally. Please see paragraph 5 below for more details; to protect or comply with our legal rights and obligations; and to enable our journalists to contact and interact with you online about any content you may post to our Sites. Please see paragraph 5 below for more information on cookies and similar technologies and a link to a page where you can turn them on or off.
Marketing: Some of your personal data collected under paragraphs 1 and 2 above may be used by us and/or our other group companies and third party service providers to contact you by email, fax, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or those of our other group companies. We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications and will in certain circumstances need to obtain your consent before sending such communications to you. Further detail can be found on the applicable Site and in each marketing communication sent by us, our group companies or service providers. See also “Consents and opt-outs” section below.
Trading in Personal Data: Some of your personal data may be collected and processed with the intention of selling it to other organisations, but this will not be done unless you have given your consent (separately to this privacy statement).
Email tracking: So that we can better understand our users` needs, we track responses to our emails – for example, to see which links are the most popular in newsletters, and to log and follow up responses to our marketing messages. To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as “pixel tags” – these are small image files that are placed within the body of our email messages. They enable us to tell if a message has been opened and to track click-throughs on links within the message. Any other purposes for which EIMF wishes to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent. Consents and opt-outs You can give your consent to or opt out of particular uses of your data as indicated above by: Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected; Informing us by email, post or phone; or Updating your preferences on the applicable Site; For turning cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above. Disclosures Information collected at one Site may be shared between European Institute of Management and Finance (EIMF) for the purposes listed above. Your personal data may also be sold to other companies in the form of lists and directories, but only after permission from you in accordance with the provisions above.
How to Access, Update and Erase your Personal Information
This Privacy Statement was last updated in January 2016.