IR Media Group respect the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites and online publications, and is committed to ensuring a safe online experience. This privacy statement applies to all IR Media Group’s websites as listed below under the heading 'Sites' and outlines the information IR Media Group may collect and how we may use that information. This privacy statement also tells you how you can verify the accuracy of your personal information submitted to IR Media Group through our sites and how you can request that we delete or update it.
For the purpose of this privacy statement 'group company' shall mean IR Media Group.
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. Please note that this privacy statement does not control the activities of such third parties, and users should consult those third-party sites' privacy policies.
Information about IR Media Group
IR Media Group’s principal business activities are:
- Business-to-business financial publishing
- Organizers of think tanks, conferences and awards for the financial markets industry
IR Media Group company address:
133 Whitechapel High Street
IR Media Group (USA) Inc company address:
25 Broadway, 9th floor
Name of the data controller
The data controller is IR Media Group in relation to all of our sites (as listed below under 'Sites').
IR Media Group is subject to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and is registered in the UK with the Information Commissioner to process your personal information.
Collection of personal information
IR Media Group’s primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to give you an enjoyable customized experience while allowing us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs.
IR Media Group gives you the option to access our sites' home pages without subscribing or registering or disclosing your personal data.
We collect certain personal information from you, which you give to us when using our sites and/or registering or subscribing for our products and services.
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, in order to fulfil our obligations to you and protect or comply with our legal rights and obligations.
We do not collect information about our site visitors or online registered users or subscribers from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organizations.
Please note that we do not collect any personal information from children under 13 years of age and that no child under 13 should submit any personal information to any of the sites. Should we discover that any such personal information has been delivered to any of the sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.
Types of personal information held and its use
At some sites, IR Media Group collects personally identifiable information, such as your name, job title, work and/or home address, and telephone number and email address. At other sites, IR Media Group may collect demographic information, such as your postcode, age, gender, purchasing preferences and interests. Some sites may collect a combination of the two types of information.
IR Media Group collects and uses your personal information to operate its sites efficiently and to deliver the products and services you have requested.
Your personal information may be used for the purposes of:
- Customer administration: part of the personal data is used for the provision of information, communications or transaction services such as placing an order and delivering products and/or services to you.
- Marketing: parts of your personal data may be used by IR Media Group and/or its other group companies to contact you by email, fax, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on the products and/or services of IR Media Group and/or its other group companies.
IR Media Group gives 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 IR Media Group.
- Trading in personal data: parts of your personal data may be collected and processed with the intention of selling it to other organizations, but only after consent has been given by you.
Any other purposes for which IR Media Group 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 in a box at the point on the relevant site where personal data is collected;
- Informing IR Media Group by email, post or phone; or
- Updating your preferences on the applicable site.
All IR Media Group's sites use 'cookies'.
A cookie is a text file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie.
Cookies are either used only during your session ('temporary' or 'session state' cookies) or stored on your computer's hard drive ('permanent' cookies).
Temporary cookies are a mechanism for maintaining continuity between pages during your visit. These cookies are maintained in your browser’s active memory and are terminated at the conclusion of the site visit. Permanent cookies are used to recall on subsequent visits your login information and your agreement to our terms and conditions.
Some of the cookies we use are integral to the functioning of all IR Media Group sites. By using your browser’s options to block all cookies you will, in effect, prohibit effective use of IR Media Group sites. For example, cookies are used to keep you logged in as you navigate between pages on our website, to set your language preferences, and to ensure that online payment facilities function properly. If you still wish to control the operation of cookies, then functionality is available through your browser. Generally you have the options to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies.
As outlined above, disabling all cookies may prevent IR Media Group sites from operating fully.
Information collected at one site may be shared within IR Media Group sites 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.
IR Media Group may also disclose your personal data to third parties, including, without limitation, professional advisers, or governmental or state institutions or authorities, where necessary in order to exercise or defend its legal rights or where required by law.
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 control the activities of such third parties and users should consult those third-party sites' privacy policies. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here: http://www.advertising.com/Privacy.html
Transfers outside the EEA
IR Media Group may transfer your personal data, for the purposes listed above, to other group companies or other third parties that may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area, whose laws are not recognized by the EU Commission as providing adequate level of protection to personal data.
Confidentiality and security of your personal information
IR Media Group is committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration.
We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
- unauthorized access
- improper use or disclosure
- unauthorized modification
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All our employees and data processors (ie, those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our site visitors' personal data.
We also give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us personal data identifiers, such as credit card details and bank account number.
We can accept payment on our websites using Visa, American Express or Mastercard. You can also pay using the Paypal Express Checkout. Payment will be taken immediately upon our acceptance of your order.
Paypal also complies with the Payment Card Issuer (PCI) requirements on data security, and any payment card information and other financial details collected by Paypal will be stored and used in accordance with those security standards.
We (IR Media Group) do not store any financial details about you. Any payment will only be processed by Paypal, using financial details you have provided it, once you have agreed with us that such payment may proceed.
How to access, update and erase your personal information
- sending postal mail to 133 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QA, UK
- calling Dragan Sasic at this telephone number : +44 20 8004 5340
- sending an email to Dragan Sasic at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee to cover administration and postage.
IR Media Group allows you to challenge the data we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:
- rectified or amended
Changes to this privacy statement
IR Media Group will occasionally update this privacy statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this privacy statement periodically to be informed of how IR Media Group is protecting your personal information.
This privacy statement applies to the websites located on the world wide web, including but not limited to, the following sub-domains:
IR Media Group sites