Fores Media Ltd (tech.eu)
12 Copperfield Way
Burwell , Cambridgeshire.
CB25 0PA, UK
Maintaining your privacy is really important to us. You entrust us with sensitive information, and we take that responsibility seriously.
This document explains how we collect, store and use personal data when you subscribe for our services, purchase or download a report.
Your personal data:
When we say your “personal data”, we mean any information that identifies any person, that you provide to us when you subscribe or download a report or that is contained in any other information that you provide to us (or that you authorise a third party to give to us on your behalf).
Your “personal data” may also be contained in information that we collect about you in connection with your use of our newsletter and mailings. When it comes to your personal data, we comply with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and any other applicable data protection legislation from time to time.
Information you provide:
Your personal data includes the information you provide, or that you authorise someone else to provide, when you sign up for an account or sign up to receive our emails, or when you answer questionnaires, surveys, enter competitions or provide information in your account profile.
Examples of this personal data include your name, your email address,your address, telephone number, payment method, vat number
We do not collect or process special categories of personal data, as defined under GDPR. Also, we do not knowingly collect or solicit any personal data from anyone under the age of sixteen or knowingly allow such persons to register for tech.eu. tech.eu is not directed at children under the age of sixteen. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under age sixteen without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.
Information we collect:
We collect information about your activity linked to our newsletter and mailings as long as you remain a subscriber. Some of this data may be “personal data”, where it identifies a person. This includes whether you received, opened or clicked on a newsletter as well as the date and time of the activity. We do this to improve our service and to understand trends to enhance and customise our service.Here’s the information that we collect and how we use it:
We collect information about your activity linked to our reports where they are downloaded from our site. This includes personal information that you provided, financial transactions information if the report was purchased and activity history. Here’s the information that we collect and how we use it:
We collect information about your activity linked to our website. This is not personal information but aggregated user traffic information, such as page visits, article clicks, demographics . We use this information to improve our website, advertising and promotions, and to understand user browser activity.
In addition to your personal data, we will also hold financial transaction data on the payments that you made as a subscriber or report buyer. This information is limited to the amount of the transaction, the date of the transaction, the card type ( i.e mastercard, visa ) and the expiry date. We do not receive full payment card details from our online payment processing providers (Stripe and Paypal).
Providing tech.eu services – We use your personal data to enable us to register you and provide you with access to tech.eu services and the tech.eu premium content on the website. It will also enable us to contact you by email, post, SMS, or telephone where necessary concerning tech.eu.
We only use a third party to assist us in providing tech.eu job listing services. In this instance your data is not shared with us but is subject to GDPR regulations through our trusted partner Landing Jobs
Improving tech.eu – We will also use and analyse your personal data and financial transaction data so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business, customer service and the features of the tech.eu website and tech.eu generally.
Providing Insights – We monitor anonymous, aggregated information about website and social media traffic so that we can produce insights about the reach and audience for our products and services. For example, based on an anonymous, aggregate data analysis, we will assess the impact and interest in certain topics or features. We may share these insights with customers or in our promotional material. We may also use them internally to improve our product and communications. Just to be clear – we will never identify you personally in such communications and will never report data in such a way that you could be identified.
Contacting you for Marketing Purposes – We may use your personal data to contact you by email, post, SMS, social media and/or telephone to let you know about our other tech.eu services, content, offers or product ranges which may be of interest to you. We will only use your data in this way where you have provided consent, we have legitimate business reasons for doing so, or where we are otherwise entitled by law to do so.
If you would like us to stop providing you with such notifications, just inform us using firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, this may take up to three working day to take effect. To stop receiving newsletters from tech.eu you should unsubscribe via the link in your newsletter.
Legal Requirements – We may use your personal data to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject.
If you would like to update the personal data we hold about you, please login to your tech.eu account or contact us at email@example.com with your request.
We collect and use your personal data for a variety of reasons. We need some data to enter into and perform our contract with you and provide you with access to tech.eu – for example your contact details and other information requested during the tech.eu setup process. If you fail to provide such data we will be unable to provide our service to you.
Other information we collect because we have legitimate business interests, for example, in:
In some circumstances we may process your personal data because it is required for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation.
We will share your personal and financial data with third parties in certain circumstances:
We may also share your personal and financial data with third parties:
We also utilise a number of carefully selected third parties to help provide our services to you. Examples of these functions include email, providing marketing assistance and data analysis and handling credit card transactions. In choosing to work with any such third parties, we will always ensure that the security policies and confidentiality arrangements of those third parties adhere to the same requirements we ourselves impose and expect, as a minimum. No ownership rights to the data will be transferred to any third party.
We only store your data for as long as necessary for the purposes of processing set out in this policy. When you cancel your paid account with tech.eu your data will be deleted
To ensure the integrity of our systems and your data, we utilise various technologies to continually take secure, encrypted backups. Data remains archived within these backups and these are maintained according to our defined two-year data retention policy, after which they are removed.
We can support you in exporting a copy of your data whenever you like – this will include your personal data and activity history. You can also ask us for a copy of your personal data that we hold. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the option to delete all of your data at any time, we can support you in deleting your data. Please contact us a email@example.com
We take security and privacy seriously. We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep your personal and financial transaction data secure once it has been transferred to our systems. We adopt appropriate, industry standard data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction.
Where we utilise third parties to help provide our services, we will always ensure that the security policies and confidentiality arrangements of those third parties adhere to the same requirements we ourselves impose and expect, as a minimum.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the tech.eu website you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Please note that the internet is not a secure medium and although we will do our best to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted to the tech.eu website or through tech.eu itself. Any transmission is at your own risk.