I. Security of personal information
IR.Asia takes your personal data very seriously and has taken all measures deemed necessary in order to prevent the misuse or loss of any personal information given to us. Any information we collect remains strictly confidential and will be neither sold nor rented or released to a third party unless ordered to do so by an international or a Swiss court of law. We however advise you that for any kind of data transfer (e.g. communication via E-Mail) there is no chance to guarantee a safe transmission.
II. Cookies and log files
Our servers log your interaction with our website via log files and cookies. Standard log files such as the ones used by us contain only basic information as the time and date of your visit, the number of bytes sent and received by your computer and your IP address. This information is used only in order to analyze user patterns and to accustom our website. IP addresses are not matched to individual users.
III. Google Analytics
For more information about terms of service and privacy, visit https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html.
For more information on how Google uses information, visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en.
In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
IV. Social Media Features
V. Newsletter and Surveys
For our newsletter service, we may ask you to provide us with certain categories of personal information, which is information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, profession, and similar information. We may collect this information through various forms and in various places, including account registration forms, contact us forms, or when you otherwise interact with us.
We further reserve the right to delete any content also including personal data without notifying the provider if we consider the content inappropriate.
The use of contact details on this website, especially within the imprint, for commercial advertising is strictly forbidden. Only in case of written consent or in case of an already existing business relation the contact details may be used. The provider and all persons mentioned on this website explicitly disagree with any commercial use of their data, direct or circulated.
You can contact us via our standard email template or our mail address any time with all questions or remarks you have. Any information submitted to us is only used to respond to your question or request.
IR.Asia does not collect information of users commenting on the works on our website. Nevertheless, we would like to remind users of their liability for any personal information they disclose on IR.Asia via their comments.
VII. Choice/Opt-Out and GDPR Information
If you are a EU Data Subject, you have the rights enumerated below in this section. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to exercise these rights.
Right to Access
You have the right to access the personal information IR.Asia has for you.
Right to Rectification
You have a right to request us to correct your personal information where it is inaccurate or out of date.
Right to be Forgotten (Right to Erasure)
You have the right, under certain circumstances, to have your personal information erased. Your information can only be erased if your data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected, and we have no other legal ground for processing the data.
Right to Object to Processing
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information at any time, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law, or to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. If you raise an objection, we have an opportunity to demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate interests which override your rights and freedoms.
Right to Restrict Processing
You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal information, but only where:
- Its accuracy is contested, to allow us to verify its accuracy; or
- The processing is unlawful, but you do not want it erased; or
- It is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, but we still need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
- You have objected to processing of your data, and verification of overriding grounds is pending.
Right to Data Portability
You have the right to data portability, which requires us to provide personal information to you or another controller in a commonly used, machine-readable format, but only where the processing of that information is based on (1) your consent; or (2) the performance of a contract to which you are a party.
Right to Decline Automated Decision Making
You have the right to not be subject to decisions based solely on automated decision making, which produce legal or significant effects for you, except where these are (1) necessary for a contract to which you are a party; (2) authorized by law; (3) based on your explicit consent.
Even where such decisions are permitted, you can contest the decision and require IR.Asia to exercise human intervention.
We currently do not use automated decision making when processing your personal information.
You can request information about the safeguards to protect any transfer of your personal information outside the European Union.
This Policy was updated on April 19, 2020.
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