Like most website operators, Initalics.com collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Initalics.com’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Initalics.com’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Initalics.com may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Initalics.com also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Initalics.com does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
As a visitor to Initalics.com you may to choose to interact in ways that require Initalics.com to gather and retain personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Initalics.com gathers depends on the nature of that interaction. For example when inquiring about our services you will provide you email address and name so we can respond to you.
In each case, Initalics.com collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the your interaction with Initalics.com. Initalics.com does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And as a visitor you can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent you from engaging in certain website-related activities, such as making an inquiry about our services.
All of the information that is collected on Initalics.com will be handled in accordance with GDPR legislation.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Initalics.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of project administrators, employees, contractors, and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Initalics.com’s behalf or to provide services available through Initalics.com, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organisations may be located outside of your home country; by using Initalics.com, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Initalics.com will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to project administrators, employees, contractors, and affiliated organisations, as described above, Initalics.com discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, if you give permission to have your information shared, or when Initalics.com believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Initalics.com, third parties, or the public at large.
If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Initalics.com takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
Use of personal information
We use the information you provide to enable you to interact with Initalics.com organisation and will only gather the minimum information required for that interaction. 6 months after the end of an interaction we will remove the personally-identifying information if it is no longer required as part of an ongoing relationship with you or part of a legal process. For customers with whom we have an on-going relationship we will retain the information for all interactions for as long as they have business value.
We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
Legal grounds for processing personal information
We rely on one or more of the following processing conditions:
- our legitimate interests in the effective delivery of information and services to you;
- explicit consent that you have given;
- legal obligations.
Access to data
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, please follow the instructions at the end of this policy.
Retention of personal information
We will retain your personal information on our systems only for as long as we need to. We keep contact information until the purpose for which it has been provided or is required to be used in a business context has expired, or you request that we delete that information from our live systems. We can only delete information where it does not form part of any other legal process (so we can’t for instance remove personal information from contracts). When deleting your information (for instance when you request that you do not want to be contacted) we may keep certain limited information about you so that we may honour your request.
Initalics.com will not delete personal data from logs or records necessary to the operation or development of Initalics.com.
When deletion is requested or otherwise required, we will anonymise the data of data subjects and/or remove their information from publicly accessible sites if the deletion of data would break essential systems or damage the logs or records necessary to the operation or development of Initalics.com.
Rights in relation to your information
You may have certain rights under data protection law in relation to the personal information we hold about you. In particular, you may have a right to:
- request a copy of personal information we hold about you;
- ask that we update the personal information we hold about you, or independently correct such personal information that you think is incorrect or incomplete;
- ask that we delete personal information that we hold about you from live systems, or restrict the way in which we use such personal information (for information on deletion from archives, see the “Retention of personal information” section);
- object to our processing of your personal information; and/or
- withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal information (to the extent such processing is based on consent and consent is the only permissible basis for processing).
If you would like to exercise these rights or understand if these rights apply to you, please follow the instructions at the end of this Privacy Statement.
Third Party Links
Initalics.com may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, Initalics.com may reveal information about where in the world its inquries or visitors to its site have come from. However, Initalics.com will only do this on an aggregated basis and does not disclose personally-identifying information.
Additionally, information about how you use our website is collected automatically using “cookies”. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.