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Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

PLEASE READ THIS PRTIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE

Global Aware International Limited (“GAI”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We share information to assist organisations in combating terrorist threats, by providing clients with email alerts, through the bespoke software supplied by GAI , organising conferences and through any other methods of communication that we feel are appropriate (the “Services”).

This policy (together with our terms of use http://globalaware.co.uk and any other documents referred to in it) sets out the basis on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

By using our Services you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this privacy policy.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Global Aware International Limited of Insight House, Riverside Business Park, Stoney Common Road, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex CM24 8PL

 

Information we collect from you

We will collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. This is information about yourself and your  that you give us in the course of implementing the Services, by corresponding with us by e-mail or otherwise. The information you give us may include your name, company name, position within the company, address, e-mail address and phone number. To keep your personal information up to date, please provide your updated information by e-mail.
  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:
  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page, and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

Methods of communication

We may use your details to contact you via email or by telephone for the purposes of providing the Services.

 

Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • Information you give to us. We will use this information:
  • to provide you with information and Services;
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
  • to enable the functionality of the bespoke software system supplied by GAI.
  • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about information or events that may be of interest to them.

Disclosure of your information

GAI. is staffed by individuals who assist with providing the Services. You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with members of GAI staff and approved contractors for the purpose of providing you with the Services.

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use http://globalaware.co.uk and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of GAI our members, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Mobile Applications

The web based systems that we provide, also have mobile applications which provide some of the functionality supplied within the software. These mobile applications are:

  • Merlin Mobile
  • TravAware

Authentication to these applications is controlled by the web based system, and therefore requires that the user signs in using the credentials for the main site. Each application requires the following to function correctly:

  • Access to location data gathered by the mobile device.
  • Access to the camera on the mobile device.
  • Access to the photo store on the mobile device.

Any data transmitted from the mobile application to your instance of the web application are sent securely via SSL (HTTPS). This information is not stored in any other location either owned by GAI, or any third Parties.

Access privileges to the application are controlled fully by the main web application.

Usage of the mobile applications is not logged or in any way stored by GAI.

The mobile applications do not collect or store any personal data (except for login credentials)

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Links to other websites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our sources of information.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@globalaware.co.uk.

Which country’s laws apply to any disputes?

The terms this Privacy Policy, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law.