Privacy policy

Version 1.0 Last updated on March 5, 2019

1. OVERVIEW

Annualreporting.info understands how important the protection of your personal information is to you. This Privacy Policy governs the privacy practices used by annualreporting.info on its “Website” (https://annualreporting.info); offline data collection, use, and disclosure activities; as well as the choices that you have regarding this information. No data will be shared by annualreporting.info.

2. CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy is subject to change to adjust to business needs, preferences or regulatory requirements. Whenever there are changes, the modified Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website and will be effective at that time. Accordingly, it is recommended that you regularly check the Website for updates to this Privacy Policy; we will provide a version number and date at the top of the document for your convenience. If the changes to the Website or its accommodations are not amenable to you, you may choose to discontinue your use of the Website.

3. COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

“Personal Information” is any data that can be used to identify, or is attributable to, a specific individual.

Annualreporting.info may gather Personal Information from you in both its online and offline processes. The types of information collected may include, but are not limited to, your name, email address, organizational affiliations, personal preferences, phone number, payment information, residential and/or business postal addresses. You are not required to provide us with all of the Personal Information listed above, but if you do not do so, we may not be able to effectively provide you with its products, services and information.

We do not collect “sensitive” personal information when the relevant individuals voluntarily provide us with this information or where such information is required or permitted to be collected by law or professional standards. Sensitive information includes personal information regarding a person’s race, ethnicity, political beliefs, religious or similar beliefs, physical or mental health, or criminal record. Please do not provide sensitive information to us under any circumstances. If you have any questions about whether the provision of sensitive information to annualreporting.info is, or may be, necessary or appropriate for particular purposes, please contact us at keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info.

In the course of providing you with the services you find on the Website, the Web and application server might collect usage-related information, including the URLs that you access through this Site, the date and time of your usage, your Internet protocol (IP) address, your Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, number of clicks, and your browser type.

Annualreporting.info collects Personal Information from communications, requests, comments to posts and pages on the Websites submitted by you.

Financial Transactions

There will be no requests to make a payment for any of the products or services.

Use of Cookies

Like most Website, we may employ “cookies” or similar technologies on certain pages of the Website. Cookies make the use of the Website easier by, among other things, saving your preferences. We may also use cookies to deliver content tailored to your interests, e.g. to statistically analyze usage of the Website, and to improve and customize its content and other offerings.

Types of cookies we may use on its Website include:

  • Session cookies: These temporary cookies expire and are automatically erased whenever you close your browser window. We may use session cookies to grant its users access to content and to enable actions such as remembering application or payment information as you are in the process of entering it.

  • Persistent cookies: These cookies usually have an expiration date in the distant future and remain in your browser until they expire, or you manually delete them. We may use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns, so we can improve the Website for its users. For example, we may use a persistent cookie to associate you with your account or to remember your choices on the Website.

  • Third-party cookies: We may permit third-party service providers to place cookies through its Website to provide us with better insights into the use of the Website or user demographics or to provide relevant services to you. These third parties may collect information about a user’s online activities over time and across the Website when he or she uses the Website. We do not control the use of third-party cookies or the resulting information and we are not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. For example, the Website may use Google Analytics to collect and process data (i.e. to collect anonymised information about how users use the Website, including the number of users visiting the Website, where they came from, and the page or pages they visited). For more information on Google Analytics, please see Google’s privacy policy and Google Analytics help pages

    (located at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ and

    https://support.google.com/analytics/?hl=en#topic=3544906). To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across the Website, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Your use or access of the Website will be deemed to be your consent to the storing, accessing and placement of cookies on your computer or other devices. If you prefer not to receive cookies through the Website, you can set your browser to either reject all cookies, to allow only “trusted” Websites to set them, or to accept only those cookies from those sites you are currently on. Unless you have adjusted the setting of your browser so that it will refuse cookies, the system may issue cookies when you log on to the Website. If your browser is set to reject cookies, or if your browser notifies you that you are about to receive a cookie and you reject it, then your use of the Website may not be fully functional or as efficient as it would be if the cookie were enabled.

4. USE OF INFORMATION

All Personal Information obtained from you is treated with great care to protect your privacy and security. Except as otherwise discussed within this Privacy Policy (including in this Section and in Section 5), annualreporting.info authorizes no specific employees, no agents performing duties on behalf of annualreporting.info, and no contractors to access the information you choose to provide.

Bases for Processing your Personal Information

We will process your Personal Information in furtherance of its legitimate interests in operating the Services and business on the following bases:

  1. Our legitimate interests, which include:

    • for the purposes of providing and enhancing the provision of its products, services and information in furtherance of its standard setting activities;

    • for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the party who controls such data; or

    • for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the controller or third party, other than instances where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject.

  1. Where such processing is necessary to perform its contract with you or to take steps before entering into its contract with you; and

  2. As necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce its contractual agreements.

Use of Information

Your Personal Information may then be used:

  • To provide the products, materials and services to you

  • To enhance and improve the products and services, for example, by performing internal research, analyzing user trends and measuring demographics and interests

  • Internal purposes, such as website and system administration or internal audits and reviews

  • To respond to your requests and inquiries

  • To comply with applicable law(s) (for example, to comply with a search warrant, subpoena or court order) or to carry out internal investigations

  • For internal administration and record keeping

  • Support the operation of the Site (for example, account maintenance, capacity planning, and troubleshooting, security issues)

Retention of Data

Unless a longer retention period is required by applicable law or our own internal data retention requirements, we will retain your information for as long as any customer account or stakeholder interaction is active, as well as for a short additional period afterwards to cover any outstanding issues or queries that may arise in relation to your account. This period of retention is subject to its review and alteration.

Consent to Transfer of Information from Outside the United States

If you access the Website from outside of the United States, information that we collect about you may or will be transferred to servers inside the United States (or as part of cloud-based services) and maintained, which may involve the transfer of information out of your country of origin. By allowing us to collect information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of your data.

We will not collect your Personal Information through the Website unless you have provided it to us voluntarily or the collection is pursuant to one of the lawful bases set forth above as part of the services activities of annualreporting.info. In situations other than those listed in this Privacy Policy, you will be informed if your Personal Information will be disclosed to third parties and will have the opportunity to opt out of such disclosure, unless such disclosure to third parties is pursuant to the regulatory activities of annualreporting.info or is otherwise required by law. Whenever Personal Information is transferred to entities based in countries outside of the European Economic Area, we will make sure that the data is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as indicated by applicable laws and rules regarding the protection of data in the communication of data to third parties as described above.

5. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

It is our commitment that your Personal Information is disclosed only to third parties to the extent needed to deliver a business-related service or program or related activities. Vendors are prohibited from using this information for any purpose outside of the scope of the prescribed activities.

6. PRIVACY OF MINORS

The Website is not to be used by persons under the age of 16. If we become aware that a person under the age of 16 is using the Website and are asked to delete any data that we have collected about that minor, we will do so.

7. SECURITY

annualreporting.info is committed to maintaining the security of information under its control. We take steps to protect all user data we collect against any unauthorized access. However, you should keep in mind that the Website is run on software, hardware and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond its control.

While we take steps to protect your Personal Information and keep it secure, you also play a role in protecting your information. You must maintain the security of your online transactions by not sharing your passwords and account information with any unauthorized parties.

Please also be aware that despite our best intentions and the guidelines outlined in this Privacy Policy, no data transmission over the Internet or encryption method can be guaranteed to be completely secure.

We cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or from the Website, and therefore, you use the Website at your own risk.

Links to Other Website

The Website may contain links to other Websites, including social media Websites hosted by third-party providers; however, this Privacy Policy only addresses annualreporting.info’s use and disclosure of your information collected through the Website, if any. If you choose to link to an external website from the Website, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third-parties or the content of linked Website. We encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or Websites.

8. UPDATES, INFORMATION REQUESTS AND CONSENT

If you supply annualreporting.info with certain identifying information, you may receive communications from annualreporting.info. However, you are entitled to request that we cease or limit our use of your Personal Information in certain circumstances—for example, if we have no lawful basis to use your data, if you believe your personal data is inaccurate, or if you wish to modify or withdraw previously provided consent to use certain data.

User Rights and Information Requests

As a user, you have the right to:

  • Be informed of the use of your Personal Information

  • Access and/or to require the correction or erasure of your Personal Information

  • Block and/or object to the processing of your Personal Information

  • Not be subject to any decision based solely on automated processing of your Personal Information

  • In limited circumstances, receive Personal Information in a format which may be transmitted to another entity.

  • To request information regarding how your personal information is being used by us, including:

    • the reasons why your data is being processed;

    • the description of the personal data concerning you; and

    • third-party processing or access of data.

To the extent permitted by law, a fee may be assessed in connection with its responding to such a request.

If you have a complaint in relation to the processing of your data carried out under this Privacy Policy, lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.

You may seek to exercise any of these rights by updating your information online (where possible) or by sending a written request to: keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info.

Note that we will respond to any requests for access to information in accordance with any applicable statutory requirements.

Opting Out

If you do not wish to receive such communications from annualreporting.info, you can opt out of receiving them by contacting us at keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info. Further, if you believe that annualreporting.info lacks a lawful basis for using your personal data, please notify us at keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info.

Note that even if you opt out of receiving emails, you may still receive communications related to annualreporting.info or otherwise as required by law. Also note that we may need to keep information we have collected about you for record-keeping and other purposes.

NOTE THAT OPTING OUT OR UPDATING PREFERENCES WITH A THIRD-PARTY PROVIDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OPT OUT OR UPDATE WITH annualreporting.info. ONLY THOSE REQUESTS MADE DIRECTLY TO annualreporting.info WILL CONSTITUTE A REQUEST WITH RESPECT TO INSTANCES OF DATA HELD AND CONTROLLED BY annualreporting.info.

Updating your Data on File with the annualreporting.info

Individuals are responsible for providing accurate and complete personal information, and for contacting us if correction of such information is required. You can request access to the information annualreporting.info has collected on you or have factual inaccuracies in this information corrected by contacting us at keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info.

Please allow ample time for us to process any request to opt out or update your file.

Please note that if you unsubscribe or change your preferences on the Website, that may not be deemed to apply to all instances we maintain of your Personal Information unless you make a general request to keepprivatprivat@annualreporting.info.

9. REPORTING

You may report any recommendations, suggestions, or any suspected breaches of privacy or security to us by us at webmaster@annualreporting.info. All reports of suspected breaches will be investigated by us. Any controversy or claim related to privacy that cannot be settled to your satisfaction shall be settled by arbitration, in accordance with its arbitration rules, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any citst having jurisdiction thereof.

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