Last modified: June 19, 2015 (first release)
In the following sections we explain how we collect and process information about visitors to our website, subscribers to 'Insights' (our on-line newsletter service) as well as our clients.
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How we collect information
How we use this information
In each case, the purpose for which you are invited to give us information is clear. We will not use your information for purposes that are not clear at the point that you provide your details.
The information you provide will not be disclosed outside EquaLex, except to service providers acting on our behalf (and who also comply with EU data protection principles) or with your agreement, or where we are legally obliged to do so.
The data from the cookies we collect enable us to improve your experience of our website and identify the areas that are of particular interest to visitors. The information that we collect in this process will not identify you as an individual. We do not seek to identify individual visitors unless they volunteer their contact details through one of the forms on our site. In some circumstances our records will identify organisations visiting our site and we may use that information in managing our relationship with those organisations, for example, in considering how to develop the services that we offer them.
We ask for your email address and your name so that we can:
- Notify you of a new Insight; provide you with a summary of it as well as a direct link to the full text.
- Inform you of changes to the services that we provide.
If you do not want to receive information from us
Transfer of information abroad
Your personal data is transferred to servers based in the United States of America. This data is processed by our service provider, Campaign Monitor Pty Ltd (a company incorporated under the laws of Australia). The contract between EquaLex LLC and Campaign Monitor Pty Ltd ensures that Campaign Monitor complies with EU data protection principles. Specifically, it incorporates the standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries as provided in Commission Decision 2010/87/EU in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (2010) OJ L39/05.
We have put in place the following security procedures and technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information:
- We use SSL technology across our website, meaning that all communication between the users' browser and our website is encrypted.
- Strong passwords are used in order to gain access to the backend of the website.
- Our web host uses up-to-date and patched web server software.
Campaign Monitor, our data processor, has adopted the following security measures:
- All customer data is contained in a secure database with restricted access
- All servers are firewall and patched regularly
- Server access is restricted to authorised staff only
- Security audits are carried out on a regular basis by an external company who provide advice and recommendations on keeping the site and customer data secure
- The data centre is equipped with state-of-the-art security, including two levels of card access, locked cages for hardware, video surveillance, and vibration detection
- The data centre features environmental monitoring systems that detects variations in temperature and humidity, as well as smoke and other changes in critical system environments.