Privacy Statement

Introduction


In order to inform you of our policies and activities with respect to the collection, use and transfer of personal data on the Internet, Global Frame is providing you with an electronic copy of this Policy. This Policy applies to all websites that are owned and operated by Global Frame unless a particular website displays its own privacy policy.


Global Frame controls, directly or indirectly, is the data controller with respect to personal data collected and processed via its respective website.


In this capacity, each of these Global Frame entities is registered, when required by local law, with appropriate data protection authorities with respect to the processing of personal data via such websites.


In this Policy, “Personal Data” means information which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly (together with other information that is reasonably likely to come into Global Frame’s possession), such as your name or email address.


Collection of Personal Data


Generally, you can visit Global Frame website without providing any Personal Data about yourself. However, for accessing some parts of our website we may need to collect Personal Data from you. Providing Personal Data to us in these events is voluntary. If you do not provide Personal Data to us, then you will not be able to benefit from the respective functionality offered by our website. The purposes, for which your Personal Data is collected, are described below, along with a brief description of how your Personal Data may be handled in each case.


Communicating with you. We will follow up on comments and other requests that you submit to us through our website, such as online queries or registering your attendance at a conference. This may include communicating with you via email.


Direct marketing and promotion. Direct marketing and/or promotional efforts by or on behalf of Global Frame may include providing you with specific information that you have requested online or providing more general information about other Global Frame offerings. When we collect Personal Data for direct marketing or promotional purposes, however, we generally offer you appropriate choices regarding the use of your Personal Data.


Discussion forums. If you choose to participate in Global Frame discussion forums, blogs comments, or chat rooms then, in some cases, you may be required to register certain details, such as your name and email address. You should also be aware that your comments may be made broadly available to others, inside or outside Global Frame, depending on which particular discussion forum or chat room you are accessing.


Maintaining the website and conducting customer satisfaction surveys. We will use your Personal Data in order to maintain and improve our website. We may also use your Personal Data in order to conduct customer satisfaction surveys.


Compiling aggregate statistics regarding the use of its website.


Cookies


We use cookies on this site. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's web browser while you are viewing a website.

By using our website, you agree to the placing of cookies on your device as further explained below.


We only use performance cookies that collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages they go to more often. Cookies help us to identify you as well (if you are registered on our website). The information collected in these cookies also allows us to improve this site, using estimate quantities and use patterns, site adaptation to users' individual interests, etc. This information is for Global Frame exclusive use and is not shared with any third-party or connected to any other information except for that of Google Analytics, which is used and maintained by Google.


If you do not want to receive a cookie from our website, you may set your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie, which you may then refuse upon such notice. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website, it may cause less efficient browsing and you will not be able to take advantage of some of our services. To understand how to do this, please consult your browser’s help section.


Legal disclosures


Global Frame may disclose your Personal Data in order to enforce our website Terms of Use or in urgent circumstances to protect personal safety, the public or Global Frame’s websites. It is also possible that we may be required by law to disclose your Personal Data pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders, potentially, in any country where we do business.


Sensitive Personal Data


As a general rule, Global Frame does not collect “Sensitive Personal Data” through its website. “Sensitive Personal Data” means Personal Data concerning racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, or concerning health or sex life. By volunteering unsolicited sensitive Personal Data to us you expressly consent to your Personal Data being used as described in this Policy.


Accessing, correcting, updating and deleting Personal Data


If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, or would like to request a copy of your Personal Data, then please fill-in this form. Also, if you consider your Personal Data to be incorrect or wish to have it deleted, then please send an email to privacy[at]globalframe[dot]net so that Global Frame may make any necessary updates, corrections and/or deletions.


Data security and integrity


Global Frame uses various technological and procedural security measures in order to protect the Personal Data we collect, use or transfer from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. However, you should be aware that, due to the open and unsecured character of the Internet, Global Frame cannot be responsible for the security of transmissions of the Personal Data over the Internet.


Third-party websites


Global Frame website may provide links to third-party websites. Global Frame does not make any representations or warranties with respect to such third-party websites. You should be aware that the owners and operators of such third-party websites might collect, use or transfer personal data under different terms and conditions than Global Frame. Upon linking to a third-party website, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies of such third party websites. You should also be aware that third-party websites may use cookies.


Notification of changes to this Policy


In order to check updates to this Policy, please consult this page on a regular basis.