Data Collection and Privacy Policy

Control Risks Group Limited (“Control Risks”) operates the website www.controlrisks.com (the “Site”) and organises its maintenance and the placing of its content.

Control Risks is strongly committed to issues of privacy and this policy sets out Control Risks’ approach to the collection, storage, usage and transfer or disclosure of collected information.

 

Data Collection

Control Risks only collects personal information or data that is voluntarily supplied by a user of the website. By way of examples, users of the website may wish to provide personal information for the purposes of:

  • Registering to use certain portions of the website;
  • Applying for a job with Control Risks or any member company of the Control Risks Group;
  • Subscribing to any marketing or mailing initiatives;
  • Making contact with the company

Information supplied by users for such purposes may include e-mail addresses, contact addresses, educational details and any other additional information that users may choose to supply. These data collection forms do not use cookies.

 

Security

The security and protection of personal information supplied by a user to this website is of the highest importance and concern to Control Risks. Control Risks has in place all generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal information submitted to this website from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Notwithstanding the arrangements set out above, a user of this website submits personal information to the website at the user’s own risk.

Access to Own Data

Users are entitled to request access to their own personal data on payment of a fee.

Use of Data

Control Risks commits to the user that it will only use the personal information supplied by the user for the purposes for which such information was provided or for its own statistical analysis or marketing initiatives. The website does not collect personal information for sale or dissemination to third parties or host mailings on behalf of third parties. Where required by the reason for which the personal information was initially supplied by the user, the personal information will be shared with other companies and associated companies within the Control Risks Group Holdings Limited group of companies under the protections required by the Data Protection Act 1998 and with the explicit consent of the user.

In particular, users supplying personal information for marketing events or services operated by Travel Security Services Limited, the joint venture travel security company owned by Control Risks Group Holdings Limited, International SOS Pte Limited and Blue Cross Travel Services B.V., should note that in doing so they are consenting to the exchange of such personal information between the companies with all legally required data protection requirements being in place.

 

Data Controller

Control Risks Group Limited (registered in England under registration no/ 01810707 and with a registered address at Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane, London SE1 2QG) is the data controller of any personal data collected through this website and will process such information in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any enquiries relating to data protection issues should be sent to our legal team at legal@control-risks.com.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

Control Risks will not share any personal information collected on the website with Third Parties unless required by law, required to enable the fulfilment of the purpose for which the personal information was originally supplied or as otherwise set out in this Policy. In submitting personal information to this website the user is giving explicit consent for such usage.

Control Risks may transfer all or part of its business in the circumstances of a merger or sale of part or all of its business. In such circumstances personal information supplied by a user of this website may be transferred but this will be only in circumstances where the acquiring company has agreed to the same standards and terms of privacy as are set out in this policy.

Control Risks complies with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from EU member countries. Control Risks has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Control Risks’ certification, please visit the Safe Harbor website.

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