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Privacy Policy

Control Risks Group Limited operates the website www.controlrisks.com (the “Site”) and organises its maintenance and the placing of its content. In this policy, “Control Risks” refers to the Control Risks’ group and may refer to one or more of the members of that group each of which is a separate legal entity.

Control Risks understands that privacy is important to users of this Site and is committed to respecting users’ privacy and protecting their personal information. This policy sets out Control Risks’ approach to the collection, storage, usage and transfer or disclosure of collected information in connection with this Site.

Data Collection
Users of this Site do not have to give Control Risks any personal information or data. Control Risks only collects personal information or data that is voluntarily supplied. By way of examples, users of the Site may wish to provide personal information for the purposes of:

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

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 the Site 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 the Site from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and to ensure compliance with the requirements of all applicable data protection and privacy legislation.

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

Use of Data
Control Risks will only use the personal information supplied by the user for the purposes for which such information was provided, including to market our services, to invite users to participate in conferences or events, to provide a service to the user, to personalise content that users view or receive on the Site, for recruitment, to fulfil a legal obligation or to compile anonymous statistical analysis.

Where required by the reason for which the personal information was initially supplied by the user, personal information may be shared with Control Risks affiliates and associated companies as well as third party service providers who perform services or functions on our behalf, under the protections required under applicable law. 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.

If you receive marketing materials from Control Risks or our associated companies, and you no longer wish to receive these, you may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an e-mail to enquiries@controlrisks.com.

User's rights
Any personal information submitted by a user will be retained for the period necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected or, where the information is required for longer, in accordance with our data retention policies. However, users may always ask us to permanently erase their information.

Control Risks shall ensure that user’s personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, please advise us of any changes to your information. Users are entitled to request details of the information Control Risks holds about them and to have it rectified.

For any information or request please contact legal@controlrisks.com.

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 the Site and will process such information in accordance with applicable data protection law including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018). Any enquiries relating to data protection issues should be sent to our legal team at legal@controlrisks.com.

Children
Control Risks does not intend that children should visit this Site. Control Risks’ understands that children merit special protection and will never knowingly process their personal information.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Control Risks will not share any personal information collected on the Site 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 the Site 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.

EU/US Privacy Shield
Control Risks complies with the European Union/United States Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union to the United States. Control Risks has certified to the U.S. Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Program and to view Control Risks’ certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov.

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