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Privacy Policy

Ian MacIver believes that the establishment of trust and privacy is instrumental to the continued growth of the Internet.  We also believe that the efficient collection, use and transfer of information serve to enhance the development of the Internet and electronic commerce, provided that such information is handled in a fair and responsible manner. Ian MacIver feels that this free exchange of information is known as a Californian view of things.

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, Ian MacIver is providing you with an electronic copy of this Policy.

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 Ian MacIver possession), such as your name, email address or telephone number.


Collection of Personal Data

Generally, you can visit Ian MacIver websites without providing any Personal Data about yourself. However, for accessing some parts of our websites, such as downloading certain documents, or in connection with another specific purpose, 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 websites, such as communication, downloading of documents or recruitment. 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 calling you back by telephone or communicating with you via email.
  • Personalize your site experience. We use your IP address to offer you the choice to be redirected to your local country website. 
  • Direct marketing and promotion. Direct marketing and/or promotional efforts by or on behalf of Ian MacIver may include providing you with specific information that you have requested online or providing more general information about other Ian MacIver 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.
  • Recruitment. If you submit a resume or job application online, we will use your Personal Data for recruitment-related purposes, which may include contacting you via email, telephone or post. In some cases, you may be required to register on our website in order that you may track the progress of your application online. Except where you request otherwise, Ian MacIver may keep your Personal Data on file for an appropriate time in order to consider you for other employment opportunities with Ian MacIver in the future.
  • Supplier administration. Some Ian MacIver websites enable third-party suppliers to register their interest in supplying products and services to Ian MacIver.  We will use this Personal Data in connection with entering into or performing a transaction with the supplier and for other procurement-related purposes.
  • Discussion forums. If you choose to participate in Ian MacIver discussion forums 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 Ian MacIver, 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. All information collected by means of cookies is anonymised, aggregated and only used to develop and track traffic patterns and the volume of use of our websites and to improve how our website works. This information is for Ian MacIver exclusive use and is not shared with any third-party or connected to any other information.
We do not collect behavioral, advertising and/or targeting cookies.
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. To understand how to do this, please consult your browser’s help section.

Legal disclosures

Ian MacIver 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 Ian MacIver 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, Ian MacIver 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 (e.g., by submitting your resume or a job application online), 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 either sign-in or update, correct or delete your profile on our website or fill-in this form so that Ian MacIver may make any necessary updates, corrections and/or deletions.

Data security and integrity

Ian MacIver 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, Ian MacIver cannot be responsible for the security of transmissions of the Personal Data over the Internet.

Third-party websites

Ian MacIver websites may provide links to third-party websites. Ian MacIver 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 Ian MacIver. 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.