Last updated August 8, 2018
WEBSITE USER PRIVACY
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT OR RECEIVE
GTAS collects the information you have entered into white paper requests in order provide you with access to the White Paper(s) and / or published Articles(s) for which you are requesting. You consent and agree that GTAS may use this information to provide you with communications about products and services related to the requested subject. GTAS agrees that we will not provide your private information to any other Party for their use. You may at any time withdraw consent, request to review, or revise information we retain about you by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
In general, GTAS does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or white papers you have requested, when we have your consent as indicated in this Policy, as follows:
a) GTAS may use personal information collected through its website to send out targeted email promotions on behalf of its advertisers and industry partners.
b) We may provide personal information about our users to trusted partners and vendors who work on behalf of or with GTAS under written confidentiality and similar agreements prohibiting such parties' further use of the information. These companies may use your personal information to help GTAS communicate with you about offers from GTAS and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to use or share this information.
c) GTAS may from time to time share limited personal information such as email addresses, company name, job title and state of business or residence with trusted third parties who deliver content that is likely to be of interest to you.
a) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during you visit or the next time you visit our website.
b) monitor your participation in various sections of our website.
c) customize services to you.
d) monitor website usage metrics such as total visitors and pages viewed
e) administer, operate and improve our website and our other products and services, including those tailored to you.
CHOICE AND CONTROL
You can request from GTAS, at any time, information about which personal information GTASr processes about you and the correction or deletion of such personal information. If GTAS uses your personal information to perform a contract with you, you may further request a copy of the personal data that you have provided to GTAS. To make such a request, please contact the email set forth below and specify in detail the information or the activity to which your request relates, the format in which you would like the personal data returned and the recipient, you or your designee. Furthermore, you may contact GTAS if you believe that the personal information that GTAS has is incorrect.
Depending upon your location, you may benefit from a number of rights with regard to your personal information that we process. These rights are defined and, in some cases limited, by the laws of your jurisdiction. These rights include (a) data portability, including the right to obtain a copy of the personal information you have provided to GTAS; (b) data correction (also known as rectification, including the ability to request correction or amendment of your personal information and (c) data deletion, including the right to have GTAS delete your personal information except for information that we are required to retain.
You also have the right to have GTAS cease processing your personal information is dependent upon the following events: (i) you state that the personal information GTAS has about you is incorrect; but GTAS may retain the information for as long as it requires to check the accuracy of the relevant personal information; (ii) there is no legal basis for GTAS's processing of your personal information and you demand that GTAS restrict your personal information from further processing, (iii) GTAS no longer requires your personal information but you claim that you require such data in order to claim or exercise legal rights or to defend against third party claims; or (iv) in case you object to the processing of your personal information by GTAS it may retain and process the information for as long as it is required to review as to whether GTAS has a prevailing interest or legal obligation in continuing to process your personal information.
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We utilize commercially reasonable information security standards to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. GTAS supports online security using appropriately secure technology because we want your data to be safe. We bind our employees and data processors to written agreements to observe your privacy and confidentiality rights. Unfortunately, no method of internet transmission is one hundred percent secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its security.
DURATION AND RETENTION
GTAS will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy, or as required or permitted by law, and then will delete it as required by law. For example, GTAS will retain your information as long as required to comply with applicable tax/revenue laws, cybersecurity and privacy laws, laws and regulations that affect the conduct of our business; to resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, cooperate with law enforcement requests or to meet other legal obligations. We may also retain log files for internal analysis purposes, though we would retain them for only a brief period except in cases where we are legally required to retain them for longer periods, and in cases where they are used for site safety and security or to improve website functionality.
GTAS operates on a global basis. By using our products and services you understand and agree that your personal information may be transferred from the European Economic Area (EEA, which comprises the European Union countries plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) to a country that does not have an equivalent level of data protection, such as the United States. When your personal information is transferred from your home country to another country, the laws and regulations that protect your personal information may be different than those in your home country. In particular, if your information is in the US, it may be accessed by government authorities in accordance with US law.
To the extent that GTAS is deemed to transfer your personal information outside the EEA, GTAS relies upon data transfer agreements with Model Contract Clauses, which the European Commission has adopted to provide safeguards for personal information that is transferred outside the EEA.