Some areas of this site may require you to submit information in order for you to benefit from the specified features (such as newsletter subscriptions, tips/pointers) or to participate in a particular activity. You will be informed at each information collection point what information is required and what information is optional. We may combine the information you submit with other information we have collected from you, whether on- or offline. We may also combine it with information we receive about you from other sources, such as publicly available information sources (including information from your publicly available social media profiles), and other third parties.
As you navigate through a website, certain information can be passively collected (that is, gathered without your actively providing the information) by using various technologies and means, such as Internet Protocol addresses, cookies, web beacons, and device information.
This site may use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. An IP Address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet service provider so you can access the Internet. An IP Address is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user visits the website, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. We use your IP address to diagnose problems with our server, report aggregate information, determine the fastest route for your computer to use in connecting to our site, and administer and improve the site. We may also derive your approximative location from your IP address.
“Web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, single-pixel GIFs/PNGs, clear GIFs/PNGs, invisible GIFs/PNGs, and 1-by-1 GIFs/PNGs) are smaller than cookies and tell the website server information such as the IP address and browser type related to the visitor’s computer. This site may at times use web beacons.
We may collect information about your mobile device, such as a unique device identifier, to understand how you use this site
Use and Disclosure of Information
We take reasonable steps in order to prevent loss, unlawful use or adaptation of the information you provided to us via our website. You should however keep in mind that no Internet transmission is 100% secure or error free. In particular, e-mails sent to or from this website may not be secure. Therefore you should take special care in deciding which information you send to us via the site or via e-mail.
Personal information will be stored as long as the information is required the purposes for which the information was collected, or until an individual whose data is involved requests that we delete that information (unless its retention is required by law).
Access and Correction
You have the right (i) to request that our personal information is corrected or deleted, (ii) to request that we restrict our processing of your personal information, (iii) to object to the processing of your personal information, (iv) to request that personal information that has been transmitted by you to us, is provided in a machine-readable format and (v) the right to launch a complaint with the competent data protection authority if you believe we did not properly handle your personal information or did not respect your rights. Please contact us as specified below in case you wish to exercise any of these rights.
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Last updated: January 19, 2021