Fintech Finance is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Fintech Finance may change this policy from time to time by updating this page; you should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from June 30th 2020.
What we collect
- Contact details, such as name, email address (personal and corporate), postal address and telephone numbers
- Educational, nationality and professional information
- Interests and communication preferences including marketing permissions where appropriate
- Website and communication usage information, such as correspondence and details of your use of our website and services obtained through cookies or other tracking technologies.
This personal information relates to the following categories of people:
- Prospects, customer contacts, subscribers and users in respect of our services and products;
- Professionals featured in digital and print products such as senior executive details made available through research, publications etc
Sensitive personal information
For sensitive personal information, such as information relating to health, beliefs or political affiliation, we don’t want it!
However, there are some limited situations where this will not occur such as if you have an accident. If this does occur, we will ensure your privacy rights are protected.
How and why personal information is used
If you have made an enquiry about us or our products or services, either online or over the phone, your personal information will be used and stored to respond to the enquiry or to take other steps at your request, prior to you entering into a contract with us. Where one of our sales representatives speaks to you over the phone, the calls are recorded for training and monitoring purposes… and for on occasion when announced for editorial purposes.
If your professional personal information is relevant to our products and is freely available through public sources, such as a website related to your work or profession, listed directories, press releases, industry publications, or if you provide it to us, to the extent permitted by applicable data protection laws, we may use such personal information in the products we provide to customers, for example in subscription products, research, industry analysis and insights.
If you make an enquiry or engage us to provide consulting services or research/analysis, we will collect information such as your name, country, job title, company information or academic affiliation, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number. We will use this information to respond to the enquiry or to fulfil consulting services.
International transfer of personal information
Due to the international nature of business and the technologies required, personal information may be accessed by our colleagues and third-party service providers from locations all around the world whose data protection laws may not be as extensive as those in regions such as the European Union. We put in place appropriate protection to make sure your personal information remains adequately protected and is treated in line with this policy and applicable data protection laws.
We may share your personal information with third parties who assist in providing our products and services and administering our business. These include IT and marketing technology host suppliers, web and data hosting providers, sales platform providers, communication tool providers. Personal information will only be shared with third parties if and to the extent it is necessary for them to provide our products and services to you.
We may share your professional information with trusted partner organisations for their marketing purposes in accordance with local data protection laws and where required.
How long information is kept
We will only retain personal information for as long as is necessary and as permitted by applicable laws. We will retain personal information while we are using it, as described in the section above. We may continue to retain it after we have ceased such uses for certain legitimate business purposes.
For example, if you have opted out of marketing communications from us, we will retain limited details about you to ensure we can honor your opt-out request. We may also continue to retain your personal information to meet our legal requirements or to defend or exercise our legal rights.
The length of time for which we will retain your personal information will depend on the purposes for which we need to retain it. After we no longer need to retain your personal information, it will be deleted or securely destroyed.
Subject Access Request (SAR)
Please drop us an email to [email protected] and start the clock! We will then send across all the information we are currently holding on yourself.