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WORLD TRADE GROUP

PRIVACY POLICY

Last Updated: 04 March 2008

Commitment to User Privacy

World Trade Group (World Trade Group Limited and World Trade Group (North America) Inc) is committed to protecting your privacy.  You can visit most pages on our websites without giving us any information about yourself.  But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request.  This document is designed to give a clear explanation of World Trade Group’s data processing policies.  Please see below for further information or if you have any questions or concerns relating to World Trade Group’s sites and/or data protection, please e-mail information.updates@wtgevents.com.


The Information we collect and the Primary Purpose for its collection

The information you provide is being collected by World Trade Group for the purpose of processing your registration or enquiry or in order for us to provide services that you request.  The provision of this information is voluntary.  However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry or provide the requested services.  All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence.

The information we collect includes
(however is not limited to):
Full name and job title
Company name and address
Phone and fax number
E-mail address
World Trade Group (World Trade Group Limited and World Trade Group (North America) Inc) is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

Use of Cookies and Log files

When you visit our websites, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted); this is to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics.  You may refuse the cookie, if you wish.  To do so, you will need to check your browser settings.

World Trade Group collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes
(however is not limited to):
Your IP address
Browser type
Operating system
Access times
Referring website addresses
This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of World Trade Group’s websites.  If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, your viewing experience should not be affected.

Information sharing: Who we intend to share information with and why

We do not rent or sell our customer e-mail lists.  We may share information with other professional organisations (including our event sponsors/exhibitors) to promote similar products and services.  In particular, we will share information between different companies in the World Trade Group.  If you do not want to make your details available, please e-mail: information.updates@wtgevents.com indicating either or both of the statements below:

I do not wish to have my details made available to other organisations
I do not wish to receive information about World Trade Group events or services

Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, you may receive communications whilst we process the changes.
No list supplied by World Trade Group may be used by anyone other than for the confidential use of the original mailer.  All lists are seeded with decoy names to protect against abuse; violators will be prosecuted.

Links to other websites

World Trade Group contains some links to other sites.  Please be aware that World Trade Group is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.  This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by World Trade Group.

Correcting, updating and removing your Personal Information

If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from World Trade Group, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible.  This can be done by e-mailing: information.updates@wtgevents.com.
Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, communications may be sent using the original details until the changes have been processed.

Data protection

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” method on the promotional piece or return the item(s) to us with “unsubscribe” marked upon it.  However, very occasionally, it may be necessary to send you important service announcements about a conference you are attending, for example, and we may contact you to inform you of a venue change.


Notification of changes

World Trade Group will occasionally update this privacy statement to keep up with changing legislation and best practice.  When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement.  Please check back periodically for updates.


In the interest of all parties, the information contained in this Site is liable to change and although World Trade Group (“WTG”) makes every effort to keep material on this Site up to date and accurate, there may be delays, errors or omissions. WTG does not represent or warrant the suitability, completeness, accuracy or currency of any information contained on this Site nor that any services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.


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