Iexus Professional Network -Privacy Policy

At Iexus Professional Network, we believe strongly in protecting the privacy of our Members’ personal information. This is a legal document that sets out how Iexus Professional Network handles data which identifies you. You should read it in conjunction with the Iexus Professional Network Terms and Conditions, of which this Privacy Policy forms part.

  1. Emails and communications.

You are probably most interested in how we will use your email address to communicate with you, so here’s our email promise, in plain English:

Service Emails. The team at Iexus Professional Network does not approve of spam and will not send you unsolicited emails. There are however, some emails that we will need to send you to provide you with a good Iexus Professional Network service. These include notifications of new offers products, reminders about your membership and guides on how to use the site. A full list of the types of emails you will receive to help you use the service most effectively (which we call Service Emails) are shown below:

Validation email – the email we use to verify your email address when you first register

Welcome emails – emails which explain how to use the site when you first join

Key service messages – if we need to notify you about changes to the service

Product Information – new products, details regarding existing products and articles on product aspects

  1. The information we collect and track.

Information gathered on registration. When you register with Iexus Professional Network, you provide your name (including a previous name, where relevant), one or more category listings on the Iexus Professional Network your email address, and some optional notes about yourself (“Registration Information”). They are available to you, and capable of being changed, through the “My account/profile” pages. Please update your details with relevant changes as soon as possible to ensure we have the correct information for you on your account.

We may use cookies and other such devices:

To help us recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to our website and to allow us to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly; and/or

To gather aggregate non personal data to help us improve the services to you. We will also use aggregate non personal data to track the success of any advertising campaigns on our website, to improve the effectiveness and suitability of advertising in communications sent by us and other companies in the same group as Friends Reunited, and/or to provide to third parties anonymised demographic data provided by you to target advertising more appropriately.

Third party cookies including those from DoubleClick, TheSearchWorks and Google are used on some parts of the site. They are used for tracking the success of advertising campaigns. These cookies are normally permanent. Advertisers on our website and newsletters may also use cookies and similar devices (both on our site and elsewhere) to monitor the success of the advertising, to control the frequency and repetition of advertisements and to ensure that advertising is relevant to individual users.

Disabling cookies. Most internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies, but you can set your browser to refuse a cookie or ask your browser to show you where a cookie has been set up. Certain services are only activated by the presence of a cookie and, if you choose to refuse cookies, particular features of this website may not be available to you.

Find out how to disable/enable cookies by clicking on the “Manage Cookies” section of the Interactive Advertising Bureau website on the following link www.allaboutcookies.org

  1. Sharing and use of information

The over-riding principles we apply are these:

the only circumstances in which we will provide any of your personal data to a third party are those contained in this Privacy Policy.

Registration Information held for that Member, except for the email address, will be available to, and searchable by, users of the Iexus Professional Network.

Advertising. The Iexus Professional Network may include interactive advertising for other businesses. We may use, and provide to third parties, anonymised demographic data provided by Members to target this advertising more appropriately.

Companies in the Iexus Professional Network group. We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other companies in the corporate group of which Iexus Professional Network may form a part, but only for the purposes described in this policy.

Changes in Iexus Professional Network business. If all of the assets which Iexus Professional Network uses to operate its business (or substantially all of them) are acquired by a third party, we may transfer personal data we then hold to that party so that the acquirer can continue to provide the Iexus Professional Network.

Place of processing. The personal information held by us is held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom and the Philippines.

  1. Security

We have security measures in place to protect our customer database and access to this database is restricted internally. However, it remains each Member’s responsibility:

to protect against unauthorised access to Your Details;

to ensure no-one else uses the Iexus Professional Network service on that Member’s machine while it is “logged on” to the Iexus Professional Network service;

to log off or exit from the Iexus Professional Network service when not using it; and

to keep his/her password secret.

  1. Removing yourself from the Iexus Professional Network Service

You may have your registration details removed from the site at any time. To remove yourself please click inform Iexus Professional Network and we will remove all Your Details.

Your information will be archived and stored for the necessary time period for legal reasons. It is important to understand and recognize that member content may be copied or stored by other members even after it has been removed from the site. It may also remain cached and archived by those that have copied it.

  1. Disclosure for legal reasons

We reserve the right to communicate such of a Member’s personal information as we hold to third parties which seek the disclosure of it, and which make a request for its disclosure with which we are obliged by law to comply.

  1. Data retention period

We will retain your personal data only as long as is necessary for the purposes to which you consent under the Iexus Professional Network Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy, or as is required by applicable law, and then we will delete it.

  1. Contacting Iexus Professional Network

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Iexus Professional Network service, or your dealings with Iexus Professional Network, you can contact us. You can also contact us t if you wish to request from Iexus Professional Network a copy of the personal data we hold about you or a description of that data. Please note that by law we are entitled to charge you a small sum for providing this information.

  1. Links to third party sites

The Iexus Professional Network Service contains links to other sites. Iexus Professional Network is not responsible for the privacy practices, or the content, of those web sites

  1. Data protection information

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.gov.uk. You can search for our Data Protection Notification there, should you so wish.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we change this Privacy Policy, we will notify you of the changed document in the same way as we notify changes to the Iexus Professional Network Terms and Conditions.

This privacy policy was last updated on 20th December 2014