Last updated: May 25, 2018
Blockchain Research Institute, a division of The Tapscott Group Inc., is committed to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring that you continue to trust us with your personal data. When you interact with us, you may share personal information with us that allows identification of you as an individual (e.g. name and email address when you leave a comment or sign up for our newsletter on our site). This is known as “personal data”.
- What information do we collect and for what purposes?
When you visit our site, our web server automatically records details about your visit: for example, your IP address, the website from which you visit us, the type of browser software used, the pages that you actually visit including the date and the duration of your visit.
In addition, we process personal data that you provide through the website, for example, when you enter personal details (e.g. name, email address) on a registration page or if you sign up for an email newsletter.
We may use the personal data that you provide to us with your consent for a specified purpose, namely, with regards to your registration to Blockchain Research Institute Events or your Request for Blockchain Research Institute services.
- Children’s personal data
Blockchain Research Institute does not knowingly solicit or collect personal data from children below the age of 18. If Blockchain Research Institute discovers that it has accidentally collected personal data from a child below the age of 18, it will remove that child’s personal data from its records as soon as reasonably possible.
- How do we share personal data?
We do not share your personal data with any third party that intends to use it for direct marketing purposes.
We may share your personal data with third parties for other purposes, but only in the following circumstances:
- For legitimate interests
We will share personal data based on legitimate interests as, for example, when you register for one of our events, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights, in which case we will request your explicit consent.
- For external processing (service providers)
We may engage service providers, agents or contractors to provide services on our behalf, including to administer the website. These third parties may come to access or otherwise process your personal data in the course of providing these services.
Blockchain Research Institute requires such third parties, who may be based outside the country from which you have accessed the Site, to comply with all relevant data protection laws and security requirements in relation to your personal data, usually by way of a written agreement.
III. Compliance with laws
We will share personal data with third parties outside of Blockchain Research Institute if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the personal data is reasonably necessary to:
– Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request
– Detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
– Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the Site, our users or the public as required or permitted by law
- “Cookie Notice”
5.1 About cookies
A cookie is a small piece of information that a web server asks the user’s browser to store on the user’s local computer, and then later their browser presents this information to the web server. In its simplest form, a cookie is an identifying number.
5.2 What type of cookies do we use?
We use session cookies. Session cookies only last as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session).
Our analytics providers is:
This helps us, gather statistics on usage and engagement and help better inform our efforts to deliver world-class engagement, knowledge and events.
You are free to decline the cookies if your browser or browser add-on allows.
- Security of personal data
All employees who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all such personal data.
- How long do we retain personal data?
- How can you access your data or contact us?
You have a right to request access to your personal data. You may send us a request for access, provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity. You also have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
You have the right to opt out of receiving marketing communications or any other information from us about our events and can do so by (a) following the instructions for opt-out in the relevant marketing communication or (b) by contacting us.
- Our details
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