KnowYourCountry Limited is registered under the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018.
Our privacy statement will help you understand what information we collect, how we use it, and what choices you have. This privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) applies only to the www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info websites (the “web sites”) which are provided by KnowYourCountry Limited (also referred to below as “we”, “us”, “our” or “KnowYourCountry”).
By using www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info and submitting any personal information to us, you agree to the use by us of your personal information in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Statement.
We do not require registration for access to www.knowyourcountry.com, but if you access www.knowyourcountry.info you will need to register to participate in any of the activities or services offered by www.knowyourcountry.info and we will collect the personal information that we need in order to provide you with those services, such as your name, job title, email address, employer's name, and telephone number.
We do not collect sensitive personal information from you on www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info. Sensitive information includes data relating to: race or ethnic origin; political opinions; religious or other similar beliefs; physical or mental health; sexual orientation or criminal record. Where you provide sensitive personal information to us voluntarily we will assume that we have your explicit consent to use that information in connection with the purpose for which it has been provided.
When you visit these web sites, we may collect technical information such as your IP (Internet Protocol) address, details of the pages you visit on the web sites, other pages you visit on the Web, and which browser you used to view the websites.
We collect personal information from you in the following circumstances:
when you subscibe to www.knowyourcountry.info
when you subscribe to any of our insights (eg newsletters, events)
when you subscribe to any of our blogs
when you register to attend an event
when you enter a discussion forum
when you contact us to request further information.
when you request to download a document (eg report, newsletter)
We collect the minimum amount of information to enable us to deal with your request. We will indicate where the provision of information is voluntary or compulsory. We would normally only request additional information to enable us to provide the most appropriate response to your request.
How do we use my personal information?
We only use the personal information that you provide to deal with your request, and to manage www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info and the services that we offer to you via www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info as described in this Privacy Statement.
When requesting material or asking someone to contact you, there may be the option to receive other information that may be of interest.
You have the right to request access to the personal information that you have submitted through www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info, update or correct your details; opt out of receiving other information from KnowYourCountry, or request that your personal details are deleted from our systems at any time by contacting us. We will treat all such requests in accordance with applicable local law.
If you would like to opt not to receive promotional or marketing e-mail from us in the future, you may let us know by contacting us stating the e-mail address you wish to be removed from our mailing list. However, your option not to receive promotional and marketing e-mail shall not preclude us from corresponding with you, by e-mail or otherwise, regarding your existing relationship with us.
Will we provide my information to a third party?
We may contract with other companies or individuals to deal with your enquiry or to otherwise operate these web sites or our business activities. We may give such companies access to your personal information in connection with those purposes on our behalf.
From time to time, we may disclose personal information in response to a court order, subpoena, government investigation, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
We do not provide information to third parties for their own marketing purposes and we do not undertake mailings for third parties.
We may, as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of assets, reorganization or liquidation of our firm (a "Reorganization Event"), transfer, sell or assign your personal information to third parties involved in the Reorganization Event.
However, we cannot guarantee your privacy once you have left our site through one of the many links placed on our pages for your convenience.
How long do you keep my information?
We only keep your Information for the period required for fulfilling your request or subscription requirements and will delete it in accordance with our data retention policies.
Is my information secure?
We have implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. We require all employees and partners to keep personal information confidential and only authorised personnel have access to this information.
We acknowledge that in order to provide services to you via www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info we may need to transfer your personal information outside the EEA to countries that may not provide a level of protection of personal information that may be regarded as equivalent to that afforded under the European data protection legislation. Whenever your personal information is transferred internationally, we will take appropriate steps to ensure its security and confidentiality in accordance with applicable data protection law.
Updating this Privacy Statement
We may modify or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You will be able to see when we last updated the Privacy Statement because we will include a revision date. Changes and additions to this Privacy Statement are effective from the date on which they are posted. Please review this Privacy Statement from time to time to check whether we have made any changes to the way in which we use your personal information.
We may use "cookies" to keep, and sometimes track, information about you.
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a web site or application. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the web site or application on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like personalised details or user preferences. Cookies do not damage your system. You can reset your browser so as to refuse any cookie or to alert you to when a cookie is being sent.
We do not share this data with third parties. Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name or address, they simply just enable us to see behaviour on the web site to help us improve your experience. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info, or any other web site, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
How to control your cookies
There are various ways that you can control and manage your cookies which are discussed in a bit more detail below. Please remember that any settings you change will not just affect www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info cookies. These changes will apply to all web sites that you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from particular web sites).
Managing cookies in my browser
Most modern browsers will allow you to:
See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis
Block third party cookies
Block cookies from particular web sites
Block all cookies from being set
Delete all cookies when you close your browser
You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. This includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many web sites will not work properly and some functionality on these web sites will not work at all.
Managing analytics cookies
It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within web sites recorded by analytics cookies. www.knowyourcountry.com and www.knowyourcountry.info uses Google Analytics and you can opt out of their cookies by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page. Please note that this will take you to Google Analytic’s web site and generate a ‘no thanks’ cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by those third parties.
Further information about cookies and how to manage them
If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (Please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external web sites).
If you have any concerns about the way in which we handle your personal information, you can contact the Office of the Information Commissioner (www.oicjersey.org).