Privacy policy

Effective Date: 1st January 2020.

Shirland Ventures Limited (collectively, “Shirland Ventures Limited”, “us” or “we”) understand that privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person. This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with Shirland Ventures Limited's business activities, like conferences, client services, and on websites that post a link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, “the Sites”), in our capacity as data controllers. Please see our Terms of use for more information about our online terms and policies in general.

 

Information we collect

Shirland Ventures Limited collects personal data in the course of its business activities, including in connection with some client services. We also collect personal data when our clients register for conferences and events. The personal data collected varies and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number. 

We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our website. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) on our Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites. The information automatically collected may be associated with a unique identifier as well as with any other personal data you have provided.

Use of information

 

Shirland Ventures Limited uses your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, evaluate and improve our services, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, enforce our terms of use, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations. We may combine and/or analyze personal data to evaluate and offer content and services most relevant to you. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.

Our website does not track you by collecting personal data about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. Accordingly, we do not alter our data collection and use practices in response to “do not track” signals transmitted from web browsers.

 

The legal basis by which we process your personal data

Our processing of your personal data for the purposes mentioned above is based:

  • in part, on our legitimate interests in promoting and protecting Shirland Ventures Limited, building and maintaining relationships. recruitment, and providing our services;

  • in part, on your consent, for example if you register an event, or for business purposes that support web operations such as understanding and enhancing the quality of your experience on our web-sites; 

  • in part, to comply with the law, when certain information is necessary to satisfy our legal or regulatory obligations.

 

Disclosure of personal data: data recipients and international data transfers

Shirland Ventures Limited will not intentionally disclose or transfer (and will take reasonable steps to prevent the unauthorized or accidental disclosure of) your personal data to third parties without your consent or as otherwise permitted by law, whether for such third parties’ own marketing purposes or otherwise, except as follows. Shirland Ventures Limited may provide access to your personal data to third party service providers engaged by us to provide services related to the Sites as well as related to Shirland Ventures Limited’s business activities, including in connection with some client services, in the manner agreed upon in our client services agreements.

In addition, we may disclose information about you:

  • If we are required to do so by law or legal process;

  • To law enforcement authorities or other government officials;

  • When we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity;

  • If disclosure is necessary to protect the vital interests of a person;

  • To enforce our Terms of use;

  • To protect our property, services and legal rights;

  • To prevent fraud against Shirland Ventures Limited, our subsidiaries, affiliates and/or business partners;

  • To support auditing, compliance, and corporate governance functions; or

  • To comply with any and all applicable laws.

 

In addition, we may disclose or transfer your personal data in the event of a re-organisation, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, or other transfer or disposition of all or any portion of our business. 

 

Link to third party sites

Shirland Ventures Limited may provide links to third party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Sites. Such links do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation by Shirland Ventures Limited of the third party, the third party website, or the information contained therein, and we shall not be responsible or liable for your use thereof. Such use shall be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies applicable to those sites.

 

Social Networking

The Sites may allow you to sign into and associate your social network accounts including, but not limited to, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, with Shirland Ventures Limited.

By associating your social network account with Shirland Ventures Limited you give us permission to access information that you have made available in your public profile for that social network account. The information available in your public profile varies based on the social network and your settings, but may include your email address, real name, profile picture, gender, and location. We use the information we receive from your social network account in accordance with the social network’s terms of use and this Privacy Policy. 

If you would like to disconnect a social media account from us, refer to the settings of that social network account and its provider. 

 

Security

Shirland Ventures Limited has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized Shirland Ventures Limited personnel and third party service providers are provided access to personal data, and these employees and service providers are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions however, Shirland Ventures Limited cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your personal data.

 

Data retention

Shirland Ventures Limited retains personal data, as necessary, for the duration of the relevant business relationship.

We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship should we need to retain it to protect ourselves against legal claims, use it for analysis or historical record-keeping, or comply with our information management policies and schedules. If you request that we delete your personal data, Shirland Ventures Limited will make reasonable attempts to delete all instances of the information in their entirety. For requests for access, corrections, or deletion, please refer to the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Policy.

 

Children

The Sites are not designed for or directed at children 16 years of age or younger, and Shirland Ventures Limited does not intentionally collect or maintain personal data about anyone under this age.

 

Your rights

Where granted by applicable law, you may have the right to request access to the personal data that we have collected about you for the purposes of reviewing, modifying, or requesting deletion of the data. You may also have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we have collected about you and to have any inaccuracies in that data corrected. In certain circumstances, you may also request that we cease processing your personal data.

If you would like to make a request to access, review, or correct the personal data we have collected about you, or to discuss how we process your personal data, please contact us at dataprivacy@shirlandventures.com. To help protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as requiring a password and user ID, before granting access to your personal data. We will make reasonable attempts to promptly investigate, comply with, or otherwise respond to your requests as may be required by applicable law. Different laws may prevent us from providing access to your personal data or otherwise fully complying with your request depending upon the circumstances and the request, such as for example, where producing your information may reveal the identity of someone else. We reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for complying with your request where allowed by applicable law, and/or deny your requests where they may be manifestly unfounded, and/or excessive, or otherwise objectionable or unwarranted under applicable law.

In addition, and where granted by local law, you have the legal right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority.

 

Consent

By using the Sites, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your personal data by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Sites. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy that increase our rights to use personal data that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your consent either through an email to your registered email address or by prominently posting information about the changes on our Sites.

 

Contact

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please write to us at the address below.

 

Shirland Ventures Limited

87 Shirland Road, #2

London W9 2EL

United Kingdom

Shirland Ventures Limited

87 Shirland Road, #2

London W9 2EL

United Kingdom

Email: inquiries@shirlandventures.com