If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement then please contact The Data Controller at Private Social Platforms. These contact details can be found at the end of this Privacy Statement.
This policy may change without notice from time to time and we will post these changes to this privacy statement on the Private Social Platforms Website and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any. If, however, we plan to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users by posting a notice on our website for 30 days. Please check this page regularly for updates and changes.
The information collected
Private Social Platforms do not require your information unless you wish to be contacted by us, however, some of our platforms and services ask for personal information (1) when you subscribe to International Business Development Platform or International Networking Services, (2) when you want to view detailed information about our products or services relating to your specific order, (3) when you want to submit a question about our products/services to our customer service staff, and (4) when you buy products. The types of personal information that we may collect on these pages are: name, company name, title, mailing address, business description e-mail address, phone number and fax number.
Registering on any of our Platforms or sites is optional and every effort is made to meet the legislation of the specific country in which you register, this is demonstrated by the requirement of all Private Social Platforms partners agreeing to an international code of practice. If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use the Private Social Platforms Websites. However, you will not be able to access the registered users areas. Separately, you may choose to sign-up to receive newsletters or RSS feeds from Private Social Platforms by selecting the appropriate option.
Private Social Platforms views all personal information that it collects as a valuable and confidential asset of which we take great care to ensure its safety and your privacy.
What we do with the information collected
When you visit this site your IP address is recorded. We use your IP address to help diagnose any issues with our server and to create statistical reports about usage. Your IP address is used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic identification that will not be tied to your identity.
This site uses "Analytics code” as part of its web analytics service. Private Social Platforms may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as any text you type in this website. Private Social Platforms does not collect personally identifiable information that you do not voluntarily enter in this website. Private Social Platforms and its international partners do not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use Mintel services.
We may share your information with contracted third parties who assist us in providing our service to you, e.g. our internal international partners network who run our service in your specific country, any of our payment Gateway partners who obtain your information for the online processing of any purchases and payments you make.
If permission is granted, user information may be used to send occasional emails containing offers from our partners. This will only ever be provided to users who have specifically given us permission to use their information in this way.
When you buy or pay for anything, your information will be stored on our system to complete the buying process. It must be shared with an outside party in order to verify your credit card information. We also record information about your questions to us and your purchases so that we and you can keep track of what you’ve asked about or ordered directly on any of our websites and services. Additionally, we may need to contact you about your questions and/or your orders.
We use e-mail addresses to send you newsletters and marketing promotions you’ve requested, to answer the e-mail we receive and to communicate with you about publications, service levels and other areas of Private Social Platforms which you have told us you would be interested in hearing about.
Third Party Use of Your Information
When you buy something, another party must verify your credit card. In addition, the name of your company (but not your name or contact information) may be shared with one of our third party suppliers depending upon the information you bought. From time to time Private Social Platforms or its platforms and services may send marketing emails informing you of different products and services relating to our products and services, if you do not wish to receive these emails do not check the appropriate box when you register or alternatively you may unsubscribe as detailed below.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may in certain circumstances need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.
Private Social Platforms is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, that are located in controlled facilities.
Private Social Platforms operates in over 40 countries through relationaships with contracted International Business partners providing services under license from Private Social Platforms, all International Partners have signed agreements ensuring full protection with relation to the country in which they trade and subscribing to the best practice guide as provided by Private Social Platforms.