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The Investor Forum CIC
A Community Interest Company
Registered Office: 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Registered: in England and Wales
Registration Number: 09242326

The Investor Forum (“we”, “us”, “our”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. You can withdraw such consent at any time.

What We Collect

You may give us information about you by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you become a member. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

What Do We Do With The Information We Collect

We may use the information you have provided to us in the following ways:

  • To send newsletters and other communications to you if you have signed up to receive them.
  • To provide you with information about our services, and other activities if you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.

We may use a marketing automation platform to deliver some of the emails that we send to you. We use a Customer Relationship Management platform to store and process data.

Your Rights

You have the following rights:

  • the right to ask what personal data that we hold about you at any time
  • the right to ask us to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal data that we hold about you; or
  • (as set out above) the right to opt out of any communications that we may send you at any time by contacting us at info@investorforum.org.uk or by using the ‘unsubscribe’ option at the foot of any marketing communications sent to you.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the contact details set out below.

Contact

For questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy, please contact The Investor Forum:

a) by e-mail at info@investorforum.org.uk;
b) by post, at our registered office address set out above; or
c) by telephone on 0207 611 2223

Security

We will not sell or license your personal information to any third party. We aim to be clear when we collect your data, what we will use it for, and not do anything you would not reasonably expect. We treat your data with the utmost care and take appropriate steps to protect it.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Website or a third-party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Website more useful to you.

When you use and access the Website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable the Website to function and to provide analytics.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Website and we use different types of cookies to run the Website. Please find information below on the cookies that our Website stores on your computer.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
Wordpress (the software used to power this website) sets the following cookies in your browser, if you have logged into the website dashboard:

Cookie NameDescriptionSession
wordpress_WordPress cookie for a logged in user.Session
wordpress_logged_inWordPress cookie for a logged in user.Session
wordpress_test_cookieWordPress test cookie.Session
wp-settings-time-WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface and possibly also the main site interface. 1 Year
wp-settings-Wordpress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface and possibly also the main site interface. 1 Year
PHPSESSIDTo identify your unique session on the website. Session

Third-party Cookies:
In addition to the essential cookies, we also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Website. This is done through the third-party Google Analytics (Google Inc.) which is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). These have been summarised below:

Cookie NameDescriptionSession
_gaUsed to distinguish users.2 Years
_gidUsed to distinguish users.24 Hours
_gatUsed to throttle request rate.1 Minute

Complaints

If you have any complaints or concerns about the contents of this policy or your personal data stored, processed and/or controlled by the Investor Forum you can address these with the supervisory authority, the International Commissioner’s Officer http://www.ico.org.uk/global/contact-us

8 August 2018

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