Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

INFORMATION COLLECTION, USAGE & SHARING

Simposi only collects information that you voluntarily supply to us via email or other direct contact from you. For example, when visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. By supplying this information, you consent to our using this information as described in this policy.  Cookies, page requests and your IP address may also be recorded by us and/or third parties as set out in this policy.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We are the sole owners of information collected via our website and will not sell or rent this information to anyone. We will use your information to process your requests, respond to your reason for contacting us, send out newsletters, personalize your visit to our website, personalize your use of our products, and enable us to improve the products & services that we offer.  We may occasionally carry out market research and send you details of services that that we may think might be of use to you.

We provide information about you to our employees and personal agents in order to administer any accounts, products or services provided to you. We partner with another party to provide specific services. When the user signs up for these services, we will share names, or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.  Should you breach our Terms & Conditions or if we are under a duty to disclose your personal data in order to comply in order to comply with a legal obligation, we may disclose your personal information to a relevant authority. Any disclosure will be strictly controlled and performed in a manner in accordance with current US law.

MEDIA

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION & ABILITY TO OPT OUT

You may choose to opt out of future contact from us at anytime. You may perform any of the following tasks by contacting us via the email provided on our website:

  1. View your personal data
  2. Change/Correct personal data
  3. Delete personal data
  4. Express any concerns you have regarding your personal data

To opt out of future contact at anytime please contact us at info@simposi.com.

COOKIES

Our website may use cookies to for user authentication, personal preferences, promotional campaigns, tracking audience size and pattern, and in a variety of other cases. Cookies may also be included in newsletters or email to determine if messages have been opened or if links have been viewed. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.If you do not wish cookies to be used on your personal devices, they can be disabled in your web browser settings. Please note that disabling cookies may hinder your use of our website or other interactive services.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER SITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

ANALYTICS

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

RIGHTS OVER YOUR DATA

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you by contacting us a info@simposi.com. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

WHERE DATA MAY BE SENT

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

SECURITY

We take every precaution to protect your information. Where applicable we undertake the necessary security protocols to protect your information on our back-end systems and to protect data transmissions. However, we offer no guarantee that your personal data can not be accessed, altered and deleted due to firewall, security or software failures.

POLICY CHANGES

Changes to this policy will be posted on our website. You are advised to check our website regularly for any changes or updates to this policy.