In the event that you submit any material for inclusion on this Site (including without limitation, personal information, know-how, comments, ideas, questions, techniques, abstracts or similar), you agree (i) that such material will not be deemed to be confidential (ii) that such material will not be deemed to be proprietary and (iii) to grant to BTG an irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, disclose, copy, modify, adapt, publicly display and translate all or any of such material for any purpose whatsoever without restriction. We reserve the right, in our absolute discretion, to remove or delete, without notice, any material you submit for inclusion on this Site. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our Site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
You can visit our Site and view most of the content anonymously; however, like many websites, we may collect the following personal information from you both by asking specific questions on the Site and by permitting you to communicate directly with BTG: (i) your name; (ii) email address; (iii) phone number; and (iv) any other information volunteered by you. We may hold your personal information in physical and electronic form and will hold, use and otherwise process the data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.
In addition, as you navigate through the Site, certain information can be passively collected using various technologies. Like most website operators, we track IP addresses, use both session and persistent cookies, and assign internet tags.
Site visitors who want to turn off these cookies can do so by changing their web browser settings. Please see www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about blocking cookies on your particular web browser.
Our processing of your personal data is necessary for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by us, namely: (i) to keep our clients and suppliers informed about our business services; (ii) to evaluate, develop and improve our products and website; (iii) to respond appropriately to queries received about our business and products; (iv) to prevent fraud; (v) to protect our business interests; and (vi) to ensure complaints are investigated.
We occasionally use other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including printing, packaging and mailing company reports. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose(s).
We may also share your personal information in connection with (a) the sale, assignment, or other transfer of our business, in which case we will require any such buyer to agree to treat it in accordance with applicable Data Protection Legislation; or (b) where required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations.
Information about you in our possession may be transferred to other countries (which may include countries outside the EEA). You understand and accept that these countries may have differing (and potentially less stringent) laws relating to the degree of confidentiality afforded to the information it holds and that such information can become subject to the laws and disclosure requirements of such countries.
When we, or our permitted third parties, transfer your information outside the European Economic Area, we or they will impose contractual obligations on the recipients of that data to protect your information to the standard required in the European Economic Area. We or they may also require the recipient to subscribe to international frameworks intended to enable secure data sharing. In the case of transfers by us, we may also transfer your information where: (i) the transfer is to a country deemed to provide adequate protection of your information by the European Commission; or (ii) where you have consented to the transfer.
You have a number of rights concerning the way that we use your information. At any time, you have the right to:
Any request for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavour to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with applicable data protection legislation.
We will only keep the information we collect about you on our systems or with third parties for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject. We will delete or destroy data that is no longer needed for the purposes.
This Site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc
Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the Site and compile reports for us on activity on the Site to help us understand how visitors engage with the Site and track visitor interactions. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and without identifying individual visitors.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Analytics uses its own cookies to store information, such as what time the visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the Site before, and what Site referred the visitor to the web page. To disable this type of cookie, some browsers will indicate when a cookie is being sent and allow you to decline cookies on a case-by-case basis. In addition to declining cookies, you can also install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on in your browser, which prevents Google Analytics from collecting information about your Site visits.
Learn more about the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on and other Google Analytics privacy information.
We do not carry out automated decision-making or profiling in relation to your personal information.
This Site is not directed at children under 13, and we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personally identifiable information from a child under the age of 13, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our records.
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information as you transmit your information from your computer to our Site and to protect such information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.