We operate a mailing list so we can keep you up to date with developments at The IP Registry and provide you with an efficient service. You will automatically be included on our mailing list, as by registering to use the IP Registry you have given us permission to contact you. We may also use this list to market our products and services to you unless you “opt out” of marketing communications by contacting us. We promise that your contact details will never be passed by us to a third party for marketing purposes. You retain the right to opt-out at any time.
This website uses Google Analytics to help Analyse how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for The IP Registry.
We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
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Related services and offerings linked to or from this website have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Since we do not have control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend you review their policies before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with them.
Last updated: 2nd December 2019
We collect information in the following ways: directly through user input or completion of questionnaires, indirectly through sharing data with our publishing customers, independently through research including of publicly accessible information on places such as Google and Lexis, and automatically through technologies such as cookies and web beacons.
The type of information we collect from you may include:
The type of information our publishing customers share with us may include:
The type of information we collect independently may include:
The information we collect automatically through cookies, web beacons and other technologies is non-personal information that does not reveal your specific identity or directly relate to an identifiable individual. This may include:
The various affiliated companies may use the data we collect to:
Our legal basis for processing this data will be one of the following:
We may share your personal information with:
Outside of our group of affiliates, we will not share your personal information with any third parties for marketing purposes.
We also reserve the right to disclose your personal information if we are required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to respond to claims, or to protect or advance our rights, property, safety, or well-being of our company, our employees, customers, or the public.
Your personal data may be transferred to other countries for processing, but it will not be transferred, stored, or processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA) without adequate protections. We ensure that adequate safeguards are in place for all transfers of personal data outside the EEA that do not have an “adequacy decision” from the European Commission.
Personal data should not be kept longer than necessary for the purpose. This means that data should be destroyed or erased from our systems when it is no longer required. We will only retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, as laid out above. For guidance on how long particular data is likely to be kept before being destroyed, please contact our Data Protection Officer (see below).
PSI has taken steps to ensure that all personal data we hold is protected against loss, theft, misuse and unauthorised access or disclosure. We employ appropriate administrative, physical and technical security measures, including limiting access to the information through electronic security systems and passwords, training employees on data protection and our data protection policies, obliging employees and third parties we engage to process data to respect confidentiality, and storing data on secure servers. Furthermore, we have undergone “stress” testing to ensure our systems are adequately safeguarded against unauthorised access.
If you would like access to the information we hold about you and how it is used, please contact us by written request, including proof of your identity, or by email using the contact information below.
You have the right to request that we take reasonable measures to restrict, correct or delete any information that you contest is inaccurate.
You also have the right to have information erased when it is no longer necessary for our purposes. Where information has been unlawfully processed, you have a right to its restriction or erasure. You also have the right to object to certain types of processing on grounds relating to your particular situation and the right to data portability of certain information.
If our processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent and have the data erased by contacting us using the information below.
In the case of the IP Registry and IP Intrusion, registered users have access to their own account information and are able to make corrections upon login at any time. The accuracy of this information is solely the responsibility of the user.
If you are receiving marketing communications from PSI, you will be able to update preferences by using the “opt-out” or “unsubscribe” mechanism provided within the communications that you receive from us or by contacting us.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
PSI Data Protection Officer
PSI Top Co Ltd
c/o Jameson’s House
6 Compton Way
Email: [email protected]