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PRIVACY POLICY & DATA PRIVACY

247 Updates (or “we”) respects your concerns about privacy. This Online Privacy Notice (the “Notice”) applies to personal data we collect on www.247updates.net (the “Site”) and the personal data we collect during the account sign-up, subscription, event registration, organizer registration, member registration, Sponsor/Exhibitor registration process. The Notice describes the types of personal data we obtain, how we use the personal data, and with whom we share it. We also describe the rights you may have and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.

247 Updates is the data controller in respect of personal data that we collect through the Site.  Our contact details can be found in the Contact Us section.

Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

1. How We Obtain Information About You

We may collect personal data that you choose to provide to us through the Site, including, but not limited to, your first and last name, physical address, e-mail address, or telephone number, VAT no, JOb information such as when you:

  • Fill out a form on the Site;
  • Contact US -section
  • Sign-up to receive direct marketing communications on the Site;
  • Sign-up to a feature that we offer on the Site and you provide your personal data in connection with that feature;
  • Attend an event that we or our partner organizers have organised;
  • Communicate with us (for example, on a social media platform or by sending us an email) or
  • Any other form you fill-up in our website

Where permitted by law, we may acquire personal data about you from third parties. This may include personal data shared between Verisk affiliates, publicly-available profile information (such as your preferences and interests) on third party social media sites (such as Facebook and Twitter or LinkedIn), and marketing lists acquired from third party marketing agencies.

We may also collect personal data in other contexts that we will notify you of at the time.


2. Information We Obtain

Personal data that you provide directly to us will be apparent from the context in which you provide it, for example:

If you fill out a form on our Site, you will generally provide your name, contact details and any other information requested by the form, such as the reason for your inquiry or your product preferences.

Each form on our Site varies in the information required and collected. In most cases, an asterisk (*) indicates the required information on a form. You may choose to provide additional information within fields that are not required.

WE DO NOT COLLECT ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY EXCEPT FOR THOSE COLLECTED BY GOOGLE ANALYTICS.

Information That We Obtain From Third Parties

Information that we collect from third parties will generally consist of publicly-available profile information (such as your preferences and interests), for example from public social media posts.


3. How We Use Information That We Obtain

Information That You Provide to Us

We may use personal data that you provide to us to provide you access to our products and services, respond to your inquiry, for example, to contact you about your request, ask a question, provide announcements about products and future events, and contact you for other reasons related to offering and improving our services. 

In addition to the uses discussed above, we may also use the personal data you provide on our Site to:

  • operate, evaluate, and improve our business;
  • develop new products and services;
  • perform market research;
  • advertise and market our products and services from time to time;
  • contact you to provide you with information in relation to those areas of interest that you identified in your "My Preferences" web page;
  • provide you with invitations to conferences or other events;
  • determine the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing;
  • analyse our products, services, and websites;
  • check and confirm your password;
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you or your employer and us;
  • administer the Site.

We use the personal data for the purposes described above because we have a legitimate interest in operating and improving our business that is not overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms to protect personal data about you.

We may also use the information to protect against and prevent fraud, claims, and other liabilities and to comply with or enforce applicable legal requirements, industry standards, and our policies and terms.   We use personal data for these purposes when it is necessary to protect, exercise or defend our legal rights, or when we are required to do so by law that applies to us.

Information That We Collect Automatically
We also use third-party web analytics services on our Site, such as those of Google Analytics. The service providers that administer those services may use cookies and web beacons to help us analyze how users use the Site. The information collected by the cookies and web beacons (including your IP address) is available to the service providers, which use the information to evaluate your use of the Site.

To learn how to opt out of Google Analytics, visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

4. Information We Share

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal data that you provide to us or that we collect on our Site, except as described here. We may share personal data you provide to us or that we collect on the Site with:

  • Our partner organizers and organizations
  • Organizer of the events you registered for and
  • service providers that perform services on our behalf.

We may share personal data with our affiliates for a number of reasons, including because:
  • You have requested information about our affiliates’ products and services;
  • Users requesting information or attending webinars, events

We may share personal data with service providers that perform services on our behalf such as payment service providers, analytics providers, hosting providers and advisers.  All service providers have entered into legally binding agreements requiring them to use or disclose personal data only as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with applicable legal requirements.

In addition, we may disclose personal data about you (a) if we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process, for example due to a court order or a request from a law enforcement agency, (b) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, (c) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or other illegal activity, and (c) in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation).

5. Data Transfers

We may transfer the personal data that we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the personal data originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the personal data. When we transfer your personal data to recipients in other countries (such as the U.S.), we will protect that personal data as described in this Notice.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will comply with applicable legal requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to recipients in countries outside of the EEA.  In all such cases, we will only transfer your personal data if:

  • The country to which the personal data will be transferred has been granted a European Commission adequacy decision;
  • The recipient of the personal data is located in the U.S. and has certified to the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework; or
  • We have put in place appropriate safeguards in respect of the transfer, for example the EU Model Contracts.
  • You may request a copy of the safeguards that we have put in place in respect of transfers of personal data by contacting us as described in the Contact Us section.

6. How Long We Keep Information

The time period for which we keep personal data depends on the purpose for which we collected it.  In all cases we keep it for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it.  We will then delete the personal data, unless we are legally required to retain it or if we need to retain it in order to comply with our legal obligations (for example, for tax and accounting purposes).

7. Your Rights and Choices

If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may have the following rights in relation to personal data that we hold about you:

  • To request confirmation of whether we process personal data relating to you, and if so, to request a copy of that personal data;
  • To request that we rectify or update your personal data that is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated.
  • To request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where we collect personal data on the basis of your consent and you withdraw your consent;
  • To request that we restrict the use of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as while we consider another request that you have submitted, for example, a request that we update your personal data;
  • Where you have given us consent to process your personal data, to withdraw your consent; and
  • To request that we provide a copy of your personal data to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in certain circumstances.
You may contact us by e-mail or as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below to exercise your rights described above.

8. Updates to Our Online Privacy Notice

We may update this Notice periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal data practices or relevant laws. We will post the updated version and indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated.


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