Matrix Intelligence Limited (“Matrix”) operates the website www.matrix-intelligence.com (the “Site”) and organises its maintenance and the placing of its content.
Matrix understands that privacy is important to users of this Site and is committed to respecting users’ privacy and protecting their personal information. This policy sets out Matrix’ s approach to the collection, storage, usage and transfer or disclosure of collected information in connection with this Site.
Users of this Site do not have to give Matrix any personal information or data. Matrix only collects personal information or data that is voluntarily supplied. By way of examples, users of the Site may wish to provide personal information for the purposes of:
- Registering to use certain portions of the Site;
- Applying for a job with Matrix
- Subscribing to any marketing or mailing initiatives;
- Making contact with Matrix
The security and protection of personal information supplied by a user to the Site is of the highest importance and concern to Matrix . Matrix has in place all generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal information submitted to the Site from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and to ensure compliance with the requirements of all applicable data protection and privacy legislation.
Notwithstanding the arrangements set out above, a user of the Site submits personal information to the Site at the user’s own risk.
Use of Data
Matrix will only use the personal information supplied by the user for the purposes for which such information was provided, including to market our services, to invite users to participate in conferences or events, to provide a service to the user, to personalise content that users view or receive on the Site, for recruitment, to fulfil a legal obligation or to compile anonymous statistical analysis.
Where required by the reason for which the personal information was initially supplied by the user, personal information may be shared with Matrix affiliates and associated companies as well as third party service providers who perform services or functions on our behalf, under the protections required under applicable law.
Matrix may also be required to disclose personal data to government and other public authorities who have a lawful right to demand the same (including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements). It will do so where required in accordance with applicable law.
If you receive marketing materials from Matrix or our associated companies, and you no longer wish to receive these, you may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Any personal information submitted by a user will be retained for the period necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected or, where the information is required for longer, in accordance with our data retention policies. However, users may always ask us to permanently erase their information.
Matrix shall ensure that user’s personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, please advise us of any changes to your information. Users are entitled to access their personal data and to request details of the information Matrix holds about them and to have it rectified. Users may also direct Matrix to use their personal data for specified purposes only.
For any information or request please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matrix (registered in England under registration no/ 10269809 and with a registered address at The Retreat, 406 Roding Lane South, Woodford Green, Essex, England, IG8 8EY) is the data controller of any personal data collected through the Site and will process such information in accordance with applicable data protection law including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (in force from 25 May 2018). Any enquiries relating to data protection issues should be sent to email@example.com.
Matrix does not intend that children should visit this Site. Matrix understands that children merit special protection and will never knowingly process their personal information.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Matrix will not share any personal information collected on the Site with third parties unless required by law, required to enable the fulfilment of the purpose for which the personal information was originally supplied or as otherwise set out in this policy. In submitting personal information to the Site the user is giving explicit consent for such usage. Matrix may transfer all or part of its business in the circumstances of a merger or sale of part or all of its business. In such circumstances personal information supplied by a user of this website may be transferred but this will be only in circumstances where the acquiring company has agreed to the same standards and terms of privacy as are set out in this policy. Matrix remains liable to you in respect of its obligations concerning your personal data in cases of onward transfers to third parties.
Summary of your rights
You do not have to share your personal data with us and do not have to opt in to any communications at all. If you do, you should be aware of the following:
We will only use your details to contact you in relation to topics of interest based on your preferences
We will not share your details with third parties without your express consent
We will only retain your details for so long as you are interested in hearing from us
We will update or erase your details upon request
You can contact us at any time if you want to:
- review or update your preferences (including unsubscribing)
- review the details we hold on you
- receive a copy of the details that we hold on you
You can complain to the Information Commissioner at any time if you are dissatisfied with how your personal data are handled by us.
You can visit the Site and download the majority of our online content without telling us who you are or giving us any information to identify yourself.
We have conducted a comprehensive audit of the cookies that are downloaded on to users machines when using the Site:
Google Analytics collects first party cookies, as described above. The information collected using these cookies is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how the Site is being used. This enables Matrix to compile statistical reports on how the Site is being used in order to help us deliver more meaningful content for visitors to the Site.
Matrix does not collect (nor allow any third party to collect using the Site) personally identifiable information of visitors to the Site. We will not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information. We will not link or seek to link any cookie information with any IP address or with the identity of a computer user. In short, our use of Google Analytics does not identify who you are, but it does track your movements on the Site.
A full list of cookies used by Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on Google’s website
We and our service providers may use advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies remember what you have looked at on the site and other sites, and may be combined with other information acquired from third parties. For more information about targeting and advertising cookies and how you can opt out, visit:
Third party sites
How to disable cookies
You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Site.
There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website www.aboutcookies.org. You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.