The mGovWorld promoters take the privacy of your information very seriously. This Policy explains how and for what purposes we use the information collected about you through the mGovWorld website, www.mgovworld.org (referred to below as the “Site”). Please read this Policy carefully. By using the Site and any services we offer via the Site, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy in respect of the information collected about you via this Site.
We may update this Policy from time to time to take account of changing requirements and we request that you refer back to this Policy frequently to review any revisions. If at any time we decide to use personal information in a manner significantly different to that stated in this Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this new manner.
If you have any queries about the Policy, please get in touch with us using the contact details set out at Contact us and we will do our best to answer your questions.
Collection & Use of Information
We do not collect personal information about you on this Site apart from information which you volunteer, for example by completing the online form to download a membership application form or using the “contact us” function. The information collected may include the following:
- your name, company name, title in your Company;
- your email address, postal address, telephone and fax numbers;
We will use your contact details in order to respond to any queries submitted by you.
We may also use your information:
- to provide you with information, including marketing information in relation to upcoming mGovWorld events, meetings, conferences, seminars, offers, products or services which we believe could be of interest to you or your organization;
- to carry out surveys and to get your views in relation to the products or services which we or third parties provide;
- to invite individuals to be speakers at seminars/training events, or to participate in other meetings or events held by us or third parties.
We may contact you by any means of communication for which you have given us contact details, including email, telephone and post. However, you may choose not to receive such information [by so indicating on the online forms or] at the time of providing your information.
Sharing of information
Your data may be passed to third party companies who provide training courses, mailing services and event management on behalf of the mGovWorld consortium. In addition, we may pass your information to our subsidiaries, carefully selected business partners or other carefully selected third parties who may contact you to provide you with information, including marketing information in relation to upcoming industry events, meetings, conferences, seminars, offers, products or services which we believe could be of interest to you or your business and/or to carry out surveys and to get your views in relation to the products or services which third parties provide. If you do not wish us to provide your information to third parties for these purposes, please indicate that to us [on the online forms or] at the time of providing your information.
On occasion, we may use third party agents and service providers to assist us in the use of your data as outlined above.
We may provide your personal information to a third party as part of a sale or transfer of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganization, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
Other than as set out above, we will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless we are required by law to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the prevention of fraud or other crime).
Information automatically collected from your computer
When you visit the Site, our web server automatically records your IP address. This IP address is not linked to any of your personal information. We use IP addresses to help us administer the Site and to collect demographic information for aggregation purposes.
We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of your Internet browser, which we use to provide you with a more effective service.
When you visit the Site we may store some information (commonly known as a “cookie”) on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you.
We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We have implemented appropriate technology and policies to safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and improper use. However, the nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet.
Linking to third party websites
We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites, even if you access those using links from this Site. We strongly recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site. We strongly recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.
If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, or if you do not wish us to continue using your information as outlined above, you can do so by sending an email to us at email@example.com