Expolink’s Privacy and Cookie Policy

Expolink Europe Limited (referred to throughout as “Expolink”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is strongly committed to respecting and protecting your privacy at all times and we recommend you carefully read our Privacy Policy (“Policy”).

This Policy applies to our clients to whom we provide services (“Clients”), our Clients’ employees, vendors, agents, and stakeholders (collectively referred to throughout as “Hotline Users”) and to those individuals who browse and use our Site (“Visitors”).

In order to ensure your privacy, information Expolink collects from its Clients, Hotline Users and Visitors to its Website (www.expolink.co.uk) and Websites hosted by Expolink for its Clients (all referred to throughout as a “Website”) is used only in the manner and for the purposes described in this Policy.

The purpose of this Policy is to explain the types of information that Expolink collects, what we do with that information, and with whom we share this information. Anyone who provides personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) or any other information to us consents to the collection, use and disclosure of such information under the terms of this Policy.

Expolink abides by the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU Data Protection Directive (also known as Directive 95/46/EC) regarding the collection, use and retention of Personal Data collected within the European Union by us through the Website or the use of any of the services provided by Expolink.

Expolink may change this Policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st May 2011.  Expolink is aware of the updated Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 with regard to cookies and is currently revising our website cookie policy.

Information Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we follow generally accepted industry standards and have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Expolink has deployed a wide variety of technology and security features to ensure the privacy of Personal Data that is collected through its services and via the Website. We have implemented strict operational guidelines to safeguard data privacy and data security. All employees of Expolink sign confidentiality agreements and we conduct background checks on all new employees.

Expolink will continue to revise policies and implement additional security features as new technologies become available. Unfortunately, no system is perfect; therefore, Expolink makes no representations or warranties with regard to the sufficiency of these security measures nor will we be responsible for any actual or consequential loss (or any other damages or liability of any kind whatsoever) that result from a lapse in compliance with this Policy because of a security breach or technical malfunction.

What Information Do We Collect?

Expolink may collect any information or Personal Data that is provided to us by our Clients, our Hotline Users or Visitors. This includes, but is not limited to:

How We Use The Information Collected

In general, we require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

You agree that you do not object to us contacting you for any of the above purposes whether by telephone, e-mail or in writing and you confirm that you do not and will not consider any of the above as being a breach of any of your rights under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003. By supplying us with information, you confirm that you do not consider the use of your information in accordance with this Policy to be a breach of any of your rights under the Telecommunications (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 1999. By entering information on forms or providing us with any Personal Data you are consenting to us processing that data for our own business use and holding it on our servers.

Sharing Personal Data

Expolink will not disclose, sell, lease, distribute, share, trade or give away an individual’s Personal Data to any third party, except under one or more of the following circumstances:

Controlling Your Personal Data

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your Personal Data in the following ways:

Linked Internet Websites

For the convenience of our Clients, Hotline Users and Visitors, Expolink provides hyperlinks to valuable resources that are related to the products and services that we provide, such as reference documents published by industry experts and links to relevant laws and regulations. These hyperlinks, which are highlighted words or pictures that will, when clicked, take you to a third-party website not controlled by Expolink. Such hyperlinked, third-party websites may collect and disclose information in a manner that is different from Expolink’s Website. Expolink is not responsible for the collection, use, or disclosure of information collected through these third-party websites, and Expolink expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such collection, use, or disclosure. Expolink does not collect any Personal Data from any persons who click on these hyperlinks located on the Website.

How We Use Cookies

Expolink is committed to supplying a high-quality, ethical service to our visitors and community. In line with recent Cookies Legislation we have detailed our use of cookies below. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example: