PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for visiting our website. Global Transaction Partners (GTP) is committed to communicating with you about the privacy and protection of all personal information that we may collect, use or disclose and about the cookies we may send to your computer or mobile device.  Such personal information will only be used, and such cookies will only be sent, in accordance with this policy.

This privacy policy sets out how GTP processes the personal information of our website visitors, and clients.  It also describes the cookies we may use and send to your computer or mobile device.  Please note that this privacy policy is not an exclusive description of how GTP processes the personal information of individuals.

 

If you use GTP’s products or services further information will be provided as part of the engagement process.  If you are an employee, worker or contractor of GTP, the information about how we handle your personal information as an employee communicated directly with you.  If you are a prospective employee or job applicant of GTP, we will provide you with information about how we handle your personal information for recruitment purposes.

 

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or any other privacy polices mentioned above please email us at:  data-protection@globaltransactionpartners.com

What type of personal information do we hold about you

Personal information means any information relating to a person that enables them to be identified either directly or indirectly. Personal information that we hold about you may include your:

  • name

  • address

  • email address

  • phone number

  • internet protocol (IP) address

  • computer location data

 

If you are a client, personal information that we hold about you may include the same information listed above, along with your language, gender, date of birth, fascimile number and social network accounts.  We may also process your function / job title within the company and your work email address and your company’s name, postal address, VAT and / or company number.

 

We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information and methods used to browse away from the page.

How we collect personal information

We will collect and store your personal information when you interact with our website or, as a customer, request our products or services.  We collect personal information in writing, by telephone, by e-mail and by online applications.

 

GTP collects personal information directly from the individual to whom it relates, except where that individual has consented to GTP collecting the personal information from a third party or the law otherwise permits GTP to do so.

How we use your information

We will use your personal data, and may share your personal data with other parties acting on our behalf, for one or more of the following purposes: 

  • to conduct research about the use of our website

  • to assess and respond to a complaint you might make to us

  • for our own administrative purposes, including training our staff, conducting internal audits or transferring assets as part of a sale, purchase or investment in the business

  • if you are a client, to carry out our contract with you

  • for market research purposes

  • to conduct investigations of suspicious or harmful activity

  • to comply with GTP’s regulatory and legal obligations

 

We do not sell your personal information to others. If we wish to use your personal information for a purpose beyond that for which it was originally provided, we will ask for your consent or seek to rely on another valid legal ground to process your personal information in accordance with the applicable law.

How do you store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information?

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform.  Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.  Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

Grounds for processing

To process your data lawfully we need to rely on one or more valid legal grounds.  The grounds we may rely upon include: your consent to particular processing activities; our legitimate interests as a business (except where your interests or fundamental rights override these); our compliance with a legal obligation to which GTP is subject; our necessary performance of a business obligation.

 

Information for marketing purposes

If at any time after you have consented to us using your information for marketing purposes and you wish us to stop using your information for these purposes, please email us at

data-protection@globaltransactionpartners.com 

 

International transfer of personal data

We may transfer your personal data to a third party in countries outside the European Union for further processing in accordance with the purposes set out in this policy.  In particular, your personal data may be transferred throughout the GTP and to our outsourced service providers located abroad.  In these circumstances we will, as required by applicable law, ensure that your privacy rights are adequately protected by appropriate technical, organisation, contractual or other lawful means.  

 

We may disclose your information to any person as required by law and specifically to any government agency if we believe in good faith that we must do so to comply with the law or that doing so is required to prevent, detect, investigate or remedy improper conduct potentially affecting GTP.

Retention of personal information

Your personal information will be retained for as long as it is necessary to carry out the purposes set out in this privacy policy (unless longer retention is required by the applicable law).  However, we will not retain any of your personal information beyond this period and the retention of your personal information will be subject to periodic review.  We may keep an anonymised form of your personal information, which will no longer refer to you, for statistical purposes without time limits, to the extent that we have a legitimate and lawful interest in doing so.

Confidentiality and Security

Your personal information will be retained for as long as it is necessary to carry out the purposes set out in this privacy policy (unless longer retention is required by the applicable law).  However, we will not retain any of your personal information beyond this period and the retention of your personal information will be subject to periodic review.  We may keep an anonymised form of your personal information, which will no longer refer to you, for statistical purposes without time limits, to the extent that we have a legitimate and lawful interest in doing so.  GTP is committed to:

  • seeking to safeguard all personal information that you provide to us

  • seeking to ensure that it remains confidential and secure

  • taking all reasonable steps to ensure that personal privacy is respected.

 

By giving us information or allowing it to be collected, to the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree that you will not make any claims against, and that GTP will not be held liable for, any claims, losses or damages which may result, directly or indirectly, from collection of that information, including from misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure and loss or corruption by computer viruses and other sources of harm to the information we collect. 

Your rights with regards to your personal information

Data protection law provides individuals with certain rights, including the right to: access, rectify, withdraw consent, erase, restrict, transport, and object to the processing of, their personal information. Individuals also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant information protection authority if they believe that their personal information is not being processed in accordance with the law.  Further information about your rights is set out below:

  • Right to obtain a copy of your personal information  

  • Right to rectification

  • Right to withdraw consent

  • Right to object to processing

  • Right to erasure

  • Your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

Compliance with Privacy Laws

GTP complies with the data protection and privacy laws to which it is subject.  Except to the extent expressly stated otherwise in this policy, GTP accepts no obligations with respect to the handling of personal information other than those mandated by law in the country which has, or counties which have jurisdiction over GTP in any given circumstances.

USE OF COOKIES

 

This section of the policy explains what cookies are, why we use them and what you may do if you wish to restrict, remove or refuse to accept cookies.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies for the purposes set out in this policy.

 

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file downloaded onto your computer or mobile device when you access a website, including this website.  Cookies are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the website’s owners and third parties.

 

Cookies allow a website to recognise your computer or mobile device.  Cookies do not identify you as an individual, but do identify the computer or mobile device you use to access the Internet and can therefore be used to collect information about your use of the Internet.  Cookies do not allow access to any information stored on your computer or mobile device.

 

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • to determine the number of visitors to our website and to identify how visitors move around the site and, in particular, which pages they visit.  This allows us to improve our website and our services

  • to determine from where in the world our website is being visited so that we can ensure sufficient coverage and

  • to collect information, where available, about your computer or mobile device for system administration purposes, such as your IP address, operating system and browser type.

 

We will only use information collected through the use of cookies to evaluate our website’s effectiveness and to improve your experience when you visit it.  Cookies are not used by us to identify who you are or send you targeted advertising.

Controlling and deleting cookies

When you accessed this website, cookies were sent to your web browser and stored on your computer or mobile device.

 

If you wish to restrict, remove or refuse to accept cookies which are set by any website (including this website), you should do this through the browser settings for each browser you use to access the Internet. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do so.

 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

For further information about how to restrict, remove, and refuse to accept cookies, visit aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org

 

Note, however, that in some cases, restricting, removing or refusing to accept cookies may reduce the functionality of, or prevent access to, this and other websites.

 

Changes to this policy

As we strive to improve our practices, we may review this policy from time to time.  We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and to notify you of those changes by posting an updated version of this policy on our website.

 

It is your responsibility to check our policy each time before you access our website for any changes.