Hammer Partners respects your privacy and seeks to protect your personal data. The following information describes how we gather and use data.
What Hammer Partners uses your personal information for
Hammer Partners SA collects and uses your information to administer, support, improve and obtain feedback on our service and to detect and prevent faults, breaches of our network security, the law or our contract terms. We will also use all this information to assess whatHammer Partners products and services may be of interest to individuals and to personalise our service and marketing.
If you are registered to use them, Hammer Partners may contact you to obtain feedback on the service and any improvements we could make to it.
Unless you have disapproved such contact,Hammer Partners may contact you about those of its other services which may interest you. We may for example send you information on new content. Sometimes we may invite you to client events. Such contact may be by post, email, instant message and (in certain limited circumstances) by telephone from time to time. You have a right to ask us at any time not to contact you by way of direct marketing.
Personal Information Hammer Partners collects
Hammer Partners collects and updates information about users of its service, suppliers, account and IT managers and other individuals it deals with in its day-to-day business. It will obtain this information via direct contact with you.
Information you give us: This information includes your contact details, registration and payment details, support problems, details around participation in events, prize draws or surveys and certain relevant details of your interests and preferences. Information may also be obtained on you as a result of authentication or identity checks, including as required by the prevailing laws and regulations applicable toHammer Partners or you, as a user.
Information we collect via our services: If you are a registered user of Hammer Partners research service we will also gather information about your use of our service, such as generic types of data accessed, times and volume of use of the services and traffic data. Traffic Data includes logs, details of networks, data and systems accessed, details of the sender and recipients of messages sent over our services, times and location of log on or access, duration of sessions, clickstream and similar usage or system data. Traffic data may sometimes be traceable to/related to not just companies but named individuals. Before you register with Hammer Partners, however, you can browse parts of Hammer Partners website anonymously.
Storage methods and duration
Hammer Partners may store your information in its databases, such as its customer relationship database, for reference. The information may be retained and used by Hammer Partners for a reasonable period, reflecting our need to answer queries or resolve problems, provide improved and new services and any data retention requirements of the law. This means we may retain information after an individual ceases to use Hammer Partners or after the individual has ceased interacting with us. Except where the law, authorities or regulatory bodies require us to retain it for longer, we retain traffic data for a reasonable period after the traffic data was generated, including in some circumstances (such as with firewall logs or fault data) after any bill has been paid.
Passing your information to third parties
Except where the law permits and you specifically agree, Hammer Partners does not sell or rent your personal data to others outside Hammer Partners.
A “cookie” is a piece of software, which may be sent to your computer. Cookies enable us to collect information about how our web sites and services are being used and to manage them more efficiently. Until you have registered on the ResearchPool web site, the cookie will only track general usage patterns and technical information about your computer type and will not be used to identify you individually. After registration, cookies will be used to collect information on you as described in “Personal Information ResearchPool collects”. You can turn off the ability to receive cookies by adjusting the browser in your computer but you should note that if you do so, this may materially distort the quality of service and data you receive. You therefore do this at your own risk.
In addition to any Hammer Partners feed (interalia interests in asset classes or companies) to which you have subscribed, you may receive a related newsletter by email. You can decide not to enroll in Hammer Partners newsletters during the registration process. You can also at any time choose to stop receiving any newsletter by following the unsubscribe instructions.
Advertising on our website
We do not advertise on our website. If in future we do, advertising would be served to our web site may contain cookies used to collect technical information and generic usage information but third party advertisers will not be able to relate this to you as an individual without your consent.
This Policy was last updated on 23rd May, 2018.