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This Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (collectively, the “Terms”) explain how we collect, use, and disclose information from and about you when you visit our website (the “Website”) and register for The International Composites Summit (the “Exhibition”). This also makes reference to your legal rights related to data protection. This Privacy Notice only applies to personal information that we collect online at http://www.internationalcompositessummit.com/ and related sites.

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal data, then please contact us at info@internationalcompositessummit.com

  1. Registration and Data Collection

Registration for the Exhibition: The ICS Team receives, collects, and stores any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. 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. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

By providing your personal information, you enable The ICS Team to provide you with the services you require. The ICS Team is committed to ensuring that the information we collect, and use is appropriate for this purpose, and will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the governing data protection laws. The ICS Team will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not retain for longer than is necessary.

When you visit our websites, we may collect certain information automatically from your device. In some countries, including countries in the European Economic Area, some of this information may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws.

Specifically, the information we collect automatically may include information like your IP address, device type, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our website, including the pages accessed and links clicked.

Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further in the Cookie Policy section below.

Marketing Email List: By opting in during registration, you may choose to join our marketing email list. This list is used to send you updates about future exhibitions, events, and news related to The International Composites Summit.

  1. Use of Your Information

We will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests to promote the testing, consulting, information, and compliance services and/or products offered by The ICS Team.

We may have other legitimate interests and if appropriate, we will make it clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are. When we process your information in reliance on our legitimate interests, we will consider any consequences or impact it may have on you and will not rely on legitimate interest grounds if we think that our interests are outweighed by any negative impact the activities may have on you.

In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To process your registration for the Exhibition and provide you with access to relevant information and resources.
  • To send you important information about the Exhibition, such as updates, schedules, and changes.
  • To send you marketing emails (if you opt in) about future exhibitions, events, and news related to The International Composites Summit.
  • To improve the Website and your experience on it.
  1. How we Store, Use, Share and Disclose Visitors’ Personal Information
  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure

We will not share or sell your personal information to third parties without your consent, except in the following limited circumstances:

To service providers who help us operate the Website and manage the Exhibition. These service providers are obligated to keep your information confidential.

To comply with legal or regulatory requirements.

If we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the safety of others.

  1. Your Choices

You can opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails. You can also contact us to update or delete your personal information.

  1. Data Security

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure.

  1. Cookies

We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect information about your use of the Website. Cookies are small data files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. They can be used to remember your preferences, track your activity on the Website, and understand how you interact with our content. You can disable cookies in your browser settings.

  1. Terms of Use

By using the Website, you agree to these Terms. You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe on the rights of others. You agree not to interfere with the operation of the Website or attempt to gain unauthorised access to our systems.

  1. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

  1. Consent

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [Your Email Address].

Through agreeing to this privacy notice you are consenting to The ICS Team processing your personal data for the purposes outlined. You can withdraw consent at any time by emailing us at info@internationalcompositessummit.com.

  1. Your Legal Data Protection Rights

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • If you wish to correct or update your personal information, you can do so at any time by contacting us info@internationalcompositessummit.com.
  • You have the right to request that we delete all information that we hold about you, and the right to request a copy of the data we hold on you via a formal Subject Access Request. You can do so at any time by contacting us at info@internationalcompositessummit.com.
  • If you are a resident within the EEA, you can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at info@internationalcompositessummit.com.
  • You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing emails we send you. To opt-out of other forms of marketing (such as postal marketing or telemarketing), then please contact at info@internationalcompositessummit.com.
  • If we collect and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

All the above requests will be forwarded should there be a third party involved in the processing of your personal data. If the ICS Team refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why, which you have a right to legally challenge.

  1. Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by The ICS Team (or third parties as described above), or how your complaint has been handled, you can contact us at info@internationalcompositessummit.com. If you do not get a response within 30 days, you are entitled to complain directly to the United Kingdom’s Supervisory Authority, The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

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