WorkCast may update this Policy at any time. In the event there are material changes in the way we treat your personal information ("Your Data"), we will notify you by email. Unless stated otherwise, our current Policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.
Minors under the age of eighteen years old are not eligible to use WorkCast.net and we therefore ask that minors do not submit any personal information to us or use the Services.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, please contact WorkCast at the address below.
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"), the data controller is WorkCast Corporation Limited of Evolve Centre, Cygnet Way, Rainton Bridge Business Park, Durham, DH4 5QY.
To set up a WorkCast Account you are required to complete the registration process. This process requires you to provide certain personal information such as your name, email address, telephone number, company name and job title as well as information about your company such as country and industry sector. We may also collect user profile information such as age, gender, postcode, and areas of special interest to you.
If you choose to become a paid user of a WorkCast Product or Service, we will ask for additional information such as your credit card details and/or billing details.
Web beacons, sometimes called single-pixel GIFs, are small electronic image files that we may place on WorkCast.net or WorkCast.co.uk Web pages and within certain emails. Combined with cookies, Web beacons allow us to count the number of unique users who have visited a specific page and the number of times those pages are displayed. We can also use Web beacons to let us know how many people opened certain types of email. Information we may collect using Web beacons will be in aggregate form only and will not contain your personal information. Third party advertisers may use Web beacons in their advertisements on WorkCast websites. This enables us to compile aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns. We do not allow Web beacons on our websites to be used by third parties to collect or access your personal information.
When you use WorkCast Products or Services, our servers record, in a server log, information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. Server logs may include information such as you web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
When you send email or other communication to WorkCast or another user, we may retain those communications in order to process your enquiries, respond to your requests and to improve our services.
WorkCast collects and uses your personal and activity information, as described above, to operate and improve its services or to carry out the transactions you request. These uses may include making our services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to enter the same information repeatedly, for research and analysis to improve our services and technologies, to display customised content and advertising, to contact you in connection with your enquiries, surveys, your Account or to deliver promotional material, and to provide reporting to Users of WorkCast Products and Services.
WorkCast may store and process personal information collected on WorkCast.net or other WorkCast websites in the UK or any other country including outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") in which WorkCast or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using a WorkCast service, you consent to any such transfer of your information outside your country and the EEA.
WorkCast does not share or sell personal information about you with third parties or non-affiliated companies except to provide the products or services you have requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
You can amend your account information and at any time by visiting your account page on the relevant WorkCast Product or Service. If you cancel your attendance at an Event we will remove your personal details from the Attendee base for that Event, but if your personal information has been previously shared with the Event Host, you will need to contact the Event Host directly to request your information be removed from its database. You can close your account in accordance with our General User Agreement. If you close your account, we may retain your personal information but only for the purposes of preventing fraud or future abuse, or if required by law. All retained information will continue to be subject to the terms of this Policy. You have a right under the Act to access information held about you, subject to an administrative fee to meet our reasonable costs. You may also ask us to stop processing Your Data at any time.
To secure your personal information, access to your data is password protected, and sensitive information is protected by encryption when it is exchanged between your Web browser and our website. It is your responsibility to keep your password confidential and not to share this information with anyone. To protect data stored on our servers, we regularly audit our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and we use only secured access tier 1 data centres.
Whilst we will implement the security measures detailed above, transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore transmission via the internet is at your own risk.