PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

This policy defines how SecurityMatters uses and protects any information that you provide SecurityMatters when you use this website.
SecurityMatters is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information through which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
SecurityMatters may update this policy to reflect changes in the content of this website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree with any changes. This policy is effective from March 1, 2013.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may collect the following personal information:

  • Your name
  • The name of your company
  • Your e-mail address
  • How you found out about SecurityMatters
  • Sales or general information inquiries

We collect this information:

  • When you complete our online form to request our marketing material
  • When you submit sales or general information inquiries
  • By means of ’cookies’ when you use our website (see Cookies section)

WHAT WE DO WITH THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect the information specified in the previous section for the following purposes:

  • Internal record keeping
  • To improve our products and services
  • To customize the website according to your interests
  • From time to time, we may contact you through the e-mail address you provided for market research purposes

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law or by regulations.

SECURITY

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

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Dutch Data Protection Act. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to info@secmatters.com.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please e-mail us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by websites you visit. This website makes use of cookies that help us analyze how you use the website by monitoring which pages you find useful and which you do not. This allows us to tailor the website’s operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. The cookies we use in no way give us access to your computer or any personal information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Most browsers automatically accept cookies and you should be able to accept, delete or reject them if you wish by adjusting the settings on your browser. This will, however, affect your use of this website.

This website makes use of the following cookies:

  • SecurityMatters cookies: we use cookies to monitor how you use this website and track the preferences you express. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of monitoring and improving this website. In all cases these cookies do not store any information that makes you personally identifiable to us.
  • Google Analytics cookies: we use the free Google Analytics tool (see http://www.google.com/analytics/) to collect and analyze site statistics. Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on visitor interactions on this website. These cookies do not collect any personally identifiable information and are only used for the statistical collection of data such as visits and page hits. Google Analytics’ cookies store IP addresses but we cannot link those addresses to any individual or path through the website. Google uses the cookies to read information and evaluate visitors’ use of the website in the form of statistical reports that we can access. The Google Analytics’ code is incorporated into this website’s code so that our site serves the cookies, but Google has access to the cookies. You can stop being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by going to Google's site at: Link.
    Google Analytics' terms require us to reproduce the following wording in this policy:
    "This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above."
    You can also read Google's Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.
  • We use the Twitter "Follow Button" plugin to help us market our business using Twitter. The plugin detects whether you are logged into Twitter when you visit this website and uses this information to present either a "Follow" or "You Follow" message with various other details from Twitter. The plugin creates a number of third-party cookies. We use the plugin as a convenience for our users and we use it on the basis that Twitter adheres to its Privacy Policy – see here for more information.
  • We use the LinkedIn "Follow" plugin to help us market our business using LinkedIn. The plugin detects whether you are logged into LinkedIn when you visit this website, and uses this information to present appropriately-worded Follow messages with various other details from LinkedIn. The plugin creates or updates a number of persistent cookies and session cookies. We use the plugin as a convenience for our users and we use it on the basis that LinkedIn adheres to its Privacy Policy - see here for more information.

We believe there is no reason for our visitors to be particularly concerned about the privacy implications of any of the cookies we use, but we do recognize the importance of making you aware of the purpose and scope of the data stored in the cookies which are created or updated on your computer when you visit this website. You may choose to delete these cookies from your computer between visits to this website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

This website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.