Privacy Policy

Introduction

In this privacy policy, the expressions “IPR Events London LTD”, “we” and “us” and “our” mean [IPR Events London LTD (Company Number 09483102) whose registered office is at the Plaza Unit 1.06, 535 King's Road, London, England, SW10 0SZ.
This policy sets out the basis on which we process any personal information that we obtain about you. This includes any personal information that we collect from you when you register with us for an event and/or use the Website www.iprevents.uk (the "Website"). 
By registering with us or by using the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information by us for the purposes authorised below and for any other purpose which is reasonably necessary for the provision of services to you and the proper administration of the Website and IPR events.

What information do we collect?

Where we use the expression "Personal Information" we mean information that relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information, or from that information and other information that is held by or is likely to be held by us. 

  • We collect personal information about you when you register with us and also when you use the Website. This may include, for example, contact details such as your name, postal and email addresses and a contact telephone number.  Where we use cookies on the Website, we may also collect information about the computer you are using – please see paragraph 7 for more detail.

We also monitor user traffic patterns to enables us to improve the service we provide.

You must ensure that the personal information you provide is true, accurate and complete.  It is also your responsibility to let us know about any changes to your personal information so that we can ensure our records are complete and up-to-date.

Changes to our policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this privacy policy without prior notice.  If you regularly use the Website, you should continue to check this privacy policy for updates and amendments, as you will be deemed to have accepted the changes if you continue to use the Website after any changes have been posted.

How do we use the data we collect?

We use personal information collected from you for the following purposes:

  • To assist you with any enquiries that you have raised with us, including any queries and issues raised in any correspondence and via the Website;
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • To transfer your details (including account details) to relevant third parties, industry organisations and regulators as reasonably required for the operation of our business; and
  • To carry out auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and enhance the use of the Website by users.

 

Where you have not objected to such use, we might also use your information to let you know about other services which we offer and which we believe may be of interest to you.  We may also notify you, for example, of auction lots or expositions that you may be interested in, where you have not already registered your interest in that auction lot or exposition. 

If you do not object initially, but you change your mind later, please email us at info@iprevents.uk  alternatively, if you have registered with us via the Website, you can opt-out by clicking on the Privacy Policy link from any page. On the Contact Us link at the bottom of any page, you have the option to edit your communications preferences and opt-out of mailings and/or any third party communications.

Disclosure of your information

We will only share your details within the IPR Events London Ltd group of companies and with the other persons described in this Privacy Policy. 
If you have consented to us doing so, we may also share your personal information with our franchisees and affiliates for the purpose of enabling those franchisees and affiliates to contact you to let you know about other auction lots, expositions or services which they offer and which they believe may be of interest to you.  
If you have consented to us sharing your information with franchisees and affiliates but you change your mind later, please email us at info@iprevents.uk. Alternatively, if you have registered with us via the Website, you can opt-out by clicking on the Contact Us link at the bottom of any page. 
We employ other companies and individuals to carry out functions on our behalf, including sending mail, providing marketing assistance, analysing data and providing customer services.  In order to carry out their functions, these companies and individuals may require access to your personal information but we shall only disclose such personal information as is needed by them to perform their functions.
Where requested to do so, we may co-operate with any court, regulatory body, police authority or other similar authority in any investigations in connection with your participation in an auction, exposition, event and/or use of the Website.  Where required, this may include disclosing information to such authorities about communications provided to us on registration and information transmitted via the Website.
As we develop our business, we might buy or sell businesses or subsidiaries.  If such a transaction occurs, the transferred assets will generally include personal information. However, any such transfer shall be conditional on this information remaining subject to the restrictions on its use as set out in the Privacy Policy notice in place before the transfer.
The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, accessed from and/or stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your information is adequately protected and is treated in accordance with this privacy policy.

How do we store and maintain personal information?

All information you provide to us via the Website is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. 
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk.
It may be necessary for us to maintain our records for a number of years.  However, if your information is no longer required, we will destroy records containing personal information securely.

Cookies – What are they and how do we use them?

"Cookies" are small bits of electronic information that a website can transfer to your hard drive to help tailor and keep records of your visit to that website.  If you visit the Website, cookies are used to allow us to better customise your visit to your individual preferences, helping us provide you with the best possible service on the Website.  Most major websites use cookies and their use is standard on the Internet. You can find out more about the way cookies work on www.cookiecentral.com and www.allaboutcookies.org
We use cookies to:

  • simplify the logging on process for registered users;
  • help ensure the security and authenticity of registered users’;
  • provide the mechanisms for online shopping; and
  • enable traffic monitoring.

On visiting our Website you will be sent anonymous cookies to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up a demographic profile. Most browsers allow you to turn off the cookie function. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser.
Whilst you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies, you must have cookies enabled in order to browse much of the Website and to access any areas reserved for registered users.

Links

The Website contains links to other websites.  Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites, and we recommend you read the privacy statements immediately on entering other websites.

Your rights

You have the right to request us to stop using your personal information, to obtain a copy of any personal information which we hold about you and to notify us of any inaccuracies.

If you would like to obtain a written copy of your personal information please write to us.  You will need to verify your identity and specify what information you require.  If you prefer you may also call us on 0207 352 4356.

We will be happy to answer any enquiries from you regarding this Privacy Policy, the personal information we hold about you, or the use we make of it.  If you have any queries, comments, or if you wish to correct or update the information we hold about you, please either email us at info@iprevents.uk, or write to us at:

The Data Protection Compliance Officer
IPR Events London Limited 
Plaza Unit 1.06
535 King's Road 
London 
England 
SW10 0SZ

Please enclose your postal details and a cheque for the statutory fee of £10.00 payable to IPR Events London Limited.

If you wish to know more about your rights please visit the Information Commissioner's Website at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.

Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy will be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the English Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute, save that we have the right, at our sole discretion, to commence and pursue proceedings in alternative jurisdictions.

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