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Information collection and use

The Marketing Society is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Types of information gathered

There are two primary types of information provided by The Marketing Society members. The definitions and treatments of these types are as follows:

Professional Information - Data that members provide to The Marketing Society through various methods of communications with us is considered professional information that is stored and managed for our internal use. Professional data includes, but is not limited to, name, address, company name, company address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, as well as questions answered on survey or registration forms. Data captured during a member's visit to our web site, as well as during a visit to another partner site, is also considered professional information and may also be stored for our internal use. Professional information is not shared with other organisations or other Marketing Society members for the purpose of facilitating business relationships.

Financial Information - Payment information gathered - including but not limited to, credit card numbers, financial institutions, and expiration dates - is considered Financial. This information is not distributed under any circumstance.

What are the email Club rules?

You may use the email services to send messages to their profiles but we strongly recommend that members only contact other members that they know well or have recently met at a Marketing Society event. Members can report messages they deem to be spam or inappropriate. The Marketing Society reserves the right to cancel a members subscription to the email service. Please note that when you send a message all information that you enter is covered by this Privacy Policy.

Opt out

The Marketing Society will accept, acknowledge and maintain any member's request to opt-out of any future communication from the Society.

The Marketing Society will accept opt-out requests as follows:

  • By Sender: The Marketing Society or 3rd party·
  • By Medium: Mail, Phone, Fax, E-mail (or All)
Security

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information you have given to us and may, on occasion, request proof of identity before we disclose any professional information to you.

Cookies

Where a site is password protected it will use Cookies. Cookies are nothing more than a simple text file. They are not executable programs, and consequently it is impossible for a cookie to contain a virus, or any other application. Cookies are also very small, and you run no risk of filling your hard drive with too many cookies. The Marketing Society Cookie that is placed on your computer as a result of you registering or logging on to our website contains only your unique reference number that is allocated by the registration process. There is no information in the Cookie that can identify you. The Cookie is only valid when you access our website.

Links

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that The Marketing Society is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Correction/Updating personal information

If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as postal code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by e-mailing our membership team at membership@marketing-society.org.uk

Any queries/questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your member information or your request to opt-out of communications from The Marketing Society, please contact membership at membership@marketing-society.org.uk or +44 20 8973 1350.

Persons who communicate with The Marketing Society, and supply us with an e-mail address, may receive future communications by e-mail or telephone. Persons who do not wish to receive e-mail messages may contact The Marketing Society and ask to be removed; to do so, send an e-mail to unsubscribe@marketing-society.org.uk and specify your name, company name and e-mail address. As such, The Marketing Society supports the member's right to "opt-out". Persons who request information about The Marketing Society, and who supply us with their contact details will be added to our database to receive the requested information.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will amend this document accordingly so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.