Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At “The Concept Group of companies” we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.
  • In our blogging products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact our support team.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, “The Concept Group of companies” collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. “The Concept Group of companies” purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how “The Concept Group of companies” ’s visitors use its website. From time to time, “The Concept Group of companies” may produce non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g. by publishing an internal report on trends in the usage of its website. This will be any information obtained from a standard analytics tool.

“The Concept Group of companies” also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users “The Concept Group of companies” websites. “The Concept Group of companies” only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators. This standard practice is done in case of abusive e-mails or committing an act of fraud.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to “The Concept Group of companies” websites choose to interact with “The Concept Group of companies” in ways that require “The Concept Group of companies” to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that “The Concept Group of companies” gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for newsletters at www.concept-data.com or one of our sister sites to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in on-line transactions with “The Concept Group of companies” – by purchasing products – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, “The Concept Group of companies” collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with “The Concept Group of companies”. “The Concept Group of companies” does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

“The Concept Group of companies” may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. For instance, “The Concept Group of companies” may monitor the most popular products on www.concept-data.com. This will be any information obtained from a standard analytics tool.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

“The Concept Group of companies” discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on “The Concept Group of companies” behalf or to provide services available at “The Concept Group of companies” websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using “The Concept Group of companies” websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. “The Concept Group of companies” will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, “The Concept Group of companies” discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a summons, court order or other governmental request, or when “The Concept Group of companies” believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of “The Concept Group of companies”, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an “The Concept Group of companies” website and have supplied your email address, “The Concept Group of companies” may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with “The Concept Group of companies” and our products. We primarily use e-mail and various social media sites to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. The Concept Group of companies” takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. “The Concept Group of companies” uses cookies to help “The Concept Group of companies” identify and track visitors, their usage of “The Concept Group of companies” website, and their website access preferences. “The Concept Group of companies” visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using “The Concept Group of companies” websites, with the drawback that certain features of “The Concept Group of companies” websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, “The Concept Group of companies” may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in “The Concept Group of companies” sole discretion. “The Concept Group of companies” encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a social media account, you should also check your dashboard for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.