This online privacy policy is designed to tell you about how we collect and use information so that you (“User” or “you”) can make an informed choice about using the website identified by the URLs www.zinc-net.com and www.iszb.org (the “Website”). The website respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you register to use our website and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

Purpose of this privacy notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how the website collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you register.

Contact details
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact us using the details set out below.
Your rights can be exercised free of charge by email: iszb.org@gmail.com

Third-party links
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.
We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

The data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
When you undertake to register yourself on this website, we ask for your email address, and your full name, company, job title and address, and telephone number (“Personal Data”).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:

  • Identity Data includes [family name, given name, username or similar identifier, age group and gender].
  • Contact Data includes [postal address, email address, skype address, web address and telephone numbers].
  • Technical Data includes [internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website].
  • Profile Data includes [your username and password, stage of career, country you work in, workplace, role, workgroup affiliation and main field of interest].
  • Usage Data includes [information about how you use our website, products and services].
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes [your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences].
We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

  • Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity and Contact Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, and email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you create an account on our website or give us some feedback.
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies.
  • Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
    • Technical Data from the following parties:
    • analytics providers [such as Google based inside or outside the EU];
    • search information providers [such as Google based inside or outside the EU].
    • Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and delivery services [such as based inside or outside the EU].

Purposes for which we will use your personal data
The Personal Data we collect is used to provide you with the service that you have requested or to respond to an inquiry that you have made. We use certain third party service providers to assist us in providing these services to you, for example, email alerting, web casting and hosting.
It will not be used in ways to which you have not consented. The Personal Data we acquire will not be used for marketing purposes. We will not sell, rent or loan any Personal Data or identifiable information collected on this Website.
The information collected from this Website could be stored for as long as is required for the uses stated.

Data security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Your legal rights
You have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data:

  • Request access to your personal data.
  • Request correction of your personal data.
  • Request erasure of your personal data.
  • Object to processing of your personal data.
  • Request restriction of processing your personal data.
  • Request transfer of your personal data.
  • Right to withdraw consent.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.

What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.