Privacy Policy

Условия конфиденциальности (GDPR Compliant Privacy Policy)

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the website ("Site").

Our privacy policy up-to-date in reliance on the GDPR

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) processes personal information to enable us to provide advice and professional services as a networking company. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) is subject to data protection legislation and regulation, and the following aims to outline how we manage the data we hold. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) since its effective date in 2018. By requesting or using our services, you accept and consent to our use of your personal data as outlined in this policy.

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in European Union (EU) law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.

It was adopted on 27 April 2016. It becomes enforceable on 25 May 2018, after a two-year transition period. The GDPR replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive.

Because GDPR is a regulation, not a directive, it does not require national governments to pass any enabling legislation and is directly binding and applicable.

What is personal data?

«Personal Data» is data held that can identify a living individual from the information we hold on them. This includes their name, address and contact details and may include individual’s IP addresses and online identifiers. This is data which identifies an individual, even without a name associated with it, where it is processed to learn or record something about that individual.

What is sensitive data?

Some personal data may be considered «sensitive» such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, membership of a trade union, health, criminal activity. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) will only collect, use or disclose sensitive personal data about you in accordance with the relevant Data Protection laws and in most cases this will only be collected or used when consent has been given.

Who is the information processed about?

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) process personal information about its:

  • customers and clients;
  • enquirers;
  • advisors and other professional experts, and
  • persons in question.

How may we use your personal information?

In order to provide you with a thorough service, we may need to share your information with other organizations. Where this is necessary, we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA).

Third parties who provide services to PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) such as IT consultants, database specialists, and research consultants etc, all of whom may have access to PBI Journal (PBI Журнал)’s data with the aim to assist PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) in running the business. Contact may be through a variety of means including social media, direct email, or mailshots etc.

What is a security of personal data?

Subjects to PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) are under a duty of confidentiality to protect the integrity of PBI Journal (PBI Журнал)’s database and not to disclose any information of a confidential nature, including personal and related information, other than as required by law.

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) has security features in place to protect all personal data held including:

  • All computer access is secured with strong password authentication, and access to shared network drives is limited to only authorised staff;
  • Passwords are changed periodically;
  • Data is stored on secure and encrypted hosted infrastructure only accessible by authorised staff.

Data that we collect about you may be transferred to, accessed, used or stored in a country outside the European Economic Area but we will make sure that any transfer, access and use of your personal data complies with the laws which apply to us and will continue to be governed by this privacy policy:

  • All computers have anti-virus and anti-malware software installed which is updated continually;
  • All networks are secured using firewalls to protecting incoming and outgoing traffic to the Internet.

What is the lawful basis for keeping your personal data up-to-date?

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) only holds data on individuals who have either contacted us in the past or who we have identified as possible clients or sources in searches for clients.

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) takes reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is up to date, and may request updates from you from time to time. However it is your responsibility to provide us with any changes that you feel may be relevant to us, and to provide us with accurate information.

Under new GDPR laws, individuals have the right to privilege their «Do Not Contact» status. If requested in writing by you, we will delete all information on you from our records, both electronic and paper, but please note that will mean we will be unable to contact you in the future.

If you request that all your details are deleted, we reserve the right to keep you on a «Do Not Contact» list to ensure we comply with your right to opt out.

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) will occasionally send marketing material which we hope will be of interest to you via email marketing software (EMS) and you may request to unsubscribe from these emails at any time at the bottom of these emails.

What are the transfers of personal information?

It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas to partner firms. When this is needed, information may be transferred to countries or territories around the world. Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the Data Protection Act and GDPR.

Personal identification information

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. The non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.

Our Site may use «cookies» to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To run and operate our Site
    We may need your information display content on the Site correctly.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature
    To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

How we protect your information

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) adopt appropriate data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalfs, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Electronic newsletters

If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalfs, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) does not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Compliance with children's online privacy protection act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Site from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

Changes to this privacy policy

PBI Journal (PBI Журнал) has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, revise the updated date at the bottom of this page and send you an email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.

If you are sure about removal of your personal information from us under our privacy rules and under this Policy, please contact us at .

This document was last updated on May 21, 2018.