Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your data and privacy.
BY VISITING [imaa-institute.org] (THE “SITE”) OR ANY SUBDOMAINS YOU ARE ACCEPTING AND CONSENTING TO THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY (INCLUDING AS UPDATED OR AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME). IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY, PLEASE STOP USING THE SITE IMMEDIATELY.
When you use the Site or contact us by telephone, e-mail, social media, SMS, facsimile or through one of our apps, we may collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us, including:
The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description, photographs or images and comments.
Information we collect about you.
With regard to each of your visits to our Site we may automatically collect the following information:
Information we receive from other sources.
Mobile and Location-based Services
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us. We will use this information:
Order-related and Promotional Email and Other Communications:
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
Information we receive from other sources.
We may share your personal information with any IMAA entity and with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions, to the extent implemented by IMAA, will be encrypted using SSL technology. Payment transaction implemented by third party websites will be subject to their payment terms and processes, and IMAA shall have no responsibility relating to such transactions. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
We retain personal information about you for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Policy or until you notify us to remove you from our database, unless a longer or shorter retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.
We design our systems and devices with your security and privacy in mind.
We work to protect the security of your information during transmission by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
We follow the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) when handling credit card data.
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage, and disclosure of personal customer information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.
Our devices offer security features to protect them against unauthorized access and loss of data. You can control these features and configure them based on your needs.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computers, devices, and applications. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
The Site is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does IMAA knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to submit any personally identifiable information to IMAA.
Where applicable under local law, you may request a copy of the personal information held by IMAA about you. Local law may enable us to charge a fee for this. We may require you to prove your identity with approved identification if you request this information.
You are responsible for keeping your information current and up-to-date. You may update your information by contacting us at the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA) GmbH, Hagenholzstrasse 83b, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland. You may also contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where provided under applicable law, you may have the right to ask us for a list of personal data we share with third parties and information regarding those third parties, if the third parties use the personal data for their direct marketing purposes. In addition, where provided under applicable law, you may have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. If you are a California resident or reside in a jurisdiction that allows such requests send an e-mail to email@example.com specifying that you seek your “California Customer Privacy Notice” or other applicable Customer Privacy Notice. Please identify your location and please allow thirty days for a response.
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by either adjusting certain controls on the forms we use to collect your data, if such controls are available on such forms, or by modifying your profile by logging in to imaa-insitute.org. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA) GmbH, Hagenholzstrasse 83b, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland. You may also contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by updating your profile at imaa-institute.org, which will include information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of your information.
If you prefer not to receive marketing or promotional emails from IMAA or the Site, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any promotional email you receive from us. Please note that such requests may take up to ten (10) days to become effective.
IMAA gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our products and services. You can subscribe to receive certain product- and service-specific information and also choose to receive IMAA general communications. We give you a choice regarding delivery of IMAA general communications by the communication means through which IMAA may contact you, which may include postal mail, email, SMS, telephone, or mobile device.
You can make or change your choices about receiving either subscription or general communications at the data collection point or by using other methods, which are listed in this Policy. This option does not apply to communications primarily for the purpose of administering order completion, contracts, support, product safety warnings, or other administrative and transactional notices where the primary purpose of these communications is not promotional in nature.
Subscription communications include email newsletters, member updates, job listings, daily news feeds and other types of information that may be expressly requested by you or which you consented to receive. After you request such communications, you may opt out of receiving them by using one of the following methods:
Select the email “opt out” or “unsubscribe” link, or follow the opt-out instructions included in each email subscription communication.
Return to your profile page at imaa-institute.org and follow the opt-out instructions.
Write to the IMAA Office (contact details below). Be sure to provide your name, relevant contact information, and specific relevant information about the IMAA subscriptions that you no longer wish to receive.
Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) is used on this website. The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by https://www.intersoft-consulting.de.
Purposes of the Processing
On behalf of the operator of this website, i.e. IMAA, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (https://gdpr-info.eu/art-6-gdpr/).
Recipients or Categories of Recipients
The recipient of the collected data is Google.
Transfer to Third Countries
Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI.
Duration of Data Storage
The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.
Rights of the Persons affected
You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
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You may also contact us by e-mail at email@example.com.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
Below we explain the different types of Cookies that may be used on the Site.
We distinguish between session Cookies and persistent Cookies.
If you want to delete or disable any cookies (or similar technologies), please refer to the instructions of your file management software to locate the file and directory that stores cookies. You may not be able to take advantage of all the features of our Website, including certain personalised features, if you delete or disable cookies.
Please be aware that rejecting Cookies may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on the Site, and our ability to recognize your browser from one visit to the next.
For more information on how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
We may change and update our list of cookies (or similar technologies) from time to time. If you use our cookies (or similar technologies) after we have published these changes, you will be agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not consent to the use of the cookies (or similar technologies) at any time, please see above on how to disable cookie