Privacy policy

Analysys Mason is committed to protecting your privacy. We want you to feel secure when visiting our Web site and this section explains what information we collect about users of our Web site and describes how we will use it.

Your access to and use of this Web site indicates your agreement with the terms of this policy. Our Web site may contain links to other Web sites that are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy policy. If you access other Web sites using the links provided, your information may be used by the operators of those sites in accordance with their privacy policy.

Security

In compliance with European Parliament EC directives and the UK Data Protection Act 1998, we follow strict security procedures and take appropriate measures to ensure that the information about you is not damaged, destroyed or disclosed to a third party except trusted third partners in accordance with this policy, and unauthorised access to it is prevented. This means that we may require you to co-operate with our security checks before we can disclose certain information to you.

Analysys Mason use secure socket layer (SSL) technology for the protection of your financial data; this is for credit card information submitted through our web forms.

What information do we collect?

Analysys Mason collects the following:

  • details you provide on registration, including registering for our subscriber services, registering for an event/conference, ordering a report or participating in an online survey
  • information we learn about you from your use of our service and the transactions you undertake, including details of the payment cards you use
  • participation in any promotions or competitions offered by our Web site, or provided by you when submitting a customer review
  • information requests for regular communication from Analysys Mason which include the email addresses of clicked urls embedded within an email message body
  • feedback on client questionnaires which is gathered continually in order to review and monitor Analysys Mason’s performance as part of our quality management system (in accordance with ISO9001:2000 to which Analysys Mason is registered)
  • CVs when submitting an online application for a position within Analysys Mason.


Cookies

Analysys Mason uses cookies to enable us to personalise your visits to our Web site.

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer's hard drive by your browser. They enable us to identify your device, or you when you have logged in. We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the Web site by storing your preferences, for example. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.

We also use or allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the three categories above. For example, like many companies, we use Google Analytics to help us monitor our website traffic. 

We don’t sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) and they do not contain any personally identifiable information.You need session cookies for any protected area of our website. If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can modify your browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you can refuse cookies altogether. You can also delete cookies that have already been set.

If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies that are set on your device, then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. 

How do we use the information we collect?

We are committed to protecting your privacy, and will only use the information in the following ways:

  • to manage your subscriber account with us and administer your membership of our service
  • to determine what is most effective about our Web site
  • to personalise your experience with us and enable us to identify ways to improve it
  • to notify you about changes to the functionality of our Web site
  • to send you offers or information that we think you may be interested in based on your stated areas of interest and any information you have requested.

Our regular email communication, to which you may have subscribed, contains urls. The urls clicked within the message body are used to gauge user interest, which helps us make future communication more useful and assists us to customise the content provided to you.

By sending your CV and job application to Analysys Mason, you acknowledge and agree that Analysys Mason may use the information about you supplied in your application, or subsequently supplied, in order to consider you as a candidate for present or future employment, may forward details of your skills and experience, without your contact data, to our clients for them to assess your suitability for inclusion on their projects as part of our team and for inclusion in your employment records if you subsequently become an Analysys Mason employee.

Feedback given in client questionnaires is analysed for statistical purposes; to monitor our performance, and the comments received are used to improve our processes and better serve our clients.

When completing our client questionnaire, if you agree to be a referee, you are stating that Analysys Mason has worked with you and your company. This information will only be used by Analysys Mason for marketing purposes.

Analysys Mason may also contact you using the contact details you have provided if we require further confirmation from you. Analysys Mason may request permission to use our clients’ company logos for marketing purposes. Your company logo will not be used for any other purpose. Trademarks and copyright remain the property of the client’s company.

We may also use data for other purposes, which we will describe to you before we collect the information.

If you have any requests concerning the use of your information please contact the email address below.

Disclosure and retention of your information

We will not sell or share your individual information or disclose information about you to third parties except as provided in this privacy policy and to the extent that we are required to do so by law. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to managers and senior employees of Analysys Mason for the evaluation of your suitability for a particular assignment and similar purposes; including transmission to our worldwide offices and certain permitted third parties, including trusted partners, some of whom are located outside the European Economic Area. We will transfer the information only to trusted third parties. By using our services, you consent to this transfer unless you advise us otherwise to the email address below.

Information will be stored so that our files can be kept up to date.

If you apply for a position or submit your CV we may, as permitted by law, retain the information for a reasonable time. We will also retain your CV in the event that you do not take up employment with Analysys Mason, for reference purposes for a reasonable time and to enable us to take it into account if you apply again or to contact you if a suitable vacancy arises in the future.

You may apply for subject access to view the data which we hold on you at any time for a reasonable fee to cover our costs.

Disclaimer

Analysys Mason do not guarantee or warrant access to our Web site will be uninterrupted or without delay, or that our Web site will be error-free, omission-free or free of viruses. Therefore, the information is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including accuracy, timeliness and completeness. In no event will Analysys Mason be liable to any party for either direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this Web site, any content on or access through this site or any site service linked to, or any copying, displaying, or use thereof.

Your access to and use of this Web site is provided by Analysys Mason. The information provided is free of charge and intended for information and guidance purposes. It does not create a business relationship between you and Analysys Mason. Information provided on the Web site should not be seen as a substitute for other professional advice or consultation unless stated otherwise. Links on the Web site to other companies or services are not an endorsement of that site or service by Analysys Mason and the use of information on external links is at your own risk.

Unless otherwise stated, the contents of this Web site including, but not limited to, the text and images contained herein and their arrangement are the property of Analysys Mason. All trademarks used or referred to in this Web site are the property of their respective owners.

Content on this Web site is the copyright of Analysys Mason Limited and any unauthorised use of material on the Web site may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. You may download information for use on a single computer solely for your personal or professional use, provided that you do not modify the material in any way and you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other notices.

Data access and modifications

You are entitled to request details of the personal information we hold about you and may request that we amend it if the information we hold is innacurate. Requests should be made to privacy@analysysmason.com. We may contact you by post, fax, email or telephone.

If at any time you decide you no longer want to be contacted by us or to receive offers and information from Analysys Mason via email or post, please send an email to unsubscribe@analysysmason.com and we will remove you from our mailing list.

Occasionally Analysys Mason may make changes to this privacy policy and we recommend that you re-visit this policy from time to time to learn of any such changes.

Analysys Mason Limited is registered by the UK authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office. Registration number: Z9002204