Benchmark Capital Limited (“Benchmark”) Privacy Statement.
We recognise the importance of respecting your information and maintaining confidentiality. Benchmark and its subsidiaries may collect and use your personal information to deliver the services you have requested. Uses may include making the sites easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; performing research and analysis aimed at improving our services; and displaying content customised to your interests and preferences. We know you may be concerned about what we do with the information you provide us. You have our assurance that we are committed to safeguarding your data and maintaining your privacy online and we do not share your information with, or sell it to third parties, unless we have your prior written consent or are required by law to provide such information.
We may collect information during your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with Benchmark web properties. We also collect certain standard information that your web browser sends to every web site you visit, such as your IP address, browser type, access times and referring web site addresses. In addition, if you wish to receive information from Benchmark, you will be asked to provide personal information, such as your email address, name, address and telephone number. We may also collect demographic information, such as your postcode, preferences and interests. If applicable, we have ensured that any third parties with whom we contract to assist us in providing services have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of your data. Such service providers will only have access to your data as is necessary and are prohibited from any unlawful use of your data.
We may periodically also forward to your attention educational information, as well as material pertaining to our products and services that might be of interest to you. When you receive newsletters or promotional e-mail from Benchmark or its subsidiaries, we may use web beacons, customised links, or similar technologies to determine whether the e-mail has been opened and on which links you click, in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or other information in the future. You can stop the delivery of future promotional e-mail by following the specific instructions set forth in any promotional e-mail you receive. You may also have the option of proactively making choices about the communications you receive from particular Benchmark companies or services.
Benchmark welcomes online feedback and provides various services whereby such information can be made available to users of Benchmark’s services, such as but not limited to article ratings and comments. Any communication transmitted to Benchmark (“Submission”) is understood by both parties to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. Benchmark has no obligation with respect to any Submission and may freely copy, reproduce, incorporate, distribute, or use such Submission as it wishes. Submissions that are violent, obscene, threatening, defamatory, libellous, or violate the law in any way, are prohibited.
You can accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser settings. To do so, refer to the instructions for your file management software. Our cookies will include the file name “@www.ctsuite.com”. By deleting or declining cookies, you may not be able to use some interactive features or access certain areas of the site that depend on cookies.
Benchmark is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.
Personal information collected on Benchmark web properties and services may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom, United States or any other country in which Benchmark or its affiliates, subsidiaries, or agents maintain facilities, and by using a Benchmark web property or service, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.