Privacy Policy - Use of Cookies

Privacy Statement and Terms of Use

PRIVACY POLICY – USE OF COOKIES

ASTAKHOVA &PARTNERS (Limited), the A&P, has created this Privacy Statement in order to demonstrate our fair and equal commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Website:

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Websites’ General Terms of Use. Any person that uses this Website or registers on the Website (e.g. member, partner) acknowledges having read and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, as they may be amended from time to time. Any Visitor that uses or accesses the Website agrees and consents to the collection of personal information in the manner outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Data Collection

The Website collects two categories of information:

General information: The Website automatically collects non-personally identifiable information using the Websites’ cookies to monitor Visitor usage patterns and information. The only information the Website collects from a normal visit is the IP address, domain name, browser and type of machine used, referring websites, downloaded files, requested pages and time and date of those requests.

Personal information: In order to access certain features, Visitors may be asked to submit information such as their name and e-mail address. This information is only collected where provided on a voluntary basis through the completion of one of the Website forms by the Visitor and is kept in A&P databases and mailing lists.

Use of Information

A&P will analyze browsing patterns and usage trends of the Website’s Visitors with the general information collected.

A&P periodically summarizes and analyzes these log files to learn how Visitors use content on the Website. This information is used to allocate resources effectively and to improve the content, organizational structure and performance of the Website. This process does not collect, store or use personally-identifying information such as name, address, telephone number or email address.

Terms of use Cookies

Cookies enable the website to store information on the visitor’s browser. Cookies can collect such data as what site you have entered this site from, what browser, operating system and screen resolution your computer has and what the IP-address of your computer is i.e. which Internet-address is used for sending and receiving data.

Cookie information enables SRV and its partners to record the amount of visitors on their service and to analyze and develop better service for visitors. In addition the partners of SRV may use tracking cookies to target Internet advertising enabling advertisements to be targeted according to the visitor’s interests. This type of advertising does not identify the visitor in any way and is never connected to any personal information the visitor may have submitted on the website.

It is possible for the visitor to block the storing of cookies by changing the settings of the Internet browser. By doing this the visitor should also accept that it may affect the functionality of the actual service.

website Security

Any information provided to A&P by Visitors of the Website is handled with due care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy, or in any site/area-specific policies, or in ways to which Visitors have not explicitly consented. A&P employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on Website from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction. When Visitors submit sensitive information via the Website (such as personal data and numbers e.g. social security number or identity /national number) such information is encrypted and protected with SSL encryption.

All A&P employs respect with access to and with processing of personal data and with respect to the confidentiality of official business matters, including personal data.

Retention of Personal Information

A&P will retain Visitors’ personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Electronic Mail

When a Visitor sends A&P personal identifying information via email (that is, in a message containing a question or a comment, or by filling out a form that emails A&P this information), A&P uses it to respond to Visitors’ requests. A&P may forward Visitors email to other employees of A&P (including Affiliates or branches of A&P, also such which are located in countries which do not have legislation which provides for adequate Data Protection) who are better able to answer Visitors’ questions. A&P does not retain or distribute lists of email addresses to any parties outside of A&P (including A&P Affiliates). In no event, does A&P distribute lists of e-mail addresses to any outside parties. Information collected via email will be retained at A&P’s sole discretion in a directly readable form as long as necessary to complete A&P’s response.

External Links

This Website contains links to other websites that are not operated or maintained by A&P and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Visitors should be aware that the links on this Website are provided only for Visitors’ convenience. A&P has no control over, makes no promises or warranties of any kind with regards to, and has no responsibility or liability for, the content of any other websites or their privacy policies, their use of cookies, or the way they collect, save, store or use information. Visitors should review the privacy policy of each website they visit.