WE TAKE YOUR PRIVACY VERY SERIOUSLY
In order to inform you of our policies and activities with respect to the collection,
use and transfer of personal data on the Internet, Acropetal is providing you with
an electronic copy of this Policy. This Policy applies to websites worldwide that
are owned and operated by Acropetal Technologies Limited and/or subsidiary companies
that Acropetal Technologies controls, directly or indirectly (collectively, “Acropetal”),
Limited or one of companies that Acropetal controls, directly or indirectly, is
the data controller with respect to personal data collected and processed via its
respective website. In this capacity, each of these Acropetal entities is registered
with appropriate data protection authorities with respect to the processing of personal
data via such websites.
In this Policy, “Personal Data” means information which relates to an individual
and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly (together with
other information that is reasonably likely to come into Acropetal’s possession),
such as your name, e-mail address or telephone number.
Collection of Personal Data
In general, you can visit Acropetal’s websites without telling us who you are and
without revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when
we may need information from you. Acropetal does not rent, sell, or share personal
information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except: (a)
to provide products or services you've requested; (b) when we have your permission:
or (c) under the following circumstances:
We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise
our legal rights or defend against legal claims
We believe it is necessary to share the information in order to investigate, prevent,
or take action against any illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving
potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required
We transfer information about you if Acropetal is acquired by or merged with another
You may choose to give us personal information such as your name and address or
e-mail identification address (‘ID’) that may be needed, for example, to correspond
with you, for you to download our white papers or to provide you with subscription
information. We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable
information. We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your
requests to correct inaccuracies in your personal information. To correct inaccuracies
in your personal information, please return the message containing the inaccuracies
to the sender/ informed email address. The purposes, for which your Personal Data
is collected, are described below, along with a brief description of how your Personal
Data may be handled in each case.
Communicating with you
We will follow up on comments and other requests that you submit to us through our
website, such as online queries or registering your attendance at a conference.
This may include calling you back by telephone or communicating with you via email.
Direct marketing and promotion
Direct marketing and/or promotional efforts by or on behalf of Acropetal may include
providing you with specific information that you have requested online or providing
more general information about other Acropetal offerings. When we collect Personal
Data for direct marketing or promotional purposes, however, we generally offer you
appropriate choices regarding the use of your Personal Data.
If you submit a resume or job application online, we will use your Personal Data
for recruitment-related purposes, which may include contacting you via email, telephone
or post. In some cases, you may be required to register on our website in order
that you may track the progress of your application online. Except where you request
otherwise, Acropetal may keep your Personal Data on file for an appropriate time
in order to consider you for other employment opportunities with Acropetal in the
Some Acropetal websites enable third-party suppliers to register their interest
in supplying products and services to Acropetal. We will use this Personal Data
in connection with entering into or performing a transaction with the supplier and
for other procurement-related purposes.
If you choose to participate in Acropetal discussion forums or chat rooms then,
in some cases, you may be required to register certain details, such as your name
and email address. You should also be aware that your comments may be made broadly
available to others, inside or outside Acropetal, depending on which particular
discussion forum or chat room you are accessing.
Maintaining the website and conducting customer satisfaction surveys. We will use
your Personal Data in order to maintain and improve our website. We may also use
your Personal Data in order to conduct customer satisfaction surveys : Compiling
aggregate statistics regarding the use of its website.
sends to your computer's web browser while you are viewing a website. By using our
website, you agree to the placing of cookies on your device as further explained
below. We only use performance cookies that collect information about how visitors
use a website, for instance which pages they go to more often. All information collected
by means of cookies is anonymized, aggregated and only used to develop and track
traffic patterns and the volume of use of our websites and to improve how our website
works. This information is for Acropetal exclusive use and is not shared with any
third-party or connected to any other information. We do not collect behavioural,
advertising and/or targeting cookies. If you do not want to receive a cookie from
receive a cookie, which you may then refuse upon such notice. To understand how
to do this, please consult your browser’s help section.
Acropetal is a global organisation. Whilst we have distinct legal entities (e.g.,
country subsidiaries) in many parts of the world, our internal processes and infrastructure
are international in scope and nature and generally cross country borders. Accordingly,
you should be aware that we may share your Personal Data inside Acropetal and transfer
it to countries in the world where we have data centres or otherwise do business.
Some of these countries do not have specific data protection laws and so may provide
less legal protection for your Personal Data. In these instances, Acropetal will
process your Personal Data in the manner described by this Policy and in accordance
with applicable law.
Like many organisations, we use third-party suppliers to collect, use and otherwise
process Personal Data on our behalf. Our practice is to require such third parties
to handle Personal Data in accordance with Acropetal’s privacy and security policies.
Like many organisations, Acropetal may reorganise its business operations around
the world from time to time, whether by buying new businesses or selling or merging
existing businesses. This may involve us disclosing Personal Data to prospective
or actual purchasers of parts of our business, or receiving personal data from potential
sellers. It is our practice to seek appropriate confidentiality protection for Personal
Data disclosed in these types of transactions.
Acropetal may disclose your Personal Data in order to enforce our website Terms
of Use or in urgent circumstances to protect personal safety, the public or Acropetal’s
websites. It is also possible that we may be required by law to disclose your Personal
Data pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders, potentially,
in any country where we do business.
Sensitive Personal Data
As a general rule, Acropetal does not collect “Sensitive Personal Data” through
its website. “Sensitive Personal Data” means Personal Data concerning racial or
ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union
membership, or concerning health or sex life. By volunteering unsolicited sensitive
Personal Data to us (e.g., by submitting your resume or a job application online),
you expressly consent to your Personal Data being used as described in this Policy.
Accessing, correcting, updating and deleting Personal Data
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, or would like to request
a copy of your Personal Data, then please fill-in this form. Also, if you consider
your Personal Data to be incorrect or wish to have it deleted, then please either
sign-in or update, correct or delete your profile on our website or fill-in this
form so that Acropetal may make any necessary updates, corrections and/or deletions.
Data security and integrity
Acropetal uses various technological and procedural security measures in order to
protect the Personal Data we collect, use or transfer from loss, misuse, alteration
or destruction. However, you should be aware that, due to the open and unsecured
character of the Internet, Acropetal cannot be responsible for the security of transmissions
of the Personal Data over the Internet.
Acropetal websites may provide links to third-party websites. Acropetal does not
make any representations or warranties with respect to such third-party websites.
You should be aware that the owners and operators of such third-party websites might
collect, use or transfer personal data under different terms and conditions than
Acropetal. Upon linking to a third-party website, you should inform yourself of
the privacy policies of such third party websites. You should also be aware that
Links to Non-Acropetal websites
Acropetal may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information.
If you access those links through the Acropetal website, you will leave the Acropetal
website. Acropetal does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which
may differ from Acropetal's practices. We do not endorse or make any representations
about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to provide to or that is
collected by these third parties, including any social media websites featured on
We may also provide social media features on our website that enable you to share
Acropetal information with your social networks and to interact with Acropetal on
various social media sites. Your use of these features may result in the collection
or sharing of information about you, depending on the feature. We encourage you
to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which
you interact to make sure you understand the information that could be shared by
Notification of changes to this Policy
This Policy was last updated on Aug, 2012. In order to check updates to this Policy,
please consult this page on a regular basis. Acropetal reserves the right to change
this policy with any prior notice or information.
Contacting the website admin
For questions regarding the privacy statement, practices of the website, or any
other transaction issue, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org