Privacy Policy

Proqis is a division of Global Media Research Ltd, a UK registered business.

Commitment to User Privacy

Proqis is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our websites without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of Proqis’s data processing policies. Please see below for further information or if you have any questions or concerns relating to Proqis’s sites and/or data protection, please e-mail privacy at Proqis dot com.

How may Proqis use my personally-identifiable information?

Proqis uses your personally-identifiable information to fulfill your requests for information, publish your letters to the editor or comments, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, evaluate any job applications, recruit personnel, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, and for such other purposes as you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personally-identifiable information on file and use it to contact you.

The information we collect and the Primary Purpose for its collection

The information you provide is being collected by Proqis for the purpose of processing your registration or enquiry or in order for us to provide services that you request. The provision of this information is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry or provide the requested services. All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence. The information we collect includes (however is not limited to):

  • Full name and job title
  • Company name and address
  • Phone and fax number
  • E-mail address

Proqis is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

Use of Cookies and Log files

When you visit our websites, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted); this is to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. You may refuse the cookie, if you wish. To do so, you will need to check your browser settings. Proqis collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):

  • Your IP address
  • Browser type
  • Operating system
  • Access times
  • Referring website addresses

This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Proqis’s websites. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, your viewing experience should not be affected.

Information sharing: Who we intend to share information with and why

We do not rent or sell our customer e-mail lists. We may share information with other professional organisations (including our event sponsors/exhibitors) to promote similar products and services. In particular, we will share information between different Proqis sister companies. If you do not want to make your details available, please e-mail: privacy at GBIimedia dot com, indicating either or both of the statements below:

  • I do not wish to have my details made available to other organisations
  • I do not wish to receive information about Proqis events or services

Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, you may receive communications whilst we process the changes. No list supplied by Proqis may be used by anyone other than for the confidential use of the original mailer. All lists are seeded with decoy names to protect against abuse; violators will be prosecuted.

Links to other websites

Proqis contains some links to other sites. Please be aware that Proqis is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Proqis. Surveys If you participate in a survey, all of our research results are reported as totals or in other aggregated form, and no information about you as an individual respondent is made public.

Correcting, updating and removing your Personal Information

If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Proqis, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible. This can be done by e-mailing: privacy at Proqis dot com. Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, communications may be sent using the original details until the changes have been processed.

Data protection

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt out of receiving these communications by following the “unsubscribe” method on the promotional piece or return the item(s) to us with “unsubscribe” marked upon it. However, very occasionally, it may be necessary to send you important service announcements about a conference you are attending, for example, and we may contact you to inform you of a venue change.

Notification of changes

Proqis will occasionally update this privacy statement to keep up with changing legislation and best practice. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the privacy statement. Please check back periodically for updates. In the interest of all parties, the information contained in this Site is liable to change and although Proqis makes every effort to keep material on this Site up to date and accurate, there may be delays, errors or omissions. Proqis does not represent or warrant the suitability, completeness, accuracy or currency of any information contained on this Site nor that any services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.