IXC UK Inventor Portal Privacy Statement
At IXC UK Ltd (IXC UK) we recognise that your personal privacy is a serious and important issue and we support the principle of protecting privacy on the Internet within the context of current UK legislation.
The processing of personal data is regulated by the Data Protection Act 1998 (more information can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-the-gdpr/). Any requests by individuals for access to information held about them by IXC UK should be made in writing to the IXC UK Data Protection Officer, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Birmingham, B7 4BB.
What information is collected?
Any personal information collected from individuals or companies registering on our website, is on a purely voluntary basis, however by supplying the information you are consenting to IXC UK keeping it for up to five years.
When you use the IXC UK site we automatically issue your computer with a small piece of code (a 'cookie') that enables the web pages to be displayed correctly, and the information the cookie provides allows us to manage and improve the services on this website - this cookie does not however, contain any personally identifying information.
When you view our web pages as with most other websites, our web servers build logs of activity, which contain information about your location in the world and even your computers IP address. In addition, on some pages small visible graphics are used to build and enhance this logging system.
What we do with the information?
We will use your personal information to facilitate our evaluation of your submission and to communicate directly with you. We will not sell, license or trade your personal information to others. We will not provide your personal information to direct marketing companies or other such organisations.
Personal information provided by you and any other information relating to you, will be held by IXC UK and may be used for its own analysis, or occasionally shared with governmental organisations in the prevention of fraud.
You have the right to access any information you supply to the site. You also have the right to alter and change any information submitted. Any information you do submit can be removed on request subject to any legal obligations either you or IXC need to fulfil.
Using the logging data, we analyse demographic and other statistical information about user behaviour to analyse the popularity and effectiveness of our site. In performing such analysis and in the course of our business we will only ever disclose such information in an aggregated form that is not capable of identifying an individual user.
If you have any queries or concerns about privacy on this IXC UK website please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org