Privacy & Cookies Policy

Developing Telecoms respects your privacy. You can generally use our Site without revealing any personal information. However, when you engage in certain activities we may ask you to provide information that is personally identifiable. By using the Site you agree to this use.

1. Information Acquired

1.1 User supplied information: Our newsletter subscription registration process requires you to provide information about yourself in relation to your employment, including the name of your employer, contact details, location, IP address, business function, job type, responsibilities and interests. We may also collect information about you when you participate in surveys, competitions, enquiry and registration forms displayed on the Site from time to time, to obtain access to information provided by us or our commercial sponsors, which may also be sent to you by email or downloaded.

1.2 Cookies: The Site uses ‘cookies’, small files that are sent to your browser and stored on your hard drive. A cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information, but it does enable us to record when and how you use the Site.

1.3 Advertising: We use internal and external advertising systems to display advertisements on the Site. Any external advertising systems are solely controlled by our advertising partners and may contain cookies or other information gathering abilities. We have no access to or control of any information obtained by these systems and advise you to contact these companies yourself if you wish to know their policies.

2. Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

2.1 We process and use the Data collected for the purposes of:

2.1.1 Sending you information that you have requested from us or our sponsors and advertisers

2.1.2 Personalising the services we provide to you

2.1.3 Contacting you about your use of the Site

2.1.4 Providing you with information about other products and services we provide

2.2 In aggregate form we may also process and use the data for:

2.2.1 The normal use and improvement of the Site

2.2.2 Conducting market research surveys, profiles and site traffic audits

2.2.3 Managing our relationship with advertisers and sponsors

2.3 If you have given us permission we may also disclose your Data to carefully selected business partners for them to provide you with details of their products and services.

2.4 We may disclose the Data to third party suppliers we engage to provide data processing services to us.

2.5 We will disclose the Data to any person or body requiring it under a legal or court order.

3. Exclusion

We cannot predict, control or be responsible for information you choose to tell us or others in a publicly available fashion such as via bulletin boards, chat rooms and comment sections. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that you voluntarily disclose to us, our partners, our customers or any other third party where we did not expressly ask you for such information.

4. General

4.1 Our site may link to other web sites and we are not responsible for their data policies or procedures or content.

4.2 We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data but cannot guarantee the security of any Data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security implications of dealing on-line and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless we have been negligent or in wilful default.

4.3 You have the right to receive information about the personal information we maintain on you. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect, please contact us.

Updated November 2023