When interacting with our websites, you also have the ability to link or connect with non-Vision Group websites, services, social networks, applications or other features. Enabling these features will lead to other parties than Vision Group processing information about you. Vision Group does not have any control over these features of other parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these parties before using these features.
Vision Group can process information about you collected both offline and online.
Information about you that Vision Group may be collect and process includes:
Please note that Vision Group does not control the content that you may post to Vision Group Communities, forums or social networks; in some cases, such content may be publicly available on the Internet. You should carefully consider whether you wish to submit personal information to these forums or social networks and whether you wish to make your profile available to other users, and you should tailor any content you may submit accordingly.
We may use personal information for the following purposes:
These purposes are described below in further detail
If you get in touch with us (such as by submitting contact forms on our sites, attending Vision Group events or other occasions, sending an email or by visiting social media platforms), we process information about you to communicate with you and to respond to your requests or other inquiries. We can also process personal information to interact with you on third party social networks.
To deliver functionality on our sites and for their technical and functional management
When you choose to register with us (such as to make use of our communities), we need to process the personal information provided by you so that we can create and manage a personal account for you. Upon creating your account, we will send you your personal login information. This personal information enables us to administer your account, for example by changing your password for you.
To administer subscriptions of Vision Group newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we process information about you to administer your subscription to our newsletter.
To market our services or related services and to tailor marketing and sales activities
Vision Group may use information about you to notify you about new product releases and service developments, events, alerts, updates, prices, terms, special offers and associated campaigns and promotions (including via newsletters). We do our best to tailor your website visit, marketing experience and our communications to your expressed interests. If you attend an event, Vision Group may process information about you gathered in relation to the event. Please note that our partners or conference sponsors may directly request information about you at their conference booths or presentations, and their use of your information that you provide to them will be subject to their privacy policies. We may also process your personal information to post testimonials on our sites, but will first obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial.
To engage in transactions with customers, suppliers and business partners and to process purchases of our products and services
If you place an order for our products and services, or if you provide services to Vision Group, our employees, customers or partners as a supplier or business partner, Vision Group processes information about you to engage in and administer the relevant transactions (such as by sending invoices and making payments), administer your order, and help you get started and adopt our products and services.
To analyse, develop, improve and optimise the use, function and performance of our sites and products and services
We may process personal information in order to analyse, develop, improve and optimise the use, function and performance of our sites and products and services, as well as marketing and sales campaigns. In case the sites permit you to participate in interactive discussions, create a profile, post comments, opportunities or other content, or communicate directly with another user or otherwise engage in networking activities, Vision Group may process personal information when moderating these activities.
To manage the security of our sites, networks and systems
We may collect site use data for security and operations management to help keep our sites, networks and systems secure, or to investigate and prevent potential fraud, including ad fraud and cyber-attacks and to detect bots.
To comply with applicable laws and regulations and to operate our business
In some cases, we have to process personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations. For example, to respond to a request from a regulator or to defend a legal claim. We may also process personal information in the performance and operation of our business, such as to conduct internal audits and investigations or for finance and accounting and archiving and insurance purposes.
For personal information collected about you in the EU, our basis for processing is the following:
Vision Group maintains personal information for the following retention periods:
Sharing within Vision Group:
Vision Group employees are authorised to access personal information only to the extent necessary to serve the applicable purpose(s) and to perform their job functions.
Sharing with third parties:
We do not share personal information with third parties.
Vision Group has implemented appropriate technical, physical and organisational measures designed to protect personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, damage, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, as well as all other forms of unlawful processing.
Cookies and similar technologies (e.g., pixels tags and device identifiers) may be used by Vision Group and our advertising technology partners to recognise you and/or your device(s) on, off and across different services and devices for the purposes specified above.
We provide multiple choices in respect of the information we process about you:
You can exercise these choices in accordance with applicable laws by sending an email to [email protected].
Sensitive personal information
We ask that you do not send us, and do not share any sensitive personal information (for example, government-issued IDs, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, genetic, or biometric data, criminal background or trade union membership).
As a company focused on serving the needs of businesses, Vision Group sites are not directed to minors and Vision Group does not promote or market its services to minors. If you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected personal information of a minor through our sites without appropriate consent, please notify us through our inquiry form so that we may immediately delete the information from our servers and make any other necessary corrections. Additionally you may email [email protected] to request removal of content or information that was posted to our sites when the registered user was under the age of 16. Please note that such requests may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of the content may have been reposted by another user.
Written inquiries should be sent to the Data Protection Officer [email protected]
You also have the right to file a complaint with a competent data protection authority if you are a resident of a European Union member state.
Vision Group corporate headquarters is located at:
Vision Group UK
188 High Road
Email: [email protected]