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Disclaimer


Longboat will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the longboat.com domain, but Longboat makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of information presented on the longboat.com domain.

Longboat cannot be held responsible for the content of external web sites hyperlinked from the longboat.com domain. Access and use of the longboat.com domain is subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and all applicable laws, statutes, and/or regulations.

Longboat shall not be held responsible for any action taken that is based on the information presented on the longboat.com domain, and by entering the longboat.com domain all users of the longboat.com domain agree that all access and use of the longboat.com domain, and any and all content presented on the longboat.com domain, is at the user's own risk.

Neither Longboat nor any party involved in creating, producing or delivering this site shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of user's access, use, or inability to use the longboat.com domain, or any errors or omissions in the content of the longboat.com domain.

Any communication or material you transmit to Longboat via the longboat.com domain or Internet electronic mail is transmitted by you on a non-confidential basis. Longboat makes no promise, express or implied, not to use such communication or material for any purpose whatsoever, including reproduction, publication, broadcast and posting.

It is the policy of Longboat to enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent permitted under law. All service names, regardless of whether or not they appear in large print or with a trademark symbol, are trademarks of Longboat, its affiliates, or joint venture partners, unless otherwise noted.

The entire content of the longboat.com domain including any images or text, is copyrighted and may not be distributed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted, or otherwise used except as provided herein without the express written permission of Longboat.

The use or misuse of these trademarks, copyrights, or other materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of copyright law, trademark law, communications regulations and statutes, and other laws, statutes and/or regulations.

Privacy Statement


At Longboat we are committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need additional information about you in order to provide the information or services you are requesting and this Privacy Statement explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read the complete Privacy Statement.

Collection of Your Personal Information


This applies to all information collected or submitted on the longboat.com domain. We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you ("personal information", "personal data" or "data" as used herein) or allows us to contact you. Personal information collected by the longboat.com domain is often limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, but may include other information when needed to provide a requested service or where an employment opportunity is being processed. We collect information in several ways, outlined below.

1. On some pages you can register to receive information on an automated basis. The type of information you can register to receive in this manner includes general corporate information about Longboat such as:

The personal information collected when you register to receive information on an automated basis is your e-mail address. You can cancel your registration/deactivate your account at any time by contacting Longboat Support.

You may be requested to (optionally) provide your telephone number to Longboat for the purpose of receiving study-specific SMS reminders/notifications. If provided, your telephone number will only be used by Longboat for this purpose. In such cases, SMS delivery is via a trusted third-party SMS delivery provider.

By providing your email address, it will be used only for the purpose of receiving support-related or study-related emails. System-generated emails are sent via a trusted third-party email provider.

Email and SMS notification settings can be altered by the User when logged into the Longboat platform or by contacting the Longboat Support team.

2. On some pages you may choose to provide personal information about yourself. The information requested will be dependent upon the area of interest being pursued. Longboat utilize a third-party application for managing support tickets. For technical support requests sent to Longboat, data provided will be shared with a trusted third-party helpdesk application service.

3. On some pages you may choose to register to receive access to web casts, periodic updates or information on specific Longboat services. Generally the personal information collected in such cases is your name, title, company and e-mail address. This information is collected for qualification and aggregate measurement purposes only.

4. On some pages you can register to receive customized information. This information is generally collected on "Contact Us" forms where you may choose to be contacted by Longboat. The personal information collected in these cases include your name, address, contact details, and e-mail address.

5. The longboat.com domain also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include; your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain and monitor quality of the service and to provide general statistics regarding use of the longboat.com domain.

Use of your Personal Information


We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

Data Privacy Principles


Longboat respects the privacy rights and interests of its web site visitors and the following principles will be applied by Longboat when dealing with personal data:

Data will be collected and processed in an open, fair and transparent manner. Longboat is committed to ensuring that any processing, storage, disclosure or use of your personal information will be conducted in a manner that is compliant with relevant Privacy regulations.

Data will be collected for the purposes specified above and used accordingly. The collection and processing of the data will be limited to these purposes and you are hereby informed in advance of the purposes and uses of such data.

Only the minimum of processing will be conducted to achieve our stated objectives and purposes – no excessive or unnecessary processing will occur.

The facility will be provided to you to keep your data accurate and up-to-date.

Data will not be kept longer than is appropriate or necessary for the purposes for which it is being processed or local legal requirements. Thereafter, the data will be anonymized, returned, or disposed of in a professional and verifiable manner.

Data will be collected, used and retained in accordance with the legal rights of the data subjects. Throughout this process, the data subject (the person to whom the data relates) will have a right to access a copy of such data, and to be informed of any processing being conducted involving the data.

Appropriate technical, organizational and physical measures will be taken to prevent unauthorised access, accidental loss, destruction or damage to data and any unauthorised organisation, disclosure or processing.

We store the information you provide in a secure electronic database in order to provide you with the information and/or services you request. The information is stored for the lifetime of the database unless you request that it be removed.

Processing of Personal Information


This site and the electronic database have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of the information under our control.

By submitting your personal information you agree that Longboat may process it for the purposes and in accordance with the principles outlined herein.

Longboat processes personal data fairly and lawfully for the purposes as outlined herein only.

Processing for these purposes includes, but is not limited to, obtaining, recording, holding, organising, transferring, adapting, amending, recovering, consulting, using, limiting, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, aligning, blocking, destroying and erasing data. In the case of processing employment opportunities with Longboat processing of data may include, but is not limited, to:

This list is not exhaustive and may be changed and/or added to from time to time.

Please exercise your right to contact Longboat at any point if you wish to know more about our processing of personal data, or if you have any concerns in that regard.

Information Collection


Subject to local legal requirements, Longboat may use external services to collect, process and/or validate personal data. Longboat requires that any such external service will ensure adequate protection for personal data and complies with local legal requirements.

Longboat will ensure that the processing of personal data by any such third party or external service will be in compliance with regulatory obligations, and will fall within the parameters set out in a formal, written agreement between Longboat and the service provider.

Longboat may collect candidate feedback and opinions periodically (e.g. surveys) for business purposes, such as improving processes, subject to local legal requirements. You may respond to these surveys voluntarily or may elect not to respond and will not suffer reprisals for your decision. These guidelines will be applicable to personal information provided as response to the surveys.

Disclosure Within Longboat


To operate as a successful business it may be necessary to process and transfer personal data within Longboat businesses. This may involve transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) to the USA and elsewhere.

Processing and/or transfer of personal data and release of such information within Longboat and/or to third parties outside the European Economic Area is subject to local law and, where required, will be subject to your consent, as well as ensuring adequate security measures.

Disclosure to Third Parties


Longboat may be obliged by law or local regulation to disclose certain personal data to third parties such as Government Authorities.

It may be necessary to disclose certain personal data to a supplier or contractor organization supplying services which require the use and/or creation of personal information data. Any such disclosure will be protected by the terms of a formal, written contract between Longboat and the respective service provider.

It may also be necessary to disclose personal data so as to protect the legal interests and other rights of Longboat, subject to local legal requirements.

Data Security


Longboat has in place security to protect manual and electronic processing of personal data and prevent its misuse, subject to local legal requirements.

Longboat also ensures adequate security is observed by third parties and affiliates processing personal data on behalf of Longboat, subject to local legal requirements.

Exceptions


Except as described herein, we will not otherwise use or disclose any of your personal information, except to the extent reasonably necessary:

  1. To correct technical errors and to technically process your personal information;
  2. To protect the security and integrity of the longboat.com domain;
  3. To protect any Longboat property or rights or obligations and/or the property, rights or obligations of third parties where Longboat may have an obligation or liability in respect of these;
  4. To take precautions against potential liability on the part of Longboat;
  5. To any extent required by law, applicable regulation or judicial process;
  6. To any extent permitted under any other applicable legal or regulatory provisions to provide information to law enforcement agencies or to provide information in respect of a matter related to public safety.

Use of Cookies


A cookie is a piece of data (alphanumeric identifiers), which can be stored on the hard drive of your computer through your Web browser (if you accept cookies). Longboat uses cookies to assist in the collection of site usage statistics as described herein, and to allow site visitors to personalize their experience by accessing information relevant to their area of interest.

Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personal information while on the longboat.com domain.

We receive IP addresses in the normal course of the operation of the longboat.com domain. An IP address is a number assigned to you by your Internet service provider so you may access the Internet. Although we do receive IP addresses, we do not use them to identify individuals personally or disclose them to others.

To Block Cookies


Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, http://www.aboutcookies.org/

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Your Rights with Regard to Your Personal Data


You have the right to see personal information that Longboat holds about you (subject to certain legal limitations). You have a right to request access the information that we hold about you, free of charge, by emailing us at the address referred to in the “Contact Information" section below.

Once the existence of such data can be confirmed, Longboat will respect your rights of access to such personal data. This may include the origin of such data, the purposes for which it has been collected, processed and transferred, and the recipients of such data.

Longboat will allow you to view your personal data within a reasonable period, within relevant legal time limits, and subject to local legal requirements. In general, it is our objective to respond to such requests within one month of receipt of your request. Where we are unlikely to meet that target, Longboat will communicate with you to inform you of the basis for any delay.

You are encouraged to ensure that personal data is kept up to date and to request that we amend any such data that is inaccurate or out of date (e.g. name and address) by providing us with evidence of the correct information.

You have the right to object to any processing of your personal data by Longboat, subject to some exceptions. Where you have any such concerns, please email us at the contact address referred to in the “Contact Information" section below.

You have the right to have your personal data removed from our system, subject to some exceptions (the ‘Right to be Forgotten’). Where you wish to invoke such a preference, please email us at the address referred to in the “Contact Information" section below, setting out your reasons for the request to remove your data. Please note that, where legal obligations or regulatory provisions apply, Longboat may not always be in a position to respect such a request.

If you disagree with the accuracy or completeness of any of your personal data held by us, please notify Longboat in accordance with "Contact Information" below; Longboat will endeavour to resolve any issues concerning your personal data in accordance with relevant procedures.

Protection of Children's Personal Information


The longboat.com domain is a general audience site and no part of the site is structured towards a non-adult audience. It is Longboat’s view that the nature of the subject matter is unlikely to be of general interest to minors, but notwithstanding this, Longboat does not knowingly collect any personal information from minors.

Notification of Changes to This Privacy Statement


As the longboat.com domain and Longboat evolve and as privacy laws and regulations change, it may be necessary to revise or update our Privacy Statement. When we do so, we will also revise the revision date on the Statement.

Contact Information


Questions or comments related to this Statement should be submitted to : privacy@longboat.com