PHOENIX MARKETING INTERNATIONAL
(UPDATED: May 31, 2019)
Information We Collect When You Visit Our Website
You are free to explore www.phoenixmi.com. When you visit our Website, we may request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information.
Personal Information you give us
This is information about you that you give to us by entering information via the Site or our social media pages or by corresponding with us by phone, email or other means and is provided by you entirely voluntarily. The information you give to us can include your name, contact details (such as phone number, email address and postal address), job title, employer’s name, enquiry details, your opinion of our products and services and certain marketing preferences.
If you do not provide this information to us we may not be able to contact you and/or resolve your queries effectively.
Information we collect about you from your use of the Site
Each time you use the Site we automatically collect the following information:
- the following technical information: a unique identification code for our authentication system, the internet protocol (IP) address of your device and details regarding the type of browser software you use to access the Site;
- details of your use of the Site, namely traffic data, weblogs and other communication data, including where and when you clicked on certain parts of the Site and details of the webpage from which you visited it; and
We may record telephone conversations when you call us for training and monitoring purposes.
If you do not provide this information, you may be unable to access some or all of the Site and its features.
If you participate in any of our research projects, separate from visiting this website, we do not collect any personal identifying information (i.e., information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, home postal address or personal email address) passively.” We may collect technical information as outlined above.
Information we collect about you from other sources
If an organization for whom you work subscribes with us or one of our group companies, we will receive your name, job title, work location/address, email address and telephone number from them or the group company with whom they subscribe.
We require this information to setup your account, which is a requirement of our contract with our client whose subscription you use. If you do not provide this information, we will be unable to provide you with access to our subscription service.
How We Use Information We Collect
We Never Sell Personal Information
We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party.
Use of Personal Information
- improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Websites and to improve the Subscription Service;
- send information or Phoenix content to you which we think may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;
- promote use of our services to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
- provide other companies with statistical information about our users — but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
- provide to other companies for data processing or market research product development purposes. (These companies are contractually required to keep this information confidential for any other purpose except to carry out the services that they are performing for us).
If you are a survey panelist, we may use tools and methods to make sure there is no reasonable possibility of identifying an individual panelist in the reports that we create for our clients.
If you are a visitor/customer located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), Research Horizons, LLC d/b/a Phoenix Marketing International located in Rhinebeck, New York, USA is the data controller of your personal information. Phoenix Data Protection Officer can be contacted at email@example.com.
Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.
Use of Navigational Information
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Websites and the Subscription Service. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Phoenix.
Use of Credit Card Information
If you give us credit card information, we use it solely to check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use information you provide except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on our behalf.
Security of your Personal Information
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures.
Social Media Features
We offer publicly accessible message boards, blogs, and community forums. Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose any information through our public message boards, blogs, or forums, this information may be collected and used by others. We will correct or delete any information you have posted on the Websites if you so request, as described in “Opting Out and Unsubscribing” below.
Retention of Personal Information
How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information, as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible.
We retain Personal Information that you provide to us where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as long as is required in order to contact you about the Subscription Service or our other services, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements).
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we securely delete the information or anonymize it or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request, as described in “To Unsubscribe from Our Communications” below.
If you provide information to our customers as part of their use of the Subscription Service, our customers decide how long to retain the Personal Information they collect from you. If a customer terminates its use of the Subscription Service, then we will provide customer with access to all information stored for the customer by the Subscription Service, including any Personal Information provided by you, for export by the customer according to our agreement with our customer. After termination, we may, unless legally prohibited, delete all customer information, including your Personal Information, from the Subscription Service.
If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time, i.e. from the date you last expressed interest in our content, products, or services, to when you last opened an email from us or ceased using your Phoenix account. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created.
International Transfer of Information
To facilitate our global operations, we transfer information to either EU or the United States and allow access to that information from countries in which the Phoenix affiliated entities have operations for the purposes described in this policy.
International transfers to third parties
Compliance with EU-U.S. Privacy Sheild Framework
Phoenix Marketing International complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information. Phoenix Marketing International has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program please visit this link: Privacy Shield Website
Via the Privacy Shield Framework, Phoenix Marketing International is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Under certain conditions, individuals may invoke binding arbitration using the measures and policies outlined in this document.
PMI will comply with the Onward Transfer Principle of the Privacy Shield including the responsibility for the processing of personal information it receives under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. Phoenix Marketing International shall remain liable under the Principles if its agent processes such personal information in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless the organization proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
Phoenix Marketing International is legally required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including any disclosures needed to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Cookies are small files that store certain data on a device or computer. We use both session and persistent cookies on this Site. Cookies, pixel tags, web beacons or similar technologies may be used on some of our website pages and HTML¬-formatted email messages to, among other things, manage studies and to enhance your experience as a user of this site.
We may also use these technologies for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to better serve you with more tailored information, as well as for site administration purposes, e.g., to gather statistical information about the usage of our websites in order to continually improve the design and functionality, to understand how users use our websites, and to assist us with resolving questions regarding use of the websites. We also use a tool called Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use this Site. To learn more about Google Analytics and the privacy controls available, visit https://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/learn/privacy.html.
How to Access & Control Your Personal Data
Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Information
You have the following data protection rights:
- You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information.
- You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
- If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
- You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. Contact details for data protection authorities in the EEA and certain non-European countries (including the US and Canada) are available here.)
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Unsubscribe From Our Communications
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails, updating your communication preferences, or by sending us email us at email@example.com. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with us or the Subscription Service.
Phoenix Marketing International
c/o Chief Privacy Officer
6423 Montgomery Street, Suite 12
Rhinebeck, NY 12572