Update per 1.2.2023
This section concerns data collected on our website. The use of our website is possible without the need to provide personal data. When you are asked to provide personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address), this is, as far as possible, optional for you.
HOW WE HANDLE DATA
We do not collect more information than is necessary
We do not use your data for purposes other than those specified
We do not keep your data if it is no longer needed
Your information will never be sold to or shared with other companies or organizations for commercial purposes
We may transfer personal information to our Group Companies and sub-contractors that help us provide our Service(s).
Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the service agreements with our sub-contractors (see below sections for more information)
WHY DO WE COLLECT DATA?
To improve our website in order to better serve you
To allow us to provide the service you requested
To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests
To administer a contest or promotion
To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
To follow up with you after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)
To send you requested product or service information
WHEN DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
When you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, use our site.
WHAT DO WE COLLECT?
Data collected when you sign up for a paid event (conference, webinar) or a course. The information you choose to enter in the fields is used to provide our service to you and process your order.
If you select “I agree to receive other communications from Hofstede Insights” please read below.
Data is collected when you subscribe to a newsletter, attend a free event, receive a document (white paper, case study, country profile, guide) or check “I agree to receive other communications from Hofstede Insights” in a contact form.
The information you choose to enter in the fields is used to provide you with relevant information about products and services.
This might include various forms of marketing emails.
Data is collected when you purchase a product. We accept payments through PayPal and Stripe. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal and Stripe, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user places an order or enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart. Understand and save users’ preferences for future visits.
Keep track of advertisements.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We may also use trusted third-party services such as HubSpot that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, you can also turn off all cookies, to do this go to your browser settings and search the security features.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
You can visit our site anonymously but if you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.
We do not sell, trade, to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information (PII).
We do not transfer your PII unless we provide you with advance notice.
This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
We utilise Hubspot to manage our contact database, marketing database and support, our website runs on Hubspot, and we use Quaderno to support our online store and google analytics to analyse traffic.
To request the deletion of your personal data please contact support@ hofstede-insights.com.