Privacy Policy

ITMF Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, (“ITMF”, “we”, “our”, “us”) understands and respects our users’ need for privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how ITMF collects, uses and shares information we collect about you.

Applicability

This policy applies to Information we collect when you use our websites (including our company website itmf.com, collectively, the “Site”), and when you interact with us, through the use of ITMF products and services (collectively, the “ITMF Service” or the “Services”) described in our Terms and Conditions.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the ITCO Ledger software, which is open source, or the distributed open source global network accessed through that software (collectively, “ITCO Ledger”) However, if you access ITCO Ledger-related content from a hyperlink on our Site, we may collect the information identified in the “Information We Collect Automatically” sections below in connection with your use of the Site.

Information you provide to us

We collect information you provide directly to us when you browse our Site, create an online account, post messages to our forums or wikis, provide feedback through surveys, participate in any interactive features, contests, promotions, sweepstakes, activities or events. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, username, password, location and any other information you choose to provide.

Information we collect automatically through cookies and other tracking technology

When you visit the Company’s website, we obtain certain information by automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, web server logs and other technologies. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet-connected device to identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, links web pages to web servers and their cookies and may be used to transmit information collected through cookies back to a web server.

We may use these automated technologies to collect information about your equipment, browsing actions, and usage patterns. The information we obtain in this manner may include your device IP address, identifiers associated with your devices, types of devices connected to our services, web browser characteristics, device characteristics, language preferences, referring/exit pages, clickstream data, and dates and times of visits to our Site.

The information we collect through cookies and similar technologies helps us (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) understand how you use and interact with our website; (3) measure the usability of our website and the effectiveness of our communications; and (4) otherwise manage and enhance our website, and help ensure it is working properly.

Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our website.

How information is used

ITMF collects this data for various purposes for websites and events, including to:

  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in order to operate and improve our Site;
  • Manage your online account(s) and send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
  • Organize regional or local events, and the registration and management of customer representatives that are active in ITMF advisory and working groups;
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

ITMF also collects data for purposes relating to the provision of ITMF Services, and include the following:

  • The administration, monitoring, and ongoing management of ITMF services and products;
  • The development, deployment, management, support, and invoicing of the ITMF services and products; and
  • The organization of regional or local events, and the registration and management of customer representatives that are active in ITMF advisory and working groups.

ITMF further collects data for purposes relating to customer use of ITMF Services, and include the following:

  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in order to operate and improve our Services;
  • Manage your online account(s) and send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

How we share information

We may share data from ITMF websites and events, and ITMF provision of services as follows:

  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of us or any third party;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company;
  • With your consent or at your direction; and
  • We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

How we protect information

We are committed to protecting your information. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the Personal Data you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

How long we retain information

We will retain your Personal Data on file for as long as necessary for our legitimate business purposes. Please note that in certain cases, legal or regulatory obligations require us to retain specific records for a longer period of time.

Children's information

Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 16. If you learn that a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personal information without consent, please contact us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to the homepages of our Site or sending you an email notification). We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you interact with us to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Third party services, applications and websites

Certain third party services, websites, or applications you use, or navigate to from our Services may have separate user terms and privacy policies that are independent of this Policy. This includes, for example, websites owned and operated by our customers or partners. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third party services or applications. We recommend carefully reviewing the user terms and privacy statement of each third party service, website, and/or application prior to use.