SIMA - Securities Industry Management Association Website Privacy Statement

SIMA is committed to protecting your privacy, our website Privacy Statement sets out what information we collect, how we collect it, what we do with it and how we protect this information.

Personal Data

In order to process your SIMA membership, we collect personal details from you. These details may include names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

Your data may be used for the following purposes: contacting you re SIMA matters, statistical and marketing analysis, systems testing, membership surveys, and voting.

We may also disclose your information to contracted companies who act as "data processors" on our behalf, or with your agreement to ancillary service providers.

We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information.

Direct Marketing Material

From time to time we may contact you with information regarding member and other promotions and related ancillary products via email.

Site tracking

We use tracking software to monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the websites.

Cookies

This site uses cookies to enable us to improve our service to you and to provide certain features that you may find useful. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your computer's hard drive through your web browser to enable us to recognise your browser and help us to track visitors to our site; thus enabling us to understand better the products and services that will be most suitable to you. A cookie does not contain any personal information about you but it does allow us to identify your computer when you travel around our site. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can set your browser to prevent it from accepting cookies. The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. The cookies we use do not detect any information stored on your computers.

For more information about cookies and how to stop cookies being installed visit the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Links to Third Party Websites

This privacy statement only covers websites that we own and control. It does not cover links to other websites and accordingly any information collected by those parties that own and control those websites or their use of cookies. Please be aware that individual organisations operate their own policies regarding the use and sale of personal information and the use of cookies. If you have a concern regarding the way your personal information will be used on other sites then you are advised to read the relevant privacy statement or in the absence of such a statement on the site, contact the company concerned. Any data stored by third party websites are stored completely separately by third party.

Security

We take great care to ensure the security of this site. The data you provide to us is protected using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology. SSL is the industry standard method of encrypting personal information and credit card details so that they can be securely transferred over the Internet.

Your Rights

You have the right to ask in writing for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a maximum fee of 10.00) and also to correct any inaccuracies in your information. Our office address is: The Securities Industry Management Association c/o Goodacre UK Longcroft House, 2/8 Victoria Avenue, London, EC2M 4NS

Changes to Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement may change from time to time and any changes to the statement will be posted on this page.

We (SIMA) receive personal information through this website. You may, for example, be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services that we offer, such as ordering online or subscribing to our publications. Where you provide personal information, we will only use it to deliver the services you have requested.

The SIMA site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging your IP address and session information such as how long your visit lasted and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics, which we use to evaluate how the site is used.

This policy does not cover links within this site to other websites.

Cookies

Cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our site, which is then used to help improve the site. The information collected includes the number of site visitors, where visitors come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics

We use an analytics service which uses cookies. These are text files placed on your computer, to help analyse how visitors use goodacreuk.com. General You can choose to refuse cookies or tell your browser to let you know each time that a website tries to set a cookie. However, refusing cookies may mean some sections of the site will not work properly. For more information about cookies (including how to turn them off) please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.