Personalizing your Experience on our Websites
We may use the personal information we collect about you to provide you with a personalized experience on our websites and of our services, such as providing you with content you may be interested in and making navigation on our sites easier. We also may use this information to improves our websites.
We may use your personal information to support products or services you have obtained from us, such as notifying you of a product update or fix. We may combine your information with information from other interactions with you to provide you with more valuable suggestions in relation to product support.
The personal information you provide to VirtuPort, as well as the personal information we have collected about you indirectly, may be used by VirtuPort for marketing purposes, i.e, to keep you informed about events, products, services and solutions that VirtuPort sells and which may complement an existing product portfolio. Before we do so, however, we will offer you the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your personal information used in this way. You may at any time choose not to receive marketing materials from us by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each e-mail you may receive, by indicating so when we call you, or by contacting us directly (please refer to “Privacy Questions and Access” below).
Some of our offerings or events may be co-branded or sponsored by VirtuPort and third parties, such as business partners and solution providers, that use, resell or complement VirtuPort products or services. Offerings and events that are co-branded clearly indicate when such partnership exists. If you sign up for these offerings or events, be aware that your information may also be collected by and shared with those third parties. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with those third-party privacy policies to gain an understanding of the manner in which they will handle information about you.
If you choose to “Email This Page” to a friend or colleague, we will ask for their name and e-mail address. We will automatically send a one-time e-mail sharing the page you indicated, but will not use that information for other purposes.
In connection with a job application or inquiry, whether advertised on an VirtuPort website or otherwise, you may provide us with information about yourself, such as a resume. We may use this information throughout VirtuPort in order to address your inquiry or consider you for employment purposes.
Monitoring or Recording of Calls, Chats and Other Interactions
Certain online transactions may involve you calling us or us calling you. They may also involve online chats. Please be aware that it is VirtuPort’s general practice to monitor and, in some cases, record such interactions for staff training or quality assurance purposes or to retain evidence of a particular transaction or interaction.
Use of Information in the Social Computing Environment
VirtuPort provides social computing tools on some of its websites to enable online sharing and collaboration among members who have registered to use them. These include forums, wikis, blogs and other social media platforms.
When downloading and using these applications or registering to use these social computing tools, you may be asked to provide certain personal information. Registration information will be subject to and protected in accordance with this Privacy Statement, except for the information that is automatically made available to other participants as part of your profile. These applications and tools may also include supplemental privacy statements with specific information about collection and handling practices. Read those supplemental statements to understand what the tools and applications may do.
Protect the Rights and Property of VirtuPort and Others
We may also use or share your personal information to protect the rights or property of VirtuPort, our business partners, suppliers, clients, or others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, or the rights of others, to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our websites.
Information for Business Partners
If you represent a VirtuPort business partner, you may visit VirtuPort websites intended specifically for VirtuPort business partners. We may use information provided on that site to administer and develop our business relationship with you, the business partner you represent, and VirtuPort business partners generally. For instance, this may involve using your information to send you details of VirtuPort business partner programs. It may also include sharing certain information with other business partners (subject to any confidentiality obligations that may exist), or VirtuPort clients or prospects. In connection with a particular transaction or program, we may also contact you as part of client satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.
Unless otherwise indicated, our websites, products and services are not intended for use by children under the age of 16.
VirtuPort will retain your personal information for as long as is required to fulfill the purposes for which the information is processed or for other valid reasons to retain your personal information (for example to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements).
Your registration information will be retained for as long as your account or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your registration information to provide you services, contact us at [email protected]
VirtuPort does not deliver third party online advertisements on our web sites but we may advertise our products and services on others’ websites. Please familiarize yourself with those website operators’ or network advertisers’ privacy policies to understand their practices relating to advertising, including what type of information they may collect about your Internet usage.
Links to Non-VirtuPort Websites and Third-Party Applications
To allow you to interact with other websites on which you may have accounts (such as Facebook and other social media sites) or join communities on such sites, we may provide links or embed third-party applications that allow you to login, post content or join communities from our websites.
We may also provide you with general links to non-VirtuPort websites.
Your use of these links and applications is subject to the third parties’ privacy policies, and you should become familiar with the third-party sites’ privacy policies before using the links or applications. VirtuPort is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other websites.
Notification of Changes
If we make any material changes to this Privacy Statement, we will notify you via notification on our website, and as otherwise required by applicable law.
Privacy Questions and Access
If you have a question about this Privacy Statement or VirtuPort’s handling of your information, you can send an email to [email protected]. You can also contact us at:
2nd Floor, Nook Offices, Unit 02/02, One JLT, Jumeriah Lakes Towers
P.O. Box 338219, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
If you no longer wish to receive marketing e-mails from VirtuPort, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or follow the unsubscribe instructions included in each marketing email.