Data S. F. Limited (DSF) confirms that they will undertake to preserve the privacy of the information that it is necessary for them to collate on you in order to deal with your enquiry.
DSF collects personal information on a voluntary basis only. Personal information may include name, address, e-mail address, occupation, etc. You do not have to submit such personal information in order to obtain access to the DSF Website. The personal information will be kept and treated as confidential information and will only be used by DSF and their appointed agents.
Your personal identification details will only be exchanged with other third parties, such as our business associates, with your permission. It may be necessary to provide your PI details to these parties to enable us to process your enquiry. If it is necessary for DSF to provide your PI details to any third party we will only do so if the third party confirms that they will only use them for the specified purpose and will keep your details private.
The Data Science Foundation newsletter DataTalk uses a third-party application 'Mail Chimp' to send the newsletter and other third party applications such as 'Sendgrid' to send emails updating members on DSF information.
Please be aware, however, that in certain circumstances DSF may be obliged by law to disclose your PI details without your permission for example to comply with money laundering regulations and to prevent fraud.
Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. Unless you have indicated your objection when disclosing your details to us, our system will issue cookies to your computer when you log-on to the Website. Cookies make it easier for you to log-on to and use the site during future visits. They allow us to monitor website traffic, to personalise the content of the site for you and to enable information that you enter to be carried across pages to avoid you having to re-enter the information.
'Web beacons' which enable us to count the number of people accessing the Website may also be used by DSF and third party advertisers.
You may set up your computer to reject cookies although this may mean that you will not be able to use certain features or pages of our Website. The website www.aboutcookies.org will provide you with information on how to disable cookies.
DSF have implemented a number of security measures to protect your information from misuse and access by unauthorised persons. DSF will use encryption technology such as Secure Socket Layer "SSL" to protect your information and this will be indicated by the padlock symbol at the bottom of your screen. The padlock symbol may not always appear but this does not mean that the Website's security has been compromised.
DSF may use your PI details to contact you either by post or telephone for marketing purposes, unless you specifically advise DSF that you do not consent to the use of your PI details for this purpose. DSF may use your PI details to contact you by electronic means such as email and fax, but only with your consent.
The Data Science Foundation Newsletter DataTalk uses a third-party application 'Mail Chimp'. Members and non-members are given the opportunity to sign-up to the newsletter, but non-members may find that they are unable to access some information on the datascience.foundation website. The newsletter carries an unsubscribe hyperlink.
Users that have registered with DSF on any of DSF's websites, can at any time choose to opt out of receiving any further messages by sending an email to DSF's Webmaster info@DataScience.Foundation with the message ‘Opt Out’ in the subject line.