This Policy applies to PII and Related Data received by us from:
- consumers who provide us with information in connection with their subscriptions to the print editions of Alpha Southeast Asia magazine, and:
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
Generally. When you subscribe to our products or services, we collect PII and Related Information from you. We also may collect PII and Related Information from you when you contact us about your subscriptions or participate in activities like: submitting a letter to the editor and/or commenting on articles or surveys. When you visit our websites, we automatically collect non PII such as IP addresses and web site usage information from you.
We also use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) on our sites in order to recognize users and assess traffic patterns, and we include web beacons and cookies in our e-mail messages, including newsletters, in order to count how many e-mail messages have been opened.
When you view an ad for our publications on other sites, our third-party advertising company may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. We and our advertising partners may also use web beacons (invisible images often referred to as pixel tags or clear GIFs) to note which pages you visit after viewing our ads. The information that is collected through the use of these images is not personally identifiable and is used only to track response to our advertising efforts.
Third Party Web Sites. Our web sites link to web sites operated by other companies. Some of these third party sites may be co-branded with the Alpha Southeast Asia logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by us.
Here’s how we use PII
Generally. We may use information in the following ways:
- For the purposes for which you specifically provided it including, without limitation, to enable us to process and fulfill your subscription or other requests.
- To send you information about your relationship or transactions with us.
- To notify you about our products, services, and special offers.
- To otherwise contact you with information that we believe will be of interest to you.
- To enhance or develop features, products and services.
- To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our subscribers, web site user base and usage patterns.
- To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see on our web sites.
- To allow other select companies to send you promotional materials about their products and services (that is, unless you’ve told us not to do so (see Choice below).
Information about your activities on our sites and other non-personally identifiable information about you may be used to limit the online ads you encounter to those we believe are consistent with your interests. We may combine the information that we collect from you with information that you provide to us in connection with your use of other products, services and web sites, or information we collect from third parties.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
Except as set forth herein, or if we inform you otherwise at the time of data collection, we will not share your PII or Related Data outside of Alpha Southeast Asia.
We may use other companies to perform services including, without limitation, facilitating some aspects of our web sites, sending e-mail, fulfilling purchase requests, delivering subscriptions, serving, customizing or delivering marketing or ads, and auditing. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your PII and Related Data solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.
Corporate, Third-Party, and Student Subscriptions
If your subscription (whether through a print or online version) is provided in whole or in part by your employer or other third party, we may notify the provider when you access or use your subscription. If you have a student subscription associated with a professor or school, we may notify your professor or school to confirm your subscription, access or use. When providing these notices, we may reveal limited amounts of your personally identifiable information such as your name or email address.
Third Party Promotional Offers
If you subscribe to our print publication, we may share your contact information with other companies whose products and services may be of interest to you. While many of our subscribers appreciate receiving offerings from these companies, if you prefer that we do not share your information for this purpose, please see “Choice” for instructions on how to tell us not to share your information. If you subscribe solely to our online publications, we will not sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your personally identifiable information for such party’s own marketing purposes, unless you choose in advance to have your personally identifiable information shared for this purpose.
When an individual chooses to post information that will be publicly disclosed, he or she is responsible for ensuring that such information conforms to all local data protection laws. We are not responsible under any data protection laws for user posted information.
Anonymous click stream, number of page views calculated by pixel tags, and aggregated demographic information may also be shared with our advertisers and business partners.
We will provide you with choices about the use of your PII
You must update your preferences for each of our publications separately, as indicated below: To unsubscribe to any of our products or to remove your PII, please contact our firstname.lastname@example.org. Our company will be happy to service your needs and Alpha Southeast Asia will make all reasonable effort, within the limits of laws applicable to this process, to protect your PII.
WE PROTECT THE SECURITY OF PII
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard PII and Related Data in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification.
We retain your information for as long as necessary to permit us to use it for the purposes that we have communicated to you and comply with applicable law or regulations.
TRANSFER TO OTHER COUNTRIES
Your information may be stored and processed in Hong Kong or any other country where Alpha Southeast Asia has facilities, and by subscribing to and/or using our publications, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country.
YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US