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1.    Introduction

Currency News Centre (‘CNC’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our) trades as Oberon Financial Limited, and is part of the Global Reach group of companies. This Privacy Policy explains in detail the types of personal data (‘information’) we collect about you when you interact with us through our website, https://currencynewscentre.com. It also sets out the basis on which we process the information which you provide to us, or we collect from you.

Please read the following carefully to understand how we handle your information.

2.    Changes to this privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes.

3.    The information we may collect from you

The information we collect and process may broadly include:

  • Contact information

We ask for your name, email address, and phone number when you subscribe to Global Reach’s Quarterly Forecasts.

  • Communication records

Personal details that you disclose may be recorded during any written or verbal communications we may have with you (such as email transactions and phone calls).

  • Usage data

This includes information about how you use our products and services.

  • Technical identifiers

We gather some personal information when you visit our website, which we use for technical monitoring and website optimisation. This might include; the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your browser type and version, time zone setting, browsing plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and information about how you navigate our website.

4.    How we collect your information

We collect your personal data when you subscribe to our services, by filling in forms on our website, corresponding with us by telephone or email, or when you interact with our website. Where we collect your personal information we will also reference this Privacy Policy to ensure you are informed of our processing activities and your rights under relevant data protection legislation.

5.    How we use your information

  • We use your contact details to provide you with the information and services that you request from us;
  • With your consent, we share your contact details with other entities within the Global Reach group so they can contact you with information about services similar to those that you have subscribed to or enquired about;
  • We use cookies and technical identifiers to optimise our website. This ensures content is presented to you in the most effective manner; by allowing us to conduct research, troubleshooting, and data analysis.

6.    Cookies

Cookies are widely used on websites to ensure the most efficient and secure user experience possible. Cookies are small, harmless text files that are downloaded to your personal device when you access a website and are stored by your browser.

Cookies enable us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
  • Recognise you when you return to our site.

At any time, you can withdraw or change your consent to the cookies on our domain by accessing the settings in your web browser.

You will find more explanations on how to do this in your respective browser via the links below:

Please note that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features on our site. You may not be able to store your preferences and some of our pages might not display properly. It is highly recommended that for the most secure and efficient user experience when visiting our site that you accept our use of cookies.

7.    Sharing your information

We may share your information with other entities within the Global Reach group of companies if we process personal data on their behalf. For example, we share your contact information with Global Reach Partners when you sign up to receive their Quarterly Forecast.

We do not share your information or data with third parties outside of the Global Reach group except under the following circumstances:

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with a legal obligation;
  • Where we have a legitimate business interest that is not overridden by your own rights and freedoms; or
  • Where we have obtained your consent.

8.    International transfers and security

Under rare circumstances, we may be required to transfer your information to other countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). Where the information which we collect from you is transferred to and stored at a destination outside the EEA, it may be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or by one of our suppliers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our website. Any transmission occurs at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features in line with the standards set out in the GDPR to try to prevent unauthorised access.

9.    How long we store you information

We only retain your data for the period necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was originally processed. All data is permanently deleted upon the fulfilment of its given retention period.

10. Your rights

You have a range of rights over your information and we will endeavour to respect any requests to exercise them.

Access

You may request access to the information we hold about you by making a Subject Access Request (SAR). Once we have confirmed your identity, we will comply with a SAR free of charge within 30 days, unless we deem the request unfounded or excessive. In this event, we will explain why we have decided not to action your request.

Correction

You may request that we correct the information we hold on you when it is incorrect, out of date, or incomplete. You may do this at any time by emailing editor@currencynewscentre.com.

Erasure

You may request that we destroy, delete or discontinue using your personal information when it is no longer necessary for the purpose we originally collected it.

Restriction

You may request that we stop processing your information if you contest its accuracy or the lawfulness of the processing.

Objecting to processing

In cases where we are processing your information on the basis of our legitimate interests, you can ask us to stop for reasons connected to your individual situation. We will do so unless we believe we have a legitimate overriding reason to continue processing your information.

Please bear in mind that if you do object, this may affect our ability to provide you with some of our services.

Withdrawing consent

Whenever you have given us your consent to use your information, you have the right to change your mind at any time and withdraw your consent.

Marketing

You have the right to stop our use of your information for direct marketing activities at any time. You always have the opportunity to opt-out and we will always comply with your request.

To do so, click the ‘unsubscribe’ link in any marketing email communication we send to you, or alternatively, you can tell us over the phone.

11. Submitting a request

You can request to exercise these rights at any time by contacting us at DPO@globalreachgroup.com

To protect the confidentiality of your information, we may ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Policy.

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances. If we do refuse your request, we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.

12. Contacting us

In the event that you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer, at DPO@globalreachgroup.com