Global Association of Risk Professionals ("We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
BY VISITING WWW.GARP.ORG (THE "SITE") YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE (INCLUDING AS UPDATED OR AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME). IF, FOR ANY REASON, YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE STOP USING THE SITE IMMEDIATELY.
Please click on the sections to the left to learn more about our privacy notice.
The data controller for the Site is Global Association of Risk Professionals, 111 Town Square Place, 14th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07310 USA. As used in this privacy notice, "GARP" includes The Global Association of Risk Professionals and its subsidiaries and all entities that GARP controls, is controlled by or is under common control with, including subsidiaries, joint ventures or other entities in whom GARP has a substantial ownership interest.
When you use the Site or contact us by telephone, e-mail, social media, SMS, facsimile or through one of our apps, we may collect and process your "personal data". This means any information which relates to you and/or information which can identify you. We may collect the following data about you:
Information that you give us.
The information that you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description, photographs, images and/or comments via:
Information that we collect about you.
When you visit the Site we may automatically collect the following information:
We do not collect, but we do receive personal information about some of your online activities across third party (non-GARP Company) websites.
We and third party partners may collect personal information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services through your use of the Site.
When you attend our events such as the GARP Risk Convention, chapter meetings and other GARP hosted events, we may videotape, audio record and/or photograph you.
Information that we receive from other sources.
Mobile and Location-based Services
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information that you give to us.
We may use this information:
The law allows us to use your personal information as set out above on the basis that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or we are acting in our "legitimate interests" in the promotion and efficient running of our business.
Promotional Email and Other Communications:
The law allows us to use your personal information for marketing purposes on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so, or we have obtained your consent to send you such marketing communications.
Information that we collect about you. We may use this information:
The law allows us to use your personal information for these purposes on the basis that it is in our legitimate interests to do so in ensuring that our Site is operational and effective, or in order to comply with our legal obligations.
Information we receive from other sources.
We may share your personal information with any GARP entity, including GARP - UK LTD., and with selected third parties including:
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
We have put in place appropriate physical and technical measures to safeguard the personal information that we collect in connection with our services. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They are required only to process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. However unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
All the information that you provide to GARP may be transferred or accessed by entities around the world as described in this notice, including by GARP's offices. By submitting your personal data, you acknowledge that we may transfer, store or process your personal information in this way. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy notice.
Where we transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") to other third parties, we will ensure that appropriate transfer agreements and mechanisms are in place, such as the EU standard contractual clauses, to help ensure that we provide an adequate level of protection to your personal information. Where we transfer your personal information between GARP entities we use secure internet connections via HTTPS on secure computers, which are continually monitored for viruses and other security vulnerabilities, to secure servers which are physically not accessible and highly secure. Where we transfer your personal information to our third party service providers based outside the EEA, we use secure internet connections via HTTPS on secure computers, which are continually monitored for viruses and other security vulnerabilities, to secure, password protected repositories which are monitored and can be audited for access control. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions, to the extent implemented by GARP, will be encrypted using SSL technology. Payment transaction implemented by third party websites will be subject to their respective payment terms and processes, and GARP shall have no responsibility relating to such transactions. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential, and for not sharing it with anyone.
We retain personal information about you for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this notice or until you notify us to remove you from our database, unless a longer or shorter retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.
The Site is not directed toward children under 13 years of age nor does GARP knowingly collect information from children under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, you are not allowed to submit any personally information to GARP. If you become aware that any child has submitted personal information to GARP, please inform us by emailing email@example.com as soon as possible.
Where applicable under local law, you may, in certain circumstances:
Where provided under applicable law, you may have the right to ask us for a list of personal data we share with third parties and information regarding those third parties, if the third parties use the personal data for their direct marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data or as set out in this privacy notice) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.
If you are a California resident or reside in a jurisdiction that allows such requests send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying that you seek your “California Customer Privacy Notice” or other applicable Customer Privacy Notice. Please identify your location and please allow thirty days for a response.
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by:
If you prefer not to receive marketing or promotional emails from GARP or the Site, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any promotional email that you receive from us. Please note that such requests may take up to ten business (10) days to become effective.
GARP gives you the choice of receiving a variety of information that complements our products and services. You can subscribe to receive certain product-specific and service-specific information and also choose to receive GARP general communications. We give you a choice regarding delivery of GARP general communications by the communication means through which GARP may contact you, which may include postal mail, email, SMS, telephone, or mobile device.
You can make or change your choices about receiving either subscription or general communications at the data collection point or by one of the other methods set out above. This option does not apply to communications primarily for the purpose of administering order completion, contracts, support, product safety warnings, or other administrative and transactional notices where the primary purpose of these communications is not promotional in nature.
Subscription communications include email newsletters, member updates, job listings, daily news feeds and other types of information that may be expressly requested by you or which you consented to receive. After you request such communications, you may opt out of receiving them by using one of the methods set out above.
Enforcing your rights
If you wish to enforce any of your rights under applicable data protection laws, then please contact us. We will respond to your request without undue delay and by no later than one month from receipt of any such request, unless a longer period is permitted by applicable data protection laws, and we may charge a reasonable fee for dealing with your request which we will notify to you. Please note that we will only charge a fee where we are permitted to do so by applicable data protection laws.
If you are concerned that we have not complied with your legal rights under applicable data protection laws, you may contact the Information Commissioner's Office (ico.org.uk) which is the data protection regulator in the UK which is where GARP UK is located. Alternatively, if you are based outside the UK, you may contact your local data protection supervisory authority.
Any changes we may make to our privacy notice 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 to it.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy notice are welcomed and must be sent to GARP at the following address:
Rachel S. Lerner
Global Association of Risk Professionals
111 Town Square Place - Suite 1410
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310
+1 201 719-7263
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Below we explain the different types of Cookies that may be used on the Site.
We distinguish between session Cookies and persistent Cookies.
Other technologies may also be used, allowing us and third parties to know when you visit the Site, and to understand how you interact with emails or advertisements. Through other technologies, non-personal information or aggregate information (i.e., your operating system, your browser version, and the URL you came from) may be obtained and used to enhance your experience and understand traffic patterns. Note that, to the extent information collected through Cookies and the said other information constitutes personal information, the provisions in the Privacy Notice apply and complement this Policy.
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