GECKO Governance Privacy Statement
Types of Information Collected
We retain two types of information:
Personal Data – This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and includes information such as your name, address, email address, and place of work.
Non-Personal Data – Currently, the website gathers statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data is information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as user IP addresses (where they have been clipped), browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.
The website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” (text files placed on your computer), in order to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by, Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
Purposes for which we hold your Information
Non-Personal Data – We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.
Personal Data – We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:
- To respond to any queries you submit to us;
- To seek your views on our site and our services; and
- To send you newsletters or other forms of communication that you register for.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil a service you have requested (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). Any third party we disclose the information to will use it for the purposes of delivering the service in question unless you have agreed otherwise.
We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.
Your Personal Data is held on secure servers hosted by our Internet Service Provider. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.
Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data
You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. We will not hold your Personal Data for any longer than is necessary for functions for our website. We will review our databases on a periodic basis, and shall delete data that is outdated, inaccurate, or no longer necessary. GECKO Governance reserves the right to contact users in this regard.
Any changes to this Website Privacy Statement will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Website Privacy Statement, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.
Any queries or comments on this policy should be sent to: [email protected]