Orbital Partners Privacy Policy

Last updated and effective as at: 04 September 2020

Orbital.Partners (“Site”) is operated by NAI Worldwide Limited a private limited company incorporated in England (Company Number: 11066675), having its registered office at 7a High Street, Barnet, England, EN5 5UE, United Kingdom (“us”, “we”, or our”) and this policy discloses our practices regarding information collection and use for the Site.

1.  What information is being collected and used on the Site?

1.1. Contact Information

We may collect and process personal information from users in a variety of ways. For example, when they visit the Site, subscribe to any newsletters, register for an event or contact us in relation to an enquiry or a professional opportunity. Depending on the activity, you may be asked for your name, email address, phone number, website or work details/role. We will collect this information from site visitors only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Site visitors can always refuse to provide personal information; however this may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

1.2. Technical Information

‍We collect technical information about Site visitors whenever they interact with our Site. This may include the name of the user’s browser, type of computer, or its operating system. Orbital Partners, like many other website operators, uses analytics tools for the purpose of analyzing our user base on an aggregated anonymous basis and improving the performance of our Site. We use Google analytics and you can find out more here and about your opt out choices: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

1.3. Cookies

‍The Site may use cookies to gather information about you to customise your visit, to enable us to improve visitor experiences and for other similar purposes. For more information on how cookies are used, please click here to visit our Cookie Policy.

2.  Information use

2.1. For users in Europe, we generally act as a data controller in respect of your personal information collected or submitted to this Site for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

2.2. To help with your use of the Site

We use technical information (as above) and Cookies to manage the Site. Where we process personal information for our legitimate business interests, we do so in order to provide and manage our Site and to offer our visitors a smooth user experience.

2.3. To improve our Site and user experience

‍We may use information and feedback you provide to improve our products and services and to investigate or correct any technical problems on the Site.

2.4. To communicate with you

‍You may have used our Site to seek further information on content we published on our Site, or enquire about our services generally. It is in our legitimate interests to process your personal data in Contact Information to respond to your requests and to provide further relevant information, if requested.

2.5. To send you newsletters

‍If you have used our Site to request one of our newsletters we will use the personal information you have submitted to us for this purpose. The legal basis we rely on is consent and you may unsubscribe from receiving newsletters at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the foot of the newsletter email that you receive.

3. How we protect and retain your information

We adopt and implement appropriate and industry-standard security practices regarding the collection, storage and processing practices of personal information.  We also take necessary security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of personal information and data stored on our servers. We have also put in place manual safeguards such as Non Disclosure Agreements. We will retain your personal information in this secure manner for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose we collected it for, including for the purpose of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirement. The retention period for your information may depend on the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your information, the purposes for which we process your information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

4. Sharing your personal information

4.1. We use third party service providers to help us operate our Site (such as hosting or development services), administer Site-related activities on our behalf (such as gathering statistical data and sending out surveys) or to organize events which you have signed up for.

4.2. We may disclose your personal information (a) in the good faith belief that we are required to do so by law; (b) if doing so is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to any claims; (d) to enforce the terms and conditions of our Site; (e) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Orbital Partners, its users or the public; (f) to third parties with whom we may choose to sell, transfer or merge parts of our business or our assets; or (g) to respond to requests from law enforcement agencies or regulators.

4.3. We operate globally and may need to transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area to our affiliate companies, partners or third party service providers in locations around the world for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We do so in order to provide you with our services and for the other purposes outlined above. Please be aware that the data protection laws in some of these countries may not offer the same level of protection as those in your country of residence. Before transferring your information in this way, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that suitable safeguards are put in place aimed at ensuring that an appropriate level of protection applies to the privacy of your personal information and we will comply with all applicable laws. For further information on these safeguards, please contact us.

5. Your Rights

5.1. For residents of the UK and EU

You have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data to:

  • Request access to the personal data that we hold about you
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you
  • Request erasure of your personal data. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party in machine -readable format.
  • Where you have given us consent to use your information for any of the above purposes, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You can opt-out of receiving newsletters at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the foot of the newsletter email that you receive.
  • Object to our processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest if there is something about your particular situation that makes you want to object to our processing on this ground because you feel that it impacts on our fundamental rights and freedoms.

We may need to request information from you to help us confirm your identity.  If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the information within the next section of this Site Privacy Policy.

5.2. For residents of California

If you are a California resident, you may have certain rights.  California law may permit you to request that we:

Provide you the categories of personal information we have collected or disclosed about you in the last twelve months; the categories of sources of such information; the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your personal information; and the categories of third parties with whom we shared personal information.
Provide access to and/or a copy of certain information we hold about you.
Delete certain information we have about you.
Where applicable, opt-out of any sales of your personal information.
You can also opt-out of analytics
You have the right to not be discriminated against (as provided for in applicable law) for exercising certain of your rights. Certain information may be exempt from such requests under applicable law. For example, we need certain types of information so that we can provide the Services to you and for compliance with applicable law. If you ask us to delete certain information, you may no longer be able to access or use the Services.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via our Contact Form. You will be required to verify your identity before we fulfill your request. To do so, you will need to provide a form of ID.

You can also designate an authorised agent to make a request on your behalf. To do so, you must provide us with written authorisation or a power of attorney, signed by you, for the agent to act on your behalf. You will still need to verify your identity directly with us.

6. Contact Us

If you have any questions, need information or require assistance, please contact us via our Contact Form or by writing to us at our registered office address.

7. Revisions to Privacy Policy

Orbital Partners has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will update the “last updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy.