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Privacy Policy for CybersecAsia

At CybersecAsia, accessible through https://www.cybersecasia.net/, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document explains how we use the information we collect about you and how it will be used among members of CybersecAsia.

Information we collect

We receive both information which are directly provided to us, such as personal information you provide when you visit or sign up for a CybersecAsia service, such as a newsletter, and those information that are passively or automatically collected from you, such as usage information collected from your browser or device.

 Note that we collect various types of information about you, such as clicks, page views, IP address, including the type of browser you are using from the use of cookies and web beacons. Please see our Cookies Policy for more information about how the foregoing Information may be collected and used.

Log files

CybersecAsia follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Third-party privacy policies

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on CybersecAsia, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

CybersecAsia’s Privacy Policy does not apply to any other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

Online privacy policy only

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they share and/or collect in CybersecAsia. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

What do we use your personal data for?

We will use the Information:

1. In order to perform or take the necessary steps prior to entering into a contract with you or the entity you represent, including:

  • providing and communicating with you about the services;
  • performing essential administrative tasks;
  • fulfilling your requests regarding our services; and
  • responding to your inquiries.

2. Where the use of your information is necessary for the purposes of our, or third party’s legitimate interests, including:

  • performing analysis regarding how CybersecAsia content and services are used;
  • preventing fraud or potentially illegal activities on or through CybersecAsia;
  • enforcing the legal terms (including and not limiting to our policies and terms of service) that govern your use of the CybersecAsia content and services;
  • purposes for which you provided the Information; and
  • protecting the safety of our users.

3. Where you give us consent for us to do so:

  • keeping in touch with you with the latest news and opportunities.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We will retain your personal data for as long as it is reasonably necessary for the purposes listed herein. For instance, we may retain your personal data for longer periods of time, when we are required to do so in accordance with legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements.

In specific circumstances, we may also retain your personal data so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges.

When your personal data is no longer required we will ensure it is either securely deleted or stored in a way which means it will no longer be used by us.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms and Conditions.

 

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Cookies Policy for CybersecAsia

 

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

As a common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies too, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, containing small amounts of information which are sent to your browser and stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

HOW DOES CYBERSECASIA USE COOKIES?

We use cookies for variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

DISABLING COOKIES

You can restrict, block or remove cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser (see your browser “Help” on how to do this). Depending on which browser you are using, the steps required vary slightly. Click on any of the browser links below for instructions.

Internet Explorer

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox

 http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Cookies

Google Chrome

 http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647 

Opera

 https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari

 http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042

Safari iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)

 http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677

For more information on how to manage and remove cookies across a number of different internet browsers, you can also visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site.Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

THE COOKIES CYBERSECASIA SET

  • Account related cookies

    If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Login related cookies

    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

  • Email newsletters related cookies

    This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

  • Surveys related cookies

    From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

  • Forms related cookies

    When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

    For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

    For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

  • We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, & Pinterest, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: