Global Point Research may collect information from you in the context of:
- Account registration/subscription and administration of your Global Point Research account;
- Uploads or posts to the website, course and blog;
- Contest registration and prize acceptance;
- Customer support and technical assistance;
- Processing your order for products or services offered by Global Point Research;
- Providing updates to you regarding your Global Point Research products;
- Newsletter subscriptions;
- Access to Global Point Research products or services on social networks or third party services;
- Services provided online including our website globalpointresearch.com course pages; and
- Other uses of the services where information is requested for use and/or participation.
The specific types of information collected will depend upon the services you use, how you use them, and what you choose to provide and may include your full name, email address, phone number, home address, mobile phone number, credit card information, shipping address, gender, birth date, and zip code. Those who win a prize in our contests may be required additional information which will only be used for prize fulfilment purposes.
Global Point Research website includes a publicly accessible blog, chat window, course pages and a members forum. You should be aware that any information including, but not limited to, comments, photos and videos you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. Our members account pages and forum provides the ability to create a personal profile which gives you the option to submit additional personal and demographic information about yourself. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data where it is requested but we may be unable to provide certain products and services or proceed with your relationship with the Global Point Research if you do not do so.
Information We Automatically Collect
When you use Global Point Research websites and web store, we may collect certain information as described below for such purposes as improvement of our products and services, troubleshooting bugs, providing the services, managing the services, security and monitoring purposes, tracking and analysing usage, providing content for referring traffic sources and improving overall performance of the services.
We may use third party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information, which may include but is not limited to type of Internet browser, Internet Protocol (IP addresses), geographic location (approximate), a record of how you use our services and sites, referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data and other data. We use this information to analyse trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, or site functionality.
Online Advertising and Analytics
We do not serve third party advertisements to you while using globalpointresearch.com. However, we do work with website analytics and advertising partners, including Google, AdRoll and Facebook, to deliver Global Point Research advertisements on third party publisher websites. These partners may use technologies such as cookies or similar technologies to analyse trends, administer the website, tracking users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.
We may use third-party web analytics services on our services, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers use the sort of technology described in the “Information We Automatically Collect” section above to help us analyse how users use the services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive. The information collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the services. We also use Google Analytics for certain purposes related to online marketing, as described in the following section.
Information from Other Sources
Anonymous or De-Identified Data
What we do with your information
Global Point Researchn may use the information it collects for various purposes, including but not limited to:
- Fulfill your registration/order/purchase
- Send you an order/subscription confirmation
- Send you requested product or service information
- Respond to customer service requests
- Administer your account for proper functionality of our tools
- Send you a newsletter
- Send you marketing communications
- Call you for sales or support purposes
- Respond to your questions and concerns through our email and ticketing service
Protecting your security
The security of personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our site, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Our Service platform is also encrypted to protect the integrity of our customers’ information.
To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party payment databases. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity and as a fraud prevention, this is a common and regular procedure in all online transactions. A credit check is not performed and your credit rating will be unaffected.
Third Party Website Links and Features
Global Point Research’s services are intended for general audiences and not for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 and if we become aware of such collection, we will take reasonable steps to delete any such information as soon as practicable.
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The nature of Internet communications means that your communications may be susceptible to data corruption, interception and delays. Global Point Research shall not be responsible for any detrimental reliance you place on this website or its contents.