Privacy Policy

Sonas Events Ltd & Future of Work (FOW) Insights

  • Sonas Events Ltd and ‘FOW Insights’ helps businesspeople (our Users and Event Attendees) find relevant content, improve their skills, find suppliers, build their knowledge, and stay up-to-date.
  • Sonas Events Ltd and ‘FOW Insights’ helps organisations (our Clients) share or syndicate business content online and at live events.
  • Sonas Events Ltd and ‘FOW Insights’ helps organisations (our Clients) identify and contact businesspeople who may have an interest in their products, services, expertise, or content.

The service is provided exclusively for Users aged 18 years or older, on the basis that Users may access content, services, events, or other opportunities in return for sharing their personal data with our Clients (the sponsors or contributors), for marketing purposes.

FOWInsights.com is operated by Sonas Events Ltd, a company registered in England 9542095, Chichester Enterprise Centre, Terminus Road, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 8UX, United Kingdom (referred to here as “we”, “us”, or “Sonas Events”).

Personal data we collect:

In order to provide FOWInsights.com, we collect your personal data, including;

  1. Business function and contact information

Your name, email address, telephone number, postal address, job title and employer

  1. Information about how you interact with our content and services

Content that you access (or otherwise interact with), your browser, screen resolution, device, browser, IP address, location, operating system, connection speed, searches you conduct, and when you open our messages or follow links within them.

  1. Other information you give us

Your preference and consent information, communication that we have (such as online chats, phone calls, letters, or emails), posts, uploads, comments, and other information you provide through forms, surveys, or other means.

We do not collect special categories of personal data as defined by Article 9 of the EU GDPR.

Cookies, Web Beacons and Other Similar Technologies

When you use our digital services, we may use cookies and similar technologies (such as web beacons, pixels, ad tags, and device identifiers) to recognise you and your device(s) on and off the digital services we provide. We allow third parties to set and use cookies as detailed in this policy. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools – this may impact the functionality of our services.

Third party websites and digital properties

FOWInsights.com & Sonas Events Ltd services may redirect you to, or contain links to, third party websites or other digital properties. This policy does not govern the disclosure of any information by you to third parties.

Processing and sharing personal data

We process your data, and in some circumstances, share it with third parties for a variety of reasons, including to;

Operate our digital services, and create content

  • Verify your identity
  • Secure and personalise our services
  • Conduct market research, and carry out statistical, technical, and logistical analysis
  • Publish derived content, such as league tables

Communicate with you

  • Tell you about content, services, events, or opportunities that may be relevant to your job
  • Inform you of changes or updates to Sonas Events Ltd services or policies
  • For marketing purposes

Enable relevant third parties to identify and contact you

When you access content hosted on behalf of, or in association with third parties, your data may be shared with the contributor or sponsor, who may contact you for marketing purposes.

As required by law

To comply with lawful requests or instructions from law enforcement agencies or courts with appropriate jurisdiction.

Our legal basis for processing your data

Dependent on the specific processing, when we process your data, we do so on the basis of;

Consent

Where you have given your consent for a particular type of processing to take place (such as when joining our email list), we will process your data on that basis.

Legitimate Interest

We have a legitimate interest in processing your data to operate FOWInsights.com as a commercial service, and to provide marketing or advertising services to our Clients or partners. When we rely on this basis, we only process your data as necessary to achieve it, and we always consider and balance your interests, rights and freedoms against our own.

Protecting and storing your data

We take all reasonable precautions to protect and secure any data that we hold about you from the point that it reaches us. We may retain your data for 7 years, or until you ask us to delete it.

We may share your personal data with;

  • Data processors
  • Our clients

inside or outside of the EU. Data provided to third parties by Sonas Events Ltd will be protected by contract and applicable UK and EU law. If data is transferred outside of the EU, it will be subject to the safeguards and standards set out by the GDPR.

We may share your personal data as part of a sale, merger or change in control, or in preparation for any of these events. Any other entity which buys Sonas Events Ltd or part of our business, will have the right to continue to use your data, as set out in this Privacy Policy unless you agree otherwise.

Your rights and contacting us

Right to opt out (Withdrawing consent)

If you receive marketing, or other messages from us, each will carry an unsubscribe mechanism for you to easily opt out. Alternatively, you may contact us as detailed below.

Right to be forgotten (Right of erasure)

In certain circumstances, you have the right for your data to be forgotten. To exercise this right, you must contact us as detailed below, clearly stating your wish. We may need to verify your identity.

Contacting Us

If you have questions or complaints regarding your rights, this policy, or our handling of your personal data, please contact us by email at [email protected] or write to:

Sonas Events Ltd

Chichester Enterprise Centre

Terminus Road,

Chichester,

West Sussex

PO19 8UX

United Kingdom

If you feel we have not responded to your complaint satisfactorily, you may contact the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If the changes are material, we will provide notice via FOWInsights.com, or by other means. You will have the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may stop using FOWInsights.com & or Sonas Events Ltd services.