Privacy Policy

“The Lantern” Research SA (TLR), a Swiss-based company which operates under the brand FinLantern, recognizes the importance of keeping client information confidential and is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information and personal data (“Data”) we gather from your use of, or you may send when using, this Swiss-based website (“Website”), how we use it, with whom we might share it, the means by which we deal to keep it secure, and the choices you (“You”) have about the information You choose to share with us.

If You have any questions about the privacy practices of the Website or this Privacy Policy, please send an email to subscriptions@finlantern.com.

Processing and Use of Data

Data: How We Collect It

The Data we collect may be captured from a variety of sources. These sources include, but are not limited to:

  • Voluntary submissions through the Website (e.g., registrations at the FinLantern Community, registrations at events/presentations promoted by FinLantern, responses to surveys, etc.);
  • Freely available public information on the Internet (e.g., public profiles on common social networks, corporate websites, etc.);
  • Contacts with our commercial staff (e.g., business cards, on-site registrations at events/presentations promoted by FinLantern, requests for information about our company or our products/services, inquiries about employment opportunities, etc.).

Events registration

If you sign up to attend one of our events we will ask you to provide your professional details. This is so we can assess your suitability to attend our event, contact you to let you know if you meet our criteria and share with you with all logistical information.

If you register for one of our events we will use this information internally for liaising with you and ensuring that you are added to appropriate workshops and seminars at the event.

Also, we may pass some of the information we collect at registration to our event sponsors so that they know who will be attending the event and they can contact you after the event for one feedback call or email and to send you one marketing email – after that it is up to you whether you remain in contact with them.

We may share your job title and company name with potential sponsors so they know the calibre of people that attend our events. We will never share any of your personal data with potential sponsors without your explicit consent.

There will be a photographer and/or videographer at our events. This may be used for future event show guides and our websites or social media channels.

Data We Collect

The types of personal information we collect depend on the purpose for which You are accessing the Website (e.g., to register at the FinLantern Community, to register at an event, to learn more about FinLantern and our services, to inquire about employment, etc.,). This information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Your name, physical and email addresses, phone number(s) and company; and
  • If you are submitting employment information through the Website or by email, any additional employment-related information that You choose to provide (e.g. CV).

Data: Why We Collect It

  • TLR collects certain personal information in order to better targeting the cluster of receivers of specific e-mail campaign and send information only to those who may have an interest.
  • Moreover, TLR may respond to inquiries about our products and services, to provide You with investment information and tools, to process and respond to employment-related inquiries and job applications, to perform marketing-related activities and statistic activities, and to supply other administrative services.
  • Finally, the gathering of certain data may have obligatory nature being connected to the execution of obligations of law and/or of the contractual relationships with You established.
  • Where local laws allow, we reserve the right to use Data for the purpose of marketing of events/presentations promoted by FinLantern we believe might be of interest to the client.
  • We may collect information concerning client’s operating systems, browser type, domain name, IP addresses and website usage data when you visit our Website. This Data will be collected primarily for purposes of monitoring usage and performance of this Website.

Accuracy of Your Personal Information

You are responsible for periodically checking to ensure that any personal information included is updated and correct.

You are also responsible to keep safe your username and password to access your Data.

How to Update Your Personal Information

If You want to check, update, modify or cancel any personal information gathered about You through Your use of this Website, You can access your Data directly by signing in at the FinLantern Community (http://community.FinLantern.com/) with your username (email address) and personal password (which is encrypted and which we are not able to know).

Anyway, if You have any questions about the privacy practices of the Website or this Privacy Policy, please send an email to subscriptions@finlantern.com.

Use of Cookies

TLR may use Cookies and encrypted session cookies to set user preferences and to keep the user logged in. This information allows us to personalize the user experience and improve the quality of our Website navigation. Cookies do not reveal the identity of the individual user; they only identify the computer utilized by that user.

Moreover, TLR may use cookie technology to estimate aggregate visitor numbers and aggregate data transfer volumes, to identify pages that attract particular interest, and to make general improvements. Cookie technology is also used to allow people to move more quickly around our Website. If you visit our Website and use certain important functions, it is possible that we will send cookies to your computer. Cookies are strings of information that are sent out by a website and temporarily saved in your computer’s memory. If you refuse a cookie, some pages may fail to function fully and you will be unable to access certain information included on our Website.

Data Security

  • Where We Store and Process Data. All your Data we gather from this Website are initially transmitted, processed and stored on Swiss-based servers, to which access is strictly limited.
  • Your Data may subsequently be transferred to other countries for further processing, storage, and/or use by TLR and/or our affiliates/service providers to deliver information to You.
  • Protection of Your Personal Information. TLR puts commercially reasonable security measures in place, and requires our selected service providers do so as well, to protect against unauthorized access to, or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information. In particular, TLR and its service providers have taken the appropriate technical and organizational precautions to ensure that only authorised persons can access these servers, and have taken particular precautions with regard to the protection of our technical environment (e.g. using industry-standard firewalls and password protection and encryption systems).
  • TLR may use third party email service providers (e.g. MailChimp) to send you emails. To allow us to send our emails through these service providers, we provide them with your email address and sometimes with name, company, country and other information. These service providers treat information about You in accordance with their provisions of their Privacy Policy. In the footer of all our email sent to you, we always give you the information about the service provider used for the email campaign and the possibility to immediately unsubscribe. Moreover, these service providers may also utilize certain technologies, such as pixels and web beacons, in the emails that are sent through them. These technologies allow them to track whether you have opened or clicked on our emails and if so, the date, time, and IP address associated with the open and/or click. For more information on their use of these technologies, you can read their specific Cookie Statement.
  • Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary.

Links to Other Websites

On this Website you may be offered automatic links to one or more other websites that are not operated or monitored by TLR. Following links to any other websites shall be at your own risk. TLR does not endorse or accept any responsibility for their content nor for the policy they apply to the treatment of personal data.

We encourage You to read their individual privacy policies before providing any of your personal information to them.

Children’s Privacy              

TLR does not separately identify, or collect, any information that is specific to children.

Your Consent

By using this Website, You consent to the collection and use of any personal information and any related information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. Please note that TLR’s systems are not currently configured to accommodate “do not track” requests.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

TLR reserves the right to change this Policy at any time by distributing and/or posting a new Privacy Policy without notice. Any such changes will be displayed on our Website. Changes will take effect 30 days after notification. We encourage You to review our Privacy Policy on a regular basis so that You will be aware of any changes to it. Your continued use of any part of the Website following such change shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such amended Policy. If You do not accept any such changes You should stop using our Website.

If You have further questions about our privacy practices, please send an email to subscriptions@finlantern.com.

Venue and applicable law

This Privacy Policy, explicitly read and approved by You, shall be governed by Swiss law. The sole judicial venue for all disputes, claims or matters which may arise under or in connection with this Privacy Policy shall be Lugano.

Data Protection Officer

TLR’s data protection officer’s details and credentials are below:

Data Protection Officer

“The Lantern” Research SA

Via Montarina, 21

6900 – Lugano (CH)

Tel. +41 91 224 72 50

subscriptions@finlantern.com

 

Access or deletion of your personal data

If you wish to exercise your ‘Right to Access’ or ‘Right to be Forgotten’ under the General Data Protection Regulation then please get in touch with us at subscriptions@finlantern.com or call +41 91 224 72 50.  You can also write to us –

Data Protection Officer

“The Lantern” Research SA

Via Montarina, 21

6900 – Lugano (CH)

Tel. +41 91 224 72 50