GSI Financial

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GSI Financial is a trademark of GSI Associates Limited, a UK company registered in England and Wales having registration number 09283980 and registered office at Longcroft House, 2-8 Victoria Avenue, London EC2M 4NS UK. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information and personal data that you give when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information and / or personal data when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

  1. Who is responsible for processing your data and whom can you contact?

Responsible for data processing:

GSI ASSOCIATES SRL

50-52 Buzesti street, 11th Floor, module 77
District 1, 011015 Bucharest, Romania
Fiscal Code: RO 25932727
Tel: +40 37 378 1837

For questions and concerns regarding the processing of personal data, feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer directly by email: datagdpr@gsiassociates.com

  1. For what purposes and on what legal basis is the data processed?
  • To establish a contact with you and / or answer your requests
  • Should you use the website to contact us, we process your name and email, in order to answer any questions, you may have regarding our services.

  • Based on your consent:
  • You can subscribe to our GSI Newsletter via our website, using your email account. You can withdraw your consent by canceling your subscription at any time via a direct link in the newsletter itself. To unsubscribe you can also send an email to datagdpr@gsiassociates.com We will then immediately delete your data from our newsletter mailing list.

  • To safeguard our legitimate interests:
  • After undertaking a balance of interests, we may process your data beyond the extent necessary for the performance of the contract in order to safeguard our own or a third party’s legitimate interest. In the following cases, data processing takes place to safeguard legitimate interests:
    - business management measures within our group of companies,
    - administration of a customer database to improve customer services,
    - measures undertaken for protection from unlawful actions or violations of the contract,
    - in the course of legal proceedings.

    1. Who receives your data?

    Your personal data may be transferred to our offices in London (UK), Malta as well as Skopje (Republic of Macedonia), or Kosovo. Please note that for the transfer of data outside the European Union, we are implementing all the appropriate or suitable safeguards and the means to assure the processing is done according to the provisions of the data protection regulations.

    If we commission a contracted processor, we will nonetheless remain responsible for the protection of your data. All contracted processors are under contractual obligation to keep your data confidential and to process these data within the scope of the performance of services. The contracted processors commissioned by us, will only receive your data if these data are necessary to provide the respective services.

    In addition, we may be legally obliged to disclose your data if this is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of a client's legal claims before legal authorities.

    1. How long will your data be stored?
  • The data used to contact us via our website will be stored for up to 1 year once we have processed your inquiry, unless otherwise established by the law.
  • The data used to subscribe to our newsletter, will be stored until you revoke your permission for storage. You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter subscription directly via a link provided in each newsletter.

    1. What are your data protection rights?

    According to the data protection regulations, you have the right of information, right of access to personal data, the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of the processing of your stored data, the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to data portability.

    In order to exercise any of the above mentioned rights, you can contact us using our details mentioned above.

    In cases of doubt, we may request additional information to confirm your identity. This serves to protect your rights and your privacy.

    In addition, you also have the right to file a complaint with the the National Supervisory Authority For Personal Data Processing, located at 28-30 G-ral Gheorghe Magheru Bld., District 1, post code 010336, Bucharest, Romania, anspdc@dataprotection.ro

    1. Use of social sharing

    We do not use plugins for the respective social media services for social sharing functionalities. Instead, we merely set a text or graphics link. These do not transmit any data, such as your IP address, browser used, screen resolution, websites viewed, date and time, to the respective social media services.

    If you click on a social sharing link while logged into your respective social media account, you can share the contents of our pages on your profile. This allows the social media service to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. Please note that as the provider of the pages, we are informed of neither the content of the transmitted data nor their use by the respective social media.

    1. Cookies and tracking tools
    Cookies

    Our website uses so-called “cookies”. These are small text files which are stored on your terminal device with the aid of the browser. We use cookies to make our services more user-friendly. Some cookies remain stored on your terminal device even after leaving our website until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your browser again on your next visit.

    If you do not agree to this, you can set up your browser to inform you whenever cookies are to be set

    and agree to this only on a case-by-case basis. The necessary settings differ depending on the browser and the terminal device, they usually can be found in the ‘Support’ of the device or browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

    Tracking tools and the use of Google Analytics

    Analysis tools are used on our website to collect general information on visitors' usage patterns. This comprises, for example, pages viewed, viewing time, linking pages and general information about your computer system, such as your operating system, screen resolution, browser used, etc. All collected data is stored anonymously and cannot be attributed to you personally. If you do not agree with this anonymous detection of your usage patterns, you can prevent this by deactivating cookies in your browser.

    This Internet page also uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that enable the analysis of your usage of the website.

    There are two main reasons we use cookies on our websites: for functionality and for information purposes.

    A better overview of the cookies is as follows:

    Name of cookie Purpose / Function of cookierst Storage duration of cookie
    _ga This cookie is used to distinguish users and records the IP address of the users computer. 2 years
    _gat This cookie is used to throttle requests. 1 minute
    _gid Used to distinguish users. 24 hours
    AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. 30 seconds to 1 year
    _gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out 90 days

    The information generated by the cookies concerning your usage of this website (including your IP ad- dress) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide other services related to the usage of the website and of the Internet. Google may also pass on this information to third parties insofar as this is required by law or insofar as third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. You can prevent cookies from being installed by changing the appropriate settings in your browser software; however please be aware that, in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions our website offers. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

    We hereby inform you that this website uses Google Analytics exclusively in combination with a deactivation add-on “_anonymizeIp()”. Your IP address will not be completely stored. The identification by the IP address of the user of the website by Google Analytics is thereby excluded.

    You can object to this by installing the browser add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). This informs Google Analytics that no information re- garding your usage of the website may be transmitted to Google Analytics. We will not use tracking tools to collect personal data about you without your being aware of this

  • without your express permission, or
  • transmit any such data to third-party providers and marketing platforms or
  • link the data to your personal data (name, address etc).