Privacy

KNXtoday.com and SYPHA are committed to protecting your privacy and security. From time to time we may invite you to supply personal information in order for us to provide you with services (such as access to subscriber-only services and email newsletters). In order to deliver such services, we will need to process and store your personal information and may need to transfer it to the relevant partner(s). By submitting your personal information, you consent to such processing and transfers in connection with such services and for any other purposes to which you consent at the time you provide the information.

This Policy only applies to the use that we make of data provided to us via the Internet and email.

We will notify you as to the types of information we are collecting about you as well as the uses we intend to make of that information. We may use the information we collect about you to notify you from time to time about important new features and changes to our online services or special offers, competitions or promotions we think you’ll find of interest.

Subject to what we say below, we will not pass on your personal details to any third party, including site sponsors or advertisers. We may provide aggregate statistics about our users, sales, traffic patterns and related site information to our third-party partners (if any), but these statistics will not contain any information about you from which you could be identified.

If you add any personal information in any post comments forms or forums, this information will immediately be made available to other users throughout the world.

We may also need to provide your data to our newsletter subscription agents in order to provide services to you.

SYPHA is not responsible for all of the web sites that are referred to, or linked to, in this Web site. When you visit these other web sites your personal information might be used by others in ways that do not conform to the terms of this Policy.

Security

SYPHA is committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies

When you visit a SYPHA website, SYPHA uses “cookie” technology try to make that experience simple, personalised and meaningful. Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer or any similar device you use to access the internet e.g. smart phone, tablet or other mobile device when you visit a website and which store and sometimes track information about your use of the website. A number of cookies SYPHA use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the website and will last for longer.

SYPHA uses cookies to:

• Create a specific log-in session for a visitor to a SYPHA website in order that page requests by that visitor are delivered in an effective, secure and consistent manner;
• Recognise when a visitor to an SYPHA website has visited before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to the website and allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get;
• Collect statistical information about how our visitors use the website so that we can improve the website and learn which parts are most popular to visitors

Some of the cookies used by SYPHA websites are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services on our behalf. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on an SYPHA website you may not be able to take full advantage of the website if you do so.

We have listed the main cookies we use below:

WordPress: WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous. codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies

Google Analytics: To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way. www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Statcounter Stats: To understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Statcounter Stas. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way. www.statcounter.com/about/cookies/

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

In addition to cookies, tracking gifs may be set by us or third parties in respect of your use of the Site. Tracking gifs are small image files within the content of our site or the body of our newsletters so we or third parties can understand which parts of the website are visited or whether particular content is of interest.

Email opt-out

An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters so you may opt-out at any time.

Feedback, Comments & Suggestions

If you have any queries about this Privacy & Cookie Policy please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing sypha@syphaonline.com.

Changes to the Privacy & Cookie Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy & Cookie Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using the SYPHA website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.