Terms & Conditions and privacy Statement

Legal Notice  
Welcome to our website. This website is owned by the The Corporate IT Forum Limited registered in England; Company No. 3356661, VAT No: 927 1574 12 with its registered office at Devonshire House, 1 Devonshire Street, London, W1W5DR. The term ”we” or “us” refers to the owner of the website. By continuing to browse and use this website, you agree to comply with the following Terms and Conditions of Use. If you disagree with any parts of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website. 

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use: 
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. 
This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you allow cookies to be used, your personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties. 
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or sustainability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular reason. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain errors or inaccuracies and we expressly exclude liability for such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.  

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we should not be liable. In particular, the content does not constitute any form of advice by us or any individual or subscriber to any Corporate IT Forum Service who has contributed it, to be relied upon by you in making any specific decisions. Reports have been collated by us taking the views and opinions expressed by participants during the course of workshops and events. The views and opinions expressed are not those of the Corporate IT Forum Limited. Any individual or organisation placing reliance on information and materials produced on this website must first verify the actual legal position regarding any view expressed or information contained therein. You agree that in using this website, you the user assumes sole responsibility on behalf of yourself and any organisation which you represent or for which you work for the use of any information contained herein.  

We will not be liable for any loss which may results from the use of the website, including, without limitation, loss due to any computer virus or viruses which may infect your equipment as a result of your access or use of this website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from this website. 
You may download and print extracts from this site and make copies of these for your own and non-commercial use only. You may not reproduce any part of this website or the material or transmit it to or store in any other website. 

This website contains material which is owned or licensed to us. This material includes, but it is not limited to, the trademarks, trade names, logos. Users should not use these without prior written permission from us or relevant third party. 

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). You agree that you will not involve us in any dispute you may have with any such third party website or service. 
Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access tom this site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.  

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England and Wales. Any questions about these terms and conditions, or reports of anyone abusing the website or otherwise not complying with these terms and conditions should be addressed to info@citf.tech Privacy Policy 

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us will be processed by us. For the purpose of Data Protection Act 2018 (“the Act”,) and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 the data controller is the Corporate IT Forum Limited. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Max Poplawski.  

Information we may collect from you: 
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our sites, and which may be amended from time to time (“our sites“). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site. 
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. 
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them. 
Details of transactions you carry out through our site and of the fulfilment of your orders. 
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access. 


We may collect information about your computer, including, where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. 


 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the site to operate. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookies Policy for more information. 


The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the UK or the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the UK or the EEA working for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely, in accordance with your rights and in accordance with this privacy policy. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. 

We use information held about you in the following ways: To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. To administer our site or subscription services and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we believe may interest you based on the data you give us or your preferences, or where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes, such as a whitepaper or an invitation to an event. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so. To notify you about changes to our service, your subscription or our contract with you. We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these by post, email or telephone. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you using methods appropriate to the data you have submitted to us or the data we hold. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact us using the details set out in paragraph 10 below. Please note, if you request a whitepaper prepared by, or an invitation to an event, hosted by a third party, we will pass your details to that third party to fulfil your request. 


We have put in place security procedures and technical and organisational measures to safeguard your personal information. Access to all internal data servers is limited to the specialist data protection personnel and is controlled via active directory authentication using defined policies to control password expiry and renewal. 


We may disclose your personal information to any member of our Group. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties under the following circumstances: business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you including in relation to the supply of information or invitations to events; business partners and suppliers where you have agreed to this; In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. if The Corporate IT Forum Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets. if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our rights, to view our terms and conditions of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Corporate IT Forum Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


We will keep your data all the time you have a current subscription or contract with us. We may keep data you provide us for 36 months. We may keep other data about you for 36 months. YOUR RIGHTS You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by ticking certain boxes on the forms we use at the time we collect your data or at any other time. You also have the right to: request access to, deletion of or correction of your personal data restrict or object to processing your personal data withdraw your consent where the processing was based on that consent, but note that this does not affect any processing not based on your consent request we transfer your personal data to another person complain to our nominated representative in which case we will follow our internal complaints procedure. In each case described above, please contact us using the details set out in paragraph 12 below. You can also complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office or other relevant supervisory authority. 


Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites. 


You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact Max Poplawski by email to max@citf.tech . We want to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or name, please let us know the correct details by writing to Max Poplawski as above. You may ask us, or we may ask you, to correct information you or we think is inaccurate, and you may also ask us to remove information which is inaccurate. 


Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. 


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@citf.tech Max Poplawski at max@citf.tech or by post addressed to us at our registered address. Cookies Policy We use the following cookies on The Corporate IT Forum website: 

• A First Party Session Cookie By default, our websites automatically issues a First Party Session Cookie to your browser as soon as you arrive. This cookie is essential in order to enable you to move around the website and lasts only as long as your visit. It contains a unique identifier that is used to keep track of your progress providing information that can be used to make improvements in the functionality of the site. It provides us with useful website usage date but no personally identifiable information is stored within the cookie. We do not ask for your consent to use this cookie as without it, we would be unable to provide the service which you have accessed. 

• A First Party Persistent Cookie Optionally, users of the public area of the website can, by ticking the 'Remember Me' box, elect to install a first party Persistent Cookie during the logon process that enables the website to automatically log them on when they return to the website using the same device. This cookie lasts for 1 year or until the browsers cookie cache is cleared. • Third Party Persistent Cookies We utilise Google Analytics to provide an insight into how visitors interact with our site. More information about how Google uses cookies can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/ First party cookies are those set up by or on behalf of The Corporate IT Forum Limited. A third party cookie is any cookie which is not a first party cookie. Email tracking Emails from us may contain tracking information and this information is used to measure and improve the effectiveness of the emails sent. Other information Although the Company takes reasonable steps to screen this website for infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code manifesting contaminating or destructive properties, the Company cannot guarantee that it will be free of infection or that it will be available at any particular time or location. If you are a Registered Contact of the Corporate IT Forum Limited services: In order to become our Registered Contact, a certain amount of personal information about you needs to be collated and stored. We value the personal information which we ask of you and which your organisation chooses to provide us with and we would like to assure you that the information which has been provided for this website is used by us in accordance with this Privacy Notice and in compliance with Data Protection Legislation. We collect the following personal information: 

• Your name and job title 

• Contact information including email address and phone number 

• Other information relevant to provision of Services. As a Registered Contact, your personal information will only be used by us for the following: 

• To validate you as an individual who is eligible to participate in any activity and allow you access to the appropriate subscriber areas of www.citf.tech 

• To place your name and contact details in the Contacts Directory 

• To inform you of our activities which may be of interest to you 

• To enable other Registered Contacts who have agreed to adhere to the Code of Conduct to contact you 

• Inclusion in the periodic activity reports that are provided to Subscriber Key Contacts 

• To send you via email our periodic newsletters • Internal record keeping to improve the service. It is in our legitimate business interests to use the information provided to us to perform our obligations in accordance with any contract we may have and to ensure that we provide the Services in the best way we can. We may retain relevant personal information for up to 36 months from the expiry date of your subscription. Accessibility We are committed to serving all of our customers equally. If you have difficulty accessing the site or have any comment or feedback on how we can improve your online experience, please do not hesitate to contact us.