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Data Privacy Policy

Migration News Sheet (MNS) takes data protection seriously. In order to provide you with all necessary information to decide whether or not you want to continue using our services, this privacy statement describes the personal data we collect and how we use it.

By using the website and subscribing to our newsletter, you accept our privacy policy which complies with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and authorise us to process your personal data as described below.

This Privacy policy is subject to modifications, but we will notify you of all future changes. If you do not agree with such changes, you will be offered a possibility to stop using our services or receiving our communications.

Why we collect information

We primarily collect data to improve our services and your experience on the website. We for example track pages you visit on our website and how you interact with them in order to develop more relevant content. Read our cookies policy below for further information.

We also collect your data to be able to communicate with you. When you sign up for our newsletter or use our contact form, we store your email address so that we can notify you of new publications or answer your questions.

Information we collect

  • Personal information you have knowingly provided us are stored on Mailchimp, an email marketing tool that tracks your interactions with the content of our emails. We will never make your data available to third parties; unless we are under a legal obligation to share them with governmental agencies. Note that a personal information is any information by which you may be personally identifiable, such as name and email address.
  • Anonymous browsing information are collected through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. MNS uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service operated by Google Inc. which uses first-party cookies to gather website traffic information such as how often users visit a site, which pages they visit, sites they used before arriving to a site, etc. and spreads them to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics also checks your language, city and country to generate reports. Note that web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behaviour of visitors on websites and this information allows us to tailor our website to better meet your needs. We make no attempt to link this non-personal information with the individuals who browse this site. See Google Analytics Terms of Use and Google Privacy Policy for more information, as well as Google opt-out to block Google Analytics tracking.
  • Cookies are small amounts of data sent to your browser by a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to track your visits on our website and to improve your surfing experience. Whenever required, we will ask for your consent. Read our cookies policy below for further information.

Data storage and location

The servers of our website are located in Amsterdam, Netherlands and include 24h advanced security monitoring with ongoing scanning and removal of Malware protection, DDoS Attack protection and mitigation. We only store your data for as long as we need it. For instance, we only store our last 10 locations (and delete all previous locations).

When you subscribe to our newsletter, we keep your personal data on our Mail Chimp account for as long as you decide to remain in our mailing list. MailChimp’s servers are located in the United States. However, MailChimp has certified its compliance to the Privacy Shield framework designed by the European Commission, the Swiss Administration and the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide companies with a mechanism to comply with data protection requirements when transferring personal data on both sides of the Atlantic. Read MailChimp’s privacy policy for further information

Contacting us about your personally identifiable information

If you have submitted personally identifiable information ((name and email address) through our website, you have the right to ask for a copy, edit or delete your information from our database. You can click the unsubscribe, may you decide to stop receiving our updates or update your preferences may you need to modify your personal data. Both options are available at the bottom of all of our newsletters.

In addition, you can directly contact us for any questions, requests or comments through our contact form.

Links to Other Websites

Please note that the Migration News Sheet may contain links to third party websites for your convenience in locating relevant information and services. We do not control or endorse those sites nor their privacy practices, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to third party websites. We encourage you to read and review the privacy policy of those third-party websites before providing personally identifiable information.

Cookies policy

Migration News Sheet uses cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. This page explains what ‘cookies’ are, why we use them and how you can change your cookies setting. It also contains useful links for further reading on the subject.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data sent by websites to your computer or mobile phone. They are stored in the web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari) to smoothly process your visit. They do so by saving your browsing preferences and responding appropriately on your next visit to the web site.

Cookies used on this website

  • Sessions Cookies follow your journey through the website, but do not identify you personally. Without these cookies, every page you visited would treat you as a completely new visitor.
  • Performance cookies collect anonymous data that show how well our website is performing. We use Google Analytics to gain insights on how visitors use the site and how we can improve their browsing experience. Google Analytics collects information such as IP addresses and visitor behaviour (frequency of visits, viewed page, etc).
  • Geo-targeting cookies try to work out what country you are in from the information supplied by your browser when you click on a web page. This cookie is completely anonymous, and we only use it to help target our content.
  • Social sharing cookies are contained in social buttons that allow our readers to share our content through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. If you click on a social media button, most will also set a third-party cookie.

How to turn off cookies

By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. However, it is usually possible to prevent your browser from accepting cookies altogether or from a particular website. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful:

You can also set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie so that you can decide whether to accept it or not. If you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to use all website services.

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