Personal Data Management
As you may already know, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on May 25th 2018.
Your personal data is safe with us. We value your privacy and keeps all your personal information confidential, and uses it exclusively to provide you with better services that we work on continuously.
In order to comply with the requirements of the GDPR, we have now updated our Personal Data Management notice by including transparent information about the type of data that we collect from you, and the purposes of the processing of this data.
What is Personal Information?
What Personal Information We Collect
How We Collect Your Personal Information
We obtain information from you either by you typing in your personal details or by the automatic collection of information about you as you use our Websites.
Google Analytics (https://www.google.com/analytics/standard/) is used as a corporate service, which measures the effectiveness and efficiency of our Websites, software and applications.
We use software known as cookies to facilitate navigation through our Websites. The cookies help us distinguish new visitors from returning visitors and enable us to measure the electiveness of content on our Websites and refine that content to suit our visitor’s interests. Website cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.
You may desire cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent. Some areas of our site may not function properly if you do decline to accept cookies.
What We Use Your Information For
From time to time we may contact members by email with information regarding our products and services. If you do not wish to receive marketing information, you can unsubscribe once you join.
To what third parties might we transfer personal information?
We do not disclose personal information to third parties for such parties’ own marketing purposes.
We may disclose personal information to contractors and service providers acting on our behalf or under our instructions for purposes relating to the operation, maintenance, administration, improvement, and oversight of our Website and advertising services, or to fulfill individuals’ requests for information or service.
We may disclose personal information in connection with a corporate transaction, proceeding, or reorganization involving the business activities for which the information is maintained.
We may disclose personal information as required by law or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us on our Websites.
We keep and maintain record of and may disclose personal information including name, address, date of distribution and identity of third party programs distributed in connection with our contractual or licensing obligations if our contractual partner or licensor requires us to do so in order to inspect our compliance of agreements. This data processing is necessary for the performance of the contract to which you are a party, according to Paragraph 1.(b) of Article 6 of EU GDPR, quote, “Processing shall be lawful only if and to the extent that processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.” (https://gdpr-info.eu/art-6-gdpr/) (http://www.privacy-regulation.eu/en/article-6-lawfulness-of-processing-GDPR.htm)
- You may ask for information from us regarding the managed data at any time, considering your personal data, the purpose, the legal basis, the term of data management, the identity of recipients and the purpose of disclosure.
- You may ask us at any time to correct or complete your personal data.
- You may ask us at any time to hand over the available personal data managed in electronic form to you or to another data controller. You may ask us at any time to restrict the data management. In case of restriction, apart from keeping record, we shall manage the personal data only with your consent or for the purpose of submitting, enforcing or defending legal claims, or protecting the rights of another individual. You may ask for the restriction of the management of personal data if: you dispute the correctness of personal data; the data management is illegal, you oppose the deletion of personal data; or we do not need personal data for data management purposes, however you request the restriction of personal data for submitting, enforcing or defending legal claims; we inform you of the termination of restriction of data management beforehand.
- You may ask us at any time to delete your personal data. We deletes your personal data if: we do not require the personal data for the purpose it was collected or managed for; your personal data was managed unlawfully; or we must delete the personal data for complying with its legal obligation.
We investigate all requests in relation to data management within a maximum of 30 days after the submission, concludes a decision on their validity and informs the requester on the decision in writing.