We will only use the personal data gathered over this website as set out in this Policy. Below you will find information on how we use your personal data, for which purposes your personal data is used, with whom it is shared and what control and information rights you may have.
When you visit our website for informational reasons, i.e. without registering for any of our provided services and without providing us with personal data in any other form, we will not automatically collect information about you which will contain personal data only in limited cases and which is automatically recognised by our server, such as:
We use such information only to assist us in providing an effective service (e.g. to adapt our website to the needs of your end user device or to allow you to log in to our website), and to collect broad demographic information for anonymized, aggregate use.
The personal data automatically collected is necessary for us to provide the website, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR, and for our legitimate interest to guarantee the website’s stability and security, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Personal data that is collected automatically is retained for one month and properly erased afterwards.
The website offers a portal for our members. In order to use this portal you have to set up an account. With regard to the registration of an account and its subsequent use, we process information according to your company and contact details.
The information which is necessary for the performance of the service as contractually laid down in our Link to our Terms and Condition is labelled accordingly. All further information is provided voluntarily.
We will process the personal data you provide the services in connection with your membership and to administer your account according to the legal basis of Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Your personal data is, in the absence of exceptions within the specific services mentioned below, retained for as long as your user account is used. After deletion of your account, your personal data will be erased after one month. Statutory storage obligations or the need for legal actions that may arise from misconduct within the services or payment problems can lead to a longer retention of your personal data. In this case, we will inform you accordingly.
B. Global Members Directory
As part of the membership, we offer our members the opportunity to connect and communicate with each other via our Global Member Directory. To this end, the information you have provided during registration will be visible by other members. Legal basis for this processing is Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR.
If you choose to add additional information such as a photo of yourself to your profile, this will also be visible by members. Such provision is entirely voluntary and data processing is based on your consent, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can withdraw that consent at any time by deleting the information via your account settings.
Our forum can be accessed and read after registration. Anything you post on the discussion forum will be available to all members; you can delete your posts at any point in time.
In case you decide to delete your user account, all your account data, including all communication will be deleted. Information posted by you into our discussion forum will remain visible, but any link to your person will be deleted.
When you post a comment we will retain your IP address for the duration of your membership with us since only members can post topics in our Forum section. This is necessary to defend ourselves from possible liability claims that may arise from unlawful comments posted by you and reflects our legitimate interest with regard to the legal justification of this processing activity in Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR.
We reserve the right to delete comments that are off-topic, spam, abusive, use excessive foul language, include ad hominem attacks or offend against legal regulations.
We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and to improve it. With the statistics created we can improve our services and make it more interesting for you. In case personal data is being transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Our legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Further information can be found under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/.
We use the following social media plug-ins: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Linkedin. This allows you to communicate with such service and like or comment on our website. The social media plug-in communicates enables a direct communication between your end user device and the servers of the social media provider, allowing the social media provider to communicate with you and collect information about you browsing our website. This processing is based on Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR and represents our legitimate interest to improve your website experience and to optimize our services.
Transfer of personal data takes places whether you have an account with the provider or not.
Please note that we neither have the control of the extent of personal data that is collected by the respective plug-in provider nor do we know the processing’s purpose or the period your personal data will be retained.
Your personal data will be disclosed to following third parties for the purposes mentioned above. The recipients process your personal data on our behalf and on the basis of a data processing agreement.
We may disclose your personal data to following contractors who assist us in providing the services we offer through the website Radix and their website: https://radixweb.com/. Such a transfer will be based on data processing agreement. Therefore, our contractors will only use your personal data to the extent necessary to perform their functions and will be contractually bound to process your personal data only on our behalf and in compliance with our requests.
Sme of the recipients mentioned above reside outside the EEA. For further information about cross border transfer in general and transfers outside of the EEA see XII.
e may disclose your personal data if legally entitled or required to do so (for example if required by law or by a court order).
Within the scope of our information sharing activities set out above, your personal data may be transferred to other countries (including countries outside the EEA) which may have different data protection standards than your country of residence. Please note that data processed in a foreign country may be subject to foreign laws and accessible to foreign governments, courts, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies. However, we will endeavour to take reasonable measures to keep up an adequate level of data protection also when sharing your personal data with such countries.
We strive to keep our processing activities with respect to your personal data as limited as possible. In the absence of specific retention periods set out in this policy, your personal data will be retained only for as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which we have collected it and, if applicable, as long as required by statutory retention requirements.
Under the legislation applicable to you, you may be entitled to exercise some or all of the following rights:
We will do our best to provide information to you on any action taken on these requests within 30 days of receipt of the request. We will notify you if there is a delay in responding to the request.
You may exercise the rights referred to above or pose any questions or make any complaints regarding our data processing by contacting us under the contact details set out below.
The Information you provide when contacting us will be processed to handle your request according to Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR.