Last updated: 23. 8. 2018
- Collecting of Personal Information
- Use of Personal Data
- Disclosure of Personal Data
- Security of Your Personal Data
- Retention of Your Personal Data
- Storage of Personal Data
- Your Rights
- Questions and Complaints
1. Collecting of Personal Information
When you access or use the Services, we collect the following information:
Information you may provide to us: You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use the Services and when you report a problem with the website.
Information we collect about you: With regard to each of your visits to our website we automatically collect the following information:
- Login Information: We log technical information about your use of the Services, including the type of browser and version you use, your Internet Protocol (IP)
- Device Information: We collect information about the device you use to access your account, including the hardware model, operating system and version, and unique device identifiers, but this information is anonymized and not tied to any particular person.
- Registration form: through registration forms if published on the website we may collect your name, last name, middle name (if applicable), email address, phone number, job title, company name and country of residence.
Information We Collect from Other Sources: We also receive information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services. For instance:
- We use third-party services of our contractual partners but will do so with clear notice. Any third-party services may collect information as determined by their own privacy
2. Use of Personal Data
As it is in our legitimate interest to be responsive to you and to ensure the proper functioning of our service and organization, we will use your information to:
- Understand and meet your needs and preferences in using our Services;
- Develop new and enhance existing service and product offerings;
- Manage and develop our business and operations;
- Carry out any actions for which we have received your consent: to inform you of news and upcoming events organized by European Blockchain Hub
- Prevent fraudulent or other criminal activity; and
- Meet legal and regulatory
We also reserve the right to use aggregated Personal Data to understand how our users use our Services, provided that those data cannot identify any individual.
We also use third party web analytic tools that help us understand how users engage with the website. These third parties may use first-party cookies to track user interactions to collect information about how users use our website. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our website. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of such third party analytic tools without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out, please contact us at email@example.com
We will process your Personal Data legally and fairly and not use it outside the purposes of which we have informed you. So far as we are able we shall ensure that all of your Personal Data is accurate and up to date.
3. Disclosure of Personal Data
We may share your information with selected recipients with whom we cooperate in organizing our events. All such third parties will be contractually bound to protect data in compliance with our Policy. The categories of recipients include:
- Companies we work with and are our subcontractors or business partners in order to provide the Services to you and to organize EU Blockchain Hub events.
- Cloud services providers to store certain personal data and for disaster recovery services, as well as for the performance of any contract we enter into with
We also may share personal information with a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of European Blockchain Hub assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by the European Blockchain Hub is among the assets transferred.
4. Security of Your Personal Data
We protect Personal Data with appropriate physical, technological and organizational safeguards and security measures. Your Personal Data comes to us via the internet which chooses its own routes and means whereby information is conveyed from location to location. As such we cannot give any warranty or assurance that the means where information is conveyed to us are safe, reliable or have integrity. We audit our procedures and security measures regularly to ensure they are being properly
administered and remain effective and appropriate. Every member of the European Blockchain Hub organization team is committed to our privacy policies and procedures to safeguard Personal Data. Our site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and unauthorized alteration of the information under our control.
5. Retention of Your Personal Data
The length of time we retain Personal Data outside our back up system varies depending on the purpose for which it was collected.
For the purpose of being informed about any future news and events organized by European Blockchain Hub we retain your Personal Data until your cancellation/withdrawal of your consent.
Except where prohibited by law, this period may extend beyond the end of the particular relationship with us but only for so long as we are contractually bound to do so, or so far as is necessary for audit, regulatory or other accounting purposes. When Personal Data are no longer needed we have procedures either to destroy, delete, erase or convert it to an anonymous form.
After you have terminated your use of our Services, we reserve the right to maintain your Personal Data as part of our standard back-up procedures in an aggregated format.
6. Storage of Personal Data
European Blockchain Hub stores your Personal Data at secure locations in the EU. European Blockchain Hub has ensured that appropriate security standards are in place regarding the safeguarding, confidentiality and security of Data.
The Personal Data that we collect from you will also be transferred to, and processed on server infrastructures in third countries.
7. Your Rights
If you are resident in the EU, in certain circumstances you have the right to access and receive a copy of information we hold about you, to rectify any personal data held about you that is inaccurate and to request the deletion of personal data held about you. Any access request after the first such request by you may be subject to a reasonable fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we
hold about you. You also have the right to data portability for information you provide to us – this means that you can obtain a copy of your data in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it. You may have the right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data by us. You can exercise your rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By using the Services, you signify your agreement to this Policy. European Blockchain Hub reserves the right to change this Policy at any time. If we make any material changes to this Policy, the revised Policy will be posted here and notified to our users at least 30 days prior to the changes taking effect, so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it. Please check this page frequently to see any updates or changes to this Policy.
9. Questions and Complaints
Any questions about this Policy, the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Data by European Blockchain Hub or access to your Personal Data which is required by law (or would be so subject had the storage in question taken place in a relevant EU member state if the case may be but not otherwise) to be disclosed should be directed to email@example.com.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact us in the first instance at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavor to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with the data protection supervisory authority in the country in which you live or work where you think we have infringed data protection laws.