Last updated: July 2016
“Personal Data” is any data relating to an identified or identifiable individual.
I. Information we collect and how we use it
a. Information we collect directly from you
Registration for the Extranet. We collect Personal Data from representatives of members of DIGITALEUROPE (“Members”) when they register for the DIGITALEUROPE extranet, such as name, email address, business address, job title, phone number, user name, and password. We use this information to provide Members with access to the DIGITALEUROPE extranet.
Activities and events. We may also use your name, email address, business address, job title and phone number to contact you about DIGITALEUROPE’s activities, programs and events and to organise such activities, programs and events.
Contact us. You may provide us with Personal Data when you communicate with us via the Site.
b. Information we collect automatically
What cookies do we use?
- Strictly necessary cookies. Some cookies are strictly necessary in order to enable you to browse on our Site and use its features.
- Performance cookies. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about the use of our Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. This helps us improve your browsing experience. Google Analytics analyses your interaction with our website and stores information about IP address, operating system, web browser, pages visited, demographics of the users, the device used, and where the visit originated. Google provides certain privacy options and choices in this regard, which are described here.
- Social widgets. Our Site has buttons that link to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. The providers of these third-party social widgets may set cookies to collect information regarding our Site users and their interactions with the social widgets. Please review the privacy policies of the social widget providers for more information.
II. How we disclose your information
We may disclose your Personal Data in the following circumstances:
- We may share your Personal Data within DIGITALEUROPE, to which it is reasonably necessary or desirable for us to disclose your Personal Data in order to carry out the above-mentioned purposes.
- We may share your Personal Data with third party service providers who provide services on our behalf. These third parties may have access to or process your Personal Data as part of providing services to us
- Your registration information as a Member may be disclosed to other Members in the context of DIGITALEUROPE’s activities and events (e.g., during a conference or a meeting).
- We may preserve and disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, warrant or request, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies.
- We also reserve the right to preserve and disclose your Personal Data that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Site and any facilities or equipment used to make the Site available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights, property, or safety of others.
- If you consent to our disclosure of information to a third party, such as business partners, or as otherwise authorised under applicable law.
- Your Personal Data may be disclosed and otherwise communicated to an acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Data is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets.
In addition, we may collect, use and share anonymous data such as statistical information about the use of the Site.
III. Links to other websites
The Site contains links to third-party websites which are not managed by DIGITALEUROPE. Any Personal Data you provide on third-party websites is subject to those third-parties’ privacy policies. We are not responsible for the practices and policies of such third-party websites.
IV. Information security
We use organisational and technical security measures that are designed to protect your Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, or any other unlawful form of processing.
V. Your rights
If you would like to update the Personal Data provided when registering as a Member on the Site, please sign in to your account and update your Personal Data as necessary or cancel your account.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the Personal Data we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data, and have the Personal Data blocked or deleted, as appropriate. You also may have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data and withdraw your consent to our processing of your Personal Data at any time. The right to access Personal Information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. Please note that you may not be able to benefit from all features of the Site if you request the deletion of your Personal Data, object or withdraw your consent to the processing your Personal Data.
You may unsubscribe from our communications via the means provided in the communications we send or by contacting us as indicated below.
If you would like to exercise your rights or withdraw your consent, please contact us by the means provided at the conclusion of this Policy.
VII. How to contact us
DIGITALEUROPE AISBL is the entity responsible for Personal Data collected on the Site. If you would like to exercise your rights or if you have questions regarding the Personal Data we collect, you can send us an email at email@example.com or write to us at:
14 Rue de la Science
1040 Brussels, Belgium