2. DATA COLLECTED
a. Visitors Visitors are individuals who visit the Site without registering themselves. Their Personal Data likely includes: IP and/or MAC address Cookies (as described in section 10); and any other Personal Data as may be relevant for the purposes listed below. b. Users Personal Data collected (including from those who visit Site and enter information) for the purposes listed below likely includes: title; first and last name; postal address; email address; telephone number(s); login and password; university, degree and courses taken; IP and/or MAC address; Cookies (as described in section 10); and any other Personal Data as may be relevant for the purposes listed below. In all cases, however, the Personal Data gathered is limited to data necessary for the purposes described in Article 4 below. For visitors and users of the Site: in order to use certain functions and features of the Site, AWL requires that You provide certain Personal Data when visiting or using the Site. You are free to decide whether or not to provide all or part of Your Personal Data. However, if You choose not to provide all or part of this Personal Data, the purposes as described in Article 4 hereafter might not be achieved or not properly achieved, some areas and functions of the Site may not function properly and/or You may be refused access to certain pages on the Site.
3. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING CHILDREN
Children AWL services are not designed to be marketed to children who are considered as minor under the applicable data protection law and AWL does not knowingly collect or store Personal Data from children under such age. If parents or guardians become aware that their child has provided AWL with Personal Data without their consent, they can ask AWL to remove such Personal Data by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org If AWL becomes aware that it has collected Personal Data from a child below the age of consent under local data protection laws without consent from a parent or guardian, AWL will take steps to seek the parent’s or guardian’s consent for that processing or to remove such Personal Data and terminate the child’s account.
4. PURPOSES AND LEGAL GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
Whether You are a visitor or a user, AWL collects Your Personal Data for the following legal grounds and for the following purposes: – Processing activities based on Your consent: To improve Your user experience; To recognize that You have given a Personal Data so You do not need to do it for every web page requested; – Processing activities based on AWL’s legitimate interest: To enable AWL to manage surveys. In addition, when You are a user, AWL collects Your Personal Data on the following legal grounds and for the following purposes: – Processing activities based on Your prior consent: To enable You to request and receive information on AWL and AWL services from AWL or a third-party engaged by AWL; To ascertain Your requirements and interests and provide You with the most services; To enable AWL to manage its marketing activities To enable You to register for a seminar, webinar, or event; AWL may provide some strictly necessary personal data such as a hashed user ID to third party operated social networks or other web offerings (such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, or Google) where this information is matched against the social networks own databases in order to display to You more relevant information. – Processing based on AWL’s legitimate interest: To enable AWL to manage its marketing activities for similar goods and products if You are already using AWL products and services; To provide You with a personalized interactive use of the Site; To allow You to open and maintain an account in order to obtain specialized documentation and technical assistance; To access all the features and options offered by the Site; and To enable You to exchange with other users of the Site; Generally, when consent is not required, You cannot opt out of non-marketing related communications that are required for the relevant business relationship. With regard to marketing-related communications (e.g., emails and phone calls), AWL will (i) where legally required, only send You such communications after You have opted in, and (ii) provide You the opportunity to opt out of receiving further marketing-related communications from AWL. When You register for an event organized by AWL, AWL may share Your name, company, and email address with other participants and sponsors of the same event for the purpose of communication and the exchange of ideas. In addition, AWL may ask You for information about Your health for the sole purpose of identifying and being considerate of individuals who have disabilities or special dietary requirements throughout the event. Subject to applicable local law, by providing Personal Data such as but not limited to e-mail address, You hereby expressly authorize AWL to use it together with other relevant Personal Data to send You commercial or marketing communications. AWL might also use Your email address for administrative or other non-marketing purposes (for example, to notify You of significant changes to the Site).
5. PERSONAL DATA RETENTION PERIOD AWL
does not store Your Personal Data for more time than necessary. Retention periods may vary depending on the data categories and the processing activities. Where AWL is processing and using Your Personal Data as permitted by law or under Your consent, AWL will store Your Personal Data (i) only as long as required to fulfill the purposes set out above, (ii) where AWL has a legitimate interest in using Your Personal Data, until You object to AWL’s use of Your Personal Data, or (iii) where You gave Your consent, until You withdraw it. However, where AWL is required by applicable law to retain Your Personal Data longer or where Your Personal Data is required to assert or defend against legal claims, AWL will retain Your Personal Data until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled.
6. RIGHT TO ACCESS, TO RECTIFICATION AND OTHER RIGHTS
7. DATA RECIPIENTS
8. DATA SECURITY AWL
undertakes to ensure the protection and security of Personal Data that You choose to communicate, in order to ensure the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and prevent Your Personal Data from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorized parties. AWL maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. As part of those safeguards, AWL employs sophisticated technology designed to protect Personal Data during its transmission and prevent transmission errors or unauthorized acts of third-parties. However, while AWL strives to protect Your Personal Data, in light of the inevitable risks of data transmission over the internet, AWL cannot guarantee full protection against any error occurring during the course of Personal Data transmission which is beyond AWL’ reasonable control. Since all Personal Data is confidential, access is limited to employees, contractors and agents of AWL who have a need to know such data in carrying out their tasks. All the people who have access to Your Personal Data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and subject to disciplinary actions and/or other sanctions if they fail to meet these obligations. However, it is important for You to exercise caution to prevent unauthorized access to Your Personal Data. You are responsible for the confidentiality of Your password and information appearing on Your account. Consequently, You must ensure that You log out of Your session in the event of shared use of a computer.
10. LINKS TO WEBSITES NOT CONTROLLED BY AWL OR ITS SUBSIDIARIES
The Site might offer links to third-party websites that may be of interest to You. AWL does not exercise any control over the content of third-party websites or the practices of these third-parties in connection with the protection of Personal Data that they might collect and are thus not in the control of AWL. Consequently, AWL shall have no liability for the content of third-party websites or the practices of these third-parties concerning the protection of Personal Data. It is therefore Your responsibility to inform yourself of the privacy policies of these third-party websites.
11. DISPUTE RESOLUTION