The European Sting Privacy Policy

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On the 25th of May 2018, the applicable Personal Data Acts will be replaced by the EU-regulation “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR). The GDPR protects the European Union data subjects’ fundamental right to privacy and the protection of personal data. The regulation introduces requirements that will raise and harmonize standards for data protection, security as well as compliance.

The aim of this Privacy Policy is to inform individuals about how The European Sting uses, captures and shares Personal Data within the company. This Privacy Policy sets out how The European Sting complies with the GDPR requirements.

As part of the business of The European Sting, we from time to time collect and process information, by which individuals can be identified (“Personal Data”). The European Sting constantly aims to stay updated on the news concerning GDPR and is committed to privacy and will only process information in accordance with this policy, hence in accordance with GDPR. This policy applies to all of The European Sting´s websites and interactions.

This information may be subject to change when the upcoming EU Privacy Regulation enters into force.

Security
The European Sting is committed to ensuring that Personal Data is secure. The European Sting has therefore implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to be able to demonstrate that the processing is performed in accordance with the GDPR. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, The European Sting has put in place appropriate procedures to safeguard and secure the Personal Data collected.

What Personal Data The European Sting Collects
The European Sting may collect and process the following, including but not limited to, Personal Data of current and prospective customers and their representatives, partners, individuals who agree to participate in market research and website users (collectively referred to in this policy as “Individuals”):

The European Sting collects information such as the name, company, title and email addresses of Individuals who request The European Sting´s information materials or reports, or engagement with The European Sting within EU/EES, and individuals engaged in services offered by The European Sting like the Newsletter service.

In dealing with different Individuals for events, trainings and conferences etc, The European Sting also obtains information about the business contacts, including name, title, full address, telephone, fax number and email address.

Data provided by Individuals is only collected and processed if required to meet legal obligations, fulfil agreements, or if it is in our legitimate interest to handle or if the Individual explicitly has given their consent to specific use of their data.We will always provide information on how data will be used at point of capture or by other means if the data is provided by third parties. The European Sting’s websites use cookies and other online tracking technologies that collect information about internet browsing habits and history (collectively referred to in this policy as “cookies”). For more information, please read here.

The European Sting will not sell or lease Individuals’ Personal Data to third parties.The European Commission Standard Contractual Clauses (“Model Clauses”), governing the transfer of personal data to countries whose national laws do not provide an adequate level of data protection, have been ruled by the European Commission to offer sufficient safeguards for the protection of individuals’ privacy and fundamental rights and freedoms, including the ability to exercise those rights. Data processors to The European Sting will be contractually committed to process information in accordance with the provisions of European data protection legislation, and the transfer will be made in accordance with written agreements in the form of the Model Clauses.

Ads appearing on any of our Services may be delivered by advertising networks. Other parties may also provide analytics services via our Services. These ad networks and analytics providers may set tracking technologies (like cookies) to collect information about your use of our Services and across other websites and online services. These technologies allow these third parties to recognize your device to compile information about you or others who use your device. This information allows us and other companies to, among other things, analyze and track usage, determine the popularity of certain content, and deliver advertisements that may be more targeted to your interests. Please note this Privacy Policy only covers the collection of information by The European Sting and does not cover the collection of information by any third party advertisers or analytics providers.

Individuals’ Rights to Update, Correct or Request Personal Data
In accordance with GDPR and other applicable data protection laws, Individuals are entitled to exercise their privacy rights as an Individual. Including but not limited to requesting details regarding the Personal Data that The European Sting holds and/or process about them as well as requesting their data to be transferred to a third party, and/or requesting incorrect or incomplete information to be corrected.

Please do so in writing to or email the contact address stated below as soon as possible.

Changes to Privacy Policy
From time to time, The European Sting may use Personal Data for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in this policy. However, such new processing will always be compatible with the purpose for which the Personal Data was collected. If its practices regarding Personal Data change at some time in the future, The European Sting will post the policy changes http://www.europeansting.com/the-europeans-sting-privacy-policy to notify Individuals of these changes and provide the ability to “opt out” or unsubscribe from these new uses. If Individuals are concerned about how Personal Data is used, please check such webpage regularly.

Contact information

privacy@europeansting.com