Ecsite, the organisation which manages SISCODE website, attaches great importance to protecting and respecting your Personal Data (as defined hereinafter).
We will respect the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
2. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
This Policy applies to all your Personal Data processed by (or on behalf of):
European Collaborative for Science Industry and Technology Exhibitions aisbl, with registered office at Avenue Louise 89/ 7, 1050 Ixelles, registered with the register of legal entities of Brussels having company number 0443.655.135 (herein referred to as “ Ecsite” or “we” or “us”)
Ecsite is responsible for the processing of your Personal Data and will act as data controller.
3. WHEN DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We collect your Personal Data, when you:
4. PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA: WHICH PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT AND ON WHICH LEGAL GROUNDS WILL WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Depending on your specific situation – as described here below – you can find an overview of the Personal Data which will be processed, based on which legal ground(s) and for which purpose(s) the Personal Data will be processed.
A. Website visitors
From registered SISCODE partner organisations (hereinafter referred to as ‘Partners”), it is possible that we receive the following information:
We process this Personal Data in order to perform the contractual relationship we have with our Partners.
The purposes for which we hold and process the Partners include:
C. Mail Subscribers
We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By subscribing to SISCODE mailing list, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.
5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Depending on the purposes for which we collect your Personal Data, we may disclose it to the following categories of recipients, which will then process your Personal Data only within the framework of these purposes:
a) Within our organisations and our brand environment:
b) Third party business partners:
c) When required by law or as lawfully necessary to protect Ecsite;
Please be aware that third party recipients listed under point b) and c) above –especially service providers who may offer products and services to you through Ecsite services or applications or via their own channels– may separately collect Personal Data from you. In such case, these third parties are solely responsible for the control of such Personal Data and your dealings with them will fall under their terms and conditions.
6. TRANSFER OUTSIDE THE EEA
Your Personal Data may be transferred to recipients which may be outside the EEA, and may be processed by us and these recipients outside the EEA. In connection with any transfer of your Personal Data to countries outside the EEA that do not generally offer the same level of data protection as in the EEA, Ecsite will implement appropriate specific measures to ensure an adequate level of protection of your Personal Data. These measures can for instance consist in agreeing with recipients on binding contractual clauses guaranteeing such adequate level of protection. We will always clearly inform you whenever your Personal Data would be transferred outside the EEA and to which countries.
7. RETENTION PERIOD
Unless a longer retention period is required or justified because of a limitation period or compliance with a legal obligation, we will only keep your Personal Data for as long as necessary for the processing within the aforementioned purposes.
8. PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We have a set of technical and organisational security measures in place to protect your Personal Data against unlawful or unauthorised access or use, as well as against accidental loss or damage to their integrity. These measures have been designed taking into account our IT infrastructure, the potential impact on your privacy and the costs involved and in accordance with current industry standards and practice.
Your Personal Data will only be processed by a third party if that third party agrees to comply with those technical and organizational data security measures. We ensure that your Personal Data is stored in a sufficiently protected environment and that only the necessary persons have access to your Personal Data.
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10. YOUR RIGHTS
You have the following rights with regard to your Personal Data:
If you wish to exercise these rights, please contact us via the contact information below and respond to your request within a month.
Please note that the rights as set out above can only be exercised insofar as reasonably possible and allowed by applicable law.
If you do not agree with the way Ecsite is processing your Personal Data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Belgian Data Protection Authority:
Rue de la Presse 35, 1000 Brussels
Tel: +32 (0)2 274 48 00
Fax: +32 (0)2 274 48 35
12. ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS
If you have additional questions about the collection, processing and storage of Personal Data by ECSITE, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have organised a data protection contact point which will handle your questions or requests relating to this Policy, any specific privacy notice, your Personal Data (and its processing).
For any questions or requests or complaints concerning the application of this Policy or to exercise your rights, as described in this Policy, you may contact us at the data protection contact point:
European Collaborative for Science Industry and Technology Exhibitions (Ecsite)
Avenue Louise 89/7
1050 Ixelles, Belgium
+32 2 649 7383
Finally, please note that you have the right to file a complaint with the Belgian data protection authority:
Data Protection Authority
Rue de la Presse 35
Tel: +32 (0)2 274 48 00
Fax: +32 (0)2 274 48 35