REHVA Privacy Policy: how we protect your personal information

ABOUT OUR POLICY

In compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), REHVA is strongly committed to protect your privacy and complying with your choices. Both personal and non-personal information collected is safeguarded according to the highest privacy and data protection standards adopted worldwide. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. The GDPR replaces the 1995 Data Protection Directive and after two-year transition period, becomes enforceable on 25 May 2018.
REHVA operates the website www.rehva.eu. REHVA is the data controller that resides at Rue Washington 40, 1050 Brussels, in Belgium.
This privacy notice governs the website www.rehva.eu and informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.  This privacy notice only covers information collected through this site and via direct communications between you and REHVA.  It does not cover any information collected at any other website, application or other communication methods such as when you call us, write us, or in any other manner.  Your privacy is very important to us.
Our privacy policy will inform you about what data collection methods (including cookies) we use, what information is collected by our website, how this information will be used, where we store this data, with whom the information may be shared, and your rights.

1. DATA COLLECTION METHODS

We use data collection methods and technologies on our website to collect data for the purposes of different transactions with you, such as:
sending newsletters

  • Access to some password protected online content 
  • operating an eShop to purchase online REHVA publications
  • registration to events
  • gathering analytics on our website traffic

2. DATA WE COLLECT

While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personal data that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personal Data may include, but is not limited to:

  • Full name
  • Job title, areas of expertise, employer
  • Mailing address
  • Phone number, fax number
  • Email address
  • Photos, bio, event attendance
  • Pictures you submit
  • Invoicing/payment details

Within newsletters and intranet, we use your data such as address, log-in, and other information that our visitors enter into forms completed and submitted through our website.
Within our CMS database system, we use your data such as full name, job title, email address, phone number, fax number.
Within the section REHVA restricted area and eShop we use your data such as full name, email address and your invoicing data/payment data.

3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR DATA

The data that we collect from you are stored in our CMS database storage. By submitting your personal data, you agree to storing your personal data by us. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Your data will not be transmitted or disclosed to any third person and will only remain in the REHVA database.

4. HOW AND FOR WHICH PURPOSES WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use information that we collect about you to:
Provide Services, especially newsletters, REHVA restricted area and eShop. We will use your information to provide services to you.

Communicate with you:

  • We may send you email such as newsletters, publications, and other services and news about us or on topics relevant you purchased or that you opted in to receive. You may opt out of these at any time. 
  • Responding to your requests. We will also use your information to respond to your questions or comments.
  • We may contact you to inform you about changes in our services, our service offerings and other important service related notices.
  • To process any registration for an account on our website and for the subsequent administration of that account.
  • To process any event paying of free event registration or other transactions through our website and to carry out any obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • We may develop, and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our services on our site and on other sites.
  • We also may use your information to manage our business, to comply with legal or regulatory obligations, or perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

5. COOKIES POLICY

Like many websites, we use cookies and Google analytics and other data technologies to receive and store certain types of information when you interact with us through your computer or mobile device. We use “cookies” (a small text file sent by your computer each time you visit our site) or similar technologies to record log data. Specifically, for analytics providers, we use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

6. CHOICES AND INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS

We aim to take reasonable steps, so you can correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

We outline your choices below:

  • E-mail. As described above, if you do not wish to receive any e-mails from us, you may opt out at any time. If you opt out of a newsletter e-mail, we may still send you transactional and administrative emails about this privacy notice or about the products or services you have purchased.
  • Your browser’s help function should contain instructions on how to set your computer to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or to not receive cookies at any time.

Your rights under certain circumstances.  To initiate any of the actions here below please contact us at info@remove-this.rehva.eu:

  • To access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you
  • To rectify any Personal Data held about you that is inaccurate
  • To request the deletion of Personal Data held about you
  • You have the right to data portability for the information you have provided to us. You can request to obtain a copy of this information in a commonly used electronic format so that you can manage and move it.  We will need to verify your identity before being able to respond to such requests.
  • Please note that in some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

Changes to the Policy

We may change this policy from time to time, and if we do we’ll post any changes on this page. If you continue to visit our site after those changes are in effect, you agree to the revised policy. If the changes are significant, we may provide more prominent notice or get your consent on the new policy.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or comments about this policy, please contact us at info@remove-this.rehva.eu or +32-2-5141171.