We will only use the personal data gathered over this website as set out in this Policy. Below you will find information on how we use your personal data, for which purposes your personal data is used, with whom it is shared and what control and information rights you may have.
When you visit our website for informational reasons, only limited personal data will be processed to provide you with the website itself.
In case you send us a request (e.g. for registration as a Web Shield Academy Attendee or to take advantage of our trial) or you subscribe to our newsletter, further personal data will be processed in the scope of such services.
We have implemented appropriate safeguards to secure your personal data and retain your personal data only as long as necessary. Under the legislation applicable to you, you may be entitled to exercise certain rights with regard to the processing of your personal data. You will find more detailed information under the indicated sections below
When you visit our website for informational reasons, i.e. without registering for any of our provided services and without providing us with personal data in any other form, we may automatically collect additional information about you which will contain personal data only in limited cases and which is automatically recognised by our server, such as:
We use such information only to assist us in providing an effective service (e.g. to adapt our website to the needs of your end user device or to allow you to log in to our website), and to collect broad demographic information for anonymized, aggregate use.
The personal data automatically collected is necessary to provide the website and its stability and security, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Personal data that is collected automatically is retained for 60 months and properly erased afterwards.
Our website offers a possibility to register as an attendee for a Web Shield Academy course organised by us. In order to use the aforementioned services, you have to fill in a dedicated registration form. Regarding the filling in the registration form and its subsequent use, we process:
We will process the personal data you provide to:
For this, the legal basis is Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Your personal data is, in the absence of exceptions within the specific services mentioned below, retained for as long as your user account is used. After deletion of your account, your personal data will be erased after 60 months. Statutory storage obligations or the need for legal actions that may arise from misconduct within the services or payment problems can lead to a longer retention of your personal data. In this case, we will inform you accordingly.
By statutory law we are required to retain the provided financial data in relation to transactions (including address, payment and order information) for 10 years. Regarding this, the retention of your personal data is based on Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. c GDPR.
Within the scope of our information sharing activities set out above, your personal data may be transferred to other countries (including countries outside the EEA) which may have different data protection standards than your country of residence. Please note that data processed in a foreign country may be subject to foreign laws and accessible to foreign governments, courts, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies. However, we will endeavour to take reasonable measures to keep up an adequate level of data protection also when sharing your personal data with such countries.
We have reasonable state of the art security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal data under our control. For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorised personnel have access to personal data. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of information will never occur, we use all reasonable efforts to prevent it.
We process your data in a proper manner and take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of your data.
Processing of your data is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated.
We strive to keep our processing activities with respect to your personal data as limited as possible. In the absence of specific retention periods set out in this policy, your personal data will be retained only for as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which we have collected it and, if applicable, as long as required by statutory retention requirements.
Under the legislation applicable to you, you may be entitled to exercise some or all of the following rights:
You may (i) exercise the rights referred to above or (ii) pose any questions or (iii) make any complaints regarding our data processing by contacting us under the contact details set out below.
The main purpose of cookies is to make it quicker for users to access the selected services. In addition, cookies make it possible to tailor the services offered by the website, allowing information of interest or potentially of interest to be provided to users depending on their use of the services. A cookie is any kind of file or device that is downloaded to a user’s system for the purpose of storing data that may be updated or retrieved by the company responsible for its installation.
Depending on the company managing them:
Depending on the period of time that they remain active:
Depending on their purpose:
You may choose which cookies you want on this website by setting your browser.
Analysis. Reporting of website traffic.
Like many other services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to monitor the interactions of users on the website. Google clearly explains the purpose of the data of its analytical cookies here and how they can be disabled installing a plug-in the most common browsers here.
This website uses Google Analytics, an analysing service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America (“USA”).
The IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
As an alternative to the browser Add-on or within browsers on mobile devices click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).
The specific opt-out systems indicated above for the cookie in question (these systems may entail installing a “rejection” cookie in your system for the chosen disabling option to work) are as follows:
This privacy statement has been prepared in fulfilment of the obligations under art. 13 of REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).
Please submit any questions, concerns or comments you have about this Policy or any requests concerning your personal data by email to our data protection officer. You can contact us via email@example.com.
The Information you provide when contacting us (Web Shield Services GmbH) will be processed to handle your request and will be erased when your request was completed. Alternatively, we will restrict the processing of the respective Information in accordance with statutory retention requirements.