Strategic Perspectives attaches great importance to respecting the right to privacy of the visitors of its website and ensures that personal data are processed in an open and transparent manner.
We are a “data controller” for the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and are therefore responsible for and control the processing of your personal data, in accordance with this Regulation.
Every visitor of our website, as well as people who email us or contact us, people who register for events and webinars and people who register on our dissemination lists (newsletter, press releases, etc).
2. What information do we handle about you and why ?
We handle the personal data that we collect directly from you or via cookies (see cookies policy). According to the GDPR, any information that identifies you or that can be used to identify you directly or indirectly – such as your name, address, email address, job title, organisation or company, user behaviour, or even your IP address – is personal data.
The data processings that we conduct with your personal data are described hereunder together with the legal bases we use for those data processings.
3. When do we collect your personal data?
When you email us, call us, or otherwise contact us:
We process your contact details, when required, in order to provide you with the requested support. This data processing is based on your consent (article 6.1.a of the GDPR). Those data are kept as long as you do not withdraw your consent.
When you visit of our website
We gather standard internet information from users of the website, such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We use an external supplier to store the details of visitor behaviour patterns. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will make it clear and will explain what we intend to do with it. We also make sure to only have contracts with suppliers that are GDPR compliant.
This data processing occurs through cookies. Please visit our cookies policy for more details
When you register in our dissemination lists for newsletters, press releases or other public communication tools
We collect and process your identification data (name, first name, job title, organisation/company and email address) when you register to our contact form and dissemination list, aiming to receive our public communications (press releases, event invitations, newsletters, reports).
Your name, first name and email address are collected to send you the communications. Your job title and organisation are collected so as to address you the press releases or other communication tools that would be best adapted to your needs.
This data processing is based on your consent (article 6.1.a) of the GDPR). You can unsubscribe at any time from those communications via the unsubscribe option that you will find in all our communications.
When you register, we gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. This is based on our legitimate interests (article 6.1.f of the GDPR),
Those data are kept as long as you do not oppose it.
When you register for events, webinars, workshops or any collaborative activities:
We collect and process your identification data (name, first name, title, email address, and phone numbers) and professional data (job title and organisation/company):
- When you register for events, we collect through a service provider your identification data ;
- When you register for webinars, workshops or other public or collaborative activities,
- Those data are collected for the organisation of the event and webinar. If you do not provide us with those data, your participation in events, workshops, webinars or other collaborative activities will be compromised. If you speak during a webinar, your voice might be recorded. You will be clearly informed if the webinar or the event is recorded.
The data we collect are kept as long as you do not oppose it so as to possibly invite you again for other events that might be relevant. This data processing is based on your consent (article 6.1.a of the GDPR). You can withdraw your consent at any time.
- We will ask you also whether you agree to the following:
- us including your contact details in the list of participants to the event, webinar or workshop that is made available to all participants
- us taking and using pictures during the events, webinars or workshops for promotional and information purposes, including on our website.
Such data processing will require your explicit consent (article 6.1.a of the GDPR). Not providing your consent for the above is without impact on your participation in events, workshops or webinars. The data we collect is kept as long as you do not oppose it.
When you contact us to make use of your data subject rights
We process your contact details and the proof of your identity you send us in order to address your request. We can also, depending on your request, process other personal data we have collected also in order to address your request.
This data processing is for compliance with legal obligations to which we are subject (article 6.1.c of the GDPR).
We will store those data for a duration of one year starting on 1st January of the year following the one during which your request was made. This duration aims at having history of the case in case the data subject comes back with further request. Further, all our emails are archived for audit purposes for the duration of our audit obligations.
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3. How do we protect your personal data?
Your personal data are handled in full confidentiality. We make all necessary effort to take technical and organisational measures that might be required so as to ensure security of your personal data.
4. Use of service providers and transfer to third parties
We do have recourse to service providers to deliver our public communication (press releases, newsletters, etc).
Those service providers otherwise referred to as data processors are third parties who provide elements of support to us. We have contracts in place with our data processors. They cannot do anything with your personal information unless we have instructed them to do it. They will not share your personal information with any organisation apart from us. They will hold it securely and retain it for the period we instruct. We do not transfer any of your data collected as mentioned above to any third party for commercial purposes.
5. Your rights
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) 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 (GDPR), you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you:
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- Where we use consent as a basis for our processing of your personal information, under GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent means that the collected personal data will not be used any longer. However, use made of your data in the past remains valid. Please direct all requests to us using our contact form.
- The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
- The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, in the cases described in article 17 of the GDPR.
- The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
- If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
In the EU, please note that you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory authority of the EU country of your choice.
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on our legitimate interests (Article 6(1), (f) of the GDPR). To exercise those rights, please send us an email to email address together with a proof of your identity . Please note that you always have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority of the European country of your choice.
6. How to contact us?
For any question and request, you can contact us by sending an email to info[@]strategicperspectives.eu.