Effective Date: (18/05/2018)
During the course of its business, Networking Superstars collects information mainly through the use of online forms. We are committed to protecting that data that our clients provide and with complying with the relevant Data Protection Legislation, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This Policy is only applicable to Networking Superstars, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, or via the Services, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this policy.
2. What Information Is Being Collected
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect depends on your use of the Networking Superstars website and includes, but is not limited to:
a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. By applying to subscribe to Networking Superstars, we may collect contact details, demographic data, and other personally identifiable information (such as your name, email address, home address), depending on the information you agree to share with us to render you our services. We use collect this information to ensure you receive the services you prefer to receive.
b) PAYMENT INFORMATION. To provide you our Services, we require you to fill in certain payment information such as your credit card type, credit card information, your full name, and signature. We collect this information to process our payments in exchange for purchasing our services, through our payment processors.
c) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. We may automatically collect the following information about your use of our Services or view our online advertisements: access time, device ID, Application ID or other unique identifier; domain name, IP address, device name and model; operating system information; your activities within the Services; and the length of time that you are logged in.
d) COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES. From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser Applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your device about your activity on our Site. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement.
You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience with our Site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended. The Site may use other tracking tools, including web beacons.
Web beacons are images on the Site (or in emails that the Site sends to you) that help us determine what parts of the Site you have visited, whether you have opened an email that we have sent to you, or otherwise to measure the effectiveness of the Site. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information directly to us or to a service provider authorized by us to collect information on our behalf.
e) PUBLIC INFORMATION. Some information we collect is publicly available. For example, we may collect data about you from other entities. By gathering additional information about you, we can correct inaccurate information, enhance security of your transactions, and provide recommendations and special offers that may be of interest to you.
3. What We Do With The Information We Collect
Our goal is to be clear and transparent about what information we collect so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. We require and use this information to provide, maintain, protect and improve our services; to develop new services; to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience and to protect ourself and our customers.
Below please see how we use the information we collect from you:
(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the Services or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Site. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Site, or to send you additional information about Company. If you give your permission, we may share your contact information with our business partners or other companies that we integrate with.
(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(c) MARKETING. We may use your personal information to:
- to provide you with information about other services, features we add to Networking Superstars that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
- to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of Networking Superstars about additional features or services that may interest you, which may be based on your activity on Networking Superstars website.
- to provide you updates about Networking Superstars including our success innovating Networking Superstars portfolio.
(d) SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS AND ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT. To manage and maintain the integrity of Networking Superstars we may use your personal information to:
- to ensure that content from Networking Superstars is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- to administer Networking Superstars and for internal business administration and operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- to notify you about changes to Networking Superstars and to send you service emails relating to your account;
- as part of our efforts to keep Networking Superstars safe and secure; and to manage and operate your account with us.
(f) DISCLOSURE TO PROTECT LAWFUL INTERESTS. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Site, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site.
(g) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Site. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired; customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
(h) RETENTION PERIOD. We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as you are using Networking Superstars.
4. Privacy and Personal Data Protection
This section will describe the obligations that Networking Superstars has under the GDPR with respect to your personal Data. It is our policy to ensure our compliance with the GDPR and all other relevant legislation.
4.1. Definitions Under the GDPR
The GDPR lays down several definitions, the most important of which are:
- Personal data is defined as: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;
- ‘processing’ means: any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;
- ‘controller’ means: the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law;
4.2 Obligations Under The GDPR
Personal data shall be:
(a) processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject
(b) collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes
(c) adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed
(d) accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay
(e) kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed
(f) processed in a manner that ensures integrity of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures to ensure confidentiality
Networking Superstars aims to comply fully with these principles and to update our policies regularly to ensure ongoing compliance. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, and then be assured that it will be only used in accordance with this privacy statement.
4.3 Your Rights
(a) CORRECTING YOUR INFORMATION. The accuracy of your information is important to us. We are working to make it easier for you to review and correct the information we hold about you. If you change email address, or you think any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
(b) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you, free of charge, and we will respond to your request within 30 (thirty) days.
(c) MARKETING. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking or unchecking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at: Networking Superstars Ltd C/O Magic Accountancy Services Ltd, 2nd floor, Colman House, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull. B93 0HL
Networking Superstars, may from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.
(d) DELETION OF INFORMATION. We are working on providing you a way of deleting the information we hold about you, if you no longer wish to use Networking Superstars. We will update this accordingly, and we will also notify you when we make a change to this policy. If you have any questions regarding how we are working on providing you a way to delete your information from our servers, please contact us.
Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Therefore, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete copies/information from our backup systems.
(e) RIGHT TO FILE A COMPLAINT. If you are residing in EU and/or United Kingdom: If you have any concerns and/or complaints regarding our information privacy practices, please contact us and we will help resolving your question, concern or complaint. If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, after you contacted us, you have the right to file a complaint with United Kingdom Information Comissioner’s Office:
UK Information Commissioner’s Office
Tel: 0303 123 1113
5. Transferring Your Information Outside of Europe
Networking Superstars’ servers are located in U.K. As part of the services offered to you, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our or third party providers’ servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the EU.
To see a full list of our third party sub-processors, please see our Sub-Processors List. Any processing of such kind will be carried out on behalf of a Networking Superstars as the controller and Networking Superstars will use only processors providing sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements and ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.
By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy.
If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps to analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, some functions on our website may not work. Please see instructions from your relevant browser with information on how to disable cookies.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us but remember that transmission over the Internet and electronic storage is never 100% secure. In order to prevent any unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. While we strive to do our utmost to protect your data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
8. Links to other websites
9. Access Requests
Under the GDPR, clients have the right at all times to request a copy of the information that Networking Superstars holds. We will endeavour to comply with this request within 30 days and free of charge.
10. Changes to this Privacy Notice
Please note that this Privacy Notice may change from time to time. If we change this Privacy Notice in ways that affect how we use your personal information, we will advise you of the choices you may have as a result of those changes. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are familiar with any changes. We will also post a notice that this Privacy Notice has changed.