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PRIVACY POLICY

We understand the importance of maintaining your privacy, keeping your personal information secure and complying with data protection laws that applies to our members and also to non-members. We are responsible for complying with the General Data Protection Regulation. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our services and the choices you have associated with that data.

  1. General Information

This is the privacy policy of the European Great Commission Collaboration, z.s., (the “EGCC”). EGCC acts as the controller of your personal data, which it can obtain directly from you, or indirectly through third parties such as your organization. The website www.egcc.eu (the “Service”) is operated by EGCC. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

  1. Legal Framework – Privacy Legislation

This privacy policy is subject to the 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).

  1. Information Collection

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you:

Personal Data

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

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

Usage Data

We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. 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, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
  1. Use of Data

EGCC uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To respond to your inquiries;
  • To communicate with you about your account or transactions with us and sending you information about features on our Service;
  • To send you newsletters, mailings, and information about programs, initiatives, activities, and events by e-mail or another medium;
  • To process your donation proposals;
  • For event registration;
  • For research and development;
  • To verify your account and account activities;
  • To perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Service and their usage patterns;
  • To provide and maintain the Service;
  • To provide customer care and support;
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service;
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  1. Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to (and maintained on) computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Czech Republic and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Czech Republic and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

EGCC will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

  1. Disclosure of Data

Legal Requirements

The EGCC adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Service. We don’t sell, barter, give away, rent, or permit anyone outside the EGCC to use or access your Personal Data.

We use independent contractors and third-party agents, affiliates, and partners to perform functions such as marketing, analytics, providing customer service, etc., on our behalf. These entities have access to the Personal Data needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any Personal Data collected from the Service.

The EGCC may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of EGCC
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Service Providers

We employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

  1. Disclaimer

EGCC does not guarantee that access to this Service will be uninterrupted, that it will be free from viruses or that it cannot be tampered with by third parties. We do not guarantee the accuracy of these pages and any visitor using information contained in them does so entirely at their own risk.

This website also contains links to other websites operated by third parties. EGCC does not accept any liability over the content of these third-party sites and the existence of these links do not constitute an endorsement of such websites. Linking to these sites is at your own risk. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

  1. Children’s Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us by email (egcc@egcc.eu). If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

  1. Your rights

You may, at any time, request to verify, access, rectify, delete, transfer and object to the use of your data, as well as request the limitation of such use of your data. We will then make every effort to take the necessary action as soon as possible.

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that EGCC hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

To do so, simply send us an email at the following address: egcc@egcc.eu

  1. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: egcc@egcc.eu