It is the Company’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
Like most website operators, the Company collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The Company’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the Company’s visitors use its website. From time to time, the Company may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
The Company also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. The Company does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
The Company may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, the Company may monitor the most popular content on the Confbuzz.com site. The Company may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the Company does not disclose personally- identifying information other than as described below.
The following describes the personally identifying information and potentially personally identifying information The Company captures, the purpose and basis for storing that information, any sharing of that information, and the period that information is retained for.
If, at any point, an attendee or event organiser wishes to have their data deleted, they can request this by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some or all of the following information is recorded for attendees: email address, name, job title, company, website, twitter handle, a photograph, and answers to three questions. That information is either directly entered by attendees, or (in the case of email address, name, job title, and company) it can be uploaded by the event organiser to avoid asking attendees for the same information twice; the upload can only be performed by the event organiser if they have the legal basis to provide this information to Confbuzz.
The legal basis for Confbuzz holding attendee details uploaded by the organiser is fulfilment of the contract with the conference organiser. For any and all information entered directly by attendees, the legal basis is legitimate business interest, as it is necessary for showing a profile to other attendees, for matching attendees, delivery of messages between attendees, and to reset an attendee’s password.
With the exception of email address, this information is on a publicly visible web page, in order that attendees can see each others profiles.
Analytical data is generated to enable organisers to understand how the event page is being used. Specifically, this is the number of inspections (profile views), number of messages received, number of Linkedin views, and the number of Twitter views. The basis for holding this information is it is necessary for fulfilment of the contract with the event organiser.
All the information in this section (“information about event attendees”) is retained until 90 days after the event, at which point it is deleted.
In addition to any information provided in his or her role as an attendee, an organiser provides the following data to Confbuzz, which is necessary in order to perform the contract with the data subject: email address, username, and the names of events organised. These are required to provide login, event creation and management, billing and password reset. This information is deleted on account deletion. Account deletion can be requested or will happen automatically after 24 months of account inactivity. Information for invoices must be retained indefinitely to meet legal accounting requirements.
In order to provide the Confbuzz service, the following data processors are used:
The Company will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organisations, as described above, the Company discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when the Company believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of the Company, third parties or the public at large. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. The Company takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.