PROTEY CONSULTING GROUP PRIVACY NOTICE


Last updated: 30.09.19

This Privacy Notice explains to you how we use your personal data when you access and use our website located at https://proteygroup.com (the “Website”). Personal data is the information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you. “You” and “your” refer to you, as a user of this Website.

CONTACT DETAILS

Protey Consulting Group Ltd

Registration number ΗΕ 372354

Evagora Pallikaridi 2, 3035, Limassol, Cyprus

Email: info@proteygroup.com

Please kindly note that regarding personal data we collected from you or you provided us with on the Website we are acting as a data controller.

We are not required to have a Data Protection Officer (DPO), thus any enquiries about the use of your personal data and this Privacy Notice can be addressed to the contact details above.

HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

1. When you directly interact with us through the Website:

  • request a call;
  • fill out a form or otherwise enter information on the Website;
  • reach us via email or phone indicated on the Website.

2. Automatically when you use the Website.

WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?

1. When you request directly interact with us, as described above, we collect your name, phone number, email or other contact details you decided to provide to us.

2. When you use our Website certain personal data is collected automatically. This includes IP (Internet Protocol) address, and cookies (please find out more about cookies in the ‘Cookies’ section below).

COOKIES

Our Website uses cookies. They help us to provide you with a better experience while browsing our Website and allows us to improve it. Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or your device. Cookies contain certain technical information that is transferred to us, for example, browser type and version, time zone setting, language, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform etc.

Generally, there are two types of cookies:

  • necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the Website. Thus, we will not ask your consent for placing them; and
  • optional cookies. These cookies include analytical cookies (which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website), functionality cookies (which are used to recognise you when you return to our Website and personalise the content for you), and targeting cookies (which record your visit to the Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed).

We will always ask for your consent to place optional cookies on your devise.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our Website. Google Analytics gathers information about the Website use by means of cookies. The gathered information is used to create reports about the use of our Website, so we can analyse our users’ behaviour. However, we do not receive any personal data from Google Analytics. Please learn more about Google Analytics’ privacy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

You may download the add-on to block the Google Analytics for your browser at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

1. We use the personal data that you directly provide to us to respond to your inquiry and to provide you with our products and services. We process such personal data in order to perform a contract with you or to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

2. We use the automatically collected data in order to maintain and optimise the work and content of our Website, to understand and analyse the behaviour of our users when they are using the Website. We process such personal data (except for cookies, as described above) on the basis of our legitimate business interest to administer the Website and maintain its IT security and to provide you with a better experience while using the Website.

Please kindly note that we do not use the data you provide to make any automated decisions, including profiling.

HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We do not sell your personal data. However, we may share your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Notice or if you provided us with your consent to do so.

We may share your personal data with our business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you or to takes steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

We may also share your personal data if we sell our business or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with a legal obligation or to protect our rights or rights of third parties.

Please note that if we share your personal data with third parties, we will always do our best to ensure the security of such transfer by using appropriate organisational and technical measures.

Sometimes we may transfer your personal data to countries which do not offer the same level of data protection as the laws of your country (such as, for example, the data protection legislation of the EU/EEA). If we transfer your personal data to a country that does not maintain the ‘adequate’ level of data protection, we will put in place the Standard Contractual Clauses (special documents developed by the European Commission), which gives you more protection and control regarding your personal data. Find out more about Standard Contractual Clauses at https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/standard-contractual-clauses-scc_en.

You may contact us at info@proteygroup.com to ask whether your personal data is subject to transfer to a third country and to request a copy of the appropriate safeguard.

HOW DO WE SECURE YOUR DATA?

We take your data protection seriously and therefore undertake appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from loss, theft, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. The measures include the following:

  • pseudonymisation of personal data, where reasonable and commercially possible;
  • transmitting personal data through encrypted channels and means of communication;
  • putting in place basic technical controls;
  • ensuring the ability to restore the availability and access to personal data in a timely manner in an event of a physical or technical incident by making backups of personal data;
  • limiting access to personal data.

We may also put other technical and organisational measures in place depending on our circumstances and the type of personal data we process.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We will maintain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to perform a contract with you or to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.

We may further process your personal data if it is required by the applicable law (including Anti Money Laundering legislation) or is necessary to for the purposes of defending or making legal claims until the end of the period required by the relevant law or until the settlement of any such claims, as applicable.

When the processing is no longer necessary, subject to this Privacy Notice and the requirements of the applicable law, we will either delete or anonymise such personal data.

WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE?

Subject to certain limitations under the applicable law you have the following rights:

  • the right to access your personal data;
  • the right to correct your incorrect data and complete your incomplete data;
  • the right to erase your personal data (right to be forgotten);
  • the right to restrict the use of your personal data;
  • the right to data portability (to have received your data from us);
  • the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes;
  • the right to object to the processing based on our legitimate interest;
  • right to submit a complaint with a supervisory authority (Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection website is available at http://www.dataprotection.gov.cy).

To exercise your rights please contact us at info@proteygroup.com with the description of your request. Please note that we may request you to provide certain proofs to verify your identity.

THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND WEBSITES

Our Website contains links to and from the websites of social networks, partner networks, advertisers, and other third parties. These third-party websites have separate and independent privacy policies/notices. We are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of such websites.

Please check third party websites’ terms of use and privacy policies/notices carefully before you use any services offered through such websites or submit any data thereon.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE

Any changes we may make to this Privacy Notice in the future will be posted on this page. Such changes will take effect as soon as they are posed on this page. In such case, we will update the ‘Last updated’ date above. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this Privacy Notice.