The Website was created to implement the Tech To The Rescue initiative to unite technology companies to share their resources to support non-profit and non-governmental organizations (“Initiative“).
We are Tech To The Rescue Foundation with its registered office, at ul. Biała 4, 00-895 Warsaw, Poland, entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs and the Register of Associations and the Foundation of the National Court Register kept by the District Court for the capital city of Warsaw in Warsaw, 13th Commercial Division of the National Court Register under KRS number: 0000937683, NIP number: 5272981322. TTTR is the Data Controller of your personal data within the meaning of the General Data Protections Regulations (“GDPR”).
You can contact us via the contact email address: [email protected].
We use your Personal Data only in accordance with the following principles and in compliance with applicable data protection laws including the GDPR.
Please read this policy carefully so that you understand your rights in relation to your Personal Data, and how we will collect, use and process your Personal Data.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The Website servers collect standard internet log information during user visits to the Website. This information is used to assist with troubleshooting issues with the Site including performance and security related functions.
In addition to server logs, the Website also uses the Google Analytics service to help us assess how users access and utilize the Website by collecting bits of information such as statistical usage and telemetry information including an anonymized version of your IP address. This information is used to create aggregate statistics about the operation and use of the Website such as when the Website is accessed, the pages which refer visitors to the Website, and other information that helps us understand how the Website is used and how it might be improved in the future.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track user interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how users use our Website. This information is used to compile reports and to help us improve our Website. The reports disclose website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our Website – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
In general, when you visit the Website we only incidentally collect such information as your IP address and/or information about your browser or computing device that enables us to provide you with access to the Website and appropriate content.
On the Website, it is necessary of you to provide additional Personal Data in order to join our Initiative, register in the database of entities operating within the Initiative, contact you in connection with Initiative, receive notifications about news and updates about the Foundation’s activities and ours partners via newsletter, or conduct other transactions via the Website.
HOW WE USE THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT?
The legal basis for processing your personal data depends on the purpose of using your Personal Data:
The legal basis for processing your personal data for this purpose will be our legitimate interest (Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).
The personal data you provide is not subject to automated decision-making or profiling.
Providing your personal data is voluntary, however it is necessary in order to respond to your inquiry, to conduct correspondence or to join the Initiative.
HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We will retain your Personal Data as follows:
At the end of the retention period we may store your information in an aggregated and anonymized format to help us understand historical behaviors and to enhance the Website.
Your Personal Data will be retained for longer if required by law or a court order and/or as needed to defend or pursue legal claims.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES
If you joined the Initiative your Personal Data will be shared to members of the Initiative for the purpose of providing the services you request.
We share your Personal Data with our Service Providers so that they can perform services on our behalf: entities that support us in providing services, based on appropriate agreements to entrust personal data for processing, such as email marketing platforms, providers of contact tools (instant messaging), providers of legal, consulting, marketing and accounting services, hosting providers, couriers, and our co-workers, and also social media operators Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
We require our Service Providers to take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Personal Data against loss, theft and unauthorized use, access, or modification.
Our agreements with these entities require that they keep your Personal Data confidential and only use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to perform their functions and not for any other purpose.
Except as provided herein, we will not sell any Personal Data that you provide through the Website without your prior consent.
We will share your information with law enforcement agencies, public authorities, or other organizations if legally required to do so.
DO WE TRANSFER YOUR DATA OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA?
TTTR associates entities and works with individuals from around the world. Your Personal Data may be shared to members of the Initiative (if you joined to the Initiative) or our’s co-workers, located in jurisdictions other than your residence jurisdiction, in particular the United States or Ukraine, for the purpose of providing the services you request.
For the aforementioned reason, the TTTR shall transfer personal data outside the EEA only when this is necessary and assuring a relevant level of protection, in particular by means of:
The Foundation is also entitled to transfer data outside the EEA of entities that have joined the Initiative, as it is necessary to perform the agreement between the Foundation and this entity.
If you would like up-to-date information about entities outside the EEA that may receive your data and information about the legal basis for such a transfer, please write to us at: [email protected]. If the data transfer is based on standard contractual clauses, you may also receive a copy from us via the above-mentioned email.
In order to provide services, We uses tools provided by entities that are located outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), and some of the suppliers may transfer data outside the aforementioned territory:
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that these Service Providers keep your Personal Data confidential and only use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to perform their functions and not for any other purpose.
The social network operators who are recipients of your personal data work with partners and entities worldwide. For this reason, your personal data may be transferred outside the European Economic Area, including to the USA. The operators declare that they base such transfers on standard contractual clauses issued by the European Commission or decisions of the European Commission finding an adequate level of protection with regard to specific countries. You can find more information in the privacy policies of these operators:
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Tracking technologies, for simplicity referred to here as cookies, are designed to collect and store small pieces of information about your browsing activity and are generally used to enable a range of functionalities, including session management, multimedia playback, and performance monitoring. When you visit the Website, cookies are set, by us or Service Providers, on your browser to log information about your preferences and Website viewing patterns. You can find more information about cookies and how to manage them at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ .
The Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from such children. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Data from a child under the age of 13, we will make all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our Website, records and database. If you become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Data from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately at [email protected].
TTTR will make reasonably good faith efforts to remove the post from prospective public view or anonymize it so the minor cannot be individually identified to the extent required by applicable law. This removal process cannot ensure complete or comprehensive removal. For instance, third-parties such as search engines and others that TTTR does not control may have republished or archived such content.
The security of your Personal Data is important to us. We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Personal Data against loss, theft, and unauthorized use, access or modification. We encrypt information submitted to and presented by the Website using Transport Layer Security (TLS) technology.
By encrypting this data, TLS attempts to prevent anyone from reading it as it travels across the Internet. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet or email is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Website or over email; any transmission is at your own risk.
Once we have received your information, we will take appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Personal Data against loss, theft, and unauthorized use, access, or modification.
You have the right to access the Personal Data that we hold about you. To the extent permitted by applicable law, you also have the right to request the correction or deletion of your Personal Data, to require us to stop processing the Personal Data except for storage purposes in certain circumstances, and to obtain a copy of your Personal Data in a commonly used, machine-readable format.
You can exercise your rights by contacting us at [email protected].
We may refuse your request for correction or deletion of your Personal Data where its retention is necessary, for example, in the context of a legal dispute or as required by law.
If you have provided your consent for us to process your personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at [email protected]. The withdrawal of consent to the processing of personal data does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out before its withdrawal.
At any time, you have the right to object to our processing of Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling, if the processing is based on the legitimate interest of the Controller.
In addition, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your Personal Data on grounds relating to your particular situation in cases where the legal basis for the processing is the legitimate interest of the Controller. If we conclude that there are compelling legitimate grounds for processing overriding your interests, rights and freedoms, or grounds for establishing, asserting or defending claims, we will continue to process your objected data. If you do not agree with this assessment of the situation, you can exercise your right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
With regard to the jointly controlled personal data processed in the context of social networks , you may exercise your rights against the operator of that social network in accordance with the rules laid down by those operators:
The main supervisory authority for joint processing with social networking sites is the Irish Data Protection Commission.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your Personal Data, please contact us in the first instance at [email protected] and we will endeavor to deal with your request as soon as possible.
This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with the data protection supervisory authority in the EU country in which you live or work where you think we have infringed data protection laws.
The co-controllers of your data are also:
in connection with the Controller’s use of social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and the posting of social plug-ins on the Service directing to the Controller’s profiles on these social networking sites.
Co-administration includes the aggregate analysis of data for the purpose of displaying statistics on the activity of users of the Controller’s social media profiles and advertising activities through the tools available on these social networks. The Controller shall only be liable to the extent of personal data which it processes for its own purposes. For the rest, the responsibility lies with the provider of the respective social network.
We are responsible to you for: i) having a legal basis for processing your Personal Data for the purposes established by us, ii) complying with the obligations to provide information, which is done in this Policy. The provider of the social networking service is responsible for i) having a legal basis for the processing of your Personal Data for the purposes specified by the provider; ii) ensuring that you are able to exercise your rights; iii) reporting violations to the supervisory authority and notifying you of such violations; iv) ensuring appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of your data.
You can find more information in the privacy policies of these operators:
If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints about our use of your Personal Data, or would like to request access to, correction, or deletion of, your Personal Data, please address them to:
Tech To The Rescue Foundation with its registered office in Warsaw ul. Biała 4, 00-895 Warsaw, Poland
You may also reach our data privacy team via email at [email protected].