This is the Privacy Statement of GIA Global Group s.r.o (“GIA”, “we”, “us” and “our”), and it applies to us if we process Personal Data that belongs to individuals (“you”). GIA Global Group s.r.o. is a company registered in Czechia on the following address Karlovo náměstí 317/5, Nové Město (Praha 2), 120 00, Prague, under the following ID number 06437770. As a company we are subject to the data protection obligations set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and applicable local laws. In legal terms, GIA Global Group s.r.o. is the controller of your data.
We respect your privacy and protect your personal data. The objective of this Privacy Statement is to explain to you, what personal data we collect, why and how we protect it, who share it with and how we respect your rights. This applies to you if you are:
Personal data means any information that identifies or can be linked to natural person for identification. Personal data we collect about you includes:
If you are a speaker, moderator, panel member or interviewee, in addition to above mentioned personal data, we will also collect:
We collect your personal data only when you provide your personal data. We collect your personal data when you provide it by visiting our website, meeting us in person, filling a form, signing a contract, calling us, emailing us, or messaging us (through any means including social media) with interest in our services.
We use the common advertising platforms such as LinkedIn Ads, Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads to run ad or remarketing campaigns, track conversions, and create campaign performance reports. We also use Google Analytics to have a better understanding of our audience and to be able to improve our services accordingly. These platforms allow us to reach to you based on their algorithms, but we receive your personal data only when you have made a choice to click on an advert and or submitted a form.
If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe link placed in the footer of the promotional email or, if by post, by returning the letter to us with “unsubscribe” marked upon it, or you can simply contact email@example.com and ask to be unsubscribed.
We keep your data safe and protected i.e., we do not disclose this to others unless strictly necessary for performance and delivery of the service we provide you. And, when data is with us, the data stays in a password protected computer or software we use.
The personal data we hold is stored on cloud-based servers located in Czech Republic and Germany. We retain your personal data up to five years after such information is collected. If you wish, you can always unsubscribe from our emails or you come back to us with a request to stop processing your personal data earlier.
To provide you with best-in-class experience at our events and conferences, we rely on providers that help us with specialized services. When doing so, we focus on sharing only the necessary data and we sign a contract with such providers. To ensure that we deliver you the services in effective way, we share your personal data with following categories of third parties:
Some of the specific companies we rely on are:
When we work with companies, we work with reputable brands who respect your privacy in line with applicable laws. These third parties are contractually required to use it only to provide their service to us and prohibited from using it for their own purposes. The access to shared information is given only for the duration of the service being provided.
GIA Global Group is an independent event services provider partnering with industry associations, solution providers and media. GIA Global Group reserves the right to share the following information with a Partner of the specific event you have registered for:
You can always see the list of Partners on the main website of a specific event you are registering for under the “Summit Partners” section.
Our virtual events are free of charge for the representatives of end user companies (differ depending on the topic of the event), thus to be able to deliver our services to you, we are dependant on funding from our Event Partners.
If you register for a virtual event and do not wish your information to be shared with the Event Partners, you have always an alternative option to proceed with a paid registration form. In this case your data will be used only for correspondence regarding the event you have registered for and will be deleted right after the end of the Event.
Your privacy is important, and we respect your rights. You have the following rights:
We aim to respond to your request as quickly as possible and work resolve it in 30 calendar days. In some cases, we may deny your request. If we do so, we will let you know why we denied your request. To exercise your rights, please contact us via email.
If you have any queries or want to know more about our privacy approach or need more details on how we collect, use, disclose and protect your personal data, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also reach us at our registered address via registered post.
We are sorry that you did not like something about us. We are always looking to help you and would like to hear about your concern directly. We prefer that you contact us at email@example.com.
The law allows you to contact the Data Protection Authority (Úřad pro ochranu osobních údajů) if you are unhappy with the way we manage your personal data. Their website can be accessed by clicking here.
In an ever-changing world, we want to keep you informed about what we do with personal data. If anything changes, this privacy statement will be updated. The last update was on Mar 10, 2021.