Your Privacy Is Important to Us
Green Technology Association (GTA) as the management entity of the Green Technology Cluster (GTC) is committed to your privacy and the protection of your personal data. This Privacy Statement is provided to describe our privacy practices as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) (EU) (2016/679) and other Data Protection Laws. This Privacy Statement applies where GTA is acting as a Data Controller with respect to the personal data of our customers, resellers, suppliers, and website users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
This Privacy Statement outlines how we collect, share, transfer, retain and protect your personal data and what rights you can exercise regarding your information. If you provide us with your personal data, or we obtain information about you from other sources, we treat your information according to this Privacy Statement.
This Privacy Statement applies to GTA websites, apps, mobile apps, social media accounts, etc. (Sites). This Privacy Statement does not apply to third-party applications, products, services, websites, or social media features that may be accessed through links we provide on our Sites that have their own Privacy Policies, Statements, or Notices. Accessing those links will cause you to leave the GTA Sites and may result in the collection or sharing of information about you by a third party. We do not control, endorse or make any representations about those third-party websites or their privacy practices, which may differ from ours. We encourage you to review the Privacy Statement of any site you interact with before allowing the collection and use of your personal data.
What Information Do We Collect About You?
The following describes the general categories of personal data that we may process, the purposes for which we may process personal data, and the legal bases of the processing. In the case of personal data, we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data are also described.
Where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent only, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. We will then erase your personal data and stop processing it subject to our receipt of a valid Data Subject Access Request from you.
Sources of Information We Collect
GTA receives information about you or your devices from the following sources:
Establish or maintain an account;
Make a purchase or receive a service;
Apply for employment at GTA;
Post comments to online communities;
Participate in a survey, marketing promotion, sweepstakes or contest; or
Connect with us via social media.
Through Business Partners, Resellers and Suppliers;
GTA, our service providers, and other third parties may collect the following information about you through automated means (such as Cookies):
Collecting information through automated means allows us to collect statistics about the usage and effectiveness of our Sites, personalize your experience on our Sites, and tailor our interactions with you. For details regarding the technologies we employ, see our Cookie Policies, and the section below regarding Cookies.
How Will We Use Your Information?
GTA may use your personal information in the following ways:
How We Share Your Information
Your personal data may be shared with others as described below:
We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will require that the transferee use the personal information you have provided in a manner consistent with our Privacy Statement and the applicable legal framework.
We may collect your information from third parties. This includes you logging in through a third-party site such as a reseller website, a referring site, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. We may also disclose information collected from third parties to customize ads and to manage and facilitate messaging on third-party sites. We do not control the privacy practices of third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of third-party sites for more information regarding their applicable privacy practices.
We will keep your personal data while we are providing our products and services to you. Thereafter, we will keep your personal data for one of these reasons: (a) to respond to any questions, complaints, or claims made by you or on your behalf; (b) to show that we treated you fairly; and/or (c) to keep records required by law.
We will not retain your data for longer than necessary for the purposes for which it was collected as set out in this privacy notice. In determining data retention periods, we take into consideration local laws, contractual obligations, our reasonable business requirements, and your expectations and requirements. When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal data, we will securely delete or anonymize it.
Information Submitted by Children
GTA does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If GTA learns that it possesses information from a child under the age of 13, we delete that information from our systems. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to take the necessary actions to delete such data.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Technologies
Some of our business partners set web beacons and cookies on our site. In addition, third-party social media buttons may log certain information such as your IP address, browser type and language, access time, and referring website addresses. Further, if you are logged in to those social media sites, they may also link such collected information with your profile information on that site.
Do Not Track
GTA does not track its customers over time and across third-party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. However, some third-party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, you may be able to set the DNT signal on your browser so that third parties (particularly advertisers) know you do not want to be tracked.
You may choose not to receive commercial emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in the commercial emails we send. You may also email us directly at email@example.com at any time if you would like to unsubscribe from our email service. Please note that even if you unsubscribe from commercial email messages, we may still email you regarding your account.
Using Mobile and Other Devices
GTA, or third parties that we have engaged, may collect and store unique identifiers matched to your mobile device in order to deliver customized ads or content while you use our Sites, navigate the internet, or identify you in a unique manner across devices or browsers. In order to customize these ads or content, we, or third parties, may collect your information, e.g., your email address, or data passively collected from you such as your device identifier or IP address.
By adjusting the privacy and security settings on your device, you can manage how your mobile device and mobile browser share information, as well as how your mobile browser handles Cookies and other tracking identifiers. Please refer to instructions provided by your mobile service provider or the manufacturer of your device to learn how to adjust your settings.
At GTA we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you have requested from us. By making contact with GTA and submitting information in the Inquiry Data, you indicate your consent that we may process that information for the purposes of offering, marketing, and selling relevant goods and services to you. GTA may share information with affiliates, resellers, suppliers, and service providers to provide products and services that help the market to customers or provide other requested customer services. You can also request us to send you marketing communications by managing your preferences in your account. If you have consented to receive marketing, you can unsubscribe yourself at any time from services to which you have subscribed by contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribing yourself from our Marketing material will not negatively impact the services you have requested.
Your Access to and Control Over Your Information
You can inquire about your personal information, ask the following questions, or take the following actions by contacting us via email at email@example.com or via the address or phone number on our Sites to:
Under certain conditions, you may have the right to request from GTA, among other things:
For more information on the full extent of your rights or to exercise your rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer by mail to the address below or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes to Our Privacy Statement
Any material changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on our webpage. It is your responsibility to review our Privacy Statement each time you provide Personal Information to us as the Privacy Statement may have changed since the last time you used our Sites or services.
How To Contact Us
If you have questions about GTA’s privacy policies and practices, please e-mail us at email@example.com
Green Technology Association
Address: 20 Cornelia Street ,4th District, Bucharest, Zip Code 040181
Privacy Questions/Data Subject Requests: firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints, if they cannot be settled amicably with the GTC, can be addressed to:
National Authority for the Supervision of Personal Data Processing
B-dul G-ral. Gheorghe Magheru 28-30, Sector 1, postal code 010336
Green Technology Cluster