Last Updated Date: 10/28/2022
2. How we collect and use (process) your personal information
Pirros collects personal information about its website visitors and customers. With a few exceptions, this information is generally limited to:
- job title
- employer name
- work address
- work email
- work phone number
We use this information to provide prospects and customers with services.
We do not sell personal information to anyone and only share it with third parties who are facilitating the delivery of our services.
From time to time, Pirros receives personal information about individuals from third parties. Typically, information collected from third parties will include further details on your employer or industry. We may also collect your personal data from a third-party website (e.g. LinkedIn)
3. Use of the Pirros Website
As is true of most other websites, Pirros’s website collects certain information automatically and stores it in log files. The information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, the region or general location where your computer or device is accessing the internet, browser type, operating system, and other usage information about the use of Pirros’s website, including a history of the pages you view. We use this information to help us design our site to better suit our users’ needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website, analyze trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences.
Pirros has a legitimate interest in understanding how members, customers and potential customers use its website. This assists Pirros with providing more relevant products and services, with communicating value to our sponsors and corporate members, and with providing appropriate staffing to meet member and customer needs.
4. Cookies and tracking technologies
Pirros makes available a comprehensive Cookie Notice that describes the cookies and tracking technologies used on Pirros website and provides information on how users can accept or reject them. To view the notice, go to www.pirros.com/privacy/cookie-policy.
5. Sharing information with third parties
The personal information Pirros collects from you is stored in one or more databases hosted by third parties located in the United States. These third parties do not use or have access to your personal information for any purpose other than cloud storage and retrieval. On occasion, Pirros engages third parties to send information to you, including information about our products, services, and events.
A list of our third-party sub-processors can be found here: www.pirros.com/privacy/subprocessors
We do not otherwise reveal your personal data to non-Pirros persons or businesses for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) it’s in connection with Pirros-hosted and Pirros co-sponsored conferences as described above; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law (for example, compelled by law enforcement to comply with a search warrant, subpoena, or court order), enforce an agreement we have with you, or to protect our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our employees or others; (4) the information is provided to our agents, vendors or service providers who perform functions on our behalf; (5) to address emergencies or acts of God; or (6) to address disputes, claims, or to persons demonstrating legal authority to act on your behalf. We may also gather aggregated data about our services and website visitors and disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to our partners, service providers, advertisers, and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.
6. Transferring personal data to the U.S.
Pirros has its headquarters in the United States. Information we collect about you will be processed in the United States. By using Pirros’s services, you acknowledge that your personal information will be processed in the United States. The United States has not sought nor received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the GDPR. Pursuant to Article 46 of the GDPR, Pirros is providing for appropriate safeguards by entering binding, standard data protection clauses, enforceable by data subjects in the EEA and the UK. These clauses have been enhanced based on the guidance of the European Data Protection Board and will be updated when the new draft model clauses are approved.
Depending on the circumstance, Pirros also collects and transfers to the U.S. personal data with consent; to perform a contract with you; or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of Pirros in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedoms. Pirros endeavors to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your personal data and to use it only consistent with your relationship with Pirros and the practices described in this Privacy Statement. Pirros also enters into data processing agreements and model clauses with its vendors whenever feasible and appropriate. Since it was founded, Pirros has received zero government requests for information.
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
7. Data Subject rights
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. Data Subject rights under GDPR include the following:
- Right to be informed
- Right of access
- Right to rectification
- Right to erasure
- Right to restrict processing
- Right of data portability
- Right to object
- Rights related to automated decision-making including profiling
This Privacy Notice is intended to provide you with information about what personal data Pirros collects about you and how it is used.If you wish to confirm that Pirros is processing your personal data, or to have access to the personal data Pirros may have about you, please contact us.
You may also request information about: the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside Pirros might have received the data from Pirros; what the source of the information was (if you didn’t provide it directly to Pirros); and how long it will be stored. You have a right to correct (rectify) the record of your personal data maintained by Pirros if it is inaccurate. You may request that Pirros erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions. You may also request that Pirros cease using your data for direct marketing purposes. In many countries, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how Pirros processes your personal data. When technically feasible, Pirros will—at your request—provide your personal data to you.
Reasonable access to your personal data will be provided at no cost. If access cannot be provided within a reasonable time frame, Pirros will provide you with a date when the information will be provided. If for some reason access is denied, Pirros will provide an explanation as to why access has been denied.
For questions or complaints concerning the processing of your personal data, you can email us at email@example.com. Alternatively, if you are located in the European Union, you can also have recourse to the European Data Protection Supervisor or with your nation’s data protection authority.
8. Data storage and retention
Your personal data is stored by the Pirros on its servers, and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services the Pirros engages, located in the United States. The Pirros retains service data for the duration of the customer’s business relationship with the Pirros and for a period of time thereafter, to analyze the data for Pirros’s own operations, and for historical and archiving purposes associated with Pirros’s services. Pirros retains prospect data until such time as it no longer has business value and is purged from Pirros systems. All personal data that Pirros controls may be deleted upon verified request from Data Subjects or their authorized agents. For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure and portability, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Your California Privacy Rights
This section provides additional details about the personal information Pirros collects about California consumers and the rights afforded to them under the California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA.” For more details about the personal information Pirros has collected over the last 12 months, including the categories of sources, please see the How we collect and use (process) your personal information section above. Pirros collects this information for the business and commercial purposes described in the How we collect and use (process) your personal information section above. Pirros shares this information with the categories of third parties described in the Sharing information with third parties section above. Pirros does not sell (as such term is defined in the CCPA) the personal information Pirros collects.
Subject to certain limitations, the CCPA provides California consumers the right to request to know more details about the categories or specific pieces of personal information Pirros collects (including how Pirros uses and disclose this information), to delete their personal information, to opt out of any “sales” that may be occurring, and to not be discriminated against for exercising these rights.
California consumers may make a request pursuant to their rights under the CCPA by contacting us at email@example.com. Pirros will verify your request using the information associated with your account, including email address. Government identification may be required. Consumers can also designate an authorized agent to exercise these rights on their behalf.
10. Data Protection Officer
Pirros is headquartered in Los Angeles in the United States. Pirros has appointed an internal data protection officer for you to contact if you have any questions or concerns about Pirros’s personal data policies or practices. If you would like to exercise your privacy rights, please direct your query to Pirros’s data protection officer. Pirros’s data protection officer’s name and contact information are as follows:
11. Children’s data
We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive information from children.
12. Contacting Pirros
If you have questions, concerns, complaints, or would like to exercise your rights, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org