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GDPR SMEs Data Privacy and Cookie Policy

GDPR SMEs Data Privacy and Cookie Policy

Protection for your personal data

Data Protection Policy

This page exists for two reasons:

  1. We want to inform you about how we protect your information because we want you to feel secure dealing with us.
  2. Transparency regarding data protection, data privacy and cookie use is now obligatory.

This privacy notice is written to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

GDPR protects your fundamental rights and freedoms regarding the protection of your personal data.

Data Controller

  • Name: Copyright EBC y Asociados Idiomas, trading as GDPR SMEs
  • Phone: (+34) 915 553 975
  • Email: info@gdprsmes.com
  • Address: Calle Orense 16, 2E, 28020 Madrid, Spain

Data Protection Officer

  • Name: Jim Ashton
  • Phone: (+34) 915 553 975
  • Email: info@gdprsmes.com
  • Address: Calle Orense 16, 2E, 28020 Madrid, Spain

Purposes of processing your personal data

We process your personal data for two reasons:

  1. To collect the contact details you give us to maintain correspondence with you.
  2. To periodically send you information that may be of interest to you or the company you work for.

Legitimate interests for processing your personal data

We class the following as legitimate interest purposes:

  1. Communicating with you after you have expressed an interest in our product and services
  2. Preparing and honouring contractual obligations

Recipients of your personal data

We are the only recipients of your personal data.

Transferring your personal data

  1. We store your personal data in secure servers in the Netherlands.
  2. Connection to this web site and the secure servers in the Netherlands uses SSL encrypted communication.
  3. We do not transfer your personal data outside our organisation.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

Your rights over your personal data given to us

You have the following rights that we respect:

  • get access to a copy of your personal data;
  • object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing you damage or distress;
  • opt-out of receiving direct marketing material;
  • opt-out of decisions being taken by automated means;
  • have your personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed;
  • lodge a complaint with the regulator;
  • claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the GDPR.

Why we need to use your personal data

We need your personal data to communicate with you, draw up contracts and honour contractual obligations. We may also use your personal data to improve our products and services or send relevant material which we think you may find interesting.

Automated profiling using your personal data

We do not undertake any automated profiling.

The personal data we collect

We initially collect the following information:

  • your name
  • the company you represent
  • your email address
  • your phone number

We may need to collect more information at a later stage as our relationship evolves. If more information is needed, you will be informed.

Cookies : small files placed on your computer

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We only use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This is done anonymously and it helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our web sites in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. We receive technical data (standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour) from Google Analytics about visitors to this web site. This information does not identify anyone. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all web sites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with better web sites, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you decline a cookie, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of this web site.

Links to other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other web site. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting these sites and these sites are not governed by our privacy statement. You should always exercise caution and look at the data privacy statement applicable to the web site in question.