We, Bestrade, explain in our PIPP how personal information captured when providing services offered on the Betsrade.co website (thereafter referred to as “Bestrade”). Bestrade services allow, amongst other things, our users to prepare for business events, to grow their professional network, and to receive email alerts, etc. (thereafter, “Services”).
Personal information is defined by the GDPR as any information about a physical person that can be used to identify that person, directly or indirectly. Such information can be a name, a photograph, and email address, banking information, social network posts or medical information.
What type of data do we capture?
Using our Services leads to the capture of some personal data such as what you give us when creating an account, completing your profile, and, generally speaking, the data you give us when yo use our Services. Certain information related to your activity on Bestrade, including pages visited and type of connection, albeit not directly identifiable to you, is also captured for advertising and marketing purposes.
We capture several types of personal data:
Data that you give us:
When you sign up on Bestrade, you give us your first and last names, your email address, and your company name. If you are signing up with your LinkedIn or Facebook profile, we capture the information you have authorized these networks to give us, for instance your public profile, your employer or your email address. When we receive that data, it becomes part of your Bestrade account and allows you to use our Services. That data is deemed personal data and is therefore covered by this PPIP.
Once registered, you can complete your profile to take full advantage of the Services offered by Bestrade. You may therefore give us additional personal information such as your professional experience, your business event participation schedule, or your opinion about certain events. Some of that data may be accessible by search engines and to the whole Bestrade community based on your selected settings.
Data generated by your activity on Bestrade:
We also capture personal data when you use Services such as feedback posted on our event pages, your event schedule, or when you interact with other Bestrade members via our messaging system.
Automatically captured session data:
Automatic data capture methods include cookies, tracking technology, server logs, and information about the browser and device you use to access Bestrade.
We, as well as our technology and publishing vendors and partners, may combine the data captured through the above means with other data we possess to create profiles for advertising and marketing targeting purposes.
Why do we capture personal information?
So that you can use our Services:
We capture your personal information in order to provide the Services described on Betsrade, specifically:
To create, verify and secure your account,
To allow you to find the most appropriate events based on your professional profile,
To enable you to grow your professional network,
To put you in touch with other event participants, events organizers, and, in general, with other Betsrade members,
To allow you to indicate online your participation in events and therefore to allow you to be contacted for business opportunities,
To send you email alerts and/or information relative to your network,
To manage, if needed, the comments you post in the discussion forums and the feedback you post on event pages,
To continuously facilitate and improve your usage and experience of the Betsrade website,
To ensure the security of the Bestrade website and the Bestrade Services,
To manage our responses when you contact us.
To gather statistics.
We also collect data for survey and statistical analysis purposes.
For promotional offers.
After receiving your consent, we may send you targeted relevant services and promotional offers obtained through our partnerships and commercial efforts. We may also create user profiles for advertising targeting from your usage patterns or from the services you subscribed to on Bestrade or with our partners.
We may also create user profiles to contact you about or display on Bestrade offers tailored to your interests or interests we can infer, with the help of cookies stored on your device or integrated in the emails we send you. SImilarly, our publishing and technology partners may create profiles as well to communicate with you or display tailored content on Bestrade and/or other sites.
For legal reasons
Some information is also saved to meet legal requirements and safeguard our interests in the case of litigation or other legal action.
Who collects your personal information?
We only capture personal information when we have a legal basis to do so. The capture of the personal data described above is performed because it is (i) necessary to provide you with the Services you subscribed to; (ii) necessary for legitimate reasons, including to provide you with pertinent content, gather statistics, to protect Bestrade from unauthorized usage; (iii) necessary to meet our legal obligations.
Beyond these cases, data is also captured based on your implied consent, for example when filling out a contact form, or when that consent is required by law.
Bestrade Site and Services.
We capture personal data, as the party responsible for their management, to ensure proper handling of your account and to provide you with the subscribed Services. However, the personal data you shared may be viewed, used and saved by other Bestrade members.
Advertising serving and targeting.
Links to external websites.
Bestrade may present links to external sites, applications, or service providers, such as the websites for events listed on Bestrade. This policy does not make any provisions for these sites or services. We encourage you to consult their policies as they relate to personal data privacy.
How long is data stored?
Your personal data is tired as long as your account is active.
Your account is considered to be active for five (5) years from your last site visit, granted that you have not closed your account.
In the event your account has been suspended or blocked, we will keep your date for 2 years from the date of suspension to avoid any potential contravening of our platform’s existing rules.
In some cases, we may keep your personal data even if you cancel your account for legal reasons or if there remains an issue with your account such as a pending claim or an unresolved lawsuit. In this case, the data necessary to resolve the issue or lawsuit will be kept for the duration of the lawsuit, according to applicable laws.
Is your data shared with 3rd parties?
Your personal data may be viewed by other Bestrade members, in accordance with your account privacy settings. By the way, feedback you post on Bestrade can be viewed by Bestrade members.
Some personal data may also be shared in other case besides those described above but only with your consent or if we are required to do so by law. As such, when you use social network features on Bestrade, some identifying data is automatically passed on to these social networks.
Bestrade does not ever sell or license any of your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes. In the case of a full or partial sale of S-TRADE’s shares, your personal data would be transferred to the purchaser to ensure Services continuity and/or for commercial purposes but only upon your consent.
How is my personal data protected?
Your acquired personal data is protected by technological and organizational means so that it cannot be lost, acquired, viewed, modified, nor divulged by non-authorized third parties unless the communication of this data is required by applicable existing regulations, including by judicial authorities, police, or other party with legal authority. Bestrade uses technology to protect your online account, such as the HTTPs protocol, and encryption and authentication tools. Bestrade also ensures that its vendors provide sufficient warranties to ensure your personal data they are managing is protected.
Your personal data will not be shared outside of The European Union. Our servers are physically located in Germany.
How to access your personal data, correct it, delete it or exercise other data-related rights
You have the right to access and manage your personal data.
You can directly access your personal data collected in your Bestrade account by logging in.
This access can also be used to make any correction, modification or deletion of your personal data.
You can also close your account online at any time by clicking on the Settings section.
If you cannot access your account or other data, please contact us by following the directions in the Contact Us section accessible from the site’s footer.
Please note that notwithstanding your right to delete or limit access to your personal data, we may keep some personal data when required to or authorized by law, when we have a legitimate reason to do so, when exercising or defending rights in court, or also when this right is in contradiction to the freedom of speech or information.
You also have the right to define how your personal data should be handled after your death.
How to unsubscribe from Bestrade communications
You can unsubscribe at any time form email alerts, newsletters or other communications:
From your account: after logging in with your credentials, click on the your picture in the upper right portion of the Site, then click on “My Profile” and finally on “Settings”. You can then specify the communications you want unsubscribe from,
By clicking the Unsubscribe link listed in all of our communications,
By contacting us as directed in the Contact Us section.
How to contact us (Data Protection Officer contact information)
For any question related to this PPIP, for any requested related to your personal data, or if you wish to give Bestrade any feedback or recommendations on how to improve our PPIP, you can contact us as follows:
Electronically by sending us an email at: email@example.com
By mail to the following address: Bestrade, service DPO, 12 rue des Tilleuls, 25170 Emagny, France
PLease also note that you can petition the CNIL for any claim regarding the handlong of your personal data.
We may modify this policy from time to time to reflect change sin our practices, to clarify them, or to ensure compliance with regulations.
Last updated: 05/25/2018