1-Data we collect
2-How we use Your Data
3-How we share information
4-Your choices and obligations
Our registered users (“Users”) share their professional identities, interact with other Users, exchange knowledge and professional info, share and view relevant content, engage with each other to expand their network, present or find new products or business opportunities (“Services”).
Data Controllers and Contracting Parties
V-Expo Srl will be the controller of your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, or processed in connection with our Services.
1) Data we collect
1.1 Data You provide to Us
You provide data to create an account with us. To create an account, you need to provide data including your name, email address and/or mobile number, and a password.
1.2 Service Use
We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services and platform technology, such as when you view or click on content, perform a search, interact with other Users. We use logins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify you and log your use.
1.4 Your device and location
We get information about your network and device (e.g. IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and features, cookie ID and/or ISP, or your mobile carrier).
We collect information about you when you send and receive messages and when you interact with other Users through our Services (for example if you start a chat or you download marketing material).
2) How we use your data
How we use your personal data will depend on how you use our Services and the choices you make in your settings. We use the data that we have about you to provide and personalize our Services, including with the help of automated system so that our Services (including ads) can be more relevant and useful to you and others.
Our services help you connect with other Users, find and be found for business opportunities and stay informed about sector news and events. We use your data to authorize access to our Services and honour your settings.
Our Services allow you to get in touch with clients, potential clients, partners and other professional contacts. To do so, you can interact with Users who chose or accept to interact with you. Subject to your settings, when you interact with other Users, the only data shared are the ones you gave during registration and the ones you decide to share with the interlocutor (for example in chats). We use your data to allow interaction.
We will contact you through email, mobile phone, notices posted on our website or platform. We will send you messages about the availability of our Services, security, or other Service-related issues. We will also send you messages about how to use our Services and promotional messages from us and our partners. You may change your communication preferences at any time. You cannot opt out of receiving service messages from us, including security and legal notices.
2.3 Customer support
We use data (which may include your communications) to investigate, respond to and resolve complaints and for Service issues (e.g. bugs).
2.4 Security and investigations
We use your data (including your communications) for security purposes or to prevent or investigate possible fraud or other violations of our Service and/or attempts to harm our Users.
3) How we share information
3.1 Our services
Any data you include when registering to our Services, the uploaded and downloaded material, and any interaction carried out though our Services will be visible to Users who with you interact consistent with your settings.
We use others to help us provide our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, payments, fraud detection, marketing, and development). They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
3.3 Legal disclosures
We may need to share your data or disclose information about you when required by law or to help protect the rights and safety of you, us or others.
4) Your choices and obligations
4.1 Data retention
We generally retain your data as long as you are a User, unless and until you unsubscribe, or as needed to provide you Services or fulfil a contract with you.
4.2 Rights to access and control your personal data
For personal data we have about you, you can:
- Delete data: you can ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data (e.g. if you no longer want Services to be provided to you)
- Change or correct data: you can edit some of your personal data through your account. You can also ask us to change, update or correct your data in certain cases, especially if it’s not accurate.
- Object to, limit or restrict, use of data: You can ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (e.g. if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (e.g. if your personal data is inaccurate or unlawfully held).
- Right to access and/or take your data: You can ask us for a copy of your personal data and of personal data you provided.
Users can forward such requests to email@example.com and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.
4.3 Account closure
After account closure we generally delete your information within 30 days. We retain your personal data even after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce an agreement, fulfil your request to unsubscribe from further messages from us. Information you have shared with other Users (e.g. through chat) will remain visible will remain visible after you close your own profile or delete the information and we do not control data that other Users have copied out of our Services.
4.4 Lawful bases for processing
We only collect and process your personal data where we have lawful bases. Lawful bases include consent, were you have given consent, contract, were processing is necessary to perform a contract with you, and legitimate interest.
Where we rely on your consent to process your data, you have the right to withdraw or decline your consent at any time. Where we rely on legitimate interests, you have the right to object.
4.5 Direct marketing
We do not share personal data with third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your permission.
4.6 Contact Information
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.