Apex Privacy is an EU (Ireland) based company specialising in data protection services for organisations.
This Privacy Notice applies to the use of Apex Privacy website www.apexprivacy.com and to our use of personal data.
With privacy and data protection being the heart of our business, it is paramount for us to safeguard the privacy of our clients and visitors on our website, and to maintain compliance with global privacy legislation.
The data we process about you depends on how you avail of our services.
We Collect Data About You in the Following Instances
We Collect Data About You in the Following Instances:
• Joining our newsletter
• Downloading resources
• Inquiries on our services
• Filling in an online form
• Applying to our team
Our services are not intended for children, therefore we do not knowingly collect data from any natural person under the age of 18. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a person under 18 we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a person under 18, please contact us at email@example.com
We strive for transparency in our data processing activities while also raising the bar as our knowledge and scope grow. For this reason, We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time. If we make any substantial changes to our processing, we will proactively inform you.
Apex Privacy as a Controller and Processor
Personal Data We Collect
• Website Usage Data
• Aggregated data that helps us understand how to optimize our website to provide a better user experience
• Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system device technology used to access this site.
We Process Personal Data for the Following Purposes
• Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests
• Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation to engage with you in a recruitment process.
The processing is based on our interest to establish new business relationships and to maintain the existing ones. Our marketing approach is based on our interest to gain insights from customers, potential customers, and other stakeholders. When we perform electronic marketing rest assured that we request your consent and provide opt-out mechanisms.
As we are a company dependent on certain core business operations, we conduct marketing to obtain new business contacts and establish new partnerships. We keep records of our clients’ and potential clients’ details to promote our services and provide resources. For example, when we perform outreach via email campaigns and marketing activities to provide a potential customer with free training material we have developed in order to increase their interest in our services.
You can unsubscribe from our mailing list by using the unsubscribe link in the relevant email at all times.
Data Sharing And Disclosures
To ensure the processing of your personal data is performed in accordance with our standards, we enforce data processing agreements with every service provider we use for the personal data processing. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. We will not disclose any personal data you have given to us other than as described in this statement, unless you have authorized us to so do, or if we are required to do so by law.
Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons whose personal data are subject to the GDPR, ApexPrivacy has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, including the following as appropriate: the pseudonymisation and encryption of personal data; the ability to ensure the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of processing systems and services; the ability to restore the availability and access to data in a timely manner in the event of a physical or technical incident; and a process for regularly testing, assessing and evaluating the effectiveness of technical and organizational measures for ensuring the security of the processing. We guarantee that your data is kept confidential and secure. All the employees authorized to process your data are committed themselves to confidentiality. We have a procedure to manage data breaches which allow us to assess the possible risks, notify the relevant authorities and alert you in case your personal data may have been affected. We ensure awareness within our organization through regular training and consultation.
Under the law, you are granted six fundamental rights when data about you is being processed. We will ensure to reach out without undue delay when you submit a request related to exercising your data subject rights. Although uncommon, when applicable for official or legal reasons we may be unable to address the specific request you make related to your rights. As a data subject, you may: request access to the personal information we process about you; request that we correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information about you; request deletion of personal information about you; request restrictions, temporarily or permanently, on our processing of some or all personal information about you; request transfer of personal information to you or a third party where we process the data based on your consent or a contract with you, and where our processing is automated; and opt-out or object to our use of personal information about you where our use is based on your consent or our legitimate interests. If you wish to exercise your rights, or if you have any other question relating to your rights or this privacy statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
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When not limited by applicable legislation, the retention periods are defined as follows: We retain your personal data for 3 years after the termination of the service agreement unless no other retention times are defined in the agreement. If you are listed as a potential customer, your personal data is erased when we have no reason to assume that you would be interested in our services. This usually takes place if we have not been in touch with you for the past 12 months. If you wish to have more detailed information about our retention times, please contact us at email@example.com.