Techsense (“Techsense ”, “Company”, "We", "Us", or "Our"), owns and operates the website https://techsense.lu/ (hereinafter collectively referred to as “the Platform”). Techsense is committed to protecting Your privacy and the Personal Data (defined hereinafter) that You share while using the Platform.
Our statement of privacy practice
We are not in the business of selling Personal Data collected by Us from You. We use Your Personal Data to provide Services to You, service Your requests, process payments for the Services, communicate with You regarding the Services, to promote Our Platform and Services to You, generally maintain Your Account with Us, and enhance and customize Your overall experience on the Platform.
Manner of collection of Personal Data
We collect Personal Data about You by different methods including through:
- Information You voluntarily provide Us including during Account creation
This comprises of the Personal Data You provide directly to Us including while creating an Account with Us, subscribing to Our Services, by providing Payment Details, or while providing feedback or by contacting Us;
- Information automatically collected
Certain Personal Data about You is automatically collected by Our systems, in connection with Your use of Our Services and/or visit to Our Platform through cookies, third-party tools, server logs and other similar technologies.
Data We collect about You
We collect the following categories of data about You:
- Identification data
This includes Your image (profile picture) and complete name, email address, complete address, city, country, mobile/telephone numbers, username or similar identifier, title or designation and name of the organization, if applicable.
- Transactional data
This includes Payment Details and other information regarding payments You make available to Us and other details of products and Services You have accessed or used through the Platform. We do not store card details on Our servers. Credit and debit card payments are processed by Third Party Service Providers engaged by Us, including payment aggregators or gateways on their secure payment server and all card details are fully encrypted and stored by them.
- Automated data
This includes Your internet protocol (IP) address, third party tools, browser type and version, software and hardware attributes and information, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, internet service provider, cookie information, type of camera, microphone or speakers, device information, operating system and website, browser actions and patterns and other technology on the devices You use to access the Platform and/ or the Services.
- Account data, User communications and Posts
This includes Your username and password (stored in encrypted format), Events attended by You (including duration, participation/engagement, join and leave time), Your interests, preferences (including communication preferences) and how You use the Platform and Services, Your correspondences, emails, testimonials, networking tables, postings, reviews, chat rooms, feedback and survey responses.
Use of data collected
Our primary purpose in collecting Personal Data is to provide You with a secure, smooth, efficient, and customised experience on the Platform. In general, We process Your Personal Data and non-Personal Data to create, develop, operate, deliver, and improve the Platform and the Services. We shall use this information in the following ways:
- To create and manage Your Account;
- To meet or fulfil the reason You provided the Personal Data to Us;
- To provide, maintain, develop, protect, and improve the Services including testing, research, analysis, and development of the Platform;
- To understand Your preferences and to enhance and customize Your experience of using the Platform;
- To communicate with You about the Services, including Service announcements, notices, updates changes or offers;
- To provide support and assistance for the Services;
- To personalize Platform content and communications based on Your preferences, including targeted offers and ads served through the Services;
- To process transactions including purchase of Tickets or availing of Subscription Plans, as may be applicable;
- To perform data analysis, analyse trends, internal research for technological development;
- To share such Personal Data with any Third Party Service Providers engaged by the Company, in the course of providing or enabling provision of the Services through the Platform;
- To protect against or deter fraudulent, illegal, or harmful actions and maintain safety, security and integrity of the Platform and/or the Services;
- To respond to law enforcement requests as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations; and
- To provide marketing communication to You.
We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the Personal Data collected by Us for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without seeking Your express consent.
Further, We may send You promotional email or emails regarding Your use of the Services. However, we will provide You the ability to opt-out of receiving such promotional emails from Us. If You do not wish to receive communications from Us, please indicate Your preference by emailing us at email@example.com. You will not be able to opt-out of receiving administrative messages, customer service responses or other transactional communications. Also, We may receive a confirmation when You open an email from Us, which helps Us improve Our Services.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Techsense may disclose Your Personal Data to third party vendors and service providers including payment aggregators, processors or gateways (“Third Party Service Providers”), to facilitate the provision of Services (or any part thereof) through the Platform and to provide services, such as auditing, data analysis, and assistance with delivery of relevant marketing messages and advertisements and to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to Our Services. Techsense contractually mandates these Third Party Service Providers to keep such Personal Data confidential and use it only for the purposes for which Techsense discloses it to them.
We may share aggregated anonymized (and de-identified) information about You with third parties either through the Platform or otherwise, at Our discretion. We may also provide Platform level recommendations on matters relating to Services and Hosts, which may be conducted by Techsense or any Third Party Service Provider engaged by Techsense on its behalf, for this purpose.
Techsense takes reasonable steps to help protect Your rights of privacy and Your Personal Data in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of such information, in compliance with applicable laws. The technical and organizational measures adopted by Us to protect Your Personal Data have been determined after taking into account state of the art technology, the cost of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risks of varying likelihood and severity for rights and freedoms of natural persons posed by the processing, both at the time of the determination of the means for processing and at the time of the processing itself. We have implemented measures that ensure that only Personal Data which is necessary for each specific purpose of processing is processed.
When Payment Details and other payment card account information is being transmitted on or through the Platform, it will be protected by encryption technology. You expressly consent to the collection and sharing of Your information including Personal Data with Third Party Service Providers to process payments and manage payment card information. Techsense does not itself store Your payment or payment card information and does not have direct control over or responsibility for Your payment or payment card information. Techsense takes reasonable measures to protect the transmission of Your payment or payment card information and/or Personal Data to ensure that they are secure. However, Techsense assumes no liability or responsibility for disclosure of Your information including Personal Data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third party access, or other causes beyond its reasonable control. You play an important role in keeping Your Personal Data secure. You shall not share Your user name, password, or other security information for Your Account with anyone.
Transparency and Consent
Your acknowledgement: All information disclosed by You shall be deemed to be disclosed willingly and without any coercion. No liability pertaining to the authenticity/ genuineness/ misrepresentation/ fraud/ negligence, etc. of the information disclosed by You shall lie on Techsense, nor will Techsense in any way be responsible to verify any information obtained from You.
You shall ensure and confirm that the Account information provided by You is complete, accurate and up to date. If You provide any data that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or if Techsense has reasonable grounds to suspect that such data is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Techsense has the right to suspend or terminate Your Account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Platform (or any portion thereof) at its discretion and/ or the Services, in addition to any right that Techsense may have against You at law or in equity, for any misrepresentation of information provided by You.
Withdrawal of Consent
You may provide Your feedback, reviews, testimonials, etc. on the Platform on Your use of the Services provided by the Company (“Posts”). Any content or Personal Data (for instance, Your name, designation, name of the organization) and Posts that You share or upload on the publicly viewable portion of the Platform (for instance, Forum, Marketplace, etc.) will be publicly available, and can be viewed by other Users and/ or other visitors on the Platform. Your Posts shall have to comply with the conditions relating to Posts and feedback as mentioned in the Terms and will also be governed by the terms and conditions provided therein. The Company retains an unconditional right to remove and delete any Post or such part of the Post that, in the opinion of the Company, does not comply with the conditions in the Terms. The Company reserves the right to use, reproduce and share Your Posts for any purpose and in any manner as may be determined by Techsense in its sole discretion. If You delete Your Posts from the Platform, copies of such Posts may remain viewable in archived pages, or such Posts may have been copied or stored by other Users.
Links to Third Party Sites and Collection of Information
You have a variety of tools to control the data collected by cookies and similar technologies. For example, You may set Your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with Our Services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by Us. However, it is important to remember that many of Our Services may not function properly if Your cookies are disabled.
The information that You provide to Us would be stored until You have an Account with Us or until such time as We are required to provide Services to You or till it is necessary in relation to the purposes for which such data was collected or to store the information to resolve disputes, enforce Our agreements, and as required under applicable law. We may further retain information in an anonymous or aggregated form where that data would not identify You personally.
Additional Rights and obligations for Users located in the European Economic Area (EEA) and the United Kingdom
Additional Rights and obligations for Users resident in California
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits Users that are California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of their Personal Data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
California law requires that We provide You with a summary of Your privacy rights under the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CA COPPA”) and the California Business and Professions Code. As required by CA COPPA, We will provide You with the categories of Personal Data that We collect through the Platform, and the categories of third party persons or entities with whom such Personal Data may be shared for direct marketing purposes at Your request. California law requires Us to inform You, at Your request, (1) the categories of Personal Data We collect and what third parties We share such Personal Data with; (2) the names and addresses of those third parties; and (3) examples of the products marketed by those companies. CA COPPA further requires Us to allow You to control who You do not want Us to share Your Personal Data with. To obtain this information, please send an email to email@example.com. When contacting Us, please indicate Your name, address, email address, and what Personal Data You do not want Us to share with Our marketing partners. The request should be labelled “California Customer Choice Notice.” Please allow 30 (thirty) days for a response.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (“COPPA”) requires that online service providers obtain parental consent before they knowingly collect personally identifiable information online from children who are under 13 (thirteen) years of age. If You are a child under 13 (thirteen), please do not attempt to register for or otherwise use the Services or send Us any of Your Personal Data without obtaining the consent of Your parents. If We learn We have collected Personal Data from a child under 13 (thirteen) years of age, We will delete that information as quickly as possible. If You believe that a child under 13 (thirteen) years of age may have provided Us Personal Data, please contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org