What are your rights under the GDPR if you are a data subject?
GDPR lays down the general conditions governing the exercise of your individual rights. Their existence does not automatically mean that in the exercise of individual rights, they will be accommodated on our part as exceptions can also apply in specific cases since some rights are linked to specific conditions which may not be met in any case. We will always handle and examine your request regarding a particular right in terms of legislation and our internal policy for handling complaints of data subjects. As a data subject you have in particular:
- The right to request access to your personal data we process in accordance with Art. 15 of the GDPR. This right includes the right to confirmation whether we process your personal data, the right to obtain access to such data and the right to obtain a copy of your personal data that we process, if technically feasible;
- The right of rectification and completion of your personal data in accordance with Art. 16 of the GDPR if we process incorrect or incomplete personal data;
- The right to erasure of your personal data in accordance with Art. 17 of the GDPR.
- The right to restrict the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 of the GDPR;
- The right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 of the GDPR.
|“If we process personal data based on your consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. However, such withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of the processing of personal data before the consent is withdrawn. You have the right to effectively object to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling, at any time.” |
“You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data based on legitimate interests pursued by us, as explained above. Your also have this right to the processing of personal data on the legal basis of public interest.” In the event of an objection or upon request, we will be happy to show you the conclusions of our balance test showing the predominance of the legitimate interest pursued.”
If you believe that we process incorrect personal data concerning you with regard to the purpose and circumstances and you are unable to change such personal data through features of the application, account or website, you can request the rectification of incorrect or completion of incomplete personal data by filling in a supplementary statement (all information is optional) and/or by contacting us via our contact details:
|Supplementary statement of rectification of personal data|
|Name and surname:|
|Relevant purpose of processing by the PPA Group:||Please specify what kind of PPA Group purpose of processing does your request concern.|
|Context or relationship between you and the PPA Group:||Please indicate whether you are our employees, business partner, job applicant and the like.|
|Nature of your rectification:||Please explain whether you request rectification of incorrect personal data or completion of incomplete personal data.|
|Context of your request for rectification:||Please explain why you believe we process your inaccurate or incomplete personal data.|
|Rectification:||Please indicate which specific personal data you request to rectify or complete.|
|Please send this supplementary statement of rectification to email@example.com|
You also have the right to file a complaint with the Office for Personal Data Protection of the Slovak Republic or bring an action before the competent court. In any case, we recommend that you solve any disputes, questions or objections addressed primarily by communicating with us.
Is there an automated individual decision-making used?
No, currently we do not perform such processing transactions, based on which decisions are taken having legal effect or other major impact on your person that would be based solely on the fully automated processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 22 of the GDPR.
How do we protect your personal data?
It is our duty to protect your personal data in an appropriate manner and therefore we pay adequate attention to its protection. Our company has implemented generally accepted technical and organizational standards to maintain the security of personal data, in particular to protect the data against loss, misuse, unauthorized modification, destruction, or other impact on the rights and freedoms of data subjects. In situations where sensitive data is transferred, we use encryption technology, see, for example, communication with a payment gateway. Your personal data is stored on our secure servers or servers of our website operators that are located in data centres in the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic. When using third party analytic tools of third parties, data is stored on the servers of third parties (see cookies).
What type of cookies do we process?
|Cookies name||Purpose of use||Provider||Period of use||Type|
|_grecaptcha||Used to distinguish between people and robots. It is beneficial for a website to be able to make valid reports about its usage.||www.ppa.sk|
|Permanently until deleted||HTTP|
|_GRECAPTCHA||Used to distinguish between people and robots. It is beneficial for a website to be able to make correct reports about its usage.||google.com||179 days||HTTP|
|rc::a||Used to distinguish between people and robots. It is beneficial for a website to be able to make valid reports about its usage.||google.com||Permanently until deleted||HTTP|
|rc::b||Used to distinguish between people and robots.||google.com||During connection time||HTTP|
|rc::c||Used to distinguish between people and robots.||google.com||During connection time||HTTP|
|_ga||Registers a unique ID to generate statistics on how the website is used. It serves solely to anonymously aggregate statistical data to help us understand how visitors use our website.||ppa.sk||2 years||HTTP|
|_ga_#||Used by Google Analytics to collect data about the number of visits by website users and the dates of their first and following visits.||ppa.sk||2 years||HTTP|
|_gat||It is used to speed up calculations by Google Analytics. It processes statistics about our website’s usage.||ppa.sk||1 day||HTTP|
|_gid||Registers a unique ID to generate statistics on how the website is used. It serves solely to anonymously aggregate statistical data to help us understand how visitors use our website.||ppa.sk||1 day||HTTP|
|ads/ga-audiences||Used by Google AdWords to retarget visitors likely to become customers based on their online behaviour on our website.||Google||During connection time||Pixel|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to display third-party advertising and marketing offers.||ppa.sk||3 months||HTTP|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Analyses user behaviour on websites with embedded videos from Youtube||Youtube.com||179 days||HTTP|
|YSC||Registers a unique ID to store statistics on how many YouTube videos a particular user has seen.||Youtube.com||During connection time||HTTP|
|Registers a unique ID to store statistics on how many YouTube videos a particular user has seen.||Youtube.com||Permanently until deleted||HTML|
|Stores the user’s video player settings when watching videos embedded from Youtube on the website.||Youtube.com||During the connection time||HTML|
|Stores the user’s video player settings when watching videos embedded from Youtube on the website.||Youtube.com||Permanently until deleted||HTML|
How to check cookies?
You can check and/or delete cookies at your own discretion – for details, please visit www.aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already saved in your computer and also set most browsers to prevent them from being stored. Alternatively, you can use self-regulatory tools in order to identify and remove cookies, which will allow you to significantly reduce the impact of direct marketing in an online environment (e.g., http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/). In this case, deterioration of the user experience on our websites for an individual user cannot be excluded.
Social media add-ons are integrated on our website, e.g., Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). You can recognize them by the Facebook logo or by the “like” button on the website. When you visit our website, Facebook receives information that you have visited the website with your IP address. If you click the “like” button or the Facebook icon available on our website while you are signed in and/or registered to your Facebook account at the same time, the content of the website is redirected to your Facebook profile. Consequently, Facebook may associate your visit to the website with your user account. Data is transferred regardless of whether you have a Facebook account or not. When using our websites, please note that the PPA Group has no influence on the data collected and processed and is not aware of the overall scope of the data collected, the purpose of the processing or the retention time of such data. Facebook stores your information in the form of a user profile and uses it for its own advertising and market research purposes and/or to customize its services and tools of registered users. Such an assessment is mainly carried out to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website. You are entitled to object to the creation of such user profiles, in which case you must contact Facebook. We always recommend that you sign out of your Facebook account, especially to avoid associating your online activity with your profile. For more information about the purpose and scope of your data collection and processing by Facebook, please visit the Facebook Privacy Statement at: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
We would also like to inform you that we can use the services provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, which are labeled as “data file custom audiences” and mean the audience management for advertising campaigns, and we may associate the data that we process with personal data processed in Facebook databases and “measurement and analytics”, within which Facebook processes personal information on our behalf to measure the performance and reach of our advertising campaigns and provide us with reports of users who have seen and responded to our advertising content. Therefore, this processing of your personal data may occur if you interact with our advertising content or our websites when using your user profile on Facebook. In such cases, we use Facebook as a processor, using the following legal safeguards to process your personal data: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/businesstools, https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/dataprocessing.
Whenever the “page insights” service or site statistics related to our Facebook established profile is used, we have the status of a joint controller together with Facebook. The joint controller agreement, referred to in Art. 26 of the GDPR, is available at https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
If the above-described processing of personal data bothers you, you can object to it or use the self-regulatory tools developed for the online marketing sector available at http://www.aboutads.info/choices a http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/). These online tools allow you to automatically identify third-party digital identifiers (including those from Facebook) in your browser and delete them, thus preventing the possible processing of your personal data.
The use of this social network is primarily important to us because through our professionally managed account we build awareness of the PPA Group in the online environment (e.g., by adding PR content) and secondly we establish internal communication with experts and professionals whom we might be interested in employing or developing another form of professional cooperation with. Through our account, our HR specialists can communicate with our prospective business partners or eligible candidates to fill job vacancies. In addition, we can also use LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited to support our marketing and PPC (Pay Per Click) campaigns, which aim to increase the traffic to our websites or microsites. We can also use LinkedIn Campaign Manager and personalized internal mail to send our content to raise our PR and PPA awareness, or to inform you of a vacant job suitable for your profile. If we use these services, LinkedIn will act as our processor, using the following legal safeguards to process your personal data: https://legal.linkedin.com/dpa
For more information about your personal data processing by LinkedIn social network operator for its own purposes, please visit the following URL: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Personal data protection is not a one-off matter for us. The information that we are obliged to provide to you with regard to our personal data processing, can change or become out-of-date. For this reason, we reserve the right to modify or change these terms at any time and to any extent. If we change these terms significantly, we will advise you of such change, for example, by a general notice on this website or a separate notification by e-mail.