WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED?
Data you give us. We collect data you provide us in a variety of ways, such as when you submit questions, request information, or give us feedback, we may ask you for personal information (i.e., information that alone or in combination with other information identifies you as an individual, such as your name, email address, phone number, and other data that can be reasonably linked to you as an individual). We may also ask you to provide other data relevant to your question, request, or feedback, such as your geographical location, professional and demographic information, industry, and preferred contact method.
Data from Use of the Site. We automatically receive certain data when you visit this Site, including your internet protocol (IP) address; browser data; data about your device; data collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other similar technologies; the date and time of your visit; operating system and version; web browser type and version; page(s) visited on the Site; data about videos or other content viewed on the Site (e.g., type and name of content and time viewed); and the web page you visited immediately prior to visiting this Site.
We generally do not seek sensitive personal information (e.g., information relating to an individual’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions or other similar beliefs, health or medical conditions, criminal background, or trade union membership). If you voluntarily provide sensitive personal information for any reason or we are required to collect such information as a result of legal requirements imposed on us, we will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent and use such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement and applicable law.
HOW WE USE THE DATA
We use data about you for the purpose(s) for which it was collected or provided to us (as stated at the point of collection) or as otherwise obvious from the context of collection. We may also use data to:
administer and manage this Site, communicate with you about this Site, process your request for information or otherwise to complete a transaction you request or authorize;
customize or personalize your user experience and the content we deliver to you, including to provide you with content that is more relevant to you;
contact you about our products and services, provide you with promotional materials or offers for products/services from Free I.T. Athens (including communications based on your interests, personal and business characteristics, and location), or other communications about Free I.T. Athens’s business and events. We may provide these communications and offers via email, postal mail, online, social media platforms, text messages, and other means. In connection with marketing on social media platforms, pseudonymous information (cryptographic hash of information about you) is provided to social media platforms to enable a match to your social media account and allows us to advertise to you on the social media platform; and
for our internal business purposes, such as corporate transactions, audits, data analysis, to conduct research and analytics about your use and interaction with us, develop new products, improve existing products and our Site or services, identify usage trends, assess the performance of our advertisements, optimize our advertising campaigns, and determine the effectiveness of our communications;
protect the rights, safety, property, or operations of Free I.T. Athens or our affiliates, you, or others;
comply with applicable law and respond to requests and communications from law enforcement authorities or other government officials.