Which information we collect
We will collect your information solely in accordance with the relevant regulations and legislation. We may collect such information from numerous sources and it may concern any of our services you request or current or past partnerships. We may also collect information relating to you when you enter into transactions with us, e.g. when you visit our websites or alternative channels of communication, when you call or visit our offices or when you inquire about any of our services. Our profiling on the basis of needs and preferences derives from the information drawn from your personal data.
Certain information is provided directly by you, e.g. when you provide information for registration on the list of speakers or when you provide your particulars in order to be recruited.
The information we collect may include:
Information you provide, including but not limited to:
Information we collect or create in relation to you (the following categories are merely illustrative and not exhaustive)
How we will use your information
We will use your information solely when we have your consent or when we have a legitimate reason to use them.
These reasons include cases where:
The reasons why we use your information include:
Further details on how we will use your information can be found in the Annex below.
Compliance with the law and regulatory compliance obligations
We will use your information in order to discharge our compliance obligations, to comply with other laws and regulations and to share your information with regulatory and other authorities to which the companies of the DEKRA Group are subject. We will do so solely on the basis of what is necessary in order to comply with our obligations under law or when it benefits our legitimate interests and those of others.
Marketing and market research
We may use your information in order to provide you with details on the services of DEKRA Akademie Ltd. We may send you marketing messages via post, e-mail, telephone, text messages or secure messaging. You may change your mind as regards the way you receive marketing messages or opt to stop receiving them at any time. In order to effect this change, please contact us.
If you request that we do not send marketing messages to you, we may need a short period of time to update our systems and files in order to meet your request; during this period, you may continue to receiving marketing messages. Even if you request that we no longer send you marketing messages, we will continue to use your contact details in order to provide you with important information if it is necessary to notify you of anything required for compliance with our regulatory obligations.
We may use your information for market research and identification of trends. Market research companies acting on our account may contact you via post, telephone, e-mail or other methods of communication in order to invite you to participate in a market survey. We will not invite you to participate in a market survey by using a communication method you have asked us not to use. Any answers you provide when participating in a market survey will reach us anonymously, unless you give us permission to share your data.
With whom we may share your information
We may share your information with other parties, such as associates of DEKRA Akademie Ltd. at the international level (DEKRA group of companies) and companies providing support services (e.g. technical, accounting, consulting services), where this is lawful, including when we or they:
We may share your information for this purposes with other parties, including:
How long we will retain your information
Your information is stored and retained in accordance with our data retention policy. For example, we will retain your main employment details for a minimum of five years from the end of our relationship with you. This helps us comply with legal and regulatory requirements or use your data where necessary for our legitimate purposes, such as the issuance of tax statements and attestations of work experience and in order to resolve any disputes or reservations that might arise.
We may retain your information for longer periods in the event that we require information in order to comply with regulatory or legal requirements or when it is required for our legitimate purposes, e.g. to help us answer questions or complaints, to satisfy requests made by supervisory and regulatory authorities, etc.
If we do not need to retain information for this period, we may destroy, erase or anonymise it directly.
Cross-border transfer of your information
Your information may be transferred and stored at locations not within the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), including countries that may not afford the same level of personal data protection. When we do so, we will ensure that a suitable level of protection exists and that the transfer is lawful. We may need to transfer your information in this manner in order to perform the contract concluded with you, to discharge an obligation under law, and to protect the public interest and/or our legitimate interests. In certain countries, we may be obligated under law to share specific information, e.g. with tax authorities. Even in such cases, we will share your information solely with individuals with a right to your information.
You have certain rights with respect to the information we retain in regard to you. These rights include:
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority by visiting the website www.dpa.gr or the regulatory authority for the protection of personal data in the country where you live or work.
How we keep your information secure
We apply a number of measures to keep your information secure and protected; these may contain encryption and other forms of security. We require our staff and all third parties carrying out any work on our account to comply with the suitable compliance standards, including the obligation to protect all information to apply suitable measures for the use and transfer of information.
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Further details concerning your information
If you require further information on any matter concerning this Privacy and Security Policy or in order to contact the Data Protection Officer, please contact us at:
DEKRA Akademie Ltd.
38, Vassilissis Olgas Avenue, GR-54641, Thessaloniki
Tel. No: +30 2310814714 * Fax No: +30 2310814914
Subject: “ATTN: Data Protection Officer”.
This Privacy and Security Policy will be updated from time to time; its most recent version can be found at www.dekra-akademie.gr.
Annex – How we process your information
Annex – How we process your information
This data protection policy may change from time to time, in accordance with the legislation or developments in the field. We will not expressly you of any changes. Instead, we recommend you occasionally visit this website to view any policy changes.