Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Statement

This is website of the Heat Treatment Forum and Expo which is annual meeting of the heat treatment professionals. This website is helping us to advertise our event and organise the registration of all participants. We appreciate your visit to our website and your interest in this event. Following the law we take the protection of your personal details very seriously and treat them in strictest confidence. Your personal data is processed only within the scope of the legal provisions of the EU’s data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter “GDPR”).

1. In this Privacy Policy we provide you with information about the processing of your personal data and your rights as a data subject within the scope of the use of our website. Responsible for data processing within the meaning of the data protection legislation is: FOKA ENGINEERING Dipl. Ing. Karol A. Forycki, Kappelbergstr 22, D-71332 Waiblingen, Germany, Tel. +49 170 7342130 contact@global-heat-treatment-network.com

2. Subject matter of data protection is your personal data such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number as well as information that necessarily originates from the use of our website, such as details about the start, end, scope of use, and the communication of your IP address.

3. Type, scope, purposes and legal basis for automated data processing

You can use this website without registering, but your personal data can still be processed.

An overview of the type, scope, purposes and legal bases for automated data processing via our website is provided below.

3.1. Provision of our website

When you access our website using your device, we process the following data:

We process this data on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR to provide the website, to ensure the technical operation and to identify and rectify faults. In this way, we pursue the interest of facilitating and ensuring the long-term use of our website and its technical functional capability. When our website is selected, this data is automatically processed. You cannot use our website unless this data is provided.

3.2. Cookies

We are not using cookies or Google Analytics (or similar), but when you visit the websites of our Partners (using their Logos on our website), “cookies”, which are small files, may be stored on your device in order to provide you with a comprehensive scope of functions, make it easier to use and optimize the service. If you do not wish to allow the use of cookies, you can prevent them from being stored on your device by configuring the relevant settings in your Internet browser or using the specific opt-out options. Please refer to the Cookie Policy of our partners on their websites. You will find details on the type, scope, purposes, legal basis for, and opt-out options for data processing in relation to cookies.

4. Registration process

Your registration to the event could be processed only by filling in the registration forms you can download on our website. However, if you do not provide this data we may not be able to register you to our event.

We will use your personal data you provide during visiting our website to create your profile and identify you every time you subsequently log in. The applicable legal basis for these data processing procedures is Article 6 1 (b) GDPR.

We do not send any e-mail newsletters. We are using your e-mail address to inform you about future editions of this Forum & Expo and our other events. This permission you can delete at any time.

5. Recipients of personal data

The only recipient who have access are those who need it for the purposes named.

External recipients: We only forward your personal data to external recipients outside FOKA ENGINEERING if this is necessary for the administering or processing of our event. External recipients are:

a) Processors
External service providers that we use to provide registration services: Grupa Maciaszczyk
z o.o. sp. k. ul. Łazienna 4 61-857 Poznań, Poland. We carefully select and regularly inspect these processors to make sure that your privacy is protected. The service providers may use the data only for the purposes we have specified and in accordance with our instructions.

b) Public bodies
Authorities and public institutions, such as public prosecutors, courts, or financial authorities to which we must transfer personal data for legal reasons. The data is transferred on the basis of Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.

6. Duration of storage and deletion

You have the right to request that we delete personal data that we process about you, except we are not obligated to do so if we need to retain such data in order to comply with a legal obligation or to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

We store your personal data only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the intended purposes, or – in the case of consent – until you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent to process your personal data, we will delete it unless relevant legal provisions stipulate that it can be processed further. We will also delete your personal data if we are obliged to do so for other legal reasons.

In line with these general principles, we will usually delete your personal data immediately

7. You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

Contacting us: Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, your rights as a data subject, and any consent that you may have given. To exercise all of these previously mentioned rights, please contact contact@global-heat-treatment-network.com or the postal address specified above in Section 1. In doing so, please ensure that it is possible for us to uniquely define you.

8. Integration of third-party offerings

Websites and services delivered by other providers that are linked to our website have been and are structured and provided by third parties. We do not have any influence over the structure, content, or role of these third-party services. We explicitly distance ourselves from all content in all linked third-party offerings. Please note that the third-party offerings linked to our website may install their own cookies on your device or collect personal data. We have no influence over this. Please contact the providers of these linked third-party offerings as required for the relevant information.

The latest version of this privacy policy applies.

Date 25.05.18

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