LIV HOSPITALITY DESIGN AWARDS 2021 IS NOW OPEN!

PRIVACY POLICY

WITH THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT, WE COMPLY WITH OUR STATUTORY DUTY TO INFORM AND INFORM YOU ABOUT THE STORAGE OF DATA, THE TYPE OF DATA, THEIR PURPOSE, AND OUR IDENTITY. WE ALSO NOTIFY YOU OF THE INITIAL REGISTRATION AND THE TYPE OF DATA SUBMITTED. YOU CAN FIND OUR COMPLETE CONTACT DETAILS AT THE END OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection regulations of the Federal Government (Data Protection Act, DSG) and in accordance with GDPR, every person is entitled to the protection of their privacy and to protection against misuse of their personal data. We comply with these terms. Personal data will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold or passed on to third parties (our sister company Farmani Group is not considered as Third Parties), your personal data will be kept with 3C Awards (part of Three C Group GmbH and sister company Farmani Group). The details can be found in the following explanations.

We look forward to your visit to our website and your interest in our offers. For external links to third-party content we accept no liability despite careful content control since we have not initiated the transmission of this information, have not selected or changed the addressee of the transmitted information and the transmitted information itself.

The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use during your visit to our website is very important to us and takes place within the framework of the legal regulations, which you can refer to e.g. under the link listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail address) are raised, this takes place only after registration on the website. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. We point out in this context that the transmission of data on the Internet (for example in the case of communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

In the following, we will explain what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used:

1.COLLECTION AND STORAGE OF PERSONAL DATA AND THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THEIR USE

When visiting the website: Every time a customer (or other visitors) accesses our website, the internet browser used on your device (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) automatically sends information to the server of our website, This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file (log file) on the server-side (web hosting provider). The following data will be collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

  • if the necessary IP address of the requesting computer, as well as a device ID or individual device identifier and device type,
  • name of the retrieved file and amount of data transferred, as well as date and time of retrieval,
  • Message about successful call,
  • requesting domain (origin of your request, from which you came to our website(s)),
  • Description of the type of internet browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your terminal and the name of your access provider,
  • Location information, including location data from your mobile device. Please note that on most mobile devices, you can control or disable the use of location services in the mobile device’s settings menu.

Our legitimate interest in accordance. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO for the collection of data is based on the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection setup and comfortable use of the website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well
  • for further administrative purposes.

In no case, we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.

  1. When concluding a contractual relationship of any kind: When concluding any contractual relationship of any kind on our website, we ask you for the following personal data:
  • Data that personally identifies you, such as your natural name and e-mail address
  • other personal data which we are legally obliged or authorized to collect and process and which we need for your authentication, identification or verification of the data we collect.

The mentioned data will be processed to process the contractual relationship. The processing of data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. The retention period is limited to the purpose of the contract and, if available, statutory and contractual retention requirements.

2.TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA

A transfer of your data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place. We only pass on your data to third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent to this (Art. 6 (1) (1) (a) GDPR),
  • this is necessary for the settlement of contractual relationships with you (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR),
  • there is a legal obligation to pass it on (Art. 6 (1) (c) GDPR),
  • disclosure is required for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data (Article 6 (1) (1) (f) GDPR).

In these cases, however, the amount of data transmitted is limited to the minimum required. Our privacy policy is consistent with applicable data protection laws and the data is processed only in the European Union. A transfer to third countries does not take place and is not intended.

3.AFFECTED RIGHTS

On request, we will be pleased to inform you whether and which clearly personal data about you are stored (Article 15 GDPR), in particular the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been disclosed or will, the planned storage period, the right of rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of their data, if they were not collected from us, as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling.

You also have the right to correct any incorrectly collected personal data or to complete incomplete data collected (Art. 16 GDPR). Furthermore, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your data, provided that the legal conditions for doing so are met (Art. 18 GDPR). You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible (Art. 20 GDPR). In addition, you are entitled to the so-called “right to be forgotten”. H. You can request the deletion of your personal data from us, provided that the legal prerequisites exist (Art. 17 GDPR). Regardless of this, your personal data will be automatically deleted by us if the purpose of the data collection has been omitted or the data processing has been unlawful.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH ART. 7 (3) GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REVOKE YOUR ONCE GIVEN CONSENT TO US AT ANY TIME. AS A RESULT, WE ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO CONTINUE THE DATA PROCESSING BASED ON THIS CONSENT FOR THE FUTURE.

You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time, provided that a right of objection is provided for by law. In the case of an effective revocation, your personal data will also be automatically deleted by us (Article 21 GDPR). If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an e-mail to the e-mail address listed at the end of this privacy policy. In case of violations of the data protection regulations, you have acc. Art. 77 DSGVO the possibility to file a complaint with a supervisory authority.

4.DURATION OF DATA STORAGE

The data collected will be stored by us as long as necessary for the performance of the contracts we have entered into, or you have not exercised your right to cancellation or your right to transfer data to another company.

For example, we use cookies to statistically record and evaluate the use of our website and to optimize our offer for you. These cookies allow us to automatically recognize when you visit our website again that you have already been with us. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned in order to safeguard our legitimate interests as well as third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO required. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. If you do not want us to recognize information about your computer, please set your Internet browser to delete cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or warn you before a cookie is stored. You can find out how to delete or block cookies in the Help and Support section of your Internet browser. There you will find instructions for searching the file or directory where cookies are stored. Please note in any case that the complete deactivation of cookies may mean that you cannot use all functions of our website.

5.DATA SECURITY

We take all necessary technical and organizational security measures to store your personal data so that it is not accessible to third parties or the public. If you would like to contact us by e-mail, we would like to point out that the confidentiality of the transmitted information cannot be completely guaranteed with this communication method. We, therefore, recommend that you send us confidential information only by post. For e-mail communication, we recommend the best possible encryption of your outbox via SSL technology. For more information, please contact your e-mail service provider.

6.LINKS

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that LIV Hospitality Design Awards is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. LIV Hospitality Design Awards encourages our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

7. PLUGINS AND SOCIAL MEDIA

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Social media platforms

We maintain an online presence in social networks and media such as Facebook, Youtube, Linked In and Instagram in order to communicate with our users and to provide you with information.

In these social networks and media, user data may be processed outside the European Union, which may make it more difficult to enforce your rights.

Providers from the US that are certified under the Privacy Shield commit themselves to comply with and observe the EU data protection standards.

When visiting a page in social networks and media, your data is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. User profiles may be created on the basis of your user behavior and interests and used for the placement of advertisements. For this purpose, cookies are used.

Although we have no influence on the processing of personal data in social networks and media, we inform you that, if it was the case, the data would be processed in order to pursue our legitimate interests regarding an effective exchange of information and communication with you according to Art. 6, Section 1, Letter f of the GDPR. If you are requested by the respective providers to consent to data processing, the legal basis for the processing will be Art. 6, Section 1, Letter a and Art. 7 of the GDPR.

For a detailed description of the respective processing operations and opt-out options, you can click on the links below which take you to the social networks and media in which we provide our services.

In the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, these can be claimed most effectively from the providers of the social networks and media as only they have access to your user data.

Below please find a list of the social networks and media in which we provide our services:

Facebook (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Irland)
Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
Opt-Out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads
Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active.

Google/ YouTube (Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
Privacy Policy:  https://policies.google.com/privacy
Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA)
Privacy Policy/ Opt-Out: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland)
Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Opt-Out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out
Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active.

8. PAYMENT SECURITY

This website uses 256-bit SSL encryption and all payment are processed by Stripe or Paypal. The LIV Hospitality Design Awards website does not have direct access or store credit card information.

9. UP-TO-DATENESS AND CHANGE OF THIS DATA PROTECTION EXPLANATION

This privacy policy is currently valid.

Due to the further development of our website and offers or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this privacy policy. The current privacy policy can be viewed and printed on our website at any time using the link below.

10. NAME AND CONTACT DETAILS OF THE CONTROLLER

We are pleased to help all concerned in connection with the handling of personal data and exercising their rights.  For assistance, please contact Astrid Hébert. We are committed to dealing with all questions promptly.

11. THIS PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES TO DATA PROCESSING BY:

Company Name: Three C Group GmbH
Address : Grabenstrasse 15a, 6340 Baar, Switzerland
Email: Astrid.hebert@threec.group
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@livawards.com.