Please read our privacy practices carefully to understand our policies regarding your data and how we treat it and do not hesitate to contact us for any questions.
2. Our role under the Regulation
Under the Regulation, TestGear is the Data Controller or might be joint Controller, for all the personal data it maintains and processes.
As a Data Controller, TestGear in specific cases
is allowed to collect, maintain and process the personal data of all customers and collaborators.
As a Data Processor, TestGear shall process personal data as per the means and purposes defined by the Data Controller.
3. How are Personal Data Collected
4. Types of Personal Data Collected
We collect and use several types of data for the individuals we co-operate with, including Data by which subjects may be identified ("Personal Data" means any Data relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person), such as your first and last name, identity number, e-mail address, address and province, contact number, education details and training records, employment Data, financial and / or banking Data, photographs and videos, as well as other Data related to cookies, online identifiers, demographics and other (online) contact Data, etc, always in regards to the relationship we have with you.
Further to other media of collection, we collect and use the following:
5. Purposes for Which We Use Your Personal Data
In general, we might process your personal data for following purposes:
6. Disclosure of Your Personal Data
We do not share your Personal Data with third parties except as indicated below:
We also disclose your Personal Data to other third parties, including official authorities, courts, or other public bodies:
7. How We Store Your Personal Data
To bring you TestGear Services we operate both within the European Economic Area (EEA) and also outside the EEA. In order to do so, your personal information may be transferred to, and processed in countries other than the country you live in, outside of your home country. These countries may have laws different to what you’re used to. Rest assured, where we disclose personal data to a third party in another country, we put safeguards in place to ensure your personal data remains protected.
Where your personal information is transferred outside the EEA, it will only be transferred to countries that have been deemed to provide adequate protection for EEA information, or to a third party where we have approved transfer mechanisms in place to protect your personal information – i.e., by entering into the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses.
8. Retention of Personal Data
We generally retain your information only as long as reasonably necessary to provide you the Services or to comply with applicable law.
However, even after you cancel your account, we can retain copies of information about you and any transactions or Service in which you may have participated for a period of time that is consistent with applicable law, applicable statute of limitations or as we believe is reasonably necessary to comply with applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, to resolve disputes, to address problems with our Service, to assist with investigations, to enforce our Terms and Conditions or other applicable agreements or policies, or to take any other actions consistent with applicable law.
For further Data regarding specific retention period please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Legal Bases for Collection, Use and Disclosure of Your Personal Data
There are different legal bases that we rely on to collect, use and disclose your Personal Data, namely:
10. How We Protect the Security of Your Personal Data
We take appropriate security technical and organisational measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to safeguard your Personal Data from unauthorized access, unlawful use, intervention, modification or disclosure under the requirements of the Regulation.
11. Automated Decision-Making, Including Profiling
None of our processes is based on automated decision-making, nor profiling.
12. Children’s use of the services
Test-Gear.io website is not directed to individuals under 16 (For Cyprus citizens is under 14). We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at email@example.com.
13. Choices About How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Data
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Data you provide to us.
You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Data, but that may result in you being unable to use certain services.
When you register with us, you may be given a choice as to whether you want to receive email messages, news or advertising material about product updates, improvements, or containing special distributions of content by us. If consented yet later on you decide you no longer want to receive commercial or promotional emails or news from us, you will need to avail yourself of the unsubscribe mechanism set out in the applicable communication. It may take up to thirty days for us to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship communications via email and/or social media platform messages (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram), and/or other platforms such as Telegram and/or Whatsapp, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them as these will related directly to your relationship with us.
If you provided Personal Data, you may terminate your relationship with us at any time as per the provision of the between us agreement or engagement. If you choose to do so, your Personal Data will be deleted in accordance with our retention policy.
Subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR, you have the following rights in regard to your Personal Data: (Please note, these rights are not absolute and, in some cases, they are subjected to conditions as defined by Law):
15. No Rights of Third Parties
16. No Error Free Performance
17. Contact Data
Submission of a Complain: If you feel that your concerns in regard to the use of your personal data or any of your data protection rights have not been address by us, you have the right to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and submit a complain. You also have the right to submit a complaint with the Personal Data Protection Commissioner’s Office, http://www.dataprotection.gov.cy.
Last Modified date: 6 September, 2022