Ecommerce Foundation is a trading name of Ecommerce Operations B.V., a Dutch limited.
both names are used intermittently in this privacy statement.<br>We process personal data for providing our services in the best way.
We know your personal data is important to you therefore we treat that information confidentially and carefully.
For additional information please use our <u>contact form</u>. <strong>OBJECTIVES OF THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT</strong> We process your personal data for certain and specific purposes which are in our interests and enable us to enhance the services we provide, but which we believe are in benefit of our customers.<br>In this privacy statement we: <ul>
<li>Clearly specify our purposes before we process personal data, by using this Privacy Statement;<br>
<li>Limit our collection of personal data to only the personal data needed for legitimate purposes;</li>
<li>Take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and we demand the same from parties who process personal data on our behalf;<br>
<li>Respect your right to inspect, correct or delete your personal data held by us.</li>
</ul> <strong>WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT AND FOR WHICH PURPOSES?</strong> Most of our services do not require any form of registration, allowing you to visit our websites without telling us who you are.
However, some of our services require you to register beforehand.
You will have to provide some information about yourself and choose a username and password for the account that we will set up for you. For this account, we will ask for your name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, country.
We will store this information for three months after you closed your account. We may collect and use Personal Data to: <ul>
<li>Operate, maintain, enhance and provide all features of the Service, to provide the services and information that you request, to respond to comments and questions and to provide support to users of the Service.<br>
<li>To use the information to understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of our Visitors and Users, to improve the Service, and to develop new products, services, features, and functionality.
Should this purpose require Ecommerce Operations B.V to process Client Data, then the data will only be used in anonymized or aggregated form. The data collected will be used to communicate marketing and sales messages relating to any of the Ecommerce Operations B.V products, based upon the job function held by the data subject. .
Ecommerce Operations B.V.
specifically only sends messages to those we believe are likely to be interested in any of the Ecommerce Operations B.V products based upon the organization they are employed by and based upon their job function within that organization. .
Messages from Ecommerce Operations B.V.
could be delivered via email, social media, via telephone or any other business to business (B2B) marketing methods that may be relevant. You have the ability to opt-out of receiving any promotional communications by clicking on “unsubscribe” in any of the emails you receive from us, as well as by writing to us directly.<br>
<li>Use analytics: We use Google Analytics to measure and evaluate access to and traffic on the Public Area of the Site and create user navigation reports for our Site administrators.
Google may use the information collected through Google Analytics to evaluate Users' and Visitors’ activity on our Site.
For more information, see Google Analytics Privacy and Data Sharing.<br>
With these cookies, we and 3rd parties can monitor your internet behavior on and beyond our website.
This allows us and third parties to adapt advertisements to your interests. <br>
<li>Our websites are using affiliate marketing.
Affiliate marketing is a very common form of online marketing for a website to get traffic.
This means that if you click on certain outgoing links, the click is registered by an affiliate system.
If you buy from the website to which is linked, we receive a commission of the order you place.
No information is given to the Ecommerce Foundation about the content of the purchase nor your personal data.
Only the amount is revealed.
More information about affiliate marketing can be found at http://paidforadvertising.com/.</li>
</ul> <strong>HOW DO WE COLLECT DATA?</strong> <ul>
<li>You have requested information from Ecommerce Operations B.V on a previous occasion</li>
<li>Someone has sent us your e-mail address requesting information about our products or services be sent to you</li>
<li>You or someone else has expressly shared your contact details with us for the purpose of receiving information now and/or in the future</li>
<li>We have previously met at an event and your business card or contact details were handed to us willingly</li>
<li>You or a business colleague has visited our website and we believe that there is a genuine legitimate interest in our services</li>
<li>You have previously connected with a member of our team via LinkedIn and discussed our services</li>
<li>A member of our team has found your business and your contact details online, believing that your business would genuinely be interested in the Ecommerce Operations B.V products and services, based upon your job function aligning with our typical customer profiles they have made contact to introduce you to our product</li>
<strong>PROVIDING INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES</strong> <strong>Service providers</strong> We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.<br>These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. We collaborate with other organizations, that may receive your personal data.
For our Country Ecommerce Reports, we work with sponsors, with which we share data.
Sharing this data is essential for delivering the research <br>
<strong>YOUR CHOICES</strong> You have the following right to: <ul>
<li>Being informed on which personal data we have and what we are using it for;</li>
<li>Inspection of the personal data that we keep from you;</li>
<li>Having incorrect data corrected;</li>
<li>Request to delete outdated personal data;</li>
<li>Revoke your consent;</li>
<li>Object to certain uses.</li>
</ul> <strong>Request to object </strong> In all correspondence with you, we will give you the <strong>right to object</strong> from receiving further correspondence from our websites. On any emails, you receive from our websites there will be the option to ‘unsubscribe’ from receiving any further email correspondence. If you receive a <strong>telephone call</strong> from us, you have the right to request not to receive any further calls. Ecommerce Operations B.V.
has a companywide CRM system, your request to object will be logged within our CRM system to ensure that you do not receive any further calls or e-mails. Should you wish to <strong>object </strong>to receiving communication from our websites you can do so in a variety of ways: <ul>
<li>Please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of every email<br>
<li>If you have received a call, please tell the representative that you do not wish to receive any further communication</li>
</ul> You can also make your request by <strong>emailing</strong>: firstname.lastname@example.org or by writing to: Ecommerce Foundation, Entrada 100, 1114AA, Amsterdam- Duivendrecht, The Netherlands All requests will be processed within 30 days.
Your details will be added to a suppression file to ensure that your details cannot be processed by our CRM system in the future. Please note this applies only to the processing of your personally identifiable data, not that of the business data which does not fall under the remit of GDPR. <strong>Request for deletion</strong> Should you wish to delete, review or modify your personal data you can do so in a variety of ways. By emailing: email@example.com. By writing to: Ecommerce Foundation, Entrada 123, 1114AA, Amsterdam- Duivendrecht, The Netherlands It is important to understand the difference between a right to object and a request for deletion. .
If you make a request for deletion, we will remove any data we hold about you from our CRM system. .
This will also mean that we will remove you from our suppression files. .
If you are removed from our suppression files, there is a risk that your data may be processed again in the future if your details are re-added to our CRM system by a member of our sales team who genuinely believes that your business would benefit from our websites. If you do not wish for us to contact you again about Ecommerce Foundation, EcommerceWiki, Scamadviser or Safe.
Shop, we would recommend you request to object rather than a request for deletion, as this will ensure that your details are always suppressed from processing.<br>