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NEC Aspire Technology Limited is responsible for your personal data. This Policy applies to Aspire, a technology company, located at Unit 111, Q House, 76 Furze Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18, D18 V6K0, which is the data controller for the purposes of this Policy. A data controller is a person or organisation who alone or jointly determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, any personal data is, or is likely to be processed. If you want to get in touch and exercise any of the rights as set out below in relation to your personal data, please contact us at email@example.com.
Aspire may collect the following personal data from you:
Identity and contact information: your name, username or similar identifier, position, role, company or organisation, email address, telephone numbers and work address;
Physical access information: to record your attendance at our offices for security purposes;
Profile and usage information: including passwords to protected websites or platforms or services, your preferences in receiving marketing information from us, your communication preferences, information about how you use our websites including your referral website, pages your visit, actions you take, patterns of page visits, forms you complete while on our websites;
Subscriptions/preferences: when you subscribe to receive our monthly newsletter or updates as well as consent preferences to help us identify which materials you are interested in receiving;
Events data: attendance at and provision of feedback forms in relation to our events;
Social media data: posts, likes, tweets and other interactions with our social media presence;
Recruitment information: where you apply for a position with us and may include name, email address, phone number, date of birth, passport or identifying card data, nationality, image, academic and professional data, job history and professional social network profiles.
We may obtain or collect personal data from you from other companies within the NEC group or from other third parties including:
We will ensure that all processing is proportionate to the purposes outlined below.
How we use your data will depend on how you interact with us. In accordance with the principles of- the GDPR, we always try and minimise any personal data we collect and use. Information collected may be used for:
In order to collect, use, share, and otherwise process your information for the purposes described in this Policy, we rely on a number of legal bases, including where:
We have legitimate business interests in:
In line with the information set out above, we may share information provided by you with third parties including service providers, affiliates, regulators and statutory and public bodies. We do this based upon the legal bases as set out above.
Please be aware that some affiliates and third parties may be located in countries outside of the EEA however when we are required to transfer your information we do so in accordance with EU data protection law. We may rely on different legal mechanisms to ensure the transfer is lawful. For further information and/or to obtain a copy of the documents used to protect your information, please contact
us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
We retain your information only for as long as necessary in light of the purposes set out in this Policy, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount and nature of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
You have a number of rights in relation to your information that we process. To exercise these rights, please contact us at email@example.com. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in specific circumstances. In addition, these rights are not absolute and can be subject to conditions set out in relevant law.
Access: You have the right to request access to your information that we control.
Data Portability: You have the right to request that some of your personal information that you initially provided to us is returned to you or another controller in a commonly used machine readable format.
Correction: You have the right to ask us to correct any incomplete or inaccurate personal data we hold about you.
Deletion: You have the right to ask us to delete person data in certain circumstances. Please note that despite a deletion request, we may continue to process your information if we have a legal basis to do so.
Restriction: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your information until such restriction is lifted.
Objection: If we process your information based on our legitimate interests you can object in certain circumstances. In such cases, where legally required to do so, we will cease processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons. Where we use your data for direct marketing, you can always object using the unsubscribe link in such communications or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complain: You have the right to submit a complaint about our use of your information with your local supervisory authority or Aspire’s supervisory authority, the Irish Data Protection Commission.
We will hold your information securely in line with physical, technical and administrative security measures. However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable measures to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted and any transmission is at your own risk.
This Policy may be updated and amended from time to time and such changes will be posted on our website.
This Policy was last updated on 19 October 2023.