Privacy Policy

We are aware of the importance of privacy and protection of personal data at the digital era, therefore we are committed to the protection of the privacy of the users of Eplanest while browsing or using our services.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) will describe how Eplanest ensures an adequate level of protection of personal data (i.e. any information relating to natural persons 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 that natural person; hereinafter “Personal Data”).
This Privacy Policy will describe:
1 – Why we collect and process your Personal Data and how we use it;
2 – Who may access your Personal Data;
3 – How we protect the security of your Personal Data;
4 – How long we keep your Personal Data;

Please note that you must be 18 years of age or older to subscribe to the Eplanest website. Individuals under the age of 18 are permitted access to Eplanest only with the involvement, supervision, and approval of a parent or legal guardian.

WHY DO WE COLLECT AND PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We collect and process your Personal Data for the following purposes:
• To provide you with the services you request from us; allow you to register and upload your profile, allow you the use of online forms, surveys, allow you to sign up for certain services, such as newsletters, information feeds, SMS updates or to create an account in which case, we will ask for Personal Data, such as your name, email address, or telephone number.

• To allow you to share information; allow you to take full advantage of the sharing features that we offer such as discussion boards, engagement with vendors; allow you to create a publicly visible Profile.

• To maintain and improve our Services; understand how you use Eplanest and implement other functionalities; develop new services and offers.

• To tailor the services to your needs and interests; provide you with tailored content – such as relevant ads and job opportunities; allow us to know you better to give you more of what you want – more shows, more events, thereby giving a much better and more useful experience of our services.

• To communicate with you; to allow you to contact Eplanest team; keep record of our exchanges; help solve any issues you might be facing; send you offers and direct marketing; inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming events; contact you when needed.

• To create and maintain a trusted and safer environment; investigating, detecting, preventing, or reporting fraud, misrepresentations, security breaches or incidents, or other potentially prohibited or illegal activities; protecting our vendors’, or your rights or property, or the security or integrity of our Services; enforcing our Terms of Service or other applicable agreements or policies; verifying your identity.

• Complying with any applicable laws or regulations, or in response to lawful requests for information from the government or through legal process; fulfilling any other purpose disclosed to you in connection with our Services; contacting you to resolve disputes and provide assistance with our services.

WHO MAY ACCESS YOUR DATA?

For the purposes described above, we shall grant access to your Personal Data to authorized Eplanest employees and registered members on the website who need to know more about you in order to send you an offer or hire you, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.

In addition, we may need to transfer or allow access to the following authorized third-parties:
• Suppliers and services providers we engage with to process Personal Data on our behalf (based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and other appropriate confidentiality and security measures);

• Successors in title to our business (or who are in meaningful discussions about such a possibility with the (prospective) new owners of the business or company); in this respect, if ownership of all or substantially all of our business, you acknowledge that we may need to transfer your Personal Data to the relevant party (or its advisors) as part of any due diligence process for the purpose of analyzing any proposed sale to, or re-organization by the new owner. We may also need to transfer your Personal Data to that re-organized entity after the sale or reorganization for them to use for the same purposes as set out in this policy;

• Our media representatives

• Legal advisers, witnesses, experts and judicial and quasi-judicial authorities in order to protect us against harm to the rights, property or safety of Eplanest, our users or the public as required or permitted by law, and other third-parties to enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations;

• Administrative or judicial authorities in order to meet the requirements of any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

We may also aggregate, anonymize data publicly and to other authorized third-parties and partners – like advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.

HOW DO WE PROTECT THE SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, technical, organizational procedural safeguards and security measures, including governance models, to protect your Personal Data in accordance with data protection law against unauthorized access, use, alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Data.

Please note however that no data transmission over the Internet or website can be guaranteed to be secure from intrusion. In addition, you should also take appropriate measures to safeguard your personal data, in particular by keeping your password secure and confidential. If you know or have reason to believe that your account credentials have been lost, stolen, misappropriated, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your account, please contact us.
If we know or have reason to believe that your Personal Data were compromised, we will immediately notify affected users of a breach if such one happens in accordance with applicable laws.

FOR HOW LONG DO WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We will retain your Personal Data as long as your account is active or otherwise for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we have initially collected it. This duration can be up to 10 years. Our retention periods are based on business needs and your information that is no longer needed is either irreversibly anonymized or destroyed.

We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after information is deleted from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.

We may also retain your Personal Data for longer periods if necessary to comply with our legal obligations or to protect our legitimate interests.