collectively all information that you submit to PADF via the Website. This definition incorporates,
where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws;
Data Protection Laws
any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation;
the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
PADF, We or Us
PADF, a company incorporated in with registered number 02024583969 whose registered office is at 1889 F Street, Washington DC, 20006;
User or You
any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by PADF and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to PADF and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
the website that you are currently using, www.padf.org, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social
For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, PADF is the “data controller”. This means that PADF determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
We collect Data in the following ways:
PADF will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example:
We automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible
service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights”
For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we’ll need your consent, whether via an opt-in or soft-opt-in:
When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract.
We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
We are certified to ISO 27001. This family of standards helps us manage your Data and keep it secure.
Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please contact us via this e-mail address:
It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.
Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.
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For more information, please contact us by email at email@example.com.
You may contact PADF by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.