Who we are
We are KnowCrunch Inc. registered in 651 N. BROAD ST. SUITE 206, MIDDLETOWN, DE 19709, USA a company organizing educational courses & events hereinafter referred to as “We”/“Us”/”Our”.
Why we collect data from you
We collect personal data every time you choose to fill in our online contact forms either as a registrant to our events and courses, as a candidate Instructor or as a simple user of our Website (“You”). The provision of your personal data is a legal and a contractual requirement, in order to register to our events or in order to apply as an instructor. Failure to provide such data would lead to you not being accepted to our events or not being able to send us your application as an instructor or your message through our contact form.
In case you apply as an Instructor, legal basis for the use of your data is that the processing is necessary in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract with us.
What we collect from you
In order to book an event or course or online course through our website, you are asked to share with us certain personal information, such as your name, last name, company name, job title, physical address, email address, cell phone number, VAT or Social Security number and other personally identifiable information. We may also ask you to give us testimonials and your picture in a photo or a video or we may ask our partners (such as photographers) to collect these data from you as well on our behalf.
When you apply as an Instructor we collect personal data you provide to us, such as your name, last name, email address, phone number, social media profiles, qualifications (languages, teaching experience, expertise), and your picture in a photo or a video or we may ask our partners (such as photographers) to collect these data from you as well on our behalf.
In order to send us a message through our contact form, we collect your name, surname, email address and your message.
In case you subscribe to our newsletters, we collect your name, lastname and email address, in order to inform you via e-mail about our courses or news we believe might be of interest to you. Your data are stored as described above, for as long as you remain subscribed to our newsletter. You will have the chance to unsubscribe from our mailing list in every newsletter you receive from us.
How we use your data
The data you provide to us when registering to an event are necessary in order for us to comply with applicable tax and other laws as well as to provide you with the relevant services or contact you in the future for our marketing and advertising purposes, including without limitation to inform you about services or courses we believe might be of interest to you, to develop promotional or marketing materials and provide those materials to you. Your photo, video and testimonials may be published on the web, on our website and our social media pages for marketing purposes. You grant us an exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any of your data submitted to us or produced by us or produced for us, for any promotional reasons.
The data you provide to us when applying as an Instructor are used in order to select you and get in contact with you before entering into a contract. Your photo, video and testimonials may be published on the web, on our website and our social media pages for marketing purposes. You grant us an exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any of your data submitted to us or produced by us or produced for us, for any promotional reasons.
The data you provide to us through our contact form are used for the purpose of our communication and to develop promotional or marketing materials and provide those materials to you.
Where we store your data
We take the security and privacy of your personal data and other information we collect seriously. Your data is stored on our private servers for the purpose of registration to our courses, contacting you, selecting you as an Instructor, facilitating the educational process and for our promotions regarding our services or future services. We also use MailChimp (a service provided by a Privacy Shield certified company located in USA) to store some of your information for marketing purposes (such as your email, name and lastname).
To whom we transmit your data
Your data may be accessed by our specific partners and third parties who provide us with certain services such as our web site development agency, the physical venues hosting our courses or partners we co-organize courses.
We ensure you that we have explicitly asked for the maximum safeness and confidentiality for your data from our partners and third parties and that further transfer from them to others is strictly prohibited.
We do not sell your data to partners and third parties, customers, instructors, advertising networks or others.
How long we store your data
When you register to our courses, your personal data remains stored for 6 years or as long as required by the applicable tax and other European laws or as long as you keep your account active. In case you apply as an Instructor we store your data only for as long as it is necessary until we get in contact and sign a contract with you. When filling in our contact form, we keep your personal data for the period that is necessary for the purpose of your communication.
Your rights on your data
You may exercise the following data protection rights: the right of deletion, the right to amend or rectify your personal data, the right to object to the use of your personal data, the right to restrict processing of your data, the right of access, and the right of portability. You can access your data by yourself any time by logging in to your account or by contacting us.
For any processing where legal basis is your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, if you believe your data has been processed illegally.
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