1. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA.
Welcome to the SportAccord website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”). The use of certain functionalities of the Website requires that you register and provide SportAccord and/or its partners with certain information about yourself, including personal data within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Law of June 19, 1992.
In general, You can visit the Website without providing personal information. However, information is generally requested when you wish to take part in certain activities available on the Website. In such cases, you may be invited or required to provide information about yourself such as full name, country of residence, nationality, home address and/or email address. By providing SportAccord with your personal data, you expressly authorize SportAccord, its partners, subcontractors and/or affiliates to collect and subsequently process such data in accordance with the terms defined herein.
You also agree that SportAccord may implement an automatic tracking process (cookies) gathering anonymous information, such as browser type, operating systems and the date and time of access when you use the Website to help improve the content of the Website, to customize the Website for our visitors and to learn more about them and how they use the Website.
3. RIGHT OF ACCESS.
At any time, you may request access to your personal data and to request a correction of any erroneous or incomplete data about you by contacting SportAccord at the following address: [email protected] You can also update your personal data at any time by accessing your user account. It is your responsibility to verify that your personal data is accurate and updated. In case, you notice that some of your personal data is inaccurate or obsolete, it is your responsibility to notify SportAccord.
4. PURPOSE OF THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA.
a) subscription to the SportAccord Newsletter;
b) subscription to SportAccord media channels (i.e. Youtube, Facebook, Twitter);
c) other purposes as defined from time to time.
5. HOSTING AND TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA.
SportAccord is based in Switzerland and all personal data you submit to SportAccord will be hosted in that State, or in a State of the European Union. As a matter of principle, SportAccord will never transmit your personal data to third parties without your prior consent. By registering to the Website, you accept that SportAccord may transmit your personal data to its subcontractors, including outside Switzerland or European Union, if SportAccord deems it necessary for the purposes mentioned in Article 4. SportAccord will take all necessary measures to ensure that the receiving entity has agreed to keep your data confidential and secure. If the level of privacy protection in a country does not comply with internationally recognized standards, SportAccord will ensure that data transfers to databases in that country are equally protected and that a transfer of data to third parties in such countries does not occur. SportAccord and its subcontractors reserve the right to release your personal data if required under law to do so, or based on the good-faith belief that such release is necessary to comply with applicable legislation.
6. DATA SECURITY.
SportAccord is committed to ensure the best possible level of security of your personal data, and will take adequate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against the risks of damage, destruction, loss or unauthorized access.
7. DATA RETENTION.
SportAccord will retain your personal data only as long as necessary for the purposes set forth under Article 4 above. Please note that data may be kept for a longer period of time exclusively for mere statistical purposes and SportAccord shall use anonymous data wherever possible.
SportAccord will not engage in spamming and will not authorize the use of your personal information for commercial or advertising purposes by third parties, except with your express consent. Where we believe that certain information about the SportAccord Website is of importance to you, we inform you by e-mail whilst giving you the choice of opting out of such service.