· what personal information we collect and hold;
· when we collect and hold personal information;
· the purposes for which we collect, hold, use, and disclose personal information;
· how an individual may access personal information about the individual that we hold and how to seek the correction or deletion of such information;
· for how long we hold personal information;
· the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information;
· whether we are likely to disclose personal information to overseas recipients; and,
· if so, the countries in which such recipients are likely to be located if it is practicable to specify those countries in the policy.
References to “us,” “we,” “our,” and/or “SDS CLUB,” means that Website and/or brand owned and operated by SuperDataScience Pty LTD, an Australian limited company, and its parents, subsidiaries, and assigns.
References to the “Web site” mean the Web site bearing the URL www.sdsclub.com, as well as any other site or social media page operated by us under the SDS CLUB brand.
References to “you,” and/or “User” mean a general user of the Web site.
- Agreement to be Bound
- No Collection of Sensitive Information
We do not collect any sensitive information about an individual unless the individual consents to the collection of the information and the information is reasonably necessary. Sensitive information includes information about a User’s:
- health (including predictive genetic information);
- racial or ethnic origin;
- political opinions;
- membership of a political association, professional or trade association or trade union;
- religious beliefs or affiliations;
- philosophical beliefs;
- sexual orientation or practices;
- criminal record;
- biometric information that is to be used for certain purposes; and
- and/or biometric templates.
We ask that no User reveal such information on any social media page operated by us.
- The Information We Collect
We collect both personally identifiable information or personal data and non-personally identifiable information from you. Often, you choose what information to provide to us, but, sometimes, we may require certain information for you to use and for us to provide the services. Specifically, we collect the following:
Data Collected from Our Social Media Followers. We collect automated information from those persons who interact with us on Facebook. For more information, see https://www.facebook.com/apps/site_scraping_tos_terms.php.
Automated Information. SDS CLUB automatically receives and records information from each User’s browser or your mobile device when you visit the Web site, such as your IP address in an anonymized fashion or unique device identifier; cookies; data about which pages you visit in order to allow us to operate and provide the Web site; data about the type of device you use to connect to our Web site; information about the pages you visit before and after the Web site; and the date and time of your visit to the Web site. This information is stored in log files and is collected automatically. We may combine this information from your browser or your mobile device with other information that we or our partners collect about you, including across devices. This information is used to prevent fraud and to keep our Web site secure, to analyze and understand how the Web site works for our Users, and to provide advertising, including across your devices, and a more customized experience for our Users.
We may also automatically collect device-specific information when you access or use our Web site. This information may include information such as the hardware model, operating system information, browser information, specific IP address, and device identifiers.
- How We Use the Information We Collect
We use your personal information in the following ways:
- Name: We use your name to identify you so as to provide you with a more personalized experience.
- Email: We use your email to communicate with you regarding data science news and promotions.
- Your Options
SDS CLUB gives you the choice of providing, editing or removing certain information, as well as choices about how we contact you. You may change, correct, or request deletion of your personal information by contacting us at email@example.com.
Depending on your location, you may also have certain additional rights with respect to your information, such as: (i) data access and portability (including the right to obtain a copy of your personal data you provided to SDS CLUB, by contacting us); (ii) data correction (including the ability to update your personal data); (iii) data deletion (including the right to have SDS CLUB delete your personal information, except information we are required to retain, by contacting us); and (iv) withdrawal of consent or objection to processing (including, in limited circumstances, the right to ask SDS CLUB to stop processing your personal data, with some exceptions, by contacting us).
You may also control the receipt of certain types of communications from SDS CLUB. SDS CLUB may send you messages about the Services or your activity. Some of these messages are required, service-related messages for Users (such as legal notices). Other messages are not required, such as newsletters. You can control which optional messages you choose to receive via the unsubscribe link in our emails.
- Unsolicited Personal Information
In the event unsolicited personal information regarding a User is provided to or otherwise received by us and where the same was not solicited by us or otherwise not information we may have solicited under this Policy or is not contained in a public record, we will destroy any such information as soon as reasonably possible, but only if it is lawful and reasonable to do so, or otherwise do-identify such information.
- Anonymity and Pseudonymity
Given the nature of the services provided by SDS CLUB, you may elect to provide us personal data under pseudonyms.
- Newsletters, How to Opt-Out
Users may opt-in to our newsletter and other mailings. All Users may opt out to receiving marketing information and our newsletter via the unsubscribe link contained at the bottom of certain emails or by emailing us as firstname.lastname@example.org. Users should note that opting-out does not prevent us from contacting you regarding transactions or information for which you have registered.
Email marketing campaigns published by us may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include but shall not be limited to: the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates, and frequency of activity.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the User with more relevant content based around their activity.
- Do Not Track (DNT) Disclosure
- Disclosures of your Information
SDS CLUB does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.
Your personal information may be used by us for the purposes provided for in this Policy or as consented to by you. We may disclose your personally identifiable information:
- if you would reasonably expect us to use or disclose the information for the purpose of providing our services and/or our Web site;
- if the use or disclosure of the information is required or authorized by or under the law or a court/tribunal order;
- if a permitted general situation exists in relation to the use or disclosure of the information; or
- if we, or our assets, are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us will be part of the transferred assets.
- Stripe: We use Stripe to process payments, such as purchasing a Conference ticket.
- Eventbrite: We use Eventbrite to manage our Conferences, such as facilitating the purchase of tickets.
- Hubspot: We use Hubspot to manage our Attendee information and market our services;
- Crowdcast: We use Crowdcast to host virtual conferences and other events.
- ZenDesk: We use ZenDesk to manage and respond to support inquiries.
- Proof: We use Proof to reflect purchases in real time.
- Typeform: We use Typeform to create and process forms, such as surveys.
- Google: We use Google’s services for many aspects of our business. These include Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google Tag Manager, and Gmail.
- Facebook: We use Facebook’s Pixel service for marketing.
- Meteor Galaxy and Amazon Web Services: We use Meteor Galaxy and AWS as our Web host and server.
- Formulated.by: We use the services of Formulated.by as are marketing agency.
- Contractors: We use the services of individual contractors for SDS CLUB’s management, operations, and IT.
- Conference sponsors and vendors: We share your information with Conference sponsors and vendors. For the identification of those parties, see www.superdatasicence.com.
- Legal Disclaimer and Disclosures
In addition to the forgoing disclosures contained in Section 12, we reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as authorized and required by law and when believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding:
- illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person;
- violations of our terms or policies or another agreement into which we have entered with you;
- emergency situations;
- assisting government agencies; or
- as otherwise required by law.
If a disclosure is made pursuant to this Section, we will provide the affected User written notice of the use or disclosure.
- Related Bodies Corporate
In the event SDS CLUB is or becomes a body corporate and collects personally identifiable information from a related body corporate, we may disclosure personally identifiable information as if for the primary purpose for which the related body corporate collected the information. This principle shall not apply to the use or disclosure by us of personally identifiable information for the purpose of direct marketing or government related identifiers.
- Other Web Sites
- Cookies & Activity Tracking
To enhance your online experience, we may use “cookies” or similar technologies, such as Web beacons, activity tracking, HTML5 local storage, and personalized advertising. Cookies are text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information; however, once you choose to furnish a Web site or mobile software application with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
We, our third-party service providers, advertisers, and/or our partners may also use “Web beacons,” activity trackers, or clear. gifs, or similar technologies, which are small pieces of code placed on a Web page, to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a Web page. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a Web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page.
- Access to Your Information
If you access the Web site or register to receive information from us and volunteer personally identifiable information, you may request access to your personally identifiable information by sending us an email to our privacy officer at email@example.com. We will endeavor to respond in writing to such requests as is reasonable under the circumstances and the law and within thirty (30) calendar days and give access to the information in the manner requested by the individual, if it is reasonable and practicable to do so. In certain circumstances, we may not be required by law to provide you with access to your personal information as well as circumstances where giving access would pose serious threat to life, health, or safety of any individual or public, where giving access would be unlawful, or where denying access is required by law. If access is denied, then we will give you written reasons for that decision and details available to complain about the refusal. An access fee may be charged where permitted by law.
- Correction to Your Information
SDS CLUB will take all steps reasonable to ensure that information held is accurate, up to date, complete, relevant, and not misleading. If you access the Web site or register to receive information from us and volunteer personally identifiable information, you may request modification of your personally identifiable information by sending us an email to our privacy officer at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will endeavor to respond in writing to such requests as is reasonable under the circumstances and within thirty (30) calendar days and make such modification to the information in the manner requested by the individual, if it is reasonable and practicable to do so. If we refuse or are unable to correct the personal information as requested we will give a written notice that sets out the reasons for the refusal (except to the extent that it would be unreasonable to do so) and the mechanisms available to complain about the refusal. You should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases.
- Privacy Protection for Children Using the Internet
Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information of those persons we actually know are under the age of thirteen (13) nor is any part of the Web site or the information we provide targeted to attract anyone under the age of thirteen (13). We request that all Users of the Web site who are under the age of thirteen (13) not disclose or provide any personally identifiable information. If we discover that a child under thirteen (13) has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete that child’s personally identifiable information from our records.
- Notice to Minors
In addition to protecting the privacy of children under age (13) we are committed to protect the privacy of minors. Though neither the Web site nor any information we provide is not targeted to minors nor is it intended to be used by minors, if, for any reason a minor has shared personally identifiable information via our Web site said minor may request and obtain removal of such information by contacting us at email@example.com. Although we offer deletion capability for our Web site, you should be aware that the removal of content may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of that content or information.
- Quality of Personal Information
We take reasonable steps in the circumstances to ensure that the personally identifiable information that we collect is accurate, up-to-date, and complete. We also take reasonable steps in the circumstances to ensure that the personally identifiable information we use or disclose is, having regard to the purpose of the use or disclosure, accurate, up-to-date, complete and relevant.
- Data Security
We take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information that we collect against misuse, interference and loss as well as unauthorized access, modification and disclosure, including utilizing SSL and S-HTTP technologies and management-only access. Irrespective of whether personal information is stored electronically or in hard copy form, we will take all reasonable steps to protect the information from misuse, interference, and loss; and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. Some of the ways we do this include using secure IT systems and firewalls; having a clean desk policy; document storage security procedures; appropriate training for our employees; taking all reasonable steps to ensure information provided on our Web site is protected; and taking all reasonable steps to de-identify and destroy personal information that is no longer required for the purpose it was originally obtained.
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Thus, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk. Please note that non-encrypted communication using email is not secure. Thus, we cannot guarantee data security in email communication and, therefore, recommend using physical mail for confidential information.
- International Transfer; Cross-Border Disclosures
- Notice to California Residents
Your California Privacy Rights (As Provided by California Civil Code Section 1798.83) A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (a “California Customer”) may request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, subject to certain exceptions. In general, again, subject to certain exceptions, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California Customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom it disclosed personal information in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed. One of the exceptions allows SDS CLUB to provide California Customers a cost-free means to opt out of these disclosures instead of providing such list. Any customer may request to opt out of these disclosures by contacting SDS CLUB as described above. California Customers may also request further information about our compliance with this law by contacting us at our address below.
- Data Retention
- Your Rights
As described in this Policy, you may benefit from a number of rights in relation to your information that we process. Some rights apply only in certain limited cases, depending on your location. If you would like to manage, change, limit, or delete your personal information, you can do so via your account settings or by contacting us. In certain cases where we process your information, you may also have a right to restrict or limit the ways in which we use your personal information. In certain circumstances, you also have the right to obtain a copy of your personal information in an easily accessible format. If you need further assistance, you can contact SDS CLUB through one of the channels listed below under “Contact Information.” We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
If we process your information based on our legitimate interests as explained above, or in the public interest, you can object to this processing in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will cease processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons.
- Withdrawing Consent
Where you have provided your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of your information. For example, you can withdraw your consent to email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in such communications or by changing your account settings. You can choose to withdraw your consent to our processing of your information at any time by closing your account and then emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to request that your personal information be deleted, except for information that we are required to retain. This deletion is permanent, and your account cannot be reinstated.
- How to Contact Us