In connection with operating the organisation and making available its services and data, Signy collects and handles certain Personal Data.
(1) How we collect Personal Data and what Personal Data we hold
(2) Purpose for which we hold and process your Personal Data
(3) Transfer of Personal Data
(4) Retention Period
(5) Data Subject Rights
(6) Contacting Signy
(7) Links to External Website
Visitors to publicly available pages of our website
If you are merely visiting the public area of Signy.io, we do not collect any personal information about you.
1. How we collect Personal Data and what data Personal Data hold
Signy collects Personal Data supplied by its Partners and subscribers (“Users”) and other individuals who contact us or otherwise interact with us (“you”, “your”). We may also collect Personal Data from you when you interact with us or our website or communicate with us, including in relation to Partnership or enquiries.
1.1 Data we collect if you are a member or subscriber.
The data that you have provided to Signy (for example via our online pages or Partnership or subscription forms), including:
If you are an applicant for Partnership and you do not wish your contact details to be included on our Partnership database and directory, we will be unable to process your Partnership application.
1.2 Additional data we collect if you are a partner/subscriber
As you continue as a partner/subscriber of Signy we will build a history of your interaction with Signy. This includes
Date you were first subscribed
Date you started interaction with Signy
Date you ceased interaction with Signy
1.3 Data we may collect if you are not a member or a subscriber
If you attend one of our marketing events and/or register an interest in receiving more information about the shipping market and shipping companies, we may collect the following data:
We may also hold the following additional information that you provide to us
2. Purpose for which we hold and process your Personal Data
Signy holds and processes your Personal Data for the purposes set out below. Generally, we do so on the basis that it is necessary for performance of our contract with individual Users, and/or because it is necessary for our legitimate interest (namely to operate the platform and make Partnership and data available to our Users and to send marketing to the employees and representatives of our Partners) and/or because it is necessary to meet a legal obligation that we are subject to.
Use of Personal Data
We use your Personal Data:
No Personal Data is used for automated decision or automated profiling purposes.
3. Transfer of Personal Data
As part of the normal operation of the Services and for the purposes set out in the above, we disclose information about you to the following parties which may include your Personal Data.
In addition, in response to a statutory request, it may become necessary to share your Personal Data with law enforcement authorities and/or government institutions.
During the course of our interactions with you, we may transfer Personal Data, for the purposes described above, to countries outside the EEA which may not provide legal protection of Personal Data equivalent to the level of protection within the United Kingdom.
We will transfer your Personal Data subject to European Commission approved contractual terms that impose different data protection obligations directly on the recipient, or as otherwise permitted under the GDPR. Please contact us as set out in paragraph 6 below, if you would like to see a copy of the specific safeguards we apply to export of your Personal Data.
4. Retention Period
Partners and subscribers
Personal Data is retained for a period of 7 years after cessation of your Partnership or business relationship as a subscriber with the Signy.
If you are not a partner or a subscriber
Personal Data is retained for a period of 1 year if you were exploring becoming a potential member; otherwise it is not held after the end of the customer relationship.
If you have unsubscribed
If you have elected to unsubscribe from receiving marketing communications from us, we will continue to hold your email address to stop further communication with you for such period as we reasonably require such data for such purposes
5. Data subject rights
Under the GDPR, individuals have the right to:
These rights may be subject to certain conditions and your exercise of these rights is subject to certain exemptions to safeguard the public interests (e.g. the prevention or detection of crime) and our interests (e.g. the maintenance of legal privilege). If you exercise any of these rights, we will check your entitlement and respond in most cases within a month.
If you wish to contact us to exercise the above rights or have any question about the above or the information, we hold about you please contact us at the details set out in Section 6 Contacting Signy.
You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioners Office
6. Contacting Signy
If you have any queries or comments regarding the data, we hold about you or if you wish to correct or update this, please either email us at email@example.com, or write to us at:
Signy Advanced Technologies Limited,
Lower Earley, Reading
UK RG6 4HJ
7. Links to External Sites