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Data Protection Policy

Last Updated: 01.02.2024

  1. Introduction

This Data Protection Policy (“Policy”) outlines the principles and practices employed by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Albania India (CCIAI) regarding the collection, processing, and protection of personal data on our website.

  1. Definitions

2.1 Personal Data: Refers to any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person.

2.2 Processing: Encompasses the collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction of personal data.

  1. Personal Data Collected

3.1 Identification Data: We collect personal data, including but not limited to, name, surname, email, phone number, and residential address through our online registration form.

3.2 Operational Areas: Additionally, we collect information about the business areas in which each registered user operates.

  1. Purposes of Data Processing

4.1 Facilitating Business Connections: The primary purpose of collecting personal data is to facilitate connections between businesses based on their operational areas, as provided during the registration process.

4.2 Communication: We may use your contact information to communicate with you regarding your registration, events, updates, and relevant information.

4.3 Improving Services: Personal data may be used in an aggregated and anonymized form to analyze and enhance our services, website, and user experience.

  1. Lawful Basis for Processing

5.1 Consent: By submitting personal data through the online registration form, you provide explicit consent for the processing of your data for the purposes outlined in Section 4.

  1. Security Measures

6.1 Encryption: We implement encryption during data transmission to protect personal data.

6.2 Access Controls: Access to personal data is restricted to authorized personnel only.

6.3 Data Minimization: We collect and process only the necessary personal data for the intended purposes.

6.4 Regular Security Audits: We conduct regular security audits to identify and address potential vulnerabilities in our systems.

  1. Data Sharing

7.1 Business Connections: Operational area information may be shared with other registered businesses for the purpose of facilitating relevant collaborations.

7.2 Legal Obligations: Personal data may be disclosed to comply with legal requirements or protect our rights.

  1. Data Retention

8.1 Retention Period: Personal data will be retained for the duration necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in Section 4, or as required by applicable laws.

8.2 Criteria for Retention: Retention criteria include the need for the data, legal obligations, and user preferences.

  1. Rights of Individuals

9.1 Access and Correction: You have the right to access and correct your personal information.

9.2 Withdrawal of Consent: You may withdraw your consent for processing personal data at any time.

9.3 Data Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data.

  1. Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Data Protection Policy, please contact us at [email protected].