Element 6
Privacy Policy
This privacy policy explains how COLO21 AG (“COLO21,” “we” and “us”) obtains, utilizes, shares and safeguards information collected from TEP members and visitors to its websites, including without limitation www.colo21.com and www.tep-global.com (each, a “Website,” collectively, the “Websites”). If you reside in the European Union, please see Specific Disclosures for the European Economic Area. By visiting our Websites or by becoming a TEP member, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal data pursuant to the terms of this privacy policy.
The Personal Data We Collect From You
COLO21 collects personal data that you choose to provide to us on the Websites (including information referenced in the “The Use of Cookies” section of this Privacy Policy), through email, over the phone and otherwise, including your name, contact information, work address, email address, phone number, and if you are a potential TEP member. In addition, COLO21 Websites may automatically record information when you visit. This information can include your Internet Protocol address and data concerning webpage requests. COLO21 may place small files called “cookies” on your computer when you visit the Websites. Cookies facilitate your utilization of the Websites and enable us to track activity and customize your website experience. If you do not wish to receive a cookie from COLO21, you may set your Internet browser settings to decline or disable the cookie.
How Your Personal Data is Used
We do not sell or share your personal data with third parties for their marketing or solicitation purposes. We do not use IP addresses or web page request information to try and identify you (nor do we disclose that information to third parties for them to use for their own purposes). COLO21 and trusted third parties utilize personal data only for the purposes for which it was obtained.
How Your Personal Data is Disclosed
Personal data provided to COLO21 will be processed and stored by us inside the United States and will be accessed by our staff and third parties working for us for the purposes set forth in this policy or for other purposes subject to your consent. Your personal data also may be held, processed and accessed inside the European Economic Area.
Information Security
We use physical and technological security measures to protect your information both online and offline from unauthorized access and against illegal manipulation and processing, accidental loss and damage. We will preserve your information for a reasonable period of time or as required by law.
Opting Out
You may elect to opt-out of membership in the Network at any time by providing COLO21 with written or electronic notice. Upon receipt of such notice, we will immediately delete all information about you.
Updates to the Policy
COLO21 may update this policy from time to time. To the extent permitted by law, any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to the Websites and will become effective upon posting. Your continued use of the Websites and failure to opt out of membership in the Network will indicate your agreement to such changes.
Contact COLO21
We welcome all requests, suggestions and questions concerning our use of your personal data. All such communication should be directed to info@colo21.com, or call us at +49734824989550.
SPECIFIC DISCLOSURES FOR THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA
This section applies to data processing activities of data subjects residing in the European Economic Area as well as, regardless of residence, the processing of any Personal Data in the European Economic Area. In the event there is a conflict between this section and other parts of the Privacy Policy, this section shall control with respect to residents of the European Economic Area. “Personal Data,” for purposes of this section, means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. “Services” means any of our products, services, or deliverables. “Site” means any website operated and controlled by us. Pursuant to the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we function in the capacity of a “processor” for the TEP members. The scope of applicable data protections and processing for those Services are set forth in contractual agreements covering the relevant data processing.
Legal Basis for Processing
We collect and process your Personal Data for a variety of different purposes which are set out in further detail in this section. In some cases, we will ask for your consent so that we may process your Personal Data. However, in certain circumstances, applicable data protection laws allow us to process your Personal Data without needing to obtain your consent.
Processing Personal Data
Our Site uses cookies and similar technologies to improve user experience and for analytics. We also use cookies and similar technologies for purposes of including social network sharing capabilities on our main site, analytics, marketing, and session control. A “cookie” is a small text file that a web server stores in browser software. A browser sends cookies to a server when the browser makes a connection to the server (for example, when requesting a web page from the same domain that created the cookie). The purpose of cookies is to remember the browser over time and distinguish one browser instance (or user) from all others. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to track Personal Data previously entered by a web user on our site. Most browsers allow visitors to the website to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them, and how to remove them. Cookies can remember login information, preferences, and similar information. Cookies, as well as other tracking technologies such as HTML5 local storage, and Local Shared Objects (such as “Flash” cookies), and similar mechanisms, may record information such as a unique identifier, information visitors to the website enter in a form, IP address, and other categories of data. We also use web beacons or “pixels,” and in certain circumstances may collect IP address, screen resolution and browser software and operating system types; clickstream patterns; dates and times that our site is accessed, and other categories of data. If visitors to the Site want to block the use and saving of cookies from the Site on to their computers hard drive, he or she should take the necessary steps within your web browser’s settings to block all cookies from the Site and its external serving vendors, or use the cookie control system, if available upon first visit. Please note that if visitors to the website choose to erase or block your cookies, certain parts of our Site may not function correctly. For information on how to disable cookies, refer to your browser’s documentation.
Withdrawing your consent
You may at any time withdraw the consent you provide for the processing of your Personal Data for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Notice by contacting us at info@colo21.com, provided that we are not required by applicable law or professional standards to retain such information. If you want to stop receiving future marketing messages and materials, you can do so by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included in our email marketing messages or by contacting us at info@colo21.com.
Data Subject Rights
You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether or not we are processing your Personal Data Where we are processing your Personal Data, you also have the right to request access to, modification of, or deletion of such Personal Data. You also have the right to receive the Personal Data concerning you that you provided to us, to restrict processing of your Personal Data, or to transmit such data. To exercise your rights with respect to your Personal Data, please contact us at info@colo21.com.
Data Retention
We will retain your Personal Data for as long as you remain a TEP member in our Network or maintain an account or agreement or as otherwise necessary. We will also retain your Personal Data as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, comply with applicable industry standards, and in accordance with disaster recovery procedures.
Right to lodge a Compliant with a Supervisory Authority
You may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Contact us
For questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact us at: info@colo21.com.