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,
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
The Personal Data We Collect From You
COLO21 collects personal data that you choose to provide to us on the Websites (including
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
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.
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.
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
continued use of the Websites and failure to opt out of membership in the Network will indicate your
agreement to such changes.
We welcome all requests, suggestions and questions concerning our use of your personal data. All
such communication should be directed to email@example.com, or call us at +49734824989550.
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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
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
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
Right to lodge a Compliant with a Supervisory Authority
You may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
For questions regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact us at: email@example.com.