AIIC Africa recognizes the importance of your privacy and of processing your personal data in a transparent manner.
2. Data collection
AIIC Africa collects the personal data which you provide.
2.1 AIIC Africa collects, directly or indirectly via its partners, the personal data you provide to AIIC Africa, AIIC, other national regions of AIIC and/or theirs partners through web forms or email, or in your use of the Website; for example, when you subscribe to the newsletter of AIIC Africa, log-in to the Website, publish a blog post.
2.2 Such information includes: your name; company name, if applicable; user name; password; date of birth; gender; work language; address; email; telephone and fax numbers; resume; social profile; webpages; profile picture; and any other information which AIIC Africa and/or its partners may request from you.
Certain personal data are also collected in an automated manner.
2.3 AIIC Africa may also automatically collect personal data when you access and use the Website, including by means of tools and other active elements contained in or through third-party plugins/websites, and cookies and other analytics tools, such as the IP address or other user identifications on your devices, visiting date on the Website, information about your web browser, the data contained on your device, the data contained in third party services (e.g. social plug-ins), your preferences, the internet sites that you visit before and after the Website, the links you select within the Website or other information related to your interaction with the Website, including your navigation details on the Website.
You can define certain authorisations and settings related to the automated collection of your personal data.
2.4 You may define certain authorisations related to data collection, in particular in connection with your device’s right-to-access data contained in your device, according to available functionalities. You may also define certain settings for the automated collection of your personal data in your web browser. For more detailed information, please consult the section on cookies below.
3. Processing Methods
AIIC Africa may process your personal data by automated means, but takes appropriate security measures in this respect.
3.2 AIIC Africa does not use any individual decision-making based solely on automated processing, including profiling mechanisms on the Websites.
4. Purposes of Data Processing
AIIC Africa processes your personal data to operate the Website.
4.1 Your personal data are collected so that AIIC Africa may operate the Website in accordance with the circumstances, or in the manner expressly indicated when the personal data concerned are collected. For example, AIIC Africa collects data to allow you to navigate and use the Websites more easily, or to identify you and assist you in accessing relevant information on returning to the Website.
AIIC Africa may process your personal data to provide you with its newsletter and provide you with further news and updates.
4.2 For example, by subscribing to the newsletter of AIIC Africa, AIIC Africa will provide you with email alerts on AIIC news and updates on the AIIC community (including AIIC Africa or other AIIC regions), in particular on its activities and events, such as: AIIC’s general assembly; specific meetings, activities and events proposed by AIIC and AIIC regions; and training or marketing courses relating to the interpretation world and activities. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
AIIC Africa may process your personal data and special categories of data (also called “sensitive data”) to allow you to be displayed in AIIC’s worldwide and public directory as well as in the directory of AIIC Africa.
AIIC Africa may process your personal data when you publish a post in the dedicated blog of AIIC Africa.
4.7 In a certain section of the Website, AIIC Africa may process your personal data to allow you to publish a post in its dedicated blog.
AIIC Africa processes your personal data for statistical and planning purposes.
4.9 Notably without limitation, AIIC processes your personal data to improve the Website and for internal analyses and statistics. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
5. Communication to Third Parties
AIIC Africa may disclose your personal data to third parties in case this is necessary for the proper operation of the Website or as listed below.
5.1 AIIC Africa may communicate your personal data to AIIC or to third parties as part of operating the Websites, in particular: Metanet, Amazon Web Services Inc.
5.2 AIIC Africa may also enable you to use third-party services directly from the Websites, namely through social plug-ins; in which case you recognize that the third-party operators of these services may access some of your personal data in connection with the Websites.
5.4 AIIC Africa may disclose your personal data to any third party to whom AIIC Africa assigns or transfers any of AIIC’s rights or obligations.
5.5 AIIC Africa may disclose your personal data to competent courts or supervisory or regulatory bodies, when AIIC Africa is compelled to disclose your personal data, pursuant to any applicable law, regulation or order.
6. International transfer
Your personal data may be disclosed to countries that do not guarantee the same level of data protection and privacy as the Netherlands and the European Union.
7. Cookies and similar technologies
7.2 AIIC Africa uses diverse types of cookies or other similar technologies some of which are likely to automatically process data directly on your devices and/or to transfer data personal concerning you to AIIC Africa.
You may manage cookies and similar technologies via the settings of your browser and/or your devices.
7.3 If you do not want cookies to be stored on your device, you can configure your web browser or your device to refuse and/or restrict cookies. Certain cookies are however essential to the functioning of the Website itself and its use may be altered or prevented by refusing these cookies.
7.4 If you do not refuse or restrict cookies, you consent to their use and to the processing of your personal data collected in this manner.
7.5 For more information, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Please check the user help sections of your web browser or electronic device for specific instructions on the management of cookies.
7.6 These technologies generally aim to monitor and analyse your interactions with the Websites and/or to enable AIIC Africa to improve the Website and its functionalities, namely through a personalisation of the Websites and the related services, based on your interactions.
7.8 Some cookies are retained in your electronic device only for the duration of your access and use of the Website, while others persist for a longer specified or unspecified period.
AIIC Africa uses the following cookies and other similar technologies:
7.9 Some cookies that AIIC Africa places on your electronic device ensure that the Websites deliver information to you securely, optimally and without limitation. You must accept these cookies to be able to make use of the Websites.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
7.10 Some cookies enable websites to remember choices persons make, for example, user name, language or text size. These cookies are known as “functionality cookies” and help to improve a person’s experience of a website by providing a more personalised service.
7.11 AIIC Africa uses a number of tools that monitor your use of the Websites to help AIIC Africa improve and customise information provided.
1.12 The Website uses third party services or software. Many of these services may set cookies on your electronic device. You can block or remove cookies yourselves by altering the settings of your electronic device or browser. Blocking these cookies is unlikely to impact on your experience of the Website.
We currently do not use third-party cookies.
8. Your rights
You have the right to access your personal data processed by AIIC Africa and may request without limitation that they be removed, updated, or rectified.
8.1 Except as otherwise required by law, you are entitled at all times to know if AIIC Africa is processing personal data concerning you. You may contact AIIC Africa to know the content of such personal data, verify their accuracy and request that they be supplemented, removed, updated, or rectified. You also have the right to ask AIIC Africa to cease processing any personal data that may have been obtained in breach of applicable laws, and to object to the processing of your personal data for any other legitimate reason. Queries relating to AIIC’s public directory shall be addressed directly to AIIC via www.aiic.org.
8.2 Where AIIC Africa relies on your consent to process your personal data, AIIC Africa will seek your freely given and specific consent by providing you with informed and unambiguous indications relating to your personal data. You may revoke such consent at any time.
8.3 You also have the right to request your personal data’s portability, i.e. that the personal data you have provided to AIIC Africa be returned to you or transferred to the person of your choice, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format without hinderance from AIIC Africa and subject to its confidentiality obligations.
8.4 If you have any questions or requests in relation to the processing of your personal data by AIIC Africa, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .