This Policy applies to all external parties, namely, visitors to Cyprus Alive websites and social media pages, subscribers to Cyprus Alive briefings and marketing materials, and any other individual whose personal information may be collected, stored and used by Cyprus Alive or its partners. This Policy also applies to Cyprus Alive’s management of personal information across its offices.
Cyprus Alive understands that the right of individuals to their privacy is important, and demonstrates this by complying with European Law and standards.
HOW CYPRUS ALIVE COLLECTS PERSONAL INFORMATION
Cyprus Alive collects personal information only by lawful and fair means, where it is reasonably necessary for or directly related to Cyprus Alive functions under European law. It is Cyprus Alive’s usual practice to collect personal information directly from you when you deal with Cyprus Alive by phone, letter, email, face-to-face or online, including when you:
Where it is practicable, you may choose to remain anonymous or adopt a pseudonym when dealing with Cyprus Alive.
PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT CYPRUS ALIVE COLLECTS
The types of personal information that Cyprus Alive collects will depend on the nature of your dealings with its products and services and may include your name, contact details, photographic information, your views and opinions about Cyprus Alive services, travel information. In particular:
HOW CYPRUS ALIVE USES AND DISCLOSES PERSONAL INFORMATION
Cyprus Alive will only use and disclose personal information for the purpose for which it was collected, or otherwise in accordance with the European Privacy Act. For example, if you contact the Cyprus Alive offices requesting information about travelling to Cyprus, Cyprus Alive will use your name and email address to send you this information. Other examples include use or disclosure for the purpose of:
Cyprus Alive may also use or disclose your personal information for a secondary purpose related to, or directly related to, the purpose of collection where you would reasonably expect that your information would be used for this other purpose. These secondary purposes may include activities such as public education or quality assurance.
At or before the time Cyprus Alive collects your personal information (or as soon as practical afterwards), Cyprus Alive will take such steps as are reasonable in the circumstances to provide you with a collection notice containing the following information setting out, among other things, the purpose of collection.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION
Under the Privacy Act, you have the right to seek access to the records of personal information that Cyprus Alive holds about you. You also have the right to ask Cyprus Alive to alter your personal information if you think the information is inaccurate, out-of-date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading.
If you wish to access or correct your personal information that Cyprus Alive holds, please submit a written request setting out what information you wish to access or correct, your name and a mailing/email address to Cyprus Alive. Cyprus Alive may require you to verify your identity. Cyprus Alive will respond to your request within 30 days.
If Cyprus Alive refuses to provide you with access to your personal information or to correct that information as you request, it will provide you with reasons for that refusal and information about how to make a complaint.
If Cyprus Alive refuses to correct your personal information, IT will take reasonable steps to associate a statement with your personal information that you consider the information to be inaccurate.
ONLINE PRIVACY ISSUES
If you use the Cyprus Alive website (cyprusalive.com) information is recorded about your visit for web personalization, research and statistical and reporting purposes as well as to allow Cyprus Alive to improve its websites, products and services.
In general, you can visit the Cyprus Alive website without telling Cyprus Alive who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. However, there are times when Cyprus Alive may need to collect your personal information. For instance, if you register to receive Cyprus Alive publications or to attend an event, Cyprus Alive will need to collect some personal information from you for this purpose. In this case, Cyprus Alive will provide notice and seek your permission to send you further electronic communications, and for your personal information to be stored in its databases. If at any time after submitting your personal information to Cyprus Alive you would no longer like to receive information, simply follow the "unsubscribe" directions at the end of any email communications you receive, or contact Cyprus Alive using the contact details listed at the end of this Policy.
No attempt will be made by Cyprus Alive to identify website users or their browsing activities except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect server logs. The statistics and log files may be preserved indefinitely and used at any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the information supplied by Cyprus Alive.
Where you use Cyprus Alive social media pages (such as Facebook or Twitter) Cyprus Alive will not collect any personal information about you without your consent.
Cyprus Alive strives to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to its websites, and periodically updates its security measures in light of current technologies. You need to be aware of inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet. Cyprus Alive cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any personal information you submit to its websites. If you have concerns in this regard, Cyprus Alive has other ways of obtaining and providing information. Postal services, phone and fax facilities are available.
The Cyprus Alive website may also be linked to websites operated by third parties. These links are meant for your convenience only. Links to third party websites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval of these websites. Visitors to those websites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices, e.g. Google Analytics and Adobe packages.
If you wish to complain about how Cyprus Alive manages personal information, you should submit a written complaint by post or email using the contact details set out in this policy. Cyprus Alive will endeavor to respond to your complaint within 30 days.
If you have any questions about this Policy or if you wish to make a complaint, contact Cyprus Alive using the following contact details:
Cyprus Alive periodically reviews this Policy and reserves the right at its discretion to modify or remove portions at any time. Any amendments will be notified by posting an updated version on its website.
Approved by the Managing Director 2 November 2016