Data Privacy Statement

for Violet Sky Security Website

Violet Sky Security (also “we”) owns this website and its subpages (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Website”). We help you make informed decisions, improve maturity and cybersecurity, as well as safeguarding your privacy is very important to us. We take the protection and safety of your personal data seriously and are committed to maintaining its confidentiality, availability and integrity as part of our business process. We strive to ensure that personal data collected during your use of the Website is processed by us strictly in accordance with applicable law. 

 

Objective and Scope 

This Data Privacy Statement provides transparency about any personal data that maybe processed through this Website (material scope) and the respective safeguards provided to applicants that reside in the European Union (personal scope), in line with Art. 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (1) (GDPR), as well as local law based on the EU ePrivacy Directive (2) and the Cookie Directive (3)

Definitions 

The terms used in this Data Privacy Statement correspond to the definitions in the GDPR, article 4. 

 

Controller 

Violet Sky Security with the headquarter located in Uithoorn, The Netherlands, as owner. The Web Site is part of a SAAS solution from Wix.com Ltd located in Dublin Ireland. Wix is also the data processor. Rudolf Coetzee are the controller. 

 

Data Protection Officer 

Violet Sky Security has not appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO). If you are an EU resident with questions or comments on how Violet Sky Security processes personal data, please feel free to contact the Controller via e-mail: info@violetskysecurity.com

Data Processing 

In General 

Every time this Website is accessed, it collects various general data and information. This general data and information are stored in the log files of the server. The data collected may include the (a) browser types and versions used, (b) the operating system used by the accessing system, (c) the website from which an accessing system has reached our Website (known as a referrer), (d) the sub-sites on our Website which are accessed via an accessing system, (e) the date and time of an access to the Website, (f) an Internet Protocol address (IP address), (g) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (h) other similar data and information aimed at risk prevention in the case of attacks on our IT systems. 

When using this data, we do not draw any conclusions as to the user as the data subject. Instead, this information is required (i) to correctly display the content of our Website, (j) to optimise the content of our Website as well as the advertisements for these, (k) to ensure the ongoing functionality of our IT systems and the technology relating to our Website and (l) to provide the necessary information to law enforcement authorities to bring criminal proceedings in the event of a cyber-attack. On the one hand, we therefore analyze this data and information for statistical purposes and, on the other, for purposes of increasing data protection and data security in our company in order to ultimately ensure the best possible level of protection for personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files is stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject. 

The personal data is erased as soon as it is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected. If data is collected for purposes of providing access to the Website, this is the case when the respective session has ended. IP addresses of the accessing systems are stored on the web server for a period of seven days. In the backups the IP addresses of accessing systems are stored for four weeks. 

Web Analytics and Cookies 

Violet Sky Security uses web analytics, cookies and tracking pixels to enhance your browsing experience. These tools are may be required for certain functionality of the site and are used to collect statistical information about the use of the site and to save preferences for your convenience. In general, the used tools and its purpose are: 

 

Functional (or required) tools: 

▪ Remember your country and language selection
Tracking tools: 

▪ Collect anonymous information about the usage of our Website help us make improvements to our Website based on how our visitors interact with it pages.

 

You can prevent the storage of cookies and tracking via tracking pixels. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. Should you choose to disable or delete tools using your preferred browser's settings, please be aware that some pages or functions may not perform as intended. Please use the "Help" feature in your browser for more information. 

Google Analytics 

We have the Google Analytics component (with anonymization function) integrated on this Website. Google Analytics is a web-analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, compilation and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web-analysis service collects, among other things, data about the website from which a data subject finds its way onto a website (known as a referrer), which sub-sites of the website are accessed or how often and for which length of time a sub-site has been viewed. A web analysis is primarily used to optimize an internet page and to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising. The operating company of the Google-Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. 

For the web analysis via Google Analytics, Violet Sky Security uses the suffix "_gat._anonym". By means of this suffix, the IP address of the internet connection of the data subject is truncated and anonymized if our Website is accessed from a member state of the European Union or from another country which is a signatory to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 

The purpose of the Google-Analytics component is the analysis of the flow of visitors on our Website. Google uses the collected data and information, among other things, to analyse the use of our Website, in order to compile online reports for us, which show the activities taking place on our Website, and to provide other services connected to the use of our Website. 

Google Analytics places a cookie on the IT system of the data subject. The nature of cookies has already been described above. By placing cookies, Google can analyse the use of our Website. Each time one of the individual pages of this Website – which is operated by the controller responsible for the processing and on which a Google-Analytics component has been integrated – is accessed, the internet browser on the IT system of the data subject is automatically induced, by the respective Google-Analytics component, to transmit data to Google for purposes of online analysis. In the context of this technical process, Google will gain access to personal data such as the IP address of the data subject, which Google uses, among other things, to trace the origin of the visitors and clicks and to subsequently allow commissions to be calculated. 

Personal information such as the time of access, the place from which the site was accessed and the number of times the data subject has visited our Website is stored via the cookie. Each time our Website is visited, this personal data, including the IP address of the internet connection used by the data subject, is transferred to Google in the United States. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States. Google may pass this personal data, which is collected via the technical process, on to third parties. 

As it has already been set out above, the data subject may, at any time, prevent our Website placing any cookies by making a corresponding adjustment to the settings of the internet browser used, and thereby object to the placing of cookies once and for all. Such an adjustment of the internet browser used would also prevent Google placing a cookie IT system of the data subject. In addition, a cookie that has already been placed by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the internet browser or other software programs. 

Besides, the data subject has the option of objecting to the collection of the data produced by Google Analytics and related to the use of this Website, as well as objecting to the processing of this data by Google and preventing such processing. In order to do this, the data subject needs to download a browser add-on under the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and install it. This browser add-on tells Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about the visits of websites may be transmitted to Google Analytics. Google considers the installation of the browser add-on to be an objection. If the IT system of the data subject is deleted, formatted or reinstalled later, the data subject must reinstall the browser add- on again in order to disable Google Analytics. If the browser add-on is deinstalled or deactivated by data subject or any other person who is attributed to the data subject’s sphere of control, there is an option of reinstalling or reactivating the browser add-on. 

 

For more information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google, please refer to https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html.

You can find a more detailed description of Google Analytics under this link https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/analytics/. 

 

 

Recipients and Third Country Data Transfer 

Violet Sky Security’s employees, may have access to personal data on a need-to-know basis if they need to carry out legitimate tasks. 

Since the analytic tool are based in the USA and the applications data can also be transferred to the USA. 

Regarding the data transfer to Google, please see “The Use of Google Analytics”.

Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield framework: 

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active 

 

 

Legal Basis for Processing 

We will only process your personal data: 

  • if you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data for one or more specific purposes; 

  • if and to the extent the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your specific request prior to entering into a contract; 

  • if and to the extent the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject; 

  • if and to the extent the processing is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person; 

  • if and to the extent the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us; or 

  • if and to the extent the processing is necessary for the safeguard or pursuit of legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party except where such interests are outweighed by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which requires protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a minor. 

We only process cookies subject to and in compliance with the above-named conditions based on the GDPR and with the local law based on the Cookie Directive.

 

Data Security
The Website security is continually being improved in line with developing technology.

 

Data Subject Rights 

As a data subject, you have the right to request from Violet Sky Security whether and what personal data of yours has been stored by us. Violet Sky Security will respond to any such requests for information, deletion, or amendment as soon as reasonably possible. 

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future. 

To make a request about your personal data, or if you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, you can contact our Data Controller via info@violetskysecurity.com. 

We appreciate your interest in our company and services, and we hope you find your visit to the Website worthwhile.

1) REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) 

2) Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications) 

3) DIRECTIVE 2009/136/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 25 November 2009 amending Directive 2002/22/EC on universal service and users’ rights relating to electronic communications networks and services, Directive 2002/58/EC concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection laws. 

Contact

Amstelplein 349

Uithoorn

1421SG

The Netherlands

 

Chamber of Commerce / KVK :

Amsterdam 68589174

VAT: NL0024.70.253.B02

Mobile: +31-634667207

Intl: +1415 6899105

Baltimore, MD

info@violetskysecurity.com

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