Personal Data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable person. An identifiable person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to the person.
Non-Personal Data means any information which may not result in the identification of a person. Site means DS' 3DVIA portal available through the 3dvia.com domain name or any other address or domain name which might be substituted thereto.
- Types of Personal Data collected
In order to use certain functions and features of the Site, such as the feature enabling You to create your account, upload and publish your content, create a group or become a member of a group, the following Personal Data is notably collected:
- surname and forenames;
- postal address;
- e-mail address;
- telephone number;
- login and password;
- job description;
We may also collect the following information:
- IP addresses;
- other non personally identifiable information: such as information concerning the software and hardware You are using and log file information which our servers automatically record, including, without limitation, the pages You visited, the time You spent on each page, the number of clicks You made, the domain names viewed, etc.
You are free to decide whether or not to provide your Personal Data. However, if You choose not to provide this Personal Data, some areas and functions of the Site may not function properly and/or You may be refused access to certain pages on the Site. In particular, You will not be authorised to upload your content, become a member of a group or community or create your own group or community.
- Protection of Personal Data concerning children
DS affirms its commitment to the protection of the Personal Data of children. In this respect, DS does not knowingly collect or store Personal Data or Non-Personal Data of children under 18 years of age. Moreover, no part of the Site is directed to children under 18 years of age.
Users under 18 years of age are requested not to use or access the Site at any time or in any manner, unless they have been specifically authorized to access such Site by their parents or legal representatives. If Personal Data of persons under 18 years of age has been collected on the Site without verified parental consent and DS learns about the same, then DS will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.
- Methods and aims of collection and processing of
As stated above, You provide your Personal Data on a voluntary basis.
DS collects and uses your Personal Data for the following purposes:
- To allow You to open an account;
- To manage your account;
- To enable you to upload and publish your content on the Site;
- To enable You to request information from us;
- To enable You to request information from us;
- To provide You with a personalised interactive use of the Site;
- To ascertain your requirements and interests and provide you with the most suitable services;
- To improve the quality and design of the Site and to create new features, functionality and services;
- To comply with DS' legal obligations.
DS may use your e-mail address or other Personal Data to send you commercial or marketing messages.
Besides, DS may use your e-mail address for administrative or other non-marketing purposes (for example, to notify You of significant changes to the Site).
Cookies are text files stored by the Site User's browser software on the User's hard drive, and are used to record non-personal and personal information concerning your browsing of the site. DS uses two types of cookies: permanent cookies and temporary cookies. Temporary cookies disappear as soon as You log off from the Site. Permanent cookies remain after logging off from the Site in order to be used on subsequent visits to the Site. You may configure your browser software so that You will be notified when You receive a cookie, and then decide whether to accept it or refuse it. You can also configure your browser software to refuse all cookies; if You do so, however, some areas and features of the Site may not function properly.
- Personal Data storage term
All Personal Data that has been collected will be stored for a limited duration that is relevant to the purpose of such collection and for so long as required by applicable law.
- Information Sharing and Disclosure - Data
Some of your Personal Data will be accessible and displayed to other Users of the Site who may view it.
Unless You have authorized DS to do so, we will not share any Personal Data concerning You with any third party. However, we may share your Personal Data with our affiliates and subsidiaries who have a need to know to assist us in providing You with our services.
DS undertakes not to sell or rent out collected Personal Data to marketers which are not associated with its activities. DS shall not under any circumstances share your Personal Data with marketing companies. However, DS may transfer Your Personal Data to its own business partners.
DS may disclose Personal Data to those of its employees and agents who have a need to know such data in carrying out their tasks, and solely for purposes which conform to the reasons for which such data was provided. DS may also communicate Personal Data to third parties who carry out work on DS' behalf (e.g, business partners such as suppliers, contractors, subcontractors), for purposes identical to those for which such data was provided. Before transferring such Personal Data, DS should sign a separate data processing agreement that applies to the collection and/or processing of Personal Data with said third party in accordance with the conditions set out in this Private Policy.
In the event that DS would be acquired by or merge with a third party entity, or if DS decides to sell all or part of our business, DS reserves the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information collected from You as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
- Links to Websites not controlled by DS
This Site offers links to third party Websites which may be of interest to You.
Unless we receive your express authorisation, DS does not provide any Personal Data to these third parties. However, DS may provide them with Non-Personal Data.
DS does not exercise any control over the content of third party websites or the practices of these third parties concerning the protection of Personal Data, which are not covered by DS' commitment to protect Personal Data. Consequently, DS declines all liability for the content of third party websites or the practices of these third parties concerning the protection of Personal Data.
DS invites You to inform yourself as to these third parties' privacy policies.
- Transfer of Personal Data
Please note that we may transfer your Personal Data outside the European Union, as long as before transferring Your personal data DS has ascertained that non European Union entities have certified compliance with the European Union and US Safe Harbor Principles or that appropriate contractual measures have been taken to secure the transfer.
- Right of access to and rectification of the Data
You have a right to access your Personal Data, as well as a right to request the rectification, completion, update or erasure of your Personal Data. You also have a right to obtain communication of the Personal Data conserved by DS.
If You have an account, You can exercise your rights of access to and rectification of the data by logging on to your account. Otherwise, You may exercise your rights of access to and rectification of the data by using the contact us form.
- Data Security
DS undertakes to ensure the protection and security of Personal Data that You choose to communicate, in order to ensure the confidentially of your Personal Data and prevent your Personal Data from being distorted, damaged, destroyed or disclosed to unauthorised parties.
For this purpose, DS carries out internal monitoring concerning the collection, storage and processing of Personal Data. DS has also put in place security procedures such as controlled physical access, Internet firewalls, intrusion detection and network surveillance. In addition, DS takes the necessary steps (verification of your password and user login) to verify your identity before allowing You to access your Personal Data or your account.
Since all Personal Data is confidential, access is limited to employees, contractors and agents of DS who have a need to know such data in carrying out their tasks. All of the persons who have access to your Personal Data are bound by a duty of confidentiality and subject to disciplinary sanctions if they fail to meet these obligations.
However, it is important for You to exercise caution to prevent unauthorised access to your Personal Data. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your password and information appearing on your account. Consequently, You must ensure that You log out of your session in the event of shared use of a computer.
- Dispute settlement
Although DS has put in place reasonable safeguards to protect Personal Data, we recognize that there is no method of transmitting or storing Personal Data that is completely secure. Consequently, if you have a reason to believe that the security of your Personal Data has been compromised or that your Personal Data has been misused or accessed by an unauthorized person, we ask you to use the contact us form.
Unauthorised access to Personal Data or the improper use of Personal Data may constitute offences under local law and under the regulations in force within each company in the DS group.
changes to it
It may be updated according to DS' requirements and circumstances, or where required by law.