The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, 2018. APPRO and APPRO-Europe both have a global reach and, as such, are obliged under GDPR to provide clear and detailed information about the collective rights of the individuals with whom they communicate.
APPRO and APPRO-Europe respect privacy of the recipients of their periodic communiqués. APPRO and APPRO-Europe collect personal and professional information about individuals and organizations through face to face contact, exchange of business cards, and subscriptions by individuals who choose to do so by clicking “Subscribe” on either of the two websites.
Purposes of Data Collection
Different types of data are collected by APPRO and APPRO-Europe for:
In all the above cases, prior consent is secured from the individuals – and option clearly and explicitly provided for removal from any of the above datasets. The information in all above datasets is not subject to any automation process that could result in data being put to use for purposes other than those listed below.
Under no circumstances any of the above data types is made pubic or shared with other agencies without the prior consent of the individuals whose information has been recorded by APPRO and APPRO-Europe.
No data is kept longer than it is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
All individuals whose data are being kept by APPRO and APPRO-Europe have the right to access their data, be informed of the uses to which their data are being put, and make APPRO and APPRO-Europe correct, update, or completely remove the data.