Privacy Policy

Dear User,

This is the Privacy Policy for the Corporate Accelerator Forum website (corporateacceleratorforum.com) (“The Site”), and our related online products and services, including any CAF survey posted via a survey service (for example, SurveyMonkey).  The site is operated by the Diana Joseph Consulting, LLC dba Corporate Accelerator Forum (“CAF,” “we,” “our,” and other similar terms).

This Privacy Policy describes the information that we collect from the User (“you”) as part of the normal operation of our Site, and how we disclose and secure this information. It also describes your choices regarding use, access and correction of your personal information.

It is our responsibility to protect your privacy.  We will make all reasonable efforts to protect any personal data you provide to us in connection with the Site.  

The Controller of your personal data is Diana Joseph Consulting, LLC, dba Corporate Accelerator Forum.  You may contact us at diana@dianajoseph.com. 

PROCESSING PURPOSE, GROUNDS, and STORAGE PERIOD

We collect information from you when you complete a contact form, a newsletter registration, a request for a report or for industry-related information.  

Contact form
We process data provided by you in the contact form in order to fulfill your requests and answer questions, based on our legitimate interest:   contact with Customers and provision of answers to their questions.  We store this data until we have completed your requests and answered your questions. 

Providing you with newsletters, reports or other information
If you expressly consent to receive reports, newsletters or other information from us, for example via a newsletter invitation form on our Site or via a consent checkbox in a CAF survey, your data will be processed in order to provide you with that information. We store this data until you withdraw your consent.  You may withdraw your consent at any time, and you may withdraw your consent for specific information sources (for example, to receive a newsletter) while maintaining consent for other sources (for example, a report) . If you withdraw your consent, we will stop sending you information from the sources you have withdrawn consent for.

When you participate in research studies or customer satisfaction surveys.
We process your data for analytical and statistical purposes, for example, for scientific research, or for our own customer satisfaction research.  We store this data for five years after data collection is complete.  

Other grounds for processing. 
Your data may also be processed in order to pursue or defend against legal claims and fulfill legal obligations, We store such data as long as our legal obligations and regulations require.  

What we do with your data
Data processing
We may disclose your data to entities cooperating with us, such as:
*entity providing marketing services,
*accounting office,
*IT company,
*hosting provider,
*entity providing customer service,
*persons cooperating with us under civil law contracts,
*entity providing legal services,
*entity providing mail services 
*entity providing web services such as a survey analysis platform or a ticket sales platform,
*business advisors.

We will also disclose your data as necessary due to obligations imposed on us. 

Data disclosure
We may disclose data stored in cookies to Trusted Partners. Disclosure of data stored in cookies requires your consent as the user. The recipients of information stored in cookies include  Product Dojo, Google, Facebook.

USER’S RIGHTS
Please note that you have the right to:
*access your data and receive copies thereof,
*rectify (correct) your data,
*remove data,
*restrict the processing of data,
*transmit data,
*object to the processing of data.

If you decide to exercise the above rights, please contact us by email:  diana@dianajoseph.com.  

You are also entitled to file a complaint with a supervisory authority, i.e. the Attorney General of California, if you believe that we process your data unlawfully.  

VOLUNTARY SUBMISSION OF PERSONAL DATA
Your submission of data in contact forms, newsletter registrations and other information offers is always voluntary.  If you choose not to share your contact information with us, the consequence is that we can’t give you what you’ve asked for or consented to.  

Cookies Policy
This Site uses cookies to optimise the website experience for its users.

Cookies are small text files sent by the server and stored on the device from which the Site is accessed (usually on the hard drive of your computer or another mobile device). Cookies contain information which the Site might need to tailor its functions to the manner in which a visiting person uses the Site and to collect statistical data regarding the Site.
Information concerning the manner in which the Site is used by the Users and their IP addresses, based on the analysis of access logs, e.g. type of browser, operating system, date and time of visit, number of connections, number of opened Website subpages, browsed content, is collected every time the Website is visited by the Users.

Cookies do not include personal information about Users of the Site. Cookies are not used to determine the identity of the User.

The Website uses two basic types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.
Session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the User’s device until they log out, leave the website or turn off the browsing software.

Persistent cookies are stored on the User’s device for the time specified in the cookie file parameter or until they are deleted by the User.

Besides the cookie files, the Website can also gather data that is usually collected by Internet system controllers as part of the so-called logs or log files. The details contained in the logs can include: IP address, type of platform, type of Internet browser.

The Website uses cookies only with the User’s consent.

Cookie consent
Cookies can be stored on the User’s device only if the User gives such a consent. If the User does not consent to the storage of cookies, such files can be temporarily stored on a space specifically intended for such a purpose and read by their provider. The provision of the objectives mentioned below is also justified based on the Controller’s legitimate interest, which is providing access to the Website and providing services at the highest possible level.

Purpose of using Cookies
Cookies are used for statistical, presentation, and customisation purposes and to process forms, customise the Website content to the specific User’s preferences, ensure proper running and functionality of the Website, and for the purposes of product and service marketing.
Cookies are also used for functional, content customisation, statistical, analytical, and marketing purposes.

The Controller’s legitimate interests, i.e. marketing of own products and services, statistical and analytical analysis, and provision of services at the highest possible level, constitute the basis for collecting details concerning Site Users.

Third parties’ cookies
In the process of using our websites, the User may receive cookies from third parties cooperating with CAF, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other companies, which organise advertising campaigns on our websites at the advertisers’ request. More details concerning such cookies are available on the websites of given third parties.

Personal details
As a rule, cookies do not include personal details. However, certain details stored in cookies (e.g. regarding preferences), especially in connection with other details about website users, can be treated as personal data. Personal data gathered while using cookies can be processed only for the purposes of providing specific functions for the user, as specified above. The data specified above is encrypted in such a manner that it cannot be accessed by unauthorised persons.

Changing cookie settings
As a rule, Internet browsers, as well as other software installed on a computer or any other device that has been connected to the network, by default allow for storage of cookies on such a device. As a result, they are able to collect details about persons visiting the Website. However, Website Users can change or withdraw the cookie consent in any given time by changing the browser settings. This means that Website Users can partially limit cookies stored on their devices or completely disable this function. Please note that such a limitation or restriction of the use of cookies can affect certain Website functions

Further information on how to change the cookie settings or individually delete cookies in the most popular browsers is available in the browser Help section or on the following websites:
*Chrome browser
*Firefox browser 
*Internet Explorer browser
*Opera browser
*Safari browser
*Other

The Website can include links that redirect the Users to other websites. The Controller does not have any influence on the privacy and cookie policies adopted by the controllers of the abovementioned websites. We advise the Users to read the document that stipulates the privacy and cookie policies before using the resources offered by other websites; if such policies have not been disclosed, contact the editors of the website to obtain information concerning this issue.

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