Privacy notice

This privacy notice clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online presence that includes internet-pages, features and content (collectively referred to as "website/s").

All content under eurothrowers.org (and its subdomains) are covered by this privacy notice.

Controller

The managing committee of the EuroThrowers association. Contact details can be found in the disclaimer.

Categories of data processed

  • Person identifiers (e.g. name, address)
  • Contact details (e.g. email address)
  • Content (e.g. text entered, photos, videos)
  • Usage data (e.g. websites visited, access times)
  • Meta- /communication data (e.g. device information, IP addresses)
  • Contract data (e.g. subject of the contract)

Categories of persons affected

All persons visiting and using our website ("users").

Purpose of processing

  • Providing our website
  • Answering requests, communication with users
  • Security measures

Terminology

With regard to the terminology used, we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (Art. 4 GDPR). For convenience, brief versions of some definitions are listed here:

"personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

"processing" means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means. The scope of the term is rather broad and encompasses nearly all data handling.

"controller" means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data;

"processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Legal basis for the processing

The following applies if the regulatory basis is not mentioned in our privacy notice: The basis for obtaining consent is Art. 6(1)(a) and Art. 7 GDPR; the basis for processing to fulfil our services and perform contractual measures is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR; the basis for processing to fulfil our legal obligations is Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR; and the basis for processing with the purpose of pursuing our legitimate interests is Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR.

Collaboration with processors and third parties

If, in the context of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties), transmit data to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of a legal permission, your consent, a legal obligation, or to pursue our legitimate interests (for example, we contract with web hosting and email hosting companies to efficiently and securely provide our websites and the related email communication).

Transfer to third countries

If we process data in a third country (that is outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or this happens via the use of third party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only be done for the performance of a contract, for pre-contractual steps, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or to pursue our legitimate interests.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to obtain confirmation whether data concerning you is being processed, and to obtain further information about this data as well as to obtain a copy of the data, in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.

You have the right to rectification and completion of data concerning you (Art. 16 GDPR).

In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to obtain the immediate erasure of data concerning you, or, alternatively, to obtain a restriction of data processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR.

You have the right to obtain data concerning you which you have provided to us, or to have this data transferred to other controllers, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR.

You have the right right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR).

You have the right to withdraw consent given, affecting future processing (Art. 7(3) GDPR).

In accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object to the future processing of data concerning you.

Contacting us

If you are contacting us (for example via email), your data is processed to treat and fulfil your request, on the basis of Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR (for (pre-) contractual proceedings) and Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR (other requests).

As a principle, the data obtained via you contacting us is of course not passed on to anyone (except our technical processors). Your data is only passed on if you explicitly request so, giving your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR). Examples for this are if you request that a message is passed on to a thrower on our knife throwers map, or that we pass on your registration for a championship to the organiser.

Log files

We, respectively our website providers, collect data pertaining to each access to a server which this website is hosted on ("server log files"). The basis for this is our legitimate interest in a reliable and failure-free operation of our website (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR).

Statistical analysis

In our interest to analyse, optimise and economically operate our website, we undertake statistical analysis of how users use our website. To this end, we also use the StatCounter.com service (IP address shortening is active). Apart from the access data (see Log files), we capture information on the software and hardware of users, and on the users' interactions with the website.

Wikidot

Based on our legitimate interest, that is the economic operation of our website in accordance with Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, we employ technical services of Wikidot Inc., ul. W. Łokietka 5, 87100 Toruń, Poland ("Wikidot").

Our website is created and maintained using the wiki services of Wikidot. To edit the website (available only to EuroThrowers members), you need to obtain an account at Wikidot.

The Wikidot privacy policy applies in addition to this privacy policy, both for users just visiting our website, and for having a Wikidot account for editing purposes. As a reminder, our website is operated as a public wiki on Wikidot, that means that the details of every change to the website are recorded (including the name of the account effecting the change), and can be publicly consulted.

Cookies

"Cookies" is a term for small files that are stored on users’ devices. Different information can be stored in cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store the information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his visit to a website.

We use cookies to pursue our legitimate interest (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) in a reliable and and secure operation of our website and in preventing fraud and abuse (examples: DDOS detection).