The European Corporate Council on Africa and the Middle East (“ECAM Council”) is a private, non-profit and non-partisan association, having the aim to promote and develop relations between the countries of Europe, Africa and the MENA region, with Italy playing a leading role.
ECAM Council considers the protection of personal data to be of fundamental importance, ensuring that the processing of such personal data, carried out in any manner, whether automated or manual, takes place in full compliance with the safeguards and rights recognized by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, as well as the free circulation of such data (the “Regulation”).
ECAM Council - with registered office in Via Senato 12, 20121 Milan (MI) in the person of its actual legal representative, assumes the role of data controller (the “Data Controller”) for the purposes of this Policy. According to the relevant definition in article 4 at point 7 of the Regulation, “‘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; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law”.
Data Controller indicates the following e-mail address for the appropriate communications: info@ecamcouncil. Your personal data may be shared with:
The Website offers informative contents. While browsing the Website, information about the user can be acquired in the following ways:
The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the Website may acquire during their normal operation some data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
This category of data includes: IP addresses, the type of browser used, the operating system, the domain name and the addresses of websites from which access or exit was made, information on the pages visited by users within the Website, the access time, the time spent on the single page, the analysis of the internal path and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s IT environment. These technical/IT data are collected and used exclusively in an aggregate and non-identifying manner and could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the Website.
This is all the personal data freely released by the user on the Website, for example, by filling in forms useful for requesting information and/or contact ECAM Council. This data will be processed exclusively to respond to the request in accordance with this Policy. The data will be kept for the time necessary to provide the requested information and to manage any disputes possibly arising from such request. Personal data voluntarily provided by the user will be communicated to third parties only if the communication is necessary to fulfil the user’s requests.
The Data Controller processes personal data deriving from the navigation of the Website and those that the user has voluntarily provided in connection with the use of the Website itself. In particular, personal data may be used for the following purposes and in accordance with the following legal bases:
The processing of personal data is carried out mainly using electronic procedures and means, without excluding manual processing, for the time strictly necessary, in accordance with article 5 of the Regulation. Personal data will be processed by the Data Controller limited to what is necessary for the pursuit of the described purposes.
Personal data is stored on servers located within the European Union (EU. The Data Controller may transfer the personal data collected outside the EU. In this case, the Data Controller ensures that the transfer of data outside the EU will take place, in any case, in accordance with the guarantees provided for by the applicable data protection law.
ECAM Council uses your data to ensure an efficient response to the requests you have made. The provision of your data for this purpose is optional, but failure to provide them could make it impossible to provide the requested services.
Users’ personal data are processed by the indicated subjects, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation. In particular, to ensure the security of your data taking into account the state of the art and the implementation costs, as well as the nature, object, context and purposes of the processing, as well as the risk for rights and freedoms of our users, the Data Controller has adopted appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.
As foreseen by article 15 of the Regulation, users can access their personal data, request their correction and updating, if incomplete or incorrect, request their deletion as well as oppose to the processing for legitimate and specific reasons. In particular, we list below all the rights that can be exercised, at any time, towards the Data Controller:
All this information can be found within this Policy which will always be available in the Website.
To exercise all the rights described above, it is possible to contact the Data Controller by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Policy is applicable to the Website from its publishing. This Policy is published in September 2021 and may be subject to changes over time. The entrance into force of new regulations, as well as the constant examination and updating of the general conditions of use of the Website, may result in the need to revise this document. It is therefore possible that this Policy undergoes changes over time and we therefore invite each user to periodically consult this page.