TESS INTERNATIONAL: PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy and trust are important to us. This Statement explains how TESS INTERNATIONAL and their respective affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively “TESS”, “we”, “us” or “our”) processes (e.g., collects, handles, stores, uses, shares or transfers, and protects) personal information about you as further described below. It also provides information about your rights and about how you can contact us if you have questions about how we handle your information.

This Statement applies to individuals who access, use, and/or interact with our products, services, websites, digital properties, platforms, software, and application(s) (including third-party platforms that host our websites and/or content) that hyperlink to this Statement (we call these our “Services”), attend our events or events hosted at our premises; to independent contractors or consultants whom we engage to perform and/or provide a service; and to subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, or service providers and to the personnel of the same.

We will explicitly indicate the fields designated for mandatory completion. If you do not enter the requisite data in the mandatory fields, you will not be able to complete the relevant contact form. It is important that you understand there is no requirement by law for you to provide TESS with your personal details – the information you share with us is entirely voluntary.

By providing any personal data to TESS you warrant and represent that the information you provide is complete, accurate and correct. Your failure to do so will likely result in TESS being unable to contact you about your inquiries. It is your responsibility to update TESS if any of the information your provided is no longer correct or accurate and inform TESS of the required updates.

It is important that you understand there is no requirement by law for you to provide TESS with your personal details – the information you share with us is entirely voluntary, and you may avoid providing such information either by not filling in specific forms or by disabling cookies (please see more information on that in the Cookies section).

OUR LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING

We will only process your personal information on our own behalf where we have a legal basis to do so. The following are the legal bases under which we process your information in the manners specified above:

  • As permitted by applicable law.
  • Legal obligation – we may process your personal information as necessary to comply with the law (not including contractual obligations).
  • Performance of a contract to which TESS and you are parties.
  • Legitimate interests – we may use your personal data where we have legitimate interests to do so. For instance, we analyze users’ behavior on the Website to continuously improve it and we process information for administrative, fraud detection and other legal purposes.
  • Consent – where no other legal basis for processing applies, we may process your personal data based on your consent as you will be asked to provide from time to time.
CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

TESS does not knowingly collect personal data from minors who are under the age of 16 through the Website without appropriate consent. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information via the Website without his/her consent, then he or she should contact TESS at the information described below. If we become aware that a child under the age of 16 has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will delete such information from our files.

THIRD PARTY PROCESSING

Within our Services, there may be links to third-party websites or applications. We are not responsible for the content or privacy compliance of third-party websites or applications. You should check those websites or applications for their privacy statements and terms that apply to them.

This Statement does not apply when we are acting in the role or capacity of a processor or service provider (or any other similar role or capacity) of personal information on behalf of a third-party. In such case, we are processing personal information at the direction and instruction of the third-party and the third-party’s privacy statement(s) will govern and control.

SAFEGUARDING AND SECURING THE DATA

TESS is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. TESS has done all in its power to prevent data theft, unauthorized access, and disclosure by implementing the latest technologies and software, which help us safeguard all the information we collect online.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website contains links that lead to other websites. If you click on these links [name] is not held responsible for your data and privacy protection. Visiting those websites is not governed by this privacy policy agreement. Make sure to read the privacy policy documentation of the website you go to from our website.

RESTRICTING THE COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

At some point, you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can achieve this by doing the following:

  • When you are filling the forms on the website, make sure to check if there is a box which you can leave unchecked, if you don’t want to disclose your personal information.
  • If you have already agreed to share your information with us, feel free to contact us via email and we will be more than happy to change this for you.
  • TESS will not lease, sell or distribute your personal information to any third parties, unless we have your permission. We might do so if the law forces us. Your personal information will be used when we need to send you promotional materials if you agree to this privacy policy.

© 2021 TESS INTERNATIONAL. All rights reserved.