Praise Worthy Prize considers the responsible use of personal information to be critical element in enabling the Internet to reach its potential as a serious tool for personal and professional activities. Although our ability to provide service requires that we collect personal information about our customers, we take measures to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information. To the end, we wish to inform our users of how we define, gather and utilize personally identifiable information.

Praise Worthy Prize is committed to protecting our users’ privacy. Praise Worthy Prize will takes reasonable steps to protect member privacy consistent with the guidelines set forth in this policy and the law. There are times when we may need information from you, such as your name, business address and email address. When we receive information about you, we may use it for research or to improve our site and the services we offer you. Our efforts to safeguarding your privacy is significant and governs the behaviour of our employees with regard to the collection, use and disclosure of our customers’ personal information.

This web site, including any sub sites accessible through the homepage, (the “Site”) is published and maintained by Praise Worthy Prize. When you access, browse or use this Site you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions of our privacy policy.

We have thoroughly reviewed our privacy practices and procedures according to the GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation, Reg. UE 2016/679.


1) Definitions

Personal Data
Data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage Data
Data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies
Small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.

Data Controller
A person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.

Data Processor (or Service Providers)
Any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data Subject
Any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.

User
The individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.


2) What information we hold about you?

The information we hold about you consists of the details you provided to us on registration or when you contacted us, such as your name, email address, company name and country.
The information we collect may include information from which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, telephone number, email address, and certain business information such as employer name, occupation, job function, job title and buying information.
Your contact details and details of the emails and other electronic communications you receive from us are also stored.


3) Why we collect this information and how we use it?

Any personal information that you supply to us via this website such as your contact details will be stored and held by us on computer databases or otherwise for the purpose of:

Praise Worthy Prize will retains your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.


4) Cookies Policy

By using the websites http://www.praiseworthyprize.com and https://www.praiseworthyprize.org you agree that we may store cookies in your browser. If you don't consent to this, but still wish to use the website, you may deactivate cookies from this site in your browser settings. You will still be able to access all the published contents with cookies disabled, but you won't be able to perform tasks that requires you to log in to the Restricted Area.

4.1) What are cookies?

Cookies are small textfiles that are stored locally on your computer. The use of cookies is a standard technology and is used by the majority of websites. Most web browsers such as Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari og Internet Explorer, are set to automatically accept cookies. But you may choose to change these settings in your browser. If your browser has disabled cookies, some websites might not function optimally.

4.2) Requirement of consent and information

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires that we inform you of our use of your personal data and specifically:

The site operates an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete our cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.)
As long as these information requirements are met, the settings in your browser are sufficient as a consent to Praise Worthy Prize's use of cookies.

4.3) What kind of cookies does Praise Worthy Prize Web site use?

The Praise Worthy Prize website platform sets a session cookie called "OJSSID". It has as expiration time the end of browser session or 30 days.
It contains a machine-generated session-id for the web platform that will keep track of your browsing session and log-in to the webpage. This cookie is normally deleted at the end of the browsing session. If you check "remember me" when you log in, you may quit your browser and open it at a later time, and you will still be logged in. In that case this cookie will expire after 30 days since your last visit or until you log out and close your browser. This cookie is necessary in order to log in to our web platform.
You will still be able to access all pages on the web site with cookies disabled, but you will not be able to perform any tasks that requires the user to be logged in.


5) Data Protection

We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect and keep secure your personal information but cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or wilful default.
We use Security Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to encrypt sensitive personal information (such as your payment information and geolocation) before it travels over the internet.
Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. We are not responsible for the use of any personal information that you give directly to or are collected via such third party sites. You should read the respective data policies or procedures of these linked websites to find out how they use your information.
In the course of undertaking the activities specified in this privacy policy it may be necessary to transfer data to third parties who provide services to us outside the European Economic Area including countries that have different levels of data protection laws to the country from where you submitted your personal data. If we do this, we will take all steps reasonably necessary that any such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and that Your Data remains protected and secure in accordance with this privacy policy. When we transfer your personal information in this way, we will keep it securely and only use it as outlined in this Privacy Policy. By submitting your personal information to this website, you consent to such transfers taking place.
Praise Worthy Prize only keeps your information for as long as it is necessary. We regularly review all our personal information and archive, delete or remove data that is no longer needed or is felt to be out of date for the purposes in which we use data.
As part of its services, Praise Worthy Prize may occasionally informs you (by email, telephone, mail or otherwise) about special offers, products and services which we consider may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive details through our marketing programme you can opt out of receiving further marketing from us by email, telephone or otherwise by contacting the Administration office at administration@praiseworthyprize.com.


6) Your rights and access to information

You have the right to access and see a copy of the information we hold about you, and this will be provided at no cost to you on request. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at our contact addresses. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Before providing personal information to you or another person on your behalf, we may ask for some proof of identity or information so we can be satisfied that we are providing information to the correct individual and to protect the rights of our other registered users. You can contact us by email or in writing to request this information.
You also have the right for us to no longer communicate with you, to no longer holding your information or to not share your information with others any more, including having your information deleted forever.
If you are not happy with our service or how we have processed or used your information you have the right to make a complaint to the Italian Data Protection Authority. You can find more information and contact details here:
http://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home_en


7) Service Providers (Sub-contractors)

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.


8) Complaints

If you have any complaint about our privacy practices, please send details of your complaint to the contact below.
We take complaints seriously and will respond shortly after receiving written notice of your complaint.


9) Contact details

Data Protection Division:
Praise Worthy Prize S.r.l.
Via G. Leopardi, 130
Naples, I80125
Italy
E-mail: privacy@praiseworthyprize.org