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PRIVACY POLICY 

Our organisation is AWS User Group Ireland, an independent organisation dedicated to growing a network of users of Amazon AWS technologies. AWS User Group Ireland is not affiliated in any way with AWS (“Amazon Web Services Inc.”)

This privacy policy will explain how AWS User Group Ireland uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website and/or registration services.

Topics:  

  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Marketing
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies
  • Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

 

 

What data do we collect?

Our Company collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, company/organisation affiliation details)

 

 

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide AWS User Group Ireland with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online for an event
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies
  • Use Meetup.com or Eventbrite.com or Typeform.com or Crowd Communications (‘CrowdComms’) to complete event registration tasks.

 

 

How will we use your data?

AWS User Group Ireland collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your registration
  • Keep you informed about event updates such as schedule updates, speaker confirmations
  • Keep you informed about future AWS User Group Ireland events.
  • Learn about your content preferences to make future events more relevant 
  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might be interested in.

 

If you agree, AWS User Group Ireland will share your data with our event partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services. 

  • AWS (Amazon Web Services) 
  • Version 1 
  • Red Hat
  • Checkpoint
  • Equinix
  • Liberty IT
  • Parly.ai
  • Hest.io

 

 

When AWS User Group Ireland processes your order, it may send your data to, and also use the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

 

 

How do we store your data?

AWS User Group Ireland securely stores your data at point of capture being trusted third party services that include Typeform, Meetup.com, Eventbrite.com, Crowd Comms. All Services operate SSL security to ensure data being transmitted in the course of registration benefits from a high standard of protection. 

Our Company will keep your personal data for 2 years. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data by conducting a quarterly data audit. 

 

 

Marketing

AWS User Group Ireland would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies. 

  • AWS (Amazon Web Services) 
  • Version 1 
  • Red Hat
  • Checkpoint
  • Equinix
  • Liberty IT
  • Parly.ai
  • Hest.io

 

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

 

You have the right at any time to stop AWS User Group Ireland from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of AWS User Group Ireland.

 

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

 

 

What are your data protection rights?

AWS User Group Ireland would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

 

The right to access – You have the right to request AWS User Group Ireland for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

 

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that AWS User Group Ireland corrects any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request AWS User Group Ireland to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure- You have the right to request that AWS User Group Ireland erases your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to restrict processing- You have the right to request that AWS User Group Ireland restricts the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to object to processing- You have the right to object to AWS User Group Ireland’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that AWS User Group Ireland transfers the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

 

 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

Write to us at the following email address: register@awsugn.com

 

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

 

 

How do we use cookies?

AWS User Group Ireland uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our websites

 

 

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – AWS User Group Ireland uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selections. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising – Our Company uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP Our Company sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

     

     

    How to manage cookies

    You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

     

     

    Privacy policies of other websites

    The AWS User Group Ireland website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

     

    Changes to our privacy policy

    AWS User Group Ireland keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 01 October 2020.

     

    How to contact us

    If you have any questions about AWS User Group Ireland’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Or write to us at: register@awsugn.com

     

     

    How to contact the appropriate authority

    Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that AWS User Group Ireland has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.