Privacy Policy
July 2018

By using DGog website https://dgov.earth/ (hereinafter the ''Website''), you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy, available at https://dgov.earth/privacy-policy and Terms and Conditions available at https://dgov.earth/t&c. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal Information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

BY USING OUR SERVICES OR OTHERWISE PROVIDING INFORMATION TO US, YOU CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF INFORMATION AS SET FORTH IN OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY HEREBY. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT DGOV MAY PERIODICALLY CHANGE, MODIFY, ADD OR REMOVE OR OTHERWISE UPDATE THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ITS DISCRETION, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION.


  1. INFORMATION COLLECTION
When ordering or registering on this site, as appropriate, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you.

The term "Personal Data" as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information which includes, but is not limited to:

  • First and last name of individuals or representatives of legal entities;

  • Permanent and temporary residence address for individuals or registered office and business address for legal entities ;

  • Information about your computer (e.g. your IP address and type of your browser);

  • Information about how you use our website (e.g. which pages you viewed and the time you viewed them, the time spent on those pages and other statistics);

  • Information about your mobile device (such as your geographical location);

  • Contact information, such as your e-mail address and telephone number;

  • Date and place of birth for individuals or date of incorporation for legal entities;

  • Citizenship for individuals or country of registration for legal entities;

  • Identification number for individuals or registration number for legal entities;

  • Tax number;

  • Copy of your identification document;

  • Your photo;

  • Your IBAN address;

  • Your Ethereum address;

  • Other information which relates to the participation on our conferences (e.g. conference name, payment amount, information about the payment, company's details).
We will obtain and use your Personal Data strictly on a need-to-know basis, subject to appropriate confidentiality restrictions, on an anonymised basis as far as possible and only to the extent strictly necessary, permitted and authorised by law.


By submitting the registration we may also collect and provess the following types of data as a profile for internal purposes:

a) mandatory and voluntary data collected when making a booking for the Conference.

b) voluntary disclosures when participating in online surveys.

c) in case you have opted-in to receive email communication about related events you give consent for us to analyze and use the data for the purpose of targeted advertising communications to you.

d) data collected from any connected social media for which you have provided to us.

2. INTENDED USE OF PERSONAL DATA

We process personal data which we receive from you on our website https://dgov.earth/ (the ''Website'') in the context of our business relationship. In certain cases, we may also process personal data from publicly available sources (e. g., commercial registers and registers of associations, press, media, Internet, social media) which we lawfully obtain and are permitted to process..


We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a booking, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the Website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • to improve our website in order to better serve you;

  • to allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests;

  • to administer a promotion, survey or other site feature;

  • to quickly process your bookings;

  • to send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services;

  • to send statements and invoices to you;

  • to send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;

  • to send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;

  • to deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website, present Terms and Conditions and the Conference;

  • to keep the website secure and prevent fraud.


You may opt-out of receiving promotional communications and any other newsletter or administrative emails from us by following the instructions in those communications at any time. If you opt-out of receiving communications, we may still send you certain relationship messages regarding our contractual relationship, such as those about your payment, booking or our ongoing business relations.

3. RIGHT OF ACCESS, CORRECTION AND OBJECTION

You may access and review or update your online account information at any time by logging into your account. Whenever we process Personal Data, we take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Data is kept accurate and up-to date for the purposes for which it was collected. You have a right to access the information we hold about you. Provision as well as correction request of an information may be subject to fees we collect for such service. We will not be able to provide you with access to your personal information until you provide us with your proof of identity according to which we have been able to successfully verify your identity.


If you wish to contact us regarding our use of your Personal Data, please email us at info@dgov.earth. If you contact us, we ask you to note the name of the website where you provided the information, as well as the specific information you would like us to correct, update or delete and an appropriate identification. Requests to delete Personal Data will be subject to the applicable legal and ethical reporting or retention obligations imposed on us.

4. SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY

To ensure the security and confidentiality of Personal Data that we collect online, we implement reasonable security practices and procedures and use data networks protected, inter alia, by industry standard firewall and password protection. In the course of handling your Personal Data, we are limiting the access to our employees, communicating and strictly enforcing our privacy and security guidelines within the company, and undertaking all reasonable measures designed to protect that information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

5. RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA

We retain Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil purposes described in this Privacy Policy, subject to our own legal and regulatory obligations. In accordance with our record keeping obligations, we will retain account and personal information for at least 5 years after an account is closed.

6. COOKIES AND INTERNET TAGS

We use "cookies", pixel tags, web beacons, and other tracking technologies to collect information about you, including information about your browsing behaviour on our Website. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

We will use the session cookies to: keep track of items in your navigation on the website; prevent fraud and increase website security. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit; keep track of your preferences in relation to your use of website.

You are free to decline most of our cookies if your browser or browser add-on permits. Choosing to remove or disable our cookies may interfere with your use and functionality of the Website. For more information about cookies and how to block, delete or disable them, please refer to your browser instructions, or contact us at info@dgov.earth.

Occasionally, we may also use internet tags (also known as action tags, single-pixel GIFs, clear GIFs, invisible GIFs and 1-by-1 GIFs) at this site and may deploy these tags through a third-party advertising partner or a web analytical service partner which may be located and store the respective information (including your IP-address) in a foreign country. These tags are placed on both online advertisements that bring users to this site and on different pages of this site. The third-party partner or the web analytical service partner may be able to collect data about visitors to our and other sites because of these internet tags, may compose reports regarding the website's activity for us and may provide further services which are related to the use of the website and the internet. They may provide such information to other parties if there is a legal requirement that they do so, or if they hire the other parties to process information on their behalf.

We use third party service providers to assist us in better understanding the use of our Website, thus helping us improve the contents of the site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our Website for internal, market research purposes. In doing so, our service providers may place cookies on your computers' hard drives and may receive information that will educate us about user experience of our Website (e.g. how visitors navigate around our Website, what products are browsed, domain name of the user, internet service provider, operating system, and the date and time of access). Our service providers analyse this information and provides us with aggregate reports. The information and analysis provided by our service providers will be used to assist us in better understanding of our visitors' interests in our Website and how to better serve those interests. The information collected by our service providers may be linked to and combined with information that we collect about you while you are using our services. Our service provider are contractually restricted from using information they receive from our Website other than to assist us.

7. GOOGLE SERVICES

The following services are provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing anonymous user behavior for promotional purposes, thus the aggregation of data collected is based on Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR. By using our Website you consent to the processing of any personal data Google collects on you in the way and for the purpose described herein.

We use Google Analytics to customize our Website experience by (i) optimizing traffic to and between websites, and (ii) integrating and optimizing web pages where appropriate. Google Analytics generates detailed statistics about our Website's traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics uses cookies stored on your computer to help analyze how you use our Website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website, including your IP address, will be anonymized by use of the appropriate settings and transmitted to Google servers in the United States. For more information on how IP anonymization works please see https://support.google.com/analytics/#topic=354490....

For the purpose of evaluating the use of our Website, compiling reports on website activity Google will use the information generated by the cookies on our behalf and provide us with these reports for analytical purposes.

Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third party processes data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google combine or associate your IP address with other data stored at Google.

8. THIRD PARTY LINKS

DGov collects and processes the data described herein alone and does not forward or transfer them to any other entity or person. We will not sell, share, or otherwise distribute your Personal Data to third parties except as provided in this Privacy Policy. We may disclose your Personal Data to DGov affiliates that agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Personal Data may also be transferred to third parties who act for or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected or may otherwise be lawfully processed, such as services delivery, evaluating the usefulness of this website, marketing, data management or technical support. These third parties have contracted with us to only use Personal Data for the agreed upon purpose, and not to sell your Personal Information to third parties, and not to disclose it to third parties except as may be required by law, as permitted by us or as stated in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Data collected from you may also be transferred to a third party in the event that the business of this site or a part of it and the customer data connected with it is sold, assigned or transferred, in which case we would require the buyer, assignee or transferee to treat Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

9. DISCLOSURES

Your Personal Data may be disclosed to a third party, whether you are a current or former customer, if we are required to do so because of an applicable law, court order or an order governmental officials, data protection authorities, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad, when:

  • Disclosure is necessary to report suspected illegal activity;

  • Disclosure is necessary to investigate violations of this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Use;

  • Compelled by subpoena, court order or other legal procedure;

  • Necessary to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);

  • We deem disclosure necessary to prevent physical harm or financial loss; or

  • We obtain your consent or at your direction.

We may also disclose your Personal Information to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.


Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your Personal Information to third parties.

10. DO NOT TRACK

Do Not Track ("DNT") is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. DNT is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services. We do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated DNT signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working toward defining exactly what DNT means, what it means to comply with DNT, and a common approach to responding to DNT.

11. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Our services related to the Conference are not addressing anyone under the age of 18.

12. CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We may make changes and updates to our Privacy Policy. We will post all changes on the Website. We encourage you to review this policy frequently so that you are aware of any changes in how we collect and use the information you provide us.

13. CONTACT

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your Personal Information, please write to us by email to info@dgov.earth.