This privacy statement applies to Booking.com B.V. Herengracht 597 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Booking.com”) and describes how Booking.com collects and uses the information which may include personal data, you provide to enter the Technology Playmaker Awards 2019 ("the Awards").
To enter the Awards, Booking.com requests you to provide the following information, some of which may be personal data:
Person nominating (nominator):
Person being nominated (nominee):
If you provide the above Nominee information about another person it is your responsibility to ensure that the person you have provided personal data about is aware that you've done so, and has accepted how Booking.com uses the information (as described in this privacy statement).
When using our services, Booking.com also collects information automatically, some of which may be personal data. This includes data such as language settings, IP address, location, device settings, device OS, log information, time of usage, URL requested, status report, user agent (information about the browser version), operating system, result (viewer or booker), browsing history, user Booking ID, and type of data viewed. Booking.com may collect this data through cookies.
Cookies are small bits of electronic information that a website sends to a visitor’s browser and are stored on the visitor’s hard drive. We may place or recognize a cookie on your computer if you visit a website or view an advertisement where the Booking.com services are used. If you are concerned about having cookies on your device, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being set, allowing you to decide whether to accept it. You can also delete cookies from your device. However, if you choose to block or delete cookies, certain features of the websites you visit may not operate correctly. Pixels (also known as “web beacons” or “clear gifs”) are electronic files that usually consist of a single-pixel image and can be embedded in a web page or in an email to send information, such as a newsletter. Booking.com may use pixels to place or recognize a Cookie on your device if you use our Services or view a Booking.com advertisement. Third party Cookies: Booking.com allows certain third parties to place Cookies. If you have questions about which Cookies are used and which parties place such Cookies, please contact us using the contact details set out below. What we do with the information we gather We require this information to assess the entry for the Awards, and in particular for the following reasons: A. To review your application B. To select the nominees C. To contact the nominees D. To contact the nominators E. To promote the Awards and the results of the Awards, by Booking.com and its partners involved (including but not limited to promotion on websites, press releases, case studies, media, filming at the Awards event in March 2019, all event collateral such as brochures and the book of winners, social media and print) F. If you have provided consent, to share recruitment opportunities and updates with nominees and nominators G. To invite nominees and nominators to enter any future Awards H. To analyse the results of the Awards and the use of our services
In view of purpose A to D, Booking.com relies on the legal basis that the processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of your agreement with Booking.com. If you do not provide the requested information, Booking.com cannot register or review your entree. In view of purposes E and G to H, Booking.com relies on its legitimate commercial business interest to provide its services to you and to improve the Awards. When using personal data to serve our commercial business interest, Booking.com will always balance your rights and interests in the protection of your information against Booking.com’s rights and interests. For purpose F, Booking.com relies on your consent. Data Sharing Sharing With Affiliates: in order to support the Awards, your information which may include personal data may be shared with subsidiaries of the Booking.com corporate family. As permitted by law, your information may also be shared for analytical purposes. To find out everything you need to know about the Booking.com corporate family, visit About Booking.com. Booking Holdings Inc.: Booking.com, a member of the Booking Holdings Inc. group of companies, may need to share some parts of your information which may include personal data with other members of Booking Holdings Inc., as permitted by applicable law. Sharing With Third-Parties: we share your information, which may include personal data, with third parties as permitted by law and as described below. We do not sell or rent your personal data.
Booking.com observes reasonable procedures to prevent unauthorized access to, and the misuse of, information including personal data. We use appropriate business systems and procedures to protect and safeguard information including personal data. We also use security procedures and technical and physical restrictions for accessing and using the personal data on our servers. Only authorized personnel are permitted to access personal data in the course of their work.
We will retain your information, which may include personal data, for as long as we deem it necessary to enable you to enter the Awards, to provide our services to you, to comply with applicable laws, resolve disputes with any parties and otherwise as necessary to allow us to conduct our business. All personal data we retain will be subject to this Privacy Statement. If you have a question about a specific retention period for certain types of personal data we process about you, please contact us via the contact details included below.
We want you to be in control of how your personal data is used by us. You can do this in the following ways:
We rely on you to ensure that your personal data is complete, accurate and current. Please do inform us promptly of any changes to or inaccuracies of to your personal data by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions or concerns about our processing of your personal data or if you wnat to exercise your rights you are welcome to contact our data protection officer via email@example.com. It is your right to contact your local data protection authority with questions and complaints.
This Privacy Statement may also change from time to time. If you want to see changes made to this Privacy Statement from time to time, we invite you to access this Privacy Statement to see the changes. If we make material changes or changes that will have an impact on you (e.g. when we start processing your personal data for other purposes than set out above), we will contact you prior to commencing that processing.