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  • PRIVACYSTATEMENT

    PRIVACYSTATEMENT

    SOFON B.V. WWW.SOFON.COM
     SCIENCE PARK EINDHOVEN  INFO@SOFON.COM
     EKKERSRIJT 5214 KVK 17102506
     5692 EG SON EN BREUGEL  

    1. PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS

    A. Privacy?

    1. Sofon takes your privacy seriously. We process personal data about you, because you use our website, our services and also because you provide this information to us.
    2. We do our utmost to process the information you have provided in a careful manner. This privacy statement gives you a clear overview of what personal data we process, how we handle your personal data and also explains as clearly as possible why we collect it.
    3. In the context of the General Data Protection Regulation, Sofon is a so-called ‘data controller’.

    2. A SUMMARY OF THE PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS:

    A. From you as a visitor of this website

    1. First and last name
    2. Phone number
    3. E-mail address
    4. Personal data that you provide by using our login function.
    5. Other personal data that you actively provide
    6. Location
    7. Data about your activities on our website
    8. IP address
    9. Type of browser and device

    3. SENSTIVE PERSONAL DATA WE PROCESS

    A. Minors

    1. Our website and services do not intend to collect data about visitors who are under the age of 16, with the exception of given permission from parents or guardians. Sofon cannot check if a visitor is older than the age of 16, therefore we advise parents to be involved in the online activities of their children. This way, we can prevent data on children from being collected without parental consent.

    B. Please contact us if we have done something wrong

    1. If you are convinced that we have collected personal data about a minor without the aforementioned consent, please contact us via info@sofon.com. We will delete the data immediately.

    4. WHY WE NEED YOUR DATA AND FOR HOW LONG

    A. Sofon processes your personal data with the following purposes:

    1. To be able to e-mail you when this is necessary to provide our services;
    2. To keep track who has registered for the organized events and possible, send additional information about the event in question;
    3. To send you, when you have requested, our whitepapers;
    4. To keep you informed by our newspapers and blogs;
    5. To send you requested information as a result of filling out the contact form and finally;
    6. To analyse your behaviour on the website in order to improve our website and to adjust it to your preferences.

    B. The duration for which we store your data

    1. Sofon will not store your personal data any longer than necessary to achieve the purposes for which your data is collected. If you would like information about our retention periods in your specific case, please contact: info@sofon.com.

    5. SHARING WITH OTHERS

    A. Not for sale!

    1. Sofon will not sell your information to third parties and will only provide this information to them if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation.
    2. We conclude a processor agreement with companies that process your data on our behalf to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality. Sofon remains the data controller.

    6. MAPPING YOUR VISIT OF OUR WEBSITE

    A. Cookies

    1. Sofon uses different types of cookies. Our cookie statement elaborates further on this, but here is a summary:
      A.1.a Functional cookies: These are cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly, so that it can, for example, remember your preferred settings. Using these, we can also optimize our website and the services through our website.
      A.1.b Analytic cookies by third parties: These cookies can keep track of your online behaviour. These cookies are used by Google Analytics.
      A.1.c Tracking cookies: These cookies are placed by an external party. By reading these cookies the advertiser recognizes you when you visit a site in which he is also involved. If you continue browsing, personalized ads can be shown. These cookies can also keep track of your online behaviour, which may result in a very specific profile being built by these parties. This profile can be so detailed that it is considered personal data.

    B. But I don’t like cookies!

    1. You can disable cookies by configuring your internet browser so that it no longer saves cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser. If you want help with this, you can always contact us. However, before you do, please first check the help function of your browser.

    7. ACCESSING, ADJUSTING OR DELETING YOUR DATA

    A. Your rights

    1. You have the right to access your personal data, to request an adjustment or to apply for the removal of your data.
    2. If you have any questions or comments about the way Sofon processes your data, please send them to info@sofon.com.
    3. Sofon wants to be sure that the request has been made by you. That is why we kindly ask that you, along with your request for access, correction or removal, send us a copy of your ID. To protect your privacy, Sofon asks you to black out your photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), document number and citizen service number/social security number in this copy.
    4. Sofon will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within four weeks.

    8. SECURE CONNECTION USING SSL-ENCRYPTION

    A. SSL

    1. i. To protect you as a website visitor, Sofon uses secure encryption technologies. Using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) your personal data is encrypted (not visible to third parties) on our site. This way, you can be sure that your data will only be visible to you and our server.

    B. How can I identify the secure connection?

    1. We use SSL-encryption on all parts of our site where your data is used, such as when filling out the contact form. You can check and recognize this yourself. When you are on an encrypted part of our site, you will see a (green) lock symbol appearing in the lower-right or top-left corner of your browser. In addition, the URL of http:// changes to https:// which also indicates that the page is secure.

    9. SECURITY AND VERSION

    A. We are super serious right now

    i. Sofon takes the protection of your data very seriously and therefore takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, illegal access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or if there are indications of abuse, please contact us directly at info@sofon.com.

    B. Version

    1. The current version is 1.0., dated 23/05/18.
  • COOKIESTATEMENT

    COOKIESTATEMENT

    SOFON B.V. WWW.SOFON.COM
     SCIENCE PARK EINDHOVEN  INFO@SOFON.COM
     EKKERSRIJT 5214  KVK 17102506
     5692 EG SON EN BREUGEL  

    1. MAPPING YOUR VISIT OF OUR WEBSITE

    A. Cookies

    1. A cookie is a small text file that is stored by the browser of your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit this website.
    2. Sofon uses different types of cookies:
      A.i.a Functional cookies: These are cookies with a purely technical functionality. These ensure that the website works properly, so that it can, for example, remember your preferred settings. Using these, we can also optimize our website and the services through our website.
      A.i.b Analytic cookies by third parties: These cookies can keep track of your online behaviour. These cookies are used by Google Analytics.
      A.i.c Tracking cookies: These cookies are placed by an external party. By reading these cookies the advertiser recognizes you when you visit a site in which he is also involved. If you continue browsing, personalized ads can be shown. These cookies can also keep track of your online behaviour, which may result in a very specific profile being built by these parties. This profile can be so detailed that it is considered personal data.

    B. Cookie notification and what to do when you don’t like cookies

    1. We have already informed you about these cookies and asked permission for their placement on your first visit to our website.
    2. You can disable cookies by configuring your internet browser so that it no longer saves cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information previously saved via the settings of your browser. If you want help with this, you can always contact us. However, before you do, please first check the help function of your browser.

    2. COOKIE OVERVIEW

    A. Cookie name, cookie type, cookie function and the retention period

    1. The different types of cookies that the Sofon website uses are shown in the table below. On www.sofon.com, there are a total of 44 different cookies. The following cookies are placed on the visitor's hard drive when you visit the Sofon website:

    B. Cookie table

    Cookie name

    Type

    Purpose

    Duration

    _ga

    _gat

    _gid

    Performance

    Google uses this cookies to give an impression about the website visitors. They collect different statistics for improving the website.

    2 years

    1 minute

    25 hours

    _WMOverlayKey

    _joomsef_lang

    Functional

    These cookies are set by sofon.com and provide optimization of the website.

    Nihil

    3 years

    _cfduid
    _biz_flagsA
    _biz_nA
    _biz_pendingA
    _biz_uid
    _optimizelyBuckets
    _optimizelyEndUserId
    _optimizelySegments

    Performance/ Functional and Tracking

    These cookies are set by cloudflare.com. They analyze the visitors and give them an unique identity. These types of cookies are used by Optimizely. We use Optimizely to A/B test our website. This means we can show different variations of parts of our website to users. We use the aggregated data to see which variation performs best and this way optimize the user experience on our website. 

    1 year
    1 year
    1 year
    1 year
    1 year
    10 years
    10 years
    10 years

    _IN_HASH

    _JSESSIONID

    _lipt

    _bscookie

    _li_at

    _sl

    _visit

    _bcookie

    _lang

    _liap

    _lidc

    Performance/ Functional and Tracking

    These cookies are set by LinkedIn and search which pages the user visits. Also, the cookies ensure that the visitor has the possibility to share information via LinkedIn.

    End of session

    15 months

    Infinite

    2 years

    1 year

    1 year

    2 years

    2 years

    End of session

    1 year

    24 hours

    _Ctcntnm_ef5b9b3754e18164

    Functional

    These cookie is set by wireminds.de.

    3 months

    _DSID
    _IDE

    Tracking

    These cookies are set by doubleclick.net and follow the visitor during his session.

    2 weeks
    13 months

    _utma

    _utmz

    _vuid

    _player

    Functional/ Analytisch

    These cookies are set by vimeo.com and ensure that the video works optimally. Subsequently, the visitors gets to see personalized ads on other websites.

    2 years

    6 months

    1 year

    2 years

    _Apisid
    _Consent
    _Hsid
    _Nid
    _Sapisid
    _Sid
    _Ssid
    _Sidcc
    _1P_JAR

    _DV
    _UULE

    Performance / Functional and Tracking

    These cookies are set by Google for using Google Maps and Google Adwords. For example, preferences are saved, they protect against unauthorized access and they make clear which media, used by Google Adwords, is effective.

    2 years
    Infinite
    2 years
    6 months

    2 years
    2 years
    2 years
    3 months
    1 month

    10 minutes

    24 hours

    3. GOOGLE ANALYTICS

    A. Google

    1. Through our website a cookie is placed of a little company called Google. These cookies are part of the "Analytics" service. We use this service to investigate how you as a visitor use our website. Google makes insightful reports about this for us.
    2. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Sofon has no influence on this. In our terms and conditions, we have not given permission for Google to use the obtained information for other Google services.

    B. Anonymize

    1. Sofon has concluded a processor agreement with Google. The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. However, your IP address is not, so that your location remains traceable.

    4. THIRD PARTIES’ WEBSITES AND AMENDMENTS

    1. This privacy and cookie statement does not apply to websites of third parties that are linked to on our website. It is not possible for Sofon to guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable and secure manner. However, Sofon is committed to ensuring the same level of security of your data.
    2. Always consult these websites’ privacy statement before using these websites.
    3. This cookie statement is subject to change. When it is changed, you will be asked again to give permission to place the modified cookies. The current version of this cookie statement is 1.0. dated 23/05/18.

    5. ACCESSING, ADJUSTING OR DELETING YOUR DATA

    A. Your rights

    1. You have the right to access your personal data, to request an adjustment or to apply for the removal of your data.
    2. If you have any questions or comments about the way Sofon processes your data, please send them to info@sofon.com.
    3. Sofon wants to be sure that the request has been made by you. That is why we kindly ask that you, along with your request for access, correction or removal, send us a copy of your ID. To protect your privacy, Sofon asks you to black out your photo, MRZ (machine readable zone, the strip with numbers at the bottom of the passport), document number and citizen service number/social security number in this copy.
    4. Sofon will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at least within four weeks.

    6. RIGHT TO COMPLAIN

    A. Internal handling

    1. If you have any complaints about the processing of (personal) data, Sofon would like to clear the air with you in mutual consultation. Please send your complaint to info@sofon.com.

    B. Data Protection Authority

    1. Based on the Dutch Personal Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority about our processing of your personal data. You can contact the ‘Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens’. For more information on your right to complain, please visit the Dutch DPA’s website: https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/en

  • PROCLAIMER

    PROCLAIMER

    SOFON B.V. WWW.SOFON.COM
     SCIENCE PARK EINDHOVEN  INFO@SOFON.COM
     EKKERSRIJT 5214  KVK 17102506
     5692 EG SON EN BREUGEL  

    1. PROCLAIMER OF

    A. Sofon B.V. (Company registry number: 17102506) Hereby grants you access to:
    1. www.sofon.com
      ("the Website”) and invites you to purchase the information and services offered by us.

    B. Website changes

    1. Sofon can change the contents or delete parts of this website at any time. As a visitor you will not always get a specific announcement about this.

    2. LIMITED LIABILITY

    A. Precision

    1. Sofon works hard to update and/or complement the content of the Website as often as possible. Despite this care and attention, it is possible that some content is incomplete and/or incorrect. If you encounter an error, please let us know via info@sofon.com.

    B. Just to be clear: no guarantees

    1. The materials offered on the Website are offered without any form of guarantee or claim to correctness.

    C. On hyperlinks

    1. Sofon will not accept any liability for hyperlinks included on the website that link to websites or services from third parties.
    2. Naturally, the precision under point A also applies here.

    3. COPYRIGHTS

    A. The rights belong to Sofon

    1. All intellectual property rights concerning the materials on the website are with Sofon.
    2. You can use a production of Sofon, but only under the following condition:

    B. Permission

    1. Copying, distributing and any other use of these materials is only permitted after explicit permission from Sofon.
    2. This does not apply to regulations of mandatory law such as the right to quote. This is your right to quote our materials in an appropriate manner, including a reference to the source.

    4. OTHER REMARKS

    A. Changes

    1. This proclaimer is subject to change, Sofon will make a statement on the website about this if possible.

    B. Any questions?

    1. Sofon is always open to all your questions. If you have a general question or a question about this proclaimer, please contact us at: info@sofon.com.

    C. Version

    1. The current version is 1.0., dated 23/05/18.