Privacy Notice for all our Customers
Simple English (Summary)
Here’s a summary of our privacy notice and policy in plain English to let you know what we do with the data we collect. To emphasise, this website, its content providers and related services respect the privacy of your and our own personal information.
In summary :
1. We believe in the maximum protection of personal information and the fundamental concept of privacy.
2. We will only collect the bare minimum of your data for us to serve you and survive as a business.
3. If there were to be cyber attacks and or intrusion attempts on our business, we will inform of any breeches to you, the customer and the regulators.
4. We will continuously take all possible and sensible measures to protect the confidentiality and integrity of your personal information.
5. We do rely on third parties for certain services, such as our email service provider and platform for courses. We will however always choose services that share the same beliefs and principles around privacy and protection of data.
6. We do absolutely not directly sell or trade in your personal information. We will, as part of a transaction, share your information with our partners.
7. As for payments, we only use professional, recognized worldwide services such as Paypal.
What information we collect
What we may ask that you share with us your:
First name, last name and or middle name
Email (We prefer you provide us with your best suited email to ensure delivery).
Your mobile and or contact number. (So that we may get in touch and discuss – sometimes a personal touch makes the difference).
We do NOT collect and DO NOT require the following from you:
Credit /debit card
Bank or other financial information
Why do we need your information:
Background: We are constantly striving to produce informative and educational content for you, our customer. Some for free and some for purchase.
Interviews with experts and athletes
Products, Services and Courses
Camps, conferences and other live events
To be able to survive as a business we need to get our great content and service catalogue in front of you. As a small business we cannot afford the exorbitant costs of constant advertising on Google Ads for example. Hence, we have to collect and retain data from you so we may keep you informed and updated about our products and services related to the subject of this website.
What else we DO with your information
Background: We may run surveys on different topics. If you decide to participate in such surveys, know that you will have the chcoice to stay anonymous and that results of such surveys will only be shared as a whole – no individual answers will ever be shared.
The purpose of such surveys is to identity problems we can help solve and services that would benefit you, our clients, the most.
It may also be to give you, our clients and subscribers the insight of the outcome as a whole.
What we DO NOT Do with your information
1. We do not directly SELL or trade in your personal information with any person or persons or commercial organisation.
2. We do not sell or share your information to any vendor outside of the IT, Fintech, Governance, Risk, Training and Cybersecurity sectors.
Our third parties and your information
We will only use trusted third party services that ensure that they are observing the same principles as us with regards to your privacy.
Who are our partners
We use well-known and respected
email service provider
online course platform
video content host and delivery service
How do we protect your Data?
At best, it would be naive for us to declare that your data is 100% safe from cyber criminals. 100% percent security is a fallacy.
We take several precautions to ensure to ensure your data is not subject to unauthorised access including using reliable and respected third party services.
How Do We Process Your Data?
We primarily rely on our CRM systems to host and process your personal information. This approach, (nothing is 100 percent secure) allows for a far more efficient method to control (issue, take-away) access for our employees and third parties.
How Do We Obtain Your Data?
We use multiple methods of obtaining your data including:
WHAT YOU DECIDE TO ENTER
WHAT GOES ON AUTOMATICALLY:
How long do we keep your information
As for our mailing list – you can always unsubscribe. There is a link to unsubscribe in every single email you receive.
Other information may stay in the system for 24 months or more. You have the ability to opt-out at any time.
How do we dispose of your data?
We primarily rely on GetResponse to host your data. To that extent, we rely on those parties to ensure that they
Remove your data when we hit the “delete” or remove button.
Remove you from our mailing list when you unsubscribe from any such.
When you invoke “Forget me” what do we do?
Hmmm – This is a vicious cycle (surely it is) For us to truly forget you, we have to remove all instances of your records in all our databases. You may want to check if we have done so. Herein lies the contradiction, if a business deletes all evidence of you (your personal information) and your request to “Forget me” – then there is no available record that they held your data in the first place. If they maintain a record of your request they could expose the very fact that you were associated with the particular business in some way.
However, if you do invoke the RBF (Right to be Forgotten) option we will remove you from our CRM. We do not store any personal information in our email systems.
Complete Transparency – when attackers succeed.
When discussing a data breach, we believe in being fully transparent with you and the the official regulators.
We have no reason to belive that anyone would try to hack into our system but are aware of the potential risk. Should it happen, we would take the necessary steps to either stop the ongoing attack and/or take sensible response measures to mitigate the impact to you and our business.
These cookies DO NOT reveal your identity but give us certain indicators about the consumers of our content, such as geographical locations (not detailed), how many visits we get to the different content pages, how the visitors tend to use the website etc. We use the following cookies, from the following partner websites
This website is owned and operated by Anja Bolbjerg, based in France.
54 Avenue du 3 Septembre, Las Olas A2, F-06320 Cap d’Ail
You can contact us
by writing to the business address given above,
by using our website contact form,
by email to anja @ strongskier.com
by telephone on +33 637 411 686.
This policy was last updated on 23.05.2018
— IMPORTANT — PLEASE READ
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PERSONS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE ARE EXCLUDED FROM THIS WEBSITE
This website is not lawfully accessible to persons under the age of 18 or who are otherwise covered by the provisions of the Child Online Privacy Act of 1998 (COPA). If you are under the age of 18 you must leave this site immediately. Fraudulent use of this website may make you subject to civil or criminal sanctions.
VIEWING AND/OR USE AND/OR COMMUNICATION IS CONSTRUED AS ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY
A NOTE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS (ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 2003 –OPPA)
ABOUT THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THIS WEBSITE COLLECTS AND HOW IT IS USED
This website routinely collects information about its visitors, subscribers, members, and customers. This information is obtained in various ways, such as:
VISITOR, SUBSCRIBER, MEMBER, OR CUSTOMER INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM ‘REGISTRATION’
Registration means that the Visitor, Subscriber, Member or Customer takes active, positive steps to communicate information to this website. This can include pages or ‘pop ups’ where you register for a newsletter or subscribe to a mailing list; it can include your participation in visitor surveys; it can include requesting information from the website via email, mail, or courier; it may be from joining an affiliate program or other membership organization, paid or unpaid; it may be from ordering a product.
Occasionally complete credit card information may be provided to the website via fax or a fill-in form rather than regular secure merchant service processing. This information is kept at the highest level of security and is never divulged to anyone except the merchant service provider or for the purpose of communication with the customer.
Online ordering via SSL encrypted communication provided by shopping cart services supporting merchant service companies like Visa and Master Card provides information to the website but does not provide complete credit card numbers. In the process of online ordering, the customer provides, name, address, city, state, email address, phone number, CVV2 (back of card) number, and, occasionally a member password. You should consider all this information available to the website. This information is used to deliver the product, but under the Purchase Agreement you also approve its use for general solicitation purposes.
VISITOR EMAIL INQUIRIES
CUSTOMER EMAIL OR TESTIMONIALS
If you are a customer and send an email to the website, or if you communicate with the site by phone or mail, the website collects information about your communication and by communicating with the site you give your permission to collect, archive, retrieve, and otherwise use any information collected as the site sees fit.
Any communication which, in its sole discretion, the site deems to be a testimonial, may be publicized for commercial purposes.
INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM VISITOR INTERACTION WITH BANNERS, POPUPS, OR SITE ADVERTISERS
Visitors clicking on banners or pop-ups or hyperlinked advertising, appearing on this website must assume that information is being collected about them. This site is not responsible for the use of information collected in such a fashion. Visitors must assume that (1) information will be collected, (2) that ‘cookies’ will usually be placed on their hard drive, (3) that website does not have any control over what happens with this information, (4) that website takes no responsibility over the accuracy or content of advertisers, (5) that website is not responsible for downloads from third party advertisers that contain viruses or worms or other computer code that causes their computer or software harm, and (6) that website assumes no responsibility for the data that is garnered from the click itself or that the advertiser collects.
INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM REFERRING EMAIL OR REFERRING URLS
If you send a friend an email from this site or if you send the url or one of our web pages to a friend, you must assume that some data is collected about your IP address or your email address and that of your friend. You must assume that referred emails or web pages may appear to come from your email. You must accept fully responsibility for referring pages or email to a friend and agree to indemnify this site for any damage, intentional or unintentional that results from said referrals.
INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM VOLUNTARY VISITOR, SUBSCRIBER, MEMBER OR CUSTOMER SURVEYS
Unless otherwise specified in the survey, you must assume that any information provided to the website as part of a survey in which you participate may be used for general solicitation for commercial purposes and that such information will be shared with joint venture partners, affiliates, marketing organization or used by the site itself for product design or solicitation purposes.
INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM ELECTRONIC MEANS AND ‘COOKIES’
Many websites, including this one, collect information about your computer, your email address, your IP address. You must assume that your web-viewing or web-use activity is monitored, tracked, and information collected. This information is not usually of a personal nature, but it may help define your viewing habits and product preferences even though the website may or may not have any idea who you are.
“Cookies” is web jargon for bits of computer code placed on your hard drive. Websites use this to keep you ‘logged in’, to keep track of search criteria, to monitor use, to password protect use of the site or use of products sold by the site. Cookies can also be used to obtain information about your computer configuration or your use of your computer.
Cookies can be used to electronically gather information about you. Again, it may or may not be personal information, but it is information and by using this site you are expressly giving permission to use ‘cookies’ and to use the information gathered from their use to benefit you. You also give permission to collect, archive, retrieve, and use any information collected for product design, product offers to you, and general commercial solicitation purposes by this site or joint venture partners, affiliates, and marketing organizations.
HOW INFORMATION MAY BE USED
The use of information as described below may or may not be how information that is collected is customarily used by this site. While actual use of any information collected may be used quite conservatively, you must assume that it is not. You must assume that information collected is shared with other persons or entities for commercial purposes. While this is uncommon in practice, you must assume that it is as you make your decision whether or not to view or interact with this website. This type of shared information may include your name, address, phone number, email address and buying habits, as well as other information. This information may be used for general commercial solicitation by this website or other persons it is sold to, rented to, or shared with.
INFORMATION THAT IS NOT SHARED
Credit card information or other financial information is not usually known to the website. However, in the event that it is made known, that information is never revealed to anyone except to processing authorities or law enforcement agencies. However, the provider of such information gives express permission to use it in fraud investigation or for litigation.
BULLETIN BOARDS AND PUBLIC FORUMS
Visitors, subscribers, members, or customers who use any site provided bulletin boards or other public forums, such as chat rooms, do so at their own risk. You may not assume that the site monitors these services or protects you in any manner from information you post publicly or share with anyone else via these services.
By providing to this website information that forms the basis of communication with you, such as an email address, you waive all rights to file complaints concerning unsolicited email or spam from this website since, by providing such information, you agree to receive communication from us or other marketing organizations. However, all email communication with you shall contain an ‘unsubscribe’ link where you may notify the website that you no longer wish to receive solicitations or information from the website and your name will be removed from the general solicitation database.
This website takes measures to protect its data that contains information related to you. However, as a consideration for viewing this site or interacting with this site in any manner, you waive all claims of any nature against this site concerning the loss, alteration, or misuse of information. You must assume that it is possible for your personal data to be obtained by others, such as “hackers,” and used in an inappropriate manner that may cause you harm and that you agree that the site is not responsible for damages to you.
QUESTIONS, COMMENTS, OR REPORT OF INCIDENTS
You may direct questions, comments or reports to: anja @strongskier.com
Arbitration shall be conducted pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association, which are in effect on the date a dispute is submitted to the American Arbitration Association. Information about the American Arbitration Association, its rules, and its forms are available from the American Arbitration Association, 335 Madison Avenue, Floor 10, New York, New York, 10017-4605. Hearing will take place in the city or county of the Seller.
In no case shall the Visitor have the right to go to court or have a jury trial. Visitor will not have the right to engage in pre-trial discovery except as provided in the rules; you will not have the right to participate as a representative or member of any class of claimants pertaining to any claim subject to arbitration; the arbitrator’s decision will final and binding with limited rights of appeal.
The prevailing party shall be reimbursed by the other party for any and all costs associated with the dispute arbitration, including attorney fees, collection fees, investigation fees, travel expenses.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
If any matter concerning this purchase shall be brought before a court of law, pre- or post-arbitration, Visitor agrees to that the sole and proper jurisdiction to be the state and city declared in the contact information of the web owner unless otherwise here specified. In the event that litigation is in a federal court, the proper court shall be the closest federal court to the Seller’s address.
Visitor agrees that the applicable law to be applied shall, in all cases, be that of the state of the Website owner(s).
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