Introduction
Welcome to Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Export Platform for Cyprus Products privacy policy.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy policy aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data and tell you about your privacy rights in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any applicable national data protection laws (“Data Protection Laws”).

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
It is important that you read this privacy policy together with our Terms & Conditions and Cookie Policy so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

Who we are and how to contact us
This website is operated by Nicosia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (“NCCI”, “we”, “us”, “our”). NCCI is the data controller of your personal data and is responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention and protection of your personal information.

NCCI as a data controller will comply with Data Protection Laws, in that the personal data NCCI collects and holds about you must be:

  • Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way.
  • Collected only for the purposes for which we collected it and not used in any way that is incompatible with that purpose.
  • Relevant and limited only to the purpose for which we collected it.
  • Accurate and kept up to date.
  • Kept only as long as necessary.
  • Kept securely.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or if you wish to exercise any of the legal rights, please contact us in NCCI the following ways:

Email address: reception@ncci.org.cy
Postal address: 3 Deligiorgis Str, Chamber Building 2nd floor, 1066 Nicosia,
PO Box 21455, 1509, Nicosia, Cyprus
Telephone number: +35722889600

Third-party links
This website may include links to third-party websites, plugs-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we advise to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

The data we collect about you and how is collected
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).

We collect, process and use your personal data when you interact with us, either directly from you when you provide it to us or automatically as you navigate through our website as set out below.

  • Direct interactions. You may give us your personal data by using our website or communicating with us either by telephone, email or by filling out a form and submitting it through our website. The personal data we collect about you include your first and last name, phone number, email, fax, address, website  and any additional details you may wish to provide us with.
     
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect technical data which includes [internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone settings and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website] about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. For further information please see privacy policy.

Cookies
You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use and how you can manage them, please see cookie policy.

Use and disclosure of personal data we collect
We will only collect and process your personal data to the extent that this is required for the purposes of responding to your requests and/or enquires and to administer, maintain and optimise our website in accordance with the Data Protection Laws.

We do not and will not sell any of your personal data to any third party. However your personal data may be disclosed to our affiliates, members of staff and other third parties to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to provide you with our services such as Cyta for Cyta’s Web hosting.  

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. Other than as expressly set out in this clause or as otherwise required or permitted by law, we will not share or distribute any of your personal data without your consent.

We do not disclose your personal data to third parties for marketing purposes.

Data Security
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who need to know. Details of these measures are available upon request. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

Data Retention
We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax accounting or reporting requirements. Personal data that is no longer needed will be destroyed or disposed of in a secure manner.

Your legal rights

You have the following rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you:

  • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data that we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
  • Object to processing of your personal data.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to another party.

If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal data, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we transfer a copy of your personal data to another party, please contact us.

You also have the right to take any complaints about how we process your personal data to the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection, the Cyprus supervisory authority for data protection issues. We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data Protection so please contact us in the first instance.

Changes to this privacy policy
This privacy policy is current as of the date set forth above. We reserve the right to change and/or update this privacy policy from time to time to reflect any changes to our use of your personal information. We may also make changes as required to comply with changes in applicable law or regulatory requirements. In such an event we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this privacy policy. However, we advise you to check back regularly to keep informed of updates or changes to this privacy policy.