Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Statement?

This Privacy Statement sets out International Association for Women in the Seafood Industry WSI (hereinafter “WSI”) information processing practices in relation to you and your personal data and applies when we collect and process personal data from you through our website and mobile applications. It explains WSI information processing practices and describes your rights regarding your personal data.

Who is responsible for your information?

WSI

When and how do we collect your information?

WSI collects personal data about you when you:

What personal data do we collect?

We may collect some or all of the following types of information including:

Social media:

You can engage with us through social media websites or through features such as plug-ins or applications on WSI website that integrate with social media sites. You may also choose to link your account with us to third party social media sites. When you link your account or engage with us on or through third-party social media sites, plug-ins, or applications, you may allow us to have ongoing access to certain information from your social media account (e.g., name, e-mail address, photo, gender, birthday, the posts or the ‘likes’ you make).

If you post information when you interact with our websites through social media sites, plug-ins or other applications, depending on your privacy settings, this information may become public on the Internet. You can control what information you share through privacy settings available on some social media sites. For more information about how you can customize your privacy settings and how third party social media sites handle your personally identifiable information, please refer to their privacy help guides, privacy notices and terms of use.

How do we use your personal data?

We use the personal data you provide to us to:

With whom do we share your personal data?

We do not sell, share, or otherwise disclose the information we collect through our website and mobile applications.

We may disclose information to third parties who provide us with various business services, including monitoring and maintaining the websites and with whom we are working to provide you with services or information. We may also disclose information we collect in special cases, including when we have a reason to believe that such disclosure is necessary to identify, contact, or bring a legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights and property or those of any other person. We may also disclose information when we believe the law requires it and in any situation that involves threats to any person’s physical safety. When required by law, such sharing of information will be subject to an agreement with each such service provider, requiring such service provider to comply with data protection requirements.

Further information about our use of cookies and similar technologies can be found below in the Cookies and other tracking technologies section at the end of this Statement.

Legal requirements and business transfers

We may disclose personal data (i) if we are required to do so by law, legal process, statute, rule, regulation, or professional standard, or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant, or other legal request; (ii) in response to law enforcement authority or other government official requests; (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss; (iv) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (v) in the event that WSI is dissolved or otherwise reorganized. Disclosure may also be required for audits or to investigate a complaint or security threat.

Do we transfer your personal data across national borders?

No

Do we collect information from children?

Our website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal data from an individual under age 16. If you are under the age of 16, please do not submit any personal data through the website. If you have reason to believe that we may have accidentally received personal data from an individual under age 16, please contact us immediately at contact@wsi-asso.org.

Your choices regarding your information

You may update, correct, or change your information by contacting us at contact@wsi-asso.org. You may also choose not to receive marketing communications from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link or other instructions in our marketing e-mails or contacting us as noted below.

With respect to cookie-based advertising, please be aware that the Digital Advertising Alliance maintains a website where consumers can opt out from receiving interest-based advertising from some or all of the network advertising companies participating in the program (www.AboutAds.info/choices/).We offer certain choices about how we communicate with you and what personal data we obtain about you and share with others. When you provide us with personal details, if we intend to use those details for marketing purposes, we will provide you with the option of whether you wish to receive promotional e-mail, SMS messages, telephone calls and postal mail from us. At any time, you may opt out from receiving interest-based advertising or marketing from us by contacting us.

How can you update your communication preferences?

We take reasonable steps to provide you with communication about your information. You can update your communication preferences in the following ways.

How long do we retain your personal data?

How long we retain your personal data depends on the purpose for which it was obtained and its nature. We will keep your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Statement unless a longer retention period is permitted or required by law. In specific circumstances we may store your personal data for longer periods of time so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges, or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation relating to your personal data or dealings.

Do we have security measures in place to protect your information?

WSI takes steps to protect your information from unauthorized access. While we take reasonable measures to protect the information you submit via the website against loss, theft, and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. No internet, email, or mobile application transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Email or other messages sent through the website may not be secure. You should use caution whenever submitting information through email or the website and take special care in deciding which information you provide us.

Are we responsible for the websites to which we link?

We are not. WSI does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of third-party websites or resources, and our privacy statement does not apply to any sites that are not affiliated with WSI, even if you access them via a link on our site. You should review the privacy policies of any third-party site before providing any information.

General Data Protection Regulation

We only collect and process your personal data if we have a legal basis which include:

EU Data Subject Rights                                   

If you are an EU Data Subject, you have the following rights of this EU Data Subject Rights section. To exercise these rights, please email us at contact@wsi-asso.org with a description of your request.

Even where such decisions are permitted, you can contest the decision and require WSI to exercise human intervention.

We currently do not use automated decision making (including automated decision making using profiling) when processing your personal data. If we ever use an automated decision-making solution, you have a right to request that a decision based off your personal data cannot be solely decided via an automated process.

Cookies and other tracking technologies

We use cookies, other tracking technologies, and third-party analytics tools to better understand who is using the website and how people are using it. These tools collect information sent by your device or the website and other information that assists us in improving the website. This information may be used to analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand your online activity, among other things.

Third party analytics tools

Chartbeat provides real-time analytics to web sites and blogs. The interface tracks visitors, load times, and referring sites on a minute-by-minute basis. We use this information to improve the website. Please see https://chartbeat.com/privacy for information about how Chartbeat uses this information. Chartbeat may track your activity over time and across websites.

Google Analytics allows us to better understand who is using the website and how people are using it. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and store information such as website pages visited, places where users click, time spent on each website page, Internet Protocol address, type of operating system used, location-based data, device ID, search history, gender, age, and phone number. Please see http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/ for information about how Google Analytics uses this information, and visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout for information about the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. Google may track your activity over time and across websites.

Deep.BI allows us to better understand who is using the service and how they are using it. Deep.BI uses javascript code to collect and store information such the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and unique device identifiers as well as cookies to identify you and remember your preferences and various settings. We use this information to improve the Service and otherwise as described in this Privacy Policy. Please see http://www.deep.bi/privacy/ for information about how Deep.BI uses this information and for information about how to opt-out of Deep.BI.

Information collected from other Websites and mobile applications and Do Not Track policy

Your browser or device may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites, web applications, mobile applications and services (including behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and/or across different websites or applications. Our website does not support Do Not Track requests at this time, which means that we or our analytics providers or other third parties with which we are working may collect information about your online activity both during and after your use of the website.

Contact us

If you have any questions, would like further information about our privacy and information handling practices, would like to discuss opt-outs or withdrawing consent, or would like to make a complaint about a breach of the Act or this Statement, please contact us at this address: contact@wsi-asso.org.

Changes to this Statement

We may update this Statement from time to time. When we do, we will post the current version on this site, and we will revise the version date located at the bottom of this page.

We encourage you to periodically review this Statement so that you will be aware of our privacy practices.