European Union (EU) Privacy Notice

THE U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRIVACY NOTICE

EU Privacy Notice

If you are located in the EU, this EU Privacy Notice (this "EU Notice") also applies to you. This EU Notice provides specific and additional information with regard to our use of your Personal Data as required under EU Privacy Law. In case of any conflict or inconsistency between this EU Notice and the Privacy Policy displayed on https://www.uschamber.com/privacy-policy, the EU Notice should prevail.

1.         Who are we?

When collecting Personal Data we are, under EU Privacy Laws, qualified as "data controller". This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use Personal Data about you.

2.        What Personal Data we collect and how?

We collect Personal Data such as your name, title, company name, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, mailing address, country, postal code, credit card information, and event attendance. For example we collect Personal Data when you sign up and read for our newsletters; register for events; attend events; make a payment through our Site; complete surveys; or submit a comment or question to us using a "contact us" or similar feature on the Site. 

All information about the Site usage information we collect, cookies and other tracking technologies, information on how you can opt-out from this collection, can be found in our Privacy Policy. 

3.        How do we use your Personal Data?

We use the Personal Data we collect about you for the following purposes:

(a)    responding to your requests, questions, and concerns;

(b)    organizing events;

(c)    sharing information about our programs with you;

(d)    sending you marketing and other communications, including information about services, and events that we think might interest you; and 

(e)    processing and fulfilling your transactions.

4.        On which legal basis do we process your Personal Data?

We process your Personal Data based on your consent. 

5.        Transfer of your Personal Data

If your Personal Data are transferred to a country that does not ensure an adequate level of protection, We put in place appropriate safeguards as required under EU Privacy Law. If You would like to know more about how we transfer your Personal Data, You can contact us at privacy@uschamber.com

6.        How long will We retain your Personal Data?

We store your Personal Data as long as You don't withdraw your consent.

We undertake, absent of any Processing activities within a period of 24 months, to delete the Personal Data We hold on You. However, We may retain your Personal Data under EU or national laws. We may retain electronic copies of files containing Personal Data created pursuant to automatic archiving or back-up procedures which cannot reasonably be deleted. In these cases, We shall ensure that the Personal Data are not further actively processed.


7.        "Cookies" and Internet tags

We process information about visits to our website, the web pages visited, the date and time of access, domain name of the user and of the searches performed. Such information includes Personal Data, such as IP addresses. To know more about our use of cookies and other tracking technologies take a look at our Cookies Privacy Notice [link to be inserted]. 

8.        Your rights in connection with Personal Data

Under certain circumstances, under EU Privacy Law, You have the right to:

(a)    Request access to your Personal Data. This enables You to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about You and to check that We are lawfully Processing it.

(b)    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.

(c)    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).

(d)    Request the restriction of Processing of your Personal Data. This enables You to ask us to suspend the Processing of Personal Data about You, for example if You want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for Processing it.

(e)    Withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent by sending us your name, address, e-mail and phone number to: Customer Service, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20062, 800-638-6582, privacy@uschamber.com

(f)     Request the transfer of your Personal Data to another party (right to data portability). 

To exercise your rights as Data Subject, make queries or complaints, please contact privacy@uschamber.com

If You are dissatisfied with any aspect of our handling of your Personal Data, You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the relevant Supervisory Authority.

9.        Glossary 

In this Notice:

"Data Subject" means an identified or identifiable individual. 

"EU Privacy Law" means the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 ("GDPR") and applicable national privacy laws, as amended from time to time. 

"Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. 

"Supervisory Authority" means an EU Data Protection Authority or the relevant data protection authority of the Data Subjects' habitual residence or place of work.

Last update : February 2019