1.2. Please note that our website also includes the Terms and Conditions as an additional legal document that regulates your use and access to our website. You are strongly encouraged to carefully examine both Terms and Policy before accessing or using our website.
1.3. This Policy has been created and presented in accordance with The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. Having in mind this is the new EU privacy protection law, you are strongly advised to inform yourself about your rights by examining the information available here:
1.4. This version of our Policy was updated on May the 13th, 2018.
1.6. Should you choose not to be obliged by this Policy, once you have already accepted it, use the same email as mentioned in section 1.5.
1.7. You have the right to ask for our GDPR Checklist, which isn’t included on our website, but it can be submitted to you on a basis of your personal request.
Privacy Data Collecting and Processing
2.1. When you interact with AUTHENTICK YOU, you may be required to provide different types of personal data. Please note that you have a choice to decline the disclosure of your private information partially or completely. However, you should be aware that some pieces of your personal information are required for you to use all features on our website.
2.2. The purpose of our data collecting and processing activities is to be able to send you our free resources, career and personal development advice, occasional promotional offers, including the improvement of your overall user’s experience. Should you have any concerns, questions, or suggestions regarding our Policy or your privacy information feel free to reach us by using the following email:
2.3. You access and use our website with no need to register or create a user’s account. Please be advised that while you’re browsing our website, we may collect some of your personal information, such as tracking pixels associated with Facebook and Google Analytics that may collect some of your personal details. If you don’t feel comfortable about these activities, you are advised to restrain yourself from browsing our website in the first place. The other option is to get in touch with us, so we can provide you with the detailed report of privacy data that has been collected in this way.
2.4. With the exception of career and personal development advice we may send to you occasionally when you allow us to do so by providing your email through filling in the forms, we collect and process the following information: your computer-related data, your browser’s type, the time you spent and pages you visit on our website, and your IP address. These pieces of information will be used for the purposes of improving the quality of our website content and your optimal security.
2.5. Some sections of our website provide you with an option to download various PDF files for free. If you decide to do so, we will require the following information: your last name and your email address.
2.6. When you apply for or book one of AUTHENTICK YOU sessions, you will have to provide the following information: your first and last name, your email and Skype ID, phone number, self-assessment questions, and details regarding your current working status.
2.7. You may be invited to access or use the various online services provided by AUTHENTICK YOU or the third parties working with us, such as apps, surveys, and similar. By using or accessing these services, you are hereby giving your approval to the providers of these services to collect and process your privacy information, which is required for you to use the services, in the first place. We gather information from our trusted partners with confirmation that they have legal grounds to share that information with us. This is either information you have provided them directly with or that they have gathered about you on other legal grounds. See the list of our partners below.
Please note that AUTHENTICK YOU can’t accept the responsibility for the third party online service providers compliance with the data protection regulations and laws included in our Policy.
2.8. When you contact us by using your email or in any other way, you approve the disclosure of your personal information required in the specific individual cases. Please note that we have the right to store and process the privacy information you provided us with for the sole purpose of addressing your inquiries adequately.
2.9. The privacy information we collect and process as mentioned and regulated above is supposed to be used in the following way:
2.9.1. To ensure your optimal personal experience of using our website.
2.9.2. To offer our service and program recommendations, which correspond with your personal preferences, that is necessary for our legitimate interest to develop our business.
2.9.3. To register you as a new customer for the purpose and for the legitimate interest of concluding a contract with you.
2.9.4. To deliver relevant content and occasional promotional offers to you and measure and understand the effectiveness of our communication, which is necessary for our legitimate interests to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and create our marketing strategy.
2.9.5. To use data analytics to improve our website, products/services, marketing and customer relationships, that is necessary for our legitimate interest to define the type of customers for our products/services, to keep our website updated and relevant and to develop our business.
2.10. Marketing communications.
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have:
- requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us; or
- if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion or free resources; and
- in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time OR by emailing us at [email protected] at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving our marketing communications, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration, product/service experience or other transactions.
Third-parties and Your Privacy Information
3.1. We will not rent, sell, lease, share, or in any other way make your personal information available to the third-parties.
3.2. The exceptions to this general rule include the following situations:
3.2.1. When you have given us your previous consent to do so.
3.2.2. When we are required to do so for the specific purposes regulated and instructed by the authorities for mandatory legal proceedings.
Privacy Data Security and Breaches
4.1. We are doing our very best to protect your private information. We protect it both offline and online. For instance, when you have to register, your private information is secured by the SSL encryption standards.
4.2. Your privacy information you share with us has been stored in the following way:
4.2.1. On servers owned, controlled, and hosted in Luxembourg, which is protected by us in a safe environment and locked facility, constantly guarded and monitored in the EEA (European Economic Area) according to the EU data privacy protection regulations and laws.
4.2.2. On the servers controlled and/or owned by us when the private data is collected and processed by the third-parties in our name and on our behalf, or in the EEA (European Economic Area) according to the EU data privacy protection regulations and laws.
4.3. Please note that your information is going to be stored in the EEA or Luxembourg. However, your information can be processed outside the EEA by our various service providers. We can’t accept the responsibility for potential privacy issues associated with these providers.
4.4. Updating and maintaining your personal information for the purposes and in the cases regulated by this Policy is the responsibility of every user at an individual level.
4.5. You hereby accept that we can retain your private information as long as it is necessary to provide our services and maintain our website. Even when you unsubscribe and request us to remove your private information, some pieces may be retained for the above-mentioned purposes and reasons.
4.6. When requested, your data will be deleted from our user databases. Nevertheless, you should be aware that your private information may remain available in some of our documents generated prior to your request. These pieces of your private information will be aggregated and anonymized for research and statistical purposes. This information may be retained on our back-ups systems despite the fact that it wouldn’t be possible to access it by any of our staff for any operational or business purposes.
4.7. In an eventuality of the privacy data breach, we will inform you immediately as soon as we become aware of such an incident, in less than 72 hours. You will get a report in writing, which includes all of your personal data we believe have been exposed during the breach.
4.8. If the data breach occurs, we will keep you posted about our steps to notify the authorities, assess the impacts, identify the causes, and prevent future similar unwanted events. Our activities in these matters will always include a report in writing submitted to you in an electronic form.
Data Control, Protection, and Erasure
5.1. Our Data Protection Officer is Maria Katolikova, whom you can reach by submitting your email at:
5.2. Please note that you are fully entitled to obtain from our data controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, where and for what purpose. Furthermore, the controller shall provide a copy of the personal data, free of charge, in an electronic format, if required by you.
5.3. Your right to be forgotten entitles you to have our data controller erase your personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties halt processing of the data. Please note that there are certain conditions for erasure have to be met, such as that the data in question are no longer being relevant to original purposes for processing, or that you insist on withdrawing by giving us your consent.
5.4. As a user, you have the right to express your discontent with the way we collect and process your privacy data. Rest assured that we will carefully evaluate your complaint, you have to submit in writing by using the following email:
5.6. At any given moment you are entitled to ask the following:
5.6.1. Access your privacy data;
5.6.2. Have private data inaccuracies corrected and/or changed;
5.6.3. Have your private data erased in accordance with this Policy’s requirements;
5.6.4. Prevent any kind of direct marketing, automated decision-making and profiling;
5.6.5. The right to safely move your privacy data from one IT environment to another, if that’s possible and in accordance with our Policy’s requirements;
5.6.6. You have the right to receive a copy of the personal information held by us unless your demand is unfounded or excessive in its nature when we are entitled to refuse it;
6.3. Please note that we may collect or store some of your privacy information through the cookies or additional tracking solutions available.
6.4. In case you decide not to install the cookies while accessing and visiting our website, you should be aware that your user’s experience may be limited and that you may not access to our entire website’s features.
6.5. If you need additional information about the type of privacy data that has been collected with the help of cookies and other tracking solutions, please get in touch with us. We will address your concerns and provide detailed reports to the best of knowledge and honest intentions.
7.1. This Policy is regulated in accordance with the exclusive jurisdiction of the EU laws and the Luxembourg courts and legal system. Any potential issues or disputes are to be submitted to the Luxembourg courts.
7.2. If some Policy’s sections or parts become partially or completely unenforceable or invalid, then the sections or parts that remain will be treated as fully valid and obligatory.
7.3. By accepting our Policy, you also accept the requirement, that any potential claim, request, dispute or some other relevant issue associated with this Policy is to be submitted, discussed, and examined within the limited period of time, previously mutually agreed upon and accepted by both parties. After that particular period of time expires and/or no longer that one year these claims, requests, disputes or other issues are to be treated and accepted as successfully solved and closed. This means that the current state of affairs can’t influence the exclusion of possibility for their reexamining or reopening.
7.4. Please note that our services and website aren’t indented for children or minors to use even with the consent and supervision of their parents. We exclude ourselves from any privacy concerns in these matters.