Privacy Policy – Creative Bridges

This Policy was last updated on 19th October 2022.

Lapidus International (LAPIDUS LTD) operates https://creativebridges.site (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

The details of how we use and store your data is provided below. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

If you do not agree with the policy detailed below, please so not use the Site.

1. Collecting Information

While using this website, we may collect information from you from several sources. These sources include:

1.1 When you sign up to the conference as a delegate or presenter, you provide us with ‘Personal Data’. This includes your name and contact details, such as email address and phone number.

1.2 Some of this information is optional and do not need to be shared if you are not comfortable to do so. Items which are required will be clearly indicated.

1.3 If you contact us through the form provided on this website, you provide us with contact information.

1.4 If you comment on a post, you may choose to leave a name and email address, however this is optional.

1.5 We use the WordPress system – this collects data such as location (country) and how often you visit this website by use of cookies. If you need more information about WordPress’s Privacy Policy, you can do so here: https://automattic.com/privacy/

2. Using your Personal Information

Personal information gathered is used by us for the following reasons:

2.1 To help us identify you when you contact us.

2.2 To administer the website, data analysis, statistical and survey purposes, testing and to keep the website safe and secure.

2.3 To allow us to contact you regarding your ticket purchase, including marketing materials, and any changes to services that we are providing.

2.4 To allow us respond to any contact you have initiated with us.

2.6 To fulfill and manage conference registration, payments, and other transactions related to the Creative Bridges conference.

2.5 We will not share this personal information with any third party without your consent.

2.6 If we think it’s necessary to respond to legal processes or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.

3. Information Access and Storing Your Information

Under the GDPR ‘right of access’ you can request access to any personal information we hold on you.

3.1 Personal Information about members is stored in a secure database accessible by only a few authorised individuals. No payment information, such as bank details, are stored in this database.

3.2 Payment information is not stored by us, as we use the Eventbrite payment system and Paypal. You can find their privacy policies regarding informaiton storage on their websites.

3.3 If you would like to see what information we hold on you, please contact us as we will give you access to the information we hold on you as soon as possible, within one month.

3.4 If you contact us through the contact form, no data will be stored by the website. Nor will it be passed to any third party without your consent. All data will be transferred and stored within the European Economic Area.

3.5 We strive to make sure this information is stored securely and will never share any of the information stored in this database with a third party without your consent.

3.6 Our website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software which encrypts any information you input into our website.

3.7 We do our best to safeguard the information transmitted to our site but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

3.8 We will hold your information for two years (or for longer, if it is required for tax or other legal purposes). After this, your information shall be removed and destroyed, unless agreed otherwise.

4. Cookies

4.1 To help provide a more streamlined and reliable service, this website uses ‘cookies’ which are small files sent from your browser and stored on your computer.

4.2 These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users and track what you do on our site.

4.3 You are able to disable cookies which will prevent your visit from being tracked. Some cookies, however, are essential for this website to work correctly. Please see https://www.aboutcookies.org for advice on how to manage and control cookies.

5. Links

5.1 The website may include third-party advertising and links to other websites.

5.2 We do not provide any personally identifiable customer Personal Data to these advertisers or third-party websites. 

5.3 We exclude all liability for loss that you may incur when using these third-party websites.

6. Changes To This Privacy Policy

6.1 This Privacy Policy is effective as of 19.10.2022 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

6.2 We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

6.3 If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.

7. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.