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Privacy Policy
"Cyprus Computer Society” is a professional, scientific and independent non-profit organization, founded in 1984 with the aim of developing, upgrading and promoting the IT sector in Cyprus. We take your personal data very seriously therefore we are committed to safeguard your privacy and handle your data in a transparent manner. Therefore, we would like to clarify the following critical points:

  • How we collect your personal information
  • The types of information we collect
  • How we use this information, why we store, and why we retain it
  • How you can request that your information is updated, corrected, or to be forgotten.

A.Privacy Policy
"Cyprus Computer Society” is committed to protecting your personal information. It’s your information, and we respect that. Our Privacy Policy gives you detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it and how we keep it secure. This Policy also sets out your right to request that we delete, update, transfer or provide you with access to your personal information. Please also note that this Privacy Policy only applies to personal information obtained by us – not information collected from your interactions with third parties.

Who we are and how to contact us
The website is operated by “"Cyprus Computer Society”. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or want to exercise your rights set out in this Privacy Policy:

How we collect your personal information
Generally, we collect your information when you decide to interact with us. This means when you sign up to our website and apply to join the as an educator. We also look at how users use our website, so that we can offer the best possible experience. 
We collect information in a number of ways which are listed below:

  • When you register or use (the "Website")
  • When you contact the Cyprus Computer Society by telephone, email or social media
  • When you register
  • When you register to any online or offline events organised or co-organised by CCS
  • When you visit our website: we may use cookies to help make the experience of using our website better and to personalize the service you receive from us – this means we will remember your previous visits and track the pages on our website that you visit.

For more information please see our cookie policy.

The types of information we collect
We only collect the information that’s necessary. Here are some examples of information we collect about you when you interact with us:

  • Name and Surname
  • Email address
  • Contact phone number
  • Province
  • School name
  • Specialty (job related)

When visiting our website we may collect an automatically populated IP address. An IP address is a unique number which allows a computer, group of computers or other internet connected device (such as your mobile or tablet) to browse the internet. We may also record the time and date of your visit, the pages that were requested, the referring website (if provided) and your internet browser version.

For further information about Cookies and how the Society uses them, please read our cookie policy.

Social Media
Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram you may give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.
Ensuring your personal information is only used where lawful
In order for our use of your personal information to comply with applicable data protection law, that use by us needs to fall under at least one of the specific lawful reasons that are set out in applicable data protection law. Examples of these lawful reasons include our use of your personal information being necessary for communication purposes.

Where your personal information is completely anonymous, we do not require a legal basis to use it as the information will no longer constitute personal information that is regulated under data protection laws. However, our collection and use of such anonymous personal information may be subject to other laws where your consent is required.
Where your personal information is not in an anonymous form, we will have a lawful reason to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best support. 

Why we collect your personal information and how we use it

  • To provide a service to you
  • In order to contact you for important information relating to your membership and/or registration.

Marketing Communication: We send you marketing updates via email about our latest news, events and vacancies. You can unsubscribe at any time:

  • Edit your user profile
  • Contact us by phone at: 22460680
  • Contact us via e-mail at: [email protected]

On our website no one under the age of 18 can register. If you are below 18 years old you can use our website only with the approval of a parent or guardian.

How can I unsubscribe from marketing communications?    
We would be sad to say goodbye, but if at any point you do not wish to hear from us there are a number of ways you can unsubscribe. These are as follows:

  • You can click onto the "unsubscribe" link in any communication that we send to you by email which will automatically unsubscribe you from that type of communication. Please also note that you may continue to receive communications which are already on route to you for a short period of time while your relevant unsubscribe request is being processed.

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and the Cyprus Computer Society does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal details to these websites.

You can always contact us directly:

  • Edit your user profile
  • Contact us by phone at: 22460680
  • Contact us via e-mail at: [email protected]

and ask to be removed from a specific communication type, edit or delete your account.

Our use of cookies and similar technologies    
Our website and emails contain certain cookies, pixels, records and other technologies of which you should be aware.

Third Party Links and Services    
Our website and emails contain links to third party websites and services. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Sites to another website or you request a service from a third party, this Privacy Policy no longer applies. Your browsing and interaction on any other websites, or your dealings with any other third-party service provider, is subject to that website’s or third-party service provider’s own rules and policies. 

We do not monitor, control, or endorse the privacy practices of any third parties.
We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website you visit or third-party service provider that you deal with and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies and practices.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to personal information collected by us through our Service and does not apply to these third-party websites and third-party service providers.

How long do we keep your personal information for?
We keep your personal information in line with our company retention policy. We only retain information for as long as it is required.

Confidentiality and security of your personal information
We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide to us secure and we will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. We do not sell your personal information for any purpose. We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control.

All of our employees and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal information on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal information of all users of our Services.    

How to access your information and your other rights
You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you:    

Your right of access
If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal information and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal information (along with certain other details).

Your right to correct information
If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you’re entitled to have it corrected. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the changes where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

Your right to “be forgotten”
You can ask us to remove your personal information in some circumstances such as where we no longer need it. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

Your right to restrict information
You can ask us to ‘block’ or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal information or you object to us processing it. It won’t stop us from storing your personal information though. We’ll tell you before we lift any restriction. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the restriction where it is possible for us to do so. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

Your right to data portability
With effect from 25 May 2018, you have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain personal information you’ve provided us with (in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.

Your right to object
You can ask us to stop processing your personal information, and we will do so, if we are:
Relying on our own or someone else’s legitimate interests to process your personal information, except if we can demonstrate compelling legal grounds for the processing or processing your personal information for direct marketing.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. To ensure that you are always aware of how we use your personal information we will 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. Therefore, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be informed of how we use your personal information.

We use cookies and similar technologies (“Cookies”) on for identification and analysis purposes. By using our Site you consent to the storing and accessing of Cookies on your device.

This cookie policy (“Cookie Policy") is intended to inform you how we use Cookies to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Site. Please take a moment to read and understand this Cookie Policy. This Cookie Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions.

Cookies are very small text documents or pieces of software code, which often include an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your PC or mobile device for permission to store this file on your computer or mobile device and access information from it. Information gathered through Cookies include the date and time of visits and how you are using the website.

Cookies are used by us and our third-party partners as part of the Site. Details of the Cookies used on the Site and any applicable third-party partner are set out in the table below.
For more details on Cookies please read our cookie policy.

Our use of cookies generally requires your consent. When you first access our Site you will be asked to consent to our use of the Cookies described in thecookie policy.
Our Site also uses Cookies for which we do not require your consent. This Cookie Policy refers to these Cookies as “Strictly Necessary Cookies” and without them the services that you have asked for cannot be provided. 

Blocking cookies
You can consent to, or block the use of, specific Cookies by activating the relevant settings in your browser or by following the links below. For more information on Cookie management and blocking Cookies for a wide variety of browsers, please visit All about Cookies.

What happens when you do not consent to cookies and or you choose to block cookies that you have previously accepted?
In order to use some parts of the Site you will need to consent to Cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Site may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of the Site.

What cookies do we use?
For more details on Cookies please read our cookie policy.

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