The information below sets out how ALTE - the Association of Language Testers in Europe uses and stores the personal data collected via our website, marketing or market research. It is important to us that we protect your privacy and your personal data. ALTE uses some services from the host of its Secretariat, Cambridge Assessment English, and as such some data may be shared with Cambridge Assessment English. ALTE's Data Protection Officer is the Data Protection Officer for Cambridge Assessment English. If you have any questions about such matters you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
It is important that this notice is read together with any other privacy notice we may provide when we are collecting personal data about you.
This notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
The personal information we collect from you will vary depending on the context of your interactions with us and the service that we are providing to you. It may include, but is not limited to, the following information:
We may collect information about you when you:
We will only use your personal information in the following ways:
We may contact you for marketing purposes relating to our products and services and our website, unless you let us know that you do not want to receive marketing communications. We will only contact you for these marketing purposes by electronic means (email or SMS) where you have agreed to this. Your agreement to the use of your personal information for these purposes is optional and if you decline to provide your agreement, your visit to and use of the website will not be affected.
If contacting you to invite you to participate in market research projects, such as questionnaires or interviews, we will only use your personal data for the purpose of the specific project to which you have consented. That personal data will, once the project has been completed, be removed from our systems (see retention below).
We may share personal data:
In addition, we may use advertising cookies. These allow sites across the internet to display to you relevant advertising based on what you have viewed. This is done by placing a cookie on your device. Cookies allow us to display advertising that may be relevant to you. For information about other cookies and how to disable them please refer to the section on Cookies below.
The United Kingdom and countries inside the European Economic Area have specific laws which protect the way personal data is used. We may transfer personal data to countries outside of the European Economic Area where personal data is not protected in the same way (usually to other businesses who provide services on our behalf). In such cases we will make sure that suitable safeguards are in place to protect the personal data. What that means is that whoever we transfer data to will have to agree to protect the personal data in an appropriate way. You can request further information about this by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can check some of the data we hold on you by logging in to the ALTE website, if you are a representative of an ALTE Member or Institutional Affiliate organisaion, and checking your account.
You have the right to request to stop your data being used - this may result in the termination of your affiliation with ALTE.
Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to: obtain confirmation that we hold personal data about you, request access to and receive information about the personal data we maintain about you, receive copies of the personal data we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, object to the processing of your personal data, and have your personal data blocked, anonymised or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access your personal data may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. To exercise these rights, please contact us by emailing email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.