Affiliate: It means a company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with VU. This control means that the parent company owns at least fifty percent (50%) of the controlled company’s share capital.
Consent: It means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication that the User accepts, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, the processing of their Personal Information.
Personal Data: It means any Information of any kind about determined or determinable natural or legal persons.
Sensitive Data: It means personal data revealing racial and ethnical origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or moral beliefs, trade union memberships and information about an individual’s health or sex life.
User: It means any natural or legal person that uses the Services of VU and whose personal information is processed by VU.
Users understand and accept that they may withdraw their consent at any time by means of a request submitted to the Data Protection Officer via the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
VU has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is in charge of complying with the laws relating to the protection of Personal Data, and may be contacted via this e-mail address: DPO.VU@vusecurity.com
Users understand that their Personal Data shall be processed in order to:
If the Personal Data is used for any purpose other than those listed above, VU shall inform Users, prior to doing so, in order to get their consent.
The Personal Data collected by VU shall be kept for a limited period of time based on the following criteria:
After any of the periods established under the criteria referred to above, the User’s Personal Data shall be deleted and the User shall be no longer identified.
Users understand that their Personal Data may be shared with:
In this case, the said parties shall act as processors of the Personal Data.
VU shall communicate Personal Data to the relevant authorities if there is a legal obligation or requirement to do so.
Users accept and agree that, if necessary, VU shall transfer Personal Data outside the Users’ country of residence, by means of an International Transfer of Personal Data. For this type of International Transfer of Personal Data, in addition to the Users’ consent, VU shall use standard contractual rules in accordance with international regulations.
VU undertakes to adopt the organizational, technical and contractual measures necessary to guarantee the protection and security of the Personal Data, pursuant to the rules relating to the protection of personal data of the country where the Service is provided to the Users, and international regulations affecting the Service.
Users are entitled to:
The rights set out in this document may be exercised by the User who owns the Personal Data or their legal representative, upon prior written notice to DPO.VU@vusecurity.com
VU may disclose certain Personal Data of Users, when this disclosure is necessary to:
Avoid any legal liability;
Comply with a legal requirement, such as a search warrant, a summons or a court order;
Meet a requirement of a government agency or regulatory entity; and/or
Protect the rights, property or security of VU, Users or third parties.
THE SITE may provide links to other services provided by third parties.
VU may communicate with Users via automatic notifications over THE SITE, by e-mail, SMS, MMS or other text message, and may collect information relating to such communications.
The information collected by VU shall be used to improve the Services.
VU has adopted reasonable security measures to protect Users’ Personal Data against unauthorized access, disclosure, change or destruction. Any information collected by VU shall be treated as confidential. Any access for processing Users’ Personal Data shall be restricted to the employees, contractors, operators and agents of VU that necessarily need that access to perform their duties and develop or improve THE SITE.
In addition, VU shall require suppliers to meet the same confidentiality standards applied by VU to provide the Services to Users and it shall not allow third parties to access the said information.
However, and although VU has designed a security plan to respond to and control incidents with regard to unauthorized access to the private information it collects or stores, VU cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties shall not breach the relevant security measures and unlawfully use the Users’ information.
The registration in the Platform and/or the use of the Service shall be intended for qualified USERS legally capable to enter into contracts in the country where they have registered. Minors shall not be allowed to use the services provided by VU or supply Personal Data or any other information of any kind.
VU’s Affiliate companies are: