The Global IoT Summit (GIOTS) is an international conference established to attract and present cutting-edge research results on the Internet of Things.
IoT Forum avoids collecting unnecessary personal data and follows “privacy by design” and “data minimization” policies for data processing and retention.
Purpose and Use of Collected Information
The IoT Forum processes personal data for the sole purposes of its aims, activities and Services, including:
How Data Can Be Collected
The IoT Forum can receive information and personal data through its websites, email notifications, and other interactions means, and may include:
Policy Towards Children
In principle, our Services are not directed to persons under 16 years of age. Any participant to an IoT Forum event who is a minor of age shall have a parental agreement before sharing any personal data with us. Anyone who becomes aware that someone under 16 years of age has provided us with personal data without parental agreement should contact us.
Data Storage and Retention Period
IoT Forum stores its data in Europe (mainly Switzerland). The data retention period is minimized and data that are not useful anymore are deleted. The data retention period is determined by taking into account the legal, security, management and other legitimate Service requirements.
Sharing and Transfer of Information
Personal data are processed with care and strict rules are applied to avoid any unnecessary data transfers to third parties or to geographic locations that may expose the data at risk. We may share personal data in the following cases:
If you subscribe to our newsletter
In order to register for a newsletter service provided by the IoT Forum, we need your e-mail address so that we know where to send the newsletter.
You can cancel subscriptions to our newsletters at any time. To do so, either send us an e-mail or follow the link at the end of the newsletter.
We use physical, technical, and administrative measures to safeguard information in our possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. Please note, however, that no data transmission or storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect the information we maintain, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. If you identify any weakness in our security, please inform us.
Data Subject Rights
Users have rights on their personal data. You may contact our Data Protection Officer in order to assert your rights as a Data Subject, including the right to access, rectify, erase your personal data; the right to withdraw consent and to restrict or object to the processing of your personal data; and the right to portability of your personal data. Data Subjects also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in case their rights would be violated.
Changes to this Policy
Data Protection Officer and Contact
If you have any questions about this policy or your privacy on the Services, you can contact our Data Protection Officer at mail privacy[at]iotforum.org