Privacy policy

 GENERAL PROVISIONS

1.1.  Theonline classifieds portal https://architecturecompetitions.com/ (hereinafter - the Portal) maintained and administrated by BUILDNER, SLU, company established and operating in accordance with laws of the Andorra, registration No. 715322-T, legal address Passatge d’Europa, 1. Edifici el Bolet, 4a planta, Porta 48, Andorra la Vella, Andorra, e-mail address [email protected], hereinafter - the Data Controller or Buildner.

1.2.  This Privacy Policy governs the collection, storage and use of the personal data collected on the Portal.

1.3.  We protect and take care of the privacy and protection of personal data of visitors of the Portal. We undertake to respect your right to lawful processing and protection of personal data as well as to comply with the applicable laws and regulations on the protection of personal data — General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other laws and regulations if such are applicable to data processing.

1.4.  This Privacy Policy provides information on the way the Data Controller collects and processes the personal data of visitors of Portal.

1.5.  By accessing the Portal, you confirm that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy.

 

PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT

2.1.  The Information within the meaning of this Privacy Policy are the Device Information and Personal Data together.

2.2.  We collect, store and use the following automatically-collected information, hereinafter - Device Information:

2.2.1.   When you visit the Portal, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, device model, screen size, time zone, geographic location and some of the cookies that are installed on your device.

2.2.2.   Additionally, as you browse the Portal, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what portals or search terms referred you to the Portal, and information about how you interact with the Portal.

2.3.  We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

2.3.1.   “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier;

2.3.2.   “Log files” track actions occurring on the Portal, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

2.3.3.   “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Portal.

2.4.  You can register for competition by filling in the required information. Submitted information will be transferred to the Organizer and/or Registrar of relevant competition.

2.5.  If you make payments to us, we process information related to such transactions.

2.6.  When you make mentioned actions, we collect certain information you provide, including your name, email address, and phone number, hereinafter – Personal Data.

2.7.    We collect following Personal Data:

2.7.1.       Information you provide to apply for receiving newsletters;

2.7.2.       Information you provide to register for competitions;

2.7.3.       Any other information you wish to send to us.

 

PURPOSES FOR COLLECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Your personal data collected on the Portal is used to:

3.1.  Process and administer Competition Submissions in accordance with the Competition’s Terms and Conditions (find link to the Competition Terms and Conditions at the bottom of the Competition Portal or URL -  https://architecturecompetitions.com/ INSERT-COMPETITION-NAME-HERE / terms);

3.2.  Process payments;

3.3.  Perform communications related to the Portal's activity;

3.4.  Ensure the security of the Portal, the Data Controller, Buildner, Organizer, Registrar and other users;

3.5.  Provide you with information on competitions and other activities of Buildner;

3.6.  Provide you with marketing information related to Buildner;

3.7.  Publish User data (including full name, country, Portal, university name, university Portal, company name, company Portal) on the Portal and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest accounts of Buildner);

3.8.  Comply with official requests of authorized third parties (including state and/or local authorities);

3.9.  Ensure business development, including through collecting personal data for statistical and analytical purposes.

 

LEGAL BASES FOR COLLECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The Data Controller collects and otherwise processes your personal data by using the following legal bases:

4.1.  Entering into a contract with you and performing said contract (such as Competition Terms and Conditions (find the link to Competition Terms and Conditions at the bottom of the Competition Portal or URL -  https://architecturecompetitions.com/ INSERT-COMPETITION-NAME-HERE / terms)). This includes all personal data that you submit by completing and submitting a submission form to take part in a competition or to organize such a competition. If you do not provide Buildner with the personal data required for performing the Terms and Conditions, this might influence your participation in the competition or a possibility to organize a competition.

4.2.  Complying with statutory requirements. Buildner may be required to collect and retain specific information about you. This is applicable where your personal data is necessary for accounting purposes, law enforcement purposes and any other compliance related requirements.

4.3.  Legitimate interests of Buildner. Buildner may need your personal data to protect its legitimate interests, which may include: ensuring business development and marketing activity; responding to requests of authorized third parties; proving compliance with statutory requirements; protecting the Portal, other related resources, other property, our employees and/or partners; ensuring evidence for any legal dispute; or to protect other legal, financial and security interests.

4.4.  Your consent. In certain cases, such as marketing purposes, Buildner may process your personal data based on your consent.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

5.1.  We use the Personal Data that we collect generally to manage and control submissions for competitions, contact with Organizer or Registrar. Additionally, we use this Personal Data to:

5.1.1.   Offer our service to you;

5.1.2.   Communicate with you;

5.1.3.   Reply to your information queries;

5.1.4.   Screening of potential risk of fraud or other offences; and

5.1.5.   When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

5.2.  We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Portal (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Portal, to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns, to provide the best possible visual and technical experience for your specific device model, screen size and internet browser).

 

RECIPIENTS OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We may transfer your Personal Data to the following third parties:

6.1.  Services providers of Buildner such as marketing services providers, data storage providers, security consultants and other third parties who assist Buildner to perform its functions and provide its services;

6.2.  Authorized third parties (such as state or local authorities) in case Buildner must disclose your personal data due to statutory requirements or to protect its legitimate interests;

6.3.  To third parties in connection with corporate reorganization of Buildner, where the information is provided to the new entity.

6.4.  Buildner may transfer your personal data outside of the European Economic Area. Such transfer of your personal data may be exercised by using standard contractual clauses (Article 46 of the GDPR), Privacy Shield mechanism (Article 45 of the GDPR) or other safeguards such as your consent or performance of a contract (Article 49 of the GDPR). You may obtain additional information by contacting Buildner as indicated above in this policy.

 

COOKIES

7.1.  Buildner may use cookies, if permitted by User or User’s Internet browser’s settings. Cookies are small text files sent from a web server to the User’s browser whenever he/she visits a Portal. Cookies record information on viewed pages and general navigation of the Portal. Cookies do not allow access to a User’s computer and personal data.

7.2.  For this purpose, the Portal uses the following cookies:

7.2.1.     Strictly necessary cookies to provide basic technical functions for a full performance of the Portal. Strictly necessary cookies do not require User consent.

7.2.2.     Analytics cookies to understand the User’s interaction with the Portal. Analytics cookies are used based on User consent.

7.2.3.     Advertising and tracking cookies to provide Users with marketing information. Advertising and marketing cookies are used based on User consent.

7.3.  More detailed information on cookies used at the Portal is provided below:

7.3.1.     __cfduid: requred by Cloudfare (does not collect user data). Expire in 5 months;

7.3.2.     __stripe_mid: requred by Stripe. Expire in 1 year;

7.3.3.     _fbp: Facebook pixel. Expire in 3 months;

7.3.4.     _ga: requred by Google Analytics. Expire in 2 years;

7.3.5.     _gid: requred by Google Analytics. Expire in 1year;

7.3.6.     deserts: Buildner Portal functionality Expire in 1 month;

7.3.7.     fuelcid: Buildner Portal functionality Expire in 1 hour;

7.3.8.     some-closed: Buildner Portal functionality. Expire in 1 month.

7.4.  You can modify or withdraw your consent to cookies via your browser settings. Some browsers allow you to refuse all cookies or send an alert when a cookie is issued. You can find more information about cookies, including how to control the use of these through your browser settings, for example, here for the following browsers: Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera.

7.5.  If you choose to withdraw your consent for cookies you previously consented to, some functions of the Portal might not work properly.

 

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

8.1.  As described above, we use your Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

8.2.  You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:

8.2.1.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

8.2.2.   Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

8.2.3.   Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

8.2.4.   Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

DO NOT TRACK

9.1.  Please note that we do not alter our Portal’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

10.1. If you are a European resident, you have the right to access Information we hold about you and to ask that your Information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us by e‑mail at [email protected]

10.2.  Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil agreements we might have with you, or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Andorra, USA and Singapore.

 

DATA RETENTION

11.1.  When you register on the Portal, apply for classifieds and publish classifieds on the Portal, we will maintain your Personal Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. Additionally, please note that we may not delete information that is required to be maintained by the laws.

 

SECURITY OF YOUR DATA

12.1. We seek to ensure the protection of your Information, therefore, this Portal is protected by appropriate means designed for the protection of information beyond our control against loss, malicious use or modification.

12.2. Although we apply security measures to protect confidential information and ensure appropriate security, we do not guarantee that the information transmitted over the internet is safe or that such transmissions will not be subject to delay, disturbance, interception or error.

 

LINKS TO OTHER PORTALS

13.1.Please note that our Privacy policy will not apply to other Portals that you may get to via a link from our Portal.

 

CHANGES

14.1.We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

MINORS

15.1.The Portal is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.

 

CONTACT US

16.1.For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at [email protected]

 

Date of wording: June 2, 2021

Date of publication: June 2, 2021.

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