Scotty Shaw (Duke University, 2009) serves as the European Commission's CTO and National Curator of the United States for the #EUvsVirus Program.
He is also the Founder / CEO / President of Tech Tree Root, an #EUvsVirus Initiator and the national hackathon organization of the United States.
EUvsVirus ("us" or "we") respects the privacy of the parties visiting its Website, the home page of which is located at http://www.euvsvirus.org. The home page and accompanying pages will collectively be known as "Website".
We may collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through our Website or submitted to any of our personnel. We collect this information when you:
The types of information you can choose to provide on our site may, without limitation, include:
Here is an expanded description of the types of personal information we may collect and how we may use it:
We will only collect and use information that is necessary to comply with our legal obligations and assist us to administer our business and provide you with the services you request.
Your Personal Information is protected. All the data and information that we receive is protected and only available to authorized personnel.
In short, we may use your Personal Information for the following general purposes:
We will also use your Personal Information to provide, improve, and develop our products and services, to communicate with you, and to offer you targeted advertisements and services.
For example, we collect, analyze, and process your Personal Information as data controller for the following purposes:
The following are some other ways in which we may use your information to administer our business and provide you with the products and services you request or may be of interest to you:
With regards to offering and measuring targeted advertisements and services, we may use Personal Information, subject to your prior express consent, to personalize your experience with our products and services, as well as to determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns. This will extend to third-party websites and applications.
For any of the uses of your data described above that require your prior express consent, note that you may withdraw your consent by contacting us.
We use Personal Information to help verify accounts and user activity, as well as to promote safety and security, such as by monitoring fraud and investigating suspicious or potentially illegal activity or violations of our terms or policies. Such processing is based on our legitimate interest in helping ensure the safety of our products and services.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We make certain Personal Information available to strategic partners that work with us to provide our products and services or help us market to customers. Personal Information will only be shared by us with these companies in order to provide or improve our products, services, and advertising; it will not be shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes without your prior express consent.
We share Personal Information with companies that provide services on our behalf, such as website hosting, email services, marketing, sponsoring of the event, auditing, fulfilling customer requests, data analytics, providing customer service, and conducting customer research and satisfaction surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever we operate.
Legal Compliance and Security
It may be necessary by law, legal process, litigation, and/or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence for us to disclose Personal Information, as well as other information as needed. We may also disclose Personal Information if we determine that doing so is necessary or appropriate for the purposes of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance. We may also disclose Personal Information if we determine in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect our rights and pursue available remedies, enforce our terms and conditions, investigate fraud, or protect our operations or customers.
Ownership of Personal Information
Legal Basis For The Processing of Personal Information
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), our processing of your Personal Information will be based on the following: To the extent that we obtain your consent for the processing of your Personal Data such processing will be justified pursuant to Article 6(1) lit. (a) of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”). If the processing of your Personal Information is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and us or for taking pre-contractual steps upon your request, such processing will be based on GDPR Article 6(1) lit. (b). Where the processing is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation, we will process your Personal Information on basis of GDPR Article 6(1) lit. (c), and where the processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, such processing will be made in accordance with GDPR Article 6(1) lit. (f). Please note that where you have given your consent to the processing of your Personal Information you may withdraw your consent at any time which withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of any processing previously made on basis of your consent.
Transfer of Personal Information
When we share your Personal Information with our partners and service providers, your Personal Information may be transferred to and/or made accessible from countries from around the world.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete, and up to date. You have the right to access, correct, or delete the Personal Information that we collect. You are also entitled to restrict or object, at any time, to the further processing of your Personal Information. You have the right to receive your Personal Information in a structured and standard format. You may lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority regarding the processing of your Personal Information. To protect the privacy and the security of your Personal Information, we may request information from you to enable us to confirm your identity and right to access such information, as well as to search for and provide you with the Personal Information we maintain. There are instances where applicable laws or regulatory requirements allow us to refuse to provide or delete some or all of the Personal Information that we maintain. In this case, we reserve the right to refuse to act on a request that is manifestly unfounded or excessive (for example, because it is repetitive) and/or to charge a fee that takes into account the administrative costs for providing the information or taking the action requested.
In your request, please make clear what information you would like to access or have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database, or other limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information.
We also use Anonymous Information, such as web or mobile pages you have viewed, in order to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may improve our products and services, enhance our user experience, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Anonymous Information consists of data that would not identify you personally; these records exclude information (such as your name) that makes them personally identifiable to you. We may disclose Anonymous Information to third parties that promote our products and services. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in its discretion.
We may share your Personal Information with third parties, such as EUvsVirus initiators ("Initiators"), to provide you with the products and services that we offer you through the Website. We make no representations or warranties as to how such Initiators will use your Personal Information. You expressly consent to the sharing of your Personal Information with our contractors and third party service providers (for example, without limitation, individuals providing support services to us, targeted advertising through social media, etc.) for the sole purpose of providing products and services to you.
We may participate in co-branding or co-promotional agreements with third parties pursuant to which we may share Personal Information with such third parties ("Partners"). For example, we may participate in agreements with Partners pursuant to which we provide the Partners with a URL and a customer registration page co-branded with or privately labeled by the Partners, and the Partners distribute and promote the URL to its customers. A Partner may have access to Personal Information that we collect from their customers. As a result, if you register on the Website through a Partner, we may provide your Personal Information to the Partner. We do not control the privacy practices of these Partners.
We may offer you the chance to participate in drawings, contests, giveaways, and promotions ("Special Promotions") through our Web site. By registering for a Special Promotion, you agree to the official rules that govern that Special Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Special Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Special Promotion. If you choose to enter a drawing, contest, or other promotion, personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Special Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Special Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.
We may use your Personal Information in order to provide to third parties non-personal aggregated information about you that does not allow you to be identified or contacted and that is combined with the Personal Information of other users ("Aggregate Information"). For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users of our site and the activities they conduct while on our site. We might also inform a company that performs services or that provides products and/or services to us (that may or may not be a business partner or an advertiser on our site) that "50% of our users live in the USA" or that "85% of our users have purchased products and/or services which can be downloaded from our Website." Depending on the circumstances, we may or may not charge third parties for this Aggregate Information. We may not limit the third parties' use of the Aggregate Information.
Under the following scenarios, we may be required to share your Personal Information:
As provided by California Civil Code 1798.83, if you are a California resident, you have the right to receive (a) information identifying any third party company(ies) to whom we have disclosed your Personal Information to in the past year; and (b) a description of the categories of Personal Information disclosed. To obtain such information, please email your request to email@example.com with [California Privacy Rights Request] in the subject line.
We may use pixel tags, cookies, and/or other similar technologies, sometimes from third parties, to collect visitor information. Cookies, for example, are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. They make it possible for us to save the items in your shopping cart until you are ready to check out, recognize your browser when you visit, and provide you with information about products that interest you. By doing this, we can customize your return visits and save you time during checkout. It is possible to deactivate cookies from being used in your browser by turning the feature off, but in order to enjoy the benefits of being a registered user, your browser must be set to accept cookies.
Should you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding the Terms & Conditions, please contact the Website Owner.