• Privacy Policy
This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users so that it can function properly and can provide a good user experience. DataGolf has the right to unilaterally supplement and/or amend the privacy policy from time to time.

Owner and Data Controller

The website datagolf.org ("Website") is an official website of DataGolf OÜ, a company duly established and existing under the laws of the Republic of Estonia, registry code 1790390, address L. Koidula tn 14A-10, Tallinn 10125, Estonia.

If you have any concerns about this privacy policy or how we handle your data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing info@datagolf.org or mailing DataGolf OÜ (“DataGolf”), address L. Koidula tn 14A-10, Tallinn 10125, Estonia.

Types of Data Collected

DataGolf tracks data obtained by the use of the website or during when the user becomes a member: Members and user correspondence with DataGolf and it’s affiliates, inquiries submitted via the website, email, social media or chat; as well as member activity logs. Further information can be found in the sections labelled "Cookies & tracking technologies" and "Google Analytics and Affiliates" below.

Data collected when a user signs up for membership includes: username and email address.

If a user chooses to pay for subscription membership, his/her payment details are not stored by DataGolf and therefore cannot be accessed by DataGolf. Our service provider for payments is Stripe, a participant in the Privacy Shield programme. To learn about Stripe’s privacy policy, please visit their website at stripe.com/privacy.

Purposes For Collecting and Processing Customer's Personal Data

Personal Data collected by DataGolf is processed for the purposes established in the law or as described herein, including but limited for the following purposes:


Transfer of Personal Data

DataGolf may at times transfer members Personal Data to third parties, such as legal and regulatory authorities (including commercial register), accountants, auditors, lawyers and other outside professional advisors; and to companies that provide services to DataGolf (such as banks, IT systems suppliers and support; cloud service provider or other outsourcing providers). DataGolf has taken steps to ensure that these data recipients protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Data, and to ensure that Personal Data is processed only for the provision of services and in full compliance with applicable law.

Sometimes such third parties may be located in countries outside of the European Economic Area, EEA, whose privacy regulations may differ and which are not subject to adequacy decisions of the European Commission. In those countries the security of the Personal Data (inc. protection against misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction) may not be ensured to the same level as in the European Union, due to a lack of adequate data protection.

For example, DataGolf may transfer member Personal Data to the US, in which case DataGolf shall ensure that the recipient of the Personal Data is certified in accordance to the EU-US Privacy Shield entered by and between the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission. Please visit privacyshield.gov for more information.

When transferring collected Personal Data outside of the EEA, DataGolf shall ensure the application of the appropriate safeguards. If a member wishes to receive a copy, please contact us as instructed below.

Security

DataGolf takes appropriate legal, organisational, and technical measures to protect Personal Data consistent with applicable privacy and data security laws. Security measures are applied in order to protect Personal Data from involuntary or unauthorized processing, disclosure or destruction. Recipients have been made aware that Personal Data may only be used in accordance with the purposes described in this privacy notice.

Further, Member Personal Data is only accessible to authorized persons, who are bound by confidentiality obligations.

Retention of Personal Data and Data Integrity

DataGolf will retain Personal Data for the period required or permitted by applicable law, but no longer than it is reasonably necessary in order to achieve the purposes for which the Personal Data was originally collected. DataGolf takes reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Data we process is reliable for its intended use, accurate, and complete as necessary to carry out the purposes described herein.

Member Rights Regarding the Collection of Personal Data

Members have the right to:


In order to exercise any rights referred herein the member is required to submit a written application to DataGolf. DataGolf has the right to decline this application by justifying the reasons for the refusal.

If a member considers that their rights have been infringed, the member is entitled to lodge a complaint with the Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate.

The collection of certain Personal Data referred herein may be required under the law and/or inevitably necessary for the provision of service to the members (such as email addresses for membership verification). Failure to provide data may result in adverse consequences, such as, our inability to comply with our obligations under law. Any member is welcome to ask for clarifications regarding the obligation to submit any specific Personal Data and also about possible consequences arising from the failure to provide the Personal Data.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

DataGolf uses automatically collected information and other information collected within the Website through cookies and similar technologies for the following purposes:


What are cookies? Cookies are small text files that a website or its service provider transfers to the user’s computer hard drive through their website browser (if allowed by a user) that enables the website's or service provider's systems to recognize a user’s browser and capture and remember certain information.

Within the website first-party and third-party cookies are in use.

DataGolf may use third-party analytics tools (such as Google Analytics), to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the DataGolf website. Web analytic service providers analyse the usage of the DataGolf website and services so that DataGolf can improve and amend the Website’s experience and functionality.

The user can delete or block cookies through his/her browser settings at any time. However, some cookies might be necessary for the functionality of the DataGolf services and usage of the Website. Therefore, the user understands that when blocking or deleting the cookies some features within the website might not function correctly. For more general information about cookies please see allaboutcookies.org.

Google Analytics

DataGolf have implemented the following Google Analytics features:


We along with third-party vendors, such as Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with the Website, and other ad service functions as they relate to our Website.

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to them using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, users can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

We use Google Analytics to measure and evaluate access to and traffic on the public area of our website and create user navigation reports for our website administrators.

We take measures to protect the technical information collected by our use of Google Analytics. The data collected will only be used on a need to know basis to resolve technical issues, administer the website and identify visitor preferences.

Place of processing for Google Analytics: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Commercial Communication

If a member receives commercial emails from us, he may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to info@datagolf.org. It may take up to 5 business days for the request to be processed. Administrative messages may still be sent.

Acceptance

By accepting this privacy policy, the user confirms that he/she has familiarized himself/herself with this policy, understood it and agree to its terms.

Legal Information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on the provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR). This privacy policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document.