Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy

Protecting the security and privacy of personal data of our contacts (each a “Partner Contact”) at our customers, suppliers, vendors and partners (each a “Partner”) is important to Bikipedia organization and its affiliated companies (collectively “Bikipedia organization”). Bikipedia organization is the non-profit arm of Digital DAB innovations corporate. Therefore, this Privacy Policy is provided to you to explain to how we process your data and to meet our obligations under applicable data protection and privacy laws, including, without limitation, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR”).

  1. Categories of Personal Data Processed and Purpose of Processing
  • In the context of the business relationship with Bikipedia organization, Bikipedia organization processes personal data for the following purposes:
  • Communicating with Partners about Bikipedia organization’s products and services;
  • Responding to the inquiries or requests of our Partners;
  • Performing and managing the (contractual) relationship with Partners; e.g. by performing transactions, providing the products or services, processing payments, performing accounting, auditing, billing and collection activities and providing support services;
  • Performing customer surveys, marketing campaigns and marketing analysis, obtaining customer feedback and performing other promotional activities or events;
  • Maintaining and protecting the security of our products, services and websites, preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities;
  • Ensuring compliance with Bikipedia organization’s legal obligations (such as record keeping and tax obligations), Bikipedia organization policies and industry standards, including performing Partner screening (to prevent white-collar or money laundering crimes); and
  • Solving disputes, enforcing our contractual agreements and exercising or defending legal claims.
  • For the purposes mentioned above, Bikipedia organization processes the following categories of personal data:
  • Contact information, such as full name, work address, work telephone number, work mobile phone number, work fax number and work email address;
  • Payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card numbers, security code numbers and other related billing information;
  • Further information necessarily processed in a contractual relationship with Bikipedia organization or voluntarily provided by a Partner Contact including the contents of emails and other communications.
  • It is important to note that you are under no obligation to provide Bikipedia organization with any personal data, however, if you do not, the purposes described above cannot be performed by Bikipedia organization.
  • Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data

Bikipedia organization relies on a number of legal basis to process the personal data of Partners and Partner contacts.

Firstly, the processing of personal data is necessary to perform the contractual relationship with Partners and Bikipedia organization relies on this basis to process such personal data in accordance with Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.

Secondly, some of the purposes for processing noted above reflect Bikipedia organization’s legitimate interest, including, for the purpose of preventing fraud and for direct marketing purposes in connection with our existing business relationship. For these purpose, Bikipedia organization relies on Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.

Lastly, some of the purposes noted above are necessary for Bikipedia organization to comply with its legal obligations under law (including for tax purposes), and Bikipedia organization relies on Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR to process personal data for such purposes.

  • Details of Recipients and Transfers of Personal Data
  • Details of Recipients
  • Bikipedia organization may transfer personal data to other Bikipedia organization companies, but only if and to the extent such transfer is strictly required for the purposes mentioned above.
  • If legally permitted to do so, Bikipedia organization may transfer personal data to courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators or attorneys if necessary to comply with the law or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
  • Bikipedia organization also uses service providers (data processors) such as  cloud hosting, cloud services such as AWS, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and dedicated hosting servers and back up servers to perform services in order for Bikipedia organization to perform the purposes of processing mentioned above. These service providers are contractually bound to act upon the instructions of Bikipedia organization and in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
  • Transfers of Personal Data

Recipients of personal data may possibly be located in countries outside of the European Economic Area

(the “Third Countries”), in which applicable laws do not offer the same level of data protection as the laws of the respective individual’s home country. In such cases and unless permitted otherwise by applicable law, Bikipedia organization takes measures to implement appropriate and suitable safeguards for the protection of personal data by other means.

  • We share personal data with Bikipedia organization companies in Third Countries to the extent that they have signed on the Bikipedia organization intra-group data transfer agreement which includes the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
  • We transfer personal data to external recipients in Third Countries only in case the respective recipient (i) has entered into EU Standard Contractual Clauses with Bikipedia organization, (ii) is located in a country which is approved by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection, (iii) in case of US recipients – the recipient is certified under the Privacy, or (iv) the transfer falls within a permitted derogation under the GDPR.

If you wish to find out more information about these transfers, please contact us at the details below.

  • Retention Periods

Unless explicitly indicated otherwise, at the time of the collection of Partner Contact’s personal data (e.g. within a consent form accepted by the Partner Contact), we erase personal data if the retention of the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed and no statutory retention obligations under applicable law (such as tax or commercial law) require us to further retain personal data.

  • Right to Withdraw Consent

In case a Partner Contact declared its consent for the processing of certain personal data by Bikipedia organization, the Partner Contact has the right to withdraw the consent at any time. In case consent is withdrawn, Bikipedia organization will only process the personal data where there is another legal ground for the processing, for example and without limitation, the processing is necessary for Bikipedia organization’s performance of a contract, compliance with Bikipedia organization’s legal obligation or for Bikipedia organization’s legitimate interests (except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject).

  • Your Rights

Under applicable data protection law an affected Partner Contact may – provided that the respective legal pre-conditions are met – have the right to obtain from Bikipedia organization:

  • confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning the Partner Contact are being processed, and where that is the case, access the personal data;
  • the rectification of inaccurate personal data;
  • the erasure of Partner Contact’s personal data;
  • the restriction of processing regarding the Partner Contact’s personal data; and
  • a copy of personal data, which the Partner Contact provided, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to request from Bikipedia organization that it transmits the data to another recipient selected by the Partner Contact.

In addition, the Partner Contract may object, on grounds relating to the Partner Contact’s particular situation, to processing of personal data to the extent that Bikipedia organization’s processing is based on Bikipedia organization’s legitimate interests (as explained above). Bikipedia organization shall no longer process the personal data unless it has compelling demonstrable legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the Partner Contract, or the processing is required for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

  • Contact Details for Privacy Matters

Bikipedia organization is happy to answer any data privacy related questions, comments, concerns or complaints that a Partner or Partner Contact may have, and further accommodate a Partner Contact exercising any of his or her data privacy related rights as mentioned in this Privacy Policy.

However, please note that applicable EU data protection laws provide you with a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority as well.

You can contact Bikipedia organization at:

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Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements