Embassy of Design's Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 18, 2018

Privacy Policy of Embassy of Design (EOD)


Embassy of Design operates the embassyofdesign.fi and embassyof.design websites, which provide information about our Growth Design & Growth Culture consultancy, as well as share information and whitepapers about digital growth.


This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to submit us their information to order a whitepaper/e-book/e-guide, or to leave a contact request.


If you choose to order a whitepaper/e-book/e-guide or leave us a contact request, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving our offering and customer experience.


Why do we collect your information?


The information you provide us with can be used to market or perform our services, as permitted by the EU General Data Protection Regulation. We use the information collected for a range of reasons. Some usual examples include (but are not limited to) the following: 

 

- Maintaining, optimizing and operating our website. 

- Sending information for marketing purposes (in accordance with your selected marketing preferences).

- Answering your online inquiries and requests.

- Providing opportunities to sign up for events organized by us. 

- Recruitment purposes, in case you have applied for a position at Embassy of Design.

- Carrying out research and development projects to improve our products and services.


What information do we collect?


We collect both information you provide to us and information that is collected automatically.


Information you provide to us can include things such as your name, email address, job title and the name of the organization you work for. At times, we may also ask you for your consent for adding you to our direct marketing list.


Information that is collected automatically consists of data collected from visitors on our webpage by cookies. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance and content of our site. They help us to know which content is the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. 


Cookies are also used for online advertising purposes. They may be used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. You can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not within your own browser. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times. For further instructions on how to do this, please visit your browser’s own website for more information.


Service Providers


We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:


To facilitate our website;

To perform website-related services; or

To assist us in analyzing how our website is used.


We may utilize subcontractors to process the information but will never hand over your information for other parties to use as their own. The subcontractors are also obliged by our terms regarding privacy policy and the EU General Data Protection Regulation. 


At times, we may utilize third-party technology providers that store the provided information in the U.S. Should this be the case, we’re committed to making sure the technology provider is in compliance with the the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.


Security


We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. The register containing your personal information is utilized only by specific people at Embassy of Design (or our subcontractor) with assigned rights to use that register. 


Links to Other Sites


Our website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites.


Changes to This Privacy Policy


We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.


What do I do if I want to make changes to the information and its processing right I’ve provided you with?


You have the right to inspect, correct and update the information we have collected from and about you. You also have the right to request deletion of your personal information. You can do any of these by contacting us at growth@embassyofdesign.fi 


Still have questions about our privacy policy?

Please contact our Data Protection Officer at growth@embassyofdesign.fi.