On this page, you will find information about how the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing (in short 'Textile ETP') collects, stores, uses, and discloses your personal data when you interact with us.
We store data that may identify you as an individual (“Personal Data”), as explained in more detail below.
Information you provide to us when you use our website
We may store Personal Data that you choose to send to us or provide to us, for example, when you contact us by email at info(at)textile-platform.eu or when you register to participate in our events.
Information you provide to us when you use our services
We receive and store only the data you provide directly to us.
The types of data we may collect directly from you include: names, email addresses, postal addresses, phone numbers, job titles, as well as other data you provided.
Information we automatically collect
When you visit www.textile-platform.eu, we collect certain data related to your device, such as your device’s IP address, referring website, what pages your device visited, and the time that your device visited our website.
How do we use the data?
We use the data we collect via our website:
to administer our website, our events and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, statistical and survey purposes;
to improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure.
We may use the data we collect to set up a user account.
We may also use the data you send to us via our website and/or services, to communicate with you via email and, possibly, other means, regarding events, publications, blogs, and newsletters we think may be of interest to you.
However, you will always be able to opt out of such communications at any time (see the “Your Privacy Rights” section below).
Do we share and disclose data to third parties?
We do not sell your Personal Data to anyone nor do we share it with other organisations.
However, there may be circumstances under which we may have to share your information:
Protection of Textile ETP and Others:
we reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any data as necessary to comply with law or court order; enforce or apply our agreements with you and other agreements, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Textile ETP, our employees, our users, or others.
Disclosures for National Security or Law Enforcement: Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data in response to valid requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Is personal data about you secure?
We use appropriate technical, organizational, and administrative security measures to protect any information we hold in our records from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Unfortunately, no company or service can guarantee complete security, unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user data at any time.
What choices do you have?
You can always opt not to disclose information to us, but keep in mind some data may be needed to register with us or to take advantage of some of our services.
You can opt-out of receiving communications from us at any time, by using the unsubscribe link in the email communications we send, or by contacting us at info(at)textile-platform.eu.
How can you access and update your information?
We provide individuals with the opportunity to access, review, update, and delete any Personal Data we hold on them. You can send an email to info(at)textile-platform.eu for this purpose.
If you ask us to delete your data, we will do so.
Please note that we may be required to retain and use your information if necessary to comply with legal obligations or to resolve disputes.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16. If you are under 16, please do not attempt to register or send any Personal Data about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data from a child under age 16, we will delete that data.
If you have questions about this policy
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to info(at)textile-platform.eu, and we will try to resolve your concern.
Last update: 18 Sep 2021