Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy of the Piano Competition Online

Our service is provided by the Piano Competition Online through the website https://piano-competition.online.
The Organizer of the Competition is Elena Aleksiejuk Foundation, whose registered office is at Al. Grunwaldzka 5, 80-236 Gdansk, Poland.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Internet Service, the Piano Competition Online website.

If you decide to use our service, then you automatically 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 Internet Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

How we collect and use your data
For a better experience while using our Internet Service, we will require you to provide us with some personally identifiable information:
-your name,
-date of Birth,
-phone number,
-address information,
-etc.
The information that we collect will be used for contact with you or for your identification.

Log Data
Besides the personal data that you must provide us, we may collect and process various information regarding your use of – and your behaviour on – our Internet Service, such as your browsing preferences, session length, statistics regarding the pages that are most visited on our Internet Service, the amount of time spent on each page, the type of device used, technical information concerning your devices, software, computer peripheral, information on segments using demographic parameters such as age, gender, professional and personal interests, geographic location, etc.

Cookies
We may use cookies to optimize our Internet Service. Cookies are little files that are stored on your data storage medium and that memorize, through your Internet browser, some configurations and data in order to exchange them with our system. We may in particular use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies that are required for the operation of our Internet Service and for you to be able to use our Service.

Performance cookies: these “analytical” cookies allow us to collect information about how visitors use our Internet Service, for example to count visitors and to see how visitors move around our Internet Service. They record your visit on our Internet Service, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous. This helps us to improve the way our Internet Service work. In order to continuously improve and optimize our Internet Service, we use the Google Analytics™ tracking technology. Google Analytics™ is a service of Google LLC. (“Google“). Google Analytics™ is a web-analysis service allowing us to better understand your behaviour on our Internet Service. It may use a certain type of cookies in order to collect anonymous information and create activity reports regarding usage statistics of our Internet Service without you being personally identified. The information produced by such cookies (including your IP address) may be sent to – and stored on – Google’s servers in the United States of America and thus subject to foreign legislation. If you do not agree with Google Analytics ™ collecting personal data regarding your visits, you can install an add-on module for your web browser, which allows you to deactivate Google Analytics™.

Social media cookies: these cookies allow you to share content with social media platforms (e.g. Facebook™ or Twitter™ buttons). This method may authorize the concerned social media to monitor your navigation on our Internet Services by the mere fact that your account is activated on your device (open session) during the navigation. We have no control over these cookies as they are set by third-party providers.

Advertisement cookies: these cookies allow us to deliver tailor-made advertisements to you on third-party websites based on your interests in our service manifested during your utilization of our Internet Service. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. All information is anonymous.

We may engage on our Internet Services in interest-based advertising, including retargeting or remarketing technology provided by third parties, such as Google™ or Facebook™. Based on that, we are able to approach you with personalized advertisements. For this purpose, cookies are stored on your computer. During your utilization of our Internet Service, neither the third-party providers nor GMT collect any personalized data, only anonymized data. Thanks to such data we can, for example, approach you with advertisement on third-party websites which is personalized according to your interests in our products, e.g. after you have used our Internet Service and showed interest in a particular service, this technology may later show you more information in form of advertisements while surfing on another website. The only goal of engaging this technology is to best adapt the available information to your interests and to make your online experience as informative as possible.

You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our service.

Service Providers
When you (or we) are using, through our Internet Service, third-party services (YouTube™, Facebook™ or Twitter™ buttons, other links etc.), we draw your attention to the fact that the providers of such services may also collect and process personal data through their services (your localization, your user preferences, etc.). Therefore, before using these services, we recommend that you carefully read the privacy policies of these third parties. These third-party companies may export the data that they collect to the United States, which may not be considered to offer an adequate level of data protection with respect to European standards.
We employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

To facilitate our service;
To provide the service on our behalf;
To perform service-related services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our service is used.
We want to inform our service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

Security
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, therefore we are making afford to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. Although, please have in mind that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Contact
If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.