This privacy statement applies to Booking.com B.V. Herengracht 597 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands (“Booking.com”) and describes how Booking.com collects and processes personal data about you in connection with the Technology Playmaker Awards 2020 (the "Awards").
To nominate a person for the Awards, to enter the Awards or to attend the Awards ceremony, Booking.com requests you to provide the following information, some of which may be personal data.
Person nominating (nominator):
Person being nominated (nominee):
Person(s) attending the award ceremony:
If you provide the above Nominee information about another person, it is your responsibility to ensure that the person you have provided personal data about is aware that you've done so, and has accepted how Booking.com uses the information (as described in this privacy statement).
If you do not provide the requested information, Booking.com cannot register or review your entries for the Awards or attendance to the Awards ceremony.
Booking.com processes personal data about you for the following reasons:
With the exception of the purposes mentioned above under E and I (for which Booking.com asks your consent), Booking.com relies on its legitimate commercial business interest to organise and improve the Awards. When using personal data to serve Booking.com’s commercial business interest, Booking.com will always balance your rights and interests in the protection of your information against Booking.com’s rights and interests.
Data Sharing With Affiliates: in order to support the Awards, your information (which may include personal data) may be shared with members of the Booking Holdings Inc. corporate family. As permitted by law, your information may also be shared with said members for analytical purposes and for recruitment purposes. To find out everything you need to know about the Booking Holdings Inc. corporate family, visit About Booking.com.
Whenever you use the Website, cookies and other tracking technologies can be used in various ways (such as making the Website work, to analyse traffic, or for advertisement purposes). These technologies are either used by Booking.com directly, or by Booking.com’s business partners, including third party service providers and advertisers Booking.com works with.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is placed in the browser of your computer or on your mobile device. Booking.com strives to serve cookies or allow the serving of cookies with a maximum lifespan of 5 years. Next to cookies, other tracking technologies are used which are similar to cookies. These can include web beacons (also known as pixel tags, web bugs or gifs), and tracking URLs. A web beacon is a tiny graphic image of just one pixel that can be delivered to your computer as part of a web page request, in an app, in an advertisement or in an HTML email message. Pixels can be used to retrieve information from your device, such as your device type or operating system, IP address, and time of visit. They are also used to serve and read cookies in your browser. Tracking URLs are used to understand from which referring website the Booking.com websites or apps are used. All these technologies are together referred to in this Cookie Statement as “cookies”.
Cookies are used for different purposes. They allow you to be recognised as the same user across the pages of a website, between websites or when you use an app. The types of information that Booking.com collects through cookies include IP address; device ID; viewed pages; browser type; browsing information; operating system; internet service provider; timestamp; whether you have responded to an advertisement; the referring URL; and features used or activities engaged in on the Website.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage or delete them, simply visit allaboutcookies.org and the help section of your browser. In the settings for browsers (such as Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox or Chrome), you can set which cookies to accept and which to reject. Where you find these settings depends on which browser you use. Use the "Help" function in your browser to locate the settings you need.
When it comes to online advertising and marketing companies, Booking.com strives to work with companies that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and/or the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Members of NAI and IAB adhere to industry standards and codes of conduct. NAI and IAB members allow you to opt out of behavioural advertising. Visit www.networkadvertising.org to identify the NAI members that may have placed an advertising cookie file on your computer. To opt out of an NAI member's behavioural advertising program, simply check the box that corresponds to the company from which you wish to opt out. You may also want to visit www.youronlinechoices.com or www.youradchoices.com to learn how to opt out of customized advertisement. Your mobile device may allow you to limit the sharing of information for retargeting purposes through its settings. Please be aware that opting out of an online advertising network does not mean that you will no longer receive or be subject to online advertising or marketing analysis. It means that the network from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to your web preferences and browsing patterns.
In order to control the collection of data for analytical purposes through Google Analytics from certain browser types, you may want to visit the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (only for desktop).
The transmission of personal data as described in this Privacy Statement may include overseas transfers of personal data to countries whose data protection laws are not as comprehensive as those of the countries within the European Union. Where required by European law, Booking.com shall only transfer personal data to recipients offering an adequate level of data protection. In these situations, as may be required, Booking.com makes contractual arrangements to ensure that your personal data is still protected in line with European standards. You can ask Booking.com to see a copy of these contractual agreements using the contact details below.
Booking.com will retain your information, which may include personal data, for as long as it is necessary to enable you to enter and/or attend the Awards, to invite you to enter or attend future editions of the Awards, to provide services to you, to comply with applicable laws, resolve disputes with any parties and otherwise as necessary to allow Booking.com to conduct Booking.com’s business. All personal data Booking.com retains will be subject to this Privacy Statement. If you have a question about a specific retention period for certain types of personal data Booking.com processes about you, please contact Booking.com via the contact details included below.
Booking.com wants you to be in control of how your personal data is used. You can do this in the following ways:
Booking.com relies on you to ensure that your personal data is complete, accurate and current. Please do inform Booking.com promptly of any changes to or inaccuracies of your personal data by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions or concerns about the processing of your personal data or if you want to exercise your rights you are welcome to contact the Booking.com data protection officer via email@example.com. It is your right to contact your local data protection authority with questions and complaints.
This Privacy Statement may also change from time to time. If you want to see changes made to this Privacy Statement from time to time, Booking.com invites you to access this Privacy Statement to see the changes. If Booking.com makes material changes or changes that will have an impact on you (e.g. when Booking.com starts processing your personal data for other purposes than set out above), Booking.com will contact you prior to commencing that processing.