Social Network Privacy Policy

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Last Updated 4 May 2018

1.  Information regarding the data controller of FOCUSECONOMICS, S.L.U.'s official accounts  on social networks.

FocusEconomics informs all users that their personal data will be treated in accordance with REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (“GDPR”). FOCUSECONOMICS, S.L.U. wishes to inform users of the social network's policy regarding the processing and protection of personal data of individuals who voluntarily access and use official websites of FOCUSECONOMICS, S.L.U. (FocusEconomics). Access to and use by the user of FocusEconomics official websites supposes that the user expressly accepts this privacy policy and gives their consent to the processing of personal data as provided therein.

2.    Data on under aged users   

 
Access and registration on this network is not allowed to minors under fourteen (14) years of age, and this also means that the access and use of children under fourteen (14 years) on any website of FocusEconomics is prohibited. If the user is disabled, FocusEconomics warns that parental consent and/or assistance from the user or their legal representative for access and use of the official websites of FocusEconomics will be necessary. FocusEconomics is expressly exempt from any liability that may arise from their official websites being used by minors. In each case the responsibility will be that of the legal representatives.

3.    Controller Identification 

The user is hereby informed that FocusEconomics with business headquarters at C/ GRAN VIA, 657, 1º 1ª - 08010 Barcelona, Spain, is responsible for files and for processing information through which personal data of the user is collected and stored as a result of the registration and use of social networks on which FocusEconomics is present.

4.     Purposes for which the personal data, information and consent are intended

Personal information provided voluntarily by the user to the FocusEconomics through their official website will be part of data processing, responsibility of FocusEconomics in order to provide information about FocusEconomics by email, fax, SMS, MMS, social networks or any other electronic or physical means, present or future, which enables commercial communication, sending newsletters to users who subscribe and the exchange of information with other users and FocusEconomics.

From the moment that the user uses this official website he is providing his free, unequivocal, specific, informed and express consent to the processing of their personal data to the FocusEconomics for the proper provision of such services in accordance with the provisions of this policy.

The user is free to use the official website of FocusEconomics in social networks on which the company is present, and in the case that the user does not agree to the processing of data for such purposes, he shall refrain from using or providing his personal information.
 
Through official websites of FocusEconomics, users can share text, photos, videos and other information and / or content which will be subject to both FocusEconomics’ Privacy Policy, Social Media Policy and the Rules and Conditions of the Platform being used. The user will be responsible for all content published and must comply with current legislation, policy and the policy of the platform.

Users may only post personal data, photos and other content and information which they have ownership of and is their property or for which it holds the third-party authorization.
 
FocusEconomics is entitled to delete any social media account it owns. It is entitled to delete any “post” on its social media account unilaterally and without prior notice or authorization to any user, when the user infringes or violates any law or the rules set out in this policy or the platform standards.

5.    Identification of the communications FocusEconomics intends to carry out via social networks
 
The user is informed that all information and content posted on the official website of FocusEconomics or on any company account on a social network may be visible by the other users of the official website and social networking platform. Therefore, all information and user content published on the official account of FocusEconomics in any social network will be communicated to other users by the very nature of this service.

6.     Other third-party service providers

FocusEconomics advises the user that this entity is only responsible for and ensures data confidentiality, security and processing under this policy with respect to the personal data that is provided by the user through the company’s official page on the social network and does not take any responsibility for the treatment and subsequent use of personal data that could be carried out by the owner of the social network or third party providers of information, companies that could access such data because of the provision of services or performance of its business, establish hyperlinks to third party social networks, nor for those responsible for hyperlinks which FocusEconomics refers users to this official page.

7.     Data Quality
 
FocusEconomics advises the user that other than the existence of legally-constituted representation, users may not use another person's identity and communicate that person’s personal data. This means that the user shall at all times keep in mind that he can only provide relevant personal data concerning his own identity and it must be adequate, relevant, current, accurate and true. In any case, the user must respect the privacy of others, whether or not they are users of this social network or the official website of FocusEconomics.

8.    Rights of access, rectification, cancellation and data opposition

FocusEconomics informs the user that he may exercise his rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition in writing to FocusEconomics via email to info@focus-economics.com or via mail to the address: C/ GRAN VIA, 657, aº 1ª - 08010 BARCELONA, Spain, or to the address as disclosed in the General Data Protection Registry. For this purpose, the user shall send written communication to FocusEconomics indicating the request or exercising his rights, along with a copy of his ID or legally valid document as proof of identity, explicitly stating his username on the social network where the FocusEconomics company account resides in order to be correctly identified.

9.    Other information
 
FocusEconomics may modify and / or at any time replace this policy, supplement and / or amend the currently published version. Therefore the user must periodically review them in order to remain informed of the latest version.
 
The user can contact FocusEconomics through internal messaging on the social network where the company has an account or via the following address and contact details: 

FOCUSECONOMICS, S.L.U.

Gran Vía, 657 1ª 1ª

08010 Barcelona, Spain

info@focus-economics.com

The user can also access the rules and policies published by the owner of the social network for the same purpose.

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