GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

What we are doing about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at Hanging Out!
 

Hanging Out! has already reviewed its personal data practices and has implemented the necessary steps to be GDPR compatible. Before we answer the key questions concerning you as a customer of Hanging Out!, we feel, it is important to highlight some important definitions in relation to the GDPR guidelines.
 

Important Definitions

 

  • Personal data: any information relating to an identified or identifiable real person. An identifiable real person is defined as any real person who can be directly or indirectly identified.

  • Processing: any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collecting, recording, transmission, storage, conservation, extracting, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission and so on.

  • Controller: the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

  • Processor: the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.



Commitments as a Data Controller


Hanging Out! is classed as a data controller when we collect your data for managing and identifying accounts, for example. We are committed to:

 

  • Limiting the data collected to what is strictly necessary and for the purpose for which it was collected.

 

  • Storing personal data for a limited and appropriate time.

 

  • Implementing technical and organizational measures to ensure a high degree of security.


 

Frequently Asked Questions


For your convenience, we have put together a list of GDPR related, frequently asked questions.
 

 

Is Hanging Out! going to be GDPR compliant?


Yes, as mentioned above, Hanging Out! has already reviewed its personal data practices and has implemented steps to be GDPR compatible.

 

What personal data is collected and for what purposes?


Hanging Out! collects the following personal information from its customers:

 

  • Name, Profile Picture (optional): used for display purpose only in user’s own account

  • Email Address: used as an account identifier and to communicate with the customer, if required.

 

Where is this data stored? Are those premises GDPR compliant?


Hanging Out! stores all production data in a combination of dedicated and multi-tenant environment on servers managed by Wix.


 

How long is the data stored for?


The data is stored for the duration of your service.

 

Is any data shared with any 3rd party organizations?


Hanging Out! does not share any personal data provided by the users.