Privacy  – Leith Executive Education
January 2020

1. Introduction
Leith Executive Education offer services related to professional networks and leadership development.
Leith Executive Education process personal data regarding our members, customers and professional contacts. Our Privacy Policy provides you with information regarding how we process your personal data and regarding your rights.
We process your personal data in accordance with the GDPR as well as in accordance with national legislation where relevant.
Leith Executive Education is established in Oslo, Norway, but operates in all the Nordic countries.

2. Data Controller
The data controller for personal data we process is Leith Executive Education APS (formerly named Leith Society APS), Danish company no. 37178624 with postal address Studiestræde 32, København K, Denmark and email-adress

3. Processing of personal data related to membership, membership requests and related to customers
We process personal data regarding our members and customers to fulfil agreements of, and for administration of, membership and services, including billing. Categories processed are in general name, contact information, age, current and historical employer/company affiliation, education, payment details and membership/purchase history with us. We also process such categories of data to process requests for membership.
In addition, we process other information you may have given us which is relevant such as allergies or for example your professional interests. Our legal basis for processing is performance of contract.
We process this information for as long as necessary for fulfilment of agreements, and also as far as this is imposed on us by national legislation or official requirements.

4. Processing of personal data related to other professionals
In additional we process personal data as described under clause 3 in relation to third party recommendations for new members. Our legal basis is legitimate interests.
We also process contact information regarding representatives for our service providers and customers (legal basis is contract) and potential members, potential service providers and participants in our events aimed at the business world (legal basis is legitimate interests). We process data on the latter categories for the purpose of identifying potential members and providers, and for as long as the persons are considered as potential members or potential service providers.
We collect these categories of data from members, employees, business contacts, service providers and from the internet such as publicly available databases including LinkedIn.
The information typically comprises name, contact information, position, business, skills, professional interests.

5. Use of e-mail for marketing and communication purposes
We use our members e-mail addresses and phone numbers to provide members with information according to our obligations according to our contracts with members. Members are given opt-out choices upon receipt of our newsletters.
We use contact info on persons that have requested membership, to get in contact with them concerning membership.
If additional persons have registered for our newsletter, we store and use their e-mail address to send them news and offers until they de-register from our newsletters.

6. Export of personal data. Data Processors. Third Countries
We do not share personal data with third parties without consent, unless applicable national legislation, national person data legislations and GDPR, or a valid order from the authorities or the courts permits or forces us to do so.
For clarity, we emphasize that our use of data processors to process information on our behalf does not constitute export of personal data according to the GDPR.
We use data processors to operate Leith Society.
We use European data processors or international data processors with designated processing and storage within the EU for accounting services and information services such as cloud-services, e-mail services and CRM-services.
In addition we use file sharing services and bulk mail services where data is processed in the US. Our legal basis for transfer to US is US Privacy Shield and EU Standard Contractual Clauses.

7. Information Security
We have implemented and will maintain safeguards for personal data appropriate to our size, business and type and amount of personal data processed by us. We have chosen suppliers (data processors) with a solid reputation for information security. identified risks.

8. Your rights
As a person, you have various rights under the Personal Data Regulations.
You have the right to access your information, and to correct or request deletion of your personal data about with us. You are further entitled to request limited processing, to raise objections to processing and to request data portability. We may ask you to confirm your identity or to provide additional information. We do this to ensure that we give access to the correct person.
If you have questions concerning our processing of personal data or if you wish to exercise your rights, you are welcome to contact us on:
We will answer your inquiry as soon as possible, and no later than within 30 days.
If you believe that our processing of personal data is in breach with our Privacy Policy or applicable regulations, you may, as an alternative, complain to the data protection authority in your country. Their contact information can be found here:

9. Cookies and Website
We collect information from your device when you visit our website.
We store log files on the web server saving details such as the visitor's IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit.
For members and other persons with accounts with our website, we will store email address and a username on out server.
We use cookies for different purposes. Cookies are small files which are stored on your equipment, and to which web-services can write and read.
We use cookies for analytics purposes. We also use cookies to remember visitor preferences when interacting with our website or to enhance your experience when using the website. Upon the user’s consent we and third parties such as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and others, also use cookies for advertising purposes.
You can block cookies via your browser settings. However, this may prevent you from access to certain features of the website.

10. Changes to our Privacy policy
We will from time to time update our privacy policy to reflect improvements and changes to the way we work to serve our members and customers. Improvements may change the methods or extent of our processing of personal data. Information provided in this personal data declaration will therefore be updated at regular intervals. We will also update the Privacy Policy when new regulations or administrative practices renders this necessary.
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