EU Copyright Directive (PDF)
SILKROAD 4.0 / Boteillier Group manages and operates an online networking and inspiration platform for promoting innovation, development and business in Europe and worldwide. We hope our recommendations, suggestions and business ideas are interesting and inspiring to the people that visit our website, and that it will inspire them to join our networks and join us on our expeditions.
OUR MEDIA MATERIAL
All rights to use photos, videos, texts and graphics have been granted by the individual copyright owners for each piece in accordance with the EU Digital Single Market Copyright Directive. This includes all and any material used in our promotional services, offline services, content, features, products, technologies or functions offered by SILKROAD 4.0 / Boteillier Group and all related services, whether we have taken the photographs ourselves, or our clients have supplied them on an ongoing basis.
OUR CLIENTS MEDIA MATERIAL
We take the processing and handling of our client's media material very seriously and we only use their media in accordance with the terms of this EU Digital Single Market Copyright directive. For the purposes of this Copyright Disclaimer, the term “media material” means any promotional and/or copyright-protected photos, videos, graphics, texts, contact details, emails, links, social links, locations, addresses or other information related to users of our services, including but not limited to clients and partners (legal entities). The legal basis for processing their media and personal data in accordance with the said activities is based on their acceptance of our Terms and Conditions, the GDPR, the EU Digital Dingle Market Copyright Directive, and other publishing and copyright-protective standards, as a condition of being our client or partner.
OUR CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS
Our interactions and relationships with our clients and partners are based on trust, and most of our clients, suppliers and partners will have met with us personally in real life, at events, conventions, trade shows, business meetings, at hotels, on tours, expeditions, or on the road, where we have exchanged business cards and contact information. When they send their media material to us for publishing, promotional services, event development, route or product development or other purposes (e.g., by emails, phone calls, tweets, messenger, etc.), we retain such media and information as well as our interactions with them in the records of their client account.
SECURITY AND STORAGE
We are committed to handling our customer information with high standards of information security. We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorise access to personal information only for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities. Any client data we retain for client interaction is stored offline on an external harddisk, which is stored in a locked metal safe, in a secure, alarmed cellar area. On an island.
We will only share information to public authorities or governments when required by law, regulation, criminal investigation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, from a legitimate government:
A) If it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, terror, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
We occasionally send Mailchimp newsletters to our mailing list of opt-in newsletter subscribers, that have previously signed up through our website, and expressed interest in receiving our newsletters. As always, you/they can unsubscribe from our emails at any time.
YOUR RIGHTS AS A CLIENT OR USER
You have the right to request access, rectification, restriction and deletion of your media material and data held by us, and receive a copy of your media and personal data in a structured machine-readable format. You also have the right to object to some media or data processing and, where we have asked for your consent to process your media or data, to withdraw this consent. Where we process your data because we have a legitimate interest in doing so (as explained above), you also have the right to object to this. In all other cases, the provision of requested personal data is optional. Your personal data will be retained in accordance with the provisions of the various services listed above. You can, at any time, ask us to delete your photos, videos, texts, or contact details from our records.
CHANGES TO THIS DOCUMENT
From time to time, we may update or amend this Disclaimer to reflect new or different media or data privacy practices, without notice to you. Accordingly, we invite you to review the latest version of this Copyright Disclaimer. We will place a notice on our website or communicate to you when we make changes to this Copyright Disclaimer. If you do not agree to any of the modified terms, you must discontinue the use of our website and services, and ask us to delete your client account.
This Copyright Disclaimer shall, save for mandatory local law, be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Austria and The European Union and be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Austria and The European Union.
HOW YOU CAN CONTACT US
SILKROAD 4.0 / The Boteillier Group
EU Copyright Directive (PDF)
Effective from 24.05.18
Last updated 24.05.18