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COMPUTE EXPRESS LINK™ CONSORTIUM, INC. 

GDPR INFORMED CONSENT

March 11, 2020

This Informed Consent (“Consent”) is provided by Compute Express Link™ Consortium, Inc., a Delaware nonprofit corporation (“CXL™”) pursuant to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).  

 

This Consent is presented to you in your status as an individual (“You” or “Data Subject” or “Your”) who is: (i) participating in, making contributions to, and/or supporting any meetings, work groups, activities, collaborative efforts, other events or work products (including without limitation any standards or specifications) sponsored, supported, operated or distributed (in whole or in part) by or on behalf of CXL (“CXL Activities”); and/or (ii) using any programs, technology platforms, or other benefits of any kind offered by or on behalf of CXL (“CXL Benefits”). This includes, without limitation, any individual acting as a representative of, or otherwise on behalf of, a CXL Member as part of that CXL Member’s participation in any such CXL Activities or use of any such CXL Benefits.

BY CHECKING THE "I AGREE" OR “CONTINUE” BOX TO THIS CONSENT, YOU (AS AN INDIVIDUAL) HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS CONSENT, UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE NOTICES PROVIDED IN THIS CONSENT, AND HEREBY AGREE TO ALL OF THE PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THIS CONSENT AS OF THE DATE OF SUCH CONSENT.

NOTICE AND INFORMED CONSENT

By assenting to this Notice and Informed Consent, You hereby give Your consent and authorization to collect from You the following personal data (“Personal Data”)

  • First and last name

  • E-mail address

  • Phone number

  • Mobile number

  • Fax number

  • Physical address

  • Company name

  • Title/position

  • Credit card or other payment information

  • Your calendar or other appointment information

  • The Internet Protocol Address or other types of unique identifiers related to You and Your device (“Unique Identifiers”) which are automatically generated during Your use of any CXL website (“CXL Website”).

CXL may use Your Personal Data for the following purposes:

(i) to facilitate participation, cooperation, and collaboration in CXL Activities and/or use of CXL Benefits by and amongst CXL, You, all CXL Members, as well as the CXL Member or entity that You represent;

 

(ii) to provide Your Personal Data to all CXL Members, as well as the CXL Member or  entity that You represent, in order to provide them with information or other notifications regarding Your participation in CXL Activities and/or use of CXL Benefits;

 

(iii) to provide Your Personal Data to any association management company engaged by CXL to assist CXL in gathering, collecting, recording, organizing, processing, storing and/or retaining Your Personal Data in order to allow You to participate in CXL Activities and/or use any CXL Benefits;

 

(iv) to provide your information to any of CXL’s vendors, suppliers, independent contractors, or consultants of CXL in order to assist CXL in developing, providing, operating or maintaining the CXL Website or any other CXL Activities, such as but not limited to third party payment providers, third party third party telecommunications, internet or cloud service providers, or third party event planners (“Third Party Contractors”);

 

(v)  to provide Your Personal Data to CXL collaboration partners such as other Standards Organizations (“Collaboration Partners”) to facilitate CXL collaborations with these Collaboration Partners; 

 

(vi) to provide Your Personal Data to CXL’s professional advisors such as attorneys or accountants (“Outside Professionals”) in order to facilitate the professional advice from those Outside Professionals (collectively, the “Permitted Uses”); and/or

 

(vii) to use Your Unique Identifiers to allow the CXL Website to automatically transmit and use cookies, web beacons or other similar web technology in order to provide You with better access and use of any CXL Website.   

These Permitted Uses may be modified by CXL after giving reasonable notice to You.

 

CXL will retain the Data Subject’s Personal Data for the minimally necessary amount of time to carry out the Permitted Uses.

 

Providing the Personal Data requested by CXL is a condition of participating in the CXL Activities and utilizing any of the CXL Benefits. 

 

If You are unwilling to provide Your Personal Data, or in the future request that Your Personal Date be erased (pursuant to the notification described below), You may be denied use or access to one or all of CXL Activities or CXL Benefits and/or any of the features or functionalities of the foregoing.

 

You have the right to withdraw  Your approval to all or part of this Consent at any time by giving notice to CXL as outlined below. 

 

You have the right to request at any time that CXL erase (i.e., remove and delete) and/or modify Your Personal Data, or that CXL give you a copy of Your Personal Data, at Your cost (prepaid). This can be done by contacting the CXL Administrator, who can be reached at the following email address: privacy@computeexpresslink.org.

 

In the event you request that CXL  erase (i.e., remove and delete) Your Personal Data you hereby acknowledge and agree the following: (a) by doing so CXL has the right to deny You the ability to use or access any CXL Website or to use or participate in any other goods or services provided by CXL; and (b) CXL has the right to retain an archival copy of certain Personal Data to the extent necessary for CXL to satisfy or comply with its tax obligations (including without limitation for any tax audits by any governmental agency) or to otherwise comply with any other laws, regulations, court orders or subpoena.

 

You have the right to file a complaint with the applicable Supervisory Authority, as defined in the GDPR. 

 

CXL contracts with an association management company (“AMC”) to gather, collect, record, organize, process, store and retain Your Personal Data and, thus, shares that Personal Data with its AMC.  CXL’s contract with its AMC will provide that the AMC will be GDPR compliant.

 

CXL may share Your Personal Data with other CXL Members. CXL has adopted a privacy policy which requires all CXL Members who receive any Personal Data from other CXL Members to only use that Personal Data in compliance with the privacy policy.

 

CXL may share Your Personal Data with its Collaboration Partners that CXL engages with as part of CXL’s efforts to promote its CXL Activities or CXL Benefits. CXL will contract with these Collaboration Partners to provide that they will only use Your Personal Data in compliance with the GDPR.

 

CXL may share Your Personal Data with or for use by CXL’s Outside Professionals to facilitate the professional advice from those Outside Professionals.

 

CXL may share Your Personal Data with CXL’s Third Party Contractors who assist CXL in the development, hosting, maintenance or overall operation of any CXL Website or any other CXL Activities or assist CXL in providing You with any of the CXL Benefits.

 

CXL may share Your Personal Data (including without limitation Your Unique Identifiers) with any government agencies or third parties in order to comply with, or otherwise pursuant to, any subpoena, court order or other governmental order, law or regulation. 

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