Privacy policy

This privacy policy determines the categories of personal data, purposes for which they are processed, and how they can be updated, rectified, or erased. Collected personal data is treated in accordance with this policy and the relevant legal provisions on the protection of personal data. The policy applies to the web pages of NIL Data Communications Ltd. (NIL), especially www.nil.com and learning.nil.com. 

Controller of personal data and web cookies

Controller information

NIL Data Communications Ltd.

Baragova ulica 5, 1000 Ljubljana

Registration number: 5286174000

Tel.: +386 1 474 65 00

Email: info[at]nil.com

Data protection officer contact details

dpo[at]nil.com

 

Processing of personal data

Visiting a web page

  • a) Personal data collected:
    • web server log files (e.g. IP number), URL of the web page from which you accessed our web pages,
    • browser configuration,
    • contents and subpages accessed on our web page,
    • time, date, and duration of your visit,
    • other data that can be found in the cookie information hereunder.
  • b) Purposes of processing: The purposes are determined hereunder in the cookie information.
  • c) Legal basis for the processing: You consent to the processing when you accept the use of cookies on the web page.
  • d) Period for which the personal data will be stored: The personal data collected using cookies is stored for up to 12 months after the last registered activity (interaction with the web page, filling out a web form, taking part in a web seminar, etc.).

Applying for activities (event registration, e-mail subscription, etc.)

  • a) Personal data collected:Personal data you enter or make available via an application form.
  • b) Purposes of processing: Personal data is processed in order to send updates regarding upcoming events, invoices, and other information relevant for the performance of services, direct marketing (sending promotional materials and offers), informing you about the technical and organizational updates of the web page or NIL’s business and other necessary communications between you and NIL.
  • c) Legal basis for the processing: Data is collected and processed based on your valid consent.
  • d) Period for which the personal data will be stored: Personal data is stored until your consent is withdrawn.

Applying for courses offered by NIL:

  • a) Personal data collected:
    • First and last names,
    • E-mail address, phone number,
    • Name and address of your employer (company information),
    • Cisco CCO ID number
    • Selected courses.
  • b) Purposes of processing: Performance of the course you applied for, which includes information about upcoming events, invoices, and other relevant information.
  • c) Legal basis for the processing: Processing is necessary for the pre-contractual measures or performance of a contract based on which the courses are provided.
  • d) Period for which the personal data will be stored: Personal data is stored for up to 5 years after the course is finished or for the duration of the limitation period for claims against Conscia if the latter is longer.

Marketing analysis:

  • a) Personal data collected: Interactions with the website and marketing activities (e.g. reading of website content, taking part in events, reading of e-mails, analysis of marketing campaigns), understanding the customer’s journey.
  • b) Purposes of processing: Gaining more detailed knowledge of our (potential) clients, determining the trends related to an individual’s interests, establishing marketing relevant traits of web page visitors, statistical analysis of web page traffic and marketing campaigns, and contacting potential clients.
  • c) Legal basis for the processing: NIL’s legitimate interest in establishing the needs and requirements of potential customers as well as the optimization of its marketing activities.
  • d) Period for which the personal data will be stored: Personal data is stored for up to 12 months after the last interaction with the website is recorded.
  • e) Source of personal data: Personal data is collected from publicly available sources and business partners.
  • f) Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, including profiling, for direct marketing, to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing, whether with regard to initial or further processing, in accordance with the applicable personal data protection regulations.

Categories of recipients of the personal data

Your personal data is shared with a limited number of NIL’s trustworthy partners to which we entrusted a part of the processing (e.g. companies making sure our web page is working properly, companies providing digital marketing services, advertising providers, companies with capital connections to NIL). Together with them, NIL is fulfilling the purposes for which the personal data is collected. Before entrusting a company to process a part of personal data, we ensure its suitability, especially that it is able to guarantee a high level of data protection and that it has sufficient experience in the area of work that it provides. These companies process your personal data on NIL’s behalf and strictly according to NIL’s instructions.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties to:

  • comply with any court order or other legal obligation,
  • enforce or apply our Website Terms of Use or terms of any other agreement,
  • protect the rights, property, or safety of NIL or others.

Some of the recipients are:

Conscia A/S
Kirkebjerg Parkvej 9, 2. sal
2605 Brøndby, Denmark

Conscia Danmark A/S
Kirkebjerg Parkvej 9, 2. sal
2605 Brøndby, Denmark

xevIT GmbH
Otto-Hahn-Str. 18
76275 Ettlingen, Germany

Conscia Norge AS
Universitetsgata 10
0164 Oslo, Norway

Conscia Nederland B.V.
Kampenringweg 47
2803 PE Gouda, Holland

Conscia Sverige AB
Lindhagensgatan 76
112 18 Stockholm, Sweden

NIL Data South Africa Pty Ltd.
15 Georgian Crescent, 1st Floor,
Bryanston, 2021
Johannesburg, South Africa

Transfer of personal data to third countries

The majority of data processing takes place in the European Union, except for certain activities performed by NIL’s partners referred to hereinabove. When such processing is required, NIL provides for additional measures that are necessary for ensuring the safety of personal data. Whenever possible, NIL engages companies certified and compliant with the requirements of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. Their complete list is available here. If necessary, NIL and the recipients of the personal data sign the standard contractual clauses approved by the European commission or use other appropriate safeguards for a high level of personal data protection.

Your rights regarding personal data processing

As a data subject, you have the right to access and rectify or erase the personal data or restrict the processing that concerns you as well as the right to object to processing and the right to data portability. If you believe that the processing of your personal data is not compliant with the applicable regulations, you can contact NIL at dpo[at]nil.com. Whenever your consent forms the basis for processing of personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

If your rights regarding the processing of personal data are infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You can find more details on lodging a complaint on Information Commissioner`s website.

Profiling

If you consent to the use of functional, statistical, and advertising cookies, NIL uses the collected data to create profiles of the web page users with the intention of further customizing its web pages and services offered regarding your interests. Profiling is also used for NIL’s legitimate interests described hereinabove (Marketing analysis).

NIL does not use profiling for adopting decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which would produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you.

Cookies at www.nil.com

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or other device when you access NIL’s website at www.nil.com. We use them to ensure the uninterrupted operation of the website and its contents, to analyze how the website is used, automatically process data and for marketing purposes. Certain cookies also provide functionalities connected to social networks.

Typically, a cookie contains:

  • name of the sever from which it was sent,
  • cookie’s expiration details,
  • value (randomly generated, unique number).

A cookie itself does not contain or collect information. However, it does include a sequence of letters and numbers, which are downloaded onto the user’s device when a website is accessed. When the same website is accessed again, it receives information about a stored cookie, which makes it possible to identify a user. Cookies are necessary for the performance of a web page with the intention of improving users’ browsing experience

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are usually session cookies that enable:

  • use of components that are necessary for the proper functioning of the website (displaying contact forms, saving language settings, saving your decisions regarding consent on cookies and similar),
  • transferring information using electronic communication networks,
  • ensuring information society services explicitly requested by the user if they cannot be provided in another way.
Necessary cookies

Owner

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Google

dc_gtm

Session

This cookie is used to enable other cookies on the website.

NIL d.o.o.

_iCD

Session

Cookie saves your consent regarding the use of cookies.

NIL d.o.o.

PHPSESSID

Session

Ensures consistency of the user experience during a single session.

Marketo

RSKMKTO1

Session

Ensures load sharing and displaying of web forms.

CloudFlare / Marketo

__cf_bm,

Session

Recognition of trustworthy web traffic and displaying content.

CloudFlare / Marketo

__cfduid

1 month

Recognition of trustworthy web traffic and displaying content.

Functional and statistical cookies

With functional and statistical cookies, we provide certain content on the web page (videos, forms, and similar) and they help us understand the use of our web page. With their help we also collect and analyze data on user activity at www.nil.com as well as conduct automated data processing and customized communication with individuals.

Functional and statistical cookies

Owner

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Google

_ga

 

24 months

Better understanding of web page usage, improvements in user experience, and establishing user’s interests and trends.

Google

_gid

 

1 day

Better understanding of web page usage, improvements in user experience and establishing user’s interests and trends.

Leadfeeder

_lfa

24 months

Better understanding of web page usage, improvements in user experience, and establishing user’s interests and trends.

Marketo

_mkto_trk

 

24 months

 

Better understanding of web page usage and user’s preferences. With this cookie, we improve user experience, provide customized content and establish user’s interests and trends.

NIL d.o.o.

userCountry

300 days

Recognizing and storing user’s country information.

OptinMonster

_omappvp

120 months

Recognizing new/active users and providing content.

OptinMonster

_omappvs

Session

Recognizing new/active users and providing content.

OptinMonster

OmSeen-*, om-*

1 month

Recognizing new/active users and providing content.

Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used for targeted advertising and related activities (e.g. measuring advertising performance).

Advertising cookies

Owner 

Cookie

Duration

Purpose

Facebook

Facebook Conversion Pixel (_fbp)

3 months

Analyzing Facebook campaign performance.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Insight Tag

3 months

Analyzing LinkedIn campaign performance.

Managing cookies

You consent to the use of cookies at www.nil.com by clicking “Accept” on the cookie notice at the top of the web page. If you would like to change how the cookies are used, you can do that by clicking the “Change settings” button at the bottom of this page.

Changes to the privacy policy

NIL may change this privacy policy from time to time. All the changes and updates will be posted on this web page.

Questions and notes

If you have any questions regarding the collection or processing of your personal data, feel free to contact us at dpo@nil.com.

This Privacy policy was last updated in December 2021.