latest update: May 2022
At SWIFT, we are committed to protect and respect your personal data.
This Statement explains how we use personal data collected from you on our websites, including swiftinstitute.org.
We invite you to carefully read this Statement to understand our data processing practices.
In this Privacy Statement, the terms “Controller”, “Data Subject”, “Personal Data”, “Processor”, and “Processing” shall have the meaning given to these terms in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (hereinafter referred to as “EU Data Protection Law”).
We may modify this Statement from time to time. Please check it periodically for changes, in particular when you submit personal data on our websites.
This Statement only applies to the processing of personal data collected by us on our websites.
More information about the use of your data for the other purposes is given below.
Newsletters and Other Customer Communications
We may use personal data that you provide us on our website to send you newsletters and to invite you to participate in events and activities.
We only send you newsletters, or events that relate to SWIFT Institute activities.
In each mailing, we remind you about your right to opt-out of our newsletters or mailing lists.
You may opt-out or unsubscribe from the above mailings at any time by sending an e-mail to:
email@example.com and typing ‘unsubscribe’ in the subject line of your email.
Operation of our Websites
The information stored with cookies may include your country, and number of visits number on http://www.swiftinstitute.org.
We are committed to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, and unauthorised disclosure or access.
Please be aware that we cannot ensure the security of your data on your computer or during transmission over the Internet. In this regard, we advise you to take every possible precaution to protect personal data stored on your computer and transiting on the Internet.
Data Submitted on Behalf of Someone Else
When you provide us with personal data relating to someone else, please make sure to collect and supply such personal data in accordance with local applicable law.
For example, you may have to Ensure that
(i) this person has been duly informed about SWIFT’s right to process such Personal Data as set out herein, and has been provided with the present Privacy Statement, (ii) such Personal Data is collected and supplied in accordance with applicable legislation and without infringing such person’s or any third party’s rights and (iii) you have obtained his or her prior consent where needed.
Your Personal Data will not be kept by SWIFT for longer than necessary, after which your Personal Data will be deleted.
With regard to personal data collected on our websites, you may use the e-mail addresses provided in this Statement to:
- exercise your rights of access,correction, erasure and right to object where applicable in accordance with the Data Protection Laws
- object to the processing for direct marketing purposes
We will handle all requests with care and diligence, and take corrective actions in accordance with the the Data Protection Laws.
The SWIFT Privacy Officer carries out internal supervision in connection with our responsibilities under this Statement.
You may exercise your rights and address any questions to the Privacy Officer:
by letter to S.W.I.F.T. SCRL, attention of Privacy Officer, Avenue Adèle 1, 1310 La Hulpe, Belgium
by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not allow third parties to use your personal data for their own purposes without your consent.
You have a right to obtain more information about these safeguards used to transfer data outside of the EEA, by contacting our Data Protection Officer
Hyperlinks to other websites
Our websites may contain links to other websites not owned or operated by SWIFT. SWIFT is not responsible for the privacy practices of these websites.