RULES OF PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

The photographers entering the contest hereby acknowledge that by signing the registration form they conclude a Contract on Participation in the Contest with the Organiser, which includes the provision of personal data.
The Organiser processes personal data of photographers for the purposes of participation in the contest as controller pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the “Regulation”), Article 6(1)(b) according to which the data are processed for the purposes of performance of the Contract on Participation in the SLOVAK PRESS PHOTO contest. The processing of personal data for the purposes of the contest is necessary.
In addition to above, the Organiser also processes data for the purposes of providing information on its activities on the basis of the Organiser’s legitimate interest in providing photographers with the performance which is identical or similar to the one constituting the subject-matter of the Contract on Participation in the Contest.

With a view to personal data processing, the photographer as the data subject shall have the right:

to request from the Organiser access to personal data concerning him or her in the following manners:

 request confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed;

  • request information on personal data processing through the information system and on the procedure of processing and evaluation of operations;
  • request precise information on the source from which the Organiser obtained personal data for the purposes of processing;
  • request the list of personal data that is subject to processing.

At the photographer’s request, the Organiser shall provide him/her a copy of his/her personal data being processed.

has the right to rectification of personal data

The Organiser shall rectify (at the photographer’s request or on its own initiative) any incorrect personal data concerning the photographer without undue delay or complete the personal data on the basis of the photographer’s supplementary statement.

has the right to erasure of personal data

 The Organiser shall erase personal data concerning the photographer without undue delay, where one of the following grounds applies:

  • the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
  • the photographer withdraws consent on which the processing is based, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
  • the personal data have been unlawfully processed;
  • the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the Organiser is subject. The organiser shall not erase the data only in case it is possible, expedient and necessary to proceed pursuant to Article 17(3) of the Regulation.

has the right to restriction of processing

 The photographer shall have the right to obtain from the Organiser restriction of processing where one of the following applies:

  • the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the photographer, for a period enabling the Organiser to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  • the processing is unlawful and the photographer opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
  • the Organiser no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the photographer for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

A photographer who has obtained restriction of processing shall be informed by the Organiser before the restriction of processing is lifted.

has the right to object to processing

The photographer shall have the right to object at any time to personal data processing on the basis of the Organiser’s legitimate interest

  • if no other legal grounds for processing exist which override the legitimate interests of the photographer; furthermore, the Organiser shall not process personal data (unless processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of the Organiser’s claims);
  • where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the photographer shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing;
  • where the data subject objects to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.

has the right to data portability

The photographer shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to the Organiser, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another entity (provided that the processing is based on a contract).

  1. For the purposes of any communication on matters concerning personal data protection (any questions, suggestions, requests and objections, or the exercise of rights), please, contact slovakpressphoto@gmail.com.
  2. The personal data obtained are not subject to profiling or automated decision-making. The Organiser does not intend to transfer the personal data to any third country or to any international organisation.
  3. The photographer shall have the right to file a complaint to the Office for Personal Data Protection concerning the protection of his/her rights under the Regulation.
  4. During personal data processing, the Organiser uses processors for the supply of various services which are needed for due supply of the services under the Contract (IT, administrative support). The processors shall be bound by contractual obligations concerning personal data processing.
  5. The Organiser shall process the personal data of photographers for the period of the Contract on Participation in the Contest and, in the case of personal data processed on the basis of the photographer’s legitimate interest, for the period of the Organiser’s activities identical to the activities under which the personal data were obtained. Upon the cessation of the purpose of processing, the Organiser shall process personal data only where it is necessary for archiving or other purposes under a separate law.