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MAD DUCK CODE LLC Novi Sad, hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, strives to comply with applicable laws and regulations related to Personal Data protection in countries where the Company operates. This Policy sets forth the basic principles by which the Company processes the personal data of consumers, customers, suppliers, business partners, employees and other individuals, and indicates the responsibilities of its business departments and employees while processing personal data. This Policy applies to the Company and its directly or indirectly controlled wholly-owned subsidiaries conducting business within the European Economic Area (EEA) or processing the personal data of data subjects within EEA. The users of this document are all employees, permanent or temporary, and all contractors working on behalf of The Company.
EU GDPR 2016/679 (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC)
Law on Protection of Personal Data ("Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia", 87/2018)
Employee Personal Data Protection Policy
Data Retention Policy
Data Protection Officer Job Description
Guidelines for Data Inventory and Processing Activities
Data Subject Access Request Procedure
Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines
Cross Border Personal Data Transfer Procedure
IT Security Policies
Breach Notification Procedure
The following definitions of terms used in this document are drawn from Article 4 of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation:Personal Data: Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("Data Subject") who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. Sensitive Personal Data: Personal data which are, by their nature, particularly sensitive in relation to fundamental rights and freedoms merit specific protection as the context of their processing could create significant risks to the fundamental rights and freedoms. Those personal data include personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person's sex life or sexual orientation. Data Controller: The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body, which alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Data Processor: A natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which processes personal data on behalf of a Data Controller. Processing: An operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction of the data. Anonymization: Irreversibly de-identifying personal data such that the person cannot be identified by using reasonable time, cost, and technology either by the controller or by any other person to identify that individual. The personal data processing principles do not apply to anonymized data as it is no longer personal data. Pseudonymization: The processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person. Pseudonymization reduces, but does not completely eliminate, the ability to link personal data to a data subject. Because pseudonymized data is still personal data, the processing of pseudonymized data should comply with the Personal Data Processing principles. Cross-border processing of personal data: Processing of personal data which takes place in the context of the activities of establishments in more than one Member State of a controller or processor in the European Union where the controller or processor is established in more than one Member State; or processing of personal data which takes place in the context of the activities of a single establishment of a controller or processor in the Union but which substantially affects or is likely to substantially affect data subjects in more than one Member State;Supervisory Authority: An independent public authority which is established by a Member State pursuant to Article 51 of the EU GDPR; Lead supervisory authority: The supervisory authority with the primary responsibility for dealing with a cross-border data processing activity, for example when a data subject makes a complaint about the processing of his or her personal data; it is responsible, among others, for receiving the data breach notifications, to be notified on risky processing activity and will have full authority as regards to its duties to ensure compliance with the provisions of the EU GDPR; Each “local supervisory authority” will still maintain in its own territory, and will monitor any local data processing that affects data subjects or that is carried out by an EU or non-EU controller or processor when their processing targets data subjects residing on its territory. Their tasks and powers includes conducting investigations and applying administrative measures and fines, promoting public awareness of the risks, rules, security, and rights in relation to the processing of personal data, as well as obtaining access to any premises of the controller and the processor, including any data processing equipment and means. "Main establishment as regards a controller" with establishments in more than one Member State, the place of its central administration in the Union, unless the decisions on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data are taken in another establishment of the controller in the Union and the latter establishment has the power to have such decisions implemented, in which case the establishment having taken such decisions is to be considered to be the main establishment; "Main establishment as regards a processor" with establishments in more than one Member State, the place of its central administration in the Union, or, if the processor has no central administration in the Union, the establishment of the processor in the Union where the main processing activities in the context of the activities of an establishment of the processor take place to the extent that the processor is subject to specific obligations under this Regulation; Group Undertaking: Any holding company together with its subsidiary.
Basic Principles Regarding Personal Data Processing
The data protection principles outline the basic responsibilities for organizations handling personal data. Article 5(2) of the GDPR stipulates that “the controller shall be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate, compliance with the principles.”
Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency
Personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject.
Personal data must be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
Personal data must be adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed. The Company must apply anonymization or pseudonymization to personal data if possible to reduce the risks to the data subjects concerned.
Personal data must be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; reasonable steps must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified in a timely manner.
Storage Period Limitation
Personal data must be kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.
Integrity and confidentiality
Taking into account the state of technology and other available security measures, the implementation cost, and likelihood and severity of personal data risks, the Company must use appropriate technical or organizational measures to process Personal Data in a manner that ensures appropriate security of personal data, including protection against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized access to, or disclosure.
Data controllers must be responsible for and be able to demonstrate compliance with the principles outlined above.
Building Data Protection in Business Activities
In order to demonstrate compliance with the principles of data protection, an organization should build data protection into its business activities.
Notification to Data Subjects
(See the Fair Processing Guidelines section 5 of this Document.)
Data Subject’s Choice and Consent
(See the Fair Processing Guidelines section 5 of this Document.)
The Company must strive to collect the least amount of personal data possible. If personal data is collected from a third party Data Protection Officer must ensure that the personal data is collected lawfully.
Use, Retention, and Disposal
The purposes, methods, storage limitation and retention period of personal data must be consistent with the information contained in the Privacy Notice. The Company must maintain the accuracy, integrity, confidentiality and relevance of personal data based on the processing purpose. Adequate security mechanisms designed to protect personal data must be used to prevent personal data from being stolen, misused, or abused, and prevent personal databreaches. IT manager is responsible for compliance with the requirements listed in this section.
Disclosure to Third Parties
Whenever the Company uses a third-party supplier or business partner to process personal data on its behalf Data Protection Officer must ensure that this processor will provide security measures to safeguard personal data that are appropriate associated risks. The Company must contractually require the supplier or business partner to provide the same level of data protection. The supplier or business partner must only process personal data to carry out its contractual obligations towards the Company or upon the instructions of the Company and not for any other purposes. When the Company processes personal data jointly with an independent third party, the Company must explicitly specify its respective responsibilities of and the third party in the relevant contract or any other legal binding document, such as the Supplier Data Processing Agreement.
Cross-border Transfer of Personal Data
Before transferring personal data out of the European Economic Area (EEA) adequate safeguards must be used including the signing of a Data Transfer Agreement, as required by the European Union and, if required, authorization from the relevant Data Protection Authority must be obtained. The entity receiving the personal data must comply with the principles of personal data processing set forth in Cross Border Data Transfer Procedure.
Rights of Access by Data Subjects
When acting as a data controller, Data Protection Officer is responsible to provide data subjects with a reasonable access mechanism to enable them to access their personal data, and must allow them to update, rectify, erase, or transmit their Personal Data, if appropriate or required by law. The access mechanism will be further detailed in the Data Subject Access Request Procedure.
Data Subjects have the right to receive, upon request, a copy of the data they provided to us in a structured format and to transmit those data to another controller, for free. Data Protection Officer is responsible to ensure that such requests are processed within one month, are not excessive and do not affect the rights to personal data of other individuals.
Right to be Forgotten
Upon request, Data Subjects have the right to obtain from the Company the erasure of its personal data. When the Company is acting as a Controller, Data Protection Officer must take necessary actions (including technical measures) to inform the third-parties who use or process that data to comply with the request.
Fair Processing Guidelines
Personal data must only be processed when explicitly authorized by Data Protection Officer.The Company must decide whether to perform the Data Protection Impact Assessment for each data processing activity according to the Data Protection Impact Assessment Guidelines.
Notices to Data Subjects
At the time of collection or before collecting personal data for any kind of processing activities including but not limited to selling products, services, or marketing activities, Data Protection Officer is responsible to properly inform data subjects of the following: the types of personal data collected, the purposes of the processing, processing methods, the data subjects’ rights with respect to their personal data, the retention period, potential international data transfers, if data will be shared with third parties and the Company’s security measures to protect personal data. This information is provided through Privacy Notice. If your company has multiple data processing activities, you will need to develop different notices which will differ depending on the processing activity and the categories of personal data collected – for example, one Notice might be written for mailing purposes, and a different one for shipping purposes.
Where personal data is being shared with a third party, Data Protection Officer must ensure that data subjects have been notified of this through a Privacy Notice. Where personal data is being transferred to a third country according to Cross Border Data Transfer Policy, the Privacy Notice should reflect this and clearly state to where, and to which entity personal data is being transferred. Where sensitive personal data is being collected, the Data Officer must make sure that the Privacy Notice explicitly states the purpose for which this sensitive personal data is being collected.
Whenever personal data processing is based on the data subject's consent, or other lawful grounds, Data Protection Officer is responsible for retaining a record of such consent. Data Protection Officer is responsible for providing data subjects with options to provide the consent and must inform and ensure that their consent (whenever consent is used as the lawful ground for processing) can be withdrawn at any time. Where collection of personal data relates to a child under the age of 16, Data Protection Officer must ensure that parental consent is given prior to the collection using the Parental
When requests to correct, amend or destroy personal data records, Data Protection Officer must ensure that these requests are handled within a reasonable time frame. Data Officer must also record the requests and keep a log of these. Personal data must only be processed for the purpose for which they were originally collected. In the event that the Company wants to process collected personal data for another purpose, the Company must seek the consent of its data subjects in clear and concise writing. Any such request should include the original purpose for which data was collected, and also the new, or additional, purpose(s). The request must also include the reason for the change in purpose(s). The Data Protection Officer is responsible for complying with the rules in this paragraph.Now and in the future, Data Protection Officer must ensure that collection methods are compliant with relevant law, good practices and industry standards. Data Protection Officer is responsible for creating and maintaining a Register of the Privacy Notices.
Organization and Responsibilities
The responsibility for ensuring appropriate personal data processing lies with everyone who works for or with the Company and has access to personal data processed by the Company. The key areas of responsibilities for processing personal data lie with the following organizational roles: The board of directors or other relevant decision making body makes decisions about, and approves the Company’s general strategies on personal data protection. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) or any other relevant employee (legal specialist/lawyer) is responsible for managing the personal data protection program and is responsible for the development and promotion of end-to-end personal data protection policies, as defined in Data Protection Officer Job Description;
The Legal Affairs Department/Counsel together with the Data Protection Officer, monitors and analyses personal data laws and changes to regulations, develops compliance requirements, and assists business departments in achieving their Personal data goals. The IT manager, is responsible for: Ensuring all systems, services and equipment used for storing data meet acceptable security standards. Performing regular checks and scans to ensure security hardware and software is functioning properly. The CEO, is responsible for: Approving any data protection statements attached to communications such as emails and letters. Addressing any data protection queries from journalists or media outlets like newspapers. Where necessary, working with the Data Protection Officer to ensure marketing initiatives abide by data protection principles. Passing on personal data protection responsibilities to suppliers, and improving suppliers' awareness levels of personal data protection as well as flow down personal data requirements to any third party a supplier they are using. Ensuring that the Company reserves a right to audit suppliers. The Human Resources Manager is responsible for: Improving all employees' awareness of user personal data protection.Organizing Personal data protection expertise and awareness training for employees working with personal data. End-to-end employee personal data protection. It must ensure that employees' personal data is processed based on the employer's legitimate business purposes and necessity. The Human Resource Manager can authorize, in written or in oral form, Data Protection Officer to implement above mentioned responsibilities. Guidelines for Establishing the Lead Supervisory Authority Necessity to Establish the Lead Supervisory Authority Identifying a Lead supervisory authority is only relevant if the Company carries out the cross- border processing of personal data. Cross border of personal data is carried out if: processing of personal data is carried out by subsidiaries of the Company which are based in other Member States; or processing of personal data which takes place in a single establishment of the Company in the European Union, but which substantially affects or is likely to substantially affect data subjects in more than one Member State. If the Company only has establishments in one Member State and its processing activities are affecting only data subjects in that Member State than there is no need to establish a lead supervisory authority. The only competent authority will be the Supervisory Authority in the country where Company is lawfully established. Main Establishment and the Lead Supervisory Authority Main Establishment for the Data Controller The top management of the Company needs to identify the main establishment so that the lead supervisory authority can be determined. If the Company is based in an EU Member State and it makes decisions related to cross- border processing activities in the place of its central administration, there will be a single lead supervisory authority for the data processing activities carried out by the Company. If Company has multiple establishments that act independently and make decisions about the purposes and means of the processing of personal data, top management of the Company needs to acknowledge that more than one lead supervisory authority exists.
Main Establishment for the Data Processor
When the Company is acting as a data processor, then the main establishment will be the place of central administration. In case the place of central administration is not located in the EU, the main establishment will be the establishment in the EU where the main processing activities take place.Main Establishment for Non-EU Companies for Data Controllers and Processors If the Company does not have a main establishment in the EU, and it has subsidiarie(s) in the EU, then the competent supervisory authority is the local supervisory authority. If the Company does not have a main establishment in the EU nor the subsidiaries in the EU, it must appoint a representative in the EU, and the competent supervisory authority will be the local supervisory authority where the representative is located. Response to Personal Data Breach Incidents When the Company learns of a suspected or actual personal data breach, [job title] must perform an internal investigation and take appropriate remedial measures in a timely manner, according to the Data Breach Policy. Where there is any risk to the rights and freedoms of data subjects, the Company must notify the relevant data protection authorities without undue delay and, when possible, within 72 hours. Audit and Accountability The Audit Department or other relevant department is responsible for auditing how well business departments implement this Policy. Any employee who violates this Policy will be subject to disciplinary action and the employee may also be subject to civil or criminal liabilities if his or her conduct violates laws or regulations. Conflicts of Law This Policy is intended to comply with the laws and regulations in the place of establishment and of the countries in which Mad Duck Code LLC Novi Sad operates. In the event of any conflict between this Policy and applicable laws and regulations, the latter shall prevail.
Managing records kept on the basis of this document
|Record name||Storage location||Person responsible for storage||Controls for record protection|
|Data subject Consent form||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
|Data Subject Consent Withdrawal Form||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
|Parental Consent Form||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
|Parental Consent Withdrawal Form||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
|Supplier Data Processing Agreements||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
|Register of Privacy Notices||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
Validity and document management
This document is valid as of 23rd May 2018.
This policy sets the required retention periods for specified categories of personal data and sets out the minimum standards to be applied when destroying certain information within MAD DUCK CODE LLC Novi Sad hereinafter referred to as the “Company”. This Policy applies to all business units, processes and systems in all countries in which the Company conducts business and has dealings or other business relationships with third parties. This Policy applies to all Company officers, directors, employees, agents, affiliates, contractors, consultants, advisors or service providers that may collect, process, or have access to data (including personal data and / or sensitive personal data). It is the responsibility of all of the above to familiarize themselves with this Policy and ensure adequate compliance with it. This policy applies to all information used at the Company. Examples of documents include:
Retention General Principle
In the event, for any category of documents not specifically defined elsewhere in this Policy (and in particular within the Data Retention Schedule) and unless otherwise mandated differently by applicable law, the required retention period for such document will be deemed to be 10 years from the date of creation of the document. Retention General Schedule Data Protection Officer defines the time period for which the documents and electronic records should to be retained through the Data Retention Schedule. As an exemption, retention periods within Data Retention Schedule can be prolonged in cases such as:
Safeguarding of Data during Retention Period
The possibility that data media used for archiving will wear out shall be considered. If electronic storage media are chosen, any procedures and systems ensuring that the information can be accessed during the retention period (both with respect to the information carrier and the readability of formats) shall also be stored in order to safeguard the information against loss as a result of future technological changes. The responsibility for the storage falls to IT manager.
Destruction of Data
The Company and its employees should therefore, on a regular basis, review all data, whether held electronically on their device or on paper, to decide whether to destroy or delete any data once the purpose for which those documents were created is no longer relevant. See Appendix for the retention schedule. Overall responsibility for the destruction of data falls to IT manager. Once the decision is made to dispose according to the Retention Schedule, the data should be deleted, shredded or otherwise destroyed to a degree equivalent to their value to others and their level of confidentiality. The method of disposal varies and is dependent upon the nature of the document. For example, any documents that contain sensitive or confidential information (and particularly sensitive personal data) must be disposed of as confidential waste and be subject to secure electronic deletion; some expired or superseded contracts mayonly warrant in-house shredding. The Document Disposal Schedule section below defines the mode of disposal. In this context, the employee shall perform the tasks and assume the responsibilities relevant for the information destruction in an appropriate way. The specific deletion or destruction process may be carried out either by an employee or by an internal or external service provider that IT manager subcontracts for this purpose. Any applicable general provisions under relevant data protection laws and the Company’s Personal Data Protection Policy shall be complied with. Appropriate controls shall be in place that prevent the permanent loss of essential information of the company as a result of malicious or unintentional destruction of information – these controls are described in information security policies. IT manager shall fully document and approve the destruction process. The applicable statutory requirements for the destruction of information, particularly requirements under applicable data protection laws, shall be fully observed.
Breach, Enforcement and Compliance
Data Protection Officer has the responsibility to ensure that each of the Company’s offices complies with this Policy. It is also the responsibility of the Data Protection Officer to assist any local office with enquiries from any local data protection or governmental authority. Any suspicion of a breach of this Policy must be reported immediately to Data Protection Officer. All instances of suspected breaches of the Policy shall be investigated and action taken as appropriate. Failure to comply with this Policy may result in adverse consequences, including, but not limited to, loss of customer confidence, litigation and loss of competitive advantage, financial loss and damage to the Company’s reputation, personal injury, harm or loss. Non-compliance with this Policy by permanent, temporary or contract employees, or any third parties, who have been granted access to Company premises or information, may therefore result in disciplinary proceedings or termination of their employment or contract. Such non-compliance may also lead to legal action against the parties involved in such activities.
Routine Disposal Schedule
Records which may be routinely destroyed unless subject to an on-going legal or regulatory inquiry are as follows:
In all cases, disposal is subject to any disclosure requirements which may exist in the context of litigation.
Level I documents are those that contain information that is of the highest security and confidentiality and those that include any personal data. These documents shall be disposed of as confidential waste (cross-cut shredded and incinerated) and shall be subject to secure electronic deletion. Disposal of the documents should include proof of destruction. Level II documents are proprietary documents that contain confidential information such as parties’ names, signatures and addresses, or which could be used by third parties to commit fraud, but which do not contain any personal data. The documents should be cross-cut shredded and then placed into locked rubbish bins for collection by an approved disposal firm, and electronic documents will be subject to secure electronic deletion. Level III documents are those that do not contain any confidential information or personal data and are published Company documents. These should be strip-shredded or disposed of through a recycling company and include, among other things, advertisements, catalogues, flyers, and newsletters. These may be disposed of without an audit trail.
Managing Records Kept on the Basis of this Document
|Record name||Storage location||Person responsible for storage||Controls for record protection|
|Data Retention Schedule||Company’s secure server||Data Protection Officer||Only authorized persons may access this document|
Validity and document management
This document is valid as of 21st August 2019. The owner of this document is Data Protection Officer, who must check and, if necessary, update the document at least once a year. For any questions you may have, contact our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com