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Privacy Policy

LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION

“Organización de Telecomunicaciones de Iberoamérica, A.C.” (hereinafter, “OTI”), with an address of Av. Vasco de Quiroga 2000, Colonia Santa Fe, Delegación Álvaro Obregón, C.P.  01210, México, D.F., is dedicated to protecting the personal information provided by its users (hereinafter, “Personal Information”) and is the party responsible for its Processing (this term shall be defined below) when it is collected through the website www.otitelecom.org (hereinafter, the “Website”), print media and/or by telephone (hereinafter, “Other Means”).

PURPOSE OF PROCESSING

OTI may request and/or collect through the Website and Other Means, Personal Information from users for the purposes provided below; as well as to comply with any legal provisions requiring such, or when requested by competent authorities (hereinafter, “Processing”). OTI and/or any other third party who intervenes at any Personal Information Processing stage shall maintain confidentiality when they are of such nature, in conformance with the applicable legal provisions in the United Mexican States (hereinafter, “Mexico”).

Personal Information provided by users when logging on and/or registering at the Site may be used to: (i) allow various advertisers to promote their products and/or services; (ii) create databases to be used for commercial, advertising, and promotional purposes; (iii) carry out studies, analyses, research, as well as any other action necessary to generate statistical information of the broadcasting, content, and/or telecommunications Industry, for OTI and its affiliates.

PERSONAL INFORMATION TO COLLECT

The following Personal Information is requested from the user:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Address
  • Telephone
  • Website
  • Twitter Account (if applicable).
  • Facebook Account (if applicable).
  • Linkedin Account (if applicable).

The user may not access the services for which their Personal Information is required when such is not provided, however, the user may access other Services not requiring such information.

CONSENT

Logging on and/or registering through the Website and/or Other Means implies users’ full and unreserved consent for the Processing of their Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

The holder of Personal Information states that it is of legal age as of the date on which such information is provided and that it has full legal capacity. In the case that, as an exception, such deals with the data of minors or legally incompetent or incapacitated persons as established by law, Personal Information shall not be collected by these holders without the prior consent of the person exercising parental authority, or if the case may be, the legal guardian or representative, in conformance with the representation standards applicable for each case.

If OTI, by human or technical error, or by inadvertency on the part of the holder, were to collect Personal Information from minors or incapacitated persons, said data shall be eliminated from the database as soon as knowledge of such is discovered.

MEANS TO LIMIT THE USE OR DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

OTI has physical, technical, and administrative security measures for the protection of Personal Information provided by users. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Consent section, OTI shall take the special actions, measures, and provisions it deems necessary to safeguard the right of protection of Personal Information of minors and incapacitated persons.

If you would like to receive promotional messages from the OTI by email and/or in print form and/or by telephone, you may request such at: contacto@otitelecom.org

WEBSITE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

The Website may contain hyperlinks or hypertext, banners, search tools and/or buttons on the World Wide Web that, when used by users, transport them to other portals or websites that may be owned by third parties. Personal Information provided by users through these portals or websites are not included in this Privacy Notice and its Processing is not OTI’s responsibility. We recommend that users verify the Privacy Notices displayed and applicable to these portals and websites.

OTI informs its users that some Website services may include, but are not limited to, discussion boards, personal websites, emails, chat rooms, among others. Therefore, Personal Information disclosed through these means may in some cases be accessible to third parties. OTI shall not be liable for the use, publication, revelation and/or disclosure made with respect to Personal Information used, published, revealed and/or disclosed through the aforementioned means. We recommend that users be careful and responsible with all personal information provided through these means.

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

OTI may, without the holder’s consent, reveal, disclose, and/or transfer within the country and abroad the Personal Information provided by users so as to comply with the legal provisions that so require, or when requested by competent authorities.

Likewise, it may reveal, disclose, and/or transfer within the country and abroad said Personal Information to suppliers, sponsors, publicists, contractors and/or partners for commercial, statistical, research, educational, academic, social services, or political propaganda purposes as well as to provide statistical data to potential advertisers, send advertisements to users based on their specific interests and to conduct market research. Third parties that receive information related to users’ Personal Information are required to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Notice, as well as the Website Terms and Conditions and applicable legislation in Mexico.

Likewise, it may reveal, disclose, and/or transfer within the country and abroad said Personal Information to suppliers, sponsors, publicists, contractors and/or partners for commercial and non-commercial purposes as well as to provide statistical data to potential advertisers, send advertisements to users based on their specific interests, send political propaganda, and information of social interest, and to conduct market research. Third parties that receive information related to users’ Personal Information are required to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Notice, as well as the Website Terms and Conditions and applicable legislation in Mexico.

The holder of Personal Information may grant consent at any time for the transfer of its Personal Information under the terms described in this Notice when registering with the Website.

MEASURES TO EXERCISE THE RIGHTS OF PERSONAL INFORMATION HOLDERS AND REVOCATION OF CONSENT

At any time, users may request to exercise their right to:

  • Access their Personal Information;
  • Rectify their Personal Information when inaccurate or incomplete, or to update it;
  • Cancel their Personal Information;
  • Refuse for legitimate reasons the Processing of their Personal Information, and/or
  • Revoke their consent for the Processing of their Personal Information at any time, so as to stop making use of such.

However, it is important to take into account that we cannot always address your request to cancel your Personal Information, refuse Processing, or revoke your consent, because it is possible that due to some legal obligation we will be required to continue using your Personal Information. The user must consider and accept that for certain purposes, revocation of their consent may imply a suspension of service or termination of their relationship with OTI.

Exercise of the rights to Access, Rectification, Cancellation, or Refusal of Personal Information, and Revocation of consent made by users shall be carried out following a request submitted to the OTI and shall contain at least the following:

  • The holder’s name, address, and email to provide them a response to the request;
  • Documents accrediting their identity, or where appropriate, legal representation of the holder;
  • A clear and concise description of the Personal Information for which they seek to exercise any of the aforementioned rights (in the case of rectification, the changes to be made must be indicated and documentation supporting their request must be provided);
  • Any other element or document facilitating localization of Personal Information.

For the above purposes, OTI provides the following email for users: contacto@otitelecom.org

OTI shall respond to users’ requests in a term no greater than 20 business days as from the date on which the corresponding request was received, through the email provided for such purpose. Users’ exercise of the aforementioned rights shall be subject to the applicable laws and regulations in force in Mexico.

COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS

In order to improve users’ experience on the Website, OTI may use cookies. For the purposes of this Privacy Notice, the term “cookies” shall mean information text files that a website transfers to the hard drive of users’ computers in order to store certain registries and preferences. OTI may use cookies to better understand users’ interaction with the Website and the services provided. The Website may allow functions or advertisements of third parties that send cookies to users’ computers. The use of cookies does not personally identify users, only their computers.

OTI may use web beacons on the Website. Web beacons are images embedded on a website or email that may be used to monitor a visitor’s behavior, such as storing information on the user’s IP address, web navigation times, Website interaction duration, sections visited, websites accessed prior to ours, and the type of web browser used.

Users may change their options through their computer equipment and/or browsers to stop accepting cookies and/or web beacons, or to confirm if they accept or deny them.

SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION

In conformance with the Mexican legislation in force, Sensitive Personal Information is personal information that affects the holder’s most private sphere, or whose undue use may lead to discrimination or which involves a serious risk for them. Specifically, information is considered sensitive when it may reveal aspects such as race or ethnicity, present or future health status, genetic information, religious, philosophical, or moral beliefs, union affiliation, political opinions, or sexual preference.

Should OTI require Sensitive Personal Information, users must provide their prior express consent for such.

PRIVACY NOTICE CHANGES

OTI reserves the right to modify the content of this Privacy Notice at any time. Any change made to the Privacy Notice shall be communicated to users through the Website. The Privacy Notice shall enter into force automatically after it is published on the Website.

This notice was last updated on February 1, 2016.