Summary: PyCon Organizing committee only collects the information necessary to register you for PyCon and to provide you access to the PyCon content and services. Registrant contact information is NOT shared with third parties without your explicit opt-in consent.
If you submit a talk, tutorial, or other content, then your name will be publicly associated with your personal content for purposes of giving you credit for your contribution to the conference and to maintain historical records.
You will be getting email messages about the PyCon conference, and you may have to share basic contact information with sponsors of PyCon.
After PyCon is over and we have fully discharged all of our responsibilities, we will delete any personal information that is not required to preserve publicly-available educational materials or to maintain legal records.
For the purpose of data protection laws, the PyCon Organizing committee is the data controller in respect to the personal information that we collect and use as part of our business activities. As the data controller, we control, manage, and dictate the purpose for which your personal information is used and how we use your personal information for our business activity.
If you choose to provide your personal information to other parties during PyCon, including sponsors, then their data privacy policies apply to the data that you give to them.
The type of personal information that the PyCon Organizing committee may collect include, but is not limited to the following:
Some countries consider some personal information particularly sensitive or special. This may include Ethnicity, Nationality, Gender, and other demographic information. The PyCon Organizing committee only collects this data when voluntarily given by the individual, and does not require it from any attendee. The Pycon Sri Lanka may use this information to create aggregated reports only; the Pycon Sri Lanka does not share any person’s sensitive information with third parties.
We collect information when you provide it to us, such as when you email us information, connect with us on social media, use the “contact us” feature, use the subscription feature located on our website, or when you engage in any other communication, recorded or otherwise communicated.
The PyCon Organizing committee collects certain information automatically when you use the website, such as the IP addresses and domain names of visitors, browser type, history of pages viewed and other usage information about your use of the website. We collect this information for site administration purposes, such as to analyze this data for trends and statistics. We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our users with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, or other third parties. This data is used to customize our website content and advertising to deliver a better experience to our users. Please see the section below on cookies for information.
If you choose to author a written resource, including a mailing list post, or speak at PyCon Sri Lanka (both live and recorded for further broadcasting), you may be required to provide minimal biographical information to associate with your presentation or materials. You agree that this information will remain publicly available for purposes of proper attribution of your work and maintenance of the historical record.
As noted above, we collect information from you in the course of your use of the Pycon Sri Lanka website, products, and services. For example, we collect information from you when you subscribe to our mailing list. We collect information from you when you contact or communicate with us (including through the website, by email, or otherwise). We collect your personal information while monitoring the Pycon Sri Lanka website, products, and services. We gather information about you when you provide it to us, or interact with us directly, for instance engaging with staff or registering for an event. We may also in certain cases collect or receive information about you from other sources, such as third party companies.
The PyCon Organizing committee collects personal information for the following principal purposes. The list below will state the purpose and the reason for the purpose of collecting your personal information.
We do this for our legitimate business purposes, and under certain circumstances, to perform a contract between you and us. We may request your consent in circumstances where a legal justification over and above legitimate interests is required by applicable law.
The PyCon Organizing committee also shares basic contact information (name and email address) with sponsors.
The PyCon Organizing committee reserves the right to disclose and/or transfer personal information to a third party, if the PyCon Organizing committee has reason to believe that disclosing personal information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with our rights or property, other website users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Additionally, the PyCon Organizing committee may disclose personal information in response to a subpoena, warrant, or other court order, or when we believe in good faith that a law, regulation, subpoena, warrant or other court order requires or authorizes us to do so, or it is required to respond to an emergency situation.
If you choose not to provide the Pycon Sri Lanka with your personal information, you may still visit some of the Pycon Sri Lanka website; however, you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services.
The PyCon Organizing committee is a Sri Lankan committee. We may allow your personal information to be shared with third-party service providers based both within Sri Lanka and in other countries.
When we provide your personal information overseas, we do so in connection with providing information or services or as required or authorized under law. It is possible the overseas entities, which we share your information with, may not be subject to foreign laws that provide the same level of protection of information with, may not be subject to foreign laws that provide the same level of protection of information as your country of residence or employment, or may not be subject to any privacy obligations. Overseas entities may be required or compelled to disclose your personal information to a third party, such as an overseas authority.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal information, we will use reasonable and appropriate procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
We will keep your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed.
We will acknowledge receipt of any complaint and will strive to provide you with a written response within 30 days of receipt of your complaint. There may be instances where this is not possible due to the circumstances under which the complaint was made, the content of the complaint, and the scope of the complaint. If this is the case, we will respond to your complaint in a reasonable and practical time.