GDPR FAQs

Discover New England (DNE) collects personal data from individual users of DiscoverNewEngland.org. Certain elements of this data may constitute protected “personal data” as that term is defined in the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

The following disclosures concerning DNE’s compliance with GDPR are presented for informational and compliance purposes only. Nothing in these disclosures constitutes a representation that any particular data or service is governed or subject to GDPR, nor do these disclosures represent or constitute any contract or undertaking with any individual.

GDPR Effective Date

GDPR took effect on May 25, 2018. DNE is complying with GDPR to the extent applicable.

Data Usage

DNE uses personal data, including the information provided by you during usage of the website and submission of forms, for marketing purposes; for example, DNE may use this data to send information electronically or physically that you request.

Basis for the Processing of Data

DNE may ask your consent to send marketing communications. DNE will seek a separate consent to send these communications in certain cases which may be revoked by you at any time via email to info@discovernewengland.org or by clicking unsubscribe on the email communication.

Recipients of Personal Data

Recipients of personal data may include fulfillment providers for physical mailing, email deployers, technical providers of data storage, and back end service providers. All employees of DNE who receive or review personal data have received training concerning maintaining the confidentiality of such data and committed themselves to confidentiality. Where appropriate, DNE will enter into written agreements governing the processing and confidentiality of personal data by third parties.

Storage of Data

DNE will retain data only as long as is necessary.

Your Rights Under GDPR

If the GDPR applies to retention of your personal data, you have several rights including (i) the right to request access, rectification or erasure of your data, (ii) the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate European Union supervisory authority, and (iii) to the extent processing of data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.