- World ATM Congress (WATMC)
- Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA)
- Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO)
About World ATM Congress
World ATM Congress is the world’s largest international air traffic management (ATM) exhibition and conference. Operated by CANSO in partnership with ATCA, WATMC brings together the world’s leading product developers, experts, stakeholders, and air navigation service providers (ANSPs). Aviation thought leaders gather for three days of conference sessions, product demonstrations and launches, contract closures and educational and networking opportunities in Madrid, Spain.
WATMC is held once a year in Madrid, Spain.
For a list of past events, visit www.worldatmcongress.org
CompleteReg operates registration services relating to the event on behalf of WATMC and is authorised to act on behalf of WATMC in the exercise of WATMC’s obligations, rights or discretion hereunder, but are not a party to the contract between WATMC and you.
When you ask for information from or register to attend WATMC you will be asked to provide information that is required for the purposes set out below. This will include information such as:
1. Your name and address
2. Other contact details
3. Your preferences and other information regarding your needs
4. Payment information i.e. credit / debit card details for purchased services
How we use your information
We will not disclose your details to third parties unrelated to WATMC however we may use this information in other ways:
1. To register you with the show
2. To provide you with services and information about WATMC
3. To analyse in order to improve future events in line with your needs
To contact you about future events that we think may be of interest to you using the following methods:
And less frequently
- Mobile messaging
In order to protect you from fraud, we may use, disclose or verify information that we obtain in order to make identity checks for the purposes of fraud prevention and detection.
By requesting information about WATMC or by registering to attend the event, you are agreeing to receive communications from us about our events through the channels mentioned above. Occasionally we may need to contact you for the purpose of market research in order to discuss ways that we might improve the event in line with your needs. This may be done through any of the methods listed above. In addition, we may use your information to manage prize draws, competitions or any other promotion that we advertise. You can opt-out of communications at any point by contacting Abigail Glenn-Chase, Dir. Of Communications - World ATM Congress, 225 Reinekers Ln, Suite 400 Alexandria, VA 22314, USA or emailing: Abigail.Glennfirstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that email broadcasts about WATMC events will be broadcast by Constant Contact on behalf of WATMC.
How we will store your information
Your data will be stored securely both by our registration servicer, CompleteReg and by WATMC. We will retain your data only for as long as necessary, for legal or business purposes. Data will still be stored for a maximum of 7 years. Where there has been a financial transaction, IRS Rules stipulate to ”keep records for 7 years”. Please see https://www.irs.gov for more information. If you have not been involved in a financial transaction, we may remove your records at any time as required. Alternatively, you may opt-out of marketing communications at any point.
That said, in order to ensure that you continue to stay out of our marketing promotions, we may add you to suppression files that will be stored securely by WATMC.
Disclosure of your information
We may provide your details to the following, who may use it for the same purposes as set out above:
1. Our partners and third parties who are affiliated with our events
2. Agents and third parties who fulfil services on behalf of WATMC
3. WATMC may be required to disclose your personal information in response to lawful requests from public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. Where permitted by law, WATMC has the option to issue reports relating to data privacy inquiries.
We may supply data to reputable companies outside the European Economic region however this will be done with European Data Protection Legislation in mind.
Note that by scanning your badge on a BTAG (badge scanner) or by allowing your badge to be scanned by an exhibitor or sponsor, you will be providing the exhibitor or sponsor with your personal contact data (as disclosed when registering). In doing so, you are consenting to this personal data being transferred and accept that this exhibitor or sponsor may contact you about their products or services.
Cookies & IP addresses
If you want to find out more about how to disable cookies please see this external third party website:http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
We take security very seriously and take all practical steps to protect your personal information; however, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you provide online. By using our service, you accept the security risks and cannot hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence.
WATMC is the data owner / controller. You have a number of rights in line with both the Data Protection Act and GDPR. These include:
WATMC will offer individuals the opportunity to choose (opt out) whether their Personal Information is (1) to be disclosed to a third party or (2) to be used for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. For Sensitive Personal Information, WATMC will give individuals the opportunity to affirmatively or explicitly (opt out) consent to the disclosure of the information for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. WATMC shall treat Sensitive Personal Information received from an individual the same as the individual would treat and identify it as Sensitive Personal Information.
Prior to disclosing Personal Information to a third party, WATMC shall notify the individual of such disclosure and allow the individual the choice (opt out) of such disclosure. WATMC shall ensure that any third party for which Personal Information may be disclosed subscribes to the Principles or are subject to law providing the same level of privacy protection as is required by the Principles and agree in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection. WATMC is liable for onward transfers to third parties and will comply with the Notice and Choice Principles before transferring Personal Data to a Third Party who is not an agent of WATMC.
Right of access, rectification, restriction and objection
How can I get my name removed from a World ATM Congress mailing list?
Each email we send you will contain details of how you can unsubscribe. Please follow unsubscribe instructions or send an email to Abigail.email@example.com.
If you wish to access, update or otherwise change or remove any information that you have provided to us, please contact us at GDPRrequest@atca.org using the data request form. We may request that you provide further information and/or identification to enable us to process your request. Please note that it may take up to 28 days to act on your request.
Kenneth Carlisle, CMP, CEM
Director of Meetings and Expositions
World ATM Congress
225 Reinekers Ln, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314 USA