"Controller" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body that, independently or jointly with others, determines the purpose and means of Processing Personal Data, as defined in Data Protection Laws. Controller shall refer to Eqvilent, and with regard to certain Processes, Eqvilent may act as joint Controller with a third-party.
"Compliance Manager'' means Eqvilent`s employees Ilya Poluyakhtov and Vitalii Kulikov accountable for data protection compliance under this Policy. The Compliance Manager is not considered as a data protection officer position for the purpose of Data Protections Laws.
"Data Protection Laws" means The Data Protection Law DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020, the DIFC Data Protection Regulations 2020.
"User" means a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to their Personal Data.
"Personal Data" or "Personal Information" means any information attributable to an identified or identifiable natural person (a User), as defined in Data Protection Laws. Personal Data does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data). Personal Data shall encompass Special Category Data.
"Process" or "Processing" means, as applicable, any operation or set of operations performed upon Personal Data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collecting, recording, using, organizing, structuring, storing, adapting or altering, retrieving, disclosing by transmission, disseminating or otherwise making available, aligning or combining, restricting, erasing, or purging.
"Processor" means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency, or other body that Processes Personal Data on behalf of a Controller, as defined in Data Protection Laws. Processors may include third-party service providers, applications, or agencies utilized by Eqvilent in the course of business.
"Special Category Data" means Personal Data revealing racial or ethnic origin, criminal history, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, trade union membership, or health, genetic, or biometric data, financial data or data pertaining to a child or minor or other categories of Personal Data pursuant to the applicable Data Protection Laws