8.1. You may have certain legal rights regarding your personal information depending upon the country you are in or how we interact with you. You can learn more about this in this section.
8.2. Subject to the terms of this Privacy Statement we guarantee that you have following key rights wherever you are:
8.2.1. To access your personal information. We will tell you what personal information we hold about you and can provide you with a copy of this.
8.2.2. To seek rectification of that personal information. Where the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate we will rectify this, upon your request. Note that this right may be limited in terms of the scope of detail that we will or can rectify.
8.2.3. To lodge a complaint to us. We will receive and handle your complaints in accordance with best practice and depending upon where you are and whether we are subject to it, any applicable law.
8.3. If you benefit from rights as a data subject under the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), you will have certain additional rights in relation to our handling of your personal information.
8.3.1. To access your personal information
8.3.1.(a). You have a right to request that we provide you with a copy of your personal information that we hold and you have the right to be informed of; (a) the source of your personal information; (b) the purposes, legal basis and methods of processing; (c) the data controller’s identity; and (d) the entities or categories of entities to whom your personal information may be transferred.
8.3.2. To seek rectification of that personal information
8.3.2.(a). You have a right to request that we rectify inaccurate personal information. We may seek to verify the accuracy of the personal information before rectifying it.
8.3.2.(b). We are not required to comply with your request to erase personal information if the processing of your personal information is necessary:
for compliance with a legal obligation; or
for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
8.3.3. To erase personal information;
8.3.3.(a). You can also request that we erase your personal information in limited circumstances where:
8.3.3.(b). It is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected; or
8.3.3.(c). You have withdrawn your consent (where the data processing was based on consent); or
8.3.3.(d). Following a successful exercise of the right to object (see right to object); or
8.3.3.(e). It has been processed unlawfully; or
8.3.3.(f). To comply with a legal obligation to which Etihad is subject.
8.3.4. To restrict the processing of your personal information;
8.3.4.(a). You can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information, but only where:
- Its accuracy is contested, to allow us to verify its accuracy; or
- The processing is unlawful, but you do not want it erased; or
- It is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, but we still need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
- You have exercised the right to object, and verification of overriding grounds is pending.
8.3.4.(b). We can continue to use your personal information following a request for restriction, where:
- we have your consent; or
- to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
- to protect the rights of another natural or legal person.
8.3.5. To transfer your personal information;
8.3.5.(a). You can ask us to provide your personal information to you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, or you can ask to have it transferred directly to another data controller, but in each case only where:
- the processing is based on your consent or on the performance of a contract with you; and
- the processing is carried out by automated means.
8.3.6. To object to the processing of personal information;
8.3.6.(a). You can ask us to stop processing your data where our legitimate interest is our legal basis for doing so unless we can show compelling legitimate grounds for continuing to process your data which override your own interests, or where we need to do so in order to defend legal claims against Etihad Group;
8.3.7. To obtain a copy of personal information safeguards used for transfers outside your jurisdiction;
8.3.7.(a). You can ask to obtain a copy of, or reference to, the safeguards under which your personal information is transferred outside of the European Union. We may redact data transfer agreements to protect commercial terms; and
8.3.8. To lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
8.3.8.(a). You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority if you have concerns about how we are processing your personal information.
8.3.8.(b). We ask that you please attempt to resolve any issues with us first, although you have a right to contact your supervisory authority at any time.
8.4. A further explanation of these general key rights and the GDPR specific rights is outlined under each heading. Please click on these for further details.
8.5. You may have other rights depending upon the country you are in. You may therefore have rights to lodge a complaint to a local privacy authority.
8.6. If you wish to access any of these rights, we may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, in particular before disclosing personal information to you. We reserve the right to refuse to provide this additional information if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive.
8.7. You can exercise your rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject to legal and other permissible considerations, we will make every reasonable effort to honour your request promptly or inform you if we require further information in order to fulfil your request.
8.8. We may not always be able to address your request fully, for example if it would impact the duty of confidentiality we owe to others, or if we are legally entitled to deal with the request in a different way.