Privacy Policy

WABA Privacy Policy

WABA and the WABR Register will process your personal data in compliance with local data regulations (for example EU Regulation 2016/679 -hereafter GDPR-), exclusively for the purposes contained in the WABA Statutes, for the management of the associative / institutional / training relationship and in particular for:

– correspondence, traceability of members / students (and convocation to assemblies)

– payment of membership fees / quotas for ordinary and extraordinary activities

– fulfilment of legal obligations

– sending the information necessary for the performance of the requested social /

institutional activities

The data processing could also be carried out and the data kept by authorized agents. The data will not be disclosed to other third parties or disseminated.

The indication of name, surname, e-mail and country is necessary for the management of the associative / institutional relationship and for the fulfilment of legal obligations. The provision of other data is optional.

The data collected will be kept at the headquarter of the WABR Registry on a safe server by the manager, Ms. Pavana Dull. at the following registered address:
1154 Spruce St Berkley, CA 94707, United States,

Rights of the interested party

As an interested party, you are guaranteed all the rights to access, rectification, cancellation, limitation and opposition to the processing of data, to revoke the consent (if given) to the processing (without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment based on the consent acquired before the revocation), and eventually to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data.

The exercise of the rights can be exercised through written communication to be sent to the email ( or by registered letter with return receipt to the headquarters of the WABAR Registry.

Duration of data retention

The data will be kept for the duration of affiliation to WABA Association and/or the

WABR Registry.

International data controller/processor

Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Registry WABR as data co-owner in behalf of WABA Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association, 1154 Spruce St Berkley, CA 94707, United States e-mail: Further below indicated as Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The WABR Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following

organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the co-owners, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of

persons in charge, involved with the operation of the Association (administration, sales

from Registry and Association of related media and gadgets, legal institutional reasons, system administration) appointed, if necessary, as Local Data Processors by the Owner.

The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the

User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or

any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;

  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User

and/or for any pre-contractual obligations connected to the association tasks as described above, thereof;

  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the

Owner is subject.

  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner.
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the

Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or

contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract or member



The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the above section.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public

international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the

security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.


  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been

fully performed.

  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Co-Owner’s legitimate interests

shall be retained as long as needed to fulfil such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner

within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the

User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner. In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their

Personal Data.

  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than

consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the

Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of

their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another

controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the

Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the

User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by

the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their

particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. In any case the Co-Owner’s are not processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document. How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month. Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or

the related Services.

The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website and the co- owners may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request. System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) use other

Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this


Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this Application and/or – as far as

technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s

consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.