Privacy Policy

The World Forum on Energy Regulation 2018 online website is provided free of charge to general public. The details of all users will be verified and collected during and after the registration to the Forum on the website.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting www.wfer2018.org (our Site) and/or signing up to the Forum on it you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

In accordance with articles 110 and 113 of the Mexican Federal Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information, articles 113 and 116 of the Mexican General Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information, article 14 of the Law of the Co-ordinated Energy Regulators, the collected information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may be classified as confidential or reserved. Any review, re-transmission, dissemination, copy or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited.

Who is responsible of your data?

Name: Mexican Energy Regulatory Commission (Comisión Reguladora de Energía, or CRE).

Address: 172 Adolfo López Mateos Boulevard, Merced Gómez, Mexico City, Mexico.

Number: +52 (55) 5283 1500

Email: contact@wfer2018.org

Your data in the system

Once your registration has been processed, you will be able to access certain information held about you in the system – if any details are not correct, then you can update them. When you submit your update, you will immediately view the amended details, but they will be verified by us before they are formally accepted as changes on the database.

Communication preferences

To ensure that we keep your details up to date and communicate with you fully in accordance with your wishes, this website will allow you to update your details and your communication preferences online. Upon registering for the World Forum on Energy Regulation 2018 on our Site, your data will continue to be used for the purposes of communication and updating activities by post, e-mail, telephone, fax or text message unless you indicate otherwise. By registering for the online community, and providing your e-mail address, you are agreeing that we can contact you for these purposes.

To communicate with you about opportunities for staying involved in future editions of the World Forum on Energy Regulation, we may send you newsletters and publications, keeping you informed about the event and services we can offer (if the Participant expressed so in the registration process). Email is a cost-effective way for us to do this.

Where we store your personal data

The World Forum on Energy Regulation 2018 is an international event organized under the auspices of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER), which is a voluntary framework for cooperation between energy regulators from around the globe and appointed the host, held every three years. In 2018, the host is the CRE. The CRE as host of the World Forum on Energy Regulation 2018 will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy but we do not accept liability for other users. Participants should consider that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure; therefore any transmission is at participants’ own risk.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on any part of our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Site.

  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you may choose not to respond to them.
  • Details of transactions you carry out through our site.
  • Details of your visits to our site (including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise) and the resources that you access.

Uses made of the information

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on any part of our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Site.

  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or another device.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
  • To notify you about changes on the event or to our service.

URL and IP Address

Like many other websites, we collect information about our users' utilization and navigation of our Site. This information helps us to design our Site to better suit our users' needs. We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Site, analyze trends, track visitor movements, and gather broad demographic information that assists us in identifying visitor preferences.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are pieces of data that a website transfers to a user's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web Beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, e-mail response and tracking.

Our site uses Cookies and Web Beacons to provide enhanced functionality on the site (e.g., user ID and password prompts, and conference registration) and aggregate traffic data (e.g., what pages are the most popular). These Cookies may be delivered in a first-party or third-party context. We may use this information to analyze general traffic patterns and to perform routine system maintenance. You have many choices with regards to the management of Cookies on your computer. All major web browsers allow you to block or delete Cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage Cookies and Web Beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.

Children data

Because of the nature of our business, our services and benefits are not designed to appeal minors. We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data. If that is the case, please contact contact@wfer2018.org to inform us.

Contact

If you have any queries about the use of your personal data or have any questions, comments or requests regarding this privacy policy they should be addressed to contact@wfer2018.org