Privacy Notice

Last updated 17 September 2019

This Privacy Notice tells you how we, EtherWAN Systems, Inc., will collect and use your personal data to provide our service which allows us to host courses and activities, all optimized for collaborative learning.

Who are we?

At EtherWAN, products are purpose-built for specific applications and are widely used in installations for intelligent transportation, video surveillance, and urban infrastructure.

Established in 1996, EtherWAN has been focused on developing high quality Switches, Media Converters, Extenders, and Power over Ethernet products for applications where connectivity is crucial.

EtherWAN's hardened products can withstand extreme temperatures from -40 to 167°F, vibrations, and EMI, allowing for installations in places where not possible previously. Specific product features make installation simpler and reduce on-site troubleshooting.

In addition to world class products, EtherWAN puts its customers first by providing services to ensure projects are completed successfully. Services include complimentary support, network audits, network consulting, on-site industry-specific network training courses, and ongoing network maintenance support, all designed to put zero distance between EtherWAN and its customers.

Products are manufactured in EtherWAN's ISO 9001: 2015 certified factory, ensuring the highest quality standards possible. The commitment to quality is backed by a limited lifetime warranty for hardened-grade products. EtherWAN is also ISO 14001: 2015 certified and committed to reducing environmental impact as an ongoing initiative.


What’s covered by this Privacy Notice?

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as: “any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.

All data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the GDPR.

Why does EtherWAN Systems, Inc need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you with EtherWAN Academy we need to collect personal data for correspondence purposes and/or to allow us to provide you our service(s). We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose. EtherWAN Systems, Inc is a company which values its users’ data protection and privacy rights and we have no interest in collecting data beyond what we need to make our service(s) work for you.

In general we collect personal data relating to you for specific purposes, with the nature of the data collected depending on your interaction with EtherWAN Systems, Inc.  Our legal basis for the processing of personal data are:

Any legitimate interests pursued by us, or third parties we use, are as follows:

The special categories of personal data concerned are:

Will EtherWAN Systems, Inc share my personal data with anyone else?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party providers upon your request. We do this only when requested to allow us to provide you, the customer, with discounted rates for our products and services. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to deliver the service they provide on our- and of course, your-behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with EtherWAN Systems, Inc’s procedures.

How will EtherWAN Systems, Inc use the personal data it collects about me?

EtherWAN Systems, Inc will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. EtherWAN Systems, Inc maintains a register of its data processes which includes a record of the data retention policy for each type of data collected and is committed to only ever trying to process the minimum amount of data needed. Moodle Pty Ltd is required to retain certain information in accordance with the Law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.

Can I find out the personal data that the organization holds about me?

Moodle Pty Ltd at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Moodle Pty Ltd does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:

What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?

EtherWAN Systems, Inc accepts a request made through a Moodle account while the person making the request is logged in. In certain circumstances EtherWAN Systems, Inc could ask for additional information and the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested:

Agreeing to these terms is your Consent

By consenting to this privacy notice you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified. Where consent is required for Moodle Pty Ltd to process both standard and sensitive types of personal data, it must be explicitly given. Where we are asking you for sensitive personal data we will always tell you why and how the information will be used. Agreement with this Privacy Notice and its accompanying terms and conditions (as applicable) (and any Data Processing Agreements, if they apply to you) will be considered to be explicit consent and we will keep a copy of the records of that consent for audit purposes.

You may withdraw consent at any time by:

Please identify your role in relation to Moodle (if you are a contractor, employee, Moodle partner, end-user, site admin etc.), and the data you wish to withdraw consent to be processed.


EtherWAN Systems, Inc will pass on your personal data to certain third parties.

Retention period

EtherWAN Systems, Inc will processes different forms of personal data for as long as is necessary and proportionate for the purpose for which it has been supplied and will store the personal data for the shortest amount of time possible, taking into account legal and service requirements.

Your rights as a data subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:


In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by EtherWAN Systems, Inc (or third parties as described above), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority.