Data Privacy Notice

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to SVT Electronics. Therefore, SVT Electronics (for further company details, please see the “Corporate Information” below) processes personal data in compliance with applicable laws on data protection and data security.

Processing of personal data related to your use of our websites, applications and online platforms

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis 

When visiting SVT Electronics`s websites, applications or online, SVT Electronics may process the following personal data about you:

  • Personal data that you actively and voluntarily provide via the TachoSafe (e.g., when registering, contacting us with your inquiries or participating in surveys, etc.), including name, e-mail address, telephone number, information submitted as part of a support request, etc.; and
  • Information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or device, such as your IP-address, device type, browser type, referring site, sites accessed during your visit, the date and time of each visitor request.

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To provide the SVT Electronics’s services and functions and to administer your use of the TachoSafe;
  • To answer and fulfill your specific requests; and
  • As reasonably necessary to enforce the applicable terms of use, to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense, to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, including attacks on SVT Electronics’s information technology systems.

The legal basis for SVT Electronics processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:

  • SVT Electronics exercising its rights and performing its obligations in connection with any contract we make with you (Article 6 (1) (b) General Data Protection Regulation);
  • Compliance with SVT Electronics’s legal obligations (Article 6 (1) (c) General Data Protection Regulation); and/or
  • Legitimate interests pursued by SVT Electronics (Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation). Generally the legitimate interest pursued by SVT Electronics in relation to our use of your personal data is the efficient performance or management of your use of the TachoSafe.

In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for Tacho2Safe processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

Cookies

We may use cookies within TachoSafe. You can find information on SVT Electronics’s use of cookies in our Cookie Notice. The Cookie Notice also provides information on how to block and object to the use of cookies and the processing of data collected by cookies.

Links to other websites

This Privacy Notice applies only to TachoSafe and not to other websites or applications operated by third parties. We may provide links to other websites and applications which we believe may be of interest to you. SVT Electronics is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or applications.

Processing of personal data related to your business relationship with SVT Electronics

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis

In the context of the business relationship with SVT Electronics, SVT Electronics may process the following categories of personal data of current and future contact persons at our customers, suppliers, vendors and partners (each a “Business Partner”):

  • Contact information, such as full name, work address, work telephone number, work mobile phone number, work fax number and work email address;
  • Further information necessarily processed in a project or contractual relationship with SVT Electronics or voluntarily provided by the Business Partner, such as personal data relating to orders placed, payments made, requests, and project milestones;
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  • Personal data collected from publicly available resources, integrity data bases and credit agencies; and
  • If legally required for Business Partner compliance screenings: date of birth, ID numbers, identity cards and information about relevant and significant litigation or other legal proceedings against Business Partners.

SVT Electronics may process the personal data for the following purposes:

  • Communicating with Business Partners about products, services and projects of SVT Electronics or Business Partners, e.g. by responding to inquiries or requests or providing you with technical information about purchased products;
  • Planning, performing and managing the (contractual) relationship with Business Partners; e.g. by performing transactions and orders of products or services, processing payments, performing accounting, auditing, billing and
  • collection activities, arranging shipments and deliveries, facilitating repairs and providing support services;
  • Administrating and performing customer surveys, marketing campaigns, market analysis, sweepstakes, contests, or other promotional activities or events;
  • Maintaining and protecting the security of our products, services and websites, preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities;
  • Ensuring compliance with legal obligations (such as record keeping obligations), export control and customs, Business Partner compliance screening obligations (to prevent white-collar or money laundering crimes), and SVT Electronics policies or industry standards; and
  • Solving disputes, enforce our contractual agreements and to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

The legal basis for SVT Electronics processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:

  • SVT Electronics exercising its rights and performing its obligations in connection with any contract we make with you (Article 6 (1) (b) General Data Protection Regulation),
  • Compliance with SVT Electronics`s legal obligations (Article 6 (1) (c) General Data Protection Regulation), and/or
  • Legitimate interests pursued by SVT Electronics (Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation).

Generally the legitimate interest pursued by SVT Electronics in relation to our use of your personal data is the efficient performance or management of our business relationship with you. In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for SVT Electronics processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

Transfer and disclosure of personal data

SVT Electronics may transfer your personal data to:

  • third parties which provide IT services to SVT Electronics and which process such data only for the purpose of such services (e.g., hosting or IT maintenance and support services); and
  • courts, arbitration bodies, law enforcement authorities, regulators or attorneys if necessary to comply with the law or for the establishment, exercise or defense of rights or legal claims.

Retention periods

Unless indicated otherwise at the time of the collection of your personal data (e.g. within a form completed by you), we erase your personal data if the retention of that personal data is no longer necessary (i) for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, or (ii) to comply with legal obligations (such as retention obligations under tax, transportation or commercial laws).

Withdraw consent

In case you declared your consent for the processing of certain personal data by SVT Electronics, you have the right to withdraw the consent at any time with future effect, i.e. the withdrawal of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on the consent before its withdrawal. If the consent is withdrawn, SVT Electronics may only further process the personal data where there is another legal ground for the processing.

Your rights

Under applicable data protection law, you may have the right to:

  • Obtain from SVT Electronics confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and where that is the case, access to the personal data;
  • Obtain from SVT Electronics the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you;
  • Obtain from SVT Electronics the erasure of your personal data;
  • Obtain from SVT Electronics restriction of processing regarding your personal data;
  • Data portability concerning personal data, which you actively provided; and
  • Object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to processing of personal data concerning you.

Data privacy contact

The SVT Electronics data protection officer provides support with any data privacy related questions, comments, concerns or complaints or in case you wish to exercise any of your data privacy related rights. The SVT Electronics Data Protection Officer may be contacted at: dpo@svt.ro. The SVT Electronics Data Protection Officer will always use best efforts to address and settle any requests or complaints you bring to its attention. Besides contacting the SVT Electronics Data Protection Officer, you always have the right to approach the competent data protection authority with your request or complaint.