By accepting the Policy when providing Personal Data through our Website in order to use the services, including product ordering, provided through the Website, you expressly consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your Personal Data (as defined below) as described in this Policy.
For the purposes of this Policy, the term "you" and "your" shall include (i) the representative(s) of the company who are authorised to access the Website and use the Website and (ii) GETT® North America LLC itself.
Changes to Privacy
Policy GETT® North America LLC reserves the right to modify the Policy to reflect changes in applicable law or for any other reasons deemed appropriate by GETT® North America LLC. Any modifications to the Policy shall apply immediately upon such modified Policy being posted on the Website. We will post at the top of this Policy the date that modifications were last made, which should alert you to any changes since your last visit to the Website.
General Statement About Privacy
GETT® North America LLC respects your privacy. For our business, GETT® North America LLC will collect, store and use your Personal Data (as defined below) for defined purposes. GETT® North America LLC uses your Personal Data (as defined below) to support and enhance our relationship with you, for example, to enable our department for human resources to process your employment application and to interact with you, to contact you to resolve any issues, to provide service and support, and share information with you.
Collection of Your Information
GETT® North America LLC asks for specific types of Personal Data (as defined below), which enables GETT® North America LLC to adequately identify you, process your requests, provide services to you, enhance your site visit, respond to requests for information, support your relationship with GETT® North America LLC, assist you with technical support issues and/or to follow up with you after your visit to the Website. GETT® North America LLC collects data through your interactions with GETT® North America LLC, such as when:
- you visit the Website and use the Website provided through the Website;
- you submit your job application through our Website;
- an enquiry is made or feedback is given;
- enquiry is made through the embedded Octopart service on the Website.
GETT® North America LLC may ask for and/or obtain data such as your name, address, e-mail address, IP address, phone number(s), occupation, designation, national identification number(s) or passport number(s), resume details, order history, referrals, and other information that is needed to process your transaction or request. GETT® North America LLC may also collect demographic information including details of your business or GETT® North America LLC, age, gender, and product sale or purchase history. Collectively, the items described herein are "Personal Data".
GETT® North America LLC may collect information relating to your online interactions with GETT® North America LLC (including, but not limited to, your IP address, the pages you view, website links and advertisements that you click on) so that GETT® North America LLC can offer you a more consistent and personalized experience with GETT® North America LLC and better serve your needs by tailoring the content, services and marketing material that GETT® North America LLC shares with you.
Your Personal Data may be held or stored in any or a combination of the following, in the United States of America or outside the United States of America:
- Computer systems;
- Cloud systems;
- Electronic databases;
- Digital archives;
- Telephone recordings; and
- Hard copy or paper files.
These storage mechanisms may be managed by GETT® North America LLC or by a third party service provider with whom GETT® North America LLC has a contractual relationship.
GETT® North America LLC will take reasonable steps to protect your Personal Data from misuse, interference and loss, as well as unauthorized access, modification or disclosure, including technical, administrative and organizational security measures for the Website that we believe are commercially reasonable to help achieve such purposes. However, you should be aware that the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will use commercially reasonable measures to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted using the Website, and as a result, any transmission of personal data is at your own risk.
Purposes For Which GETT® North America LLC Uses Your Personal Data
The Personal Data you provide will be kept confidential and will only be stored, used and disclosed for the purposes for which it was collected or as otherwise permitted by applicable law. It is collected and processed for the following general purposes and for other lawful business purposes:
- To process your employment application;
- To fulfill requests for products and services;
- To improve our products and services;
- To contact you;
- To prevent and/or to avoid fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities;
- To protect the security or integrity of the Website, our business, our products or services;
- To customize our communication with you and the marketing materials GETT® North America LLC shares with you; and
- To improve and develop our Website in order to better provide our services to you.
When GETT® North America LLC Will Share Your Personal Data
Your Personal Data may be shared with other GETT® North America LLC entities, agents or contractors performing services for GETT® North America LLC to the extent necessary in order for GETT® North America LLC to process your employment application or provide services to you. If so, GETT® North America LLC will seek to ensure that your Personal Data is only used in connection with the functions these parties will be performing for GETT® North America LLC and that all such information is treated in a confidential manner.
GETT® North America LLC will disclose your Personal Data to the extent required by applicable law, if ordered or required to do so by a court or relevant enforcement authority, or to ensure that GETT® North America LLC is in compliance with its legal obligations.
Personal Data Update Requests
To request any update or correction of your Personal Data, please contact GETT® North America LLC at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at 2323 S Voss Road, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77057.
Upon receipt of your request and within a reasonable period of time, GETT® North America LLC will make the requested update or correction or cease to process your Personal Data accordingly.
In order to provide you with a customised experience when using our Website, GETT® North America LLC uses a company and third party "cookies" to help GETT® North America LLC determine which information is relevant and to enhance your experience when you interact with GETT® North America LLC through our Website.
GETT® North America LLC, or third parties acting on our behalf, may use web beacons or related technology on the Website, in our communications, on other sites, or in GETT® North America LLC's communications in others' messages. A web beacon is an electronic image that can be used to recognize a cookie on your equipment when you view a web page or online communication. Web beacons help GETT® North America LLC measure the effectiveness of the Website and GETT® North America LLC's interactions with you in various ways, for example, by counting the number of individuals who visit our site from a particular communication or who make a purchase from our site as well as by telling GETT® North America LLC when a web page is viewed and providing a description of the page where the web beacon is placed. Web beacons also help GETT® North America LLC measure the effectiveness of our communication campaigns, for example, by counting the number of individuals who open or act upon a message, determining when a message is accessed and determining how many times a message is transmitted onwards.
The information GETT® North America LLC collects may include Personal Data, and web beacons allow GETT® North America LLC to recognize users by accessing GETT® North America LLC cookies. GETT® North America LLC may also combine the information that GETT® North America LLC collects through web beacons with other personal information that GETT® North America LLC has collected from you. GETT® North America LLC uses all of this information to better tailor our interactions with you and GETT® North America LLC may use this information for other purposes, such as to enable a shopping cart, customize content on the Website and for internal research purposes. GETT® North America LLC will not share any personal information collected through the web beacons with any third party, except for service providers who act on our behalf and who are contractually prohibited from any other use or disclosure of the information.
GETT® North America LLC allows third parties to place their own web beacons on the Website if we have determined that such third parties share GETT® North America LLC's commitment to protecting your privacy and data. You can make some web beacons unusable by rejecting cookies.
Please be aware that other websites including sites that may be accessed through our site, e.g., via a hyperlink, may collect personal information about you. This privacy statement does not cover the information practices of those third-party sites linked to the Website.
If you have asked to be contacted by one of GETT® North America LLC's business partners, GETT® North America LLC will need to provide them with your contact details. This information will not be shared with any other party and will be forwarded to that partner for the sole purpose of allowing them to contact you.
We may assign our rights and duties under this Policy, including, without limitation, our rights in information collected through the Website, to any third party at any time without notice to you in connection with any sale, merger, acquisition, divestiture or liquidation of all or part of our business or assets related to the Website, all or substantially all of our business or assets, or as part of any reorganization or restructuring of our business.
ADDITIONAL NOTICES TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
California Do-Not-Track Disclosure
At this time, our website is not set up to honor web browser do-not-track settings.
Information on Marketing Disclosures
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at GETT® North America LLC, Attn: Data Protection Officer, 2323 S Voss Road, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77057 or at email@example.com.
Content Removal Requests for Users Under 18 Years Old
If you are a user under 18 years of age and reside in California, you may request and obtain removal of, content or information that you have posted on our website. You may send us any such requests by one of the following methods: (i) by email (writing “Policy – Removal Request” in the subject line) at firstname.lastname@example.org; or (ii) by writing to us at GETT® North America LLC, Attn: Data Protection Officer, 2323 S Voss Road, Suite 550, Houston, TX 77057. We will review the request and respond promptly. You should be aware that a request to remove content or information posted by you on the website does not ensure or require complete or comprehensive removal of such content or information from our databases.
Contacting us via email or contact form
On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.
The processing of the data provided via the contact form or email is based on your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.
Contacting us via tawk.to
We use tawk.to live chat system, to process customer inquiries. Information such as last name, first name and email address is recorded on our website in order to answer your questions. The legal basis here is an order processing contract pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR with tawk.to, which in turn is EU-US Privacy Shield certified.
Use of Google Analytics with anonymization
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site.
The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
The use of Google Analytics is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension, "_gat._anonymizeIp". In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to website and internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.
Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
By following this link you can set an opt-out cookie to prevent Google Analytics from collecting user data:
Use of the remarketing or “Similar Target Groups” feature of Google Inc.
We use the remarketing or “Similar Target Groups” feature of Google on our website. (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland; “Google”). This function serves the purpose of analyzing visitor behavior and interests.
Your data may also be transferred to the USA in the process. The European Commission has issued an adequacy decision for data transfers to the USA.
Processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO in the legitimate interest of targeting website visitors with targeted advertising by placing personalised, interest-related advertisements for visitors to the provider’s website when they visit other websites in the Google Display Network.
For reasons arising from your particular situation, you have the right at any time to object to this processing of personal data concerning you based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO.
Data Processing Amendment
We accepted a data processing amendment with Google.
For more information about the Google Analytics security and privacy principles please visit: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
Use of Google-AdWords
For purposes of promotion, our website also employs the Google ad tool "Google-Adwords". As part of this, our website employs the analysis service "Conversion-Tracking" from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. If you access our site by way of a Google ad, a cookie is placed on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores to your computer. These so-called "conversion cookies" cease to be active after 30 days and are not used to identify you personally. If you visit certain pages of our website while the cookie is still active, we and Google know that you, as user, have clicked on ads placed on Google and were redirected to our site.
Google uses the information obtained through "conversion cookies" to compile statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users who have clicked on our ad as well as which pages of our site were then accessed by each user. However, neither we nor other advertisers who use "Google-Adwords" receive any kind of information that can be used to personally identify users.
The use of Google AdWords is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.
You can prevent the installation of "conversion cookies" by making the appropriate change to your browser settings, for example by setting your browser so that the automatic placement of cookies is deactivated or by blocking cookies from the domain "googleadservices.com“.
Use of HubspotOn this website we use Hubspot for our marketing activities. Hubspot is a software company from the USA with a subsidiary in Ireland. (Contact: Ground Floor, Two Dockland Central, Guild Street, Dublin 1) This is an integrated software solution with which we cover various aspects of our online marketing. These include among others:
- E-mail marketing (newsletters and automated mailings, e.g. to provide downloads)
- Social Media Publishing & Reporting
- Reporting (e.g. traffic sources, accesses, etc. ...)
- Contact management (e.g. user segmentation & CRM)
- Contact forms
Hubspot uses web beacons and cookies that are stored on users' computers. The following personal data is collected:
- IP address
- Geographical location
- Type of browser
- Pages called up
- Traffic source
- Last page visit
- Contact details
- Social Media Information
- Web Analytics History
- Conversion Information
Use for user account management and communication:
We also use technologies from Hubspot Inc. for user account management on this website. If you contact us through a contact form and enter your e-mail address, we will create a user account and store the communication content to better serve you and your business.
If you do not enter an e-mail address, no user account will be created and the communication content will not be stored. We also use Hubspot for sending e-mails. If you wish to object to the creation of a customer account in Hubspot, please send an email to email@example.com.
The data processing serves overall the contract processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b DSGVO and on the other hand to protect our predominant legitimate interests in the context of a balancing of interests in an optimized presentation of our offer, the optimal processing of your request as well as direct advertising according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO. You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future by placing an opt-out cookie on your end device, or by using an appropriate browser plugin, such as the Ghostery plugin, which suppresses the functionality of the tool.
Publication of vacancy announcements / job applicationsWe electronically collect and process your application data for the purpose of completing the application process. If your application results in the conclusion of an employment contract, the data collected from you may be stored in your personnel file for purposes of normal organizational and administrative processes in compliance with appropriate legal requirements. Upon rejection of your application, data you have provided is automatically deleted two months after notification of rejection. This does not apply in such instances where, due to legal requirements (such as the burden of proof obligation stipulated in the Equal Treatment Act) a longer storage period is necessitated or when you expressly agreed to have your data stored for a longer period in our database of prospective applicants.
ADDITIONAL NOTICES TO EUROPEAN UNION RESIDENT AND OTHER DATA SUBJECTS
GETT® North America LLC embraces the approach to privacy protection reflected in the GDPR, giving our clients, vendors, and users a greater say in what happens with their data. Please contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about any matters related to our GDPR compliance.
Legal Bases for Processing Personal Information of European Union Citizens or Other GDPR Data Subjects
When processing your personal information, GETT® North America LLC may rely on one or more of the following legal bases (or other available legal grounds), depending on the circumstances:
- Legitimate Interests – GETT® North America LLC may process your personal information where GETT® North America LLC has a legitimate interest in such processing for managing, operating or promoting our business, and that legitimate interest is not overridden by your interests, fundamental rights or freedoms.
- Consent – GETT® North America LLC may process your personal information where GETT® North America LLC has obtained your consent to the processing.
- Contractual Necessity – GETT® North America LLC may process your personal information where such processing is necessary in connection with any contract that GETT® North America LLC has with you.
- Legal Requirements – GETT® North America LLC may process your personal information where such processing is required by applicable law.
Disclosures to Third Parties
Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties except where it is necessary for fulfillment of GETT® North America LLC’s obligations to you or where GETT® North America LLC is obliged or permitted to do so by law (including, without limitation, through the terms of any agreement GETT® North America LLC may have with you), or where GETT® North America LLC makes disclosures that are otherwise consistent with the uses described in this Policy.
GETT® North America LLC may also disclose any information (including personal information) relating to you to law enforcement authorities or any regulatory or government authority in response to any request including requests in connection with the investigation of any suspected illegal activities.
GETT® North America LLC reserves the right to transfer any personal information GETT® North America LLC has about you in the event GETT® North America LLC sells or transfers all or a portion of our business or assets, or merges with another organization. Should such a sale, transfer or merger occur, GETT® North America LLC will use reasonable efforts seeking to require that the transferee uses personal information you have provided to GETT® North America LLC in a manner that is consistent with this Policy.
GETT® North America LLC will not sell, resell or lease your personal information to any third parties but GETT® North America LLC may, if required for the purpose(s) for which your personal information was collected and processed, share it with GETT® North America LLC partners and/or service providers to enable them to provide their services to GETT® North America LLC or to you, as applicable. The foregoing are in addition to the other uses described elsewhere in this Policy.
Security of Personal Information of European Citizens or Other GDPR Data Subjects
GETT® North America LLC has policies and technical and organizational measures in place which are intended to safeguard and protect your personal information against unauthorized access, accidental loss, improper use and disclosure. However, you should be aware that information transmitted over the internet is not completely secure because of the nature of the internet and that systems and measures used to secure information are not flawless. For these reasons, although GETT® North America LLC will use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, GETT® North America LLC does not warrant the security of personal information transmitted to GETT® North America LLC or stored by GETT® North America LLC, and personal information that is transmitted to GETT® North America LLC by you electronically is done at your own risk.
Retention of Personal Information of European Citizens or Other GDPR Data Subjects
GETT® North America LLC’s policy is to retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which GETT® North America LLC collected such personal information, including for the purposes of satisfying any professional, legal, accounting or reporting requirements to which GETT® North America LLC is subject. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, GETT® North America LLC considers the scope, nature and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of the personal information, the purposes for which GETT® North America LLC collected and processed your personal information and whether GETT® North America LLC can achieve those purposes through other means, and any applicable legal and professional requirements.
Your Rights as a European Resident or Other GDPR Data Subject
You have a number of rights concerning your personal information that GETT® North America LLC holds and uses, including the following:
- Right of Access – You have the right to be informed about what personal information GETT® North America LLC holds about you and to a copy of this personal information.
- Right to Rectification – You have the right to have any inaccurate personal information which GETT® North America LLC holds about you updated or corrected.
- Right to Erasure – In certain circumstances you may request that GETT® North America LLC delete the personal information that GETT® North America LLC holds about you.
- Right to Complain – You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal information to an applicable governmental or supervisory authority in your country.
- Right to Withdraw Consent – Where processing of personal information is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw such consent at any time.
- Right to Object – Where GETT® North America LLC relies on our legitimate interests to process your personal information, you have the right to object to such use and GETT® North America LLC is required to discontinue such processing unless GETT® North America LLC can demonstrate an overriding legitimate interest in such processing.
- Right to Restriction – You have the right to request that GETT® North America LLC stop using your personal information collected through the web beacons with any third party, except for service providers who act on our behalf and who are contractually prohibited from any other use or disclosure of the information. GETT® North America LLC holds about you is inaccurate or that GETT® North America LLC’s use of your personal information is unlawful. If you validly exercise this right, GETT® North America LLC will store your personal information and will not carry out any other processing until the issue is resolved.