Michelman, Inc. and its affiliates (“Michelman”) are committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of personal information that you choose to provide to us. While it is impossible to guarantee that such information is or will be completely safe from unauthorized access or use, the following policy is intended to inform you of the steps we take to protect the information you choose to provide to us. We recommend that you carefully review this policy before providing us with your personal information. The locations and addresses of our place of businesses can be found on the contact page of our website at www.michelman.com.
We value your right to privacy and strive to protect your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation and more specifically with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and it's national implementing legislation.
In the context of our activities, we collect, hold, disclose and/or otherwise process personal data. Pursuant to applicable data protection and privacy legislation, we qualify as the controller with respect to the personal data that we process.
Note: this does not constitute your ‘consent’ to the processing of your personal data. We do not process your personal data on the basis of your consent unless specifically indicated.
Michelman may collect personal information from you on our website to facilitate the delivery of services or the fulfillment of an order, to provide you information and samples you request, to give you a customized interactive experience, and to help us develop and notify you about new products and services that meet your needs.
We may collect information about you in various ways:
We collect the following information about you and we use it for the following purposes:
The legal grounds for collecting your identification and contact information for these processing activities are:
In the context of the purposes as listed above, we may share your personal data with third parties, such as service providers we use (e.g. IT service providers or third parties to fulfill orders). Your personal data can also be disclosed to our affiliated Michelman companies listed on the contact page at www.michelman.com/contact/agents-distributors/.
We will ensure that, where relevant, contractual safeguards are implemented to ensure the protection of your personal data when disclosing your personal data to a third party. For example, we will enter into data processing agreements with relevant parties (providing for restrictions on the use of your personal data and obligations with respect to the protection and security of your personal data).
The parties to whom we may disclose your personal data as referred to above may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), which countries may offer a lower level of data protection than in the EEA. For example, such shall be the case in the following situations: 1) to fulfill orders by Michelman Inc. or a third party partner, provide notifications and for marketing purposes the data is stored in the United States and 2) for order processing and/or sales support, the data may be sent to a third party partner or an affiliate in India, China or Singapore.
In such case, it shall be ensured that adequate measures are taken to ensure adequate protection of your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. More specifically, we will implement the following measures: our European affiliate has the EU Standard Contractual Clauses in agreements in place with all Michelman affiliates in India, China, Singapore, Japan, and the United States and with our third-party partners.
Your personal data and/or personal profiles shall not be rented, nor sold to third parties without your prior explicit consent.
Your personal data will not be stored for longer than is necessary in relation to the purposes for which we process them (we refer to the purposes as listed above in paragraph 5). Only where we are legally obliged to, or where this is necessary for defending our interests in the context of judicial proceedings (e.g. in case of a dispute), will we store the personal data for longer periods.
More specifically, the following storage periods apply:
|Personal data||Storage period|
|Identification and contact information||during the period of activity and 2 years thereafter|
|IP Address||during the period of activity and 2 years thereafter|
Michelman takes very seriously all digital security and procedures. This includes secured data hosting. We implement the necessary administrative, technical, and organizational measures for ensuring a level of security appropriate to the specific risks that we have identified. We protect your personal data against destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of or access to personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed. More specifically, we have taken the following measures:
Further, we seek to ensure that we keep your personal data accurate and up to date. In view thereof, we kindly request you to inform us of any changes to your personal data (such as a change in your contact details which you can do by clicking on email@example.com or call us at (513) 793-7766 or use the postal address below.
Attention: Privacy Request
9080 Shell Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236
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You have the right to:
To read more about these rights, and circumstances under which you can use these rights, in particular, your right to object, please click here: www.michelman.com/privacy-policy/annex.
Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint in Belgium, la Commission Vie Privée or Privacycommissie ; in Luxembourg, Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données or Nationale Kommission für den Datenschutz ; in the Netherlands, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens ; in France, la Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés ; in Germany Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen.
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Attention: Privacy Request
9080 Shell Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236