Effective date: May 25, 2018
Certis Europe ("us", "we", or "our") operates the <https://www.certiseurope.com> website (the "Service").
Our contact details are:
P.O. Box 607
3500 AP Utrecht
+31 (0)30 200 1200
The contact details of our Data Protection Officer are:
Information Collection And Use
We collect several types of personal data for various purposes as specified below. You can provide your personal data directly to us when you contact us or request information from us through the contact form of our Service. In addition, we automatically collect your personal data using cookies when you visit our Service.
Types of Data Collected
When you contact us or request information from us through the contact form of our Service or sign up for our newsletter, we ask you to provide us with certain personal data that can be used to contact, identify you or send you our newsletter. Personal data collected may include, but is not limited to:
We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data") by applying cookies on your computer, phone or tablet (as explained below). This Usage Data may include, but is not limited to information such as:
Use of Data
Certis Europe uses the collected data for various purposes:
We process your personal data on the following legal bases:
Transfer Of Data outside the EEA
Certis Europe B.V. makes use of several third party cookies on this website, provided by US-based partners. By accepting these third party cookies, we collect information about you and transfer your personal data obtained via the third party cookies to our partners in the U.S. Details of our US-based partners, information and their purpose in the table below. You are free to accept or reject these cookies in the cookie settings. You are also free to withdraw such a provided consent at any given time. Note that the U.S. does not provide for an adequate level of data protection in keeping with the European General Data Protection Regulation.
Note that transferring your personal data to the indicated U.S. based companies entails a risk, as it is determined that the U.S. does not provide adequate protection to your personal data and no adequate safeguards aimed at providing protection for the personal data are being implemented. It further may be the case that no supervisory authority and/or data processing principles and/or data subject rights are provided for in the U.S.
We transfer your personal data to the United States of America by using the services of Google Analytics, Google Ads and plugins of YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and HubSpot.
We may set and access cookies and similar technologies on your computer, mobile phone or tablet. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
We use the following types of cookies:
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
When you visit our Service for the first time, we provide you with information about cookies and similar technologies and ask your consent to place them on your device. You can disable the use of certain cookies through the settings of your browser. You can also delete any information previously stored on your device via your browser’s settings. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Overview of cookies placed by us and third parties
Use of plugins
Our Service uses the following social media plugins:
If you visit one of our pages featuring one of the plugins, a connection to the servers of the concerned plugin provider is established. Here the plugin server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you’re logged in to your social media account, the social media provider allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your social media account.
Please consult the relevant privacy policies to find out about the purpose and scope of the processing of your personal data by the social media providers and your rights in connection with this.
Disclosure Of Data
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties are:
Die NetzWerkstatt GmbH & Co. KG
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These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Certis Europe may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We process your personal data, insofar as is necessary, for the duration of six months after we have established that your query submitted through the contact form on the Service is handled. Your personal data provided to us for marketing purposes are retained on an ongoing basis until you unsubscribe from our marketing communications.
You can find the storage periods of the cookies used by us in the overview above.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 16 (“Child” or "Children").
We do not knowingly collect personal data from anyone under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Your Rights as a Data Subject
You have the right of access to your information, the right to rectification, the right to erasure or the right to restrict the processing of your personal data, the right to object to the processing as well as the right to data portability. These rights are not absolute; they apply under specific circumstances and are subject to restrictions.
If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please make a request using the contact details provided above.
In addition to this, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.