SMT GB appreciate your interest in our products or company, and/or your visit to our web site http://www.smt.network/gb/
1. General information
The purpose of this privacy notice is to inform you as a user of this site, or as a person interested in our products/company, about information SMT Ltd (“SMT GB”), with registered office at Moorfield Road, Duxford, CB22 4QX, Cambridge, England, company number 10822984, collects, how it uses the information, whether the information is disclosed and the ways in which it protects users’ privacy.
SMT GB, as controller of personal data, is responsible for the processing of personal data that relates to you under applicable data protection laws and regulations. If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact HRDept@smtgb.co.uk
The SMT GB web site may contain links to non-SMT web sites. We have no influence on the compliance or non-compliance of the operators of these sites with the data protection provisions.
2. Principles of data processing
2.1.Non personal data: When you access any SMT website, your web browser is technically configured to automatically transmit the following data (“log data”) to our web server, which we then capture in log files:
· Date of access
· Time of access
· URL of the referring website
· File retrieved
· Data volume transmitted
· Browser type and version
· Operating system
· IP address
· Domain name of your internet access provider
This information is necessary for technical purposes in order to correctly deliver the content requested by you and its collection is an unavoidable aspect of using websites. SMT GB will not identify based on this information. The log data is analysed purely for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and its underlying functionality.
2.2 Legal basis of processing of personal data: We do not require anyone to share any personal information about themselves in order to access the website. However, some special sections within the site do require you to submit your details and personal data, such as the ‘Contact Us’ section, ‘Get in Touch’, ‘The Voice’ sign up form and ‘Operators Club’ forms. When contacting SMT GB directly, you may also submit personal data to SMT GB.
In these cases, the processing of your personal data is based on different legal basis depending on the circumstances:
a) When the visitor visits the website: the legitimate interests of SMT GB (article 6.1.f of GDPR), in particular in order to improve our website, the products and services offered, and, sometimes the consent of the data subject (article 6.1.a of GDPR);
b) When the visitor enters himself his details in a contact form and/or contacts SMT GB (e.g. via email): the legitimate interests of SMT GB (article 6.1.f of GDPR) and the consent of the data subject (article 6.1.a of GDPR)
c) When visitor person submits an application (through the website): in order to take steps prior to entering into a contract (article 6.1.b of GDPR), the consent of the data subject (article 6.1.a of GDPR), the compliance, by SMT GB, with a legal obligation (article 6.1.c of GDPR), the pursue by SMT GB of her legitimate interests (the normal course of business) (article 6.1.f of GDPR).
2.3.Data collection: depending on your use of the website and/or the information you provided when directly contacting SMT GB could potentially process your identification data (for example: name, surname, title, address (private and professional), phone number (private and professional), personal information (gender, nationality), your personal and professional background…
2.4.Scope of purpose: when you use the website, when you fill in a form online, or when you contact SMT GB directly, SMT GB collects and processes your personal data for the following purposes:
· to manage its website;
· to manage the applications;
· to inform about new jobs;
· to manage its (potential) clients; or
· to send commercial communications.
2.5.The recipients: SMT GB may, if necessary to fulfil the purpose for processing the personal data, or if required by law or regulation share your personal data with other SMT Group companies, including companies outside of the European Union or the European Economic Area EU/EEA. SMT GB may also, if necessary to fulfil the purposes for processing the personal data, share your personal data with third party companies and suppliers including companies and suppliers outside the EU/EEA.
In these cases, SMT GB will secure that appropriate safeguards are in place which provide adequate levels of protection of your personal data as required by applicable data protection laws.
2.6.Your data protection rights: You have the right to request from SMT GB information about the personal data processed by SMT GB and access to such personal data. You also have a right to request rectification of your personal data if this is incorrect and request erasure of your personal data.
Where the processing is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, for free, by writing an email at following address: HRDept@smtgb.co.uk
Further, you have a right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data meaning that you request SMT GB to limit the processing of your personal data under certain circumstances. If you have opted in for direct marketing there is also a right for you to withdraw your consent. You can do this at any time and for free by contacting email@example.com or by writing to us at the following address: SMT GB Duxford, Cambridge, CB22 4QX, UK.
Finally, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit those data to another controller (right to data portability).
2.7.Complaint: whatever the concerned process, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
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4. Time-limits for storing the data:
SMT GB will not retain your personal data any longer than is necessary for the realization of the purpose set out above with regard to the processing of your personal data unless this data is required for compliance with a statutory retention obligation or (if longer) until expiry of the retention period required by applicable conduct and professional practice .
We will keep your information secured in our data bases.
If you have revoked your consent, we may nevertheless retain certain Personal Data for the period required in order for us to meet our legal obligations and defend ourselves in legal disputes.
If you have any questions and/or complain, please contact SMT GB by post or by email at following address: HRDept@smtgb.co.uk