Privacy

Privacy Statement

Last revised: May 2018

Introduction

Valtech and its subsidiaries (also referred to below as "we""us" and "our") is a privacy conscious organization. This Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors information gathered via the Web pages of the Valtech.com website. By using this Website you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by Privacy Statements that are specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment).

The Data Controller of the visitors’ information is Valtech SE, registered in the UK, under Companies House n°SE000106, whose registered office is located 46 Colebrooke Row, London N1, UK and having offices in Paris registered Trade and Companies Register of Paris under number B 389 665 167, based in 148 rue de Courcelles, 75017 Paris.

As used in this Privacy Statement, "Valtech Network" means Valtech SE’s member firms (100% owned by Valtech SE directly or indirectly).

You will find at the bottom of this page all the details for (i) the Data Protection Managers in each country where Valtech SE has a subsidiary and (ii) the Group Data Protection Officer.

Information collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. This Website collects personal information only if it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors, for expressly pre-defined purposes and for identified recipients. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, telephone and other contact information. When deliberately providing this information, you will be informed if certain data must be necessary filled in or if their provision is optional. Information identified with an asterisk in the registration form is mandatory.

This Website may also collect content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health or sexual orientation) from visitors, and visitors are prohibited from posting or sending such data.  

Log information, cookies and Web beacons

This Website collects standard Internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, geolocation, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user's browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our cookie notice.

Information use

At times, you may choose to register or create a user profile on this site e.g., to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit has a contractual nature and conditions the management of your request and of our relationship with you. This information may also be used by us or to customize or improve this Website, by virtue of our legitimate interest.

We may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by us or other members of the Valtech Network that we feel may be of interest to you, provided that you have checked the dedicated boxes expressing your acceptance when registering on the Website, if any We may also contact you to seek feedback on our services or for market or other research purposes. Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users.

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails.

Disclosure of information to third parties

Provided you have checked the dedicated box when registering on the Website, we may provide your personal information to other members of the Valtech Network in order to improve our knowledge about your preferences, to provide you with information that could be of interest to you and conduct market or other research. These personal information will only be transferred to other members of the Valtech Network.

Personal information may also be disclosed to members of the Valtech Network and/or other third parties for technical execution of the services, and in particular in order to respond to your requests or inquiries; as part of a corporate transaction (such as a sale, divestiture, merger or acquisition); or where those parties handle information on our behalf.

All of these disclosures may involve the transfer of personal information to countries or regions without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your area of residence. To this effect, Valtech implements appropriate means to safeguard these transfers in accordance with applicable data protection regulation.

Personal information may also be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests.

Blogs, forums, wikis and other social media

This Website may host various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively Social Media Applications). Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user's use, misuse or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.

Access to information

Visitors who choose to register with this Website may access their user profile, correct and update their details, or unsubscribe at any time. Visitors who have any problem accessing their profiles, or would like to request a copy of their personal information should contact webmaster services using the contact provided below. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

In accordance with applicable data protection regulation, you can exercise your rights of access, rectification and deletion of your personal data, your right of restriction of processing operations related to your personal information, and your right of portability. You may also, for legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of your personal information. You can exercise these rights at any time by sending a proof of identity to Valtech’s Data Protection Officer team whose members are listed below.

Nevertheless, insofar as the collection and processing of personal information is strictly necessary for the provision of the service you requested through the Website, you acknowledge that you don’t have an absolute right of deletion, of restriction of the processing and to oppose the processing of such personal information. 

When the processing of your personal information is based on the collection of your consent, you may withdraw this consent at any time, in particular by clicking on the unsubscription link contained in communications sent by Valtech Network and generated in response to your registration on the Website. 

In accordance with applicable data protection regulation, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Information retention

Your personal information will not be retained beyond the time strictly necessary for the pursued purposes as set forth herein and in accordance with the applicable data protection regulation.

In this respect, information processed for contractual purposes (e.g. attending a hosted event, responding to a survey or requesting communications about specific areas of interest) are retained only for execution of the requested service.

The personal information used for commercial purposes may be retained for a maximum of 3 years from the closure of your account or from the last contact with you.

Your information is deleted when the above retention period expire. Nevertheless, the personal information may be archived beyond the retention period for research purpose or for the sole purpose of allowing their provision to the judicial authorities. In addition, we are likely to retain your personal information (including your contributions on blogs and forums) anonymously, for the purpose of producing statistical studies.   

Log information, and information related to cookies and Web beacons are retained for a maximum period of 13 months

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and implement technical and organisational security measures to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of the provided information.

However, we cannot guarantee the prevention of all risks of misuse of your information. If you registered to the Website, it is important you maintain the confidentiality of your identifiers in order to prevent illicit use of your account. 

Changes to our Privacy Statement

We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page.

Children's privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children's privacy in the interactive online world. This Website is not designed for or intentionally targeted at children 16 years of age or younger. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 16. Therefore, if you are under 16, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any personal information about yourself to us.

 

 

Valtech’s Data Protection Officer and Valtech Data Protection Managers’

 

APAC

apac.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Argentina

arg.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Australia

au.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Brazil

br.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Canada

ca.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Denmark

dk.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

France

fr.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Germany

de.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

India

in.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Netherlands

nl.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Switzerland

ch.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Sweden

se.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

UK

uk.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Ukraine

ua.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

USA

usa.dataprotectionmanager@valtech.com

Group

group.DPO@valtech.com

Alexandra de la Martinière

Valtech SE – 148 rue de Courcelles - 75017 PARIS

Tel : +33 1 76 21 15 00