Protecting your personal information is a responsibility that we take very seriously. Willan Technologies is committed to transparency and choice regarding protecting the privacy of our client’s personal information as well as that of all visitors to our website.
TO WHOM THIS POLICY APPLIES
This privacy statement applies to individuals ("users" or "you") who interact with our website, subscribe to any of our products, services, request information, or use the chat support (herein collectively referred to as "Services").
HOW WE COLLECT DATA
You do not need to register to use the websites. We collect information from you when you fill up online forms or enter information on our website to use or access our services. However, to use the services you have to fill in the information and share the information required in the form.
Depending on the services you use, we collect data from one or more sources: -
If you fill the form with the website or submit your personal information to one or more of our forms on the site in order to receive information from us (e.g., Events, Donation, Investor, Fund, Poll) or to attend conferences or web sessions organized by us, or if you contact us using the forms or contact details on one of our websites, or if you log into certain Willan Technologies web-based applications, you may provide us your identity information and contact details (i.e., your first and last name, physical address, telephone number, e-mail address), Marital details, Parents and children information, the name and contact details of your emergency contact, your preferences, and other personal data that you may wish to share with us.
We sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to the websites. Anonymous information (or clickstream data) refers to information that does not and will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity, e.g., aggregated data relating to all of our website visitors. We may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide you with a better experience using our Sites.
If you provide us with personal information of third parties (such as the details of your administrative assistant or your emergency contact or family members), you agree to:
(a) Notify each individual before sharing their personal information with us,
(b) Explain that their personal information will be processed in accordance with this Privacy Notice, and
(c) Obtain their consent, where appropriate.
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer when you access our website for the first time. Cookies help us to track you across the web. Your implied consent is assumed when you use our website unless you explicitly block the cookies on your computer, but doing this may prevent you from accessing some of our services.
We use the below types of cookies to provide our user’s personalized services and an improved experience on our website.
Essential cookies: These are cookies that are required for the smooth operation of our website. These include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use shopping cart and e-billing services.
Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors on our website and to see how they navigated through various areas of our website. These cookies are used by us to improve the user experience on our website, and to ensure that they can easily find what they are looking for at our website at a particular moment.
Functional cookies: These cookies are used by us to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us, subject to your choices and preferences, to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences, such as your choice of language and region, and the product advertising you might be interested in. We may also share your information for legitimate use by third parties to help you access their services and serve you better.
Why do we need to collect your personal information
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we use your personal information for various purposes, such as:
Provide you with the products, services, and information that you have requested, including providing announcements, investor kits, Expenses, and where applicable, processing orders.
Manage and maintain our relationship with you, including responding to an inquiry, question, or comment made by you and providing you with other customer support.
Allow you to participate in an event organized or promoted by us and/or our business partners.
Communicate important notices to you, such as information about changes to this Privacy Notice, our Sites, and service updates.
Carry out analytics and market research and internal reporting to enable us to plan, develop and improve our Sites, our products, services, and marketing activities. (For example, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the websites, to refine the Sites based on which features people use most often, to help identify Site users (such as you) and gather general demographic information about Site users.)
inform you of our new products, services and events that we think you will find valuable by sending promotional messages via email, SMS, phone, post and/or other similar communications means. (If you would prefer not to receive these communications, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions on the promotional communications that you receive.)
create a profile about you to help us personalize our communications to you, including to ensure that you receive relevant marketing communications based on your actions on a particular Site or your geographic location based on your IP address.
Prevent and detect unlawful behavior, and protect or enforce our legal rights, for example defending us in case of legal disputes
To whom we give your personal information
We will not sell your personal information to anyone outside the Willan Technologies group of companies. However, we may need to disclose your personal information to third parties in the following instances:
Other Willan Technologies group companies: Willan Technologies is a global company and your personal information may be shared with or accessed by other companies within the Willan Technologies group who will use your personal information for the purposes and in a manner set out in this Privacy Notice.
Service providers: We will disclose your personal information to companies that provide services to us, such as companies that assist us in operating our websites and vendors that assist us with marketing campaigns. The service providers are required to keep your personal information confidential and are not permitted to use your personal information for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
Third parties to meet applicable legal requirements: We may need to disclose your personal information to a third party if it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation or the decision of a judicial authority, a public authority or a government body, or if disclosure is necessary for national security, law enforcement or other public interest.
Business partners: We will disclose your personal information to our business partners if it is necessary for providing products and services to you, such as for certain software and related services.
Third parties in connection with a business sale: If we make a sale or transfer of assets, or are otherwise involved in a merger or business/asset transfer, we may transfer your personal information to one or more third parties as part of that transaction.
Other third parties with your consent: We may also share your personal information with other third parties when you separately consent to such sharing.
How long we retain your personal information
Your personal information will be retained only for so long as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice in accordance with applicable laws, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting, or reporting requirements.
How we protect your personal information
Willan Technologies implements appropriate security measures designed to prevent unlawful or unauthorized processing of personal information and accidental loss of or damage to personal information. The data collected via our Sites is stored in a secure server with our ISP who will take periodic backups of such data.
Controlling your personal information
If you would like to exercise your right to modify or remove your personal information from our database or request a copy of your personal information (to the extent these rights are provided by law), you can send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. For your protection, we may need to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. We will respond as soon as reasonably practical and within the time frame specified by applicable law. We reserve the right to deny your request based on applicable law and will inform you if we do so.
Links and Third Parties
The website may contain links to other websites, including sites controlled by third parties independent of us. Willan Technologies is not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of such websites. We encourage you to read the privacy notices of such websites before providing any personal information to them. We do not take responsibility for the opinions of third parties expressed on or through our Sites.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We may change and update this Privacy Notice from time to time. Any changes to our Privacy Notice will be posted on this page.