PMC Privacy Statement

PMC Privacy Statement

Last update of the Privacy Statement: 04 February 2019

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Privacy issues

Summary

This Privacy statement explains what information we gather about you, what we use that information for, and who we give that information to. It also sets out your rights in relation to your information and who you can contact for more information or queries.

Scope

This Privacy statement describes how PMC handles personal information collected through the sites www.pmc-expert.com, dev.pmc-expert.com, blog.pmc-expert.com, projects.pmc-expert.com that link to this Privacy statement (“the Website”).

By using the Website and providing personal information to PMC, you acknowledge you have read this Privacy statement, and, to the extent your consent is necessary and valid under applicable law, you consent to the collection and use of such personal information by PMC in accordance with this Privacy statement.

In this Privacy statement, your information is sometimes called “personal data” or “personal information”. We also sometimes collectively refer to handling, collecting, protecting or storing your personal information as “processing” such personal information.

Legal grounds

The law allows us to process your personal data in the way we do because the processing is:
  • necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests that we pursue, which are:
    • to run and administer our business
    • to provide you with our services and products
    • to evaluate, develop or improve our services and products
    • to keep you informed about relevant products and services you are using
    • to provide you with an efficient and smooth customer experience
  • necessary for the performance of our contract with you
  • necessary to satisfy any legal and regulatory obligations to which we are subject, or permitted by you because you have given us consent.

Links to other sites

The website may contain links to other sites, including via social media buttons. While we try to link only to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other websites and a link does not constitute an endorsement of that website. When you link to third-party sites, PMC’s privacy practices no longer apply. We advice you to review each site privacy policy before disclosing any personally information.

What information we collect

We may collect, record and use personal information in electronic form and will hold and process your personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation and as set out in this Privacy Policy. The personal data we collect and process may include:
  • Your name
  • Your contact information:
    • email address
    • telephone number
    • address
  • Your social account information (LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter)
We do not collect sensitive information (such as race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, physical or mental health, genetic data, biometric data, sexual orientation, criminal records) through the Website. Our policy is to collect the minimum personal information in order to be able to provide you with quality services. We do not use cookies to collect additional information about you but we may use cookies to provide you with improved quality of services. We are fully aware of the importance of protecting children’s privacy in the online environment. The content published on our website is not designed and directed at children. We never knowingly collect, maintain or process personal information about individuals under the age of 18.

How we collect personal information

Your personal information is collected by filling in forms on the website or by corresponding with us by phone, messenger, e-mail or by using the social buttons on the website. We may receive information about you from other sources, including publicly available databases and combine this data with information we already have about you. This helps us to provide services that may be of your interest. In addition, with regard to each of your filling in of any form on the website, we may collect certain information (e.g.: date/time stamp, IP address).

How we use personal information

The only purpose for collecting your personal information is to be able to communicate with you. We will not use your personal information for other purposes and we will not transfer/give/sale your personal information to third parties. We may disclose personal information to third parties under the following circumstances:
  • when explicitly requested by you
  • for regulatory compliance purposes
We may also disclose your personal information to law enforcement, regulatory and other government agencies as required by and/or in accordance with applicable law or regulation.

Retention of personal information

We will retain your personal information on our system only for as long as we need it in accordance with the purposes we collected, or as it is required by the law. Your personal information will be stored both in electronic and physical formats. When we will receive a request for deleting personal information we will remove any and all records (electronic records or physical records) except for those records which are subject to be retained as required by the law (e.g. contracts, invoices)

Your rights

At any time, you have the right:

  • to be informed about the processing of your personal data
  • to request access to or a copy of any personal data which we hold about you
  • to request rectification of your personal data if you consider that it is inaccurate or not up-to-date
  • to ask us to delete your personal data, if you consider that we do not have the right to hold it
  • to restrict/withdraw consent for processing of your personal data

You can contact us at office@pmc-expert.com if you want to enforce any of these rights. Any request for access to your personal data must be in writing and we will respond within a reasonable period in compliance with Data Protection Legislation. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee (reflecting the costs of providing the information) or to refuse to respond where requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive. In this case, we will explain the situation to you and we will inform you about your rights.

Modifications to the Privacy Statement

We may update this Privacy statement at any time by publishing an updated version on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our Privacy statement. The new modified or amended Privacy statement will apply from the revision date published on this page.

Contact information and complaints

If you have any questions or complaints about this Privacy statement or the way your personal information is processed on the website, or would like to exercise one of your rights set out above, please contact us by email at office@pmc-expert.com or use the Privacy issues form on this page.