4. The purpose of processing personal data
Bittium collects personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Statement. Personal data is processed on the basis of a person's consent, potential assignment, legitimate interests of Bittium, or the implementation or preparation of a contract with the data subject.
Personal data is used for the communication between existing and potential customers and for the maintenance and development of customer relationships. Personal data is also processed when Bittium sends newsletters and event invitations, provides information about Bittium´s products and services, sends other direct marketing or sends other possible addressable shipments.
5. Content of the register
Bittium´s customer and marketing register may contain the types of personal data mentioned below about current and potential customers and customer organisations.
- Phone number
- Job title
- Employer´s address
- Permission or prohibition for direct marketing
- IP address
- Order history
- Cookie Information
- Other personal data collected with the data subject's consent
Other personal data may be collected with the consent of the data subject directly or via Bittium´s website. Information collected via Bittium´s website may include data subject´s responses to Bittium's marketing communications or actions performed on Bittium web pages. For example, the actions performed on Bittium´s website may include information related to file downloads or filled forms.
6. Regular sources of the personal data
Personal data can be collected when contacting current or potential customers during different events or meetings. Personal data may also be collected via Bittium´s website and other digital marketing communications. Bittium may also collect personal data, for example, when downloading a document or filling a form on Bittium´s website.
Bittium has a marketing automation tool that works in conjunction with Bittium´s customer management system, content of Bittium´s website and Bittium´s marketing activities. The tool is used to enhance our marketing communications and customer relationships, as well as to profile the users of Bittium´s website. With the consent of the data subject, we can combine (profile) personal information of Bittium´s website visitors. Profiling enables Bittium to provide more relevant and versatile marketing communications.
7. Storage time of the personal data
Bittium processes the personal data as long as the legal basis of the collection of personal data exists and the purpose of the collection of personal data is valid or the data subject itself prohibits the processing of personal data related to the data subject. Bittium will implement all reasonable efforts related to rectifications without undue delay. Bittium evaluates the legal basis of the personal data processed at least every two (2) years.
8. Sharing of the personal data
Bittium may share personal data within the limits of the applicable law within the Bittium group of companies. Personal data may also be transferred under the applicable law when Bittium uses subcontractors in the data processing.
The personal data may also be shared with authorities in statutory cases.
9. Transferring of the personal data
Bittium may transfer personal data within the limits of applicable law outside the EU or EEA within the Bittium group of companies. Personal data may also be transferred outside the EU or EEA by Bittium within the limits of the applicable law when using subcontractors for the data processing.
10. The protection of personal data
Bittium may retain personal data in manual and in digital format. Manual personal data is kept in a locked space. Manual and digital data can be accessed within the organisation only by the appropriate employees who process the personal data as a part of their work. The digital personal data stored in the systems is technically protected by modern protection measures.
Bittium has implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data from accidental or unlawful loss, extradition, misuse, alteration, destruction or unauthorised access. The employees of Bittium are obliged to keep the personal data received during the processing of personal data confidential.
11. The right to obtain personal data
The data subject has the right to obtain the personal data related to the data subject. The data subject has the right to receive the personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable form. Requests related to the data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact person mentioned in this Privacy Statement.
12. The right to request a rectification of personal data
The data subject has the right to request a rectification of incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data of the data subject. Bittium applies all reasonable efforts to assure that incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete personal data is corrected. Requests related to a data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact person mentioned in this Privacy Statement.
13. Other rights related to the processing of personal data
The data subject has the right to prohibit Bittium from processing personal data related to the data subject. The data subject has the right to request Bittium to delete personal data related to the data subject without undue delay. All of Bittium´s e-mail marketing communications include a link for the cancellation of person's direct marketing consent. Persons consent for the personal data processing can be cancelled by contacting the contact person mentioned in this Privacy Statement.
The data subject has the right to transfer the personal data related to the data subject to another controller.
The data subject has the right to appeal to the supervising authority if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data related to the data subject violates the applicable data protection laws.
Requests related to data subject´s rights should be sent to the contact person mentioned in this privacy statement.
14. Changes to this Privacy Statement
Bittium reserves the right to make changes to this privacy statement.