Privacy Statement

Bittium is committed to protecting your privacy and will process your personal data only in accordance with relevant data protection legislation.

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Privacy Statement

1. Controller

Bittium Corporation (´Bittium´)
Ritaharjuntie 1
90590 Oulu
+358 40 344 2000

2. Contact person

Karoliina Fyrstén
Ritaharjuntie 1
90590 Oulu
+358 40 344 2000
privacy@bittium.com

3. Name of the register

Bittium's customer and marketing register

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.

  • Name
  • E-mail
  • Phone number
  • Job title
  • Employer
  • 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.

Cookies

Bittium uses cookies and similar technologies on its web services to develop a better user experience, to analyze the usage of its services and to provide more relevant and versatile marketing communications. Cookies are small text files that automatically download via a browser to user's device. Bittium notifies the visitor about the usage of cookies when entering Bittium's website.

Cookies can be disabled from the browser settings. If you do not accept the usage of cookies, some of the content of the web services may not work as intended. Cookies used on Bittium´s online services can be categorized as described below.

1. Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential as they enable the website visitor to move around a website and use its features as intended. These cookies are used when accessing secure areas of Bittium´s online services, for example. Without these cookies, some of the services provided on this website can not be experienced. These cookies are not used to collect information about the visitor for marketing activities. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.

2. Performance and functional cookies

These cookies collect general information about the website usage. These cookies measure, for example, when and which pages the users visit, by how many people, and if these visitors are new or returning visitors on the site. Cookies related to site performance and functionality are not used to identify the visitor or to target visitor with online advertising. Without these cookies Bittium can not monitor how the website and online services are performing and make relevant improvements based on this data to create a better browsing experience.

Bittium´s website may also contain links to other websites and “share" buttons to social media sites that are not operating on Bittium´s behalf. Such websites, or service or application providers may place their own third-party cookies on user's device to collect data. These third-party cookies have their own privacy policies. You should refer to any privacy policies from such websites, or service or application providers to better understand how your information may be collected and used.

3. Marketing-related cookies

Marketing related cookies collect information about visitor´s responses to Bittium's marketing communications and actions performed on Bittium's website. These cookies may track visitor's browsing habits, downloaded documents or filled forms. These cookies are used to enhance our marketing communications and customer relationships, to provide more relevant and versatile marketing communications, as well as to profile the users of our website. Marketing-related cookies are not used without the user's consent.