1.1 Laminar Group Ltd PLC and its subsidiary companies (the “Company”) are committed to respecting your privacy.
1.3 This Policy may change from time to time and, if it does, the up-to-date version will always be available on our website and becomes effective immediately.
1.4 The data controller is the Company.
1.5 In this Policy, Data Protection Law means the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”) and any equivalent legislation amending, supplementing or replacing the GDPR.
2.1 This Policy applies to any persons that provide personal data through the methods described in paragraph 1.2. This may include our current and prospective clients’ personnel; our joint venture partners’ personnel; third parties with whom we have contact by virtue of providing our services (e.g. third party payers of invoices); contractors/ suppliers and their personnel; those with whom we work in the context of our corporate responsibility initiatives; those who submit correspondence to us or whose details are otherwise entered into our systems and portals; and any visitor to our offices and projects.
2.2 Where you provide personal data about you, your personnel or other third parties (e.g. if you are a recruitment agent), you warrant that you have the consent of the individual to do this and that the information is accurate and up-to-date. You will inform us if the wishes of the individual or any information changes.
2.3 Pages of the Company website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of advertisers and partners. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that the Company does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or use of the website. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
3.1 Your personal data will only be processed for the purposes set out below and in accordance with Data Protection Law. The Company will not process your personal data in any manner incompatible with these purposes unless we are required to do so by law.
3.2 The Company may hold and process your personal data for the following purposes:
3.3 Special categories of personal data (such as information about your health) will be processed where the Company needs to carry out its legal obligations; to run the business; where the processing is necessary for the assessment of your working capacity, occupational health or obtaining a medical diagnosis; or where it is needed in the public interest (such as equal opportunities monitoring). In exceptional circumstances, we may process this data with your explicit consent.
3.4 We rely on one or more of the following legal basis for processing your personal data:
4.1 For the purposes set out above, the Company may transfer personal data to third parties. These include our clients, joint venture partners, sub-contractors or suppliers including our website operator, professional advisors, insurers and regulatory bodies. This will be for one of the following reasons: you specifically request that we do this; it is necessary to provide information or services to you; for our legitimate interests (including the sale of the business or assets) or the legitimate interests of a third party (such as our client); in the public interest; or to carry out our legal or regulatory obligations.
4.2 Personal data may be shared between the parties listed in paragraph 4.1 above and/or the relevant entities within the Company’s group. Where personal data is shared with other parties and/or outside the European Economic Area, the Company will ensure continued compliance with Data Protection Law.
4.3 We will not rent or sell our users’ or other contacts’ details to any other organisation or individual.
4.4 The Company has put in place measures to ensure the security of the information collected and its correct use. These are appropriate to the nature of the information and to prevent unauthorised access. All incoming emails are scanned using virus-checking software. The software will also block unsolicited marketing email (spam) and emails which have potentially inappropriate attachments. All personal data you register on our website will be located behind a firewall. Once we have received your information, we follow strict security procedures as to how your personal data is stored and who sees it, to help stop any unauthorised person getting hold of it. Access to your personal data will only be given to those who strictly need such access.
5.1 We will keep your personal data stored on our systems for only as long as is necessary to achieve the objectives at paragraph 3 of this Policy, albeit we may keep your data for longer than this if we cannot delete it for legal, regulatory or technical reasons. We may also keep it for statistical purposes.
5.2 The third parties we engage to provide services on our behalf will keep your personal data stored on their systems for as long as is necessary to provide the services to you or for such purposes that the personal data was disclosed for.
6.1 Where you have provided consent for us to process your personal data, you may withdraw your consent to this processing at any time by contacting us at [email protected].
6.2 If you do withdraw your consent, we may still be able to process some of the data that you have provided to us on other grounds and will notify you of these at such time.
7.1 Where you have provided personal data to the Company, which is processed on the basis of consent and by automated means, you can ask to receive that personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
8.1 You can request confirmation of whether we hold personal data about you, the details of the personal data and access to that personal data. Your request will be processed and the information to which you are entitled will be provided to you no later than one month (except in extenuating circumstances) from when we receive your request, subject to the requirements and exemptions of Data Protection Law. If such extenuating circumstances mean we are unable to comply with your request within one month, we will tell you as soon as possible about this delay.
8.2 Examples of exceptions, where the Company (by law) does not provide access to personal data include:
9.1 Where your personal data is inaccurate or where you would like us to complete any incomplete information, you can provide us with a statement that sets out the details of your request for rectification.
10.1 You can request that the Company deletes your personal data where it does not have grounds to continue processing your personal data. The Company will be unable to comply with your request in certain circumstances including, for example, if the Company has a legal obligation to continue processing the data.
11.1 You can object to the Company processing your personal data where (i) the Company is processing your personal data on the basis of its legitimate interests or (ii) you have grounds to believe that the Company no longer needs the personal data for the purposes or (iii) the processing is unlawful or (iv) you have contested the accuracy of the personal data.
11.2 To exercise any of the above rights, you should email [email protected].
Social plug-ins from Facebook
12.1 We use social plug-ins from facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. You can recognise these plug-ins by their Facebook logo.
Social plug-ins from Twitter
Social plug-ins from LinkedIn
12.4 We use plug-ins which are provided by LinkedIn Corporation (LinkedIn), 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. These plug-ins can be identified by the LinkedIn logo and the LinkedIn “Share” button. If you access our website using this plug-in, your browser sets up a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn receives information that you (your IP-address) has accessed our website. If you click on the LinkedIn “Share” button while you are logged in on your LinkedIn account, you can link certain content on your LinkedIn-Profile which enables LinkedIn to allocate the visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. We do not know the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn or how LinkedIn uses such data.
13.1 If you have concerns around the use of your personal data in the context of this policy, please email Carolina Perisse, Data Protection Officer at [email protected]
13.2 If you remain dissatisfied following the response of the Laminar team, you can address your concerns to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
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