Privacy Information

Privacy Statement

Fastems (“we”, “us”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws. This Privacy Statement applies to personal data collected in connection with our services, the Fastems website located at www.fastems.com and www.fastems.de as well as to personal data collected in connection of your subscription of our newsletter or when filling in on-line forms or event registrations.
In this Privacy Statement, the term “personal data” means information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.
This Privacy Statement tells you about the ways in which Fastems protects your privacy and personal data Fastems processes about you, and explains the principles of the data collection and the purposes of using the data and informs you on our use of cookies.
By visiting this site, by subscribing to our newsletter and by providing personal data to us, you understand and consent to the collection, use, processing, transfer, and disclosure of your personal data globally in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

 

Collection of Personal Data

When we need information that personally identifies you or allows us to contact you we will ask it in specific on-line forums on this website. For example, you will be asked to complete an on-line form when you want to request specific services or information from us. We may ask you to provide us with necessary information such as name, e-mail address and phone number.
We may also collect information relating to your interactions with us. Such information may include, for example, records of contacts and correspondence with you.
We do not collect any sensitive personal data. All information you decide to send us is to be send like e-mails. The connection of the on-line forms is not protected with any encryption program, so please do not send any sensitive information though the on-line forms.
Certain technical information may be collected automatically as a standard part of your use of Fastems website and other Fastems information channels such as our newsletter. Such information includes, for example, your IP address, access times, pages you visit, the links you use, the content you viewed, information about your devices and other such technical information your browser provides us with or as may be otherwise collected in connection with our services.
We may use cookies in connection of our services and to collect personal data. Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers that are automatically stored on the hard drive of the devices when the user accesses certain sites on the Internet. Cookies can be used to maintain session state and help identify the user’s personal preferences within the online service. If you do not wish to receive cookies or do or do not want to be notified of when they are placed to your computer, you may set your web browser to do so. If you do so, please be aware that you may not be able to view nor use certain parts of the web site.
We may also use pixel tags and other similar tracking methods that assist us to analyze and to gather metrics, for instance, whether a page or an email has been viewed or not.

 

The Purposes for Which We Use Personal Data

Fastems uses personal data about you for the following purposes:

  • To deliver services, such as newsletters, training or support your request or purchase;
  • To allow you access to limited entry areas of our site as appropriate;
  • To alert you on product upgrades, updated information and other services from Fastems;
  • To operate, audit, analyze, develop, improve, manage and protect our services;
  • To manage, host, analyze and develop the customer relationship;
  • For market research and direct electronic marketing in accordance with applicable law;
  • To protect our rights and/or our property and to prevent and investigate fraud and other misuses; and
  • To comply with any mandatory legal requirements and/or in connection with law enforcement or other civil or criminal legal proceedings.

 

The Recipients of the Personal Data / Transfers of the Personal Data

We may share personal data that we collect about you with other companies within the Fastems group of companies or subsidiaries. We share this information within Fastems group of companies as a normal part of conducting business and offering products and services to our customers. To view the list of countries where our offices are located, please see our Global Contact Information, available at https://www.fastems.com/choose-your-country/
Third party subcontractors may be utilized in the processing of the data. Such third party sub-contractors process the data on behalf of us.
The personal data may be transferred, in compliance with applicable regulations, to the United States and other third countries that do not have similar laws providing specific protection for personal data or that have different legal rules on data protection. Due to these different legal rules on data protection, it is our responsibility to inform about possible risks related to such transfers. If we transfer your personal data to such third countries, we will protect that data as described in this Privacy Statement and in accordance with the applicable law.

 

Your Rights

As a data subject every person whose personal information we have collected has the rights set forth in the Finnish Personal Data Act. In particular, you have the following rights with respect to the personal data Fastems holds about you:

  • The right to know what data we hold about you: If you would like to know what personal data we hold about you, please contact us by using the contact information provided below. We seek to swiftly respond to your inquiry.
  • The right to request from us the rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing or to object processing of personal data concerning you: If you wish to make use of your rights stated above, please contact us by using the contact information provided below.
  • The right to withdraw your consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If you wish to withdraw your consent or unsubscribe from our newsletter, please contact us by using the contact information provided below. All electronic direct marketing communications that you may receive from us, such as e-mail mes-sages, give you also an option of not receiving such communications from us in the future.

 

Data Security

When processing the personal data we carry out the technical and organisational measures necessary for securing personal data against unauthorised access, against accidental or unlawful destruction, manipulation, disclosure and transfer and against other unlawful processing.

 

The Contact Details of the Controller

The controller is Fastems Oy Ab in Finland (address: Tuotekatu 4, FI-33840 Tampere, Finland). Please send a message to info.fastems@fastems.com to contact the liaison officer of the personal data.