Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your name, address, telephone number and date of birth. Information that is not directly associated with your actual identity is not classified as personal data.
Responsible for the processing of your personal data is: LINAMAR CORPORATION.
In principle, Linamar collects personal data directly from you. In doing so, we only record those personal data which are necessary for the respective purpose (principle of data minimization). Additional information may be given voluntarily. The type of personal data we collect from you will depend upon the type of interaction you have with us. This may include:
You are under no obligation to provide any personal data if there is no requirement according to applicable law. However, if you choose to withhold requested information, you may not be able to access all of the contents and services we provide on our website.
Linamar may also collect personal data relating to you from third parties. This may include (but is not limited to) the collection of personal data relating to you from:
We use personal information relating to you that we collect, or that you provide to us, for the purpose of our legitimate interests as follows:.
Your personal data will be processed by us exclusively for the given purpose.
Linamar ensures that your personal data is processed in a manner that protects your privacy. The personal data will be processed by electronic means and in paper form. In doing so, we adhere to the security standards to protect your privacy and the risk of access to this personal data by unauthorized persons. We have made extensive technical and organizational security arrangements to protect your personal data from loss, manipulation, destruction and unauthorized access. Your personal data is saved in a secure operating environment which is not accessible to the public. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological development and legal requirements.
We process your personal data only for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the relevant business purpose or as required according to applicable laws. Documents containing your data will be kept in accordance with legal storage requirements. Should you wish for your personal data to be deleted in advance of these requirements, we will comply with your request, so long as the deletion of this information does not conflict with any mandatory storage obligations.
Your personal data will not be disclosed, sold or transferred in any way to third parties, unless this is necessary for the performance of a contract, to fulfill legal obligations or unless you have expressly given your consent for this.
If it is necessary to transfer your personal data to an external service provider in order to perform a service or to answer an inquiry, we will take all technical and organizational measures necessary to ensure that the legal provisions for data privacy are observed. Furthermore, Linamar commits external service providers to observe the pertinent legal data privacy regulations, to confidential handling of personal data and to the deletion of this data, insofar as it is no longer needed.
We may also share personal information relating to you with other companies within our group if this is required for business purposes and operational, support and continuity purposes. Linamar has implemented group-wide applicable data security policies and implemented by this way a standardized security level in order to ensure that your personal data are handled in a safe manner.
As protecting the private sphere of children is particularly important to us, we do not collect, process or use any data from persons under the age of 16 without the express permission of a legal representative. Should you, as a parent or guardian, learn that your children have transferred their personal data to us, it is possible to submit a written inquiry requesting to see the information provided by your child and/or to demand that this information be deleted.
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Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that we participate on are subject to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies of those social media platforms.
This Website may use social sharing buttons which help to share web content directly from our web pages to the social media platform. Where you use such social sharing buttons you do so at your own discretion – you should note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account. Please note these social media platforms have their own privacy policies, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these social media platforms.
As a European citizen you are protected under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 that gives you the following rights:
If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the applicable law, you may submit a complaint to a supervisory authority. Your competent supervisory authority is that of your place of residence.
The safety and security of your information and any personal data relating to you also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of the Website and/or the services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Should you have any questions with respect to the collection, processing or use of your personal data, you are welcome to contact us using the information below:
Linamar Corporation Data Protection Officer
Elliot Burger, Senior Counsel Legal Services
Phone: 519 836 7550 x40078