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Privacy policy

This privacy policy describes how Essentia Protein Solutions (”Essentia or “we”) collects and uses the personal data which you either leave through footprints and/or provide when you visit our website, www.essentiaproteins.com, and use the various services and activities offered through the website. It describe the types of information collected about you; how your information may be used and when it may be disclosed; how you can control the use and disclosure of your information; and how your information is protected.

1. Collection of personal data
2. Use of personal data, purpose and legal basis
3. Retention
4. Consent
5. Security
6. Your rights
7. Links to other websites
8. Amendments of this privacy policy
9. Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact marketing@essentiaproteins.com.

1. Collection of personal data

We always inform you before we collect your personal data. We collect the following personal data about you if you sign up for one of our services or use one of our forms: name, e-mail address, location (address), telephone number. We may collect other personal data such as employment details in relation to job applications. In such cases, we will always inform you before collection of the personal data.

Please note that some personal data is necessary to collect in order for you to use the functions of the website. Each of the relevant forms will indicate whether it is mandatory or optional for you to provide the personal data. If providing the personal data is mandatory, the relevant field will be marked by a star (*). If you decide not to provide the personal data in question, you may not be able to use the function. For instance, you must provide your contact information in order for us to reply to a request from you.

If you provide personal data on behalf of other persons than yourself, you must ensure that you collect consent to provide us the personal data from the relevant persons.

Personal data will be collected when you use the functions listed below:

  • Filling in forms for request to us
  • Sign up for newsletters
  • Applying for a job at Essentia

2. Use of personal data, purpose and legal basis

Privacy policyWhen you use our website or services, personal data is collected and used for the following purposes:

  • To enable us to fulfil your requests for products, services, and information, including to complete transactions that you have requested
  • To enable you to participate in features such as surveys, polls, promotions and message boards
  • To better understand how you interact with the website to understand and improve the website and our service offerings (including customizing the content of the website and developing advertising tailored to your interests)
  • To enable us to process and consider your application to join Essentia

The processing of your personal data will often be necessary to comply with your request or to perform our services. We note that Essentia will only use your personal data for marketing activities if you have given a prior and explicit consent to such use.

In certain circumstances, we may retain certain of your personal data for compliance with applicable laws and regulations and in accordance with our data retention rules.

In the event of re-organization, transition or total or partial sale of the business, disclosure, if any, will in such connection take place in accordance with the legislation governing such processing of personal data at the time in question.

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3. Retention

Essentia will delete your personal data when we no longer need your personal data in order to fulfil the above mentioned purposes. However, we may process your personal data for longer in an anonymized form or if we are obliged or entitled to do so pursuant to the legislation.

4. Consent

When you use our website we sometimes collect and process your personal data based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact us, if you wish to withdraw your consent.

You can withdraw your consent by contacting Essentia through e-mail or telephone using the contact information listed below. If you withdraw your consent, we will stop the processing of your personal data, unless we are entitled or obliged to continue the processing or storage of your personal data on another legal basis, e.g. pursuant to legislation.

Withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the withdrawal. If you withdraw your consent, you may not be able to use the functions offered on our website in full.

5. Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures to ensure an adequate security level and require that trusted third parties who process your personal information do the same. Accordingly, we use our best efforts to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of your personal data.

6. Your rights

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data we hold about you. We do regular checks to ensure we maintain your personal data up-to-date. You can contact us to correct your personal data and to require us to restrict the processing of your personal data.

If you so request, we will erase the personal data which we have registered on you without undue delay, unless we may continue the processing on another legal basis, e.g. if the processing is necessary to defend a legal claim or to comply with a request from you.

If you wish to exercise your rights as described above, please contact us.

You can also lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority in your country or in the country where your data controller is located.

7. Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note, that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

8. Amendments of this privacy policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. Changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

9. Contact

If you wish us to update, rectify or delete the personal data we have registered on you or if you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can contact us using the contact information below.

North America
Essentia Protein Solutions
2425 SE Oak Tree Court
Ankeny, IA 50021
USA

Tel. +1 515 289 5100

International
Essentia Protein Solutions
Ulsnaes 33
DK-6300 Graasten
Denmark

Tel. +45 74 35 11 50

Approved: April 23, 2019
Last updated: April 23, 2019

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