Last reviewed on 3 October 2018
IQNautics B.V. is a Dutch legal entity, duly formed and existing under the laws of the Netherlands, with its registered office and billing address located in Smedestraat 2, 6411, CR Heerlen (hereinafter referred to as the “Company” or “we“), and for the purposes of the data protection legislation, we are the “data controller” with respect to your personal data collected and processed via our website https://www.iqnautics.com (the “Website“).
We obtain your personal data directly from you when you navigate our Website or when you send your e-mail address in the section Stay in touch. We may obtain your personal data indirectly if you access our Comments section via your Facebook account, Google account, Yahoo account, Github sccoun, Disqus account or Twitter account. Additionally, we may also obtain data from third parties tools such as Google Analytics however the data received in this manner are not associated with a particular user therefore they may be considered anonymized data.
The Company collects the following personal data from and about you:
You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. Nevertheless, should you choose not to provide us with your personal data some of the Website’s functionalities may be unavailable for your use (for example, you will not be able to send any questions or comments to us).
We do not process any special categories of personal data relating to you such as any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation, as well as personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences. We insist that you do not to include such information in any correspondence with us and not to circulate such personal data on or through the Website or otherwise.
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing performed by the Company based on consent before its withdrawal.
We may use certain service providers based in the US which may have access to your personal data collected via the cookies place on the Website. We will only use US services providers which are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between Europe and the US. For more details, see the European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/eu-us-privacy-shield_en).
You can lodge a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) which may be contacted at: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, Postbus 93374, 2509 AJ DEN HAAG, telephone number: (+31) – (0)70 – 888 85 00, Fax: (+31) – (0)70 – 888 85 01.
Rectification Right: You may ask the Company to rectify your incorrect personal data. We may ask you to provide us with verification information to check the accuracy of the data before rectifying it. Considering the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
Erasure Right: You may ask the Company to delete your personal data. This will happened however only when: (i) it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected; or (ii) you have withdrawn your consent (if the data processing was relied on your consent); or (iii) following a successful right to object (see ‘Objection Right’ below); or (iv) it has been processed unlawfully; or (v) too comply with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject. However, please bear in mind that the Company is not required to comply with your request to delete your data if the processing of your personal data is required: (i) for compliance with a legal obligation; or (ii) for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. There are certain other circumstances in which we are not required to comply with your erasure request, although these two are the most likely circumstances in which we would deny that request.
Right to restriction of processing: You may ask the Company to restrict (in other words to keep but not to use) your personal data, but only if: (i) the accuracy of the personal data is contested (see Rectification Right), to give us the opportunity us to check its accuracy; or (ii) the processing is illegal, but you do not want it deleted; or (iii) it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, however we still require such personal data to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (iv) you have exercised the objection right, and checking mandatory grounds is ongoing. The Company may continue to process your personal data even if a request for restriction was submitted, if: (i) we have your consent; or (ii) to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (iii) to protect the rights of another natural or legal person.
Portability Right: You may ask the Company to provide your personal data to you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format, or you may ask to have it ‘ported’ directly to another data controller, however in each case only if: (i) the processing is based on your consent or on the performance of a contract with you; and (ii) the processing is carried out by automated means.
Objection Right: You may object to any processing of your personal data which has our ‘legitimate interests’ as its legal basis, if you believe your fundamental rights and freedoms outweigh the Company’s legitimate interests.
To exercise your rights you may contact us as set out in Section 11 however please note the following if you do wish to exercise these rights:
If you have a complaint or concerns about how we use your personal data, please contact us at [email protected] and we will attempt to resolve the issue as soon as possible.