The laws surrounding data protection across Europe are changing this Spring. Often referred to as GDPR, the new laws will come into force on May 25th 2018 and in order to comply with these laws, organisations throughout the world need to make changes in the way they hold and handle data. Here at Skalar Analytical B.V., your privacy and the protection of your data are really important to us.
Personal data is individual data concerning personal or factual information of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your name, your private address and your email address. Information that cannot be directly connected to your true identity - e.g. pages of our website that are particularly favored by users in general or the number of users of a page - does not constitute personal data.
Data collection and processing
Skalar Analytical B.V. (further referred to as Skalar) can process data about you, because you contacted us via our website, email, normal mail by telephone or personal contact on an exhibition for example. The data we keep includes at least:
- I.P. address
- Last name
- Email address
- Telephone number
These are the mandatory fields of our website information request form: https://www.skalar.com/about-us/contact-us. Please note that in general, this information will be business related.
Why do we collect this information?
Skalar collects your information to be able to follow up and to inform you as our customer on information requests, projects, quotations, orders etc.
How long will we retain your information?
Skalar will retain and process your information as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for.
How we protect your information?
Skalar takes ongoing all the necessary steps to optimally protect your personal data against unlawful use. Our website uses Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). This is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted.
Your information acquired by Skalar may be shared among Skalar subsidiaries, Skalar agents and partners in your specific country with the sole purpose being to follow up on information requests, projects, quotations, orders etc.
At any time, your rights concerning your data are:
- Request access: You always have the permission to access your data.
- Request correction: You can always ask us to correct your data.
- Object to processing: You can always stop us from processing your data.
Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit a web site to improve the experience. Cookies are used to store information on the browser to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after several days (persistent cookies). Cookies are saved, according to user preferences, from a single browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone). Cookies are categorized as follows:
- Session Cookies: Cookies automatically deleted when the user closes the browser.
- Persistent cookies: Cookies that remain on your device until they expire (in terms of minutes, days or years after the creation / update of the cookie).
- Third Party Cookies: Cookies saved on behalf of third parties (such as social network sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.).
Cookies can be managed and deleted by setting your browser. Warning: Disabling all or part of the technical cookies can compromise the use of the functionality of the site.
On our website the following cookies are used:
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Skalar displays a top notification header, when entering the website or subdomains for the first time:
- Analytics - We anonymously measure your use of this website to improve your experience.
- Social media - Facebook and other social websites need to know who you are to work properly.
These preferences can be changed at any time via the privacy settings on the bottom of the Skalar website.