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Synoste may collect non-personally identifiable information about you in a number of ways including tracking your activities through your IP address or the most recently visited URLs. This information is used on an aggregated basis to measure the number of visits, average time spent on this Site, pages viewed, and other technical data. We also use it to monitor the use of this Site and to improve the overall quality and content of the online experience. In addition to collecting this type of information, we collect data about site downloads and queries for targeted advertising purposes, including the possible interests of site visitors and their demographics. Please note that we may provide this information to reputable third parties, but this information will include no personally identifiable information. Please note that if you provide us your personal information (as defined below), also the information that was originally non-personal information may be identified to you and thus be treated as personal information as defined below.
In order to provide you certain services through this Site, we may ask you for personal information. “Personal information” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, e-mail address, street address, user names and passwords, consent, feedback, age, gender and other non-sensitive data.
Controller of Personal Information
The controller for your personal information is SYNOSTE Oy. You can reach the data controller at
Metsänneidonkuja 6, Espoo, Finland.
Purpose of the processing and legal basis for processing
When using the Site, certain personal information that can be connected to you may be collected and processed. Such personal information may be used for the following purposes, as necessary for our legitimate interests in connection to (one or more of which may apply simultaneously):
- maintenance and development of the Site and our products and services;
- marketing, promotional and communication purposes such as conducting marketing research, direct marketing, automated marketing, informing you of new features, new products or product launches
- provision of products and services such as for performing the contract between you and SYNOSTE, ensuring the functionality and security of our products and services, identifying you and preventing and investigating possible misuses;
- research and development purposes; and for
- statistical and analytical purposes.
If you communicate with us using this Site, and/or register as a user of the Site (where applicable), SYNOSTE may in some instances also process your personal information on the basis that such processing is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and SYNOSTE, preparatory measures in connection to the contract, or, in some instances, based on your consent.
To the extent SYNOSTE processes your personal information based on your consent, you have the right, at any time and free of charge, to withdraw the consent that you give for SYNOSTE to process your personal information. Please, note however, that such withdrawal may mean that you will no longer be able to use all the functionalities on this Site, or other products or services we offer to you, since certain data processing activities relying on your consent may be an integral part of such functionalities, products or services.
Regular Sources of Information
The personal information is collected from the following sources: information provided by you or through your actions within this Site or otherwise contacting SYNOSTE, our service providers in relation to the provision of services with respect to the Site, and from publicly available sources
Data Security and Storage
SYNOSTE has taken all appropriate measures to prevent unauthorized access to, improper use and the inaccuracy of your personal information, including access restrictions such as ID’s and passwords. Only such persons that need to process the personal information as part of their work duties have access to the personal information. The personal information is mainly stored electronically. SYNOSTE retains your personal information as long as it is necessary for the purposes defined in this Policy or as required by applicable laws. When such requirements no longer exist, your personal information will be deleted or anonymised in such a manner that it no longer can be connected to you.
Accuracy of Collected Information
SYNOSTE will on its own initiative, correct or erase any personal data, which is incomplete, inaccurate or outdated for the purposes for which it is used.
Regular disclosure of data and the transfer of data outside the EU or the EEA
SYNOSTE may disclose the personal information to its group companies also outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”) in accordance with a contract signed between the relevant SYNOSTE entities, incorporating the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses that ensure adequate data protection arrangements.
SYNOSTE may disclose your personal information to authorized third parties who process personal information on our behalf for the purposes stated in this Policy. Your personal information may be processed by such authorized third parties also outside EU or EEA in accordance with a contract signed between SYNOSTE and such authorized third party, incorporating the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses that ensure adequate data protection arrangements.
SYNOSTE may conduct marketing and other communication jointly with SYNOSTE’s partners and in connection with this, SYNOSTE may combine information SYNOSTE has collected about you with the information our partners have collected about you.
In the event SYNOSTE sells, buys, merges or reorganizes in some other way, we may need to disclose personal information e.g. to potential and actual purchasers and their advisers.
In addition to the above, we may be obliged to disclose your personal information to the authorities or to disclose or process your personal information in accordance with applicable legislation to defend our legitimate interests.
Automated Decision Making
Personal data is not used for automated decision making having legal or similar consequences to you.
Right of access: You are entitled to access and inspect your personal information and to receive a written copy of the personal information free of charge.
Right to data portability: To the extent we process your personal information based on your consent, or for the purposes of a contract between you and SYNOSTE you are entitled to receive your personal information, which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, when technically feasible, have the right to transmit such information to another data controller.
Right to object: You are entitled to object at any time to processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Right to request rectification, erasure or restriction: You are entitled to ask SYNOSTE to rectify or erase your personal information in case it is obsolete, irrelevant, incorrect, incomplete, otherwise inaccurate or due to other legally acceptable ground. You are also entitled to request restriction of processing of your personal information.
Official complaint: while we hope we can solve any issue you may have with our processing of your personal information, you also have the right to lodge an official complaint with your local national data protection supervisory authority.
If you wish to exercise your rights, please present a written request to the address stated on the first page of this Policy.
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