GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
Renoir Consulting Limited and its group companies (collectively “Renoir Group”, "we", "us", and "ours") take privacy issues seriously and understand it is important to you. This Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with the Websites.
Why do we collect personal information?
Renoir Consulting collect personal information in order to understand and meet its clients’ needs, conduct its business, provide and market its services and to meet its legal obligations.
What kind of information do we collect?
Renoir collects personal data on certain areas of the Websites when you:
· Apply for a job
· Sign up for our newsletter
· Fill out a website form
In general, the type of personal information we collect varies throughout our Websites may include (but is not limited to): names, addresses, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, topics you are interested in, employment history, occupations, educational qualifications and other background information required to apply for a job.
For example, by signing up for Renoir newsletters you agree to receive this type of correspondence via the e-mail address that you provided. Only Renoir or its agents will contact you using this e-mail address.
We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to visit our Websites. This information may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Online Tracking Technologies”) on our Websites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Websites, like what you have searched for and viewed on the Websites. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided.
How Renoir may use and disclose information
The personal data we collect may be used where we have your specific consent to do so, or where Renoir has a legitimate interest in or other legal basis for processing such information.
Renoir may use or disclose your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected, for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances.
Renoir may use and disclose your personal information for the following purposes:
· Distribute Newsletters
· To ask you to participate in surveys about services, news and events
· Personalise content that you view or receive on the Websites
· Provide you with the information you requested
· Recruit and evaluate job applicants
· Send you marketing communications
· To better understand how our website and services are used, including Web traffic patterns and what types of content is most popular with users of our services.
· Process your requests to participate in conferences and events
· Evaluate and improve our services
· Understand and meet clients’ needs
· Provide our services
· Communicate with you
· Meet its legal obligations
· And accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request
We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.
Renoir may use first and third-party “Cookies and Other Online Tracking Technologies” and other anonymous data about traffic patterns or usage collected on our Websites with affiliated companies, its business partners or with third party advertisers or ad networks. Any data shared is anonymous and does not identify any user.
Renoir may disclose your personal information to:
· Other members of the Renoir Group
· Other companies or individuals who assist Renoir in providing services or who perform functions on their behalf
· Anyone else to whom you authorise them to disclose it.
Data recipients and sending information overseas
Renoir may disclose and transfer your personal information collected on the Website from time to time to Renoir subsidiaries and affiliates and their personnel across our global organisation, as well as to our third-party service providers located throughout the world. Additionally, the Websites may be viewed and hosted by Renoir and our third-party service providers anywhere in the world.
Some of the third-parties with whom we share personal information may be located outside your country or the country from which the data was provided. While such third-parties will often be subject to privacy and confidentiality obligations, you accept that where lawful such obligations may differ from and be less stringent than the requirements of the privacy laws of the jurisdiction of origin.
For a current list of countries in which Renoir members are located or operating visit our Renoir Consulting website or it can be obtained upon request.
By using any of the Websites and providing information on any of them, you voluntarily consent to such trans-border transfer and hosting of such information.
We may disclose information about you:
· If we are required to do so by law or legal process
· To comply with the order of a competent judicial authority in any jurisdiction;
· To protect our property, services and legal rights;
· To protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes
· To act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Renoir services or the public at large
· If Renoir should ever file for bankruptcy, or become insolvent, or be acquired by a third party, or merge with a third party, or sell all or part of its assets, or transfer substantially all or part of its relevant assets to a third party, then Renoir may share the personal information and all other information you have provided through the products and service to potential and subsequent business and merger partners.
Links to other sites
Renoir may provide links to third-party websites or information as a service to our users. If you use these links, you will leave the Websites. Renoir is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites or products. Please visit the privacy policies of these third-party sites in order to understand their privacy policies and data collection practices.
Special category (sensitive) data:
Some personal information which Renoir collects is sensitive information. “Sensitive information” may include information or an opinion about a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, membership of a professional or trade association, membership of a trade union, tax file numbers, sexual preferences or practices, criminal record or health information.
Sensitive information will be used and disclosed only for the purpose for which it was provided or a directly related secondary purpose, unless you agree otherwise, or where certain other limited circumstances apply (e.g. where required by law).
Information / Data storage and security
Renoir personnel and third- party service providers are provided access to personal data and are required to treat this information as confidential.
Renoir safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet.
While Renoir takes precautions to ensure the security of your data, no one can completely guarantee the safety of data transmitted over the internet. It is important that you take steps to ensure the safety and security of your personal information, for example by not sharing passwords or other registration data.
How long we will keep your information
We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant service or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us. We may also retain personal data for longer than the duration of the business relationship if there’s a legitimate and provable business reason to do so.
The Websites are not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger and we do not knowingly collect or store any personal information from children under the age of 13.
If you are accessing the Website from the European Economic Area, which includes the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway, or you are a citizen of a member state of the European Economic Area, you have the following rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
a. Right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data
b. Right to access your personal data
c. Right to have any inaccurate personal data corrected
d. Right to have your personal data erased
e. Right to restrict use of your personal data
f. Right to personal data portability
g. Right to object to the processing of your personal data
If you are from the European Economic Area and wish to exercise any of these rights under the GDPR, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or write to us at the address further below with such request. We will use reasonable efforts to respond to any such requests without undue delay.
Communication Preferences and Opt-outs
If you wish to stop receiving marketing communications from us then please click on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the relevant newsletter. Please note that this will not unsubscribe you from all communications, only the newsletter in the question and as such you will need to perform this action for each of the newsletters you are subscribed to. If you wish to opt-out completely then please contact us at using the details provided further below. Please note that you cannot unsubscribe from some service related messages.
In accordance with industry standards, we reserve the right to retain a minimal amount of data necessary to ensure we do not contact you in the future.
Updates to this policy
If you have any questions about how we use your personal data or if you have a concern about how your personal data is used, please contact us at: Renoir Consulting Limited Rue de Rhone 14, 1204 Geneva, Switzerland. Or, email email@example.com
Complaints will be will be responded to within 30 days.
If you are not satisfied with the way your concern has been handled, you can refer your complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.
If you have a question about anything else, please see our Contact Us page.