beqom understands that the services provided to you or performed on your behalf involve a great deal of trust on your part. We take this trust very seriously and make it our highest priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the Personal Data provided to us. Please read the following policy to learn about our privacy practices. By downloading or using the beqom web sites (the "Site") or benefiting from the services available from the Site, you are accepting the practices described herein.
Personal data "(Personal Data") within this policy refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person in the meaning of:
I. for data subjects residing in the EEA territory, the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data;
II. for data subjects residing in Switzerland, the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection 1992.
The main reason why we collect Personal Data about you is to provide you the services and improve the Site features and content, to administer your user account, and to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate the Site and using the services.
When you register through the Site to become a user, when you create or edit your user account and use a service, we will ask you for Personal Data. We may collect the Personal Data that you provide as part of registration and the administration and personalization of your user account, or Personal Data that you provide us by using the services.
beqom may collect the following Personal Data:
III. When you register through the Site to become a user when you create or edit your user account and use a service, we will ask you for Personal Data. We may collect the Personal Data that you provide as part of registration and the administration and personalization of your user account, or Personal Data that you provide us by using the services;
IV. Contact information, such as name, physical address, telephone number(s), email address, and company;
V. Transactional information, including information about the products and services you purchase or download or about which you make an inquiry;
VI. User preferences, such as product requirements, areas of industry interest, newsletters, community choices and other information you select in the customer profile when registering on the Site or indicated by your use of the Site;
We may supplement the information you provide with information received from third parties.
beqom uses Personal Data for the purpose of offering the services. The data transmitted to beqom by you may be hosted by beqom or a third party of its choice, as part of the services. We use your Personal Data for the following general purposes:
VII. to fulfill your requests for services;
VIII. to personalize promotional offers and content you see, in particular based upon your activity and your transaction history with the Site;
IX. to improve the services;
X. to conduct research and compile statistics on usage patterns;
XI. to provide anonymous aggregate reporting for internal and external partners;
XII. to manage your user account; to communicate with you in general;
XIII. to respond to your questions and comments;
XIV. to notify you about promotional offers and services that may be of interest to you;
XV. to send you the beqom's newsletter;
XVII. to comply with legal requirements.
beqom may be required to retain or provide access to services data to comply with legally mandated reporting, disclosure, or other legal process requirements.
Your Personal Data may be transferred, accessed, and stored as necessary for the uses stated above in accordance with this policy. While beqom may share your personal information with agents and contractors to perform the functions listed above, including order fulfillment and website management, we require that they treat your Personal Data, and limit its use, in accordance with the standards specified in this policy.
In addition to the information specified above, beqom may collect information about your use of the Site through electronic communications protocols and cookies. As is true when you visit most websites, beqom may automatically receive information from you as part of the communication connection itself, which often consists of network routing information (where you came from), equipment information (browser type), your IP address, referring website and date and time. Collecting this automatic information helps us customize your experience as a user. It allows us to monitor and analyze the use of the Site and services and to increase the Site's functionality and user-friendliness.
We may re-associate the information provided by the technologies directly above with Personal Data.
beqom is committed to the security of your Personal Data and has in place technical and organizational measures designed to prevent unauthorized access to that information. These measures, which are aligned with the highest standards in the industry, govern all areas of security applicable to Services and apply to all beqom employees.
In addition, beqom uses standard security protocols and mechanisms to exchange the transmission of sensitive data. When you enter sensitive information on our site, we encrypt it using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.
Where your Personal Data information is acquired or is reasonably believed to have been acquired, by an unauthorized person and applicable law requires notification, beqom will promptly notify you of the breach by email, fax, or mail.
beqom will not transfer any Personal Data received from you outside the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland except with your prior written consent.
We may share aggregated information that does not include Personal Data and we may otherwise disclose non-identifying information with third parties for analysis and other purposes. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain Personal Data.
Under certain circumstances, beqom may be required to disclose Personal Data in response to valid requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. beqom may disclose Personal Data if required to do so by law in order to (for example) respond to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, a court or a government agency, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary
Where it relates to Personal Data, we will attempt to refer any request for disclosure of personal information by public authorities, including those received for national security or law enforcement reasons, to the Data Subjects. beqom may, where legally obligated to do so, disclose Personal Data to law enforcement or other government authorities, in which case beqom will notify its Data Subjects of such a request unless prohibited by law to do so.
You may, at any time, request access to your Personal Data collected by beqom, request that inaccurate information be corrected, or that the collected Personal Data be erased. You can also ask us to stop using all or some of your Personal Data (for example, if we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it (including, for example, if the information about you is inaccurate). Any such request must be sent by written notice to: beqom SA, Rue de la Colombière 28, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland or by e-mail at the following address: [email@example.com].
beqom has appointed a Chief Privacy Officer. To exercise the above rights, you may send a request by email to [firstname.lastname@example.org], with a scan/copy of your identity card or passport for identification purposes. We will respond in compliance with applicable law.
If you are not satisfied with how beqom processes your personal data, please let us know and we will investigate your concern.
In addition, you have the right to make a complaint to the competent data protection authority.
All users may review, update, correct or delete their Personal Data within their user account. If you would like us to delete your Personal Data in our system, please let us know by e-mail at the following address at [email@example.com] and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation to retain the record.
Please note that any information that we have copied may remain in backup storage for some period of time after your deletion request, as well as any content that you have posted transmitted to a third party. This may be the case even though no Personal Data about your user account remains in our active users’ databases.
You acknowledge that the use of the Internet is not safe and that there are certain inherent risks to your Personal Data. beqom shall make reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data but it cannot guarantee or warrant that data you provide to beqom is safe and protected from unauthorized third-party access and theft and, therefore, waives all liability in this respect.
beqom has entered into EU standard contractual clauses as approved by the EU Commission, respectively the standard contractual clauses for the transborder outsourcing of personal data processing approved by the FDPIC or reliance on a recognized certification mechanism prior to such transfer to ensure the required level of protection for the transferred Personal Data.
The data controller in the meaning of the European Regulation 2016/679, the UK Data Protection Act 2018, and of the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection 1992 is beqom SA, Rue de la Colombière 28, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland.
beqom SA, a company incorporated under Swiss law, with a registered office at Rue de la Colombière 28, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland, registered under No. CHE-114.718.819 (“beqom SA”), having as representative in the EU its French subsidiary beqom France, 33 Avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, registered under No. SIREN 441.403.508 at the R.C.S. of Nanterre and in the UK its subsidiary beqom UK Limited, with offices at 8 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RS, Company No. 07006587, is responsible for the processing, as controller, of your personal data.
beqom has been opted-in to 'The LeadLander Contact Network' to help us better profile our website visitors. The LeadLander Contact Network pools together contact information collected through beqom's forms or email campaigns and any other LeadLander opted-in website forms or email campaigns to identify a visitor to the beqom website. Whenever a visitor goes to ANY LeadLander opted-in website, LeadLander can display the visitor by their name and email address in its reports.
beqom has appointed a Chief Privacy Officer. If you believe your Personal Data has been used in a way that is not consistent with this policy, or if you have further questions related to this policy, please contact us at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
The current version of this document is effective as of the last update set out in the Change History.
The owner of this document is the Head of Legal, who checks and, if necessary, updates the document at least once a year.
V1.1: September 2014
V1.2: October 2014
V1.3: December 2014
V1.4: January 2016
V1.5: September 2016
V1.6: November 2016
V1.7: January 2017
V2.0: May 2017
V2.1: September 2017
V2.3: March 2018
V2.4: May 2018
V2.5: March 2019
V2.6: April 2019
V2.7: July 2019
V2.8: September 2019
V2.9: March 2020
V3.0: October 2020
V3.1: June 2021