PRIVACY STATEMENT & COOKIES
(Updated April 2021)
Our company Biotos Global Services Limited (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”) recognises the importance of personal data and electronic transaction security. It is of the utmost importance to us to protect and safeguard them by taking all necessary technical measures and complying with the current legislation.
The trust of our customers, employees, associates and suppliers, as well as the public, is of particular importance to us. In order to maintain this trust, we process personal data in a secure manner and in accordance with the applicable law.
The purpose of this policy is to inform the data subjects, including our existing or potential customers, our employees, our associates and suppliers, of the data collected in order to service them and provide information related to offers, new products and new services. Through this policy, data subjects can be informed about their rights in accordance with applicable law.
Under this policy:
“Personal Data” is any information through which an individual can be identified.
“Personal Data Processing” is any action taken using personal data, such as collecting them, storing them, using them and disclosing them to third-party affiliates who undertake the management of personal data in the name and on our behalf in order to achieve a particular business purpose.
2. BASIC PRINCIPLES FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA
We acknowledge that the existence of clear guidelines for the proper use of personal data is an integral part for the proper operation of the company and is strictly necessary to safeguard the personal data we manage and may involve existing or potential customers, employees, associates and suppliers. That’s why Biotos Global Services Ltd.:
is committed to protecting the data of our existing or potential customers, employees, associates and suppliers,
Manages only those data that are necessary for legitimate business purposes,
provides individuals with information about the use of their data and how to exercise their rights,
uses personal data for the benefit of individuals,
complies with the applicable regulatory and legislative requirements.
Based on these principles, regarding the security of personal data, the following apply:
Collection and processing
We collect and process personal data in a lawful manner and in accordance with the applicable law. The personal data that are collected and processed are absolutely necessary for the intended purpose and there is clear information to the subjects about the purpose of collecting and processing their data and also about their rights.
We have created various information channels for the personal data subjects, in order to always provide clear and complete information to the subjects for the purpose of processing their personal data. Through these information channels, data subjects receive clear information, beyond the purpose of the processing. and for any third-party recipients of their data who, in the context of serving the intended purpose, act in the name and on behalf of Biotos Global Services Ltd. Customers can access the relevant information through our website.
Data Processing Administration
We provide the subjects with the ability to manage their personal data and manage the form of processing they want, if they so wish. We provide, in accordance with the applicable law and the transactional relationship that is linked with the data subjects, the possibility for the subjects to consent or to withdraw their consent on a case-by-case basis.
Usage and retention period
We use the data of the subjects solely for purposes related to our business activities and according to our values. In any case, the use of the data is limited solely to the purpose for which it was collected. We can make use of your data to inform you about offers, new products, new services and everything else that is relevant to the operation and organization of our company.
The retention time of the data is determined in consideration of the purpose for which it has been collected and the legislation in force. We do not maintain data for a longer period of time than is required either on the basis of the transactional relationship linking the data subject to us or under the applicable law.
We have taken all the appropriate technical measures to safeguard your personal data. It provides limited access only to those employees and associates that are necessary to be provided with access to the data. We take all necessary measures to prevent any unauthorized access, use or modification of such data. We comply with the current legislation and we have implemented procedures for data protection.
We always strive to ensure that the personal data we process is always up to date, complete and relevant to the purpose of the processing being performed.
Access to data
Only authorised employees are allowed access to data. We work with third-parties for communication, advertising and information purposes where personal data is disclosed if required. We ensure that these companies have all the necessary organizational and technical means for data protection and that they have informed and committed their employees about the confidentiality of these data.
Exercise of rights
Data subjects have the rights provided by the applicable law. Biotos Global Services Ltd. may oppose the exercise of certain rights if this is required by law or a court order.
3. GENERAL ISSUES
Link to other websites
Through our site we may provide links to other companies’ websites. We are not liable to users for any personal data leakage due to the use of third-party products and services on linked from our website.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information, which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit and remember some information about your browsing activity on the website. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use the websites, or a user’s general location.
1. Necessary cookies
These cookies are necessary to visit our sites. These cookies allow, for example, navigation in the various sections of the site or form filling. If you reject cookies, our site may not function properly.
2. Functional cookies
Functional cookies are cookies that provide you with a more personalized browsing experience. These cookies store your preferences as well as your favourite settings.
3. Analytical Cookies
These are used to track the use of our website by visitors in order to satisfy their additional needs, to improve the content of our sites and to facilitate the easier use of our sites. For example, a particular cookie helps us count the number of unique visitors, while another one identifies the most popular pages
4. Third party cookies
So-called “third-party” cookies may be used to view personalized ads or to collect additional statistics. Personalized ads mean ads that are tailored to your gender, age, region, or preferences. Using third-party cookies does not collect or store data related to your identity.
5. Embedded content
How to Disable Cookies
It is possible to block some or all cookies and to remove cookies already stored on your device. Managing your cookies is performed differently across different browsers.
Please be aware that you may lose some functions on some websites as a result of altering cookie settings.
Further information on cookies and how you disable them on different browsers is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.
This policy will be renewed and updated from time to time under the current national and EU legislation.