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PRIVACY NOTICE

PRIVACY NOTICE
ALCO FILTERS respects your privacy and the protection of the security and confidentiality of your personal data is of outmost importance to us. This privacy notice is compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 and it provides you with the following information:

Who is the data controller?
What personal data we collect and for what purposes?
Where and for how long do we store your personal data?
With whom do we share this personal data?
What are your rights regarding your personal data?
How we protect your personal data?
Can minors use this website?
Will this privacy notice change?

Who is the data controller?
The data controller processing your personal data through this website is ALCO FILTERS (Cyprus) LTD, a duly registered limited liability company in Cyprus under registration number HE51397 with its registered office at 34, Tripoleos Str, 2235 Latsia, Cyprus.
 
Note that this privacy notice refers solely to the processing of personal data in the course of operating our website. For any further information regarding this privacy notice, please contact us at marketing@alcofilters.com 

What personal data we collect and for what purposes?
We may collect personal information about you such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address when you contact us by filling out our contact form and provide us with any such information. We may use this information solely for the purposes of responding to your inquiry.
 
Cookies 
 
We also collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you use of our website through a tool called “Google Analytics”. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Your information will not be used for marketing purposes.
Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google.
Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser by using the following links:
 
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/nl-NL/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042 

Where and for how long do we store your personal data?
Your personal data is stored on our servers and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services we engage, located within the EU.
 
Information provided to us by you when contacting us with an inquiry, will be retained for 1 year since our last communication with you, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 

With whom do we share this personal data?
We may share your information with other organisations providing data processing activities to our organisation such as IT support and our cloud services. 
Additionally, if required, we may share your information to governmental/regulatory/law enforcement agencies or other third parties provided that such obligation is based on national or EU law. 

What are your rights regarding your personal data?
Accessthis enables you to request access and receive information regarding the personal data we hold about you.
 
Request for rectification: this enables you to request to have the data we hold about you to be completed or corrected
 
Request for erasure
this enables you to request the deletion of the personal data we hold about you
 
Restriction of processing: this enables you to make a request, in certain situations, that your personal data are only used for specific purposes
 
Object to processing of personal data: this enables you to object to the processing of your personal data
 
Data portability: this enables you to request to obtain a copy of the personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or the transmission of your personal data to another controller. 
 
In order to exercise any of your above rights, please contact us at marketing@alcofilters.com
We will endeavour to respond to any request as soon as possible and no longer than 30 days from the receipt of the request.
In case where we will not be able to respond to your request within the aforementioned time period or in case your request is rejected, we will inform you accordingly explaining the reasons for any delay or for rejecting your request. All rights can be exercised free of charge.
 
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Cyprus Commissioner for Personal Data Protection if at any case, you are of the opinion, that our company infringes your privacy. Please find more information at the official website of the Commissioner at www.dataprotection.gov.cy.
  

How we protect your personal data?

As part of our effort to prevent any unauthorised access or disclosure of your personal data, we have implemented physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We also update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis and we restrict access to your personal data to those employees who need to know that information to provide our services to you.
 
In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees' privacy responsibilities. 

 
Can minors use this website?
This website is for individuals over the age of 18. A minor who wishes to communicate with us may do so through his or her parents or legal guardians. If you are a parent or guardian of an individual under the age of 18 and you become aware that a minor has provided personal data to us without your consent, please contact marketing@alcofilters.com to exercise your rights as described in this privacy notice. 

Will this privacy notice change?
We reserve our right to amend this privacy notice from time to time and any changes will become effective when we post the revised privacy notice on our website, without further notice. By using our website following these changes means that you have accept the revised Privacy Policy.