Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is applicable to you as you are a customer and/or a supplier of any BenLink entity (‘Business Partner’). Your trust is of highest priority to us and we treat your Personal Data at all time confidential and are processing your Personal Data only in accordance with the applicable data protection law and especially the requirements set forth under the EU ‘General Data Protection
Regulation’ (‘GDPR’). Thereby information by which you as a particular natural person can be identified or are identifiable (‘Personal Data’) is protected. We would like to use this opportunity to inform you how BenLink processes and protects information by which you as a particular natural person can be identified or are identifiable (‘Personal Data’).

1) Who is processing my Personal Data?

Your Personal Data is processed by BenLink AG, having its headquarter at BenLink AG, Technoparkstrasse 1, 8005 Zurich, Switzerland.

In accordance with this Privacy Policy your Personal Data may be transferred to third parties (this may also include public authorities) so that these recipients can process personal data for their own or our purposes. Third parties are obliged to process the Personal Data exclusively on our behalf and according to our instructions.

Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Data to other recipients if this is so required by law. We also reserve the right to share your Personal Data in accordance with a court order or to assert or defend legal claims or if we consider it necessary for other legal reasons. The recipients of your Personal Data may be located abroad including in countries outside of the EU or the European Economic Area. There may not be an adequacy decision by the European Commission for such country. This means that the level of data protection in such country may not be comparable with the level of data protection in Switzerland or the European Union. To safeguard the security of your Personal Data in the context of such transfers we will use the so-called EU Model Clauses issued by the European Commission.

5) For how long will my Personal Data be stored?

We retain your Personal Data no longer than it is necessary for the purposes indicated in the above. Moreover, we retain Personal Data as long as we have a legitimate interest in the storage, for archiving
purposes and for guaranteeing IT security or in the case of running statutes of limitations (often 10 years, in some cases 5 years or 1 year). We also retain your Personal Data as long as it is subject to a legal
retention obligation.

6) What are my rights with regard to my Personal Data?

ou have especially the right to request:

  • (a) access to, rectification of, and/or erasure of your Personal Data;
  • (b) restriction or objection to the processing of your Personal Data;
  • (c) to no longer receive marketing information; and
  • (d) (in some circumstances) that your Personal Data are transferred to you or a third party.

To the extent our processing of your Personal Data is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

To exercise your rights, you can contact us as indicated above. You can also lodge a complaint about the processing of your Personal Data with a data protection authority.

This Privacy Policy is an essential element of our business relationship. If you have any questions, please contact us through simone.wendler@benlink.com (Germany) or ross.ward@benlink.com (UK).

This Privacy Policy was last updated on July 1st, 2019.

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