Privacy Policy

Leica Geosystems AG, (“Leica Geosystems” or “we” or “us”) respect your privacy. Leica Geosystems is committed to the safe and secure processing of personal data and compliance with applicable data protection law.  We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against loss or unlawful access.  The number of persons with access to your personal data is limited. Only individuals associated with Leica Geosystems that need to process your personal data in accordance with the purposes below will have access to your personal data.

The following describes how we process your personal data.

HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA   

Fulfilling our contractual obligations towards your company, for example sending quotes, order administration, provision of products and services to your company, invoicing your company, responding to your service requests, etc.

How do we obtain your personal data

We obtain personal data from you when you register on our Web Sites, furnish our representatives with your business card, or when we obtain your data from representatives of your company.

Categories of personal data we process

 

Personal master data (key personal data);

Contact data;

Key contract data (Contractual/Legal Relationships, Contractual or Product Interest);

Network and device identification.

 

The purposes of the processing

Fulfilling our contractual obligations towards your company, e.g., sending quotes, order administration, provision of products and services to your company, invoicing your company, responding to your service requests etc.

Legal basis for the processing

It is within the legitimate interest of Leica Geosystems and your company to process your personal data for the above noted purposes. We use your personal data for fulfilling our contractual obligations towards your company. The privacy impact of the processing is low, as Leica Geosystems contacts you in your professional capacity.

Recipients (or categories of recipients) of the personal data

 

We will share your personal data with companies within the Hexagon Group.

We will also share your personal data with suppliers and business partners and legal agents which carry out services on our behalf such as customer relationship management solution providers and travel agents.

 

Retention period

We will retain your data for as long as the business relationship with your company exists and for as long as your employment with your company subsists. We will retain and use your data during the applicable statutory limitation periods and as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and to enforce agreements.


Marketing/Prospecting:

How we have obtained your personal data

You provided your personal data through the use of our Web Sites (eg. registration form completion allowing the placement of cookies). We may have received your personal data when you supplied us with your business card, or we may have obtained your personal data from your company. Personal data may also be obtained from third party data augmentation services. You may have provided us with personal data over the telephone. If you have registered to attend an event with a third party provider, then we may obtain your personal data from that third party provider, where you have given your consent to such third party provider to supply your personal data to us.

Categories of personal data we process

 

Personal master data (key personal data);

Contact data;

Key contract data (Contractual/Legal Relationships, Contractual or Product Interest);

Network and device identification.

 

The purposes of the processing

Informing you via any means (including via email, telephone, text message, social media, post, or in person) about our products, services, publications and events which we think may be of interest to you and your company, based on previous purchases and interest shown in Leica Geosystems products and services.

Legal basis for the processing

Unless we explicitly request your consent to process your personal data, we rely on Leica Geosystems and your company’s legitimate interest to send you relevant marketing communications. The privacy impact of the processing of your personal data is low, as Leica Geosystems contacts you in your professional capacity. You can opt out of processing for direct marketing purposes by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link situated within any marketing emails sent to you. You also have the right to object to the processing at any time by contacting Email: privacy.geo@hexagon.com. Where you withdraw your consent or unsubscribe (as applicable), we will retain certain personal data (only to the extent that it is absolutely required) on our “do not contact” list.

Recipients (or categories of recipients) of the personal data

 

We will share your personal data with companies within the Hexagon Group.

We will also share your personal data with suppliers and business partners and legal agents that carry out services on our behalf such as marketing solution providers.

 

Retention period

We will process your personal data unless you opt out of the processing for direct marketing purposes.


Customers Testimonials, Comments and Reviews:

How we have obtained your personal data

We obtain your personal data through the completion of a release document which is available in hard copy and is also available online.

Categories of personal data we process

 

Contact details, job role and key personal data.

The purposes of the processing

The processing is required for the purpose of providing reviews to our client base in support or otherwise, of our products, services and software.

Legal basis for the processing

We have obtained your prior, informed consent to the processing.

Recipients (or categories of recipients) of the personal data

 

Individuals who access any marketing channel from either within Leica Geosystems or outside of Leica Geosystems.

Retention period

 

For as long as is necessary unless you withdraw your consent to the processing.


**Where Leica Geosystems has sought your consent to the processing of your personal data then you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Email: privacy.geo@hexagon.com.

 

TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD COUNTRIES

Your personal data may be transferred to a country outside of EU/EEA such as Canada (commercial organizations), New Zealand, Switzerland, and US (limited to the Privacy Shield framework)] which offer similar level of protection as within the EU/EEA. The transfer is based on the legal basis outlined in HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA and is for the purpose outlined in HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA. The transfer to these countries is based on the adequacy decision of the European Commission.

Your personal data may be transferred to a country outside of EU/EEA such as Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, United States, Venezuela, which may have a lower level of protection than within the EU/EEA. The transfer is based on the legal basis outlined in HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA and is for the purpose outlined in HOW WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA.  When transferring personal data to these countries, Leica Geosystems uses standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission to ensure a sufficient level of protection of your personal data. The standard contractual clauses can be found via the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/transfer/index_en.htm.

 

WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS?

You are entitled to know what personal data we are processing about you. You have the right to request access to your personal data and you can request that we provide a copy of such data to you.  You are entitled to have incorrect personal data regarding you corrected, and in some cases you may request that we delete your personal data. You also have the right to object to certain processing of your personal data, and request that the processing of your personal data be limited. Limitation or deletion of your personal data may result in Leica Geosystems not being able to fulfil its commitments to you. You also have the right to request data portability, where your personal data would be extracted in a machine-readable format and transferred to another controller. Leica Geosystems may not always be obliged to comply with a request from you for deletion, restriction, objection or data portability. Additional circumstances such as exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by EU or Member State law or processing for establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims can justify further processing by Leica Geosystems.  Leica Geosystems will assess the eligibility of your request and inform you about Leica Geosystems decision and reasoning.  Where you have given us your consent to process your personal data, you can withdraw your consent at any time and without justification. Where you withdraw your consent, certain personal data (only to the extent that it is absolutely required), will be retained on our “do not contact” list.

If you have questions regarding how we process Personal Data concerning you, you are most welcome to contact us at Email: privacy.geo@hexagon.com.


OBJECTIONS AND COMPLAINTS

If you have any objections or complaints with the way in which we process your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection supervisory authority, where the applicable laws provide for such remedy.


IDENTITY OF THE PRIVACY OFFICER

The Leica Geosystems Privacy Officer can be contacted at: privacy.geo@hexagon.com.


IDENTITY OF THE CONTROLLER

Hexagon AB, Swedish Company Registration Number 556190-4771, Lilla Bantorget 15, P.O. Box 3692, SE-103 59 Stockholm, Sweden (hexagon.com), its subsidiaries and controlled joint ventures are the controller(s) of your personal data.

Leica Geosystems operates within a matrix/division structure and utilises data processing tools shared between multiple Hexagon Group entities. It follows that your location and your business relationship with Leica Geosystems are essential in determining the relevant controller(s) in terms of the processing of your personal data within the Hexagon Group.

Upon your request to the Privacy Officer, you will be provided with full details of the relevant controller(s) within the Hexagon Group which is/are responsible for the processing of your personal data. We will provide the name and the contact details of any data protection officer where appointed by the applicable controller.


INFORMATION REGARDING COOKIES

Please see our Cookie Policy.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES

Our Web Site includes links to other Web Sites whose privacy practices may differ from those described in this Privacy Policy. If you submit personal information to any of those third party Web Sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the Privacy Policy of any Web Site you visit.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA WIDGETS

Our Web Site includes social media features, such as the “Facebook” button, and widgets, such as the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Web Site. These features and widgets may collect your IP address, which page(s) you are visiting on our Web Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature or widget to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Web Site. Your interactions with these features and widgets are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

 

This Privacy Policy was last amended on January 15, 2019


#LeicaGeoSpotted Competition Terms and Conditions

  1. The promoter is: [Leica Geosystems……………… Ltd 00817794 whose registered office is at Leica Geosystems, Hexagon House, Michigan Drive, Tongwell, Milton Keynes, MK15 8HT, UK.


  2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom aged 18 years or over except employees of […Leica Geosystems………………………………………] and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.


  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.


  4. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.


  5. Route to entry for the competition are via posting your #LeicaGeoSpotted photos on either Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn


  6. Multiple entries from the same person will be accepted.


  7. Closing date for entry will be [15th November 2019]. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.


  8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.


  The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows:

  1. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control.


  2. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.


    The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.


  3. The prize is as follows: The Leica ‘Great Outdoors’ Winter Pack including a Leica Jacket, Leica Flask. Leica Backpack, Leica Notepad and Leica Pen.


  4. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.


  5. Winners will be chosen by Leica Geosystems from all entries received and verified by Promoter and or its agents.


  6. The winner will be notified by DM on the channel they Submitted. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 5 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.


  7. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.


  8. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


  9. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.


  10. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].


  11. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.


  12. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address: uk.social.geo@leica-geosystems.com


  13. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.


  14. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Leica Geosystems Ltd Part of Hexagon and not to any other party.


  15. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at https://leica-geosystems.com/en-gb/global/privacy-policy.


  16. [Leica Geosystems] ‘s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the competition will be entered into.


  17. The entrant must be following on the social channel they submitted the entry on in order to enter.


  18. [Leica Geosystems] shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.


  19. [Leica Geosystems] also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

 

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