Controller and service provider for this website are Kinova Inc.:
4333, Boulevard de la Grande-Allée, Boisbriand QC, Canada, J7H 1M7
+1 (514) 277-3777
The following policy is applicable to Kinova Inc.’s and Kinova International Holding Inc.’s (“Kinova” or “we”) information collecting, use and disclosure practices for the Kinova Website.
Information collection and use
Kinova is the sole controller of the information collected on this Website. Kinova is a Canadian company with affiliates also in other countries so any personal data collected by this Website might also be transferred to countries not being member of the EU or EEA, including countries that do not have the same level of data protection as in the EU/EEA. We will not disclose this information to others in ways that vary from what is disclosed in this statement. Kinova collects information from our users at several different points on our Website. This may include traffic data including user’s IP address, domain server, type of computer, and type of Web browser. This information is necessary to provide the use of our Website and is also helpful for marketing purposes or for improving a user’s experience on the Website. In this respect Kinova might create pseudonym user profiles with such data but you are entitled to contradict such creation of user profiles at any time. For contraction to the creation of such user profiles please simply use the “Stay in Touch” button below or send us an email or fax to the email address or telefax number provided above...
Personal information, such as a user’s name, address, company, company function, contact information and funding source of your project may be gathered from you on a voluntary basis. Users need not submit this information to use the Website.
Kinova collects, uses or discloses user and client information collected through the Website to process client and user’s requests, inquiries and applications and contact users or clients when necessary to fulfill their requests, inquiries and applications. We also may use personal information for other additional purposes but only if you have given consent or such use is required or permitted by applicable law. We will identify these additional purposes at the time of collection.
In general, when you visit our Website and access information, you remain anonymous. Some areas of our Website may require registration to access, although typically all that is required is your e-mail address and some basic information about you, such as your name, your company’s name and job function.
Information sharing and disclosure
Kinova may partner with third party contractors to help provide other services. These companies are contractually prohibited from retaining, sharing, storing or using personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes and are contractually bound to use the data only on instruction of Kinova. We may share aggregated demographic information in pseudonomized Form about our user base with our partners and clients on a confidential basis. This information does not identify individual users.
We only collect that information necessary for the purposes that are identified in this policy, by lawful means and for our own legitimate business reasons. We will not use personal information obtained for a particular purpose for anything else without informing you first and obtaining your express consent, when required. We, however, reserve the right to disclose personally identifiable information as required by law and when such disclosure is necessary to protect to safeguard our legitimate interests of and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in ruling out the possibility of such disclosure. processing or use, This could be the case e.g. to safeguard our personnel, rights or property, or for safety reasons, and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us, or to respond to a government or other administrative request.
This Website may contain links to other Websites. Please be aware that Kinova is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Website.
Kinova has implemented technical and organizational measures to secure the information, in particular against loss, misuse, unauthorized access, copy or alteration. It has also implemented technical and organizational safeguards in accordance with which only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.
Inquiries by e-mail or contact form
We will only use personally identifiable information provided to us via inquiries by e-mail or through the contact form on our Website to respond to your inquiry or to manage our business relationship with you or your employer. We may also collect your name, title, company, address, and contact information including phone number and e-mail address and any information which you send to us or post on our Website, such as when you make an inquiry through our Website. We will only use this information to contact you in order to answer your questions and requests. We do not use the information provided in such inquiries to create individual profiles nor disclose the information to anyone other than those at Kinova who are best suited to provide you a response. E-mail monitoring or blocking software may be used for security purposes and for compliance with Kinova’s policies.
When you apply to work with us through our Website, we will use your personal information to process your application. We may transfer your details outside of your home country and to other companies in our group if such is required by the position for which you hand in your application. We also use third parties to assist us in our recruitment process, which may have access to your personal information, but such third parties are contractually bound to use such data only on instruction of Kinova and only for the purpose to process your application.
Notification of changes
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Access and rectification
You have the right to request information about (i) recorded information relating to you, including information relating to the source of the data, (ii) the recipients or categories of recipients to which the information are transferred, and (iii) the purpose of recording the information and to request a correction or deletion of information relating to you if you believe it is inaccurate or the recording is not longer necessary for the purpose they were recorded for or in any other case a deletion can be request according to applicable law.. If you have submitted personal information and would like to have access to it, or if you would like to have it corrected, updated, blocked or deleted, please contact us by clicking on our “Stay in touch” button above.
Also, all electronic communications which you applied for to receive, e.g. Newsletters, with our clients and users include unsubscribe mechanisms which enable clients and users who opted out to subscribe to newsletters to unsubscribe at any time from electronic communications.