With this Privacy Notice PHENOVATION intends to inform you about why we need your personal information, what we use it for, how we protect it, and how you can exercise your privacy rights. We handle personal information with care and always make sure to adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
PHENOVATION appreciates the interest you have taken in our company, our products and our services by visiting our website, www.phenovation.com, or affiliated channels of communication such as our social media and/or blogs.
PHENOVATION, situated in Wageningen, specializes in the manufacturing of camera systems for imaging whole plants on chlorophyll fluorescence, multispectral, color and green/red fluorescence protein (GFP/RFP).
This general statement pertains to all personal information PHENOVATION can record from your contact with PHENOVATION, for example when you visit our websites, when you contact us on the phone, et cetera.
We will present you with a specific Notification when we require more personal information from you. This Notification will specify, among other things, what information we require, to what end it is required, how we will protect it, how long we will keep it, with whom we will share it, and what your rights are; for example, your right to access the information and to correct, update or remove the information.
Why do we need your personal information?
We can ask you to share your personal information with us for the following purposes:
- To provide information about PHENOVATION’s products and services
- To provide answers to any questions you might have
- To share PHENOVATION’s social media channels and/or blogs with you
- To maintain a relationship with you as our customer
- To improve our services
- To improve our websites and social media channels
We do not use your personal information for any other purposes.
What personal information do we collect?
During your interactions with PHENOVATION, for example on the PHENOVATION web pages, we might ask you for certain information, such as:
- Your name
- Your email address
- Your telephone number
- Data that might be required to maintain our relationship with you as our client
Apart from that, we can also collect information about your Internet address, systems and activities, such as:
- Your IP address
- Your cookie ID
- The type of web browser you use
- The web pages you visit on our websites
- Your use of and activities on our PHENOVATION pages
Where do we get your personal information?
There are two ways we might obtain your personal information – one in which you play an active role and one in which you are passive.
You can actively share your personal information with PHENOVATION in the following ways:
- Send an email to email@example.com from the website
- Fill out the customer form
- Communicate with a PHENOVATION employee, for example via email or telephone
If your internet browser accepts cookies, you can passively share certain personal data, such as your IP address, with us. We collect this information without needing any kind of action from you.
With whom do we share your personal information?
Your information will not be merged, lent, rented out or sold, nor shared or made public in any way. PHENOVATION will only disclose personal information at your express request or when we are required to do so by law. Whenever PHENOVATION uses people to process your personal information, they will always be contractually bound to confidentiality.
What are your privacy rights?
Even after you have shared your personal information with us, it is still your property. In our Notice we will inform you of all your rights. You have the right to access your information at all times and are always welcome to rectify or update it. In most cases you can also just have the information removed, or you can ask us to limit the processing of your information or even object to the processing of your personal information altogether. Even when you have granted us permission to collect your personal information, you can always revoke that permission later on. It is very easy to exercise your rights. All you have to do, is send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long will we keep your personal information?
PHENOVATION will not retain your personal information for longer than strictly necessary. How long that will be exactly depends on what we need the information for. Every time we process your personal information, we will explain the purpose and the retention period in our Notice.
How do we protect your personal information?
We acknowledge our responsibility to protect the personal information you entrust us with against loss, abuse and unauthorized access. PHENOVATION uses different security technologies and organizational procedures to protect your personal information. For example, the files are kept in closed filing cabinets, our staff is trained to handle personal information, and all laptops and smartphones are encrypted.
Changes to our Privacy Notice
We reserve the right to update or add to this Privacy Notice from time to time, and will post any updated versions on our websites. We will place a conspicuous notice on our home page and will indicate when the Notice was last updated.
Where and how to file a complaint
Our Privacy Liaison is Vincent Jalink. He may be reached via email (email@example.com) or telephone (+31651978796).
You could also file a complaint with the Dutch Data Protection Agency (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens). Please visit their website (https://autoriteitpersoonsgegevens.nl/) and fill out the online form.
Our webserver generates different kinds of cookies, that can be stored on your computer or smartphone when you visit our websites. Our cookies may contain small pieces of information that are considered personal, such as a unique identification number, your IP address, and the type of browser you use.
Our webserver uses session cookies to remember the pages you have opened during your current visit to our website and in which order. The webserver does not have any memory to store this type of cookies.
Anonymously collecting these cookies and analyzing them enables us to optimize the layout and navigation of our website.
This type of cookies is temporary; they are automatically deleted as soon as you close your browser. Furthermore, session cookies do not collect personal information, such as your IP address.
Using persistent cookies, we are able to recognize you when you pay our website a subsequent visit. The website can now adjust to your specific preferences, such as your language of choice. This will save you time and will make it easier to use our website.
Persistent cookies can use your IP address to remember you; you can disable them in the Settings menu in your browser and delete them by selecting ‘Clear browsing data’ in the History menu in your browser.
Google Analytics cookies
Google Analytics cookies are used to obtain information about how visitors use our website. For this purpose, we offer each visitor a Google cookie. If your browser is set to accept this type of cookie, your movements on our website will be tracked.
Information from these cookies is collected by Google, edited and reported back to us. This is done anonymously; we can guarantee that your IP address will not be reported.
Google can provide this information to third parties when it is required to do so by law, or when a third party processes the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this at all. We have [not] given Google permission to use the information for other Google services. Google transfers the information to its servers in the United States, where it is stored.
Google adheres to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated to the US Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield program. Therefore, the processing of any personal information is adequately protected.
On our website you will find a link to the PHENOVATION LinkedIn page. Clicking the link will redirect you to LinkedIn . If you wish, you can log in and click the ‘Follow’ button. Depending on your settings you will then receive updates when there are new posts on the PHENOVATION LinkedIn page. LinkedIn will also send PHENOVATION your account name. That way, PHENOVATION will know that you follow us on LinkedIn and will be able to view your public LinkedIn profile.
We do not control the settings of the cookies any social media platforms use, so we suggest that you check the relevant social media websites for more information about their privacy policies.
Links to other websites
You may find some links to other websites on the PHENOVATION website that might prove helpful to you. These websites are not run by PHENOVATION and will therefore most likely have their own privacy policies. We would like to emphasize that you should really take a look at these in order to understand how your personal information is used by these websites. We are neither responsible for the content of these websites, nor for their privacy policies.