GDPR

This webpage contains info about Legal Notice, Privacy Policy and GDPR.

Legal Notice

Protecting your privacy is very important to Vallius Forestry. We are committed to maintaining the security of all personal information provided to Vallius Forestry, whether by individuals with whom we do business, visitors to and users of our websites or otherwise. This Privacy Policy details how we collect, use and manage this personal information.

Privacy Notice

You can find more information about the processing of your personal data from the privacy notice of Vallius Forestry found here else you can request this notice by contacting us via email here.

Whose information do we collect?

Vallius Forestry collects personal information from a range of individuals in the context of its business activities, including:

  • representatives of our suppliers, customers, sponsors and business partners;
  • contractors;
  • industry association representatives;
  • users of the Vallius Forestry website; and
  • job applicants

What information do we collect and why we collect it

Business use

Vallius Forestry may collect a range of information in a business context, such as your name, gender, job title, photographic identification, email address, home address and other contact details, details of your business and other interests, experience and/or academic and professional qualifications, third party references, communications with you (including notes from meetings), financial and payment information, and information collected from questionnaires and/or interviews.

Vallius Forestry uses information collected from you for business-related purposes, including negotiating, concluding and performing contracts, recruitment, managing accounts and records, communicating with you and third party contacts, supporting corporate social responsibility activities, legal, regulatory and internal investigations and debt administration.

Our website

When you use our website, Vallius Forestry collects certain standard information that is sent by your browser to our website. This includes technical information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, language, time zone setting, access times and any referring website addresses.

Vallius Forestry uses this information to administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes. Vallius Forestry also collects certain information to provide users with a personalised experience when visiting our websites. Through the use of a ‘cookie’, Vallius Forestry can record information about your visit to our website including the clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), the pages visited, page interaction information and methods used to browse away from the page. This information is used anonymously and in aggregate, and is collected and logged for statistical purposes. Through analysis of these records, Vallius Forestry is able to provide an improved service when users revisit our websites.

Access to other websites via hyperlink

Other websites may be accessible via hyperlinks from the Vallius Forestry website. Please note these other websites are not subject to the Vallius Forestry Privacy Policy. Please review the privacy policy of each individual website you access via hyperlinks from this website, and assess whether the policy of each website is satisfactory to you before you use the other websites.

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that a website may write to your hard drive when you visit. A cookie file can contain information (such as a user ID) that the website can use to track the pages you have visited and your preferences. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you personally supply. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies, if you prefer. Please note that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Vallius Forestry uses cookies to track user traffic patterns and to provide a better service for users when they visit the website.

Providing personal information

At times, Vallius Forestry may ask you to voluntarily supply personal information, such as your name, email address, location, telephone number and preferred means of communication, for purposes such as subscribing to Vallius Forestry news alerts or requesting further information from Vallius Forestry.

We will use information to provide you with the information that you request from us. Other than as stated above, no attempt is made to identify our website users or their browsing activities except:

  • in the event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect logs;
  • or where Vallius Forestry believes it is required to collect and produce relevant electronic documentation to fulfil its obligations to third parties, including statutory organisations under local law.
  • Vallius Forestry will not hold the personal data any longer than necessary for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy.

    Disclosure of the information we collect

    Vallius Forestry may share your personal information with people within the company who have a “need to know” that information and may disclose your personal information to third parties including the authorities; Vallius Forestry’s advisors; suppliers of IT services; third parties engaged by Vallius Forestry for the purpose of providing services requested by you; to protect any intellectual property rights in any materials displayed on or otherwise available from Vallius Forestry’s website; for the purposes of seeking legal or other professional advice; to respond to a legal request or comply with a legal obligation; and to enforce Vallius Forestry’s website Terms and Conditions of Use.

    We may disclose your personal information to third parties in the event that we sell, buy or merge any business or assets, including to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

    Because Vallius Forestry operates globally, we may share the personal information you submit to us with any entity within the Vallius Forestry group worldwide. These entities are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information and are restricted from using it for any purpose other than the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that third party suppliers processing data on Vallius Forestry’s behalf must handle personal data in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

    Transfer of your personal information to other countries

    Please note that any person to whom Vallius Forestry may disclose your personal information under this Privacy Policy may be situated in a country other than your own and that such country may provide a lower level of data protection requirements than your own country. If personal data is transferred outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), Vallius Forestry will ensure that it complies with all applicable laws in respect of such transfer, for example, by entering into contracts using standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission.

    Vallius Forestry will ensure there is a legal basis for such transfer and we will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Vallius Forestry may also transfer your personal data when required by mandatory laws and authorities.

    Security

    Vallius Forestry takes all reasonable technical and organisational security measures to protect personal information from accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss and unauthorised access, destruction, misuse, modification or disclosure.

    Access to personal data and right to rectification and opt-out

    You can gain access to the personal information Vallius Forestry holds about you by sending a request to the following email address found here. As Vallius Forestry wishes to ensure the personal information it holds about you is complete, accurate and up to date, you have the right to send a request for rectification using this link or a request of deleting any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated data. You have also the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.

    Copyright, Trademarks, and other Intellectual Property Rights

    The contents of the website, including but not limited to logos, trademarks, trade-names, text, images, graphics, sound, animation and video files, and their arrangement on the website are proprietary to us or one or more other Vallius Forestry Group entities or third parties and subject to intellectual property protection. No content of the website may be reproduced, copied, transferred, published, distributed, modified, reposted, or placed onto other websites or documents, without prior written authorisation. All intellectual property rights contained in the website, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and patent rights, are reserved and any use without prior written authorisation from the respective owner is strictly prohibited. Nothing contained on the website shall be construed as granting any express or implied license or right to use our or any other Vallius Forestry Group entity’s or third party’s intellectual property.

    Complaints and Concerns

    If you have a concern or complaint about the use of your personal information by Vallius Forestry, as a first step you should raise this in writing with Vallius Forestry via email here.

    Changes to this Privacy Policy and Contact

    Any changes Vallius Forestry may make to this privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be submitted via email found here.

    Limitation of Liability

    In this website Vallius Forestry provides marketing and other information for users of website. All information is provided for information purposes on “as is” basis and without any warranty to users of the website. Vallius Forestry does not warrant that its content is error-free. Except as expressly required by applicable mandatory laws, Vallius Forestry is not liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages to any users of this website.