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;
- industry association representatives;
- users of the Vallius Forestry website; and
- job applicants
What information do we collect and why we collect it
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.
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
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.
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:
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.
Transfer of your personal information to other countries
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.
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.