- At Variantum, we take security and data privacy seriously. When you visit our web sites, you can browse pages without us being able to identify you. However, if you submit your personal data (ie name, phone number or e-mail address) we will be able to identify you and process your personal data. Also, when you register as a user of Variantum software and services, we will process your personal data to enable you to log in and use the services
- European Union General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”) is governing data protection and processing by legislation, which within we complies with the GDPR and any other data protection legislation that applies. Variantum is transparent company regarding how we process personal data of web page visitors and customers. Please find the further information below, what kind of personal data we process, why we do it, what we use it for and how we may share it.
What information does Variantum collect?
At times Variantum may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally this information is requested when you want us to provide you with information.
We may gather the following information about you:
- Phone number
- Email address
- IP address (a unique identifier for your computer or other device)
Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to Variantum (this may include sensitive personal information)
How does Variantum use it?
We will use this information in the following ways:
- to provide you with information that you have requested for example a newsletter;
- to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding Variantum;
- to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website;
- to process and consider your job application;
Does Variantum pass your information to third parties?
Variantum may send your personal information to other companies and third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy.
Variantum may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale or similar company transaction. We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.
Variantum may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.
How does Variantum use your information for marketing?
Variantum will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the website.
Where do we send your information?
We are Finnish company, operating globally, and therefore we may transfer your personal information to countries around the world including other countries outside Europe. Variantum will, where necessary, put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure your information is protected.
How long does Variantum keep your information?
Variantum will keep your information for a reasonable time-period for the purposes set out above
What are cookies?
We may use information obtained from cookies or similar technology. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which we download onto your computer or device when you visit our website. Therefore, when we refer to "you" in this section we mean your computer or browsing device. We can recognise these cookies on subsequent visits and they allow us to remember you.
Cookies come in many forms. We have set out below the main types and categories of cookies that are used. This section refers to all types and categories of cookies and not just those we use on our website.
First and third-party cookies- whether a cookie is first-party or third-party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that is being visited by the user, the website displayed in the URL window e.g www.variantum.com Third-Party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies– these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookie– these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
- Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.
- Performance cookies – These cookies collect information on the pages visited.
- Functionality cookies – These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
- Targeting cookies or advertising cookies – these cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
How to obtain a copy of your information
You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. Please contact us using the details set out below.
How to contact us if your information or choices change
If your personal information or your preferences change, you don't want us to send you the information you have requested or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting our Administration Officer.