The legal entity who is controller and responsible for processing your personal data is:
GN Audio A/S, Lautrupbjerg 7, 2750 Ballerup, telephone +45 4575 0000, email firstname.lastname@example.org (the “Company”).
The Company markets brands such as Jabra, Blueparrott a.m.
Data Protection OfficerFor general questions concerning personal data you may contact our data protection officer on (click on the link): GN Data Privacy Inquiry Site For specific request concerning your personal data you may contact our data protection officer on (click on the link): GN Data Privacy Request Site
The Company is part of an international group of companies which is engaged in different activities: production and marketing of for example hearing instruments, headsets, speakerphones, webcams, accessories and other services and products.
The GN companies may act as joint controllers when processing your data. In such case we jointly determine the purposes and means of processing personal data. We have determined how the respective tasks and responsibilities in the processing of personal data are structured and who fulfils which data protection obligations.
GN store Nord, Lautrupbjerg 7, 2750 Ballerup, Denmark (“GNSN”) is an affiliated company to the Company. GNSN is at your disposal as your central point in case of any questions in relation to our use of personal data, and GNSN can be contacted by using the contact information above. You are also free to assert your rights by contacting any of the involved companies. In case you do so and if necessary, GNSN and the company in question will coordinate in order to respond to your inquiry and to guarantee your rights as a data subject.
We collect your data in different scenarios and from different sources, such as directly from you, through third parties and/or through automated means, such as:
We use the personal data to achieve purposes such as outlined below:
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for an additional purpose which is compatible with the original purpose. If we were to consider using your personal information for a new purpose, we will inform you or, as required, collect your consent.
Applicable personal data legislation may require us to outline the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal data. This is for example a requirement under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and similar national legislation.
Below we have outlined the legal basis we rely on to collect and use your data. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate. Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.
We will use your personal data based on the following legal bases:
When we rely on our legitimate interest, we do this to:
It is necessary for GN to collect and process certain limited information, subject to appropriate safeguards, to be able, for example, to provide transactions requested by our customers, administer our shared systems in the GN Group of companies, to understand our customers, and fulfil our obligations towards our customers and other third parties.
We will only use and transfer your personal data when applicable law allows us to.
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you or your company and you fail to provide that data when requested, or choose to withdraw a former given consent, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you or your organization (if this is our customer) has with us; but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
This section describes how we process your personal data in connection with your interaction with us as a data controller by use of different social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
We use social media platforms to get in contact with current and potential customers, to improve, develop and market our products and services and to inform about various activities, i.e. we use the social media platforms:
We may use information about you, such as your name, email, age, gender, country, job title, current and former employer, education background, profile picture, interests, your friend list/connections/followers, and other publicly available information, provided that you have published all or parts of this information on your social media profile, posted it on one of our social media pages or sent it directly to us via our social media platforms.
In some cases, for instance, in relation to our certain social media platforms we may act as joint controller together with a social media platform in relation to the processing of your personal data.
We generally refer to the different social media platforms' privacy policies and cookie policies for more information about their processing of your personal data, incl. any information on when our use is considered joint use with the social media platform in question. Below you will find a listing of the social media platforms that we use and a reference to their privacy policies.•
When you use or open our websites, and in some cases apps and emails, we collect personal data about you via cookies and similar technologies, such as pixels, in order to improve our website, to learn about your preferences, produce statistics, to market products and services to you. In this connection we collect information about among others your IP-address, browser type, device, operative system, user conduct and how you use our website or read our emails.
We only use your data to the extent you have given us your consent, when required, to use the data.
If you do not give your consent to certain cookies, please note that some parts of our website or apps may become inaccessible or not function properly.
We do have products and services for children. However, If you have not reached the age of majority or are not able to enter into legally binding agreements in your country, you should not use our products and services unless necessary parental consent has been obtained. If you believe that we have received information from a person protected under child protection laws where necessary parental consent was not obtained, please notify us immediately, and we will take reasonable steps to securely remove such information.
We will not pass, sell or otherwise share or disclose your personal data, except as described herein or otherwise stated at the time the personal data is collected. We will generally limit sharing of your personal data and always only share to the extent necessary.
However, we might share your personal information with:
In some cases, we will transfer personal data to recipients identified above which may be located in countries outside of your jurisdiction. Such transfers will be conducted in strict accordance with applicable laws, and where required we will provide appropriate safeguards for such transfers.
When transferring personal data out of the European Union or other jurisdictions requiring appropriate safeguards, we will use either the standard contractual clauses as approved by the European Commission or equivalent national bodies, or any other contractual agreement approved by the competent authorities as a basis for the transfer and where necessary, implement additional supplementary safeguards to ensure an adequate level of protection.
Your personal data will be stored in your jurisdiction if the applicable law requires so.
Please contact us by using the contact details in section 2 above, if you would like further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your personal data out of the European Union and/or other jurisdictions requiring appropriate safeguards.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, such as accounting, tax or other reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available upon request.
Please use the contact information outlined in section 2 above.
Data protection law gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard you have the right to request access to the personal data concerning you that we use. You may request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the use of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. You may have the right for data portability. We are required to assess and act on your request.
The mentioned rights may be subject to conditions or restrictions. Accordingly, there is no certainty that you will be entitled to for example data portability in the specific situation; it will depend on the circumstances of the processing.
If our use of your personal data is based on your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time. However, please note that this does not affect our use of your personal data prior to withdrawal of your consent.
If you wish to contact us about our processing of your personal data, feel free to contact our Data Protection Officer as specified above in section 2.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month and shorter where required. Occasionally, it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
We provide you with the opportunity to unsubscribe to communications from us if you receive newsletters etc via e-mail or text (SMS). At the end of each message, instructions on how to unsubscribe and be removed from the mailing list are included.
Personal data used is stored and processed according to applicable data protection legislation. We take steps to ensure that the information we process is dealt with in accordance with this privacy notice and in accordance with applicable laws.
When required or appropriate, we shall obtain written assurances from third parties that may access your data that they will protect the data with equivalent safeguards to those adopted by GN.
To protect the privacy of your information we maintain both technical and organizational safeguards, and we regularly update and test our security measures.
GN may in some situations act as a data processor based on agreements entered into with partners or customers etc. The partners/customers are in these cases considered data controllers. In such case your personal data is processed by GN on the basis of the instructions provided by the controller. For more information about how your personal data is used we refer to the privacy policies of the relevant controller.
You are free to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information, (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year.
Please be informed, that we do not sell and have not sold personal information in the preceding 12 months. We do not sell the personal information of minors.
August 9, 2023