At Appstec, we share a steadfast commitment to safeguarding your personal data. Our Privacy Notice outlines the comprehensive process of collecting, using, sharing, and securing the information gathered from our websites.
Rest assured, any personal data you entrust to us or that we collect during your interaction with the Appstec website is handled with the utmost care and in strict adherence to our Privacy Notice. It’s essential to note that this policy is not applicable to the personal data of our dedicated employees or contractors, who are governed by separate, company-specific data protection provisions. We prioritize your privacy, aiming to provide a secure and transparent online experience for all our users.
This Privacy Notice addresses the following key areas:
- What is personal data?
- What are the purposes for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information?
- With whom do we share your data?
- How does Appstec obtain your consent?
- How long does Appstec retain your data?
- Data Subject Rights
- GDPR & CCPA
- Your Choices Regarding Relevant Advertisements
- How does Appstec protect your personal data?
- Contacting Appstec about your privacy
- What is personal data?: Personal data refers to information concerning an identifiable or identified individual and does not encompass business contact details that would facilitate the contacting of an employee at their workplace. Personal data includes, among other things, one’s residential address, telephone number, date of birth, personal email address, and financial details such as credit card information.
- What are the purposes for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information?: Appstec processes personal data exclusively based on legitimate grounds, which include:
We refrain from collecting personal data that would reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for unique identification, or information related to health, sex life, and sexual orientation. We kindly request that you refrain from sharing or providing such data to us. Additionally, we pledge not to employ your personal data for decisions solely based on automated processing, especially when these decisions have legal implications or significant impacts on you unless you have explicitly consented to such processing.
- Performance of a contract
- Legal obligation
- Legitimate interests of Appstec
Should you have previously granted consent to Appstec, you retain the right to unsubscribe or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Appstec, as outlined below, subject to our data retention policies and legal obligations. Please be aware that, in certain cases, revoking your consent may lead to Appstec’s inability to provide specific services via the website. If such a situation arises, Appstec will inform you about the repercussions of your consent withdrawal at that time.
- Consent: Appstec ensures that your personal data is collected, used, and disclosed only for specific purposes, with your informed consent. On this website, some of the purposes for which Appstecmay collect, use, and disclose your personal data include:
It’s important to note that if you choose not to provide your personal data to Appstec, the website will not gather any personal information about you.
- Addressing inquiries and fulfilling requests for one-time or ongoing communications from Appstec.
- Handling and processing applications for employment with Appstec.
- Providing you with marketing materials when you complete a form seeking access to a resource (please note that by submitting such a form, you consent to Appstecsending you marketing materials).
- Conducting promotions if you express an interest in receiving such promotional content.
- Performance of Contract: Appstec collects, utilizes, and discloses your personal data when you have pursued employment, contracting, educational opportunities, or engaged in business interactions with Appstec, for the following specific purposes:
Should you opt not to furnish Appstec with your personal data, the website will refrain from gathering any information of a personal nature about you.
- To uphold commitments to local authorities concerning hiring, Appstec may furnish information related to hiring inquiries in the areas where Appstec operates. This is done to demonstrate Appstec ‘s adherence to the commitments it has made to local authorities.
- To meet obligations made with local authorities pertaining to local sourcing, collaboration with local organizations and groups, or the provision of educational opportunities, either for individuals or groups.
- Legal obligation: Appstec may, without your explicit consent, divulge your personal data as mandated or permitted by European Union or national legislation, for the following objectives:
- To conform to financial regulations concerning interactions with potential and existing investors.
- In conjunction with any legal proceedings or anticipated legal proceedings, as well as to substantiate, exercise, or safeguard Appstec’s legal rights.
- Legitimate interests of Appstec: Appstec gathers, employs, and reveals your personal data to advance its legitimate interests within the following domains:
- To oversee and enhance the security of our website and any interconnected systems.
- To provide a personalized user experience and streamline manual data input processes.
- With whom do we share your data?: Appstec may collaborate with third parties to aid in the management of website activities, including website maintenance. Additionally, your personal data may be shared with our auditors or other professional advisors, as well as for service promotions. Appstec might also enlist the services of service providers to help aggregate personal data. It is important to note that any personal data you have provided to Appstec will not be sold.
- How does Appstec obtain your consent?: Appstec ensures that it obtains your consent for the collection, usage, and disclosure of your personal data, aligning with the reasonable and necessary purposes delineated above. When you furnish Appstec with your information, such as when signing up to receive emails regarding business developments, you explicitly consent to the collection, usage, and disclosure of your personal data for these specific purposes, adhering to the principles outlined in this notice.
- How long does Appstec retain your data?: Appstec adheres to a policy of not retaining your personal data for longer than is necessary for the specific purpose for which it was processed. The duration for which we retain your personal data is contingent upon the type of data and the intended purpose of its processing. It’s important to note that Appstec comprises regulated entities, which are bound by various records retention obligations. Consequently, there may be situations where we are unable to delete your personal data due to legal requirements. In such cases, Appstec will duly inform you if your request for the deletion of personal data cannot be accommodated.
- Data Subject Rights: You have the option to request information about the personal data we have in our possession. If you wish to obtain a copy of your personal data that is stored with us, please send an email to legal@Appstec.com. If you believe that any of the personal data we have is inaccurate or incomplete, we encourage you to get in touch with us as soon as possible. We are committed to promptly rectifying any inaccuracies in your personal data.
Moreover, you have the right to object to the collection or usage of your personal data whenever it is processed for Appstec’s legitimate interests.
- GDPR & CCPA:
General Data Protection Regulation:
Appstec is firmly committed to upholding the rights of our customers as outlined in the GDPR, specifically encompassing the Right to Access, Right to be Forgotten, and Right to Data Portability.
To achieve this commitment, Appstec consciously restricts the scope of data required for providing spend management services to companies. Consequently, we store and process a very limited amount of Personally Identifiable Information (PII). In the event an individual requests action on their data through a support ticket, Appstec ensures full compliance with the GDPR.
In line with our dedication to data protection, Appstec adheres to ‘Privacy By Design’ principles, incorporating privacy and security risk evaluation and mitigation into our software development processes. For example, we utilize automated code analysis and vulnerability warning systems to proactively identify potential risks in our production software.
- How does Appstec protect your personal data?: Appstec is unwavering in its commitment to ensuring the security of your personal data. To mitigate the risk of unauthorized access or disclosure, we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures, thereby safeguarding and fortifying the personal data we handle. Our website diligently employs reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, or disposal of your personal data in compliance with applicable laws. While we take great care to ensure the secure transmission of your personal data, it’s important to acknowledge that no transmission over the Internet can be entirely infallible. Appstec cannot guarantee that personal data shared over the Internet is impervious to interception by third parties. Nevertheless, Appstec diligently employs all reasonably available means to protect any personal data entrusted to us, including its secure disposal or destruction when necessary.
Please bear in mind that you have control over the personal information you provide while using our website.
In the unfortunate event of a data breach, we will take every feasible measure to mitigate any ensuing damage. In such cases, we will promptly undertake reasonable actions to apprise you of remedial measures designed to forestall further harm. We consider it our responsibility to promptly inform the relevant supervisory authority or authorities in the event of a data breach, ensuring compliance without undue delay.
We want to emphasize that there may be occasions when we decide to update this Privacy Notice as necessary. We highly recommend that you periodically revisit this notice to stay informed about any modifications or updates.