Policy for the Processing of Personal Data
Essity, or the relevant affiliate as provided herein or on the relevant Site, is the data controller responsible for the processing of personal data herein described.
Information – Personal Data
Personal information, including data such as names and addresses, email address and phone numbers [and financial and credit card information] which you provide to Essity may be processed manually as well as by computers.The personal data provided by you will be processed for the purpose of (i) administrating any request from you or carrying out our obligations pursuant to agreement with you, (ii) providing information, products and/or services in relation to such request or agreement; (iii) to the extent permitted by local data privacy laws, for marketing and customer follow-up and (iv) for sales/product development, Local data protection laws may place restrictions and how and when we can send you marketing materials and provide you with the right to require us to stop using your details for such purposes at any time. We will abide by all such restrictions.
Any visit to the Essity Sites may lead to registration of the IP address used for such access. We also use IP addresses to measure the use of the Sites of Essity. (An IP address is a unique number which makes it possible to sometimes identify a user’s connection to the Internet and it is automatically provided by your web browser each time you view a website.) Such measurement may also include collecting information about how you use the Site which may also include monitoring Site usage to help Essity to improve the Site, to personalise your experience by tailoring the content you see, to optimise your user experience and to determine use frequency. This may also apply in relation to any user accounts you may have with Essity. We may also perform statistical analysis of data collected.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Essity may provide your personal data to third parties such as a supplier, sub-contractor, partner or distributor of our products and services in order to fulfil the purpose for which they were collected and to analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Site and to credit reference agencies for the purposes of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
The data provided by you might be shared with other members of the Essity Group and/or business partners located in countries within as well as outside of the European Economic Area. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. Essity will take all steps required to comply with applicable data protection laws in relation to such data transfers.
Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. Unfortunately, the transmission of data via the internet is not completely secure. Please exercise caution when submitting personal data online. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. It is your responsibility to maintain the security of your passwords and personal information. Your usage of this website constitutes an acknowledgement and assumption of these risks.
Access To and Correction of Personal Data
If you have any questions regarding our use of your personal data or if you believe that information processed by us is incorrect or incomplete, you should contact the applicable Essity company which is prominently listed on the Site. Under local data protection law, you may have rights of access and rectification in relation to your personal data which will be adhered to by us.