What information do we collect?
We collect information via the GSS Website including:
• When you complete a form on the GSS website
• When visiting the GSS website with cookies enabled
When you access the website, a session cookie (a small data file stored on your computer's hard drive or browser) may be saved on your computer. We may use the cookies to find out which sites within the GSS Website visitors access and how much time they spend there. This information could help us to determine the website’s most popular sections. This website platform has been designed for using cookies so that the deactivation of the cookie function may reduce the website’s usability.
What do we do with the personal information we collect?
We collect, process and use your personal information for different purposes, which include the following:
• Inform you about our services and products
• Address the purpose for which you have submitted your personal information to us
• Improve our marketing and advertising activities, as well as to improve the contents and services offered on the website
• Gain a better understanding of your needs and to enhance our products and services for you
Whom do we share this information with?
We will not transfer, disclose, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties other than as described in this GSS Website Privacy Notice and to our GSS group companies as reasonably necessary unless we have your permission or are required or permitted by law. In the event that we transmit personal information to third parties who partner with us or provide services to us, we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that these third parties also comply with this GSS Website Privacy Notice and applicable privacy laws.
Our Legal Basis for Processing your Personal Information
For the purposes of data protection laws, GSS acts as a data controller or business over your personal information, determining both the purpose for which, and the means by which, the personal information is processed. We process your personal information as described above based on the following legal bases, where applicable:
• The processing of your personal information is necessary to fulfil our legitimate interests and is proportionate bearing in mind your interests and your fundamental rights and freedoms
• The processing is necessary for us to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject
• The processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or to take steps prior to entering into a contract
Transfers of information to other countries
We may transfer personal information we collect about you to countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. All transfers to other countries will be done in compliance with applicable data transfer laws which govern the collection, storage, use, retention, transfer and other processing of personal information transferred from those locations to other countries outside of the UK and EU. When we transfer your personal information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this GSS Website Privacy Notice.
How to exercise your data rights?
Certain jurisdictions have granted users with data rights. If you have sent us your personal information and are entitled to inspect, change or update the personal information we have collected or if you wish to ask GSS to delete your personal information, please contact the GSS DPO via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not store your personal information any longer than required for the purpose described in this GSS Website Privacy Notice, as otherwise agreed with you, or required by law.
Protection of Collected Personal Information
The GSS website is not intended for use by minors under the age of 18 and as such we request that minors under the age of 18 do not submit any personal information to us via the website. We recommend that parents remind their children to handle their personal information securely and responsibly on the Internet. We will not ask minors to provide their personal information if we have knowledge of their minority.
Retention of your Personal Information
We retain your personal information as necessary to achieves the purposes described above. The duration will vary depending on the circumstances around how and why your personal information was collected and how and if we have developed a business relationship. We will make all reasonable efforts to delete your data if requested or we have identified no further legitimate uses for that data. To exercise your data rights, see the “How to Exercise Your Data Rights?” section above.
About us and contact details
This website is provided by GSS UK Services Limited (company number 13628224 ), whose registered office is at 6 New Street Square, London, United Kingdom, EC4A 3BF(GSS). Our website server is based in the United Kingdom. Sections of the website relate to different jurisdictions and/or companies, but this is part of our main website and your personal information submitted via this website will go to the United Kingdom. Should you have any questions regarding our GSS Website Privacy Notice or your personal information, please contact: the GSS DPO via email:email@example.com
Amendment of GSS Website Privacy Notice
We are entitled to amend our GSS Website Privacy Notice at any time without prior notice.
Updated: 5 May 2022