Please refer to our contact page if you have specific questions about your data. We will respond accordingly.

When you employ our service, you trust us with your information. Protecting personal data is critical and we are dedicated to ensuring your personal data is secure.

Collection and storage of personal data

The browser you use automatically sends data to our website when you open it. The information is basic and only temporarily stored in a log file containing: the URL, browser used, date and time the website was visited, the IP address of the device visiting the website. We do not use this data to draw any conclusions about the person visiting our website.

Cookies and analytics are used when visiting our website.

The contact form on our website collects your name and email address. This is voluntary and the information is used to reply to your contact request made through the website. No additional personal data is collected as part of this form.

If you sign up for our newsletter we will have your name and email address on file. This is used to ensure we can consistently provide you with regulatory updates and compliance news. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

Use of personal data

We only use your personal data for the following purposes:

  1. Responding to a contact request.
  2. Responding to a newsletter sign up.
  3. If you have given us permission to use the data in a type approval or certification project.
  4. If we need to fulfill a request or contract with you.
  5. If there are legal obligations or enforceable governmental requests that require us to do so.

Retention of personal data

If you have a project with us, we will use your personal data upon request or as determined by the contract. Data will be retained or deleted as determined by the contract or your request.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer by your web browser when you visit a website. They allow information gathered on a website to be stored on your machine to help improve the user experience. They do not identify you and in the case of session cookies they are deleted when you close your browser. Temporary cookies stay on your device longer and are also used to improve the user experience. These can be deleted by clearing cookies through your browser or you can change your browser settings to not store cookies on your computer.

Website analysis

We use Google Analytics to track usage and help us find ways to improve and manage our website.

https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/

Cookie information goes to an analysis portal where it can be viewed in a more concise way, allowing us to determine what parts of the website are most important and what areas could be improvement. This information may be handed over to third parties if required under law or if a third party processes the data from Google. IP addresses are anonymized by masking.

You can configure your browser to not create cookies if desired. There are also browser add-ons or alternative browsers available that can prevent processing of cookie data.

Your rights

You have the right to demand disclosure of your personal data processed by us.  You can also confirm the retention period of your personal data, if you would like anything deleted, or if you would like any limited processing of data. You can request we correct any wrong data that we have stored.  You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. Contact us if you wish to do so.

Data Security

Our website uses common TLS (Transport Layer Security) procedures to secure connection, with encryption being generally 256-bit if supported, otherwise 128-bit. This security is updated as needed or the industry changes.