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Privacy Policy

Maya HTT Privacy Policy

Updated: July 23, 2018

Protecting your privacy is important to Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd.. This policy (the “Privacy Policy”) describes the ways in which we may collect, use, disclose or otherwise manage your personal information, through the use of our website at www.mayahtt.com (the “Website”), our social media accounts and/or our products and services (collectively, the “Applications”). For clarity, the term Website as defined herein also includes any other web pages owned or controlled by Maya.

We limit the collection of personal information to information which is reasonably required to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected. Please do not provide us with the personal information of third party individuals in the course of your use of the Applications, without obtaining their express consent for such a disclosure.

By using the Applications, you consent to the processing of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Moreover, your visit of the Website is also subject to our Terms & Conditions accessible here: https://www.mayahtt.com/about-us/terms-conditions. If you do not consent, please discontinue the use of the Applications immediately.

  • Who we are
    • Controller

Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd. is part of a group of affiliated companies, which also includes Maya Simulation Technologies Ltd. and Maya HTT UK (the “Maya Group”).

This Privacy Policy is issued on behalf of the Maya Group so when we mention Maya "we", "us" or "our" in this Privacy Policy, we are referring to the relevant company in the Maya Group responsible for processing your data. Additional privacy laws and practices apply to individuals whose personal data is collected and used in the United Kingdom (“UK”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For the purposes of data protection laws in the UK or the EEA, we will let you know which entity will be the controller for your data when you interact with us. Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd. ] is the controller and responsible for this website.

We have appointed a Privacy Officer who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact our Privacy Officer using the details set out below.

    • Contact details

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact our Privacy Officer in the following ways:

Full name of legal entity: Maya Heat Transfer Technologies Ltd.

Email address: privacy@mayahtt.com

Postal address: 49999 Ste Catherine St. W, Suite 400
Montreal, QC, H3Z 1T3

Telephone number: 1.800.343.6292 from the U.S. and Canada, or 1.514.369.5706 if calling from elsewhere in the world

For the purposes of data protection laws in the UK or the EEA, you have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

    • Changes to the Privacy Policy and your duty to inform us of changes

We keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. To ensure that you are informed of our most up-to-date privacy terms, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy page.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

    • Third-party links

The Website may contain links to other websites that we do not own or operate. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, we will not provide any of your personal information to these third parties without your consent. The linked websites may have separate and independent privacy statements, notices and terms of use, which we recommend you read carefully. We do not have any control over such websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat your Personal Information.

  • When and how do we collect personal information?

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

a. Direct interactions.

  • Visits to our Website;
  • Subscription to our newsletters;
  • Contacts with us with a question, comment or complaint;
  • Interaction with us on social media;
  • Participation in one of our webinars or other type of event;
  • Purchase of Maya products and/or services;
  • Requests for technical support through our ticketing system; or
  • In the context of phone calls with sales representatives.

b. Automated technologies or interactions.

As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect Technical Data (as defined in section 3 below) about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies. We may also receive Technical Data about you if you visit other websites employing our cookies. Please see how we use cookies in section 6 for further details.

c. Third party sources.

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including service providers and business partners (such as our channel partners (resellers), business contact databases and enrichment service providers), and combine such information with information we have collected about you.

  • What personal information do we collect about you?

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
Contact Data includes name, company name, e-mail address, title, phone number, business address, biling and transactional information and contact preferences;
Personal Data includes date of birth, gender and photo;
Social Media Data includes information associated with your social media account and related profile, such as name, username, e-mail address profile picture, date of birth and gender;
Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us, including details about events organized by Maya and that you have attended;
Customer Service Data includes information about technical issues, comments, suggestions or feedback you provide;
Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, clickstream and other related information such as the websites you visited immediately before and immediately after visiting our website, page requests, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, Internet service provider you use and other technology on the devices you use to access this Website;
Usage Data includes the number of visits to our Website, and the date and average time spent on our Website, in addition to information about how you otherwise use our products and services;
Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data if it does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
If you fail to provide personal data
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, 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 have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

  • How do we use the personal information we collect about you?

We limit the collection of personal information to that which is reasonably required to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the circumstances described below.

  • With your consent: for example, we will get your consent before sending marketing communications to you.
  • Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you: performance of contract means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests: legitimate interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting our Privacy Officer
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation: comply with a legal obligation means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation that we are subject to.

Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. 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. Please contact our Privacy Officer if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.

Purpose/Activity

Type of data

Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest

Newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter using the designated newsletter subscription form on the Website, we ask you for your email address. We may ask your consent to send you our newsletter when you fill in forms on our Website that request personal information or in other contexts where you provide personal contact information through the use of our Applications.

  • Consent
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)

Customer Service.

If you contact us with a comment, question or feedback through one of our electronic forms, through email or via telephone, we collect your name, email address, company name, telephone number and the comments, suggestions or feedback you provide.

  • Performance of a contract with you
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them and grow our business)

 

Social Media

If you engage with us on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins or applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g. name, username, email address, profile picture, date of birth, gender).

  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to keep our records updated and to study how customers use our products/services)

Website Information.

When you visit our Website, we collect your IP (Internet Protocol) address and clickstream and other related information such as the websites you visit immediately before and immediately after visiting our Website, page requests, browser type, operating system, the Internet service provider you use, the number of visits to our Website, and the date and average time spent on our Website.

  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud and in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise
  • Necessary to comply with a legal obligation

 

Maya Events

If you participate in a webinar or any other event organized by Maya, we may collect your name, email address, company name, title, address, telephone number, gender, date of birth, IP (Internet Protocol) address and event attendance details.

  • Performance of a contract with you
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy)

 

Maya Products and Services.

If you purchase Maya products and/or services we collect your name, company name, title, phone number, business address, date of birth, billing and transactional information, user IDs and passwords and contact preferences.

  • Performance of a contract with you
  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to recover debts due to us)

Technical Support.

If you request technical support through our ticketing system, we collect your name, company name, title, photo, phone number and business address.

  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (for running our business, provision of administration and IT services, network security, to prevent fraud)

Third Party Information.

We may obtain information about you from other sources, including service providers and business partners (such as our channel partners (resellers), business contact databases and enrichment service providers), and combine such information with information we have collected about you.

  • Necessary for our legitimate interests (to develop our products/services and grow our business)

Opting out
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages by using the link provided in every message or by contacting our Privacy Officer.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, we may nonetheless continue sending you messages as allowed by law, including in relation to a product/service purchase and warranty coverage.

  • How do we disclose your personal information?

We may share personal information about you with third parties in the following circumstances:

With our service providers. We may share your personal information with third parties, such as vendors, consultants, agents and other service providers who work on our behalf, who may process such personal information on our behalf for the purposes disclosed in section 3 above. Examples include vendors and service providers who provide assistance with marketing, billing, processing credit card payments, data analysis and insight, technical support and customer service. Unless described in this Privacy Policy, we do not share, sell, rent, or trade any of your personal information with third parties for their own promotional purposes.

Business partners. We may provide your information to our channel partners, such as distributors and resellers, to fulfill product, service and information requests, to effectively deliver unified support, and to provide customers and prospective customers with information about Maya and its products and services.

From time to time, Maya may engage in joint sales or product promotions with selected business partners. If you purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly-offered product, promotion or service, we may share relevant personal information with those partners.

Please be aware that Maya does not control our business partners’ use of such information. Our partners are responsible for managing their own use of the personal information collected in these circumstances. We recommend you review the privacy policies of the relevant partner to find out more about their handling of your personal information.

Business transfers. In the event that we sell all or part of our business or make a sale or transfer of assets or are otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, we may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of that transaction.

Compliance with Law. Maya, its affiliates and its third-party service providers may disclose your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or as otherwise required by applicable law. We may also disclose personal information where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, as otherwise permitted by law.

  • How do we use cookies and other technologies?

Our Website uses a technology called “cookies”. A cookie is a tiny element of data that our Website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognize you when you return. We use cookies to help us understand which areas of our Website are useful and which areas need improvement, which assists us in planning for future improvements to the Website. You may set your Web browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or not to accept certain cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the features of our Website. Some of our third-party service providers use cookies on our site and network sites (for example, advertisers and advertising technology). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Our Website may also use a technology called “tracer tags” or “Web Beacons”. This technology allows us to understand which pages you visit on our Website. These tracer tags are used to help us optimize and tailor our Website for you and other future visitors to our Website.

  • How do we protect your personal information?

Maya protects your personal information by using administrative, technical and physical safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information. We use physically secure facilities, industry standard security tools and practices, and clearly defined internal policies and practices. Security measures are in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control. Personal information is stored in secure environments that are not available to the public (e.g., restricted access premises, locked rooms and filing cabinets) and access to personal information is limited to only employees, contractors and agents necessary to fulfill Maya’s obligations for the use of the Website and the Applications. To prevent unauthorized electronic access to the personal information, any information that is stored in electronic form is protected in a secure electronic and physical environment.
Whenever sensitive personal information is transferred through the Internet, Maya uses encryption or similar technology to protect the content of the personal information transferred.

  • How long will we retain your personal information

Maya will retain your personal information only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and will delete or destroy same once those purposes have been achieved and the personal information is no longer necessary. Maya will also destroy your personal information when a request is filed for this purpose, or compliant with your legal right to withdraw your consent and/or request erasure.

  • Does Maya transfer your personal information across national borders?

As Maya is headquartered in Canada, your personal information will be accessible from that location. The information that we collect from you may be transferred to, or stored at, a destination outside Canada including the United Kingdom and the EEA. It may also be processed by staff operating outside Canada, the United Kingdom or the EEA who work for us or for one of our partners. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that any personal information transferred outside Canada, the United Kingdom or the EEA is treated securely and in accordance with data protection laws applicable in the jurisdiction in which the information is processed or stored. These laws may not provide the same level of protection as privacy laws in Canada, the United Kingdom or the EEA.

  • Your legal rights

In relation to your personal information, you have the rights detailed below.

  • Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a "data subject access request"): this enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
  • Request correction or update of the personal data that we hold about you: this enables you to have any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated data we hold about you corrected or updated, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
  • Request erasure of your personal data: this enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with applicable law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
  • Object to processing of your personal data: where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
  • Request restriction of processing of your personal data: this enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios:
  • If you want us to establish the data’s accuracy;
  • Where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it;
  • Where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or
  • You have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party: we will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
  • Withdraw consent at any time where we are relying on consent to process your personal data: however, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you, and this may prevent us from responding to inquiries, providing technical support or otherwise assist you in connection with the use of our products and services. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact our Privacy Officer
No fee usually required
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights).
What we may need from you
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.
Time limit to respond
We will respond to all legitimate requests within thirty (30) days.

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