Moventas’ Privacy Policy

Moventas Gears Oy (Moventas) is strongly committed to protecting your privacy and will process your personal data only in accordance with relevant data protection legislation and good data processing practice. Moventas regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal data as crucial to the delivery of the highest quality of service and recognises that everyone has rights in relation to how their personal data is handled.

This privacy statement tells you what to expect when we collect and process your personal information.

What kind of information and for what purposes do we collect about you?

We primarily collect personal data directly from you. You may provide us data for example by contacting us, or by providing feedback, or by subscribing to out newsletters. The main reason we might collect information from you is that by collecting your personal data we may aim to provide you better service: for instance, we can maintain and develop our customer relationship with you and communicate with you more efficiently.

We only collect information about you if it meets some of the following lawful grounds for processing personal information: 

  • The individual has freely given specific and unambiguous consent to processing;  
  • Processing is necessary for performance of a contract to which the individual is a party;  
  • Processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation;
  • Processing is necessary to protect the individual’s vital interest (for example, providing emergency medical treatment in a life or death situation);  
  • Processing is necessary for a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority; or  
  • Processing is in the legitimate interests of the data controller provided their legitimate interest do not override the interests of the individual.


Do we share your information to third parties?

Moventas will share personal information with third parties only where this is necessary in relation to the purpose for which the information was obtained and we have notified the individual that we will do so, or where the individual has consented to us doing so. However, in order to protect your privacy, Moventas will ensure that the third-party processor is compliant with the GDPR and will keep the personal data we provide them confidential and adequately secure. Procedures are also in place to share personal data with appropriate authorities to enable them to fulfil statutory duties, e.g. when necessary to prevent or detect crime or fraud and researchers where required for research purposes, if relevant conditions are met.

What are cookies and how are they used in this website? 

We use cookies on the Moventas’ website to improve the website’s functionality and to obtain information regarding visits there. With the help of cookies, we may collect information about, for example, your IP address and operating system. This information generally includes data which does not allow individual identification of information relating to a specific user.

Read more about our cookies policy on our Cookie Notice. 

How do we protect information on you? 

Moventas places great importance on the security of all personal data that we hold and will always try to take appropriate precautions to protect it. We ensure that appropriate technical controls such as firewall and anti-virus measures are in place and carry out regular security reviews on our network. We always ensure that only authorised staff have access to personal data and are subject to a duty of confidentally.

For how long do we store the information? 

Moventas only retains personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data we refer to our Records Management Policy and Data Retention Schedule a copy of which can also be made available on request.

How to contact us? 

If you have any questions regarding Moventas’ Privacy Policy or the information we might hold about you, please, do not hesitate to contact us via email: 

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