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Privacy Policy

Contact information

KWH Group Ltd
Kauppapuistikko 15, 6th floor
65100 Vaasa, Finland
Telephone +358 20 778 7900

Purpose and legal basis for processing personal data
  • Analysing the use of homepages
    o the legal basis is the company’s right to improve its customer experience, targeting marketing, and developing websites.
  • Recruiting
    o the legal basis is the company’s right to hire personnel.
  • Activities of Keppo Mansion
    o the legal basis is the company’s right to pursue business activity, a contract with the data subject, and consent.
  • Billing
    o the legal basis is the agreement with the data subject and, in the case of corporate customer liaison officers, the company’s right to do business.
  • Public relations and information
    o the legal basis is the company’s right to make its activities public.
  • The payment of bills
    o the legal basis is the contract with the data subject.
Personal data to be processed and where the personal data has been obtained

In connection with the analysis of the use of the website, the browser used by the person visiting the site, the unique device ID of the equipment used, the location, the measures on the site, and the browsing history and language choice for the KWH Group website are recorded and maintained. The data is obtained by collecting them with cookie techniques from the user’s terminals.

In terms of recruitment, the name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and personal identification number of the jobseeker are discussed. The data is obtained directly from the data subject.

The name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, billing address, and customer number of the private customer and corporate customer contact person are processed in the operations and invoicing of Keppo Mansion. In the mansion, people’s dietary information will also be processed. The information can be obtained directly from the registered person or the organization the person represents.

Processed information about PR activities and publicity are name, address, and professional title. The information is obtained from public sources.

Name for invoicing, address, vendor unique system ID, and bank account number.

Recipients of personal data

Personal data can be accessed by suppliers of IT services, software and security services that maintain and operate systems containing personal data within the framework of the service they provide.

Website information for users is handled by Google. Google stores information on its servers around the world, including the United States. It follows standard contractual clauses in the transfer of data between the EU and the US to ensure that the requirements of the GDPR are met. Otherwise, personal data will not be transferred outside the EU or the EEA.

Retention of personal data

Personal data will be retained for as long as it is necessary for its intended purpose. Recruitment information will be destroyed one year after the job application is sent. The billing and bill payment information will be retained for the time required by the Accounting Act. PR activities and information are kept for one year.

Registered rights

The data subject has the right, regarding his or her personal data, and subject to the limitations imposed by applicable data-protection legislation and other legislation:

  • to access personal information
  • to correct the data
  • to remove data
  • to limit processing
  • to oppose the processing of their personal data
  • to transfer data from one system to another

If the processing of the personal data of the data subject is based on the consent of the data subject, he/she has the right at any time to withdraw the consent given by contacting

If the data subject considers that the processing of personal data concerning him/her is in breach of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, he/she has the right to appeal to the Supervisory Authority, in particular in the Member State where his/her habitual residence or place of work is or where the alleged infringement has occurred. This right is without prejudice to other administrative remedies or legal remedies.