This Privacy Notice (the “Privacy Notice”) describes how Ford-Werke GmbH („Ford“, (“we”, “our” or “us”) treats information (your “personal data”) that are recorded whenever you visit the website „Chemische Serviceprodukte – www.msds.ford.com“ (the “website”).
Recipients of your personal data
Your personal data may be disclosed to
Cross-border transmission of your personal data
Your personal data will be treated in accordance with German data protection law and may be transmitted both within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and also to countries outside of the EEA (including to the USA).
The countries to which your personal data are transmitted may not offer a level of data protection deemed appropriate by the European Commission. If your personal data are transmitted to countries outside of the EEA, Ford will take suitable measures pursuant to the legal requirements in the respective countries, in order to guarantee appropriate protection of your personal data, regardless of the country to which they are transmitted. Such measures may include obtaining contractual assurances from the third parties that gain access to your personal data, according to which said third parties undertake to afford your personal data a level of protection that is at least equivalent to the protection they enjoy within the EEA. More detailed information on how Ford protects your personal data during transmission to countries outside of the EEA or on the guarantees Ford provides as necessary to protect your personal data in the event of the data being transmitted can be obtained upon request.
Type of personal data used
Ford may also be under a legal obligation to process certain personal data. In addition, we may be obliged to process your personal data under the terms of a contractual relationship entered into with you. Failure to provide such information may prevent or delay the fulfilment of these obligations.
Type of use of your personal data
We use the personal data collected on the website,
Storage time of your personal data
Ford stores your personal data in identifiable format for as long as is required for the purpose for which they were collected and to fulfil the legal and regulatory obligations imposed. Your personal data are therefore generally stored until such time as one of the following situations occurs:
Legal bases for the use of your personal data
There are various legal bases under which your personal data are used by Ford. Ford processes and uses your personal data in the following cases:
Your rights as a data subject
As a natural person, you have the right to request information about the data stored about you by Ford and the purposes for which the data are stored, as well as access to this data and, if necessary, correction of this data. In certain cases, you can also object to the use of your personal data by Ford, for example, for contacting you for market research purposes or for the merging of your data from various sources; to demand the blocking or deletion of your data or to obtain your personal data in a standard electronic format to be able to transmit the data to third parties (often referred to as the right to “data portability”).
If you have given your consent to the use of your personal data (see section headed “Legal bases for the use of your personal data”), you have the right to revoke this consent at any time.
If you have any questions or concerns about the use of your personal data or want to access the data stored about you by Ford or exercise any other rights to which you are entitled in this respect, please contact us at the following information:
Please inform Ford if you want to update your personal data following any changes or have any errors in the data stored by Ford corrected.
Ford has nominated a Data Protection Officer. The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org..
If you have any complaints regarding the use of your personal data by Ford, we hope that you contact us in the first instance. You can, however, make complaints to the competent data protection authority.
Processing of personal data of persons under the age of 16
No personal data of persons under the age of 16 is knowingly processed. If you give your consent to be contacted, for example for advertising purposes, Ford assumes that you have reached the age of 16.
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Changes to this Privacy Notice
Ford reserves the right to change this Privacy Notice from time to time. In this case, Ford will inform you of the changes. If significant changes are made, Ford will inform you of the changes in good time to give you the opportunity to exercise your rights concerning your personal data (e.g. to object to the processing of the data).