Website Privacy Notice
This privacy notice describes how Hydro – Comp. Enterprises Limited (“Hydro-Comp”, “we”, “us”) process your information when you visit our website(s) (as listed in the website section below) regardless of where you visit it from, and tells you about your privacy rights.
Visiting our Websites
Hydro-Comp maintains four websites; our main site (www.edams.com), the company website (www.hydro-comp.com), the forum site (https://edams.com/forums/) where product users or anyone interested in Hydro-Comp’s products can register and browse through the knowledge base and the forum, and an informative site (www.SEEAM.eu).
How to Contact Us
Hydro-Comp is the Controller of your Personal Data. [We have appointed a Privacy Manager) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice.
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal address: 249 Strovolos Avenue, 2049 Nicosia
Telephone: +357 22 478 500
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Office of the Commissioner for Personal Data, the Cypriot supervisory authority for data protection issues. You may find more information about making a complaint to the Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection by visiting the website www.dataprotection.gov.cy
What Personal Data We Collect About You Through Our Website
Most of the personal information we process is provided directly by you when you use our website(s) and when you use our online forms. In particular:
|Purpose/Activity||Type of data||Lawful basis for processing|
When you make an enquiry, request or complaint by using our online “Contact Us” form, we process your Personal Data so we can fulfil your information request to us.
(a) your full name
(b) your e-mail
(c) your telephone
(d) the content of your message
Our legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests in order to handle all requests, enquiries and complaints
|When you register or sign- in the “Edams forums”|
(a) your username
(b) your name
(c) your e-mail
Who We Share Your Personal Data With
We may share your Personal with third parties in the ways that are described in the table below.
|Recipients||Why we share it|
|Service Providers||Our service providers provide us support including, for example, website development, hosting, maintenance, backup, storage, virtual infrastructure, and other services which may require them to access or use Personal Data about you.|
|Professional Advisers||Our lawyers, accountants, bankers, auditors and insurers may need to review your personal data to provide consultancy, compliance, banking, legal, insurance, accounting and similar services.|
|Legal and Tax Authorities, Regulators and Participants in Judicial Proceedings||Hydro-Comp may disclose your Personal Data if we believe it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, order, subpoena, or audit or to protect the safety of any person, to address fraud, security or technical issues, or to protect our legal rights|
How long we store your Personal Data
We will only retain your Personal Data for so long as we reasonably need to use it for these purposes unless a longer retention period is required by law (for example for regulatory purposes). You can find out more about the retention periods of your Personal Data by contacting us at the contact details provided above in the “How To Contact Us” section of this Notice.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
Your Personal Data are held in Cyprus. Personal Data that you provide us may be stored, processed and accessed by us, our staff, sub-contractors and third parties with whom we share Personal Data in Cyprus or elsewhere inside or outside of the EU for the purposes described in this notice. We may also store Personal Data in locations outside the direct control of the Company (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).
Whenever we transfer your Personal Data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
- We will only transfer your Personal Data to countries that are deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for Personal Data by the European Commission.
- Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commissioner which give Personal Data the same protection it has in Europe.
Please contact us if you want further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your Personal Data out of the EEA.
How We Protect Your Personal Data
Hydro-Comp uses industry-standard physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We limit access to your Personal Data to those employees and other staff who have a business need to have such access. All such persons are subject to a contractual duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any actual or suspected Personal Data breach. In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of such a breach of security, Hydro-Comp will promptly notify those persons whose personal information have been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures required by applicable law.
Cookies and Social Media Plugins
Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and transferred to us. That is why you as the User have full control over cookie implementation. You can deactivate or restrict cookies by changing your browser settings. Cookies already stored on your hard drive can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. However, disabling cookies for our website may result in some functions not working properly.
Social Media Plugins
On certain webpages of our websites we have the so-called social media plugins, in particular [Facebook’s “like” button, Twitter’s buttons, LinkedIn’s button and Google’s YouTube’s button.] When you visit our websites, your browser will establish a direct connection to the respective [Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and/or Twitter] server and load the button from there. At the same time Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and/or Twitter will know that the respective page on our website has been visited. This processing is based on your consent.
We have no influence on the data that [Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter] collect on the basis of the buttons. According to the available information, however, if you do not click on the respective buttons no personal data will be collected and stored unless you have logged onto to your [Facebook, Google, LinkedIn or Twitter account]. In that case certain user data (including your IP address at the time) may be collected and linked to the account information already present at [Facebook, Google LinkedIn or Twitter], respectively. If you wish to prevent this, please log out of your social media accounts before visiting our websites.
In addition, clicking a button may also lead to a collection of certain data, such as the user’s IP address. [Facebook, Google, LinkedIn or Twitter] may set cookies as well, unless you have disabled the acceptance and storage of cookies in your browser settings.
We receive no information from [Facebook, Google, LinkedIn or Twitter] about which social media buttons you may have clicked or seen on our websites, but, if at all, we may receive a summarized, non-person-related statistical report on the use of the buttons.
If you wish to obtain more information on the subject go to:
You can request access to your personal data including copies of all the Personal Data we hold about you and you can request for these to be corrected in case they are inaccurate.
You can object to the processing of your data where we are relying on a legitimate interest to process it and, you can always object if your Personal Data is being processes for direct marketing purposes.
You can ask us to suspend the processing of your Personal Data for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
You can also request us to delete or remove your Personal Data when there is no good reason for us to continue processing it.
Furthermore, whenever we rely on your consent to process your Personal Data you may withdraw your consent at any time.
How to exercise your rights.
If you want to exercise any of the rights described above, please contact us using the contact details in the Contact Us section in our website or by e-mailing/writing to us at the addresses provided in the “How to Contact Us” section of this Notice.
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.