Your privacy is important to WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S.A. and its Brazilian and Overseas subsidiaries ("we", "us", "our" or "WEG"), and we are committed to protecting your personal information. In this Privacy Notice, we are letting you know about the ways we collect and use your information based on inherent principles on personal data protection laws and regulations.
Please read this privacy statement carefully and on a regular basis to get clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your data.
As part of the Data Privacy Governance, WEG Group appointed the Data Protection Officer, who, among other responsibilities, accepts complaints and reports from the Data Subjects, provides clarifications and take the necessary measures, besides being the center point of communication with the Data Protection Authority. WEG keeps in place procedures to raise awareness amongst its employees when exercising activities involving personal data processing, as well as procedures to ensure the protection of personal data by the organization.
2. WHICH DATA DO WE COLLECT?
We will collect personal data that you provide us via our website; contact form; when you subscribe to our newsletter; our mobile sites and mobile apps; when you complete an online form; when you apply for a job position; when you make contact with WEG or when you send your data to us in any other way.
3. WHY DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?
The personal data collected is used for the purposes for which they were provided. As an example, if you make use of our contact form or provide your data to get downloads, we will use the data provided only to respond to your query and/or send the content you asked for. If you apply for a job position, we will may keep this information or even ask more details understanding that it is your interest and also for further contact.
We also collect personal data, when you post comments on our social media, pursuant to item 4 of this Notice.
4. HOW OUR SERVICES ARE CONNECTED TO SOCIAL MEDIA?
We respect your social media settings and collect only those you have agreed to leave publicly or shared with WEG. Data shared with WEG can be used for communication with the goal of improving the communication of the company with its public, thus ensuring the availability of content relevant to your business by products and services.
5. WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA?
WEG is responsible by the personal data processing under this Privacy Notice.
WEG is committed to ensuring the data protection for its customers, users of its website, mobile site and mobile apps and all other persons whose data it processes. More specifically, WEG commits in particular to the following principles:
Your personal data is collected for specified, informed, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with the purpose which they have been collected for.
Your personal data are kept for the time necessary to its processing purposes or under a proper legal basis.
WEG adopts appropriate technical and organizational measures in order to ensure the security in relation to data processing, to meet regulatory demands and to protect the rights and the data of the people concerned.
6. WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA?
WEG may share your personal data with its subsidiaries, commercial partners or public bodies.
In accordance with this Privacy Notice and as permitted by law, WEG may use third parties for certain services. WEG enforces specific contractual provisions with its subcontractors, as a way to establish obligations with the compliance of data privacy laws and regulations.
7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?
WEG stores your personal data for the time necessary to its processing purposes or under a appropriate legal basis.
This retention period depends on the purpose for which the data is being processed by WEG and takes into account regulations, or other legal requirements which impose a specific retention period for certain categories of data.
8. HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR DATA?
WEG implements the necessary technical and organizational measures, with regards to the nature, impact and context of the personal data that you share with us and the risks involved in processing it, in order to protect your personal data and, more specifically, to prevent any unauthorized access and accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration situations.
The information collected by the Cookies also enables us to improve the site by estimating numbers and patterns of use, the suitability of the website to the individual interests of the users, quicker searches, etc.
10. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS?
As a data subject, you may exert the following rights:
Confirm whether your personal data is being processed;
Have access to your personal data;
Require rectification of your personal data;
Require your personal data portability to other service or product supplier;
Require the erasure of your personal data;
Obtain public and private bodies which your data have been shared with;
Gather information about the possibility of not providing data processing consent and its negative consequences;
Revoke your consent;
Object to your personal data processing;
Require anonymization, blocking or erasure of your personal data.
You can exert the rights above mentioned by contacting us.
11. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US?
Requests shall be directed to the following contacts:
Ana Carolina Bianchini Brandenburg
Data Protection Officer
WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S.A.
Avenida Prefeito Waldemar Grubba, 3.300 – 89256-900
Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Phone number: +55 47 3276 4679
Please provide details including your full name and the email address which you use to relate with WEG, in order for us to be able to identify you, as well as any other relevant information to confirm your identity.
12. UPDATES TO THIS STATEMENT
WEG is constantly updating its processes and, along with that, this Notice may be updated whenever necessary to reflect the adjustments in the method that WEG process personal data.
We recommend that you check the latest version of this Notice on a regular basis.
The current version is dated January, 2022.