Effective date: May 24, 2018
Protecting your personal information is of serious concern to Champion. This privacy notice describes how Champion, Inc., together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, (“Champion,” “we”, “our” or “us”) collects and processes personal information about you, how we use and protect this information, and your rights in relation to this information. The Champion subsidiary or affiliate with whom you are interacting, including who owns and operates the online portal, website or mobile application that you are visiting if applicable, is the data controller responsible for the collection and use of Personal Information. Its contact details can be found in the listing of Champion entities in the appendix to this Privacy Notice. This notice applies to our interactions with customers, website visitors, vendors, potential vendors, job applicants, and any other persons who visit www.gardnerdenver.com and all other Champion websites and applications that link to this policy, visit one of our stores or offices, directly communicate with us, conduct transactions with us, or interact with us through third-party websites (collectively for purposes of this notice, the “Services”).
This privacy notice applies to all personal information we collect or process about you. Personal information is information, or a combination of pieces of information, that could reasonably allow you to be identified. The following are links to specific sections of the privacy notice or you can scroll down for the full text of the privacy notice.
We collect personal information about you from a variety of sources, including from you directly (e.g., when you contact us or sign up for an account), information we generate about you in the course of our relationship with you (e.g., data collected from cookies and other similar technologies when you visit one of our websites or other online properties) and information we collect about you from other sources, including commercially available sources, such as public databases (where permitted by law). See our cookies policy for more information about data collected online from cookies and similar technologies.
We may be required by law to collect certain personal information about you or as a consequence of any contractual relationship we have with you. Failure to provide this information may prevent or delay the fulfillment of these obligations.
Information we collect directly from you
The categories of information that we may collect directly from you include the following:
(a) personal details (e.g., name, salutation (not mandatory));
(b) contact details (e.g., phone number, email address, postal address or mobile number);
(c) account details (e.g., username and password);
(d) payment and transaction details (e.g., when you make purchases, respond to offers, or provide goods or services to us);
(e) application details (e.g., academic and professional qualifications, education and certification information, training, professional qualifications, information on work-related skills, information contained in letters of application and resumes/CV, and references);
(f) communications (e.g., when we contact you via telemarketing or when you contact us with a question, comment or request); and
(g) product interest.
Information we collect about your use of the Services
The following are examples of the other categories of information which we may use about you (see our cookies policy [[insert link]] for more details):
(a) Technical information collected from your computer or mobile device (e.g., your IP address, browser type, operating system);
(b) Information about your usage of our websites (e.g., the pages you visit when using the Services, the search terms you enter on the Services, how often you use the Services, and the pages you access before and after accessing the Services); and
(c) Information which we generate as a result of your use of the Services (e.g., our understanding of your interests as a result of your use of the Services and whether you are a regular or occasional user of the Services).
Information we collect from other sources
The following are examples of the categories of information we may collect from other sources, such as trade shows, and third-party platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
(a) personal details (e.g., name, date of birth);
(b) contact details (e.g., phone number, email address, postal address or mobile number);
(c) details about advertising preferences (e.g., products purchased, interaction with advertisements online); and
(d) details about trade show attendance or membership in business, industry, or trade associations.
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
We may also anonymize your personal information in such a way that you may not reasonably be re-identified by us or any other company, and may use this anonymized information for any other purpose.
We do not share, sell, trade, or lease your personal information to any unrelated third parties for their own marketing use. We may share your personal information with third parties under the following circumstances:
If you do not want your information to be stored by cookies, you can configure your browser so that it always rejects these cookies or asks you each time whether you want to accept them or not. However, you must understand that choosing to reject cookies may reduce the performance and functionality of our websites. Your browser documentation includes precise instructions explaining how to define the acceptance of cookies. While Champion websites at this time generally do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, such as “do not track” instructions, you can generally express your privacy preferences regarding the use of most cookies and similar technologies through your web browser.
In accordance with the laws of certain countries, you may where applicable, have certain rights regarding the personal information we hold about you, subject to local law. These may include the rights to access, correct, delete, restrict or object to our use of, or receive a portable copy in a usable electronic format of your personal information. Where you have provided your consent to any use of your personal information, you can withdraw this consent at any time. You also may have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection or privacy regulator. Even in countries where you are not afforded such rights, you may have the ability to review, correct, or update some of your personal information by contacting us at the information provided below.
If you would like to discuss or exercise any rights you may have under law, please contact us at the contact information set forth below. Please note that we may require additional information from you in order to honor your requests.
You may also unsubscribe from emails that you receive from us by following the unsubscribe link in the email or sending an email to the contact information below.
We have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We retain your personal information for as long as we have a relationship with you and as long as necessary for legitimate business purposes. When deciding how long to keep your personal information after our relationship with you has ended, we take into account our legal obligations. We may also retain records to investigate or defend against potential legal claims.
Your personal information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in a country that is not regarded as providing the same level of protection for personal information as the laws of your home country, and may be available to the government of those countries under a lawful order made in those countries.
We have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) in accordance with applicable legal requirements to provide adequate protections for your personal information. For more information on the appropriate safeguards in place and to obtain a copy of such safeguards, please contact us at the contact information set forth below.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you consent to our policies and accept the terms and conditions described herein by using this website. You agree that any comments submitted by you to the site will not violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or other personal or property rights. You further agree that any comments submitted by you to the site will not be or not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive, or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any comments you submit.
Any comments, suggestions, ideas, or other such communications submitted by you shall become and remain the exclusive property of Champion. We will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, and distribute any such material you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction, and without compensating you in any way. Please do not send any comments or materials that you do not wish to assign to us.
This website may contain links to websites that are controlled and operated by other entities, including our business partners, and vendors. Champion is not responsible for the content, privacy, or security practices of any other website. We recommend that you review the privacy practices of those sites when you visit them.
Champion does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party websites. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk. Champion shall not, however, be a party to any contract entered into by you, the user, and any third party as a result of contact with the websites linked from this website, and thereby does not in any way guarantee the performance of any third party under any contract. You hereby release Champion and its affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against Champion, arising from your use of these third party products or services, or the breach of any third party contract.
Champion makes no active effort to collect personal information from children under the age of 18 and does not wish to receive any such information.
Champion is the controller responsible for the personal information we collect and process.
If you have questions or concerns regarding the way in which your personal information has been used, please contact us.
We are committed to working with you to obtain a fair resolution of any complaint or concern about privacy. If, however, you believe that we have not been able to assist with your complaint or concern, you may have the right to make a complaint to the data protection authority of your country of residence.
We may modify or update this privacy notice from time to time. If we make any revisions that materially change the ways in which we process your personal information, we will notify you of these changes before applying them to that personal information. To the extent permitted by applicable law, continued use of this site following the posting of any amendment, modification, or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof. As such, please periodically check these policies to be informed of any changes.