Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address: https://www.smartpdsolutions.com

Smart PD Solutions Oy/Ltd

Heikinlaaksontie 11 B

00760 Helsinki, Finland

You can send any questions, comments or concerns at info(at)smartpdsolutions.com.

Consent

By using this website smartpdsolutions.com (“Site”), you acknowledge and consent to the collection, processing and disclosure of personal data as described in this Policy. Smart PD Solutions only collects, processes or discloses personal data necessary for the purposes stated in this Policy, and Smart PD Solutions only retains personal data for so long as necessary to fulfill those purposes.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Purposes of collection and processing of personal data

Smart PD Solutions collects and processes personal data for the following purposes: 

  • Marketing and selling of Smart PD Solutions’ products and services
  • Providing the information inquired from Smart PD Solutions
  • Collecting and handling feedback
  • Personalization of the Site content and user experience 

In the course of your use of the Site, we automatically track certain information about you. This information is used internally in order to compile and distribute statistics and general market place information, in marketing and promotional efforts, to tailor our service to suit the needs of our users, and to help us improve our Site in general. This is essential to making our service the best it can be. 

In addition, aggregate non-personal data is used for reporting Site performance. 

Contact Forms

This website uses contact forms to allow you to engage with us. Contact form entries are stored securely by us for administrative purposes and as a backup, should any technical glitch occur. We do not share this information with anyone else. You may request a copy of your entries and/or deletion of the entries at any time. 

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. Smart PD Solutions is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with a third party without your permission, except to respond to your requests or answering your inquiries, or when otherwise allowed or required by applicable law.  We may use some third-party services such as Google Analytics and newsletter platforms, but we make sure they are all secure, private, GDPR compliant and we do not share your information with anyone else. Smart PD Solutions does not resell or lease any collected personal data to other companies, advertisers or third parties for their promotional purposes.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. Kindly note that in order for Smart PD Solutions to execute your requests you may be required to verify your identity. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Should anything happen, we will be informing you by email of what happened, what was accessed (if at all) and what we recommend you do to protect your privacy.

How we protect your data

We will never share your data with anyone else. We keep the data on secure files and use a secure hosting service. Smart PD Solutions and its third-party service providers use industry-standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information such as firewalls and authentication protection as relevant. However, we do not guarantee complete security.

Updates to this policy

This privacy policy will be updated periodically to reflect changes in our technology or business process. Any amendments will be posted at the Site.