Valeo Technologies LLC (“Valeo,” “we,” or “us”) understand how important your privacy and the protection of
protect personal data that we collect, store, use, transfer, and otherwise
“Personal data” means any data that relates to an identified or
identifiable natural person.
“Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed
upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection,
recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration,
retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or
otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or
1. Responsibility for Your Personal Data
Valeo Technologies LLC is responsible for the processing of your
questions or complaints as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below.
2. Categories of Individuals About Whom We
Process Personal Data
We process personal data from or about the following
categories of individuals:
Users of the Valeo website (personal data regarding such individuals and collected
via our website is referred to as “Website
Individuals who are, or are associated with, Valeo
business customers, vendors, or other business contacts with whom we interact
or seek to establish a relationship with (personal data regarding such
individuals is referred to as “Business
Individuals employed (or applying for
employment) by Valeo as employees, contractors, or consultants (personal data
to employees and applicants);
Sources, and Purposes of Personal Data
collect and store various types of personal data about you, depending on the
category in which you fall and the reason for which the personal data is
processed. The following is a general summary of the personal data about you
that we may process in each category, the sources of such personal data, and
the purposes for processing:
3.1. Website User Data
You do not have to
submit any personal data in order to use our website.
Types of Website
User Data: When you visit the Valeo website, we may collect two types of
data: (1) personal data about you that you voluntarily choose to provide to us,
and (2) information related to your activities on the Valeo website that we
automatically collect as you interact with the website (“Website Usage Information”).
You Voluntarily Provide: We collect personal data that you voluntarily provide in response
to requests we may make at various places and through various mechanisms on Valeo
website. The personal data we collect is business-oriented data and is usually
limited to contact information necessary for the relationship, such as name,
company name, job title, and email address. We may collect such information,
for example, when you fill out and submit a form, such as if you register for
an event, register to receive a newsletter or email communications, when you
submit an inquiry or request to us using a form or e-mail address link on our
website, and when you send an email to a Valeo address or mail list that is
listed on Valeo website. In such case, we will collect whatever personal data you voluntarily provide in response to
Website Usage Information and Cookies:
allow us to improve our website based on visitor experience. Cookies are small
text files placed on a computer hard drive to record a visitor’s information
such as user ID and browsing behavior.
We use Google AdSense
Advertising on our website. See https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en
Google, as a third-party vendor,
it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other
sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by
We have implemented the
Remarketing with Google AdSense
Google Display Network Impression Reporting
Demographics and Interests Reporting
We, along with third-party
vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics
cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other
third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions
with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad
Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network
Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out
Browser add on.
We use the following types of
(a) Necessary cookies. These are cookies
that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example,
cookies that enable the website to perform as intended and to access secure
areas of our website.
(b) Analytical/performance cookies. They
allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and repeat visitors, to
see how visitors move around our website when they are using it, to see which
search engine is being used to access our website, the region a visitor is
browsing from, and the type of device a user is visiting from. This helps us to
improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are
finding what they are looking for easily. We may use third-party services,
currently Google Analytics and DoubleClick, to collect standard internet log
information and details of visitor behavior patterns. This information is only
processed in a way that does not identify anyone. To opt out of being tracked
by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you do not wish to receive cookies, most
browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. Please note that if you
choose to change cookie settings you may not be able to use the full
functionality of our website. These settings will typically be found in the
"options" or "preferences" menu of your browser. Further,
most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. To find out more about
cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and
delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising
when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Links to Third Party websites. The Valeo website may contain links to social
media sites, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and/or Facebook, and/or to other
third-party websites. We do not control these websites. If a user follows any
such links, any information that the user provides will be governed by the
be visible to others. You should never share or post personal, financial or
sensitive information or any information you expect to be treated
confidentially through those websites.
Information about Children. The Valeo
website is not directed to children younger than age sixteen (16). We do not
knowingly collect personal data from children
under the age of sixteen (16) via the Valeo website and we will delete any such
information later determined to be from a person younger than age sixteen (16).
Website User Data: We obtain Website User Data about you (i) directly from
you if you voluntarily choose to enter personal data on the Valeo website, and
(ii) from the data analytics software, cookies, and web beacons that we may use
on the Valeo website.
Legal Basis for Processing: We process Website User Data for the purposes
of building relationships with existing and potential customers and other
interested parties, communicating with such parties. This includes keeping such
save user’s preferences for future visits: (ii) keep track of advertisements,
and (iii) compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in
order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use
trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
Processing of Website User Data, including cookies, is done in furtherance of
and is necessary for the legitimate business interests pursued by Valeo.
As any business, we collect, receive, and process Business
Contact Data regarding our customers, potential customers, and other third
parties (e.g., vendors, suppliers, and other business and professional
contacts) with whom we may interact from time to time.
Types of Business Contact Data: The Business Contact
Data that we collect and process typically consists of information such as
name, title, position, employer, email address, other business related data
(e.g., business card data), and similar relationship type data.
Sources of Business Contact Data: We obtain Business
Contact Data about you (i) directly from you, such as when you attend a seminar
or another event or sign up to receive newsletters, emails, or other
information from us, or when you or your organization offer to provide or
provide services to us, (ii) from others (e.g., referrals), (iii) from third
parties, such as government agencies, and (iv) from publicly available sources,
such as websites (e.g., LinkedIn, your business’ website, etc.).
Purposes and Legal Basis for the Processing: We
process Business Contact Data for the purposes of building and managing relationships
with existing and potential customers and other interested parties,
communicating with such parties, and generally operating our business. This
includes keeping such people informed of the latest updates regarding our
products and services. Such processing
is done in furtherance of and is necessary for the legitimate business
interests pursued by Valeo. It may also be done to comply with our legal
obligations (such as record-keeping obligations), compliance screening or
recording obligations, and financial and credit check and fraud crime
prevention and detection purposes.
of Personal Data
We may share selected personal data about you with the
following parties or in the following circumstances.
4.1. Affiliates. We may share
personal data about you between or among our affiliates as appropriate for the
conduct of our business.
4.2. Third Party Service Providers. We may share personal data about you with
third parties who perform services for us or on our behalf, for the limited
purpose of carrying out such services. This includes, without limitation, third
parties that assist in managing our organization, hosting or administering our
website or other systems, sending communications on our behalf, maintaining or
analyzing our data, providing marketing assistance, or in providing
professional services to us. It also includes third parties providing services
for money laundering checks, credit risk reduction and other fraud and crime
prevention purposes and companies providing similar services, including
financial institutions, credit reference agencies and regulatory bodies with
whom such personal data is shared.
4.3. Corporate Change. We reserve the
right to disclose and transfer personal data about you in connection with a
merger, consolidation, restructuring, financing, sale of substantially all
assets, or other organizational change to our business.
4.4. Legal Requirements and Law Enforcement.
We may disclose personal data about you when we believe in good faith that the
law requires it; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an audit
or investigation; pursuant to a court order, subpoena, or discovery request in
litigation; to verify or enforce compliance with our agreements or policies and
applicable laws, rules, and regulations; or whenever we believe disclosure is
necessary to limit our legal liability or to protect or enforce the rights,
interests, or safety of the Valeo website, its users, or other third parties.
We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities
that we, in good faith, believe to be unlawful.
4.5. Consent. We may also share
personal data about you in accordance with any express consent you or your authorized agent give us
which is specific to the purposes of the processing which you will be informed
about at the time we request such consent. You do not have to give such
consent. If you do give consent, you may
withdraw it at any time by contacting us (see “How to Contact Us” section
below), however please be aware that such withdrawal will not affect the
lawfulness of personal data collected and processed prior to the date of your
withdrawal of consent.
Transfers of Personal Data
Some Valeo offices are located in different countries. Whenever Valeo transfers personal data from
one country to another, it will do so in compliance with applicable privacy and
data protection law. For purposes of facilitating transfers of personal data
from the EU to the U.S. Valeo has entered into EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
All personal data retained by us will be deleted when such
personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was
processed, unless applicable law requires a longer retention period.
Rights as a Data Subject
To the extent provided by applicable law, you have the
To request access to the personal data that we
hold about you and to request that we rectify or erase it;
request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you;
request a transfer of your personal data from us to another data controller;
To request restriction of processing of your
personal data or object to its processing.
We do not impose any charge for
these requests. For any such
request, you can contact us by e-mail, postal mail, or phone as specified in
the “How to Contact Us” section below. We will endeavor to respond to all reasonable requests in a
timely manner, but in no event longer than the amount of time required by
To the extent Valeo
is not the controller of your data, we will notify the controller of your
request if required by applicable law.
data about you
If any of the personal data that you have provided to us
changes, for example if you change your email address or if you wish to cancel
any request you have made of us, or if you become aware we have any inaccurate
personal data about you, please contact us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section
below. We will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate,
inauthentic, deficient or incomplete personal data that you provide to us.
Where the lawful basis of our processing under applicable
law is that you have consented to it for a particular identified purpose, you have the right to withdraw that
consent at any time. To do so, please contact us as specified in the
“How to Contact Us” section below.
If you do withdraw consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of any
processing that was based on your consent before its withdrawal.
Filing a Complaint
If you are not satisfied with how we attended to your rights
and requests, you can lodge a complaint with the local Data Protection
Authority of your habitual residence or place of work or the place of the
alleged infringement. You can find the list of Data Protection Authorities here.
Your California Privacy Rights
The California Civil Code grants residents of California the
right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personally
identifiable information to third-parties, if the information is used for the
third-party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact
us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below.
of Personal Data
We have implemented
appropriate technical and organizational measures (i) to ensure a level of
security appropriate to the risks that are presented by our
processing of personal data, in particular from accidental or unlawful
destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to
personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed, and (ii) to ensure
the ongoing confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of
processing systems and services for the personal data.
Our business and the laws that regulate us change from time
10. How to Contact Us
For any questions about this
questions or complaints regarding the manner in which
we handle or protect personal data, we can be contacted as follows:
By e-mail: info@Valeogloves.com
By phone: +1-281-953-5300
By postal mail:
Valeo Technologies LLC
Attn: John Mullins
8846 N Sam Houston Pkwy W, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77064