Privacy Policy

AGC Glass Europe SA Website Privacy Policy

Last updated: October 2021

About this Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Policy“) explains how we (as defined below) collect, share and use any information that, alone or in combination with other information, relates to you (“Personal Data“) when you (“you” and “your“) use our website (the “Website“).

This Policy also sets out the rights that you have in relation to the Personal Data that we process about you and how you can exercise them.

AGC treats compliance with its privacy obligations seriously. This is why we have developed this Policy, which describes the standards that AGC applies to protect Personal Data.

For the purposes of this Policy, AGC Glass Europe SA with registered office at 4, avenue Jean Monnet, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, and registered with the Crossroads Bank of Enterprises (RPM) under number 0413.638.187, and with VAT BE 0413.638.187 (“AGC “, “us“, “we“, or “our” ) acts as the data controller for the Personal Data that is collected via the Website. As a data controller, AGC is responsible for ensuring that the processing of Personal Data complies with applicable data protection law, and specifically with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Please take the time to read this Policy carefully. If you have any questions or comments, please contact ISM Office via AGC.

What Personal Data does AGC collect and why?

The types of Personal Data that we may collect about you, and the reasons why we process it, include:

Why we collect itTypes of Personal DataLegal basis
To enable you to use the functionalities offered by this Website, including e.g. the subscription to the news alert, online applications, etc.First name, last name, contact information, including phone number, email, address, function/job title, preferred communication language, as the case may be (online applications only), gender.Consent
To periodically inform you about or products and services by email or other types of messages (SMS, etc.), in particular with the subscription to our news alerts.First name, last name, email address, preferred communication language.Consent
To improve our products and services (drawing up statistics, making market analysis, etc.)First name, last name, email address, preferred communication language.Consent
For user management purpose (account management, answering questions, etc.)First name, last name, email address, preferred communication language.Consent

We may also collect certain information automatically from your device. Specifically, the information we collect automatically may include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our website, including the pages accessed and links clicked.

Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our website, where they come from, and what content on our website is of interest to them. We use this information for our internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our website to our visitors.

Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further under the heading “Cookies and similar tracking technology” below.

In general, we will use the Personal Data we collect from you only for the purposes described in this Policy or for purposes that we explain to you at the time we collect your Personal Data. However, we may also use your Personal Data for other purposes that are not incompatible with the purposes we have disclosed to you (such as archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes, or statistical purposes) if and where this is permitted by applicable data protection laws.

Who does AGC share your Personal Data with?

We may disclose your Personal Data to the following categories of recipients:

How we protect your privacy

We will process Personal Data in accordance with this Policy, as follows

Automated decision-making

In some instances, our use of your Personal Data may result in automated decisions being taken (including profiling) that legally affect you or similarly significantly affect you.

Automated decisions mean that a decision concerning you is made automatically on the basis of a computer determination (using software algorithms), without our human review. For example, we use automated decisions to measure and grade interest or create automated mailing lists. We have implemented measures to safeguard the rights and interests of individuals whose Personal Data is subject to automated decision-making.

When we make an automated decision about you, you have the right to contest the decision, to express your point of view, and to require a human review of the decision. You can exercise this right by contact us using the contact details provided under the “How to contact us” heading below.

Your data protection rights

You have the following data protection rights:

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Linking to other websites

The Website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These websites have their own privacy policies and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of Personal Data you submit whilst visiting these websites.

We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

Updates to this Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Policy, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Policy changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

You can see when this Privacy Policy was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this Policy.

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