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Privacy Policy

PMD Device Solutions Ltd., (henceforth “PMD Solutions”), headquartered in Bishopstown House, Model Farm Road, Bishopstown, Cork, Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the PMD Solutions Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the PMD Solutions website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

At PMD Solutions, we understand that privacy is an important issue for visitors to the PMD Solutions Internet website and its related domains. The following information is designed to help visitors understand what information we collect from our site, and how we handle and use the information after that.

Data Controller

PMD Solutions is the data controller regarding all personal data processing carried out through the Website.

Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this data protection policy or our processing of your information, please contact our Data Protection Officer at data.protection@pmd-solutions.com.

Principles relating to processing of personal data

According to article 5 of GDPR any personal data which you provide to PMD Solutions over this website or which is otherwise gathered via the website by PMD Solutions or via other media means such as e-mails, mailings, Linkedin page of PMD Solutions or its officers etc. will be:

  1. Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject (‘lawfulness, fairness and transparency’);
  2. Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes (‘purpose limitation’);
  3. Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed (‘data minimization’);
  4. Accurate and where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay (‘accuracy’);
  5. Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; (‘storage limitation’);
  6. Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organizational measures (‘integrity and confidentiality’).

Personal data processed

  1. Name, address and contact details
    PMD Solutions collects personally identifiable information (“personal data”), such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. In order to contact us, you are required to provide your personal data, filling in some free text fields. If you decide to fill those fields sharing personal data related to other persons, you will be considered as an independent data controller regarding that personal data and must assume all inherent legal obligations and responsibilities. This means, among other things, that you must fully indemnify PMD Solutions against any complaints, claims or demands for compensation for damages which may arise from the processing of this personal data, brought by the third parties whose information you provide through the Website.
  2. Browsing data
    There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by PMD Solutions. This information can include: your IP address. This information is used by PMD Solutions for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the PMD Solutions Web site.
  3. Special categories of personal data
    Sensitive personal data is not requested information on PMD Solutions website. However, since the text fields to contact PMD Solutions are completely free, you may use them to disclose (inadvertently or not) more sensitive categories of personal data, such as data revealing your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership. The content you upload in these fields may also (inadvertently or not) include other types of sensitive information relating to you, such as your genetic data, biometric data or data concerning your health, sex life or sexual orientation. PMD Solutions asks that you do not disclose any sensitive personal data on this website, unless you consider this to be strictly necessary. As it is totally optional to provide this information, if you do, this action will be an explicit consent to process the personal data provided by you.
    PMD Solutions does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent. 
    Please keep also in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through PMD Solutions public message boards, you relieve PMD Solutions of any liability relating to the processing of this data, which may be collected and used by others.
  4. Job applications
    PMD Solutions collects job applicants’ contact details and personal data included in their CV, which are sent to any person at PMD Solutions on a PMD Solutions e-mail address or any other Company channels (ex. by post) or via PMD Solutions’ Linkedin account for employment purposes.

Purpose of processing

PMD Solutions intends to use your personal data, collected through the Website, for the following purposes:

  1. Service provision
    PMD Solutions collects and uses your personal information to operate the PMD Solutions’ website and deliver the services you have requested.
  2. Marketing
    PMD Solutions also uses your personal data to inform you of other products or services available from PMD Solutions and its affiliates. PMD Solutions may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current products or of potential new products that may be offered.
  3. Profiling
    PMD Solutions keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within PMD Solutions, in order to determine what PMD Solutions’ products are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within PMD Solutions to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area or product.
  4. Human resources selection and job recruitment
    PMD Solutions will process job applicants’ personal data (contact details and personal information included in the curriculum vitae) only to consider applicants’ candidacy for working at PMD Solutions;
  5. Compliance
    PMD Solutions will process your personal data to maintain appropriate business records, to comply with lawful requests by public authorities and to comply with applicable laws and regulations or as otherwise required by law.
  6. Preventing misuse/fraud
    Your personal data may be handled to prevent and detect any misuse of this website or any fraudulent activity carried out through the Website.

Data retention period

The data retention period varies according to the different purposes of processing. In detail, personal data processed for:

  • Service provision will be kept by PMD Solutions for the period deemed strictly necessary to fulfil such purposes – in any case, as these personal data are processed for the provision of the Services, PMD Solutions may continue to store this personal data for a longer period, as may be necessary to protect PMD Solutions’ interests related to potential liability related to the provision of the Services;
  • Marketing and Profiling will be kept by PMD Solutions from the moment you give consent until the moment you withdraw the consent given. Once consent is withdrawn, personal data will no longer be used for these purposes, although it may still be kept by PMD Solutions, in particular as may be necessary to protect PMD Solutions’ interests related to potential liability related to this processing;
  • Human resources selection and job recruitment will be retained by PMD Solutions for as long as deemed strictly necessary to fulfil these purposes;
  • Compliance will be kept by PMD Solutions for the period required by the specific legal obligation or by the applicable law;
  • Preventing Misuse/Fraud will be kept by PMD Solutions for as long as deemed strictly necessary to fulfil these purposes.

Sharing of your personal data

The persons or entities with whom your personal data may be shared (“Recipients”) are listed below:

  • Persons authorised by PMD Solutions to process personal data needed to carry out activities strictly related to the provision of the services, who have undertaken an obligation of confidentiality or are subject to an appropriate legal obligation of confidentiality;
  • Entities engaged to provide the services (e.g., hosting providers or e-mail platform providers);
  • Persons, companies or professional firms providing PMD Solutions with advice and consultancy regarding accounting, administrative, quality, regulatory, legal, tax, financial and debt collection matters related to the provision of the services;
  • Public entities, bodies or authorities to whom your personal data may be disclosed, in accordance with the applicable law or binding orders of those entities, bodies or authorities.
    PMD Solutions websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of PMD Solutions;
  • Act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PMD Solutions, or the public.

Transfer of personal data

The personal data collected by us may be transferred for the above-mentioned processing purposes to any third parties to whom PMD Solutions subcontracts all or part of this processing. This may, for instance, include e-marketing service providers, hosting providers and any other relevant roles. Note that your personal data will never be sold to a third party. In the event of transfer of personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area, PMD Solutions systematically ensures the application of an adequate level of protection of such personal data by means approved by applicable data protection legislation.

PMD Solutions implements appropriate safeguards to ensure the lawfulness and security of these personal data transfers, such as by relying on adequacy decisions from the European Commission, standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission, or other safeguards or conditions considered adequate to the transfer at hand.

Data subjects’ rights

With regard to the processing of your personal data, PMD Solutions acknowledges the following rights to you:

  • the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing;
  • the right to object to processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to withdraw the consent to data processing at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory Authority in particular in the EU Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement, if you consider that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes the GDPR
  • You can always exercise your rights described above by sending a written request to PMD Solutions at the following address: data.protection@pmd-solutions.com

Data security

PMD Solutions takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction through the use of appropriate administrative, physical and technical security measures.

Consent to personal data processing

Sending your CV via the PMD Solutions website to a PMD Solutions email address constitutes a free initiative of the applicant, therefore it is intended as an explicit consent to personal data processing.

Information collection and use

PMD Solutions is the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. PMD Solutions may collect information from our users at several different points on our website.

General enquiries

If a user contacts PMD Solutions with a general enquiry, the user may need to provide PMD Solutions with personal information (for example contact details). PMD Solutions will use this personal information to respond to the enquiry and track further correspondence. Personal information collected is not used for any other purpose.

Use of Cookies

PMD Solutions’ Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk or browser for added functionality or for tracking site usage by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the PMD Solutions services or Web sites you visit.

In order to measure the effectiveness of our online presence, PMD Solutions may use cookies to determine the path users take on our site and to identify repeat visitors of our site. We do not use cookies to gather personal information such as a person’s name or e-mail address.

External links

The PMD Solutions website may contain links to other sites. Please take note that PMD Solutions is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Changes to PMD Solutions Internet privacy policy

PMD Solutions will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. PMD Solutions encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how PMD Solutions is protecting your information.

Last Update: July 2018