Privacy Policy

1. General Aspects

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy“) applies to the website hosted under the domain name (the “Website“) owned by SmartCardia SA, a company with main office at EPFL Innovation Park, Building C, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland. This Privacy Policy also applies to any of the subdomains or web pages depending on it. In accordance with the legislation in force regarding the Protection of Personal Data, SmartCardia informs you about the Privacy Policy that will apply in the treatment of personal information managed by SmartCardia (provided by you via the Website or during any interactions with SmartCardia, directly or via any of SmartCardia’s distributors or customers). In order to browse the Website, it is not necessary for you to reveal your personal data. However, in certain cases, SmartCardia may require certain data in order to offer you the desired services. The completion of the Contact Form of the Website or any type of interaction with SmartCardia, necessarily implies, without reservations, knowledge and acceptance of this Privacy Policy, as well as the Terms of Use, for which you must validate the box enabled for this purpose in the Contact Form. Therefore, you are recommended to read these legal texts carefully beforehand.

2. Treatment of Personal Data

2.1. Collection of Personal Data

Your personal data may be compiled by completing the Contact Form of this Website, in order to be able to manage the required service provision. Likewise, SmartCardia may also collect information on the use of the Website, like information about your IP address, your type of browser, access time and the addresses of the websites from which you have accessed, as well as the navigation data. Collecting this information allows SmartCardia to adapt the content and navigation to improve your experience on the Website, identify fraudulent uses, as well as make statistics on the use and effectiveness of the Website. You, by providing SmartCardia with your personal data, will expressly consent through the mechanism authorized for that purpose, that SmartCardia may treat said data in the terms established in this Privacy Policy, which will constitute the legal basis for its treatment. The data voluntarily provided by you during the use of our services will be included in a file owned by SmartCardia for its treatment with the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy. In accordance with current legislation on the protection of personal data and, in particular, the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of April 27, 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the protection of personal data, processing of personal data and the free circulation of these data and by repealing Directive 95/46/EC (“GDPR“), SmartCardia will maintain the corresponding register of activities for the processing of personal data. SmartCardia, has adopted the necessary technical and organizational measures to maintain the required level of security, according to the nature of the personal data processed and the circumstances of the treatment, in order to avoid, insofar as possible and always according to the state of the art, its alteration, loss, treatment or unauthorized access.

2.2. Purpose of the Treatment

SmartCardia may treat your personal data to contact you and provide you with the necessary information you have requested through the Contact Form of this Website or any other interactions with SmartCardia. After providing the required information, personal data will be deleted and in no case will be sent advertising or be transferred to third parties.

2.3. Conservation of Data

SmartCardia informs you that your personal data will be kept only for the time strictly necessary for the purposes of the treatment for whose use they have been provided, provided that you have not revoked your consent and, in any case, following the principle of minimization of data contemplated in the applicable regulations. In particular, personal data will be kept for the term determined on the basis of the following criteria: (i) legal obligation of conservation; (ii) request for information by the interested party; (iii) request for cancellation by the interested party in the cases in which it comes. Consequently, when its use is not necessary, personal data will be blocked, remaining only available to the competent authorities during the time and legal effects established in the applicable regulations. Once this period has elapsed, the same will be eliminated.

2.4. Rights of the Users

You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion and opposition, as well as limitation and portability of your data in compliance with the provisions of current data protection regulations. Taking into account that the exercise of these is very personal, it will be necessary for you to prove your identity. The exercise of these rights must be done by written communication signed by the owner of the data, indicating name, surnames, address for the purposes of notifications, attaching a copy of your National Identity Document or other document (in the case of representation, must be demonstrated by means of a reliable document), by writing in writing or by email to: SmartCardia SA, EPFL Innovation Park, Building C, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland –

2.5. Data shared with third parties

Employees authorized by SmartCardia may access your personal data. In no case will these data be transferred to third parties or collaborators nor will international data transfers be made.

2.6. Third Party Websites

This Website may contain links that can redirect you to third-party websites, so the actions you take on these third-party sites are subject to their respective privacy policies and SmartCardia is not responsible for those web pages.

3. Submission of Communications

You are informed that an email will only be sent in response to your request for information via the Contact Form or any other interactions with SmartCardia. In no case will commercial communications be sent.

4. Cookies

The necessary cookies may be used for the essential functioning of this Website, and they do not recognize you and/or your device. You can control cookies through the configuration of your browser and other tools.

5. Modifications to the Privacy Policy

SmartCardia reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy in accordance with the applicable legislation at all times, which will duly inform on this Website, so SmartCardia recommends you to review it periodically to be informed of how SmartCardia protects your information.