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Our website may contain links to third party websites. Please note that the terms of this ISS Global Privacy Statement do not apply to external websites. If you wish to find out how a third party handles your personal data, you will need to contact such third party and refer to their privacy statement.
We may share your personal data, for any of the purposes mentioned in section 2 above, with third parties. Such third parties include: Other corporate entities, agents, external advisors, our external service providers and contractors (such as any mail provider, commercial agent or support services), government agencies including law enforcement, regulatory and dispute resolution bodies (or any other body to whom disclosure is required by law or court/ tribunal order) and any other person or entity to whom disclosure is authorised by you.
When we disclose your personal data to a third party who is processing personal data on our behalf, we take all reasonable steps to ensure that such third parties will implement appropriate technical and organisational measures and are bound by confidentiality and legal obligations with respect to the protection of your personal data. The potential disclosure of your personal data is conducted in compliance with legal requirements. This means that such processing is guarded by data processing agreements to ensure that personal data is not processed for other purposes than those clearly stated, and to make sure that our third parties uphold adequate security measures to protect your personal data.
We will not disclose your personal data to third party organisations located outside the country in which we have received your information (as applicable) without your prior written consent, except as set out below or where disclosure is otherwise authorised or required by law or court/ tribunal order.
We may transfer your personal data within the ISS Group, and to our operations or contractors located outside the EU/EEA. However, any such transfer does not change our commitment to safeguard your personal data under this Privacy Statement.
If your personal data is transferred outside of the EU/EEA, ISS ensures an adequate level of security by transferring to countries approved by the EU Commission as having an adequate level of protection, or by entering into an appropriately drafted contract between ISS and the non-EU/EEA entity receiving the data.
ISS may use your personal data to provide you with information about our services and products, or those provided by third parties, as deemed relevant for you. With your specific consent, we may provide your personal data to such third-party organisations for specific marketing purposes.
Based on the nature of our business relationship we may wish to use you as a reference when promoting our business to others. In such cases, we will ask for your specific consent and will only disclose personal data to the extent that we have your consent.
You can ask us at any time not to contact you about products or services and to not disclose your data to others for that purpose by contacting us or, where applicable, by clicking the "unsubscribe" button in our promotional email messages.
We store your personal data in paper-based and/or electronic files and registers. We have put in place safeguards, as required by law, to protect the personal data we process from misuse, interference, loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. ISS has a number of technical security measures in place. These include a range of systems and communication security measures, as well as the secure storage of hard copy documents and the use of encryption. In addition, access to your personal data will be restricted to those who require access to fulfil the purposes.
We only keep your personal data for as long as it is required for the purpose for which we process the data, and in accordance with our Group standard on retention and deletion.
If you are an employee of ISS, we will keep your personal data for a period of up to five (5) years after the end of the employment relationship or for such longer periods as may be required by applicable local law.
If you are a job applicant, we will keep your personal data for future recruitment purposes in accordance with your consent. In case there is a potential dispute in relation to the recruitment process, your personal data may be kept for up to six (6) months after finalisation of the recruitment process.
If you are an investor or shareholder, we will keep your personal data as long as you are an investor or shareholder and, if relevant for specific company documents, as long as ISS exists as a company.
If your personal data forms part of financial records, we generally will keep your personal data for a period of five (5) years from the end of the financial year to which the financial records are related or for such longer periods as may be required by applicable rules.
If you have consented to receive direct marketing by electronic means, we are obliged to keep your personal data up to two (2) years after you have withdrawn your consent in order to document compliance with the applicable spam rules.
If you are a user of our websites, please see the storage period for cookies above.
If you are a current or potential customer or supplier, we will generally keep your personal data for a period of five (5) years following our last interaction with you.
We take reasonable steps to delete or permanently anonymise all personal data after it can no longer be used in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
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