Privacy statement and disclaimer

This website belongs to, and is administered by, Teknos Group Oy and/or its affiliates (“Teknos”).  By using this website, you accept the contents of the terms and conditions below. 

1. Copyright

Copyright to the material on this website and the software available here belongs to Teknos. Teknos permits users to view and download materials from this website solely for personal, non-commercial use. This permission does not entail any transfer of rights to the materials or software.

In addition, this permission is granted with the following limitations:

1. Indication of copyright and other protected rights must be maintained.

2. No changes to the materials are permitted.

3. No materials may be copied, reproduced, broadcasted, transferred, or transmitted in any way.

2. Trademarks

Trademarks and logos on this website are the property of Teknos. The user does not attain any form of licence or permission to use trademarks and/or logos without the express consent of Teknos.

3. International users, applicable law and venue

Teknos does not guarantee that the materials on this website or the products described herein are applicable or available in all countries.

These terms and conditions are subject to Finnish law. Disputes in connection with these terms and conditions and with the use of this website shall be resolved by the district court in Helsinki, Finland.

4. Privacy Policy

4.1 Data Controller

Data Protection Office (DPO)
Teknos Group Oy
P.O Box 107 / Takkatie 3
00371 Helsinki, Finland

or

dpo@teknos.com

Teknos respects the integrity of every person who visits Teknos’ website. The privacy policy outlines how and why Teknos can collect information and utilise the collected information.

To exercise one of your rights as a data subject, please fill-in the form below and send it to the Data Protection Office, either by mail or by email. Do not forget to attach the documents validating your identity.

Data Protection Request Form

4.2 Personal data

Teknos does not collect identifiable personal data (i.e. user’s name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) via Teknos’ website, unless the user has personally provided such data to Teknos, and given an explicit consent for processing of such data. If the user does not wish to have his/her personal data registered, the user must refrain from providing this information to Teknos.

Personal data collected by Teknos may, inter alia, include the following types of personal data and their changes and is always separately based on the nature of the relationship and collaboration between Teknos and the data subject in question:

First name, last name, title, job and / or other work-related information, telephone number, email address, postal address, age bracket, gender, company name represented by the registered person. 

Cookie Policy

4.3 Purpose and legal grounds for processing personal data

If the user provides his/her personal data to Teknos, Teknos may store and subsequently process this data to understand the user’s specific needs, and thereby improve Teknos’ products and services. Teknos or a third party, e.g. a fulfilment centre, may use the information to contact the user and/or can offer third parties non-identifiable personal data about visitors to Teknos’ website.  The processing of personal data is based on the legitimate interest of Teknos or the explicit consent given by the data subject.

4.4 Other data

Teknos will occasionally automatically collect information that is not personally identifiable, e.g. the user’s browser type and operating system, as well as the domain name from which the user came when the user visited Teknos’ website.

4.5 Cookies

Teknos uses cookies to gather information concerning the use of our websites. Teknos also uses so-called session cookies to save information about choice of language. These are, however, deleted automatically. Teknos does not save any sensitive personal information.

Cookie Policy

If you do not want cookies that gather information concerning use of Teknos websites on your computer, you can deselect them in your browser, but it may in some circumstances affect your experience and use of Teknos websites.

4.6. Regular sources of information

Most of the information concerns the data subject or the company he/she represents. Personal data can also be collected from third parties like organizations, which organize different events or activities related to painting.

4.7 Regular data transfers outside of EU or European Economic Area (EEA)

Teknos uses external service providers in processing personal data who process personal data on behalf of Teknos for the purposes mentioned in this privacy policy. Teknos guarantees that outsourcing happens according to the applicable law. The external service providers may only use the personal data for the provision of agreed services to Teknos and under the terms agreed with the Teknos.

In handling your personal data, Teknos uses service providers, servers and resources located in many different countries. To some extent personal data is also transferred to other Teknos Group companies. Teknos also transfers your personal data to countries outside the EU and EEA, where data protection legislation differs from European law. Teknos guarantees that the transfer of data is legitimate and that the personal data is protected in accordance with the applicable laws by using, in particular, the European Commission's relevant Standard Contractual Clauses for data transfer outside the European Economic Area.

4.8 Retention period for personal data

Personal data will be kept for as long as necessary taking into account Teknos’s business needs and in accordance with the local applicable legislation.

4.9 Principles of protection of personal data

Teknos guarantees the security of data collected through the use of appropriate technical and organizational measures.

Only authorized representatives of Teknos and authorized external service providers acting on behalf of Teknos have the right to process personal data. Teknos has granted limited access to personal data only to persons who need this access. The system is protected in accordance with Teknos's security policy.

4.10 Your personal data rights

You have the right to request a copy of your personal data in the register. The request must be made in writing to the e-mail address mentioned in this privacy policy.

You also have the right to prohibit Teknos from using your personal information if there is no legal basis for processing your personal data. You also have the right to request Teknos to restrict the processing of your data. Additionally, you have the right to request Teknos to correct incorrect information and to request Teknos to erase information about you. Requests for the above items must be made to the above mentioned contact details. You also have the right to file a claim regarding the processing of your personal data to the data protection authority.

To exercise one of your rights as a data subject, please fill-in the form below and send it to the Data Protection Office, either by mail or by email. Do not forget to attach the documents validating your identity.

Data Protection Request Form

4.11 Changes to the privacy policy

Teknos has the right to, from time to time, change this privacy policy and its policy to process the personal data according to the applicable legislation.

5. Exemption of liability

All available content on this website, including information, materials, functions and software, is made available as it is found, without any express or implicit guarantee of any kind with regard to the use, applicability, or suitability for specific purposes.

Teknos does not guarantee that the information on this website is correct or complete. Nor does Teknos guarantee the dependability of recommendations, assessments, instructions or other information that is available on or through this website. Teknos may at any time make changes to the information, services and software that is available on this website, as well as the products described herein, without Teknos thereby assuming any responsibility.

Use of this website is at the user’s own risk. Under no circumstances shall Teknos be liable for losses that can be attributed to the use (or lack of ability to use) of this website, including malfunctions, errors or omissions in the information, services or the software that is available on the website. Nor can Teknos be held liable for virus attacks caused by the use of the website.

This limitation of liability applies for all losses, direct or indirect, including lost earnings, operational losses, loss of data, programs or other data on the user’s data processing system. This limitation of liability applies even though Teknos has expressly been made aware of the possibility of damages.

Teknos assumes no responsibility for websites belonging to others than Teknos, which the user can access from this website. Use of such websites is therefore solely at the user’s own risk.

Teknos is not responsible for the user’s use of this website’s content, including in relation to violating third party rights by using this website or its information/functions.