Privacy Notice – Residents of European Union Member States

This European Privacy Notice (hereafter, the Privacy Notice) applies to EU customers and EU website visitors located in the EU. If you are a non-EU customer or non-EU website visitor, please review the Privacy Notice.

EDC is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers and users (you/your) who visit our website (the Website). This privacy notice sets out our personal information collection and sharing practices and is intended to inform you of the ways in which the Website collects personal information, the uses of that personal information and the ways in which we will share any personal information you choose to provide to us.

If you are an existing customer of ours, further details about how we use your personal information may be set out in your customer contract with us. Further notices highlighting certain uses we wish to make of your personal information together with the ability to opt in or out of selected uses may also be provided when we collect personal information from you.

Our websites may contain links to other third party websites. If you follow a link to any of those third party websites, please note that they have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your personal information. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to such third party websites.

This Privacy Notice is intended to explain our privacy practices and covers the following areas:

  • What personal information about you we may collect.
  • How we may use your personal information.
  • How we protect your personal information.
  • Contacting us & your rights to prevent marketing and to access and update your personal information.
  • Our Cookies Policy 
  • How changes to this Privacy Notice and the Cookies Policy will be made.

Information we may collect about you

We will collect and process all or some of the following personal information about you: 

Uses made of your personal information

In this section, we set out the purposes for which we use personal information that we collect via our website and, in compliance with our obligations under European law, identify the “legal grounds” on which we rely to process the information.

These “legal grounds” are set out in European Data Protection Law, which allows companies to process personal data only when the processing is permitted by the specific “legal grounds” set out in law (the full description of each of these grounds can be found in the Annex below).

Please note that in addition to the disclosures we have identified below, we may disclose personal information for the purposes we explain in this notice to service providers, contractors, agents, advisors (e.g. legal, financial, business or other advisors) and affiliates of EDC.