Cookie and Applicant Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 05/02/2020

 

Effective Date: 05/02/2020

 

This Statement Regarding Cookies and Other Technologies (this "Statement") describes the different types of Cookies and Other Technologies that may be used in connection with the websites and apps (the “Site”) owned or controlled by F. G. Europe S.A.. This Statement also describes how you can manage Cookies and Other Technologies.

    

We may change this Statement at any time. Please take a look at the "Last Updated" section at the top of this page to see when this Statement was last revised. Any changes in this Statement will become effective when we make the revised Statement available on or through the Site.

 

If you have any questions, please contact us at info@fgeurope.gr or F. G. Europe S.A., Data Protection Office, Vouliagmenis St. 128, 166 74 Glyfada, Greece

 

    

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OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF OTHER INFORMATION

ONLINE AND MOBILE ADVERTISING; MOBILE APPS

CROSS-DEVICE TECHNOLOGIES

MANAGING COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

 

 

OUR COLLECTION AND USE OF OTHER INFORMATION

 

Like many other websites, our Site may use "Cookies" or "Other Technologies" (such as "pixel tags," "web beacons," "clear GIFs", links in emails, JavaScript, device IDs assigned by Google or Apple, or similar technologies). Cookies and Other Technologies allow us and third parties to obtain information about your visits to the Site, including to analyze your visiting patterns. We use this information to process your reservations or requests and to deliver online and mobile advertisements, messages, and content for us and others that are specific to your interests.

    

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device ("device") when you visit a website. Cookies alone cannot be used to disclose your individual identity to us, though in some cases we may tie F. G. Europe S.A. or third-party Cookies to the personal information you have provided to us or that we have otherwise obtained about you. Cookies may be used on the Site in order to improve your experience. For example, we will use Cookies to:

 

Remember your user name and password for future visits so that log-in is easier and faster;

Remember your language and other preferences;

Ensure you obtain all requested information;

Provide a safe and secure service for online transactions;

Track your response to advertisements and website or app content for analysis and the number of times we send you the same advertisement;

Measure how many people use the Site, and how they use it, so that we may keep it running quickly and efficiently; and

Help us and others deliver communications and content to you that are relevant and responsive to your interests and location.

Below we explain the different types of Cookies that may be used on the Site.

 

Essential Cookies. Essential Cookies are necessary for the Site to work, and enable you to move around it and use its services and features. Disabling these Cookies may make the services and features unavailable.

Functional Cookies. We use Functional Cookies to save your settings on the Site—settings such as your language preference. Some Functional Cookies are essential to viewing maps or videos on our Site. We also use "Flash Cookies" for some of our animated content.

Session Cookies. These types of Cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from your device when you close the browser. We use Session Cookies to support the functionality of the Site and to understand your use of the Site—that is, which pages you visit, which links you use and how long you stay on each page.

Persistent Cookies: These types of Cookies are not deleted when you close your browser, but are saved on your device for a fixed period of time or until you delete them. Each time you visit the Site, the server that set the Cookie will recognize the persistent Cookie saved on your device. We and others use persistent Cookies to store your preferences, so that they are available for your next visit, to keep a more accurate account of how often you visit the Site, how often you return, how your use of the Site may vary over time and the effectiveness of advertising efforts.

Advertising Cookies allow us and other advertisers to show you the most relevant products, offers, and advertisements on the Site and third-party sites, or through emails or other message platforms. For example, some Advertising Cookies help our service providers and other advertisers select advertisements that are based on your interests, including those expressed or inferred by visits to our websites or apps or across other websites, online services, and apps over time. Others help prevent the same advertisement from continuously reappearing for you. These types of Cookies also help us provide you with content on the Site that is tailored to your interests and needs.

 

As noted below, some Analytics Cookies and Other Technologies are used in part to facilitate advertising.

Advertising Cookies also include Social Plug-In Cookies. Social Plug-In Cookies are used to share content from the Site with members and non-members of social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest. These Cookies are usually set by the social networking provider, enabling such sharing to be smooth and seamless.

Analytics Cookies collect information about your use of the Site and enable us to improve the way it works. These Cookies give us aggregated information that we use to monitor site performance, count page visits, spot technical errors, see how users reach the Site, and measure the effectiveness of advertising (including emails we send to you).

Other Technologies may be used for the same purposes as our Cookies, to allow us and third parties to know when you visit the Site, and to understand how you interact with emails or advertisements. Through Other Technologies, non-personal information (e.g., your operating system, your browser version, and the URL you came from) or aggregate information may be obtained and used to enhance your experience and understand traffic patterns.

Note that, to the extent that information collected through Cookies and Other Technologies constitutes personal information, the provisions in the Global Privacy Statement apply and complement this Statement. Please note that at this time we do not honor Do Not Track and similar signals.

 

ONLINE AND MOBILE ADVERTISING; MOBILE APPS

 

We and third parties engage in interest-based advertising provided by vendors in order to deliver advertisements and personalized content that we and other advertisers believe will be of interest to you. To the extent third-parties are using Cookies or Other Technologies to perform these services, F. G. Europe S.A. does not control the use of this technology or the resulting information for online, mobile, or email advertising, and is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties. Advertisements, emails, and other messages may be delivered to you by F. G. Europe S.A. or its service providers based on your online or mobile behavior (on F. G. Europe S.A. and non F. G. Europe S.A. sites), your search activity, your geographic location or other information that is collected by us or obtained from third parties. For example, if you go to the Site to see a product, you may later see an advertisement from us when you visit another website. These advertisements may appear on our sites, third-party websites or on mobile platforms. You may also see advertisements for third parties on the Site, other websites, or on your mobile device, based on your visits to, and activities on, the Site, other sites and our apps and third-party apps. Some of our vendors and we may use our own or third-party aggregated or anonymized personal information, demographic data, and other inferred commercial interests to assist in the delivery of our advertisements to you. As stated in our Global Privacy Statement, in some instances we may combine Other Information with personal information. If we do combine any Other Information with personal information, the provisions in the Global Privacy Statement apply and complement this Statement.

 

We comply with the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising and related DAA Principles and Guidelines.

 

CROSS-DEVICE TECHNOLOGIES

 

We and our business partners use third parties to establish deterministic or probabilistic connections among devices (such as smartphones, tablets, and computers) to deliver more relevant advertising to you and for advertising analytics and reporting purposes. This means that information about your use of websites or applications on your current device may be combined with information from your other devices. We also may share this information and other inferences with third parties to allow them to target advertising, personalize content, or analyze behavior. This allows, for example, advertisements you see on your tablet to be based on activities you engaged in on your smartphone.

 

These business partners may share and combine information from cookies with identifiers (such as device IDs assigned by Google or Apple) and IP addresses to make connections among related devices. This also allows for a more personalized experience across our services and applications. For example, F. G. Europe S.A. may through its vendors match your devices if you log into F. G. Europe S.A. on multiple devices or web browsers, or if your devices share similar attributes that support an inference that they are used by the same person or household.

 

To opt out of our cross-device linking vendors, go to www.aboutadvertisements.info/choices and perform a global opt-out on each browser and device that you would like to be opted out on. Opt out means that the browser on the device from which you opt out will no longer receive interest-based advertisements from information collected on devices linked to it, that devices linked to it will not receive interest-based advertisements based on information collected from the opted-out device, and that the vendor will not transfer data collected from the opted-out device to a third party. If, in the future, we work with cross-device vendors who have a proprietary opt-out, and for whom the DAA opt-out is not effective as described above, we will provide a link to those vendors’ proprietary opt-outs.

 

MANAGING COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES

 

If you want to remove or block Cookies from your device at any time, you can update your browser settings (consult your browser's "help" menu to learn how to remove or block Cookies). F. G. Europe S.A. is not responsible for your browser settings. You can find good and simple instructions on how to manage Cookies on the different types of web browsers at www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

You can also find a good summary of how to manage Flash Cookies at http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager07.html.

 

Please be aware that rejecting Cookies may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on the Site, and our ability to recognize your browser from one visit to the next.

 

You can also control tracking Cookies by installing browser extensions like Ghostery: https://www.ghostery.com/products/

 

If you want to clean out all of the Cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download programs that clean out tracking Cookies:

 

http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad_aware_personal_security.php

 

http://www.spybot.info/en/download/index.html

 

You can learn more about interest-based advertising and opt out of our vendors' and other advertisers' use of Cookies to tailor content or advertising to you by visiting http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info/choices.

 

Applicant Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 05/02/2020

 

F.G. Europe S.A. and its direct and indirect subsidiaries ( “we”, “our” or “us”) value the trust of individuals submitting job applications to F.G.Europe S.A. (“you” or “Applicant”) are committed to the responsible management, use and protection of personal information. This Applicant Privacy Notice (this "Notice") applies to all the information collected by F.G.Europe S.A. to facilitate your job application and includes your use of our careers site. This Notice explains how F.G.Europe S.A. processes the personal information that we collect through the job application process (“personal information”).

Your Consent

 

Please read this Notice carefully. Once you submit your resume you indicate that you are accepting our applicant privacy policy stated herein. 

 

Your personal information may be transferred to countries outside your home country, including countries where data protection laws may differ from those of your home country.

 

F.G.Europe S.A. maintains safeguards designed to protect your personal information. If you are a resident of the EEA, please see Appendix A for additional information.

 

Information You Provide

 

This Notice covers any personal information you submit to apply or search for a position at F.G.Europe S.A. which may include:

 

Log-in and password, for users of the Careers Site;

How did the applicant find out about the job;

CV, résumé, cover letter;

Name and contact information (such as your home address, telephone number, mobile telephone number, and email address);

References (name, employer, title, relationship, email, phone);

Responses to screening questions;

Employment preferences, willingness to relocate, willingness to travel, current salary, desired salary;

Previous (or current) work experience (such as start and end date, employer, responsibilities)

Education (such as Education level, School, Major)

Certifications held;

Self-Identification (such as Age range, Gender, Religion, Disabled, Ethnic Group)

F.G.Europe S.A. may also collect the following information from applicants in the United Kingdom and Ireland and other EEA jurisdictions:

 

Right to Work Document Type

If the document provided is a Visa/Work Permit, please provide the type:

Number

Country of Issue

Place of Issue

Issue Date

Expiry Date

We do not require, but you may voluntarily choose to provide, other relevant information as part of your application. Please do not submit the following sensitive information unless we specifically request that you provide such information so that we may comply with our legal obligations and/or internal policies relating to diversity and anti-discrimination: sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, religion, political and religious beliefs, disability, marital status, creed, nationality, national origin, color and/or age.

 

By voluntarily submitting information about your racial or ethnic origin; physical or mental health or condition; job evaluations or educational records; commission (or alleged commission) of an offence or related proceedings; political opinions or beliefs; religious beliefs; sex life; membership in a trade union or political party, you expressly authorize F.G.Europe S.A. to receive and process such information for the purpose of processing your application.

 

Any information you submit must be true, complete, and not misleading and you must have the lawful right to provide it. If not, this may lead to a rejection of your application during the application process or disciplinary action including immediate dismissal if you have been hired.

 

If you intend to provide us with details of a reference or any other third party as part of your CV/resume, it is your responsibility to obtain consent from that third party prior to providing his/her personal information to us.

 

The provision of personal information is voluntary. Please note however that the failure to provide sufficient information may result in F.G.Europe S.A. being unable to consider you for employment.

 

Legal Bases and Use of Personal Information

 

The information that you submit in your application on the Careers Site will be stored in EU. It will be collected, used, transferred and disclosed by employees, consultants and/or service providers of F.G.Europe S.A. around the world for F.G.Europe S.A. global recruitment functions and for related management and planning purposes, including, as permitted by local law, to:

 

Process your application;

Assess your capabilities and qualifications for a job;

Provide to you any services available on the Careers Site from time to time;

Communicate with you;

Comply with any applicable law or regulation; and

Conduct background checks if you are offered a job.

Personal information about you will be added to F.G.Europe S.A. international candidate database and will be used for the purposes of considering whether your profile is suitable for other job vacancies at F.G.Europe S.A.. If we elect to make you an offer, personal information you submit may be incorporated into our human resources system and used to manage the new-hire process. The processing of your personal information for these purposes is based on your consent. If you become a Team Member, any personal information that you submit may become part of your Team Member file and may be used for other employment/work-related purposes and otherwise in accordance with the F.G.Europe S.A. Team Member Privacy Notice.

 

To the extent any use is inconsistent with or outside of the contemplated uses in this Notice, we will communicate it to you at the time of use.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information

 

Personal information about you will be reviewed by F.G.Europe S.A. Team Members or agents who have a business need to access such personal information and may include recruiters, human resources personnel, technical services personnel, and managers or their designees.

 

We may share personal information about you with selected service providers or consultants acting on our behalf. Those third parties are required by contract to use appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and security of personal information.

 

F.G.Europe S.A. also may disclose personal information about you in order to:

 

Protect the legal rights, privacy, safety or property of F.G.Europe S.A. or its Team Members, agents, contractors, customers or the public;

Protect the safety and security of visitors to our web sites or other properties;

Protect against fraud or other illegal activity or for risk management purposes;

Respond to inquiries or requests from legal authorities;

Permit F.G.Europe S.A. to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain;

Enforce our website Terms of Service;

Respond to an emergency;

Comply with the law or legal process;

Effect a license, sale or transfer of a business or assets (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings); or

Manage acquisitions, mergers, and re-organizations.

Data Retention

 

We are required to retain information relating to candidates applying for jobs within the EEA. We will retain your personal information for three years during which time we may contact you regarding open positions. Personal Information of candidates applying for jobs in other parts of the world will be retained in accordance with local law. If there is no activity in relation to the personal information, F.G.Europe S.A. may remove it from its database, subject to F.G.Europe S.A. data retention obligations and policies and any applicable legal or regulatory obligations or for the period of time permitted by local laws, for the purpose of considering whether your skills are suitable for other opportunities.

 

Note that F.G.Europe S.A. may delete personal information about you at any time (including your CV/resume), without any reason. Therefore, please retain your own copy of the personal information provided to us.

 

Passive Information Collection: Cookies and Similar Technology

 

We and our service providers may use "cookies" and similar technologies. Cookies are data that a web server transfers to an individual's computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies and other technologies to better serve you with more tailored information and facilitate your ongoing access to and use of our Web Site. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allow you to automatically decline cookies, or to be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer of a particular cookie, or cookies from a particular website, to your computer. However, if you decline session management cookies, the Web Site may not function properly for you.

 

If you are an EEA resident, we are required to obtain your consent before placing certain cookies or similar technology on your computer. We will separately prompt you for this consent before we attempt to place a cookie or similar technology on your computer.

 

Access, Correction, and Deletion

 

If you choose to register on the Web Site, you may access, review, and change some of the personal information collected about you and stored on the Web Site by logging into the Web Site and choosing to update your account information. The updated profile will be used as the default the next time you apply for a job using your account online. To change personal information that you already have submitted for consideration for a specific position, please resubmit your application to update personal information about you that is associated with that job application. We encourage you to promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate. Upon your request, we will deactivate or remove your personal information from our active databases, although some information may be retained as permitted or required by law.

 

If you have any questions or concerns about how we otherwise process personal information please contact us at the e-mail link below.

 

Click here to send an email to info@fgeurope.gr.

 

You may access, modify or object to the use of personal information as permitted by applicable local law. Please contact us at the e-mail link below with any such requests. Please note that certain personal information may be exempt from such access, correction, or objection rights pursuant to local data protection laws. Furthermore, if you are an EEA resident, you may have other rights with respect to your personal information as explained in Appendix A.

 

Career Site Security

 

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard the personal information transmitted between visitors and the Web Site and the personal information stored on our servers. Unfortunately, no method of transmitting or storing data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Do not send sensitive information via email. It is your sole responsibility to use the appropriate level of care whenever communicating with us.

 

If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us at the link below:

info@fgeurope.gr or F. G. Europe S.A., Data Protection Office, Vouliagmenis St. 128, 166 74 Glyfada, Greece.

 

F. G. Europe S.A. hereby disclaims, as far as permitted by law, any liability for itself and its affiliated companies and contractors for any of your information sent to our Web Site that is lost, misused, illegally accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed or not integrally or timely delivered to our Web Site.

 

Links to other websites

 

The Web Site may contain links to other websites. The operators of those other websites may collect information about you, through cookies or other technologies. If you link to another website, you will leave the Web Site and this Notice will not apply to your use of and activity on those other sites.

 

If you provide personal information through or on any other site, your transaction will occur on that website and the personal information you provide will be collected by and controlled by the privacy policy of that website operator.

 

Links on the Web Site to other websites are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement of the linked site. We encourage you to read the legal notice posted on those sites, including their privacy policies. We have no responsibility or liability for your visits to, or the data collection or use practices of, other sites.

 

Law Applicable to Job Application

 

The Web Site allows you to benefit from F. G. Europe S.A., centralized global recruitment function, while applying for jobs worldwide. This Web Site is operated from Greece. Accordingly, any personal information you submit to the Web Site will be collected in EU and will be subject to EU and Greek laws. However, if we share your personal information with an affiliate located in another country in its capacity as a potential employer, the affiliate will handle your personal information in accordance with this Notice. Any hiring or other employment-related decisions will be made by the hiring affiliate in accordance with the laws of the country where the job will be located. Furthermore, if you are an EEA resident, please see Appendix A for additional information on International Data Transfers.

 

About Children

 

The Web Site is not intended for minors under the age of 15 or the lawful age of employment (whichever is greater) in any country in which we operate.

 

Changes to the Notice

 

We reserve the right to amend this Notice at any time without advance notice in order to address future developments of F. G. Europe S.A.,, the Web Site or changes in industry or legal trends. We will post the revised Notice on the Web Site or announce the change on the home page of the Web Site. You can determine when the Notice was revised by referring to the "Last Updated" legend on the top of this Notice. Any changes will become effective upon the posting of the revised Notice on the Web Site. By continuing to use the Web Site following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes. If you do not agree with the terms of this Notice, in whole or part, you can choose to not continue to use the Web Site.

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