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Privacy and Cookie Policy / Disclaimer

Privacy and Cookie Policy of Topigs Norsvin

This Privacy and Cookie Policy was last updated on July 12, 2017.

We (‘Topigs Norsvin’ or ‘we’ or ‘our’) deeply respect and value your privacy. This Privacy and Cookie Policy describes the information we collect about you through your use of our websites and related services and how we use that information.

Scope and acceptance of this Privacy Policy
By using our websites and related services, you agree that we can collect, use, disclose and store your personal data, as described in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy is applicable to all parts of the websites managed by Topigs Norsvin, including our website www.topigsnorsvin.us.

Collection, Use and Handling of Personal Data

How do we collect your personal data?
We collect your personal data in the following circumstances:

  1. When you provide personal data to us directly, for example by subscribing to our newsletter;
  2. When you visit our website;
  3. When you use our social media channels.

We collect the following personal data:

  • Data we automatically collect:
    When you visit and/or use our websites, we automatically collect the personal data provided by your computer, mobile device or other device that gives you access to our websites. This data may be collected using cookies. For more information regarding the use of cookies we refer you to the Cookie-section. The collected information consists of the following:
  • browser information;
  • duration of your visit;
  • web pages you visit;
  • hyperlinks you select;
  • information about your connection, such as your IP-address.
  • Personal data you provide (such as subscribing to our newsletter):
    • name;
    • address;
    • postal code;
    • place of residence;
    • country;
    • (mobile) phone number;
    • email address;
    • other information.

How do we use your personal data:
We process your personal data based on the following legal grounds:

  1. for the performance of a contract (for example by subscribing to our newsletter);
  2. for the purpose of our legitimate interests, including marketing purposes;
  3. for compliance with legal obligations.

We process your personal data for the following purposes, based on the noted legal grounds:

Legal ground(s): Purpose:
For contact purposes:

 

A or B To provide you with relevant content.

 

B To approach you to promote our services and products.

 

A, B or C To contact you via email, message or phone.
For operating and optimalisation website purposes:

 

B to understand how people are using our websites and related services and to improve our website.

 

B to personalise your experience, the content and advertisements on our website.
For compliance with legal requirements:

 

C to comply with legal requirements based on law and regulations.

Sharing of personal data:
We may share your personal data with third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy and relevant law and regulations. We solely share your data in the following circumstances:

We may use third-party processors to process your personal data. We process your personal data on secured Pardot and Salesforce.com servers in the European Union. Pardot and Salesforce.com act as processors of Topigs Norsvin. Your personal data may be transferred to servers in the United States. Topigs Norsvin has signed processing agreements with Pardot and Salesforce.com in accordance with the European and Dutch privacy regulations by using contractual model clauses approved by the European Commission. For more information we refer you to the Privacy Policy of Pardot and the Privacy Policy of Salesforce.com.

Your personal data may be shared with other domestic and/or foreign entities of Topigs Norsvin for marketing purposes. These entities may be situated outside the European Union in a country without an adequate level of protection of personal data. If you do not want your personal data to be shared, you may send an email to info@topigsnorsvin.us

We may disclose your personal data to third parties, if it is required to do so by court, law or legislation (for example for holders of intellectual property, supervisory authorities, Tax and Customs administration, the police and other legal entities).

We will not disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary and legitimate to protect the safety or rights of a third party or to protect our rights.

Retention of personal data:
We will retain your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes of processing your personal data. Personal data linked to an account may be retained until the deletion of the account, unless a longer retention period is required for our services, a dispute or as permitted by law.

Security of your personal data:
We take reasonable organisational and technical measures to help secure your personal data and to help prevent unauthorized access, illegal processing or distribution, as well as accidental loss, modification or destruction.

Links to other websites:
Our website has links to websites maintained by third-parties that may apply other terms & conditions for the processing of personal data. We are not responsible for the content or processing of personal data via these websites or the operation of such websites and you should review the terms and privacy policy applicable to such websites before providing any personal data through such websites. This Privacy Policy does not extend to these websites.

Rights of data subjects:
You have the right to request us insight into and the accuracy of your personal data. You may submit this request by the following email address: info@topigsnorsvin.us, or by mail: Topigs Norsvin USA, 12750 Nicollet Ave. S. Suite 300 Burnsville, MN 55337

If you believe that we have inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date personal data about you, or if you suspect that we incorrectly processed your personal data, you may ask us at any time to correct that information. Through the abovementioned contact details or the displayed opt-out-possibilities you may object to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes. You may request us to restrict the processing of your personal data. You may also request us to transfer your personal data to another controller. Objections and insight requests, correction, deletion or transfer will be executed, in accordance with the law, notwithstanding exceptions, within four weeks.

Complaints:
We will review complaints and questions within four weeks. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the complaint, you may contact your national Data Protection Authority (‘DPA’) and file a complaint.

Cookies
We use cookies on our websites. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser or smart device.

We use functional cookies to ensure our website runs properly and to improve the website’s usability. We also use cookies on our website to enhance your experience on our website.

We use analytical cookies to see when and how you are using our website, through what domain you visit our website and to improve the efficiency and quality of our website. Topigs Norsvin uses the services of Google Analytics. The information gathered by Google Analytics is transferred to, and used by Google on servers located in the United States of America. Topigs Norsvin has signed a processing agreement with Google in accordance with the European and Dutch privacy regulations. For more information we refer you to the Privacy Policy of Google.

We may use the information gathered with the cookies for retargeting purposes. This is a form of behavioral targeting for marketing purposes and for which Topigs Norsvin uses the services of Pardot, a member of Salesforce.com. The information gathered with these cookies may be transferred to and stored on servers in the United States of America. For more information we refer you to the Privacy Policy of Salesforce.com.

The social media buttons accessible on the websites are links to specific social media pages on social media services operated by third parties. If you click on a social media button, your personal data will be processed by the third party operating that specific social media service.

Please find below an overview of the cookies placed by Topigs Norsvin and third parties. This list serves as an additional service to you and may be incomplete:

Party: Cookie: Purpose: Retention period:
Pardot pi_opt_in*, visitor_id*, pardot, webact, user_segment, lpv* These cookies are placed in order to improve our website. It gives us insight in the surfing behaviour of visitors. Maximum of 10 years.
Google PREF, NID, SNID, SID, HSID, APISID, CONSENT, SAPISID, SSID, DV, OTZ These cookies are placed by Google in order to provide you with her services, such as Google Maps. Maximum of 2 years.
Google Analytics __utm*, _gat_*, _gid, _ga These cookies are placed in order to improve our website. It gives us insight in the surfing behaviour of visitors. Maximum of 2 years.
Youtube CONSENT, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, remote_sid These cookies are placed by Youtube in order to provide you with her services. Maximum of 21 years.
ShareThis _unam This cookie is placed in order to allow you to use the Share buttons on each page across various social networks such as Twitter, Facebook etc. Maximum of 2 years.
AddThis Uid, user_segment, _atuvc, _atuvs di2, loc, ssc, um, uvc, vc, xtc These cookies are placed in order to anonymously distinguish a user from all others who have access to the website. Maximum of 2 years.
Cloudfare _cfduid, _biz_flagsA, _biz_nA, _biz_pendingA, _biz_uid These cookies are placed in order to secure the website. Maximum of 1 year.
Facebook Act, c_user, datr, dats, fr, lu, presence, sb, xs, These cookies are placed by Facebook in order to provide you with advertisements. Maximum of 2 years.
Datables _cfduid This cookie is placed in order to secure the website. Maximum of 1 year.
Adobe AMCV_*, AMCVS_*, mbox, These cookies are placed in order to improve our website. It gives us insight in the surfing behaviour of visitors. Maximum of 2 years.
Optimizely optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelySegments, optimizelyCustomEvents. These cookies are placed in order to A/B test our website. This means we can show different variations of parts of our website to users. Maximum of 10 years.
server This cookie is placed in order to deliver country specific content. When the session ends.

Most browsers allow users to reject all cookies. Hereafter you will find an overview of browsers and the corresponding manual to reject cookies. The rejection of cookies may result in a non-functioning website (or certain features not functioning):

Apple Safari;

Google Chrome;

Microsoft Internet Explorer;

Mozilla Firefox.

Do-Not-Track Disclosure:
At this time, the Topigs Norsvin websites are not set up to honor web browser do-not-track settings.

Disclaimers and Related Matters

Ownership:
The Topigs Norsvin websites are operated by, and the contents of such websites are owned by, Topigs Norsvin or individual legal entities affiliated with Topigs Norsvin. The use of the name ‘’Topigs Norsvin‘’ on this website is intended to include each said legal entity either individually or jointly.

Intellectual property:
The information, images, lay-out, documents, audio, video, text and software on the Topigs Norsvin websites are protected by copyright and other protective laws. Any copying, downloading, publishing, or distribution of the information or content on the websites is not permitted without the prior written permission of Topigs Norsvin.

Liability:
Although reasonable care has been exercised to help ensure the correctness and completeness of the information provided on the websites, Topigs Norsvin disclaims any liability for any inaccuracies on the websites. Topigs Norsvin is not liable for any damage resulting from the use of information on its websites. TOPIGS NORSVIN DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF ITS WEBSITES OR THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE OR THAT THE WEBSITES OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE ANY OF THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. TOPIGS NORSVIN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, ANY OF THE WEBSITES OR ANY OF THE FEATURES THEREOF. TOPIGS NORSVIN SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES CONCERNING SUCH MATTERS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE TOPIGS NORSVIN WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Children’s Privacy and Age Limitations:
The Topigs Norsvin websites are intended for use by persons aged 18 or older. We do not knowingly allow use of the websites by any person that we believe to be younger than 18. Topigs Norsvin also does not collect any personally identifiable information from any persons under the age of 18 and if we discover that we have been provided any such information, we will delete this information from our records.

Additional Notices to California Residents on Marketing Disclosures:
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at: communication@topigsnorsvin.com.

Assignment:
We may assign our rights and duties under this Privacy Policy, including, without limitation, our rights in information collected through the websites, to any third party at any time without notice to you, and such assignment rights shall include the ability to make an assignment in connection in connection with any sale, merger, acquisition, divestiture or liquidation of all or part of our business or assets related to the websites, all or substantially all of our business or assets, or as part of any reorganization or restructuring of our business.

Amendments:
Topigs Norsvin may at any time amend the terms of this Privacy Policy, without notice at any time and for any reason. Amendments will go into effect as soon as they have been published on our websites. Whenever we change this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated Privacy Policy on the websites, and we will note at the top of this Privacy Policy the date of the last update, which should alert you to changes in this Privacy Policy since your prior visit to the Topigs Norsvin websites

This Privacy Policy has been translated into English. If the English version of the Privacy Policy shows discrepancies with the Dutch version, the Dutch version is decisive.