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MTS Systems Corporation is a global company with its headquarters in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA. MTS Systems Corporation has many subsidiary and affiliate companies located in many different countries. This notice applies to MTS Systems Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates that may obtain Personal Data. You can find details about MTS Systems Corporation and its relevant subsidiaries and affiliates in the table below. The entity with which you engage will be responsible for your Personal Data. MTS Systems Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates collectively shall be referred to as "MTS" in this notice.
Please note that MTS's websites may contain links to third-party websites. The privacy practices of those websites are controlled by third parties, not MTS. Please review their privacy policies carefully.
You can contact email@example.com if you have an inquiry or question related to this notice.
MTS may use the Personal Data we collect to process orders, respond to queries, determine buying trends, provide a more personalized experience on our website, and for any other permissible use under applicable law, as discussed below.
"Personal Data" is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.
MTS processes the following categories of Personal Data:
How MTS processes Personal Data you actively provide to us:
MTS also collects other data ((legal basis: Article 6(1) f. GDPR) ) when you use its websites, in order to pursue our legitimate interests in business continuity and provide adequate services to website users:
MTS does not combine other data with Personal Data to identify individuals. MTS' processing of Personal Data is performed based on MTS' legitimate interest to conduct business activities.
MTS may rely on third party service providers in order to provide you with the products and/or services you request as well as to provide security and related operational support. Subject to applicable law, MTS may communicate your Personal Data to public authorities or courts where it is requested to do so or if such communications are required to protect and/or enforce MTS's rights. MTS also may disclose your Personal Data in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer or other reorganization of all or parts of its business. MTS may also share your Personal Data with third party partners in connection with co-sponsored events and promotions, and as otherwise permitted by applicable laws.
Third Party data may be accessed from non-EU countries, and in particular from the United States, for the purposes defined above. In addition, MTS may rely on third party service providers for hosting, maintenance, and support purposes, which may involve data transfers out of the EU.
MTS is committed to providing protection for data transferred to and/or made accessible from non-EU countries, and MTS therefore enters into a European Model Contract as adopted by the Commission Decision 2010/87/EU ("EMC") for transfers of personal data to non-EU countries. MTS enters into EMCs with MTS entities located outside the EU as well as with third parties located outside the EU, unless other guarantees recognized as valid either by the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") or the European Commission are in place.
MTS may retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice, to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our contracts.
MTS does not knowingly or intentionally collect Personal Data from children under the age of 16, or such other age as specified by local law. If you are under the age of 16, you should not submit any Personal Data or other personal information to MTS.
MTS uses a variety of security measures, including encryption technology, to minimize the risk of the loss, misuse, or alteration of information provided to MTS. While MTS has measures in place to safeguard the Personal Data it processes, no security system is perfect, and MTS cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide.
You have the right to access your Personal Data. You can request that your Personal Data be rectified or deleted. You are also entitled to object to the processing of your Personal Data or to request restriction thereof. In addition, you have the right to request to receive your Personal Data in a structured and standard format. Where the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and without reason.
If you have any requests or complaints regarding the collection or processing of MTS Systems Corporation Personal Data, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact our Data Protection Officer, "DPO" by sending an email to DPO@mts.com. You also have the right to report a complaint with your local data protection authority.
When MTS receives a request from a data subject concerning the processing of their Personal Data, the DPO and Office of Risk and Compliance will evaluate whether MTS is required to grant the data subject's request and take any action as may be appropriate and in compliance with applicable law.
Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. Cookies are widely used to store and receive identifiers and other information on computers, phones, and other devices. We also use other technologies, including data we store on your web browser or device, identifiers associated with your device, and other software, including web beacons and pixel tags, for similar purposes. In this Cookie Statement, we refer to all of these technologies as "cookies."
Your browser or device may offer settings that allow you to choose whether browser cookies are set and to delete them. For more information about these controls and to exercise your cookie preferences, visit your browser or device's help material. If you choose to reject cookies, as noted above, you may not be able to use certain features of our websites and services.
Some browsers include the ability to transmit "Do Not Track" signals. We do not process or respond to "Do Not Track" signals. Instead, we adhere to the standards described in this Privacy Notice.
If material changes are made to this Privacy Notice, a link on the home pages of our websites will be posted regarding our "Newly Revised Privacy Notice," or we will provide a comparable notification of the changes. You should check the MTS website periodically to see if any changes to this Privacy Notice have been made. You also can determine if this Privacy Notice has changed recently by reviewing the effective date posted at the beginning of the notice.
Effective Date: 1 July 2019