HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group PLC collects personal information through your use of the website www.grouphms.com.
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WEBSITE PRIVACY NOTICE

1. Important information and who we are

Purpose of this privacy notice

This privacy notice describes how HMS Hydraulic Machines & Systems Group PLC collects personal information through your use of www.grouphms.com and how HMS uses that information. This privacy notice is not intended to override any other privacy notice we provide you in specific circumstances.

Please note that our servers are based in the Russian Federation and any personal information you provide or we collect is transmitted to, and stored in, Russia where laws may be less protective of your personal information than in your home country.

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or how we treat your personal information, please contact us using our feedback form found.

Third-party links

This website may include links to third-party websites with their own privacy notices. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and we encourage you to read their privacy notices carefully.

2. What personal information do we collect?

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of information about you through our website, such as:

  • Technical Information, including your internet protocol (IP) address, IP address-country, browser type, browser version, browser language, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Usage Information, including information about how you use our website such as how long you spend on it, which pages you visit and the links that led you to our website.
  • Contact Information, including your name, email address and telephone number when you submit a contact form request.

3. How is your personal information collected?

We collect personal information through:

  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical and Usage Information about your equipment and browsing. We collect this personal information by using cookies, server logs and a web analytics module. You can find more details in section 9 below.
  • Web Contact Form. We collect your Contract Information when you provide it to us through our web contract form.

4. How do we use your personal information?

We use your personal information gathered through this website to:

  • further our legitimate interest in running and safeguarding our business and its IT systems (including this website), ensuring network security, and detecting and preventing fraud.
  • further our legitimate interest in using data analytics to improve our website’s performance.
  • respond to your express contact requests submitted through our website.

5. How do we share your personal information?

As a general rule we do not share your personal information with third parties outside of the HMS. We may, however, disclose your personal information to third parties such as law enforcement agencies if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate in our legitimate interests to prevent harm or loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity, or when we are required to do so by applicable law.

6. How long do we keep your personal information?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. In most cases, this will mean that we keep personal information associated with your use of our website for 7 days in the case of Technical and Usage Information and as long as is necessary to deal with your queries in the case of Contact Information.

7. Changes to this privacy notice

We may change this privacy notice from time to time. When we do, we will update you by posting the changed privacy notice on this page with a new “Last Updated” date.

8. Individuals in the European Economic Area

Individuals in the European Economic Area have certain rights in relation to the personal information we hold about them. Depending on the circumstances, these may include the right to:

  • request access to your personal information and obtain a copy of the information we hold about you;
  • correct your personal information that we hold where it is incomplete or inaccurate;
  • have your personal information erased where there is no good reason for us continuing to use or retain it;
  • request that your personal information is used only for restricted purposes;
  • object to your personal information being processed if the lawful basis for processing your personal information is either our or a third party’s legitimate interests;
  • require certain of your personal information to be transferred to you or a third party;
  • lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using our feedback form found.

9. Cookies

We use cookies to administer the website and help us improve its performance. The table below describes the cookies we use, their names, and what we use the cookies for:

Cookie Type Name Purpose

Google Analytics

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Used to help analyze how visitors use the website. The cookies allow HMS to gather information on the number of different visitors to the website, how long visitors spend on the website and where the website visitors navigated to it from (e.g., search engine, advertisement or another link), and throttle demands on the website. You can find more information about Google
Analytics here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Yandex Analytics

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Used to identify and differentiate between website visitors and track how they engage with the website including how long they spend on it.

HMS Cookie

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Needed to maintain information about website visits to ensure website functions properly.

HMS Cookie

HMSG_LAST_VISIT

Records the date of a website visitor’s last visit to the website.

HMS Cookie

HMSG_GUEST_ID

Used to identify website visitor.

You can set your browser to refuse all or some cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. You can find out how to do that at All About Cookies. Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” (DNT) signals. We currently do not respond to DNT settings in your web browser.

If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly.