Privacy Policy

Aptus believes that the establishment of trust and privacy is instrumental to the continued growth of the Internet.  We also believe that the efficient collection, use and transfer of information serve to enhance the development of the Internet and electronic commerce, provided that such information is handled in a fair and responsible manner.

Introduction

In order to inform you of its policies and activities with respect to the collection, use and transfer of Personal Data on its websites, Aptus is providing you with an electronic copy of this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”). This Policy applies to all websites that are owned and operated by Aptus and/or companies that Aptus, directly or indirectly (collectively, “Aptus ”), unless a particular website displays its own privacy policy. Aptus, directly or indirectly, is the data controller with respect to Personal Data collected and processed via its respective website. When required by local law, the relevant Aptus entity performs the formalities with the local data protection authorities with respect to the processing of Personal Data.

In this Policy, “Personal Data” means information which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly (together with other information that is reasonably likely to come into Aptus possession), such as your name, email address or telephone number.

Collection of Personal Data

Generally, you can visit Aptus websites without providing any Personal Data about yourself. However, in order to access some parts of our websites, such as to download certain documents, or in connection with another specific purpose, we may need to collect Personal Data from you. Providing Personal Data to us in these events is voluntary. If you do not provide Personal Data to us, then you will not be able to benefit from the respective functionality offered by our websites, such as communication, downloading of documents or recruitment. The purposes, for which your Personal Data is collected, are described below, along with a brief description of how your Personal Data may be handled in each case.

When providing Personal Data on this website, you acknowledge that you have the necessary authorization and consent to disclose Personal Data to be used by Aptus as described in this Policy

Legal disclosures

Aptus may disclose your Personal Data in order to enforce our website Terms of Use or in urgent circumstances to protect personal safety, the public or Aptus websites. It is also possible that we may be required by law to disclose your Personal Data pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders, potentially, in any country where we do business.

Sensitive Personal Data

As a general rule, Aptus does not collect “Sensitive Personal Data” through its website. “Sensitive Personal Data” means Personal Data concerning racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, or concerning health or sex life. By volunteering unsolicited sensitive Personal Data to us (e.g., by submitting your resume or a job application online), you expressly consent to your Personal Data being used as described in this Policy. Requests regarding your Personal Data: access, correction, update and deletion Subject to applicable law and certain exemptions, you may have the right to access, rectify, oppose the processing, or delete your Personal Data. In order to exercise these rights so that updates, corrections and/or deletions can be made in accordance with applicable law, you can:

Data security and integrity

Aptus uses various technological and procedural security measures in order to protect the Personal Data we collect, use or transfer from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. However, you should be aware that, due to the open and unsecured character of the Internet, Aptus cannot be responsible for the security of transmissions of the Personal Data over the Internet.

Third-party websites

Aptus websites may provide links to third-party websites. Aptus does not make any representations or warranties with respect to such third-party websites. You should be aware that the owners and operators of such third-party websites might collect, use or transfer Personal Data under different terms and conditions than Aptus. Upon linking to a third-party website, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies of such third-party websites.

Personal Data Request Form

Be aware that only requests to access, correct, update, or delete your personal data will be addressed.