Privacy & Cookie Policy

Website privacy policy Protect privacy and personal data

Uponor is committed to protecting your privacy and personal data. Uponor highly protects your privacy and personal data, and processes your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and this privacy policy. “Personal data” refers to any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person. This privacy policy provides you with general information about how Uponor handles your personal data related to the website www.uponor.com or any of its sub-sites (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Website”).
This website, Uponor’s products or services may contain links to other companies’ websites and services, which have their own privacy policies and/or third-party services installed on your device may allow access to information on your device . Uponor recommends that you carefully read the privacy policies of such third parties. Uponor is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such third-party service providers.
By using this website and/or submitting personal data to Uponor, you understand and agree that your personal data may be processed in accordance with the instructions in this privacy policy. If you do not accept this privacy policy, Uponor recommends that you do not use this website or submit any personal data to Uponor.

1. Personal Data Controller

The controller of your personal data is Uponor; the local Uponor website in a specific country/region is used together with its local Uponor subsidiary (collectively referred to as “Onor”). You can contact the data controller in the following ways:
Eliti 20 FI-01510 Vantaa Finland

2. Purpose of processing personal data and legal basis for processing

When using this website, certain personal data related to you may be collected and processed.
Such personal data can be used for the following purposes to satisfy Uponor’s legitimate interests in relation to the following (one or more of them may apply at the same time):
Maintenance and development of the website and Uponor products and services;
Marketing and communication purposes, such as conducting marketing research, direct marketing, automated marketing, notifying you of new features, new products or releases, and special promotions;
To provide products and services, such as to fulfill the contract between you and Uponor, to ensure the functionality and security of Uponor’s products and services, to identify you, and to prevent and investigate possible abuse; and
Statistics and analysis purposes.
If you use this website to communicate with us, and/or register as a user of this website (if applicable), Uponor may also process your personal data under certain circumstances, because such processing is essential for fulfilling the relationship between you The contract is necessary Uponor, the preparatory measures related to the contract, or in some cases, based on your consent.
In the case that Uponor processes your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to Uponor’s processing of your personal data at any time free of charge. However, please note that such withdrawal may mean that you will no longer be able to use all the functions of this website or other products or services provided by Uponor, because certain data processing activities that rely on your consent may be indispensable Part of such function, product or service.

3. Personal data collected

Personal data is usually collected when you use this website, register for Uponor’s products and services, or interact with Uponor in other ways. Personal data may include, including the time of visit, the websites you link to, the links you use, the pages you visit, the content you view, and other behavioral information that Uponor receives through your browser.
Uponor may further request that you provide other types of information to Uponor, such as your name, email address, street address, username and password, consent, feedback, age, gender and other non-sensitive data. Uponor wishes to emphasize that when you provide your personal data to Uponor, certain unidentifiable personal data may become identifiable.

4. General data sources

Personal data is collected from the following sources:
The information you provide or contact Uponor through your actions on the website or in other ways; Uponor’s subcontractors provide website-related services Open source

5. Periodically disclose data and transfer data outside the European Union or the European Economic Area

According to contracts signed between relevant entities of Uponor, Uponor may disclose personal data to group companies located outside the European Union (“EU”) or the European Economic Area (“EEA”), which includes the standard contract of the European Commission Clauses to ensure adequate data protection arrangements. Personal data stored on the server will not be transferred outside the European Union or the European Economic Area.
Uponor may disclose your personal data to authorized third parties who process personal data on behalf of Uponor for the purposes described in this privacy policy. According to the contract between Uponor and such authorized third party, your personal data may be processed by such authorized third party also outside the European Union or the European Economic Area, which contains the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission to ensure that Adequate data protection arrangements.
Uponor may further conduct joint marketing and other communications with Uponor’s partners. In relation to this, Uponor may combine the information collected about you by Uponor with the information collected by Uponor’s partners about you. Combining information, such as avoiding unnecessary communication and tailoring Uponor’s information to you.
If Uponor sells, buys, merges or reorganizes in other ways, this may involve Uponor disclosing personal data, such as potential and actual purchasers and their advisors.
In addition to the above, Uponor may be obliged to disclose your personal data to the authorities. Uponor may also disclose and process your personal data in other ways in accordance with applicable laws to protect its legitimate interests.

6. Data security and data storage principles

Personal data will mainly be stored electronically. Personal data is stored in locked locations with restricted access and protected by participant IDs and passwords. All physical copies of personal data (if any) will be stored in a locked place. Only people who need to process personal data as part of their duties can access and have the right to process the information stored in the register.
As long as it is for the above-mentioned purposes or as required by applicable laws, Uponor will retain your personal data. When such a request no longer exists, your personal data will be deleted or anonymized so that it is no longer associated with you.

7. Automated decision making

Personal data will not be used for automatic decision-making that has legal or similar consequences for you.

8. User Rights

Right of access: You have the right to inspect your personal data and obtain a written copy of your personal data. The inspection is free.
The right to data portability: within the scope of Uponor processing your personal data based on your consent, or for the purpose of a contract between you and Uponor, you have the right to be structured, commonly used and machine-readable Format, and where technically feasible, have the right to transfer these data to another controller without being hindered by Uponor.
Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes at any time.
Right to request correction, deletion or restriction: If your personal data is out of date, irrelevant, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate or for other legally acceptable reasons, you have the right to request Uponor to correct or delete your Personal data. You also have the right to request restriction of the processing of your personal data.
Official complaints: Although Uponor wants to solve any problems you may encounter in how Uponor handles your personal data, you also have the right to lodge a formal complaint with your local national data protection supervisory authority.
If you wish to exercise your rights, please make a written request to the address mentioned in Section 11.

9. Use of Cookies

A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website to your computer device when you browse a website and stored in your web browser. When you browse the same website again, the website may retrieve the data stored in the cookie to notify the website of your previous activities. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, see, for example, http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Sometimes, a “cookie” file may be placed on your computer to improve the effectiveness of this website and/or the services provided by Uponor to you. Most browsers are set to accept cookies. You can change the settings to reject all cookies or notify you when cookies are sent.
This privacy policy details how Uponor uses cookies and cookie-like files and technologies on the website. If you visit this website and your browser is set to accept cookies, Uponor considers this to be an express consent to Uponor’s use of cookies.
Purpose of cookie use The use of certain cookies is necessary for basic functions on the website. These cookies are essential for the operation of the website and need to provide you with a pleasant experience when visiting the website.
Uponor may also use cookies to provide you with better services and products. These cookies are used, for example, for website improvement, personalization and advertising. From your perspective, this means that the website may remember, for example, the language and country choices you made. Uponor also conducts analysis to discover, for example, what is popular among users. Uponor checks where the content of the website is accessed to help Uponor arrange the website for the best user experience. Uponor also counts the number of clicks on the “like” and “tweet” plugins and what content of the website is shared or quoted. These cookies help personalize website content, for example by showing you targeted banners and recommendations. Uponor will also check the types of reference materials used to visit the website to evaluate the effectiveness of Uponor’s activities and promotions. Uponor uses these cookies to provide Uponor’s advertisements.
The length of information storage depends on the type of cookie used. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed, while the typical expiration date for persistent cookies is between two months and several years.

10. Website analysis and visitor information

This website uses, for example, web analysis services provided by Google, Inc (“Google”). To read Google’s statement on web analytics services, click here: https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/gb/. By using this website, you agree that Google will process data about you in the manner and purpose specified in the above statement.
Third parties (such as advertisers, advertising networks, and tracking service providers) may set cookies on your device when you visit this website, for example to provide you with targeted advertisements or compile statistics on the number of visitors to this website . Since your web browser must request these advertisements from third-party servers, these third parties may view, modify, or set their own cookies, just like you request web pages directly from third-party websites.
This website uses social media plug-ins, such as the “like” button provided by the social network facebook.com. The content of social media plug-ins on the website comes directly from such social networks. When you log in to a social network to visit this website, your browser will establish a direct connection with the social network’s server. If you log out of a social network while visiting a website, your browser will send more limited information to the social network. The social media plug-ins on this website are subject to the privacy terms and other terms and conditions of the relevant social media websites. The information collected by social networks will not be disclosed to Uponor without your explicit consent.

11. Changes to this privacy policy

Please note that Uponor may change this privacy policy from time to time. However, if any major adverse changes occur, Uponor will post a notice at the beginning of this privacy policy and on the homepage of the website to notify such changes.​​​ Uponor recommends that you visit this privacy policy from time to time to learn about such changes.