Privacy Notice Safety Inductions App

Privacy Notice Last Update 12/03/2024

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to Siemens Energy GS PM O&M (“Siemens Energy”). Therefore, Siemens Energy operates Safety Inductions (“App”) in compliance with applicable laws on data protection and data security. 

Categories of personal data processed and purpose of the processing  

When visiting and using the App, Siemens Energy processes the following personal data about you: 

  • Personal data that you actively provide to us within the App. i.e. information that you actively enter when registering for the app or creating a user account or when using contact and other forms offered within the App (for example, in order to contact Siemens Energy  with your enquiries and questions). 
  • Basic personal data, name, surname, email address. 

We process your personal data for the following purposes: 

  • To offer the app’s services and functions and to administer your use of the App. 
  • To verify your identity. 
  • Generate a completion certificate for the user 

We only process your personal data if we are permitted by applicable law to do so. In particular, if you are based in the European Economic Area, the legal basis for Siemens Energy processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of: 

(i) Siemens Energy exercising its rights and performing its obligations in connection with any contract we 

make with you (Article 6 (1) (b) General Data Protection Regulation),  

(ii) compliance with Siemens Energy’s legal obligations (Article 6 (1) (c) General Data Protection Regulation), 

and/or 

(iii) legitimate interests pursued by Siemens Energy (Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation). 

Generally the legitimate interest pursued by Siemens Energy in relation to our use of your personal data is the efficient operation, management and support of the App, but we may disclose other legitimate interests for specific uses. 

In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for Siemens Energy processing that personal data is that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation). 

App permissions 

The use of certain functions of the app may require you to provide certain App permissions. App permissions allow the App to access information stored on your device.  

The App may ask you to grant the following permissions: Access to the device's camera, Access to internet connection 

The permissions are required for the following purposes: In order to login, the user needs to scan a specific QR code, therefore the use of the camera. 

You may manage the use of App permissions in the section “settings” of your operating system. Please note that the use of certain functions of the App may not or no longer be possible if you do nor grant or deactivate the respective App permission. 

Links

This Privacy Notice applies only to this App, and not to websites or applications offered and operated by third parties. We may provide links to other websites or applications (such as Google Maps or YouTube) which may be of interest to you. Any link to an external website or application is marked as such. Siemens Energy is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites or applications.

Transfer and disclosure of personal data 

For the purposes mentioned above Siemens Energy may transfer or disclose your personal data to: 

  • Courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators or attorneys if necessary, to comply with the law or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. 
  • Service providers (so-called data processors), such as hosting or IT maintenance service providers, which only act upon instructions of Siemens Energy and are contractually bound to act in compliance with applicable data protection law. 

If you are located within European Economic Area, please be aware that sometimes the recipients to whom Siemens Energy  transfers or discloses your personal data are located in countries in which applicable laws do not offer the same level of data protection as the laws of your home country.  

In such cases and if required by applicable law, Siemens Energy takes measures to implement appropriate and suitable safeguards for the protection of your personal data. In particular: 

  • We share your personal data with Siemens Energy companies in such countries only if they have implemented the Siemens Binding Corporate Rules („BCR“) for the protection of personal data.  
  • We transfer personal data to external recipients in such countries only if the recipient has (i) entered into EU 

Standard Contractual Clauses with Siemens Energy, (ii) implemented Binding Corporate Rules in its organization. You may request further information about the safeguards implemented in relation to specific transfers by contacting dataprotection@siemens-energy.com

Retention periods 

Unless indicated otherwise at the time of the collection of your personal data (e.g. within a form completed by you), we erase your personal data if the retention of that personal data is no longer necessary (i) for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, or (ii) to comply with legal obligations.

Your rights 

The data protection law applicable to Siemens Energy when processing your personal data may entitle you to specific rights in relation to your personal data. You can find out more about those rights by contacting dataprotection@siemens-energy.com

In particular and subject to the respective statutory requirements, if you are located in the European Economic Area, you are entitled to: 

  • Obtain from Siemens Energy confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and where that is the case, access to the personal data; 
  • Obtain from Siemens Energy the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you; 
  • Obtain from Siemens Energy the erasure of your personal data; 
  • Obtain from Siemens Energy restriction of processing regarding your personal data; 
  • Data portability concerning personal data, which you actively provided; and 
  • Object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to processing of personal data concerning you. 

Data privacy contact

The Siemens Energy Data Privacy Organization provides support with any data privacy related questions, comments, concerns or complaints or in case you wish to exercise any of your data privacy related rights. The Siemens Energy Data Privacy Organization may be contacted at: dataprotection@siemens-energy.com

The Siemens Energy Data Privacy Organization will always use best efforts to address and settle any requests or complaints you bring to its attention. Besides contacting the Siemens Energy Data Privacy Organization, you always have the right to approach the competent data protection authority with your request or complaint.