The Lubrizol Corporation, its subsidiaries and majority-owned joint ventures (“Lubrizol”, “we”, “us” and “our”) operates in several different countries. We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Notice explains how we collect, use and disclose the personal data in our possession relating to our customers, vendors, suppliers, distributors, sales representatives, consultants, and other third parties including persons visiting our websites (referred to collectively in this Notice as a “Third Party”). This Notice does not apply to individuals who provide services for Lubrizol as interims, temporary workers, (independent) contractors, students and apprentices.
This Notice may change from time to time. You are advised to review this Notice periodically.
If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch via one of the methods set out in the Contact us section below.
2. What personal data do we collect about you?
Lubrizol may collect and generate personal data about you.
This personal data includes:
3. How do we obtain your personal data?
We collect your personal data:
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
5. On what basis do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data on the following basis:
Due to the global nature of our operations, and as we grow globally, Lubrizol needs to be able to move Third Parties’ personal data across our organization. We share certain of your personal data with:
From time to time, we may also need to make your personal data available to other parties, such as:
7. Transfers of your personal data outside of your home country
Your personal data may be processed by Lubrizol and those other parties described in the With whom do we share your personal data section above, anywhere in the world, including in countries where data privacy laws may not be equivalent to, or as protective as, the laws in your home country. We have implemented appropriate safeguards to ensure that your personal data remains protected and secure when it is transferred outside of your home country, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. You may obtain information regarding the available safeguards, including any adequacy decisions, by contacting Lubrizol’s European Data Privacy Compliance Team: GDPR-EU@lubrizol.com.
8. Protecting your personal data
Consistent with applicable privacy and data security laws, we use a variety of technological and organizational security measures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction,. Personal data will generally be maintained in secure and centralized databases. The databases are protected via standard back-up and recovery processes.
9. How long will we keep your personal data?
We will keep your personal data for the period required by law. We will also keep your personal data for as long as necessary in connection with a legal action or an investigation involving Lubrizol. Otherwise, we keep your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in the How do we use your personal data section above.
10. Your rights
You are entitled to:
Please note that your rights may vary depending on the jurisdiction in which your personal data is processed. If you would like more information about your rights, or have any concerns about Lubrizol’s processing of your personal data, please let us know by getting in touch with Lubrizol’s European Data Privacy Compliance Team: GDPR-EU@lubrizol.com..
Where you are given the option to share your personal data with us, you can always choose not to do so. If you object to the processing of your personal data, Lubrizol will respect that choice in accordance with its legal obligations. However, this could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes of processing described in the How do we use your personal data section above.
If you have questions or requests about the processing of your personal data, or need additional information, you can find the relevant contact details here: Lubrizol’s European Data Privacy Compliance Team: GDPR-EU@lubrizol.com.
12. Data controller
Lubrizol is the controller of your personal data that you provide to Lubrizol or that Lubrizol otherwise acquires as described above.