Fellowes recognizes that the EU and Switzerland have established strict protections regarding the handling of European Personal Data, including requirements to provide adequate protection for European Personal Data transferred outside of the EU. To provide adequate protection for certain European Personal Data about consumers, corporate customers, job applicants and employees received in the US, Fellowes has elected to self-certify to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework administered by the US Department of Commerce (“Privacy Shield”). Fellowes complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce at https://www.privacyshield.gov.
For purposes of enforcing compliance with the Privacy Shield, Fellowes is subject to the investigatory and enforcement authority of the US Federal Trade Commission. For more information about the Privacy Shield, see the US Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield website located at: https://www.privacyshield.gov. To review Fellowes' representation on the Privacy Shield list, see the US Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield self-certification list located at: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
Personal Data Collection and Use
describes the categories of European Personal Data that we may receive in the US as well as the purposes for which we use that European Personal Data. Fellowes will only process European Personal Data in ways that are compatible with the purpose that Fellowes collected it for, or for purposes the individual later authorizes. Before we use your European Personal Data for a purpose that is materially different than the purpose we collected it for or that you later authorized, we will provide you with the opportunity to opt out. Fellowes maintains reasonable procedures to help ensure that European Personal Data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
Data Transfers to Third Parties
Third-Party Agents or Service Providers.
Disclosures for National Security or Law Enforcement.
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your European Personal Data in response to valid requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Fellowes maintains reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect European Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction in accordance with the Privacy Shield.
European Personal Data
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulations effective May 2018, EU residents have certain rights with respect to data collected by the Company. You may request copies of the data that we have collected relating to you, request that any inaccuracies be corrected, and request that such data be deleted. When you make such a request, we will balance your privacy rights with our legal obligations to preserve information.
Completed Data Request Forms
should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions or Complaints
You can email any questions or complaints about the use or disclosure of your European Personal Data to us at email@example.com. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints or disputes regarding the use or disclosure of your European Personal Data within 45 days of receiving your complaint. For any unresolved complaints, we have agreed to cooperate with International Center for Dispute Resolution/AAA. If you are unsatisfied with the resolution of your complaint, you may contact ICDR/AAA at https://www.icdr.org/
for further information and assistance.
You may have the option to select binding arbitration for the resolution of your complaint under certain circumstances, provided you have taken the following steps: (1) raised your compliant directly with Fellowes and provided us the opportunity to resolve the issue; (2) made use of the independent dispute resolution mechanism identified above; and (3) raised the issue through the relevant data protection authority and allowed the US Department of Commerce an opportunity to resolve the complaint at no cost to you. For more information on binding arbitration, see US Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield Framework: Annex I (Binding Arbitration).
If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to request access to your European Personal Data, please email us as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org
Changes To This Policy
We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time consistent with the Privacy Shield's requirements.
Effective Date: September 30, 2016
Last modified: November 28, 2017