OUR COMMITMENT TO SAFEGUARDING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
AT AIR-TEC, WE CARE ABOUT YOUR PRIVACY AND WE RESPECT YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS. AIR-TEC ENSURES THROUGH OUR BEST EFFORTS THAT ANY INFORMATION THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US REMAINS PRIVATE AND WILL ONLY BE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OUTLINED IN THIS POLICY. AIR-TEC SHALL COMPLY WITH THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR)), AND THE APPLICABLE DATA PROTECTION LEGISLATION/S TO WHICH AIR-TEC IS SUBJECT TO.
SCOPE AND PURPOSE
Air-Tec is responsible for the processing of any personal information you provide to firstname.lastname@example.org or through our website; https://www.air-tecm.com (the ‘Website’).
Air-Tec takes its responsibilities regarding the protection of personal information very seriously. This policy explains how we use personal information that we may obtain about you and how Air-Tec complies with the requirements of the applicable data protection legislation.
‘Personal data’ – means any information relating to a data subject; whom may be identified or may be an identifiable individual, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, genetic, mental identity of that individual.
‘Sensitive or special category data’ – can include personal racial or ethnic origin; personal religious or philosophical beliefs; personal physical or mental health or condition; personal sexual orientation, practices or preferences; personal genetic data or biometric data uniquely identifying the individual and the commission or alleged commission of an offence by the individual.
SOURCES OF PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION AND TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
It is intended that the Air-Tec Website can be used anonymously and that no personal information shall be collected from visitors, unless visitors provide it voluntarily. Notwithstanding this, when voluntarily commenting on the Air-Tec Website, or submitting any form of Media (i.e Curriculum Vitae; Images etc), certain information, apart from the information contained in the CV or the comments, is automatically collected, such as the visitors IP address.
THE TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Should you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We may collect the following types of information when you fill out the contact form on the Website:
Personal Information that you provide directly on the website or through email inquiry, inquiring about the services Air-Tec provides. This may include personal identifiable information such as your name, contact information (phone number, and email address).
When sending an email/your CV to the careers email address you will be asked to provide additional personal information. This information is used in the following ways:
• To process your job application(s) and;
• To answer any queries which you may send to us by
We may also collect personal information from third parties acting on your behalf or your instruction, including, recruitment agencies, recruitment platforms or through recommendations.
In the application, selection and onboarding process, Air-Tec may collect and use personal information in this process depending on the requirements of the role. This information is collected for explicit, specified and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner incompatible with those purposes.
You may also sometimes submit data that we do not particularly ask for, such as, hobbies, social preferences and religion. All personal data is provided to Air-Tec on a voluntary basis.
We may also collect information about your computer, including (where available) your cookies, operating system and browser type, for system administration and statistical purposes. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) sent from our websites or applications to your computer or device hard drive or internet browser where it is saved. The cookie contains information to personalise your experience on our websites or applications.
We may place these small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device when you visit our website. These files do not contain personal information, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your personal information with a device, like a computer or a smartphone.
These files serve a number of useful purposes for you, including:
tailoring our website’s functionality to you personally by letting us remember your preferences;
improving how our website
Your internet browser generally accepts cookies automatically, but you can often change this setting to stop accepting them. You can also delete cookies manually. However, no longer accepting cookies or deleting them will prevent you from accessing certain aspects of our website where cookies are necessary.
By using our website, you agree that cookies may be forwarded from the relevant website or application to your computer or device. The cookie will enable us to know that you have visited the website or application before and will identify you. We may also use the cookie to prevent fraud and for analytics.
The website uses Google Analytics to track users’ behaviour on the website. We need this data to understand how you use our website so we can improve its design and functionality.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
It is to be noted that Articles on the Air-Tec website may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF COLLECTING SUCH PERSONAL DATA?
We collect personal data for a number of purposes, including but not necessarily limited:
to comply with our legal obligations towards authorities and regulators;
to keep appropriate employment-related information on employees;
for security purposes;
to generate statistics and reports on different aspects of our business; and
for such other purposes as may be related, directly or indirectly, to our business activities;
to keep a database of candidates who have sent CVs to us, for potential future use;
performing relevant professional educational checks, reference checks, psychometrics assessments, medical fitness examinations and video interviews in order to confirm your work suitability to Air-Tec and to verify the transparency of the information;
Complying with applicable laws and regulations to confirm your right to work in certain
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We take appropriate steps to protect the personal information you share with us. We have implemented technology and security features to safeguard the privacy of your personal information on platforms where said information is stored. Our website is hosted in a secure server environment at our hosting company. A firewall and other advanced security measures and tools are used to prevent interference or access from outside intruders. Authorised access to personal information is only provided for those employees who require it to fulfil their job responsibilities. Disaster recovery procedures are implemented where appropriate.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
The Air-Tec Group Head office is based in Ebene, Mauritius, and the Group is made up of several different companies in different jurisdictions; including South Africa. This may very well result in your personal data being transferred to a country out of your country of residence, but only for the purposes mentioned above. We have safeguards in place to ensure that your personal data is protected in line with this policy.
HOW LONG DO WE RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
If you leave a comment on the Website, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
In regards to any Curriculum Vitae we retain your personal data for the period as outlined in our respective Data Protection Policies. This period may range between 3-5 years depending on the governing legislation. When you have been successful and join the company, your personal data will be kept for the duration of your employment and as long as we are legally obliged to do so, according to the relevant laws and regulations in the country of your employment.
WHAT RIGHTS DO YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA?
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.