Hydrolec, Inc.

Privacy Statement

   1. General.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to all customer information collected through and processed in connection with the Hydrolec, Inc. Website (http://www.hydrolec.net), Hydrolec, Inc. Apps on Android as well as iOS smart phones and services offered by Hydrolec Inc. Hydrolec, Inc.’s principal place of business is located at 5050 Stepp Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32216, USA, Email: app_info@hydrolec.net, and telephone: 1-904-730-3766


Your privacy is important to Hydrolec Inc. (“Hydrolec”) which acts as the data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation. In this Privacy Policy Hydrolec informs you of Hydrolec’s practices of collecting and processing your company & personal information upon your visiting the Hydrolec Website (Website) or using a Hydrolec Service (Service). Hydrolec reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy and will post revisions on its website.

   2. What Hydrolec collects.

i. Information provided by you.

When you buy any Hydrolec product and register on the Website to create a Hydrolec account, Hydrolec asks for the following personal information in order to create an account for you:

  • Telephone number(s)

  • Company name, address and location

  • Contact persons first, middle and last name

  • Complete address and location

  • Your field(s) of activity

  • Other such data that you freely wish to provide about your operation(s) and activity.


If you want to use any Service offered by Hydrolec, you may also be required to provide the following additional information:

  • Your billing information

  • Your address

  • Your phone number(s)

  • Your tax registration number.

ii. Company data and messages.


When using a Service you may exchange private messages (including, but not limited to text, images, videos, locations, contact details) with other users. These messages will be stored by Hydrolec to facilitate delivery to the intended recipient(s).


iii. Automatically generated information.

Hydrolec also collects automatically generated information about your product’s performance during your use of a Service. This information may include IP addresses, type of browser, browser settings, date and time, what features you use, duration of use, and other information regarding your use of a Service. Hydrolec may also collect this information by using “cookies” in accordance with Clause “6” of our Privacy Policy.

   3. How and on what grounds Hydrolec uses the information.


i. Any personal information provided by you on the Website will be used for providing a Service to you and to facilitate any communication between you and other users on the Website.


ii. Hydrolec’s web servers and Apps collect logging and analytical information for the purpose of improving the Website and App Service.


iii. Hydrolec may draw up statistical and demographic data rendered anonymous and use this information for performance monitoring, improvement of a Service and/or public relations.


iv. The processing of your data is based on the following grounds:


  • Our consent

  • The preparation and/or performance of an agreement with you

  • Compliance with a legal obligation

  • Hydrolec’s legitimate interests.


v. When Hydrolec processes your company and/or personal data on the basis of your consent, you may always revoke your consent.


vi. Hydrolec may disclose the collected personal information if Hydrolec reasonably believes that it is required to do so by law, regulation, court order or government authority.


vii. Hydrolec may have a legitimate interest to process your data, namely, to resolve disputes or legal procedures or for statistical reasons, to improve a Service and/or public relations.


viii. Hydrolec may be legally or contractually obligated to process your personal data. The processing of your personal data may also be necessary for Hydrolec to enter into a contract with you. In these cases, Hydrolec may only continue a relationship with you when you provide Hydrolec with the necessary personal data.

   4. How long Hydrolec retains the information.


i. Hydrolec does not retain your personal information for any longer than is necessary for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Policy or as is necessary for compliance with statutory obligations and for resolving any disputes.


ii. When Hydrolec processes your personal information on the basis of a legal obligation, Hydrolec will store your personal information for the period determined by law.


iii. Hydrolec will process your personal information for no longer than the limitation period of a legal claim Hydrolec may have against you.


iv. When Hydrolec processes your personal information on the basis of your consent, Hydrolec will store your personal information until you revoke your consent unless otherwise determined under this Privacy Policy and /or by law.


v. Depending on the type of cookie, Hydrolec will store your personal information for a maximum of six (6) months if not otherwise determined by this Privacy Policy and/or law.

   5. Third Parties.


i. Hydrolec employs third parties to perform functions on Hydrolec’s behalf. Examples include, hosting services, customer relations management, analytics and payment processing services. These selected parties may process your personal information only to the extent necessary to perform such functions on Hydrolec’s behalf and subject to Hydrolec’s instructions. Hydrolec’s procedures are designed to ensure that third party companies value your privacy.


ii. The third parties may be located abroad, or any other country including EU/EEA or the United States of America (“USA”). Any party employed by Hydrolec that is located in the USA adheres to the Privacy Shield. This means that an adequate level of privacy protection is provided. To learn more about the Privacy Shield, please visit the Privacy Shield, website.


iii. You may arrive at the Website from another website that integrated the Hydrolec linking and printing services using the Hydrolec API or link. Hydrolec has no power over a third party website to which you are linked to or from. It may be the case that a different privacy policy is applicable to the use of a third party website. This Privacy Statement only relates to information collected through a Service. Hydrolec does not accept any responsibility or liability for (the operation and/or contents of a third party website. Through a Service you can share information about yourself with others. You are solely responsible for the information you spread via a Service. Hydrolec does not accept any responsibility or liability for information you spread through a Service.


   6. Cookies.

i. Hydrolec may store some information in the form of Cookies on your device, such as your computer, to offer a more user-friendly and efficient Website and/or Service. A Cookie is a small string of information that is saved temporarily or permanently on your computer when you visit a website.


ii. Hydrolec uses so-called functional cookies (first party cookies), which only serve the technical operation of the Website and/or Service. These functional cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Website. If you disable these functional cookies by means of your browser settings, not all functions of the Website and/or Service will be accessible.


iii. Hydrolec also uses so-called analytics cookies (third party cookies) to better understand how you interact with the Website and Service and to implement improvements. These analytics cookies remain on your computer after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Website.


iv. You can disable any Cookie and delete existing Cookies in your Internet browser options at any time. You will find further details in the help section of your browser. However, not all functions of the Website and/or Service may be accessible without certain Cookies.


   7. Security.


Hydrolec recognize its responsibility to protect the information you entrust to Hydrolec. In an effort to secure your personal information against loss or unlawful processing, Hydrolec implements technical and organizational measures balanced with the state of the art, the cost of implementation, the associated risk and the protected data. These measures aim not only to protect your personal information against loss or unlawful processing but also unnecessary collection.

   8. Your rights.


i. You have the right to request access, refinement, erasure, restriction, data portability and the right to object against the use of your personal information. However, Hydrolec may decline your request when Hydrolec possess compelling legitimate grounds which override your interest, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.


ii. For security reasons, Hydrolec reserves the right to take steps to authenticate your identity before accepting access to your personal data.


iii. Hydrolec will answer your request free of charge, unless Hydrolec in its sole discretion determines your request to be excessive and/or unfounded. When Hydrolec determines your request to be excessive and/or unfounded, Hydrolec reserves the right to charge a reasonable fee for carrying out your request.


iv. You may send your request to exercise your right(s) to app_info@hydrolec.net. Be as clear and precise as possible in your email; state which right you want to exercise and on what grounds. Hydrolec will answer your request within thirty (30) business days after receipt, unless Hydrolec reasonably needs additional time. Upon determining additional time is necessary, Hydrolec will inform you within thirty (30) business days after receipt of your request that it needs a maximum of another sixty (60) business days . Within this period of time Hydrolec will notify you on its ability to fulfill your request. In the case Hydrolec cannot fulfil your request, it will notify you of the reason.


v. If you have any complaints about Hydrolec’s privacy practices Hydrolec encourages you to contact Hydrolec directly with your complaint. Together we can try to determine the source of your complaint and resolve the matter. Your complaint may be sent to app_info@hydrolec.net.

   9. Changes to this privacy policy.


Hydrolec: At Hydrolec’s sole discretion, may change how Hydrolec collects and uses personal information at any time and without prior notice. Hydrolec may change this Privacy Policy at any time. If Hydrolec makes material changes to the Privacy Policy, Hydrolec will notify you either by posting the changes to the Privacy Policy on the Website & App or by forwarding an email to you and by updating the Last Updated Date at the bottom of the Privacy Policy. If Hydrolec notifies you of changes through an email communication, then the date on which Hydrolec forwards the email is deemed to be the date of your receipt of the notice.

It’s important that you review any changes to the Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to agree to the changes, then Hydrolec may not be able to continue providing the App and Service to you. At that time your only option will be to stop accessing the App and Service and deactivating your Hydrolec account.

   10. Questions & suggestions.


If you have any questions or suggestions about Hydrolec’s privacy practices, please feel free to contact Hydrolec by email at app_info@hydrolec.net.