Updated date: 2018.05.24
Scope of application
This Policy is applicable to all HIKVISION websites that link to it.
HIKVISION websites may contain links to third party websites. Your personal information might be collected by third parties when you are using their services; therefore, HIKVISION encourages you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
Collection of your information
When you use the website, HIKVISION may collect certain information about you as described in this Policy. The information can be divided into information that you provide and information that HIKVISION collects.
Personal information that you provide to us may include your name, date of birth, contact address, contact number, email address, your language selection, your curriculum vitae, and the content of video files that are streamed over the HIKVISION servers – please note that this content is not stored on our servers.
Personal information we collect include internet traffic data, such as IP and data collected through cookies, such as number of user visits, the time period of visiting, and user preferences.
Use of personal information
HIKVISION uses your personal information for the following purposes:
• For HIKVISION’s legitimate interest, namely:
o to respond to your enquiries;
o to increase the safety of websites, such as user authentication, security protection, fraud detection, filing and backups;
o to assess you application for a position at HIKVISION;
o to evaluate your application for a position;
o for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research.
• To perform the agreement we have with you, for example:
o to provide other services you request
• To meet HIKVISION’s legal obligations
• With your consent
o to send electronic communications to tell you about new products and services;
o to use certain non-essential cookies to better understand your behavior, in order to optimize user experience, perfect function design, or to provide better services.
Sharing of personal information
HIKVISION will not disclose your personal information, unless (I) with your prior written consent; (II) in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, or where required by competent authorities; (III) as required to offer the services; or (IV) to protect its legitimate interests, for example, to defend its rights on administrative or judicial procedures or in case it business or parts thereof is transferred to sold to another party.
HIKVISION limits access to your personal information on a need-to-know basis, and requires its employees to respect the confidentiality of your information.
Storage of personal information
HIKVISION stores your personal information for as long as required to respond to your question. Traffic data will be retained for period of [twelve months]. Applicant information will be retained for a period of [two years].
HIKVISION generally stores your personal information on HIKVISION’s servers until you delete or edit it, or for as long as you remain a HIKVISION customer in order to provide you with the most relevant offers.
Keeping your personal information current helps ensure that we provide you with the most relevant offers. You can access, update or delete your personal information via your Account profile. We are ready to assist you in managing your subscriptions, deactivating your account, and removing your active profile and data.
We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purpose outlined in this Privacy Statement unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law.
If you have questions or concerns about HIKVISION’s use of your personal information, you can contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you still have concerns, you have to right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority for data protection in your country.