Personal Information we Collect
The Personal Information we collect includes identifiers, professional or employment-related information, commercial information or information on internet activity, and may thus include: name, title, company name, job function, expertise, postal address, telephone number, IP address, or email address, all for the purposes outlined below.
Sources of Personal Information
We may collect Personal Information in the following ways:
(a) Personal Information you provide us: (i) direct contact, for instance if you email us (or contact us otherwise), we may retain a record of such email communication (including attachments), including your email address, name, content of your email and our response; (ii) visitors of our Website may have Personal Information recorded such as IP addresses, device used or logins in addition to any Personal Information they submit through the website; (iii) job applicants may submit Personal Information for the purpose applying for a job or requesting information; (iv) visitors to our offices may have to register with their name and other identifiers and have the time of their visit recorded.
The provision of data by yourself is either required by law or voluntary to enter into an agreement.
Please note that if you do not provide us your Personal Information and the Personal Information is necessary in order to enter a contract or pursue business relations with our supplier or customer, we may not be able to enter into that contract or pursue our contractual relationship.
(b) Personal Information from other sources (i) customers and vendors may provide Personal Information of their representatives in the course of their interaction with Gilat, such as, for example, upon submission of purchase order, or in the course of performance of an agreement or negotiations to enter into an agreement, when communicating with Gilat’s team, using our support services, entering a product serial number, or otherwise contacting our support team or by providing their contact details in trade shows, seminars and other events; (ii) we may also receive Personal Information about you from other sources like: third-parties that provide services to us, our employees or business partners and publicly available sources (e.g. social or professional networks). This information may be combined with Personal Information obtained directly from you.
“Cookies” are small files containing a string of characters that are sent to your browser and stored to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with the Website or services. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. If you choose to disable Cookies, some areas of the Website or our services may not work properly so that we might not be able to provide you with our content or services at all. How to manage, refuse or delete cookies depends on the specific browser that you use. You can obtain further information by accessing the “Settings” option in your browser. For more information on the cookies used by us, please see our Cookies Policy available at: https://www.gilat.com/cookies-policy.
How we Use Personal Information
Your Personal Information may be processed by us in the following ways:
Providing our Products and Services. We mainly process your Personal Information to approve, manage, administer or effect an agreement between Gilat and the company you represent or work for. If you represent a vendor, we may use your Personal Information to organize our sourcing activities, issue purchase orders, process payments, perform accounting, audits, manage our contract or review the services or products your company supplies to us.
If you represent a customer, we may use your personal information, among other things, for fulfilment of your company’s purchase order, processing of payments from your company, organizing and managing our customer relationship activities, accounting, managing our contract and/or reviewing the services or products that we supply to your company.
Legal compliance. We may process Personal Information to meet our legal obligations (such as record keeping obligations, reporting duties) and exercise our rights, or to comply with orders or discovery requests, be it from courts, regulatory supervisors or other governmental authority.
Website functionality. We may process Personal Information to monitor and analyze use of the Website in order to ensure the its functionality of the Website, maintain security, allow access to certain parts of the Website, and provide the visitors with more relevant content. For certain support services, a registered user will be provided a unique username and password that enables access to the support system. We may track the activity of registered users in our support services system.
Marketing and communication. By providing your Personal Information on our Website or in connection with customer support, service offerings or information that we publish, Gilat assumes you are interested in obtaining more information about our company, our technology and products.
Therefore, Gilat may use your Personal Information for the purpose of (i) providing you with products, services, upgrades and additional offerings; (ii) providing you with information Gilat believes your company would be interested in, such as press release publications, newsletters, product updates, special offers, campaigns, service renewals and additional promotional materials; or (iii) answering your questions and inquiries.
Managing company events. We may process Personal Information for events and webinars that you have registered for or attended.
Office visitors. We may process Personal Information for registering visitors to our offices and managing access to the premises.
Job Applicants. We process Personal Information about you when you voluntarily upload your CV and/or documents containing Personal Information to our Website or send them by e-mail, when you enter Personal Information directly into our online form or by contacting us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. In addition, we may receive Personal Information about you from recruitment agencies or when conducting any assessment tests, as well as from previous employers. Your Personal Information will be stored on our information management system. We mainly process and use your Personal Information in connection with your job application, for evaluating your suitability for relevant positions, contacting and communicating with you and your references (which you provide us), and retaining your information for future employment opportunities, if applicable.
Legal Basis for Use of Your Personal Information (If GDPR governs your Personal Information)
We generally process Personal Information about you:
It is hereby clarified that the legal basis detailed above is the legal basis for actions to process Personal Information, carried out by us as in accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation. If the processing of Personal Information about you is subject to other legal systems that require a legal basis for processing this Personal Information, then such legal basis may differ according to those laws.
Disclosure of Your Information
We do not sell, rent or lease your Personal Information. We may share and/or otherwise transfer Personal Information to third parties, as follows:
Personal Information is stored on our internal systems, some of which are provided and/or supported by third party providers. We have implemented safeguards that aim to protect this information. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access our services, we encourage you to choose a strong password and to keep this password confidential. No technology for the storage or transmission of data can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you have reason to believe that your password to your account has been compromised), please immediately notify us by contacting us at the email address shown below.
Your Rights with respect to your Personal Information
You may have the following rights in relation to your Personal Information and, in most cases, you can exercise them free of charge. Your rights may differ depending on your jurisdiction.
Please note that we may retain certain Personal Information as deemed required by us in accordance with applicable laws, or for legitimate business reasons (such as exercise or defense of legal claims), for the duration as required under applicable laws.
If you wish to exercise any of your rights, you may contact us with your request at email@example.com. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable law.
Help us Keep Accurate Information. Please help keep your records accurate by contacting your defined contact person in Gilat with any changes or corrections to your information. If the Gilat contact person is not available, you may update your information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please refrain from providing Gilat any Personal Information where such information is not relevant and required within the scope of the engagement between your company and Gilat.
Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information
As a global organization, Gilat may transfer your Personal Information to any of Gilat’s affiliates worldwide, or to its business partners or other third parties in Israel or worldwide, including through cloud-based service providers worldwide, for the purposes of processing or storage of the Personal Information pursuant to this Policy, or any of the other recipients listed above under “Disclosure of Your Information”, including if these are cross-border.
If you are located in a jurisdiction where transfer of your Personal Information to another jurisdiction requires your consent, then by using the Website you provide us your express consent to such transfer or the storage, processing or maintenance of the Personal Information in other jurisdictions.
Retention of Your Personal Information
The Website is not intended for minors under the age of 18 years and we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 18 years. If we have reason to believe that we hold personal data of a person under that age in our databases, we will take steps to delete that personal data.
Amendment of Policy
Last Updated: October 25, 2021.
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