Effective as of 25 May 2018.
We care about your privacy
Wärtsilä Corporation, including its affiliates, is committed to respect Your privacy and to comply with applicable data protection and privacy laws. The purpose of this Privacy Notice is to explain how Wärtsilä Corporation and its authorised partners and affiliates ("Wärtsilä", “We” or “Us”) process Your personal data related to Wärtsilä’s websites and internet services ("Websites").
“Personal data” means any information that can be directly or indirectly used to identify You or another individual. Wärtsilä processes Your personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) and other applicable personal data legislation.
In the following, We provide information on the kinds of data We collect on these Websites and the purposes for which We use such data.
Data provided by You:
In connection with registration to our services, contact inquiries, subscriptions, surveys, polls or other such relationship, We collect personal data that You have provided to us at the time of the operation with Wärtsilä, including e.g.:
Observed data about Your online usage:
When visiting Wärtsilä’s Websites, observed data about Your online usage is collected. The data includes e.g.:
The purpose of processing Your personal data is to
Information related to job applications is submitted and saved separately in the Careers site and system. More information can be found in the relevant site.
The legal basis for processing Your personal data is
Your personal data is either collected from You at the time of registration, contact inquiry or subscription etc. We may also access personal data that You have provided to Wärtsilä by other means, e.g. through Our Wärtsilä Online customer portal, since Our online systems may be connected to each other.
Furthermore, Your personal data may be received from online technologies, such as cookies, in order to apply filtering, observe usage and develop Our websites and services.
You will find additional information on how cookies are used in the Cookie Notice.
We handle Your personal data that You have provided to Us (such as profile and contact details) separately from observed data about online service use and derived data, typically in separate databases. Observed or derived data about service usage is always stored using identifiers that are typically randomly generated and thus users cannot be personally identified from the identifiers.
Your personal data is stored as long as necessary in relation to the purposes for which the personal data was collected, unless there is a legal obligation to retain the personal data longer (e.g. in case of an ongoing legal proceeding).
All Wärtsilä group companies may handle Your personal data only according to the defined purposes of processing.
Moreover, processing of personal data may be outsourced to Our suppliers, consultants and other service providers to enable the performance of services for Us. Furthermore, personal data can be disclosed to third parties in the following situations:
In some cases, the recipients of personal data may be located outside of EU/EEA, in which case We will ensure that sufficient level of data protection is maintained through appropriate safety measures, e.g. by using EU commission’s standard contractual model clauses.
Wärtsilä is committed to providing You choices and control over data processing. In this section we list different ways of influencing data collection and processing.
You have the right to check what kind of personal data has been collected about You. Upon Your request we will modify, remove or supplement any incorrect, unnecessary, incomplete or outdated personal data. You may also have a right to restrict the processing of Your personal data or when the processing is based on Our legitimate interests, to object the processing on grounds relating to Your particular situation. If Your personal data is being processed automatically based on Your consent or in connection with a contract between You and Us, You may request Your personal data to be provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and Your personal data to be transferred to another data controller, when technically feasible.
If the processing of Your personal data is based on Your consent, You have the right to withdraw Your consent to such processing at any time.
You have the right to prevent Your information from being used for direct sales or marketing purposes, and for electronic direct marketing purposes. You can opt-out from receiving marketing material by using the contact details provided below, or in the event of e-mail marketing, directly from the e-mail material.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent data protection authority in relation to Our processing of Your personal data.
The applicable Privacy Notice related to processing of Your personal data depend on the data subject category to which You belong to.
If You are a person providing Your personal data for e.g. purposes of inquiring about Wärtsilä products or subscribing to Wärtsilä newsletters, please see Wärtsilä’s Customers Privacy Notice.
If You are a supplier or looking to do some other co-operation with Wärtsilä and providing Your personal data for these purposes, please see Wärtsilä’s Suppliers, Business Partners and Interest Groups Privacy Notice.
If You are seeking a job in Wärtsilä, please see Wärtsilä’s Job Applicants Privacy Notice.
In some cases, Wärtsilä has a legal obligation to process Your personal data. You can find some of the reasons related to such processing in Wärtsilä’s Statutory Privacy Notice.
We reserve the right to update this Privacy Notice as We regularly need to develop Our business processes, related policies, and follow up the changing personal data legislation. We encourage You to review this Privacy Notice from time to time for any amendments.
If You have any questions regarding this Privacy Notice or the use of Your personal data in Wärtsilä, please contact Us at: