I. Background and Purpose
Celanese’s values encourage a corporate culture based on integrity and accountability. At the heart of this is respect for the people we do business with and the personal information they entrust to us. Therefore, the security of such personal information (“personal data”) provided by visitors to our websites (the “Site”) is a priority for us.
II. General Information
Celanese Corporation is the controller in the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For more information please check our legal disclosure.
You may contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celanese Corporation and its subsidiaries (“Celanese”) comply with the provisions of all applicable data protection laws, which regulate the collection, processing and use of personal data. This policy, which applies to the Celanese Site and its businesses, provides information about how we handle personal data.
IV. How Does Celanese Handle Personal Data?
If you visit our website, your browser automatically provides the following information to us:
- (IP) addresses, browser type and version
- internet service provider (ISP)
- referring/exit pages
- operating system
- date/time stamp
- clickstream data
The processing of these data is necessary for the provision and the security of our website. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1) (f) GDPR.
We do not link these data to certain individuals. After the processing for the mentioned purposes the data will be deleted.
Celanese does not collect, process and/or use any personal data (i.e., name, title, gender, address, e-mail address, etc.) resulting from your use of our Site unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it, provide your consent or unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations.
Celanese does not knowingly collect personal data from children. However, we are not generally aware of the age of the people who visit our Site. Therefore, no specific steps have been taken to give special protection to such information.
When you provide us with personal data while requesting certain services, e.g. as part of a registration (i.e., when you order a publication), through completion of forms or e-mails, as part of an order for products and/or services or other inquiries, we will collect, process and/or use it only to perform the requested and rendered services. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR.
Celanese may share the personal data you provide with other Celanese companies or, in some instances, with its agents or vendors that provide services for Celanese. If required, Celanese has entered a data processing agreement in the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR. Such agents and vendors are contractually prohibited from disclosing confidential information, including any personal data Celanese shares with them.
Celanese does not share, sell or lease personal information about you to any third parties for their marketing use. We will release information about you only if (i) we have obtained your consent, (ii) are otherwise compelled by law and/or the public authorities to disclose and/or transfer such data, (iii) such transfer is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Celanese or (iv) urgent circumstances warrant such transfer to protect the personal safety of Celanese employees or the public.
Celanese uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. Celanese uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from EU/EEA member states. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework).
Google offers a deactivation add-on for most current browsers that provides you with more control over what data Google can collect on websites you access. You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Embedding of YouTube Videos
We have embedded YouTube videos on our website that are stored at https://www.youtube.com/and may be played directly from our website. The legal basis for the embedding of YouTube videos is Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
Celanese takes reasonable technical and organizational precautions to keep all information obtained from our online visitors secure against unauthorized access and use, and we periodically review our security measures.
This Site may contain “links” to other websites of affiliated companies and/or third parties. Although we attempt to only link to websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we do not monitor or control the information collected when you elect to access a third-party link. The treatment of personal data by the operators of third-party websites may be different from ours. Accordingly, we are not responsible for the content or the data privacy practices employed by other websites.
VI. Access to Your Personal Data and Data Protection Contacts at Celanese
Each Celanese web page that is designed for the entry of personal data contains instructions explaining how you can update the personal data you provide or cancel any subscriptions you have with Celanese. You may send an e-mail to the Webmaster of the website through which you entered your personal data.
VII. Your rights as data subject
You have the following rights towards us: Right of access, Right to rectification or erasure, Right to restriction of processing, Right to object of processing, Right to data portability.
In order to assert these rights, please contact our data protection officer at email@example.com.
As a matter of principle, the exercise of your rights is free of charge for you.
Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority on our processing of your personal data.
VIII. Retention period
Celanese will delete all personal data, if the processing purpose does not longer persist and no statutory periods for safekeeping oppose.
If necessary, you may contact the Webmaster of this Site.
Chief Compliance Officer
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd.
Irving, TX 75039