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Privacy Policy

Biovian Oy is committed to protecting your privacy. We respect your rights as a data subject. This Privacy Policy when you use our website www.biovian.com or https://biovian.com/, or otherwise use our services or interact with us. This statement outlines the purpose and legal basis of processing personal data, what personal data is processed, retention period for personal data and the rights of the data subject. 

Communication regarding privacy matters

Biovian Oy is the data controller for the processing of personal data.  We ensure that your information is handled in compliance with the applicable law. Our contact information is:

  • Biovian Oy
  • Address: Tykistökatu 6A, Biocity FIN-20520 Turku, FINLAND
  • Email: Gdpr@biovian.com

Personal data being processed

We only collect personal data that is essential and relevant for the purposes explained in this privacy statement. The following data concerning the data subjects is processed:

  • Basic information such as your name, the company you work for, your title and position.
  • Contact information such as your postal address, e-mail address and telephone numbers.
  • Technical information such as information from requests which you have sent through our website or communications which we have sent to you electronically.
  • Information which you provide to us for the purposes of attending meetings or other events with us, such as access and dietary requirements
  • Any other information relating to you which you provide to us.

Basis of processing personal data

We only process personal data when we have a legal basis to do so. The legal basis depends on the personal data concerned and the specific context in which we process it. Please note that we may process your data for more than one lawful basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.

The legal basis for the processing of your data is as follows:

  • Legitimate interest if you are a potential client of Biovian.
  • Consent given on the website e.g. if you sent a request of query via our contact form or downloaded material.
  • Consent given on Biovian’s social media platforms e.g. if you filled a form or downloaded material.
  • An agreement which you are a party to.

Purpose of processing personal data

  • To seek potential customers and develop customer relationships.
  • To respond your queries e.g. emails or messages sent through contact forms.
  • To enter into an agreement with you e.g. customer relationship.
  • To keep a record of your relationship and history with us.
  • To plan and carry out marketing activities related to our services.
  • To communicate with you through various channels such as newsletters, surveys and social media.
  • To analyse and improve our marketing activities, and customer experiences.
  • To provide you with relevant content, updates and recommendations about our services and events that may be of interest to you.

Retention period for personal data

Generally, we keep your data for as long as is strictly necessary, as long as you interact with us or until you request deletion of your personal data.

Rights of the data subject 

You have the the right to access and rectify all personal data. You also have the right to ask for deletion of your personal data. If you have any concerns or questions regarding our data protection practices (including any requests to exercise your data rights) please contact Gdpr@biovian.com.

You also have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervisory authority related to the processing of your data. In Finland the data protection supervisory authority is The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman. https://tietosuoja.fi/en/home.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time to reflect legal changes, technological progress and/or new business practices. Any amendment becomes effective upon publication on the website. We therefore recommend that you regularly visit the site to keep yourself informed on possible updates.

This notice was updated on 6 October 2021.