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Privacy and Data Protection in VKG
Privacy and data protection laws protect the integrity and confidentiality of a person’s private information. VKG is committed to protecting the privacy rights of our employees and everyone with whom we do business. We will only use personal data for appropriate purposes, and personal data will be processed in accordance with applicable data protection regulation and VKG’s binding corporate rules.
VKG’s processing of personal data
VKG processes personal data about employees, external consultants and employees of contractors working from VKG premises or in VKG systems. VKG also processes personal data about data subjects who are not employed or engaged by VKG. VKG will always process personal data fairly and lawfully, and only for a specified, explicit and legitimate purpose or as required by law. VKG will ensure appropriate information security related to confidentiality, integrity and availability. Personal data will be retained only for the period that is required to serve the legitimate purpose.
VKG also processes personal data about data subjects that are not employed or engaged by VKG, for these purposes:
Integrity Due Diligence
VKG has established an extensive Integrity Due Diligence (IDD) process. The IDD process includes collecting information to help us understand who our counterparties are, their values and how their business is conducted. In some instances, the IDD may also include the processing of personal data.
To ensure regulatory compliance with Estonian and international regulations on sanctions, as well as ensuring compliance with anti-money-laundering regulation, VKG may perform a screening of external third parties with whom VKG has relations.