Website Privacy Policy 

Highfield Manufacturing Company, 5144 S. International Drive Cudahy, WI 53110, USA; email: Highfield.Comms@rexnord.comHighfield Manufacturing Company is a division of Rexnord. ("Highfield Manufacturing Company" or "Highfield" or "Rexnord Company" or "we" or "our" and each of its affiliates and subsidiaries, collectively the "Rexnord Group") takes data privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy informs users of http://www.highfield-mfg.com ( the "Highfield Website") how we, as controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") collect and process personal data and other user information in connection with usage of the Highfield Website.

Note that other Rexnord Group websites may be governed by other privacy policies.

1. Categories of Personal Data and Processing Purposes: What personal data do we process about you and why?

1.1 Metadata

You may use our Highfield Website without providing any personal data. In this case, we will collect only the following metadata resulting from your usage of our Highfield Website: browser type and version, operating system and interface, website from which you are visiting (referrer URL), webpage(s) you visit on our Highfield Website, date and time of Highfield Website access, and internet protocol (IP) address.

Your IP address will be used to enable your access to our Highfield Website. Once your IP address is no longer necessary for this purpose, we will shorten it your IP address by removing the last octet. This metadata, including the shortened IP address, will be used to improve our services as well as the quality of our Highfield Website. We will analyze user behavior in anonymized form to prevent fraud and misuse of our IT systems, as well as to ensure physical, IT, and network security.

1.2 Contact details

If you contact us through our Highfield Website, you will be asked to provide the following personal data: name, company, title, address, email address, telephone number, and fax number. We process such personal data to answer your queries or information requests.

1.3 Newsletter and product catalogues

If you request our newsletter or product catalogues, we collect and process the following personal data: name, title, company name, email address, and your voluntary request to receive marketing emails or postal mails. We process such personal data to analyze your interests for marketing purposes, as well as to distribute our newsletter and other marketing materials to the extent permitted by applicable law.

2. Processing Basis and Consequences: What is the legal justification for processing your personal data and what happens if you choose not to provide it?

We rely on the following legal grounds for the collection, processing, and use of your personal data:

The provision of your personal data is not required by a statutory or contractual obligation. In some cases, the provision of your personal data is necessary to register an account on the Highfield Website and/or to receive our services/products as requested by you. The provision of your personal data is voluntary.

Not providing your personal data may result in disadvantages for you. For example, you may not be able to register an account on the Highfield Website or receive marketing information. However, unless otherwise specified, not providing your personal data will not result in legal consequences for you.

3. Categories of Recipients and International Transfers:- Who do we transfer your personal data to and where are they located?

We may transfer your personal data to third parties for the processing purposes described above as follows:

4. Retention Period: How long do we keep your personal data?

Your personal data will be retained as long as necessary to provide you with the services and products requested. Your Metadata will be deleted 26 months after your visit to the Highfield Website. Your newsletter registration data will be deleted after you inform us that you no longer want to receive marketing information from us.

If we are required by applicable law to retain your personal data, we will not delete them. We may also retain your personal data if we need your personal data to establish, exercise, or defend a legal claim, only on a need-to-know basis. To the extent possible, we will restrict the processing of your personal data for such limited purposes after the termination of the contractual relationship.

5. Your Rights: What rights do you have and how can you assert your rights?

Right to withdraw your consent: If you have declared your consent regarding certain collecting, processing, and use of your personal data (in particular, regarding the receipt of direct marketing communication via email, SMS/WhatsApp, and telephone), you can withdraw this consent at any time. Such a withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of the processing prior to the consent withdrawal. You can withdraw your consent as follows: send an email request to dataprivacy@rexnord.com. Further, you can object to the use of your personal data for the purposes of marketing without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs in accordance with basic tariffs.

Additional data privacy rights: Pursuant to applicable data protection law, you may have the right to: (i) request access to your personal data; (ii) request rectification of your personal data; (iii) request erasure of your personal data; (iv) request restriction of processing of your personal data; (v) request data portability; and/or (vi) object to the processing of your personal data (including objection to profiling).

Please note that these aforementioned rights might be limited under the applicable local data protection law. Below please find further information on your rights to the extent that the GDPR applies:

Right to request access to your personal data: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case, to request access to your personal data. This access information includes, inter alia, the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, and the recipients or categories of recipient to whom your personal data has been or will be disclosed. However, this is not an absolute right and the interests of other individuals may restrict your right of access.

You may have the right to obtain a copy of the personal data undergoing processing free of charge. For further copies requested by you, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs.

Right to request rectification: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to obtain from us the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Depending on the purposes of the processing, you may have the right to complete incomplete personal data, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

Right to request erasure (right to be forgotten): As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to request from us the erasure of personal data concerning you and we may be obliged to erase such personal data.

Right to request restriction of processing: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to request from us restriction of processing your personal data. In such case, the respective data will be marked and may only be processed by us for certain purposes.

Right to request data portability: As provided by applicable data protection law, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you may have the right to transmit the data to another entity without hindrance from us.

Right to object:

Under certain circumstances, you may have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time by us on grounds relating to your particular situation. In such cases, we are required to no longer process your personal data. Such right to object may especially apply if we collect and process your personal data for profiling purposes to better understand your interests in our products and services or for direct marketing.

If you have a right to object and you exercise this right, your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes by us. You may exercise this right by contacting us as stated in Section 7 below.

Such a right to object may, in particular, not exist if the processing of your personal data is necessary to take steps prior to entering into a contract or to perform a contract already concluded.

To exercise your rights, please contact us as stated under Section 7 below. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection supervisory authority in the relevant Member State (e.g., the place where you reside or work) of an alleged infringement of the GDPR.

6. Cookies and other tracking technologies

When you visit our Highfield Website, we will use cookies to ensure you get the best website experience. These cookies might be about you, your preferences, or your device. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience. Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your Highfield Website experience and affect the services we are able to offer. Below is a list of cookies used on Highfield-mfg.com and descriptions of the cookies.

7. Questions and Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at Rexnord Corporation, 511 W Freshwater Way, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA; email: dataprivacy@rexnord.com. If you want to exercise your rights as stated above in Section 5, please contact us at the above postal address or email dataprivacy@rexnord.com.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in response to changing legal, regulatory, or operational requirements. We will notify you of any such changes, including when they will take effect, by updating the "Last revised" date above or as otherwise required by applicable law.