Personal data is information that can be linked to an identified or identifiable individuals.
Equality Check’s software helps companies harness the power of diversity. By combining industry leading domain expertise with evidence-based frameworks, our data-driven technology offers a proven methodology that companies can leverage to transform their DEI strategy and ease their DEI reporting. We do this by letting companies add structural data about their employees. The respective company is the data controller of said information, and any inquiries regarding Equality Check should be directed at the respective company.
The data processing:
If you browse on our website:
We will process your personal data for these purposes based on our legitimate interests in analyzing and improving our services, and to be able to market to you. We have carefully considered that your privacy interest does not outweigh our interest. Among other things, this includes that (i) the processing of personal data is limited and does not include sensitive information, (ii) the processing is done in your best interest, (iii) you can opt out at any time.
If you sign up for receiving information:
If you sign up for our newsletter or other marketing channels, we will process your personal data to send newsletters and other marketing material. If you contact us through email, book a demo or a sales meeting, we will process your personal data to reply to your enquiry. The personal data we collect will vary depending on the situation, and will typically be:
We will process your personal data for these purposes based on your consent. You can always opt out by sending us an email or click the opt-out link that you find at the bottom of our emails. Note that we may use data processors outside the EU/EEA area, and that they do not necessarily provide the same level of protection of your personal data as afforded to you under the GDPR.
When you create a profile:
When you create a profile, we process personal data to be able to deliver our product/service to you, and to be able to respond to queries you have. The personal data we collect will vary depending on the situation, and will typically be:
We will process your personal data for these purposes based on your consent and to fulfill our agreement with you. You can always opt out by sending us an email or click the opt-out link that you find at the bottom of our emails, and delete your profile.
To perform research and improve our services
If a company has bought access to Equality Check, we may process your data such as:
We process such data either under the instruction of a data controller (the company), or for our own purposes, in order to improve the services provided by Equality Check, and to promote the value of a more equal workplace. We may perform analysis on the data using a third-party researcher. When we use the data for our own purposes, we will always anonymize the data and only keep aggregated information.
The processing of anonymizing the data is based on our legitimate interest. We have carefully considered that your privacy interest does not outweigh our interest. Among other things, this includes that (i) the processing of personal data is limited and does not include sensitive information, (ii) the processing is done in the best interest of the society, (iii) you can opt out at any time by sending us an e-mail.
Your personal data will be deleted when the data is no longer needed for the processing purposes specified above. We may however store data for a longer period if it is necessary to establish, exercise or defend a legal claim, e.g. if there is an on-going dispute or a crime has been reported to the police. We perform regular disposals and erase data that is no longer necessary to process.
Third party data processors
We may have to share your personal data with our data processors (subcontractors) in order to provide the service. We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with GDPR, and we only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions
If your personal data is transferred outside of the EU/EEA, we guarantee an adequate measure of security by forwarding them to countries that have an appropriate level of protection based on confirmation by the European Commission, or by concluding an appropriately formulated contract between us and the legal person outside of the EU/EEA who receives the data.
The personal data may also be transferred to a third party in the event of a merger, demerger or a similar event.
Our data processors can be found here.
Your rights as a data subject
You have the right to request:
If the data processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. If the processing is based on our legitimate interest, you may protest to the processing. In certain cases you may also request data portability of the information we keep about you.
If you have any concerns about how we process your personal data, you are welcome to file a complaint to the Norwegian Data Protection Authority (Datatilsynet) or the relevant data protection authority in your country.