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Privacy and Legal Statements

WHO WE ARE AND HOW THIS STATEMENT APPLIES TO YOU

At nVent, we believe that safer systems ensure a more secure world. We connect and protect our customers with inventive electrical solutions. nVent values your privacy. This statement describes the Personal Data nVent may collect about you through websites, applications or other means, how we may use this data, and other related information that is important for you to know.

It is nVent Policy to comply with applicable data privacy laws.This commitment reflects the value we place on earning and keeping the trust of our customers, business partners, and others who share their Personal Data with us.

For the purposes of this statement, “nVent” refers to nVent plc and its subsidiaries, each individually.

HOW WE COLLECT AND RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL DATA

When nVent collects your Personal Data, we collect what is relevant, adequate, and not excessive for the purpose it is collected.

These are the ways that we may collect or create information about you:

  • We may collect Personal Data from a variety of sources, such as the telephone, our sites, our online or mobile applications or services, or our online advertisements.
    • For example, we may collect Personal Data during the initiation or execution of business relationships, during events or tradeshows, when you subscribe to newsletters, request publications, complete surveys, submit rebates and promotions, register for nVent events or online services, submit an application for employment, contact us for further information, utilize website tools, or visit our sites while or before logged into a social media platform; we may also collect Personal Data from public sources or third party data providers. Each social media platform has their own policy on the way they process your Personal Data when you access their sites. If you have any concerns or questions about their use of your Personal Data, please carefully review their privacy policies before using them.
  • We may observe Personal Data about you.
    • For example, we may collect your Personal Data using tools such as cookies, IP address recognition, pixel tags and web beacons when you visit our websites or some third-party websites.
    • If you are concerned about cookies, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. In most cases, you may refuse or delete one or more cookies and still access our websites, but site functionality may be impaired. After you finish browsing our websites, you may delete site cookies from your system if you wish.
    • For more information and how to disable cookies see our cookie policy here.
  • We may infer Personal Data about you.
    • We make take data that we have collected from you or observed about you and, using analytics, draw insights about your preferences to better customize our services to you. For example, based on your visits, we are able to show you more relevant information and create a better website experience for you.

These are the types of Personal Data that we may collect or create about you:

  • Contact data, such as name, title, phone number, mailing address, and e-mail address
  • Communication data submitted by you, such as orders, questions, and feedback
  • Demographic data, such as language, age, and gender
  • Marketing preferences, such as e-mail subscription and frequency preferences
  • Payment data, such as credit card details and account data
  • Site data used to facilitate the use of the site, such as login and technical data
  • Other data, such as product use and application data, the browser you are using, your location and other geographic data, the website you came from and the website you visit after leaving and social media data
  • nVent will generally not collect Sensitive Personal Data unless allowed by law or with your affirmative consent. nVent accepts your explicit consent to use that data in the ways described in this Privacy Statement or at the point where you disclosed the data.

How long we retain your personal data depends on the purpose for which it was obtained and its nature. We will keep your Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes described in this Privacy Statement unless a longer retention period is permitted by law. Some of the primary criteria we use to determine when to retain your data:

  • When you have an active account or relationship with nVent;
  • When we are getting to know you as a potential customer;
  • When we need to comply with a court order, law or legal process;
  • When legal requirements and professional guidelines require it – such as tax and audit purposes, or information on aspects of health and safety.

For more information on where and how long your personal data is stored, please contact us at privacy@nVent.com.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

nVent may use your Personal Data to serve you, improve our services, and fulfill the purpose for which you gave us your Personal Data, including to:

  • Carry out transactions you have requested, such as processing orders, registering purchased products, handling warranty claims, and answering customer service requests;
  • Communicate with you about your account or our relationship;
  • Inform you of products or services available from nVent in which you may be interested;
  • Send you surveys regarding your use of nVent products and services;
  • Improve the usability of the site while on our website, including making navigation easier;
  • Learn about you and how you interact with our web content;
  • Respond to or process a job application or inquiry;
  • Run our business operations and manage our risks, including protecting the rights and property of nVent and others;
  • Comply with legal requirements and internal policies, such as audit and security policies; and
  • Improve our products and services.

nVent relies on several legal bases for using your Personal Data in the above listed ways, depending on the circumstances. In certain situations we may use your Personal Data after you have given your consent or entered into a contract with nVent. In other situations, we may use your Personal Data to pursue nVent’s legitimate interests. We balance these legitimate interests with your interests, rights, and freedoms in accordance with applicable laws and regulations to make sure that your Personal Data is not subject to unnecessary high risk.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

nVent may share your Personal Data with other nVent entities, brands, divisions, and subsidiaries to serve you, including for the activities listed above. We will never sell, rent, or lease your Personal Data.

We do not share your Personal Data with third parties except in the following circumstances. All recipients will use your Personal Data for the purpose in which it was originally collected or later given consent to by you. Recipients of Personal Data may be located outside the country in which the data was collected, including those outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Regardless of their locations or the laws of the countries they are based in, Personal Data you provide may be transferred or accessed by companies around the world as described in this Privacy Statement.Such transfers may be made to any place in the world where nVent does business, including jurisdictions in which applicable laws do not offer the same level of data privacy protection as in your home country.In such cases, nVent takes measures to ensure an appropriate level of data privacy protection. For example, any European Personal Data may be processed in the United States.

With your consent: We may share your Personal Data when we have your consent.

For processing on our behalf: We may share your Personal Data with trusted third parties that carry out activities at our direction. These activities could include any of the processing activities that nVent carries out as described in the above section, 'How We Use Your Personal Data'. These third parties appropriately safeguard your data, and their activities are limited to the purposes for which your data was provided.

For legal reasons: We may share your Personal Data with a third party when it is reasonably necessary to comply with law, statute, rule, regulation, or professional standard, or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant, or other legal request.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The security of your Personal Data is important to us. nVent has put in place technical and organizational safeguards to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your Personal Data. We protect your Personal Data against unauthorized access, use or disclosure, using security technologies and procedures, such as encryption and limited access. Only authorized individuals access your Personal Data, and they receive training about the importance of protecting Personal Data.

ACCESSING AND MAKING CHOICES ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL DATA

You may review and request corrections to or deletion of your Personal Data, where applicable, by contacting us using the contact information below. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your Personal Data. In some instances, we may not be able to exercise your requested choices, such as when we need to retain your contact information for contractual obligations.Please notify us of any change to your contact information or other Personal Data. You may unsubscribe from our promotional e-mails by using the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of the message or by contacting us. This action may not unsubscribe you from messages regarding your account, such as security campaigns and order fulfillment messages.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your Personal Data, please contact us at privacy@nVent.com or by using the information below:

nVent Management Company

Attn: Privacy Policy

1665 Utica Ave.

Suite 700

St. Louis Park, MN, 55416

If you have an unresolved complaint, you may also contact your local data protection authority or regulator.

CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

nVent understands the importance of protecting the privacy of children especially in an online environment. Our sites where this Privacy Policy is found are intended for adults, and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16.

HOW WE CHANGE AND UPDATE THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

We may update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will post the current version on this site and we will revise the version date located at the top of this page.