Aceptación de condiciones




1. Introduction

In compliance with the provisions of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) that is mandatory as of 25 May 2018, we inform you below about how SMC España S.A.U. processes your personal data.

In this regard, SMC España S.A.U. is firmly committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data.


2. General information

This policy will apply to any natural person whose personal data is processed by SMC España S.A.U.


3. Data controller details

SMC España S.A.U., with registered office in Vitoria (Álava), calle Zuazobidea, 14, and with contact email, will be the controller processing your data.


4. Categories of personal data

SMC España S.A.U. will process the following categories of personal data that are considered necessary for the fulfilment of the purposes indicated in section 5 below:

  1. Name and Surname
  2. Institution of the data subject
  3. Title/position
  4. E-Mail Postfach
  5. Telephone
  6. Postal address
  7. Country
  8. Language


5. Purpose of the processing and legal basis

We inform you that your personal data may be processed by SMC España S.A.U. for the following purposes:

  1. To manage your access to the content of the website (technical product information, product configuration etc.), the legal basis being our legitimate interest. If you do not provide the data marked as mandatory we will not be able to provide the offered service, downloads, news, quotes, information, etc.
  2. To perform commercial activities, so we can send you commercial communications, including by electronic means, about offers, events and/or products sold by SMC España S.A.U., the legal basis being the consent given by you, where applicable.
  3. To perform security and fraud prevention activities, the legal basis being to comply with a legal obligation.

Providing your personal data to SMC España S.A.U. is necessary for the implementation and performance of the pre-contractual and/or contractual relationship. Therefore, if you do not provide the indicated information, said relationship will not be possible.


6. Categories of recipients

Your personal data may be communicated to the categories of recipients that are included below:

  1. Other companies of the SMC group, in order to centralize the relationship management and for reporting purposes.
  2. Public bodies (e.g., public administrations, courts), in compliance with applicable regulations.

The following may also have access to your data as data processors:

  1. Professional service providers (e.g. external consultants, auditors);
  2. IT service providers; and
  3. Network of product distributors.

SMC España S.A.U. requires the data processors who have access to your data, to guarantee and undertake

  1. to process it only for the purpose of the contractual relationship for which they have access and in accordance with the instructions they receive from SMC España, S.A.U.
  2. to apply the necessary security measures to maintain an adequate level of protection of your personal data and to treat it as confidential.


7. International data transfers

Your personal data may be transferred and processed by the recipients listed in the previous paragraph who may be located inside or outside the European Union ("EU").

For recipients located outside the EU, SMC España S.A.U. has taken the necessary measures to comply with the requirements of the applicable data protection regulations to ensure that the corresponding international transfers of personal data outside the EU comply with an adequate level of protection, through the implementation of an Agreement based on model clauses of the European Commission, Privacy Shield Certification (EE. UU.), Approved codes of conduct, or approved certification mechanisms (Article 42 GDPR).


You can obtain a copy of these guarantees by requesting them at the following address:

SMC España S.A.U., International Training Division

c/ Zuazobidea 14

01015 Vitoria (Spain)

Tel.: 945 18 41 00



8. Storage period

In accordance with the regulations on data protection, your personal data will be kept by SMC España S.A.U. during the period that is strictly necessary to fulfil the aforementioned purposes.

Thus, in principle, SMC España S.A.U. must delete your personal data when it is not necessary for the purposes indicated, although it may keep it until the expiry or the statute of limitations period of the applicable criminal, civil, tax or commercial regulations.


9. Technical and organizational measures

SMC España S.A.U. maintains the appropriate technical and organizational security measures to guarantee an adequate level of protection of your personal data and to minimize the risk of any situation that may violate your rights and freedoms (e.g. unauthorized or illegal access or disclosure, loss, destruction, alteration or damage of your personal data).

These measures will be subject to continuous review, analysis, updating and adaptation depending on how the processing of your data progresses, in accordance with the corresponding development of the technology and regulations.


10. Rights of the data subjects

We inform you that you can exercise the following rights in relation to the personal data being processed by SMC España S.A.U.:

  1. Request access to your personal data to know what data is being processed and the processing operations performed on it.
  2. Request the rectification of your personal data if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. Request the erasure of your personal data.
  4. Request objection to the processing of your personal data, that is, request that your data not be processed for reasons related to your particular situation.
  5. Request the restriction of processing of your personal data in certain circumstances (e.g. if you are contesting the accuracy of your data, for the period this is being verified).
  6. Request the portability of your personal data, that is, receive the personal data that you have provided to the joint controllers in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have it transmitted to another controller.
  7. Also, withdraw your consent if this is the legal basis for the processing of your data.

The exercise of the above rights is free.

For any questions about this privacy policy or to exercise the above rights you can contact SMC España S.A.U., by sending a written request to the following address:


SMC España S.A.U., International Training Division

c/ Zuazobidea 14

01015 Vitoria (Spain)

Tel.: 945 18 41 00



To exercise your rights, you must indicate in your request your full name and the right you wish to exercise, accompanying it with a copy of your National ID card or equivalent document proving your identity.

If you believe your personal data has been processed in violation of the data protection legislation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (