Leica Microsystems California Consumer Rights Notice
Effective Date May 2020 (last updated October 2022)
ABOUT THIS POLICY
PERSONAL DATA DEFINED BY CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT
Under the CCPA and for the purpose of this Notice “Personal Data” is any information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household, as defined in the. Personal Data includes, but is not limited to, the following if it identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could be reasonably linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household (California Consumer Privacy Act Section 1798.140(v)):
Personal Data does not include information that is deidentified or aggregate information. Nor does it include Publicly Available information. Publicly Available information is information lawfully made available from federal, state, or local government records, or information that a business has a reasonable basis to believe is lawfully made available to the public by the consumer or from widely distributed media; or information made available by a person to whom the consumer has disclosed the information if the consumer has not restricted the information to a specific audience. Publicly available does not mean biometric information collected by a business about a consumer without the consumer’s knowledge.
PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION
PURPOSES OF PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
PERSONAL DATA NOTICE
|Categories of Personal Data that we Disclosed for Business Purpose|
|Identity and Contact Information|
|Commercial and Financial Information|
|Professional and Education Information|
YOUR RIGHTS AND EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS
Your Rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act
You may have the right under applicable law to:
- Request to know the categories of Personal Data we collect
- Request to know the categories of Service Providers and 3rd Parties we share your Personal Data with
- Request access to your Personal Data (a copy of the data will be provided to you in a reasonable format)
- Request we delete your Personal Data
- Request we correct your Personal Data
- Request we transfer your Personal Data to another person or organization
- Request that we do not sell your data with third parties
- Request that we opt you out of sharing your Personal Data for cross-context behavioral advertising or automated decision making
- Request that we limit use or disclosure of Sensitive Personal Data
Our Verification Process
Before we can begin to process your request, we must first verify your identity. We will use the following points of information for our verification process.
- Email Address
- Full Name
- Phone Number
- Mailing Address
- Employer, Service Provider, 3rd Party Vendor or Organization’s Name you are associated with
- A unique ID assigned to you by Company (if applicable)
Requests made for categories of information about you requires that we verify your identity using at least two points of information listed above.
Requests made for specific information requires that we use at least three points of information listed above. Additionally, you will be required to provide a document signed under penalty of perjury affirming that you are the consumer who you are making the information request about.
For requests made for the deletion of information we will require two or three of the points of information above, depending on the sensitivity of the information requested to be deleted.
How To Make A Request
To exercise your rights under the CCPA, you can contact us by:
- Calling our toll-free number 1-888-914-9661 PIN: 046783 (when prompted to do so, please leave your name, email address, and the fact that your request relates to Leica Microsystems or
- Submitting a request through this webform
We will not unlawfully deny you goods or services or discriminate against you for exercising your privacy rights.
Requests made by a California resident’s proxy will follow the same Verification Process as above. If you are submitting a request through a proxy, the proxy must provide documentation proving they have your permission.
Sales and Sharing of Information of California Residents
PERSONAL DATA EXEMPT FROM CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT
Certain types of Personal Data are exempt from the CCPA. If you submit a request regarding your Personal Data, and in our sole opinion we believe that your Personal Data is either in part or in whole exempt from the CCPA we will inform you as such. Examples include Personal Data that is processed under the following laws or obligations:
- Our compliance with federal, state, or local laws, compliance with a court order or subpoena to provide information, or cooperating with law enforcement and regulatory agencies in conducting investigations
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Confidentiality of Medical Information Act
- Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
- California Financial Information Privacy Act
For a full list of the exemptions please visit California Consumer Privacy Act Section 1798.145.
QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS
For more information about your privacy rights, or if you are not able to resolve a problem directly with us and wish to make a compliant, you can contact the California Attorney General.
If you have any questions about this Notice or our data practices, you can write to us at:
Leica Microsystems GmbH
Attn: Legal department
Ernst Leitz Strasse 17-37
Alternatively, you can email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE MAY UPDATE THIS NOTICE
From time to time we may change this Notice. The most updated copy will be found on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.