Privacy Policy

Houston Privacy Policy

Information about what data we collect, how and why we do it and how we process it

This privacy policy explains how we process your data if you:

  • are our client, business partner or a representative of either,

  • are not (yet) our client but receive marketing communication from us,

  • or visit our website.

We are always committed to protecting your privacy as described in this privacy policy.

Who are we and how can you contact us?

Your personal data is controlled by Houston Inc. Consulting Oy. If you have any questions about
matters related to privacy, please contact:
Konepajankuja 1, 00510 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 10 837 6300

What data do we process and why?

The following outlines the various types of personal data we process, the sources for each type of personal data, as well as the purpose and legal basis for processing said personal data.

If you are our client, business partner or a representative of either:

DATA TYPE

SOURCE

PURPOSE

LEGAL BASIS

Name

You or your
organization

Provision of services,
management of client
relationship

Business contract or
relationship

Contact details

You or your
organization

Provision of services,
management of client
relationship

Business contract or
relationship

If you are receiving marketing communication from us:

DATA TYPE

SOURCE

PURPOSE

LEGAL BASIS

Name

You

Marketing

Your consent or our legitimate interest(marketing)

Contact details

You

Marketing

Your consent or our legitimate interest(marketing)

IP Address

Your browsing activities

Provision of a smooth user experience on our website

Legitimate interest

Who processes your data? Is data processed by third parties outside the European Economic Area?

Your data is processed only by Houston Inc. Consulting. We also use the following service
providers for processing:

SERVICE PROVIDER

PURPOSE

LOCATION

READ MORE

Google G-Suite

Email accounts and
document
management

EU and US (Privacy
Shield, EU Standard
Data Protection
Clauses)

Google Cloud & the General Data Protection Regulation

Google Analytics

Email accounts and
document
management

EU and US (Privacy
Shield, EU Standard
Data Protection
Clauses)

Google Analytics - Safeguarding Your Data

How long do we keep your data?

If you or your company is a client of Houston, we may process your data as long as the client
relationship is in force and for a maximum of 5 years thereafter.
If you receive marketing communication from us, we may process your data until you inform us that you do not want to be in our marketing list anymore.
If you visit our website, we may process your data for a maximum of 2 years after your visit.

What are your rights?

You can at any time ask us to:

  • confirm if we process any personal data related to you and to deliver an electronic copy of
    such data,

  • correct any inaccurate personal data related to you,

  • erase any personal data related to you,

  • restrict our processing of any personal data related to you, and

  • stop processing any personal data related to you due to personal reasons.

You can always deny us from using any personal data related to you for direct marketing purposes.
You can also at any time withdraw your consent for processing your personal data.

Information Security

Our employees’ expert knowledge and creative ideas as well as our clients’ intellectual property are the basis for our success. That’s why we care about information security - no matter whether it’s our clients’, service providers’, employees’ or corporate data.