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Privacy Policy

Privacy statement for the website of West Welding Oy

Last update 6th of November 2023

This privacy statement applies to the website. In its operations, West Welding is committed to safeguarding your personal data and protecting your privacy. This privacy statement provides you with further information on the collection and scope of personal data in relation to the website. By using our website, you accept the content of this privacy statement. We may amend this privacy statement as necessary so that this webpage provides you with up-to-date information on the processing of personal data in relation to our website.

1. Data controller

West Welding Oy
Teollisuustie 2
64700 Teuva

2. Name of the register and contact person

Name of the register: Privacy statement for the website of West Welding Oy
Contact person responsible for the register:
Joni Kangasmäki
West Welding Oy
Ahertajankuja 6
60100 Seinäjoki

3. Purpose of and legal basis for the processing of personal data

Personal data means all data included in the register, such as email address, name, address and company name, based on which a person can be identified directly or indirectly. West Welding processes personal data on a case-by-case basis for the purposes of sales, marketing, recruiting, measuring of customer satisfaction and optimisation of the user experience for the website.

4. Data collected for the register

Typically, the following data is collected for West Welding Oy’s register:
• email address
• phone number
• name
• title
• company or organisation related to the individual
• any other data provided by the individual

5. Cookies, website analytics and other user tracking

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files sent to the user’s computer. Cookies do not harm the user’s computer or files. The purpose of cookies is to improve and customise the website visitor’s user experience, support the functions of social media services and measure and analyse the website visitors. By using our website, you accept the use of cookies. You can disable cookies through your browser settings. Please note that if you disable cookies, it might affect the functioning of the website.

User tracking

We use Leadoo’s tracking service to follow what users do on our website and combine this behavioral data with other data we can gather from e.g., chat interactions. Leadoo uses ETags to track the same user’s behavior over several sessions – in practice this works similarly to cookie-based tracking. Please check Leadoo Marketing Technologies Ltd’s Privacy Policy ( for more information on, what is tracked and what your rights are. You can stop the user tracking by clearing your browser’s cache after the visit. For more information on how Leadoo acts as a GDPR compliant processor, see

6. Protection and use of personal data

Special care is taken when processing personal data. Data processed through information systems is protected appropriately through firewalls and passwords. In addition, personal data is processed only by persons who need the data for the purposes for which it is collected.
West Welding retains personal data for as long as it is needed for the purposes for which it was collected. West Welding regularly assesses the need for retaining personal data and changes and rectifies any outdated data.

7. Disclosing data and data transfers outside the EU or EEA

On our website, we use third-party service providers in order to provide better service. Said service providers are committed to using personal data only for the purpose of implementing the services ordered from them.
As a rule, data is not transferred outside the area of the member states of the European Union or European Economic Area, unless it is necessary for the purposes of the processing of personal data, as referred to above, or for the technical implementation of data processing, in which case the requirements of the legislation on personal data are complied with when data is transferred.

8. Rights related to the processing of personal data

Data subjects have the right to know what data concerning them has been collected in the register and to request that inaccurate or outdated data be rectified. Data subjects also have the right to request that all data concerning them be erased from the register. If you want to access the data collected concerning you or request the erasure of such data, please contact the contact person responsible for the register. Contact details can be found in section two (2).

Data subjects have the right to prohibit electronic marketing communications. Electronic marketing communication can be prohibited by using the link for cancellation included in marketing messages.

Data subjects also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority if the data subject deems that the provisions of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation are breached in connection with the processing of personal data concerning the data subject. The supervisory authority in Finland is the Data Protection Ombudsman (

9. Right to amend the privacy statement

We retain the right to amend this privacy statement. Our privacy statement is reviewed at regular intervals. Please visit our website for up-to-date information on the processing of personal data in relation to our website.