Update Effective 2017
Equinix Inc. and its affiliated companies in the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions and any future locations are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognise your need for appropriate protection and management of any personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) that you share with us.
Personal Data is information that enables us to identify you, such as your first and last name, business phone numbers, emails and addresses, job title) for the provision of our services as well as information about our services on our various Web sites, and whose use, processing or transfer is regulated by privacy laws or regulations.
Use of Personal Data
Equinix Inc, acting as Data Controller ((as defined under European data protection and privacy laws or regulations or local equivalent), collects and uses your Personal Data for the following purposes:
Sharing Personal Data
Equinix shall not share your Personal Data with companies other than entities within the Equinix group and, where applicable, our third party processors (acting on our behalf and under our instructions), and does not share Personal Data to any other third parties, unless required to do so by law or regulatory authorities.
Considering the international dimension of Equinix, your Personal Data may be transferred between our Equinix group entities in our current and future locations, where the data privacy legislation may differ from that in your country.
In circumstances where Personal Data is transferred to countries in which there is not a similar level of protection as in your country, and where relevant, Equinix has taken steps to ensure an adequate level of protection of the transferred data by concluding appropriate inter-company data transfer agreements based on the European Standard Contractual Clauses; and also by adopting Binding Corporate Rules.
All entities within the Equinix group comply with the rules of this Statement and with all applicable privacy principles and regulations.
When you visit our Web sites, you can always elect not to provide us with certain information. If you choose not to provide the Personal Data we request, you can still visit some of Equinix’s web pages, but you may be unable to access certain services that involve our interaction with you.
Depending on applicable law, you are entitled to several rights in relation to your Personal Data, such as a right of access to Personal Data that Equinix collects about you, and/or a right of correction and suppression of such data, and/or a right to object to the processing of your Personal Data on legitimate grounds.
Equinix shall not process or retain Personal Data for longer than necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they are processed.
Cookies and Other Technologies
Equinix’s Web sites use three types of cookies:
You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the Web site.
With regard to analytics provided by Google, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on which can be found at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. It provides Web site users more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics.
If you have any inquiries, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights described above, please contact us at PrivacyOffice@equinix.com.