Privacy Statement

We are committed to being transparent when we process your personal data. This Privacy Statement (hereinafter referred to as the "Statement") explains how Eurasian Resources Group (hereinafter referred to as "ERG", "we") handles personal data of current and potential employees, customers, suppliers of the company and other third parties. ERG strictly complies with privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), as well as local laws.

This Statement explains in detail what types of personal data we collect and how we work with that personal data. It also describes the measures we take to keep your personal information secure and your rights in relation to your personal information that we hold. To understand some of the terms used in this Statement, we recommend that you review the definitions provided in the glossary. In addition to this Privacy Statement, we also publish a Cookie Statement which provides additional information about how you can protect your privacy when using this site.

Use of personal data

We may process your personal data for legitimate business purposes related to the management of an employment, contractual or other relationship with you, as well as the conduct of our business. We may collect, use and share your personal data through automated data processing systems and/or paper-based data processing systems. We have organized the operation of standard data processing functions, such as processing data for regular payroll and benefits and for settlements with suppliers. We also process personal data on an occasional or ad hoc basis in the context of an employment relationship and when suppliers or customers submit requests for information relating to personal data,

Personal Data We Collect

In the course of our interactions with employees, job seekers and contractors, we may collect data necessary for personnel management, including:

  • Information provided in connection with the vacancy, such as personal data indicated in a resume or in an automated online questionnaire;
  • information about immigration status, eligibility to work and residence status;
  • identification data;
  • contact information in case of emergencies, as well as information about relatives (to a limited extent);
  • information about the employment agency and time records.
  • When you visit our websites, we may collect the following necessary visitor data:

  • When you visit our websites, we record your IP address so that we can recognize it the next time you visit the site.
  • When visiting our offices and manufacturing facilities, we may collect personal information from visitors to help maintain the security of our facilities and comply with our legal obligations, including:

  • Images of video surveillance systems.
  • The personal data we collect from customers, suppliers and other third parties includes:

  • Information about ongoing transactions;
  • the personal data you provide;
  • personal data necessary for the conclusion of the contract.

ERG also collects personal data in the course of fulfilling its legal obligations (for example, to comply with government requests and conduct due diligence).

When collecting and processing personal data, we limit ourselves to the extent necessary for the purposes of the respective data processing operations. If we process your data for any other purpose, we will inform you of these new purposes.

Cross-border data transfer

We may transfer your personal data outside of the country in which you live or work, including to countries that do not offer a level of personal data protection equivalent to that of your country, where the following criteria are met.

  • When transferring and/or disclosing data within the ERG Group, the protection of personal data, if it is necessary to transfer it outside the jurisdiction where this data was collected, is provided by the Intragroup Agreement.
  • When transferring and/or disclosing data outside the ERG Group, data protection is ensured by contractual provisions on data confidentiality. This includes, in particular, an assessment of the compliance of cross-border data transfer with the requirements of applicable legislation on ensuring the confidentiality of personal data;
  • The consent of the relevant personal data subjects to the transfer or disclosure of these data has been obtained; or
  • Transfers and/or disclosures are required by local law or expressly permitted by local privacy laws and the relevant personal data is collected in that jurisdiction.
We ensure the protection of your data:

We keep your personal data secure and protected from accidental, unauthorized or unlawful processing, including protection against loss and unauthorized access, destruction, use, alteration or disclosure. This means that we take all necessary technical, physical and organizational measures at all stages of the "life cycle" of personal data. The obligation to protect personal data arises whether your personal data is stored in paper or electronic form (eg in databases). Access to your personal data is provided to persons within and outside ERG in accordance with the need-to-know principle.

Group entities are required to immediately report any breach of the security of your personal data to the ERG Compliance Officer for Data Protection for investigation.

We keep your personal data for a limited period

Your personal data is only retained for as long as is necessary for the legitimate purposes for which the data is being processed (as set out in notices sent to relevant individuals), or as long as required or permitted by local law. After this period, the records containing your personal data will be securely destroyed (if the data is recorded on physical media) or permanently deleted (if the data is stored in electronic form) in accordance with the ERG Data Retention Schedule or as required by applicable local law.

We respect your rights:

We take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Please note that you are also responsible for ensuring the accuracy of your personal data. In addition, you have the right to:

  • submit a request for information about the use of your personal data;
  • submit a request for access to your personal data;
  • request the deletion of your personal data;
  • submit a request to stop processing your personal data;
  • be notified if a Group entity makes a decision concerning you based solely on the results of automated data processing and, if necessary, request a human review of such decision;
  • file a complaint regarding the processing of personal data; or
  • revoke your prior consent to the processing of your personal data by ERG.

There are legal exceptions regarding the exercise of these rights. ERG will consider each request on an individual basis, taking into account the laws of the country in which you are located. Inquiries relating to the exercise of your rights should be directed to the ERG Compliance Officer for Data Protection in your region, who can be contacted at: privacy@erg.net


The consent of the subject of personal data means a voluntary, specific, conscious and unambiguous expression of the wishes of the subject of personal data.

Violation means a detected or suspected case:

  • failure to comply with our data security obligations; or
  • unauthorized storage, destruction, processing or access to your personal data

Data Protection Compliance Officer: Compliance Function employee who is the first point of contact for data privacy matters in a particular region, as listed on the Data Privacy page of the ERG website.

Subject of personal data: the natural person to whom the personal data relates.

Group entities: all companies, product divisions, structural divisions, global functions and corporate offices that are part of the Eurasian Resources Group.

Legitimate Business Purpose: A purpose related to the performance of ERG's business objectives and consistent with all applicable laws and regulations.

Personal Data: All information relating to any identifiable natural person.

Privacy Statement: Notice to be given to data subjects when their personal data is collected.

Processing: all actions taken with respect to personal data, including collection, use, disclosure, recording, organization, storage, transfer, modification, deletion, destruction, retrieval, access, hosting and other types of work with data.

Privacy and Cookie Statement

Your privacy is important to us and we are committed to ensuring that it is respected and protected. As part of our commitment, we have prepared this Privacy Statement, which explains how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise deal with visitors to this site.

This site collects the following types of analytical data:

  • The IP address of the computer or mobile device you are using
  • information about the requested web pages
  • guide web page information
  • information about the used
  • date and time

The site does not associate this data with the identity of specific users.

Use of cookies by ERG

To improve the user experience on our site, we use cookies. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded by the browser on your computer to save your preferences. The cookies themselves do not contain your email address or other personal information. Our website collects data and stores it on your computer's hard drive in the form of cookies. Cookies can be thought of as the site's "memory", allowing it to recognize the user when they return to the site and respond accordingly.

Most browsers automatically accept the use of cookies. You may refuse to receive cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or delete previously received cookies from your browser.

We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve its content. For example, we use cookies to personalize the content of the pages you visit on our site and collect statistical data about its use. See below for more details.

We use the following types of cookies:

Strictly required cookies. These cookies are necessary to enable you to use our website.

Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to collect information about the use of the site by visitors and count the number of visitors. This helps us improve the way the website works, for example by making it easier to find information.

Functional cookies. They are used to recognize the user when they return to our website. This allows us to personalize content and remember your preferences (such as your language and region selection). However, the data collected using these cookies does not allow us to track user movements on other websites.

Targeting cookies. These cookies record information about your visit to our website, the pages you visit and the links you follow. We use this data to present information on our website that is relevant to your interests.

Our website uses the Laravel platform and Google Analytics, which use all the types of cookies listed above.

You can block cookies by setting the appropriate browser settings to prevent the storage of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies in your browser settings (including essential cookies), our website or parts of it may not be available.

With the exception of essential cookies, cookies are stored for 120 minutes.

Information disclosure

We will not disclose, loan, sell or otherwise transfer your personal information. However, this site may contain links to other sites. We provide links for your convenience, but we do not review, control or monitor the privacy practices of third party websites.

We are not responsible for the operation of third party websites or your business dealings with those third parties. Therefore, when you leave this site, we encourage you to read the privacy policy applicable to each site and draw your own conclusions as to its effectiveness and sufficiency.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Statement or its implementation, please contact us by email: privacy@erg.net

Last updated: May 25, 2018