Privacy policy


ALTRA CORPORATION is aware of the importance of guaranteeing subjects’ rights to privacy and data protection, and in this regard, and in compliance with the provisions of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR), as well as in compliance with applicable national regulations regarding data protection, information about the following points related to the processing of personal data through this website can be found below.


We inform you that the personal data provided by the interested parties will be processed by ALTRA CORPORATION, with registered office at Calle Marie Curie No. 21, CP 29590 Campanillas, Malaga, Spain, with Tax Identification Number (NIF): B92611102; email:; and Telephone: +34 900400445.


The data collected in the contact forms or emails and storysharing process will be processed for the following purposes:

  • Creation of a Humans of HVAC story and content (textual and visual)
  • Social Media communications (posts, tweets, publications, etc.)
  • Promotion of the Humans of HVAC project in paid media channels

Data collected via the contact form: The lawful basis for processing data is the unequivocal consent and acceptance given by the Visitor, under the terms laid down in article 6.1.a) of the GDPR. The Visitor has the right to withdraw consent at any time, but this will not affect the legality of data processing based on consent prior to its withdrawal.

In cases in which the Visitor had expressed his or her unequivocal consent for receiving commercial communications, as well as in relation to the processing of data from the analysis of Visitor profiles and preferences, the data will be retained indefinitely, unless the interested party manifests his or her opposition to processing, in which case the data will be immediately eliminated.

The data collected via the contact form will be kept for the period of time necessary to respond to the query or request for information sent by the Visitor. Subsequently, the data will be retained in an appropriate blocked format during the term of prescription of legal actions, and will be eliminated once this period has passed.


The GDPR recognizes the different rights of the data subject in relation to the processing of their personal data. Below, we inform you about each of these rights and indicate the channels through which you can address, where appropriate, the corresponding request:

Right of access: You have the right to obtain confirmation from ALTRA CORPORATION as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, as well as access to the following information: the purposes of the processing; the categories of data being processed; the recipients or categories of recipients to whom they have been or will be communicated; if possible, the planned period of storage of the personal data or, if this is not possible, the criteria used to determine this period.

Right of rectification: You have the right to obtain from ALTRA CORPORATION the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. Furthermore, taking into account the purposes of processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data supplemented, including by means of an additional declaration. To this end, you must indicate in your request what data you are referring to and the correction to be made; you must also attach, where necessary, documentation justifying the inaccuracy or incompleteness of the data subject to processing.

Right of suppression: You have the right to obtain from ALTRA CORPORATION the suppression of the personal data concerning you when one of the following circumstances occurs:

  • They are not necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or processed;
  • You withdraw your consent, provided that the processing is not based on another legal basis;
  • You oppose the processing and other legitimate reasons for the processing do not prevail; that the data have been treated unlawfully.

Right of limitation: You will have the right to obtain from ALTRA CORPORATION the limitation of the processing of the data when any of the following conditions is fulfilled:

  • When you have challenged the accuracy of your personal data, during the period that ALTRA CORPORATION allows for the verification of their accuracy;
  • In the event that you consider that the processing is unlawful and ALTRA CORPORATION has opposed the deletion of personal data and requests instead the limitation of their use;
  • When ALTRA CORPORATION no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the Visitor needs them for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims;

Right of portability: You shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to ALTRA CORPORATION, in a structured format, of common use and subject to mechanical reading, and to transmit them to another data controller without being prevented by ALTRA CORPORATION, when the processing is based on consent, and is carried out by automated means. When exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have your personal data transmitted directly from one data controller to another when technically possible. This right to portability shall not apply to the processing necessary for the performance of a mission carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of public powers conferred on ALTRA CORPORATION. The right to portability shall not extend to data that ALTRA CORPORATION has inferred from data directly derived from ALTRA CORPORATION’s use of the services provided.

Right to opposition: You have the right to oppose the processing of data concerning you, at any time, including in the preparation of profiles. If you exercise this right, ALTRA CORPORATION will cease to process your personal data, unless we can prove that there are compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that prevail over your interests, rights and freedoms, or for the formulation, exercise or defense of claims. Channels exist for the effective exercise of these rights: To exercise any of the rights indicated in the previous sections, the Visitor may send an email to or a letter addressed to the following address: Address: Calle Marie Curie, No. 21, CP 29590 Campanillas, Malaga, Spain.

In cases in which the Visitor considers that during the processing of data by ALTRA CORPORATION his/her data protection rights have been infringed, and especially when the Visitor has not been able to exercise his/her rights, the Visitor may submit a complaint to the Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (Spanish Data Protection Agency) ( or to another competent data protection controlling authority.


ALTRA CORPORATION has a profile on some of the main online social networks and is responsible for the content published. In no case will ALTRA CORPORATION extract data from social networks, unless it obtains the Visitor’s consent to do this expressly and as a one-off.


ALTRA CORPORATION reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy should any changes arise regarding legislation, jurisprudence or industry practices. In such cases, ALTRA CORPORATION will announce the changes introduced with reasonable notice before their implementation on this page.

Date of the last update: June 26, 2020.