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International data transfers, Privacy Shield information

Your personal data may be transferred to and processed in countries other than the country in which you are resident.  These countries may have data protection and privacy laws that are different to the laws of your country.

However, we have taken appropriate safeguards to require that your personal data will remain protected in accordance with this Notice. These include implementing the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for transfers of personal data between our group companies, which require all group companies to protect personal data they process from the European Economic Area (EEA) in accordance with European Union data protection law. 

Additionally, Eaton Corporation (and its US affiliates listed below) complies with the EU-US and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework Principles (including the Supplemental Principles) as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and/or Switzerland, respectively, to the United States.

Eaton Corporation has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. If there is any conflict between the policies in this Privacy Notice and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern.

Eaton Corporation is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In that regard, it certifies that it complies with the seven EU-US Privacy Shield Framework Principles set forth by the United States Department of Commerce, in relation to personal data collected in the European Union.

To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, the Privacy Shield Principles and to view our certification page, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List by clicking on the following link: http://www.commerce.gov/privacyshield/


Eaton Corporation US affiliates:

Azonix Corporation
Bussmann International Holdings, LLC
Bussmann International, Inc.
Cannon Technologies, Inc.
CBE Services, Inc.
Chagrin Highlands III Ltd.
CLS Holdings LLC
Cooper B-Line, Inc.
Cooper Bussmann, LLC
Cooper Crouse-Hinds MTL, Inc.
Cooper Crouse-Hinds, LLC
Cooper Electrical International, LLC
Cooper Enterprises LLC
Cooper Finance USA, Inc.
Cooper Industries International, LLC
Cooper Industries, LLC
Cooper Interconnect, Inc.
Cooper Lighting, LLC
Cooper Notification, Inc.
Cooper Power Systems, LLC
Cooper Technologies Company
Cooper Wheelock, Inc.
Cooper Wiring Devices, Inc.
Eaton Aeroquip LLC
Eaton Aerospace LLC
Eaton Ann Arbor LLC
Eaton Electric Holdings LLC
Eaton Holding LLC
Eaton Hydraulics LLC
Eaton Leasing Corporation
EIC Holding GP III
EIC Holding GP IV
EIC Holding IV LLC
EIC Holding V LLC
EIC Holding VI LLC
Illumination Management Solutions, Inc.
Innovative Switchgear IP LLC
Innovative Switchgear Solutions, Inc.
McGraw-Edison Development Corporation
MTL Instruments LLC
MTL Partners II, Inc.
MTL Partners, Inc.
Standard Automation & Control LP
Sure Power, Inc.
Wright Line Holding, Inc.
Wright Line LLC
Eaton Industries IX LLC
Eaton Industries VIII LLC
Eaton Industries XVI LLC
Eaton Industries (Philippines), LLC
Eaton Industries Middle East, LLC
Cooper Industries South Africa, LLC
Cooper Industries Vietnam, LLC
Cooper Industries Poland, LLC
Eaton Automated Transmission Technologies Corporation

Dispute resolution

In compliance with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Principles, Eaton Corporation commits to resolve complaints about privacy and collection or use of Employee Personal Data. Eaton will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of Employee Personal Data in accordance with this Notice.

Individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this Privacy Notice, or any Data Protection and Privacy related concerns should first contact Eaton at:

Eaton
Global Ethics and Compliance Data Protection and Privacy Office

1000 Eaton Boulevard Cleveland, Ohio 44122


or

via email to: dataprotection@eaton.com

Eaton Corporation commits to cooperate with the EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) in both HR Data and Non HR Data related queries. Eaton Corporation commits to cooperate with the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner’s regarding HR data received from Switzerland for use in the context of the employment relationship.

In the event the Employee is unable to resolve his or her concern through the Company’s Global Data Protection and Privacy Office, the Employee can contact the EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs). In the event the Employee is unable to resolve his or her concern regarding HR data received from Switzerland for use in the context of the employment relationship through the Company’s Global Data Protection and Privacy Office, the Employee can contact the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Please find further information about the EU Data Protection Authorities in the below link:

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website (https://www.privacyshield.gov), Employees may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.

How to contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Notice, or concerns about our processing of your personal data please contact us by:
Writing to:
Eaton
Attention: Global Data Protection and Privacy Office
1000 Eaton Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44122

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