Gruma is engaged in the business of elaboration, production, trading, distribution, import and export of corn and wheat flour, as well as corn and wheat flour based products. Because of this, Gruma interacts and has interacted with several individuals, who are the Titleholders of the personal data (hereinafter, “Data”) that at any time were collected from them.
Therefore, Gruma hereby informs you that the type of Data that it collects and the profile of each individual as well as the treatment and/or purpose given to them, is as follows:
With respect to Data of the PERSONNEL (i.e. employment applicants, employees, former employees, service providers, interns), Gruma collects information from the Titleholders in a personal and/or direct manner and such information may include, but is not limited to, full name, address, telephone, email, career experience, non-criminal records certificate, union membership, proof of studies, proof of domicile and copy of an official ID. All this information is collected with respect to the services and/or tasks to be performed and with the purpose to (i) determine the consideration and/or remuneration for the services rendered and to make the determined payment, (ii) to communicate with and to locate the individual, (iii) to identify the individual, (iv) to prepare a career profile for examination and training purposes, and (v) to make an employment recommendation.
Gruma may also request the full name and telephone number of direct relatives (i.e. ascendants and/or descendants and/or collateral relatives and/or spouse) for employment references purposes.
In the event that Gruma collects information regarding any bank account of the PERSONNEL, such data will be collected solely for the purpose of facilitating the payment, whether at the bank or through wire transfer, of any service rendered and/or supply of any good provided. Gruma may request at any time from any of the Titleholders any additional information and may make evaluations of socioeconomic, psychometric and/or medical (health) for internal purposes, in order to define a Titleholder’s profile for purposes of determining and/or providing some kind of allowance in the employment benefits and/or support in particular cases.
Gruma may also request and/or collect Data from the PERSONNEL and/or from their direct relatives information regarding suffered illnesses and/or accidents (health) of the Titleholders, as well as of the automobiles they use; this, in order to evaluate, quote and, if applicable, provide any type of Medical Insurance and/or Life Insurance and/or Automobile Insurance, as some sort of employment benefit attending to their title and/or position and/or duties.
With respect to the Data of CUSTOMERS, Gruma collects personal information from two different types of customers:
1.- Customer-Dealer, from whom it may be requested full name, address, telephone and/or email,, website, bank account data, copy of an official ID; in order to (i) determine the consideration and/or remuneration for the supply of the products and/or the services provided by Gruma, (ii) make the corresponding collection and payment, and (iii) communicate with and to locate the Customer-Dealer.
2.- Customer-Consumer, from whom it may be requested full name, address, telephone and/or email, date of birth, for product evaluation and/or brands and/or services of Gruma; in order to (i) obtain a result in market surveys, and (ii) send them advertising material and/or notices, via email and/or any other media. If you are receiving promotional information about Gruma and do not wish to receive this information any longer, you may remove your name from our mailing list either by e-mailing us at [email], or calling us on [phone number] and asking to be removed from our mailing list.
With respect to the Data of SUPPLIERS, Gruma may collect information which includes, but is not limited to, full name, address, telephone, email, quotation and/or budget, proof of domicile and copy of an official ID; in order to identify and locate the Titleholder, to determine the consideration and/or remuneration for the services rendered and/or the goods supplied to Gruma, as well as to make the payments referred to above. In the event that information regarding any bank account of this type of Titleholders is collected, such data will be collected solely for the purpose of facilitating the payment, whether at the bank or through wire transfer.
Gruma will maintain and implement the adequate protection actions and mechanisms, which will consist in the necessary Administrative, Physical and Technical Measures, in view of its capacity and the type of Data being treated. The foregoing will ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the Data.
You may also contact us by e-mailing us on the details above if you have a complaint about how we have handled your personal information. If Gruma becomes aware of any ongoing concerns or problems concerning our privacy practices, we will contact you about the issue, investigate the issue, and take all reasonable steps to work with you to resolve the issue.
Gruma, in view of the technologies implemented for the day to day performance of its duties, may collect information containing Data through its website; however, it does not collect this type of information using cookies and/or web beacons, nor through social networking media.