Privacy Notice of GDELS Website

1. Introduction

This privacy policy applies to personal data processing carried out by General Dynamics European Land Systems, S.L.U and its affiliated entities (collectively, “GDELS” or “We”). We appreciate the interest showed in our company and the use of our website (the “Website”). GDELS is concerned about your privacy and committed to process any personal data collected through the Website according to General Data Protection Regulation (reference EU2016/679) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 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 other applicable local privacy regulations.

Pursuant to the requirements established under GDPR, the purpose of is privacy notice is to describe the types of personal data collected by GDELS when you access and/or use the Website, how GDELS may use such personal data and with whom GDELS may share that information. Furthermore, this privacy notice describes the security measures implemented at GDELS aimed at ensuring adequate level of protection of the personal data collected.

2. What are Personal Data?

Personal data are any information which are related to an identified or identifiable natural person. The data subjects are identifiable if they can be directly or indirectly identified, especially by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one of several special characteristics, which expresses the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, commercial, cultural or social identity of these natural persons.

3. What Personal Data are collected and what is the purpose of the processing?

When accessing and/or using the Website, user may choose to provide personal information (e.g. name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) through the Website in connection with the following matters:

  • Career Opportunities
    You can submit through the Website your resume or CV and other information to apply online for open positions within GDELS. We use the information you submit to evaluate your job application and to contact you regarding possible careers opportunities.
  • Contact Us
    You may choose to contact us through the Website to get information of our products and services. If you e-mail us or submit comments or questions using the “Contact Us” form posted in the Website, We will use the information provided to evaluate and respond your inquiries.

4. What is the basis for processing your Personal Data?

According to GDPR, any processing of Personal Data must have a legal basis. In this respect, GDELS processing of Personal Data is based in a number of lawful reasons, mainly, as a result of the consent obtained from the users, within the scope of a legitimate interest of GDELS or pursuant to a legal obligation.

5. With whom will Personal Data be shared?

Generally, GDELS does not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose Personal Data pertaining to the Website visitors to third parties. This notwithstanding, GDELS may share the Personal Data collected to other companies belonging to General Dynamics group. We may also share Personal Data to services providers and/or vendors we have retained to perform services on our behalf (for example, to assist with recruiting activities), acting for these purposes as data controllers. In addition, GDELS may disclose Personal Data collected through the Website (i) when required by law or legal process, (ii) based on a court, administrative or government order or (iii) when GDELS considers disclosure is necessary to protect a legitimate concern or in the public interest.

GDELS reserves the right to transfer any Personal Information in the event of sale or transfer of all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the transferee uses Personal Data in a manner that is consistent with this privacy notice and the applicable laws.

6. Will Personal Data be transferred to third countries outside the EU/EEA?

GDELS Personal Data processing activities are conducted primarily in the territory of the European Union and Switzerland. GDELS processes your Personal Data mostly in the EEA. However, We may occasionally transfer Personal Data to other entities belonging to General Dynamics group (General Dynamics Corporation and other subsidiaries) based outside EU/EEA.

GDELS ensures that any such transfers are made under contractual frameworks ensuring adequate level of protection of the Personal Data.

7. For how long are Personal Data stored?

GDELS keeps Personal Data collected through the website during the necessary time to perform our contractual and statutory duties. When Personal Data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which these were collected, GDELS will erase Personal Data considering legal statutes of limitation and other possible statutory implications.

8. Security Measures

GDELS maintains appropriate administrative, technical and organizational measure to protect the Personal Data We have our under control against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration or destruction. In particularly GDELS has put in place robust IT security procedures which are continually improved as new technology becomes available.

9. What are “Cookies” and what “Cookies” does GDELS use?

GDELS may use cookies and log files on its Website. Cookies are small text files that websites often store on the computer hard drives of visitors to their sites. A cookie contains a unique code which is used to recognize your computer when a user of your computer returns to a website that was visited previously. Log files are small text files that websites automatically create when a user visits a site. GDELS may use cookies and log files to enhance the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how our Website is used. Currently, GDELS only uses Google Analytics cooks for statistical control of the Website.

The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Without cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of all the Website features, such as submitting a resume online to pursue career opportunities with General Dynamics.

10. What are your privacy rights and how to exercise these rights?

Pursuant to GDPR data subjects are conferred the following rights in connection with your Personal Data:

  • Right to access
  • Right to be informed
  • Right to rectification
  • Right to erasure/to be forgotten
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right to portability
  • Right to object
  • Rights related to automated decision making including profiling

To exercise any of the above privacy rights, please contact GDELS in writing by email at or to the following address below, enclosing a copy of a document evidencing your identity (ID or passport): C/ Vía de los Poblados, 3, P.E. Cristalia, Edificio 7/8, planta 1ª, 28033 Madrid, Spain.

11. Links to other Websites

GDELS may provide links to other websites to provide further information to users. These sites may operate independently from this Website and may not be under GDELS control. These sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. The entities that operate these sites are responsible for the content of their sites, any products or services they may offer through their sites or any other use of their sites and GDELS shall not be responsible for the collecting and processing of Personal Data carried out through that websites.

12. Updates to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be reviewed and updated by GDELS from time to time in order to reflect GDELS practices and ensure full compliance with applicable privacy regulations.