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DATA PROTECTION

The protection of individual privacy on the Internet is crucially important for the future of online business transactions and development into a true online economy. This data protection statement is designed to demonstrate SCHNEEBERGER's firm commitment to secure and reliable online trading and protection of the privacy and personal rights of individuals. We process personal data in all countries in accordance with applicable statutory European Union regulations.

Limits on use and distribution of personal data

The collection of personal data via our websites shall be subject to your approval. You decide whether to give us this information when registering on our websites or making an enquiry. Data shall be used across the world for enquiries, order processing or to improve our products and services.

Data shall only be passed on to a third party outside the SCHNEEBERGER Group with your express permission, unless passing on such information is authorised in accordance with national or European legislation. Data shall only be used for the purposes described in detail below.

Security

The required technical and organisational security measures have been implemented on all SCHNEEBERGER websites in order to prevent misuse. These measures reflect the latest technology.

Data protection over the entire SCHNEEBERGER network

As a global company, SCHNEEBERGER operates a number of websites across the world. Any information, which you send via our websites in any country or in any language, may be sent electronically to a server for one of these websites located in a different country. There this information may used, saved or processed outside the country in which it was collected. We do, however, protect your security interests worldwide by ensuring that these SCHNEEBERGER websites are subject to our international data protection guidelines as described here.

Our employees are obliged to ensure the protection of data and maintain confidentiality.

Consent

By using our website you agree to us saving and using your information as described here. Changes to the data protection statement will be made here and consequently you will always be aware of the data we save and how we use it.

Details

1. What information do we collect and for what purpose?

IP addresses – we may use your IP address to diagnose server problems, manage our website or to obtain comprehensive demographic information.

Cookies

We may use cookies to make using our online services easier for you and so that we can offer customised content. Cookies help us provide information in line with your specific interests and to save you having to enter your password each time you visit our website. Cookies allow us to improve our analysis of user behaviour on our website so that we can enhance our web offering. We do not track your search path beyond the SCHNEEBERGER website. Advertising partners, which place advertisements on our website, may also use their own cookies.

User registration

You may wish to complete a registration form on our website providing your contact details. These details will be used to send you requested information or products, send you other product details, news or promotional literature and to find out more about our web users.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Microsoft ClickDimensions

The marketing automation solution ClickDimensions is used on all SCHNEEBERGER sites. It lets us monitor your activity on our websites. Your IP address will only be used to track your interests on our websites. We use the data collected to gather statistical and demographic information and to offer you the best possible service. We will not pass your information on to any third parties outside the SCHNEEBERGER Group.

E-mail addresses

By entering your e-mail address, you consent to us contacting you. We use your data to keep you informed of the latest developments and provide you with the best possible service. We will not disclose your e-mail address to any third party outside the SCHNEEBERGER Group. You can decide to stop receiving e-mails from us at any time. Go to Unsubscribe for further details. Depending on your e-mail settings, your personal information will be transmitted automatically when you send an e-mail to SCHNEEBERGER. This information will also be treated confidentially.

Removal from other SCHNEEBERGER e-mail lists

If you no longer wish to receive information or promotional materials from us, please follow the instructions in the last e-mail you received.

Information and questions

If you have any questions about this data protection statement, for example regarding access to your personal data or updating your details, please write to the following address:

Head Office:
SCHNEEBERGER AG
St. Urbanstrasse 12
4914 Roggwil, Switzerland
Tel. +41 (0)62 918 41 11
Fax +41 (0)62 918 41 00
E-mail info-ch@schneeberger.com

Managing Director:
Adrian Fuchser
VAT No. CHE-101.068.159

In Germany:
SCHNEEBERGER GmbH
Gräfenau 12
75339 Höfen/Enz, Germany
Tel. +49 7081 782 0
Fax +49 7081 782 124
E-mail info-d@schneeberger.com

Managing Director:
Hans-Hermann Rahlmeyer
Companies Register entry:
AG Stuttgart HRB 330329

VAT No.:
DE 144 605 286

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