Last updated: January 25, 2017
Collection of Personal Information
In order to enhance users’ experiences when visiting the Website, we collect the following types of information as users browse the Website:
- Personal Information. We collect personally identifiable information you provide to us (“Personal Information”). For example, we may collect your name, mailing address, and email address when you make a product inquiry, sign up for a mailing list, or submit a job application, whether through the Site, by telephone, or through other channels. Some of this Personal Information is necessary for us to be able to respond to your inquiry; other information is optional.
Use of Your Information
Personal Information. Gathering Personal Information about our users allows us to serve you better. We will never use your Personal Information in a way that is prohibited by applicable law. Here are some ways in which we might use your Personal Information:
- Our Business Purposes. We may use your Personal Information for our everyday business purposes, such as to provide services to you, to communicate information and updates to you, and to update our profile about you. Additionally, we may share your Personal Information with companies related to us by common ownership or control, and they may use your Personal Information for their everyday business purposes.
- Service Providers. From time to time, we may employ companies and individuals to perform certain services on our behalf (such as conducting audits, performing legal services, processing credit card payments, or providing customer service). These third-party service providers may have access to Personal Information, but only to the extent required to perform their assigned roles, and they may not use your Personal Information for any other reason.
- Compliance with Law. We may release Personal Information about you if we believe such a release is necessary to comply with the law or in response to a subpoena or other legal process.
Use and purpose
You can register for events on our website. Your data will only be used for registration and organisation of the relevant event. In addition, you can also register for events at trade fairs and exhibitions. This data is also used only for a specific purpose and will not be disclosed to third parties.
Protection of Your Information
To prevent unauthorized access to, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, no security system is perfect, and we cannot guarantee that information you provide to us over the Internet will remain private. We also cannot guarantee that information you transmit to us over the Internet will not be intercepted.
Use of Website by Children
The Website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information via the Website from visitors in this age group and will take prompt steps to delete any such personally identifiable information.
For California Users Only
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 requires certain businesses to disclose, upon a written request, (i) a list of the kinds of personal information that the business has disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, and (ii) the names and addresses of all of the third parties that received personal information from the business for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. Businesses must respond to such requests within 30 days, but they are only obligated to respond to one request from a customer in a calendar year.
If you live in California, you may request this disclosure by sending an e-mail request to firstname.lastname@example.org listing your name, address, and e-mail address. You must also specifically indicate the nature of your request by including the following language or language substantially similar to it: “I request that you send me your third-party information sharing disclosures as required by California Civil Code Section 1798.83.” Alternatively, you may mail your request to the following address: P. O. Box 411529, Charlotte, NC 28241
You can subscribe to our newsletter on our website. We will not send you our newsletter unless we have received your explicit consent. After you have registered, you will receive a welcome message in which you will be prompted to click on a link and confirm that you wish to receive our newsletter. Your address will not be activated for receipt of the newsletter until you have confirmed registration. Your data will be used only for sending you the newsletter which you have requested. You can revoke your consent again at any time with future effect and unsubscribe to the newsletter.
We use products of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time.
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We use the lead generation service provided by Leadinfo B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands, which recognizes visits of companies to our website based on IP-addresses and shows us related publicly available information, such as company names or addresses. In addition, Leadinfo places two first-party cookies for providing transparency on how our visitors use our website and the tool processes domains from provided form inputs (e.g. “leadinfo.com”) to correlate IP addresses with companies and to enhance its services. For additional information, please visit www.leadinfo.com. On this page: www.leadinfo.com/en/opt-out you have an opt-out option. In the event of an opt-out, your data will no longer be used by Leadinfo.
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