Data Privacy Notice

We are pleased about your visit to our website, our web portal, application, and social-media-channels, and your interest in our company and our products. We take the protection of your private data seriously and we want you to feel secure when visiting our websites. It is important to us to protect your privacy when processing personal data. This is reflected in our business processes. Therefore, we will modify and adapt our privacy notice if needed.

We process personal data that is collected during your visit to our website in accordance with the data protection laws of the country in which the responsible data processing office is located. Our websites may contain links to other websites, which are not covered by this privacy notice.

Application of the privacy notice

This notice covers how we collect and use your data, e.g. when you visit or use our consumer and customer-directed websites, applications or social media channels; purchase and use our products, services, or applications; subscribe to our newsletters; provide to us your goods or services; contact our customer support; join our business events; or otherwise interact with us in your capacity as consumer, business customer, partner, (sub) supplier, contractor or other person with a business relationship with us

Data collection and processing

Depending on the business relation we have (e.g. customer, consumer, supplier, business partner, etc.) and how you interact with us (e.g. online, offline, over the phone, etc.) we may process different data about you. We may collect your personal data, for example, when you visit or use our consumer and customer-directed websites, applications or social media channels, purchase and use our products, services, systems or applications, subscribe to our newsletters, download a software update, provide to us your goods or services, contact our customer support, join our business events, participate to our contests, promotions and surveys or otherwise interact with us.

Below you will find an overview of examples of data categories that you provide to us directly:

Categories of data (e.g. examples of types of data)

When you visit or use our websites or applications, subscribe to our newsletters or otherwise interact with us through our digital channels, in addition to the information you provide to us directly, we may collect information sent to us by your computer, mobile phone or other access device. For example, we may collect automatically:

To the extent permitted by applicable law, in addition to our websites, applications and other digital channels, we may also obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms and other third parties.

Use of personal data and appropriation

We use your personal data for purposes of technical administration of the website, for customer, prospect and supplier management, for surveys and company information, as well as for marketing only to the necessary extent.

We would like to inform you in the best way possible and therefore we would also like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and if applicable to ask you questions about these. Of course, the participation in such campaigns is voluntary. If you no longer want us to use this data, please inform us at any time so that we can block your data for the future.

We may use your data for other, different legitimate reasons and business purposes. Below you will find an overview of the purposes for which we may process your data:

If we ask you to provide us with your data, but you chose not to, in some cases we will not be able to provide you with the full functionality of our products, services, systems or applications. Additionally, we might not be able to respond to requests you might have.

Legal basis for data processing

In order to be able to process your data, we may rely on different legal bases, including:

Dissemination of personal data

Transfers of personal data to government institutions and authorities only occur within the framework of mandatory national legislation. In order to inform you and to optimize the relation, we might transmit

Dissemination, sale or other transmission of your personal data to third parties does not take place, unless this is required as part of our business purpose, to perform a contract or you have explicitly consented to. Thus, it may for example be necessary when you order products or services, that we provide your address and order data to our contractual partners or as part of the commissioning to specific service providers, who assist us in our activities. We may share your data with other parties including professional advisors, such as banks, insurance companies, auditors, lawyers, accountants, other professional advisors.

During implementation of the contract through our online shop, you agree that we will transmit your personal information to service providers to process the payment transactions via credit card, direct debit or other payment options. You further agree, that these service providers will process, store and provide your personal data to the settlement of the transaction necessary institutions, especially to the participating financial institutions, banks, credit card companies and that further processing of personal data carried out by these bodies.

We may from time to time also share your data in the course of corporate transactions, such as during a sale of a business or a part of a business to another company, or any reorganization, merger, joint venture, or other disposition of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceeding).

Data transfer abroad

Your data may be processed outside the country where you live, if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes described in this Notice.

If you are located in a country member of the European Economic Area, we may transfer your data to countries located outside of the European Economic Area. Some of these countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection. With regard to transfers from the European Economic Area to other countries that are not are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection, we have put in place adequate measures to protect your data, such as organizational and legal measures (e.g. binding corporate rules and approved European Commission standard contractual clauses).

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