Privacy policy at SCHLEIFRING

Privacy policy and consent to use of data

Schleifring GmbH would like to thank you for visiting our website as well as for your interest in our products. We are aware of the necessity of comprehensive data protection in the Internet and set great store by the protection of your data and your privacy. By means of this statement, we would like to inform you about how the information you provide is used. We process personal data that is collected when your visit our website in accordance with the statutory regulations, in particular the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (German Federal Data Protection Act) and the Telemediengesetz (German Telemedia Act).

Name and contact data of the person responsible for the processing as well as the corporate data protection officer

This data protection information applies to the data processing performed by:
Responsible party: Schleifring GmbH (hereafter: Schleifring),
Am Hardtanger 10, 82256 Fürstenfeldbruck, Germany
E-mail: info@schleifring.de
Tel: +49-8141-403-0
Fax: +49-8141-403-45
Schleifring’s corporate data protection officer can be contacted at the above-mentioned address or at datenschutz@schleifring.de.

Collection and storage of personal data as well as the type and purpose of its use

1. When visiting the website

When you open our website, www.schleifring.de, the browser used on your terminal device sends information to the server of our website automatically. This information is saved temporarily in a so-called log file. The following information is gathered without any action on your part and saved until it is automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the enquiring computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file
  • Browser /client-specific information

We process the above-mentioned data for the following purposes:

  • To guarantee smooth connection to the website
  • To ensure that our website can be used comfortably
  • To analyse the system security and stability
  • For further administrative purposes

The legal basis for the data processing is article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (hereafter referred to as GDPR). Our legitimate interest follows from the purposes for the data collection listed above. Under no circumstances do we use the data collected to draw conclusions about your identity.

Furthermore, we use cookies when you visit our website. Further details are given in section 4 of this data protection policy statement.

2. When using our contact form

If you have questions of any kind, you can contact us via a form provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid e-mail address, company name, own name, postal code / city, country and department so that we know who the enquiry came from and are able to answer it. Further information which we request from you can be provided voluntarily. However, in individual cases it may not be possible to use our services without specific information.

The data processing for the purpose of contacting us takes place pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (a) of the GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent.

Disclosure of data to third parties

Your personal data will be not disclosed to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only disclose your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (a) of the GDPR
  • the disclosure pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the GDPR is required to establish, pursue or defend legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest warranting protection with regard to the non-disclosure of your data
  • in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose your data pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (c) of the GDPR
  • this is legally permissible and required under article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (b) of the GDPR for the execution of contractual relationships with you.

Cookies

We use cookies on our website. These are small files which your browser automatically creates and which are saved on your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. Our cookies do not harm your terminal device and contain no viruses, Trojans or other malicious software. Information is stored in the cookie which, in each case, results from the connection with the specific terminal device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity. The use of cookies only serves to make the use of our services more pleasant for you. The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes to safeguard our legitimate interest as well as those of third parties pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the GDPR. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are saved on your computer or that a prompt is always displayed before a new cookie is created. Disabling cookies completely may, however, mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.
We work together with web analytics providers. To do this, we also use cookies. Using this data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. The user can delete the cookies directly in their browser.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will, however, be shortened first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. 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 with other services relating to website use and Internet usage.

The IP address transferred by your browser during the use 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 in your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. As a result, IP addresses are processed in shortened form, which means that a direct personal reference can be excluded. Thus, where the data collected about the user are personal data, the personal reference will be immediately excluded and the personal data will be deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to make regular improvements to it. With the statistics that we obtain, we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as the user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data are transmitted to the United States, Google has agreed to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Information provided by the third-party service provider: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Terms of service: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html, overview of data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

This website also uses Google Analytics for cross-device analysis of visitor flows that take place via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis in your customer account under “My Data”, “Personal Data”.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

We use the web analytics service Matomo to analyze the use of our website and to make regular improvements to it. With the statistics that we obtain, we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as the user. The legal basis for the use of Matomo is article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Cookies are stored on your computer to enable this analysis. The responsible party stores the information collected in this way exclusively on its server in [Germany]. You can stop the analysis by deleting existing cookies or preventing storage of cookies. If you prevent storage of the cookies, we point out that you might not be able to use the functions of this website in full. You can prevent storage of cookies in your browser settings. You can prevent the use of Matomo by removing the following checkmark and so enabling the opt-out plug-in: [Matomo iFrame].

This website uses Matomo with the extension “AnonymizeIP”. As a result, IP addresses are processed in shortened form, which means that a direct personal reference can be excluded. The IP address transferred by your browser during the use of Matomo will not be associated with any other data held by us.

The program Matomo is an open-source project. Privacy information provided by the third party service provider is available at https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/.

Rights of the persons affected

You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with article 15 of the GDPR. In particular, you can demand information on the processing purposes; the category of personal data; the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed; the planned retention period; the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or objection; the existence of a right to complain; the source of your data insofar as it has not been collected by us as well as the existence of automated decision-making including profiling; and, where appropriate, meaningful information about its details;
  • to demand immediate correction of incorrect personal data or completion of your personal data saved by us in accordance with article 16 of the GDPR;
  • to demand the deletion of your personal data held by us insofar as the processing is not required to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to establish, pursue or defend legal claims in accordance with article 17 of the GDPR;
    to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 18 of the GDPR insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you require it to establish, pursue or defend legal claims or you have objected to the processing under article 21 of the GDPR;
  • to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to demand the transfer to another party responsible in accordance with Article 20 of the GDPR;
    you can revoke your consent given to us at any time in accordance with article 7, paragraph 3 of the GDPR. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent in future
  • to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority responsible for your usual place of residence or workplace or for our company headquarters.

Right to object

If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with article 6, paragraph 1, subparagraph 1, point (f) of the GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 of the GDPR, insofar as there are reasons that result from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct advertising. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without the need to state a particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an
e-mail to datenschutz@schleifring.de.

Data security

For your visit to our website we use the widespread SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption supported by your browser.
In general, this is a 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support 256-bit encryption, we use 128-bit v3 technology instead. Whether a single page of our website is transmitted in encrypted form is shown by the way your browser is depicted, for example by a closed key or padlock icon in the lower status bar.

We also take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

Up-to-datedness of and changes to this data protection policy statement

This data protection policy is currently valid and has the status May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website and services or due to changed legal or regulatory requirements, it may be necessary to change this data protection policy statement. The currently valid data protection policy statement can be called up at any time on our website, https://www.schleifring.de/datenschutz/, and printed out.

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