Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products. Protecting your privacy in handling your personal data and maintaining the security of all business data is an important issue to us that we take into account in all our business processes. We process personal data that is obtained as part of your visit to our website confidentially and always in line with legal requirements. This declaration applies to these websites of the international companies in the SSI Schaefer Group.

Recording and processing of data

When you visit our websites, our web servers automatically collect the IP address assigned to you by your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, which of our websites you visit, and the date and length of your visit. More in-depth personal data is only stored if you specifically give this information to us. This is the case in particular if you order goods and services from our shop and create a user account for this purpose. Under these circumstances master data as well as billing and delivery information will inter alia be collected and processed (e.g. name, address, reference numbers). If you contact us through our contact forms, we will collect and process the data submitted by you.

Use of cookies

We may store certain information in the form of “cookies” on your PC so that we can optimize our web pages to suit your preferences. Cookies are small text files stored and saved on your computer by your Internet browser.

You may refuse the acceptance of cookies, by selecting the relevant settings in your Internet browser. Insofar as further cookies are used (e.g. for Google Remarketing), additional information on this are in the detailed notes in this privacy notice.

Use and disclosure of personal data

We use your data for purposes of provision and use of the services, technical administration of the web pages, and fulfilment of contractual obligations as well as your further wishes and requirements (e.g. when ordering from our shop or using the contact form).

Subject to the detailed notes in this privacy notice, we will use your personal data for product-related surveys and marketing purposes only if you have given your express consent – and only to the extent necessary in each individual case. We will disclose data to government agencies only if this is prescribed by law.

Security

We implement technical and organisational security measures to protect your data that we hold against manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are continually improved in line with technological developments.

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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case that the IP anonymization on this website has been activated Google will shorten the IP address within the European Union or other contractual states of the treaty of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be transferred to the United States and will be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser when using Google Analytics 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You may also prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. This will set an opt-out cookie preventing any future collection of your data when you visit this website:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


Google Remarketing

At our web pages Google Remarketing, a web advertising service of Google Inc. (Google) is used. This service enables the placement of interest-related ads by resubmitting to users having visited or internet pages suitable advertisements on the websites of the Google partner network. For this purpose Google uses cookies. These are small text files consisting of a special numerical sequence (cookie ID) saved and stored on your computer by Google. Google uses such cookies so that your browser will be recognized when you visit other web pages and can then be provided with interest-related ads. The information generated by the cookie may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google may also use your browser’s IP address in order to display the relevant ads.

Please note that Google Remarketing is a service provided by a third company (Google) which is independent of us and whose data processing procedures we are unable to influence. Further information on Google’s handling of collected data and on Google’s data protection policies can be found http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ or the respective language versions of these websites.

If you do not want to receive interest-based advertising, you may prevent the storage of cookies by Google by selecting the relevant settings in your browser software.

You may refuse at any time, with future effect, the use of corresponding cookies by Google for this purpose by deactivating the use of such cookies, as provided on the web page at this http://www.google.com/settings/ads?hl=en&sig=ACi0TCg7zNY9-JeelXtC7iMNdc0zU7q-fPF5iLfVw8NnpoyDHVrMOmBgvJr2YNWacH5tQJHTghpRcFDGZVPDaHGzYbc4ghGT6Yk5qH7WOfPZPC-QwIWI1V90lbwpcyIuYxKf91rPj7RH5ngHaSq9uTx4rvFHcdNAA_buvnR1kGV4t1zyrfowqknrBkHcIM5MKo2ZhiS2JPEj

Alternatively, you may also refuse the use of corresponding cookies by deactivating the use of cookies by third-party providers by calling up the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative (link http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/) and selecting the appropriate settings via the measures offered there.

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