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Data Privacy Policy UVEX ARBEITSCHUTZ GMBH

We place great importance on the safe handling of your personal data. The protection of your data submitted and the correct use of such data obtains top priority for us. As a matter of course we act strictly in compliance with the German Data Protection Act as well as the German Telemediengesetz. Therefore we would like to give you a closer understanding of the process of data storage and its subsequent use. This Data Privacy Policy does not apply to links to other websites owned by third parties not being part of the uvex group of companies.

1. Data acquisition

Personal data will only be stored in case you voluntarily submit it within the scope of a purchase contract or by filling in the contact form. We use your personal data submitted without your express approval solely for the purpose of the fulfilment and processing of your order. After complete execution of the contract and full payment of the purchase price your data will be blocked for further use and deleted as soon as tax-based and commercial-law-based safekeeping periods are expired provided that you gave no express approval in a further use.

This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. The data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes and is stored on servers in Hamburg/Germany. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be used to aggregate a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache. Using such cookies it is possible to recognize the visitor’s browser. The data collected via etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of the website visitor or compiled with personal data pertaining to the user of the pseudonym unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may here be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services: www.etracker.com/privacy.

By changing the settings of your internet browser you may prohibit the acceptance of cookies; in this case you might not be able to use all features of the website.

By visiting this website you give your approval for processing the data collected by etracker GmbH as outlined above and for the purpose mentioned before.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.com). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer when you visit the site, to help the website analyse how users use the site. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. In the case of an activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within member countries of the European Union or in other contracting member states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened by Google USA. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for website operators. The IP address transferred from your browser within Google Analytics will not be combined 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 all functions of this website to their full extent.  In addition, you can prevent the transfer to Google of the data created by the cookie relating to your use of this website (including your IP address), as well as preventing the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin currently provided under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Further information on data privacy and terms of use for our website can be found at www.google.co.uk/analytics/terms/us.html and http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies Please note that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();"  to ensure an anonymised collection of IP addresses ("IP-masking").

As a rule we are not able, nor do we intend, to relate the data to a specific person. The anonymised data is merely gathered in order to help us continuously improve our website. There is no further data interpretation, nor will data be shared with third parties.

2. Data processing

Personal data which you submitted by email or through our website will solely be used for correspondence with you and is exclusively processed for the purpose you intended when submitting the data, i.e. for the purpose of your workshop participation. Submitted data will be only forwarded to the departments in charge, if necessary to other companies being part of the uvex group of companies. Where applicable your payment data will be forwarded to an appointed credit institution.

We assure not to forward your personal data to third parties except for legal requirements.

3. Data storage

Submitted data will be stored until the purpose for which you disclosed it is served. Should regulatory safekeeping periods exist such periods will be observed.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are transferred to the hard disk of your computer via your web browser. Cookies are transferred for reasons of controlling the connection or to provide you with more individual comfort during the visit of our website.

We currently use “non-persistent session cookies” which means that the cookies will be deleted when you close your browser and therewith end the session. By changing the settings of your internet browser you may limit or prohibit the acceptance of cookies as well as set forth that cookies will only be accepted after your prior approval.

5. Credit check

In case of an advance performance by uvex in favour of you we may gather creditworthiness related information from CEG Creditreform Consumer GmbH, Hellersbergstr. 11, 41460 Neuss, Germany whereas all legal requirements concerning your interests will be respected. The information received will not be forwarded to third parties.

6. Claim regarding disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion

Pursuant to the German Data Protection Act you may at any time claim for disclosure of the data stored with regard to yourself as well as claim for the correction, blocking or deletion of your data.

Whenever your personal data changes we will amend the stored data as soon as you inform us. In case you do not longer agree with the storage of your personal data we will delete it on first demand provided that the storage is not required by law.

Please be so kind as to contact our Data Protection Officer in writing with regard to disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion claims.

7. Amendment of the Data Privacy Policy

We expressly reserve the right to alter this Policy. In case of a launch of new products, changes of our internet presence, amendments to the statutory regulations or enhancements of the IT safety technology, this Data Privacy Policy will be amended. Therefore it is recommended that you regularly visit our website to be updated.

8. Data Protection Officer of the uvex group of companies

Should you have any further questions regarding data privacy and its implementation within the uvex group of companies please be so kind as to contact our data protection officer

Mr. Otto Roth
UVEX WINTER HOLDING GmbH & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
Würzburger Str. 181
90766 Fürth
Germany

Phone +49 (0)911-9736-1592
Email O.Roth@uvex.de