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Data Protection Statement

AS-Schneider Group (Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG and its affiliated companies) is delighted that you have visited our website and would like to thank you for your interest in our company and our products. The protection of your personal data within the framework of collection, processing and use following your visit to our website is a very important matter to us.

Please find the details below on the data that is collected during your visit to the website and how this is used.

Data Collection
As a general rule no personal data is collected from you when you visit the Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG website. The following items are saved as standard on the webserver provided that your browser permits this:

  • the name of your internet service provider,
  • the type of browser,
  • the website from which you visit us,
  • the webpages which you visit when on our website,
  • the date and length of your visit.

This information may be assessed for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and service. It cannot be attributed to a particular individual. This information is not merged with other data sources.
Collection and Processing of Personal Data
Personal data is only saved if you provide this to us of your own accord, e.g. through a request for information or as part of complaints management via an E-Mail from the "Contacts" section or through registering for the newsletter. Personal data is information which can be explicitly used in order to discover your identity. This includes information such as

  • your correct name,
  • E-Mail address,
  • postal address,
  • telephone number, etc.

Your personal data is only forwarded to third parties if this is required for the purposes of processing an agreement or for accounting purposes, with due regard to section 11 of the Federal German Data Protection Act (BDSG) on processing order data, or if you have provided prior consent for this. We do not sell your personal data to third parties. Data will only be forwarded to government institutions and authorities which are entitled to the information within the scope of mandatory legal regulations or if we are under an obligation to do this following a decision of the courts.
Intended Usage
We will only use the personal data captured from you, e.g. from the E-Mail sent from the "Contacts" section or through registration for the newsletter, for the purposes of providing you with requested products or services, or for other purposes for which you have provided your consent, in the absence of any statutory obligations to the contrary. We have imposed a duty of confidentiality and obligation to comply with the data protection regulations on our employees in accordance with section 5 BDSG.
Data Retention
Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG will save personal data for as long as is required in order to execute a service which you have requested or for which you have provided your consent, in the absence of any statutory obligations to the contrary.
Right to Withdraw Consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent in whole or in part for the use of your personal data at any time effective for the future.
Security
Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG implements the technical and organisational actions needed to protect your data from accidental or intentional tampering, loss or destruction and from unauthorised access. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technical developments.
Children
No personal data should be transmitted to our website by individuals under the age of 18 without the consent of their parents or guardian. Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG advises all parents and guardians to provide guidance to their children on the safe and responsible handling of personal data on the internet. Our company will not knowingly collect, process or use personal data from children.
Cookies
This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are sent to your PC by the webserver and are generally saved on your hard drive. They are not programmes which are capable of causing damage to the user’s PC. Cookies allow us to determine whether you are returning to our website once again. No personal data is saved in this process. The information cannot be attributed to a particular individual. You may also disable the saving of cookies via your browser’s settings. Further details on this can be found in your internet browser’s help function. Your visit to the website may be restricted in this case.
Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which enable analysis of your use of the website. The information produced through the cookie on your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google’s IP anonymization is used "_anonymizeIp()", meaning that the users’ IP address is truncated beforehand 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 is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. A direct link to the individual can be ruled out as a result of truncating the IP address. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to assess use of the website by users, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services associated with use of the website and the internet for the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You may prevent cookies from being stored by using a corresponding setting in your browser Software; please note, however, 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 generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at Google.

The current link is: [Download browser plugin]

You can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. This sets an opt-out cookie which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

[Disabling Google Analytics Cookies]

When cookies are deleted after an Internet session, the opt-out cookie must be set again.

For further information on terms of use and data protection/privacy, please see http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and
http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Facebook
Plugins from the social network Facebook are used on our website. The plugins are exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The plugins can be identified through the Facebook logo or the "Like" button. A direct connection is established by the browser with the Facebook servers if you access a website with one of these plugins. As a result of the connection the content of the plugin is transmitted to your browser and is incorporated by this into the website shown. Facebook is also notified that you have visited our website. If you are logged into Facebook via your personal user account while visiting our website then Facebook is able to allocate this visit to the website to your user account. This also applies to interaction with plugins, e.g. through clicking on the "Like" button or by leaving comments. The information is transmitted directly to Facebook and saved. You must log out of your Facebook account prior to visiting our website if you wish to prevent any data from being transmitted to your Facebook account. Details on the purpose and scope of the data collection along with further processing and use of your data by Facebook can be found in Facebook’s data protection policies (http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php).
Use of Linkedin’s "Linkedin button"
The "Linkedin" button is used on our website which belongs to social network Linkedin and is operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. The "Linkedin" button can be identified by the "in" button with the blue background. A direct connection is established by the browser with the Linkedin servers if you access a website with one of these plugins. As a result of the connection the content of the plugin is transmitted to your browser and is incorporated by this into the website shown. Linkedin is also notified that you have visited our website. If you are logged into Linkedin via your personal user account while visiting our website then Linkedin is able to allocate this visit to the website to your user account. You must log out of your Linkedin account prior to visiting our website if you wish to prevent any data from being transmitted to your Linkedin account. Details on the purpose and scope of the data collection along with further processing and use of your data by Linkedin can be found in Linkedin’s data protection policies (http://de.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy#pri-top) and in the Linkedin user agreement (http://de.linkedin.com/static?key=user_agreement).
Use of the “XING Share Button” from XING
The "XING Share Button" is used on this website which is operated by XING AG ("XING"), Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. The “XING Share button” can be identified via the "XING" logo in white against a dark green background. When accessing this website a short-term connection is established to XING servers providing the "XING Share Button" functions (in particular the calculation/display of the counter value). XING does not save any personal data from you about your visit to this website. In particular XING does not save any IP addresses. There is also no assessment of your user behaviour through the use of cookies associated with the "XING Share Button". The current applicable data protection information on the "XING Share Button" along with supplementary information can be found at the following address: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection. Further data protection information can be found at http://www.xing.com/privacy and http://www.xing.com/terms.
Links
This website contains links to websites from external operators. The links have been reviewed carefully before being enabled. However, the fact that the relevant operators may have implemented changes after this cannot be ruled out. This data protection statement only applies to the website of Armaturenfabrik Franz Schneider GmbH + Co. KG. No liability is assumed for the content or accuracy of the data protection statement of websites from other providers. Please always check the relevant website or contact the relevant provider for information on the data protection policies of other providers.
Right to Information
Should you have any queries or comments on the processing of your personal data then please contact our data protection officer Oliver Gröger at:
datenschutzbeauftragter@as-schneider.com.

Upon request we will notify you as soon as possible in writing in accordance with the applicable statutes and laws regarding whether personal data from you is saved with us and what this is. In the event that outdated or incorrect information has been saved then we will correct this following a request from you. You also have the right to have the data disabled or deleted with due regard to the statutory obligations.
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