Principles of data protection

Principles of data protection

Principles of data protection of the STEINEL Group

Thank you very much for visiting the STEINEL Group website and for your interest in our company and our products.


STEINEL respects your privacy
We attach great importance to the protection of your privacy when processing personal data and to the security of all business details, which we take into account in our business processes. The data collected in connection with your visit to our website is processed in confidence and only in accordance with the statutory regulations.


Data protection and information security are an integral part of our corporate policy.


STEINEL websites may contain links to external websites which are not covered by this data protection declaration.

Collection and processing of personal data

When you visit our websites, we will store the name of your Internet Service Provider, the website from which you are visiting us, which of our websites you visit as well as the date and duration of the visit.


STEINEL uses cookies and active components (e.g. JAVA Script), in order to be able to track visitors' preferences and to design the websites in optimal fashion. You can deactivate these cookies in your browser. Please note that if you do so, some of the functions of the websites may no longer work. Additional personal data is only stored if it has been provided by you voluntarily, for example as part of a registration, a survey or to carry out an order.

Use and passing on of personal details and specific purpose
STEINEL only uses your personal data for the technical administration of the websites, for customer management, for product surveys and for marketing to the extent required in each case. Your data will not be passed on to third parties outside the STEINEL Group without your consent.

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 will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.


In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.


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 other services relating to website activity and internet usage.


The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope 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 on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Security
STEINEL takes security measures to protect your data managed by us against manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons or unauthorised disclosure or publication. Our security measures are constantly improved in accordance with the latest technological developments.

Option
We would also like to use your data in order to inform you about our products and services and, where applicable, to ask you for your opinion on them. Participation in such campaigns is, of course, voluntary. Should you not agree to this, you can notify us at any time so that we can disable the data accordingly. For further information, please visit our respective local websites.

Contact
If you have any ideas or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer.
Although we make every effort to store correct information, you can request an amendment if your details contain incorrect information.

Data Protection Officer
Dieselstraße 80-84
D-33442 Herzebrock-Clarholz