DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS

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By incorporating the plugins, Facebook is informed that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can then attribute your visit to your account. When you interact with plugins, for example by clicking the "Like" button or posting a comment, the information is transferred from your browser directly to Facebook where it is saved. The purpose and scope of data collection, the further processing and use of data by Facebook, your rights regarding this, and security settings to protect your privacy can be found under Facebook data protection information If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you via our website, please ensure that you log out of Facebook before accessing any of our online content.

Topics

  • § 1 Principles of data protection and legal notes
  • § 2 What kind of data are collected?
  • § 3 Use of Visitor Information
  • § 4 Protection of visitor information
  • § 5 Protection of children
  • § 6 Disclosure of personal data to third parties
  • § 7 Use of cookies
  • § 8 Opting out, deleting or modifying personal information
  • § 9 Changes to our data protection policy
  • § 10 General online principles
  • § 11 Declaration of consent

§ 1 Principles of data protection and legal notes

Schwan-STABILO is pleased to welcome you to its website and to note your interest in its products. Any personal data obtained through the Schwan-STABILO website shall be stored solely for the purposes of individual customer care, the forwarding of product information or distribution of service offers and, from time to time, such data may be transmitted to other Schwan-STABILO group companies. Schwan-STABILO shall ensure that your details are handled in confidence under the terms of the prevailing data protection laws. All personal data transmitted to us will be treated in accordance with our data protection guidelines.

§ 2 What kind of data are collected?

In some cases STABILO asks for personal data, such as name, address, date of birth, gender, email address etc. This is the case, for example, when you register for competitions or as part of advertising campaigns, reply to communications such as emails or for services which require registration or a subscription. If you wish to be included on our mailing list you will be asked to register. You may be asked for information on third parties, e.g. when it is possible to send e-postcards via the website; in this case we need the name and email address of the recipient. These data are used only for a specific purpose (such as sending an e-postcard) and STABILO will have no further contact with the third party unless this third party approaches STABILO himself.

We use “cookies” to collect information about your visits to our website and to improve your website experience. Further information on STABILO’s use of “cookies” is contained in the section “Use of cookies”.

When you visit our website we collect “click-stream” data (server address, domain name etc.). We use this data exclusively in an anonymous and compressed form for statistical purposes and the development of our website.

§ 3 Use of Visitor Information

All personal information that we obtain about you will be recorded, used and protected by us in accordance with current data protection legislation and this data protection policy. We will primarily use your personal information to provide products and services to you and, for example: To administer a competition, promotion, survey or other site feature and to provide you with the relevant products or services (for instance to deliver a prize you may have won in a competition). In order to send you information/material via e-mail or text message about products, offers and news we think could interest you. This information may relate to products, offers and news of STABILO or carefully selected commercial partners. We only send you this if you have opted to receive STABILO e-mails and/or text messages. If you no longer wish to receive any e-mails and/or text messages from us, or if you wish to modify your personal data or wish your personal data to be deleted from our database we refer you to the section ‘Opting out, deleting or modifying personal information’. To analyse visits to the website and learn about the interests of visitors in general as well as your interests and needs on a personal level so that we can improve our products and services and offer you the kind of contents, features and advertising which interests you most.

§ 4 Protection of visitor information

We have implemented a number of security measures in order to protect the information you provide us by visiting our website. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible to a limited number of people who have special access rights and are required to keep the information confidential. Please bear in mind, however, that whenever you pass on personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While STABILO strives to protect its users’ personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online and you do so at your own risk.

§ 5 Protection of children

STABILO encourages parents and guardians to surf with their children. We ask the parents and guardians of children aged under 13 to check and monitor their children’s use of email and other online activities.

§ 6 Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Other than to the companies in the STABILO Group for the purposes set out above, and except as described below, we do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties without informing you in advance and only in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. All members of the STABILO Group value your privacy and the protection of your personal information. Your data may be transferred to website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in designing and operating the website, executing services (for instance prize fulfilment) or help us analyze the data collected. These parties will only use your data for the purpose of carrying out the work as indicated and will be required to keep the information confidential. We will also release personal data if such is required by law.

§ 7 Use of cookies

A cookie is a small string of information that the website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activities on the website and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your website experience. Cookies are also used to remember your user name and password, for instance. You can turn off all cookies if you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used. For both options you have to adjust your browser settings (such as internet explorer). There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware though that when you have set your computer to reject cookies, this can limit the functionality of the website you visit and it is then possible that you do not have access to some of the features on the website.

§ 8 Opting out, deleting or modifying personal information

You may cancel your registration at any time, and you can choose to opt out of receiving any e-mails and/or text messages from STABILO. Additionally you can choose to have all your personal information deleted from our database. If you wish to opt out, delete or modify your personal information, please send us an email with the reference “unsubscribe” to info@stabilo.com.

§ 9 Changes to our data protection policy

We may need to amend this policy from time to time due to changes in regulations or to keep up with new developments and possibilities on the Internet. We therefore reserve the right to make these changes at our discretion and ask you to check this page periodically, as you are bound by these changes when visiting our website.

§ 10 General online principles

This data protection policy does not extend to anything that is inherent in the operation of the internet, and therefore beyond STABILO’s control, and may not be applied in any manner contrary to applicable law or governmental regulation. This online data protection policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

§ 11 Declaration of consent

By using the STABILO websites you signify that you agree to the terms of this data protection policy as well as to our terms and conditions. If you do not agree with the terms of our data protection policy and our terms and conditions please do not provide us with personal information and leave this website.