Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to our website. The Laird Controls Europe GmbH is highly committed to protecting your privacy. The information below provides details of the nature, extent and purpose of collecting, processing and using your personal data while you are using our website. In case there are still questions, please feel free to contact our data protection officer.

The meaning of “personal data” is defined in the German Federal Data Protection Act. This Act defines personal data as any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual.

This includes information such as your name, your address, your telephone number or your date of birth.

Data Collection

Unless stated otherwise in the following sections, no personal data will be collected, processed or used while using this website.

By preserving your anonymity some information will be transferred while accessing this website, such as

  • your IP address.
  • used device (Smartphone, Tablet etc.)
  • Browsertype/Browserversion (Internetexplorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)
  • Referrer URL (last website accessed)
  • Time of server request
  • Transferred data volume

This data cannot be allocated to a certain person by Laird Controls Europe GmbH. The data will not be combined with other data sources. After a statistical analysis the data will be deleted and solely used to improve the appeal, contents and functionality of the website.

Contact

We will collect your personal data if you disclose this information, e.g. if you contact us. Your personal data will only be used for the purpose for which you transferred it to us.

If you wish to send us a message via our contact form we need some information to answer your inquiry.

Boxes which are not essential for the communication, are marked as optional. This optional information improves the handling of the contacting process and helps us to determine the specifics of your inquiry. The information given in this context is given explicitly on a voluntary basis and with your consent.

Use of Social Plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by different social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube). Plugins are used for sharing and commenting content. The plugin recognizable with the Logo of the social network.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube servers. Facebook, Twitter etc. directly transfer the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook, Twitter etc. to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. For this purpose, the internet address of the visited site (your IP address included) is transferred to a US-based server where the data are stored. This occurs even if you do not have a Facebook, Twitter etc. account or are not logged into Facebook, Twitter etc. at the time.

On our website social Plugins are disabled by default, in order to prevent unintentionally transmission of data. The plug-in will be activated by clicking the particular social network symbol and data will be transmitted to the social network.

You may disable the Plugins at any time.

When you visit a page of our website we will place a cookie that will store this information.
When you next visit the website, this information is read automatically and will transferred to the social network.

For further information which data is collected and used by the social networks please check the Privacy Policy of the social network.

Facebook-Connect

We offer you the possibility to subscribe to our services with Facebook-Connect. An additional registration on our website with user name and password is not required. For login you will be passed on to the Facebook-Website. There you my login yourself with your Facebook user password and login. Our services and Facebook will be connected and Facebook Inc. we will automatically send information to our services. We use the following data: Your name, your e-mail address, your date of birth. This data is necessary to identify your person.

For further information about Facebook Connect and the privacy adjustments please check the Privacy Policy of the social network.

Facebook-Plugins


Datenschutzerklärung von Facebook

Google Analytics

The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information reached an agreement with Google based on the decision of the Düsseldorf Group on data protection. According to this, a compliant use of analytical methods of reach measurement of Internet advertisements is now possible under certain conditions. Therefore, it is possible to use Google Analytics in a manner which is compliant with the law and does not raise any concerns. We do, of course, comply with these requirements. In particular, we draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics is supplemented by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” on this website to guarantee the anonymised collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). Please also note the following information about the use of Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”; these are text files which are stored on your computer to analyse the way you use the website. The information about the way you use this website created by the cookie is sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA.

If the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address in Member States of the European Union or in other state parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to and truncated on a Google server in the USA. Google uses this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate the way you use the website, to collate reports on website activities and to provide the website operator other services related to website and Internet use.

The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google. You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being stored; however, we draw your attention to the fact that, in these circumstances, you may find that you are unable to make full use of functions on the website. You can also prevent the data (including your IP address) relating to your use of the website which is captured by the cookie being sent to or processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link:

Browser-Add-on to Deactivate Google Analytics

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information about the terms of use and data protection is available at

Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps API, a map service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (“Google”), to display our location. By using Google Maps on our website, there is a connection to a server of google required. Data of the users of Google Maps on our website will be transmitted, processed, stored and used by Google. As far as we know, Google transmit only technical information. For further information please check the Privacy Policy of Google.

Google Privacy Policy

No transferring data to third parties

No personal data is transferred to third parties except where this is necessary according to the law.

Given that external companies will process your personal data, we take all necessary legal, technical and organisational measures to make sure that these companies comply with the provisions of Data Protection Law.

Right of Access

If requested, we shall inform you in writing, in accordance with applicable law, whether we have stored personal data referring to you and what this data involves. As stipulated by law, you also have the right to correct, block and delete this personal data. Our directory of registerable particulars contains details compiled in accordance with Article 4e of the German Data Protection Act.

Data protection officer

Upon request, our data protection officer can make the mentioned details available to you. If you have any further questions concerning data protection, feel free to contact our data protection officer:

Ms Katrin Rammo
intersoft consulting services AG
Frankenstraße 18a
20097 Hamburg

Phone: +49 40 790235 – 235
E-Mail: krammo(at)intersoft-consulting.de

 

Privacy Policy

Using our website is usually possible without providing any personal information. As far as on our sites personal data are collected (such as name, address or e-mail address), this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not without your express consent. We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. The use of the framework of the imprint obligation published contact data by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly excluded.

The operators of the pages expressly legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.