Data privacy protection

Privacy

Your privacy is very important for us. For your information, the following section on data protection explains under what circumstances we collect information about our users. This data protection note describes the way how we collect information, which information we collect, and how Schneider GmbH uses the information. Our website may contain hyperlinks to other websites of different operators. These are not covered by this data protection statement.

Collection and processing of personal data

Whenever you visit our website pages, our web server stores the name of your Internet service provider, the IP address, the website from which you visit us, the pages in our website that you visit, as well as the date and duration of your visit.

Moreover personal data will only be stored in case you voluntarily submit it within the scope of a registration (e.g. when asking for information or registering for an event).

Your right to choose

We would like to use your data to inform you about news, events and the services we provide. If you do not wish to be informed any more, you may let us know any time by mail, so that we can deactivate your data.

Right to information

Upon request, and according to the relevant law, we will send you written details about whether and which personal information we have about you. Should existing data no longer be current or erroneous, we will gladly correct it at your request.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are indicated by one of the Facebook logos or the addendum “Facebook Social Plugin”.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website.

Embedding the Plugins ensures that Facebook is notified that you have visited one of our websites.If you are logged on to Facebook at the same time from the same computer, Facebook can associate your access to our website with your Facebook account and link the two. If you make active use of the Plugin, such as by clicking "Like" or posting a comment, the Plugin transfers this information to Facebook, where this activity is saved.

Please view Facebook’s data protection policy for more information about the purpose and extent of this data collection as well as how Facebook processes and uses it. The page also contains information about your data protection rights and how to modify your Facebook settings to protect your privacy.

If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect data about your visit to our website and add it to other data you have stored on Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. By activating the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened within Member States of the European Union or other parties of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA is and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address 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 avoid that the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to Google and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin using the following link : http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

If you require further information on this topic, please see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and data privacy protection)

Please note that our website uses Google Analytics with the extension „gat._anonymizeIp();“and consequently IP addresses are only used in shortened form in order to prevent direct personal references.