Data Privacy Protection Information
We appreciate you visiting our website and showing interest in our company. We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. All personal information submitted to us is processed in accordance with the relevant legal provisions.
Collection and use of data
When you visit our webpages, data transmitted from your browser, including the name of your provider, IP address, the pages that you visited on our site and the duration of your visit are routinely stored and evaluated for statistical purposes. This data cannot be traced to any individual.
Your personal information is stored only if you provide it to us as part of a registration or newsletter sign-up. We use your personal information to align our content with your interests, manage interested parties and customers and oversee product surveys and internal marketing activities.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require an e-mail address, information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and your agreement to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use the information exclusively for sending the requested information and do not send it to third parties. You may cancel your subscription at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter, which also revokes permission for us to store your information.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in the server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These include:
- Browser type/version
- Used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
- This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data at a later date, if concrete evidence of unlawful use becomes known to us.
This website uses features of the web analytics service, Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly. However, it should be noted that if this is done, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions on this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the website, as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
We use the “activation of IP anonymization” function on this website. Thereby, your Google IP address will be abbreviated beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other States Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other services related to website usage and Internet usage via the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Preventing data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics
We have entered an agreement with Google for order processing and are fully implementing the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
This website uses LiveChat, a live messaging software from the company LiveChat, Inc. To provide you with a personal conversation in the form of a real-time chat with igus® representatives, LiveChat uses text files that are stored on your computer (cookies). The information generated by the cookies about your use of this online offer is usually transferred to a server of LiveChat, Inc. and stored there. When using LiveChat, you can specify your name and e-mail address. In this case, the data is stored by LiveChat, Inc. You can ask us for the data stored by Livechat Inc. at the address given in the company details.
This website uses Mouseflow, a web analytics tool from Mouseflow ApS, Flaesketorvet 68, 1711 Copenhagen, Denmark, to record randomly selected individual visits (only with an anonymous IP address). Mouse movements and clicks exclusively for this website can be logged by means of cookie/java technology in order to review individual site visits and to derive potential improvements for the website. The information is not personal and is not shared by igus®. If you do not want a collection, you can disable it on all websites employing Mouseflow, using the following link: https://www.mouseflow.de/opt-out
Data protection for the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)
On our pages, plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign our page visits to your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages, we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook’s Privacy Statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to assign the visit of our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Information, deletion, blocking
You are always entitled to get information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. To this end, as well as to ask any questions regarding the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the company details.