Data Privacy Protection Information

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.

We use cookies to enhance your online experience. Cookies are used to align our content with your specific interests.

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.

Newsletter

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.

Cookies

The Internet pages use cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. They serve to make the web experience more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies.” These are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit. Your browser can display your cookie settings, where you can choose to allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website can be restricted when cookies are deactivated.

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.
  • Privacy policy for using Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analytics service, Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is generally transferred and stored in a Google. For more information about how to deal with Google Analytics user data, see Google’s privacy policy https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Browser plugin

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

IP anonymization

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

Order processing

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.

Privacy policy for use of Webtrends Analytics

This web page uses Webtrends Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Webtrends EMEA Acquisiton ltd. / Webtrends Inc., 851 SW 6th Ave, Suite 1600, Portland, Oregon 97206 USA (“Webtrends”). Webtrends Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is generally transferred and stored in a Webtrends server. On behalf of the operator of this website, Webtrends will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on the website activities and provide other services related to website use and internet usage via the website operator. The access data are collected anonymously so that no connection to a visitor can be established. This is done in particular by the anonymization of the IP address. 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. The data collection and storage can be cancelled at any time using the following opt-out link: ondemand.webtrends.com/support/optout.asp

Privacy policy for using Google Remarketing

This website uses the remarketing feature of Google Inc. (“Google”). This function is used to present interest-based advertising to the visitors of the website as part of the Google advertising network. The website visitor’s browser stores the cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow visitors to recognize them when they visit sites that are part of Google’s advertising network. On these pages, visitors can then be presented with advertising that relates to content that they previously accessed on websites using the remarketing feature of Google. According to Google’s own statements, it does not collect personal data during this process. However, if you do not want the Google remarketing feature, you can always disable it by making the appropriate settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Advertising Network Initiative by following the instructions at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. For more information about Google’s remarketing and data protection, please visit: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.

Privacy policy for using LiveChat

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.

Privacy policy for use of Mouseflow

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.