Privacy policy

 

The protection of your personal data is of major importance to us:

We are delighted in your interest in our company and our products and services, and we also wish you to feel secure with regard to the protection of your personal data when visiting our internet pages. We therefore take the protection of your personal data very seriously. This is why it goes without saying for us to adhere to the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act We want you to know which data we record and how we use them. We have adopted technical and organisational measures that ensure that the regulations regarding privacy and data protection are observed, both by us and by external service providers who work for us.

 

Personal data

Personal data is information concerning your identity such as for example your name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address. In order to use our website, you do not have to disclose any personal data. However, in certain cases we will need your name and address as well as additional data so that we may provide you with the services requested. The same applies to the mailing of information material, goods ordered with us, and for the answering of individual queries. Where this is necessary, we will inform you accordingly. Beyond that, we only store and process data that are provided voluntarily by you and eventually data collected automatically during your visits to our web sites (such as e.g. your IP address, the names of the pages visited, of the browser used and of your operating system, date and time of your access, the names of the search engines employed and of downloaded files). In as far as you request services from us, normally only those data are collected that are necessary to perform the service requested. If we ask you for additional data, the information in question is voluntary. Personal data will only be processed for the purpose of providing the service you have asked for, and in order to protect our own legitimate business interests.

 

Intended purpose of personal data

We generally use the personal details provided by you to reply to your inquiries, to process your orders or or to provide access to certain information or offers to you. In order to foster customer relations and to better meet the requirements and demands of our customers, it might be necessary that we or a service company appointed by us use these personal data to inform you about current offers or to carry out online surveys. Of course, we shall respect your decision not to make your personal data available to us for the purpose of supporting our customer relation service (in particular for direct marketing or market research purposes). We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor will we market them elsewhere.

 

Restricted use

We will collect, process and use the personal data that have been provided by you online only for the intended purposes. We do not pass on your personal data to third parties without your explicit consent. The collection of personal data and the transmission of such data to public institutions and authorities that are entitled to receive such information shall only be carried out within the scope of the relevant laws or if we are obliged to collect and transmit such data due to a judicial ruling. Our employees and the service providers appointed by us are bound by a duty of confidentiality and are under an obligation to obey the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.

 

Data generated automatically when visiting our websites

For organisational and technical reasons, the following data are stored when using our websites: the names of the sites accessed, of the browser used by you and of your operating system, the date and time of access, the search engines used, the names of downloaded data files and your IP address. We analyse these technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes, in order to be able to continue to optimise our online presence and to make our online services even more attractive. These data are stored separately from other personal information on secure systems and allows no inference on individual persons.

 

Cookies

When visiting our web site we might save information in the form of a cookie on your computer. Cookies are small text files which are sent from a webserver to your browser and which are stored on the hard disk of your computer. In this process, only the internet protocol address is saved, but none of the user's personal data. This information is intended to help us automatically recognise you on your next visit to our website and facilitate your navigation activities. Cookies allow us, for example, to adapt a website to your interests or to save your password so that you do not have to enter it each time you access our website. Of course you can also visit our website without the use of cookies. If you do not wish us to recognise your computer, you may block the saving of cookies to your hard disk by setting your browser to "do not accept cookies". To find out how this works in detail, please read the instructions of your browser manufacturer. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may encounter functional restrictions to our offers.

 

Children and adolescents

Persons below the age of 18 should not transmit personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. We neither request any personal data from children and adolescents, nor collect them, nor forward them to third parties.

 

Security

We have taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and access by unauthorised parties. All our employees and all those involved with data processing are obliged to comply with the German Federal Data Protection Law and other relevant data protection laws, and to protect the confidentiality of personal data. In the event of the collection and processing of personal data, the information will be transferred in coded form in order to prevent its abuse by third parties. Our security measures are reviewed on a regular basis and are continuously revised in line with technological advances.

 

Changes to our data protection provisions

We reserve the right to change our security and data protection provisions where this becomes required by technical developments. In these cases, we will also adapt our data protection information accordingly. Therefore, please make sure to note the respective current version of our data protection provisions.

 

Links

Insofar as you use external links that are offered within the framework of our websites, this data protection declaration does not apply to the links concerned. When we offer links, we assure you that at the time of the setting of the link, the linked sites were free of illegal content. However, we have no control over the compliance with existing data protection and security regulations by other operators. We would therefore kindly ask you to visit the websites of those other operators for details of their data protection declarations.

 

Right to information

You can obtain information on the data concerning you stored by us whenever you wish. If you deem it necessary, please contact Christian Pfeiffer Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Sudhoferweg 110-112, 59269 Beckum, Phone: +49 2521 849 00, E-Mail: office.de(at)christianpfeiffer.com.

 

Right of opposition

You can also revoke your declaration of consent regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time. If you deem it necessary, please contact Christian Pfeiffer Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Sudhoferweg 110-112, 59269 Beckum, Phone: +49 2521 849 00, E-Mail: office.de(at)christianpfeiffer.com.

 

Questions, suggestions or complaints

If you have any questions about this data protection declaration or about the processing of your personal details, please contact Christian Pfeiffer Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Sudhoferweg 110-112, 59269 Beckum, Phone: +49 2521 849 00, E-Mail: office.de(at)christianpfeiffer.com. We will also be happy to be of assistance to you in case of requests for information, complaints or suggestions.

 

Data protection notice from 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. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 
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. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. 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: Disable Google Analytics Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).