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Privacy Statement

STEMMER IMAGING respects your privacy and handles all private data confidentially and with the greatest care on the basis of the relevant legal privacy regulations. Any personal data that you submit while accessing the pages of this website, i.e. your IP address, postal address or e-mail address, are used solely to help us provide you with a quality service. The processing and usage of personal data is made in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act in its current version and EU Directive 95-46-EC.

Questions

If you have any questions about data privacy protection, about the data collected about you or about the use of our website, please do not hesitate to contact us at customercare@stemmer-imaging.com or simply use our contact form.

Forms

Some pages of our website require personal information such as address, phone number or e-mail address. This data is used purely to post or e-mail you the required information and for the purpose of initiation and implementation of business relationships and customer support in general. It is your own free decision whether to enter this information and make use of the service.

By submitting your data you consent to the collection, the processing and the use of your data by STEMMER IMAGING as described above. You can revoke your agreement for collecting, processing and using your personal data at any time by sending an informal notification to customercare@stemmer-imaging.com or to the postal address indicated in the legal notice – in this case your data will be deleted or, alternatively, blocked from further use, if deletion of data would conflict with overriding legal regulation.

STEMMER IMAGING will not pass on personal data to third parties unless explicitly indicated beforehand and agreed by you by means of a separate declaration. In exceptional circumstances we may be obliged to pass on personal data by the requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act (§11, Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) for the data processing of certain contracts (see also External Service Providers).

E-Mails

STEMMER IMAGING does not send unsolicited promotions via e-mail (»Spam-Mail«). If you receive information by e-mail from us, e.g. our E-News, this will occur simply because you have authorised us to do so. You can stop receiving this information at any time by sending an e-mail to customercare@stemmer-imaging.com or by clicking the „unsubscribe“ link at the end of each newsletter.

If you send an e-mail to STEMMER IMAGING your personal data will be used for correspondence with you only and will not be given to a third party unless explicitly indicated beforehand and agreed by you by means of a separate declaration. In exceptional circumstances we may be obliged to pass on personal data by the requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act (§11, Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) for the data processing of certain contracts (see also External Service Providers).

Website

STEMMER IMAGING collect and process certain personal data in connection with this website and its e-newsletters to the extent permitted by applicable law. This helps us better understand our customers’ and potential customers’ needs and interests regarding our online communication and our products.

Cookies

We use so-called “cookies” to extend the range of functions of our web offerings and to make it easier for you to use the website.

Cookies are small files that contain a random but unique identification number that we (or our business partners e.g. our service provider for web analytics) store on your computer via your web browser. The identification numbers in the cookies are not merged with your name, address or other personally identifiable information unless you have allowed us to send you information specifically tailored to your interests.

We use these cookies to recognise your browser in order to keep track of your movements on our site and to record and measure the success of specific marketing activities. This information is useful for us in order to optimise our website and our e-newsletters, in particular by personalising the information and offers made according to individual user’s needs and interests.

You can set up your browser to not accept cookies or to notify you in advance every time cookies are saved, saving it only if you explicitly accept. Please refer to the help function of your web browser to enable these settings. You can continue using our website without accepting the storage of cookies, but the access to some parts of the site may be technically limited. For more information about cookies and cookie settings in your browser please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.networkadvertising.org.

Link indentification

Our e-mail communication may contain hyperlinks ("links"), in which random but unique identification numbers are included. When following these links to retrieve additional information from our servers, the identification numbers can be collected and stored by us (or by external service providers working on our behalf such as web analytics). The identification numbers in these links are not merged with your name, address or other personally identifiable information unless you have allowed us to send you specific information tailored to your interests. We use these links and information on the contacts from you to track your use of our e-mails and our website and to analyse and measure the success of certain marketing activities. We use this information to improve our website and our e-newsletters, in particular by personalising the information and offers according to individual user’s needs and interests.

IP addresses

The IP addresses collected by our web servers are stored only for a very short period of time in order to ensure the protection of personal data. On the one hand, the data stored serves the detection and prevention of misuse. On the other hand, the IP addresses will be used for web analytics and coverage analytics in cooperation with external service providers. For this purpose, the following data will be collected and processed in addition to the IP address: access time, pages and areas visited, URL; time spent on our website (per page and in total); browser, plug-ins; operating system; screen resolution, colour depth; mobile device (yes/no); robot (yes/no); country, region, city, zip code, latitude/longitude (based on IP address); provider; domain; referrer; search engine, search phrase, keywords (if any); click coordinates, click time; event string; company name (based on IP look-up).

You can prevent data collection by disabling JavaScript in your browser. Please refer to the help function of your web browser to make these settings. Please note, however, that this website may be partially impaired when disabling JavaScript. When using Google Analytics (see below) the IP address of your computer will be processed only in shortened and non-traceable form by Google Analytics.

External service providers

We have outsourced certain activities in connection with our website and our e-mail communication to external service providers (e.g. computer centres). These service providers process data solely under our instructions and on our behalf, they are also bound to this privacy statement and they are controlled by us. Under no circumstances should these service providers use data collected and processed in our behalf for their own purposes.

Google Analytics

The STEMMER IMAGING website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (»Google«). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of STEMMER IMAGING Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage at STEMMER IMAGING. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be connected with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the storage 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 data collected by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address), being transmitted to Google and being processed by Google by simply downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information regarding conditions of use and privacy: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/.

We would like to point out that STEMMER IMAGING uses Google Analytics with the „gat._anonymizeIp();“ code extension in order to ensure anonymised IP addresses (known as IP masking). By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.