(Last update: 05.12.2018)
Thank you for visiting our website, our web portal, our application or our social media channel and for your interest in our company and our products. We take the issue of the privacy of your personal data very seriously and would like you to feel secure when visiting our website. The protection of privacy when processing of personal data is a serious concern of ours and is taken into account in our business processes. For this reason, we will update and modify this data protection notice if required. Personal data collated during visits to our Web site are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the country in which the party responsible for the data processing is based. Our website may contain links to other websites that are not covered by this data protection notice.
Oerlikon Textile GmbH & Co. KG
represented by: Georg Stausberg (Chairman), Uwe Model, Ralf Schilken
Leverkuser Strasse 65
Oerlikon Textile GmbH & Co. KG Data Protection Officer
c/o Oerlikon Textile GmbH & Co. KG
Leverkuser Strasse 65
can also be reached by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
This notice relates to the way we collate and utilize your data, e.g. when you visit or use our websites, applications or social media channels that are aimed at customers; purchase or use our products, services, systems or applications; subscribe to our newsletters; supply us with your goods or services; contact our customer support; take part in our business events or interact with us in any other way in your function as a business customer, partner, (sub-) supplier, contractor or other person who has a business relationship with us.
Finally, we can also record your data – when you visit our premises – for security reasons using video or other electronic, digital or wireless monitoring systems or devices (e.g. video monitoring system). If you visit or use our websites or applications, subscribe to our newsletters or interact with us in any other way via our digital channels, we may collate – in addition to the information you directly provide us with – information that your computer, mobile telephone or other access device sends us. We can automatically collate the following information, for example:
Insofar as permissible by law, we may collate information on you not only through our websites, applications and other digital channels, but also through other sources, such as public databases, joint advertising partners, social media platforms and other third parties, for example.
We utilize your personal data for the technical administration of the website, for customer, interested party and vendor management, for surveys and company information and for marketing only to the extent required in each case. We want to inform you to the best of our abilities and therefore also use your data to inform you about products and services and potentially ask you questions relating to these. Needless to say, participating is such activities is voluntary. If you do no consent to these, you can inform us at any time so that we can correspondingly block your data in the future.
You can potentially subscribe to newsletters on our website. The data provided when registering for newsletters will only be used for sending you the newsletters in the event that you object to any further utilization of this data. You can cancel your subscription at any time using the unsubscribe option outlined in the newsletters. We can use your data for further legitimate reasons and for various legitimate business purposes. The following provides you with an overview of the purposes for which we can process your data:
If we ask you to provide data but you fail to do so, we will in some cases be unable to offer you the full functional scope of our products, services, systems or applications. Potentially, we may not be able to respond to your inquiries.
Transfers of personal data to state facilities and authorities only take place within the context of compulsory national legislation. Where appropriate, we transfer your personal data within our parent company OC Oerlikon Corporation AG in order to optimally look after and inform you. Our employees, agencies and distributors are obliged by us to maintain confidentiality. There is no forwarding, selling or other transferring of your personal data to third-parties unless these are required within the context of our business purpose or for the purpose of contract processing or you have explicitly consented to these. To this end, it may be necessary, e.g. when ordering products or services, to forward your address and order data to our contractual partners or within the context of commissioning special service providers supporting us in our activities. We can forward your data to other parties such as professional consultants, e.g. banks, insurance companies, auditors, lawyers, accountant or other professional consultants. We also commission external service providers to assume certain tasks and to provide services in our name and in accordance with our instructions. Our external service providers support us with our IT solutions, operate our computing centers, provide customer or payment services, send electronic notifications, support us in the fight against fraud, conduct risk assessments and ensure compliance in export control, ITAR and trade control. External service providers only have access to the personal data that they require for carrying out their specific tasks. These external service providers are – through data processing agreements – obligated to use personal data exclusively within the context of the agreed outsourcing, to protect your data and to not sell it on to other third-parties. During contract processing via our web shop, you consent to us forwarding your personal data to service providers for the purpose of processing the payment transactions using credit cards, direct debits or other payment processes, that these service providers process and save your personal data, transfer your personal data to the bodies necessary for processing the transactions, in particular the credit institutions, banks, credit card companies involved and to these bodies also processing the personal data. We can also in each case forward your data in conjunction with company transactions – for example, the sale of a company or a company share to another company or within the context of restructuring, merger, joint venture or other sale of our business, of our assets or of our shares (also in conjunction with insolvency proceedings or similar proceedings).
Due to our global focus, data you have provided us with may be transferred to, or viewed by, companies associated with us and trustworthy third-parties. For this reason, your data may be processed outside the country in which you live, if this is necessary for fulfilling the purpose described in this notice. If you live in a member state of the European Economic Area, we may transfer your data to countries outside the European Economic Area. Some of these offer a sufficiently-high level of protection according to the European Commission. Furthermore, your data may also be transferred to countries whose data protection legislation does not guarantee appropriate data protection. A list of the countries in which Oerlikon is represented can be found by going to www.oerlikon.com. In the event of transferring your personal data, we ensure that the international transfer is carried out in accordance with valid data protection legislation.
On our websites, we use the following special technologies and potentially collate, process and utilize further data. Special technologies are deployed to optimally use our services as they are intended to be used. Special technologies are also used to identify and analyze trends and to innovatively further develop our deliverables, products, services and communication. Here, we are attempting to constantly improve the benefits of our offerings for our customers and other users. We also use these special technologies to ensure the security of our offerings and to avoid abuse.
We wish to continually update and improve our offering and our online services. For this reason, we use the following technologies in order to identify visitor preferences and particularly popular areas of our Internet offering. This allows us to tailor the contents of our web pages to your needs in a more targeted manner and – if necessary – eliminate problems more quickly.
Google AdWords: Google AdWords is an online advertising service. Conversion tracking takes place within the context of Google AdWords. Google conversion tracking is a Google analysis service. If you click on an ad placed by Google, a cookie (see above) is saved on your computer for conversion tracking. These cookies become invalid after 30 days, contain no personal data and are hence not used for personal identification. If you visit certain web pages on our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can tell that you clicked on the ad and proceeded to this page. Every Google AdWords customers receives a different cookie. For this reason, there is no way that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collated using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics. Here, we discover the total number of users who clicked on an ad and proceeded to a conversion tracking tag page. However, we do not receive any information with which we can identify users personally. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you can object to its utilization by preventing the installation of cookies using the corresponding settings of your browser software (deactivation option). You will then cease to be included in the conversion tracking statistics. More detailed information and the Google data protection declaration can be found by going to: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ , http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/
We use our Facebook fan page to provide information on us and our products or services. And, of course, to get in touch and communicate with Facebook users. Technically, the processing of your personal data is carried out by Facebook. To this end, we refer to the Facebook Data Protection Notice. According to current ECJ jurisdiction, Facebook and we may have joint responsibility for parts of the Facebook fan page under certain circumstances. This processing is then based on an agreement on the joint processing, which can be viewed by clicking here.
We use technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data managed by us against manipulation, against loss, against destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are constantly being improved in accordance with technological developments. We demand that our service providers install appropriate measures to protect the confidentiality and the security of your personal data.
As a person affected by the processing of personal data, you are able to exercise certain rights. In particular:
Cookies can be assigned to four categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: absolutely necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies, and cookies for marketing purposes.a. Absolutely necessary cookies
These cookies are needed for you to navigate within Oerlikon websites and operate basic website functions, such as the issuance of anonymous Session IDs for bundling several related queries to a server.b. Performance cookies
These cookies collect information on the usage of Oerlikon websites, including for ex-ample the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the website which you previously visited, the number of visits, average duration of visit, and pages called up.
These cookies do not store any information that would make it possible to personally identify the user. The information collected with the aid of these cookies is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. Performance cookies serve the purpose of improving the user friendliness of a website and therefore enhancing the user’s experience. You can block the use of such cookies by creating an exclusion cookie.
These cookies enable a website to store information the user has already entered (such as user ID, language selection, or the user’s location), in order to offer improved, personalized functions to the user. Functional cookies are also used to enable requested functions such as playing videos.