Data Protection Statement

Thank you for your interest in our website. Steinmeyer Mechatronik GmbH values your trust. That is why protecting your privacy is important to us. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection statement.

We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect your data from accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons.

I. What is personal data

Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable person, such as an e-mail address.


II. Transmission to third parties

A transfer of your data to third parties outside the Steinmeyer Group will not take place, unless we are legally obliged to do so. Insofar as external service providers of Steinmeyer Mechatronik GmbH process your personal data in our name, we have ensured through legal, technical and organizational measures as well as through regular checks that they comply with the provisions of the data protection laws.
 

III. Statistical data collected on the general use of the website

In connection with your access, device-related data is stored on our servers for reasons of data security, for example to prevent attacks.

• Browser version used
• Date, time, status and transmitted data of the respective page calls
• as well as the IP address used

We store these data for a maximum of 90 days. Without further additional information regarding a subscribers identity, such as information from an internet service provider, we can not assign this data to an individual.
Such additional information will only be made available to us on special occasion per request to enforce civil law claims, e.g. if there is a suspicion of an infringement.


IV. Cookies set by the third party Google Inc.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, by activating IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the 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 USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website.
Above that you can prevent the usage of your data related to your use of the website (including your IP-address), as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the Google Analytics collection within this site in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): 

For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or visit www.google.com/intl/en/policies/

We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "anonymizeIp" in order to guarantee an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-masking).


For the integration of videos, we use the provider YouTube. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, with its headquarters located at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc.
On some of our websites, we use the YouTube plugin to embed videos saved on Youtube. If you visit such Internet sites, for example, our page history under the COMPANY tab, a link is made to the YouTube servers, which calls the plugin and registers the website accessed by YouTube. It also sets a Google cookie for the personalized ad-network DoubleClick. Please follow the above links for an Google opt-out.

If you are logged into the browser with your Google user account, YouTube assigns this information to your personal user account. When using the plugin, e.g. If you click on the start button of a video, this information is also assigned to your user account.
You can prevent this assignment by logging out of your Google user account, Google's other accounts, and deleting or blocking your company's cookies before using our site.


V. processing of personal data when using our inquiry form

You can always visit our website without giving any details about yourself.

If you contact us by means of a request form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details provided by you, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions.
Your personal data transmitted to us will only be processed on servers in Germany.


VI. Self-assessment/Consent

On request, Steinmeyer Mechatronik GmbH will provide you free of charge with information on the scope, the origin and the recipient(s) of the stored data as well as the purpose of the storage. The information can also be given in writing or by fax. The request for information must be submitted in writing, by fax or e-mail, with the addition of a legitimation (for example personnel identification). For the identification, however, only the name, address, date of birth and period of validity are required on the printout. All other data on the copy (e.g., ID card, photo, personal characteristics, nationality) may be redacted. The copy is only used for the identity check and then destroyed.
In addition you may at any time request that incorrect data be corrected.
For information about your personal data, please contact datenschutz(at)steinmeyer-mechatronik.de You may also request the deletion of your data via this contact address.

VII. Contact for data protection

Should you have any further questions on the subject of data protection, please contact datenschutz(at)steinmeyer.com. Our data protection officer will take care of your inquiry and contact you.

VIII. External references and links

Our websites may contain links to third-party websites that are not covered by this privacy statement. If the use of the Internet pages of other providers involves the collection, processing or use of personal data, please refer to the data protection guidelines of the respective providers.

IX. Notification of changes

We reserve the right to change this privacy statement at any time, in compliance with applicable privacy regulations, to reflect legal changes or changes in our privacy practices.

Current status is September 2017.