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Data protection

When you visit our web pages on www.hansa.com, our web server automatically saves the IP address assigned to you by your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, our web pages visited by you and the date.  

You may be requested to provide personal information. Answering these questions is voluntary. All personal data queried on the website operated by

Hansa Armaturen GmbH
Sigmaringer Strasse 107
D-70567 Stuttgart

Tel: +49 (0)711 1614-0
Fax: +49 (0)711 1614-368
Email: info(at)hansa.com

are exclusively saved, processed and possibly shared with other companies in the HANSA Group for your individual customer care, for forwarding product information or for offering services. Hansa Armaturen GmbH warrants that your personal details will be confidentially handled in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. You may withdraw consent for the use of your personal data for promotional purposes or for market and opinion research at any time or request information about this saved personal data. You can also send this withdrawal of consent or any questions in relation to data protection by email to gdpr(at)hansa.com.  

Access to the information memory of your terminal devices (use of cookies)

So that we can follow your preferences when visiting our websites and hence continuously optimise the content in accordance with your individual wishes, HANSA uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your hard disk. They enable the identification of your computer but do not collect or save any of your personal data. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and cannot contain viruses. You can prevent cookies being saved on your computer at any time via your browser settings. This may, however, impair the performance of the website under some circumstances.

Administration of cookies

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can reject or block the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. The method for deactivating cookies varies from browser to browser. Please note your browser’s ‘help function’. 

Google Analytics

Our web pages use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses cookies that support analysis of your use of our websites and the selective display of advertisements by means of retargeting / remarketing. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our websites will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Please note that on our websites the Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). Due to the activation of the IP anonymization on our websites, Google will truncate 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 will the full IP address be sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of us, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the websites, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google Analytics. You may prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (see above). Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data generated by the cookie that relates to your use of our web pages (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided via the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You will find more information about this at www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). You can also suppress data collection by Google Analytics and Google Remarketing by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is activated that suppresses collection of your data when you visit this site in future: Disabling Google Analytics Disabling Google Adwords We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this to take place, you can disable it via the Advertising Settings Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=de).

Deactivate Google Adwords

We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this to take place, you can disable it via the Advertising Settings Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).

Retargeting / Remarketing

This website uses retargeting technologies that are operated by other providers (e.g. remarketing via the Google Display Network). By means of retargeting, users who have already shown interest in our brand and our products can be addressed with targeted advertising on our partners’ websites. On the basis of research results, we know that displaying personalized, interest-related advertising is more interesting for users than advertising that has no personal reference. With retargeting, the advertising is displayed on the basis of a cookie-based analysis of the user's previous actions. Self-evidently, no personal data are stored and equally self-evidently the retargeting technology is used in compliance with applicable data protection legislation. Should you not consent to the display of advertising in this form, you can disable cookies via your internet browser settings and/or delete existing cookies. You may also express non-consent with the cookie-based analysis with effect for the future by installing an opt-out cookie on your end device in accordance with the information that follows. No other use or forwarding to third parties takes place. 

Social Media (Facebook Pixel, YouTube etc.) 

Facebook, Google+ and YouTube 

This website implements social media plugins from Facebook and Google (Google+ and YouTube). This concerns functionality offered by the US-American companies Facebook and Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (‘Google’)). 

When you visit a page that contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a connection with Facebook or Google and content is loaded from these pages. This means that your visit to this page can be tracked by Facebook and Google even if you do not actively use the function of the social plug-in. If you have an account with Facebook or Google, you can use such a social plug-in to share information with your friends. Hansa Armaturen GmbH has no influence regarding the content of the plugins and the transmission of information. 

Via the Facebook Pixel that we implement, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our page via your IP address, so it can associate the visit with your user account. We can use the information that ensues to place Facebook advertising. We hereby declare that we as provider of the pages receive no information regarding the content of the transmitted data, nor how they are used by Facebook. If you do not wish data to be gathered via Custom Audience, you can disable the function here. 

Facebook and Google provide detailed information as to the scope, type, purpose and further processing of your data on their websites. You will find more information regarding your rights and setting options for the protection of privacy. 

Facebook's privacy policy: www.facebook.com/about/privacy

Google's privacy policy: www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy

Twitter

This website also includes functions related to the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (‘Twitter’). Through the use of Twitter and the ‘re-tweet’ function, the Hansa Armaturen GmbH websites you visit are connected with your Twitter account and made known to other users. This also involves the transmission of data to Twitter. To this end, your internet browser establishes a direct connection to the Twitter servers and transmits data to Twitter. We hereby declare that we receive no information regarding the content of the transmitted data, nor how they are used by Twitter. You will find more information in Twitter’s privacy policy at: twitter.com/privacy. You can change your Twitter data protection settings in the account settings here: https://twitter.com/account/settings.

Instagram

Instagram Plugins of the social network Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA (‘Instagram’) are also integrated into this website. You can recognize the Instagram plugin via the ‘Instagram button’ on our web page. If you click the ‘Instagram button’ while you are logged in to your Instagram account you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile. By this means, Instagram can associate your visit to our page with your user account. We hereby declare that we receive no information regarding the content of the transmitted data, nor how they are used by Instagram. You will find more information in Instagram’s privacy policy at: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Pinterest

Plugins of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (‘Pinterest’) are also integrated into this website. You can recognize the Pinterest plugin via the ‘Pin it button’ on our web page. If you click the Pinterest ‘Pin it button’ while you are logged in to your Pinterest account you can link the content of our pages to your Pinterest profile. By this means, Pinterest can associate your visit to our page with your user account. We hereby declare that we receive no information regarding the content of the transmitted data, nor how they are used by Pinterest. You will find more information in Pinterest’s data protection declaration: http://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy.

WhatsApp

This website also implements a WhatsApp share button. With the aid of this button you can share content from Hansa Armaturen GmbH via the WhatsApp application on your mobile telephone. This button is a hyperlink. The simple presence of the button on this web page does of itself cause any personal data to be transmitted to the operator of WhatsApp or third parties. As soon as you use the WhatsApp button, the operator of WhatsApp receives information as to what content is being shared and that the button has been used on this website. You can find more information about the data usage policy of the operator of WhatsApp in the operator’s data protection declaration: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#Privacy.

Signing out

By prior signing out from the accounts provided by social networks and by deleting cookies that have been installed you can prevent social networks from associating information gathered about you during your visit to Hansa Armaturen GmbH with your user account at the respective social network. If you do not wish social networks to associate the gathered data directly with your profile, you must log out of the respective social networks before visiting our website. You can also prevent plug-ins from being loaded altogether with the aid of add-ons for your browser, for instance with a script blocker such as ‘NoScript’. You will find this here: http://noscript.net.

Newsletter

By subscribing to a HANSA newsletter you declare your consent to the use of personal data entered by yourself for individual receipt of the newsletter by email. The subscription process includes an additional confirmation message that contains a link to the final registration (double opt-in) as a means of ensuring that you explicitly want to receive the emails. You may revoke such consent at any time and free of charge by clicking on the ‘Unsubscribe’ button in the newsletter and following the instructions that then appear. The action will take effect for the future.

Data protection officer

If you have any further questions or concerns regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer: Hansa Armaturen GmbH Mr. Johannes Treiber Sigmaringer Str. 107 D-70567 Stuttgart Email: gdpr(at)hansa.com

Last revised: 24 MAY 2018

We point out that this declaration may be extended or modified at any time on the basis of legal or other requirements.