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Data Protection Policy

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Data Protection Policy

LEVACO Chemicals GmbH is aware that protecting your personal data when you use our website is an important issue. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We, therefore, want you to know when we collect data, which data we collect and how we use these data. Therefore, we would like to make you aware of our data protection measures via this data protection policy.

Data collection and processing in connection with access via the internet

You can use our website without having to disclose your personal details.
When you access our website, information such as the name of your internet service provider, the website you are visiting us from, the websites you access from our own website and your IP address is stored on our servers for security purposes. These data enable us to identify individuals if needed. It is not, however, evaluated on a personal basis. It can be evaluated for statistical purposes, however, the individual user remains anonymous.
In so far as data are passed on to external service providers, we have ensured, by means of technical and organisational measures, that the applicable data protection regulations are observed.

Collection and processing of personal data

We only register personal data upon disclosure of such information, e.g. when registering with us, filling in forms or sending us e-mails in the context of ordering products or services, inquiries or requests for materials.
The database and its contents remain at our company and our provider, Your personal data shall not be made available in any form by us or by our authorised personnel to third parties, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so.

Intended purpose

The personal data we collect from you will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with the requested information, products or services, or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law.

Data storage

Depending on the form (order form, newsletter registration, newsletter deregistration, contact, call-back service, recommend page, etc.) different data are either captured as a mandatory process or are optional. As a basic principle, we only store your personal data for as long as necessary to provide the requested service or in as far as you have given your consent, unless other legal storage time periods exist (e.g. in connection with pending legal disputes).

Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are stored on the PC of the internet user. They support the control of the internet connection during your visit on our website. At the same time the cookies provide us with information, which enables us to optimise our web pages to meet the needs of the visitors. Some cookies, we use only for the duration of your visit on our site, however, some are stored by your browser for a longer period.

All cookies on our sites only contain technical information, no personal data.

Of course, it is also possible to use our website without cookies. However, most browsers automatically accept cookies. You may deactivate the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser's preferences. If you do not accept cookies, functionality of our website may be restricted.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and facilitate analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, by activating the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address is first abbreviated by Google in the member states of the European Union or in other member states of the EEA (European Economic Area) Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is your full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website, to evaluate your use of this website, to create reports about the website activities, and to provide additional services connected with the website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics is not combined with the other Google data.

You can prevent the cookie storage by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you might not be able to use all functionalities of this website. In addition, you may prevent the transmission of the data created by the cookie related to your use of this website (including your IP address) to Google, and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As an alternative to the browser-plugin or within the browsers on mobile devices, click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie, which prevents the data acquisition by Google Analytics within this site in the future (this opt-out cookie works only in this browser and only for this domain, if you delete your cookies in this browser, you have to click this link again): Deactivate Google Analytics

AdWords

We also use Google Conversion Tracking as AdWords client, which is an analytical service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google“). A cookie is set by Google AdWords on your computer ("conversion cookie"), if you accessed our website via a Google ad. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If you visit some of our pages and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can detect that someone has clicked on the ad and hence has been redirected to our site. Each AdWords client has a different cookie. Therefore, cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords clients. The information gathered using conversion cookies helps to generate conversion statistics for AdWords clients who have opted in to conversion tracking. AdWords clients can find out the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and were directed to a page provided with conversion tracking tag. The advertisers do not, however, obtain any information that can be used to identify users personally. If you do not want to be involved in the tracking process, you can also reject the setting of a cookie, e.g. by using the browser setting that disables the automatic setting of cookies in general. You can also disable cookies for conversion tracking by adjusting your browser settings so that the cookies from the domain "googleadservices.com" are blocked.

Security

LEVACO Chemicals GmbH makes use of appropriate technical and organisational security measures in order to safeguard your personal data against unintentional or intentional manipulation, loss, corruption or from being accessed by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are revised continuously according to the technological development.

Right to information and contact details

You are entitled to request information about your stored personal data and to ensure that incorrect data are corrected, blocked or deleted.

For information about your personal data and/or their correction or deletion or additional questions about the use of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer at:

LEVACO Chemicals GmbH
Datenschutzbeauftragte Petra Eul-Löh
Chempark Leverkusen
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee
51368 Leverkusen

If you wish to contact us via e-mail, please note that the contents of non-encrypted e-mails can be viewed by third parties. We, therefore, strongly recommend encrypting confidential information or sending it by post.

Inclusion, validity and topicality of the data protection policy

This data protection policy will be modified in line with the further development of the website or the implementation of new technologies. LEVACO Chemicals GmbH reserves the right to amend the data protection policy at any time with effect for the future. We recommend periodically re-reading the current data protection policy.