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Data protection

Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Personal data refers to individual information about personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. They include information such as the real name, address, telephone number and the date of birth of a person.

As such data enjoy special protection, we only collect them to the technically required extent. In the following, we describe which data we record during your visit to our website and how they are used.

Our data protection practice is in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). We will collect, process and save your personal data only to process requests and, if necessary, to process orders/contracts. Only if you have given your consent separately, your data will be used for other purposes defined in your consent, for example for information relating to offers via newsletter, etc.

1. Responsible party in accordance with Section 13 para. 1 TMG / Section 3 para. 7 BDSG

The responsible party in accordance with data protection law is:

MWS Industrieholding GmbH
Egerbach 48
A-6334 Schwoich

Phone: +43 5372 5300 0
Fax: +43 5372 5300 101

E-mail: office.ku@mws.eu
Internet: www.mws.eu

2.Anonymous / pseudonymised use of the website

You may generally visit our website without indicating personal data. Pseudonymised user data will not be merged with the data of the bearer of the pseudonym. No pseudonymous user profiles are created.

3. Credit check / scoring

If we provide advance services, we reserve the right to obtain credit information based on mathematical and statistical procedures with the following company to protect our interests:

* GE Capital Bank AG Heinrich von Brentano Straße 2, 55130 Mainz (http://www.gecapital.de/de)

For this purpose, we will submit the personal data required for such a credit check and will use the information obtained relating to the statistical probability of a payment default. The credit information may contain probability values (score values) calculated on the basis of scientifically recognised mathematical and statistical procedures. Based on a number of characteristics such as income, address data, profession, marital status and previous payment behaviour, conclusions are drawn regarding a customer’s payment default in the future. The result is expressed in the form of a payment value (score). The information thus obtained serves as a basis of our decision, justification, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship.

However, the possibility to choose one of the payment options given is not dependent on such information.

4. Transfer of data / purpose

We only transfer personal data to third parties insofar as necessary for us to meet our contractual obligations, especially for executing a contract concluded. No personal data will be transferred for any other purpose than the aforementioned purpose of processing contracts and payments.

If you provide us with your personal data as part of an express consent, such data shall only be used for the purpose underlying the approval which you agreed to in advance. We will only save your personal data as long as this is necessary for the purpose of collecting the data, or legally required. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Your protectable interests are treated in accordance with legal regulations. You may obtain information regarding the saved data relating to you from the responsible party.

5. Statistical evaluation of visits to this website

We assess, process and save the following data when this website or individual data of this website are retrieved: IP address, website from which the file was retrieved, name of the file, date and time of retrieval, volume of data transferred and messages regarding the success of the retrieval (web log). We use these data exclusively in a non-personalised form for the continuous improvement of our Internet offering and for statistical purposes.

In addition we use the following plug-ins and active script contents to evaluate visits on this website:

* Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses a variety of techniques, among them 'cookies', which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of visitors’ use of the website. The information gained by Google Analytics on your use of the website is transferred to Google servers, which may be operated in states outside the member states of the European Union and other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. By activating IP anonymisation within the Google Analytics tracking code of this website, your IP address will be anonymised by Google prior to transmission. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code, which was expanded by gat._anonymizeIp(); in order to only enable anonymous recording of IP addresses (IP masking). On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to this website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website and use of the Internet vis-à-vis the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data of Google. You may prevent the saving of Google cookies by choosing the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Moreover, you may prevent the collection of data generated by the Google cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). For the security and data protection principles of Google Analytics please go to http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

6. External content and/or processing of data outside the EU

On our website we also use active JavaScript contents by external providers. When you go to our website, these external providers may receive personal data related to your visit on our website. It is possible that data are processed outside the EU. You may prevent this by installing a JavaScript blocker such as the browser plug-in 'NoScript' (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating Java Script in your browser. This may cause limited functionality of websites you visit.

We use the following:

* Google:

On our website JavaScript Code of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google) will be loaded. If JavaScript is enabled in your browser and no JavaScript blockers are installed, your browser may transmit personal data to Google. We do not know which data Google links with the data received and for which purposes Google uses these data. In order to prevent the execution of JavaScript Code by Google, you may install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net)

* Google-Apis:

Our website uses Google APIs of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google). This is a program interface provided by Google. As a result, data, in particular the IP address, can be transferred to Google during use. You may prevent the collection and transfer of personal data (esp. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google, by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a tool like 'NoScript'.

* gstatic:

On our website JavaScript Code of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: Google) will be loaded. If JavaScript is enabled in your browser and no JavaScript blockers are installed, your browser may transmit personal data to Google. We do not know which data Google links with the data received and for which purposes Google uses these data. In order to prevent the execution of JavaScript Code by Google, you may install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net).

7. Instruction on the use of cookies

We use cookies on various pages in order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. 'Cookies' are small text files which your browser can save on your computer. The process of saving a cookie file is also called ‘setting a cookie’. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies, decide on accepting from case to case, or generally accept cookies, or generally deny cookies. Cookies may be used for different purposes, for example to identify that your PC has previously had a connection with a website (permanent cookies) or to save recently viewed website (session cookies). We use cookies to offer you enhanced user convenience. To use our convenience functions, we recommend that you allow the acceptance of cookies for our website.

8. Data security and data protection, communication via e-mail

Your personal data are protected by technical and organisational measures in collecting, saving and processing in such a way that they are not accessible to third parties. In e-mail communication, we cannot guarantee full data security so that we recommend to send information requiring a high degree of confidentiality by regular mail.

9. Revoking consent – data information and change requests– deleting and blocking data

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act you are entitled to obtain information on your saved data free of charge and, if required, to the correction, blocking or deleting of these data. Your data will then be deleted unless prohibited by legal regulations. You may revoke any approval you have granted us to use your personal data at any time. Please send requests regarding information, deletion and corrections relating to your data, as well as suggestions to the following address at any time:

MWS Industrieholding GmbH
Egerbach 48
A-6334 Schwoich

Phone: +43 5372 5300 0
Fax: +43 5372 5300 101

E-mail: office.ku@mws.eu
Internet: www.mws.eu

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