Privacy Policy

Handling personal data

We only collect personal data via our website, if you provide such data voluntarily, for example after registration or by filling out the contact form, if you have accepted our data privacy statement or if data collection is allowed or stipulated by the relevant data protection legislation.

All collected personal data will be used exclusively for the purpose for which you have provided them or for a purpose that you specified, for example to reply your questions, to process your orders or to provide you with access to information or offers according to the General Data Protection Regulation GDPR Article 6, Paragraph 1 (b).

Apart from the purpose that you specified, all data you have provided online will only be collected, processed and used,

  • if collecting, processing and use of the data is directly related to the original purpose of the data
  • if collecting, processing and use of the data is necessary for the preparation, negotiation and fulfillment of a contract between SIEB & MEYER and you
  • if collecting, processing and use of data is necessary due to official court order
  • if collecting, processing and use of data is necessary to protect against legal claims or to defend court actions.

For the purpose of safety analysis and for the defense of attacks any access to our website is saved in "server log files" on the server of our website. The following data are collected:

  • used IP address
  • visited website and volume of data sent
  • date and hour of the access
  • source/link from which you accessed the website
  • used browser
  • used operating system

The server logfiles will be saved for max. 2 weeks and deleted after this period. The data are saved for safety reasons, for example to clarify cases of data misuse. Any data to be saved for purposes of evidence shall not be deleted until the case is finally cleared.

 

Transfer of data

We only transfer your personal data to subsidiaries or sales representatives of SIEB & MEYER AG, if you have given consent or if we are legally authorized for the purposes specified above. This data transfer is processed in the legitimate interest to provide our customers optimal and cost-efficient customer service in the sales and service structures of SIEB & MEYER AG.

To operate this website and to provide services via this website SIEB & MEYER AG works together with service providers, for example web agencies and IT service providers. Whenever we transfer data to these service providers data transfer is exclusive and in compliance with the applicable law and regulations. We shall not disclose your personal data to third parties and never use them for other purposes than specified in this statement.

 

Automatically collected data

Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics for website tracking, which occasionally collects data that cannot be related to a particular person. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called session cookies, i.e. text files which will be saved on your PC and allow analyzing how you used the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will be sent to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Due to the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, 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, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address collected via Google Analytics with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Users can also prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website (including their IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link. The current link (status 05/2018) is: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


Other cookies:

When using this website, information is occasionally stored on your end device as a cookie. Cookies are small files stored on your end device that collect specific settings and data for exchange with our website via your browser. Cookies allow us for example to customize a website or to save your password to avoid the need for login repeatedly. Generally, we do not collect personal data via cookies without your given consent. You may refuse recognition of your end device by appropriate setting of your Internet browser to ensure that cookies are deleted from your end device or that all cookies are blocked or that you are informed before a cookie is saved. Please note that certain functionalities of our websites may require cookies to work properly.

 

 

Data protection supervisor:

Mr. Wolfgang Bothe
E-mail: Datenschutz@sieb-meyer.de

 

Data protection authority:

Die Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Prinzenstraße 5
30159 Hannover

Phone: 0511-120 4500
Fax: 0511-120 4599
E-mail contact person