Data protection and privacy

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Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG does not assume any liability for damages directly or indirectly arising from the use of this website and the mentioned links.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG attaches great importance to the protection of your personal data. The following declaration gives you an overview of how we ensure the protection of your privacy.

Privacy policy

This declaration provides information about how we handle personal data coming to our knowledge  by your visit on the Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG website. This declaration also comprises the use of personal data by Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. which are given to us by our business and sales partners. This declaration does not cover the use of data by companies or persons who are independent from Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG and who are neither employees nor representatives of Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG.

Collection and use of data

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG collects personal data in case of a project-, service- or information inquiry or if you receive a password for using protected areas.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG also collects and automatically stores data on our server which are supplied to us by your browser. These are especially information like your IP address, data which Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG has filed on cookies with your permission as well as the visited website.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG uses the collected data for the following three basic purposes:

To customize our contents with your consent to your personal  interests, to effect orders for quotations or services and to inform you with your consent about special offers or new products.

Data transmission to third parties

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG will not sell or rent your personal data to third parties.

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG will only transmit your personal data to third parties in the following cases:

  • If the transmission of data is necessary for the execution of offers or services you may wish to make use of, in particular in connection with our sales partners and representatives.
     
  • If a subcontractor or executing assistant whom we appoint for the processing of quotations or services needs these information (such persons are, unless otherwise explicitly communicated,  only entitled to use these data  in so far as it is necessary for establishing offers and offering services).

     
  • In case there is an enforceable administrative or court order or, if necessary, in order to prevent, in accordance to the law, an abusive use of our offers and services, especially under violation of the Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG General Terms and Conditions.

Cookies

Cookies are files which we set on your hard disk, not on our server. The information contained in the cookies serve for simplifying the navigation and they eliminate the need to re-enter your registration data each time you use the website. Furthermore, cookies can be used - with your consent - for processing orders, offers or services and in order to inform you with your consent about special offers or new products. You may prevent cookies from being memorized on your hard disk by choosing the option “accept no cookies” in your browser settings. Details about how this is to be done can be gathered from the manual of your browser manufacturer. If you do not accept cookies, this may however lead to functional restrictions of our services. Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG will, with your consent, store the data collected from you by means of cookies on your hard disk. These data will be retrieved in case of later use.

Editing or deleting of data on your user account

You have the right to modify the data and settings stored on your user account with Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG at any time. As far as you agree to a certain use of your data, this declaration can be revoked at any time. This means that you are free to choose if you want to be informed about special offers and new products continuously.

Data security

For reasons of confidentiality and security, the data on your user account with Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG are protected by a password. In some particularly sensitive areas, Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG may use, if necessary, SSL encryption for the transmission of data.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc.  (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and will be stored there.

Please note that our website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. Therefore, IP addresses are only processed in a shortened form in order to exclude a direct reference to the person. By activating the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it will be shortened. On behalf of the Piepenbrock Group, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on your website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be used by Google in connection with other data. You can avoid the installation of cookies on your computer by appropriately adjusting your browser software. We would like to make you aware of the fact that in this case you may however not be able to make full use of the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can avoid a collection and processing of your data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin which you can find under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Changes to this privacy policy

Piepenbrock Service GmbH & Co. KG reserves the right to amend this privacy policy in future. Any changes in the use of your personal data will be clearly announced on our web pages.