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Data protection information for employees and applicants

Privacy Policy of Weishaupt Corporation

We are pleased for your visit to our website and thank you for your interest in our company and our products. Protecting your privacy when using our websites is important to us. Therefore, please take note of the information below.

1 What data we process, how long and for what purpose

1.1 Informative use of the website

Scope of data processing. When accessing our website solely for informative purposes, that is, if you do not transmit information to us, but only retrieve and read content, we collect only the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. When you visit our website, these are the following transmitted: IP address, date and time of the request, Greenwich mean time (GMT) time zone difference, request content (concrete page), access status / HTTP status code, amount of data transferred, web site from which the request comes, browser, operating system and its interface, language and version of the browser software.

Purpose and legal basis. The purpose of the processing is to make the retrieval of the website technically possible and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis of the processing is the protection of our legitimate interests. For the purposes just mentioned, our legitimate interest lies in the processing of data.

Duration of storage. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed. We store IP addresses for seven days to track abuse.

1.2 Downloading materials (manuals, information leaflets, etc.)

If you wish to download manuals, information brochures or other content from our site, point 1.1 shall apply accordingly.

1.3 Contact / ordering of information material

Extent of processing. On our website, we offer you forms with which you can contact us electronically, order information material or request a free consultation. In this case, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and processed. These are: company, title, first and last names, street, house number, zip code/ postal code, city, e-mail address, area code, telephone, information on which heating technology you are interested in and a field in which you can add comments. In a consultation request, instead of the interest in heating technology, the serial number of your Weishaupt system and a subject are queried. The following fields are required: first and last names, street / zip – postal code / city, e-mail address. If the message is sent via the contact form, further data will be processed according to section 1.1. Of course you can also communicate with us via the provided e-mail address. In this case, the personal data transmitted by e-mail will be processed. Only the authorized personnel within the Weishaupt Group gain access to your data.

Purpose and legal basis. The data will be processed solely to enable us to process your request within the Weishaupt Group. The data transmitted to us will be processed on the basis of our legitimate interest. In the just mentioned purpose lies our legitimate interest in data processing.
Duration of storage.
The data referred to in this subparagraph will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose of their collection. This is the case when the respective operation is completed. The process is considered completed, if your concern e.g. is addressed by answering your questions.

1.4 Cookies

Extent of data processing. Our website uses only technically necessary cookies. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer by your browser. Cookies contain strings, which facilitate the unique identification of your browser when you revisit the site. Some elements of our website require that the browser requesting access can also be identified after a page change. For example, we must be able to determine whether you have agreed to our Terms of Use before downloading certain content from our databases. The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies: Language setting, Acceptance of Terms of Use.

Purpose and legal basis. We use cookies to enable the use of certain functions of our websites. The setting of cookies - as they are technically necessary cookies - is based on our legitimate interest. The purpose described here includes our legitimate interest.

Duration of data storage. Cookies are stored on your computer. The duration of storage can be identified in the overview for cookie settings of your browser. You can prevent or restrict the transfer of cookies by changing the settings in your browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically, e. g. when you close your browser. If cookies on our website are disabled, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

2 Affected rights

Your rights as an affected party are comprehensively guaranteed by us. In the following, we briefly explain what rights these are:

2.1 Advertising conflict

You may object to the use of your data for promotional purposes at any time with effect for the future.

2.2 Revocation of consent

You may withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time with effect for the future.

2.3 Other rights

If we process personal data about you, you have a right under the respective legal conditions regarding the personal data concerning you
• Information, correction or deletion, as well as
• restriction of processing, opposition to processing and data portability.
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

3 security

In cases where you send personal information to us we offer you the option to encrypt the information. This encryption protects the confidentiality of the data exchange between you and our web server and helps prevent misuse of the data, e.g. to prevent by listening. As encryption technology we use TLS (Transport Layer Security). It is a recognized and widely used technology.

4 Contact

The responsible in reference to the General Data Protection Regulation is:
Weishaupt Corporation
6280 Danville Road 
Mississauga, ON L5T2H7, Canada
E-Mail: weishaupt@weishaupt-corp.com
Ph: +1(905) 564 0946
Website: www.weishaupt-corp.com

Should you have special questions about data protection, please direct them to our data protection officer:
E-Mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@weishaupt.de
We will process your requests immediately and let you know what action we have taken.


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