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privacy policy www.baumer.com

1. General Information

1.1 Personal Data (Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR)
Data privacy law protects personal data (hereinafter referred to as data). Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Therefore, personal data can be names, addresses, profession, e-mail addresses, state of health, income, marital status, genetic traits, phone numbers and even user data as IP-addresses.
 
1.2 Controller (Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR)
The Controller of the data processing of your data is the Baumer Holding AG. The contact details are:
 
Baumer Holding AG
Hummelstr.17
8501 Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Represented by: Herr Dr. Oliver Vietze, Herr Dr. Axel Vietze, Herr Roland Fehlmann
Telefon: +41 52 728 11 55
Telefax: +41 52 728 11 44
E-Mail: info@baumer.com
 
1.3 Data Protection Officer 
The Controller has appointed an external data protection officer, which can be contacted by e-mail under datenschutz@m-consecom.de.
 
1.4 Right to Object
In case you wish to object the processing of your data by the Controller according to this privacy policy you can contact the Controller via the contact details in the imprint. Please be aware, that in case you exercise your right to object, the use of the website may be limited or completely restricted.
 
2. Scope and Processing of Personal Data, Legal Basis and Provision of Data, Duration of Storage
2.1 Access and Use of the Website
 
Any time you access the website, your user data will be transferred via your web browser and stored in server logfiles. These data records contain the following data:
  • Date and time of access
  • Name of the website
  • IP-address
  • Referrer-URL
  • Quantity of transferred data
  • Information about your web browser
The log files are analysed by the operator in anonymised form to continue to improve the website and make it more user-friendly, to detect and rectify errors more quickly and to control server capacities. For example, the operator can determine the preferred times of access to the website and thus make available appropriate data volumes.
The Controller needs the data in order to grant access to the website. The processing is necessary during the access.
 
The legal admissibility of such processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data. The legitimate interests of the controller involve the provision of a website to convey inform and offer services via the internet. 
 
Provision of the data is necessary to invoke the operator's website. Failure to provide the data means that the content of the website can no longer be viewed.
 
The provision of the data is neither required by law nor by contract. However, it is necessary to invoke the operators website. Failure to provide means that the website can no longer be invoked and the operator's services cannot be utilised.
 
Your IP address is deleted or anonymised upon termination of use. Anonymisation means the IP address is altered so that it cannot or can only with a disproportionate investment of time, cost and labour be attributed to a particular or identified or identifiable natural person.
 
2.2 Contact forms and single-click e-mailing 
This website contains a contact form if you wish to contact the operator. This form requires that you provide the following information:
  • Message
  • Reason of the request
  • First and last name
  • E-mail
  • Phone number
  • Company
  • Address
  • Postcode, City
  • Country
In addition, you may voluntarily choose to provide the following information:
  • Gender

The Controller uses your data in order to answer your request and to provide the requested information.

On the website, you have the option to open an email message directed to the operator with just a click of the mouse. As sender, this message automatically uses the e-mail address that is linked to the e-mail program you use. 

If you do not wish your e-mail address to be invoked in this way, you can change the settings in your e-mail program. 

The operator processes your data to communicate with you and to respond to your request.The Controller processes the data you provide in order to respond to your contact request and to communicate with you. The admissibility of such processing is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR, which states that processing is lawful if it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

The provision of the data is neither required by law nor by contract. However, Failure to provide the data means that you cannot send a message to the operator.

Personal data processed during communication are deleted upon expiry of the statutory retention periods if the controller has no legitimate interest in further retention. In any event, data are continued to be stored only if they are truly necessary for the corresponding purpose. Personal data are anonymised as much as possible.

2.3 Newsletter
You may subscribe to an e-mail newsletter to receive additional information about the operator. You are required to provide only your e-mail address. Additional information to personalise the newsletter is optional
We use what is known as the double opt-in procedure to distribute the newsletter. This means that you receive a newsletter by e-mail only if you provide your explicit confirmation in advance that you wish to activate the newsletter service. Once you activate the newsletter, you receive an e-mail notification with an activation link. Only by clicking this link will you then receive the newsletter. 
 
You may deactivate the newsletter at any time. Contact the operator to do so or use the link provided in each newsletter to unsubscribe.  
 
Your pseudonymised user data will be used to generate user profiles for purposes of market research, marketing or to improve the design of documents (e.g. newsletter or white paper).
 
You can object to this data processing at any time via e-mail to marketing@baumer.com.
The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when the data subject has provided consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more purposes. Provision of your data is voluntary and not prescribed by law.  Failure to provide the data means that you will not receive a newsletter.
 
The provision of the data is neither required by contract nor by law. Non-provisioning means that you will not be able to receive a newsletter.
Personal data processed for the purpose of advertising are deleted if the controller has no legitimate interest in further retention. In any event, data are continued to be stored only if they are truly necessary for the corresponding purpose.
 
2.4 Registration
If you wish to register at the Controller’s website you can create an user account. In order to do so, you need to provide the following information:
  • Type of product
  • First and last name
  • E-mail
  • User name and password (chosen by yourself)
  • Company
  • Country
In Addition, you can provide the following information:
  • Gender
  • Phone number
  • Address, postcode and city

The Controller stores the data pursuant to legal regulations. 

The Controller uses the data in order to fulfil a contract with you, to get in contact with you and to send you information.

The Controller processes the data you provide in order to respond to your registration and to communicate with you. This is data that is absolutely necessary for the processes mentioned. The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary for fulfilling a contract to which the data subject is party or to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. 

The provision of the data is required for registration and communication with the Controller. If you do not provide the Controller with your personal data, the processing of your registration can not be performed..

The personal data processed within the scope of registration will be deleted after the statutory retention obligations have expired, unless the Controller has a legitimate interest in further retention. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored which are actually absolutely necessary to achieve the corresponding purpose. As far as possible, the personal data will be anonymised.

2.5. Cookies
The Controller uses cookies in order to collect and store data. Cookies are small data packets that typically consist of letters and numbers. The cookies are stored on a browser whenever you visit a website. Cookies allow the website to recognise your browser again, to track your surfing through various sections of a website and to identify you if visit the website again later. Cookies contain no data that identify you personally but the information about you stored by the operator may be attributed to the data obtained by and stored in the cookies.
Information that the operator obtains through the use of cookies may be used for the following purposes:
  • Recognition of the user‘s electronic device.
  • Records of the user‘s use of the website
  • Improvement of the usability of the website.
  • Analysis of the user’s use of the website 
  • Administration of the website
  • Prevention of fraud and improvement of security
  • Individual design of the website concerning the needs of the user. 

Cookies do not damage your computer in any way. They do not contain viruses and also do not allow the operator to spy on you. There are two types of cookies. Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookies). In contrast, permanent cookies have a maximum lifetime of up to 20 days. This type of cookie allows your computer to be recognised when you visit the website again later. The cookies allow the operator to track your use behaviour for the purposes listed above and to an appropriate extent. Cookies also allow you to optimally surf the operator's website. These data are collected by the operator only in anonymised form.

It is possible to visit the website without cookies. If you do not want the operator to recognise your computer, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drives by selecting the option "do not accept cookies" on your browser settings. To find out specifically how to do this, please read the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. If you choose to accept no cookies, this may limit the functionality of the website. If you want to delete cookies already set by your browser please also refer to the manual of your web browser.
 
The legal admissibility of this data processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 b) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary for fulfilling a contract to which the data subject is party or to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. The legal admissibility of this data processing may also be based on Art. 6 para. 1 f) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful when it is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of the controller or a third party, so long as these interests are not overridden by the fundamental rights or freedoms of the data subject, which require the protection of personal data. The legitimate interest of the Controller is to optimise the presentation of his website. The legitimate interests of the controller involve the provision of a website that contains no errors and the opportunity offer visitors the best user experience. However, provision of your data is not prescribed by law. 
 
The provision of data is necessary in order tobe able to access the website of the Controller without errors. If you do not accept cookies or delete cookies already set, this can lead to functional limitations of the website.
Of course, you can also view the website without cookies. If you do not want the Controller to recognise your computer, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting "do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. Please refer to your browser manufacturer's instructions to find out how this works in detail. Also to delete cookies already set by your browser, please read the instructions of your browser.
 
The provision of the data is neither required by law nor by contract. If you do not accept cookies or delete cookies already set, this can lead to functional limitations of the website.
 
Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookies). Permanent cookies, on the other hand, have a maximum lifetime of up to 20 days. This type of cookie allows you to be recognised when you leave the website.
 
2.6 Tracking Tools
Google-Analytics
The Controller uses Google-Analytics. Google-Analytics uses the cookies described above to collect information about your operating system, your browser, your IP-address, visited websites and time and date of the last access of the Controller’s website. These data are transmitted to Google’s servers in the USA and stored. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the Controller and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will transfer the information to third parties pursuant to legal regulations or if third parties process data on behalf of Google. The information will only be used anonymised or pseudonymised. For further information, please refer to Google’s privacy policy (http://www.google.com/intl/de/privacypolicy.html#information). 
 
Google-Analytics uses the cookie Double Click DART. You can restrict the use of this DART-cookie by accessing Googles privacy policy 
 
Google-Analytics does not store personal data but only your IP-address. This information is used to automatically recognise you the next time you visit the Controller's website and to make navigation easier for you.
You can restrict the use of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Therefore, you must switch off the storage of cookies in your web browser. Please refer to the manual of your web browser.
 
Webtracking via wiredminds
For purposes of marketing and improvement, this website uses products and services of wiredminds (www.wiredminds.de). Data will be processed and pseudonymised in order to create user profiles. Whenever it is possible, the user profiles will be anonymised. In order to do so, cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's web browser and serve to recognise the browser. The collected data, which may also contain personal data, is transmitted to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds.
 
wiredminds may use the information to create anonymised user profiles. The collected data is only used to identify the user of the website and is only combined with non personal data if the user expressly declares his consent. In that case, provided IP-addresses will be collected, they will be anonymised by deleting the last numbers. You can object the data processing at any time for the future by clicking the following link:
 
wm.wiredminds.de/track/cookie_mgr.php?mode=dont_track_ask&websitesel=c3b3db499faebc52&lang=eng
 
wiredminds' privacy policy is available at the following link:
https://www.wiredminds.de/datenschutz/
 
The admissibility of processing is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR, according to which processing is lawful, when the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes. The processing of the data is used for the above-mentioned purposes. Consent can be given by visiting the website.
The provision of the data is neither required by law nor by contract. Failure to provide means that these tools can not be used.
 
The personal data collected in the context of the use of tracking tools will be deleted unless the Controller has a legitimate interest in further storage. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored which are actually absolutely necessary to achieve the corresponding purpose. As far as possible, the personal data will be made anonymous.
 
2.7 Online Application
You can apply for vacancies via our online application tool. Therefore, the following information has to be provided:
  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address / Login
  • Password
  • Language
  • CV
  • How you did become aware of us
In addition you can enter the following information voluntarily:
  • Photo
  • LinkedIn profile
  • Xing profile
  • Letter of application
  • Further documents
  • Explanatory notes
Furthermore you can send an unsolicited application. In order to do so we need the following information:
  • Title
  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail address / Login
  • Password
  • Language
  • Experience
  • CV

In addition you can enter the following information:

  • Phone
  • entry as
  • country
  • remark
  • company
  • place of work
  • desired degree
  • letter of Application
  • further documents
  • comments about yourself

You can choose whether your data should be stored for further job offers or not. 

The data will be used by the person responsible for the application procedure. After registration you can log in with your user name and password and follow the application procedure. 
 
The data will be stored by the external software provider Umantis AG in St. Gallen (Switzerland) and processed by the person responsible for your application. 
 
The Controller processes your data for the purpose of carrying out the application procedure. The admissibility of this processing is governed by § 26 BDSG (new), according to which personal data of employees may be processed for employment purposes if this is necessary for the decision on the establishment of an employment relationship. If you do not provide the requested information and documents to the Controller, he can not consider you in the application procedure. The provision of the data is contractually prescribed.
Application documents received by the Controller will be kept for 8 months after rejection, unless the applicant has given his consent for longer retention.
 
3. Right of Access, Rectification, Erasure, Restriction, Objection and Data Portability
3.1 Right of Access (Art. 15 GDPR)
Upon request, the operator shall provide information as to whether your data is being processes. The operator endeavours to respond to requests for information expeditiously.
 
3.2 Right to Rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
You have the right to request from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
 
3.3 Right to Erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay and the controller has the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the grounds listed in Art. 17 para. 1 a)-f) applies.
 
3.4 Right to Restriction of Processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing where one of the conditions listed in Art. 18 para. 1 a)-d) applies. 
 
3.5 Right of Objection (Art. 21 GDPR)
You have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data concerning that is based on Art. 6 para. 1 e) or f), including profiling based on those provisions. The controller shall no longer process your personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that override your interests, rights and freedoms or if processing is used for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. 
 
Where your personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of your personal data for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing.
 
Where personal data is processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
 
Please use the contact address provided in the site notice for your message.
 
3.6 Right to Data Portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
You have the right to receive information about your personal data that you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit these data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, so long as the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 a) GDPR, Art. 9 para. 2 a) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 b) GDPR and if the processing is carried out by automated means.
 
4. Revocation of your Consent
If you have provided consent to the processing of your personal data and revoke this consent, processing that has taken place until the time of revocation remains unaffected.
 
5. Right to appeal
You have the right to lodge an appeal with the competent supervisory authority at any time.
 
6. Recipients
Data obtained as a result of the access and use of this website and information you provide when you make contact are transmitted to the operator's server and stored there. Otherwise, your data may be forwarded to the following categories of recipients:
  • Internal departments that are involved in processing your personal data (e.g. marketing department, customer service, reservations department)
  • Data processing services (e.g. data centres, IT service providers, providers of tracking tools, software providers)
  • Contractual partners of the operator (e.g. shipping providers, hotels, event organisers)
  • Group companies commissioned to provide services 

7. Links to Third Party Websites
Visiting this website may display content that is linked with the website of a third party. The operator has no access to the cookies or other functionalities that are used by third-party websites and cannot control them. Such third-party sites are not subject to the data privacy conditions of the operator.
 

Information on the Processing of Personal Data Sales

Information regarding the processing of personal data by our group companies in relation to the sale and distribution of our products are available here. 

Information on the Processing of Personal Data Sales