Data Protection

Data Privacy Policy of UVEX WINTER HOLDING

We place great importance on the safe handling of your personal data. Protecting the data that has been transferred and only using it as has been stipulated and agreed is of the highest priority. As a matter of course, we act strictly in compliance with the German Data Protection Act as well as the German Telemediengesetz. We would therefore like to give you a more detailed view of the process of data storage and its subsequent use. This Data Privacy Policy does not apply to links to other websites owned by third parties who are not part of the uvex group of companies.

1. Data acquisition

Personal data will only be stored if it is submitted by you voluntarily. We only use your personal data solely for the purpose for which it was submitted by you. After this purpose has been achieved your data will be blocked for further use and deleted as soon as tax-based and commercial-law-based safekeeping periods have expired and provided that you have given no express approval for its further use. This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. The data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes and is stored on servers in Hamburg, Germany. All visitor data is saved via an anonymous user ID and is analysed for the pupose of aggregating a usage profile. Cookies may be employed for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache. Using such cookies it is possible to recognize the visitor’s browser. The data collected via etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of the website visitor or compiled with personal data pertaining to the user of the pseudonym unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services: www.etracker.com/privacy. By changing the settings of your internet browser you may prohibit the acceptance of cookies. In such cases you may not be able to use all the website features. In visiting this website you give your approval for the processing of the data collected by etracker GmbH as outlined above and for the purpose mentioned. The websites of uvex safety group and uvex sports group may use additional or different tracking services for collecting data. The corresponding data privacy policies of our affiliated companies contain further information.

2. Data processing

Personal data which you submitted by email or through our website will solely be used for correspondence with you and is exclusively processed for the purpose you intended when submitting the data. Submitted data will be only forwarded to the relevant departments, or if necessary to other companies that are part of the uvex group of companies. Where applicable your payment data will be forwarded to an appointed credit institution.

3. Data storage

Data will be stored until the purpose for which you submitted it has been served. Should regulatory safekeeping periods exist, such periods will be observed.

4. Cookies

Cookies are small text files which are transferred to the hard disk of your computer via your web browser. Cookies are transferred for reasons of controlling the connection or to provide you with more individual comfort during the visit to our website.

We currently use “non-persistent session cookies” which means that the cookies will be deleted when you close your browser and thereby ending the session. By changing the settings of your internet browser you may limit or prohibit the acceptance of cookies, also ensuring that cookies will only be accepted with your prior approval.

5. Claim regarding disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion

Pursuant to the German Data Protection Act you may at any time claim disclosure of the data stored with regard to yourself, as well as claiming the correction, blocking or deletion of your data.

As soon as you inform us of of any changes in your personal data, we will immediately amend the stored data accordingly. If you not longer agree with the storage of your personal data, we will delete it ondemand, provided that the storage is not required by law.

Please be so kind as to contact our Data Protection Officer in writing with regard to disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion claims.

6. Updating the data protection statement

If we introduce new products, change websites, the relevant legislation changes or the IT security technology evolves, this data protection statement will be amended. We reserve the right to amend or adjust this statement if required. You should therefore visit this website on a regular basis to find out about the current status of the data protection statement.

7. uvex group’s Data Protection Officer

Should you have any further questions regarding data privacy and its implementation within the uvex group of companies please be so kind as to contact our data protection officer:

Otto Roth
UVEX WINTER HOLDING GmbH & Co. KG
Data Protection Officer
Würzburger Str. 181
90766 Fürth
Tel + 49(0)911-9736-1592
Email O.Roth@uvex.de

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