Data Protection

DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH is pleased about your interest in our company and products. The information below is to inform you about the collection of anonymous and personal data.

Anonymous data collection

You can fundamentally visit the websites of DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH anonymously, meaning without informing us who you are. If you visit our website, our web servers in Germany as standard behavior save the IP address of your Internet service provider used to access our website, the website from which you visit our website, the files you call via our web presence, as well as the date of your visit and general information about your browser. This data is evaluated only for statistical purposes and in anonymous form.

Cookies

Cookies are text files that are saved on the user’s computer. We only use cookies to facilitate your use of our web pages. Personal data can be saved in cookies on individual pages if you expressly consented to this previously, in order to avoid the necessity of re-entering access data for example. In principle, you can also call all information on our websites even if you have deactivated cookies in your Internet browser. If however you do not accept cookies, this may cause functional restrictions regarding our offers. 

Collection and processing of personal data

We store and process personal data only if you have communicated this information to us on your own initiative, for example by completing a contact form or registering for personal services. This also applies to responding to individual questions. Personal data specified during a registration or due to contact details in a form is only saved, processed and used for the purpose for which you specified this data if no consent was given for other methods of use. You are informed about the intended purpose of use on the appropriate web pages, and your consent is requested for storage and processing if required. Data is forwarded only to service providers connected with us, for example to send you requested information in writing. All service providers are of course obligated to maintain data secrecy and confidentiality. If you visit the Career area of our website and carry out an online registration or services offered, your data is also forwarded to other companies connected with DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH. There is no forwarding to other third parties. Your data is fundamentally encrypted prior to transmission and processing to protect this data from unauthorized access.

Rights of affected persons

On request, we will of course inform you in writing whether any personal data about you has been saved by us, and about the nature of this data. Your rights expressly referred to in the German Federal Data Protection Act concerning correction, blocking and deletion are preserved. With certain offers, for example our newsletter, the Klartext Portal or the private area, you can also view your own data and modify or delete this or have it modified or deleted. You can cancel your consent granted for the storage of your personal data at any time for the future by sending a short message for this purpose.

Web analysis

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) for the statistical evaluation of visitor accesses. Please note that Google Analytics has been expanded by the code “anonymizeIp” in order to ensure anonymization of IP addresses. Google Analytics also uses cookies. The information retrieved from the cookies on the use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, before saving it, Google shortens the user’s IP address. Google will use the generated information on behalf of the owner of this website to evaluate the use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities and other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet and provide it to the owner. The shortened IP address transmitted in the context of Google Analytics will not be brought together with other Google data. The storage of the cookies can be prevented via a corresponding setting of the browser software. However, please note that in this case several areas of the website might not function properly. In addition, it is possible to decline the acquisition of data generated by Google through cookies related to the use of the website (including the IP address) and the processing of these data by Google. To do so, download and install the following browser plug-in.  Link

PIWIK

Our website also uses Piwik, a so-called web analysis service. Piwik uses cookies in the form of text files saved on your computer that enable us to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, user information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to our server and saved for utilization analysis purposes, helping us to optimize our website. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process so that you as the user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is not forwarded to third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies with a corresponding setting in your browser software. However, in this case you may not be able to use all website functions in their entirety.

Other information

As a global company, DR. JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GmbH operates several websites across the world. All information that you send in any country to one of our websites can be electronically forwarded to a server for one of these websites located in another country. This information can be used, stored or processed at this location, outside of the country in which it was created. Your personal data is saved and processed in accordance with the data protection regulations of the country in which the website is operated, stored and processed.

Questions and suggestions about data protection. If you have any questions about data protection, please send an email to infoheidenhainde