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Privacy policy

Privacy Policy — Effective Date: April 18, 2016

Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH (“we”, “our”) respect your pri­va­cy and are com­mit­ted to using respon­si­ble prac­tices in the collec­tion, main­ten­an­ce and use of your per­so­nal infor­ma­ti­on. This pri­va­cy poli­cy exp­lains our on-line infor­ma­ti­on prac­tices and app­lies to your use of schmidautomation.com (the “Web­site”) and other ser­vices offe­red through the schmidautomation.com (the “Pri­va­cy Poli­cy”).

Personally Identifiable Information

Throughout our Web­site, you may volun­ta­ri­ly sub­mit infor­ma­ti­on that per­so­nal­ly iden­ti­fies you (“Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on”). In gene­ral, you can visit our Web­site wit­hout tel­ling us who you are or sharing any Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on about yours­elf except as fol­lows. We only collect Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on about you if you choo­se to sha­re it with us. For examp­le, you may choo­se to pro­vi­de Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on by con­tac­ting us via Email or the con­tact form on our web­site. Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on may inclu­de, but is not limi­ted to, your name, Email address, phy­si­cal address, pho­ne num­ber, and messa­ges that you can send to us.

Anonymous Usage Data

Like many other web­sites, ours may collect anony­mous usa­ge data (“Non-Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on”) about your activi­ty at this Web­site. We may store infor­ma­ti­on about the type of brow­ser you are using, your Inter­net Pro­to­col (“IP”) address, the time, date, and length of your visit; and the refer­ring site. This infor­ma­ti­on is collec­ted via com­pu­ter code sent to your com­pu­ter (com­mon­ly refer­red to as a “coo­kie”). The coo­kie will not expi­re, unless you manu­al­ly dele­te it or set your brow­ser to reject it. If you do not accept the coo­kie, howe­ver, you may have dif­fi­cul­ty navi­ga­ting our full Web­site.

Use of Information

We use Non-Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on to mana­ge this Web­site. We may ana­ly­ze aggre­ga­ted anony­mous infor­ma­ti­on on the pages visi­ted by our users to make our Web­site more acces­si­ble and use­ful. Fur­ther, we may sha­re this data with third par­ties, usual­ly to pro­vi­de ser­vices for Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH asso­cia­ted with the main­ten­an­ce of the Web­site.

Except as out­lined in this Pri­va­cy Poli­cy or on the Web­site, Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH will not sell or sha­re your Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on to others wit­hout your con­sent. If you choo­se to sub­mit Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on to the Web­site, we will use the infor­ma­ti­on for the pur­po­se you requested.

In addi­ti­on, we may sha­re this infor­ma­ti­on with third par­ties to ful­fill your request or to pro­vi­de other ser­vices that may be of inte­rest to you. If you do not wish Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH to use your infor­ma­ti­on in this man­ner, then do not sub­mit any Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on to us. In addi­ti­on, Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH may dis­c­lo­se Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on about you if we belie­ve in good faith that the law requi­res it (such as a sub­poe­na, court order or a law enforce­ment request), or if we rea­son­ab­ly belie­ve it is necessa­ry to pro­tect our legal inte­rests. The infor­ma­ti­on collec­ted from you may be trans­fer­red to a third par­ty in the event of a sale, acqui­si­ti­on, mer­ger or bankrupt­cy invol­ving us.

Links to Other Websites

For your con­ve­ni­ence, our Web­site may con­tain links to other web­sites who­se infor­ma­ti­on and pri­va­cy prac­tices are pro­bab­ly dif­fe­rent than ours. If you choo­se to use the­se links, you will lea­ve our Web­site, and will then be sub­ject to the pri­va­cy and infor­ma­ti­on prac­tices of tho­se web­sites. We do not con­trol and are not respon­si­ble for any of their con­tent or their pri­va­cy poli­ci­es, if any. We do not endor­se or make any rep­re­sen­ta­ti­ons about them, or any infor­ma­ti­on, soft­ware or other pro­ducts or mate­ri­als found the­re, or any results that may be obtai­ned from using them. If you choo­se to access any of the other web­sites listed on our Web­site, you should under­stand that you do so at your own risk.

Security

We employ com­mer­ci­al­ly rea­son­ab­le secu­ri­ty mea­su­res to redu­ce the risk of unaut­ho­ri­zed access to your Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on. Howe­ver, we can­not and do not gua­ran­tee that the­se mea­su­res will be suf­fi­ci­ent to pro­tect against all efforts to gain unaut­ho­ri­zed access to that infor­ma­ti­on.

Children’s Privacy

We are com­mit­ted to com­ply­ing with the Children’s Online Pri­va­cy Pro­tec­tion Act (COPPA). Our Web­site is not direc­ted to child­ren, and we do not kno­win­gly collect Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on from child­ren. If we recei­ve Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on that we dis­co­ver was pro­vi­ded by a child, we will prompt­ly destroy such infor­ma­ti­on. Schools and par­ents should super­vi­se their children’s online activi­ties and con­si­der the use of other means to pro­vi­de a child-friend­ly, online envi­ron­ment. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Tra­de Com­mis­si­on home page at http://www.ftc.gov.

California Privacy Rights

Pur­suant to Cali­for­nia Civil Code Sec­tion 1798.83, Cali­for­nia resi­dents may request cer­tain infor­ma­ti­on regar­ding our dis­clo­sures in the pri­or calen­dar year, if any, of their Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on to third par­ties for their own direct mar­ke­ting pur­po­ses. To make such a request, plea­se Email us with “Cali­for­nia Pri­va­cy Rights Request” in the sub­ject line. You must inclu­de suf­fi­ci­ent detail for us to loca­te your file; at a mini­mum, your name, Email and postal address.

California “Do Not Track” Disclosures

We do not track your on-line activi­ty across other web­sites, nor do we kno­win­gly per­mit any third-par­ties to con­duct online tracking of you while you are visi­t­ing our Web­site. Con­se­quent­ly, we do not respond to your browser’s Do Not Track signal.

Application of United States Laws

Our Web­site is based on com­pu­ters loca­ted in the United Sta­tes. Your Per­so­nal­ly Iden­ti­fia­ble Infor­ma­ti­on will be used and stored in the United Sta­tes, whe­re data pro­tec­tion and pri­va­cy regu­la­ti­ons may dif­fer from the level of pro­tec­tion as in other parts of the world.

How to contact us

If you have any questi­ons or con­cerns about Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH’s Pri­va­cy Poli­cy or its imple­men­ta­ti­on, you may con­tact us using the infor­ma­ti­on pro­vi­ded on this Website’s “con­tact us” sec­tion. If at any time you deci­de that we should no lon­ger hold any of your per­so­nal data, or wish to chan­ge the use to which any such data can be put, plea­se let us know by Emai­ling us.

Consent and Revisions

If you have any questi­ons or con­cerns about Schmid Auto­ma­ti­on GmbH’s Pri­va­cy Poli­cy or its imple­men­ta­ti­on, you may con­tact us using the infor­ma­ti­on pro­vi­ded on this Website’s “con­tact us” sec­tion. If at any time you deci­de that we should no lon­ger hold any of your per­so­nal data, or wish to chan­ge the use to which any such data can be put, plea­se let us know by Emai­ling us.

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