Privacy Policy

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Online privacy policy
The protection of your privacy is important to us. Therefore, please note our following privacy policy, in which we explain what type of information is collected by Zimmer + Rohde GmbH and what we use it for. By accessing and using the website of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH, you agree to our most recent terms and conditions. These terms and conditions can be modified or replaced at any time. You will find the date of the last respective change at the end of these terms and conditions.

Scope of application
This privacy policy applies for all websites of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH. We accept no liability for compliance with the privacy policies of websites which our website contains links to. These external websites have their own privacy policies, and we would like to point out that we cannot be held liable or responsible for such policies.
Although we endeavour to make our website available 24/7, we accept no liability in the event it is unavailable. We provide access to our website on a temporary basis and reserve the right to discontinue or change the services on our website without corresponding notification. In the event that the website cannot be reached at any time or within any period, for whatever reason, we accept no liability.
Your access to our website, your ability to access all or certain parts of the website and/or your registration can be terminated by Zimmer + Rohde GmbH at any time without notification and without any liability arising in this regard. In the event of a termination, any restrictions regarding the liability of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH will continue to exist.

What information do we collect?
In general, we do not collect any personal information about you when you visit our website. In order to improve our online presence and recognise trends, however, non-personal usage data such as your IP address, the sites visited, the browser used, the date/time, etc. is analysed using Google Analytics in an anonymised manner. However, as a result, no conclusions may be drawn as to you as an individual.
In some cases, we will ask you to voluntarily provide data, such as your name, address, email address etc. This is for the purpose of improving our customer services. In general, we only use your personal data to improve our service (e.g., for inquiries, customer management, etc.). For this purpose, it may be necessary for us to store your personal data, process it and provide it to our entire company in order to:
• respond better to your queries and individual needs;
• improve our products and services;
• keep you well informed about our offers and news;
• send e-mail newsletters; and
• optimise our customer service.
We do not sell or exchange your personal data, or pass it on to third parties.

How do we protect your data?
We take suitable precautions to protect your personal data, making use of corresponding security technologies for this purpose. We only store your personal data for as long as it appears necessary for its purpose. You have the right to have your data modified or erased.

Do we use cookies?
Like many other website operators, we also use so-called cookies in some cases when you visit our website. In certain cases, your browser will inform you before cookies are stored by displaying an alert on your screen. If such an alert is not shown, you can configure your browser to display this message. If you do not wish to benefit from personal cookies, you can block their use. Please be aware, however, that you will then be unable to use certain services. In general, cookies allow us to adapt our website to your interests, for example, or store your password so that you do not have to enter it again each time.
In order to better understand visits to our website, we work with third-party providers who help us analyse the data. However, these third-party providers are not allowed to use the collected information, except to improve our services and help our company better understand the website visitors.

Do we use Google Analytics?
Yes, we use Google Analytics for our website. Google Analytics is a website analytics service of Google Inc. (‘Google’) which uses so-called cookies. These are text files which are stored on your computer, enable an analysis of the use of the website and provide guidance on how to improve our website. The information collected by the cookie regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored.
Google then uses this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for the website operators and to provide other services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. Google will also transfer this information to third parties, when required to do so by law, or where third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google shall not link your IP address to other data of Google Inc. It is at your discretion to block the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that in this case, you may not be able to make full use all functions of our website. When you visit this website, you express your consent to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the aforementioned way, and for the purposes described beforehand. You will find further information on the site provided by Google: Google Analytics Terms of Service.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
Our website uses plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the ‘like’ button on our site. Here is an overview of the Facebook plugins. When you visit our sites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be established via the plugin. Facebook will thereby receive information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook ‘like’ button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites to your Facebook profile. Facebook can therefore attribute your visit to our sites to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the sites, we receive no information as to the content of the data transferred or its use by Facebook. You will find further information in the Facebook data privacy policy.
If you do not want Facebook to attribute your visit to our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Various functions offered by Twitter are integrated into our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the function called “Re-Tweet” enables websites that you have visited to be linked to your Twitter account and made available to other users. In the process, data is conveyed to Twitter. We would like to point out that we do not obtain any knowledge about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Twitter. Please find more information about this in the Twitter Data Privacy Statement. You can change your data privacy settings in Twitter.

Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google+
Our site uses features of Google+. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collecting and sharing information: Use the Google+ button to post information worldwide. The Google+ buttons give you and other users personalized content from Google and partners. Google stores both the information that you +1'd for a piece of content and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1's may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Google records information about your +1 activity to improve Google's services to you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.
Use of Information Collected: In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&gl=en.
Google may publish summarized statistics about users' +1 activity or share it with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.

Conditions for participating in contests
Any natural person who has reached the age of 18 is eligible to take part. Employees of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH are excluded from participation. Each person can only participate once. Zimmer + Rohde GmbH reserves the right to delete improper entries. The winners will be informed via e-mail; this information may be published. Correspondence about the competition may be conducted. Cash payments and legal recourse are excluded. The necessary information entered by participants must be complete and accurate. Participation is free of charge and includes no purchase obligation. The participant agrees to the analysis of his/her data by Zimmer + Rohde GmbH for marketing purposes.

Privacy policy for the use of Pinterest
We use the ‘Pin it’ button of the social network Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA, on our website. If you click on the ‘Pin it’ button while you are logged into your Pinterest account, you can link the content of our sites to your Pinterest profile. Pinterest can therefore attribute your visit to our website with your user account. We receive no information as regards to the content of the data transferred or its use by Pinterest. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Pinterest.

E-mail newsletter
If you have subscribed to our e-mail newsletter, you will receive it as stated. You can unsubscribe from the e-mail newsletter at any time. You will find the link at the bottom of the e-mail newsletter. Please note that data transferred without encryption can be read or modified by unauthorised third parties.

Intellectual property rights
The following ‘website content’ is legally protected, particularly by copyrights and rights regarding brands and designs of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH, as well as its subsidiaries, affiliates, users and licensors: our website and all information, text, images, photographs, audio and video clips, designs, graphics, logos, symbols, names, product and company names and any software contained therein, and all other files and their respective selection and arrangement (‘website content’).
None of our website content may be modified, copied, distributed, incorporated in other websites by means of framing technology, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, published, transferred or sold, in whole or in part. This website content may only be used, in any form and by any means, with the prior written consent of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH. In addition, digital content may only be copied in other programs with the express written consent of Zimmer + Rohde GmbH.
The use of press releases and other documents that are classified as ‘public’ is permitted, provided that the source of the information is specified. The website content is also permitted for private, non-commercial use.
Publication of images in social networks is only permitted if it is linked accordingly by Zimmer + Rohde GmbH sites.

Amendments
Zimmer + Rohde GmbH may amend this privacy policy at any time. Please consult this policy on a regular basis.

Legal basis
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms the basis of this privacy policy.
Last updated: May 2018
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