Privacy Policy & Statement

We are pleased about your visit on our homepage and your interest in our company, the HORSCH Maschinen GmbH. Your privacy is of great importance for us. Therefore we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data in case of a visit of our website „http://www.horsch2.com“.

 

Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

You can visit our website without providing personal information. In this case, we only store access data without reference to persons (f.i. the name of your internet service provider, the internet address of the website from which you link to our site or the name of the requested file). These data will be evaluated exclusively for the improvement of our service and do not permit any identification of your person.

Personal data will only be collected if you submit the data to us voluntarily, f.i. in the context of an order or any other contacting. We use personal data submitted that way (f.i. title, name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, bank details) without separate permission exclusively for the exercise and processing of the order, future orders or according to the purpose of the contacting. Your personal data will exclusively be collected, processed and used according to German privacy legislation (in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act).

On taking out a subscription of the newsletter your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

 

Transfer of Personal Data

Your personal data will only be transferred if required for the fulfilment of the contractual relationship. For the handling of payments we transfer your payment data to the relevant credit institution. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties or used for advertising purposes or similar purposes without your express consent.

After complete fulfilment of the contractual relationship and after complete payment all personal data you submitted to us in the context of the visit of or order via our website „http://www.horsch2.com“ will be blocked for further processing or use and will be erased as soon as permitted by the relevant law, in particular respecting the retention periods due to German tax and commercial law, unless you agreed to the further use of your data expressly.

 

Data Security

On processing your order respectively the contacting using the online form, your personal data will be transferred via the internet encrypted using SSL (128bit). We secure our website and other systems by technical and organizational means against loss, destruction, access, alteration or circulation. Despite regular control and up to date technique, total protection against all hazards is not possible.

 

Use of cookies

We use so-called “cookies” on our website „http://www.horsch2.com“ to optimize the use and to enable the use of certain functions of our website. Cookies are small text files which are filed on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard disc at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other types of cookies allow us to save your access data and preferences so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our website. These cookies are filed on your computer permanently and allow us to identify your computer at the time of your next visit (so-called permanent cookies).

You can revoke the collection and storage of data by cookies at any time with respect to subsequent services by adjusting the settings of your internet browser. In particular you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, and you may choose to accept the cookie or not. You can also set your browser to allow or exclude the use of cookies generally. If you refuse the use of a cookie or cookies generally, the functionality of our website may be limited.

The following description explains by the example of the Microsoft Internet Explorer how to set your browser to ask you every time a cookie would be filed: Click Tools I Internet Options I Privacy I Advanced I Override automatic cookie handling I respectively: Prompt I OK I OK. On visting a website that uses cookies, a pop up window will appear. By clicking on Details you will see the properties of the cookie. You can decide wether to accept or reject the cookie. Other browsers like Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome offer similar settings.

 

Facebook Button

This website uses a so-called plugin from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plugin is indicated by a Facebook logo or the so-called “Like-Button” (“Gefällt mir”). You can retrieve a list of the plugins on this website provided by Facebook on the official information website of the social network: 

 

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

 

We use the so-called 2-click button. When visiting our website, at first it appears a deactivated button; in that state no personal data will be sent to Facebook. You can activate the button by clicking on it. In this case a direct connection between your browser and a Facebook server will be established via the plugin. Thereby Facebook receives information regarding your IP address. If you click on the activated “Like-Button” while you are logged in your Facebook account, you can embed the contents of our website in your Facebook profile by assigning the clicked button to f.i. a link to our website. Therefore Facebook can relate your visit on our website to your user account on Facebook and thus to your person. We would like to draw your attention to the fact, that we as a website operator neither know to which extent data are transferred to Facebook nor know to which extent the data are used by Facebook. With regard to this, Facebook itself offers information. It can be retrieved in the official Privacy Statement of Facebook:

http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you want to prevent Facebook to relate the visit on our website to your Facebook user account you can log out of your Facebook account after reading this.

 

Google+ Button

This website uses a so-called plugin from the social network Google+, which is operated by Google Inc. based in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The plugin is indicated by a Google+ logo.

We use the so-called 2-click button. When visiting our website, at first it appears a deactivated button; in that state no personal data will be sent to Google. You can activate the button by clicking on it. In this case a direct connection between your browser and a Google+ server will be established via the plugin. Thereby Google receives information regarding your IP address. If you are logged in your personal Google+ account while visting our website, Google may relate your visit of our website to your Google+ account. By interaction with the plugin, f.i. by clicking on the activated button, this information will be transferred to and stored by Google directly.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact, that we as a website operator neither know to which extent data are transferred to Google nor know to which extent the data are used by Google. With regard to this, Google itself offers information. It can be retrieved in the official Privacy Statement of Google:

 

http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

as well as   

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

 

If you want to prevent Google to relate the visit on our website to your Google+ user account you can log out of your Google+ user account after reading this.

 

Twitter

This website integrates functions of the social networking service Twitter. Provider of this services is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. We use the so-called 2-click button. When visiting our website, at first it appears a deactivated button; in that state no personal data will be sent to Twitter. You can activate the button by clicking on it. In this case a direct connection between your browser and a Twitter server will be established via the plugin. Thereby Twitter receives information regarding your IP address. If you use Twitter and f.i. the function “Re-Tweet”, the websites visited will be related to your Twitter account and notified to other users of Twitter. In this process data will be transferred to Twitter. We would like to draw your attention to the fact, that we as a website operator neither know to which extent data are transferred to Twitter nor know to which extent the data are used by Twitter. Further information can be retrieved in the Privacy Statement of Twitter: twitter.com/privacy. Here you can change your data protection settings of your Twitter account: twitter.com/account/settings.

 

Reference to Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. mit Sitz in 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA („Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies, that are filed on your computer and that enable to analyse your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports of the website activities for the website operator and to offer other services related to the use of the website and the internet. Where appropriate, Google will transfer this information to third parties, if this is prescribed by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. In no case Google will relate your IP address to other data of Google. In the section “Use of Cookies” of this Privacy Statement, you can find an instruction of how to adjust and to restrict the settings of your browser regarding the collection and the storage of data by the use of cookies. By the use of this website you declare your consent that Google processes the data of you collected in the foresaid way and for the foresaid purpose.

Finally, we would like to point out that you can fully prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the respective browser plugin available here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

We would also like to point out that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code „grt._anonymizeIP();“ to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses. By activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google inside the Member States of the European Union or inside other contracting states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

 

Right of Access to Personal Data

According to the German Federal Data Protection Act you have a right of information about your stored data free of charge and, if applicable, a right of correction, blocking and erasure of this data. In case of questions regarding the collection, processing or the use of your personal data, in case of information, correction, blocking or erasure of data as well as the exercise of the right of revocation of a given consent, please contact:

 

Kerstin Mehlhorn

HORSCH Maschinen GmbH

Sitzenhof 1

D-92421 Schwandorf

Telephone: +49 9431 7143-0

Telefax: +49 9431 41364

E-Mail: kerstin.mehlhorn@horsch.com

 

Revocation of Consents

The following consents have potentially been given by you while visiting our website “http://www.horsch2.com”. They have been recorded by us. We would like to inform you, that you may revoke these consents at any time with future effect.

 

-       I would like to subscribe to the newsletter (cancellation possible at any time)

 

End of the Privacy Statement