Data protection declaration

Scope

This data protection declaration instructs users in the nature, extent and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc., 50 East Wesley Street. South Hackensack, NJ. 07606, USA, cwbi@cwbrabender.com, 201-343-8425 on this website (hereinafter referred to as “Provider”).

The legal basis for data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access Data / Server Log Files

The Provider (or its webspace provider) collects data (in the form of server log files) each time the website is accessed.

The accessed data include:

The name of the requested web page, data file, date and time of the access request, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The Provider uses the log data only for statistical analysis for the purpose of the operation, security and optimisation of the website. Should there be any suspicion of unlawful use the Provider reserves the right to check the log data retrospectively.

Dealing with personal data

Personal data is information that can be traced back to an individual person. This includes data such as name, email address and telephone number. It also includes information about preferences, hobbies, memberships or websites visited.

Personal data are collected, used and kept by the Provider only where to do so is permitted by law or users explicitly consent to the data collection.

Establishing contact

When a user contacts the Provider (for example, via the contact form or e-mail), the user's information is saved for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.

Integration of contents and third-party services/p>

This website contains individual elements of third-party content, such as YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites. The IP address of the user must necessarily be made known to the providers (hereinafter referred to as “Third-Party Providers") of this content for the integration of such third-party content to be possible because the IP address is required for the delivery of the content to the browser of the user and the display thereof. We make every effort to restrict the content selection to ensure that the respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the content. However, we have no influence on Third-Party Providers in respect of any decision on their part to store the IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. We inform users of this as soon as it comes to our attention.

Cookies

Cookies are small data files that allow specific information related to the user's access device (PC, smartphone, etc.) to be stored on that device. They help, on the one hand, to improve the usability of websites and thereby offer a benefit to users (e.g. by saving login data). On the other, they serve the purpose of statistical data collection on website use for the purpose of continuous improvement of the site. Users can control the extent to which cookies can be used. Most browsers have an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. The restriction or blocking of cookies can however significantly impair the use and, especially, ease of use of the site.

You can manage many online advertising cookies from companies via the US site www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/.

Registration function

Data entered during registration are intended to help the user use the site. Users can be informed by e-mail of site- or registration-related information, such as changes in the scope of the site or technical circumstances. The data collected are shown in the input mask in the context of registration. These include [DATA].

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics, the web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics makes use of cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and make it possible to carry out an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will as a rule be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address is, however, first truncated by Google in Member States of the European Union or in other States party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address first be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You can adjust the settings of your browser to prevent the installation of cookies; however, we would point out that you may in this case not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection by Google of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address), and also the processing of this data by Google, by using the following link to download and install the browser plug-in available there.

By clicking on the following link you can prevent the collection of data via Google Analytics. This will place what is known as an opt-out cookie your browser which will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website: disable Google Analytics

You find detailed information to the privacy and to the terms of use at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/. We would point out that, on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the addition of the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure that the collection of IP addresses proceeds anonymously (IP masking).

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