Privacy Policy

The protection of your personal data is important to Helmut Fischer GmbH. For this reason, Helmut Fischer GmbH collects, processes and uses your personal data only pursuant to legal data protection regulations, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act [Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG)] and the Telemedia Act [Telemediengesetz (TMG)] (herein after referred to as "Data Use"). Below, we explain the type of information Helmut Fischer GmbH may collect, how the data may be handled and with whom it may potentially be shared.

1. Personal Data

Helmut Fischer GmbH does not collect any personally identifiable data (e.g., name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address) through its web pages, unless you provide such data voluntarily to Helmut Fischer GmbH (e.g., through registration/survey) or if you have consented to it or the respective legal data protection regulations allow this.

2. Purpose and Restricted Use of Personal Data

a) Purpose

Helmut Fischer GmbH uses the personal data provided by you to respond to your inquiry or to process your purchase order. Helmut Fischer GmbH will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it in any other manner.

b) Restricted use

Helmut Fischer GmbH will use personal data provided online by you only for purposes described under Point 2.a), and without your consent only if collecting, processing and using the data is required for preparing, negotiating and fulfilling your purchase order or inquiry, is carried out for another purpose directly related to the original purpose for which personal data has been collected without your consent as permitted by the data protection regulations, is required due to legal obligations or governmental or judicial decree or serves the prevention of misuses or other illegal activities, such as deliberate attacks on the systems of Helmut Fischer GmbH to ensure data security.

3. Storage and Use of Data

a) Communication or use-related information

When you access the web pages of Helmut Fischer GmbH via telecommunication services, communication-related information (e.g., internet protocol address) or use-related information (e.g., information on the start time and duration of the use as well as the telecommunication services used by you) are generated automatically by technical means. This information may allow inferences regarding personal data. To the extent that your communication or use related information is imperative, it is subject to legal data protection regulations.

b) Non-personal data collected automatically

When you access web pages of Helmut Fischer GmbH, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect information that is not personally identifiable (e.g., type of Internet browser and operating system used; domain name of the website from which you came; number of visits, average time spent; page viewed). Helmut Fischer GmbH uses this information to determine the attractiveness of their web pages and to improve their performance and contents.

4. Deletion

Your stored personal data will be deleted if its knowledge is no longer needed to fulfill the purpose intended with the data storage, if the data storage is inadmissible for any legal reasons, or if you revoke your consent for storing data, for which consent is required.

5. Information

You have a right to information about your stored data and to correct, block or delete your data unless continuing to store them is permitted by legal provisions. Please contact Helmut Fischer GmbH (see below) with questions in this regard.

6. Cookies

Helmut Fischer GmbH uses so-called cookies on their web pages. The use of cookies serves statistical purposes in order to make our web pages more user-friendly and more effective. Cookies are files that are stored on an Internet user's terminal; they contain information that can be read by the web server. So-called "session cookies" are stored only for the duration of the session on the Internet, i.e., from the time the respective web page is opened until you close the browser. "Long- term cookies" may be used to allow the server of Helmut Fischer GmbH to recognize your computer when you visit the next time. Helmut Fischer GmbH commits to use cookies within the scope of applicable laws and regulations. You can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. If you wish to prevent the use of cookies, you can set the browser, e.g., Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, on your computer to reject cookies or notify you before storing cookies. The Help function in the menu bar of most browsers will inform you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or how to disable all cookies. You also have the opportunity to view cookies. They are often stored in a subdirectory called "cookies". If you restrict cookies, individual features or pages of the website may no longer be accessible or only partially accessible or executable.

7. Links to Other Websites

For your optimum information, you will find links on the website of Helmut Fischer GmbH that point to other websites. Where this is not obviously apparent, Helmut Fischer GmbH indicates that it is an external link. Helmut Fischer GmbH has no influence on the content and design of these pages of other providers. Helmut Fischer GmbH is not responsible for lawful data processing according to data protection laws and for the content of these other web sites.

8. Copyrights, Trademarks

Copyright Helmut Fischer GmbH Sindelfingen, Germany. All rights reserved. Text, images, graphics, sound, animations and videos as well as their arrangement on the website are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. The contents of this website may not be copied, distributed, modified or reposted to other sites. Unless otherwise indicated, all trademarks displayed on this website are protected by trademark law. This applies especially to the Fischer brand, nameplates, company logos and emblems.

9. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies" - text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in case IP anonymization is activated on this Website, the IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other countries that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this site to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide additional services related to website and internet use in connection with the site operator. The IP address that your browser transmits within the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this site to their full extent. You can also prevent Google's acquisition of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information, see tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout? hl=en or www.google.com/intl/en /analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and Data Protection). We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

10. Contact

For questions, comments, complaints and requests for information about data protection or concerning this privacy policy, please contact: Helmut Fischer GmbH Institut für Elektronik und Messtechnik
Leitung Marketing
Industriestr. 21
D-71069 Sindelfingen
Tel. +49 7031 303-0
E-Mail: mail(at)helmut-fischer.de If, despite our efforts to ensure data accuracy and their proper use, false information may be stored or your information may be misused, we will correct this at your request.