Privacy

Where personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, is collected and managed by Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery GmbH as part of our Internet activities in countries where we maintain websites, this is done in strict compliance with local laws on data protection and data privacy. If you make contact with us via e-mail, for example by making an enquiry, you are free to decide whether you wish to make personally identifiable information available to us. In general, the information you make available will only be sent to the appropriate e-mail address and will not be stored. We use personally identifiable information only to answer your query, process your order or to send you special information or estimates. In the course of our customer care activities it may further be necessary to: store your personally identifiable information and pass it on to another company of our group, for example to a company supplying a particular product, in order to respond appropriately to your query, use this data ourselves to inform you about our products and services (or allow a third party under contract to us to use it solely for this purpose). You can send us an e-mail at any time requesting us to change, delete or block the use of your stored data. We do not generate user profiles either with or without personally identifiable information. We will always respect your wishes should you prefer not to allow your personal information to be used in our customer care activities. We undertake not to share your personally identifiable information with third parties or to sell, rent or lease it in any way. If you visit any of our websites, certain non-person-related information is automatically collected for the purposes of statistical analysis (e.g., IP address, your Internet browser and operating system, the domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on our website, pages you looked at). This information is collected and analysed as anonymous data. The automatically collected data is used only to evaluate the attractiveness of our websites and to improve their content. We take precautions to guarantee the security of your data. We take every care to ensure that your data are neither lost, destroyed, falsified, tampered with, or exposed to unauthorized access or disclosure. Our websites contain links to other websites. We take no responsibility for the data protection policies or content of these other websites. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files, which are stored on your computer and which allow you to carry out an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of an IP anonymization facility being activated on this website, your IP address is, however, abbreviated beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other treaty states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases and is then abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and use of the internet to the website operator. The IP address supplied by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not added to other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies being saved by adjusting your browser software accordingly; we should like to point out, however, that in this event you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the capture of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the following link at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or at http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). We should like to point out that Google Analytics was expanded on this website by the code "gat._anonymizelp();" in order to guarantee an anonymized capture of IP addresses (known as "IP masking"). Source reference to the passage relating to Google Analytics: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de