LAPP HOLDING NA – PRIVACY POLICY

Overview

Lapp Group is committed to respecting your privacy. This privacy statement has been developed to inform you about our practices. Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the website should be directed to our web support team at Lapp Group.
Privacy is a concern to almost all web and Internet users. Lapp Group recognizes that individuals, as well as legal entities, with which we may conduct business, value their personal data. As modern information, communication and e-commerce technologies are an integral part of Lapp Group’s activities; it is our goal to balance the benefits of these activities with the rights of individuals or legal entities to prevent the misuse of their personal data. The information that you disclose to Lapp Group will be used solely for the purposes outlined under this policy in order to support your customer relationship with Lapp Group. It will not be given or sold to any outside organization for its use in marketing or solicitation.

The Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
In some circumstances, Lapp Group may request personal information from you, such as for instance, your name, e-mail address, company name, business address, domain names, telephone/fax numbers, purchase history, ordering information and other similar data (referred to as “personal data”). Your response to Lapp Group's inquires are strictly voluntary, although not providing this information may limit your access to some parts of the website or use of the e-commerce system.
At times Lapp Group may also be collecting information about you with regard to the use of this site, the information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part and encompasses information as to how often you visit our site and what parts of the site you visit most often. In addition at times Lapp Group may utilize cookies to allow our website to “remember” information about your preferences either until you exit your current browser window (temporary cookie) or until you disable or delete the cookie. You should be aware that cookies contain no more information than you volunteer and they are not able to “invade” your hard drive and return to the sender with personal or other information from your computer.

Lapp Group uses your personal data to improve its web-based offerings as well as for other business purposes, such as alerting you to products and services that can assist you in your business, promoting registration to our sites, and assisting you for order processing and after sales services. In addition, we may also use your data to send you further information about Lapp Group’s products or services, in addition to the specific information which you request or which we need to send to you.
In general you can visit our web site without divulging any personal information, although there are some areas of the site that require personal information to complete their customization functions. Those choosing not to provide this information may not have access to those individuals or entities.

 


Cookies

The internet sites connected with the Lapp e-Shop use "cookies" at numerous points. They serve to make the website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which enable the user to be identified again. They are stored on the customer's computer and are saved by its browser. Most of the cookies used by Lapp are so-called "session cookies". These are deleted once the user leaves the webpage.
However, Lapp also uses "permanent cookies" to retain information about users who repeatedly access a Lapp internet site. This allows for an optimal user interface as well as offering customers who make repeated visits as diversified an internet page as possible, with new content. The content of the permanent cookies is restricted to an identification number. Names, IP addresses, etc. are not saved.
It is also possible to browse the range without using cookies. Customers have the option of altering their browser's settings to deactivate the storage of cookies, restrict them to certain websites or to inform them as soon as a cookie is sent. Customers can also delete cookies from their hard drives (in the "Cookies" folder). However, if this option is selected there will be restrictions on how the webpage is displayed and also to their user interface. Cookies do not cause damage, nor do they contain viruses.

 

Disclosure to Third Parties
Lapp Group may at times disclose aggregate statistics about its site, visitors, customers and sales in order to describe its services to prospective partners, advertisers and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes. However, these statistics will include no personally identifying or identifiable information. Lapp Group may disclose personal data if required to do so by law or if it believes that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights, property or personal safety of the company or it’s employees, it’s site or visitors.


Links to other Web Sites
This site contains links to web sites not operated by Lapp Group, Lapp Group does not assume responsibility for the data protection policies or the content of any such sites.


Your Rights & Consent
You may at any time review and as for the correction for your personal data held by Lapp Group as well as object, at no charge, to any further use of the same personal data, such as for direct marketing purposes by contacting us as:

Lapp USA
29 Hanover Road
Florham Park, NJ 07932


By using Lapp Group’s web site and providing your personal data to Lapp Group and / or generating personal data through the web site, you consent to the terms and conditions as well as this privacy statement. Lapp Group reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time. In such event, a notice will be posted on our web site. Should you choose not to accept the change, modification or update you may object to any further use of your personal data by contacting us at the above address.