Safeguarding your privacy is very important to us at SAS Autosystemtechnik Verwaltungs GmbH and SAS Autosystemtechnik GmbH & Co. KG (referred to below collectively as "SAS"). It is also important to us that you always know when we store your information and how we use it.
The following explanations will let you know at what points we collect information from you during your use of our website (hereinafter "Website"), and how we use it. You will be informed about the nature, scope and purposes of the collection and use of your personal data.
Personal data are specific pieces of information about personal or factual circumstances relating to a particular or identifiable individual. This information may include, for example, a name, e-mail address, phone number or postal address. We process your personal data as part of our Website only if you issue us your consent to do so, or if doing so is permitted by law.
Every time you access our Website, data about this event will be stored in a protocol file on our hosting provider's server.
The following information in particular will be stored:
- File name of the retrieved content (or information transmitted by you via data inputs);
- Date and time of the request;
- Quantity of data transmitted, access status (content transmitted, content not found, etc.);
- Operating system, browser and type of device;
- Screen resolution, language and time-zone settings;
- Referrer URL, that is, the address of the website form where you selected our Link;
- IP address and name of the Internet service provider.
We use these data particularly to ensure system security and to orient our products toward the needs of our customers in the best way possible.
A cookie is a file that the Website operated by SAS – like many other websites – transmits to the user's browser and stores on the user's device, so that the Website can recognize the user the next time her or she visits. A cookie generally contains the name of the domain from which the cookie originates, the "shelf life" of the cookie and a value in the form of an unambiguous digit generated by a random number generator.
With the help of cookies like these, SAS is able to recognize the user again and statistically record the use of the Website and analyze it in order to improve the Website. This can make it easier for the user to use the Website operated by SAS. Naturally, the Website operated by SAS can always be used without cookies, if the web-browser is set not to accept cookies. The user can delete cookies already present on the device manually at any time or by means of browser settings. SAS points out to the user that if the Website operated by SAS is used without cookies, the use may possibly be impaired.
However, through the activation of IP anonymization for this Website, the IP addresses of Google users will be abbreviated ahead of time within member states of the European Union or in other signatory countries of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. By order of the operator of this Website, Google will use this information to analyze the use of the Website by the users, to compile reports on the activities within the Website and to provide other services connected with the use of the Website and the Internet to the operator of the Website.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data of Google. The users may prevent the storage of the cookies by setting their browser software accordingly. SAS points out to the users that in this case they may not be able to use fully all of the functions of this Website. In addition, users can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the Website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
As an alternative to the browser add-on or in browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this Website. Link. By your doing so, an opt-out cookie will be deposited on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.
If you would like to receive newsletters from us, we need a valid e-mail address from you.
We use the so-called double opt-in method for registration of users to the newsletter service. In this method, the respective user receives the newsletter via e-mail only after he or she has received an e-mail sent to him or her following the registration and has confirmed a link contained therein by clicking on it. This is intended to ensure that the user is in fact the owner of the registered e-mail address.
In the registration to the newsletter service, we store the IP address and the date of the registration of the respective user. This storage serves as proof in case a third party misuses an e-mail address and registers it for the newsletter service without the authorized party's knowledge.
You may at any time revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and the e-mail address and to their use as part of the newsletter service. This revocation may be done via a link in the newsletters themselves, or by sending notification to the contacts given below.
If you register yourself as a supplier or place an inquiry with SAS, SAS will store the data that you entered or transmitted and the progress of the communication with you and the information and data (e.g. e-mail address) transmitted in the course of the communication, in order to be able to fulfill the contractual relationship with you or respond to the inquiry and any follow-up inquiries in the best way possible.
The data stored about you is kept in special areas of the servers and is protected to the best of our ability. We expressly point out that despite all technical precautions the Internet does not allow for absolute data security. We are not liable for the actions of third parties.
You have the right to receive at no charge any information about the personal data stored concerning your personal identity. In addition, in accordance with legal provisions, you have a right to have this personal data corrected, blocked and/or deleted.
If you have concerns, questions or suggestions regarding data protection, we would be happy to hear from you. Please address written inquiries to:
Keyword: Data Protection
Subject: Data Protection
Version of 11/13/2014