Data Protection uvex sports

We place great importance on the safe handling of your personal data. The protection of your data submitted and the correct use of such data obtains top priority for us. As a matter of course we act strictly in compliance with the German Data Protection Act as well as the German Telemediengesetz. Therefore we would like to give you a closer understanding of the process of data storage and its subsequent use. This Data Privacy Policy does not apply to links to other websites owned by third parties not being part of the uvex group of companies.

1. Data acquisition
Personal data will only be stored in case you voluntarily submit it. We use your personal data submitted without your express approval solely for the purpose for which you submitted it. After this purpose is achieved your data will be blocked for further use and deleted as soon as tax-based and commercial-law-based safekeeping periods are expired provided that you gave no express approval in a further use.

This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. The data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes and is stored on servers in Hamburg/Germany. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be used to aggregate a usage profile. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache. Using such cookies it is possible to recognize the visitor’s browser. The data collected via etracker technology will not be used to determine the personal identity of the website visitor or compiled with personal data pertaining to the user of the pseudonym unless agreed to separately by the person concerned. The collection and storage of data may here be revoked at any time with respect to subsequent services: www.etracker.com/privacy.

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case the IP-Anonymization is activated on this website your IP-address will be shortened prior to the transmission within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Solely in exceptional cases the full IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. By order of the website operator Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address transmitted by your browser will not be combined with other data of Google. By changing the settings of your internet browser you may prohibit the acceptance of cookies; in this case you might not be able to use all features of the website. Furthermore it is possible to prevent the capture and processing of your personal data (including your IP-address) by Google Analytics by downloading and installing a plugin for your browser which is available here: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

By changing the settings of your internet browser you may prohibit the acceptance of cookies; in this case you might not be able to use all features of the website.

By visiting this website you give your approval for processing the data collected as outlined above and for the purpose mentioned before.

The anonymized data will solely be used for the purpose of optimizing our website permanently. There will be no further analysis or transfer to third parties.

2. Data processing
Personal data which you submitted by email or through our website will solely be used for correspondence with you and is exclusively processed for the purpose you intended when submitting the data. Submitted data will be only forwarded to the departments in charge, if necessary to other companies being part of the uvex group of companies.

We assure not to forward your personal data to third parties except for legal requirements.

3. Data storage
Submitted data will be stored until the purpose for which you disclosed it is served. Should regulatory safekeeping periods exist such periods will be observed.

4. Cookies
Cookies are small text files which are transferred to the hard disk of your computer via your web browser. Cookies are transferred for reasons of controlling the connection or to provide you with more individual comfort during the visit of our website.

We currently use “non-persistent session cookies” which means that the cookies will be deleted when you close your browser and therewith end the session. By changing the settings of your internet browser you may limit or prohibit the acceptance of cookies as well as set forth that cookies will only be accepted after your prior approval.

5. Use of Facebook Social Plugins
Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about you having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker”.

6. Claim regarding disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion

Pursuant to the German Data Protection Act you may at any time claim for disclosure of the data stored with regard to yourself as well as claim for the correction, blocking or deletion of your data.

Whenever your personal data changes we will amend the stored data as soon as you inform us. In case you do not longer agree with the storage of your personal data we will delete it on first demand provided that the storage is not required by law. 

Please be so kind as to contact our Data Protection Officer in writing with regard to disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion claims.

7. Amendment of the Data Privacy Policy

We expressly reserve the right to alter this Policy. In case of a launch of new products, changes of our internet presence, amendments to the statutory regulations or enhancements of the IT safety technology, this Data Privacy Policy will be amended. Therefore it is recommended that you regularly visit our website to be updated.

8. Data Protection Officer of the uvex group of companies
Should you have any further questions regarding data privacy and its implementation within the uvex group of companies please be so kind as to contact our data protection officer

Mr. Otto Roth

UVEX WINTER HOLDING GmbH & Co. KG

Data Protection Officer

Würzburger Str. 181

90766 Fürth

Germany

Phone +49 (0)911-9736-1592