UET (United Electronic Technology AG) Commitment to Data Privacy Protection
Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to UET (United Electronic Technology AG); therefore, we conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. We hope the policy outlined below will help you understand what data UET (United Electronic Technology AG) may collect, how UET (United Electronic Technology AG) uses and safeguards that data and with whom we may share it.
Through our Web sites, UET (United Electronic Technology AG) will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g. by registration, survey), respectively, provide your consent, or unless otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations for the protection of your personal data.
Purpose of Use
When you do provide us with personal data, we usually use it to respond to your inquiry, process your order or provide you access to specific information or offers. Also, to support our customer relationship with you:
- we may store and process personal data and share it with our worldwide affiliates to better understand your business needs and how we can improve our products and services; or
- we (or a third party on our behalf) may use personal data to contact you about an UET (United Electronic Technology AG) offer in support of your business needs or to conduct online surveys to understand better our customers’ needs.
If you choose not to have your personal data used to support our customer relationship (especially direct marketing or market research), we will respect your choice. We do not sell or otherwise market your personal data to third parties, except to UET (United Electronic Technology AG) affiliates.
UET (United Electronic Technology AG) will collect, use or disclose personal data supplied by you online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the disclosure:
- is a use of the personal data for any additional purpose that is directly related to the original purpose for which the personal data was collected,
- is necessary to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you,
- is required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities,
- is necessary to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense,
- is necessary to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, such as willful attacks on UET (United Electronic Technology AG) information technology systems.
Communications or Utilization Data
Through your use of telecommunications services to access our Web site, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning, end and extent of each access, and information on the telecommunications services you accessed) are technically generated and could conceivably relate to personal data. To the extent that there is a compelling necessity, the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data will occur and will be performed in accordance with the applicable data privacy protection legal framework.
Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically
When you access our Web sites, we may automatically (i.e., not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the Web site from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We may use this data and share it with our worldwide affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our Web sites and improve their performance or content.
You can find more information on Google’s use of your data at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html (German page) and http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
UET uses the Pardot Marketing Automation System (“Pardot MAS”), a special software for recording and evaluating the use of a website by website visitors and for sending newsletters. When you visit this website, the Pardot MAS captures your click path and creates an individual usage profile using a pseudonym. For this purpose, cookies are used, which allow the recognition of your browser. By using this website, you also agree to the use of Pardot cookies. However, you can disable the creation of pseudonymized user profiles at any time by configuring your internet browser so that cookies of the domain “pardot.com” are not accepted. However, this may result in certain limitations to the features and usability of our offering. In order to provide you with as interesting an offer or product information as possible, and if you actively consent to this, it is possible to combine your personal data with the data of a pseudonymized user profile via the cookies set, provided that: You provide personal data, for example by ordering a newsletter or filling out a form. You may object to this use of your personal data, such as name and address information, at any time in writing or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Newsletters sent with Pardot MAS contain so-called web beacons. These are the smallest graphics that allow you to analyze user behavior, such as opening and reading emails and clicking on links. This allows us to make our offered content more relevant and interesting for you.
“Cookies” – Information Stored Automatically on Your Computer
When you view one of our Web sites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a “cookie” to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example, by allowing us to tailor a Web site to better match your interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.
UET (United Electronic Technology AG) will not knowingly collect personal data from children without insisting that they seek prior parental consent if required by applicable law. We will only use or disclose personal data about a child to the extent permitted by law, to seek parental consent pursuant to local law and regulations or to protect a child. The definition of “child” or “children” should take into account applicable laws as well as national and regional cultural customs.
To protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure or access, UET (United Electronic Technology AG) uses technical and organizational security measures. Links to Other Web Sites UET (United Electronic Technology AG) Web sites contain links to other Web sites. UET (United Electronic Technology AG) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other Web sites.
UET (United Electronic Technology AG) will respond to reasonable requests to review your personal data and to correct, amend or delete any inaccuracies. If you have any questions or comments about the UET (United Electronic Technology AG) Data Privacy Protection, please click on “Contact” and inform us about your request. As the Internet matures, so will our Data Privacy Protection Policy. We will post changes to our Data Privacy Protection Policy on this page. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.