We protect your data

Privacy Statement

Lawo AG appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this web site. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable when visiting our sites. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our Web sites are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the Web sites are maintained. The Lawo AG Web sites may include, however, links to other Web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement. Lawo AG respects your privacy and personal sphere.

Security

Lawo AG uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.
However, we would like to point out to your that data transfer via internet (e.g. communication by email) may bear security gaps. A gapless data protection from access by third parties is not possible.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

When you are visiting our Web sites, our Web server automatically records access data without personal reference, namely the name of your internet service provider, the Web site from which you visit us, the Web sites you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. These data are only analysed in anonymized form and allow generally no conclusion to your personal data. Additional personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in case of a brochure or a product inquiry via our contact form.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

Lawo AG will use the compiled access data without personal reference for purposes regarding the technical administration of the websites. The data provided by yourself we will use without your special agreement only for fulfilment and processing of your order. Your data are also forwarded to the commissioned shipping company so far it is necessary for shipping the articles. For the processing of payments we will forward your payment data to the commissioned bank. With completion of the contract and complete payment of the purchase price your data will be barred for further use and, after the course of storage periods according to fiscal and commercial law, will be deleted, as long as you not explicitly agreed to the further use of your data, e. g. for advertising for our own similar products or services as far as permitted by law. As long as data is used regarding customer management, product surveys and marketing purposes, this will be done only in the required extent. Collecting and forwarding of personal data to governmental organizations and authorities will be carried out only within the limits of mandatory national statutory regulations. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.

Cookies

At several places, our websites make use of so-called cookies. They serve us to improve our website and design it more user-friendly, more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after you finished your visit on our website. Other cookies remain on your computer, allowing us to identify your browser with your next visit (persistent cookies).

Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses.

All popular browser can be configured in order to inform you about the setting of  cookies which allows you to accept individually or decline acceptance for certain instances or generally. If not accepting cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Newsletter

If you want to receive the newsletter offered on our website we need from you a valid e-mail address, your name and your title. No further data is collected. Your agreement to the storing of this data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending you the newsletter can be withdrawn by you anytime.

Personal data in the contact form

With the contact form Lawo needs to collect personal data for sending the requested information material to the correct address or to answer potential questions. We do not pass on these personal data to a third party without your expressed approval which you can withdraw anytime. Excluded from these regulations are service partners who need certain data for order processing – for example when you ordered catalogues and brochures. In these cases the scope of the transferred data is limited to the required minimum (name, company, address).

Freedom of Choice

We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and where applicable request your opinion. Naturally your participation is completely voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time by postal letter, so that we can specifically prohibit the use of your data accordingly. Please refer to local Brand site services for further instructions.

Freedom of Information

Upon written request, Lawo AG or its retailers will inform you by letter, what personal data is stored by us as defined by local law. If such data is incorrect, we will correct that information at your request. Please refer to local Brand site services for further instructions.

Your Agreement

With using the Lawo website you agree that Lawo collects and uses information in the above mentioned way. The rapid development in the field of internet necessitates from time to time adaptations of our Privacy Policy. We will inform you here about alterations.
For questions, wishes, or comments about privacy please contact our Data Protection Officer under webmaster(at)lawo.de