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Privacy Policy

KNAUF AQUAPANEL GMBH DATA PROTECTION POLICY

KNAUF AQUAPANEL GmbH thanks you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company and our products. We endeavour to continuously enhance and update the information that we offer. However, we are not able to provide any guarantee with regard to the accuracy, completeness and current validity of the information published.

DATA PROTECTION

The protection of personal data is of the utmost importance to Knauf. We would therefore like to take this opportunity to tell you about how we protect your privacy when you share your personal data with us and how you can obtain information on the data provided to us. As well as compliance with legal provisions regarding data protection as a matter of course, in this notice, we would also like to set out our commitment to handling your data responsibly.

COLLECTION OF USAGE-RELATED DATA

When you access web pages belonging to Knauf, the following general technical information is collected automatically: the type of web browser used, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and other similar information. This is exclusively information that cannot be traced back to you personally. You may object to the future collection and storage of this data at any time with future effect.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

If, during your visit to our web pages, you are also prompted to provide personal information such as your name, address or telephone number, this is governed by special provisions and can only take place with your prior consent. The data is not passed on. You may revoke this consent at any time with future effect in writing to Datenschutz(@)knauf.de. We use this information in accordance with statutory provisions and only to the extent necessary in each case.

Relevant purposes include:

Knauf events

If you provide us with your data to register for Knauf events, we will process the data that you provide, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, only with your express consent and to the extent necessary for this purpose. We need your data in this context in order to process your event registration, to coordinate and plan aspects of the event and to provide you with individual assistance in relation to the event. By registering for our events, you also consent to the use of photographs where necessary. In this context, the subject of the photograph agrees that Knauf Gips KG, as the responsible party, may use and publish the photographs – in particular for advertising via analogue and digital media – particularly for websites, brochures, print and/or online ads and press releases. Furthermore, the subject of the photograph agrees that the photographs may be processed for the same purposes by companies in the Knauf Group. The partner companies of the Knauf Group can be found at the following link:

www.knauf.com/en/knauf-partners/offices/

The photographs will be used for purposes other than those described, or circulated via transfer to third parties, only in connection with the submission to editors as part of Knauf public relations work. No fee will be paid for the transfer of the unrestricted rights of use for this purpose. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect in writing to Datenschutz@knauf.de

Contact requests

If you provide us with your data as part of a contact request, we will process the data that you provide, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, only with your express consent and to the extent necessary for this purpose. We need your data in this context in order to process your contact request, for coordination and forwarding to the relevant department of the company, so that we can contact you with any questions and to provide you with a response. We also process your personal data for customer acquisition activities, to provide information and advice on our systems and products, as well as to respond to your enquiries in this regard. Your data is not passed on. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect in writing.

Information material orders

If you provide us with your data to order information material, we will process the data that you provide, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, only with your express consent and to the extent necessary for this purpose. We need your data in this context for the purposes of processing your order and so that we can provide you with the information material requested. We also process your personal data for customer acquisition activities, to provide information and advice on our systems and products, as well as to respond to your enquiries in this regard. Your data is not passed on. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect in writing.

SUBSCRIBING TO AND UNSUBSCRIBING FROM THE KNAUF NEWSLETTER

You can subscribe to our newsletter on our website. The personal data that you provide as part of this process will be processed by us only for this purpose and based on your consent. The Knauf newsletter provides you with information on new products including plaster building materials, soundproofing and insulation materials, chemical building products, moulded parts and packaging, as well as construction equipment. You will also receive regular information on upcoming events, current offers and new downloads. Knauf uses the 'double opt-in' procedure for subscriptions. After you sign up, an email will be sent to you at the email address provided, asking you to confirm your consent. The data is not passed on. You will only receive the newsletter if you have given your consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect by contacting KNAUF AQUAPANEL GmbH in writing at the address below or via the unsubscribe link at the end of each newsletter.

COOKIES

A cookie is a small text file that a website places on your hard drive. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. The cookies on our web pages do not collect any personal data about you. You can disable cookies at any time via your browser settings.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information created by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, however, your IP address is first truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google uses this information on behalf of this website’s operator to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activity and to provide further services relating to website and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser for the purposes of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, please note that you may not benefit from the full functionality of this website if you do so.

You can also prevent the storage of data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and Google’s processing of this data by downloading and installing the plug-in available via the following link: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

You can find more information on the terms of service and privacy
at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html
and www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. We draw your attention to the fact that, on this website, the code ‘gat._anonymizeIp();’ has been added to Google Analytics to ensure that IP addresses collected are anonymised (IP masking).

YOUR RIGHTS

Pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation, you always have the right of access to information regarding your personal data. On request, we will, in accordance with applicable law within one month of receipt of your request, inform you in writing of whether and which personal data concerning you is processed by us. You may make your request in writing to the address below or by email to Datenschutz(@)knauf.de. You also have a right to rectification or erasure of your personal data collected by us where this data may be incomplete, incorrect or out of date. We always ensure that your data is only processed if permitted under the General Data Protection Regulation. Personal data will be erased if you revoke your consent, if the processing of the personal data is no longer necessary to fulfil the purpose originally specified or if the personal data is being processed unlawfully. This does not apply to personal data that is required for invoicing and accounting purposes or to comply with a statutory retention obligation. You also have the right to receive your data or have your data transmitted to a third party in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. If you have any questions about this, please contact Datenschutz(@)knauf.de. If you believe that we are in breach of the applicable data protection regulations, you can contact us at Datenschutz(@)knauf.de. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. To protect your privacy and security, we reserve the right to perform a verification of your identity in advance before we provide information by post or perform a corresponding rectification or erasure.

SECURITY

We use a variety of technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.

CONTACT

The party responsible for the processing of personal data for this website is KNAUF AQUAPANEL GmbH, Kipperstrasse 19, 44147 Dortmund, Germany.

If you have any questions regarding data protection, you may contact our company data protection officer at any time: Knauf Group data protection officer, Am Bahnhof 7, 97346 Iphofen, Germany

Datenschutz(@)knauf.de