Privacy Statement

We, Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH, Leydheckerstrasse 10, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany take personal privacy of you data very seriously and strictly comply with data protection regulations. Personal data is only collected on this website insofar it is necessary. Personal data are only transferred to third parties within the scope of the herein named purposes. Apart therefrom your data will not be disclosed to third parties, except a judicial or official authority order obliges us to do so. neither intends to sell nor to otherwise market your personal data to third parties.

The following statement gives you an overview as to how we guarantee this protection and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.

Data processing on this website

Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH automatically collects and stores data transmitted by your browser on his server in the form of log files. These are:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (previously visited site)
  • Host name of the computer accessing the server (IP address. The address is abbreviated to exclude the possibility of it being used to identify a person.)
  • Time of server query

The storage of these log files is necessary for technical and system security reasons. These data are analyzed by service providers which we have engaged exclusively for statistical purposes and for improving the quality of our internet presence.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics (www.google.com/analytics), a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies," which are text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze how you are using the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your abbreviated IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This website uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" extension, and therefore only processes abbreviated IP addresses to exclude the possibility of associating an address with a person. According to the Google Analytics Terms of Service, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities for website operators and to provide other services associated with use of the website and Internet. Google may also forward this information to third parties, provided this is prescribed by law or if the third parties process the information under orders from Google. Google warrants that your IP address will not be combined with other data of Google under any circumstances. You can prevent the installation of cookies with an appropriate setting in your browser software. We point out to you, however, that if you do so you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you declare yourself in agreement with processing of data about you collected by Google in the manner previously described and for the purpose previously stated.

Collection and storage of data by Google Analytics can be revoked at any time with effect for the future: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

This data cannot be used by Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH to identify individual persons. The data is not merged with other data sources.

Google Maps

This website makes use of Google Maps to show maps and directions for travel. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

With the use of this website, you automatically accept the collection, processing and use of data that is collected automatically or is entered by yourself by Google, its representatives or third-party suppliers.

The conditions of use for Google Maps can be found at Google Maps/Earth Terms of Service.

More detailed information can be found in the Privacy Policy of Google.

Vimeo

This website uses plugins by Vimeo.com, operated by Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. We use the supplier Vimeo to run videos on our website. If you view pages of this website that use a Vimeo plugin, a connection to Vimeo servers will be established. Thereby the plugged in contents of this webpage will be displayed in your browser. The Vimeo server will record which webpages of our website you have accessed. If you are logged in as a member of Vimeo, Vimeo will correlate this information with your user account on their platform. If you use these plugins by, for example, clicking the start button to run a video or sending a comment, this information will be allocated to your Vimeo user account. This can only be avoided by logging out of Vimeo prior to using the plugin. For more information on how Vimeo uses these data on their above-mentioned platform by running their plugins, please refer to: http://vimeo.com/privacy

Cookies

The website uses cookies at various locations. Their purpose is to make our service more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files saved by your browser to your computer. Cookies cause no damage to your computer and contain no viruses. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "Session Cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Some cookies are also stored after your visit for statistical purposes. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You may, however, change your browser settings so that cookies are not admitted or that you are informed about the use of cookies. Generally information concerning the de-activation of cookies can be found within the help functionality of your Internet browser. Nonetheless, please be aware that in this case certain functionalities of our websites may only be available with restrictions.

Inquiries

We collect and use contact data you provide us with on a free basis (such as for example name, e-Mail address and telephone number) and forward them to the regionally responsible company of the B&K Vibro group or our authorized reseller in such region in order to answer your inquiry. If you contact the according company of the B&K Vibro group or our authorized reseller directly per E-Mail, your contact data will be collected and used directly by them. You are free to decide if and to which extent you provide us information thereby. Please note that for representations located outside Europe to which your inquiries may be directed or forwarded for being processed accordingly a standard compared to the European Economic Area data protection standard may not be ensured.

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will need a valid e-mail address as well as information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address or, alternatively, that the owner consents to receiving the newsletter. No other data is collected. You can revoke your consent to the receipt of the newsletter at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the footer of every newsletter.

We use an external provider for sending out our newsletters. The provider is a member of the Certified Senders Alliance. Your name and e-mail address will be forwarded to them only for the purpose of sending out our newsletters. Your data will be stored in a way to make sure that neither other customers of the provider nor any other third party can access them.

External service providers and group companies

We also engage external service providers and companies of the B&K Vibro group for rendering the services described before.

Right to obtain information

You have the right to obtain information about data we have stored about your person, its origin and recipient as well as the purpose of retention. Information on the data stored will be provided by the data security organisation Steffen Tracz (steffen.tracz@zedis.de).

Further information

Your trust is important to us. We are therefore always available to discuss any questions you may have regarding the processing of your personal data. Should you have questions that are not answered by this data protection declaration, or if you would like more information on a specific issue, please contact our data security organisation Steffen Tracz at any time (steffen.tracz@zedis.de).

Status: July 2015