Disclaimer

This website (the “Website”) is the website of Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH (“B&K Vibro”, “us” or “we”). 
The pages on the Website are published by Pagemachine AG “Pagemachine” on behalf of B&K Vibro. 
 

Please read these terms and conditions of use of the Website carefully as by using the Website you agree to be bound by them. We reserve the right to vary the conditions of use at any time and will post any variations here. You are advised to review the conditions of use on a regular basis as you will be deemed to have accepted variations if you continue to use the Website after they have been posted. 

If you do not agree to abide by these conditions of use you should not use the Website in any way. 

Information published by Pagemachine on the Website is supplied by B&K Vibro and, where indicated, by certain third parties. Pagemachine and B&K Vibro take every care and precaution to ensure that information published on the Website is accurate when posted and regularly updated, but neither Pagemachine nor B&K Vibro, including its directors, employees, agents and affiliated companies makes any warranty representation or guarantees in relation to, or can be held liable for, the Website’s accuracy, reliability, completeness, fitness for purpose, timeliness or viruses or bugs from any of the material on the Website. Pagemachine or B&K Vibro may change the information at any time without notice. You must not rely on the information on the Website and you acknowledge that you must take appropriate steps to verify this information before acting on it.

B&K Vibro does not guarantee that the Website, or any information published on the Website, will always be available or uninterrupted. B&K VIBRO may suspend the operation of the Website for support or maintenance work or for any other reason. We also reserve the right to terminate access to the Website at any time and without any notice.

B&K VIBRO AND PAGEMACHINE PUBLISH THE WEBSITE “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRES OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES REFERRED TO ON THE WEBSITE (IN SO FAR AS SUCH WARRANTIES MAY BE EXCLUDED UNDER ANY RELEVANT LAW) AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NEITHER B&K VIBRO NOR PAGEMACHINE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGE WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS OF PROFITS, SALES, GOODWILL, BUSINESS OR REVENUE), CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR OTHERWISE THAT MAY RESULT FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE HOWSOAEVER ARISING. 

You are responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these conditions of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them. 

The information contained in the Website is not an invitation to invest in shares or other securities, or any other products or services or otherwise deal in these or enter into a contract with B&K Vibro or any other company. The information provided should not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision. You should always seek appropriate professional advice in relation to such. 

The past performance of B&K Vibro or any other company referred to on the Website cannot be relied upon as a guide to its future performance. The price of shares and the income derived from them can go down as well as up and investors may not recoup the amount originally invested.

Any reference to any product or service which has been or may be provided by B&K Vibro or any other company does not amount to a promise that such product or service will be available at any time. Changes to or improvements in such products or services may be made at any time without notice. 

None of the services or investments referred to on the Website are available or appropriate for sale or use in any jurisdiction where such activity is prohibited. Any persons resident outside the United Kingdom who access the Website must first satisfy themselves that they are not subject to any local requirements which prohibit or restrict them from doing so. 

If you print off, copy or download any part of the Website in breach of these conditions of use, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. 

We are not responsible for the content of any other website from which you have accessed the Website or to which you may hyperlink from the Website and cannot be held liable for any loss or damage you incur as a result thereof. 

These conditions of use are governed by the laws of Germany and you agree that the German courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute. 
To the extent that any part of these conditions of use is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction such part shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, all of which shall remain in full force and effect as permitted by law. 
 

 

We, Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH, Leydheckerstrasse 10, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany take personal privacy of your data very seriously and strictly comply with the General Data Protection Regulation of Europe. We collect minimal and necessary personal information that is volunteered by our users on our website. Personal data is only transferred to third parties within the scope of the herein named purposes. Unless specified below, 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 and saves to the 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 expires after 36 months and is necessary for improvement of your web experience, technical and system security reasons. 


Cookies
This 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. Information concerning the de-activation of cookies can be found below in the ‘Ways to prevent installation of cookies ‘ section. Please be aware that in this case certain functionalities of our websites may only be available with restrictions.

If you do not wish Brüel & Kjær Vibro GmbH to collect, store, and analyze statistical data related to your visit, or you do not want to receive information relevant to your interests on B&K Vibro’s websites you may object to the future use of your data at any time (opt-out).

For the technical implementation of your objection it is necessary to install an opt-out cookie on your browser. This cookie will only indicate that you have opted out. Please note that for technical reasons the opt-out cookie will only affect the browser you object from. If you delete the cookies in your browser or use a different end device or browser, you will need to opt out again.

Ways to prevent installation of cookies 
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Firefox Mozilla
Safari

 
Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. These tools use your IP address and a cookie ID to process data into reports that we can use to improve our products, website and marketing.

However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics, you can use the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on so you are not tracked in Google Analytics. This website uses the Google Analytics demographics reports, which use Google's interest-based advertising data and third-party visitor data (such as age, gender, and interests). This data is not attributable to any particular person and can be disabled at any time through the ad settings (https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).


Lucky Orange
This website uses Lucky Orange, a heatmapping tool to help us identify problems that customers are having on our website, so we can improve the experience. We ensure that no personally identifiable information is tracked by this tool and have enable the ‘extreme privacy mode’ in the systems privacy settings. This is done in particular by the anonymization of the IP address. Lucky Orange go to great lengths to provide tools that help limit sensitive data about you from being transmitted and stored on their servers.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Lucky Orange will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. 

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. Data collection and storage may be discontinued at any time with future effect via the opt-out email: marketing@bkvibro.com.

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.


Google AdWords, LinkedIn & Facebook advertising 
This website does not use the Google AdWords remarketing, Facebook or LinkedIn advertising services to advertise to previous visitors to our site. Therefore no cookies are collected and used. You can change your preference to general online advertising on the Your Online Choices website. Visit Google for more information on how Google AdWords uses cookies in advertising
For more information about Google’s privacy policies, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 
 

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


Website 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 to us. Please note that for representatives located outside Europe (to which your inquiries may be directed or forwarded to) for processing may not be ensured as per the European General Data Protection Regulation. All reasonable efforts will be made to ensure your information is securely handled within the B&K Vibro operations, including it’s Channel / Reseller partners. 


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 or contacting marketing@bkvibro.com

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 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. Marketing information on the data stored will can be provided by the B&K Vibro Marketing department by emailing Marketing@bkvibro.com. In addition, for all other non-marketing related data, please contact the data security organisation Steffen Tracz (dpo@bkvibro.com). 


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 (dpo@bkvibro.com).

Last updated: May 2018