Information regarding Data Confidentiality on the Internet
ORBIS AG and Data Confidentiality
Protecting your privacy is a matter of the utmost importance for ORBIS AG. Accordingly, your personal data is always collected, processed, saved and used in compliance with data confidentiality law whenever you visit our website. Your personal data is never used outside of the ORBIS Group. We only use your data to the extent required to improve and strengthen our business relationship with you, and for this purpose only. Your personal data is only disclosed to third parties outside of the ORBIS Group with your permission, in accordance with legislative requirements, except in cases where it would be legally permissible for your data to be disclosed without your permission.
External service providers work on the design and operation of our website on our behalf. These service providers have access to your personal data within the scope of these activities. Service providers are not authorised to use your data for any other purposes. The service providers that work for us undertake to treat your personal data as confidential and to observe all legislative requirements regarding data confidentiality.
Our website may contain hyperlinks to third-party websites that are not covered by this privacy statement. ORBIS AG is not responsible for the content of websites that can be reached via such hyperlinks or for the data confidentiality precautions of such websites.
Collection and Processing of Your Personal Data and Other Information
We only collect and save your personal data if you provide this information intentionally. Specifically, you may be required to supply your name, address, email address, phone number, fax number or occupation.
Your personal data is treated as confidential and only saved and used for the following general purposes, or for other purposes that are permissible under current legislation:
- Information concerning our products and services
- The sending of information material
- The sending of press releases
- Registration for an event
- Fulfilling your order or providing the requested service
Furthermore, when you visit our website, our web servers save certain information regarding your computer’s hardware and software, such as your IP address, the name of your internet service provider, the website that you have accessed us from and the date and duration of your visit.
IP addresses are required for problem diagnosis, website administration and demographic information. Your domain name can be detected when you visit our website, but not your email address. We only have access to your email address if you disclose it to us directly by sending us an email or filling out an order form.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in case of an activation of the IP-anonymization on this website, your IP-address is shortened first by Google within the Member States of the European Union, or in other contracting states of this Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the entire IP-address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP-anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the website operators, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to put together a report about the website activities for the website operators and to produce linked services with the website use and the Internet use.
In no case, Google will link your IP-address transmitted within the framework of Google Analytics with other data stored by Google.
You can avoid the installation of Cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, you can avoid the collection of data created by the Cookie, and data related to the use of the website (including your IP-address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link.
Usage of WiredMinds
For marketing and optimisation purposes, this website makes use of products and services by WiredMinds AG (www.wiredminds.de). In this context, data are collected, processed and stored, from which a user profile is created. These data are used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Where possible and where practical, the usage profiles are rendered entirely anonymous. To do this, cookies may be used. Cookies are small text files, which are saved in the visitor’s web browser and serve the recognition of the internet browser on a subsequent visit. The collected data, which can include personal data, are transferred to WiredMinds or are collected directly by WiredMinds. WiredMinds is permitted to use the information left behind by visiting the web pages, to create anonymous user profiles. Data generated this way will not be used for purposes of personal identification of visitors or associated with the person-related data concerning the bearer of a pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymised immediately by deleting the last number block. Visitors may refuse the collection, processing and storage of data at any time, with effect for the future.
Although you can adjust your browser software to prevent the installation of cookies, we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. In addition, you can avoid the collection of data created by the cookie, and data related to the use of the website (including your IP-address), as well as the processing of this data, by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in by clicking on the following link.
Data Confidentiality and Ordering Press Releases and Information Material
An order form is provided on the ‘News & Press Relations’ page that allows you to subscribe to a mailing list and receive the latest ORBIS AG press releases via email on a regular basis.
Information that you enter into this form will be used to provide this service.
You can cancel your registration for these press release emails and the related saving of your data at any time. To do so, please send an email to this effect to our press department.
Information material relating to ORBIS AG (monthly reports, company report and the like) can be ordered on this website’s ‘Investor Relations/Contact’ and ‘Contact’ pages. This involves filling out the contact form provided and sending it to us via email. As above, you can cancel your registration for these information material emails and the related saving of your data by sending an email to the ORBIS AG’s Investor Relations department.
Please be aware that when you send your data via the internet, this data transmission is not fully secure and there is a risk of third parties viewing and using your data.
If you have given us your email address, email will be our main form of communication with you. Please let us know if you would prefer to communicate with us by post. Your email address will not be disclosed to any third parties outside of the ORBIS Group. If you no longer wish to receive emails from us, you can cancel email communication at any time.
ORBIS AG deploys all of the technical and organisatorial security measures that are available to it to protect your personal data from misuse.
By using our website, you are agreeing to your personal data being saved and used as described in this privacy statement. Any changes made to this privacy statement are made directly on this page, so you can always be aware of which data is saved and used by ORBIS AG.
Contact with ORBIS AG
ORBIS AG will gladly let you know what particular personal data it has stored about you and will correct or delete this information upon request. Please get in touch if you have any questions, suggestions or comments regarding our data confidentiality policy.