PRIVACY POLICY 

WE KNOW THAT YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA.

We therefore take the protection of your data very seriously. We comply, of course, with the German regulations and laws for the protection of person-related data. Below, you will find information which data we might collect about you and how we treat it. Please also note our General Terms/General Conditions of Use (GCoU) of our webpage www.ilt.eu.


Responsible Body

The responsible body with regard to data processing for ILT websites, applications or online tools (each a “ILT Online Offering”) is:

ILT Industrie-Luftfiltertechnik GmbH
Sonnenhang 40
53809 Ruppichteroth, Germany
Phone: +49 (0) 2295 921-0
Fax: info@ilt.eu

(in the following "ILT")

The responsible body is the legal or natural person, deciding, alone or together with others, about the purposes and means of the processing of person-related data (e. g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

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Processing of personal data related to your use of our websites, applications, and online platforms

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis 

When visiting the ILT websites, applications or online tools (each a “ILT Online Offering”), ILT may process the following personal data about you:

  • Personal data that you actively and voluntarily provide via the ILT Online Offering (e.g., when registering, contacting us with your inquiries or participating in surveys, etc.), including name, e-mail address, telephone number, information submitted as part of a support request, comments or forum posts, etc.; and
  • Information that is automatically sent to us by your web browser or device, such as your IP-address, device type, browser type, referring site, sites accessed during your visit, the date and time of each visitor request.

We will not consciously collect person-related data of children via our Online Offerings at any time. A child is a person as regarded to by German legal defintions.

We process your personal data for the following purposes: 

  • To provide the ILT Online Offering’s services and functions and to administer your use of the ILT Online Offering;
  • To verify your identity (if you registered for a ILT Online Offering);
  • To answer and fulfill your specific requests; and
  • As reasonably necessary to enforce the applicable terms of use, to establish or preserve a legal claim or defense, to prevent fraud or other illegal activities, including attacks on ILT's information technology systems.

The legal basis for ILT processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:

  • ILT exercising its rights and performing its obligations in connection with any contract we make with you (Article 6 (1) (b) General Data Protection Regulation); 
  • Compliance with ILT's legal obligations (Article 6 (1) (c) General Data Protection Regulation); and/or
  • Legitimate interests pursued by ILT (Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation). Generally the legitimate interest pursued by ILT in relation to our use of your personal data is the the efficient performance or management of your use of the ILT Online Offerings. 

In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for ILT processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

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Processing of personal data related to your business relationship with ILT

Categories of personal data processed, purpose of the processing and legal basis

In the context of the business relationship with ILT, ILT may process the following categories of personal data of current and future contact persons at our customers, suppliers, vendors and partners (each a “Business Partner”): 

  • Contact information, such as full name, work address, work telephone number, work mobile phone number, work fax number and work email address; 
  • Payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention; 
  • Further information necessarily processed in a project or contractual relationship with ILT or voluntarily provided by the Business Partner, such as personal data relating to orders placed, payments made, requests, and project milestones; 
  • Personal data collected from publicly available resources, integrity data bases and credit agencies; and

ILT may process the personal data for the following purposes: 

  • Communicating with Business Partners about products, services and projects of ILT or Business Partners, e.g. by responding to inquiries or requests or providing you with technical information about purchased products;
  • Planning, performing and managing the (contractual) relationship with Business Partners; e.g. by performing transactions and orders of products or services, processing payments, performing accounting, auditing, billing and collection activities, arranging shipments and deliveries, facilitating repairs and providing support services;
  • Administrating and performing customer surveys, marketing campaigns, market analysis, sweepstakes, contests, or other promotional activities or events;
  • Maintaining and protecting the security of our products, services and websites, preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities; 
  • Ensuring compliance with legal obligations (such as record keeping obligations), export control and customs, Business Partner compliance screening obligations (to prevent white-collar or money laundering crimes), and ILT policies or industry standards; and
  • Solving disputes, enforce our contractual agreements and to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

The legal basis for ILT processing data about you is that such processing is necessary for the purposes of:

  • ILT exercising its rights and performing its obligations in connection with any contract we make with you (Article 6 (1) (b) General Data Protection Regulation),
  • Compliance with ILT's legal obligations (Article 6 (1) (c) General Data Protection Regulation), and/or
  • Legitimate interests pursued by ILT (Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation). Generally the legitimate interest pursued by ILT in relation to our use of your personal data is the efficient performance or management of our business relationship with you.

In some cases, we may ask if you consent to the relevant use of your personal data. In such cases, the legal basis for ILT processing that data about you may (in addition or instead) be that you have consented (Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation).

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Transfer and disclosure of personal data

ILT may transfer your personal data to:

  • sales partners or agencies or sub-contractors in connection with your use of the ILT Online Offerings or our business relationship with you;
  • third parties which provide IT services to ILT and which process such data only for the purpose of such services (e.g., hosting or IT maintenance and support services); and
  • courts, arbitration bodies, law enforcement authorities, regulators or attorneys if necessary to comply with the law or for the establishment, exercise or defense of rights or legal claims. 

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Retention Periods

Unless indicated otherwise at the time of the collection of your personal data (e.g. within a form completed by you), we erase your personal data if the retention of that personal data is no longer necessary (i) for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed, or (ii) to comply with legal obligations (such as retention obligations under tax or commercial laws). 

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Withdraw consent

In case you declared your consent for the processing of certain personal data by ILT, you have the right to withdraw the consent at any time with future effect, i.e. the withdrawal of the consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on the consent before its withdrawal.

You may withdraw your consent any time by writing an e-mail to info@ilt.eu .

If the consent is withdrawn, ILT may only further process the personal data where there is another legal ground for the processing. 

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Communication data related to use

When you access ILT's Online Offerings with the help of an internet service provider certain data may be collected. We do not have any influence on the collection of data through the service provider. This data (e. g. IP address, start/end of a session) is generally necessary due to technical reasons and may allow the drawing of conclusions regarding your personal data. If collection and processing of this data is necessary by all means, the respective laws and regulations apply.

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Cookies, site traffic monitoring and Google Analytics

We use Cookies to make our webpages more convenient to use, more effective, and safer. The cookies we use are elements of data stored by your browser on your hard drive. Most Cookies for our webpages are so called "Session Cookies". They are automatically deleted after you leave our webpages. If you do not wish that we recognize your computer, we recommend adjusting your browser to a mode which blocks all cookies. If you do so, however, certain areas of the webpage may not be accessible.

Cookies, which are necessary for electronic communication or to provide certain functions you request (e. g. login to certain areas of our webpages) are stored on basis of Article 6 (1) (f) General Data Protection Regulation; we have a legitimate right to store cookies for providing a technically sound and optimized user-experience when using our Online Offerings).

We collect information about every visit to our site. We use this information to determine how to make future visits more convenient and productive for all visitors. We also collect for example browser type, access time, and the URL where a user is entering or exiting the site. For this purpose, this Web Page uses Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Information collected (including your shortened, anonymized IP) wll be transferred to a Google-Server. Google uses this information to analyse the use of our Web Pages, compile reports for us about the usability of our Web Pages, and to provide further services related to the use of our Web Pages. Google may transfer this information to third parties, if this is necessary by law or if third parties process Google's data. By using our Web Pages you declare your consent with the processing and storing of your data by Google as written above.

You can deactivate the Google Analytics service - for further information, please visit the Google Privacy Center and navigate to "Partners":

http://www.google.de/intl/en/privacy/ or

http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/.

You may also use a browser-add-on provided by Google to opt-out Google Analytics:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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Switch-off Analytics: You can stop Google Analytics to gather anonymized data on directly on our webpages, too, by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be stored, which blocks analysis of your data for the future: Analytics service off


tawk.to Chat - Live Chat

This webpage uses the service "tawk.to" as provided by tawk.to Inc., 187 East Warm Springs Rd., SB298, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America (USA). We use this service, to enable you getting in contact with us conveniently and quickly and to help us dealing with your requests even quicker. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) (a) General Data Protection Regulation.

In order to use this service, you might need to enter an e-mail adress and/or user name. You may use this service pseudonymized. If you use our chat client as provided by tawk.to, your data may be stored on servers located in the USA. This data comprises the contents of the chat, the name and e-mail address entered, as well as the names of the pages you visited on our websites.

If you do not consent with the use of your data as described here, simply do not use the Live-Chat client as provided by tawk.to

Alternatively, you may reach us by phone (+49 2295 9210) or by using our contact forms, sending us a letter (P.O.Box 1130, D-53805 Ruppichteroth) or by using the contact data provided in our Imprint.

You will find further information regarding privacy policy and GDPR in connection with tawk.to here:

www.tawk.to/data-protection/gdpr/

https://www.tawk.to/privacy-policy/


Privacy policy for YouTube

Our webpages use plugins by YouTube as provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). When you visit a page on our webpages, which contains a YouTube plugin, data will be sent to YouTube and YouTube's servers will record, which page of us you may have visited.

When you are logged in with your YouTube-account, it may be possible that YouTube will link your surfing behavior to your personal profile stored with YouTube. If you do not want YouTube to link information in this way, please log out of your YouTube account.

You will find further information about how YouTube treats your data under: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy


Privacy policy for Twitter

Our webpages use embedded pages provided by Twitter. These embedded pages are operated by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you visit a page on our webpages, which contains embedded pages by Twitter, and you interact with these embedded pages (for example by opening a tweet or "liking" a tweet) data may be sent to Twitter and Twitter's servers may record, which page of us you may have visited.

When you are logged in with your Twitter-account, it may be possible that Twitter will link your surfing behavior to your personal profile stored with Twitter. If you do not want Twitter to link information in this way, please log out of your Twitter account.

You will find further information about how Twitter treats your data under: https://twitter.com/privacy


Social Networks

We use so called "Social Plugins" (plugins) of the social networks Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing, and more. With these plugins, you are able to comment easily on interesting content in our webpage or share pages directly with your social network's followers. You can clearly identify those plugins by their logos in the footer of our webpages.

As soon as you visit our webpages, each plugin will establish a direct connection between your web browser and the server of the respective social network - however, this will only happen when you activate each plugin with a click. If you are logged into the social network in question or if you log in after activation of each plugin, the social network's server will than receive information that you are visiting our webpages.

If you start to interact with the plugins and share content in social networks (for example by clicking on "like", "+1", "tweet", etc.), further data regarding your visit will be sent to the respective networks. Please note that we do not have knowledge and will not receive information about the use and content of the data transferred. For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by each social network, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit the privacy policy of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Xing, and each other social network we may use.

If you do not wish that the respective networks gather data about you with the help of social plugins, do not activate those plugins.

Please visit for further information:

Privacy policy Twitter: https://twitter.com/de/privacy

Privacy policy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation,

Privacy policy LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Privacy policy XING: https://www.xing.com/privacy


Safety

We will take care as just and reasonable as possible to protect your personal data by technical and organizational means to prevent unlawful changes, transfer, loss, or foreign access.

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Links

Our site contains hyperlinks to other web pages. We are not liable and responsible for the privacy policy and content of these web pages. (see also: General Terms/General Conditions of Use, chapter 7, Hyperlinks).

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Your rights

Under applicable data protection law you may have the right to:

  • Obtain from ILT confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and where that is the case, access to the personal data;
  • Obtain from ILT the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you;
  • Obtain from ILT the erasure of your personal data; 
  • Obtain from ILT restriction of processing regarding your personal data; 
  • Object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to processing of personal data concerning you.

Your data privacy contact at ILT

ILT's data protection officer provides support with any data privacy related questions, comments, concerns or complaints or in case you wish to exercise any of your data privacy related rights.

Contact the data protection officer:
datenschutz@ilt.eu · Phone: +49 (0) 2295/921-224

The data protection officer will always use best efforts to address and settle any requests or complaints you bring to its attention. Besides contacting ILT's data protection officer, you always have the right to approach the competent data protection authority with your request or complaint.

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Updates and changes

We will comply with all justifiable wishes for the correction, supplementation, or deletion of personal data. In the course of the development of the internet we modify our privacy policy constantly. Changes to our privacy policy will be announced on this page in due time.

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Version of this privacy policy: July 17, 2020