Data Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

3A COMPOSITES RESPECTS YOUR PRIVACY

Insofar the Internet offering of 3A Composites provides the option to enter personal or business data, this data is entered by the user explicitly on a voluntary basis. To process your enquiry (to send brochures, samples or to respond to price enquiries), we sometimes work with partners/distributors to whom we forward your data to enable the timely completion of your enquiry. All information is treated confidentially in accordance with the provisions of the applicable data protection legislation.

ACCESS DATA

The operator or provider of the website records data about accesses to the site and saves this as server log files. The following data is logged in this way:

  • Website visited

  • Time of access

  • Quantity of data transmitted in bytes

  • Source/link from which you accessed the site

  • Browser and operating system used

  • IP address used

The data recorded is used solely for statistical evaluations and to improve the website. However, the operator of the website reserves the right to review these server log files subsequently if there is concrete evidence of unlawful use.

COOKIES

This website uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies enhances the user-friendliness and security of this website.

Standard browsers provide options to block cookies. Note: Continued unrestricted access to all functions of this website cannot be guaranteed if you implement the corresponding settings.

HANDLING PERSONAL DATA

The operator of the website only gathers, uses and discloses your personal data to the extent legally permitted or if you consent to the collection of data.

Personal data is defined as all information that is used to identify you as a person and which can be traced back to you – for example, your name, your e-mail address and telephone number.

USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). It is used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 P. 1 letter f. GDPR. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website, such as

  • browser type/version,

  • operating system used,

  • referrer URL (the previously used page),

  • host name of the accessing computer (IP address),

  • time of the server request,

is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We have also expanded Google Analytics on this website to include the “anonymizeIP” code. This guarantees anonymised data collection by masking the last part of your IP address. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide services to the website provider with regard to website use and Internet use.

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings of your browser software. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent Google’s collection and use of data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. As an alternative to the browser add-on, particularly for browsers on mobile terminal devices, you can also prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking on this link. This sets an opt-out cookie that prevents the collection of your data when you visit this website in future. The opt-out cookie only applies to this browser and only for our website and it is stored on your device. If you delete cookies in this browser, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

You can find additional information about privacy in connection with Google Analytics in the Google Analytics Help section (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en).

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Our website uses features of the following web analytics and marketing services:

  • Google Analytics (web analysis tool)

  • Google Ads (digital marketing tool)

  • Google DoubleClick (digital marketing tool)

  • Facebook Pixel (digital marketing tool)

GOOGLE SERVICES

Google Analytics

We are using, based on our legitimate interest (i.e. interest in analysis and optimization of our website and online offering. Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google servers in the United States or elsewhere. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our website and online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within our website and online offer and to provide us with further services related to the use of our website and online offer. We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization.

You may prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of our website and online offer as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Further information on the use of data by Google as well as options to maintain settings can be found on Google’s sites:

Google Signals

Google Signals is an option from Google Analytics that allows us tracking and reporting on our visitors across devices. We use Google Signals to integrate and manage the Google analytics and marketing services in our website. Google signals does not collect personally identifiable information.

Google Ads

Based on legitimate interest (i.e. interest in marketing better our online offering to you), we use the advertising program "Google Ads", which belongs to Google marketing services. Google Ads places a cookie on your computer ("conversion cookie") if you have reached our website via a Google ad. These cookies are not for personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google may recognize that someone clicked on the ad and was redirected to our site. Every advertiser receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked through the websites of advertisers. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for Ads advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. We do not receive any information that personally identifies you.

The information collected by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States or elsewhere. Based on the collected information, interest-relevant categories are assigned to your browser. These categories are used to serve interest-based advertising.

We use the data about you acquired with the aforementioned cookie (so-called conversion tracking) for the following purposes:

Remarketing

  • Target groups with common interests

  • Custom audiences with common interests

  • Ready to buy target groups

  • Similar audiences

  • Demographic and geographic orientation

Google DoubleClick

We use Google's DoubleClick feature on our websites to evaluate the use of our website and allow us, Google and other advertisers working with DoubleClick, to present user-relevant advertising. For this, a cookie is installed on the hard disk of your computer. By using this cookie, your browser will be assigned a pseudonymous identification number and information about the advertisement displayed in your browser and its call will be collected.

The information collected by the cookie about your use of websites is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States or elsewhere. Based on the collected information, interest-relevant categories are assigned to your browser. These categories are used to deliver interest-based advertising.

In addition to changing your browser settings, you can also permanently disable the DoubleClick cookie by using a browser plug-in. The plug-in will keep your deactivation settings for this browser, even if you delete all cookies. For a permanent deactivation browser plug-in, please visit: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

FACEBOOK PIXEL

These cookies allow us to deploy marketing services on Facebook products, which in turn help us measure and improve our website performance besides gathering anonymized data for advertising purposes.

These cookies can be associated with the following domains:

Our website measures conversions using visitor action pixels from Facebook, these allow the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook ad to reach the provider’s website. This allows an analysis of the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and their future optimization.

The data collected is anonymous to us as operators of this website and we cannot use it to draw any conclusions about our users’ identities. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook, which may make a connection to your Facebook profile and which may use the data for its own advertising purposes, as stipulated in the Facebook privacy policy. This will allow Facebook to display ads both on Facebook and on third-party sites. We have no control over how this data is used.

Check out Facebook’s privacy policy to learn more about protecting your privacy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

You can also deactivate the custom audiences remarketing feature in the Ads Settings section at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen

You will first need to log into Facebook.

If you do not have a Facebook account, you can opt out of usage-based advertising from Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/

USE OF WEB FONTS

This website uses external fonts, Google Fonts. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). These web fonts are usually included by means of a server call, generally to a Google server located in the USA. As a result, information about which of our websites you have visited is transmitted to the server. Google also stores the browser IP address of the terminal device used by the visitor to this website. You can find more detailed information in the Google privacy policies, which you can access here: 
www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about
 
www.google.com/policies/privacy/

DATA PROTECTION OFFICER / RIGHT OF APPEAL / RIGHTS OF PERSONS AFFECTED

If you have queries regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data protection officer directly, who is also available to deal with information requests, applications or complaints. In addition, you are entitled to exercise your rights to object to the processing of your personal data, to restrict its processing, to correct it, to delete it and to data portability. In the above-mentioned cases, please contact our corporate data protection officer: airexmats.DPO@3acomposites.com

Furthermore, you are entitled to submit complaints to a regulatory authority.