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Data protection policy

Responsible body

PERI GmbH, headquartered in Germany, 89264 Weißenhorn, Rudolf-Diesel-Straße 19 (hereinafter referred to as "PERI") is the responsible body for the users of the PERI website with the domain www.peri.com (hereinafter "PERI Website").

PERI takes the protection of your personal data seriously. PERI has taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the rules on data protection are respected by both PERI itself and by PERI's authorized service providers.

In the following, we will inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of the data arising from your use of the PERI Website in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

Personal data

Personal data is information that can be used to know your identity. This includes information such as your real name, your postal address, e-mail address, or your phone number. However, with the help of cookies (see "Cookies") without any direct relation of information about your identity, e.g. about how you use PERI Website can be personal data if this information about a given ID is user-specific and thus individually recorded, stored and / or evaluated. No personal information which could only be aggregates that mean is to bigger, individuations units is not summarized, grasped and evaluated.

Data collection and it’s legal usage

You can use our online offer on the PERI Website to a large extent without disclosing your identity. What information we collect from you as part of your access to our homepage as standard, we will inform you under "log data" and pseudonyms usage profiles when visiting the PERI Website.

If you register for one of our personalized services (for example myPERI or newsletter), we ask you for your name and for further personal information, see "Registration on PERI Website".

Personal data that you provide to us will be used and processed by us for the purposes for which you have provided us with such data. For example, we use your details via the contact form to process your request.

Protocol data

When you access the PERI Website, your Internet browser automatically sends the following data ("Protocol data") to our web server for logging into logfiles:

  • Date of access
  • Time of access
  • URL of the referring web page
  • Retrieved file
  • Transferred data volume
  • Browsing type and version
  • Operating system
  • IP address
  • Domain name of your Internet access provider

The protocol data shown are only information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary in order to properly deliver the website content requested by you and is mandatory when using internet offers. The protocol data is evaluated for statistical purposes only, in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it and to delete it later.

The protocol data are stored separately from other data collected during the use of the PERI Website.

Pseudonym user profiles

For the purpose of advertising, market research and as per requirements of PERI Website (and the PERI newsletter), we use cookies and / or Javascript to collect usage data about your website visit and the use of links in the newsletter. The collection of your usage data and the creation of a usage profile is carried out pseudonymously using a cookie ID.

These user profiles are created and stored exclusively in pseudonyms and do not combine with your name or other information that reveals your identity, such as your e-mail address.

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") to collect usage data and create usage profiles. The information generated by the cookie about your use of PERI Website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of the activation of IP-anonymization on the PERI Website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there.

IP anonymization is active on the PERI Website. On behalf of the operator of the PERI Website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet with respect to the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of the PERI Website.

In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.  

Instead of Browser-Plugin or by using mobile devices use the following link to set an Opt-Out-Cookie
which will stop further data collecting by Google-Analytics inside of our website. (This Opt-Out-Cookie is only running in our Browser only within our domain. If you remove all Cookies inside this Browser you have to reactivate this link again.): Deactivate Google Analytics

Data transfer to external users

For the realization of the PERI Website, we work together with various service providers. To the extent that we have committed these service providers to strict data processing as contract data processors pursuant to § 11 Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), data processing by these external parties does not require you to consent.

In other cases, as far as the transfer of personal data from users of the PERI Website to service providers for data protection reasons your consent is required, we will inform you separately and do not transfer your data without your prior consent.

Data transfers to government agencies are only provided under legal obligations.

Registration on the PERI Website

When registering for the use of our personalized services, e.g. myPERI, we collect some personal data. 
The following information is requested as part of the registration for myPERI:

Compulsory information:

  • Title
  • First and Last Name
  • Full Address
  • E-mail address
  • Password

Voluntary information:

  • Telephone number
  • Mobile phone number
  • Date of birth
  • Issuing consent in receipt of advertising

Once you have registered on the PERI Website, you can access the content and services that we only offer to registered users. Logged-in users also have the option of changing or deleting the data specified at registration at any time. Of course, we also provide you with information about the personal data stored by you at any time.

We would also be pleased to correct or delete your personally identifiable data stored on you at your request, as far as no statutory storage obligations are contrary. To contact, please use the contact details given at the end of this data protection policy.

PERI Newsletter

When you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for the purpose of registering and sending the PERI Newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties. By submitting the PERI Newsletter, you consent to the storage, processing and use of the personal data required for the purpose of registering and sending the PERI newsletter.

For an effective order of the PERI Newsletter a registration is necessary. For effective registration, we need your name and a valid e-mail address. To verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the "double-opt-in" method. For this, we log the order of the PERI Newsletter, the sending of a confirmation mail and the receipt of the response requested herewith.

You may revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for the newsletter shipping at any time without giving reasons. In each newsletter you will find a corresponding link. In addition, you can also unsubscribe at any time directly on the PERI Website or give us your desired request via the contact possibilities given at the end of this document.

Links to other websites

Our online platform contains links (hyperlinks) to the social media appearances of PERI on other websites. We have no influence on the fact that their operators comply with data protection regulations.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard disk by a web page server. This automatically receives certain data, such as IP address, browser, operating system, and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transfer viruses to a computer. With the information contained in the cookies, we can make the navigation on the PERI website easier and allow the correct display of the PERI website.

In no case, the data collected by PERI through cookies will be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course you can also view the PERI Website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set up to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings. Please note that some features of the PERI Website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Use social plugins in the field of social media

Facebook

The PERI Website uses social plugins of the social network Facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., Palo Alto, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo.

If you call up a page of our Internet site that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. Only when 
you click the provided button from Facebook, the plugins are activated. With this activation, you connect to Facebook and make your consent to submit data to Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your account there. If you press the relevant button of Facebook, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Facebook by your Browser and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in the Privacy Policy of Facebook.

If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you through our Internet presence, you must log out before you visit our website at Facebook.

Google+

The PERI Website uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network plus.Google.com operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). The plugins are marked with the Google+logo or the "Google+" or "Google plus", or "+1".

If you call up a page of our Internet site that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. Only when 
you click the provided button from Google, the plugins are activated. This activation connects you to Google+ and gives your consent to transfer data to Google. If you are logged into Google+, Google can assign the visit to your account there. If you press the relevant Google button, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Google and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in Google's Privacy Policy.

If you do not want Google to collect data about you through our website, you must log out before you visit our website at Google+. 

Instagram

The PERI Website uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Instagram, owned and operated by Facebook Group Facebook Inc., Palo Alto, USA. The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo.

If you call up a page of our Internet site that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. Only when 
you click on the provided button of Instagram, the plugins are activated. With this activation, you connect to Instagram and declare your consent to transfer data to Instagram. If you are logged into Instagram, Instagram can assign the visit to your account there. If you press the respective button of Instagram, the corresponding information is sent directly from Instagram to Instagram and stored there.

Purpose and scope of data collection, further processing and use of the data by Instagram, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy, please refer to Instagram's Privacy Policy.

Twitter

The PERI Website uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). The plugins are marked with a Twitter logo or the addition "Tweet".

If you call up a page of our Internet site that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. Only when 
you click the provided button of Twitter, the plugins are activated. With this activation, you connect to Twitter and declare your consent to transfer data to Twitter. If you are logged into Twitter, Twitter can assign the visit to your account there. If you press the respective button of Twitter, the corresponding information is sent directly to Twitter by your browser and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of the data by Twitter as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in the Privacy Policy of Twitter.

XING

The PERI Website uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Xing, which is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. The plugins are marked with the Xing logo.

If you call up a page of our Internet site that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. Only when you click the provided button of Xing, the plugins are activated. With this activation you make the connection to Xing and by their registration you declare your consent to transfer data to Xing. If you are logged into Xing, Xing can assign the visit to your account there. If you press the respective button of Xing, the corresponding information from your browser is sent directly to Xing and stored there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by Xing, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy can be found in the Xing's Privacy Policy.

YouTube

The PERI Website uses the YouTube video platform provided by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave. San Bruno, CA 94066 in the United States. YouTube is a platform that allows the playback of audio and video files.

When you view a page of our Internet presence, YouTube's connected player connects to YouTube to ensure the technical transfer of a video or audio file. When you connect to YouTube, your connection data is transferred to YouTube for the purpose of playing a video or an audio file.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, further processing and use of the data by YouTube, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy.

Rights for information, rectification, deletion and blocking of data

Questions concerning data protection or applications Correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data, please direct query to the contact details given below in the contact data. On request, we also provide you with free information about your personal data stored at PERI. In addition, you may at any time, without giving reasons, request the processing, blocking or deletion of your personal data stored by PERI.

Contact details

Mr. Jürgen Block
Data Protection officer for PERI Group
PERI GmbH
Rudolf-Diesel-Str. 19
D-89264 Weißenhorn

Email: juergen.block@peri.de

Customization of data protection information

Customization of the data protection statement shall be made to the extent necessary to reflect data protection-relevant changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. in the introduction of new services or to comply with current legal requirements. A separate reference to the changes to the data protection declaration is not made.

Privacy policy has been valid since: 03.04.2017