Legal Notice

Legal Information and Disclaimer

This statement was last updated on December the 9th 2009.

1. General
This website (the “Website”) is owned  and operated by

Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH
Lilienthalstraße 200
D-68307 Mannheim
Tel: +49 621 776 - 0
http://www.pepperl-fuchs.com | info@de.pepperl-fuchs.com
 
Managing Director: Dr.-Ing. Gunther Kegel (Vors.), Dr.-Ing. Peter Adolphs, Werner Guthier, Mehmet Hatiboglu
Reg.-Office: Mannheim HRB 4713
Ust-ID Nr.: DE 143877372

in the following referred to as “the Company”.

The information, materials, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes, database, software, services and more generally any content published or proposed on this Website (the “Information”) are subject to the following terms of use.

2. Acceptance of Terms
By using or visiting the Website (other than to read the “terms of use” for the first time), you agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. The right to use the Website is personal and not transferable to any other person or entity than you. If any you are required to open an account, you, as a user (“User”) are responsible for the use of your account and for the confidentiality of your login and password(s) as the case may be. You should ensure that all use your account complies with the Terms of Use.

3. Intellectual Property
The Information published on the Website includes, among others, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music or sounds that are protected by international copyright, patent and trademark laws.
No license to or right in any such trademarks, patents, copyrighted materials, trade secrets, technologies, products, processes and other proprietary rights of the Company and/or other parties is granted to or conferred upon you.

You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the Information published on the Website in whole or in part. You may download copyrighted material for your personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted by law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of the Company and the copyright owner.
In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made.

You shall not upload post or otherwise make available on the Website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right.
You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission by you. By submitting material or content to the Website, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted the Company the royalty fee, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material.  You also permit any other User to access, view, store or reproduce such material for that User's personal use. You hereby grant the right to the Company to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on the Website by you.

The foregoing provisions are for the benefit of the Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its third party content providers and licensors and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.

4. User’s Conduct
You shall use the Website for lawful purposes only and shall refrain from posting or transmitting through the Website any material which violates or infringes in any way the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which, without the Company's express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

User shall not use the Website to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of Users to become subscribers of other on-line information services competitive with the Website.

You agree that you will not use any device, software or other instrumentality to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper operation of our Website, and that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. In addition, you agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein, without the prior express consent from an authorized representative of the Company (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search web sites to direct Internet users to this site).
Finally, no links to the Website may be included in any other website without the Company’s prior written permission.

5. Disclaimer of Warranty & Limitation of Liability
You expressly agree that your use of the Website is at your sole risk.

ALL INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN SPITE OF COMPANIES’ BEST ENDEAVOURS, THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEB SITE WILL BE FREE OF ANY DEFECT OR COMPUTER VIRUSES.

The content of this Website serves informative purposes only and the Company endeavors that all information on this web site is accurate. However, the Company’s Information may contain technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. The Company shall not assume responsibility or liability for any such inaccuracies, errors or omissions.

The Company, its affiliates, information providers or content partners and their officers and directors or representatives shall not be held liable for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or other defects in the Information, or for any delay or interruption in the transmission of such Information to any User, regardless of the cause or duration, or for any claims or losses arising there from or occasioned thereby. You hereby acknowledge that the provisions of this section shall apply to all Information published on the Website.

Neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates nor their officers and directors or representatives shall be held liable for any third-party claims or direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) that are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the Information, content, materials, and functions of this Website or any linked web site, even if the Company is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

The Company, its affiliates, information providers or content partners shall have no liability for investment decisions based on the Information published on the Website.

6. Products Availability
The Company’s Internet website may contain information on Pepperl+Fuchs Group’s worldwide products, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a Pepperl+Fuchs Group product or service on a Company’s Website does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your location.

7. Links to third party Websites
If you choose to leave this Website via links to other non-Pepperl+Fuchs Group websites, the Company is not responsible for the privacy policies and terms of use of those sites or the cookies those sites use. In addition, because the Company has no control over such websites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources.

8. Modifications
The Company shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Website, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use.

The Company shall have the right at any time to change or modify the Terms of Use, or any part thereof, or to impose new terms and conditions, including but not limited to, adding fees and charges for use. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on the Website or by any other means by which User obtains notice thereof. Any use of the Website by a User after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by the User of such changes, modifications or additions.

The Terms of Use were last updated on December the 9th 2009.

9. Maintenance of Hardware and equipments
User shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunication, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of the Website and support all charges related thereto.

10. JURISDICTION, APPLICABLE LAW
By viewing this site you are deemed to agree to the jurisdiction of the courts at the main place of business of the Company and the application of the national laws applicable at this place of business  in respect of any action arising there from or related thereto.

 


Privacy Policy

1. Usually, the Website can be visited without having to give personal data. The Company collects processes or uses personal data only as far as the user reveals it and if it is necessary for the constitution, organization in content or the alteration of a contract.

2. This Website does not collect personally identifiable information when you browse this Web site and request pages from our servers unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide it to the Company (information requests, entering into agreements with the Company, etc.). This means that the Company will not know your name, your email address, or any other personally identifiable information just because you browse the Web site. The Company stores IP-addresses, dates of the Website visit, the browser used and the web page you visited before the Website.

3. The Company will send personally identifiable information about you to third parties in the following limited circumstances:

  • You consent to share such information.
  • Information to its subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on its behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to
(a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request,
(b) enforce the provisions stated in our Legal Statement, including investigation of potential violations thereof,
(c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or
(d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of the Company or the public as required or permitted by law.

4. The Web site uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are encrypted strings of text that a Web site stores on a user's computer.
The types of Cookies that we use are referred to as "Session Cookies” and/or “Persistent Cookies”.
Session Cookies are temporary and are automatically deleted once the session ends.
Persistent Cookies remain on your computer hard drive until you delete them or are otherwise removed upon expiration.
We do not use Cookies to ascertain any personally identifiable information about you apart from what you voluntarily provide us in your dealings with the Company. Cookies do not corrupt or damage your computer, programs, or computer files and you are free to remove them.

We use Session-Cookies to store information which enables us to improve your experience with our Website. You may set your browser to reject Cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this).

If your bowser rejects cookies some functionalities on the our Website will not work or not work as expected.

5. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-US.

Please find further information on Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy at http://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” ensuring an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

6. The Company reserves the right to change this privacy statement following the terms and conditions set forth in the Terms of Use.
All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.


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