DATA PROTECTION

YOUR DATA IS IMPORTANT TO US!

L.I.T. AG is fully aware of the relevance of data protection issues on the Internet and sees it as its duty to protect your privacy on our websites. L.I.T. AG takes reasonable measures to protect all information received from our online visitors from unauthorized access and use. We also subject our security measures to regular review. We have established the following guidelines that explain how we use the information we receive from visitors to our websites:

Responsible party according to Article 4(7) GDPR

L.I.T. AG,
Otto-Hahn-Straße 18,
26919 Brake
E-mail: info(at)lit.de;
Telephone: +49 4401 920-0

The responsible party is also referred to as “we” or “us” in the following.

Information is recorded by L.I.T. AG.

In general, you can visit L.I.T. AG on the Internet to access information and remain anonymous without disclosing personal data. From time to time, however, we may ask you to provide us with certain information (such as your name and address) so that we can better understand your motives and alert you to new products that you may be interested in. Our web server may also register the domain names, but not the e-mail addresses, of visitors to our website. We use the information to track who visits us and to improve the content of our websites. This is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6(1) f GDPR. If you use our contact form, we ask you to give us your name, telephone number and email address so that we can contact you regarding your request. This is also our legitimate interest according to Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

 

Cookies

We use so-called session cookies to optimize our website. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent by the respective servers when you visit a website and is temporarily stored on your hard drive. This file as such contains a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. These cookies are deleted after you close your browser. Our legitimate interest in using cookies in accordance with Art 6 GDPR is to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

The following data and information are stored in the cookies

• Log-in information
• Language settings
• Entered search terms
• Information about the number of visits to our website and the use of individual functions of our Internet presence.

When the cookie is activated, an identification number is assigned to it and your personal data is not assigned to this identification number. Your name, IP address or similar data that would allow the cookie to be assigned to you will not be placed in the cookie. On the basis of cookie technology, we only receive pseudonymized information, for example about which pages were visited, which products were viewed, etc.

You can set your browser so that you are informed in advance about the setting of cookies and can decide in individual cases whether you want to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, or whether cookies should be prevented completely. This may restrict the functionality of the website.

Storage period

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the intended purposes.

In some cases, legislation provides for the retention of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will only be further stored by us for these legal purposes, but will not be processed in any other way and will be deleted after expiry of the legal retention period.

How does L.I.T. AG safeguard your personal data?

The forms you fill out to contact our businesses may ask you to provide us with sensitive information, such as an e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, or credit card number. If this happens, L.I.T. AG will take all economically reasonable steps to establish a secure connection to your Internet browser. In the case of websites of L.I.T. AG that serve the processing of e-commerce transactions, credit card numbers are only used for payment processing and are not disclosed to third parties. Please note that our website contains links to other websites that do not belong to L.I.T. AG. While we try to link only to sites that share our commitment to customer privacy, we are not responsible for their content or their privacy practices.

How can you update personal data or withdraw your consent?

You can help us to ensure the accuracy of your information by notifying L.I.T. AG of any changes to your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address. You are entitled at any time to request information from L.I.T. AG about the data stored about you.

All personal data is always treated confidentially. When collecting, processing and using data and individual details, we strictly adhere to the legal provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Teleservices Act.

You may at any time object in writing to the use, processing or transmission of your data, also for marketing purposes, by sending a written notification to

L.I.T. AG
Otto-Hahn-Straße 18
26919 Brake

and you can restrict, object to or revoke your consent.

Furthermore, you have the right to data portability.

You also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority about the processing of your data by us. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority for your usual place of residence. If you have further questions, suggestions or requests, please contact our data protection officer. He can be contacted by e-mail: Datenschutzbeauftragter(at)lit.de.

Use of the card service

For the representation of our locations on a map we use the service provider Mapsmarker.
The current privacy policy of the provider can be found here: https://www.mapsmarker.com/privacy-policy/#collection-and-use-of-personal-information

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics and Google Web Fonts

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of 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 this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 GDPR. However, in the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the treaty on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from 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. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (the current link is: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Google has submitted to the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA and has been certified. Google thereby commits itself to comply with the standards and regulations of the European data protection law.
Further information can be taken from the following linked entry: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. This is our legitimate interest in terms of Art. 6(1) f GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your computer.

Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Google privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/