Privacy Policy

CeramTec welcomes you to our website and is happy you are interested in our company and its products and services. Under normal circumstances it is possible for you to access the pages on our website without having to enter personal information. In certain cases, however, we will require your name and address. The protection of your privacy is an important concern for us when processing your personal data, and we take special care to align our privacy policy with our business processes. We process any personal data acquired during your visit to our website in compliance with the data protection legislation in the country in which the responsible data processing site is located. CeramTec websites may contain links to other web pages hosted by third parties who are not bound by this data privacy policy.

Collecting and Processing Personal Information

When you visit our website, our web server automatically saves the name of your Internet service provider, the web page that referred you to us, the web pages you visit on our website as well as the date and duration of your visit. CeramTec uses cookies in order to better understand visitor preferences and optimally design its web pages. “Cookies” are a technology that can be used used to tailor information from a website to meet your needs. You can instruct your browser to accept or refuse cookies via your browser settings.

If we require personal information from you we will notify you of this in advance. Personal information is only saved in cases where you provide the information yourself, e.g. while registering, completing a survey or concluding a contract with us.

Use and Forwarding of Personal Information and Purpose

CeramTec uses your personal information for the purpose of administrating the site’s web pages, customer management, product surveys and marketing only to the extent required to perform these tasks. Personal data will not be disclosed to third parties outside of CeramTec without your consent. Information will only be disclosed to government agencies or authorities within the scope of mandatory national regulations.

Security

CeramTec utilizes technical and organizational security measures to safeguard your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized parties. Our security measures undergo continuous improvements as new technologies become available.

Opt-out Option

We would like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and request your opinion, where applicable. Naturally, participation in these activities is voluntary. If you do not consent, you may inform us of this at any time in writing and we will block the use of this data. For further information, please visit the respective local website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” – text files saved to your computer that make it possible to analyze how you use the website. Cookies generate information about how you use this website. The data is generally transmitted and saved to one of Google's servers in the USA. However, in the event that IP anonymization is enabled on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated prior to saving in any of the European Union Member States or in other states that are parties to the European Economic Area (EEA) Agreement . Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to and abbreviated on one of Google's servers in the USA. At this website operator’s request, Google takes this data and analyzes how you use the website, puts together reports about website activity and provides other services associated with website and Internet usage for the operator. Google will not use the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the Google Analytics service in combination with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being saved by adjusting your browser settings; however, in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions offered on this website to their full extent. In addition you can prevent the data generated by the cookie related to your use of this website (including your IP address) from being sent to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Contact

If you have any comments or complaints regarding how we process your personal information, please don’t hesitate to contact our data protection officer. If despite our efforts the information we have saved is incorrect, we will gladly correct this information on request.

CeramTec GmbH
CeramTec-Platz 1–9
73207 Plochingen

Your contact:

Dr. Kilian Friederich
Data Protection Officer
Phone +49.7153.611-507
Fax +49.7153.611-491
E-Mail