Privacy Policy

SICK is pleased about your visit on our website and your interest in our company, in our products and our services. Protecting your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel secure while visiting our website. To this end, we would like to explain below what information we process during your visit on our website.

Visit of our websites

Responsible SICK AG, Erwin-Sick-Straße 1, 79183 Waldkirch, Germany
Purpose of processing Provision of the website
Categories of data
  • IP adress
  • Websites visited
  • Date
  • Browser- and operating system
Legal basis Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR – contract
Legitimate interest
Consequences of failure to provide the data The provision of personal data is not prescribed by law. In the event of a failure to provide the data, the fulfilment of the purpose is not possible.
Retention time Data will be deleted immediately after provisioning the website
Data source Direct survey of the data subject
Recipients of the data
  • Web Hoster, Continum AG
  • Video provider (when viewing videos), Google LLC
  • Maps provider (when viewing maps), Google LLC
Transmission in third countries We do not transfer personal data to third countries
Logic of the automated decision We do not make automated decisions

Responsible SICK AG, Erwin-Sick-Straße 1, 79183 Waldkirch, Germany
Purpose of processing Optimization of the website
Categories of data
  • Websites visited including their meta data
  • Websites referring to SICK
  • Date
  • Browser- and operating system
Legal basis Art. 6 (1) f) GDPR – legitimate corporate interest
Legitimate interest Optimization of the website
Consequences of failure to provide the data The provision of personal data is not prescribed by law or contract. In the event of a failure to provide the data, the fulfilment of the purpose is not possible.
Retention time Data is anonymized immediately after provisioning the website.
Data source Change of purpose from „Provision of the website“
Recipients of the data
  • Web Hoster, Continum AG
  • Web Analysis Service, Adobe Systems Software Ireland Ltd.
Transmission in third countries We do not transfer personal data to third countries
Logic of the automated decision We do not make automated decisions
Cookies

When you visit our blog, we place information in the form of a “cookie” on your computer. Cookies allow us, for example, to adapt a website to your interests. If you don’t want us to recognize your computer, please set your browser so that it deletes cookies from your computer’s hard disk, blocks all cookies or warns you before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser manufacturer’s instructions to find out how this works in detail. If you change this setting, this can lead to functional restrictions in the use of our blog.

Below is a list of the cookies we use:

Generally required cookies

PHPHSESSID – This cookie is required for our websites to function properly and for you to use the essential functions. We can also determine whether you are logged in and ensure that you can connect to secure areas of the website.

These are session cookies that are deleted as soon as you close your browser.

Tracking cookies

s_cc, s_fid, s_pers, s_sess, s_sq, utag_main – We use these cookies to collect general, anonymous information about website usage using the Adobe Analytics web analysis tool. This includes, for example, the number and duration of visits, as well as the browsers and screen resolutions used. We use this information to optimize our websites.

Both session cookies and permanent cookies are used here. If you choose to opt out of anonymous data aggregation and analysis when you visit our websites, you may install the following Adobe opt-out cookies on your computer.

Online forms

Responsible SICK AG, Erwin-Sick-Straße 1, 79183 Waldkirch, Germanyy
Purpose of processing Contact by user
Categories of data
  • Business contact data
  • Inquiry
Legal basis Art. 6 (1) b) GDPR – Contract
Legitimate interest
Consequences of failure to provide the data The provision of personal data is not prescribed by law. In the event of a failure to provide the data, the fulfilment of the purpose is not possible.
Retention time 1 year
Data source Direct survey of the data subject
Recipients of the data
  • Web Hoster
  • SICK AG, In order to answer your questions, your inquiry can be forwarded to the responsible subsidiary.
Transmission in third countries We do not transfer personal data to third countries
Logic of the automated decision We do not make automated decisions

Your rights

You have the right to

  • information about personal data relating to you;
  • correct personal data concerning you;
  • delete or block personal data concerning you;
  • object to the processing of personal data concerning you;
  • the portability of personal data concerning you;
  • revoke your consent with effect for the future, provided that a processing of personal data concerning you is based on your consent, and
  • lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, if you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you infringes privacy laws

For this, please contact

SICK AG
Datenschutz
Erwin-Sick-Straße 1
79183 Waldkirch
datenschutz@sick.de

We will provide an appropriate response to all requests.

Amendments of the privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time to comply with the applicable requirements. You can call up the current version of the Privacy Policy on our website at any time.

Last updated: 17.05.2018