freud data protection policy
freud is pleased to have you visit our Internet sites and welcomes your interest in our company and our products.
freud respects your privacy
The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. We process personal data collected during your visit to our websites confidentially and solely in compliance with legal provisions.
Data protection and information security are part of our corporate policy.
Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data is only stored when voluntarily given by you for a determined purpose e.g. in context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in performance of a contract.
In addition the following information is collected when visiting our website: IP addresses, the website from which you visit us (referrer), pages viewed, files downloaded (downloads), videos viewed/audio tracks listened to, individual links clicked, search words or search phrases (site search), duration of visit, browser used, etc. If the visit is a result of online advertising such as banners, video ads, search engine advertising, etc., we also record which banner, adword, etc. motivated the visit to freud website.
The insights gained enable us to further optimize our websites and tailor them even better to our visitors‘ needs.
1) freud cookies
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer when you visit our website. If you like, you can delete the cookies at any time. However, this can result in some functions no longer being available. For information on deleting the cookies, please consult your browser‘s help function.
As early as stage 1 (necessary) and stage 2 (convenience), anonymized access measurements are carried out using what are known as session cookies. In stage 3 (statistics), a cookie is stored on your computer for a maximum of 12 months.
2) Third-party cookies
Please note that the option provided by freud to configure settings for cookies used has no effect on cookies and active components from other providers (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Google, Twitter).
Please refer to the respective provider‘s websites for information about how your data is handled.
Use of external links
freud websites may contain links to third-party websites operated by providers that are not associated with us. After you click the link, we no longer have any influence over the collection, storage, or processing of any personal data transmitted by clicking the link (such as the IP address or URL of the page that contains the link), as the behaviour of third parties is, by nature, beyond our control. Therefore, freud is not responsible for the processing of personal data by third parties.
Use of personal data and purpose specification
freud or a service provider engaged by freud uses your personal data for the purpose of technical administration of websites, customer administration, product surveys, enquiries you submit to freud and only in the scope necessary for this purpose or according to the description of processing purposes given at the corresponding locations of our websites. Our employees and the service providers engaged by freud are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to comply with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.
In addition, the compliance to all necessary technical and organizational measures will be ensured.
freud takes security precautions to ensure that your data we have under our control is protected against tampering, loss, destruction, access by unauthorised persons, or unauthorised disclosure. Our security measures are being continuously improved in accordance with the state of technological developments.
When you provide us with personal data, we use it to inform you about our products and services and, where applicable, to include you in surveys about them, provided you have given us your express consent to use your personal data for advertising purposes. If you have granted your consent for such use, but no longer wish to receive advertising from freud, you can revoke your consent at any time. Your data is then deleted, or provided that it is necessary for billing and accounting purposes, blocked accordingly.
You can also revoke your consent to the collection, processing, and use of your personal data for the future.
The personal data will be deleted if the consent for the storage will be revoked, if the knowledge of the personal data for the performance of the purpose is no longer necessary or if the storage of the personal data is inadmissible due to other legal reasons.
Data which is necessary for billing and accounting purposes or which is subject to the legal obligation to preserve is not affected.
To obtain more information or to submit suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our chief officer corporate data security.
If incorrect information has been stored despite our efforts to maintain correct and up-to-date data, we will correct this upon your request.
Local Data Security Officer
freud S.p.A - Società Unipersonale
Via Remigio Solari, 7
33050 Pavia di Udine (Udine)
In order for our Internet sites to display optimally on your computer and for you to be able to use all of their functions, please take into account the following notes:
We recommend using the following browser versions: Internet Explorer 8.x or newer, Mozilla Firefox 10.x or newer, Google Chrome 18.0.x or newer and Safari 5.x or newer. When using older browser versions (such as Internet Explorer 6), the functions related to our offers may be limited in some cases.
Some freud Internet sites contain animations that are implemented using Flash®. To be able to display the animations you will need Flash® Player Version 10 or newer, which you can download here: www.adobe.com
Some freud Internet sites contain PDF documents. To be able to view these documents you will need Adobe® Reader, which you can download here: www.adobe.com