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Privacy and cookies

I. Privacy and GDPR policy

This privacy policy applies to any visitor or user (“you”) of the website located at www.peikko.com and any other websites (singularly and collectively “Site”) that Peikko Group Corporation or its subsidiaries and affiliates (singularly and collectively “we” or “Peikko”) own and control, except those that maintain a separate privacy policy, such as www.peikko.de.

By using this Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information (personal data) as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions herein, please do not use this Site.

If we decide to make changes to this privacy policy, we will post the changes on this Site so that you will always know what personal information we collect and how we use it.

 

1. Collection of personal information from visitors of the site

1.1 Generally, you are not required to provide personal information in order to use this Site.

 

2. Peikko Designer® users

2.1 If you wish to use Peikko’s design software Peikko Designer®, you have to register as a user and submit us certain personal information. For further information about the personal information we collect from Peikko Designer® users, see: Record on Processing Activities – Peikko Designer® Users.

 

3. Prospective and actual customer and other partners

3.1 Should you subscribe to our newsletters, register to an event, contact us as a prospective customer or other business partner, you will inevitably give us personal information, such as name, address, telephone number, and/or email. For further information, see: Record on Processing Activities – Customer, Marketing and Vendor Contact Data.


4. Job applicants

4.1 If you are looking for career opportunities at Peikko, click here. For further information about the personal information we collect from job applicants, see: Record on Processing Activities – Employee Candidates.


5. Cookies

5.1 We use cookies on our Site. For further details, see our cookie policy.

 

6. Information about your device, IP addresses

6.1 If you visit our Site, we collect information about your device. This information is automatically provided by your browser. This may include device information (type of device, screen resolution, operating system version, unique device identifier, browser type and version, and mobile network information) or log information (IP address and referring domain).

6.2 We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track users’ actions, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.


7. Do Not Track

Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. For information about Do Not Track, please visit: www.allaboutdnt.org.

 

8. Children’s privacy

8.1 We do not intend for our Site to be used by children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we may have collected information about a child, please contact us as described in this privacy policy.

 

9. Links

9.1 This Site may contain links to other websites. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Site.

 

II.  Cookie policy

When you accessed this Site, cookies were sent to your web browser and stored on your device. By using this Site (through any device) you agree that this cookie policy applies to that use in addition to any other policies that may also apply. If you wish to remove cookies, you can manage this via the settings in your browser, but note that this may impact your ability to utilize this Site and other websites. The way to clear cookies varies from one browser to another. You should look in the “Help” menu of your web browser for full instructions.

1.  What is a cookie?

1.1 Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user’s device, preferences and generally help to improve your online experience. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

 

2. Types of cookies used on this site

2.1 There are different types of cookies. Although they mainly work in the same way, there are some minor differences.

(a) Strictly necessary cookies - Some of the cookies on this Site are essential in order to enable you to navigate around the Site and use its features.

(b) Performance cookies - Some of the cookies on the Site collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Site works.

(c) Functionality cookies - These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features.

(d) Third-party cookies - Our Site also allows third parties to upload cookies to your device. For example, cookies from Google and YouTube are used. These third-party cookies are not under our control so you should check the websites and cookie policies of any third parties.


2.2 By using our Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you want to restrict or block any of the above cookies, you should do this through the web browser settings for each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet. Please be aware that some areas of our Site may not function if your web browser does not accept cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your web browser. The “Help” function within your web browser should tell you how to make these changes.

2.3 Some websites which refer to this cookie policy / privacy policy use Google Analytics. 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 Site (including your IP address) will be stored by Google.

2.4 Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. It provides website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. It can be downloaded here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

 

Contact information

If you have any questions in relation to our privacy policy / cookie policy, please contact us at:

Address: Voimakatu 3, 15170 Lahti, Finland
Email: datamanagement@peikko.com
 
Last updated on 19 April 2018