Privacy Policy

Last Revised: January 12, 2018

Ensinger Inc., and its affiliates, thanks you for visiting our Website and your trust and interest in our products. We know that online privacy is important to our customers and you would like to know how information we collect through our Website will and will not be used.  We have created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy by helping you understand what kind of information we collect through this Website as well as how we use your information.

This Website consists of the landing page available at www.ensingerplastics.com/en-us, all other web pages available under URLs under such host name and path, and all content and other resources included on such web pages (the “Website”).  Other websites, web pages and resources available under the host name ensingerplastics.com may be subject to terms and conditions separate and apart from these Terms.

References herein to “Ensinger Group” include Ensinger Inc and its affiliates, including without limitation Ensinger GmbH, HP Polymers, Inc., Ensinger Precision Components, Inc., Ensinger Penn Fibre, Inc., Ensinger Special Polymers, Inc., and Ensinger Plastics Canada, Ltd.  This policy contains important information that impacts our use of your personal data.  Please read this policy carefully.  Use of this Website is absolutely conditioned upon reviewing, understanding and agreeing to all of the information, disclosures and disclaimers contained in this Privacy Policy.

From time to time, we may modify our privacy policy practices.  In such an event, we will update this Privacy Policy, and post such revised Privacy Policy to this Website.  You can find out when this Privacy Policy was last revised by referring to the revision (“Rev”) date legend under the title of this policy.  We will use commercially reasonable means to notify you in advance of any material change to this Privacy Policy and your continued use of this Website following the effective date of such modified Privacy Policy shall constitute your consent to such modifications.

Personal data

“Personal Data” is information about your identity. This includes for example, name, address, telephone number, email address.

The Ensinger Group does not collect or use Personal Data (as described above) about you except as discussed in this Privacy Policy. The Ensinger Group companies use your Personal Data for our internal purposes and, with your consent, to market and promote our own products and services to you.  This may include distributing relevant data within the Ensinger Group as may be appropriate, provided, however each company within the Ensinger Group that receives such data will only use such data in accordance with privacy protections at least as protective as those set forth herein.  Purposes covered under this Privacy Policy include, but are not limited to, tracking the number and kinds of visitors to the Website, analyzing the performance of the Website, and tracking customer preferences, as well as for internal marketing purposes as described more fully in this Privacy Policy.  We do not sell, share, or intentionally make available to third parties (other for use of service providers providing services to us as detailed below) or the general public your Personal Data.

Although it may be necessary for you to provide Personal Data to us to take advantage of certain features of this Website, we will not use your Personal Data to send you promotional materials or otherwise use or disclose your information to anybody unless you affirmatively indicate that you would like to receive future promotional materials regarding our products and services, or otherwise consent to other specified use, at the time you provide Personal Data.  By using the procedures outlined below, you will also always have the opportunity to correct or change any of the Personal Data you provide to us, including changing your initial decision(s) as to the permitted uses of your Personal Data hereunder.

Unique identifiers (such as e-mail address(es) and other contact information) are collected and may be used to respond directly to you when you request information or a response from us, as well as for verification purposes and/or to contact you about any orders or other information you process and/or request through this Website.

Where you have provided your consent, we may use your Personal Data to send promotional and other information communications to you regarding the products and services of relevant members of the Ensinger Group.

We track the kinds of information you request and view through our Website to help us determine what promotional and other informational mailings may be of interest to you.  
We will not send any promotional or other informational mailings to you unless you specifically request it or affirmatively indicate that you would generally be interested in receiving such information from us.

We reserve the right to transfer and/or process your Personal Data amongst affiliates within the Ensinger Group, as well as third party service providers, solely for use as set forth herein and pursuant to terms at least as protective of Personal Data as those set forth herein.

DATA TRANSMISSION AND LOGGING FOR SYSTEM-INTERNAL AND STATISTICAL PURPOSES

Your internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server when you access our Website. This data includes the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, accessed files, amount of data sent, browser type and version, operating system as well as your IP address. These data are stored separately from other data that you enter when using our services. Our Website consists of region-specific sub-sites and we direct you to the most appropriate regional portion of our Website based on your IP address. We do not maintain this data in a personally identifiable manner.  This data will be used for statistical purposes and deleted subsequently.

Data security

We have taken technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal information against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All of our employees and any third parties that are involved in data processing have been obligated to adhere to the German Federal Data Protection Law (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and to treat personal data as private and confidential. When personal data is collected via our web page, the transfer will be encrypted in order to prevent misuse of data by third parties.

Cookies

Depending on your browser settings, we use cookies and local storage to collect information on how you use our Website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you visit our Website. Cookies help us to determine how often our Website is used and by how many users. It also makes it as convenient and efficient as possible for you to use our Website. We use session cookies which are temporarily stored while you use one of our Websites as well as permanent cookies to store information about computers which repeatedly access our Website. This enables us to provide you with optimum user guidance and to "recognize" you when you return to our Website so that we can offer you maximum variety and new content. We use permanent cookies to store the consent which has been granted for the use of cookies. A permanent cookie only consists of an identification number. Name, IP address or other information regarding your identity are not stored and we do not set up any individual profiles regarding your pattern of use.

Local storage is a technology used to store your browser data on your computer. Just like cookies, local storage makes it possible to recognize your computer and optimize your use of our Website. We use the local storage on your browser to store products in the watch list and comparison list as well as favorites for your next visit and the data in the contact form so it is automatically filled out when it is needed again.

You may also use our services without cookies or local storage. You can stop these cookies from being stored, , limit them to certain Websites or set up your browser so that it informs you when a cookie is sent by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software.  You may also opt out of using cookies and/or otherwise delete cookies and/or local storage whenever you wish. Please note, however, that taking such actions means that you might have limited presentation of our Website, limited user guidance, and/or may not be able to use all of the features of this Website to their fullest extent.

Web analytics services

a) KickFire

This web page uses Kickfire, an IP address-based web analysis service provided by VisiStat, Inc. (www.kickfire.com) for Website optimization and analysis of our Internet content.  The Kickfire service collects, tracks and reports to us information that’s publicly available (such as the company/organization and/or ISP associated with a particular IP address), the IP address of the requesting computer, its internet browser and operating system, the date, time and duration of the visit under an IP address, path taken through this Website, clickstream information and the web pages visited.  Kickfire does not use information that is identified to a specific individual. Kickfire's Privacy Policy may be found at id.kickfire.com/privacy-policy.

b) Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer and enable an analysis to be made of the use of this Website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this Website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google uses this information to evaluate your use of this Website, to compile reports on web page activity for Website operators, and to provide other services related to internet use and use of the Website. In addition, Google may pass this information on to third parties if it is required by the law or if third parties process the data on Google's behalf. Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By using this Website, you agree to the processing of data collected about you by Google as described above and for the purposes set out above.

Please note that this Website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” and therefore IP addresses are only further processed in shortened form in order to rule out a direct personal reference. You can stop these cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this web page.

You can also prevent the data about your use of this Website (incl. your IP address) generated by cookies being recorded for Google and being further processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this Website: <ahref=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Disable Google Analytics </a>

You can find more detailed information on Google's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and at 
https://www.google.de/intl/us/policies/.

 

DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE

Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that you can set in certain web browsers. When you turn on DNT, the browser may send a signal or other message to web services requesting that they not track you. At this time, our information collection practices will continue to apply as described in this Privacy Policy, regardless of any DNT signals that are sent by certain browsers or selected by you. For more information about DNT, please visit AllAboutDNT.org.

CONTACT OPTIONS

You can use our contact form to send us messages and questions. Your data thus transmitted to us is exclusively used for the purpose and is not passed on to third parties.

RIGHT TO INFORMATION

You may obtain information about the data we store about you at any time. If necessary, please write to:
[obfemailstart]aW5mby51c0BlbnNpbmdlcnBsYXN0aWNzLmNvbQ==[obfemailend] or to our address given in the Terms of Use.

Right of revocation

Furthermore, you can always revoke your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data for the future. The stored personal data is deleted if you revoke your consent to its storage, if the personal data is no longer required to fulfil the purpose of the storage or if the storage is impermissible for any other statutory reason. Data required for billing and accounting purposes or that are subject to statutory obligation to storage are not affected.

Questions, suggestions, complaints

If you have further questions about our notices, data protection and how we use your personal data, you can also directly contact us at any time. We are happy to help you at any time, also if you have information requests, suggestions or complaints.