COMPRESSOR PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY STATEMENT
The protection of personal data is highly important to Compressor Products International and contact details of the company acting as the controller regarding the processing of personal data] (“CPI”]. This Privacy Statement serves to inform visitors to the website of CPI (“User(s)”) about the processing of personal data (hereinafter also “Data”) that takes place on the websites of CPI subject to the applicable data protection laws, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – “GDPR”).
1. Controller of data processing
CPI is the controller of the lawful processing of Users’ personal data. Its representative in the European Union is Compressor Products International LLC in the UK.
2. Data processed and purposes of processing
2.1 Usage data
When the websites of CPI are accessed, the servers of CPI automatically store certain data of the accessing system. This includes the type of browser used, the browser version, the operating system used, the website from which the website of CPI is accessed, the controlled subpages of the website of CPI, the date and time of access, the internet protocol address (IP address), the internet service provider and data comparable with such data.
CPI uses this data to make the websites available, to detect and remove possibly occurring technical problems and to prevent and, if need be, prosecute any abuse of the services of CPI. CPI also uses this data in anonymised form, i.e. without being able to identify the user, for statistical purposes and in order to improve the websites. The legal basis for processing personal usage data is Article 6(1), first subparagraph, point (f) GDPR.
Users may deactivate or restrict the transfer of cookies by changing the settings on the internet browser. Cookies already stored may be erased at any time. This may also be done by automatic means. Should cookies for the websites of CPI be deactivated, it may be the case that not all functions of the websites can be fully used.
2.3 Google Analytics
The websites of CPI use Google Analytics with the additional component “anonymize IP”. This means that the IP address of the User collected by the Google Analytics cookie will be shortened by Google beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
Google uses the information generated by the Google Analytics cookie on behalf of CPI in order to evaluate the use of the website, prepare reports on the website activities and to provide CPI with additional services associated with the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by the browser of the accessing system as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. More detailed information on the conditions of use and data protection is available ator at . The legal basis for processing personal data by using cookies is Article 6(1), first subparagraph, point (f) GDPR.
The User can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to the use of the website or from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. CPI does however point out that in this case it may be that not all functions of the website can be fully used. The User may also prevent data being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. In this case an opt-out cookie is set that prevents User data being collected upon future visits to the websites of CPI: Google Analytics deaktivieren. Users may also deactivate or restrict the transfer of cookies by changing the settings on the browser. Cookies already stored may be erased at any time. This may also be done by automatic means. Should cookies for the websites of CPI be deactivated, it may be the case that not all functions of the website can be fully used. Should Users only wish to accept cookies from CPI but not cookies from the service providers and partners of CPI, they may select the “block cookies from third party providers” (or similar) settings on their browsers.
2.4 Further web analysis tools
The following plug-ins are available on this website: Facebook, LinkedIn, Vimeo, YouTube, Twitter, Google+. If you click on a plug-in, you will be directed to CPI’s company page on the applicable social media site. For example, if you click on the Facebook plug-in, you will be directed to CPI’s Facebook page. Please understand that CPI does not control, and this policy does not apply to, these third party sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies on any external site you visit.
2.5 Data transferred in the course of making contact
CPI´s websites provide Users with the option to make contact with CPI. The personal data transferred to CPI in this connection are exclusively used in order to handle the respective enquiries. The legal basis for processing the data outlined above, depending on the content of the respective contact-making, is Article 6(1) subparagraph 1 point (b) respectively (f) GDPR.
CPI’s websites provide Users with the option to subscribe to a newsletter and to consent to the processing of personal data necessary for this. In order to register for the newsletter the User must provide his e-mail address. Additional information can be provided on a voluntary basis. These data are exclusively used in order to send the newsletter and are not transferred to third parties. The date and time of registration and the e-mail verification are also collected at registration. These data are exclusively processed for the purpose of identifying the possible abuse of an e-mail address. The legal basis for processing the data outlined above is Article 6(1) subparagraph 1 point (a) GDPR. The User has the right to withdraw his consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent prior to his withdrawal.
3. Transfer of data to externals
CPI receives assistance from outside service providers for certain technical data analysis, processing or storage processes (e.g. to obtain aggregated, non-personal statistics from databases or for the storage of backup copies). These service providers are carefully selected and meet high data protection and data security standards. They are obligated to maintain strict confidentiality and process personal data only when commissioned to do so by CPI and according to CPI’s instructions. The legal basis for the involvement of such service providers is Article 28 GDPR.
Except in the cases set out in this Privacy Statement, CPI only transfers data to third parties without the User’s explicit consent if so obliged by law or by administrative or judicial directive.
4. Place of data processing
The CPI website is hosted by EPIC of Wisconsin, Inc., 300 S. 6th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095 U.S.A. EPIC maintains the Data collected through CPI’s website (including Cookies) on its servers located in the United States. Access to the Data is limited to employees of CPI and EPIC. Pursuant to Article 46 GDPR, CPI and EPIC have entered into standard data protection clauses to provide appropriate safeguards regarding the transfer of Data outside the EU.
5. Storage period
Usage data will be stored for a period of 26 months. The data outlined above will otherwise be erased once it is no longer required for the described purposes, provided statutory provisions do not stipulate a longer retention period.
6. Rights of the Users
Users requesting detailed information on the processing of personal data concerning them may contact CPI at any time. They may also ask to receive in structured, commonly used and machine-readable format the data which they have provided to CPI or for such data to be transferred to a third party. Should the Users establish that the data stored about them is incorrect or incomplete, they may at any time require the immediate rectification or completion of such data. Subject to the preconditions set out in Articles 17 and 18 GDPR, the User may also require the erasure or restriction of processing of personal data. Users also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority for CPI.
7. Contact information
The User may contact CPI at any time regarding questions concerning CPI’s processing of personal data and the exercise of rights to which the User is entitled against such processing. To do so it is sufficient to contact us at.