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Information on data protection

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files stored on your computer making it possible to analyse the way you use the website. As a rule, the information about your use of this website generated by means of cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google in countries in the European Union and other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the website owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, create reports about website activities and provide further services related to web site and internet use to the website owner. The IP address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly; however, we point out that if you do so, you might not be able to use all functions of this website. Besides, you can prevent the transmission of data about your use of the website generated by cookies (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plugin available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Automatically collected, non-personal data; generation of cookies; auxiliary programs, active contents

If you access our websites, information is automatically collected (i.e. not through registration), which cannot be allocated to any person in particular (e.g. via an internet browser or an operating system; domain names of websites with access being made via a web link; number of visits; average browsing time; pages accessed).ifm uses this information for the purpose of continuously improving and updating our websites and making them more attractive.

When you visit our websites, information in the form of a so-called "cookie" is stored on your computer so as to allow us to automatically recognise your computer during the next visit to our home page. Amongst other things, cookies allow us to adapt a website to your wishes or to store your password to avoid the necessity of re-entering it during future visits. Accepting the cookies is necessary to ensure reliable functioning of the homepage. Java-Applets, ActiveX-Controls and JavaScript are used to provide these websites.

As a rule, using this website does not require the provision of personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, bank details etc.).

If personal data is collected on this website, this data is provided voluntarily by the user.

Personal data required for entering into a contractual relationship, drafting or changing a contract is solely used for the implementation of the contract (e.g. transfer of the data to a service provider in order to organise the delivery of goods).

Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, no personal data will be passed on to third parties not concerned with the implementation of the contract. Upon expiration of the periods prescribed by commercial law and tax regulations the personal data is deleted, if you have not explicitly consented to further use.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data with effect for the future at all times.

According to current legislation you have the right to information about the data stored about you free of charge and the right to amend, block or delete this data.

In case of questions or comments please contact the data protection officer.

ifm electronic gmbh
Friedrichstraße 1
45128 Essen


We reserve the right to adapt the privacy notice to applicable requirements at all times. The current version of the privacy notice can be accessed on our website at all times.

As of: 15 May 2015