This data protection declaration clarifies the nature, the extent and the purpose of collection and use of data from visitors and users (hereafter referred to as “user“) of the website www.steyr-arms.com (hereafter “provider“) as the body responsible for data protection.
Collection of access data
The provider collects data of any sort of access to the online services (so called server logfiles). These access data include name of the retrieved website, file, date and time of retrieval, transferred amount of data, report of successful retrieval, type of browser and version, operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previous page you visited), IP address and the provider from which the request came.
The provider uses the protocol data without assignment to the user’s person or any other kind of profiling according to the legal regulations only for statistical analysis for the purpose of business operations, securing and optimizing the online services. Subsequently, the provider reserves the right to check protocol data if legitimate suspicion due to concrete evidence of unlawful use exists.
Collection and use of personalised data
Personalised data will only be collected and used, if this is lawful or if the users agree. As a rule, it is apparent for the user which data will be saved when using the service, for example name, e-mail address, and message when using the order form.
Personal data (like name, e-mail address, address, payment method) stated to order goods, will be used by the seller to perform and execute the contract. This data will be treated confidentially, transferred encoded, and, unless stated otherwise, not be given to third parties which are not involved in the process of ordering, delivering or payment.
When getting in contact with the provider (via contact form or e-mail) the user‘s data will be saved for the purpose of processing the request and in case any subsequent questions might occur.
The provider has taken organisational, contractual and technical safety measures to ensure upholding the regulations of the law of data protection and avoiding any accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.
Data forwarding to third parties
The user’s data will only be forwarded to third parties, if lawful or a user has agreed to this.
For example, this might be the case, when data forwarded serves the purpose of fulfilling contractual obligations towards the user and the postal address is passed on to a forwarding company subsequent to a shop order. Or if data is requested by a competent authority like prosecution authorities.
The user‘s personalised data will certainly not be sold to or forwarded to third parties for the purpose of advertising or profiling.
The provider uses “cookies“ within the limits of his online services. Cookies are small files, placed on the users‘ computers, that can save information for the provider. Temporary cookies will be deleted after closing the server, permanent cookies will remain for a given period of time and can provide the information saved when recalling an online offer.
Cookies, on the one hand, are used to facilitate using the service. Therefore, a cookie saves the status of a user‘s basket.
Distribution of information via newsletter
E-mails with advertising content about the provider and his services will only be sent if the user has given his explicit consent. Users can revoke the reception of newsletters at any time. A chance to cancel can be found among other possibilities in any e-mail.
Prior to the distribution of a newsletter, the e-mail owner gets an e-mail of confirmation in which he has to acknowledge the registration for a newsletter. Unconfirmed registrations will be deleted automatically within four weeks at the latest.
Messages in respect to the contractual relationship with the user are not regarded as advertising content. This includes the distribution of technical information, information about payment transaction, enquiries about orders and similar messages.
Users can request by e-mail a subsequent withdrawal from the notification list by writing to the contact given above.
The provider saves the time of log in and confirmation of the user‘s IP-address as part of the log in. The provider saves the time of log in and confirmation of the user‘s IP-address as part of the log in.
The provider uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google“) („Google“). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies“, text files saved on the user‘s computer in order to analyse the use of the website. The information about the use of the website, generated by cookies, is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there as a rule.
However, in case an IP-anonymisation is active on this website, the user‘s IP-address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the EU or other signatories of this agreement in the European economic area. The full IP-address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. IP-anonymisation is active on this website. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
Using Facebook Social Plug-ins
Our online presence uses social plug-ins (“plug-ins“) provided by the social network facebook.com, run by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook“). These plug-ins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Facebook social plug-in“.
If you visit a website of our online presence which contains such a plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Facebook. The content of this plug-in will be transferred directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. We have no influence over the nature and scope of data, generated by Facebook with the help of this plug-in and therefore, inform you according to our best knowledge:
Through the interaction of these plug-ins, Facebook learns, that you have visited the corresponding website of our online presence. If you are logged-in with Facebook, Facebook can assign your visit to your Facebook-account. If you interact with the plug-ins, for example, push the “like“ button or post a comment, the according information will be transferred from your browser directly to Facebook and saved there. Even if you are not a member of Facebook, chances are that Facebook collects data, in particular learns your IP-address and saves it. This might happen just by visiting this site.
Please learn more about the purpose and amount of data generation and the further processing and use of data through Facebook, as well as your rights in that respect and your configuration options in order to protect your privacy from the data protection notice of Facebook under http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect data about you and link them to you member dates saved about you with Facebook via our internet presence, you need to log out before visiting our website.
+1 button from Google+
This online service uses buttons provided by the social network Google+ (for example “+1”-button), run by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). If a user visits a website of this online presence, containing such a button, your browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Google. The content of this button will be transferred directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. The provider therefore has no influence over the scope of data, generated by Google through these buttons.
According to Google, no personal data is collected without a click on the button. Such data, including the IP address, is only collected and processed for logged-in members of Google+. ccording to Google, no personalised data will by generated without clicking a button. Such data, amongst others the IP-address, will only be collected and processed from logged in members of Google+. Please learn more about the purpose and amount of data generation and the further processing and use of data through Google, as well as your rights in that respect and your configuration options in order to protect your privacy from the data protection notice of Google with regard to the “+1“ button under: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html und der FAQ: http://bit.ly/r3Qmer. If a user of Google+ does not want Google to collect data about him/her and link them to his/her member data previously saved with Google via our internet presence, he or she needs to log out before visiting our website and delete all cookies belonging to Google within the browser.
Using Twitter buttons
This online service uses buttons provided by the Twitter. These buttons (for example “tweet“ or “follow“) are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
If a user visits a website of this online presence, containing such a button, the browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The content of this buttom will be transferred directly from Twitter to the respective browser and integrated into the website. The provider therefore has no influence over the scope of data, generated by Twitter through these buttons and informs the user according to his best knowledge. According to this, only the user‘s IP-address and URL of the respective website will be transferred, but not used for any other purpose than the display of the button. Please find further information in the data protection notice of Twitter under http://twitter.com/privacy.
Withdrawal, changes, corrections and updates
The user is entitled to demand disclosure free of charge regarding personalised data which the provider has collected about him. Contact data can be found within the provider‘s masthead.
In addition, the user is entitled to correction of incorrect data, blocking and extinction of his personalised data, unless there is a legal retention requirement.
Change of data protection notice
The provider preserves the right to change the data protection notice in order to apply to a change in the legal status or to a change of the service and the process of data.