The safety and security of your personal data (hereinafter "Data") are of great importance to FANUC SWITZERLAND GmbH 2504 Biel/Bienne SWITZERLAND (hereinafter "FANUC") and we comply with all applicable data protection laws while collecting, processing and using (hereinafter combined: "processing") your Data.
1. Personal Data/Data
Personal Data means any and all information relating to an identified person, or to a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to his or her physical, physiological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity, such as your name, your address, your phone number or your e-mail address.
2. Processing of Data
We process your Data only to the extent necessary and provided that this is legally permissible, e.g. if this is necessary for contractual purposes or in order to allow you to use our Site, or provided that you have given your express consent. This applies also to any exchange of Data within our company group.
In particular, we process your Data for the following purposes:
2.1 Registration Form
You may register your product in order to access a variety of additional services, such as a more efficient support, or product support alerts, etc. by using the Registration Form provided on our Site. You are asked to provide some personal as well as the relevant product information.
We will use any Data collected through the Registration Form only for providing these additional services.
2.2 Contact Form
You may send us questions by use of the Contact Form provided on our Site. In order to respond to your question, we need certain contact Data, such as your telephone number or your email address. . All other Data fields are marked "voluntary" and you may submit your question without filling in these additionally requested information.
Any support requests submitted by you will be received by our European Headquarters and will from there be transferred to the responsible department of the FANUC group on a strict need-to-know basis.
We will use any Data collected through the Contact Form only for dealing with your question.
2.3 Get Your Automation started
Similarly, you may gain intensive support for your applications by posing questions through the "Get Your Automation Started"-Form. You will again be asked to provide certain personal information, such as your telephone number and submit your question by clicking on the button "Call me back". We will then call you back for the purpose of solving your problem.
Information that are not strictly necessary are marked "voluntary" and you may pose your question without providing us with that respective information. If you provide us with such additional information we will only use them for dealing with your question.
2.4 Feedback Form
You may provide us with feedback on our products and services by using the Feedback Form provided on our Site. In order to process your feedback, we need certain data, such as: "Company Name, Customer Contact, E-mail and "You received this questionnaire from"". All other Data fields in the Feedback Form are marked "voluntary" and you may provide us with customer feedback without filling in the requested information.
We will use any Data collected through the Feedback Form only for dealing with your feedback.
2.5 Marketing Purposes.
With your express consent ("Opt-In" by ticking a respective box) or as otherwise permitted by applicable law, we may use your Data for purposes relating to the marketing of our products and services, or those of our business partners ("Marketing Purposes"). This includes to: (1) send you newsletters, press releases, event announcements and other similar communications regarding the products or services that we offer; (2) market or promote our products or services to you; (3) solicit input from you regarding improvement of our products or services; (4) inform you of third-party offerings that we think you or your company may be interested in and which relate to our products or services; (6) other purposes that we disclose to you at the time we obtain your consent.
You may revoke your consent for future use of your Data for Marketing Purposes at any time. In this case, please contact our data protection officer under the contact details provided in Section 6 below.
2.6 FANUC eStore
Our FANUC eStore allows you to access a huge selection of original equipment parts straight from the manufacturer on a 24/7 basis. The use of the FANUC eStore is subject to registration and special Privacy regulations apply to data processing in connection with your use of the FANUC eStore. Please refer to the respective FANUC eStore Privacy regulations available at: https://estore.fanuc.eu/ for further information.
2.7 FANUC Academy
Our FANUC Academy offers a wide variety of training programs to meet your specific needs. Your use of our FANUC Academy is subject to special Privacy regulations. Please refer to the respective Data Privacy provisions available at Academy section for further information of our data processing activities in connection with the FANUC Academy.
2.8 Online Applications
You may submit your application online by using our Online Application Form. Any incoming applications will be received by our European headquarter office and will from there be transferred to the responsible department of the FANUC group on a strict need-to-know basis.
Any Data received by way of online applications will only be used for the purpose of handling your application.
3. Cookies and Social Plugins
In particular, we use the following cookies on our Site:
3.1 Google Analytics
IP-anonymization is activated on this Site. This means that your IP address will be shortened within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.
Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of this Site, compiling reports on website activity and providing us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.
We may use such information collected by AddThis, Inc. for analytical purposes. In addition, AddThis, Inc. processes the data for own advertising purposes.
By use of an AddThis Button you agree to data processing by AddThis, Inc. You can always object to data collection for online behavioral advertising by AddThis, Inc. by opting out of such
processing on their website. Further information as to the processing of data by AddThis, Inc. as well as the respective data protection regulations of AddThis, Inc. may be found at: http://www.addthis.com/privacy.
3.3 Use of Social Plugins
We use social plugins of several social network providers, such as Twitter, Facebook, or Google +, on our Site. If you click on the button corresponding to such a plugin, it activates and your browser connects to the respective social network provider's server. The functions of the plugin will not be activated by merely visiting our Site but only by clicking on the respective button.
If you visit our Site and click on such a button while you are logged into your account with the respective social network provider, information indicating that you have visited our Site will be for-warded to that social network provider. The social network provider can then store and connect this information with your profile. In order to avoid this, you must log out of your account before you click on the respective button.
To find out about the purposes and scope of the data collection and the use of the data by the social network provider, as well as your related rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of the respective social network provider.
4. Data Retention
Your Data are only retained as long as this is necessary for the respective purpose they have been collected for. If Data are no longer required, we will delete them, unless legal retention periods apply. In this case, the Data will be blocked for other than legal retention purposes and will be deleted upon the end of the applicable retention period.
5. Right to request Information, Correction or Deletion
You may request information as to the Data stored about you and have incorrect data corrected. You may also request deletion of Data that are no longer necessary for their specific purpose, or are otherwise processed in violation of applicable data protection law. Please direct any such queries to our data protection officer under the contact details provided in the following Section.
6. Data Protection Coordinator
Fanuc Europe Corporation Société Anonyme
7, rue Benedikt Zender
6468 Echternach, Luxembourg
Latest update: August 2015