Data Protection Statement
We are pleased about your interest in our company and that you have taken the time to visit our website. When you make use of our website, we place utmost value in protecting your data and safeguarding your personal information. So, at this point we would like to take a moment to let you know what kind of personal information is collected when you visit our website and for what purposes it is used.
You can review, download and print this Data Protection Statement online at any time by visiting http://www.terex.com/en/privacy. Changes in the law or changes within our corporate policies may require that we adjust our Data Protection Statement accordingly. We ask, therefore, that you visit the page regularly to read the Data Protection Statement
This Data Protection Statement applies to the content of the website presented by Terex Corporation, 200 Nyala Farm Road, Westport, CT USA which can be called up at the websites listed under the domain names www.terex.com (hereinafter referred to as "our website").
2. What is personal data?
Personal data refers to such information that can be used to learn more about you as a person and your current circumstances (e.g. name, address, telephone number, date of birth or e-mail address). Information that does not allow us to establish a direct connection to you as a person (or only with a disproportionate amount of time and effort), e.g. anonymous information, is not considered personal information.
3. What kind of personal data do we collect and process?
You can make use of the majority of our website without having to provide any personal data.
If you take advantage of one of the contact forms we offer (which can be called up at any time at http://www.terex.com/en/about-terex/contactus-feedback/index.htm or using our Preference Center (http://info.terex.com/emailPreference/e/28742/380) to send us a request, we will ask for your name and your e-mail address. It is up to your own discretion whether you want to provide us with this information. However, without these details, we will not be able to fulfill your contact request or we will be unable to offer the requested services, or if it all then only to a limited extent. Any other information you wish to provide on the contact form is entirely up to you.
If you send us an e-mail, the personal data you provided us with in it will be used solely in our correspondence to you. You can rest assured that none of this information will be forwarded to a third party.
4. What do we use your data for?
We use your personal data solely so as to be able to provide you with an extensive range of services through our website, or - if you used our contact form or if you sent us an e-mail - to comply with your request to be contacted or to send you the information you requested.
We do not use your personal data for any other purposes. We do not transmit your personal information to third parties or use your data for advertising purposes.
We do not create any personal user profiles. We merely store data in anonymous form on our servers in connection with the information pulled up according to your request. This data allows us to provide a variety of services or it is used for evaluation purposes. In the process, general information is logged, such as at what time which content was retrieved from our pages or which pages are visited most frequently.
We make use of so-called "cookies" (small text files with configuration information) for this purpose. The cookies are used in particular in order for us to determine how often the site is used and the number of users who visit our website. This way we can learn which area of our website our users have visited and which other websites they have visited.
This usage data does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the particular user. None of the anonymously collected usage data is combined with your personal data described in item 3.) of this Data Protection Statement, and all of it is deleted immediately after the statistical evaluation is completed.
Most browsers are preset so that cookies are accepted automatically. However, you do have the option to deactivate cookies or to set your browser so that you are notified before cookies are stored. In some cases, users who do not accept cookies may not be able to access certain areas of our website.
This website uses Pardot and Oracle CRM On Demand Marketing applications. The applications may collect the following information as a result of visiting our Web site:
- Personal contact and company information,
- Communication preferences (such as email opt-in),
- Information about Web sites visits,
- Transactional information.
For further information please visit http://www.oracle.com/html/services-privacy-policy.html and http://www.pardot.com/company/legal/privacy-policy/.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that make it possible to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about how you use the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. Google uses this information to analyze in what manner you used the website, in order to prepare reports about website activities for website operators and to provide other services associated with website and Internet usage. In addition, Google may transfer this information to third parties if it is required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances does Google connect your IP address with any other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we do need to point out that if you choose to do this you may not be able to fully utilize some of the functions on this website. By using this website you consent to having Google process the data we collected about you in the manner and for the purposes described above. At any time, you have the option with effect for the future to retract your consent allowing Google Analytics to collect and use your IP address. For more information about this, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de . Please be aware that Google Analytics added the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to this website to guarantee that IP addresses are collected anonymously.
6. Safety measures in place to protect data stored on our website.
You can rest assured that any personal information you entrust us with via our website or in your e-mail correspondence with us is safe. We undertake all efforts to protect your privacy and to treat your personal information with utmost confidentiality.
We take extensive technical and operational safety precautions to prevent any loss or misuse of the data that we store. We review these precautions regularly and keep them up-to-date with advances in technology.
Please be aware that because of the structure of the Internet it is possible that data protection rules and the safety precautions described above may not be observed by other individuals or institutions outside of the sphere of our responsibility. Please note especially that any data provided in unencrypted form - even if such is sent by e-mail - may be read by third parties. We have no technical influence over this. It is the user's responsibility to assure that the data he provides is protected against misuse either by encryption or in another form.
7. Hyperlinks to third-party websites
We have added so-called hyperlinks on our web pages that link to websites of other service providers. If you activate these hyperlinks, you will be directed from our website to the website of the other service provider. You will recognize this by the change in the URL address.
We cannot be held responsible for assuring that your data is treated with same amount of confidentiality on the websites of these third parties, because it is beyond our sphere of influence whether or not these companies adhere to data protection regulations. This applies in particular to facebook.com. Please go to these websites directly for information on how these companies deal with your personal information.
8. Disclosure about the personal data we store/deletion
We only store the personal details that you provided us with that allow us to contact you for the length of time permitted by law.
Upon request, we would be happy to disclose to you which of your personal details we have on file. If, despite our attempts to store correct and up-to-date information, the data we have on file is incorrect, we will take steps to correct it immediately. Should you request that we delete the data we have stored, once we receive your request we will delete this data immediately as well. If it is not possible to delete this information for legal reasons, we will block the data instead. However, please keep in mind that if your data is deleted we will be unable to continue offering the services described herein. In any of these cases, please contact:
200 Nyala Farm Road
Westport, CT 06880 USA
T: +1 203 222 7170
F: +1 203 222 7976
9. Data Protection Officer
If you have any other questions or suggestions pertaining to data protection practiced at our company or with regard to the notes on data protection described herein, please contact our Data Protection Officer directly:
Dr. Karsten Kinast LL.M.
Attorney at Law
Kinast & Partner Attorneys at Law
Venloer Strasse 24
50672 Cologne, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 221 / 222183-0
Fax: +49 (0) 221 / 222183-10