Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the website prs-refrigeration.com, as it is operated by PRS Passive Refrigeration Solutions SA ("PRS"). This declaration concerning the data protection only applies to this website and its sub-pages.


1. Collection and Use of Data

On our website we collect personal data only if this is required for the purpose defined by you and/or if you provide us with such data on consent. Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

1.1 Usage Data

When visiting our website we collect usage data (for example, which browser is used, access times, visited product site etc.), which we are evaluating for statistical purposes, for optimizing our offer and for guaranteeing system security.

1.2 Website

If you visit our website we will collect personal data, in particular, for the purpose of contacting you at your request, processing online applications, mobile customer service requests or sending you the Newsletter. The data will only be used for the purposes disclosed. 


2. Use, Storage and Deletion of Cookies

Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your end device. The purpose of these cookies is to control the Internet connection during your visit to our websites. We store the data collected by cookies separately from other files. We process such data exclusively for statistical purposes, for guaranteeing system security and for technical improvement. At the same time, these cookies enable us to optimize our offer in accordance with your needs. We will exclusively use session cookies. They remain on your terminal device only until you close your web browser. Thereafter, they will be deleted automatically. By changing the settings for your web browser, you may prevent the cookies from being saved on your end device.


3. Data Security

We protect your personal data against any risks connected with data processing, in particular, against unauthorized access, use or publication. For this purpose, we implement appropriate technical and organizational measures incorporating the latest technical advances. The data collected and obtained from you in a standard form on HTML-pages will be transferred in encrypted form (SSL – Secure Socket Layer) from your terminal device to our server.


4. Data Protection Rights

4.1 Right to withdraw

You are entitled to withdraw your consent given with regard to the processing of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. A withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing of data on the basis of your consent until withdrawal of such consent.

4.2 Right of access

You are entitled to obtain information free of charge about the personal data stored. On your request, such information may also be provided by electronic means.

4.3 Rectification, Erasure and Restriction of Data

You are entitled to request the rectification, erasure and restriction of your personal data. However, after erasure or blocking of your personal data, you can no longer use relevant services. Your right to erasure may be excluded by statutory retention requirements.

4.4 Data Portability

You have the right that we provide you with data, which we are processing by automatic means and to the use of which you have given your consent, in machine-readable form or transfer such data to other controllers.


5. Disclosure of Data

Your personal data will not be disclosed unless PRS is legally obliged to such disclosure (e.g. request of an investigating authority) or authorized (e.g. within the scope of contract data processing). A transfer to third countries will only take place insofar as we expressly refer to such transfer and disclosure in this Privacy Policy. Upon disclosure and transfer of data, we will make sure that third parties comply with and observe a reasonable level of protection for personal data.


6. Erasure and Restriction of Data

Your data will be erased to the extent that the processing of your request has been terminated, you have withdrawn your consent to the processing or if the storage of your data is or becomes inadmissible for other legal reasons. Upon erasure or restriction of data, relevant services can no longer be used. If statutory retention requirements apply to your data, the data will instead be barred from any other use.


7. Tracking

7.1 Google Analytics

On the websites, data will be processed for marketing and optimization purposes by the Google Analytics service, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google").

Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files, which are stored on your computer and make an analysis of your use of the websites possible. The information on how you use the websites gathered by the cookies, as a rule, will be transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. You may prevent that by installing your browser in such a manner that no cookies are stored.

By activating IP anonymization on the websites, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

By order of the website operator, Google will use the processed information to evaluate the use of the website in order to compile reports concerning the website activities and to render further services associated with website use and Internet use vis-à-vis the website operator. The anonymized IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like you to note that in this case you could be prevented from fully using all functions of this website. You can further prevent collection of the data generated by the cookies and referring to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

8. PRS Newsletter

8.1. Registration for the PRS Newsletter

If you have signed up to the PRS Newsletter, PRS shall use your data provided upon registration for the purpose of sending the newsletter from PRS. Your data will not be disclosed to any third parties.

8.2. Consent of the User to the Collection and Processing of Data

If you have ordered a Newsletter with PRS the wording of your declaration of consent reads as follows:

"Yes, I would like to receive the PRS Passive refrigeration Solutions SA newsletter by e-mail. If I do not want to receive any more information, I can simply revoke this consent at any time“

We only use your data for the purpose of sending this newsletter.

8.3. Cancellation of PRS Newsletter

Users, who do no longer wish to be provided with our Newsletter or our advertising E-mails, click on the link "unsubscribe here", which is included in all e-mails sent by PRS.