GENERAL TERMS OF USE OF OUR WEBSITE

The currently valid version of the following General Terms of use, which can be accessed on www.seepex.com, applies for the use of the www.seepex.com website, including all sub-domains.

 

1.0 CONTENT ON WWW.SEEPEX.COM AND LIABILITY

1.1 No content on www.seepex.com is tantamount to an offer for the conclusion of a contract. Rather, where applicable, the content only represents invitations to customers to submit contract offers to SEEPEX. SEEPEX is not obliged to accept such contract offers.

1.2 SEEPEX reserves the right to modify or discontinue www.seepex.com and its content and functions at any time and without prior announcement.

1.3 Customers are exclusively responsible for their use of www.seepex.com. SEEPEX takes appropriate measures to prevent the spread of viruses via www.seepex.com. However, SEEPEX shall only be liable in accordance with No. 6 of the General Terms and Conditions of Sales and Delivery.

1.4 SEEPEX has no influence on the content of third party websites linked on www.seepex.com or other sub-domains (external links). SEEPEX does not appropriate the content of such sites. Therefore, SEEPEX does not accept liability for the content of such sites. SEEPEX is unable to check the content accessible via external links on an ongoing basis.

 

2.0 DATA PROTECTION

SEEPEX would like to thank you for your interest in the company and its products, and inform you below on potential collection of personal or anonymised information when you visit seepex.com.

In this context, we wish in particular to refer to the special Terms of Use for our SELECT ONLINE services (see below under No. 4).

2.1 The general information service provided by the SEEPEX GmbH website can generally be used anonymously without requiring individual registration. SEEPEX GmbH reserves the right to store the following anonymous data regularly and evaluate website visits via its own servers in the European Union or other service providers: IP address of the Internet Service Provider of the visitor, content/files accessed and the date of the visit and general browser information. This data is collected anonymously for statistical evaluation.

2.2 When you visit seepex.com, temporary or longer-term cookies are installed. These cookies fundamentally serve to improve and facilitate website use. Please note that you can reject cookies or be prompted to accept them using functions offered by your Internet browser. However, if you reject cookies, the content displayed may be restricted.

2.3 Personal data is collected and saved on these pages - above and beyond sending the IP address, browser type, operating system used, data quantity and access status in particular - when contact forms are used or personal contact details are requested in other ways. Requests for personalised data are clear and obvious, and this information is provided voluntarily by the user. The information provided there makes the intended use clear. The collected data is not used and/or passed on to third parties except to send requested information or offers, or to update customer data/data of parties interested in our products and services. SEEPEX shall ensure that personal data is protected as well as possible against access by unauthorised parties, and that personal data on website visits is either deleted after the end of the visit or stored per the legal regulations.

Please contact us if you have further questions or comments on data privacy during and after the use of the website at seepex.com.

2.4 Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, text files which are saved on your computer and allow us to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on your usage of this website is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is abbreviated beforehand by Google in European Union member states or in other countries which are party to the European Economic Area Agreement. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and provide further services to the website operator associated with the website use and Internet use. Google does not combine the IP address sent by your browser for Google Analytics with other data. You can prevent cookies being saved by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, we wish to point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use all functions on this website in full.

You can reject the evaluation and further use of your use data for this website:

In addition to this, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie related to your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) being recorded by Google and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here Link.

You can also prevent Google Analytics tracking your visit by clicking the following link. That sets an opt-out cookie, which prevents collection of your data on future visits to this website: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Finally, we refer to other data privacy-relevant information on Google:
http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html.

 

3.0 Copyright

3.1 The websites at www.seepex.com as well as their individual content, in particular design elements, texts and images are protected by copyright. Customers are entitled to use the websites at www.seepex.com to obtain information on SEEPEX products as part of their business activities, and to submit an offer to enter into a contract where applicable, in particular via on-screen display, download or printout.


3.2 Any use of the websites beyond this, in particular embedding the websites or individual contents in the customers' own websites, is prohibited. Existing copyright information must not be changed or removed.

3.3 Use of SEEPEX's trademarks commercial or company names and domain names is prohibited unless SEEPEX has previously given its express written consent.

 

4.0 Particular Terms of Use for Select-Online

4.1 By requesting registration or logging in to Select-Online, you recognise the validity of the current version of the special Terms of Use for the Select-Online product selection and ordering system.


4.2 Select-Online and all products and services offered there are intended exclusively for businesses to be used for their commercial purposes.


4.3 Select-Online cannot be used without prior registration. Users can register online or offline. SEEPEX is entitled to reject registrations for good cause, and to restrict them or delete them at any time, provided SEEPEX is not liable for the grounds.


4.4 The customer undertakes to provide all information in the registration form fully and accurately, and to update the information when required.


4.5 After registration, SEEPEX sends the customer an user ID and a personal password. The customer undertakes to store this password carefully and protect it against access by third parties, treat it as confidential and not to make it accessible to third parties. Moreover, the customer undertakes to inform SEEPEX immediately if third parties discover their password, e.g. via espionage, as soon as the customer learns of this discovery. Select-Online can only be used after entry of the user ID and password. If the customer enters their personal password incorrectly three times, their access to Select-Online is blocked automatically. The customer can contact sos@seepex.com to have it enabled again. Under certain circumstances, the customer will be assigned a new password.


4.6 The customer is liable to SEEPEX for all damage due to culpable violation of the customer's duties stipulated in Nos. 4.4 and 4.5, and releases seepex from all thirdparty claims.


4.7 The customer is obliged only to use the content of Select-Online for its own purposes and not to make it available to third parties, in particular competitors of SEEPEX.


Unless agreed otherwise in these Terms of Use for www.seepex.com and Select-Online the General Terms and Conditions of Sale and Delivery of SEEPEX (status: 09.15) apply for all supplies and services with regard to our products.

©SEEPEX GmbH 2015