Persons who access information on the website of Landis+Gyr AG and/or its subsidiaries and/or branches (“Landis+Gyr website”) agree, without qualification or limitation, to the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the following terms and conditions, please note that you are not allowed to use Landis+Gyr website.
In general, you can visit Landis+Gyr on the Internet without telling us who you are and without giving any personal information about yourself. When you elect to supply your personal information, subject to any applicable local laws Landis+Gyr may collect this personal information provided by you — name, address, etc. — and store those details in a database. The collected information may be used to generate follow-up messages and responses that are tailored to your request. Landis+Gyr does not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone.
When you visit the Landis+Gyr website, your web browser software may automatically provide us with information such as the web browser name and version, your computer type and operating system, and the previous web site you visited if you clicked to our site from another. We also automatically determine your Internet IP address or your Internet service provider's IP address. Any of this information may be recorded in our web server logs or securely collected on our behalf via third-party services. This information will only be used internally in anonymous, aggregate reporting.
Certain parts of our website may use session specific cookies and/or web bugs to obtain data regarding your use of Landis+Gyr website including IP address and session number. A cookie is a small amount of data sent to your web browser and saved on your computer. A web bug is a graphic on a viewed web page that transmits information to a web server. On subsequent visits to our site, your browser will automatically retransmit the cookie and/or web bug data to our site. We may use the obtained information to customize the content shown to you, to provide conveniences to your browsing experience (e.g., remembering passwords), or to track aggregate traffic trends on our site. You are not required to accept and store cookies to browse the Landis+Gyr website.
Please be aware that the Internet is generally not regarded as a secure environment and that data sent via the Internet can be accessed by unauthorized third parties, potentially leading to disclosures, changes in content or technical failures. Data sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders even though sender and receiver are located in the same country. Therefore, your data may be forwarded to a country with a lower data protection level than exists in your country of residence. Landis+Gyr accepts no responsibility or liability for the security of your data while in transit via the Internet to us. In order to protect the privacy we would like to remind you that you may choose another means of communication with us, where you deem it appropriate.
Within Landis+Gyr your personal data will be transmitted and stored in a protected environment. Landis+Gyr will not keep your personal data longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. We undertake to take all reasonable steps in order not to allow your personal data to be seen by any third parties or other than those, which have been engaged by Landis+Gyr to provide services to us. We will only disclose your data to other third parties, if complied to do so for legal or regulatory purposes. We may store data in locations other than your country of residence. In such cases Landis+Gyr will endeavor to ensure that there are adequate levels of protection for your data taking into account applicable legal and regulatory requirements.
Our website contains links to other sites. Landis+Gyr does not share your personal information with these sites, nor do we have any control over the privacy policies of those sites. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of the companies responsible for those sites.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|wordpress_test_cookie,wordpress_logged_in_[HASH]||WordPress Login Info||Cookies enabled or not; Logged in or not||http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies|
|countryid||Country ID||Stores the user's selected country|
|regionid||Region ID||Stores the user's selected region|
|_icl_current_language||Language Preference||Stores the user's selected language||http://wpml.org/documentation/|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||Google Analytics||Used to track site activity using anonymous visitor behavior||http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html|
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.