Last Updated: [2017-01-05]

LANXESS is aware that the security of your private information from the use of our website is an important concern. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Therefore we would like you to know what data we collect and maintain, and how we use, share and protect that information.
Please read this privacy statement carefully to understand what we do with the personal information that we collect as part of your interaction with the website, and please also read our General Conditions of Use [add direct link] carefully to understand the terms and conditions governing your use of the website.  Please note that this privacy statement may change from time to time.  Please check the privacy statement each time you visit this website for the most current version (as indicated above).

Collection of Non-Personal Data

When you use our website, we collect non-personal information and store such data on our servers for various statistical, analytical and security purposes. This data may include the date and time of your visits, the name of your internet service provider, the website that you used to link to our site, the websites that you visit from our site and your IP address. We reserve the right to use and disclose aggregated, non-personally identifying information collected through the site from time to time to better understand the behavior and preferences of users of the website, to troubleshoot technical problems, to enforce this privacy statement and to ensure proper functioning of and to help improve the website.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data

You can use our website without disclosing your personal data. You are not required to provide personal information as a condition of using our site, and we do not collect personal information as a result of your use of the site, except to the extent you choose to affirmatively provide such information to us, including via emails.

The database containing any personal data you elect to provide to us and its contents remain at our company and stay with data processors or servers acting on our behalf and responsible to us. Your personal data will not be passed on by us or by our agents for use by third parties in any form whatsoever, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so, except as expressly permitted in this privacy statement. In cases when personal data is provided to others  or for other purposes you have authorized, we rely on technical and organizational means to assure that applicable data security regulations are followed.

Purposes of Use

The data we collect will only be used for the purpose of supplying you with information, products or services you may request or for other purposes for which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law. In connection with such uses, we may provide such information about you to third party service providers who perform services for us or on our behalf (which may include, without limitation, gathering information, communicating with you, and/or other marketing services).
We reserve the right to disclose any content, records or electronic communication of any kind (including without limitation personal information or the content of any message received from you): (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request or (ii) to protect the rights, property or safety of anyone, including us or our users, sponsors, suppliers, providers, licensors or merchants, which may include the enforcement of the General Conditions of Use [add direct link], this privacy statement or any other policies or agreements.

Right of Access and Correction

We do not take affirmative steps to confirm the accuracy of the information you provide us.  You have the right to review and amend any personal data stored in our system if you believe it may be out of date or incorrect. Just send an e-mail to the address given in the imprint or contact the Data Security Officer at the address below.

Right of Cancellation

You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data in the future. Again, just send an e-mail to the address given in the imprint or contact the Data Security Officer at the address below.

Data Retention

We only retain personal data for as long as is necessary for us to render a service you have requested or to which you have given your consent, except where otherwise provided by law (e.g. in connection with pending litigation)..

Use of Cookies

In some websites, so-called “cookies” are used in order for us to improve the efficiency of your individual use of the website. Cookies are identifiers that our web-server could send to be stored on your computer (including tablets and smart phones). Cookies allow us to personalize and save preferences. Cookies can be used to collect anonymous data and serve the user with specifically targeted ads, and may be used to communicate with Twitter, Facebook or other third-party sites in connection with the “share” or “like” buttons for these sites.  We do not use cookies to read any data or files in your computer. Most browsers are set-up to accept these cookies automatically. In addition, you can deactivate the storing of cookies or adjust your browser to inform you before the cookie is stored on your computer. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Third Party Sites
This privacy statement concerns only our website, and does not concern any other website or Internet-based services, including websites to which this site may link.  We have no control over such third-party sites or their privacy policies or terms of use, and therefore we encourage you to review such privacy policies and terms of use prior to submitting any personal information to them.
Google Analytics and Google Remarketing

This website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing, web services provided by Google Inc. ( “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to enable the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by cookies on this website by you (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored at Google’s servers in the United States.
IP addresses will not be fully submitted, but will be shortened by the last numerical pad (the address of the end device). This makes the otherwise theoretically possible conclusion regarding the identity of single persons impossible.
Google will use this information in order to trace and examine your use of the website, compiling reports on the activities of the website for operators of the website and provide other services related to the activities of the website and use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address to any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your data from Google in the manner and purposes above.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided under this link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Security

LANXESS uses technical and organizational security precautions to protect your data from manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continuously revised based on new technological developments. However, you acknowledge and agree that despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and your information may still be accessed and used by others without authorization in the event of a security breach.

Children

In light of the importance of protecting children’s privacy, we do not collect, process or use on our website any information relating to an individual whom we know to be under 13 years old without the prior, verifiable consent of his or her legal representative. Such legal representative has the right, upon request, to view the information provided by the child and/or to require that it be deleted.

Contacts

Please contact the Data Security Officer of LANXESS AG with any problems, questions or suggestions that you may have regarding this privacy statement.

Data Security Officer, LANXESS AG:
Markus Lehner
Kennedyplatz 1
50569 Cologne, Germany
Phone :  +49 221 8885 7437
Fax :       +49 214 30 95937437
E-Mail : markus.lehner@lanxess.com