Cookies are small files that are stored into your computer when you visit certain websites. As you visit certain websites, your computer will read these cookie files and will re-store them.
The storage time of Cookies can be decided by the server, which will automatically delete stored cookies or keep them for a certain time period when you close the browser. You can change your browser settings to allow you to approve or deny cookie storage requests or delete stored cookies by yourself when you close the browser. Notwithstanding the aforementioned, when you deny cookie storage requests, it may cause you to use some of the features on our site that are not displaying correctly.
We may use Cookie to collect for the purposes as shown below:
We categorize cookies as follows:
Are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, some services cannot be provided – for example, remembering previous actions when navigating back to a page in the same session.
Gather information about how a website is used – for example, which pages a visitor opens most often, and whether the user receives error messages from some pages. These cookies do not save information that would allow the user to be identified. The collected information is aggregated, and therefore anonymous. These cookies are used exclusively to improve the performance of the website, and with it the user experience.
Enable a website to save information which has already been entered (such as user names, languages choices, and your location), so that it can offer you improved and more personalized functions. For example, a website can offer your local, price-relevant tax information if it uses a cookie to remember the region in which you are currently located. Functional cookies are also used to enable features you request such as playing videos. These cookies collect anonymous information and cannot track your movements on other websites.
Are used to deliver adverts and other communications more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. They remember whether you have visited a website or not, and this information can be shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Cookies for improving group targeting and advertising will often be linked to site functionality provided by other organizations.
SPI understands that its use of your information requires your trust. SPI is committed to the highest standards of data privacy and will only use your information for clearly described purposes and in accordance with your data protection rights.
The following types of personal information about you may be collected:
Relating to purchases and services, including complaints, claims and technical support.
SPI automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". However, we will not store these data.
SPI uses Google Analytics to tailor the content of our website as precisely as possible to your interests and in this way improve our offer for you. In order to identify usage preferences and particularly popular areas of the websites.
When using this analysis tool, data may be transferred to servers located in the USA and processed there. Please note the following: In the USA, the European Union considers that there is no "adequate level of protection" for the processing of personal data in accordance with EU standards. However, this level of protection can be replaced for individual companies by certification according to the so-called "EU-U.S. Privacy Shield".
If you do not want us to collect and analyze information about your visit to our website using the analysis tool mentioned above, you can object to this at any time with effect for the future ("opt-out").
Below you will find information on the providers of the analysis tool we use and the respective opt-out option: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
SPI uses AddThis (www.addthis.com) to provide social sharing functionality on its web pages. Add This collects non-personally identifiable information from many of the websites in which AddThis is enabled, and uses that information to deliver targeted advertising on those websites as well as other websites you may visit. If you prefer that AddThis do not collect non-personally identifiable information about your website visits for the purpose of delivering targeted advertising, you may opt out by clicking on the “opt-out” button on the AddThis optout webpage.
When you opt out of AddThis, AddThis will place an opt-out cookie on your computer. The opt-out cookie tells AddThis not to use your information for delivering relevant online advertisements. Please note that if you delete, block, or otherwise restrict cookies, or if you use a different computer or Internet browser, you will need to renew your opt-out choice.
These are the main ways we collect your information:
If you are under 16 please do not provide us with any of your information unless you have the permission of your parent or guardian.
The information we collect from you is only used for providing you services upon your request. Such services includes, without limitation, providing newsletters, promotion activities, events, product information, technical support on using our products, repair and replacement services, and/or to provide back office management services, including without limitation, on-site monitoring, maintenance and control services to our products.
We will ask for your consent to process your personal data before you subscribe to our services.
SPI retains your information only as long as is necessary and only for the purpose for which we obtained them. We restrict access to your information to only those persons who need to use it for the relevant purpose. Our retention period is one month and then we will destroy your personal information.
We do not share your personal information with any third parties that is outside SPI unless one of the following circumstances applies:
Should you meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may change your marketing privacy preferences, or withdraw your consent in relation to how SPI uses your personal information by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.