Cookie policy

The protection of your privacy and the security of your personal data are very important to Knauf Insulation. We handle personal data in accordance with the applicable laws, regulations and rules.

Knauf Insulation may amend this privacy /cookie policy from time to time (date of last amendment: August 2013). You can always see the latest version by clicking on the hyperlink privacy/cookie policy on our website.

What do we use your data for?

If you send us an e-mail, we will use your personal data for the purpose of responding to your questions or comments. If you sign up to receive newsletters or to attend a particular event (e.g. a seminar), we will use your personal data to send you the newsletter(s) requested or to register you as a participant at the relevant event. In the context of our commercial relationship with you, we may also send you newsletters or invitations on our own initiative. In addition, we may process your personal data for the purpose of complying with a statutory requirement or, if applicable, in connection with the provision of our services. Lastly, if you make use of the facility to apply for a job or send your CV online via our website, your personal data will be processed in this regard.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on the user's computer when he/she visits a website. We use cookies that are necessary in order to communicate over the internet or in order to provide a requested service (functional cookies). 

If you select a language in which to view the website (for example Dutch or English) we place a cookie to display the site in the language chosen. This cookie is stored on your computer for 1 year, so that you not have to select the language again the next time you visit our website.

We also place functional cookies for the security of the website and the user. These are session cookies, which means that they are temporary and will be removed from your computer after you close the internet browser following your visit to the website.

In addition we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. In this regard, our website will be analysed in order to, for example, count the number of visitors to the site and see which pages are visited the most. This will enable us to improve our website and our services. Google Analytics uses cookies to carry out its analysis. These cookies are (currently) stored for a period ranging from duration of the session to 2 years. Data which are recorded are include your IP address, the number of pages visited, the time and duration of the visit, your location, the origin of the visit, the type of hardware and software used, interaction visitor and your search history. The data obtained will be transferred to Google and saved by Google on servers in the United States. To learn more about Google Analytics you could click on the following link: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

On the website it is also possible to share certain pages and articles through various social media and applications. This occurs by means of an AddThis tool which uses cookies for this purpose. Such cookies are (currently) stored for a maximum period of 2 years.

We do not have any control over the use of data by Google, AddThis and/or other external parties.

When you first visit our website, you will be requested to give permission for the placing of non-functional cookies (i.e. for the use of Google Analytics, AddThis (stored for a maximum period of 2 years), and the language selection facility (as this cookie is stored for 1 year). If you do not give permission you will still be able to visit our website, in which case functional cookies will be stored on your computer. If you select a language or decide to share articles/pages the relevant additional cookie(s) will also be placed. We will use a cookie to register whether or not you have given permission to place non-functional cookies. This cookie is stored for 1 year. We also store your IP address, as well as the date and time on which you gave such permission. You can remove or accept cookies and change your permission settings at any time. If you have refused to accept non-functional cookies and remove the cookie which registers this choice, you will be asked for your permission again when you visit our website.

Most internet browsers can be set or re-set to accept cookies, block cookies or notify you whenever you receive a cookie. To find out how you can change your browser settings and remove cookies, see the instructions for the relevant browser and/or use the "Help" function (this can usually be accessed from the browser's toolbar).

Below this privacy/cookie policy you will find an overview of the cookies placed on your computer and the consequences if they are removed or not accepted.

Your rights

You have the right to request to inform you of what personal data it holds relating to you, and/or to request that such data be corrected, supplemented, deleted or blocked. Please address any such requests via our contact page. You have the right, at any time, to object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes and/or the receipt of specific or all types of marketing information. To do so, you should direct your request via our contact form. We will then not, or no longer, send you any marketing information.

Security of your data

We want your personal data to remain as secure as possible and accordingly strive to provide secure data transmission between your computer and our servers. Knauf Insulation has taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect personal data against loss or against any form of unlawful processing.
 

Contact

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please contact us.