Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) provides information regarding the management and protection by SICK➆ of personal data processed from website visits, purchases, calls and surveys.

It also explains the process to exercise individual privacy rights regarding one’s personal data held by SICK➆.

1. Collection of data
SICK➆ collects personal data through website visits and purchases.
To do so, SICK➆ uses cookies, which are small text files, stored on your computer during the site visit.

You can disable cookies through your browser. To know more about cookies please refer to Section III below.

When making your first purchase, you proceed to open an account and provide us with the information required in order to place your order and have it delivered. In doing so, you provide the personal data necessary to contact you and deliver your purchase, such as your full name, email address, shipping address, as well as certain financial information (such as your credit card number). In doing so, you allow SICK➆ to store some of this information in the SICK➆ customer database. Your credit card information is not stored by SICK➆ and is sent to a secure third party payment processor.

SICK➆ may also collect non-personal information about you even if you do not purchase any products on the sick7.com website.

2. What use is made of the information you provide on Sick7.com?
SICK➆ may share certain financial and other information that you submit with third parties who provide services to the website. Said third parties proceed to credit reporting, payment or order fulfillment services, such as verifying your information, authenticating payments and processing orders. In order to combat fraudulent online payments, SICK➆ , may also share your financial information with a third-party service provider using an online fraud detection tool in order to verify your payment.

SICK➆ may also disclose the information you provide on the Sick7.com website to other corporate affiliates in the SICK➆ group, so that they may contact you namely regarding products and services of such corporate affiliates that may be of interest to you.

SICK➆ may disclose your information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with applicable laws, a subpoena or other legal process. For example, SICK➆ may disclose such information as is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against a person or entity who may be violating the Sick7.com Terms and Conditions, or who may be causing injury to, or interfering with, other users of the Sick7.com website. In the event that SICK➆ , the Sick7 group, or all or part of its or their assets, are acquired by a third party, the Sick7.com customer list may be included in the transferred assets.

Please be aware that SICK➆ does not control the policies or practices of third parties to which SICK➆ discloses information about users of the Sick7.com website and that any use or disclosure of such information by third parties is not governed by this Policy. However, transfers of personal information are governed by contractual clauses which ensure compliance with data protection legislation.

3. Security
SICK➆ has implemented security measures to protect the personal information you provide against unauthorized access and use. In particular:
• All data is protected according to the varying levels of risks through physical measures, such as secure areas, technical measures, such as encryption, and organisational measures such as employee security through vetting and supervision.
• All data is retained only for as long as it is legally required to be kept and for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or transferred, in accordance with SICK➆ ’s Retention Schedule.
• Should SICK➆ suffer a breach, it would implement its Incident and Breach Response Plan, including notification to Data Protection Authorities, individuals and/or SICK➆ ’s clients, as applicable, without undue delay.

4. Right to object
Individuals may withdraw consent and object to the use of their personal information. In that case, Sick7 will keep the data until the individual chooses to unsubscribe but will not use the data except to provide services requested by said individual.

5. Restriction on processing
SICK➆will inform suppliers and subcontractors as the case may be, of the restrictions on processing of data relating to that individual.

6. Changes and updates to the Privacy Policy
By using the Sick7.com website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Policy. This Policy reflects the SICK➆ current business practices and is subject to change. In the event of any such change or update, a revised policy will be posted on the sick7.com website. Please check the sick7.com website periodically to remain informed of any changes or updates to the SICK➆ privacy policies and practices. If you allow SICK➆ to retain the personal information you provide on the Sick7.com website in its customer database and SICK➆ intends to disclose that information to third parties or affiliated companies in a manner that is not already outlined in this Policy, SICK➆will notify you by email and provide you with an opportunity to opt out of any further use or disclosure of your personal information.

7.Managing your email preferences
When you subscribe to newsletters or notifications, we collect your email to send you exclusive email updates and promotions. You may unsubscribe from newsletters or notifications at any time by selecting the unsubscribe option in the “Email Preferences” section of your account, or by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of every newsletter email.

8. Cookies
– What is a Cookie
A cookie is a small text file stored on your device that makes it possible to save and track data about your use of Sick7.com. For example, our website uses cookies to identify you or store your product selection in your basket. Cookies are managed by your Internet browser.

By continuing to use the Sick7.com website, you consent to our cookie settings and agree that you understand the terms of our cookies policy.

You can edit your preferences at any time. To do so, please refer to our “Managing your cookie preferences” Section below.

– What cookies do we use?
There are two categories of cookies on the Sick7.com website:

Website functionality cookies
These cookies are required for basic site functionality. They are essential for the website to function properly and to complete any signup or proceed to any purchase on the website. They also allow us to personalize, facilitate and improve your browsing experience.

– Third party cookies
These cookies allow us to track navigation during your visits to the website. This allows us to personalize our activities and advertisements to your preferences and to identify transactions facilitated by our affiliated partners for commission purposes.

Disabling these cookies may result in poorly-tailored recommendations, slow site performance, advertising that is not as relevant to you or not being able to link or share effectively with you over social networks.

We only partner with trusted third-parties with data compliance and protection policies and all of the information sent to third-party partners is anonymized or pseudonymized.

– Managing your cookie preferences
You can easily disable and/or delete cookies from your computer, tablet or mobile phone by managing your browser settings.

By following the instructions below, you will be disabling all cookies, including the website functionality cookies described above which enable you to order online and enjoy the services of the Sick7.com website.

In order to manage cookies to best suit your needs, please bear in mind the purpose of cookies when setting your browser.

Please find below instructions about managing and disabling cookies, depending on your browser:

Internet Explorer
Go to Tools menu, then Internet Options.
Click on Confidentiality, then click on Advanced.
In the Cookies window, select your preferences.

Google Chrome
Click the Chrome menu, the upper right button.
Select Settings then click on Show advanced settings.
In the Privacy section, click the Content settings button.
Select your preferred option(s) in the Cookies section.

Firefox
Click the Menu button and choose Preferences.
Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the History section.
In the drop-down menu next to Firefox will, choose Use custom settings for history.
Check-mark Accept cookies from websites to enable cookies, and uncheck it to disable them.
Select your preferred option(s) in the Cookies section.

Safari
Click on Safari, then Preferences.
Click on the Privacy tab.
Go to Block cookies and select your preferred option(s).

9. Exclusion of Liability
Your use of (or inability to use) this website and the Content is at your own risk. You agree that your sole remedy in the event of any problem with your use is to cease using this website. In no event shall SICK➆ or any of its directors, employees, agents and representatives and their respective successors and assigns be liable for any loss or damages whatsoever arising out or related to access to or use of this website or any other website linked to this website or the Content, regardless of whether such loss or damages are based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, products liability or other theories of liability, including without limitation liability for direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages.

SICK➆ is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or stolen messages or mail, unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, on-line failures, hardware, software or other technical malfunctions or disturbances or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting communications.

SICK➆ assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable, for any damages to, or any viruses affecting your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to or use of this website or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from this website.

10. Indemnification
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SICK➆, its affiliates and related companies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives from and against all claims, liability, losses, damages, expenses, and costs, arising out of your use of this website or your breach of the Terms and Conditions.

11. Suspension or Termination
If SICK➆ determines, in its sole discretion, that you are in violation of any provision of this Acceptable Use Policy, SICK➆ may suspend or terminate your use or access to the SICK➆ website without the notice to you. At all times, SICK➆ shall have the discretion to take such action as SICK➆ deems necessary, in its sole discretion, to preclude a violation, and SICK➆ shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by you or a third party resulting from SICK➆’s exercise of its rights under this Acceptable Use Policy.