Privacy Statement-SHACMAN
Privacy Statement

1. Privacy

    The SHACMAN AG appreciates your interest in its products and your visit to this web site. Your privacy is important to us and we want you to feel comfortable visiting our site. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. Personal data collected during visits to our web site are processed by us according to the legal provisions valid for the countries in which the web sites are maintained. In addition, our data protection policy complies with the Data Protection Code of Conduct applicable company-wide for the SHACMAN. The SHACMAN web site may include, however, links to other web sites which are not covered by this privacy statement.

 

2. SHACMAN Data Protection Code of Conduct

     Collection and Processing of Personal Data

When you visit our web site, our web server automatically records your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the web pages you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in execution of a contract.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification

The SHACMAN will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web site, customer administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case.

We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.

 

3. Freedom of Choice

    We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and where applicable request your opinion. Naturally your participation is completely voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time so that we can suppress your data accordingly. Please refer to the respective web site for further information.

 

4. Cookies

    The SHACMAN uses cookies to record the preferences of visitors, to enable us to optimize the design of our web site. Cookies are small files which are stored on your hard drive. They ease navigation, and increase the user-friendliness of a web site. Cookies also help us to identify the most popular sections of our web site. This enables us to provide content that is more accurately suited to your needs, and in so doing improve our service. Cookies can be used to determine whether there has been any contact between us and your computer in the past. Only the cookie on your computer is identified. Personal details can be saved in cookies, provided that you have consented to this, for example, in order to facilitate secure online access so that you not need to enter your user ID and password again.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by setting your browser to not accept cookies. The exact instructions for this can be found in the manual for your browser. You can delete cookies already on your hard drive at any time. If you choose not to accept cookies, you can still visit our website, however this may result in a reduced availability of the services provided by our web site.

 

5. Security

    The SHACMAN uses technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.

 

6. Freedom of Information

    Upon written request, the SHACMAN or its representatives will inform you by letter without delay what personal data is stored by us as defined by applicable law. Should such data be incorrect, we will at your request correct that information for you, also as a registered user you have the option of viewing, deleting or amending your personal data yourself.

Should you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to our chief corporate data protection officer, who is also available with his team for enquiries, suggestions or complaints.

 

7. Copyrights

    Copyright 2011 SHACMAN. All Rights Reserved. The text, images, graphics, sound files, animation files, video files and their arrangement on SHACMAN Internet sites are all subject to Copyright and other intellectual property protection. These objects may not be copied for commercial use or distribution, nor may these objects be modified or reposted to other sites. Some SHACMAN Internet sites also contain material that is subject to the copyright rights of their providers.

 

8. Product variations

    Some of the product information, illustrations and images contained on this Internet site may have been prepared for generic use on SHACMAN Internet sites maintained in different countries around the world. Consequently, some of the information and/or accessories which are not available in some countries or which, in order to satisfy local market demand or regulatory controls in such countries, may only be available in different specifications or configurations.

If you are interested in any vehicle model, paint, option or accessory shown on the Internet site and are unsure of its availability or specification in your locality, you should contact SHACMAN and/or a local authorized dealer for the relevant product, for information of current details in your locality.

 

9. Prices

    All prices specified are recommended retail prices. Prices are current at the time of publication and subject to change without notice.

 

10. Trademarks

      Unless otherwise indicated, all marks displayed on SHACMAN Internet sites are subject to the trademark rights of SHACMAN, this applies especially to its model name plates, and its corporate logos and emblems.

 

11. No Licenses

      The SHACMAN has thought to achieve an innovative and informative Internet site. We hope that you will be as enthusiastic as we are about this creative effort. However, you also need to understand that the SHACMAN must protect their Intellectual Property, including their patents, trademarks and copyrights. Accordingly, you are hereby on notice that neither this Internet site, nor any material contained therein shall in any way grant or be taken to grant any person a license to the SHACMAN's Intellectual Property.

 

12. Cautions regarding forward-looking statements

      Internet pages, investor relations releases, annual and interim reports, outlooks, presentations, audio and video files of events (live or recorded) and other documents on this website contain among other things forward looking statements that reflect managements current views with respect to future events. The words "anticipate", "assume", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "may", "plan", "project" and "should" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to: an economic downturn in Europe or North America; changes in currency exchange rates, interest rates and in raw material prices; introduction of competing products; increased sales incentives; the successful implementation of the new business model for smart; and decline in resale prices of used vehicles. If any of these or other risks and uncertainties occur, or if the assumptions underlying any of these statements prove incorrect, then actual results may be materially different from those expressed or implied by such statements. We do not intend or assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, which speaks only as of the date on which it is made.

 

13. No warranties or representations

     The information on this Internet site is provided by SHACMAN "as is" and to the extent permitted by law, is provided without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for any particular purpose, or non infringement. While the information provided is believed to be accurate, it may include errors or inaccuracies.

This Internet site contains links to external sites, which are not under the control of the SHACMAN. Therefore we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The SHACMAN is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by SHACMAN of the linked site.