EIZO APAC Privacy Policy

1. Scope

This privacy policy applies to this website run by EIZO Oceania, www.eizo-apac.com. It regulates the manner in which EIZO Oceania handles the data that affects users of the website.

2. Definitions

‘Personal data’ is information on the personal and factual circumstances of a natural person, that is, for example, the name, address or telephone number of said natural person. Information that cannot be directly connected to a user, such as the number of users of the site in a certain time period, is not personal data. The websites on which EIZO Oceania provides services with cooperative partners are known collectively as the ‘EIZO website’. EIZO Oceania is known as ‘EIZO APAC.’ The users registered on the EIZO Oceania website are known as ‘users.’ Personal data that is entered by users when registering for use of the EIZO APAC website is known as ‘registration data.’

3. Policy for Processing Personal Data

EIZO APAC has the following policies in regard to handling personal data from the user:

3.1 EIZO APAC collects, processes, and uses personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Regulations in Australia.

3.2 EIZO APAC uses personal data from users solely to allow for use of the EIZO APAC website, which requires registration by the user, as well as for closing and completing a contract in accordance with the Terms and Conditions from EIZO APAC and its cooperative partners, as well as sending invoices in regard to any goods requiring payment. Furthermore, EIZO APAC uses the data for sending our e-mail newsletter, if you have subscribed to this, and for sending you a shopping basket reminder, where you have consented to this. EIZO APAC and its cooperative partners will not, under any circumstances, make the user’s personal data known to third parties for advertising or marketing reasons, or give said information to third parties for any other reasons, unless doing so is required for EIZO APAC to carry out its services.

3.3 An exception to paragraph 3.2 may result from legal provisions, due to which cooperation with law enforcement authorities or other government institutions become necessary, or in the event of a specific suspicion as to the improper use of the EIZO APAC website that violates contractual agreements and/or legal statutes.

3.4 The users can find the personal information EIZO APAC has saved on them at any time, and change it.

3.5 In the event that the users have agreed to the processing of their data that goes above and beyond that required for the contract, this agreement can be cancelled by the relevant user at any time.

4. Newsletter service 

The EIZO APAC newsletter is tailored for users based in the Oceania and South East Asian regions. While users from other parts of the world may be interested in the content of our newsletter, it is advisable to seek out same from your local EIZO distributor/agent.  

You have the option of subscribing to our EIZO APAC newsletter. To do so, you need to enter an e-mail address to which we can send the newsletter. By entering your e-mail address, you consent to us using this data to send the newsletter to keep you informed. Your e-mail address will not be used for any other purpose, and will not be forwarded to third parties.

Subscribing to the newsletter involves a double-opt-in process. After subscribing, you will receive a confirmation e-mail in which you are asked to confirm receipt of the newsletter by clicking on a link contained in the confirmation e-mail. You will only start receiving the newsletter once you have sent your confirmation by clicking on the link.

You have the option of unsubscribing from the newsletter at any time and revoking your consent in the future. To do so, please click on the corresponding link in the newsletter you have received. Your e-mail address will then be immediately deleted from our system.

5. Registration Information

The following data, or even less information, will be collected and processed for registration purposes:

  • company;
  • form of address and/or title;
  • first and last name;
  • telephone number;
  • e-mail address;
  • address.

6. Cookies

‘Session cookies’ are used on the EIZO APAC website, which are assigned to the user for the duration of their visit, so that the system can recognize the user. Session cookies help make the system more user-friendly, and are automatically deleted at the end of the session. A user-related evaluation of the web-surfing habits of users by way of session cookies will not take place.

7. Log Files

Each time a page is opened, access data is saved in a log file – the server log. The data saved in this manner contains the following information:

  • the user’s IP address (which could be used to identify their computer);
  • the remote host (name and IP address of the computer that requested the page);
  • the time, the status, the amount of data transferred, as well as the website from which the user accessed the requested page (known as the ‘referrer’);
  • the product and version information of the browser in use (known as the ‘user agent’).

EIZO APAC will evaluate these log files, if at all, solely for statistical reasons. This serves optimization of the EIZO APAC website, for example, by analyzing the usage behavior in regard to day and time as well as the data volume accessed on the EIZO APAC website. In addition, EIZO APAC can identify potential errors using the log files, for example, broken links or programming issues, and therefore uses the log files for improvement and continued development of the EIZO APAC website. As a general rule, EIZO APAC does not connect the opened pages and usages in the server log with identifiable persons. However, EIZO APAC reserves the right to examine, in retrospect, the log files from those users for which there is a suspicion of use that is illegal and/or contrary to the contract. See paragraph 3.3, which applies in this case.

8. Use of the Facebook Social Sharing (Like Button)

Our website makes use of social plugins (‘plugins’) from the website facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (‘Facebook’). The plugins can be recognized via the Facebook logo (a white ‘f’ on a blue tile, or a ‘thumbs up’ symbol), or will be marked with the text ‘Facebook Social Plugin’. The list of Facebook Social Plugins and what they look like can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you open one of our websites that contains such a plugin, your browser will create a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The contents of the plugin will be transferred directly from Facebook to your browser, which will embed them in the website. Therefore, we have no influence as to the scope of the data collected by Facebook with help from the plugin, and will inform you in accordance with our level of knowledge:
The embedded plugin provides Facebook with the information that you have opened the relevant page on our website. If you are logged into Facebook, they can connect your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, by clicking the Like button or leaving a comment, the relevant information will be transferred by your browser directly to Facebook, where it is then saved. If you are not a member of Facebook, there is nonetheless the possibility that Facebook will determine and save your IP address. Purpose and scope of the data collection, as well as additional processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your associated rights and potential settings for protecting your privacy can be found in the Facebook data protection policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you are a user on Facebook, but you do not wish Facebook to collect information on you via our website and connect it to your Facebook membership data, then you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. In addition, you can block Facebook Social Plugins by using browser add-ons, for example, ‘Facebook Blocker’.

9. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are saved to your computer and allow for an analysis of your use of the website. The information created by the cookies regarding your use of this website (including your IP address, which, however, is anonymized before being saved with the _anonymizeIp() method so that it can no longer be assigned to a connection), is transferred to a Google server in the United States and saved. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator, and to provide additional services connected to website use and Internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided this is required by law or in the event that these third parties process this information on behalf of Google. Google will not, under any circumstances, connect your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent installation of cookies by adjusting your browser settings; however, please note that if you do so, you may not have access to the full scope of all functions on this website. By using this website you express your consent that the information collected may be processed by Google in the manner described above, and for the reasons described above. The collection and use of your IP address by Google Analytics can be cancelled at any time effective for the future. You can find more information at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. Please note that Google Analytics has been expanded on this website with the code ‘gat._anonymizeIp();’ in order to guarantee anonymized collection of IP addresses. Important: You can prevent Google Analytics from recording your visit. To do so, unclick the checkbox “Record your visit anonymously with Google Analytics?”. Your settings will be saved for the duration of your visit and taken into account when opening the next page. Saving your settings for your next visit to the site is not possible, as no additional data from your visit will be saved.

You can prevent collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. This will place an opt-out cookie on your computer, which prevents future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Deactivate Google Analytics

10. Use of Google +1

The ‘google+1’ (Google Plus) plugin is integrated with this website. This plugin is provided and operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter: Google). You can recognize this button by the symbol ‘+1’ on a white background.

When visiting our website, which contains this type of plugin, your browser will create a direct connection with the Google servers that, in turn, will transfer the contents of this plugin to your browser, which will embed it in the website on display. This process provides Google with the information that you have visited our website.

In the event that you are logged into your personal Google Plus and/or Google user account when visiting our website, Google can connect your website visit with your account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, by clicking the button or leaving a comment, the relevant information will be transferred by your browser directly to Google, where it is then saved. If you want to disable this type of data transfer, you have to log out of your Google Plus and/or Google account before visiting our websites. We have no influence as to the scope and contents of the data collected by Google via this button. We must assume that your IP address will also be collected and transferred. You can find information on the purpose, scope and use of data collection by Google Inc. under their data protection policy. View this policy at www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

If you are a user of Google Plus or are logged into Google, but you do not wish Google to collect information on you and connect this information to your Google membership data when you open our website, then you must log out of Google Plus and/or Google before visiting our website.

11. Use of Twitter

This website makes use of the functionality of Twitter and/or has these embedded. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the ‘re-tweet’ function, the websites you visit will be connected with your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. In doing so, data is also transferred to Twitter.

Please note that we, the provider of the websites, have no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or its use by Twitter. You can find more information in Twitter’s data protection statement at twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in your account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.

12. Use of YouTube, Instagra, Pinterest, Etc.

We sometimes embed additional plugins from other selected platforms (for example, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Dailymotion or even Vimeo) in order to make our Internet services more attractive and user-friendly for our visitors. These plugins are usually marked by the logo of the cooperation partner and a written note.

Your browser will create a direct and short connection with the plugin servers as soon as you open one of our websites that contains such a plugin. This is done mainly in order to display the contents of the plugin. The cooperative partner will be able to view your IP address in this case. In practice, this IP address cannot be associated to your name without taking additional steps. In certain circumstances, the owner of the platform can save a cookie to your computer during this process (see the information on cookies above). Whether you wish to accept this cookie can be determined using your Internet browser settings.

13. Use by Minors

Registration is reserved solely for those of legal age, or, in the case of registration of companies, those authorized to represent the company.

14. Changes to the Privacy Policy

EIZO APAC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, in the event that changes become necessary in regard to loopholes discovered retroactively, in regard to new functions provided by EIZO APAC or due to new legal regulations. EIZO APAC will inform its registered users regarding all changes to this Privacy Policy via e-mail, to be sent to the e-mail address provided during the registration process.

15. Privacy Policy Availability

This Privacy Policy is available at any time and can be opened and printed out under the ‘Privacy Policy’ link.

16. Rights

This Privacy Policy is subject to the rights of EIZO Oceania, in particular copyright.

17. Technical Security

Protection of the user’s personal information is important to EIZO APAC ; we continually update and improve our technical and organizational security measures for protecting the data transferred to us. These measures are intended to prevent, to the best of our ability, unauthorized access, illegal deletion and manipulation or accidental loss of the data.