Last updated September 2020
Thank you for visiting (one of) the Schindler Group websites (“Sites”) of Schindler Holding Ltd. and/or its affiliates (“Schindler”) and your interest in Schindler products and services.
At Schindler, we strive to honor the privacy and security of our users, customers and suppliers, as well as their representatives, in relation to all products, services, applications and websites provided by Schindler Holding Ltd. and any of its affiliates acting as a controller under relevant data protection rules and regulations. You can find a list and contact details of such Schindler controller entities on the following page: https://www.schindler.com/schindler-in-europe
What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small piece of data that is placed on your computer or mobile device by websites you visit. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
What does a Cookie do?
A Cookie may store or retrieve information on your browser. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. A Cookie enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalized web experience.
If you disable Cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience and the services we are able to offer while visiting our Sites.
For further information on how to block Cookies, please see section 5 “How to manage your Cookie preference”.
Our use of your Personal Data
Cookies set by Schindler or third parties
In many cases, these Cookies lead to the use of your device’s processing or storage capabilities. Some of these Cookies are set by Schindler itself, others by third parties; some only last as long as your browser session, while others can stay active on your device for a longer period of time.
Internet browsers allow you to change your Cookie settings, for instance to block certain kinds of Cookies or files. You can therefore block Cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some Cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our Sites, due to the fact that some may be functionality Cookies. For further information about deleting or blocking Cookies, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Schindler may use the following types of cookies:
|These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. These cookies do not require user consent.|
|These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. In the case of analytical cookies, Schindler asks for your consent before storing them on your computer or mobile device. You give consent by continuing to use the site. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.|
See definition above.
Where to find more information about Cookies
You can find more information about Cookies and similar tags/files under the following addresses:
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy, produced by the internet advertising industry.
How we use Social Bookmarks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn)
We may use Social Bookmarks (for example Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn) allow users of those social media platforms to post links of selected Schindler Sites on their corresponding social media profile in order to bookmark them or share them with their social media contacts. The Sites may contain Social Bookmarks which are identifiable by means of respective share buttons.