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Schindler Marine - Privacy Policy

Schindler protects the privacy of visitors to the site (hereinafter “the Site") and shall take all necessary measures to do so.

Any personal data collected through the Site will be treated in accordance with EU legislation (Directive 95/46 EU), as well as with Italian D. Lgs. n. 196/2003 “Codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali” ("Code regarding protection of personal data").

All the websites that contain the Schindler Privacy Policy (hereinafter "Policy") are committed to collecting, preserving and guarding users' personal data in compliance with the Policy itself, as well as with applicable laws and regulations. The Policy applies to the personal data - as defined below - collected through the online resources by Schindler (such as websites, emails and other web-based tools), which contain a hyperlink to this Privacy Policy. It does not apply to online resources of third parties, which are connected to the Website, which Schindler cannot control neither the content of nor the procedures regarding the protection of privacy.

1. What are the purpose and the scope of this Privacy Policy?

This Policy describes the type of Personal Information Schindler collects from users of the Site, the method of collection and the purposes for which Schindler may use, share or disclose such information. The term "Personal Information" as used in the Policy refers to information such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, or telephone number, etc. that can be used to identify you.
By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not proceed further to the Site.

2. Owner of the treatment

By using the Site information related to identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The owner of their treatment is Schindler S.p.A., Via Monza 1, Concorezzo (MB), with registered office in Via E. Cernuschi 1, 20129 Milan, subject to direction and coordination by Schindler Holding Ltd.

3. What information do we collect about you?

Personal data provided by the user
With specific reference to the Site, we would like to point out that the majority of its pages and/or contents is accessible to visitors without requiring any identification. For a limited number of sections, however, it may be necessary to perform a registration procedure ("Reserved Areas"). This procedure requires filling out the fields with your personal information. Failure in providing information in the required fields will not allow access to the reserved area. We may also become aware of users’ personal data when they decide to pass them on by sending e-mails or by filling out registration forms to improve our products and services, or to apply for open positions by sending Resume.

Automatically collected data
We automatically collect certain types of information whenever visitors interact with us on the Site or by e-mail. The technologies of automatic collection that we use include e.g. Web server logs/IP addresses, cookies and Web Analytics.

A. Web server logs/IP addresses
An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you access the Internet. All computers connected to the Internet are identified by their IP address: this allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Schindler collects IP addresses for statistical purposes, and may transmit the aggregated data to affiliates, business partners and/or suppliers to perform analysis of the site and an assessment of the performance of the Site.

B. Cookies
For more detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

C. Web Analytics
For details about Web Analytics, please refer to the “Web Analytics I Opt-out” section of this Privacy Policy.

4. How will we use the information about you?

Your Personal Information will be used for the purpose indicated in this Privacy Policy at the time of collection, that is evident from the circumstances, or that is provided for by law. It will be used to administer, support and obtain feedback on the level of our services and to prevent breaches of security, the law or our contract terms.

Further we may use your Personal Information to provide you with information about products or services you may request. We also may use it to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you (including by way of e-mail), or to communicate with you. If you wish to opt-out from receiving such communication, please inform

Any communication or material you transmit to Schindler by electronic mail or other electronic device, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. You agree that Schindler may use such communication or material for the purposes outlined above.

5. Information sharing | Data transfer abroad

As Schindler is a global and worldwide acting company we may disclose your Personal Information to other Schindler affiliates worldwide that may use such Personal Information for the purposes listed in this Privacy Policy, but also agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Your Personal Information may therefore be transferred to countries with a different level of data protection than the country from where you have submitted your Personal Information.

Your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties if we are required to do so because of applicable law, legal proceedings or responding to court, law enforcement, governmental or other legal requests, or if such disclosure is otherwise necessary in support of any criminal or other legal investigation or proceeding here or abroad, or because of an overriding interest of Schindler. We will not rent or sell your Personal Information to third parties.

Your Personal Information may also be disclosed to third parties, including abroad, who act for us or on our behalf, for further processing in accordance with the purpose(s) for which the data were originally collected. Your Personal Information may be lawfully processed by third parties for services delivery (e.g. evaluating the usefulness of the Site, marketing, data management or technical support). These third parties may only process your Personal Information in the same way as Schindler is permitted to process it.

6. Links to other websites

The Policy applies only to the Site, and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to you. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of such websites or assume responsibility for the contents of websites other than the Site.

The Policy is not intended to be applicable to any linked, non-Schindler website. Whenever you open a link to other websites, you should exercise caution and read the privacy policy of the website in question.

7. Cookies

When you visit our Site, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a "cookie". For more detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, please refer to our Cookie Policy

8. Social Media Plugins

Social Bookmarks (for example Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn) allow users of certain 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 Site may contain Social Bookmarks which are identifiable by means of respective share buttons. Opening the Site may result in Social Bookmarks setting cookies on your computer and, if you have subscribed to a social media platform, permit its operators to track your usage of the Site, unless you have disabled or deactivated the acceptance and storage of cookies in your browser settings.

If you use "share" buttons on the Site you will be directed to websites controlled by AddThis and ShareThis. We have no control over the cookies that AddThis and ShareThis set when you use their services. However, you can opt out of cookies and cookies.

If you use Social Bookmarks you will be sending identifiable information to the respective social media platform. Any comments or activity arising from persons using Social Bookmarks is not controlled or endorsed by Schindler and Schindler shall not be held responsible or liable for such. Persons who share Schindler’s content via Social Bookmarks are not authorized to speak for or represent Schindler. Their views and opinions must be strictly regarded as their own and not Schindler's.

Further, the provisions in Schindler’s Terms and Conditions and this Privacy Policy relating to Links also apply to Social Bookmarks.

9. Web analytics | Opt-out

The Site uses the technologies of the web analytics tool Adobe SiteCatalyst® to collect non-identifiable and to aggregate information to improve the contents of our Site or to compile, for internal and market research purposes, anonymous aggregated statistics about individuals using the Site.

If you do not wish to have your visits on our Sites tracked by Adobe SiteCatalyst®, you can opt-out by using the following Link: Opt-out of from web analytics.

10. Security measures to protect your Personal Information

Schindler uses appropriate security measures in order to reasonably protect your Personal Information against unauthorized access or alteration, accidental or intentional manipulation, loss and destruction.

11. Changes to our privacy policy

We may in any way, at any time, for any reason, without prior notice and at our discretion modify, add or remove or otherwise update this Privacy Policy, as well as the information and materials contained on the Site. We will place any update on this webpage. The last line of this Privacy Policy indicates when the Policy was last updated.

12. How to contact us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or Personal Information we hold about you please contact us at

Last update: May 2015