We welcome your interest in Sirona. Privacy is an issue that we take very seriously. So we are very pleased to tell you what kind of information we record on our websites and what happens to that information. Our websites may contain links to the web pages of other service providers that are not covered by this Privacy statement.


Recording and processing of personal data

As with nearly all web pages, when you access pages on our website the following information is recorded automatically:

  • the name of your service provider (IP address)
  • the web page that directed you to our website
  • the pages accessed
  • the browser used
  • the date and
  • the duration of your visit

Recording this information does not enable us to identify you personally as a user of our website.

Other information is stored only if you expressly communicate it to us, e.g. in connection with an online job application or upon completion of a questionnaire.
Personal data that you disclose to us when you visit our web site is processed in strict accordance with current European Union legislation.

When you submit an online job application, your data is stored and analyzed for the purpose of processing your application. If your application looks particularly interesting, even though we do not have a suitable vacancy at the time, we might in certain instances wish to keep a copy of your application on file for future reference. In this case we would always seek your permission before proceeding.

Data that you send us in an online form or in an e-mail is presently transmitted over a non-secure connection.


Cookies

Cookies are Internet files stored on the user's computer by an Internet server. Many web page providers use cookies in order to identify surfers more easily or analyze their user behavior more effectively. On our websites we use cookies only when technically necessary for certain special functions (e.g. language/country selection). This application likewise does not allow us to infer anything about your personal identity.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Clicktale

This site uses the ClickTale customer experience analytics service. The ClickTale service helps us analyze how visitors use our Website. We do not collect through the ClickTale service or transfer to ClickTale any personal identifiable information. We only use the ClickTale service to record, on a completely anonymous basis, information such as mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as non-Personally Identifiable Information text you type in this website. ClickTale does not create a user profile for the purpose of tracking a user across unrelated web sites and will only use such information pursuant to its Privacy Policy (located at http://www.clicktale.com/privacy_service.aspx). You can choose to disable the ClickTale service at http://www.clicktale.net/disable.html.

Facebook Plugin

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy:http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“ (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker).


Further information and questions

If you have any concerns about Privacy statement on the Internet, please contact our Marketing & Communications department or our Privacy statement officer. They will be pleased to answer all your questions.


Sirona Dental GmbH

Johanna Waldmann
Corporate Brand Marketing
Sirona Straße 1
A-5071 Wals bei Salzburg
Austria
online@sirona.com

Sirona Dental Systems GmbH
Claus Greulich
Data protection officer

Fabrikstraße 31
64625 Bensheim
Germany
data-protection@sirona.de