All information and the structure of the SPECS web-sites are protected by Copyright and/or trade mark right. Any other intellectual property rights are also protected by law for the respective right holder even if not specifically marked as being so protected.
ActualityBefore posting any information on its website, SPECS makes reasonable efforts to carefully examine and update its content. Despite all the care taken, data could have changed in the meantime, therefore no responsibility or guarantee can be taken that the information made available is always up-to-date, is correct and complete nor that such information is free from any third party intellectual property rights or copyrights.
A liability of SPECS for any damage whatsoever which has been caused by the use or non-use of the information provided on this website, or by the use of inaccurate or incomplete information provided hereon, is hereby excluded.
SPECS reserves the right to modify, enhance, or cancel any of the pages or offers made, in whole or in part, without prior notice.
Bindingness / Contractual agreementsThe information on the website of SPECS may contain specifications or general descriptions of technical characteristics of products. If a user of the website of SPECS should enter into a contract on products which are described or depicted on this website, only the specifications agreed between the user and SPECS in such a contract will be binding. All offers on SPECS web-sites are non-binding and without any obligation.
Our web-sites contain links to other sites on the internet and to apps. The following shall apply to each of our links: We expressly declare that we have no influence nor impact on the content of the linked sites. Therefore and herewith we explicitly dissociate from each and any content of linked sites. Should any infringement caused by the external website come to the attention of SPECS, SPECS will immediately delete the link. SPECS does not have any responsibility for the availability of such external website or for its content.
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Personal dataSPECS GmbH is committed to looking after any personal data it collects about you. This policy explains the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be used, the control you have over your personal data and the procedures we have in place to protect it. It applies to any personal data which is collected and/or provided through our website www.specs.com (the 'Website'). SPECS is the data controller of any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us via the Website.
By continuing to use the Website and by submitting information to our Website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
We may revise this policy from time to time and will post any changes on this webpage of the Website. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date with any such changes. The Website may contain links to and from other websites, including websites operated by our partners and other third parties. We have no control over any third-party sites that link to or from the Website. If you follow a link to any third-party websites, then please note that they should have their own separate privacy policies. Please check those privacy policies before you use or submit any personal data to third-party websites. We do not accept any liability or responsibility for any third-party websites, the privacy policies applicable to them or their use of the information that they collect from you. While SPECS acts worldwide, all personal information collected, will be treated in line with the laws applicable in the European Union, regardless of the users country of origin. Any information sent to SPECS from a particular country may be transferred electronically to a server of one of SPECS‘s subsidiaries in another country. Such information could be used, stored, or processed in a country other than the one in which it was generated. Generally, our Internet site can be freely accessed without submitting any personal information. If any of the web pages require the entry of personal data (e-mail address, name, postal address etc.) - for example, for delivering requested brochures - such entry will be entirely voluntary. With regard to requests for information material, offers, or services, SPECS is entitled to distribute the data within the SPECS Group and/or to its business affiliates entrusted with the particular tasks at hand, for purposes of processing.
SPECS collects information via its website in two ways
• Information you give usContact details such as your name, signature, address, email address and telephone number and the nature of the products or services in which you are interested. These details are collected when you fill in forms on our Website or when corresponding with us by email. It includes information you provide when completing a job application, when you register to attend an event, when you search or interact with our Website and when you report a problem with our Website.
• Information we collectDuring your use of the Website, we may automatically collect certain information about your visit and the device that you have used to access the Website. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual personally. The information that we may collect includes:
How we use your informationThe legal basis for our use of your personal data as described below will be that this information is required for one or more of the legitimate interests described in this policy or the processing is necessary for SPECS to perform a task in the public interest or for SPECS‘s official functions or SPECS have requested and been granted consent from you to process your personal data for the purpose.
We may use your personal data as follows:
ChoiceIn most cases you are not obliged to provide any personal data to us but, if you have requested information from us, we will not be able to provide it without certain information, such as your contact details.
Data Security & International TransfersWe maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect your personal data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable steps to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information. We will not be liable for any loss of or interception of your information, unless this results from our failure to use reasonable steps to keep it secure.
Your personal data will not be transferred, or stored, outside of the European Economic Area ('EEA') without your prior written consent.
Your rightsYou have a number of rights in relation to how your personal data is used. We have detailed some of your rights below:
Blocking of access rightsSPECS is entitled to cancel access rights at any time by blocking the access codes, without obligation or an explanation thereto. This applies in particular if the user is in violation of these Conditions of Use or is not conscientious in handling the data or has provided false statements when registering or has not accessed the site for an extended period of time.
VirusesAlthough constantly striving to protect its website against viruses, SPECS cannot guarantee that its website is completely virus-free. Therefore, the users are recommended to take appropriate safety measures themselves.
Other provisionsShould one or more of the provisions herein or parts thereof be declared invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect. All disputes arising in respect of usage of this website, shall be governed by the laws of Germany. SPECS hereby reserves the right to change its website at any time.
Legal EffectThis Disclaimer of liability is part of SPECS‘s website. If any term or phrase of this Disclaimer should not comply with current law, then such term or phrase shall be severed from the remainder of this Disclaimer, and such remainder shall continue in full force and effect.
We will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding this Policy.