We are very pleased about your interest in SCHOTT. Data protection is very important to us, which is why we take the protection of your private data seriously and want you to feel secure when you visit our website.

During your visit to our website, personal data may be partially collected.

The processing of personal data is always in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and in accordance with the country-specific data protection provisions applicable to SCHOTT. By means of this Data Protection Policy, we would like to inform you about what information we collect during your visit to our website and how it is used.

I. Who works with your personal data?

The SCHOTT AG is the controller of your personal data. Our company has its own branches in individual countries; these companies can process your personal data in the role of processor or joint controller in accordance with this document.

Hattenbergstrasse 10
55122 Mainz

E-Mail: info@schott.com
Website: www.schott.com

Board of the SCHOTT AG:
Dr. Frank Heinricht (Chairman)
Hermann Ditz
Dr. Heinz Kaiser
Dr. Jens Schulte

Your personal data can be further processed by our partners only based on a data protection agreement, which guarantees the protection of your privacy. You can find more information in the section X. of this document.


II. Name and address of the data protection officer

Our data protection officer is available to answer your questions about the processing of your personal information conducted by us.

Christoph Dahl
Hattenbergstrasse 10
55122 Mainz

E-Mail: info.datenschutz@SCHOTT.com


III. Provision of the website and creation of log files
1. Description and scope of data processing

With each access by a user on a page from the SCHOTT online content, the access data referring to this procedure will be stored in a log file on our server.

Each record consists of:

  • The page from which the file was requested
  • The name of the file
  • The date and time of the request
  • Access status (file transfer, file not found etc.)
  • A description of the type of web browser used
  • The IP address of the client

Your data will also be stored in the log files of our system. There is no storage of your data together with other personal data.


2. Legal basis for data processing

Legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.


3. Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to your computer. To do this, your IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

We store log files to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, your data will help us to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of your data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context. These purposes are basis for our legitimate interest in the processing of data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.


4. Duration of storage

Your data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose. This is the case when your session is over. For data stored in log files, your data will be deleted at the latest after 90 days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, your IP addresses will be deleted or alienated so that it can no longer be assigned to a specific individual.


5. Objection to processing and erasure

The collection of your data for the provision of our website and the storage of your data in log files is essential for the operation of our website. Consequently, there is no possibility to object to this data use or to demand erasure of data files.


IV. Use of cookies
1. Description and scope of data processing

The SCHOTT websites use cookies. Cookies are text files that are filed and stored on a computer system via an Internet browser. Each cookie contains a characteristic string that can uniquely identify the browser to when the website is reopened.

Here you can narrow your preferences to specific cookie categories. You can change your cookie settings at any time.