Heraeus Noblelight America LLC, 770 Township Line Road, Suite 300, Yardley, Pennsylvania 19067, (“Heraeus”) respects your privacy. This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Heraeus handles personal information collected through webstore.heraeus-noblelight.com (hereinafter referred to as "Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform"). The Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform is a B2B platform operated by Heraeus, exclusively for registered customers and users in and outside the United States of America.

Background

The Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform is a platform designed for Heraeus and affiliated companies to offer their services and/or products. The Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform is operated exclusively by Heraeus. Heraeus is committed to comply with applicable United States Federal and state privacy laws and industry guidelines, as well as international and European privacy laws, in order to protect the personal data of registered customers and of the persons activated by registered customers (hereinafter referred to as "Users").

This Privacy Policy provides you with information of the type of personal data collected and processed by Heraeus and how Heraeus uses the personal data which are generated when you access the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. This Privacy Policy applies only to the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and not to any other website of Heraeus.

This Privacy Policy is intended for and only applies to: Customers of Heraeus who are registered and Users who have been authorized by registered customers of Heraeus. A registration directly via the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform is not possible. If you wish to be registered as a customer, please contact salessupport.hna.uvp@heraeus.com .

Only commercial customers who have accepted the terms and conditions of use in a registration application and agreed to be screened for compliance with the Anti-Money Laundering Act for their creditworthiness and against terror lists can be registered. The data collected therefrom are stored by Heraeus in data centers within the European Union, and Heraeus will process these data exclusively for the purposes of the customers' registration for the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and for the conclusion of legal transactions with Heraeus on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform or otherwise. Heraeus will transmit these data solely to other Heraeus companies that have a business relationship with the respective customer or that require these data for the initiation or conclusion of legal transactions. Heraeus will not disclose these data to third parties that are not Heraeus companies unless Heraeus is obligated to do so by law or unless such data disclosure is required to enable these third parties to assist Heraeus in the performance of its legal obligations or as otherwise provided herein.

By registering with the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, you have already agreed to and accept this Privacy Policy of Heraeus. Nevertheless, please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. By using the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, you, as a customer or User, agree to the processing of your personal data as described herein and expressly consent to such processing.

This Privacy Policy covers:

1. Information Heraeus collects through the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform

2. Where and to whom your personal data may be transferred

3. The Use of Cookies and Your Consent

4. How Heraeus uses the information obtained

5. Security and retention

6. Your Data Privacy Rights

7. Website access by children

8. How to contact Heraeus

Heraeus may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If you continue to use the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform after any modified version(s) of this Privacy Policy has been published on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, it indicates that you accept and agree to the modified terms.

Please visit the relevant page of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform at regular intervals to check if any modifications of this Privacy Policy have been published.

If you do not agree with any modified versions of this Privacy Policy, you, as a customer and/or User, should contact Heraeus at salessupport. hna.uvp@heraeus.com to, cancel your registration effective immediately and should stop concluding further legal transactions on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. Your ultimate choice is not to use the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. Cancellation of registration will mean that you can no longer use the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform for any future transactions. The cancellation of your registration will not affect the validity of the legal transactions which were executed on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform prior Heraeus's receipt of your cancellation. As User, you may deactivate your access at any time. You can find details about deactivation in the terms of use.

1. Information Heraeus collects through the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform

In order to enable you to access the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and to provide you with all services available on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, Heraeus collects and processes information. This information includes personal data such as first names and last names of customers and Users, their credit card numbers, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, as well as the job title and company by whom they are employed. It may also include business information, contact details and shipping and billing addresses, and order details which a User provides when it registers as a User. For this purpose, Heraeus uses the Azure Active Directory service of Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd., which stores and processes your personal data in data centers within the EU on our behalf. Certain personal data is required for specific services and if customer/User fails to supply such personal data as requested when customer/User logs in, Heraeus may not be able to deliver customer the services in full.

2. Where and to whom your personal data may be transferred

Heraeus may share User’s personal data with any of Heraeus’s affiliates, whether in the United States, the European Union, or elsewhere, for the purpose of creating and maintaining services.

Heraeus may also transfer any information Heraeus has about customer/User in connection with a merger or sale involving all or part of Heraeus or as part of a corporate reorganization or any other change in corporate control. We will take all practicable steps to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

There are instances where your personal data may be transferred to a country which does not have legislation offering a similar level of data protection as in the United States. Specifically, be advised that except for portions of the data and information obtained through Google Analytics (described below), which will be stored on servers in the United States, data and information gathered via the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform will be stored in the Netherlands. Although the data protection laws applicable to Germany may differ from those in the United States, we have put in place appropriate safeguards (such as contractual commitments) to ensure that your personal information is handled as described in this Privacy Policy and in accordance with the law. For transfers of data outside of the European Union, this includes standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission. We set out below these scenarios and how you can avoid such data transfer.

(a) Overview Page of Legal Transactions

The page giving an overview of all legal transactions which you concluded with Heraeus is not accessible to other customers. However, each customer may grant to other persons access to this page. If customers or activated Users are located in a country which does not offer similar level of data protection as in the United States, and/or if Users are employed by other companies of the customer, personal data may be transferred to such third countries and/or other companies. By continuing to use this function, you, as the customer and/or the User, hereby expressly agree to such data transmission and accept the risks of such data transmission in their entirety. Each customer may avoid data transmission to such third countries and/or to other companies by not allowing activation of Users located in such third countries or Users employed by other companies. Each User may avoid data transmission to such third countries and/or other companies by deactivating his/her access.

3. The Use of Cookies and Your Consent

(a) Use of necessary cookies

Cookies are used on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform that are required to ensure the proper functioning of the platform's services. They provide a secure login, support Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform performance and ensure that the login to the platform can also be displayed on other Heraeus websites. You may choose to disable these cookies on the browser of your device, however, if you prevent these cookies from being placed by setting your browser, it will not be possible to log in and use the platform. If you wish, you can limit the storage of cookies to these necessary cookies under "Settings".

(b) Use of Google Analytics

This website (Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform) uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google ("Google"), Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help analyze your use of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. The information obtained through cookies about your use of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

However, due to the activated IP anonymization on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, your IP address will be cut by the last three digits (the last octet) by Google

Google uses this information on behalf of the Operator in order to evaluate your use of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, to compile reports on Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform activity, and to provide the Operator with other services relating to the use of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and to the use of the Internet. The data retrieved in this context may be used to create pseudonymized User profiles.

The IP address transferred from your browser will not be linked with other Google data. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate system settings on your browser. You may also prevent the recording and processing by Google of data generated by cookies and data related to your use of the Website by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

For further information on the use of data by Google, settings and opt-out options, please go to the following Google websites: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners (“How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services”), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads (“Advertising”), http://www.google.de/settings/ads (“Control the information Google uses to show you ads”).

By continuing to use our services and not following the steps for deactivation as described below, you consent to the collection of data on your use of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform (including your shortened IP address) obtained through cookies, to the transmission of the data so collected to Google, and to the processing of this data by Google.

If you do not wish to have your personal data (including your shortened IP address) collected, used and processed, you can stop and prevent the storage of cookies by deactivating these cookies under (b) in the settings of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. To do so, click on "Cookie Settings > Analysis Cookies", and change and save the configuration under "Data Privacy".

4. How Heraeus uses the information obtained

Heraeus uses the information obtained through the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform to enable you to utilize the services offered on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and to conclude transactions as well as other business transactions with Heraeus, to enhance your experience with the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform and its functions, to store your login data, to communicate with you, to enforce all service conditions or other agreements in connection with the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, and to provide you with the services you have requested.

Heraeus companies which offer their services and/or products on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform may disclose the personal data obtained by them through the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform to third parties who are not Heraeus companies only:

(a) To contractors used by Heraeus to support its business, including but not limited to banks and credit card processing contractors, in which case Heraeus will require such third parties to agree to use the information for the same purposes;

(b) For the performance of a legal obligation of Heraeus, e.g. in information to fiscal authorities;

(c) For the replies to requests from law enforcement agencies if so required by applicable law, by a court order, or by administrative regulations;

(d) In the event of the sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, reorganization, assignment or any other transfer of the Heraeus business to which such data and information are related. In such case, Heraeus requires a purchaser to treat your personal data in accordance with Heraeus' data protection and privacy practices as set forth in this Privacy Policy and to use your personal data for the same purposes for which the information is obtained; or

(e) In situations where a person's physical safety is at risk.

Heraeus will not otherwise disclose, sell, rent or trade your personal data to third parties who are not Heraeus companies. However, Heraeus will not assume any liability for the disclosure of any personal data which you have provided due to transmission errors or unauthorized access by third parties. Heraeus may disclose to reputable third parties aggregated statistics on online traffic patterns and related information which do not contain any personal data or allow any conclusions to be drawn on particular customers or Users.

5. Security and retention

Heraeus will take all reasonable steps to ensure the security of your personal data. To prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of customer’s/User’s personal data, Heraeus has implemented appropriate physical, technical and administrative measures to safeguard and secure the personal data Heraeus collects.

Heraeus also undertakes to use the data through the operation of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform only for the purpose of creating and maintaining these services. No further use is made of such data beyond what is outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Where personal data is stored, accessed or transmitted via the Internet, it is not completely secure. The Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform may contain links that allow access to other websites and/or re-sources outside the control of Heraeus. These links are provided solely for customer convenience and shall not be construed as a link to Heraeus. Your access to such other third party websites (including the content, the elements or services offered on such websites) and your use and/or disclosure of information on such other websites is entirely at your own risk. Heraeus has no control over, and does not assume any responsibility or liability for, the content of such other websites or over the data protection or privacy practices of the companies operating such other websites. If you wish to get information about another party's data protection guidelines/privacy policies, you should contact such party directly, and we recommend that you do so. Moreover, a news stream can be used on the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. Heraeus does not assume any responsibility or liability for the content of the news stream and the information published there.

Any personal data that is collected from customer/User will only be stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of its collection for in accordance with applicable law.

6. Your Data Privacy Rights

To access for a copy of, review, rectify or delete your personal data held by Heraeus, you, as a customer and/or User, should contact Heraeus at salessupport.hna.uvp@heraeus.com . While Heraeus will make reasonable efforts to accommodate this request, Heraeus also reserves the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such access requests, to the extent that it is allowed or required by applicable laws. Heraeus may charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.

7. Website access by children

This website and the services available through this website are not intended for minors (persons under the age of 18 years), who are not permitted to be registered as customers or activated as Users of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform. Heraeus does not knowingly collect personal data of minors.

8. How to contact Heraeus

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Privacy Policy or the data protection/privacy practices or information processing of the Heraeus Noblelight Customer Platform, Heraeus may be contacted by mail at the address specified above, by telephone at: +1 +1 (301) 527-2660 or by e-mail at salessupport.hna.uvp@heraeus.com.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 13, 2019.

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