ZEISS wants to give you as much control as possible over your personal information. Normally, you can access ZEISS websites without providing any personal information.
However, in certain areas of the ZEISS websites, you are requested to provide us with personal information in order to help us enhance the site and keep in contact with you. Any personal information you submit is treated as confidential and is saved and processed exclusively within the scope of the relationship between you and ZEISS.
Your personal information is not forwarded, published or otherwise made available to third parties for marketing purposes without your prior approval.
This website is not intended for use by children under the age of thirteen. ZEISS does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this site or any other ZEISS site, and if ZEISS becomes aware that it has inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, such information will be deleted from our records.
However, as part of the provision of our services, your information may under certain circumstances be transferred to third parties who we have included in order processing, e.g. business partners or IT service providers. In the transfer of personal information to these third parties, we restrict ourselves to the information which is necessary for the provision of the service in question and we ensure that this transfer is carried out in compliance with the required data security. ZEISS companies will only forward your personal information to third parties who have committed themselves to data protection and the processing of your data in compliance with the applicable laws.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to datap rivacy @zeiss .com.
In addition, ZEISS may be forced to disclose your information and associated data in order to comply with a legal or official decree. Likewise, we reserve the right to use your information for the assertion of or defense against legal claims.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where ZEISS has given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. ZEISS ask you not to share your password with anyone. [ZEISS urges you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.]
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. ZEISS is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
In the event of a takeover or merger with another company, it may be necessary to disclose or transfer your data to potential or actual buyers. In this case, ZEISS will aspire to the highest possible level of data protection and will comply with the legal stipulations.