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KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST COMPANIES' WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: 1 March 2009

This notice describes in detail the privacy policy that KP Germany Erste GmbH and its subsidiaries, together with Klöckner Pentaplast of America, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Klöckner Pentaplast Companies") have adopted in order to address our concerns about privacy, concerns we know you share ("Privacy Policy"). This Privacy Policy describes the types of information we collect on this website (the "Klöckner Pentaplast Website"), how and for which purpose that information may be used, and with whom that information may be shared. This Privacy Policy also describes the measures we take to protect the security of the information collected, and the choices you, as a user of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, can make about how and for which purpose we use the information you provide to us. Finally, this Privacy Policy tells you how you can contact Klöckner Pentaplast of America, Inc., the administrator of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, in the event that you have any questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy or any information which we have collected from you or that you have provided to us.

PLEASE READ AND REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. BY USING THE KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST WEBSITE, YOU INDICATE THAT YOU ACCEPT THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY PLEASE DO NOT USE THE KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST WEBSITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REVISE THIS PRIVACY POLICY OR ANY PART OF IT FROM TIME TO TIME. PLEASE REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY PERIODICALLY FOR CHANGES. UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE, OUR CURRENT PRIVACY POLICY APPLIES TO ALL INFORMATION WE HAVE ABOUT YOU. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REVOKE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME IN THE FUTURE.

Non-Personal and Aggregated Information Collected Automatically
Cookies and Web beacons
When you visit the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, your browser automatically sends us certain Internet-related information (such as Internet Protocol or IP address of the computer you are using). The Klöckner Pentaplast Website may also use cookies and web beacons in order to better understand how visitors use the Klöckner Pentaplast Website so that they may improve your user experience. The cookies and web beacons will be deleted no later than after such statistical evaluation has been completed.

Cookies are small text files that websites often store on the computer hard drives of visitors to their sites. A cookie contains a unique code, which is used to recognize your computer when a user of your computer returns to a website that was visited previously. Web beacons are Internet tools that help us determine, for example, whether a website page has been viewed. The Klöckner Pentaplast Website uses cookies and web beacons to enhance the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how the Klöckner Pentaplast Website is used. Cookies and web beacons may indicate, for example, whether you have visited the Klöckner Pentaplast Website before or whether you are a new visitor.

Cookies and web beacons on the Klöckner Pentaplast Website cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie or web beacon to you and will solely be used for the purpose of call control/recognition in the event of the repeated use of the homepage. The Klöckner Pentaplast Website does not match your personally identifiable information with the cookie or web beacon assigned to you. We will not share or sell non-aggregated information contained within cookies or web beacons with any third party. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies or web beacons. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies and Web beacons. The "help" button on the toolbar of most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. However, please note that if cookies and/or web beacons are disabled, you may not be able to use the full range of services or features of the Website.

Although the Klöckner Pentaplast Website does not match your personally identifiable information with the cookie or web beacon assigned to you, and we will not share or sell personally identifiable information contained within cookies or web beacons with any third party, please note that this data may be saved for security purposes and can possibly enable identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages viewed). We may evaluate this data to learn more about the use of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website and to generate statistics, and we reserve the right to do so. If we generate user profiles, we will only do so by using pseudonyms. User profiles will not be matched with the data of the bearer of the pseudonym. According to Section 15 para. 3 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG), you have the right to challenge the generation of user profiles. You can exercise this right by sending an e-mail or writing to the person listed in the "How to Contact Us" section below. If we generate user profiles, we undertake to observe the highest applicable standards of security, including, without limitation, the standards of security set forth in the German Telemedia Act (TMG) as well as the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutgesetz - BDSG).

Further information on data protection in the Federal Republic of Germany can be found at the following address: www.bfd.bund.de. [click to view]

Personal Information You Provide  
It is generally possible to visit all of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website pages without being required to give personal details. If you are required to give your name, address or other such information in order to view any particular page, or in order to take advantage of any features of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, you will be made aware of this requirement in advance, and will be asked for your separate confirmation that you are happy for us to use the data. If you do choose to provide such information, be assured your personal information will be handled with the utmost care in accordance with applicable laws, including, without limitation, the TMG and BDSG. Where necessary for performance of the contract or in order to use the Klöckner Pentaplast Website pages, or upon your prior explicit consent, your personal information may be transferred to facilities owned or maintained by the Klöckner Pentaplast Companies, or any of them, in other countries, and may be stored and processed. If we transfer data to companies or facilities in countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") to the extent described above, or it is processed by staff operating outside the EEA (such staff may be engaged in, amongst other things, the provision of support services), we will ensure that your personal data will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy and German data protection laws and by submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storage or processing.

You have the right to revoke your acceptance of the Privacy Policy at any time. You can exercise this right by sending an e-mail or by writing to the person listed in the "How to Contact Us" section below.

E-mail Communications
When you request information on employment opportunities, you will need to provide the Klöckner Pentaplast Companies, or any of them, with your e-mail address so that your request can be processed. You may also choose to provide additional information, such as your address and your telephone number. As a matter of course, your personal data provided to us in this regard will only be used for said purpose.

Contact Us
Any information provided by you if you choose to contact us through the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, which is administered by Klöckner Pentaplast of America, Inc., will be used solely to process your request and to respond to your inquiries.

Job Applications
You may also submit job applications via the Klöckner Pentaplast Website. Any such submissions will be secure. When submitting a job application you are required to provide certain information, including your name and telephone number. However, other information, such as your social security number, may be provided at your discretion, as indicated on the employment application which may be accessed through the Klöckner Pentaplast Website. We will only use the information you provide to assess your qualifications for any current and future employment opportunities with the Klöckner Pentaplast Companies. Your information is kept on file and may be assessed by Klöckner Pentaplast Companies' human resources personnel. Your information will not be submitted to third parties or parties outside of the Klöckner Pentaplast Companies without your permission, except as provided below. You have the right to revoke your consent to use the data in the future at any time. You can do so by e-mail to the address listed under the Contact Us section of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website or by mail to the Klöckner Pentaplast Company in relation to which you made your job application.

Information We Share
We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise disclose personal information about visitors to the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We will not disclose your personal information without your express permission, unless: (i) we are required to do so by law, (ii) we need to use your personal information in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, (iii) if the person requesting the information is an affiliated Klöckner Pentaplast company, and if such company is either bound by this Privacy Policy or observes guidelines or provisions which provide at least the same level of protection as this Privacy Policy, or (iv) if the person requesting the information has been instructed by us to perform our contractual obligations or to provide the Klöckner Pentaplast Website pages and requires your personal data in order to fulfil such obligations. Such person shall be obliged to treat your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and German data protection laws. To the extent that third parties assist us in the provision of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website or services offered on the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, those third parties shall have no independent rights to your personal data, and have agreed to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Should any third party have access to personal data, this shall only be made available for the purpose, and in the course, of providing necessary services to us.

We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all of our business. However, such data will continue to be subject to the previously existing privacy policies.

Deletion of personal data
We will not hold your personal data on our systems for any longer than is necessary for us to meet the purpose of holding that information. When the purpose of holding that information is no longer necessary your personal data will be deleted, respectively blocked where further storage is necessary due to retention periods required under law, articles of association or contract.

Right to information
You have a right to information with respect to your personal data held by us, together with the right to correction, blocking or deletion of any incorrect data.

If you would like to request information regarding your personal data or would like us to correct or delete such data, or if you have any other questions regarding the use of your personal data, please contact us. You will find our contact details in the How to Contact Us section. Please note that you have the right to request, respectively obtain a copy of the personal data that we hold about you.

Links to Other Sites
Occasionally we provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These sites operate independently and are not under our control. These sites may have their own privacy policies in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. We are not responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of these sites. We reserve the right to terminate any link at any time, and the inclusion of any link does not constitute or imply an endorsement, authorisation, sponsorship or affiliation by or between us and the linked website, or any of the products or services provided therein. If you access any of the websites linked to the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability
We maintain commercially reasonable physical, electronic, administrative, and technical safeguards in order to protect against unauthorized disclosure, use, alteration, or destruction of the personal information in our possession. We also restrict access to certain personnel who are directly involved in the care and maintenance of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, and provide for secure areas of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website for certain transactions, such as, for example, submission of job applications or requests for further information, which are password-protected. You will know that you are in a secure area of the Klöckner Pentaplast Website when a "lock" icon appears on your screen and the "http" portion of our URL address changes to "https." The "s" stands for "secure." Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Klöckner Pentaplast Website; any transmission is at your own risk. If you choose to visit the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, and/or transmit any personal data to us through the Klöckner Pentaplast Website, you understand that your visit and any dispute over personal information will governed by our Terms and Conditions of Use and this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to limitations of damages and application of the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST COMPANIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AFFILIATES, OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS ON THE KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST WEBSITE OR AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF ANY KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Your Choices
If you would like to update your contact information or prefer not to receive certain communications from us (such as e-mail), please call or write us – you can find all the required contact information below.

Updates and Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may change or update portions of this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice. Please check back from time to time so you are aware of changes or updates to this Privacy Policy. The date indicated above is the effective date of the Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us
If you would like us to update your contact information, remove your name from e-mail or postal mailing lists, revoke your consent to this Privacy Policy, or if you have questions about information or privacy practices, please contact us by:

  • Visiting www.kpfilms.com and using the e-mail contact form provided under the "CONTACT US" link on that website; or
  • Calling us at 01.540.832.3600; or
  • Writing to us at:
    Klöckner Pentaplast of America, Inc.
    Attn: Nancy Ryan
    P.O. Box 500
    3585 Klöckner Road
    Gordonsville, VA 22942
    United States of America

If you wish to contact us via e-mail, we would like to point out that the content of unencrypted e-mails can be seen by third parties. We therefore recommend that you send confidential information in encrypted form or via mail.

Please note that if you ask us not to use your personal information to contact you, or ask that it be deleted, your instructions will be carried out subject to statutory retention requirements or any other statutory obligation. In case of statutory retention requirements the respective data will be blocked instead of the requested deletion. Please note that where we receive and carry out such instructions, we will not be able to provide you with the personalized service that is based on the use of customer or other personal data.

 

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