Privacy Statement

 

1. General

Henkel Egypt for Industry & Trade S.A.E., hereinafter referred to as Henkel, respects the privacy of each person who visits our website. Now we would like to inform you of the type of data collected by Henkel and how they are used. You will also learn how you can check the accuracy of this information and arrange for the deletion of these data by Henkel. Data are collected, processed and used in conformity with the data protection regulations of the country in which the responsible data processing department is located. We take any action required to ensure compliance.

This Privacy Statement does not apply to websites accessible from hyperlinks on Henkel websites.

2. Collection, use and processing of personal data

By accepting this privacy policy, you hereby give your consent to collecting and processing your personal data which you directly provided or which is collected automatically when you visit or use the website. Accordingly, you accept the following terms of use.

When visiting our website, certain data are automatically stored on our servers for the purpose of system administration or for statistical or backup purposes. These data comprise the name of your Internet service provider, in some cases your IP address, the version of your browser software, the operating system of the computer used to access our website, the website you are using to visit us, the websites that you visit while you are with us and, if applicable, any search terms you have been using to find our website. Depending on the circumstances, such data may allow that conclusions be drawn about certain visitors to the website. However, no person-related data are used in this context.

Such data are used solely after having been rendered anonymously. If Henkel transfers data to an external service-provider, technical and organizational measures will be taken which guarantee that their transmission occurs in conformity with the statutory data protection regulations.

If you voluntarily supply us with personal data, we shall not use, process or transfer these data beyond the limits permitted by statute or defined by yourself in your declaration of consent or under these terms of use. Furthermore, we will transfer your data only, if we are obliged to do so by official or court orders or otherwise as required under the applicable law.

 Any transfer of data outside the country will not take place except after satisfying the conditions as per the data protection regulations. You hereby give your consent to transfer of personal data cross borders subject to the conditions of the data protection regulations. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are storing and how we collect and use such data.

3. Security

Henkel will store your data safely and, therefore, take all precautionary measures to protect your data against loss, abuse or changes. Contractual partners of Henkel who have access to your data in order to provide services to you on behalf of Henkel are contractually obliged to keep such information in confidence and may not use these data for any other purpose. In some cases, it will be necessary that we transfer your inquiries to affiliated companies of Henkel onshore or offshore. Before any transfer of your personal data takes place outside the country, we will make sure that we have satisfied the legal requirements for such transfer. Also in these cases your data will be treated confidential.

4. Person-related Data of Children

Henkel does not wish to collect data on children below the age of 18 years. Where necessary, Henkel will expressly draw the children's attention in an appropriate place to the fact that they shall not send any person-related information to Henkel. Should parents or other legal guardians discover that the children under their supervision have made person-related data available to Henkel, we request that they contact us at the address below (see 6. below), if these data shall be deleted. We shall then arrange for the deletion of these data without delay.

5. Cookies

To learn more about cookies used on this site, please follow this link.

6. Web Tracking

(1) This website collects and stores data for marketing and optimization.

This data can be used to create pseudonymized user profiles. We use cookies for that purpose. Cookies allow us to recognize your web browser.

Information about the usage of the website which is generated by means of such cookies are transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. The generated data is not used to identify you and the data is supplemented with person related data about you.

Your IP-address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union and other states of the European Economic Area before being transferred in the US. Only in some exceptional cases, will the full IP-address be transferred to Googles servers in the US where it will then be truncated.

You may withdraw your consent to the collection and storage of data any time with future effect.
This requires you install an according add-on from Google which can be downloaded here.

When the add-on is installed in your browser, it tells Google’s JavaScript Code (ga.js) not to transmit any information about the visit of the web site to Google Analytics.

Alternatively to installing a browser add-on or for mobile devices, you may use this link, to disable future recording of data on this website (this opt-out only applies to the current browser and only for this domain). This method stores an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete cookies in your browser you’ll have to use the link anew.

Please refer to Google’s data privacy policy for further information about web tracking.

(2) Adobe Analytics

Provided you have consented, this website uses Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (4-6 Riverwalk, City West Business Campus, Saggart, Dublin 24, Ireland) (“Adobe”). For this purpose, a cookie is installed on your device. This cookie will collect data such as browser and device information, your IP address, visited websites, and date and time of server request for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider.

Adobe (as a controller) may use your data for any own purposes as for profiling and linking your data to other data collected about you (e.g. through your Adobe Account).

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and processed by Adobe on servers in the United Kingdom. For this third country data transfer, an adequate level of data protection is ensured by standard contractual clauses, Art. 46 GDPR, pending an adequacy decision by the European Commission (Art. 45 GDPR).

We have activated the IP anonymization, which means that the last octet (the last portion) of the IP address is immediately hidden when the IP address is collected by Adobe. This anonymization is performed prior to any processing of the IP address. Only an approximate location will be available for the purpose of statistical analysis. After the geo-lookup, everywhere in Analytics the IP addresses are obfuscated – replaced with :: X.X.X.X.

By allowing cookies on the Henkel-website you agree to the use of the above-mentioned data and the previously described processing by Adobe.

You find more information about privacy in Adobe services here: https://www.adobe.com/privacy/policy.html

Objection to data collection:

You can withdraw your consent at any time with effect for the future by disabling cookies on our website under "Cookies" at "Cookie settings". If you agree to the use of cookies in general, but however, you are uncomfortable with the use of Adobe Analytics cookies, you can follow this link (https://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html) and deactivate the Adobe Analytics collection and use of data (cookies and IP address).

(3) DoubleClick is a service we use that is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, to display relevant ads to you. For this purpose, cookies are used that do not contain any personal information. Your IP address will be used when generating these cookies.

The DoubleClick cookies utilize a pseudonymous identification number assigned to your browser to collect on-screen and other ads. This allows Google and its partner sites to display ads based on previous visits to Henkel webpages or other websites. Google transmits and saves the information gathered from the DoubleClick cookies to a server it manages that may be in an overseas country.

The data collected by the DoubleClick cookies is only transferred to third parties in accordance with the law and Henkel’s data processing agreement with Google. By accessing any Henkel website you agree to the use of the above-mentioned DoubleClick cookie data for processing by Google.

You can prevent cookies from being stored in your browser settings. If you are uncomfortable with the use of DoubleClick cookies, you can follow this link to download and install a browser-plugin to deactivate the DoubleClick service by Google.

7. Your Wishes and Queries / Data Protection Officer

Stored data will be deleted by Henkel upon expiration of the statutory or contractual filing period or if Henkel no longer requires the same. At any time, you may, of course, ask for the deletion of your data. You are also entitled at any time to revoke your consent to the use or processing of your person-related data with future effect. In these cases, or if you have any other wishes in connection with your person-related data, please send an e-mail or a letter to our data protection officer, Mr. Frank Liebich, Henkelstrasse 67, D 40191 Düsseldorf, Germany (E-Mail: Datenschutz@henkel.com). Please also contact us this way, if you would like to know whether we have collected data about you and, if so, which data. We shall endeavor to comply with your wish immediately.

Deletion of the data:
The data are deleted as a matter of routine after the satisfaction of the specified purpose/s from its collection.

Planned data transfer to third countries:
As part of a global HR information system, the personnel data are to be made available to selected management executives in third countries after satisfying the requirements of cross border transfer as per the applicable law.