ZEISS is a corporation operating on a global scale which has cross-border legally independent companies, business processes, management structures and technical systems.
When you visit our website, data may be collected which may, in some cases, be of a personal nature. In this declaration, we inform you what personal information ZEISS companies collect during your visit to our websites, and how we handle this data.
We take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Our processing of your personal information collected during your visit to our websites is carried out fully in accordance with the relevant legal stipulations. In addition, our approach to dealing with personal information is based on the EU data protection principles which provide for the greatest possible degree of transparency, observance of the right to choose, access rights and the transmission and lawful processing of personal information.
Every ZEISS company abides by the applicable data protection laws, e.g. ZEISS companies and subsidiaries located in Germany follow the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). In addition, the handling of personal information is specified in a company directive for all ZEISS companies within the Group. This ZEISS company directive serves to ensure that your data is processed properly and in compliance with the applicable laws at the ZEISS companies which handle personal information. At the same time, we have instructed our employees to refer to and comply with our data protection rules wherever personal information is requested on any website.