Schaeffler United Kingdom and Ireland


Data Protection Information

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using this Web Site.

1. Using Your Personal Information

Schaeffler (UK) Ltd (“Schaeffler (UK)”) takes very seriously the privacy of the Web Site users and the security of your personal information. It is Schaeffler (UK)’s aim that if your personal information is processed by Schaeffler (UK), you will at all times feel confident that your privacy is respected and that due care is taken regarding your personal information.

The purpose of this statement is to set out the principles governing Schaeffler (UK)'s use of personal information which Schaeffler (UK) obtains about you. By accessing the Web Site you agree to the following terms. If you do not agree to them, you may not use the Web Site.

Schaeffler (UK) will comply with any applicable data protection laws that apply in England and Wales that govern the collection and use of personal information. Schaeffler (UK) are registered for the purposes of Data Protection Act (1998) and make every effort to ensure that its systems and procedures meet both the legal requirements and the best practice recommendations of the Act.

Schaeffler (UK) collects personal information such as first name, last name, e-mail address and country of residence and other information which is voluntarily submitted by the users of the Web Site. The personal information provided by you will be processed for the purpose of providing the information and services you request as well as for marketing, sales and product development purposes. Schaeffler (UK) may give personal information to third parties, located within as well as outside the UK, such as a distributor of our products in order to process your orders and fulfil your requests.

2. Schaeffler (UK) Web Sites use Cookies

A cookie is an element of data that a Web Site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies help to tailor the information the Web Site will provide to you upon a return visit. Items such as a username, should you have registered with this Web Site, may be stored via a Cookie. If you don't wish to accept cookies from the Schaeffler (UK) Web Site you can leave this Web Site, or configure your browser to either notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it, or to block all or certain categories of cookies. Please see your browser's help facility for information on setting how cookies are handled.

3. Links

Schaeffler (UK) does not assume any responsibility for the privacy practices or the contents of external web sites to which this Web Site contains links. If you use a link on Schaeffler (UK)’s Web Site to take you to another site, your privacy will not be protected in accordance with this Policy. You will need to check that Web Site’s own privacy statement. For the avoidance of doubt, Schaeffler (UK) make no representations as to the accuracy or any other aspect of information contained in other Web Sites.

4. Further Information

Schaeffler (UK) may at any time revise the terms of this Privacy Policy. If Schaeffler (UK) needs to change its Privacy Policy it will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the Web Site to draw your attention to any change. Continued use of the Web site will signify that you agree to any such changes.

If you have any questions regarding Schaeffler (UK)’s processing of your personal information, you are welcome to contact Schaeffler (UK) Ltd at:

Schaeffler (UK) Ltd.
Forge Lane, Minworth
Sutton Coldfield, B76 1AP
Telephone: 0121 351 3833
Fax: 0121 351 7686

Last updated: September 2006