Cookie Statement

1. INTRODUCTION

This Cookie Statement will inform you about what Cookies are, why and how WEG Equipamentos Elétricos S.A. ("we", "us", "our" or "WEG") and our subsidiaries, uses them, and how you can prevent the use of Cookies. It concerns processing of all personal data by WEG through www.weg.net

If you have any questions or concerns about the use of Cookies by WEG, please mail through the "Contact Us" section of www.weg.net


2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Cookies or similar techniques like tags, pixels and JavaScript (hereinafter: "Cookies") are small text files which are stored on a user’s computer or mobile device (e.g. telephone or tablet). They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to you and your use of our website (such as language preferences), and can be accessed either by the webserver or client computer. Cookies are necessary to facilitate browsing and make the website more user-friendly. They do not damage your computer.


3. HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

We use Cookies for optimizing the website(s) and to analyze website traffic. Cookies are an essential part of how our website works. The main purpose of our Cookies is to improve your browsing experience. For example, they are used to remember your preferences (language, country, etc.) while browsing and on future visits.

The information collected by the Cookies also enables us to improve the site by estimating numbers and patterns of use, the suitability of the website to the individual interests of the users, quicker searches, etc.

On occasions, if we have obtained your informed consent in advance, we may use Cookies, tags or other similar devices to obtain information that enables us to show you, either from our own website or from third-party websites or any other means, advertising based on the analysis of your browsing habits.

WEG uses the following categories of Cookies:

  • Functional Cookies: These are the Cookies that are indispensable for the proper functioning of our website.
  • Analytical Cookies: These are Cookies that store information about the use of the website.
  • Tracking Cookies: We use these Cookies to track how you use our websites and that of third parties. This enables us and third parties to provide you personal content, on our website, in our apps and by e-mail.

To install functional or analytical cookies we do not need your permission because the impact of these cookies on your privacy are very limited. For tracking cookies we will need to ask your permission.

In the table below you can find more details on the Cookies we use and for which specific purposes.

Name cookie Category
(analytical/tracking/ functional)
Purpose Further details
WEG Functional Cookies Cookies used to stablish your session within our web servers, used to the compare products functionality, used for off-line access to some of our features and other functioning of our website.
Google Analytics Tracking Cookies These are cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enable us to track visitor behavior and measure site performance. https://www.google.com/analytics/
App Dynamics Tracking Cookies Used for application performance monitoring to ensure flawless customer experiences, including browser-user insights to optimize web experiences. https://www.appdynamics.com
Netscaler ADC Functional Cookies Cookies that provides information about the user session to define the load balancing and stablish a connection with the web servers. https://www.citrix.com/products/netscaler-adc
Youtube Tracking Cookies These are cookies set by the Youtube service which allow us to track visitor behavior. https://www.youtube.com
AddThis Tracking Cookies Cookies used for tracking visitor behavior through sharing our content. http://www.addthis.com
Mailchimp Tracking Cookies Used to provide integration between our website and marketing campaigns through email. http://mailchimp.com
RD Station Tracking Cookies These are cookies that allow us to work with Inbound Marketing, personalizing campaigns to build relationship with our customers. https://www.rdstation.com


4. WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED VIA COOKIES?

WEG collects and processes the following data about your visit to our website(s):

  • IP address and technical details about your browser, device used and the resolution of your computer/mobile screen;
  • The website you visited before that link to WEG website;
  • Where and how long you have been visiting our website, and which parts of the website you visited;
  • The functionalities of the website you used.

We sometimes run online advertisement campaigns that display advertisements (“ads”) to you based on your likely interests. We may learn your likely interests based on your use of our websites and applications, or from other companies and websites that we work with to help us understand your likely interests. We use Google Ads to display our ads on websites across the Internet. For this purpose several cookies will be set in your browser allowing both Google Ads and so-called ad exchanges to recognize your terminal device based on anonymous identifiers and to thus show you ads tailored to your likely interests.

WEG also uses pseudonymized statistics about you.

We do not collect or store sensitive personal information, such as your address, your password, your credit or debit card data, etc., in the Cookies we use.

For more information about the processing of personal data by WEG, please view our Privacy Policy.


5. HOW LONG DO WE USE THE COOKIES?

In terms of duration, we may use two different types of cookies on our websites:

  • Session Cookies: These Cookies are temporary Cookies that remain on your device until you leave our websites; or
  • Persistent Cookies: These Cookies remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete them. How long the Cookie remains on your device will depend on the duration or “lifetime” of the specific cookie, as well as your browser settings. See "How to Control Cookies" for more information.


6. WHO USES THE INFORMATION STORED IN THE COOKIES?

The information stored in the Cookies from our website is used exclusively by us, except for those identified below as "third-party cookies", which are used and managed by external entities to provide services requested by us to improve our services and the experience of the user when browsing our website. The main services for which these "third-party cookies" are used are to obtain access statistics and to guarantee the payment transactions that are carried out.


7. HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES?

If you prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on this page, considering the above-described limitations, first you must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with this website. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time.

You may restrict, block, or delete the Cookies from our website at any time by changing the configuration of your browser following the steps indicated below. While settings are different in each browser, Cookies are normally configured in the "Preferences" or "Tools" menu. For further details on configuring Cookies in your browser, see the "Help" menu in the browser itself.


8. CONTACT US

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or how we process your personal data, you can contact us at:

WEG Holding GmbH
Ghegastraße 3
1020 Wien, Austria
Email: weg-dataprotection@weg.net
Phone: +43 664 88245879


9. UPDATES TO THIS STATEMENT

This Cookie Statement will be updated as quickly as possible as the services offered on this website change. However, the Cookie Statement may temporarily fail to include a Cookie, tag or other similar device because of the update, although they will always be devices with identical purposes to those included in this statement.

This Cookie Statement was last updated on September 14, 2018.

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