Last updated September 2020
Thank you for visiting (one of) the Schindler Group websites (“Sites”) of Schindler Holding Ltd. and/or its affiliates (“Schindler”) and your interest in Schindler products and services.
At Schindler, we strive to honour the privacy and security of our users, customers and suppliers, as well as their representatives, in relation to all products, services, applications and websites provided by Schindler Holding Ltd. and any of its affiliates acting as a controller under relevant data protection rules and regulations. You can find a list and contact details of such Schindler controller entities here.
What is a Cookie?
A Cookie is a small piece of data that is placed on your computer or mobile device by websites you visit. Cookies are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.
What does a Cookie do?
A Cookie may store or retrieve information on your browser. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. A Cookie enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language and other display preferences) over a period, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the website or browse from one page to another.
The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience.
If you disable Cookies that we use, this may impact your user experience and the services we are able to offer while visiting our Sites.
For further information on how to block Cookies, please see section 5 “How to manage your Cookie preference”.
Our use of your personal data
If you revisit our Sites, we may recognise you, even if we do not know your identity.
Cookies set by Schindler or third parties
In many cases, these Cookies lead to the use of your device’s processing or storage capabilities. Some of these Cookies are set by Schindler itself, others by third parties; some only last as long as your browser session, while others can stay active on your device for a longer period.
Internet browsers allow you to change your Cookie settings, for instance to block certain kinds of Cookies or files. You can therefore block Cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some Cookies.
However, if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our Sites, due to the fact that some may be functionality Cookies.
For further information about deleting or blocking Cookies, please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Where to find more information about Cookies
You can find more information about Cookies and similar tags/files under the following addresses:
How we use Social Bookmarks (e.g. Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn)
We may use Social Bookmarks (for example Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn) to allow users of those social media platforms to post links of selected Schindler Sites on their corresponding social media profile to bookmark them or share them with their social media contacts. The Sites may contain Social Bookmarks which are identifiable by means of respective share buttons.