Terms of Privacy Policy - Leitz Tooling UK Ltd. as at 01/2013

Data protection

We take the security and privacy of your personal information very seriously. This policy together with our Terms of Use and, if you buy from this website, the Conditions of Sale set out the basis on which we will process any personal data. All processing will be in accordance with the applicable data protection legislation for the purposes for which the information was submitted. In following we inform you about how we will treat your personal data.

Personal data

We endeavor to collect and use your personal information only with your knowledge and consent, typically when you order and use products and services, make enquiries, register for information or other services, request product information or when you respond to communications from us (such as questionnaires or surveys).

The personal information we may collect could include your name and postal address, date of birth, gender, telephone and fax numbers, email address, and credit/debit card information; and other information collected on registration.

Use of data

If you choose to provide us with personal information it will only be used in support of the intended purposes stated at the time at which it was collected, and subject to any preferences indicated by you. We may use your data for a number of purposes which includes: processing your orders, managing and administering your account; delivering any services, products or information requested by you; responding to complaints or account enquiries; verifying your identity when required.

Please note that we do not sell or pass your personal information to third parties unless you have given us permission or unless it is necessary to deliver the products and services ordered or used by you.

We may be obliged to disclose your personal information to meet any legal or regulatory requirements or obligations in accordance with applicable law.

Data encryption

When your personal data is sent to us, i.e. for an order, it is encrypted using the SSL (secure socket layer) method. Before being transferred to the Leitz server, your data is transformed using of the SSL method so that no third party can reconstruct it. This encryption method also ensures that your data is sent exclusively to the server by which it has been requested.


By using our website, you consent to the storage and use of your data as described. By entering your personal data, you agree to the described processing of data and its use.

Scope of application / links

This Privacy Policy Statement applies solely to Leitz websites. We have no influence on the design and content of websites connected to our websites by so-called links. Thus we have no control over how the providers of the linked websites handle your data, so that our Privacy Policy Statement and our sphere of responsibility do not include such third-party websites.

Deletion of data

If you would like to delete your account, you can call us (phone: +44 (0) 1279/454 530) or write an e-mail to

Collection of Data for Statistical Purposes

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

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