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For purposes of analyzing and optimizing our websites, we use various services, which are presented below. This analysis allows us to understand, for example, how many people visit our site, what information is most in demand, and how people find it. Among other things, we collect data on which website an affected person came to a website (so-called referrer), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for which length of stay a subpage was viewed. This helps us to design and improve our offers in a user-friendly way. The data collected is not intended to personally identify individual users. Anonymous or at most pseudonymous data are collected. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 f of the GDPR.
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How can you contact us?
If you have questions on the processing of your personal data, would like to exercise any of your rights, or are unhappy with how we’ve handled your information, please contact us here:
1500 Mittel Blvd.
Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
or our European subsidiaries in:
UNITED KINGDOM Thomson Industries
Office 9, The Barns
Caddsdown Business Park
Devon, EX39 3BT
Phone: +44 (0) 1271 334 500
See subsidiaries of other regions.