Privacy Policy

This website, www.bahco.com ("the Website" "our Website"), is owned and run by SNA EUROPE ("SNA EUROPE" or "We"), a French company having its registered office at the following address : BP 20104 ERAGNY, 95 613 CERGY PONTOISE. SNA EUROPE is therefore acting as data controller for any processing of your personal data collected through this Website. In this Privacy Policy, "personal information" or "personal data" means any information relating to a natural person who is or can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identification number or to one or more factors specific to him/to her. This includes your name and/or username, your contact information, as well as any personal data in the meaning of applicable laws, notably your IP address, or information about your preferences and requests in relation to our products. This Privacy Policy applies to the entire content, current and future, of our Website. Please therefore read the conditions set out below carefully before continuing your browsing. By using our Website, you accept these conditions.

PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU GIVE US

You may give us information about you in several ways:

  • By filling in forms available on the Website in order to be contacted by us by phone, email or otherwise.
  • By participating in surveys or other activities that may be proposed on the Website including notably contests, promotions, prize draws and or/any other events requiring the collection of personal data identifying you.
  • By participating in social media functions on our Website.

We assume that any personal information you give us is sincere and accurate. You must not give us any information relating to a third party unless you have obtained his/her prior consent to do so.

OTHER INFORMATION COLLECTED BY US

Apart from the information you give us, we may automatically collect other data during your visit on the Website. This data may include:

  • The Internet Protocol address (IP address) used by your computer, browser type and version and other technical information relating to your connection.
  • Information about your visit, including date and time, length of your visit, pages viewed, pages response time, page interaction information (clicks, for example).

We also use cookies on our Website. To find out more, please refer to the section Cookie Policy included in this Privacy Policy.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We carry out data processing based on information given by you or collected by us. The purposes of said processing are the following:

  • To answer your requests and/or to provide you with information about our products and activities. This may lead us to contact you by different means. Please note that we may contact you by electronic means, notably by email, only if you have consented to this by ticking the relevant box placed on the forms by which we collect your contact information, or to answer your requests when they are transmitted to us through our contact forms.
  • To send you notifications about possible changes to our Website and/or related services and/or contents.
  • To manage and follow-up your participation to events and activities we may organize though our Website.
  • To allow you and us to interact with social networks through the social media buttons available on our Website.
  • To conduct surveys in relation to our products and/or Website and to perform traffic statistics.
  • To administer and improve our website which may include testing and research of errors.
  • To share your personal information with our selected partners subject to your prior consent.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

If you have filled in the forms available on our Website ("Contact", "Request Consultation"), we may have to share your personal information with our affiliates based in the country you have selected during your visit so that they may answer your request or send you updates and information regarding our products and activities.

We may also share your information with third parties who are not part of our group, i.e.:

  • The service providers and sub-contractors acting on our behalf to manage and administrate our Website and/or our data processing. Please note that we require these third parties to use your personal information only as part of the missions we ask them to perform.
  • Our selected partners if you have accepted that we share your personal information with them.
  • Public authorities duly authorized by applicable laws to access personal data as part of their missions.

Please also note that corporate operations may entail the transfer or sale of assets to third parties, especially the buyer of the assets. Such transfers may include databases controlled by SNA EUROPE.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL DATA

The data we collect may be transferred to some affiliates of SNA EUROPE which are based outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"), and more especially in countries that do not ensure an adequate level of protection with respect to personal data.

We are committed to taking any necessary measures in order to organize such transfers in accordance with the requirements of European legislation, notably by using the sets of standard contractual clauses issued by the European Commission on the basis of Article 26 of directive 95/46/EC.

COOKIE POLICY

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file that is downloaded on your computer when you visit certain web pages. Cookies allow a web page, for example, to identify a user session, to recall your preferences (e.g. language), and to record your browsing of the website from that computer.

If you do not accept the use of cookies, please follow the instructions below.

Please note that refusing cookies may prevent you from using some parts of our Website.

WHICH COOKIES ARE BEING USED ON OUR WEBSITE?

We use four types of cookies on our Website:

  • Technical and functional cookies: these cookies exclusively aim at enabling communication through electronic means. They cannot be switched off and therefore do not appear in the table below. We used technical and functional cookies in order to simplify your browsing and to enhance your experience on our Website. For instance, functional cookies may record information relating to your previous choices such as the selected language. They may allow us to display video content on our Website.
  • Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to collect information on how visitors use our Website (number of visitors, most visited pages, duration of a session, return rate, etc...). Analytical cookies are placed by Google Inc., an American corporation. These cookies are persistent which means that they remain on your computer after a session, until they reach their expiry date. These cookies and the way to opt out of them are described in the table below.
  • Disqus cookies: These cookies allow you to post comments on articles and events of our Website and log-in to Disqus using either Facebook, Twitter, Google or Disqus authentication. These cookies are placed by Disqus, as well as by Quantcast and Google (third parties). These cookies and the way to opt-out of them or to certain functionality (e.g.: tracking) are described in the table below.
  • Social media buttons (Facebook and Twitter): These cookies are used in connection with social media buttons on our Website. These cookies allow users to share content from this Website via social networks. These cookies are placed by Facebook and Twitter (third parties). They are also used to link users with topics that are of interest to them, and to show them targeted ads based on visited or shared content. These cookies and the way to opt out of them (or of some functionality) are described in the table below.

Please note that we may update the table below.

Cookie

Set by :

Purpose and opt-out

Cookie Banner Acceptance and/or Banner view

Bahco.com

Records whether you have been shown the Cookie Banner and if you have accepted the use of cookies by clicking on the cookie. This cookie remains on your computer after the session has expired. These cookies cannot be switched off.

Google Analytics Cookies

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Google.com

Analytical cookies collecting information on how visitors use our Website. These cookies are set by Google, i.e. a third party. You can delete them by using the Google Analytics disable add-on browsers :

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

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Cookies allowing to post comments on articles or events, and to remember Disqus login information across web pages. These cookies may also record your browsing activity. These cookies are set by Disqus, Quantcast and Google, i.e. third parties.

  1. You may opt-out of the Quantcast cookie here: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/
  2. To disable the Google Analytics cookies, you can use the Google Analytics disable add-on browsers : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
  3. You may opt-out of the tracking functionality of the Disqus cookies here: https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/1657951-data-sharing-settings

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Cookies associated with the Facebook button, which allows you to share content of this Website on Facebook. They are also used to link users with topics that are of interest to them, and to show them targeted ads based on visited or shared content. These cookies are set by Facebook, i.e. a third party.

 

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HOW TO SET UP YOUR BROWSER TO REFUSE COOKIES?

Cookies can be refused by configuring your browser so that it prevents them from being placed on your device. Depending on the browser you use, you will need to follow the instructions below:

On mobile devices:

iOS
  1. On the Home page, select "Settings".
  2. Choose "Safari".
  3. Tap "Block Cookies" and select your preferences.
  4. In addition, you may select "Clear history and Website data" to clear already stored cookies.
Android
  1. Launch your browser from the Home page.
  2. Select the "Menu" key, then choose "Settings".
  3. Select "Site Setting".
  4. Tap "Cookies" and select your preferences.
  5. In addition, you may select "Privacy", scroll down to the bottom and tap "Clear browsing data" to clear already stored cookies.
Windows
  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Tap "More".
  3. Select "Settings", then "Advanced Settings".
  4. Scroll down to the "Cookies from websites" section and then set your preferences.
  5. In addition, you may tap "More" then select "Settings" and choose "Delete history" to clear already stored cookies.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have a right to access, rectify or delete your personal data. You may also object to the processing of said data for legitimate reasons. If you wish to exercise these rights, please send your request by email or by post to SNA EUROPE by using the contact details as follows:

Email : info@bahco.com Post : SNA Europe, BP 20104 Eragny, 956 13 Cergy Pontoise, France.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Our Privacy Policy (including the Cookie Policy) may evolve depending on changes to legislation and/or to the features of our Website. You are therefore invited to visit our Privacy Policy pages regularly. Please note that we may also notify you with those changes by any appropriate means.