Privacy Policy

Important Disclaimers and Legal Information

Last Updated: July 10, 2018 

This Privacy Policy governs the collection, use and disclosure of your information through the DS blog website: OSRAM’s Digital Lighting Systems Blog. By using this website, you are consenting to the collection and processing of personal and other information described in this Privacy Policy, now and as amended.  When you visit external websites through links provided by OSRAM’s Digital Lighting Systems Blog, your use and collection of data is not covered under this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information - In general, you can visit this website without giving any personal information about yourself. There are times when we or our business partners may need to obtain personal information from you, such as your name, email address, company name and country. We may also collect information about your interest in our products and services or other transactions.

What we collect and how we use it. - The following describes in more detail when and why OSRAM may collect your personal information, how we may use it, and with whom it may be shared.

Our Service Providers - OSRAM uses service providers to collect, use, analyze and otherwise process information on our behalf. We expect our service providers to handle personal information in a manner consistent with our policies and legal obligations.

Fulfilling Your Request - If you conduct a transaction or request information from this website (e.g., blog post or product information), we will use your contact information to fulfill your request.  We will not share your information externally.

Marketing - The information you provide to OSRAM’s Digital Lighting Systems Blog may also be used by OSRAM and its business partners for marketing purposes. You will have the opportunity to choose whether or not to have your information used for this purpose by providing consent.

Questionnaires and Surveys - We may ask visitors to this website to complete surveys. The results of these surveys help us improve this website, as well as the products and services we offer. We may ask you for your name and email address. Some surveys may request more background information, such as age range and income categories – this information will not be used to identify any individual.

Website-Tracking Certain types of information are collected and stored automatically, using information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. This may include your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We also log and track which pages are visited to measure site traffic.

We use third party services for marketing and optimization purposes. Our service providers collect data and use web analytics tools to provide us with information about this website usage. We may transfer the data we collect about you when you visit this website, including personal information, to our service providers or they may gather this data directly. Our service providers use this information to create anonymous usage profiles.

When you visit this website either we or our service providers may store data on your computer in the form of a “cookie”, web beacons (also known as tracking pixels), or similar tracking technology to automatically recognize your device the next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, such as allowing us to tailor a Site to better match your interests or to store your password to save you from having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer, block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. As a user of the Sites, you do have the option to stop tracking and use of cookies.

Disclosures Required By Law - In certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal information pursuant to legal, regulatory, judicial or other governmental requirements, requests, subpoenas, warrants, or orders. We may also disclose your information if we believe it is necessary or appropriate to prevent injury, property damage or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

Information Security - OSRAM implements reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. Although our goal is to protect your information, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Children - We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at osramdsblog@osram.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time following confirmation.

Third Party Sites (Other portals and services) - This site may contain links to external websites. Your use of any third party site, including the submission of personal information, will be governed by the terms and conditions of the site operator. OSRAM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRACTICES OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY SITE, EVEN IF WE PROVIDE A LINK FROM OUR SITES.

Changes - We will post any changes to this Privacy Policy without any additional notice. Please check the Privacy Policy page regularly to keep up-to-date. Your continued use of this web site following any change indicates your acceptance of any revisions to the Privacy Policy.

Questions - If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or personal data requests, please contact the administrator of the DS Blog: osramdsblog@osram.com.