have come to the right page if you want to know more about Olympus
organisation and is strongly committed to your personal right to
privacy. Find out how we from Olympus in Europe protect your personal
online privacy according to the European and international data
Generally, a visitor need not register or give any personal identification
to use this site. No software or hardware techniques are employed
to capture a visitor's e-mail address or other personally identifiable
We only collect identifiable personal information that is specifically
and voluntarily provided by a user to us. A visitor may choose to
become a user and provide information to register for ordering goods
or services, being informed, or to apply for a job, for example.
When a user provides this type of identifiable information to us,
we use it solely for the purposes for which it was provided and
secure your information as required by German Law. The user may
at any time revoke his consent to the processing of personal data;
Olympus will take all necessary measures to ensure that such a request
is immediately carried out. Should you have questions or concerns
however, feel free to direct these to our Data Privacy Officer at
Here are our core principles on Personal Data Privacy which apply
for Olympus Europe internet activities:
- Where visitors choose to provide us with a name, e-mail address
or other information they become customers and Olympus keeps
all such response confidential, following these principles.
- Olympus will use your information solely for the purpose for
which it was provided, given your allowance.
- We will only use and disclose your information in accordance
with your permission.
- We do not collect, process or store personal data of infants,
minors or persons without capacity to contract, unless the respective
legal guardian has consented.
- We let you change your information so that you can keep it
up to date.
- We do not give your personally identifiable information to
- We will not sell or rent your private information to third
- We use secure technology and privacy protection programs to
keep your information secure at any time on our servers.
Communication and Tracking (Cookies)
For better communication via the Internet Olympus sometimes
uses small text files (cookies) remembered by your browser according
to its settings, so that you can navigate through our Web site
easier. We also use this technique where appropriate, to keep
track of page views and to personalise your communication with
Olympus. We implement some of these cookies through our server
procedure for most Web sites, however if you are uncomfortable
of receiving cookies. This however, may limit your ability to
interact with Olympus Web sites.
February 20, 2002
Data Privacy Officer