G.E. Schmidt Privacy Policy

We take your privacy and security seriously.

Who we are

G.E. Schmidt is a manufacturer and distributor of resistance welding and general industrial products. We have locations based in the USA and Canada (G.E. Schmidt), the UK (Cushway-Schmidt Ltd.), Mexico (Tenacity Works Mexico) and Germany (G.E. Schmidt GmbH).

Our website address is: https://www.geschmidt.com. For sales or information about purchased products, please email sales@geschmidt.com. For questions or concerns about the website, please contact webmaster@geschmidt.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact and Quote Request Forms

G.E. Schmidt uses contact forms and “quote request” forms to collect voluntarily supplied information from our customers to help us respond with additional information about a topic or product of their interest. G.E. Schmidt does not sell, share or otherwise distribute information collected via these forms. We may use the provided information to establish contact.

Cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Analytics

G.E. Schmidt uses analytics platforms that collects and aggregates visitor data to help us gauge site performance. We do not collect any personally identifiable data, and we do not share our analytics with third parties.

Who we share your data with

We do not share data with anyone outside of G.E. Schmidt’s organizations (G.E. Schmidt, Cushway-Schmidt Ltd., G.E. Schmidt GmbH, TWMX).

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. The G.E. Schmidt Store uses Stripe to process credit card transactions, and employees/administrators of the site do not have access to card numbers, etc.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Additional information

How we protect your data

G.E. Schmidt uses SiteLock for website security and protection, and we strive to maintain good security practices otherwise as well. All data hosted by G.E. Schmidt is served over HTTPS. For more information on our SSL certificate, please click on the icon in the address bar of your browser.

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