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International Headquarters

Leica Microsystems GmbH
Ernst-Leitz-Strasse 17-37

35578 Wetzlar Germany

Registration number: HRB 5187
Tax identification number: DE 812487602

Phone: +49 6441 29-0
Fax: +49 6441 29-2590

URL: http://www.leica-microsystems.com

Operating Management

Andries Peter van den Broek (President)
Knud Müller (Chief Financial Officer)
Harald Schwenk (Vice President Human Resources)

Responsible for Website

Leica Microsystems GmbH
Corporate Identity & Communications

Ernst-Leitz-Strasse 17-37
35578 Wetzlar Germany

Phone: +49 6441 29-0
Fax: +49 6441 29-2211  

Webmaster Contact

Email: webmaster@leica-microsystems.com

Tools and Third-Party Vendors

For above mentioned data collection, review and advertisement we may use the following Third-Party web analytics services with its specific privacy information:

ActOn Marketing Automation

Our North American and Canadian website uses Act-On Software which has no direct relationship with your personal information. Act-On may transfer personal information to Leica Microsystems in order to provide the services you’ve requested, including services that display customized e-mails, newsletters, forms, documents, and reports. We may also use personal information for auditing, research and analysis to operate and improve this website. Act-On may use certain other information collected from you to help diagnose technical problems, administer this website, and improve the quality and types of services delivered. This software may provide non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information derived from actions of our users. This information we collect is not shared with or sold to other organizations for commercial purposes, except to provide products or services you’ve requested.

Act-On complies with the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Act-On has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Act-On's certification, please visit http://www.export.gov/safeharbor/.

Google Analytics and Google Remarketing

Our website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing. These are services of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. The last three digits of the IP address will then be cut off by Google.  A clear association of the IP address will therefore no longer be possible.  Google respects the data protection rules of the "US Safe Harbor Treaty” and is registered with the "Safe Harbor Program” of the US department of commerce.

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Third parties, including Google, place ads on websites in the Internet. Third parties, including Google, use saved cookies to place ads on the basis of previous visits of a user on this website.

Google has committed to never associate your IP address with any other Google data. Data gathering and data storage can be disputed at any time with effect for the future. The use of cookies by Google can be deactivated by visiting the page for the deactivation of Google ads.

If you solely want to opt-out of Leica-related Google AdWords remarketing service and Google Analytics for Display Advertising you may do this here: