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Cookie Policy

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect and use various types of information on our website, including the following:

Cookies. In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called “cookies”. We also allow our third-party service providers to set cookies for their services. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or other device and stored by your browser. Some of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after you leave our site. Other cookies will remain archived on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website. Some cookies are placed by third parties that appear on our pages. You can learn more about cookies hereopen a new window..

Local Storage. Our website and webpages may use “HTML5 Local Storage”. As like Cookies, it is used for improving your site experience by storing information about your preferences and past actions, on your device.

We use cookies and its similar technologies below on our website.

Type of cookies and its similar technologies Purpose of use Details
cookie_opt_in To judge whether users consent to use of cookies. The similar technologies use Local Storage.
PHPSESSID To activate the ground pressure simulation and CAD data download functions. It expires on browser close. (1 year at the maximum)
Google Analytics To analyze website usage by the site visitors. https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?csw=1open in new window
Used for embedding video. https://policies.google.com/technologies/types?hl=en open in new window

Server log files. We and our third-party service providers collect server log files, including the type and version of the browser used, the operating system used, the referrer URL, the hostname of the accessing computer or other device, the time of the server inquiry and the IP address, on our website.

Purpose of Using Your Personal Data

We will use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Improving user experience on our websites and services;
  • Analytics of our websites;
  • Compiling statistics about the usage of our websites or services; and
  • Other activities related to the above.

Lawful Basis for Processing

We will process your personal data only when the law allows us to do so. Most commonly, we will process your personal data on the following bases.

  • Cookies collected by Google Analytics: Consent. We may process your personal data on the basis of your consent that you provide to us.
  • Other personal data: Legitimate interests.This is where processing of your data is necessary for a legitimate interest pursued by us or a third party, and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

How Do We Disclose Information to Third Parties?

The following third-party providers may have access to the personal data collected by us.

Google Analytics. Google Analytics sets and accesses cookies on your computer or other device to collect information such as the numbers of visitors to our websites, where visitors have come to the websites from, and the pages they have visited. Our websites use Google Analytics to help collect and analyze certain information to engage in analysis, auditing, research and reporting. You may review Google Analytics’ security and privacy principles by clicking hereopen a new window., and opt out of the use of cookies in web browsers by Google Analytics by clicking hereopen a new window..

Cross Border Transfer of Your Personal Data

Personal data and other information collected by our partners may be transferred to and stored on their computers and servers located outside the countries where such partners are located. When it comes to data transfer to the United States, Google LLC complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield to ensure an adequate level of protection of your personal data when it is transferred to the United States.

Rights to Control Your Personal Data

  1. Right to access, rectification, erasure, restriction
    Regarding the processing of personal data, you have the following rights:
    • Request from us access to your personal data pursuant to Art. 15 of the GDPR
    • Request from us rectification of your personal data pursuant to Art. 16 of the GDPR
    • Request from us erasure of your personal data pursuant to Art. 17 of the GDPR
    • Request from us restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 of the GDPR
  2. Right to data portability
    You have the right to data portability where the processing of personal data concerning you is based on Art. 6(1)(a) or (b) of the GDPR and the processing is carried out by automated means, pursuant to Art. 20 of the GDPR.
  3. Right to object
    You have the right to object on grounds relating to your particular situation to the processing of personal data concerning you that is based on Art. 6(1)(e) or (f) of the GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions pursuant to Art. 21(1) of the GDPR.

    Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing pursuant to Art. 21(2) of the GDPR.
  4. Right to withdraw consent
    Where the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6(1)(a) or Art. 9(2)(a) of the GDPR), you have the right to withdraw your consent, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  5. Right to lodge a complaint
    You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 57(1)(f) of the GDPR.

How to delete Cookies and Local Storage

You can delete Cookies and Local Storage on your web browser.
The method for deleting them varies depending on which browser you are using. Please check how to clear them on your web browser.

Changes to This Cookie Policy

We may change or modify this Cookie Policy from time to time and will post the updated Cookie Policy with a “Last Updated” effective date of the revisions. We recommend that you review this Cookie Policy periodically. If we make a material change to this Cookie Policy, we may choose to post a separate notice on our home page indicating that the policy has been updated.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Cookie Policy, your rights under our Cookie Policy, or any other issue regarding the protection of your personal data, you can contact our email address below:


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