Data privacy policy

 

We collect and use your personal data exclusively within the scope of the provisions of the data protection act. Please find information below on the type, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data.For technical reasons, your internet browser will automatically transfer data to our web server when you access our website. This includes the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, requested file, volume of sent data, browser type and version, operating system and IP address. This data is saved separately from other data that you enter whilst using our service. It is not possible to associate this data with a certain person. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes before being deleted.

Use of personal data

We only collect personal data if you voluntarily communicate it to us as part of the order process, when opening a new customer account or when registering for our newsletter. We use the collected data exclusively for the purposes of processing the contract. Following complete processing of the contract, your data will be blocked and following fulfillment of the requirements under tax and commercial law, it will be deleted, unless you have expressly agreed to any other use of the data.

According to the data protection act, you have the right to receive information on the data saved about you free of charge and, as appropriate, the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data or for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, please write to us: contact form.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer allowing analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website will generally be transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. In the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will shortened first by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the operator of the website with other services related to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be collated with other Google data. You can prevent cookies being saved by adjusting the settings of your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link.

Newsletter

If you would like to order our newsletter, as well as your e-mail address we need confirmation that you are the owner of the cited e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. The data will only be collected for the purposes of being able to send you the newsletter and documenting our entitlement in this respect. Your information will not be passed on to third parties. You can revoke the newsletter order and your consent to the e-mail address being saved at any time.

Use of cookies

On various pages we use cookies to make visits to our website attractive and to facilitate the use of certain functions. These are small text files, which are stored on your computer. The majority of cookies that we use will be deleted from your hard drive again at the end of the browser session session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer again upon your next visit (persistent cookies). These cookies allow us to greet you with your user name and mean that you do not have to enter your password or fill out forms with your data again if you make another order. Our partner companies are not permitted to use cookies to collect, process or use personal data via our website.

Note on Facebook and Google social plugins

This website uses social plugins run by the social networks Facebook (www.facebook.com) and Google (www.google.com). The operators are Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA and Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The Google button is marked with the note / logo "+1″. The Facebook button can be identified on our website by the white "f" on the blue tile or the "thumbs up" symbol.

If you bring up a website with a social plugin, you are allowing social networks like Facebook or Google to collect various data. This includes the date and time of the visit to the relevant website, the internet address or URL where the visitor is located as well as technical data regarding the IP address, browser being used and operating system being used by the visitor in addition to the user ID number if the visitor is logged into Facebook or Google. In this case, Facebook can associate your visit with your Facebook account or Google account. You can prevent association with your Facebook profile by logging out of Facebook.

For information on data collection and use, please see the data usage guidelines of Facebook (www.facebook.com/help/?faq=17512 and www.facebook.com/about/privacy/) and on Google (www.google.com/intl/en/+/policy/+1button.html).

Right to information

At all times you have the right to receive information about the personal data that is stored on you, including the origin and recipient of your data and the purpose of the data processing. Please refer any queries in writing or by e-mail to our addresses below. This data privacy policy shall only apply to content on our servers and does not cover all linked websites on our site.