The protection of your data is our concern
We appreciate your interest in our company and our products respectively services and would like you to feel safe when visiting our website also regarding the protection of your personal data. Because we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. The observance of the legal regulations is a matter of course for us. We want you to know when we collect what kind of information and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the data protection rules of both, us and our external service providers, are respected.
Personal data is information about your identity. These includes, for example, information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address. The use of our website does not require that you disclose personal data. In certain cases, however, we will need your name and address, as well as other information, so that we can provide the services you require.
The same applies, for example, to the sending of information material and ordered goods or to answering individual questions. Where necessary, we will inform you accordingly. In addition, we only store and process data that we collect automatically when visiting our websites (e.g. your IP address and the names of the pages you have visited, the browser and operating system you are using, the date and time of access, used search engines, names of downloaded files).
If you make use of our services, as a rule, only those data are collected that we need to provide the services. As far as we ask you for more information, it is voluntary information. The processing of personal data takes place exclusively for the fulfillment of the requested service and for the preservation of legitimate business interests.
Purpose of personal data
In general, we will use the personal information you provide to respond to your requests, process your orders, or provide you with access to specific information or offers. Customer Relationship Management may also require that we or a service provider contracted by us use such personal information to inform you about product offerings or to conduct online surveys to better meet the needs and requirements of our customers. Of course, we respect it, if you do not want to give us your personal data to support our customer relations (especially for direct marketing or for market research purposes). We will not sell or otherwise market your personal information to third parties.
We will collect, process and use the personal data provided by you online only for the purposes notified to you. A transfer of your personal data will not take place without your express consent. Surveys of personal data as well as their transmission to authorized state institutions and authorities are carried out only in the context of the relevant laws or if we are obliged by a court decision to do so. Our employees and the service companies commissioned by us are obliged to secrecy and to comply with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act.
Data that is collected automatically when you visit our website
For organizational and technical reasons, the use of our website saves the following data: the names of the pages you have visited, the browser and operating system you are using, the date and time of access, the search engines used, the names of downloaded files and your IP address. We evaluate these technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes, in order to be able to continuously optimize our website and to make our Internet offers even more attractive. This information is stored separately from other personal information on secured systems. Conclusions on individual persons are not drawn.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
By using this website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
When you visit one of our websites, we may store information in the form of a cookie on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are sent from a web server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Besides the Internet protocol address no personal data of the user are stored. This information is intended to recognize you automatically on your next visit to our websites and to facilitate navigation. For example, cookies allow us to customize a website to suit your interests or to store your password so you do not have to re-enter it each time.
Of course, you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognize your computer, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard disk by clicking on “disable cookies” when you visit our website for the first time. If you want to disable cookies later, please refer to the instructions of your browser manufacturer. If you do not accept cookies, however, this may result in functional restrictions of our offers.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Children and adolescents
Persons under the age of 18 should not submit any personal data to us without the approval of their parents or guardians. We do not request personal information from children and adolescents, do not collect them and do not disclose them to third parties.
We have taken technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our employees and all persons involved in data processing are obliged to comply with the Federal Data Protection Act and other data protection-relevant laws and the confidential handling of personal data. In case of collection and processing of personal data, the information is transmitted in encrypted form in order to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures are constantly being revised in line with technological developments.
Information, cancellation, blocking
At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If necessary, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions, suggestions, complaints