Data protection declaration
Thank you for your interest in our website. Your privacy is very important for us. We would like to advise you as follows in some detail on how your data is handled.
Storage of access data in server log files
You can visit our website without providing personal details. We store only access data in server log files such as the name of the file requested, date and time of the call, data volume transmitted and the provider making the request. This data is analyzed only to ensure the trouble-free operation of the web page and improvement of our product offer and does not allow us to draw any personal inferences.
Data collection and use in concluding the contract and opening a customer account
Personal data is collected when you voluntarily provide us with data relating to your order, contacting us (e.g. by using the contact form or email) or when opening a customer account. The data collected is evident from the respective input form. We use the data provided by you to conclude the contract and process your enquiry. On conclusion of the contract or closing your customer account your data is blocked for any further use and deleted after expiry of the tax and customary legal retention periods provided you have not expressly given your approval for additional use of your data or where the right of using the data more extensively is permitted by law, details of which are as follows. Your customer account can be deleted at any time through either a message sent to your contact details provided below or through the function provided for the purpose in the customer account.
Transfer of data on conclusion of the contract
On conclusion of the contract we transfer your details to the company commissioned with the delivery provided this is required for the delivery of the goods. We provide details of payment for processing of the payment transaction to the credit institute commissioned with the payment and if required to the service provider commissioned by us to make the payment or to the payment service chosen by you in the ordering process.
Use of data on registering for the email newsletter
Should you register for our newsletter then we would use the requisite or specific data provided by you to send our email newsletter. Registration is possible at any time either through notification to the contact address provided below or through the link given in the newsletter.
Use of data for email advertising without newsletter registration and your right of revocation
Should we receive your email address in connection with the sale of goods or services and no revocation occurs then we reserve the right to regularly send you offers on similar products in our range by email. The use of your email address can be revoked at any time by notifying the contact address provided below or through the link given in the advertising mail without incurring any costs other than those transmission costs stated in the basic tariff.
Use of data for postal advertising and your right of revocation
Furthermore we reserve the right to store your first and last name, your address and – provided we have received these additional details within the scope of our contractual relationship – your title, academic degree, date of birth and your industry or business designation in summarized listings and to use them for our own advertising purposes, e.g. to send out offers and information of interest on our products by letter post. The storage and use of your data for these purposes can be revoked at any time by notifying the contact address provided below.
Cookies are used on various pages of our website in order to make a visit more attractive and to enable the use of particular functions. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the browser session i.e. after closing your browser (session cookies). Others remain on your terminal device enabling us to recognize your browser once again (persistent cookies). Your browser can be set up to inform you of the insertion of cookies which then enables you to either individually decide on their acceptance or their acceptance in specific cases or to exclude them generally. Non-acceptance of cookies may limit the functionality of our website.
Use of Google Analytics for web analysis
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, text files stored on your computer which enable an analysis to be made of your use of the website. The information gathered by the cookies on your use of the website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Should IP anonymization be activated on this website then your IP address is however first abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting countries to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to the Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymization is activated on our website. Google uses the information to evaluate the use of the website and compile reports on website activity on behalf of the provider
and to deliver additional services for the website provider associated with website and internet usage. Your browser IP address transmitted for use by Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google. The storage of cookies can be prevented by selecting the appropriate setting of your browser software, however we would point out that you will not necessarily be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Furthermore you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie relating to the use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available on the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plug-in click on this link to prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie is then installed on your terminal device. When you delete your cookies you need to click on the link again.
Right of information and contact options
You have the right to receive information free of charge on your personal data stored with us as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data if required. Should you have any questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data related to information, corrections, blocking or deletion of data as well as the revocation of authorizations provided or objection to the use of particular data please contact us directly through the contact data in our site