We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest in our company and our products. Protecting your privacy when using our websites is a priority for us. Please therefore take note of the following information:
1. Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
Basically, you may visit our website without us collecting any personal data. Personal data is only collected if you voluntarily disclose such data for the purpose of concluding a contract, opening a customer account or contacting us. Without your explicit consent, this data is merely used for contract fulfillment and processing your inquiries. Upon the complete fulfillment of the contract your data will be stored with care for tax and commercial law retention periods, to be deleted upon expiry of these periods.
Furthermore, we may exclusively use the e-mail address received from you in connection with the sale of goods or services for direct marketing purposes when we advertise our own goods and services similar to those you have ordered in our newsletter, unless you have objected to such use. You may at any time notify us of your objection to our use of your e-mail address, no costs being thereby incurred other than the submission costs according to the basic tariffs. You may object (and thereby unsubscribe from our Newsletter) at any time via the respective link in the Newsletter or by e-mail to the following e-mail address, respectively: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Transfer of Personal Data
a) Order processing
For the purpose of contract fulfillment, we transfer personal data collected by us to the transport company commissioned with the delivery, provided this is required for delivering the goods. For handling of payments, we transfer your payment data to the commissioned credit institution.
This website uses so-called “cookies” serving to make our Internet presence more user-friendly, effective and secure – for instance to accelerate navigation on our website. Furthermore, cookies allow us to measure the frequency of website visits as well as general navigation. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer system. Please note that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your computer system, mostly so-called “session cookies”. “Session cookies” are characterized by the fact that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive upon the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and allow us to recognize your computer system during your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). You may certainly decline these cookies at any time provided your browser permits this. However, please note that once your browser is set to decline cookies (from our website) certain features of this website may not be available or restricted.
4. Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analyses service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on your computer allowing to analyze your use of the website. The information provided by the cookie on your use of the website is usually transmitted to and stored on a server of Google in the United States. However, should IP anonymisation be activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union as well as in other countries that are parties to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. Commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing other services for the website operator relating to website activity and Internet use.
The IP address transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by activating the respective setting on your browser, however please note that if you do so you may not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you may prevent Google from collecting and processing data (including your IP address) on your use of the website generated by the cookie by downloading and installing the browser plugin using the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
We would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the advanced “_anonymizeIp()” option and thus IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form to exclude direct reference to people.
5. Information on Customer Rights and Contacts
You are entitled to obtain information on your saved data free of charge and to correct, block or delete this data where applicable. Please contact us with any further inquiries about the collection, processing or use of your personal data. The same shall apply for obtaining information, your requests to block, delete or correct your personal data as well as for the withdrawal of your consent. You can find our contract address in our imprint.