Data privacy statement
Thank you for your interest in our website . It is very import for us to protect your privacy. The following provides exhaustive information on how your data is handled.
Ascertainment, processing and use of personal data
You can visit our website without giving any personal details. We store - even if the visit is effected via newsletter links - only access data without reference to individuals such as:
- the name of your internet service provider
- the web page you are using to visit us
- the name of the requested file
This data is assessed exclusively for the purpose of improving our services and cannot be traced back to you.
We will store and process your data for the handling of your query and possible subsequent warranty claims as well as for advertising purposes. Personal data is only collected, if you voluntarily submit it for the purpose of opening a customer account or registering for our newsletter during the ordering process.
Right of objection to the use of data for advertising purposes or for market-/opinion research
Of course, you may veto the further use of your data – even if it is legally permissible without your consent (e.g. postal advertising) - for advertising and marketing purposes at any time by simply informing us, without having to pay other than transfer costs according to basic tariffs. This note does not function as consent on your part to the use of your data for advertising purposes.
We transfer your personal data to service providers (carriers, logisticians, banks) for the execution of your order.
Right to information
According to the federal data protection law (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) you have the right to free information about your saved data as well as the right to correct, lock or delete this data and the main reasons for a liquidity-related unfavourable decision, the notification of probability values imposed and saved for this purpose, its development as well as the data types used hereto.
Email advertising (with newsletter registration)
If you are registered separately for the newsletter, your email address is used for own advertising purposes unless you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This cancellation is possible at any time, without incurring other costs than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic tariffs.
We use so-called cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer and which save specific settings and details about your browser to share with our system. Saving these settings and details helps us tailor the website to your needs and makes it easier for you to use, e.g. by saving certain entries you made, so you don’t have to enter them repeatedly.
Session cookies will be erased once the browser is closed.
Your payment data is transmitted in a coded way in the order process. We secure our website and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, deletion, access, changing and distribution of your data by non-authorised persons. You should always treat your access information confidentially and close your browser window, oonce you have ended your communication with us, particularly if you share your computer with other people.
Contact person for data protection
In the event of questions regarding acquisition, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deleting of data as well as for the withdrawal of your consents, please contact our data protection officer:
Gross, Erwin (representative: Mr.Siebert)
Credit assessment and scoring
Provided we pay in advance, e.g. in case of purchase on account, in order to safeguard our justified interests, we may obtain credit information on the basis of a mathematical-statistical method at Deltavista GmbH, Kaiserstr 217, 76133 Karlsruhe, Germany. For this purpose we send the required personal data to Deltavista GmbH for checking your creditworthiness and use the information received with regard to the statistical probability of a payment default to decide if payment options may be granted.
The credit report can include probability values (score values) that are calculated based on scientifically recognized mathematical and statistical methods in the calculation of which address data etc., is also involved. Your interests worthy of protection are taken into consideration according to the statutory provisions. You can object this examination at any time with effect for the future. As a consequence, we might not be able to offer you certain payment options anymore.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South Colifornia Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “Like-button” on our website. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is made via the plug-in. Thereby, Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP-address. If you are logged in to your account, Facebook can assign the visit of our pages to your user account.
We expressly point out, that we – as website providers – do not have knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook.
For more information, please look at Facebook's data protection declaration: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit of our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account.
Google Analytics with the extension "anonymize IP"
This website uses Google Analysis for web analysis. This is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “Cookies”. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP-address) are transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. Google observes the data protection regulations of the “US-Safe-Harbor”-Framework and is registered at the “Safe Harbor” programme of the US Department of Commerce.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this website, to set up reports about the website activities for us, and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the internet.
If you choose not to share any information about the website visit with Google Analytics, you can download a Browser Add-On for the browser you are using. Furthermore, we installed settings whereby Google Analytics deletes the last part of our client's IP-addresses. Thus, we don't obtain data related to your person also in this context.
Revocation of consent
You may have already given your explicit consent to the following text. You can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect.
Permission to email advertising
I want to receive regularly interesting offers via email. My email address is not forwarded to other enterprises. This agreement to store and use my email address for advertising purposes can be revoked at any tine with effect for the future without incurring other costs than the transmission costs in accordance with the basic rates.