DATA PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for your interest in our website. It is important for us to protect your privacy interests. Hereafter we inform you in detail how we handle your data.

Storage of access data in Server Logfiles
You can visit our website without providing your personal details. We store access data only in so-called Server-Logfiles, such as name of the requested file, date and time of your visit to the website, volume of the data submitted and inquiring provider. This information is evaluated exclusively for ensuring the smooth running of the website and for improving our service and does not allow us to draw any personal references from it.

Collection and use of data for executing contract and opening a customer account
We collect personal information only when you voluntarily share this information with us with respect to your order, while contacting us (e.g. by contact form or email) or by creating a customer account. The corresponding web form will inform you about the type of information that will be collected. We use the data provided by you only for the purpose of executing contract and processing your requests. After completion of the contract and deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked for further use and will be deleted after the expiry of fiscal and commercial regulations, unless you have expressly given permission for continued use of your data or we reserve the right to use data as long as it is permissible by law and we keep you informed about it. Deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by notifying the contact person described below or by a function specially intended for this purpose in customer account.

Transferring data for fulfilling contract
For fulfilling contract, we pass on your data to the shipping company that carries out the delivery as long as it is required for the delivery of the ordered goods. To process payments we pass on payment details to the authorized credit institution and where applicable to the payment service provider commissioned by us or to the payment service chosen by you during the ordering process.

Use of information when registering for the e-mail-newsletter
When you subscribe to our newsletter, we hereby use the data provided by you either for this purpose or separately provided by you, in order to send you our e-mail newsletters regularly. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time either by notifying the contact person described below or by clicking on the respective link in the newsletter.

When we obtain your email address in context of the sale of a product or a service and you have not objected to it, we reserve the right to send emails regularly with respect to the already bought products from our range or with respect to similar products. You may at any time object to further use of your email address by notifying the contact person described below or clicking on the link provided in the junk email without incurring any costs other than transmission costs in accordance with basic tariff.  

Use of data for postal advertising and your right to object

In addition, we reserve the right to store your first and last name, your postal address, your titel, academic degree, your year of birth, your profession, industry or trade name in consolidated - as long as we have obtained this supplementary information from you in context of contractual relationship and use it for own marketing purposes e.g. for sending interesting offers and information with respect to our products via post. You may at any time object to further use and storage of your information for this purpose by notifying the contact person described below.

Use of Cookies
We use Cookies on different pages in order to make our website more attractive to visitors and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are saved on the end device. Few Cookies that are used by us are deleted after the browser session is over or after you have closed your browser (so-called session Cookies). Other Cookies remain on your computer (end device) and allow us to identify your computer on your next visit (persistent Cookies). You can set up your browser in such a way that you are informed about the Cookies and you can decide every time whether to accept or reject the Cookies for specific cases or exclude them generally. Non acceptance of Cookies can restrict 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 co-called Cookies, 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 Cookies about your use of website is transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP-address will be shortened by Google within the member states of EU or in other states that are parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, complete IP-address will be transferred to a server operated by Google in the USA and will be shortened there. IP-anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to website operators. With respect to Google Analytics, IP-address transferred by your browser will not be combined with the other data held by Google. 

You may refuse the use of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we indicate that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Moreover, you may prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by Cookies about your use of website (including your IP-address) by downloading and installing the available Browser-Plugin from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Use of Facebook Plugins
We use SocialPlugins ("Plugins") of social networking website called Facebook on our website, which are operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are indicated by the Facebook logo or by the "Facebook Social Plugin". You can get an overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance on the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins

If you request a page on our website, which contains such plugin, your browser will directly connect to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin will be directly submitted from Facebook to your browser, which will integrate it into the website. As a result of the plug-in integration, Facebook receives notification that you have opened up the relevant page on our website even if you do not have an account on Facebook or are not logged on to Facebook currently. This information (including your IP-address) will be transferred directly to Facebook server in USA and will be stored there.

If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook will put this information about your visit on our website into your Facebook profile. If you interact with Facebook Plugins, for example by clicking "Like" button or by leaving a comment, that information will be directly transferred to Facebook server and stored there. In addition, the information will be posted on your Facebook profile and will be displayed to your Facebook friends.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights and setting options with respect to protecting your privacy are shown in Facebook data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to put the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website. You may prevent downloading Facebook Plugins and Add-Ons for your Browser completely e.g. with the "Facebook Blocker" (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/) or the Script-Blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

Use of Google+ Plugins (e.g. "+1" - Button)
We use SocialPlugins ("Plugins") of social networking website called Google+ on our website, which are operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). The plugins e.g. buttons with "+1" sign are visible on white or coloured background. You can get an overview of the Google plugins and their appearance on the following link: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins

If you request a page on our website, which contains such Plugin, your browser will directly connect to the Google servers. The content of the plugin will be directly submitted from Google to your browser, which will integrate it into the website. As a result of the plug-in integration, Google receives notification that you have opened up the relevant page on our website even if you do not have an account on Google+ or are not logged on to Google+ currently. This information (including your IP-address) will be transferred directly to Google server in USA and will be stored there.

If you are logged on to Google+, Google will put this information about your visit on our website into your Google+ profile. If you interact with Google Plugins, for example by clicking "+1" button, that information will be directly transferred to Google server and will be stored there. In addition, the information will be posted on your Google+ profile and will be displayed to your contacts there.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights and setting options with respect to protecting your privacy are shown in data protection information of Google: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

If you do not want Google to put the data collected via our website to your Google+ profile, you must log out of Google+ before you visit our website. You may prevent downloading Plugins and Add-Ons for your Browser completely e.g. with the Script-Blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

Right to information and contact details
You have a right to get free information on your stored personal information and if applicable right to edit, block or delete this data. If you have questions regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data, if you wish to correct, block or delete data as well as revoke your consent or objection against a certain kind of data use, please contact us via contact details mentioned in the imprint.

Information about our data privacy policy

Here you can find our data security declaration and policy. For more information please contact our service team.