When using our website, personal data are gathered. These personal data may be data,
- which are necessary to use our website,
- which are necessary to take your settings into consideration, such as your preferred language, or
- you provided us with to get in touch with you (e.g. via the contact possibilities offered on our website).
We use your personal data to respond to your inquiries, process your order or provide you with access to specific information or offers (for example downloads). Of course, we respect, if you do not wish to provide us with your personal data.
In the following, you receive information on how and for what purposes we collect and process your personal data on our site.
Your visit of our website is logged on the server. The following are essentially recorded:
- IP address currently used by your PC,
- date and time,
- browser type and version,
- operating system,
- pages you consider,
- name and size of requested file(s)
- URL of the referring web page.
This data is collected only for purposes of data security and optimization of our web site as well as for error analysis. We are not able to create a personal profile on a regular basis and do not intend to do so.
Therefore, no personal surfing profiles (or comparable) are created or processed.
Contact-, Download- and Registration Forms
If you send us inquiries, your information on the inquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, are saved for processing the request and in case of the event of follow- up questions. We do not transmit this data to a third party without your consent.
The comments on this page do not only include your comment, but furthermore the time of comment creation, your e-mail address (only visible internally) and your name (publicly visible). To answer your questions as quickly as possible, your specified e-mail address is used.
Other Personal Data Processing
Any further processing and use of personal data shall only take place if a legal provision expressly permits this or the party concerned explicitly consents to data processing or use.
Our website makes use of so-called “cookies” to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services. In most cases these are so-called "session cookies" which are deleted once you leave our website. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
Those files do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit.
You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
How is personal data protected?
We protect your data through regular internal controls. Even though we work with contractors to handle orders and queries, we ensure the same high level of privacy through agreements and controls that applies to us.
What is to be considered in regard to links to other websites?
We may offer links to websites beyond our website. We always attempt to refer only to those pages which represent the same values as we do. However, you should always review the privacy principles of the site to which a link refers to in order to know about the practices used to gather personal information. We are not responsible for the content or the principles regarding information requests of other companies. If you visit another website, please review their privacy and other policies.
Our website uses the analysis service of etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstr. 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. Each time our website is accessed, etracker collects and stores data for marketing and optimization purposes, which can then be used to compile profiles using a pseudonym. Cookies can be applied for this purpose Data collected in this manner will not be used to determine the personal identity of visitors of our website unless this is agreed to separately by the person visiting the site. In addition, this data will not be merged with personal information or with a user profile compiled under a pseudonym. Consent to the collection and storage of this data can be withdrawn at any time with future effect. To withdraw consent to the storage of your data, please view this site http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb and follow the instructions provided there.
We take technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against unauthorized access as far as possible. In addition to a secure operating environment, we use encryption methods. The information you provide is transmitted in encrypted form by means of a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol and authenticated to prevent third-party misuse. This is indicated by the fact that the lock symbol is closed in the status bar of your browser and the address line begins with "https: //".
Based on the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
We reserve the right to use, retain or disclose information in the form necessary to comply with laws, regulations or legal requirements to address customer complaints or possible violations of law, protect the integrity of the website, to answer or to participate in legally regulated investigations.
Contradiction of Advertising Mails
At this point, we would like to reject the use of published contact data (e.g. within the scope of the imprint obligation) for the transmission of not expressly requested advertising and information material. We expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.
Am Gierath 20 b
Fon: +49 (2102) 5 35 75-10
Fax: +49 (2102) 5 35 75-39
Local Court Düsseldorf: HRB 44 30 7
Arne Brandes, Gunther Hagner