Data protection

Provisions for the protection of your data

We are very pleased you have shown an interest in our Website and company. Despite careful internal content control, we cannot assume any responsibility for external links to other content.   The protection of your personal data during collection, processing and use when you visit our Website is a matter of importance to us. Your data will be protected as per the legal requirements. Please find information below on the data which is recorded during your visit to our Website and how this will be used:

1. Collection and processing of data

On this Website, data are collected and stored for marketing and optimisation purposes. From this data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be employed for this purpose. The cookies shall contain small text files, which are saved locally in the cache memory of the site visitor’s Internet browser. The cookies enable the Internet browser to be recognised. Without the separate agreement of those concerned, it shall not be used to personally identify the visitor to this Website, or to collect personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. The collection and storage of data collection can be cancelled, this being effective as from a future date.  

2. Use and transmission of personal data to third parties

Insofar as you have made personal data available to us, we will use it only when responding to your enquiries, for dealing with the agreements you have concluded, and for technical administration.

Your personal data are only transmitted to third parties, or otherwise passed on, if this is required for dealing with the agreement – particularly the passing on of order data to suppliers – for billing purposes, or if you have previously consented to it. You have the right to withdraw your consent, effective as from a future date.

The deletion of stored personal data shall take place if you withdraw your consent for storage, if your information is no longer required for the purpose targeted by the storage, or if your storage is inadmissible on other legal grounds.

3. Right to information

On written request we will gladly inform you about the data we store concerning you.

4. Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies: text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the Website. The information produced by the cookie concerning your use of this Website is, as a rule, transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of IP anonymisation on this Website, your IP address will, however, be abbreviated beforehand within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the convention across the European Economic Zone. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted onto a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On the application of this Website’s operator, Google will use this information and evaluate your use of the Website in order to collect reports about Website activity and furthermore, to provide services with the use of the Website and Internet pertaining to the Website operator. The IP addresses transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics are not collected together with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies using an appropriate setting on your browser software; however, we advise you that, where applicable, not all functions of this Website can be used extensively in this case. Furthermore, you can download and install the available browser plug-in under the following link, http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout in order to prevent the capture of data effected by the cookie and your use of the Website (incl. your IP address), as well the processing of this data by Google.