Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.
Storage of access data in server log files
You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. We only store access data in so-called server log files, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of the request, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. These data are evaluated exclusively to ensure trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our offer and do not allow us to draw any conclusions about your person.
Data collection and use for contract processing and when opening a customer account
We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us in the context of your order, when contacting us (eg by contact form or e-mail) or when opening a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you for the purpose of processing the contract and dealing with your enquiries. After complete processing of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you below. The deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a function provided for this purpose in the customer account.
Data transfer for the fulfilment of the contract
Use of data when registering for the e-mailnewsletter
If you register for our newsletter, we will use the data required for this purpose or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter in accordance with your consent. Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter.
Use of data for postal advertising and your right to object
In addition, we reserve theright tostore your first name and surname, your postal address and - insofar as we have received this additional information from you as part of the contractual relationship - your title, academic degree, year of birth and your occupation, industry or business name in summarised lists and to use them for our own advertising purposes, e.g. to send you interesting offers and information about our products by post. You can object to the storage and use of your data for these purposes at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below.
Credit assessment and scoring
If we make advance payments, e.g. in the case of purchase on account, we reserve the right to obtain an identity and credit assessment from specialised service companies (credit agencies) in order to protect our legitimate interests. For this purpose, we transmit your personal data required for a credit assessment to the following company(ies):
Creditreform Boniversum GmbH
The creditworthiness information may include probability values (score values) which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedures and in the calculation of which, among other things, address data are included. We use the information obtained about the statistical probability of a payment default for a weighed decision about the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. Your interests worthy of protection are taken into account in accordance with the statutory provisions.
In order to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us (persistent cookies). You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.
Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that enable an analysis of your use of the website, such as so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer. The information generated about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. By activating IP anonymization on this website, the IP address is shortened before transmission within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The anonymised IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively to the browser plugin, you can click this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. This will place an opt-out cookie on your terminal device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
Right to information and contact
You have the right to free information about your personal data stored by us and, if applicable, the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of consents granted or objection to a particular use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our imprint.