Privacy policy

We are delighted about you being interested in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Below, we inform you in detail about how we store and use your data.

Storage of Access Data in Server Log Files
You can visit our website without providing details about yourself. We only save access data in so-called server log files, for example the name of the requested files, date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and the provider from which the request originates. This data is only used for securing a properly functioning website and for improving our services; no inference to you can be made.

Collection and Usage of Data for Contract Fulfillment and When Opening a Customer Account
We will collect your personal data when you place an order, contact us (via contact form or email) or when you open a customer account. The respective entry forms show which data is collected. We use the data transmitted by you for fulfilling your orders and processing your requests. After the contract is fulfilled or after your customer account is deleted, your data will be blocked for further usage and will be deleted after the mandatory storage periods specified in tax and commercial legislation, unless you have explicitly given consent to further use of your data. We also reserve the right to use your data further if it is permitted by law (further information below). You can delete your account any time, either by sending a message to the contact specified below or in your customer account settings.

Use of Data for Fulfilling Contracts
In order to fulfill a contract, your data is transferred to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery where necessary. For processing payments, we transfer the data necessary to the financial institution responsible for the payment or, if necessary, to a payment provider commissioned by you or by us.

Use of Data When Subscribing to Our Mailing List
If you subscribe to our mailing list, we will use the necessary data or the data supplied by you explicitly for this purpose. You can unsubscribe from our regularly appearing newsletter at any time, either by sending a message to the contact specified below or by clicking the link in the newsletter.

Use of Data for Email Ads Without a Subscription to Our Mailing List and Your Right of Objection
If we have received your email address during the sale of a product or service and if you have not objected to this, we reserve the right to regularly send you offers for products in our portfolio that are similar to those which you have purchased. You can object to this use of your email address by sending a message to the contact specified below or by clicking the link in the marketing emails.

Use of Data for Postal Advertising and Your Right of Objection
Moreover, we reserve the right to store your first and last name, postal address and – if we have received this information within the contracting relationship – your title, academic degree, year of birth, profession and industry or business name in consolidated lists which are used for our own advertising purposes. These purposes include sending you interesting offers and information about our products by post. You can object to this storage and use of your data at any time by sending a message to the contact specified below.

Use of Cookies
In order to make visiting our website attractive and to make using certain features possible, we use so-called cookies on different parts of our site. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted after the browser session (i.e. if you close your browser; so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and make it possible for us to recognize your browser upon your next visit (persistent cookies). You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies, to decide to accept these on a case-by-case basis or to completely exclude all incoming cookies. If you do not accept cookies, our website’s functionality can be limited.

Use of Google Analytics for Web Analysis
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (google.com). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will in most cases be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case you activated an IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states that are included in the agreement about the European Economic Area. In some exceptions, the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. IP anonymization is activated for this website. Under the authority of this website’s supplier, Google will use this information for evaluating your use of

the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services to the supplier of the site relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Moreover, you can prevent Google from recording and processing the data referring to your use of the website created by the cookie (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de 

As an alternative, you can click this link in order to prevent the recording of data by Google Analytics on this website. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. Should you delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.

Right of Access to Personal Data and Our Contact Data
You have the right to request information about your stored data at any time and free of charge as well as the right to request a correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have questions concerning how your personal data is collected, processed or used or if you request information about or a correction, blocking or deletion of your data, if your wish to revoke a granted approval or if you wish to object against a certain kind of data use, please refer to our contact details stated in our legal information.

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