We take the protection of personal information extremely seriously and adhere to the relevant statutory regulations. The following statement informs you as to what type of data is collected, and for what purpose and to what extent this data is made available to third parties.
Server statistics automatically save data that is transmitted to us via your browser, in order to enable you to visit our website (so called logfiles).
In particular this involves the following data:
- Language and version of the browser software
- Operating system used and its interface
- Referrer URL (previously visited site)
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Date and time of the server enquiry
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (specific website page)
- Quantity of data transmitted
- Access status/HTTP status code.
As a rule the data cannot be used to identify specific individuals, nor will it be merged with any other data sources. Moreover, the data is deleted within two weeks following statistical analysis.
We use this data solely for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operating and optimizing our internet presence and making our website safe and secure.
Other personal data on using the website
The personal data that you make available to us, such as name, postal or email address, will be used only internally for the purpose of answering your enquiries, processing your orders or giving you access to specific information.
When contacting us by email or via our contact form, we store your details in order to answer your queries. By dispatching the contact form you agree to our using your details so as to reply to your request or make contact with you. Your details will not be made available to third parties, unless this is justified and necessary on account of the applicable regulations governing the protection of personal data or we are required by law to do so. You may revoke this given consent at any time with effect for the future. Should you revoke your consent, your personal data will be deleted immediately. Otherwise we will delete your personal details as soon as we have processed your enquiry or the purpose of storage ceases to apply.
Transfer of data to third parties; change in purpose
Data is passed on to third parties only if it is necessary in order to fulfil the contract and/or if in individual cases we are legally required to do so.
In some cases we use external service providers to process your data. Should these service providers have their domicile or registered place of business in the USA, we will communicate this to you in connection with the respective function.
Should your data be used for other purposes, we will inform you beforehand and only use the data, provided that you have given your prior express consent to do so.
Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are placed and stored on your computer, through which the site placing the cookie receives specific information. They help to make our Internet offer more user-friendly and effective and/or facilitate your navigation of our website.
You can, of course, use our website without accepting cookies. You can also configure your browser settings in accordance with your wishes and, for example, decline in general to accept third-party cookies or all cookies or delete already stored cookies. Should you elect to deny the usage of cookies (disable), please bear in mind that in certain circumstances this may lead to an impairment in the functionality of our website.
You can read more about which function cookies place on our website by going to the section on the individual functions.
This stored information will be stored separately from any other personal data that you may have provided us with. The data of the cookies will not be linked to your other personal data.
Information, correction, blocking, and deletion
We are happy to provide you with information about all your personal data stored by us, as well as regarding its origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is disclosed, and the purpose of the storage. You may exercise this right at any time and, as the case may be, the right to correction, blocking, or deletion of your data. For this purpose, please send an enquiry by email, entering “data protection” as the reference in the subject line.
This privacy statement has been provided by the law firm Rechtsanwaltskanzlei Sieling – lawyers specializing in IT law.