DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT
Thank you very much for visiting our Internet page. We are happy to welcome you as our esteemed customer. We are very keen on protecting your personal data. However, in order to process your order, we must store your personal data. We will take any effort to protect your personal data.
Your personal data will be safe! They are going to be encrypted by digital security systems and will then be transmitted to us. We have concluded non-disclosure agreements with our employees and the service providers subcontracted by us to ensure compliance with data protection regulations. We have secured our websites by technical measures to protect against damage, destruction or unauthorized access. We will only pass on data to the extent necessary to process your order (e.g. parcel service).
Scope of data collection and storage
In most cases, you do not have to disclose your personal data for using our webpage. However, your data is needed for processing your order, and the following personal data will be stored, after you have registered as customer or placed an order:
First and last name, address, country, DOB, telephone and fax number, e-mail address, company name.
No further data such as your credit card number or your IP address will be stored.
If you order goods from us, we will basically collect and store your data only to the extent necessary to provide our services or to execute the contract. For this purpose, we might have to pass on your data to subcontractors we have assigned with the provision of services within the framework of the contract. Such companies include, for example, shipping companies or other services. Such data will only be passed on to state institutions and authorities entitled to give information as required by law, or if we must disclose such information following a court order.
After your order has been completed, your data will get blocked and will be deleted after expiry of the periods provided by tax law and trade regulations, unless you have granted your approval to use the data after such period. We will use your e-mail address for our own advertising purposes also after the period of contract execution, if you have registered for our newsletter with your e-mail address, until you deregister from our newsletter.
Data collection by using Google Analytics
Our website is using Google Analytics, an advertising analysis service of Google inc., and Google Analytics uses so-called ìCookiesî. These are text files that will be stored on your computer which enable Google to perform an analysis of how you use our website. They are used to collect information about your operating system, your browser, your IP address and the website visited by you before (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit on our website. The information generated by this text file regarding the use of our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and will be stored. Google is going to use this information in order to analyse your use of our website for the purpose of compiling reports about website activities for the website operator and in order to render further services associated with the use of the webpage and Internet. Google will also pass on these data to third parties to the extent required by law, or if third parties process these data on behalf of Google. All data are used in strictly anonymous and pseudonymous form.
For further information, please visit Google directly www.google.com/intl/de/privacypolicy.html. You may also use an add-on in order to deactivate Google Analytics, which you can download free of charge using the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Collection and storage of usage data
Right of information and right of withdrawal
Please be advised that data privacy rules and policies regarding data privacy, e.g. Googleís policies, may change on an ongoing basis. That is why it is both recommended and required, to keep yourself updated about changes of the relevant regulations and the policies applied by companies, e.g. Google.