Privacy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for expressing your interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Below you will find detailed information about how your data is handled.

Recording your input data on server logfiles

You can visit our websites without providing any personal data. We only record data in so-called server logfiles, such as the name of the file accessed, the date and time of access, the data volume transferred and the requesting provider. This data will only be used to ensure the proper functioning of the page and to improve our service, but cannot be traced back to you.

Data collection and utilisation for contract administration purposes and for opening a customer account

We collect personal data when it is freely provided by you within the context of placing an order, making contact with us (e.g. via the contact form or by e-mail) or when opening a customer account. The specific data gathered is that provided on the various information forms. We use the data provided by you for contract administration purposes and to process your queries. Once the contract has been processed in full or your customer account has been deleted, your data is blocked to prevent any further utilisation and will be deleted on expiry of the mandatory retention periods set out in fiscal and commercial regulations, provided you have not expressly agreed to the further use of your data or we retain the right to further exploit your data in accordance with the law, of which we are obliged to inform you. You may cancel your customer account at any time via the contact facility set out below or via the function provided for this purpose within your customer account.

Data transfer for contract completion purposes

For the fulfilment of contract, we will transfer your data to the shipping company commissioned with delivery if necessary for the delivery of ordered goods. Depending on the payment service provider selected during the order process, we will pass on the payment data required for payment to the financial institution and possibly the payment service provider commissioned by us or the payment service provider selected by you. In part, the selected payment service providers may collect the data directly should you open an account with them. In such a case, you will have to register with your login data of the payment service provider during the order process. The data protection declaration of each respective payment service provider shall apply in such cases.

Data usage on subscription to the e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter we use the data required for this purpose or that which is separately provided by you in order to regularly forward our newsletter to you. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the contact facility set out below or via a link provided for this purpose within the newsletter.

Data usage for advertising by post and your right to object

Unless you have not opted-out or you are a consumer who consumer has his habitual residence in Spain, we also reserve the right to store and use your data (surname, first name, postal address and, to the extent that we have received such additional information from you within the context of our commercial relationship, your title, academic qualifications, year of birth and professional or business name) for our own promotional purposes on compiled lists, e.g. for the forwarding by post of interesting offers and information about our products. You may at any time refuse such storage and exploitation of your data for purposes via the contact facility set out below.

Use of cookies

On many pages we use cookies in order to enhance the attractiveness of our website and to enable the proper utilisation of certain functions. This incorporates the use of small text files which are stored on your device. Some of the cookies used by us will be deleted at the end of your browser session, i.e. once your browser has been closed (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You may configure your browser such that you are informed when any cookies are placed and decide in individual cases whether or not you wish to accept them, or you may reject cookies for specific cases or in general. Should you reject any cookies the functionality of our website may be compromised.

Use of Google Analytics for web analysis purposes

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (www.google.de). Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods which enable an analysis of your use of the website, through cookies for example, text files stored on your computer. The information created about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the US and saved there. Activating the IP anonymisation on this website  will cause the IP address to be shortened before transfer within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the agreement about European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The anonymous IP address transferred from your browser to Google Analytics will not be joined with other data logged by Google.

You may prevent the transfer of data created by cookies and your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as further processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de 

As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click this link in order to prevent the use of Google Analytics for this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will then be stored in your device. Once you delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.

Google AdSense

Our website markets space for advertisement of third parties and advertising networks via Google AdSense. Google AdSense is an offer of Google, Inc. (www.google.com). These advertisements will be displayed to you at different places on our website.  With regards to the integration of Google AdSense Google’s so called DoubleClick-Cookie is being placed for all visitors of the site.  This cookie enable the display of advertising reflecting the interest involved by assigning a pseudonymous UserID, with the help of which the interests are established by means of visits to this and other websites.  In doing so, no personal data is collected.  You may deactivate the DoubleClick-Cookie via this link. Furthermore, you can inform yourself about the placement of cookies with the Digital Advertising Alliance and carry out settings. You may configure your browser such that you are informed when any cookies are placed and decide in individual cases whether or not you wish to accept them, or you may reject cookies for specific cases or in general. Should you reject any cookies the functionality of our website may be compromised.

Google Adwords Remarketing

Via Google Adwords, a service offered by Google, Inc. (www.google.com) we advertise for this website in Google’s search engine results as well as on third party websites. For that purpose Google’s so called Remarketing Cookie is placed when visiting our website. By means of a pseudonymous CookieID and on basis of the previously visited websites it enables advertisements reflecting the interest involved.  In doing so, no personal data is collected.  You may deactivate the Remarketing Cookie via this link. Alternatively, you may deactivate the usage of third party cookies by accessing the deactivation page of the network advertising initiative. You may configure your browser such that you are informed when any cookies are placed and decide in individual cases whether or not you wish to accept them, or you may reject cookies for specific cases or in general. Should you reject any cookies the functionality of our website may be compromised.

Youtube Video Plugins

This website contains third-party content. This content is made available by Google Inc. (“provider”).

Youtube is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“).

The extended data protection setting is activated for Youtube videos contained on our site. That means that no website visitor information is collected and saved by Youtube unless you actually play the video.

The purpose and scope of data collection and additional processing and use of data by the providers as well as the rights and setting options for privacy protection can be found in the privacy policy of Google.

Right of access and contact facility

You are entitled to access your personal information stored by us at no charge, including the right to correct, block or delete such data. Please use the contact details provided in our legal notice should you have any queries concerning the collection, processing or exploitation of your personal data, or should you wish to access, correct, block or delete any data, or should you wish to withdraw any approval provided for or object any use of such data.