Data protection

Data protection explanation
We are glad to see that you are interested in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important for us. In the following we inform you about the appropriate handling of your personal data in detail

Data collection and use for contract processing and during the creation of a customer account

We collect your personal information when you disclose those information to us voluntarily in your order, after contact with us (e. g. per contact form or e-mail) or during the creation of a customer account. What data should be collected can be seen from the corresponding web form. We shall use the data that you have provided to process your contract and your inquiries.

After complete processing of the contract or cancellation of your customer account, your data shall be blocked for the further use and will be deleted after the tax and commercial storage period. Provided that you expressly disagree the further use of your data, we reserve ourselves a more extensive use of data that is legally allowed and we shall provide you with information in the following lines. The cancellation of your customer account is always possible at any time and can either take place through a message at the possibly contact described below or via a use of the assigned function in the customer account.

Data transfer for the contract fulfillment
For the contract fulfillment, we shall pass on your data to our fulfillment partner commissioned to ship your order, in so far that this is required for the delivery of ordered goods. For the processing of payments we must pass on the relevant data to the authorized banking institution and where appropriate, to the authorized payment service providers and/or at the payment service selected by you in the order process.

Use of Data when registering for the e-mail newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we shall use the special data that you have provided in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletters. The unsubscribe from the newsletter is always possible and can take place either through a message to the possible contact described below or via the link provided in the newsletter.

Data usage to direct mail and your right of objection

In addition, we reserve our right to store your first name and surnames, your mailing address and - so far as we have received these additional information from you in the frame of the contract relation - your title, academic degree, year of your birth and your occupation name, industry name or commercial name in summarized lists and to use for own advertise purposes, for example for the sending of interesting offers and information of our products per mail. You can always contradict the storage and use of your data to these purposes through a message to the possibly contact described below.

Use of cookies
In order to create an attractive websites to our visitor and to enable the utilization of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on different pages. Herewith it concerns with small text files, which are stored in your terminal apparatus. Some of the cookies applied by us shall be deleted again after end of the browser meeting, therefore, after the closing of your browser, (so-called meeting cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal apparatus and enable us to recognize your browser in your next visit (persistent cookies). You can adjust your browser so that you are  informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually to accept or exclude them in certain case or in general. In the case of non-acceptance of cookies, the functionality of our websites can be restricted.

Use of Google Analytics to the web analysis
This website use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by the Google Inc. Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. In general, through your use of these websites, the information generated by the cookies are transmitted to a Google sever in the USA and stored there. 

In case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this web page, your IP ADDRESS will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or other countries to the agreement on the European economic region. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP ADDRESS be transmitted to the Google server in the USA and be shortened there. The IP anonymization is active on this website. Under the authority of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your utilization of the websites, generate report about the website activities and provide further services connected with the website utilization.

The IP ADDRESS transmitted in the frame of Google Analytics shall not be brought together with other data of Google. You can avoid the installation of Cookies by appropriately adjusting your Browser Software; we would like to make you aware of the fact, that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this Website.

In addition, you can also avoid the detection of data produced through the cookie and related to your utilization of the websites (including your IP ADDRESS) at Google as well as the processing of these data through Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following linking: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Alternatively to the browser plug-in, you can click this linking in order to avoid the detection through Google Analytics on this website in the future. At the same time, an Opt-Out-cookie shall be saved on your terminal apparatus. If you delete your cookies, you must click the linking once again.

Use of facebook plug-ins

So-called Social Plug-in ("Plug-in") of the social network Face book are used on our websites, which is operated by the Face book inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Face book"). The Plug-in is marked with a Face book Logo or the addition "social plug-in of Face book" and/or "Face book Social Plug-in". You can find a survey over the Face book Plug-ins and its appearance here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins

If you access one of our website that contains such a plug-in, your browser will directly establish connection to the servers of Face book. The contents of the plug-in shall be transmitted directly from Face book to your browser and be bound into the page. Through this linking, Face book receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you possess no Face book profile or not just logged into the Face book. This information (including your IP ADDRESS) shall be directly transmitted from your browser to a server of Face book into the USA and be stored there.

If you have logged into Face book, Face book can directly associate your visit of our websites with your Face book profile. If you interact with the plug-ins, for example, if you activate the "Like" button or enter a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted directly from your browser to face book/Twitter and saved there. Moreover, the information shall be issued on your Face book profile and your Face books friends shall be indicated.

The reason for and scope of the data acquisition and information about the way in which the data is processed and used by Face book, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy can be found in Face book Privacy policy protection reference of Face book: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Face book to allocate the collected data via our web site to your Face book account, you must log out Face book before you visit our web site on Face book. You can completely avoid the loading of the Face book plug-in also with Add-ons for your browser, for example with the "Face book blocker" (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/) or the script block "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/)

Use of Google + Plugins (e. g. „+1" -Button)
On our website, so-called Social Plug-ins ("Plug-ins") of the social network Google + are used, which are operated by the Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,Mountain View,CA94043,USA ("Google"). The Plug-ins is recognizable for example on Buttons with the sign “+1" in white color or in colored background. You can find a general view about the Google Plug-in and its appearance here: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins.

If you visit one of our website pages which contains a social plug-in, your browser sets up a direct link to the servers of Google. The content of the social plug-in is transmitted directly from Google to your browser and is then embedded into the web page. Through the linking, Google receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you possess no profile on Google+ or just not logged into Google+. This information (including your IP ADDRESS) shall be directly transmitted from your browser to a server of Google in the USA and be stored there.

If you have logged in Google+, Google can directly assign the visit of our website to your Google profile. If you interact with the plug-in, for example, actuate the “+1" Button, the corresponding information shall be also directly transmitted to a server of Google and be stored there. Moreover, the information shall be issued on Google+ and your contacts be indicated there.

The reason for and scope of the data acquisition and information about the way in which the data is processed and used by Google, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy can be found in Google Privacy policy protection reference of Google:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/+/policy/+1button.html

If you don’t want that Google directly assigns the data gathered through our website to your profile on Google+, you must log out before your visit of our websites in Google+. You can completely avoid the loading of the Google plug-in also with Add-on for your browser, for example with the "Script blocker"  "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).

Use of Twitter Plug-in (e. g. "Twitter" Button)
On our website, the so-called Social Plug-in ("Plug-in") of the micro-blogging service Twitter shall be used, which shall be operated by the Twitter Inc. 1355 St, suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). The Plug-ins shall be marked with a Twitter Logo for example in form of a blue "Twitter bird". You can find a general view about the Twitter Plug-ins and its appearance here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons

If you visit a page of our website, in which such a Plug-in is included, your browser will create a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The contents of the Plug-in shall be directly transmitted from Twitter to your browser and be bound into the page. Through the linking, twitter will receive the information that your browser called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you possess no profile on Twitter or just isn’t logged into Twitter. This information (including your IP ADDRESS) shall be directly transmitted from your browser to a server of Twitter into the USA and be stored there.

If you logged in Twitter, Twitter can directly assign the visit of our websites to your Twitter Account. If you interact with the plug-in, for example, actuate the “Twitter " Button, the corresponding information shall be also directly transmitted to a server of Twitter and be stored there. Moreover, the information shall be issued on Twitter and your contacts be indicated there.

The reason for and scope of the data acquisition and information about the way in which the data is processed and used by twitter, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy can be found in twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy.  If you don’t want that Twitter directly assigns the data gathered through our website to your Twitter Account, you must log out before your visit of our websites in Twitter. You can completely avoid the loading of the Twitter plug-in also with Add-ons for your browser, for example with the script block "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/) .

Information right and contact possibility

You have the right to become gratuitously informed about your saved data and the right of rectification, disabling and deletion phase of personal data; For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal-related information, the disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion of data, as well as for withdrawal from intended acceptances or with contradiction against a certain data use, you are asked to directly turn to us about the contact data in our imprint.