Data privacy statement

General

Your personal data are processed by us in accordance with the provisions of EU data privacy laws (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR) and this statement only. In general, when visiting our website, no personal data are saved. However, these data (e.g. name, address or e-mail) can be given on a voluntary basis. No data will be passed on to any third parties without your consent. Please note that data transfer via the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have security flaws; a complete protection from being accessed by third parties is impossible. In case links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

Inventory data 

Your personal data (as entered in emails and forms for contact or request) insofar as these are necessary for our contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. Your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted.

SSL encryption

To ensure the safety of confidential data this website uses a SSL encryption for transmissions between your browser and our website. You recognize an encrypted connection with SSL by the padlock symbol in the address bar of your browser and the URL address https:// instead of http:// in its status bar. With activated SSL encryption all data you transmit to us cannot be read by any third party during transmission.

Cookies 

In order to optimize our website we use “cookies”. A cookie is a text file that is either saved temporarily in your RAM ("session cookie") or saved on your hard disk ("permanent cookie") to recognize our website when coming back later. Cookies are not used to run any programs or to load any viruses on to your computer. Most of the browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You may change the settings of your browser so that cookies are not accepted at all or not before you give your explicit permission. if you choose not to accept cookies, some features may not work properly. Likewise you may delete our cookies in your browser manually after visiting our website.

Server log files

The operator of this website, respectively the provider assigned with the hosting of this website, collects and stores information transferred to the server from your browser automatically. These data include: name of the website or file accessed, date and time of the retrieval, data volume transmitted, message as to whether the retrieval was successful, your browser version and operating system, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address of accessing computer and accessing provider. These data are not assignable to specific persons and will not be combined with any other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data afterwards, in case concrete indications regarding unlawful acts come to be known to us.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (»Google«), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed 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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Our website provides Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIP()”. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. How to prevent being tracked by Google Analytics: 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. Furthermore you may prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. It will set an Opt-Out cookie that prevents collecting your data during following visits of this site: Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information on purpose and extent of data capture and processing by Google and on your rights in this regard, you can find within Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners („How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps“). Here you can find their terms on advertising matters: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads („Privacy and terms for advertising“). Options for setting and objection regarding data usage by Google, e.g. in advertising matters, you can find within Google’s account settings: https://www.google.com/settings/ads („Control the information Google uses to show you ads“).

We entered into an agreement with Google for contract data processing and completely implement the strict targets of German data protection authorities at usage of Google Analytics. 

Facebook plugins

This website uses social plugins from the social network “Facebook” which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The plugins can be recognised by one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on a blue tile, the term “like” or a "thumbs up" symbol) or are indicated with the additional text "Facebook social plugin". The list and the look of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. If you interact with the Facebook plugin, e.g. by clicking the "Like" button or leaving a comment, that information will be transmitted to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore Facebook makes your preferences visible for your Facebook-friends. If logged into Facebook, Facebook can associate your visit with your Facebook account. Facebook stores the information that your browser has accessed (e.g. which website you viewed, your IP address) from a website with integrated Facebook-plugin, even if you are not logged into Facebook currently or do not have a Facebook account. If you do not want Facebook to allocate the collected data via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web site. Further information on purpose and extent of data capture and processing by Facebook and on your rights in this regard, you can find within Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Options for setting and objection regarding data usage by Facebook, e.g. in advertising matters, you can find within Facebook’s account settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

Twitter plugins

This website uses social plugins from the social network “Twitter” which is operated by Twitter Inc. 1355 Market St., # 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By means of their plugins (https://dev.twitter.com/web/overview) you may share our website or a section of it on Twitter or you may follow us on Twitter. If you access our website, your browser will establish a direct connection with the servers of Twitter. We have no influence on the data, which Twitter collects by means of its plugins, so we are just able to inform you according to our state of knowledge: your IP address and our URL will be transmitted to Twitter. Further information on purpose and extent of data capture and processing by Twitter and on your rights in this regard, you can find within Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy. Options for setting and objection regarding data usage by Twitter you can find within Twitter’s account settings: https://twitter.com/account/settings.

Pinterest plugins

This website uses social plugins from the social network “Pinterest” which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA. With access to our website, your browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of Pinterest and transmits protocol data. These may include your IP address, our URL, your browser version and preferences, date and time of the retrieval, your usage of Pinterest and Cookies. Further information on purpose and extent of data capture and processing by Pinterest and on your rights in this regard, you can find within Pinterest’s privacy policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/privacy-policy. Options for setting and objection regarding data usage by Pinterest, e.g. in advertising matters, you can find within Pinterest’s account settings: https://www.pinterest.com/settings.

Disclosure

According to EU-GDPR, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to our address as stated in our Legal Notice (Impressum).

Objection to promotional mailings

Expressly we object any use of our contact data for any advertising purposes hereby. In case of infringement we reserve to take legal measures.

Source of translation: twigg.de, Language Boutique.de and linguee, adapted by website operator

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