Privacy Statement

The Protection of Your Data is Our Business

We are pleased about your interest in our company and our products and/or services and want you to feel safe regarding the protection of your personal data while visiting our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Complying with the conditions of the German Federal Data Protection Act is a matter of course for us. We want you to know when we collect what data and how we use it. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that the regulations regarding data protection are heeded both by us as well as by external service providers.

Personal Data

Personal data is information regarding your identity. This includes, for example, information such as your name, address, telephone number or email address. In order to use our services, we require your name, gender, complete address, email address, banking information as well as information regarding your company, if applicable. Letters sent by us will only be retained for the period of time necessary to provide our services. The same applies for the sending of informational material and ordered products or for the answering of individual questions. We will correspondingly inform you whenever this is necessary. In addition, we only store and process data that you provide us with voluntarily or automatically. Insofar as you make use of services, only such data is generally collected as is required by us to provide the service. If we ask you for additional data, this is a matter of voluntary information. The processing of personal data is conducted exclusively in order to provide the service requested and to protect our own justified business interests.

Intended Use of the Personal Data

In general, we will use the personal data that you have provided in order to answer your questions, process your orders or to provide you with access to certain information or offers. In order to assess and further improve our service offer, it can also be necessary for us or a third party service provider hired by us to use this personal data to inform you of product offers that are of benefit to your business activities or to conduct online surveys. We will, of course, respect your decision if you do not want to allow us to use your personal data to support our customer relationship (especially for direct marketing or for market research purposes). We will not sell your personal data to third parties or market it in any other way.

Specific Purpose

We will only collect, process and use the personal data that you have made available online for the purposes that you have been notified of. The forwarding of your personal data to third parties will not take place without your required consent. The collection of personal data as well as its transmission to authorized governmental institutions and authorities only takes place within the scope of the applicable laws and/or insofar as we are obligated to do so on the basis of a judicial decision. We have obligated our employees and the third party companies hired by us to non-disclosure and to comply with the conditions of the German Federal Data Protection Act. For organizational and technical reasons, the following non-personal data that is automatically collected during the use of our website will be stored: the name of the pages requested, the browser and operating system used, the date and time of the access, the search engine used, the name of any files downloaded and your IP address. We analyze this technical data anonymously and solely for statistical purposes in order to constantly optimize our Internet presence and be able to make our website even more attractive. This anonymous data will be stored separately from personal information on secured system and will allow no identification of individual persons. Your personal data and your privacy are thus protected at all times.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we place information on your computer in the form of a cookie in order to make the navigation and use of our website more comfortable for you, e. g. by ensuring that forms do not have to be filled out multiple times during the session. Cookies are small text files that are sent from a web server to your browser and are stored on the hard disk of your computer. In doing so, no personal data of the user is saved; but instead only the IP address, date and time of the visit.

Children

Persons under the age of 18 should not provide us with any personal information without the consent of their parent or guardian. We do not request, collect or forward to third parties any personal information from children and young persons.

Security

We have taken technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All of our employees and all third parties involved with data processing have been obligated to comply with the German Federal Data Protection Act and to treat personal data confidentially. In the event of the collection and use of personal data, the information will be transmitted in an encrypted manner in order to prevent any abuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures will be continuously revised in accordance with technological developments.

Revision of Our Data Protection Conditions

We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures insofar as this is necessary due to technological developments. In these cases, we will also correspondingly adjust our information regarding data protection. Therefore, please be certain that you are viewing the respectively current version of our data protection policy.

Links

Insofar as you use external links that are offered within the scope of our website, this data protection policy does not extend to these links. If we offer links, we endeavor to ensure that they also comply with our data protection and security standards. However, we have no influence on the compliance with the data protection and security conditions by other service providers. Therefore, we suggest that you consult the websites of other service providers and inform yourself of the data protection policies in use there.

Right of Information

You can request information regarding the data stored by us concerning you at any time. Please contact us if necessary.

Right of Revocation and Deletion

In addition, you can revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your personal data by us or request the deletion of your data at any time.

Questions, Suggestions, Complaints

If you have any further questions regarding the information we have provided about data protection and the use of your personal data, please contact us.