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Data protection policy

Thank you for your visit to our website and your interest in our company. The protection of your personal data is a matter that we take very seriously. We want you to know when we collect data, what type of information we compile and how we use it.

Gathering, processing and transfer of personal information

As a general principle you can use our website without entering personal details. In this case only data unrelated to your person is recorded, e.g. the name of your Internet service provider, the site from which you visit us, or the name of the requested file. This data is evaluated with the sole purpose of improving our Internet offering and cannot be used to identify
you in any way.
Personal details are only collected if you provide them in the context of your order of goods or when opening a customer account. We use your information without your express permission solely to fulfill and process your order. After completion of the contract and full payment, your data is blocked from further use and deleted after the legally required tax and commercial storage periods unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your data.

Use of cookies

We use cookies on a number of pages to make visiting our website more attractive and enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive when the browser session ends (session cookies) Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer during your next visit (persistent cookies). These cookies are used, for example, to enable us to greet you with your username and to save you from having to re-enter your password or to fill out forms with your data when making further orders. Our partner companies are not allowed to collect, process or use personal data via our website by using cookies.

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.

The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the "Unsubscribe"-link within the newsletter.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis services from Google Inc. 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.

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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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. 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.

Use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our website having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then be submitted the information that you have visited our websites.

If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.

You find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the Privacy Policy of YouTube under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Use of Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is required to store your IP address. This information will usually be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.

For further information, please see Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Use of Facebook

On our pages, we have integrated plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugin ca be identified by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" ("Like") on our web pages. When you visit our web pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Thereby, Facebook can correlate your visit of our site with your user account. We point out that we as provider of the web pages have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data nor the use through Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook.

Use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function "Re-Tweet" websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under: http://twitter.com/account/settings

Use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to one of our websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the "recommend"-button of LinkedIn when being logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.

For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

If the SSL encryption is active, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.

Transfer of personal data

For the purpose of contract fulfillment, personal data collected by us are transferred to the transport company commissioned with the delivery,
provided this is required for delivering the goods. For the processing of payments we pass on your payment data to the authorized banking institution.

Right to information

In accordance with data protection law, you have a right to free information about your stored data, as well as a right to the rectification, blocking or deletion of this data.

Data protection contact

For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal information, the disclosure, correction, blocking or deletion of data and revocation of consents as granted under data protection law, please contact us at: Loctimize GmbH, Daniel Zielinski, Försterstraße 19, 66111 Saarbrücken, Germany.