Privacy Policy

We appreciate your visit on our website. To protect your privacy and your personal data is important to us. On this page we explain how such information provided by you is used.

Collection, processing und usage of personal data

You may visit our website wihthout providing any personal data. We only monitor non-personalized data on website access such as which page was visited. This data is analysed only to improve visitor's user experience and does not directly identify you.

Personal data will be collected only if you order goods and services provided by us or give us your written consent to keep your personal data for information or repeated order purposes. Your personal data will be used for billing and order fulfilment. With fulfilment of contract including the corresponding payment personal data will be blocked from further use and saved only as long as it is requested by law (e.g. tax law) and deleted afterwards unless you have given your written consent to proceed otherwise.

Use of cookies

To make visiting our website attractive and comfortable and to allow the use of certain functions, we use cookies on different pages. These are small text files that are stored on your computer harddisk. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, e.g. when you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies to identify your browser the next time you visit the website (persistent cookies).

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. In the non-acceptance of cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Creation of pseudonymous user profiles for web analytics with Google Analytics

Usage profiles are used to analyze visitor behavior and to improve and to customize our product presentation.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened within Member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website and internet related services to the website owner. The IP address transferred using Google Analytics is not associated with any other data stored by Google.

Given the debate about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out, that this site uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp ()" and therefore IP addresses will be processed only shortened to exclude the possibility to directly identify your personal data.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent in this case. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, if you download and install the browser plugin linked here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can also prevent the tracking of Google Analytics.

Disclosure of personal data

We may disclose your personal data to the company delivering your products and/or to the bank or financial service provider processing your payment. We only disclose as much information as needed to process your requested order.

Right of access

The German Data Protection Act guarantees you the right of free of charge access to your personal information stored by us as well as the right for correction, blocking or deletion of your personal information.

Security



Your personal information given in the purchase order process are encrypted using SSL 256-bit technology during transmission on the internet. Credit card information will not be stored, but sent directly to the corresponding payment provider for direct processing via secure transmission. We have security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control.

Payment service providers

We place great importance on the security of payment options offered and therefore rely on recognized companies for payment processing. Please note, depending on the choice of the payment, the privacy policies of the providers on whose pages you may be directed to during checkout:
• PayPal ( www.paypal.com )

Credit checks and scoring

If we make advance, for example, when you make a purchase on invoice, we may make a credit check on the basis of mathematical and statistical methods by the Bürgel Business Information GmbH & Co. KG, Gasstraße 18, 22761 Hamburg, to preserve our legitimate interests, if necessary. For this purpose we provide personal data necessary for a credit check to the Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG and use the information obtained concerning the statistical probability of payment default for a balanced decision on the creation, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. The credit report may include probability values ​​(score values), which are calculated based on scientifically recognized mathematical and statistical methods and may include address information among other data. Your concerns will be taken into account in accordance with the legal provisionst.