Data Privacy Statement
We appreciate your visit to our website and would like you to know that the protection of personal data is important to us. Therefore, we operate this website in accordance with the applicable laws for the protection of personal data and data security. The following provisions provide information about what information we collect on these websites, for what purpose we use it and to whom we may make it available.
By using our website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of data as described below.
Our website can be visited without registration. Data such as pages accessed or the name of the file accessed, date and time are stored on the server for statistical purposes without these data allowing any direct conclusions to be drawn about your person.
Personal data, in particular name, address or e-mail address are only collected on a voluntary basis or if you have given your consent or if appropriate legal provisions permit this.
We generally do not collect sensitive personal data via our website. Such sensitive, personal data are personal data about ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership or health and sex life. By voluntarily providing us with unsolicited sensitive personal data (e.g. by submitting a CV or by online job application), you expressly consent to the use of the personal data in accordance with this Data Privacy Statement.
The personal data collected in the scope of our websites will only be used without your consent for order processing or processing your enquiries and, if necessary, disclosed to the responsible Group company. Your data may also be used to provide you with specific information or offers. To maintain customer relations, it may also be necessary for us to store and process your personal data and to communicate it to the Group companies in order to better meet your wishes or to improve our products or services. We will collect, process and use the personal data you provide online only for the purposes disclosed to you, unless the collection, processing and use is necessary due to legal obligations or administrative or judicial orders, to establish or protect legal claims or to defend against legal actions or to prevent abuse or other unlawful activities.
We do not disclose your data to third parties without your consent. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Your data will not be sold, leased or otherwise made available to third parties. Personal data will only be transferred to state institutions and authorities in the scope of mandatory national legislation. Our employees, agencies and dealers are bound by us to the strictest confidentiality.
We encourage all parents and guardians to instruct their children in the safe and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. Children should not transmit any personal data to our website without the consent of their parents or guardian. We assure you that we will not knowingly collect personal data from children, use it in any way or disclose it to third parties without authorisation.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be 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, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You may prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. If you have any objections to the use of your personal data by Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.
Our website uses functions of Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you access our pages with Facebook plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and Facebook’s servers. Data is already being transferred to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish this information to be associated with your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our website. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or clicking a “Like” or “Share” button, are also shared with Facebook. You can find out more at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy.
Our website uses functions from Twitter, Inc, 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you access our web pages with Twitter plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and Twitter’s servers. Data is already being transmitted to Twitter. If you have a Twitter account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish this information to be associated with your Twitter account, please log out of Twitter before visiting our website. Interactions, in particular clicking a “Re-Tweet” button, are also forwarded to Twitter. You can find out more at https://twitter.com/privacy.
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Questions and comments; changes
We will respond to all legitimate requests for information and, where appropriate, rectification, integration or erasure of personal data. If you would like to make such a request or have any questions or comments about this Data Privacy Statement, please send us your questions and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data at any time by sending us a short message.
This Data Privacy Statement will be amended from time to time.