Datenschutzerklärung

Protecting the privacy of your personal data is very important to us. This is why we would like to take this opportunity to inform you of our company's data privacy policy. Of course we comply with the legal provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Act for Telemedia Services (TMG) and other stipulation relating to the protection of data privacy.

You can entrust your personal data to us: we have implemented technical measure to protect our websites against damage, destruction and unauthorized access.

Object of data privacy protection
The object of data privacy protection is personal data. According to Section 3 para. 1 of the BDSG, this is individual information on the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, and use-related data such as your IP address.

Collection of and processing personal data
To use our OnlineTerminal as an unregistered user ("Guest access"), you generally do not have to enter any personal data. However, we need your personal data if you would like to use the OnlineTerminal as a platform for information and ordering. This applies to the retrieval of and requests for informational material or ordered goods, and for answering individual questions as well.
If you charge us to perform a service or send you goods, we will capture and save your personal data only to the extent to which it is necessary for performing the service or implementing the contract. Furthermore, it may be necessary to forward your personal data to the companies we use to perform the service or process the contract. These would be transport companies or other service providers, for example.
If we implement one of the activities described in the following or any other activities or perform services, we will capture and save your personal data:
- Creditworthiness or age check to enable us to perform our services
- Methods of payment
- Personalization of our website.

Master data
Insofar as a contractual relationship between you and us must be established or the content must be expanded or changed, we will capture and use your personal data to the extent required for these purposes.
By order of the responsible authorities, we are permitted to share information on these data (master data) in individual cases, insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of public prosecution, complying with the legal tasks of the to prevent danger by the state police, to comply with the legal assignments of the federal offices for the protection of the constitution or the military counter intelligence service or to assert intellectual property rights.

Data transmission and logging for internal and statistical purposes
For technical reasons, when you access our website via your Internet browser, our website automatically transmits data to our web server. This can be data on the data and time of your access, the URL of the website that contains the link, files retrieved, amount of data transmitted, browser type and version, operating system and your IP address. These data are separated from the other data that you enter in the process of using our website and saved.

Cookies
To expand the functionality of our homepage and make it easier for you to use the website, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally on the clipboard of your Internet browser. The cookies help us recognize your Internet browser. With the help of the cookies, we can save data on your computer when you open our website. We do not save any directly personal data but instead, the Internet protocol (IP) address. This information helps us to automatically recognize you the next time you visit our website and make it easier for you to navigate through our website. For example, cookies allow us to adapt the website to your interests or to save your password so you do not have to enter it every time you visit us.
If you do not want us to recognize your computer, you can prevent your computer from saving cookies by setting "Decline cookies" in your browser settings. Please see your browser instructions to find out exactly how to proceed. If you do not accept any cookies, you will not be able to use our website to the fullest extent.
You can prevent the cookies from being installed by setting your Internet program (browser) appropriately. To do this, you have to disable the saving of cookies in your Internet browser. Please see your browser instructions to find out exactly how to proceed.

Optimization with etracker
For the purposes of assessment , optimization and marketing, data is captured and saved with the assistance of the etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) technologies. Using this data, we can create use profiles and assign them to pseudonyms. Cookies help us accomplish this. The data we capture with the assistance of the etracker technologies will not be use to personally identify the visitors to this website without the separately granted consent of the user, and they will not be merged with the personal data of the person with the pseudonym. You can revoke your consent to the capture and saving of data at any time with future effect.

Purpose-specific data use
We observe the principle of purpose-specific data use and capture, process and save your personal data only for those purposes to which you have consented. We will not forward your personal data to third parties without your express consent insofar as this is not necessary to provide our service or fulfill the agreement. In addition, we only transmit personal data to the government institutions and authorities that are authorized to receive information within the framework of the legal obligation to provide information or when a decision of the court obligates us to provide information.
We also take in-house data privacy protection seriously. We obligate our employees and the service providers in our service to the non-disclosure of information and compliance with the legal data privacy protection stipulation.

Rights of information and revocation
As a user of our Internet offer, you have the right to demand information on the data we have saved regarding your person or your pseudonym. To do so, please contact the address listed in the legal notice. We are available to answer detailed questions on our information on data privacy protection and how we process your personal data.
Please note that the data privacy protection stipulations and manner of dealing with data protection can change at any time. This is why it is advisable and necessary to inform yourself of changes in the legal stipulations and company practices on an ongoing basis.