Thank you for your interest in our online shop. Protection of your privacy is a very important matter for us. Please read our information concerning data protection.
Processing and usage of personal data
You can visit our website without entering personal details. We will only save login data without any personal reference - even if the website has been accessed via newsletter link - f.e.
- the name of your internet provider
- the website from which you have been directed to us
- the name of the requested file
This data will only be used to optimize our offered range and excludes any personal reference.
We collect, save and process your data for your order to purchase, for execution of guarantees and for marketing purposes. We only request personal data if you agree to by choice during an order or during opening a customer account or during registration for our newsletter.
We forward personal data to third parties only involved in the process of your order (transport service provider, logistician, bank).
Right of information
In correspondence to the Federal Data Protection Act you are entitled to receive any information regarding your data upon request free of charge and to request correction or deletion.
Marketing via email
If you have registered for our newsletter, your email address will be used for marketing purposes until you unsubscribe. You can unsubscribe at any time free of charge other than your normal internet access charge by your provider.
A cookie is a small text file that we store on your device if you agree.
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping basket.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Long term cookies
We are using cookies that will be saved to the hard drive of your computer. For your convenience, these cookies will automatically be deleted at an expiry date in the future. Your preferred configurations and entries will be recognised automatically.
Contact person for data protection
For questions regarding the use of personal data, information, correction, suspension or deleting of data and rescission, please contact:
50674 Cologne / Germany
Fax: +49 (0) 221 250 818 29
Rescission of consent
You explicitly agree to the following determinations. You can resign these determinations at all times.
Permission for email marketing
You will receive offers via email on a regular basis. Your email address will not be transmitted to other third parties. This permission for saving and using your email address for marketing purposes can be revoked by you at all times for the future.
Usage of Facebook plugins
Our website uses social plugins for the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA („Facebook“). These plugins are branded with the Facebook logo or declared "sociall plugin by Facebook". An overview for all Facebook plugins can be found under: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins
If you open a page of our website that uses such a plugin, you browser will directly connect to the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin will be directly transmitted to your browser by Facebook and be implemented in the website. This implementation allows Facebook to collect information about accessing our respective website via your browser even if you do not have a Facebook profile or if you a currently logged in to Facebook or not. This information data (including your IP address) will be directly sent to a Facebook server in the USA by your browser and will be saved there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, the visit of our website can be directly assigned to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins - f.e. by clicking "Like" or commenting - this information will be directed to Facebook servers and will be saved there. The information will also be published on your Facebook profile, so that your Facebook friends can see.
Purpose and scale of this data collection and the processing and usage of data by Facebook as well as your rights and privacy configuration possibilities can be found in the data protection declaration by Facebook under: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php
If you want to prevent assigning collected data to your Facebook profile by Facebook, you need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also prevent Facebook plugins by add-ons for your browser, f.e. by using "Facebook Blocker“ (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).
Usage of Twitter plugins
Our website uses social plugins by the microblogging service provider Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA („Twitter“). These plugins are branded with a Twitter logo or the blue Twitter bird. An overview for all Twitter plugins and how they look can be found under: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons
If you open an area of our website containing such a plugin, your browser will directly connect with servers operated by Twitter. The content of the plugin will directly be sent to your browser by Twitter and be implemented in the website. The implementation allows Twitter to collect information, that your browser has accessed the respective website even if you do not have a Twitter account or if you are logged in to Twitter or not. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted directly to a Twitter server in the USA by your browser and will be saved there.
If you are logged in to Twitter, Twitter can direclty assign the visit of our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugin - f.e. by clicking "Tweet this" - this information will be transmitted directly to a server by Twitter und will be saved there. This information will also be published on your Twitter account and can be seen by your followers.
Purpose and scale of this data collection and the processing and usage of data by Twitter as well as your rights and privacy configuration possibilities can be found in the date protection declaration by Twitter under: https://twitter.com/privacy
If you want to prevent assigning collected data to your Twitter account, you need to log out of Twitter before visiting our website. You can also prevent Twitter plugins by add-ons for your browser, f.e. by using "NoScript“ (http://noscript.net/).
Usage of AddThis plugins
Our website uses social plugins of the bookmarking service provider AddThis, which is operated by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA („AddThis“). These plugins are branded with the AddThis logo or with a white plus shape on orange. An overview for all AddThis plugins can be found under: https://www.addthis.com/get/sharing
If you access an area of our website using such a plugin, you browser directly connects to the servers of AddThis. Content of the plugin will be transmitted directly to your browser by AddThis and be implemented into the website. This implementation allows AddThis to collect information, that your browser has accessed the respective area of our website and to save a cookie on your device for identification. This information (including your IP address) will be sent to a server of AddThis in the USA by your browser and will be saved there. AddThis uses this data to create anonymous user profiles, that allow customised and targetted marketing of users of websites with AddThis plugins.
Purpose and scale of this data collection and the processing and usage of data by AddThis can be found in the data protection declaration by AddThis under: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
If you want to prevent data collection by AddThis for the future, you can install an opt out cookie, that can be downloaded under: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
You can also prevent loading of AddThis plugins by your browser with a script blocker, f.e. "NoScript“ (http://noscript.net/).