Data protecion

Thank you for showing interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is of upmost importance to us. Below, we provide detailed information concerning the handling of personal data.

Gathering, processing and the usage of personal data

Visiting our website does not require you to provide data regarding your person. We merely store access information without, for example, the name of your Internet Service Provider, the webpage you visit us from, nor the name of the data file requested. This data is evaluated solely for the improvement of our product and service range, and access to personal data is not allowed.
Personal data relative to the individual is only then be amassed should you permit us to do so in connection with ordering goods or in the course of opening a customer account. We use the data provided by you without your expressed permission purely in order to complete and process your order.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies on many different pages in order to make your visit to our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions. Included are a small number of text files which are added to your computer. The majority of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive after quitting the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer allowing us to recognize it when you revisit our site (so-called persistent cookies). These cookies render re-entering your password or completing forms containing your data unnecessary when you revisit the site. Our partner companies are not allowed to gather, process or use personal data via our website using cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 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 will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Privacy Policy for use of the Facebook plugin

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please seehttp://developers.facebook.com/plugins.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.
For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy:http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“.

Transferring personal data

Data may be passed on to shipping companies contracted with the delivery of goods, insofar as this is necessary for delivery of goods. In order to complete transactions, we pass on your payment details to the financial institute contacted to undertake such transactions.

Right of information

According to German Federal data protection legislation, you have the right to request information concerning any personal data stored free of charge, as well as the right to be informed about, to block and to delete this said data.

Contact person regarding data protection

Should you have questions regarding the collection, process or the use of your personal data; or in case of general inquiries, specific questions concerning blockage, deletion of data as well as those concerning the withdrawal of previously submitted permission, then please contact:
Name, address of the person responsible for data protection:
Alexander Kauffmann
Daimlerstraße 13
71384 Weinstadt
+(49) (0) 7151-1651462