We are happy that you are interested in our website. The protection of your privacy is of greatest concern to us. Below, we inform you in detail about the treatment of your personal data.
1. Collection, processing and use of person-related data
You can visit our website without providing details about your person. We merely store access data, such as the name of your internet service provider, the referring website or the name of the requested file, without any relation to a specific person. Those data will be exclusively analysed for the purpose of improving our offer and do not allow any association with your person.
Person-related date will only be collected if you provide them voluntarily within the scope of your product order, when creating a customer account or when registering for our newsletter. We exclusively use those data without a separate permission of yours only for the purpose of processing your order. When the contract has been completely fulfilled and the purchase price has been fully paid, we block your data for further use and will delete them according to legal tax- and trade data storage regulations after the expiry of the storage period, unless you explicitly give your permission to the further use of your personal data. When registering for the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for internal advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Unsubscribing from the newsletter is possible at any time.
To make the visit of our website attractive and to enable the user to take advantage of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various sites. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your terminal. Some of the cookies used by us will be deleted after the end of the browser session, namely when closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and allow us or our partner companies to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can adjust your browser in that way that you will be informed about the storage of cookies and that you can decide individually either to accept them or to generally refuse them in certain cases. The non-acceptance of cookies may limit the functionality of our website.
3. Web analysis with Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called"cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. If the IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP-address will be shortend priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website.
Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to the use of this websites by downloading and installing the the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
4. Transmission of person-related data
A transmission of your data takes place to the company in charge with the delivery of your order if this is necessary for the delivery of the product. To carry out payments, we transmit your payment data to the credit institution in charge with the payment.
5. Credit assessment and scoring
As long as we perform in advance, for example in cases of purchase on account, and to preserve our justified interest, we may initiate a credit assessment on the basis of mathematical-statistical procedures at the German Credit Protection Agency, [SCHUFA Holding AG (Inc.), Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden]. Therefore we transmit the data necessary for a credit assessment to the [SCHUFA Holding AG] and use the processed and returned information about a statistical probability of a payment default for a deliberate decision to found, conduct or cancel a contractual relationship.
The credit assessment may contain probability values (score values) calculated on the basis of scientifically approved mathematical-statistical procedures and in whose calculation postal addresses are included. You concerns, worthy of protection, are respected according to legal regulations.
6. Right to information
According to the German Data Protection Act, you are entitled to be informed about your stored data free of charge as well as have the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data if requested.
7. Contact person concerning data protection
In case of questions about the collection, processing and use of person-related data, enquiries, corrections, blocking or deletion of data as well as withdrawal of given permissions please contact the following person: Alexander Deider, Klang & Design GmbH & Co. KG, Gustav-Adolf-Str. 130, 13086 Berlin, Germany, eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Use of Facebook Social Plugins
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. The plugins are labelled with the Facebook-logo or the remark "Social Plugin by Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plugin". For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here:https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. The content of the plugin will be transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and the website will be embedded. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are not logged on to your Facebook account. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted directly to the Facebook server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged on to your Facebook account, Facebook can associated the visit of our website to your Facebook account. If you interact using a plugin, such as the “Like”-button or post a comment, such information will also be transmitted directly to the Facebook server and stored there. Further, the information will be published on your Facebook account and displayed to your Facebook friends.
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
You can also prevent the download of the Facebook plugins by using e.g. the “Facebook Blocker”-add-on of your browser (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).
9. Google +1
Collection and forwarding of Information:
On our website so-called social plugins ("Plugins") of the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“), are used. The plugins can be recognised by the button bearing the "+" sign on a white or coloured background. For a list of Google plugins and their look, please click here: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins
When you visit one site of our web presence that contains such a plugin, your browser is installing a direct connection to the servers of Google. The content of the plugins will be directly transmitted to your browser by Google and embedded into the site. By embedding the plugin, Google will obtain the information that your browser has accessed the respective site of our web presence even if your have no profile with Google or are not logged in at Google+. This information, including your IP-address, will be directly transmitted to and stored at a Google server in the USA by your browser. If you are logged in at Google+, Google can immediately associate the visit of our website with your Google+ profile. If you interact with the plugin, for example pressing the "+1"-button, the respective information will also be directly transmitted to and stored at a Google server. Further, the information will be published on Google+ and your contact details will be displayed. By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personal-related contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites. Google records information about your +1 acitvities in order to improve the Google sevices for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of collected information:
If you do not wish that Google associates the collected data with your Google+ profile when visiting our web presence, please log off from your Google+ before visiting our website. You may also completely prevent the download of Google+ plugins by using the add-ons of your browser.