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Privacy Policy

We are very pleased about your interest in our website. As a matter of course, we place great importance on the protection of your privacy. Below we will inform you in detail about the way we handle your data.

Storage of Access Data in Server Logfiles
You can visit our websites without providing personal information. We only store access date in so-called server logfiles, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of the retrieval, the quantity of data transmitted and the accessing provider. The data is only analysed in order to ensure an error-free use of our website as well as to improve our range of products and do not allow us to deduce any information regarding your person.

Data Collection and Use of Data for the Fulfilment of Contracts and when Opening a Customer Account
We collect personal data only if you disclose them to us voluntarily in connection with your order, opening of a customer account or when contacting us (e.g. via email or contact form). The data collected can be seen in the respective forms where you type in the relevant information. We use the data provided by you for processing your order as well as your enquiries. After the settlement of the contract or closing of your customer account, your data is blocked for further use and will be deleted at the end of the storage periods required by tax law and commercial law, provided that you have not expressly agreed to the further use of your data. We may also make additional use of your data if there are legal grounds for doing so and will provide you with the necessary information. You can close your customer account at any time by sending a message to the following contact address or by performing a designated function in your customer account.

Data Transfer for Fulfilment of Contracts
In order to fulfil the contract, we transfer the data provided by you to the shipper put in charge of delivering the products as far as this is necessary for the shipment of the ordered goods. For the processing of payments we transfer the relevant payment details to the financial institution commissioned to arrange the payment and, as the circumstances require, to the payment service provider commissioned by us or, respectively, the payment service you have chosen during the order process.

Use of Data when subscribing to the Email Newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we use the necessary data or data separately provided by you in order to send you our newsletter at regular intervals. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter mailing list at any time by sending a message to the below-mentioned contact address or by following a specific link included in the newsletter.

Use of Cookies
In order to make our website more attractive to customers and to provide certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various sites. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted at the end of the browser session when you close your browser (so-called “session cookies”). Other cookies remain on your computer and make it possible for us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website (persistent cookies). You may change your browser configuration so that you are informed about the storage of cookies. By doing so, you can decide whether or not you accept individual cookies and are able to refuse them in some cases or in general. Should you not accept the use of cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted when you visit it.

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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address 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. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Further information can be found under http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/ (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Right to Information and Contact
You are entitled to receive information free of charge about your personal data stored by us and, if applicable, you also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. For questions concerning the collection, processing or use of your personal data, the correction, disclosure, blocking or deletion of data as well as the revocation of granted consents or objection to a certain use of data, please contact us directly. You find the relevant contact details in our legal notice.