Privacy Policy

The following sections provide detailed information about our use of your personal information and data. These basic security principles will be modified, if required, e.g. in case of amendments to existing laws.

General Principles

This website commits itself to protecting the privacy of all consumers and to handle their personal data in a strictly confidential manner. We are committed to developing long lasting relationships based on trust and will do everything in our power to ensure that your right to privacy is maintained and protected. Our staff members are regularly sworn to uphold data secrecy. The main principles of our privacy policy are based on the relevant laws in force.

What kind of data is stored and processed while visiting the website?

You can visit our website without having to reveal any personal data. We solely store your access data that has no personal references in an anonymous form for marketing and optimization purposes, such as for example the name of your Internet Service Provider, the page you visit from, the name of the file requested as well as your IP address.

From the data collected, a user profile is created under an alias for the purposes of advertising, market research and demand-oriented designing of our offer (e.g. so-called clickstream analysis). Cookies can be used here, which however collect and store data solely in an alias form. The data is not used to personally identify you, i.e. under no circumstances are the user profiles brought together with data about the bearer of the alias.

You can protest against the creation of the alias user profile at any time.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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. 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you want to opt-out and prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics you can download and install the Google Analytics opt-out add-on for your web browser here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Advertising

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies use non-personally identifiable information regarding your visit to this website and other sites, such as the user IP address, pages viewed, date and time of your visit, and number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), to serve ads to you on this site and other sites that may be of interest to you. In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser.

Specifically, Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this website. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to you based on your visit to this website and other websites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookies by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

What kind of data is collected when I sign up for the newsletter?

When you sign up for our newsletter we will use the given data to provide you with our newsletter. Your email address is required to sign up. All other information is given voluntary. The newsletter contains our current information posts as well as offers of our own company and third-party offers. It is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

How is my personal data protected against misuse?

We protect our website and our system from unauthorized access through the latest technical and organisational measures available to protect your data from getting manipulated, destroyed or accessed by any unauthorized person. Whenever any personal data is transferred, we use sophisticated encryption technologies to ensure the strictly confidential transfer of personal data/information such as terms of registration and guarantee.

In addition, your personal data is protected by password, so it is only accessible to you. Our servers employ various security and authorization technologies in order to prevent unauthorized access. When sharing your computer with others, please keep your password and other relevant information strictly confidential and always close your browser window after you have finished communicating with this website to avoid any unauthorized access to your personal data.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.