Privacy Policy

We cannot be held responsible for the content to which the hyperlinks on this web site lead.

We place great importance on protecting personal data that are gathered, processed and used while customers use our web site. To this end, your data will be protected as prescribed by law. In the following we indicate the types of data that are gathered when users visit our web site.

1. Data gathering and processing

Each access to our web site and each file accessed on our web site are logged for our own system-related purposes. The following data are logged: name of the file accessed; date and time of access; amount of data transferred; confirmation of successful access; type of web browser used; domain that made the request; IP addresses of the computer making the request.

Any other personal data are recorded only insofar as you voluntarily enter such data for purposes such as sending us a query or registering on this web site.

2. Use and disclosure of personal data

Any personal data that you make available to us will be used solely to respond to any query you may submit to us, perform a contract you have concluded with us, or for technical administration purposes.

Your personal data are only provided to third parties or otherwise communicated insofar as doing so is necessary for purposes of performing the relevant contract (in particular forwarding order data to suppliers), for invoicing purposes, or for any purpose that you have authorized in advance. You are entitled to prospectively revoke any authorization you have granted.

Your personal data will be deleted from our system insofar as any of the following events occur: you revoke your authorization for us to store such data; knowledge of the information is no longer necessary in order to carry out the purpose for which the data were stored; or if storage of the data is inadmissible on any legal grounds whatsoever.

3. Cookies

“Our website uses Google Analytics as a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies, small text files saved on your computer to allow a usability analysis of our website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on one of Google's servers in the USA. In order to ensure privacy protection we enabled IP address anonymisation. Your IP address is made anonymous on the last 6 digits before transfer. Only in exceptional cases your IP address is made anonymous after transmission to a server. Google evaluates this information on our behalf in order to analyze the usability our website, measure website activities and provide other services on usability. Google will not merge the IP address transmitted from your browser through Google Analytics with other data. You can prevent the storage of cookies using the respective setting in your browser software. It is possible, that not all functions of our website will then be fully available. You yourself can prevent this collection of data generated by cookies and relating to your use of our website (including their IP address), as well as Google's processing of this data, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.”

4. Facebook social plugins

This web site uses facebook.com social plugins, which are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) and are identified via the Facebook logo or the label “Facebook social plugin.”

If you navigate from our web site to a web site containing such a social plugin, your browser automatically connects to Facebook’s servers, whereupon Facebook transfers the plugin content to your browser, and from there to the relevant web site.

The use of plugins enables Facebook to determine that you have called up a particular page on our web site. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign this visit to your Facebook account. When you interact with a plugin – for example by clicking the “Like” button or entering a comment – the attendant information is transferred from your browser to Facebook, where it is stored.

For further information concerning the extent to which Facebook collects, processes and uses personal data, as well as concerning your rights and settings options for data privacy protection purposes on Facebook, see Facebook’s data privacy policy.

If you do not wish Facebook to gather personal information about you via our web site, then you will need to log off from Facebook before navigating to our web site.

5. Right to information

We will be more than happy to provide you with information concerning your personal data that are stored in our system. To obtain such information, kindly send us a written request to this effect.

Data security

We make every effort, through all available technical and organizational means, to store your personal data in a fashion that will protect them against third-party access. However, inasmuch as we are unable to render e-mail data fully secure, we recommend that confidential information be sent by post.

We reserve the right to modify our products and the specifications thereof without prior notice.