Data privacy statement

Data privacy statement

We are delighted at your interest in our website and our company. Despite careful monitoring, we are unable to accept liability for external links to third-party content. It is a matter of great importance to us that any personal data that may be collected, processed or used while you are visiting our website is protected. Your data are duly protected as required by law. The following paragraphs explain which data are collected during your visit to our website and how these are used:

1. Data collection and processing
Every occasion on which our website is accessed and every instance in which a file is downloaded is logged. These data are stored for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data are logged: Name of the file downloaded, date and time of download, volume of data transmitted, confirmation of successful download, web browser and domain. In addition the IP addresses of users’ computers are recorded. No further personal data are collected unless voluntarily disclosed by you, for example in connection with an enquiry or registration process.

2. Use and disclosure of personal data
If you choose to make your personal data available to us, we will use these data solely in order to respond to your enquiry, carry out contracts entered into with you, or for technical administration purposes. Your personal data will be disclosed to third parties or otherwise transmitted only where necessary for the purpose of executing a contract – particularly when communicating order data to suppliers – or where required for billing purposes, or if you have previously given your consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with future effect. Stored personal data will be deleted if you revoke your consent to such storage, or when the data are no longer required to fulfill the purpose for which they were stored, or if the storage thereof is impermissible on other legal grounds.

3. Right to receive information
On written request we will be pleased to inform you of any data relating to your person that we may hold. Security note: We endeavor to use every technical and organizational means available to ensure that your data are stored in a manner that renders them inaccessible to third parties. When communicating by e-mail we cannot guarantee total data security. Therefore we recommend that you transmit confidential information by post.

4. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to help analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other website activity and internet related services. In addition, Google may also transfer this information to third parties unless required by law or if 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 changing the settings on your browser, we would point out, however, that you can use in this case not all the features of this website. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described and for the aforementioned purpose. The data collection and storage can be objected at any time with effect for the future. Given the debate about the use of analytical tools with full IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" is used and therefore IP addresses will be processed only shortened to prevent direct references to any person.

5. etracker
Privacy Notice This website uses etracker technology (www.etracker.com) to collect visitor behavior data. This data is collected anonymously to be used for marketing and optimization purposes. All visitor data is saved using an anonymous user ID and can be aggregated to a usage profile. Cookies may be used to collect and save this data, but the data remains strictly anonymous. The data will not be used to identify a visitor personally and are not aggregated with any personal data. The collection and storage of data may be refused at any time with respect to subsequent services.