Privacy declaration

Thank you for taking an interest in our homepage. The protection of your personal data through collection, processing and utilisation during your visit to the homepage is of utmost importance to us. Your data will be protected through the legal regulations set in place. Please take a moment to read through the following information. It will inform you how we handle your personal data, how and for which purpose we utilise the data, to whom we forward this data and how we protect this data. Your right to privacy is our highest priority and we will do everything possible to guarantee and protect this important requirement.

Collection and processing of data

All access to our homepage and every request for information to data stored on our homepage will be recorded and logged. This storage serves internal system requirements and statistical purposes. The following information will be logged: The name of the requested information, date and time of the request, amount of data transmitted, report from the successful request, browser, visited pages and requested domain. Additionally, the IP address of the requesting computer will be logged but as this site utilises IP anonymising, your IP address will be stored in an abbreviated form thus making personal identification impossible. If our homepage requires further personal information (name, address, email address etc.), this will take place with your knowledge and voluntarily given permission. The personal data we utilise and store through contact to our page is protected within the regulations of the German Telemedien and Federal Data Protection Acts. It is possible to withdraw this permission at anytime.

Utilisation and disclosure of personal data

If you have made your personal data available to us, for example, through contact forms, newsletter registration, online shop, email or written correspondence, order of advertising material (magazine, brochures, catalogues), this will in accordance with German data protection regulations only be used to answer your inquiries, to justify, execute or conclude any contracts made with you and for technical administration. Your personal data will only be transmitted or otherwise disclosed to a third party when it is required to process or execute a contract made with us, especially the order data to a supplier needed for billing is required or if you have previously given your permission for this purpose. You retain the right to retract this permission effecting future requests at any time. You also retain the right to obtain information about your stored personal data free of charge and additionally, according to the legal regulations, you retain the right to have your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted.

All your personal data and further information that you supply through contact forms or customer login to our shop set up on our homepage, will only be collected, processed and utilised to process or answer your requests or orders. Your data will be transmitted to us per email from our provider and then immediately deleted or tagged as deleted as long as there are no legal retention requirements. Utilisation for any other reason or a data transfer to third parties will not take place. All personal data that you give us through contact forms will only be collected, used and processed to verify your identity for the processing of your requests. This data will be transmitted through email to us from our provider. Utilisation for any other reason or a data transfer to third parties will not take place.

You retain the right to retract this permission effecting future requests at any time. You also retain the right to obtain information about your stored personal data free of charge and additionally, according to the legal regulations, you retain the right to have your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted.

Protection of stored data

The company took technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data made available by you from manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised access. Our security measures are constantly improved and adapted to current technical standards. It cannot be ruled out that unencrypted data could be seen by a third party. We must point out that we cannot guarantee a secure data transfer over the internet (e.g. communication per email). Sensitive data should only be transmitted over a secure connection (SSL) or not at all.

Protection of minors

The permission to process personal data can only be given by an adult person. Data from minors will generally not be collected.

Storage of anonymised data/Cookies

Usage data in an anonymised form will be collected and stored for this homepage. For this, so called, “cookies“, could be used. These are text data that are stored onto your computer to make analysis of how you use our homepage possible. These will then only store the data in the form of a pseudonym. They will not be used to personally identify the user and the data will not be connected to the holder of the pseudonym. We only use this information to analyse the attraction to our homepage and to continually improve the content. It is possible to use the homepage without the utilisation of cookies. Most browsers are initially set up so that cookies are automatically accepted but it is possible for you to be informed beforehand of the storage or to deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser settings.

Furthermore, tracking pixels are used on this website, which collect information on the surfing behavior of your visit in an anonymous form. Data such as the operating system used, browser used, screen resolution, time of the call, activities on the website during a session, IP address, location (region) will be collected, processed and used. This information is used for marketing purposes and improvement of the advertising offer. The technology allows you to display product recommendations as a suitable advertising banner when visiting other websites. Your data will not be used for other purposes. A disclosure to third parties does not occur.If you do not agree to the collection of your data, you can prevent this by means of appropriate settings in your browser or via this link.

Data Protection Officer

If there are any questions to data protection issues, our Data Protection Officer will be pleased to answer any inquiries. (michael.schoepf@s-con.de or respectively +49 171 324 1977).

Privacy Statement for use of data from Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer that facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of this website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

Due to this homepage using IP anonymising, your IP address will be abbreviated before being transmitted outside a member state of the European Union or another state signed to the agreement within the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then shortened. Google will then, on behalf of the provider, use this information to analyse your use of the website, to create reports about the website activity and provide the provider of this website with furthermore services which are connected with the utilisation of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser in relation to Google Analytics will not be matched with other data from Google. It is possible for you to prevent the storage of cookies through utilising an appropriate setting in your browser software. We must point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions made available on the website. Additionally, it is possible to prevent the collection and processing of your data generated by the use of cookies and website usage (including your IP address). Google will not collect and process the data if you download and install the available browser plug-in from the following link:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Furthermore you can prohibit the collection of your personal data by Google Analytics, if you click the following link. In this context a Opt-Out-Cookie will be applied that prevents the collection of your personal data on this website in the future: deactivate Google Analytics

Google Maps

Our web site uses Google Maps API (Application Programming Interface) for visual representation of geographic information (site plans). Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Through using this service you agree to the collection, processing and utilisation, by Google, one of its assisting services or third party partners, of the data automatically collected during use along with the data you have personally entered. Through using Google Maps information concerning the use of our internet page including your IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The transfer of data to the USA holds legal risks concerning data protection. It is possible to deactivate the service from Google Maps to stop the data transfer to Google. This can be done by deactivating the Java Script in your browser. We must inform you that in this case you will not be able to use the map visualisation. More information concerning the collection, processing and utilisation of your data by Google and your affected rights can be found in the privacy statement issued by Google at http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/, or in the extra terms of use of Google maps and respectively Google Earth at https://www.google.com/intl/en_en/help/terms_maps.html