Privacy policy

Data protection statement

We thank you for your interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. The following text provides detailed information about how we use your data.

Storage of access data in Server-Logfiles

You can visit our website without providing your personal details. We only store access data in so-called server log files, such as the name of the requested file, the date and time of access, the volume of data transferred and the requesting provider. This data is used solely to ensure the trouble-free operation of the site and to improve our offers, and cannot be traced back to you.
Collection and use of data for processing of contracts and when opening a customer account. We collect personal data when you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order, after contact with us (eg via contact form or email) or open a customer account. The type of data that is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data that you have provided to process contracts and to handle your requests. After completion of the contract or deletion of your customer account, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after the mandatory storage periods defined in tax and commercial legislation, unless you have given your express consent for the further use of your data, or unless we have reserved the right to a more extensive use of the data which is legally permissible and about which we inform you below. Deletion of your customer account is possible and can be carried out at any time, either by sending a message using one of the contact methods given below or by using the feature designed for this in your customer account.

Data transfer in performance of contract

In order to fulfill our contract with you, the customer, we will transmit your data to the company charged with delivery of ordered goods, where necessary. Depending on which payment service you select during the ordering process, we pass on teh data collected for the settlement of payments to the authorised credit institute and any payment service commissioned by us or to the selected payment service. Some of the selected payment service providers collect this data as far as you open an account there. In this case, you have to sign in during the ordering process with your new login for the payment service provider. The privacy statements of each payment service apply.

Data use in sign up for e-mail newsletters

By signing up to our newsletter, we use the necessary or separately the data you provide to send you our e-mail newsletter You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. You can do this either by sending a message to the contact point appearing below, or via a link provided for this in the newsletter.

Credit check and scoring

In the case of us making advance outlays, for example in the case of purchases on account, in order to protect our well-founded interests we reserve the right to acquire a credit check from a specialised company. For this purpose we shall submit your personal data required for a credit check to the following company (companies):
Bürgel Business Information GmbH & Co. KG, Gas route 1822761 Hamburg, Germany
The credit report can include probability values ​​(scores), which are calculated on the basis of scientifically recognised mathematical and statistical methods. Other address information may also be taken into consideration in the calculations. We use the information obtained about the statistical probability of default for making a balanced decision with respect to the establishment, implementation or termination of the contract. Your legitimate interests will be taken into account in accordance with the legal requirements.

Use of Cookies

In order to make your visit to our website more attractive, and to enable you to use certain functions, we use so-called cookies on certain pages. These are small text files that are stored on your computer. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and decide individually on whether to accept them or to deactivate the acceptance of cookies, just in certain cases or completely. If cookies are not accepted, our website may have limited functionality.

Use of Google (Universal) Analytics for web analysis

This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ( Google (Universal) Analytics uses methods that allow analysis of your use of the website, such as so-called. “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA. Through the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address is thereby reduced before transmission within the Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the complete IP address may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with any other data held by Google.

You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being sent to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http: // hl=en As an alternative to the browser plug-in, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future. This stores an opt-out cookie on your device. If you ever delete your cookies, you will need to click on the link again.

Right to information and contact methods

You have a right to free information about the data stored by us relating to you and the right to correct, block or delete this data. If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to inquire about, correct, block or delete data or revoke a consent, or opt out of a particular use of your data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our legal notice.