Personal data is information about your identity. This includes details such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Use of our website does not require that you reveal personal data. In certain cases, however, we require your name and address as well as other details so that we can perform the desired services.
The same applies, for example, to sending information material and ordered goods or to answering individual questions. Where this is required, we advise you accordingly. Moreover, we store and process only data that you supply us voluntarily and possibly data we collect automatically when you visit our website (e.g. your IP address and the names of the sites accessed by you, the browser used by you and your operating system, date and time of access, search engines used, names of downloaded files).
If you take advantage of services, in general only such data is collected that we require to perform the services. If we ask you for further data, you provide this information voluntarily. Personal details are processed exclusively to fulfil the requested service and to preserve our own legitimate business interests.
Intended purpose of the personal data
In general, we use the personal data supplied by you to answer your enquiries, to process your orders or to provide you with access to certain information or offers. To maintain customer relationships, it may also be necessary for us or a service company mandated by us to use this personal data to inform you about product offers or to carry out online surveys in order to fulfil the tasks and requirements of our customers better.
Of course, we respect it if you do not want to let us have your personal data to support our customer relationship (especially for direct marketing or for market research purposes). We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor will we otherwise sell them.
Use for a specific purpose
We will collect, process and use the personal data supplied online by you only for the purposes communicated to you. Your personal data is not passed on to third parties without your express consent.
Personal data is collected and transferred to state institutions and authorities entitled to receive the information only within the framework of the relevant laws and/or if we are obligated by a legal decision to do so. Our employees and the service companies mandated by us are obliged by us to secrecy and to compliance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act.
Data automatically collected when our website is visited
For organisational and technical reasons, the following data is saved when our website is used: the names of the pages accessed by you, of the browser used by you and of your operating system, the data and time of access, search engines used, names of downloaded files and you IP address abbreviated by means of an anonymization function (no direct personal link possible).
We assess this technical data anonymously and only for statistical purposes in order to optimise our internet presence further and to detect errors and faults. This data is stored separately from other personal information on secured systems only for as long as necessary and is then deleted immediately. Conclusions regarding individual persons are not drawn.
If you visit one of our websites, it may be that we store information in the form of a cookie on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are sent by a web server to your browser and are saved on the hard disc of your computer.
Apart from the internet protocol address, no personal data of the user is stored. This information makes it possible to recognise you automatically the next time you visit our websites and to facilitate navigation for you. For example, cookies allow us to adapt a website to your interests or to save your password so that you do not have to enter it again every time.
Of course, you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognise your computer again, you can prevent the storing of cookies on your hard disc by selecting “Do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. To find out how this works in detail, please see the instruction manual of your browser manufacturer. However, if you do not accept cookies, this can lead to limited functionality of our websites.
Google Analytics web analysis
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. An anonymisation function is used for the IP address on this website, so that the IP address is saved and further processed by Google on an abbreviated basis only. Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities for the website operator and to perform further services associated with use of the website and of the internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if this is legally prescribed or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. At no event will Google link your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies using a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we advise you that, in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. The general collection and storage of data by Google Analytics can be prevented at any time, with effect for the future, using a browser extension, available at
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Additionally or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can disable tracking by Google Analytics on our website by clicking on this link. Here, an opt-out cookie is installed on your device. In this way, capture by Google Analytics is prevented in future for this website and for this browser as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser. By using this website, you declare your consent to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the previously described manner and for the aforementioned purpose.
On these web pages, plugins of the social network facebook.com are used, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). If you access web pages of our internet presence that are equipped with such a plugin, a connection to the Facebook servers is generated and the plugin is presented on the website by means of communication to your browser. It is thus communicated to the Facebook server which of our web pages you have visited. If, at the same time, you are logged into Facebook as a member, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. In the event of use of the plugin functions (e.g. clicking on the “Like” button, leaving a comment), this information is also assigned to your Facebook account, which you can prevent only by logging out prior to using the plugin. You can find more detailed information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in the Facebook data protection notices.
Children and adolescents
Persons under 18 years of age should not supply us with any personal data without the approval of their parents or guardians. We do not request any personal data from children and adolescents, we do not collect it and we do not pass it on to third parties.
We have taken technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorised access. All our employees and all persons involved in the processing of the data are obligated to comply with the Federal Data Protection Act and other laws relevant to data protection as well as to treat personal data with confidentiality.
In the event of the collection and processing of personal data, the information is transmitted in encrypted form to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures are revised continuously in line with technological development.
Changes to our data protection provisions
We reserve the right to change our security and data protection measures if this becomes necessary due to technological development. In these cases, we will also adapt our data protection notices accordingly. Therefore, please note the current version of our data privacy statement.
If you use external links offered as part of our web pages, this data privacy statement does not extend to this links. If we offer links, we affirm that no violations of applicable law were recognisable on the linked websites at the time of the links being set. However, we have no influence on the compliance with the data protection and security provisions by other providers. Therefore, please find out on the websites of the other providers about the data privacy statements provided there as well.
Right of information
You can receive information about the data stored by us about you at any time.
Right of objection
You can also revoke your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us at any time.
Questions, suggestions, complaints
If you have any questions about our data protection notices or about the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer directly. He is also available to you as a contact person in the event of information requests, suggestions or complaints.
If necessary, please contact
makrohaus AG, crossmedia
83435 Bad Reichenhall