Privacy Policy

In principle, our website can be used without entering any personal data. For areas in which users are asked to enter personal data, this information is provided by users on a voluntary basis.

Your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, email address, telephone number, bank account, credit card number) will be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The following guidelines inform you about the type, scope and purpose of collection, processing and use of personal data.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to our websites. If you are directed via links on our pages to other pages, please inform yourself there about how your data are handled.

We wish to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

§ 1 Automatic Collection of Data

When you visit our Internet site, the IP address currently used by your device, date and time, type of browser and operating system of your device, the pages you viewed and the website from which you visit us (referrer URL) are all logged for technical reasons. This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data you may provide and does not allow identification of an individual.

§ 2 Personal Data, Duration of Storage, Your Rights

The personal data that you provide us with, for example when placing an order, via a contact form or by email (e.g. your name and contact information) will only be processed for correspondence with you and only for the purpose for which you have provided us the data.

We assure you that we will not pass your personal information to third parties, unless we are legally obligated to do so or have your prior express consent. Should we engage the services of third parties to perform and handle data processing, we will comply with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. Personal data which have been communicated to us through our website will only be stored until the purpose has been fulfilled, for which they were entrusted to us. In the event that trade and tax retention periods must be observed, the duration of storage for certain data may be up to 10 years.

Should you no longer give your consent to the storage of your personal data or should these become incorrect, we will arrange to have your data deleted, corrected or blocked in accordance with legal requirements upon receiving appropriate instructions to do so. You can request free information about all personal information about that we have stored about you.

§ 3 Web Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ( "Google"). Google Analytics uses text files called "cookies" which are stored on your computer. It helps the website to analyse information about your use. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. Your IP address will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and offer other services by the website operator related to the use of the website and Internet. The IP address transmitted to Google Analytics by your browser will not be merged with other data from Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, we wish to point out that by doing so, you may not be able to take advantage of the full extent of the features of this website.

You can prevent Google Analytics from tracking your use by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be created which prevens your data from being tracked during future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics.

You can also prevent the tracking of data generated by the cookie and about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser plugin at:

Further information about the use of data for advertising purposes by Google, setting options and opting out can be found on the websites of Google:

§ 4 Information about Cookies

Cookies are used to recognise multiple uses of this website by the same user. Cookies are small text files that your Internet browser stores on your computer. When you visit our website again, these cookies pass on information to automatically recognise you. This recognition is based on your IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way serves to optimise our offers and provide you with easier access to our page.

You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by choosing „Do not accept cookies“ in your browser settings. However doing so can leaded to limited functionality on our website.

§ 5 Information

ou can receive information about the data stored about your person or your pseudonym by ringing +49 (0) 40 88 13 09-0. Questions can be directed via email to:

We have appointed in accordance with § 4f BDSG a data protection officer. You can reach him at:

Marc Althaus
DSEXTERN Datenschutzberatung e.K.
Bredkamp 53 a
22589 Hamburg

Last updated: November 2015