As of: September 2015
The protection of your private sphere is important to us. Therefore, below we are providing precise information as to what extent we gather and process data when you visit our website and for what purposes we use this.
You can visit our website without providing information concerning your person. We only save access data without any relation to your person, for example the name of your Internet service provider, the page from which you access our service or the name of the requested file. This data is only evaluated for the purpose of improving our service and does not allow us to deduce information concerning your person.
The use of certain service on our website, such as the subscription for newsletters or participation in competitions may require prior registration and further processing of personal information, such as a long-term saving of email addresses, usernames and passwords. As an example, we also require personal data to the respective necessary extent if you are applying to us or have an individual query in relation to us. The use of such data will only take place if you transfer this data to us and have issued your prior consent to such use in advance.
Any use of your personal data only takes place for the named purposes and to the extent that is necessary to attain these objectives. No forwarding on to third parties will take place. Transfers of personal data to state institutions and authorities only take place within the framework of mandatory national legal regulations or if the forwarding on is necessary for the purpose of legal defence or criminal prosecution in case of attacks against our network infrastructure. A forwarding on for other purposes will not take place.
In order to make our website attractive and user friendly, we use so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your end device. Most cookies which are used by us are deleted again after the end of your browser session (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable the website to recognise your browser at the time of the next visit (permanent cookies).
You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed of the setting of cookies so that in each individual case, you can take a decision as to whether you accept these, that you only accept certain cookies or that you reject the acceptance of cookies as a rule. In case of the non-acceptance of cookies, the functionality of our website may however be restricted.
In order to optimise this website, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) which is generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports concerning the website activities for the website operator and to provide additional services which are connected to the use of the website and use of the Internet. Google will, if applicable, also forward this information on to third parties, should this be required by law or should third parties process such data on behalf of Google. The ID address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However we wish to point out that in such a case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data created by Google and which concerns your use of the website (including our IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available via the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
We wish to point out that Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee any anonymous recording of IP addresses.
For more information concerning terms and conditions of use and data protection of Google, please click on the following links: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/.
Links to the external social network Facebook are implemented on our Internet page. You can recognise the links within the framework of our Internet presence by the Facebook logo or the “like” button. We do not use any so-called “social plugins” of Facebook for this purpose. By clicking these symbols, you are forwarded directly on to the Internet pages of Facebook. This Internet presence is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA,. The purpose and extent of the gathering of data and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and setting options in order to protect your private sphere can be found in the data protection notice of Facebook: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/update.
Links to the external micro blogging service Twitter are implemented on our Internet page. You can recognise the links within the framework of our Internet presence by the Twitter logo, for example in the form of a blue “Twitter bird”. We do not use any so-called “social plugins” of Twitter for this purpose. By clicking these symbols, you are forwarded directly on to the Internet pages of Twitter. This Internet presence is operated by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The purpose and extent of the gathering of data and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and setting options in order to protect your private sphere can be found in the data protection notice of Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy.
Links to the external social network Google + are implemented on our Internet page. You can recognise the links within the framework of our Internet presence by the “+1” logo on a white background. We do not use any so-called “social plugins” of Google for this purpose. By clicking these symbols, you are forwarded directly on to the Internet pages of Google. This Internet presence is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The purpose and extent of the gathering of data and the further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights in this respect and setting options in order to protect your private sphere can be found in the data protection notice of Google: http://www.google.com/intl/de_de/+/policy/index.html.
By means of technical and organisation measures, we secure our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, alteration or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. The access to your customer account is only possible by means of entering your personal password. You should always treat your access data confidentially and close the browser window once you have ended the communication with us, especially if you are using the computer jointly with others.
In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz), you have the right of free-of-charge information concerning your saved data, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data if applicable.
In cases of queries concerning the gathering, processing or use of personal data and in case of a request concerning information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, the customer can contact HENGSTENBERG GMBH & CO KG, Mettinger Straße 109, 73728 Esslingen.