Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective date: 15-Feb-2016

 

Thank you for your interest in our company and website. The protection of personal data is a very important concern for us. At this point we would like to inform you about the Privacy Policy within our company. Of course, we comply with the legal provisions of the Data Protection Act, the Tele-Media Act and other data protection regulations.

Subject Matter of Data Protection

The subject matter of data protection is personal data. According to §3 section 1 of the Federal Data Protection Act, any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual, for example, data concerning names, addresses, email addresses or telephone numbers. If necessary, even user data such as the IP address.

Data Processing on this Website

Information given by your browser during your visit to this website will automatically be collected and stored in our providers Server Log Files. The data contains:

  • Type and version of browser
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL (previously used website)
  • Host identification of the accessing PC (IP address)
  • Time and date of server request

We will neither retrieve any of the mentioned information for statistical reasons nor will we – Schwarzwälder Textil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH– match any data to an individual. A consolidation with other data sources will not be carried out. All information will be deleted from our provider after a period of 6 weeks.

Security of your Personal Data

With regards to the operation of our website, we will only collect personal data (for example, names, addresses, telephone numbers or email addresses) if you voluntarily provide them (for example with registration, use of the contact form, etc.) and due to your acceptance or other statutory provisions through which we are entitled to collect and use this data. Your personal data will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act.

Sharing and Deletion of your Data

There will be no unauthorized sharing of your data. However, passing them on to third parties may be possible under the following circumstances:

  • The data is necessary to fulfil existing contracts. For example - in the course of completing our obligation regarding your purchase orders it might be necessary to share your address with suppliers/forwarding agents or similar.
  • It is necessary for invoicing purposes.
  • You gave us your consent.
  • We are legally obligated or have to carry out a court order.

The deletion of your personal data happens if

  • you revoke your consent to store such data.
  • the knowledge to fulfil the purpose intended with their storage is no longer necessary.
  • the storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.
Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). (Indication of source: www.datenschutzbeauftragter-info.de)

Cookies

Our website uses so called cookies at several points. They are used to make our website more user-friendly, more efficient and, all together, more secure. Cookies are small text files, which are saved by your browser on your PC. Most of the cookies used by us are so called “Session-Cookies”. These will automatically be deleted after your visit. Cookies cause no harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

Right of Access to Personal Data

You have the right to access stored data concerning you personally, the origin of the data and recipients of said data at any time, as well as to receive information about the purpose for processing the data. You can, at any time; lock, correct or delete any data we have collected provided there are no legal obligations to retain it. You can request any information about your personal data with us at Datenschutzbeauftragter@stw-faser.de.

Youth Protection

Children in general may not transfer any personal data to our website without the permission or consent of their parents or legal guardian. We recommend that all parents and legal guardians instruct their children to handle personal information on the internet in a safe and responsible way. By no means will we knowingly collect any personal data from children, or use such data in any way or share such data to unauthorized third parties.

User Declaration of Consent

Upon using our website you agree that we may store the personal data voluntarily provided by you, process and use said data with regards to the foregoing.

Limitation of Liability

The information on this website is for general purposes only. The information is provided by SchwarzwälderTextil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH and while we endeavor to keep the information up-to-date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, product, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purposes. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage without limitation, including indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website. Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of SchwarzwälderTextil-Werke Heinrich Kautzmann GmbH. We have no control over the nature, content, availability and data protection concepts of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them. Please inform us about any illegal contents of these linked websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy if it becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases, we will update our Privacy Policy accordingly. Please pay regular attention to our most recent version of this Privacy Policy.