Databeskyttelse

Data Privacy Policy

Last updated: 03/2017

Our website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider.

Vinexus Deutschland GmbH
Otto-Hahn-Str. 21
35510 Butzbach
Germany

phone from EU: +49 180 5 707008 161*
fax: +49 180 5707 0088 89**
e-Mail: datenschutz@vinexus.eu

*(from EU countries, 0.14 €/minute, mobile tariffs may vary)
**(0.14 €/minute from German landline, mobile tariffs may vary)

Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

Collection of Personal Data

Personal data is only collected for the purposes of ordering goods, opening a customer account or registering for a newsletter. Without your express consent, personal information provided will only be used to process your enquiry. In addition, data collected with your express consent (e.g. for a newsletter) will only be used for the purposes of future customer support and customer service. You may also countermand the use of personal data for these purposes at any time. You may in particular cancel a newsletter you have ordered at any time.

Passing on of personal data

As part of the contract processing procedure, your personal data will be passed onto the relevant delivery transport company or to relevant financial services providers insofar as this is necessary for the delivery or payment of the goods.

Credit Information

If you have chosen to pay on account, you consent to the transmission of your personal details to Creditreform Boniversum GmbH, Hellersbergstr. 11, 41460 Neuss, in connection with a credit risk assessment.

Creditreform Boniversum GmbH assesses the probability of a payment default and, based upon a mathematical and statistical process (scoring), calculates a probability value for this.

Cookies

Our website makes use of so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer.

The first of these are cookies which, during your visit to our website, permit our website to memorise your visit over several pages (e.g. when going through the various steps of the order process, where the entries made during previous steps need to be carried over). This is particularly necessary in order to use the basket function on our website. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser. No personal data are recorded in this process.

We also use persistent cookies to recognise the repeated use of the services on our website by the same user/internet connection owner. These serve to optimise our internet presence and the services on our website. These cookies deliver information so that you are automatically recognised. The information obtained serves to optimise the services on our website and simplify your access to our webpages.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Further information on cookies is included in the explanation of the use of Google Analytics an Webtrekk.

Server Data

For communication and safety reasons, data such as the following, which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider (so called server log files), is collected:

- type and version of the browser you use
- operating system
- websites that linked you to our site (referrer URL)
- websites that you visit
- date and time out of your visit
- your Internet Protokocol (IP) address

After a maximum of seven days, the data will be deleted.

Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. Google Analytics employs so-called “cookies“, text files that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site.

The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there. In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension, "_gat._anonymizeIp". In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from member states of the European Union or signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to website and internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.

Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Furthermore, Google offers a deactivation add-on for most current browsers that provides you with more control over what data Google can collect on websites you access. The add-on tells the JavaScript (ga.js) used by Google Analytics not to transmit any information about website visits to Google Analytics. However, the browser deactivation add-on offered by Google Analytics does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services we may engage. You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on at the following link:

Browser-Add-on deactivation Google Analytics

Use of Webtrekk

On our site, we use components of Webtrekk GmbH, Robert-Koch-Platz 4, 10115 Berlin. These components collect and store data from every single visit to the site for the purposes of marketing and enhancement. This data can then be used to generate pseudonymised user profiles via the deployment of cookies. These user profiles can assist with the analysis of visitor behavior and may be evaluated in order to improve our Internet provision and to enable us to design our site in a way that meets user needs. Cookies are small text files which are stored locally in the cache of the Internet browser of the site visitor to enable recognition of the Internet browser used. Data collected in this manner is not used to identify visitors to the website personally without their explicit consent. Data is also not collated with personal information or with information regarding the bearer of the pseudonym. You may withdraw your future consent for the collection and storage of data at any time.

In order to withdraw consent for the storage of your data, please visit

https://www.webtrekk.com/de/index/opt-out-webtrekk/abmeldung-vom-tracking

Withdrawal of consent stores an opt-out cookie on your end device. If you delete your cookies, you will need to click on the link once more.

Purpose of Registering

We offer you the opportunity to sign up for the purpose of a customer account on our website. The information entered when signing up, as shown in the registration form is collected and stored solely for use by our website. None of this information is transferred to third parties with the exception due to accounting purposes . Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website. When signing up for our website, we also store your IP address and the date and time you registered. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your data to sign up for our site. None of this information is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

Use of Facebook components

Our website employs components provided by facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.

Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a Facebook component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.

When you access our site while logged into Facebook, Facebook uses information gathered by this component to identify the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account on Facebook. Whenever you click on the “Like“ button, for example, or enter a comment, this information is transmitted to your personal account on Facebook and stored there. In addition, Facebook is informed of your visit to our website. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not.

If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must first log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The data protection policies of Facebook provide additional information, in particular about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy:

Data Policy of facebook

Use of Google+ recommendation components

Our website employs the “+1“-buttom from Google+ belonging to Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“.

Each time our website receives an access request equipped with a “+1“ component, the component prompts your browser to download an image of this component from Google. Through this process, Google is informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.

As specified by Google, your visit undergoes additional analysis in the event you are not logged into your Google account. If you access our site while logged into Google and press the “+1" button, Google can collect information about your Google account, websites you recommend as well as your IP address, along with other browser-related information. This allows your “+1“ recommendation to be stored and publicized.

Your Google “+1“ recommendation can then appear as a reference in other Google services, such as search results, your Google account or other places, such as on websites and ads in the internet, , together with your account name and, if applicable, a picture you provided to Google. Furthermore, Google can link your visit to our site with data stored by Google. Google also records this information for the purpose of further improving Google services. If you wish to minimize the collection of information by Google as previously described, you must log out of your Google account before visiting our website.

You can access Google‘s data protection policies relating to the “+1“ button together with all relevant information on the collection, transfer and use of data by Google, your rights in this regard as well as your profile settings options at the following link:

https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

Consents

With regard to use of your personal data outside the actual processing of the contract, you will be requested to give your consent in the following way.

To receive our newsletter:

"I would like to register for the newsletter"

or if applicable

"Subscribe to our Newsletter and get a € 10 voucher * !"

The newsletter provides you periodically with information about our services. To receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address. When subscribing to our newsletter, we will store your IP address as well as the date and time you subscribed. This serves to protect us in the event a third party improperly and without your knowledge makes use of your email address to subscribe to our newsletter. We will not collect any other data. The data thereby collected is used solely for the purpose of receiving our newsletter. No data is transferred to third parties, if you have not given your consent for this.

Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

You may cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time.

Publication of vacancy announcements / job applications

We electronically collect and process your application data for the purpose of completing the application process. If your application results in the conclusion of an employment contract, the data collected from you may be stored in your personnel file for purposes of normal organizational and administrative processes in compliance with appropriate legal requirements.

Upon rejection of your application, data you have provided is automatically deleted two months after notification of rejection. This does not apply in such instances where, due to legal requirements (such as the burden of proof obligation stipulated in the Equal Treatment Act) a longer storage period is necessitated or when you expressly agreed to have your data stored for a longer period in our database of prospective applicants.

Contacting Us

On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

Information/Cancellation/Deletion

On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.

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