Data Privacy Statement

We pay utmost importance to the protection of your privacy. We collect or use your data exclusively for our own purposes in accordance with the German Datenschutzgesetz (data protection law) and other legal provisions. Furthermore, it is important for us that you know at any time when we store data and how we use this data.

 

In the following we inform you about the sections where we receive information from you during your visit to our website and how we handle this data.

1. Data collection and use
2. We do not circulate your data
3. Security during the order process
4. Use of cookies
5. Advertising
6. Participation in surveys
7. Your rights
8. Declaration of consent
9. Questions about data protection
10. Changes of data protection standards
11. Google Analytics

1. Data collection and use

At every access to one of the pages of our website and at every access to a file the corresponding access data of this transaction will be stored in a server log file.
These are in particular the following details, which may possibly allow an identification:

• File name of the page or file or information provided by you through your entries (e.g. URL query parameter)
• File name of the page from which the current page or file has been queried
• Date and time of the query
• Amount of data transferred
• Access status (transfer of page, page not found etc.)
• Type and operating system of the used web browser
• IP address of the client and if applicable its domain name or the name of its internet service provider.

We store this data exclusively to ensure system security and to constantly optimise our online presence. Analyses are anonymised and carried out only for statistic purposes. There will be no link-up with personal data. This data will not be transmitted to any third party, neither for commercial purposes, nor for non-commercial purposes.

In case the website enables the entry of personal or business data (e-mail address, name, address), the user discloses this data on an explicitly voluntary basis.
There will be no link-up with above mentioned access data.

All personal data obtained during these procedures will be exclusively used to handle your inquiry and to protect our own legitimate business interests. This processing is carried out in accordance with the applicable and currently valid legal provisions regarding personal data protection.


2. We do not circulate your data

Service providers possibly charged by us within the scope of the order execution will only receive the data necessary to fulfil their tasks and they are committed to treat this information as strictly confidential, as are as well our own employees. Other than for these purposes, we will not transmit or circulate your data to any third party.
We highly appreciate your confidence in us and will exercise the utmost care to protect your personal data.


3. Security during the order process

Your orders, your personal data such as your name and address, and your credit card details are protected by modern security systems. The data is encrypted for data transmission using Secure Socket Layer (SSL), a security standard facilitated by most internet browsers, and thus unreadable for any other person.


4. Use of cookies

The Wempe web pages do not need any cookies to run properly.
However, if your browser uses certain base settings it may happen that you are asked whether you want to accept a cookie. You can refuse the setting of the cookie without this having any effect on the functioning of the Wempe web pages.


5. Advertising

Subject to your approval, we will use your data to inform you by post or possibly by e-mail about future offers and opportunities. You may refuse at any time the receipt of advertising from our company. As to the receipt of information from our company you may withdraw your approval at any time in writing (also by e-mail), without this causing any costs except for the costs for transmitting the withdrawal (at standard rate).


6. Participation in surveys

The participation in a survey is voluntary. The results are exclusively evaluated in an anonymised form and summarised in groups. This includes as well the use of the survey results for presentation purposes. We will not pass on any personal data to third parties without having asked for your explicit consent.


7. Your rights

Do you have any questions regarding the processing and use of your personal data? Every user has the right to receive upon request and free of charge information about the personal data stored about him or her. You are also entitled according to legal provisions to ask for this personal data to be corrected, blocked or deleted.


8. Declaration of consent

By using the Wempe web pages you agree to the above described collection, processing and also use of your data for advertising purposes and for the future design of our web offer. You have the right to withdraw at any time your consent to the use and transmission of your data for advertising purposes. Please contact our customer service (kundenservice@wempe.de) for this purpose.


9. Questions about data protection

Please contact our customer service for all questions concerning our data protection standards. You can reach the service by e-mail to kundenservice@wempe.de or by phone dialling +49-40/ 33 44 8-383 (Mo to Fr, from 10 am to 5 pm)


10. Changes of data protection standards

hould it be necessary in the future to modify these data protection standards, you will find the current version under this heading.


11. 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 truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en