ACE Stoßdämpfer GmbH is pleased about your visit to our website and about your interest in our company.
Within the framework of this privacy statement we would like to inform you about the handling of your personal data on the website of ACE Stoßdämpfer GmbH.
ACE Stoßdämpfer GmbH, Albert-Einstein-Straße 15, D - 40764 Langenfeld (hereinafter: “We“) is as the operator of the website the responsible authority for the personal data of the users (hereinafter: “You“) of the website within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act (“BDSG“).
We protect your privacy and your private data. We collect, process and use your personal data in compliance with the contents of these data protection provisions as well as the applicable German data protection laws, in particular the BDSG as well as the German Telemedia Act (“TMG“). It is regulated in these data protection provisions which personal data we collect, process and use concerning you. We therefore request you to read the following statements carefully.
1. Type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data
1.1. Personal data within the meaning of these data protection provisions are individual details about personal or factual circumstances of a certain or definable natural person. This shall for example include your name or your address and communication data if you would like to send information to us via the contact form. You can principally visit our website anonymously without informing us who you are.
1.2. Personal data also include information about your use of this website. We automatically collect and store information in the logfiles of the server, which your browser transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version,
- host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
- the address of the site last visited by you, from which you followed to the current site (“referrer URL“),
- used operating system,
- date and time of the server query,
- transmitted data volume.
The IP address of your computer will only be stored for the period of time in which you use the website and will subsequently be deleted immediately or anonymized by an abbreviation. The other data will be stored for a limited period of time. We use these data for the operation of our website, in particular in order to determine and remedy errors of the website in order to determine the capacity utilisation of the website and in order to make adjustments or improvements. These data can be allocated for persons not determined for us. These data will not be aggregated with other data sources, the data will moreover be deleted after a statistical evaluation.
1.3. We use your personal data in order to provide the information and websites requested by you in order to ensure that our website is presented to you as effectively and interesting as possible as well as to give you the possibility to contact us by completing the contact form or by e-mail.
2.1. We collect information about the use of our website by the use of so-called cookies. These are small text files, which are stored on your data carrier and which store certain settings and data for the exchange with our system about your browser. As a rule a cookie contains the name of the domain, from which the cookie data were sent as well as information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumerical identifier. Cookies enable our systems to recognise the user’s device and to make possible pre-settings available immediately. As soon as a user accesses the platform a cookie is transmitted to the hard drive of the computer of the respective user. Cookies help us to improve our website and to be able to offer you a better service that is customised even more to meet your needs. They enable us to recognise your computer again if you return to our website and to hereby store information about your preferred activities on the website and to thus orientate our website to your individual interests. Moreover, cookies enable us to accelerate the speed of the processing of your enquiries.
2.2. Merely the data explained above concerning your use of the website are stored in the cookies used by us. This is not carried out by an allocation to your personal, but by an allocation of an identification number to the cookie (“cookie ID“). The cookie ID is not aggregated with your name, your IP address of with similar data, which would enable an allocation of the cookie to you.
In the Internet Explorer 9 this is possible as follows:
- Select in the menu “extras“ the item “Internet options“.
- Now click on the tab “data protection“.
- Then shift the slider under settings upwards in order to block all cookies.
- With “OK“ you confirm your setting.
In Firefox you proceed as follows:
- Click in the menu bar on “Firefox“ and subsequently on the item “settings“.
- Select the section “data protection“.
- Set the selection list next to “Firefox will a chronic:“ on “create according to user-defined settings“.
- Deactivate “accept cookies“.
- Close the settings window.
If you use another Internet browser then please refer to the help function of the browser for the instructions with regard to the prevention as well as deletion of cookies.
3. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies“, text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the user of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address is however previously abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. By order of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and in order to provider further services towards the website operator associated with the website user and the Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be aggregated with other data of Google. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however we would like to point out to you that in this case you will if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You can in addition prevent the entry of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
The deactivation add on is only available for desktop browsers.
When using a smartphone you can also prevent the entry by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set, which prevents the future entry of your data when visiting this website: Google opt-out cookie set Google Analytics deactivate
You can find more detailed information regarding the conditions for use and the data protection under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/
We would like to point out to you that on this website Google Analytics was extended by a command (“gat._anonymizeIp();“) in order to guarantee an anonymize entry of IP addresses.
4. Data security and processing of the data
All information, which you transmit to us, is stored on servers within the European Union. Our webserver is made available at Adacor Hosting GmbH.
The transmission of information via the Internet is not secure, which is why we cannot guarantee the security of the data transmitted to our website. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the sending of information via the contact form is carried out unencrypted. However, we secure our website and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, change or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.
5. No forwarding of your personal data
We do not forward your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to the data forwarding or we are entitled or obliged to forward data owing to statutory provisions and/or official or court orders. It can in particular concern the provision of information for purposes of criminal prosecution, in order to avoid dangers or to assert intellectual property rights.
6. Data protection and websites of third parties
The website can contain hyperlinks to and from websites of third parties. If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites please note that we cannot assume any responsibility or warranty for third party contents or data protection conditions. Please assure yourself about the respective applicable data protection conditions before you transmit personal data to these websites.
7. Changes to these data protection provisions
We reserve the right to change these data protection provisions at all times with effect for the future. A respective current version is available on the website. Please visit the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection provisions.
8. Your rights and contact
You are entitled at all times upon application to receive information free of charge about the data stored with regard to your person, their origin and recipient as well as the purpose of the storage. In addition, according to the statutory provisions you are entitled to correction, blocking and deletion of these personal data.
Should you have any questions, comments or enquiries with regard to the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us please contact ACE Stoßdämpfer GmbH, data protection officer, Albert-Einstein-Str. 15, 40764 Langenfeld.
9. Responsible supervisory authority
The responsible supervisory authority for data protection is:
State officer for data protection and freedom of information North Rhine Westphalia
P. O. Box 20 04 44