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Data protection declaration

The company Hämmerling is delighted by your interest in our Internet site. It goes without saying that we take the protection of your private data very seriously, which means we would like to take this opportunity to inform you about data protection at our company.

Data protection is provided at our company in accordance with the statutory provisions, in particular the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) as well as the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

We hereby wish to inform you about what information we receive during your visit to our Internet site and how we might use this.

Scope of the data protection
Pursuant to section 3 paragraph 1 of the German Data Protection Act, individual data concerning personal or material circumstances of a definite or definable natural person is protected. This includes, amongst other things, usage data such as the IP address, as well as the name, postal address and possibly other contact data.

Scope of the data collection and processing
It is not necessary for you to indicate personal data in order to use our Internet site. Personal data is indicated on a voluntary basis on your part, for example in order to receive more detailed information.

This also applies correspondingly if we are to perform an order for you. Depending on the order, it may be necessary to communicate your data to further service companies such as transport contractors, which we use for diverse processing.

If you indicate your email address, this will only be used for advertising purposes, for example as a recipient address for our newsletter after express approval.

After complete contract processing, your data will of course be deleted in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions after expiry of the respective periods.

We collect and save data when our website is visited, for example the name of your Internet service provider, the browser type, date and time the page was accessed, the website from which you came to visit us as well as the pages which you visit at us and the time you spent on the respective pages.

You can object to this data collection and saving.

User profiles can be created in individual cases, but this only occurs by means of a pseudonym, with the result that no connection can be established with the natural persons behind this.

In particular, we use so-called cookies to save this data. This involves small text files that are saved on your computer. These cookies sometimes contain the anonymized data mentioned above.

The data is collected in order to track preferences of users, for statistical purposes and for optimization of our Internet site, as we continually endeavour to adapt our Internet site to the needs of users.

No conclusions can be drawn about you as a natural person as a result of the saving. Furthermore, you can prevent cookies from being saved via the settings in your Internet browser.

Data collection using Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.(„Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files saved on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. By activating the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the whole IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address that your browser transfers within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the logging of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) at Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link.The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en..

Assigned data use
We adhere to the principle of appropriated use of data. Your personal data shall only be processed and saved for the purpose communicated to you. Your data shall not be disclosed to third parties – apart from the exceptions cited above for the disclosure to our contractual partners necessary for the contract. The transfer of your data to authorized state institutions and authorities shall only occur within the framework of statutory disclosure requirements. This also applies if we are obliged to provide information by a court order.

Right to information and right of revocation
You are entitled at any time to demand information regarding what data we have saved free of charge without indication of reasons. You also have the right to oppose the saving of your data. This also applies to the deletion, correction or blocking of your anonymized and non-anonymized data. For this purpose we kindly request that you send us notification by electronic mail or postal mail. You can find our contact address in the legal section.