We are pleased about your interest in our website. We also take the protection of your personal data very seriously. The information given below explains in detail about or data collection and processing practices.
1. Data collection and processing
We collect, store, and use your personal data in accordance with the stipulations of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Teleservices Act (TMG). In this statement, we want to inform about which data we collect for what purpose, how we process them, and what rights you have.
a) Anonymized data collection
You can visit our website without having to provide us with any personal data. We then only store the access data without reference to your person. Our server automatically creates log files containing information that is provided by your Internet browser. These are:
These data are collected and evaluated anonymously, i.e. no conclusions can be drawn about individual persons. The collected data are used only for internal, system-related and statistical purposes.
b) Personal data
Insofar as our website offers the possibility of entering personal data, we point out that only the compulsory entry fields (marked with an asterisk) are required to handle your individual request or order. All additional information is given voluntarily, and will only be used to optimize our offer to you, and possibly for statistical purposes.
Personal data are only collected if you provide them voluntarily, e.g. when filling out the contact form or registering for receipt of our newsletter. Without your express and separate consent, we will only use of your personal data to contact you and to provide the services you requested. When registering for our newsletter, you can consent to your e-mail address being used for our own promotional activities. This consent is withdrawn as soon as you cancel the receipt of our newsletter, which you can do at any time.
2. Use of your data
We use your e-mail address to confirm your registration and/or an order you might have placed.
Only if you have given your consent during registration, will we use your e-mail address to send you our newsletter or other information or offers that might be of interest to you. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Details of your rights to withdraw your consent and the deletion of your personal data are given below under “Right of objection and withdrawal”.
We will not submit your personal data to unauthorized third parties.
We use so-called “cookies” on our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard disk of your PC by your browser. By installing a cookie, our web server can recognise your browser, your individual settings for our website, and possibly some of the encrypted registration data. This enables us to simplify the use of our website pages, and permits you to activate an automatic login.
Via your browser settings, you also have the possibility to prevent cookies being saved on your hard disk, to request your consent before a cookie is placed, and to delete them from your hard disk. Our cookies are deleted automatically from your PC when you shut down the browser.
4. Rights of information, correction, blocking, and deleting personal data
On request, we will inform you free of charge about the personal data we have stored, about their origin, the recipients, and the reason fro storing such data. You can request this information via the contact data provided below.
If the legal requirements are fulfilled, you have the right to have your personal data corrected, blocked, or deleted. For this purpose, please use the contact data provided below.
5. Right of objection and withdrawal
At any time, you have the right to withdraw your consent for us to collect, store, and process your personal data. In such a case, we will stop using your data for the specified purposes. You can send your objection or withdrawal to us informally via regular mail, fax or e-mail without the need to give reasons.
Strauchgraben 2 · 34232 Malsfeld
Phone: +49 5661-73030
Fax: +49 5661-730311
6. Declaration of consent
Insofar as you have agreed to the use of your e-mail address for receiving our newsletter and special offers, you have also made the following declaration, which we will save together with your registration.
Consent to use my e-mail address:
"I would like to receive interesting offers regularly from Hilgenberg GmbH via e-mail. My e-mail address will not be passed on to other companies. I can withdraw this consent for further use of my e-mail address for promotional purposes at any time by means of an informal message to Hilgenberg GmbH, e.g. via e-mail to info(at)hilgenberg-gmbh.de."
7. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics which is a website analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”; these are text files which are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of how you use the website. The information about how you use this website which is generated by the cookie is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If however the IP anonymization on this website is activated, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union and other countries that are members to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before the transmission. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there. Google, so instructed by the operator of this website, will use this information to analyze your way of using the website to prepare reports on the website activities and provide to the operator of the website additional services relating to the use of the website and the use of the Internet.
The IP address which is transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data of Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by an appropriate setting of you browser software; we must however point out that, in this case, you possibly will not be able to use all functions of this website without restrictions. Moreover, you can prevent the collection and transmission to Google of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).
You can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link set out below. An opt-out cookie will be set then which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:
If you activate the link, a cookie is set in your browser which prevents the use of Google Analytics for your end device and our website. You need to repeat your rejection if you remove the cookies from your browser.
We post Google AdWords advertisement and use Google Conversion Tracking which is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google“). Google Adwords thereby sets a cookie on your computer (“Conversion Cookie”) if you came to our website via a Google advertisement. These cookies expire after 30 days and are not meant to identify the user. If you visit certain of our websites and the cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can see that someone has clicked on the advertisement and was thus referred to our website. Each Adwords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of Adwords customers. The information procured by means of the Conversion Cookie is destined to prepare conversion statistics for AdWords customers who decided to use Conversion Tracking. The AdWords customers get to know about the total number of users who have clicked on their advertisements and were referred to a website which is provided with a Conversion Tracking tag. They do however not obtain any information which enables them to identify the users. If you do not want to take part in the tracking procedure, you can reject the setting of a cookie which is required for the tracking. This can for instance be done by a specific browser setting which completely deactivates the automatic setting of cookies. You can also deactivate cookies for Conversion Tracking by setting your browser in the way that cookies from the domain “googleadservices.com” are blocked.
This website uses the Remarketing technology of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). By way of this technology, users who have already visited our websites and online services and who were interested in the services or goods offered are again addressed by targeted advertisements displayed on the websites of the Google partner network. The advertisements are displayed by means of cookies which are small text files which are stored on the user’s computer. The text files help to analyze the behaviour of the user when visiting the website which information is subsequently used for targeted product suggestions and interest-based advertising.