Privacy statement

At Borchers GmbH, we are aware that the protection of your privacy is very important to you when using our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and therefore comply with the data protection regulations of TMG [German Telemedia Act] and GDPR [Genreal Data Protection Regulation] at all times. We will not forward your data to third parties on principle. We want you to know when and which data will be stored and how they are used by us. Therefore, we would like to inform you about our data protection measures with this privacy statement.

Collection of data

 Generally, you can use our website without disclosing personal data. By accessing our website, only data for security reasons are stored on our servers, such as the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, our websites visited by you, the visited pages of our website, date and time of access and your IP address. These data are made anonymous and will not combined with other sources. We do not conduct any personalized statistical analysis based on this data. The basis of the data processing is Article 6(1) (b) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data in order to perform a contract or pre-contractual measures. These data are exclusively analysed by us for statistical purposes and for improving our offer and deleted afterwards.

Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data will only be collected if you knowingly make them available to us, for example within the framework of a registration, by completing forms, by sending e-mails, within the framework of ordering products or services, in enquiries or by soliciting material. Pursuant to §§ 4, 4a BDSG, we point out that the personal data collected insofar will be stored in our internal database and will be used for communicating with you as the respective data subject. The database and its contents remain with our company and our provider and are stored separately from other data collected. Your personal data will be made available in no form whatsoever to any third party by us or persons instructed by us, unless your consent or an official order for the purposes of criminal prosecution, warding off dangers, fulfilling legal tasks or enforcing intellectual property rights is available. The personal data collected will be deleted if you revoke your consent to storage, if we no longer need to know such data for achieving the purpose of the storage or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.

Use of cookies

Visiting this website may lead to data being stored on your computer. These data are called “cookies” and they facilitate your use of our website. Cookies are identifiers which a web server may send to your computer in order to identify the computer for the duration of the session. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies but you have the option to deactivate this feature in your web browser. However, this may lead to a restricted functionality of our website.

Web analytics

Google Analytics:

This website uses functions of the Google Analytics Web analytics service. The provider is Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics similarly uses “cookies.” The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there.

Should IP anonymization be activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contractual states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to render other services related to website use and internet use for the website operator. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser via Google Analytics with other Google data.

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1) (f) GDPR.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; though in this case you may not be able to fully use all of the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can find more detailed information on terms of use and data privacy at www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or at https://policies.google.com. Please note that on this website Google Analytics is used with the extension “anonymizeIp” in order to ensure the anonymized recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). These IP addresses are processed further only in truncated form in order to rule out a direct personal reference.

Piwik:

This website uses Piwik, a web analytics open-source software. Piwik 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 anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. 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.

Security

Borchers uses technical and organisational security measures in order to protect the data provided by you against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or unauthorised access. If personal data are collected and processed, the information will be transmitted in encrypted form in order to prevent misuse of the data by third parties. Our security measures are continuously revised corresponding to the technological development.

Right of information

You are entitled to be informed free of charge about the data stored by us and a right of correction, blocking or deletion of these data, where appropriate. Such information may be obtained by sending an e-mail to stefan.holzknecht(at)borchers.com.

Right of Information / Modification and Deletion of Personal Data Information According to Article 13 or 14 GDPR

If you have questions that this privacy policy was unable to answer or if you would like more detailed information regarding a certain issue, you are welcome to contact us.
If you no longer agree to the storage of your personal data or if it has become inaccurate, we will arrange for the correction, blockage or deletion of your data in response to your corresponding instructions within the framework of legal regulations. Upon request, you may obtain information about the personal data that we have stored about you. For this, please contact: stefan.holzknecht(at)borchers.com.

Contact

If you have any problems, questions or recommendations, please do not hesitate to contact the data protection officer of Borchers GmbH, who will be pleased to assist you. The continuous development of the Internet requires that we adjust our privacy statement from time to time. We reserve the right to make corresponding modifications at any time.

Data protection officer of Borchers GmbH:

Mr. Stefan Holzknecht
Phone: 021 73/39-26 622
Fax: 021 73/39-26 698
E-mail: stefan.holzknecht(at)borchers.com