Data protection

Data protection policy

The protection of personal data is of great importance to our company. For this reason, we carry out our activities in accordance with the laws for the protection of personal data and data security. Hereafter you will be informed of what data we collect, how it is processed and, if applicable, to whom it is transmitted.

Collection, processing and utilisation of personal data

When you visit the W. u. H. Küchle GmbH & Co. KG (as follows Küchle) page, we only receive anonymous data, such as the website from which you are visiting us, your Internet Service Provider and the pages you have visited on our website. Küchle uses this information exclusively for statistical purposes in order to improve products, service and the website itself.

We do not gather any personal data through our websites, apart from any data that you may provide us voluntarily – for instance, through registering for online services to offer praise or criticism, online services, participating in games or requesting information material – or for which you have provided your consent or if the corresponding legal regulations for the protection of your personal data allow this.

Usage data such as the Internet protocol address or information about the start and duration of use can be generated automatically by the technical equipment in operation under certain circumstances and are therefore absolutely necessary for communication. We will delete or anonymise data no longer required to transmit communication.
We have taken the liberty of using cookies in order to facilitate access to our websites, that is, to adapt our websites to your interests, to save your password so that you do not have retype it on every visit, or to identify you automatically during your next visit. However, you have the option to decline cookie storage by setting up your Internet browser to delete cookies from your computer hard drive, to block all cookies or to warn you before cookies are saved.

Contact

If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you can directly contact W. u. H. Küchle GmbH & Co. KG. You can find our contact details in our information according to TDG.

Intended purpose

All personal data accrued within the framework of our online services will be collected, processed and utilised exclusively for the purpose of contract processing and safeguarding legitimate business interests regarding consultancy and advice to our customers, and appropriate product design in accordance with the relevant regulations concerning the protection of personal data.

In order to maintain customer relations, it may be necessary for us or a third-party acting on our behalf to use this personal data to inform you of our offers. We only use your personal data for direct marketing or market research purposes if you expressly provide your consent. We will not sell your personal data to third parties or other similar marketing schemes.

Specific use

Küchle will only collect, process and utilise the personal data you provided us online for the purposes outlined to you, unless collection, processing and utilisation

  • is for another purpose directly connected with the original purpose.
  • is necessary in order to prepare, negotiate and perform a contract with you.
  • is required due to a legal norm or judicial or official order.
  • is necessary for legal protection purposes or to protect against lawsuits.
  • aids the prevention of abuse or other illegal activities that endanger the integrity of the systems belonging to Küchle and thereby data security.

Data security

By technical and organisational means, Küchle ensures that your personal data is protected against unintended or unlawful erasure, alteration, loss and unauthorised disclosure or access.

Links

Küchle is not responsible for the data security policies or content of linked websites.

Your rights as an Internet user

Küchle will willingly fulfil your requests for information, rectification and deletion and all other rights in line with legal requirements. As the Internet develops further, we will continue to adapt our data protection policy. We will announce amendments to this page in good time. Hence, you should regularly visit this page in order to be aware of the current status of our data protection policy.

Data Protection - Google Analytics - Statement

“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) 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.”

Data protection statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (like button)

Plug-ins from the social network Facebook are integrated on our pages (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The plug-ins are indicated by the Facebook logo or the like button our page. You can find a summary of Facebook plug-ins here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be established via the plug-in. Facebook is thereby informed that you have visited our page with your IP address. If you click the Facebook like button whilst you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. By doing so, Facebook can allocate your visit to your user account. Please note that as the provider of these pages, we obtain no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. You can find further information on this topic in Facebook's data protection declaration at de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish for Facebook to allocate your visit of our pages to your user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

W. u. H. Küchle GmbH & Co. KG
As of 01/01/2017