Privacy Policy and Declaration of Consent


Your personal data (e.g. title, name, house address, e-mail address, phone number, bank details, credit card number) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

Inventory data

(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For goods to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.
(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

Collecting and processing of personal data

Personal data includes any information related to you as a natural person. We will collect and process such data with your consent (for instance during an online job application or when taking part in an online survey) or, as applicable, based on a legal justification. We will inform you about the legal basis of each collection, including the processing purposes, or ask for your informed consent to the processing. Accordingly, we will process personal data in accordance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (“Bundesdatenschutzgesetz”, “BDSG”), of the German Telemedia Act (“Telemediengesetz”, “TMG”), and other local statutory laws on privacy. The data processing will take place in Germany. No onward transfer to third countries is envisioned with the exception of your queries related to a product group, product or service. We will forward your request, including your personal information as provided by you, to your local country contact, based on your consent to the extent required by law.

Where you contact us via the web page we may store information such as your name, company, industry, postal address, e-mail address, type of request and possible further information for the purpose of responding to your request. We will not use the information as a basis for contacting you further, unless you have given us your explicit consent. You are free to revoke such consent or have your personal information deleted at any time; in such case, please contact Please be aware that normal e-mail traffic is not a secure means of communication. We will not disclose your personal data to any governmental authority, unless in cases where it is required by mandatory law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect the confidentiality of your personal data and data secrecy (Section 5 BDSG).

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.


According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail addresses: ( )