Collection and Processing of Personal Data
When you visit our web site, our web server automatically records your IP address, the web site from which you visit us, the web pages you actually visit and the date and length of your visit. Personal data is only stored if volunteered by you, for example in the context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in execution of a contract. Use and Disclosure of Personal Data and Purpose Specification.
Furthermore, we will use your personal data for the sole purpose of technical administration of the web site, customer administration, product surveys and marketing, only to the extent necessary in each specific case. We will only disclose your data to governmental authorities in cases where it is required by law. Our employees, agencies, and retailers are obliged by us to respect confidentiality.
Freedom of Choice
We should like to use your data to inform you about our products and services and where applicable request your opinion. Naturally your participation is completely voluntary. Should you not consent, you can inform us at any time so that we can block your data accordingly. Please refer to the respective web site for further information.
Moreover, we use technical and organizational security measures in order to protect the data we have under our control against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction and against access by unauthorized persons. Our security procedures are continually enhanced as new technology becomes available.
Freedom of Information
At your request, we or our representatives will inform you without delay by letter as defined by the applicable law what personal data is stored by us. As a registered user you also have the option of viewing, deleting or amending your personal data yourself. Should such data be incorrect, in spite of our efforts to keep it correct and up to date, we will correct it for you once you have drawn our attention to the error.
If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data you can refer to our chief corporate data protection officer, who is also available with his team for enquiries, suggestions or complaints.
Dr Joachim Riess
Chief Officer Corporate Data Protection
D- 70546 Stuttgart