We take data protection seriously

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company, our products and our services. We take data protection very seriously, and we want you to feel safe about the information you give us when visiting our website. We adhere to the Federal Data Protection Act.

We want you to know what data we collect while you are visiting our website, when we collect it and how we use this information. We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that data protection regulations are observed by us as well as by any of our service providers.

Personal data

Personal data is information about your identity. This includes your name, address, telephone number, and email address. You do not have to divulge personal informational to use our internet site. In some cases, however, we need your name and address, as well as further information in order to be able to provide you with the services or information material required, to deliver the goods you ordered, or to answer your individual questions.

Whenever such information is required we will advise you accordingly. We will only store or process data that you provided voluntarily as well as data that is automatically collected when visiting our website (e.g. your IP address, browser and operating system, date and time of access, search engines used, the names of the visited sites or downloaded files.)

Provided that you use one of our services, we usually collect only the data that we require to provide that particular service. If we ask you for further information, the information you provide is voluntary. The processing of personal data is done only to fulfil the required service or to protect our legitimate commercial interests.

Using your personal data

As a rule, we only use your personal data to answer your queries, process your orders, or provide access to specific information or offers. For customer relationship purposes it might be necessary that we, or one of our service providers, use these personal data to inform you about our product range or to perform online queries to improve customer service.

In case you decide against providing information for customer relationship – in particular for direct marketing or marketing research – purposes, we shall respect this decision. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it for other purposes.

Using your personal information for specific purposes

The personal information you provided online will only be collected, processed and used for the specific purpose that was communicated to you. We will not pass your details on to third parties without your explicit permission.

Personal data is collected and shared with public authorities and government institutions only if stipulated by law, or if required by court ruling. Our staff as well as any of our service providers are bound to confidentiality and are obliged to observe the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act.

Automatically collected non-personal data

For administrative and technical reasons the following data is stored during the visit to our website: the names of the sites you visit, the browser and operation system used, the date and time of access, search engines used, the name and IP address of downloaded files.

The data remains anonymous and is analyzed solely for statistical purposes to further improve our website and online services. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal data on secure systems, not allowing any inference to individual persons.

Cookies

When you visit our website, we might store information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Cookies are small text files sent from an internet server to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer. Except for the internet protocol address no personal data of the user will be stored. This information is used to automatically recognize you upon your next visit in order to make site navigation easier for you. Cookies enable us, for instance, to adapt the website to your interest, or to save your password so that you would not have to re-enter it each time.

You may, of course, visit our website without using cookies. If you do not want your computer to be recognized you can prevent the use of cookies, setting your browser to “do not accept cookies.” For details please refer to the operating instructions of the browser manufacturer. However, should you decline to accept cookies you may have difficulty in accessing certain parts of our site.

Children and adolescents

Persons under the age of 18 should not pass on any information to us without the permission of their parents or guardians. We do not request or collect personal data from children or under-aged persons, and do not pass it on to third parties.

Safety

We have put technical and administrative safety measures in place in order to protect your personal data against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access. All our employees as well as any other person involved in data processing are obligated to respect the regulations set forth in the Federal Data Protection Act as well as in any other data protection related laws, and are bound to treat personal data as confidential.

Whenever we collect and process personal data, this information is coded before it is transferred in order to prevent misuse by unauthorized third parties. Our safety measures are continuously updated to be in line with the technological developments.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to change our data safety and protection regulations if required due to technological development. In this case, we would also adapt our data privacy statement. Therefore, please make sure that you always use the current version of the privacy statement.

Links

External links on our website are not covered by this data privacy statement. For any external links on our website, we assure that we did not see any violation of existing law on these external sites at the time when we set the link. However, we have no control over the content of these sites and cannot guarantee that they comply with the data protection standards. We therefore advise you to check the data privacy statements on any website you visit.

Our website uses Google Analytics, the web analyzing tool of Google Inc. Google Analytics is using cookies, which may transfer your IP address to the USA, anonymized or not, to evaluate your website usage in the name of the website owner.

If you disagree with these evaluations, please download and install https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Please be aware that some of our websites may not perform in the same way as with Google Analytics.

Right to information

You have the right of access to your personal data.

Please write to

Data Privacy Official
Focke&Co. (GmbH&Co.KG)
Siemensstrasse 10
D-27283 Verden
or send an email to diether.wittek@focke.de

Right of objection

You are entitled to withdraw – at any time – your approval of our collecting, processing and use your personal data.

Please write to

Data Privacy Official
Focke&Co. (GmbH&Co.KG)
Siemensstrasse 10
D-27283 Verden
or send an email to diether.wittek@focke.de

Questions, Suggestions, Complaints

If you have any questions about this data privacy statement or about the processing of your personal data, you may contact our

Data Privacy Official
Diether Wittek
Focke&Co. (GmbH&Co.KG)
Siemensstrasse 10
D-27283 Verden

tel.: +49 4231 891 -0
email: diether.wittek@focke.de