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Privacy Policy

mecalit GmbH's intention is to promote the confidence of the users into the Internet and thus do reveal its handling so sensitive data. In the following please rad what data is collected and how it is processed with mecalit GmbH.


Explanations concerning the Security of Data

As a rule, you can call all Internet pages of the mecalit GmbH website without giving any specification concerning your person. If your name, your address or other personal data is needed in some cases, you will be asked for. You personal data are used in order to assure and improve the service of mecalit GmbH towards the website visitors and customers.
If you decide to leave your personal data to mecalit GmbH or to one of its business partners so that e.g. correspondence can be executed or and order be processed, then this data will be treated according to the strict regulations of the German Federal Law for Data Protection (BDSG).
When calling Internet pages, mecalit GmbH may receive tracking data of users that are saved for file recovery reasons, such as IP address, date, time-of-day and visited pages. These data are analysed by mecalit GmbH in order to verify the user behavior / pageviews and set up statistics. mecalit GmbH respects the high safety standards of the Teledienstedatenschutzgesetz (TDDSG) and the data security regulation for telecommunications enterprise (TDSV). mecalit GmbH does not undertake any personalized use of the data collected. The statistical analysis of data records is performed with anonymizated data only.
Further information about data security in the Federal Republic of Germany are available under: www.bfd.bund.de


Passing on of personal information to Third Party

If, while processing an order, data should be passed on to a Third Party, those Third Parties are bound to the BDSG, to further laws and are also contractually bound to the Privacy Policy of mecalit GmbH. As far as mecalit GmbH is obligated legally or by court order, it will disclose your data to the required extent at information-entitled institutions.
For any other purpose, mecalit GmbH does not disclose your data without your prior agreement.


Security

mecalit GmbH stores your data on particularly protected servers in Germany. Access to it is only permitted to few authorized personel, who are in charge with the technical, commercial or editorial care of these servers.

 

Right to Information

Upon written request, we will be delighted to provide you with information on any details we have stored concerning your person.
For this, or also to submit a request to delete your data, please turn to datenschutz@mecalit.com



If you do not agree / revocation

If you request mecalit GmbH not to use and/or to delete your personal data for any further establishment of contact, then mecalit GmbH proceeds accordingly. Data that are necessary for an order processing or for commercial purposes, are not deleted.
Please be aware of the fact that in the case of the revocation the personalized services brought to you cannot be delivered any longer, since it is based on the use of the customer data.


Use of Cookies

Cookies are used to collect and store textual information during an online session. This information is stored on user's harddrive in a special file in ASCII format (cookie.txt). The storing location where the Cookie is stored on user's harddrive is controlled by the user's WWW Browser. Cookies are information, which are sent back with the next online attendance to the server. They only can be read by this server which beforehand also stored them.
mecalit GmbH only uses Cookies when they are urgently necessary for functions or when they facilitate the navigation of the websites. The information are not disclosed to any Third Party.
Most Browsers are set so that they accept Cookies automatically. This function can however be deactivated at any time in the Browser. You can adjust your Browser in such way that it informs you, as soon as Cookies are transmitted.


Hyperlinks to other websites

mecalit GmbH webpages contain links to Third Parties 's websites. mecalit GmbH does not have influence on editorial contents of other web pages and/or whether Third Parties respect data protection regulations.


Advertisement

As a rule, mecalit GmbH webpages do not contain commercials or advertisements except for own products. In case of the contrary, thedistribution of the advertisement is made by external AdServers. The data collected in connection with online advertisement (AdImpressions, AdClicks) are exclusively used for statistical analysis and for the creation of reportings for advertising customers. No personal data are used.
With the distribution of advertisements, Cookies may likewise be used without mecalit GmbH having any influence on it.


Google Analytics

Our website can largely be used without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data (for example, name, address or email addresses) is collected on our pages, this is voluntary to the extent possible. This data will not be transferred to third parties without your expressed consent.
We wish to point out that data transfer in the Internet (e.g., by email communication) may have security gaps. Seamless protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data, published within the scope of the imprint obligation, by third parties for the purpose of providing advertisement and information materials not expressly solicited. The operators of the site expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited provision of advertisement information, for example, by spam mail.

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.


In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 


Please note that on this website Google Analytics code was supplemented „ga('set', 'anonymizeIp', true);“ to ensure an anonymised collection of IP adresses (so-called IP-masking).

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. 


Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the "Opt-out Browser Add-on".

Download Add-on

You can prevent data acquisition by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This activates an Opt-Out cookie, which prevents future acquisition of your data when visiting this website:

Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at Google Analytics or at Google.