Data protection

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our company. Protecting your personal data is important to us. Personal data refers to any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as a person’s surname, address, telephone number and date of birth.

Since this type of data is given special protection, we will only collect it where technically required. In the following, we will explain which information we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it.

Our data protection policy is in line with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG). We will only collect, process and store your personal data in order to process inquiries and, if applicable, to fulfill orders and contracts. Your personal data will only be used for additional purposes if you have given us your prior explicit consent and this use will be restricted to the purposes you have explicitly consented to, e.g. to receive information about offers in the form of a newsletter.

1. Data controller within the meaning of Section 13 Paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and Section 3 Paragraph 7 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)

The data controller within the meaning of data protection legislation is:
AV Europe GmbH
Hochstiftweg 4
86399 Bobingen
Germany
E-Mail: hallo@aloeveritas.com

2. Anonymous/pseudonymous use of the website

You are generally able to use our website without revealing your personal data. We do not link pseudonymous usage data with data belonging to the bearer of the pseudonym. We also do not create pseudonymous user profiles.

3. Special features of the website

Our website offers various features. When these features are used, we collect, process and store your personal data. In the following, we will explain how we use this data:

- Contact form(s): 

We will only use the data you provide to us through our contact form(s) to process inquiries received via the contact form(s). Unless statutory retention periods apply, we will delete your data immediately after processing your inquiry.

- Login area:

On our website, you have the opportunity to use a separate login area. If you forget your password or username for this area, you can request to have this information resent to you after entering your contact details (email address). We will only collect, store and process the user data connected with the use of the login area for the purposes of combatting abuse, troubleshooting and maintaining the functionality of this area of our website. We will not use your data for other purposes or pass it on to third parties. We will only use data collected as part of the “Forgotten username or password” function to resend your forgotten login data.

4. Transfer of data/limitation of use

We will only share personal data with third parties if this is necessary for us to fulfill our contractual obligations, in particular in order to fulfill a valid contract. We will not share your personal data with third parties for any reason other than the stated purposes of contract fulfillment and payment processing.

If you have given us explicit consent to use your personal data for a specific purpose, we will only use this data for the intended purpose to which you have given your agreement in advance. We will only retain your personal data for as long as is required to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected or for as long as is legally required. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

Your legitimate interests will be taken into account in accordance with the statutory provisions. You may ask the data controller to disclose which of your personal data has been stored.

5. Statistical evaluation of visits to this website

We collect, process and store the following information when you visit this website or access individual files on our website: IP address, web page from which you accessed our website, name of the file accessed, data and time of access, volume of transmitted data and notification about whether access was successful (known as the web log). We will only use this access data in a non-personalized form to continuously improve our online services and for statistical purposes.

We also use the following plug-ins and active script content to evaluate how our website is used:

- The Adex:

Our website uses The Adex, a service provided by the company The ADEX GmbH, Torstraße 19, 10119 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter referred to as The Adex). Among other things, The Adex uses cookies. These are stored on your computer and enable usage of this website to be analyzed. While you are using this website, data, most notably your IP address and activities while visiting this website, may be transferred to a server belonging to The ADEX GmbH and stored there. The ADEX GmbH may transfer this data to third parties if doing so is legally required and insofar as this data is processed by third parties. You can prevent personal data (in particular your IP address) from being collected, forwarded and processed by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a tool such as NoScript. Further information about the data protection policy adopted by The Adex is available at: www.theadex.com/company/privacy/. You can choose to opt out by visiting: http://www.theadex.com/company/consumer-opt-out/. http://de.theadex.com/company/consumer-opt-out/.

- adnymics:

Our website uses adnymics, a service provided by the company adnymics GmbH, Dachauer Straße 15a, 80335 Munich, Germany (hereinafter referred to as adnymics). Among other things, adnymics uses cookies. These are stored on your computer and enable usage of this website to be analyzed. While you are using this website, data, most notably your IP address and activities while visiting this website, may be transferred to a server belonging to adnymics GmbH and stored there. adnymics GmbH may transfer this data to third parties if doing so is legally required and insofar as this data is processed by third parties. You can prevent personal data (in particular your IP address) from being collected, forwarded and processed by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a tool such as NoScript. Further information about the data protection policy adopted by adnymics is available at: http://adnymics.com/en/impressum/.

- Google-Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as Google). Google Analytics uses various methods including cookies. Cookies are stored on your computer and enable usage of this website to be analyzed. The information obtained by Google Analytics about your use of this website will be transferred to Google servers. These servers may be operated in countries outside of the European Union as well as countries not party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The activation of IP anonymization within the Google Analytics tracking code on this website means that your IP address will be anonymized by Google before this transfer takes place. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code which has been extended by the gat._anonymizeIp(); operator. This enables IP addresses to only be recorded anonymously (known as IP masking). On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to this website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services relating to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may prevent Google cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser. However, please note that doing so may result in you not being able to use all the features of this website in full. Additionally, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en you can prevent Google from capturing and processing the data generated by the Google cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address). The Google Analytics security and privacy principles are available at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

- Piwik:

This website uses Piwik, an open-source web analytics tool (https://piwik.org/), to collect and store data for marketing and optimization purposes. This data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the buffer of the website visitor's internet browser. They enable the internet browser to be recognized. The data collected by Piwik will not be used to personally identify visitors to this website and will not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express permission of the person concerned.

6. External content and/or processing of data outside the EU

Our website uses active JavaScript content from external providers. When you access our website, these external providers may be able to collect personal data about your use of our website. This data may be processed outside the EU. You may stop this by installing a JavaScript blocker such as the “NoScript” browser plug-in (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. This may prevent you from experiencing all the features offered on websites that you visit.

We use the following on our website:

- Facebook:

Plug-ins from Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA or its subsidiary, Facebook Ireland Ltd., Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (Facebook), are loaded on our website. If you have enabled scripts in your browser and have not installed a script blocker, your browser will transfer personal data to Facebook without specifically asking for permission. If you are logged in, it is possible that the data will be directly linked to your Facebook profile. We do not know which data Facebook links with the personal data it receives and for which purposes Facebook uses this data. Further information is available from Facebook’s data policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). If you do not want Facebook to link your visit to our website with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook user account and block the execution of script content from Facebook in your browser, e.g. by using the script blockers from www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com.

- Google Video:

JavaScript code from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as Google Video) is loaded on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to Google Video. We do not know which data Google Video links with the data it receives and for which purposes Google Video uses this data. Further information is available from Google Video’s privacy policy at: http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/ . To prevent Google Video’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

- Instagram:

JavaScript code from Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (Instagram) is loaded on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to Instagram. We do not know which data Instagram links with the data it receives and for which purposes Instagram uses this data. Further information is available from Instagram’s privacy policy at: instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/. To prevent Instagram’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

- LinkedIn:

JavaScript code from LinkedIn Ireland, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (LinkedIn) is loaded on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to LinkedIn. We do not know which data LinkedIn links with the data it receives and for which purposes LinkedIn uses this data. Further information is available from LinkedIn’s privacy policy at: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. To prevent LinkedIn’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

- werdewelt.info:

JavaScript code from werdewelt GmbH, Aarstraße 6, 35756 Mittenaar-Bicken, Germany (hereinafter referred to as werdewelt.info) is loaded on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to werdewelt.info. We do not know which data werdewelt.info links with the data it receives and for which purposes Instagram uses this data. To prevent werdewelt.info’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

- XING:

JavaScript code from XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany (hereinafter referred to as XING) is loaded on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to XING. We do not know which data XING links with the data it receives and for which purposes XING uses this data. To prevent XING’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net). Information about the data protection policy followed by the provider of the XING Share button is available at the following link: www.xing.com/app/share.

- Youtube:

JavaScript code from YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA (hereinafter referred to as YouTube) is loaded on our website. We use YouTube to embed videos on our website. If you have enabled JavaScript in your browser and have not installed a JavaScript blocker, your browser may transfer personal data to YouTube. We do not know which data YouTube links with the data it receives and for which purposes YouTube uses this data. Further information is available from YouTube’s privacy policy (http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy). To prevent YouTube’s JavaScript code from being executed altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

7. Information about the use of cookies

We use cookies on various pages of our website to make it appealing to visit and to enable the use of certain features. Cookies are small text files that your browser may save to your computer. The process of saving a cookie file is also known as “setting a cookie”. If you wish, you may configure your browser settings to alert you when cookies are set, to allow you to choose whether to accept them on a case-by-case basis or to always automatically accept or decline them. Cookies may be used for various purposes, e.g. to recognize whether your computer has accessed a website before (permanent cookies) or to save recently viewed pages (session cookies). We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. To benefit from our user-friendly features, we recommend that you accept cookies for our website.

8. Data security and data protection, communication by email

When collecting, storing and processing your personal data, we use technical and organizational means to protect it from third-party access. Since we cannot guarantee that data communicated by email will be kept completely secure, we recommend that you send highly confidential information by post.

9. Withdrawal of consent, requests for the disclosure and amendment of data, deletion and blocking of data

In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act, you are entitled to request information free of charge about the information stored about you and you also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. We will delete your data on request, unless doing so is prohibited by law. You may withdraw at any time your consent for us to use your personal data. You may send any suggestions or requests to have your personal data disclosed to you, deleted or corrected to the following address at any time:

AV Europe GmbH
Hochstiftweg 4
86399 Bobingen
Germany
E-Mail: hallo@aloeveritas.com

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