Privacy Policy:

Data Protection

The following hints give a simple overview about what happens to your personal data, when you visit our website. Personal data is information regarding your identity. You can find detailed information about the topic of data protection in the Privacy Policy below.

Data collection on our website

The data processing on this website is done by the website operator. You can find the contact details of the owner in the imprint on this website. If you send us your data it is collected. This might be data you send us with the use of our contact form. Other data is collected automatically while your visit, by our IT-systems. These is especially technical data (for example your browser, your OS or the time of the page view). The collection of this data occurs automatically as soon as you open our website. A part of the data is collected to ensure faultless availability of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your usage behavior. You have the right to get information about the origin, the receiver and the purpose of your saved personal data at any time, free of charge. Also, you have the right to demand the correction, the blocking or the removal of your personal data. If you have further questions on the topic of data protection, you can contact us at any time via the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have got a right of appeal at the responsible supervisory authority. By visiting our website, your surfing behavior can be analyzed statistically. This happens mostly by the usage of cookies and, so-called, analytical programs. The analyzation of your surfing behavior occurs mainly anonymous. Your surfing behavior can’t be tracked down to you. You can contradict this analysis or prevent it by not using specific tools. You will find more detailed information about this in the following Privacy Policy.

You can contradict the analysis of your surfing behavior. You will be informed about the possibilities of contradiction in our Privacy Policy below.

General hints and obliged information

  1. Data protection
    The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very serious. We treat your personal data confidential and following the lawful data protection rules. While using this website, several personal data is collected. Personal data is information regarding your identity. This Privacy Policy clarifies which data we collect and what we use it for. It also clarifies how and for what purpose this happens. We point out that the transmission of data via the internet (for example in communication via e-mail) can show security breaches. A comprehensive protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
  2. Details to the responsible office
    Contigo GmbH & Co. KG
    Jahnstraße 2
    56410 Montabaur
    Germany
    Phone: +49 (0) 2602 838 710
    E-mail: info@contigo.ag
  3. Contradiction of your consent of data processing
    Your explicit consent is necessary for numerous data processing operations. You can contradict your consent at any time. It is sufficient if you write an informal notification via e-mail to us. The legitimacy of processing your data, before your contradiction, remains unaffected.
  4. Right of appeal at the competent supervisory authority
    In case of violations of data protection laws, the affected person has a right of appeal at the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in questions affecting data protection laws is the State’s Data Protection Commissioner of the state, where our company is located. A list of the Data Protection Commissioners, as well as their contact data, you can find following this link:
    https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html(Please note: The english version of this website does not have the addresses available.)
  5. Right of data portability
    You have the right have your data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, sent to you or a third party in a common, machine-readable file format. If you demand a direct transmission of the data to another responsible, this will only occur if it is technically possible.
  6. SSL/TLS encryption
    This website uses SSL/TKS encryption in a matter of safety and to protect the transmission of sensitive contents, like orders or inquiries, you send us as the site operator. You can recognize a encrypted connection by the changing of the URL from ‘http://’ to ‘https://’ and by the lock in your browser line. While the SSL/TLS encryption is activated, you can transmit data, which can’t be read by third parties.
  7. Information, blocking, deletion
    Within the scope of legal regulations, you have the right to get free information about your stored personal data, its origins, receivers and the purpose of data processing and, when appropriate, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data, at any time. On this topic, as well as further questions to the topic of personal data, you can contact us via the address given in the imprint, at any time.
  8. Contradiction against advertising e-mails
    The usage of our published contact data, within the scope of legal regulations regarding the obligatory imprint, to send us advertising e-mails, which weren’t requested explicitly, is contradicted by this paragraph. The website operators will take further legal action, if unrequested  submitting of advertising e-mails, for example spam e-mails, occurs.

Data collection on our website

  1. Cookies
    Many webpages make use of so-called cookies. Cookies don’t harm your computer and don’t contain any viruses. Cookies assist us in making our website more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files, which are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. The most cookies, that are used by us, are so-called ‚session-cookies‘. These are deleted right after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your device, until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser, when you visit us again. You can manage the settings of your browser in a way it informs you, if cookies are placed and you can set, if you allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis or if you exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general, as well as you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The functionality of this website might be restricted, if cookies are deactivated. Cookies that are necessary for the conduct of the electronic communication process or for the provision of certain, by you desired, functions (for example shopping cart function), are saved within the scope of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (GDPR = General Data Protection Regulation). The webpage operator has a legal interest in saving cookies to provide his service optimized and technically faultless. As far as other cookies (for example cookies to analyze your surfing behavior) are saved, these are handled separately in the Privacy Policy.
  2. Server-server-log-files
    The website provider collects and saves information in so -called server-log-files automatically, which are transmitted by your browser automatically. These are: browser type and version || operating system || referrer URL || host name of the accessing computer || time and date of your request || IP-address. The data is not amalgamated with data from other sources. The processing of data to fulfill a contract or to fulfill pre-contract measures is based on the foundation for data processing in Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO (GDPR).
  3. Contact form
    If you send us an inquiry through our contact form, your given information, including the given contact data, is saved by us for the purpose of process your request and for possible follow-up questions. We will not transmit your data to third parties without your consent. The processing of the data, you entered in our contact form, occurs exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO [GDPR]). You can contradict your consent at any time. To do so, it is sufficient to write an informal notification via e-mail to us. The legitimacy of processing your data, before your contradiction, remains unaffected. The data you entered in the contact form are saved by us until you request us to delete it or contradict your consent to saving your data or the purpose of saving this data isn’t pursued anymore (for example after completed processing of your inquiry). Mandatory legal regulations, especially retention periods, remain unaffected.
  4. Data processing (customer and contract data)
    We collect, process and use personal data only, if it is necessary for reasons, content design or changes of the legal relationship (inventory data). This occurs on the foundation of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO (GDPR), which permits the processing of data to fulfill a contract or to fulfill pre-contract measures. We only collect, process and use personal data, about the utilization of our websites (usage data), as it is necessary to enable the user to do so or to take the user into account. The collected customer data is deleted after completion of the order or ending of the business relation.

Analyzing tools and advertisements

  1. Google Analytics
    This website is using Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called ‚cookies‘. Cookies are small text files, which are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. They make an analysis of your usage of the website possible. The information, which is collected through your usage of this website, is usually transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and saved onto it. The saving of Google Analytics cookies follows the foundation of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (GDPR). The website operator has a rightful interest in the analyzation of the usage behavior to optimize its web offer and its advertising.
  2. IP anonymization
    On this website, we activated the function to anonymize the IP-address. In this way, your IP-address is shortened by Google, within the member states of the European Union and in other contracting states, which are part of the agreement on the European Economic Area, before the transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP-address is transmitted to a server of Google and shortened there. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use this information to analyze your usage of the website, to gather reports about the website activities and to provide information about the usage of the website and belonging services to the operator. Your IP-address, which is transmitted by your browser to Google Analytics, is not amalgamated with other data of Google.
  3. Browser plug-in
    You can prevent the saving of cookies through according settings of your browser, but we like to inform you that you possibly can’t use every function of this website, if you do so. Furthermore, you can prevent the, by cookies created and on your usage behavior based data (including your IP-address), data collection through Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in following this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
  4. Contradiction against data collection
    You can prevent the collection of your data through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which prevents the collection of your data, while your future visits on this website: deactivate Google Analytics. More information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, you will find in the Privacy Policy of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
  5. Commissioned data processing
    We entered into a contract with Google in relation to commissioned data processing and transpose the strict guidelines of the German data protection authority on the usage of Google Analytics.
  6. Demographic characteristics of Google Analytics
    This website uses the function called ‚demographic characteristics‘ of Google Analytics. Through this, reports can be created, which contain information about age, gender and interest of the user of the website. This data comes from personalized advertisements from Google, as well as from the visitor’s data of third parties. This data can’t be tracked down to a certain person. You can deactivate this function at any time in the advertisement settings in your Google account or contradict the collection of your data through Google Analytics in general, which is mentioned in the fourth paragraph ‚contradiction against data collection’.

Plug-ins and tools

  1. Google Web Fonts
    The website uses so-called Web Fonts, which are provided by Google, in order to provide a consistent presence. By visiting a website, your browser loads the necessary Web Fonts in your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. On this purpose, your browser needs to connect to the servers of Google. Through this, Google gets to know that our website was visited with your IP-address. The usage of Google Web Fonts occurs in the interest of a consistent and appealing appearance of our online offers. This is a legitimate interest, according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (GDPR). If your browser doesn’t support Web Fonts, a standard font, which is installed on your computer, is used. Further information about Google Web Fonts you’ll find here: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Private Policy of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
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