Using this website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar, as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) is collected on these pages, this is done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A complete data protection against access by third parties is not possible.
According to imprint obligation terms, we hereby particularly prohibit the use of a published imprint by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information materials.The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
Protecting your data is important to us! We would therefore like to use this declaration to provide you with information about data protection in our company. We collect, store and use your personal data solely in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and other data protection provisions. We would also like to use this declaration to provide you with information about the types of data we process, the purposes for which we process such data, and the legal rights available to you.
- Anonymized data collection and processing on this website
Logfile data is collected on our server and is saved in an internal protocol file which is transmitted to us via your browser. This involves the following data:
- The type and version of the browser you used
- The type and version of the operating system you used
- URL of the page from which you reached our website
- Search words through which you found our website
- Date and time at which you accessed our website
- Names of the subsites you accessed
We collect and process this data in an anonymized form. This means: This data cannot be attributed to a specific person. Data is collected and processed for internal system-related and statistical purposes.
- Pseudo-anonymized data collection and processing on this website
If you have registered on this website, we will also collect and save the aforementioned data from your visit to our website in a pseudo-anonymized form. This means: This data is connected solely to an internal identifier. Such data is not however connected to your name or any other identifying features. The data is not attributed to you personally. Data is collected and processed in a pseudo-anonymized form in order to create user profiles so that we can tailor our offers and advertisements according to your needs.
You have the right to object to user profiles being created should you wish to do so. Further information about your right to object can be found below in the section entitled “right of objection and revocation”.
We use what are referred to as “cookies” for our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Creating cookies allows our website to identify your browser, your individual settings on our website and, where appropriate, parts of the login data in an encrypted form. This facilitates your use of our website and makes it possible for you to log in automatically.
Your browser settings give you the opportunity to reject cookies, delete cookies from your computer, block cookies or be prompted prior to a cookie being created.
The cookies we create are deleted from your computer at the end of every session.
- Data collection through the use of Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses what are referred to as “cookies”. This involves text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The data recorded includes information about the operating system, browser, your IP address, the websites your previously accessed (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information about your use of our website generated by this text file is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and the information is saved on this server. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports about website activity for the website operator and to provide further services associated with using the website and the Internet. Insofar as it is prescribed by law or to the extent that this data is processed by third parties on behalf of Google, Google will also pass on this information to these third parties. Such data use is done in an anonymized or pseudo-anonymized manner.
For further information about this, please refer directly to google.com or to section 3 below.
- Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (like button)
Plug-ins from the Facebook social network (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated in our website. Facebook plug-ins can be identified by the Facebook logo or by the “like button” on our website. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. This allows Facebook to be informed of the fact that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. This makes it possible for Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the website, do not receive any information about the content of the data that is transmitted nor do we have any knowledge of how such data is used by Facebook. Further information about this can be found in Facebook's data protection declaration: http://facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
- Data protection declaration for using Google +1
Recording and forwarding of information:
You can publish information worldwide using the Google +1 button. You and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners via the Google +1 button. Google saves the information about content for which you have given +1 as well as information about the website you viewed when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be shown together with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as in search results or in your Google profile or at points on websites and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google service for you and for others. In order to use the Google +1 button, you require a globally visible, public Google profile that must, as a minimum requirement, contain the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In many cases, this name can also replace another name which you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or who are in possession of other information which identifies you.
Use of the information recorded:
In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the currently applicable Google data protection declaration. Google may potentially publish the compiled statistics about the user's +1 activities or may forward such statistics to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.
- Data protection declaration for using Twitter
Functions of the Twitter services are incorporated into our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the websites you visited are linked to your Twitter account and other users are notified of such visits. In this context, data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the website, do not receive any information about the content of the data that is transmitted nor do we have any knowledge of how such data is used by Twitter. Further information about this can be found in Twitter's data protection declaration: http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your data protection settings for Twitter can be changed in the account settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
- Use of your personal data
We use your personal data such as your name, address, e-mail, telephone number and bank account details so that we can process your order. This data is entrusted to third parties who are involved in the order process. This specifically includes suppliers and the data entrusted to them is used solely to process your order as part of order data processing. The data is not forwarded or entrusted to any other parties.
In order to transmit our newsletter or other interesting offers to you, we will only use your e-mail address if you have given your consent to such use. You have the option of withdrawing your consent at any time and to stop receiving newsletters and e-mails from our company.
Further information about your right to object can be found below in the section entitled “right of objection and revocation”.
- Right to information, correction, blocking and deletion of data
Upon request, we will provide you with information about the personal data we have saved, about its origin, about the recipient and about the purpose for which it was saved. This information will be provided free of charge at any time. You can obtain this information using the contact details stated below.
If the statutory requirements are met, you have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. Please use the contact address stated below for this purpose.
- Right of objection and revocation
You have the right to object to your data being used to create user profiles and you have the right to revoke your consent should you have granted it to us. In such cases, we will cease to process your data for such purposes. You can submit your objection or revocation in free format by post, telephone, fax or e-mail without the need for any reasons to be given.
- By post:
MCD Elektronik GmbH
75217 Birkenfeld, Germany
- By telephone:
+49 7231 / 78405-0
- By telefax:
+49 7231 / 78405-10
- By e-mail:
- By post: