The protection of your personal data is very important to us. With the following remarks about data protection, we would like to inform you about which data are gathered and processed from your visit to our website and for what purpose they are utilised.

Server log files

We record the following data that your Internet browser transmits to us:

  • – Website from which you visit us (referrer URL)
  • – Requested web page or file
  • – Browser type and version
  • – Operating system utilised
  • – Type of terminal utilised
  • – Date and time of your access
  • – Your Internet protocol (IP) address in anonymised form.

This data is stored separately and is not aggregated with other data you might provide. For this reason, identifying particular individuals is excluded. We require the information from the server log files only for statistical purposes in order to optimise our Internet profile.

Cookies

This website utilises cookies. These are small text files your browser stores on your computer. We utilise cookies to structure our offering in a user-friendly manner. Most of the cookies we utilise are so-called "session cookies".

These are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies are automatically deleted from your computer if their validity period (generally one month) is reached, or you yourself delete them before their validity period expires. If you do not wish for this to occur, you can set your browser so it informs you about the setting of cookies and enables you to permit this only in specific cases. The functionality of our website can be restricted if cookies are deactivated.

Transferring personal data relating to order processing

Order processing requires the data that is evident from the data entry form.

  • – First name, family name
  • – Billing/delivery address
  • – Date of birth
  • – Company
  • – Telephone number
  • – Email address

The personal data collected by us will be passed on to the transportation company commissioned with the delivery within the scope of the contract, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this context, data is transferred exclusively when it is required for the delivery of the merchandise.

In the case of payment via PayPal, credit card via PayPal or direct debit via PayPal, we transfer your payment data as part of payment processing to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "PayPal").

All PayPal transactions are subject to the PayPal data protection statement. These can be found at:
https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?locale.x=en_DE

Contact form

On our website, we offer you the option to send us queries by email or via a contact form. We store the information for the purposes of processing your contact. Data is not transmitted to third parties.

Deployment of Google Analytics

The website utilises functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics utilises so-called "cookies", text files stored on your computer enabling analysis of your utilisation of the website. The information gathered by the cookie about your utilisation of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored.

If IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, however, your IP address will first be shortened within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it will then be shortened. At the instruction of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to create reports about website activities and in order to render further services for the website operator connected with the website and Internet use. The IP address conveyed by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be aggregated with other data from Google.

You can prevent cookies being saved by implementing a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we draw your attention to the fact that in this case you might not be to make full use of all of this website's functions. You can also prevent the reporting of data gathered by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Alternatively to the browser add-on or in browsers on mobile devices, please click this link deactivate Google Analytics in order to prevent future recording by Google Analytics within the website (the opt-out functions only in the browser and only for this domain). An opt-out cookie will then be filed on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you will need to click on this link again.

You can find more information about utilisation terms and conditions and data protection under the Google Analytics terms and conditions as well as in the Google Analytics overview. We draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics was expanded on this website to include the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to ensure anonymous recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Utilisation of Jetpack – WordPress Stats

In our Internet profile, we utilise Jetpack with the extension "WordPress Stats". This is a web analysis service provided by Automattic Inc., 132 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, hereinafter referred to as just "Automattic".

Automattic is certified according to the "EU-S Privacy Shield" https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000CbqcAAC&status=Active, thereby guaranteeing that EU data protection regulations are also complied with in the processing of data in the USA.

The Jetpack – WordPress Stats serves to analyse the utilisation behaviour of our Internet profile. We require this information only for statistical purposes in order to continuously optimise our Internet profile. For this, cookies are saved on your terminal via your Internet browser.

The information thereby generated concerning your utilisation of this online offering is stored on a server in the USA. Your IP address is nevertheless immediately anonymised after processing, including before it has been saved. In this context, users' utilisation profiles can be generated from the processed data, whereby such profiles are utilised only for analytical purposes and not for marketing purposes. Further information is available in the data protection statements of Automattic: https://automattic.com/privacy/ and information about Jetpack cookies: https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/.

Utilisation of web fonts

External fonts, Google Fonts, are utilised on these Internet pages. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Such web fonts are integrated through contacting a server, generally a Google server in the USA. This communicates to the server which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the terminal of the visitor to these Internet pages of Google is also saved. Further information about Google's data protection policies can be downloaded here: www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Right to information and revocation

At any time you may request to receive information regarding the storing of your personal data free-of-charge. In addition, you may also contact us concerning the correction, blocking or deletion of such data.

If you have granted us consent on our website to utilise your data, you can also revoke such consent with effect for the future at any time free-of-charge.

Contact data

Provider as the entity responsible: va-Q-tec AG, Alfred-Nobel-Str.33, 97080 Würzburg, Tel.: 0931 / 35 942 0, Fax: 0931 / 35 942 10, Email: Info@va-q-tec.com,, Management Board: Dr. Joachim Kuhn (CEO – Management Board Chairman), Stefan Döhmen

If you have any queries about data protection, please contact our data protection officer by email: dataprotection@va-q-tec.com.

Data protection regulator: Bavarian Data Protection Authority (BayLDA), Promenade 27, 91522 Ansbach, Tel.: 0981 / 53 1300, Fax: 0981 / 53 98 1300, Email: poststelle@lda.bayern.de