§ 1 General

Your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, email address, telephone number, bank details, credit card number) will only be used by us in accordance with the terms of the German data privacy laws. The following specifications inform you of the type, extent and purpose of the ascertainment, handling and utilization of personal data. This data privacy statement refers only to our websites. If you are referred to other sites from our sites via links, please inform yourself there about the particular handling of your data.

§ 2 Master data

Where required for the justification, content arrangement or change of the contractual relationship (master data), your personal data will be used only for the processing of contracts. For example, your name and address have to be passed on to the distributor in order for your goods to be delivered. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties outside of the contract processing without your explicit agreement or without legal foundation. After the completion of the contract processing your data will be blocked. After completion of the tax and commercial law regulations, this data will be deleted unless you specifically agreed to the further utilization.

§ 3 Information about Cookies

For the optimization of our web presence we use cookies. These are small text data files which are stored in the main memory of your computer. These cookies are deleted again after closing the browser window. Other cookies will stay on your processor (long term cookies) and will recognize this on the next visit. They allow us to provide you with better access to our site. You can avoid the storage of cookies by choosing “block cookies” in your browser settings. However this can result in a limitation of the function in our offers.

§ 4 Social Plugins of Facebook

We use the social plugins of facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plugins are visible through the facebook logo or the addition ”facebook social plugin”. For example, if you click on the “Like” button or post a comment, the according information will be passed on directly from your browser to facebook and will be stored there. Furthermore, facebook will announce your preferences to your facebook friends. When you log in to facebook, the page view of our site is directly correlated with your facebook account. Even if you are not logged in or don’t own a facebook account, your browser will transmit information (e.g. which website you called up, your IP address), which will be stored by facebook. Please see the details of how facebook handles your personal data and your rights in regards to this in the privacy protection reference of facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want facebook to correlate the collected data of you via our websites with your facebook account, you need to log out of facebook before visiting our websites.

§ 5 Social Plugins of Twitter

With Twitter and the Re-Tweet functions we use the so called “social plugins” of twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use the re-tweet functions, the websites you visited will be announced to third parties and will be connected to your twitter account. Please see the details of how twitter handles your personal data, your rights in regards to this and settings possibilities to protect your personal data in the privacy protection reference of twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

§ 6 Newsletter & Blog

We use the e-mail address given by you for sending you a newsletter. And therefore we need your confirmation that you consent to its receipt .
Should you later decide that you no longer want to receive a newsletter from us, you can object to this at any time. Notification in text form sent by one of the contact options  (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient for this purpose. There is, of course, also a cancellation link in every newsletter.

§ 7 Product Recommendation by Email

You will receive regular product recommendations from us by mail. These product recommendations are sent to you by us whether or not you have subscribed to a newsletter. If you decide that you no longer want to receive product recommendations from us, or no advertising news at all, you can object to this at any time (UWG §7 paragraph 3).Notification in text form sent by one of the contact options (e.g. e-mail, fax, letter) is sufficient for this purpose. There is, of course, also a cancellation link available with every e-mail.

§ 8 Google Analytics

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. 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 browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

§ 9 Disclosure

According to the German Data Protection Act, you have a right to information about your stored data free of charge as well as the right to correction, suspension or deletion of this data if applicable. If you have any questions, please contact order@pikebrothers.com.