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Data Protection Statement

At MIKSCH GmbH we take the protection of your personal data very seriously and comply strictly with the rules of the Data Protection Acts. Personal data is only collected from this website to the extent that is required for technical or processing purposes. In no case is the collected data sold or forwarded to third parties for any other reasons.

The following statement gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what type of data is collected and for what purpose.

1. Data Processing on this website

MIKSCH GmbH collects and automatically saves information in its server log files that your browser transmits to us. This comprises:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP-Address)
  • Time of server request

For us this data cannot be assigned to specific people if there was no user log in. This data is not merged with other data sources and the data is also deleted after a statistical evaluation.

2. Contact Area

Personal data is only collected if you have notified us of this information when you made contact with us. We save the data submitted by you such as name, company, address, email and telephone and we use this data solely for the purposes of personal communications with you. Please ensure that you transmit the data unencrypted and therefore no confidential information should be sent via email without encryption. Your specified contact data - in particular your email address - will remain saved with us until you request the deletion thereof or a contractual relationship is terminated and processed; this also comprises any legal or contractual guarantee and fiscal retention periods, or a request from you has been resolved. Personal data will then be immediately deleted by us.

Please see Section 5 below in relation to the use of your email address, and specifically as regards the login area and for advertising purposes.

3. Cookies

The web pages use cookies in several places. Cookies are used to make our offering more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves. Most of the cookies used by us are "Session Cookies" which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Cookies do not do any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Other cookies remain on your computer system and enable us to identify your computer system again at the time of your next visit (permanent cookies).

Most web browsers have a help function in their menu bar which explains how to set up your browsers so that new cookies are accepted. You can also set up your browser so that it informs you when you have received new cookies and how you can delete all cookies already received or how you can block any further ones.

The example of Internet Explorer 8.0:
1. From the "Tools" menu select "Internet Options".
2. Click on the tab "Data Protection".
3. Now you can set whether cookies should be accepted, selected or rejected.
4. Confirm your settings with "OK".

The example of Firefox 3:
1. From the "Tools" menu select "Settings".
2. Click on the tab "Data Protection".
3. Select the entry in the drop-down menu "Set user-defined settings."
4. Now you can set whether cookies should be accepted, how long you want to keep these cookies for and add exceptions for which websites you will always or never enable to use cookies. Confirm your settings with "OK".

However, please note that by preventing the installation of cookies you may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website.

4. Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files which are saved on your computer and which enable you to analyse the website usage. The information generated from the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for the website operators and to provide other services associated with website usage and internet usage. If required Google will also transfer this information to third parties, if this is legally prescribed or if third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google. In no case will Google connect your IP-address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software as we explained above. In this case please observe our note at the end of our statement in Section 3 "Cookies."

As a customer you also have the option to switch off the Google Analytics Function with an add-on to your browser software. This can be downloaded from: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

5. Login Area / Advertising Emails

If you would like to use the login area provided on the website we will need a valid email address from you plus information which will enable us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address. Other data is collected in the protected area and is only used for order processing purposes. The provision of this data shall only be required if we enter into a legal commercial relationship. MIKSCH GmbH reserves the right to evaluate the usage data for its own marketing purposes. A newsletter or any other advertising email will only be sent to you or your company if you have given your prior consent to this. Data is never forwarded to third parties without your consent. You can revoke your consent for the saving of your data and your email address and their usage at any time.

Repeat of Declaration of Consent

You have expressly given us the following consents and we have recorded your consent. According to the German Telemedia Act, we are under the obligation to hold the consents ready at all times for revocation. You can therefore revoke your consent(s) at any time with future effect.

6. Information Right

You are entitled at all times to receive information about your personal data saved, its origins and recipients plus the purpose of the saving. Information about any saved data will be provided by the data protection officer of MIKSCH GmbH. In this eventuality please approach the contacts listed below either by email or in writing.

7. Further Information

Your trust is important to us. Therefore we would like to be accountable to you at all times in relation to the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions that this Data Protection please contact us. Our contact address is stated in our Imprint and/or at the end of this advisory text. You may ask at any time whether and which of your data is saved with us. You can also send information plus blocking, deletion and correction requests in relation to your personal data and also revocations of any consents awarded, plus any suggestions you may have to us by email, fax or letter.

 

Contact:

MIKSCH GmbH

Reutlingerstr. 5

D-73037 Göppingen

Phone + 49 (0) 7161/6724-0

Fax + 49 (0) 7161/6724-99

Email: miksch@miksch.de

Your MIKSCH GmbH-Team