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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


1. General information

IHDE-Kerzen GmbH & Co. KG, Managing Director Wolfgang Ihde, Achterstraße 8, 25355 Bullenkuhlen, telephone number: 04123/5566, fax number: 04123/6544, E-Mail address: info@ihde-kerzen.de - (hereinafter: IHDE-Kerzen) is responsible for the website www.kerzenkiste.de.


Insofar as IHDE-Kerzen collects data, this is carried out in compliance with the relevant provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).


2. Collection of anonymous data

IHDE-Kerzen collects the following information from users of the website www.kerzenkiste.de, which is transmitted by the viewer’s browser. This data is not allocated to specific persons. There is no consolidation of this data with other data sources; furthermore, the data is deleted after a statistical analysis.


a) General information


The following data is, at least temporarily, stored by IHDE-Kerzen and deleted after a mere statistical analysis:

- type and version of the browser

- operating system of the computer being used

- the address of the previously accessed website (referral URL)

- the address of the accessing computer (IP address)

- the time of access


b) Google Analytics / Cookies


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address is abbreviated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in line with Google Analytics is not consolidated with other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however in this case, we explicitly point out that you may not be able to use the full extent of all functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being transmitted to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug in available under the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].


Moreover, IHDE-Kerzen also uses so-called cookies in various other places on the website www.kerzenkiste.de, which function in the manner described above (see Google Analytics). The cookies are used to enable customers the repeated use of the shopping cart on the website www.kerzenkiste.de, to enable customers an optimised general use of the website www.kerzenkiste.de and to enable customers a personalised use of the website www.kerzenkiste.de (language and other presettings, e.g. in the shopping cart). Each user is free to prevent the use of such cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in his or her browser. However, IHDE-Kerzen explicitly points out that the user may not be able to use the full extent of all functions on the website www.kerzenkiste.de if these settings are made.


3. Collection of personal data


IHDE-Kerzen uses the user’s user-related data, i.e. data personally allocated to the user, solely to fulfil contractual obligations and solely, insofar as voluntarily indicated by the user for the receipt of newsletters, to send its own newsletters.


IHDE-Kerzen does not share personal data including the user’s home address and E-Mail address with third parties without the explicit consent of the user, which can be revoked at any time.


4. Right to disclosure, correction, blocking and deletion


In regard to the user’s personal data, he or she has the following rights at all times; exercising said rights are free of charge for the user:


a) Disclosure:

of his or her stored personal data, the origin thereof and recipients or categories of recipients with whom his or her data may be shared and of the purpose of data storage,


b) Correction:

incorrectly stored data,


c) Blocking:

controversial or no longer required data but subject to retention,


d) Deletion:

no longer required data; if said data is not subject to any retention requirements,


e) Objection:

to the use and transmission of his or her data for advertising, market and opinion research purposes and to the processing and use of the user’s collected personal data based on conflicting personal circumstances, insofar as the customer previously gave his or her consent for the respective use and transmission of data – which is absolutely required for the aforementioned purposes.


f) Revocation

of consent given for the processing, storage and use of his or her customer data, in particular consent for the receipt of one or several newsletters however, not if data processing and use by IHDE-Kerzen is required based on a statutory standardised obligation or directly for the implementation of an existing contractual relationship.


If the user intends to exercise his or her above rights, he or she is kindly asked to contact IHDE-Kerzen via post, fax or E-mail using the address stated under item 1.