Privacy policy

Last updated 13 November 2006

Data protection regulations

KNAPP AG attaches great importance to the protection of the private sphere and personal data of its customers. We therefore conduct our internet activities solely taking into account the data protection laws to be applied in each case.

Personal data

We do not collect any personal data on our website without your explicit agreement. Only you determine whether, for example, you want to give us your e-mail address or your address in order to get in touch with you, to process your request, or to grant you access to special information or offers. We handle this personal data with the strictest of confidence and will not forward it to third parties outside KNAPP group. In all other cases, personal data is forwarded only after prior agreement with you or as a result of a legal obligation. Alle information we receive from you when visiting our internet services helps us to process customer information and to communicate our orders, products and services.

Cookies

As soon as you contact us, we receive and store certain information. Amongst other things, we use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are pieces of information which are automatically stored on your computer in accordance with strict rules and with content which you can check. We use cookies solely to make it more comfortable for you to access our website, e.g. to enable you to access it without entering your password or your preferences every time. Cookies are not allocated to personal profiles.

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 . 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. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Data security

We painstakingly take precautions to protect your data from loss, manipulation and unauthorised access. The precautions are in line with the technological development status.

Logs

We log access to our HTTP server as is generally usual. In each case, our logs contain the date and time, the URL of the site you requested and the IP address of the computer from which the site was called up. This data is not personal and serves the legal safeguarding (e.g. against attacks from hackers) and optimisation of our web presence by statistically evaluating the data (e.g. access errors, average holding time, internet browsers used and operating systems). As part of our activities in the Digital District Mehrwertzone and our customer relationship management, data is recorded accordingly and, in certain individual cases, evaluated, whereby the data remains protected.

Links to other websites

The website contains links to external websites. As we are unable to influence these websites, we cannot take any responsibility for their content and data protection policies.