Data privacy

Data privacy

Information on data privacy

Thank you for your interest in our website and our company.

We place great value on the protection of your information and your privacy. In order to guarantee that you are fully aware of the collection and use of personal data on our website, please take note of the information below.

1. Collection and processing of personal data
You do not have to disclose personal data to use our website. However, in certain cases, we require your name, address and additional information so that we are able to render the desired services. When this is required, we will notify you accordingly.
Furthermore, we only save and process data that you choose to supply and that is automatically collected when you visit our websites (e.g. IP address, names of the pages accessed, the browser and operating system used, the data and time of access, search engines used, names of the files downloaded).
We save and use the data that you supply to process your enquiries and registrations as well as to contact you when necessary.
As a matter of course, your data is treated confidentially and is not transferred to third parties.

If you agree that we may combine, process and use the personal data that you provide with other personal information about you that we have for marketing purposes, please take note of the following information regarding profile building.

2. Cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that our website saves onto your computer, tablet or smartphone and can access via your Internet browser. Cookies therefore fulfil a range of tasks: for example, they make it possible for specific website functions to operate, analyses for improving user experience to be carried out, navigation between websites to be efficient and user interests and preferences to be taken into consideration.

We manage our cookies using the Google Tag Manager.
Further information on the use of 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 analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Should IP anonymisation be activated on this website, your IP address will first be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are party 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 United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities for website operators and providing them with other services relating to website and Internet usage. The IP address transferred by your browser during the use of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; 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 the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by using the opt-out links given above. For more information, see www.google.de.

The Google tracking codes for this website use the "_anonymizeIp()" function to ensure that the IP addresses collected are anonymised.

3. Data security
We employ technological and organizational measures to protect our website and other systems and prevent unauthorised persons from losing, deleting, accessing, modifying or distributing your personal data. Areas that can only be accessed by registered users can only be accessed if your personal password has been entered. You should always treat your login data confidentially and close the browser window when you have finished communication with us, especially if the computer used by other people.

4. Right to information
In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to be provided with information relating to your saved data free of charge and, where applicable, a right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted.
If you require any of the above, please contact:
Data Protection Officer
Klagebach 38
58579 Schalksm├╝hle
Germany

Copyright policy

Documents that are offered in electronic format over data networks are subject to the German Copyright Act (UrhG) without restriction. The following applies in particular:
Individual reproductions, such as copies and printouts, may only be made for private and other personal use; i.e. individual reproductions of a work may be stored on any data carrier for personal use provided that they are used neither directly nor indirectly for commercial purposes (Section 53 UhrG). Making and distributing further reproductions is only admissible with the express permission of the copyright holder. The texts, photographs and other documents published on this website are therefore subject to copyright and may not be reproduced, processed, copied or distributed without written permission from the copyright holder. Only the saving and use of provided content for private purposes is excepted from this. The users themselves are responsible for their compliance with legal provisions and can be held liable in the event of misuse.

With regard to usage rights and copyrights, image and text material (product image photographs, mood and ambience photographs, and the like) that we send to you by post or e-mail on request are subject to the following provisions:

1. You may not reproduce, edit, copy or distribute materials supplied to you without prior written permission. Said material may only be used for the purpose requested and approved in writing beforehand.

2. The use of image and text material on online shops and the passing of said material to third parties is forbidden.

3. Without our prior express written approval, all images and texts may only be used for your own private use; they may be used neither directly nor indirectly for commercial purposes (Section 53 UhrG).

4. You yourself are responsible for your compliance with copyright legislation and can be held liable in the event of misuse. Therefore, should you need to use our image and text material, we recommend that you write to / contact us providing your full address and information on how you intend to use the material and receive written approval from us.

Note regarding image and text material

With regard to usage rights and copyrights, image and text material (product image photographs, mood and ambience photographs, and the like) that we send to you by post or e-mail on request are subject to the following provisions:

1. You may not reproduce, edit, copy or distribute materials supplied to you without prior written permission. Said material may only be used for the purpose requested and approved in writing beforehand.

2. The use of image and text material on online shops and the passing of said material to third parties is generally forbidden.

3. Without our prior express written approval, all images and texts may only be used for your own private use; they may be used neither directly nor indirectly for commercial purposes (Section 53 UhrG).

4. You yourself are responsible for your compliance with copyright legislation and can be held liable in the event of misuse. Therefore, should you need to use our image and text material, we recommend that you write to / contact us providing your full address and information on how you intend to use the material and receive written approval from us.

Liability

Our publications are intended to provide information to the best of our knowledge; however, they cannot be held as legally binding in terms of correctness, completeness, etc. Illustrations are not binding, especially with regard to colour, size and equipment of the products shown. We reserve the right to make technical and formal changes to our products in the interest of progress. We cannot be held liable for damages that may directly or indirectly be incurred as a result of using the website and the information contained therein. This does not apply to liability for wilful intent or gross negligence.

Figures, text material and data material are subject to the provisions of the German Copyright Act (UrhG) (see the copyright policy above). Hager Vertriebsgesellschaft and its brands only sell their products in a three-tier sales channel via the electrical wholesale trade. Prices indicated do not include value added tax.

Moreover, we shall not accept any liability for the content of other websites that you can visit through hyperlinks on our website. This information is third-party content and we have no control over its design. The placing of these hyperlinks on our website is service. However, we are not responsible for the content and distance ourselves from this.