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KNOLL Maschinenbau GmbH Schwarzachstraße 20
D-88348 Bad Saulgau

Privacy Protection Declaration

§ 1 General
 
We take the protection of your personal data seriously. We will only collect, use and store your personal data (e.g. name, address, e-mail address and telephone number) in accordance with the provisions set out in the German Data Protection Act. The following regulations contain information on the nature, extent and purpose of the collection, processing and use of your personal data on our web pages. This Data Protection Declaration relates to our web pages only. If you are redirected via links on our web pages to other websites, please inquire as to how these websites handle your data. We have no control over whether these providers comply with the applicable statutory data protection regulations.
 
§ 2 Collection and processing of logged data
 
Every time a user accesses our website and retrieves a file stored on our website, data concerning this access is logged for technical reasons.
The following data, among other data, is logged and transmitted to our company via your web browser:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system in use
  • Website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL)
  • Website that you are visiting
  • Date and time of access
  • Your internet protocol (IP) address

 

This anonymous data is stored separately from the personal data which you may have provided to us and thus does not allow us to obtain any specific information on your person. 
 

§ 3 Collection and processing of further data
 
We collect personal data other than as set out in § 2 on our website only if and to the extent that you yourself make such available to us with your knowledge. If you send us an e-mail or a message by filling in our contact form, we will only store and process your data where required for handling your inquiries and for correspondence with you. We will treat your data in accordance with the provisions of data privacy law and will take every possible precaution to ensure that it is protected. This data will be used for the appropriate purposes (e.g. to send you requested information and offers). If a business transaction takes place, we will use this data for the tracking and processing of contractually agreed services. Otherwise, KNOLL Maschinenbau GmbH will not share your personal information with third parties or use it for other purposes. Data will only be disclosed to third parties without your consent if we are obligated to do so by law or by government order.
 
§ 4 Use of cookies
 
To make a visit to our website as pleasant as possible and to enable us to tailor our web content to your specific needs, we use so-called "cookies". To identify the multiple use of content by the same user. Cookies are small text files which your web browser files and stores on your computer. The cookies in question are so-called "session cookies" which will be deleted automatically at the end of your session. No personal data is collected by way of these cookies.
 
§ 5 Use of Google Analytics
 
We utilize the Google Analytics web analysis service on our website. This web analysis service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics collects and stores your data and uses this information to create an anonymous user profile. Google Analytics helps us analyzse the behavior of visitors to our website. The information we obtain from Google Analytics is used to enable us to understand users’ needs so that we can offer a better user experience on our website at . Google Analytics uses cookies (for general information on cookies refer to § 4 "Use of cookies").
 
Anonymous user profiles will not be merged with personal data pertaining to the bearer of the pseudonym without the express permission of the person concerned. On our website we also use an "IP masking" process where your IP address is anonymized by deleting its last eight digits. As already mentioned above, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by configuring your web browser accordingly. This can however limit the functions available of our website.
 
If you don't want your data to be collected and stored for purposes of web analytics at any time in the future, you can install a browser add-on provided by Google to ensure that no information about your visit to our website will be transmitted to Google Analytics. You can download the Google Browser Add-on for deactivating Google Analytics at the following link: 
 
§ 6 Use of Facebook Social Plugins
 
Our website uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). Plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos (a white "f" on a blue tile, or a "thumbs up" sign) or by the notice "Facebook Plugin". The list and appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be found at: 
 
If you visit a web page of our site which contains such a plugin, your browser sets up a direct link to the servers of Facebook Content from the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and then integrated into the website. This means that we have no influence over the extent of the data which Facebook obtains with the help of this plugin, and we would therefore like to inform you here about the present state of our knowledge on this matter: through the inclusion of such plugins Facebook receives information that you have accessed the corresponding page on our website. If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook can link your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the Like button or posting a comment, the corresponding information will be sent by your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. If you do not have a Facebook account, there is still the possibility that Facebook could log your IP address and store it. To learn more about the purpose and extent of the collection, processing and use of data by Facebook as well as all your relevant rights and the settings available for the protection of your privacy, please visit http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
 
If you have a Facebook account and do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our website and link this information to the member data you have stored on Facebook, you must log out of your Facebook account before visiting our website. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins using add-ons available for your browser, for example "Facebook Blocker."
 
§ 7 Newsletter circulation
 
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes with your consent until such time as you unsubscribe from the newsletter. When you subscribe to our newsletter you will receive a newsletter e-mail asking you to confirm that you want to subscribe to our newsletter; we use a "double opt-in" method of subscribing. This way we ensure that you have not been registered against your will by a third party. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time.

 

§ 8 Repetition of declarations of consent

 

If necessary, you have explicitly granted us the following consent and we have logged your consent. According to the telemedia law, we are obligated to keep the content of acceptances on hand for calling up at any time. You can revoke your consent for the future at any time.

 

Consent to newsletter circulation

□ Yes, in the future I would like to receive newsletters from KNOLL Maschinenbau GmbH via e-mail. My e-mail address will not be provided to other companies. I can revoke this consent to use my e-mail address for advertising purposes at any time, with effect for the future, by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link at the end of the newsletter.
 
§ 9 Right to information, correction, blocking and deletion of your data
 
Under the Federal Data Protection Act you have a right to be provided with information free of charge relating to your personal data stored on our system and, where applicable, a right to have this data corrected, blocked or erased.
 
§ 10 Person in charge of data protection
 
If you have questions concerning the collection, processing and use of your personal data, or if you want to inquire about, correct, block, or delete data, please contact our data security officer.

 

KNOLL Maschinenbau GmbH
Schwarzachstraße 20
D-88348 Bad Saulgau
Tel. +49 (0)7581/2008-0
Fax +49 (0)7581/2008-140