Personal data for the purposes of this policy refers to any information concerning your personal or factual circumstances. This includes in particular your name, email address and potentially your street address, phone number and VAT details, if you are a registered retailer. The personal information includes information about your use of our website.
In connection with your use of our website, Anexia collects personal information from you as follows: Information about your visits to our website such as the amount of data transferred, the place from which you are retrieving data from our website, as well as other data concerning your connection and the websites you access will be collected. This is usually done through the use of log files and cookies. For further information about log files and cookies, see §5 below.
You are free to decide if you want to share personal information with us. Even if you do not wish to share your personal information, you can still use most of our website. Some interactive features and services may not be offered to you by Anexia without your personal data, however.
Anexia uses your personal information for the following purposes:
4.1. Anexia may disclose your data to affiliated companies in accordance with the applicable data protection laws. Affiliated companies are those companies controlled by Anexia, those that control Anexia or those that are controlled by the same company that controls Anexia. These companies may also be located in countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and have lower levels of data protection. Anexia ensures that your data will receive an adequate level of protection and at least as high as stipulated herein.
4.2. Anexia will not disclose your personal information to any other third party, unless Anexia is entitled or required by law and/or regulatory or judicial orders to do the same. This can, in particular, include the disclosure of information for purposes of law enforcement, security or to enforce intellectual property rights.
5.1. During each visit to the Anexia site, Anexia collects the IP address of your computer, the request made by your browser, as well as the time of this request. In addition, the status and the amount of data transferred are recorded. The IP address of your computer is stored only for the duration of your visit to the Anexia site and will subsequently either be immediately deleted or made anonymous by truncation. All other data is stored for a limited period of time. Anexia uses this information to operate the Anexia site, in particular to identify and eliminate any errors found thereon, to determine the utilization thereof, and to make adjustments or improvements as required.
5.2. Under certain circumstances, Anexia will also collect information about your use of the Anexia site through the use of so-called browser cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and store certain settings and data for your browser to exchange with our systems. A cookie typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data has been sent and information on the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. Cookies enable our systems to recognize the user's device and make any presets available immediately. Once a user accesses the platform, a cookie is sent to the hard disk of the user's computer. Cookies help us to improve the Anexia site and to offer you a better experience more tailored to your requirements. They also enable us to recognize your computer when you return to the site and thereby
5.3. The cookies we use only store the above-mentioned data about your use of the website. This is not done in such a way that is personally attributable to you, but through the assignment of an identification number to the cookie ("cookie ID"). Correlating your cookie ID with your name, IP address, or similar data that would allow attribution of the cookie to you does not take place. To find out how to block the use of browser cookies, please refer to the last paragraph of this section.
5.4. If you do not agree to the creation of user profiles, you can state your objection by sending us a message. A special opt-out cookie will then be stored on your computer that will need to be stored permanently. If you delete this cookie or it is automatically deleted by your browser settings, you will have to reinstall this cookie upon your return to the ANEXIA site.
6.1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
6.2. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be submitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services relating to the website activity and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
Plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated into the Anexia website. You can identify the Facebook plugin by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" on our page. For an overview of the Facebook plug-in, see: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit the Anexia website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established through the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive the information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of Anexia's website to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate your visit to the Anexia website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as operators of the Anexia website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses that data. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Facebook at de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to the Anexia website with your Facebook user account, please first log out from your Facebook account.
This website uses social plugins provided by the social network twitter.com ("Twitter"). Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Detailed references to the functions of the individual plug-ins and their appearance can be found on the following website: https://dev.twitter.com/docs/twitter-for-websites.
Those Anexia websites that contain Twitter social plugins, will establish a direct connection to Twitter's servers via your browser when they are opened by you. Twitter receives information that you have accessed the Anexia website containing the social plug-in. If you are logged into Twitter at the time you visit the Anexia website, that event and every interaction related to the social plug-in (such as clicking on the Twitter button) will be associated with your Twitter profile and stored by Twitter. If you are not a member of Twitter, there is a possibility that Twitter might still store your IP address.
If you do not want Twitter to collect data about your visit to the Anexia website, please first log out from your Twitter profile. To prevent Twitter from having general access to your data on our website and on others, you can block Twitter social plugins with an add-on for your browser (such as "Twitter Blockers" https://disconnect.me).
To modify your privacy preferences on Twitter, go to account settings: twitter.com/account/settings
7.3. Google AdSense
The Anexia website uses Google AdSense, an advertisement service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Anexia website. Google AdSense also uses so-called "web beacons" (small invisible images) to collect information. These web beacons allow information such as visitor traffic to the Anexia website to be analyzed.
The information generated by the cookies and web beacons regarding your use of the Anexia website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed on by Google to its contract partners. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to prevent the installation of cookies; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. Through the use of the ANEXIA website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected by Google about you in the manner described above and for the purposes previously mentioned.
7.4. Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information:
The Google +1 button enables you to publish information around the world. The Google +1 button lets you and other users obtain personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given via +1, as well as information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your use of +1 can be displayed, along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites or on online ads.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google's services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain, at least, the profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content under your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other information that can identify you.
Use of the information collected:
In addition to the uses mentioned above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users or forward these findings to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated sites.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore Anexia cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted over the internet to the Anexia site. Anexia uses technology and organizational measures to secure the Anexia site and its other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons. In particular, we encrypt your personal data before transmission. Anexia makes use of the SSL and TLS encryption systems.