You will generally be able to use our website without submitting your personal data. To the extent that personal data (such as name, address or e-mail) may be requested on our Web pages, this will as far as possible be voluntary. These data will not be disclosed to uninvolved third parties without your express permission.
We must point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have security holes. It will not be possible to protect the data against access by third parties with 100% reliability.
Some Web pages will make use of so-called cookies. Cookies will not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to render our Internet presence more user friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small files stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They will be automatically deleted when you leave our web pages. Other cookies will remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser when you visit us again.
You may set your browser to ask you whether to store each cookie, also allowing you to reject all cookies, accept cookies only under certain conditions or to activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this website may be limited when cookies are deactivated.
Server log files
The provider of the Web pages will automatically generate and store information in so-called server log files which your browser will automatically transmit to us. These are:
These data cannot be tied to specific persons. These data will not be conflated with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine these data should we afterwards become aware of definite indications of illegal use.
Should you make enquiries via our contact form, we will save your information in that form together with the given contact data for purposes of processing your enquiry and in the event that we may require additional information. In general, we will not pass on these data without your consent. We may, however, forward your enquiry and contact data to appropriate distributors of Weber Marking Systems and BluhmWeber Group if necessary for order processing.
Should you wish to subscribe to the Newsletter as offered on the website, we will need your e-mail address plus information allowing us to verify that you are the owner of the given e-mail address and have agreed to receive the Newsletter. We will use these data exclusively for dispatch of the requested information.
We will carry out anonymised link tracking for statistical purposes. This will not be traceable to individual recipients.
You may at any time revoke your consent to save the data or e-mail address, including its use for transmission of the Newsletter, for instance via the “unsubscribe” link in the Newsletter.
Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics
Should IP anonymisation be activated on this website, then Google will first shorten IP addresses within member states of the European Union or other signatories of the agreement on the European economic area. The complete IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the US for shortening by exception only. Google will, on request of the operator of this website, use this information to analyse your use of this website, to compile reports on website activities and to offer the website operator other services in respect of website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be conflated with other Google data.
Although you may prevent the storage of cookies via a setting in your browser software, we must point out that you may then not be able to utilise the full functionality of this website. You may furthermore prevent transmission to Google or processing by Google of the cookie data (including your IP address) relating to your use of the website by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
Data privacy statement on the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)
Our Web pages have integrated plug-ins of the Facebook social network, provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You will recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our Web pages. For an overview of the Facebook plug-ins, click here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US
The plug-in will create a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server when you visit our Web pages. This will inform Facebook that your IP address has visited our page. By clicking the Facebook Like button whilst logged on to your Facebook account, you will be able to link the content of our Web pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook will then be able to link your visit to our pages to your user account. We must point out that we, as the operator of the Web pages, will have no knowledge of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. For more information on this topic, please refer to the Facebook data privacy statement at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
Please log off from your Facebook user account should you wish to prevent Facebook from recording your visit to our Web pages in your Facebook user account.
Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Functionalities of the Twitter service are incorporated in our Web pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the Re-tweet function will link the websites you visited to your Twitter account and disclose this to other users. This will also transmit data to Twitter. We must point out that we, as the operator of the pages, will have no knowledge of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. For more information on this topic, please refer to the Twitter data privacy statement at https://twitter.com/privacy.
You may change your data protection settings at Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data privacy statement for the use of Google +1
Our Web pages make use of Google +1 functions. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Capturing and disclosure of information: The Google +1 interface allows you to publish information worldwide. You and other users will receive personalised content from Google and our partners via the Google +1 interface. Google will store the information you provided as +1 content and also information about the Web page you were looking at when you clicked on +1. Your +1 may be shown in Google services as tips together with your profile name and photograph, for instance in search results or in your Google profile or in other places on websites and Internet advertising. Google will record information on your +1 activities in order to improve Google services to you and others. To use the Google +1 interface, you will need a public Google profile, visible worldwide and containing at least the name you selected for the profile. This name will be used by all Google services. This name can also in some case substitute another name you may have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity behind your Google profile may be disclosed to users who know your e-mail address or have other information identifying you.
Use of the captured information: Apart from the abovementioned purposes, the information you provided will also be used in accordance with the Google data privacy clauses. Google may publish summarised statistics on +1 activities of the users or pass these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.
Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website makes use of functions of the LinkedIn network. The operator is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A link to LinkedIn servers will be created each time one of our websites with a LinkedIn function is accessed. LinkedIn will be notified that your IP address visited our Web pages. LinkedIn will be able to link your visit to our website to your LinkedIn user account should you be logged in at LinkedIn and click the Recommend button. We must point out that we, as the operator of the Web pages, will have no knowledge of the transmitted data or its use by LinkedIn.
For more information on this topic, please refer to the LinkedIn data privacy statement at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data privacy statement for the use of Xing
Our website makes use of XING network functions. The operator is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. A link to Xing servers will be created each time one of our Web pages with a Xing function is accessed. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data will in this case be stored. In particular, no IP addresses will be stored and the user behaviour will not be analysed.
For more information on data privacy and the Xing Share button, please refer to the Xing data privacy statement at https://www.xing.com/privacy.
Information, deletion, blocking
You are entitled at any time to obtain free information on your stored personal data, its origins and recipient and the purpose of data processing; you also have the right to correct, block or delete these data. Please contact us at the address given under the Imprint should you have further questions on issues of personal data. If you want to revoke consent to the use, processing and transfer of your data, you may use our online-form.
Objection to advertising e-mail
We hereby confirm that we will not utilise contact data published pursuant to the duty to provide an imprint for purposes of transmitting unsolicited advertising or information materials. The operators of the Web pages expressly reserve the right to litigation in the event of transmission of unsolicited advertising materials such as spam e-mails.
Version: 1 March 2016