Privacy policy

1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data that can identify you personally. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our privacy policy below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data on this website are processed by the website owner. The owner’s contact data can be found in the legal notice of this website.

How do we collect your data?

Your data are collected if you communicate these on to us. These may be data that you enter in the contact form, for example.

Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. In particular, these include technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system and the time the site is accessed). These data are collected automatically as soon as you access our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data are collected in order to ensure the error-free functioning of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have with regard to your data?

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to demand the rectification, blocking or erasure of such data. If you have any questions about this or the topic of data protection, you can contact us at any time using the address in the legal notice. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

When you visit our website, your surfing behavior may be statistically analyzed. This happens primarily through cookies and analysis programs. Your surfing behavior is generally analyzed anonymously; the surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information on this can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We provide information about the objection options in our privacy policy.

2. General information and required information

Information about the controller

The controllers of this website are the companies

Routhier Weber Handelsgesellschaft mbH and Alwelis Weber Handelsgesellschaft mbHFinkenweg 263674 Altenstadt, GermanyTelephone: +40 6047 9811-0 E-mail: dst@routhier.de or dst@alwelis.de

The controller is the natural or legal person who decides, either alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses etc.).

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations may only be performed with your express consent. You can withdraw previously issued consent at any time by sending us an informal notification by e-mail. This shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to the withdrawal.

SSL and TLS encryption

This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for safety reasons and to ensure the safe transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send us as the website owner. You can identify an encrypted connection as the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and a padlock symbol appears in your browser line.

When SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you send us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, erasure

Within the scope of legal provisions, you have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of such data. If you have any questions about this or about personal data, you can contact us at any time using the address in the legal notice.

Objection to advertising e-mails

We hereby object to the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to provide a legal notice for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The owners of the website reserve the right to take legal action if advertising information, such as spam e-mails, are sent unsolicited.

3. Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer as required by law

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer for our company.

OCTACON GmbH
Jochen Schäfer
Haselstraße 95 A
63619 Bad Orb, Germany

Telephone: +49 151 50868582
E-mail: kontakt@octacon.info

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Parts of this website use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offering safer, more user-friendly and more effective. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are known as “session cookies”. These are automatically erased after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you erase them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit us again.

You can adjust your browser settings so that you are informed whenever cookies are placed on your computer and only permit cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or more generally, as well as activate the automatic erasure of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies can limit the functionality of the website.

Cookies that are necessary to perform the electronic communication process or provide certain functions that you wish to use (e.g. the shopping cart function) are stored based on point f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in storing cookies for the error-free and optimized provision of its services. If other cookies are stored (e.g. cookies to analyze your surfing behavior), these are dealt with separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. This includes:

Browser type and version
Operating system
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
IP address
These data will not be merged with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is point f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR that permits the processing of data to fulfill a contract or a pre-contractual measure.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, the information you enter in the form, including the contact data you provide, is stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for any follow-up questions. We do not pass on these data without your consent.

The data you give in the contact form are processed exclusively based on your consent (point a) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time by sending us an informal notification by e-mail. This shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent prior to the withdrawal.

We will store the data you provide in the contact form until you ask us to erase them, you withdraw your consent to the storage of the data or the purpose of data storage is no longer valid (e.g. after processing your inquiry). This shall not affect mandatory legal provisions, particularly storage periods.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on point f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to improve its web offering and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or other states party to the Agreement on European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the owner of this website in order to analyze your use of the website, compile reports about the website activities and provide other services associated with the website use and internet use to the website owner. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

Browser plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent as a result. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Objecting to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will place an opt-out cookie on your computer that prevents the collection of your data during future visits: Deactivate Google Analytics.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Contract data processing

We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Google Analytics Demographics

This website uses the Google Analytics “demographics” function. This allows reports to be created that contain information on age, gender and interests of the page visitors. These data come from interest-based advertising provided by Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. These data cannot be assigned to any particular person. You can deactivate this function at any time in the display settings in your Google account or generally object to the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objecting to data collection”.

6. Plug-ins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, a site operated by Google. The owner of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here, the YouTube server is informed which of our websites you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used in the interest of displaying our online offering in an attractive way. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of point f) Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

More information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

If you visit one of our pages with a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. This informs the Vimeo server which of our sites you have visited. Vimeo also accesses your IP address. This also happens if you are not logged in to Vimeo or do not have a Vimeo account. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, you enable Vimeo to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

More information on the handling of user data can be found in Vimeo’s privacy policy at: https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

This page uses Web Fonts provided by Google for a standardized display of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts.

To do so, the browser you are using must contact the Google servers. This allows Google to know that our website has been accessed by your IP address. Google Web Fonts is used in the interest of displaying our online offering in a standardized and attractive way. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of point f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

If your browser does not support Web Fonts, your computer will use a standard font.

More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps

This website uses an API to provide the map service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

It is necessary to store your IP address in order to use the functions of Google Maps. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence over this data transfer.

Google Maps is used in the interest of displaying our online offering in an attractive way and to make it easier to find the locations provided on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of point f) of Art. 6 (1) GDPR.

More information on the handling of user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.