Data Protection Statement

Thank you for your interest in our website. We attach great importance to the protection of your privacy. Below you will find detailed information about how your data is handled.

Storage of access data in server logfiles.

You can visit our website pages without providing your personal details. We merely store access data in so-called server logfiles, e.g. the name of the requested file, date and time of the visit, transferred data quantity and the requesting provider. Such data are solely evaluated to ensure the site can be operated without disruption and to improve our services. They do not enable us to draw any conclusions about your personal details.

Use of Cookies

To make visiting our website more interesting and to facilitate the use of certain functions, we use so-called Cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the Cookies we use are erased at the end of the browser session, i.e. once your browser is closed (so-called Session Cookies). Other Cookies remain on your terminal device and enable us to identify your computer during the next visit (Persistent Cookies). You can set your browser so that you are informed about Cookies. You can also decide in each case about accepting Cookies or exclude the acceptance of Cookies for certain cases or generally. The functionality of this website may be restricted if Cookies are not accepted.

 

Use of Social-Plugins

Our website uses so-called Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The Plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition "Social Plug-in of Facebook" or "Facebook Social Plugin". You can find an overview of the Facebook Plugins, and what they look like, here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins

When you visit a page on our website that contains such a Plugin, your browser establishes direct contact with the Facebook servers. The content of the Plugin is forwarded directly to your browser and incorporated in the page. By way of such incorporation, Facebook is notified that your browser has called up a respective page of our website, including if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in on Facebook. Your browser forwards this information (including your IP address) directly to a Facebook server in the USA where it is stored. If you are logged in on Facebook, Facebook can directly allocate the visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the Plugins, for example if you use the "Like" button or leave a comment, this information is similarly forwarded directly to a Facebook server and stored there. In addition, the information is published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends. In respect of the purpose and scope of the data collection, and the additional processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and settings options in this respect for the protection of your privacy, please see the data protection notices of Facebook: www.facebook.com/policy.php If you do not want Facebook to directly allocate the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you need to log out of Facebook prior to visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of the Facebook Plugins by way of Add-Ons for your browser, e.g. with the "Facebook Blocker" (http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/).

Our website uses so-called Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the micro blogging service Twitter, which is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Twitter"). The Plugins are marked with a Twitter logo, for example in the form of a blue "Twitter bird". You can find an overview of the Twitter Plugins, and how they look, here: twitter.com/about/resources/buttons If you call up a page on our website, which contains such a Plugin, your browser establishes a direct link to the Twitter servers. The content of the Plugin is forwarded directly to your browser and incorporated in the page. By way of such incorporation, Twitter is informed that your browser has called up a respective page of our website, even if you do not have a Twitter profile or are not currently logged in on Twitter. Your browser forwards this information (including your IP address) directly to a Twitter server in the USA where it is stored. If you are logged into Twitter, Twitter can directly allocate the visit to our website to your Twitter account. If you interact with the Plugins, for example if you use the "Twitter" button, the corresponding information is similarly forwarded directly to a Twitter server and stored there. In addition, the information is published on your Twitter account and displayed there to your contacts. In respect of the purpose and scope of the data collection, and the additional processing and use of the data by Twitter, as well as your rights and settings options in this respect for the protection of your privacy, please see the data protection notices of Twitter: twitter.com/privacy. If you do not want Twitter to directly allocate the data collected via our website to your Twitter account, you need to log out of Twitter prior to visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of the Twitter Plugins by way of Add-Ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript" (http://noscript.net/).


Web analysis service

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of how you use the website. The information created by the Cookie about how you use this website is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event of archiving the IP address rendered anonymous on this website, Google shortens your IP address beforehand in member states of the European Union or in other contracting states 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 USA and shortened there. By order of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to put together reports on the website activities and to render additional services associated with the website and internet use for the website operator. The IP address forwarded as part of Google Analytics from your browser shall not be grouped together with other data from Google. You can prevent the saving of Cookies by way of a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we draw attention to the fact that in such a case, you may not be able to fully use all the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording of the data created by the Cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and forwarding to Google as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in via the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. As an alternative to the browser pug-in or in the case of browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an Opt-Out Cookie that will prevent the recording by Google Analytics on this website in the future (this Opt-Out Cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete Cookies in this browser, you will need to click on this link again): Deactivate Google Analytics  We draw attention to the fact that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" and therefore IP addresses are only further processed in a shortened version to exclude directly attributing data to persons.

The technologies of etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) are used on this website to collect and store data for marketing and optimisation purposes. Use profiles may be created on the basis of such data under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used to that end. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the intermediate storage of the internet browser used by the person visiting the pages. The Cookies facilitate the recognition of the internet browser. The data collected by way of the etracker technologies shall not be used to personally identify visitors of this website, without consent granted separately by the data subject, and shall not be grouped together with the personal data via the pseudonym user. You can object to the data collection and saving at any time with effect for the future. To object to the collection and storage of data for the future you can procure an Opt-Cut Cookie from etracker from the following link so that in the future etracker does not collect and store your browser's visitor data; www.etracker.de/privacy The Opt-Out Cookie is called "cntcookie" and is set by etracker. Please do not delete this Opt-Out Cookie option as long as you wish to maintain your objection. You can find more information about etracker's data protection provisions at the following internet address: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html


Data protection policy for the use of Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for incorporating advertisements of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called Cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of how the website is used. Google AdSense also uses so-called Web Beacons (invisible graphs). By way of these Web Beacons, information such as the visitor traffic on this site can be evaluated.

The information created by Cookies and Web Beacons about how you use this website (including your IP address) and the supply of advertising formats are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google may forward this information to Google's contracting parties. However, Google shall not link your IP address with your other saved data.

You can prevent the installation of Cookies by way of a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we draw attention to the fact that in such a case you may not be able to fully use all the functions on this website. By way of using this website, you consent to the processing of your personal data that have been gathered by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose described above.


Data protection declaration for the use of Google+1

Collecting and forwarding data:

The Google+1 interface means you can publish information worldwide. By way of the Google+1 interface you and other users can receive personalised content from Google and Google partners. Google stores both the information that you have given for the content +1 and information about the page that you viewed when clicking on +1. Your +1 activities may be displayed as references in conjunction with your profile names and your photograph in Google services, for instance in search results or in your Google profile or in other locations on websites and advertisements on the internet.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 interface, you require a worldwide viewable public Google profile that must at least contain the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace other names that you have used for parts of content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who are familiar with your e-mail address or who are in possession other information that identifies you.

Using the recorded information:

In addition to the application purposes explained above, the information made available by you shall be used in accordance with the respective, valid, Google data protection provisions. Google may publish summarised statistics about the +1 activities of users or forward these to users and partners such as publishers, interested parties or affiliated websites.

Google AdWords

This website similarly uses Google AdWords, a Google online advertising programme. Google AdWords uses Cookies to analyse the use of the website. A Cookie is set if you have visited our website via a Google advertisement. These Cookies are no longer valid after 30 days, and are not used for personal identification. If you visit certain Normfest websites and the Cookie has not yet expired, we and Google can identify that you have clicked on the advertisement and that you have been forwarded to this site. You can prevent the storage of the Cookies by way of a corresponding setting in your browser software (see 5 Web Analysis).
Each Google AdWords customer is provided with a different Cookie. Cookies can therefore not be traced via the websites of the AdWords customers. Information obtained by way of the Conversion Cookies is aimed at drawing up conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have decided in favour of conversion tracking. The AdWords customers are informed of the total number of users who have clicked on their advertisement and who were forwarded to a page equipped with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not contain any information with which internet users can be personally identified. Internet users who decide not to take part in tracking can deactivate the Google conversion tracking Cookie in the settings of the used internet browser. These internet users will not be incorporated in the conversion tracking statistics.


Use of a Live Support System

This website uses technologies of LiveZilla GmbH, Byk-Gulden-Straße 22, D-78224 Singen (www.livezilla.net/home/en/) to collect and store data that have been rendered anonymous for the purpose of web analysis and to operate the Live Chat System to reply to Live Support enquiries. Use profiles may be created under a pseudonym on the basis of such data that have been rendered anonymous. Cookies may be used to that end. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the intermediate storage of the internet browser used by the person visiting the pages. The Cookies facilitate the recognition of the internet browser. The data collected by way of the LiveZilla technologies shall not be used to personally identify visitors of this website, without consent granted separately by the data subject, and shall not be grouped together with the personal data via the pseudonym user. To prevent the storage of LiveZilla Cookies, you can set your internet browser such that in the future Cookies can no longer be stored on your computer or Cookies that have been stored are deleted. However, turning off all Cookies may mean that some functions on our website may no longer be available. You may at any time object to the data collection and storage for the purpose of creating a use profile under a pseudonym, with an effect for the future, by sending us your objection, which need not be in any special format, by e-mail to the e-mail address stated in the publication details.

 

Encrypted data transfer

Your personal data are encrypted in the order process using the SSL procedure (Secure-Socket-Layer) when transferred via the internet. Credit card data are not stored but rather collected and processed directly by our payment service provider. By way of technical and organisational measures, we secure our website and other systems against the loss, destruction, access, manipulation or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons.

Source details: Facebook Disclaimer of eRecht24, Data Protection Policy for Google AnalyticsData Protection Policy for Google AdSenseGoogle +1 Data Protection Policy Twitter Conditions

 

 

Liability for content

The content on our web pages has been put together with the greatest of care. However, we are unable to guarantee that the content is accurate, complete and up-to-date. As a service provider, in accordance with Section 7(1) TMG (German Telemedia Act) we are responsible for our own content on our pages in line with the general laws. In accordance with Sections 8 to 10 TMG we do not, however, undertake to monitor forwarded or stored external information or research circumstances that point to unlawful activity. This does not affect obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with the general laws. However, liability in this respect only applies from the time at which knowledge is gained of a specific rights infringement. In the case of gaining knowledge of corresponding rights infringements, we shall remove such content without delay.

 

Liability for links

Our service contains links to third party, external, websites upon which we do not exert any influence. Therefore, we do not provide any guarantee for such external content. The respective supplier or operator of the pages is, at all times, responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were reviewed for potential legal violations at the time of the linking. Unlawful content was not identifiable at the time of the linking. However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is unreasonable without specific indications of a rights infringement. In the case of gaining knowledge of rights infringements, we shall remove such links without delay.

 

 

Information forwarded to the data subjects in accordance with Article 13 EU General Data Protection Regulation

As a result of a requirement resulting from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, we, Normfest GmbH, Siemensstraße 23, D-42551 Velbert, undertake to inform you in accordance with Article 13 GDPR in detail of the processing of your personal data on our website (hereinafter only referred to as "Data").

We are pleased to honour this obligation.

If you have any questions about data protection, or would like to exercise rights or lodge claims in respect of your personal data, please contact our external data protection officer (Ulrike Schröder, LL.B., Lead Auditor (ISO/IEC 27001), IT Compliance, Drillberg 6, D-97980 Bad Mergentheim, Ulrike.Schroeder@wuerth-it.com)

Below, we explain which data about you we process, and for which purposes, and which rights you have in that respect.

Processing purposes

We use the data that you make available to us voluntarily via our website for the following purposes:

  • In accordance with Article 6(1a) GDPR on the basis of the contact form you completed on a voluntary basis
    • To establish contact with you
    • To reply to specific enquiries
  • In accordance with Article 6(1a) GDPR on the basis of the Newsletter application you filed on a voluntary basis
    • For the Newsletter subscription
  • In accordance with Article 6(1b) GDPR to execute a contract and in accordance with Article 6(1f) to safeguard legitimate interests
    • To collect returnable cooler bottles
    • For the disposal of packaging material
    • To put in place an interface to the inventory control system
    • To process orders (including potential credit check) and deliver goods
    • To set up new customers

Categories of the data that may be processed

·     Surname, first name

·     Date of birth

·     E-mail address, contact data

·     Company description, including legal representative

·     Activity

·     Free message text

·     VAT ID

·     Delivery address / invoice address


Categories of recipients

  • Suppliers as part of direct deliveries
  • Shipping services
  • Information agencies as part of credit rating enquiries
  • Your data are not forwarded outside the European Economic Area.


Period in which data are stored

We only require your data as long as they are needed to honour the aforementioned purpose.

Business documents and enquiries are stored in line with the requirements set out in the German Commercial Code and the German Tax Code at most for 6 and 10 years, and thereafter are destroyed in accordance with DIN 66399.


Your rights as a data subject

According to GDPR, you are entitled to

·       obtain information on the data we store about you

·       the rectification of your data if they are proven to be false

·       the erasure of your data (if this does not conflict with any statutory storage periods)

·       the restriction of the processing (storage only possible)

·       object to the processing

·       data portability

·       withdraw consent, if given, with an effect for the future

·       lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority. Our relevant supervisory authority is

Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit (State Officer for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)

North Rhine-Westphalia

PO Box 20 04 44

D-40102 Düsseldorf

 

We hope this information has helped you to exercise your rights.