Data protection declaration

We are pleased that you have visited our website and have shown an interest in our company. The privacy of your personal data is important to us. Personal data are any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. These data include information such as a person’s real name, address, telephone number and date of birth.

Since these data are subject to particular privacy provisions, we collect them only to the extent required for technical purposes. Below we will set out what information we collect during your visit to our website, and how these data are used.

Our data privacy practices comply with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Federal Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). We collect, process and store your personal data solely for the handling of enquiries and where applicable for the processing of orders and contracts. Over and above these purposes, your data are used only where you have granted consent beforehand for the specific purpose concerned, for example for the providing of information on offers by means of a newsletter etc.

 

BODY RESPONSIBLE UNDER SECTION 13 (1) of the TMG/Section 3 (7) of the BDSG

The body responsible in the sense of German data privacy legislation is:

Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH
Zum Schacht 3
66287 Quierschied-Göttelborn
E-Mail: info@nanogate.com
Fax: +49(0) 6825 – 9591 – 852

 

Anonymous/pseudonymized use of the website

Our website may in principle be used without the provision of any personal data. Pseudonymized usage data are not merged with the data of the pseudonym’s owner. Usage profiles of pseudonym owners are not generated.

 

Particular functions of the website

Our website offers you a range of functions for the use of which we collect, process and store personal data. We will explain below what happens to these data:

Contact form(s):
The data collected through our contact form or forms are used only for the processing of enquiries received through the form or forms. Once the enquiries have been processed, the data collected are deleted immediately, unless any statutory retention periods apply.

 

Automatic identity and creditworthiness check if the “PayPal” payment type is selected

If you choose the “PayPal” payment type, we will forward the personal customer data collated in the course of the order to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”) during the payment handling process. On selection of the “PayPal” payment method, PayPal will perform a creditworthiness check. This involves the use of mathematical and statistical processes to calculate a rating regarding the likelihood of a payment default (known as a scoring value). PayPal bases its decision on whether to make available the respective payment methods on the calculated scoring value. The scoring value is calculated on the basis of recognized scientific methods. Supplementary reference is made to PayPal’s privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

 

Passing on/ring fencing of data

We pass personal data to third parties only to the extent required for us to fulfil our contractual obligations, in particular for the completion of a contract entered into. Personal data are not passed to third parties except for the stated purposes of fulfilment of agreements and completion of payments.

Should you consent to provide us with personal data, the data will be used only for the purpose in respect of which you granted consent and only following the express granting of consent. We retain your personal data only as long as is needed for the purpose for which they are collected or as is stipulated in law. You may revoke your consent at any time.

Your legitimate interests are observed in accordance with the statutory provisions. You may request disclosure from the responsible body of what data pertaining to you are stored.

 

Statistical evaluation of visits to this website

We collect, process and store the following data when this website or individual files on it are accessed: the IP address, the calling page from which the file was accessed, the name of the file, the date and time of access, the volume of data transmitted, and the web log indicating that data were transferred successfully. We use these access data solely in non-personalized form for continual improvement of our Internet service, and for statistical purposes.

Additionally, we use the following plug-ins and active script content to evaluate visits to this website:

Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses a range of methods, including what are known as “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of visitors’ use of the website. The information obtained by Google Analytics regarding your use of this website is transferred to Google’s servers that may be operated in countries outside the member states of the European Union and also outside signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. By activating IP anonymization within the Google Analytics tracking codes of this website, Google will anonymize your IP address before transferring it. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code that has been extended with the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); to ensure anonymous logging of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Google uses this information on behalf of operator of this website to analyze your visit to the website, to compile reports on your website activity and to provide further services connected to the use of the website and Internet for the benefit of the website operator. Google will not merge your browser’s IP address transmitted by Google Analytics with any other data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by making a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we refer you to the fact that in this case you will not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Further, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) you can prevent the information generated by the Google cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google. You can access the security and data protection policies for Google Analytics at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Stripe:
Our website uses Stripe, a service by Stripe, 185 Berry Street, Suite 550, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (hereinafter referred to as: Stripe). Among other things, Stripe uses what are known as “cookies” that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. During use data such as in particular the IP address and users’ activities may be transmitted to a Stripe server and saved there. Stripe may transfer this information to third parties to the extent that this is prescribed by law or where third parties process the data. You may prevent the recording and forwarding of personal data (in particular your IP address) and the processing of the data by deactivating JavaScript in your browser or installing a tool such as “NoScript”. You can find further information on data protection when using Stripe under the following link: https://stripe.com/de/privacy. You can access an opt-out option under the following link: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

 

External content/processing of data outside the EU

We use active JavaScript content from external providers on our website. Access to our website may result in these external providers receiving personal information on your visit to our website. It is possible that data are processed outside the EU. You can prevent this from happening by installing a JavaScript blocker such as the “NoScript” browser plug-in (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. This may result in a loss of functionality on websites that you visit.

Specifically, we use:

DoubleClick:
This website uses DoubleClick, a web analytics service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. DoubleClick is used to place advertisements when you visit our website. DoubleClick uses information (albeit not personal data such as your name or e-mail address) about your visits to this and other websites to enable the placement of products and services that interest you. If you would like to find out more about these methods or would like to know the options available to you for preventing DoubleClick from being able to use this information, click here: http://www.google.de/policies/technologies/ads/.

Google:
JavaScript code from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”) is loaded on our website.  Should JavaScript be activated in your browser and no JavaScript blocker be installed, your browser may pass personal data on to Google. We have no knowledge of what data are linked by Google to the data that it receives, nor for what purposes Google uses these data. To prevent Google from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net).

Google Video:
JavaScript code from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google Video”) is loaded on our website. Should JavaScript be activated in your browser and no JavaScript blocker be installed, your browser may pass personal data on to Google Video. We have no knowledge of what data are linked by Google Video to the data that it receives, nor for what purposes Google uses these data. For further information on this topic refer to Google Video’s data protection notice at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/. To prevent Google Video from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

PayPal:
JavaScript code from PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “PayPal”) is loaded on our website. Should JavaScript be activated in your browser and no JavaScript blocker be installed, your browser may pass personal data on to PayPal. We have no knowledge of what data are linked by PayPal to the data that it receives, nor for what purposes PayPal uses these data. To prevent PayPal from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net).

Youtube:
JavaScript code from YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA (hereinafter referred to as “YouTube”) is loaded on our page. We use the service provider YouTube to integrate videos on our website. Should JavaScript be activated in your browser and no JavaScript blocker be installed, your browser may pass personal data on to YouTube. We have no knowledge of what data are linked by YouTube to the data that it receives, nor for what purposes YouTube uses these data. For further information on this topic refer to YouTube’s data protection notice (http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy). To prevent YouTube from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net or www.ghostery.com).

ytimg:
JavaScript code from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”) is loaded on our website. Should JavaScript be activated in your browser and no JavaScript blocker be installed, your browser may pass personal data on to Google. We have no knowledge of what data are linked by Google to the data that it receives, nor for what purposes Google uses these data. To prevent Google from executing JavaScript code altogether, you can install a JavaScript blocker (e.g. www.noscript.net).

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies on various pages, in order to make visiting our website an attractive experience and to enable the use of certain functions. “Cookies” are small text files that your browser may store on your computer. The process of placing a cookie file is also described as “setting a cookie”. You can configure your browser yourself so that according to your preference you are either informed that a cookie has been set, decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept cookies, always accept cookies, or always reject them. Cookies may be used for a number of purposes, for example to detect that your PC has already made contact with web content (permanent cookies) or to store the most recently viewed content (session cookies). We use cookies in order to enhance the convenience of our site’s users. In order to benefit from our convenience functions, we recommend that you permit the acceptance of cookies for our advertising services.

 

Data privacy and data security, e-mail communication

During collation, storage and processing your personal data are protected by technical and organizational measures to ensure that they are not accessible to third parties. We are not able to assure complete data security for communication by e-mail. We therefore recommend that you send information by post when a high level of confidentiality is required.

 

Withdrawal of consent – data disclosure and requests for amendments – deletion and locking of data

Under the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act, you are entitled to access your stored data free of charge and, where appropriate, to have such data corrected, blocked or erased. Your data will be deleted by us at your request, but for any operation of law. You may at any time withdraw your consent for our use of your personal data. Requests for disclosure, deletion and correction of your data, and any suggestions you may wish to make, can be sent at any time to the following address:

Nanogate Textile & Care Systems GmbH
Zum Schacht 3
66287 Quierschied-Göttelborn
E-Mail: info@nanogate.com
Fax: +49(0) 6825 – 9591 – 852


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