Data protection / Privacy policy

The protection and security of the processing of personal data is very important to us. Therefore, we adhere strictly to the provisions of the statutory provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other legal provisions. In accordance with the current state of the art, we take all technical and organizational measures for the secure processing of personal data.

It is usually possible to use our website without having to provide any personal details. Any time personal details (such as name, address and email address) are collected on our website, they are provided on a voluntary basis wherever possible. This information will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent being given. It should be noted that data transmission online (e.g. when communicating via email) is open to security breaches and it is not possible to provide complete protection that will guarantee that data cannot be accessed by third parties. We hereby expressly object to contact details published within the obligatory legal disclaimer being used by third parties to send advertising and information material that has not been explicitly requested. The page operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising material is sent, for example in the form of spam emails.

The collection and processing of personal data on this website is carried out by:

Hans Rivoir GmbH
Güterstr. 6
75177 Pforzheim

Purpose of data processing:

1. Automated data processing / data transmission

When visiting our website - for technical reasons – data is automatically processed. This data allows no conclusion on your person. This data is stored on the server in log files and prepared purely for anonymous statistical purposes. These data include, but are not limited to, information about the time of access, the browser used, the Referer URL (previously visited website), and other purely technical information about your hardware, operating system, and browser information. A dissemination of this data to third parties is not allowed.

Anonymization of IP-adress (PRIVACY FIRST)

Protecting your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we use on our web server the module for masking the IP address according to the recommendation of the Arbeitskreis Vorratsdatenspeicherung - Thus, any conclusions on the requesting client PC or the requesting person or the company - even with the use of a static IP address - ist not possible.

2. Cookies

In order to make the visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device and that store certain information about your browser for sharing with our system. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, ie after closing the browser (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). Cookies contain no personal data and can therefore not be directly assigned to a user. Please note that certain cookies are already set as soon as you enter our website. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and individually decide on their acceptance. You can also exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general. If you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted for you.

Configuration of the cookie settings in the browser
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your computer by appropriate browser settings. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the Help menu of each browser, which explains how to change your cookie settings. These can be found for the respective browser under the following links:

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3. Collection of personal data

The processing of personal data and information takes place exclusively for the fulfillment of order-related processes and for the handling of contractual transactions.The processing of personal data takes place only in the course of inquiries or contractual settlements sent by the person concerned or a third party commissioned by the person concerned.

Transfer of personal data

Personal data will only be passed on to third parties, if this is absolutely necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations to the person concerned. In addition, no data will be transmitted unless you have expressly consented thereto. This does not apply to the disclosure of data that is required by law or when we engage third parties to enforce our rights who are required to observe professional secrecy.

"Share" feature for social networks

To share our content on social networks, we use the sharing buttons. Only with an active click on the appropriate buttons, the information is transmitted to the social network. This ensures that unwanted and automatic data transmission to the corresponding social networks does not take place when you visit our pages.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data

The processing of personal data takes place primarily on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b of the GDPR - for the fulfillment of a contract or the fulfillment of pre-contractual measures. In the case of a non-contractual constellation, in the case of the explicit consent of the person concerned in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Duration of data storage

Personal data is stored by us in the context of contractual processing in accordance with the statutory requirements for retention periods. In the case of exclusively pre-contractual processing, the personal data will be deleted with a notice period of 4 weeks after the last transaction-related correspondence. An exception to this is a deletion request by the person concerned, which is directly complied with, insofar as no legal regulation precludes this or a governmental authority has made a request for information.

Your rights

You have the right to free information on the data stored about you as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data. We abstain from automatic decision-making or profiling. For questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, for the correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as for the revocation of any given consent or to object to a particular use of data, please contact us by e-mail:

Identity determination to protect the person concerned

In order to avoid misuse of personal data by unauthorized third parties, we use a suitable method to determine the identity of the requesting person in the course of a request for information, a deletion or correction request and the transfer of personal data.

Encryption by SSL

For security reasons, our website uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption. This protects transmitted data and can not be read by third parties. You can tell from a successful encryption that the protocol name changes from "http: //" to "https: //" in the status bar of the browser and that a closed lock icon is visible there.

Security advice for data transfer on the Internet

Despite all technical and organizational measures, no guarantee can be given for the 100% certainty in the processing of your personal data via our website. Therefore, we recommend that you pass on particularly sensitive personal data by post or during a telephone call to us, if these are required for our order fulfillment.

System and information security

We secure our website and our other systems by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of the stored data by unauthorized persons. Despite controls, however, complete protection against all dangers is not possible. The mere connection to the Internet and the resulting technical possibilities can not guarantee that content and the flow of information are not viewed and recorded by third parties.