• Data security

Terms and Conditions for Use

1. Use of this website (copyright):

All content (text, images and informational content) on the webpages of the CRAEMER Holding and/or other Craemer Group company websites are protected by copyright. All rights reside with the CRAEMER Holding GmbH. Any reproduction, subsequent use or publication of any part of these websites – even if the content is altered – beyond the limits of copyright requires in all cases prior agreement or permission applying to a specified purpose and is otherwise not permitted. Downloads and copies of these pages are allowed for private, non-commercial usage only. Insofar as the contents of these pages were not compiled by Craemer, the copyrights of third parties shall be respected. In particular, contents of third parties are marked as such. Nevertheless, should you become aware of a copyright violation we kindly ask you notify us accordingly. Upon the discovery of such infringements of the copyright law we will remove the respective contents immediately.

2. Links:

Websites of the CRAEMER Holding GmbH and/or companies of the Craemer Group include links to websites from other providers (companies, organisations or towns). Neither the CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group are responsible the content of external sites reached via these links. Should it come to our attention that such external websites include illegal contents, the link will be then deleted, as far as it is reasonable and technically possible to do so. Furthermore, we are in no way responsible for the content of Internet sites which contain links to our websites.

3. Download:

Download of any data from our websites is carried out at your own risk. The CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group are not liable for damage arising from the download itself or any use made of the data stored. In spite of up-to-date virus scans, any liability within the context of legal provisions for damage or adverse effects caused by computer viruses is precluded.

4. Guarantees and Liability:

Every care has been taking in compiling the information on our website. The CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group have also taken every effort to ensure that the information on the website is up-to-date. Even so, the CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group do not give any guarantee regarding the completeness, accuracy or suitability of this information for any given use. Use is made of the content available through the websites entirely at your own risk.
If, in the course of using the services offered on the websites, you send personal data or information to the CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group, please note that the CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group are not responsible for any consequences which result, no matter of what kind.

5. Collection and Processing of Data

We endeavour to collect and/or process personal data, in accordance with § 3a of the BDSG (German Data Protection Act) only to the extent this is necessary to provide our products and services. In this respect, the following apply:

  • When websites are accessed via the Internet, the IP (internet protocol) number of the computer accessing the site is visible. The identity of the computer user is not made known however; it will not be ascertained or stored.
  • It is possible to access our websites without entering any personal information. In the case of individual information services however, we need your name and further personal data. The input of this data is carried out by you personally, as the relevant party. In this respect, only such data will be requested which is necessary for carrying out the exchange of information (e.g. name, address and other information if required).
  • We give the assurance that, in accordance with provision on specified purpose in the BDSG, information is only used for the purposes for which it was collected.
  • Secret methods (e.g. use of „cookies“) are not used to collect personal data at any time. We do not create any user profiles or carry out any other data evaluation, such as evaluation of user behaviour). The only exceptions to this are e.g. anonymous, general statistics.
  • Your data is handled confidentially. We undertake to adhere to the legal provisions on data protection and also to handle your data in a responsible way, as a matter of course.
  • The use and forwarding of your data only takes place within the context of information exchange between you and the CRAEMER Holding GmbH or the companies of the Craemer Group as well as their business partners. In the case of contact queries (nationally or abroad), we reserve the right to forward your data directly to the business partner responsible in the region in question. You may withdraw our right to forward this data at any time. We would also like to use your data to inform you of products and services. Naturally, participation in such activities is voluntary. If you do not consent to this, then you can inform us in writing so that we can block your data accordingly.
  • Your data are not forwarded to any third parties, with the exception of service providers acting on behalf of the CRAEMER Holding GmbH nor the companies of the Craemer Group.
  • Applications received on-line are forwarded internally to the personal department for checking and processing. This means that the application data is stored and retained by us for a limited period so that we can contact you at a later stage. Naturally, you can withdraw our right to store this data at any time.

6. Data Security:

We give the assurance that we take all necessary technical and organisational measures (in particular those in accordance with § 9 BDSG) in order to ensure adequate security for your personal data. Furthermore, your personal data is protected on principle, in accordance with the “Bundesdatenschutzgesetz” (BDSG – German Data Protection Act). When you are requested via our contact page to enter personal data, we indicate that the transfer of this data via the internet is unsecure and that it is possible that non-authorised persons may take note of or even tamper with your data.

We hereby expressly draw your attention to the rights to which you are entitled as the relevant party, in accordance with §§ 33 et seq. BDSG and in particular the right of access to personal data which we have stored, in accordance with § 34 paragraph 1 BDSG.

7. Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer. Most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

8. Server-Log-Files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • browser type/version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of query

These data cannot be linked to any individual persons. These data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

9. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. As the case may be, Google will also transfer this information to third parties, provided that this information transfer is statutory or as far as third parties are processing these data on behalf of Google. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. In accessing our website you agree to the processing of the data obtained on you by Google in the manner and for the purposes mentioned above. You may opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

This websites uses Google Analytics with IP-anonymisation by the means of which your IP-address is truncated by the last octet and therefore processed in a shorted form only thus disenabling the possibility of your identification. You may object to the data collection and storage at any time with future effect.

We additionally use Google Analytics and the Double Click Cookie to analyze data for statistical reason. If this is not desired, please deactivate this option in the Google Ads Preference Manager: www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb

10. Data Protection Declaration for the use of YouTube

Our website contains links to the external Internet platform “Youtube”. This Internet service is exclusively operated by Youtube LLC which has its headquarters in 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (Youtube). The links are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Youtube logo or through the terms “Youtube” or “YT”. If you click these links, Youtube plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with Youtube’s servers. If you click the links on our website whilst you are signed into your personal Youtube user account, information concerning the fact that you have visited our website will be passed on to Youtube. Youtube can assign your visit to our website to your user account. This information will be transferred to and stored by Youtube. To prevent this, you must log out of your Youtube account before clicking on the link. The functions attached to the Youtube links, in particular the transfer of information and user data are not automatically activated by visiting our website, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection, the processing and use of your data, your rights, how to change the settings and how to prevent data being collected in order to protect your privacy, please refer to Youtube’s privacy policy www.youtube.com/t/privacy_guidelines

11. Data Protection Declaration for the use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

Our website contains links to the external social network, “Facebook”. This external social network is exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (Facebook). The links are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Facebook logo or through the add-on “like” button (Facebook plug-ins are not in use). You will find an overview of the links at developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. If you click these links, Facebook plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with Facebook’s servers. If you click the links on our website whilst you are signed into your personal Facebook user account, information concerning the fact that you have visited our website will be passed on to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our website to your user account. This information will be transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this, you must log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link. The functions attached to the Facebook links, in particular the transfer of information and user data are not automatically activated by visiting our website, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link. We emphasize that Facebook will neither inform us on the content of the information transferred to Facebook nor will Facebook inform us on their usage of the data. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection, the processing and use of your data, your rights, how to change the settings and how to prevent data being collected in order to protect your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy: www.facebook.com/policy.php

12. Data Protection Declaration for the use of Twitter

Our website contains links to the external social network “Twitter”. This external social network is exclusively operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA (Twitter). The links are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Twitter logo or through the so-called “Tweet” button. If you click these links, Twitter plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with Twitter’s servers. If you click the links on our website whilst you are signed into your personal Twitter user account, information concerning the fact that you have visited our website will be passed on to Twitter. Twitter can assign your visit to our website to your user account. This information will be transferred to and stored by Twitter. To prevent this, you must log out of your Twitter account before clicking on the link. The functions attached to the Twitter links, in particular the transfer of information and user data, are not automatically activated by visiting our website, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link. We emphasize that Twitter will neither inform us on the content of the information transferred to Twitter nor will Twitter inform us on their usage of the data. For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection, the processing and use of your data, your rights, how to change the settings and how to prevent data being collected in order to protect your privacy, please refer to Twitter’s privacy policy twitter.com/privacy. Should you want to change the settings of your account with Twitter as regards to your data protection, please go to www.twitter.com/account/settings

13. Data Protection Declaration for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the social network LinkedIn operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In the case that you access a page containing functions of LinkedIn, the browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of LinkedIn thus informing LinkedIn of your visit to our website and of your respective IP-address. In the case that you klick on the “Recommend Button” of LinkedIn while you are logged into your personal account with LinkedIn, it is possible for LinkedIn to link your visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. We emphasize that as provider of the webpages we have no information on the content of the data collected by LinkedIn nor on how these are being processed and utilized by LinkedIn. For further information please refer to the LinkedIn’s data protection declaration at www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

14. Data protection declaration for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions of the social network XING operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. In the case that you access a page containing functions of XING, the browser establishes a direct connection with the servers of XING. To our knowledge, XING does not store any personal data in particular no IP-addresses nor does XING analyse the user behavior. For further information on XING’s data protection and on the XING Share Button we kindly refer you to XING’s data protection declaration at www.xing.com/app/share

15. Objection to Unsolicited Mailings

We hereby explicitly object to the use of contact details published in the framework of our statutory legal notice by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. Craemer explicitly reserves the right to pursue legal steps in the event of the receipt of unsolicited mailings such as Spam e-mails.

16. Deletion of data

We will immediately delete the personal data we have stored if you or the relevant party requests that we do so, unless legal requirements prevent us from doing so. Should you wish to request deletion of personal data, please inform us by post, fax (+49 5245 43-420) or e-mail (datenschutz(at)craemer.com).

Please also use this e-mail for any other questions or suggestions you may have, as these are always welcome