Protecting the security and privacy of personal data is of great importance for us. Consequently, we conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. The following policy outlines which kind of personal data will be collected if needed, how it is handled and safeguarded and with whom it might be shared.
Our web site can be visited without personal data or similar information being collected (e.g. name, address, phone number or e-mail address), except visitors provide us with the latter voluntarily (e.g. by registration, survey) or have given their consent to do so unless not otherwise permitted by applicable laws and regulations for the protection of personal data.
With each access of a user to the Kurtz Holding GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG web pages our server log files automatically raise and store the information conveyed by your browser.
They are e.g.:
- Browser type/-version
- Used operating system
- Referrer URL (the site visited before)
- Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Date and time of the server inquiry
Kurtz Holding GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG may not assign this data to certain persons. A combination of this data with other data sources, in particular the cookies described in the following and the contact inquiries will not be made and the data will be deleted after statistic evaluation.
We would like to point out that the transmission of data via the internet, e.g. email communication, may display vulnerabilities. Seamless data protection from third parties is therefore not possible.
In several places our web site uses so called cookies, e.g. in the context of the mentioned statistic evaluation. They help making our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files, which are filed on your computer and stored by your Browser. Most of the Cookies we use are so called "session Cookies", which means that they are deleted automatically after you left our website. Cookies do not cause damage on your computer and do not contain viruses.
You can change your browser settings so that you are told if cookies are used, to allow cookies to be used only in individual cases, to accept cookies in certain cases, to generally prevent them from being used or so that they are deleted automatically when you close your browser. However, deactivating cookies may restrict the functions of this website.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are web files that are stored on your computer and analyse your use of our website. The information on your use of this website which is generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user-data in its data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
You can prevent cookies storing data by making the corresponding changes to the settings in your browser software. However, we would point out that in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all functions on this website. You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie when you use our website and prevent Google from using and processing the data on your visit to the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in available: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objections to Data-Gathering
You may prevent Google Analytics from recording your data by clicking the following link. This will place an "opt-out cookie which will prevent your data from being collected by future visitors to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics
We have a contract data-processing agreement with Google and we implement in full the strict guidelines of the German data protection authorities on the use of Google Analytics.
We use the "IP Anonymisation Activation" function on this website. However, this means that Google will firstly shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Zone. Your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information to analyse your use of this website and compile reports on website activities on behalf of the operator of this website in order to provide it with additional services relating to the use of this website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Purpose of Use
The personal data provided is generally used to respond to inquiries, process orders or to give access to specific information or offers. In order to support customer relationships it might also be necessary to store and process personal data and share it with our worldwide affiliates. As a consequence, individual business needs can be met more efficiently as well as products and services can be improved even further; or personal data may be used (which can also be done by a third party on our behalf) to contact customers and inform them about an offer which especially suits their individual business needs. Furthermore it might be used to conduct online surveys to gather information about customers´ needs, helping to get a better understanding of the latter.
In case one denies the use of personal data to support our customer relationship (especially for direct marketing or market research), we perfectly understand and respect the reasons for denying. Personal data will neither be sold to third parties nor marketed in any other way, only Kurtz Group affiliates are excepted from this rule. It is always possible to revoke the consent given to the use of personal data, which can either be done via e-mail or by mail to the following address:
Kurtz Holding GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG
Phone +49 9342 807-0
Responsibility for the websites published by the Kurtz Ersa Group is the Kurtz Holding GmbH & Co. Beteiligungs KG. In case of inconsistencies or other problems, feel free to contact us under the mentioned addresses.