Data Privacy

Thank you for visiting the website of kwb Germany GmbH, in the following referred to as "kwb Germany". Below you will find detailed information on the handling of your personal data and the protection of your privacy on the website of kwb Germany.

Collection, processing and use of data when visiting the website of kwb Germany

You may visit the web pages of kwb Germany without need of providing personal data. On every visit to the web pages of kwb Germany, the following access data without personal reference will be saved:

  • the IP address of the calling computer,
  • the date and time of access,
  • the name and URL of the accessed file,
  • the website from which the access is initiated,
  • the browser used by you and your computer´s operating system,

data are collected without any action on your part and will be used solely for improving the services offered on the website of kwb Germany as well as for internal statistical purposes. The IP address will be evaluated only in the event of attacks on the IT infrastructure of kwb
Germany as well as for statistical purposes.

Point of contact for data privacy issues

If you have any questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you require information on your personal data or wish to have them corrected, blocked, or deleted, or if you wish to revoke any previously granted consents, please contact:

kwb Germany GmbH
Hauptstrasse 132
28816 Stuhr

Phone: 0421 / 8994-0
Fax: 04218994-103

Use of cookies

Several web pages of kwb Germany use cookies to make visits to the website even more attractive and to permit the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer. The majority of the cookies used on the web pages of kwb Germany will be deleted automatically from your hard disk at the end of your browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to recognize your computer during your next visit (so-called permanent cookies). The partner companies of kwb tools are not permitted to collect, process, or use personal data via kwb Germany website with the aid of cookies.

Right to information

Under the Federal Data Protection Law you are entitled to obtain free-of-charge information on your stored data, and, where applicable, to have these data corrected, blocked, or deleted.

Google Analytics

The website of kwb Germany uses Google Analytics. This is a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies". Cookies are text files placed on your computer to help us analyze how users use your website The information generated by the cookie about users´ access of web page of kwb Germany will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization was activated on the website of kwb tools, the IP address will first be truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union and the other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area (EEA).

Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated there. Google will use this information by order and on behalf of kwb Germany for the purpose of evaluating your use to the web pages of kwb Germany, for compiling reports on the website activities, and for providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to kwb Germany. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your internet browser within the scope of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your internet browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Additionally, you may prevent the sharing of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website-related data, including the transmission of your IP address to Google and the processing of these data Google, by downloading the browser log-in available under the link and installing it.

Collection, processing and use of personal data when using an additional service

Personal data will only be collected if you voluntarily disclose such data for additional services offered by kwb Germany such as completion of the contact form. For this purpose the web pages of kwb Germany contain specific input masks advising which individual data will be collected, processed, and used for the additional service. The data provided by you will be used without your explicit consent solely for the purpose of fulfilling the additional service concerned.

Transfer of personal data

Personal data collected by kwb Germany will be used
and processed only to the extent admissible by law and will, to the extent necessary, be forwarded solely to the third parties specified in the following for the purposes mentioned herein:

  • Third-party companies who need to be involved for purchase-order processing, e.g.: logistics companies for shipping ordered goods to you, or to specialist companies for carrying out repair or installation works at your premises on site, or to credit card billing companies for processing payment transactions. Insofar as kwb Germany uses the support of external service providers for the purposes of contract performance, such external service providers will likewise be obliged to compliance with the Federal Data Protection Laws and/or comparable data protection laws
    of other legal systems.
  • Your personal data will not be disclosed to public or government authorities except in cases where kwb Germany is or will be obliged by law, by government authorities, or by court order to share your personal data.