I. Data protection
VBH welcomes you to our website and welcomes your interest in our company and products. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and we want you to feel safe and secure when your visit our website. The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is extremely important to us and an aspect to which we pay special attention during the course of business processes. The personal data that we collect when you visit our website is processed in accordance with the data protection regulations of the country in which the department responsible for processing the data is based. VBH’s website may contain links to websites of other providers; this data protection declaration does not apply to these websites.
II. Use and distribution of personal data and appropriation
VBH uses your personal data only to the extent required for the purposes of technical administration of the website, customer management, product surveys and marketing. Personal details shall furthermore be saved only if you specify them voluntarily (i.e. when registering or completing a contract). Personal details shall be forwarded to state institutions and authorities only within the framework of binding national law. Our employees and agencies are obliged to maintain confidentiality.
For the purposes of marketing and optimisation, this website uses the products and services of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de). Data is collected, processed and stored for the purposes of creating usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are completely anonymised where this is possible and sensible. Cookies may be used here. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the visitor’s internet browser and that allow the internet browser to be recognised. The collected data, which may also contain personal details, is transferred to wiredminds or collected directly by wiredminds. wiredminds is entitled to use any information that you leave when visiting our website in order to create anonymised usage profiles. The data collected in this way shall not be used for personally identifying visitors to this website and shall not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express consent of the person in question. Insofar as IP addresses are collected, these are are anonymised immediately by deleting the last number block. Data collection, processing and storage can be revoked at any time with immediate effect for the future.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address is abbreviated in advance by Google in member states of the European Union or in other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is sent to and abbreviated on a Google server in the USA only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to analyse your usage of the website, compile reports on the website activities and to perform other services connected with the website and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address sent from your browser as part of the Google Analytics service is not combined with other data by Google. You can prevent the cookies from being stored by changing the appropriate setting on your browser software. If you do so, however, note that you many not be able to make full use of all of the functions available on this website. You can additionally prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being recorded and also processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
VBH implements technical and organisational security measures to protect your data handled by us against accidental or wilful manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are continuously optimised based on current technological developments.
V. Right to information
On request, VBH will inform you immediately – in line with the current legal requirements – whether and which personal data we have saved relating to you. If any incorrect information is stored despite our efforts to maintain correct and up-to-date information, we will correct this according to your wishes. If you have any questions about how your personal data is processed, contact our Data Protection Officer.
VBH Data Protection Officer
VBH Deutschland GmbH