We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest in our company. The protection of your private sphere during your use of our website is an important concern for us. Therefore, we shall strictly conform to the provisions of data protection law when using your personal data. Please find below, therefore, information on the personal data that will be collected and used when you use our website.
What is personal data?
The term "personal data" is defined in the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz [German Federal Data Protection Act]. According to this Act, personal data is any specific details concerning the personal or factual circumstances of a particular or determinable individual. Therefore, your real name, address, telephone number and date of birth fall thereunder.
Anonymous collection and processing of data (data protection)
You can visit our website without giving personal details. We shall not store any personal data whatsoever in this connection. We shall merely evaluate statistical data for the purpose of improving the products and services that we offer. This data shall not allow information to be deduced concerning your person. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is collected on our websites, this shall, insofar as possible, always occur on a voluntary basis. This data shall not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
Using our contact form
All personal data with which you provided us in connection with this contact request, will be used only for purposes of responding to your query, and for contacting as well as for pursuant technical administration respectively. Your details won’t be forwarded to any third party.
You are entitled to revoke your given consent with effect for the future at any time. In this case your personal data will be deleted immediately.
However, your personal data will be deleted without your revocation as well, once your request has been processed or you revoked your consent to the storage as given here. This also happens, if the storage appears to be inadmissible due to other legal reasons.
Log in and registration for qualified user
On our page we offer qualified users the opportunity to register themselves. All data entered during registration and viewable in your admin area [for example: e-mail address (user name), password, first name, last name, company, Street, Postcode, City, Phone, Fax] will be exclusively collected and saved for special fields on this Website. No data will be given to third parties. The data acquired in this way will not be compared with other, data which might be collected by different components of our Website.
By sending this form you agree that the data consent. Of course, you may revoke
at any time and with future effect any consent you may have given regarding the storage of your personal data. In this case your personal data will be deleted immediately.
We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. We cannot guarantee complete protection of your data against access by third parties.
Third-party use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint requirement for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information material is expressly prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the sending of any such unsolicited advertising material, such as through spam e-mails.
Web analytics service Google Analytics
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html bzw. unter https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). We also use Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords and the Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. If this is undesired, you can turn off this function in the Ads Settings(http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).
So-called social bookmarks (e.g. from Facebook) are integrated into our website. Social bookmarks are Internet markers with which users of such service can collect links and news items. These are integrated into our website merely as a link to the corresponding services. After having clicked on the integrated graphic, you shall be redirected to the respective provider's website; i.e. only then shall user information be transmitted to the respective provider. Please refer to the respective provider's data protection rules to find information on how your personal data will be handed when you use these websites.
No data transmissions to third parties
No transmission of your data to third parties shall take place, unless we are obliged to do so by law. We have taken legal, technical and organisational measures, and shall carry out regular checks, to ensure that any external service providers that come into contact with your personal data comply with the provisions of the data protection laws.
Right to the disclosure of information: If requested in writing or in text form, we shall at any time inform you of your personal data stored with us. For this purpose, please contact us by email. Only data that we need for handling any tasks still outstanding or for enforcing our rights and claims, and that we are required to retain by law shall be excluded from
Right of information
If you are concerned about your data you have the right to request access to the personal data which we may hold or process about you. You have the right to require us to correct any inaccuracies in your data free of charge. At any stage you also have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us by mail at
Köster & Co. GmbH
Spreeler Weg 32
Links to other providers' websites
Our websites may contain links to other providers' websites to which this data privacy statement shall not apply. Insofar as the use of other providers' websites involves the collection, processing or use of personal data, please observe the data privacy notices of the respective providers.
Amendments to this data privacy statement
We reserve the right to amend this data privacy statement at any time with due regard being given to the applicable data protection regulations. Current version as of May 2015.