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    Privacy Policy

    Using our website is possible without providing any personal information. For the use of individual services on our website, there might be different provisions, which will be described separately in the following. Your personal information (e.g. name, address, email, phone number and the like) will only be processed by us in accordance with the regulations of the German data protection law. Data is personal if it can be clearly attributed to an individual. The legal bases for the data protection can be found in the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), which is the Federal Data Protection Act, and the TMG, the German Telemedia Act.
    The following regulations inform you about the type, the extent and purpose of collecting, using and processing personal data by the provider

    Skancraft GmbH & Co. KG
    Aspertsham 10
    94081 Fürstenzell

    Telephone: +49 (0) 8502-249001-0

    info@skancraft.com

     

    Please note that the internet-based data transmission has security holes, complete protection against access of third parties is, therefore, not possible.

    Cookies

    We use so-called cookies on our website to recognize multiple use of our offers by the same user/owner of the internet connection. Cookies are small text files, which are dropped and stored on your computer by your internet browser. They serve the purpose of optimizing our web presence and our offers. Those are mostly so-called “session cookies” that will be deleted again after the end of your visit.
    However, those cookies partly submit information to automatically recognize you again. This recognition occurs due to the saved IP address in the cookies. The information acquired serves the purpose of optimizing our offers and to allow you an easier access to our website.
    You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser accordingly; please note, however, that you might not be able to fully use all features of our website.

    Server data

    For technical reasons, the following data, amongst others, which are transmitted by your internet browser to us or to our webspace provider, will be collected (so-called server log files):

    • browser type and version
    • used operating system
    • referrer website (referrer URL)
    • the website you visit
    • date and time of access
    • your internet protocol (IP) address

    This anonymous data will be stored separately from the personal data you might have provided and with this anonymous data no conclusions can be drawn to a particular person. The data will be assessed for statistical purposes to optimize our web presence and our offers.

    Registration feature

    We offer the option to create an account on our website. As part of this registration, entered data that is made evident by the input mask of the registration form (email address, first name, last name, street, street number, ZIP code, city and country) will be solely collected and stored for the use of our offers. With your registration on our website, we will, furthermore, store your IP address and the date, as well as the time of your registration. This serves as a protection to us, if your data are abused and used without your knowledge to register on our website. A disclosure to third parties shall not occur. In addition, the collected data shall not be compared to data that might have been collected by other components on our website.

    Newsletter

    We offer the option on our website to subscribe to our newsletter. With this newsletter, we will inform you periodically about our offers. To receive our newsletter, you need to provide a valid email address. The entered email address will be reviewed by us, this means that we will check if you are in fact the owner of the indicated email address or if the owner has authorized the newsletter.
    With the subscription of our newsletter, we will store your IP address and the date, as well as the time of your registration. This serves as a protection to us, if your data are abused and used without your knowledge to subscribe to our newsletter. There shall be no further collection of data by us beyond that. The collected data will only be used for our newsletter. A disclosure to third parties shall not occur. In addition, the collected data shall not be compared to data that might have been collected by other components on our website. You can find details regarding this issue in the confirmation email, as well as in each and every newsletter.

    Contact opportunity

    We offer the option on our website to contact us via email and/or by using our contact form. In this case, the information provided by the user will be stored for the purpose of processing their establishment of contact. A disclosure to third parties shall not occur. In addition, the collected data shall not be compared to data that might have been collected by other components on our website.

    Opportunity to make comments

    We offer the option on our website to leave comments to all posts. Here, the IP address of the commentator/owner of the internet connection will be stored. This storage of data occurs for our protection, in case the user’s comment infringe rights of a third party and/or illegal content is distributed. Thus, there is a self-interest on our part regarding the stored data of the commentator, particularly as we might be held liable for such infringements and violations. A disclosure to third parties shall not occur. In addition, the collected data shall not be compared to data that might have been collected by other components on our website.

    Subscription of comments

    We offer the option on our website to subscribe to subsequent comments on a post you are about to leave a comment on yourself. If you choose this option, you will receive a confirmation email that reviews if you are in fact the owner of the stated email address. The subscription of such subsequent comments can be cancelled at any time. Details regarding this issue can be viewed in the confirmation email. A disclosure of the data obtained to third parties shall not occur. In addition, the collected data shall not be compared to data that might have been collected by other components on our website.

    Use of Google Analytics with anonymisation function

    We use Google Analytics on our website, this is a web analytics service operated by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, those are text files that are stored on your computer and, through this, enable an analysis of the use of the website.

    The information collected by those cookies, for example the time, place and frequency of you visiting the website, also including your IP address, will be transmitted to Google in the United States and are stored there.

    This website uses Google Analytics with an IP anonymisation function. In this case, your IP address will be shortened, and thus anonymized prior to transmission within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

    Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website and to compile reports about the website activities and to render further services that are connected to the use of the website and the web usage. Furthermore, Google may transmit this information to third parties, if this is legally required or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google.

    According to Google, they will in no case associate your IP address with any other data of Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the corresponding setting of your browser software; please note, however, that you might not be able to fully use all functions and features of our website in this case.

    Furthermore, Google offers for the most popular browsers a deactivation option which gives you more control over which data Google is allowed to collect and process. If you activate this option, no information about your website visit will be transmitted to Google Analytics. This activation does not, however, prevent the transmission of information to us or to other web analytics services we might use. Further information on the deactivation option and the activation of this option provided by Google can be viewed here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

    Use of Google+ recommendation components

    We use the button “+1” from the provider Google+ on our website, which is provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.
    Each time our website receives a request for access provided with such a “+1” component, this component prompts your browser to download a corresponding depiction of the component of Google. Through this process, Google will be precisely notified which page of our website is being visited.
    According to information provided by Google, a further assessment of your visit will not occur, in case you are not logged into your Google account.

    If you visit our website and are simultaneously logged into your Google account, Google is able to collect information regarding your Google account, the website recommended by you, as well as your IP address and other browser-related data if the “+1” button is accepted.

    This allows your “+1” recommendation to be stored and to be made publicly accessible. Your rendered Google “+1” recommendation and your account name and possibly the photo you provided to Google can then be inserted as a reference in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google account or in other places, for example on websites or advertisement on the internet.
    Furthermore, Google can link your visit on our website with your data stored at Google. Google will also record this information to further improve their Google services.
    If you want to optimally prevent the previously mentioned acquisition by Google, you have to log out of your Google account before visiting our website.

    The data protection notice of Google regarding the “+1” button with all relevant information regarding the collection, disclosure and use of data by Google, your rights regarding this issue, as well as your options for your profile settings can be viewed here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

    Use of Google Maps with recommendation components

    We use the components “Google Maps” on our website, in combination with the so-called “share function”. “Google Maps” is a service provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

    Each time these components are visited, a cookie is seeded by Google to process user settings and user data when the page with the integrated “Google Maps” component is displayed. Usually, this cookie is not deleted when the browser has been closed, but expires after a certain period of time, if it has not been deleted by you manually before that.

    If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you have the option to deactivate the service of “Google Maps” and, by doing so, prevent the transmission of data to Google. To do so, you have to deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. Please note, however, that you cannot use “Google Maps” in this case or only have limited access to the service.

    The use of “Google Maps” and the information acquired with “Google Maps” occur according to Google’s terms of use
    http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html

    as well as according to the additional terms and conditions for “Google Maps”
    https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html

    The Google Maps function, furthermore, contains following recommendation buttons:

    • “Google+ button” of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA;
    • “Facebook button” of the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA;
    • “Twitter button” of the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

    By visiting the “Google Maps” page, these “recommendation components” prompt your browser to download a corresponding depiction of the component from the respective providers. Thus, the respective and previously mentioned provider will be notified which page of our website is being visited.

    If you are logged into your account of a previously mentioned provider while visiting “Google Maps”, the provider is able to collect the information provided about the website recommended by you, as well as your IP address and further browser-related information and they can link them to your respective account.

    If you want to prevent the transmission and storage of data about yourself and your behaviour and habits on our website by the respective provider, you have to log out of those providers before visiting our website.

    Further information regarding data collection of the respective providers can be viewed via the following links:

    Privacy statement Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de
    Privacy statement Facebook: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy
    Privacy statement Google+: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy

    Use of Google Maps

    We use the component “Google Maps” on our website, provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.

    Each time the component “Google Maps” is visited, a cookie is seeded by Google to process user settings and user data when the page with the integrated “Google Maps” component is displayed. Usually, this cookie is not deleted when the browser has been closed, but expires after a certain period of time, if it has not been deleted by you manually before that.

    If you do not agree with this processing of your data, you have the option to deactivate the service of “Google Maps” and, by doing so, prevent the transmission of data to Google. To do so, you have to deactivate the Java script function in your browser. Please note, however, that you cannot use “Google Maps” in this case, or only have limited access to the service.

    The use of “Google Maps” and the information acquired with “Google Maps” occur according to Google’s terms of use

    http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html

    as well as according to additional terms and conditions for “Google Maps”

    https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html

    Use of Facebook components

    We use components of the provider facebook.com on our website. Facebook is a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
    Each time our website receives a request for access provided with such a component, this component prompts your browser to download a corresponding depiction of the component of Facebook. Through this process, Facebook will be notified which page our website is being visited.
    If you visit our website while simultaneously logged into Facebook, Facebook will identify which page is being visited due to the information collected by the component and will assign this information to your personal account on Facebook. If you, for example, click the “Like” button or comment on a post, this information will be transmitted to and stored in your personal account on Facebook.
    Furthermore, the information that you have visited our website will be forwarded to Facebook. This is regardless of whether you clicked on the component or not.
    If you want to prevent the transmission and storage of data about yourself and your behaviour and habits on our website by Facebook, you have to log out of Facebook prior to visiting our website. The data protection notice of Facebook with all relevant information particularly regarding the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights regarding this issue, as well as your options for your profile settings for the protection of your privacy can be viewed here: https://de-de.facebook-com/about/privacy/
    An overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

    The provider Facebook Ireland Limited. (“Facebook”), 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland acts as a site administrator and provides us with summarized statistical data that informs us on how the website users interact on our website (so-called page insights). Further information regarding this issue can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data.

    Further information on the purpose and extent of data processing by Facebook can be viewed in Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update.

    Use of YouTube components with an enhanced data protection mode

    We use components (videos) on our website by the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA which is operated by the company Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

    Here, we use the option provided by YouTube called “enhanced data protection mode”.

    When you visit a page that has an embedded video in it, a connection will be established to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.

    According to the information provided by YouTube, in the “enhanced data protection mode”, data, in particular the information which website of ours you visited, will be transmitted to the YouTube server only if you watch the video. If you are logged into YouTube simultaneously, this information will be assigned to your account on YouTube. You can prevent this from happening if you log out of your YouTube account before visiting our website.

    Further information regarding the issue of data protection of YouTube is provided by Google via the following link:

    https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

     

    Use of Instagram

    We use the service of Instagram on our website. Instagram is a service of Instagram Inc. Instagram will be informed through the embedded “Insta” button on our website that you have visited the corresponding page on our website. If you are logged into your account on Instagram, Instagram is able to assign this visit on our website to your Instagram account and, therefore, link the data. The data transmitted by clicking the “Insta” button will be stored by Instagram. Further information on the purpose and extent of the data collection, the processing and use, as well as rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be viewed in the Instagram data protection notice here: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 .

    To prevent Instagram from assigning the visit on our website to your Instagram account, please log out of Instagram account before visiting our website.

    Use of Google adwords

    For advertisement, we, furthermore, use the Google advertising tool “Google adwords” on our website. In this context, we use the analytics service “Conversion Tracking” on our website, which is provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”. If you got to our website via a Google ad, a cookie will be seeded on our computer. Cookies are small text files, which are dropped and stored on your computer by your internet browser. These so-called “Conversion Cookies” expire after 30 days and do not serve your personal identification. If you visit our website and the cookie has not expired yet, we and Google are able to see that you have been transferred to our website as a user by clicking on one of the ads placed by Google.

    The information obtained with the help of the “Conversion Cookies” serve Google to compile visitor statistics for our website. With those statistics, we learn the total amount of users that clicked on our ad and, furthermore, which pages on our website were visited by each user afterwards. We or other advertising companies or individuals using “Google adwords” for advertisement do not receive any kind of information that would personally identify the user.

    You can prevent the installation of the “Conversion Cookies” with the corresponding setting in your browser, for example via the browser setting that generally deactivates the automatic seeding of cookies or specifically blocks the cookies of the domain “googleadservices.com”.

    Google’s privacy policy regarding this issue can be viewed here: https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

    Use of Google AdSense

    We use Google AdSense on our website. Google AdSense is a service provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94034 USA to incorporate advertisements. Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, those are text files which are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of the website’s usage. Furthermore, Google AdSense uses so-called Web Beacons. By using those Web Beacons, Google is able to assess information, for example the number and frequency of visitors on our website. This information, your IP address and the collection of the displayed ad format are transmitted to Google in the United States, they are stored there and can be transmitted to contracting parties by Google. Google will not, however, amalgamate your IP address with other stored data provided by you. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the corresponding setting in your browser; please note, however, that you might not be able to fully use all features on our website in this case. By using our website, you agree to the processing of your collected data by Google in the previously mentioned way and purpose.

    Use of Google Remarketing

    We use the service Google Remarketing on our website, which is provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”. With Google Remarketing, ads can be placed for users that have visited our website before. Within the Google ad network, it is possible to place ads on our website that are based on your interests. For this analysis, Google Marketing uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of the website’s usage. This makes it possible to recognize our visitors as soon as they visit our website within the ad network of Google. Thus, advertisement can be presented within the ad network of Google that are related to contents the user visited on websites of Google’s ad network and that also use the remarketing function of Google. According to Google, they do not collect personal data doing so. You can deactivate this function, if you make the corresponding settings here: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

    Use of affilinet tracking cookies

    We use affilinet tracking cookies on our website for the correct collection of sales and/or leads. Cookies are small text files which are stored by your computer when you visit a website. Those affilinet tracking cookies do not store and save any personal data. Only the identification number of the mediating partner, as well as the serial number of the advertising material that has been clicked on by the website visitor. This information is necessary for the payment transaction between the website operator and the advertising party. The partner identification number is needed for the assignment of the commission that needs to be paid to the mediating partner at the completion of the transaction.

    You can prevent the installation of the Cookies by adjusting the corresponding setting in your browse; please note, however, that you might not be able to fully use all functions on our website in this case.

    Publication of job advertisements / online job applications

    For the purpose of job application procedure, your application details will be electronically collected and processed. If the application is followed by the signing of an employment contract, your provided data can be stored and saved by us in your personal file for the purpose of standard organisational and management procedures considering the relevant legal provisions.
    The deletion of your provided data if the job application was rejected shall automatically occur two months after announcing the rejection. This does not apply if it is necessary to store the data for a longer period due to legal requirements (for example the burden of proof in accordance to the German General Equal Treatment Act) or if you have explicitly agreed to a longer storage in our database for interested parties.

    Information/revocation/deletion

    According to the German Federal Data Protection Act, you can contact us free of charge if you have questions regarding the collection, processing and use of personal data and their rectification, blocking or the revocation of an issued consent. Please note that you have the right for rectification of wrong data or the deletion of personal data if this demand is not opposed by legal retention obligations.

     

    Last updated: February 15th, 2018