Privacy Policy

1. General Information

1.1. This Privacy Policy has been designed to inform you and notify you of the kinds, the scope and the purpose, as well as your rights concerning your data collected and processed within the scope of this website provided by Berghof Foundation Operations GmbH, Altensteinstraße 48a, 14195 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter also referred to as "Provider") as data processor.

1.2. "You" and "your" refer to you, as a user of the website. "We", "us", and "our" refer to the Provider

2. Data Processing and Data Security

2.1. We will collect, process and use personally identifiable data beyond the scope already permitted by law and without your required further consent only to the extent necessary for the conclusion and execution of a contractual relationship, performing requests or for billing purposes.

2.2. To protect your personally identifiable data collected and processed by us from unauthorized access and abuse, we have put a number of technical and organizational security measures in place, like encoding of privacy sensitive information (i.e. login data) transferred between this website and our servers.

2.3. These security measures are monitored on a regular basis and updated according to technical progress as necessary. Our staff is well informed about privacy rules and obliged to follow them.

3. Collection, Processing and Use of Personally Identifiable Data

3.1. Your personal data are used for the following purposes:

  • The provision of our website and the acceptance, processing and execution of your orders.
  • Ensuring an efficient customer service and / or technical support for your products. When you contact us your details will be stored in order to process the enquiry and in case additional questions arise.
  • Technical notifications concerning our service.

3.2. We pass your data on to third parties where this is necessary for invoicing purposes (e.g. carrying out transactions) or for other reasons to enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to you. Should such passing on not be clear to you, we will point it out to you.

4. Cookies and Similar Features

4.1. A cookie (or similar data medium) is a small piece of data stored in a user's device while the user is using a website. Cookies can be send back to a server any time a user loads the website or accesses certain functions.

4.2. We apply cookies only in order to support the functions of this website, optimize your experience as its user.

4.3. We will ask for your consent or point out to the fact that we store and read cookies on your device.

4.4. You may opt-out from many ad-serving cookies by using the services provided by or for users form the European Union.

5. Google Analytics

5.1. Within our website we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

5.2. IP-anonymisation is activated within this website, so your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active within this website.

5.3. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser:

5.4. As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website domain in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you'll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

6. Service and Notices

6.1. In compliance with legal requirements we will at any time provide you with information on your personally identifiable data stored by us, free of charge and without undue delay.

6.2. Furthermore, you are free to revoke the approvals granted by confirming this Privacy Policy, at any time and with future effect. If you wish to do so, please feel free to contact us. Contact information is provided in Number 1 in this Privacy Policy.

7. Amendments of this Privacy Policy

7.1. We reserve the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy with view to the provision of new services, if and to the extent necessary. The same applies if the current Privacy Policy is found to contain any gaps.

7.2. Upon considerable amendments and if your consent is needed, we will contact you by email sent to the email address provided to us.