Data protection declaration
Dear website visitor,
In this data protection declaration we explain to you what data are collected and processed when you visit our website, and what these are used for.
We also wish to draw your attention to your options in this respect, for instance objecting to usage profiles.
If you have any questions about data protection, please contact our data protection officer (Dr. Rolf-Jürgen Merath) by email at: email@example.com.
1.) Basic functioning of this website:
When you visit this website, your browser transfers the following types of data which are stored by ourselves:
- the IP address of the accessing computer
- the server requests (eg page views) including the time of these
- the type of browser
- the referrer URL (ie the address of the website visited previously if you accessed our website by activating a hyperlink there)
The first three types of data are required for technical reasons to correctly display the pages you have called up on this website. In addition, they may also be used if necessary
to maintain the secure operation of this website (eg to defend against attempted hacking).
The referrer URL is used in anonymised form for statistical advertising purposes.
2.) Webshop and contact function:
This website includes our webshop (online shop) for roller bearings, ball bearings and linear bearings.
For ordering purposes, data for processing the order such as your name, contact details and address/delivery address are required.
You will be shown the relevant details during the order process.
b) Webshop customer account for discounts:
Our webshop can take the discount rates specific to your company into account via a webshop customer account.
You can apply for a webshop customer account (whether you are a new or existing customer) on this website (using the hyperlink “Request access data” at the top of the page) or via our other communication channels.
With your customer number and password you can log in at the top of our website.
Your discount rate will then be applied to the list prices in the webshop, and the price relevant to you displayed.
c) Contact form:
In addition to various other communication channels such as email and telephone, this website offers a contact form for enquiries.
It is used to collect the contact data necessary for communicating (name and telephone no. or email address) and to receive the content of your message.
These data are used for customer relations management (contacts) and to reply to/fulfil your requests.
You can subscribe and unsubscribe to our newsletter on this website.
The details are shown on the newsletter management page: https://www.knapp-waelzlagertechnik.de/de/Newsletter_Anmeldung.html
4.) Session cookies:
Session cookies are necessary for order processing in our webshop and to log in to your webshop user account. Your browser session can actually be attributed to you.
As the name “session cookie” implies, this cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
It is also possible simply to view individual pages of this website without cookies.
If you do want (session) cookies, you can deactivate them using the appropriate add-on or settings in your browser.
5.) User profiles under a pseudonym:
For advertising and market research purposes, and to ensure the appropriate design of the website, usage profiles are created under pseudonyms on this website - currently with the help of service-providers.
These usage profiles are collected under pseudonyms (on the web server) so that only anonymous data can reach the service-provider (ie no personal data or individual-related data such as your IP address).
The personal data specified in points 1 and 2 is not matched with the usage profiles. This means that your usage profile is not in your name, and conversely no-one knows what your usage profile looks like.
Web tracking (ie collecting data for these usage profiles) takes place with the help of usage profile cookies and active content (“scripts”).
With these cookies, the web server can recognise you during your browser session the next time you visit the site, provided the cookie has not been removed in the meantime.
You may object to the creation of usage profiles of your browsing behaviour on this website by deactivating the relevant cookies and scripts.
Setting up (usage profile) cookies allows your browser to be controlled, or prevents this, with the help of an appropriate add-on.
You can specifically deactivate the web tracking scripts using your browser’s appropriate add-on.
But certain scripts are essential for using our webshop.
The specific web tracker (ie the tracker used to create usage profiles under a pseudonym) on our website is “Google Analytics” (unless you have objected to this, of course).
You can find further information on Google Analytics’ conditions of use and data protection at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
There is also a browser add-on with which Google Analytics can be deactivated for all websites visited: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.