Privacy Statement

We appreciate your interest in our company and want you to feel comfortable regarding the protection of your personal data when visiting our Internet pages.

Berlin-Chemie AG takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. When you visit our website, personal data are collected that we process in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations. These data are not published by us or divulged to unauthorized third parties.

This privacy statement is to inform you about what information we collect during your visit to our website and how that information will be used.

  1. Collection of data upon access from the Internet
  2. Collection and processing of personal data
  3. Purpose
  4. Right to information, emendation, deletion and revocation
  5. Security
  6. Data transfer
  7. Cookies
  8. Google Analytics
  9. Links to third-party websites
  10. Questions, suggestions and complaints
  11. Inclusion, validity and up-to-dateness of the data privacy declaration

1. Collection of data upon access from the Internet
When you visit our websites, our web server will temporarily store your access data in a log file. For technical reasons this is done automatically and without prior express consent. Here the following data are recorded and stored until automatic deletion:

  • Internet Protocol address of the requesting computer
  • Date and time of access
  • Name and URL of the downloaded file
  • Data volume transferred
  • Identification data of the operating system
  • Name of browser with version number
  • URL of the web page from which a user has arrived by clicking a link (referrer URL)

No personal evaluations are performed on the basis of these data. However, they can be evaluated for statistical purposes, whereby user anonymity is guaranteed. IP addresses will be evaluated only in case of attacks on our network infrastructure.

2. Collection and processing of personal data
You can use our website basically without disclosing any personal data. In some cases, however, we need your personal information in order to provide you with certain products and services, e.g. for sending you information material. For this purpose, previous registration, stating your name, address, email and other personal data, is required. These data are, however, collected and processed further only with your express consent and if the disclosure is optional.

3. Purpose
The personal data you disclose to use are generally used to respond to your requests or enable you to access specific information or offers. The use of your personal data is limited to the purposes stated above and to the extent necessary for these purposes. Your personal data will not be divulged in any form by us or by our authorized service providers to third parties.

Personal data shall be disclosed to state agencies and authorities only in compliance with applicable national legislation.

4. Right to information, emendation, deletion and revocation
You have the right to information about your data stored on our computers and to emendation, deletion and blocking of the same. Furthermore, you are entitled to withdraw your consent to the use of your personal data granted in the individual case at any time with effect for the future. In any of the above cases, please contact us via the „Contact“ page of the website via which you have registered or requested information.

5. Security
Berlin-Chemie AG uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data against abuse/misuse, loss, destruction, or granting of access rights to unauthorized persons. Our security measures reflect the current state of the art.

6. Data transfer
Berlin-Chemie AG is part of the Menarini Group, which may have databases in countries with differing legal systems. Berlin-Chemie AG may transfer personal data to databases outside the country of residence of the person concerned. In these cases, Berlin-Chemie AG endeavours to ensure that the recipient of the data guarantees an adequate level of data privacy.

7. Cookies
On our web sites we use so-called session cookies which store technical session control data in your browser’s memory. These data are not personal and will be deleted when you close your browser.

In exceptional cases, also personal data may be stored in cookies. However, we specifically call your attention to this and ask for your consent.

You can use our websites also without cookies. To this purpose, you can generally disable cookies in your browser settings, or accept cookies only after confirmation.

8. Google Analytics
This website uses 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 the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

9. Links to third-party websites
Our website may contain links to websites of other providers. We point out that the present privacy statement applies solely to the websites of Berlin-Chemie AG. We have no influence or control over whether and how other providers comply with the applicable data protection regulations.

10. Questions, suggestions and complaints
If you have any questions about our privacy statement and the processing of your personal data, please contact our Data Protection Officer. Please write to:

Datenschutzbeauftragter
Berlin-Chemie AG
Glienicker Weg 125
D-12489 Berlin

or send an email to: info@berlin-chemie.de

Our Data Privacy Officer is available as a contact person for inquiries, suggestions or complaints, too.

10. Inclusion, validity and up-to-dateness of the data privacy declaration
By using our web site, you consent to the use of data as specified above. The data protection declaration is currently valid and dated February 18th, 2014.

Further development of our web site or implementation of new technologies may necessitate changes to the present Privacy Statement. Berlin-Chemie AG reserves the right to make appropriate changes at any time.