Privacy statement

Data protection

We collect data from our customers as part of the processing of contracts. Here, we pay particular attention to the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act and Telemedia Act. Without the customer’s consent, we will only record, process or use the personal and usage data of the customer provided this is required for the processing of the contractual relationship and for the use and billing of Telemedia.

The personal data that you provide us with, for instance when placing an order or sending us an email (e.g. your name and your contact details), will only be processed for the purpose for which you provided us with the data. We will only pass on your data to the shipping company commissioned with the delivery provided this is required to deliver the goods. To process payments, we will pass your payment data on to the credit institute commissioned with the payment.

We attest that we will not pass on your personal data to any  third parties, unless we are legally obliged to do so, or you have provided us with your express consent to do so. To the extent we make use of  third-party services for the implementation and processing of production processes, the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act will be adhered to.

Personal data which was sent to us via our website will only be saved until the purpose for which it was sent to us has been fulfilled. To the extent that commercial and tax retention periods have to be observed, the duration of the storage of certain data may be up to 10 years.

Without the customer’s consent, we will not use the customer’s data for the purposes of advertising, marketing or opinion research.

Statistical data

We automatically record and save information in log files of our web server which the customer’s browser automatically transmits to our web server. This includes the type and version of the browser, the operating system used, the referring website and the data and time of the server request. However, we cannot allocate this data to specific persons. Furthermore, there is no link or merging with other data. This data is used solely for statistical purposes.

Objection/right to information

The customer has the right to information at any time relating to the personal data saved on them, its origin and recipient, as well as the purpose of the data processing. For any questions which  this privacy statement was not able to answer, the customer can contact us at any time. Requests for blocking, deletion or correction can be sent to us via the address provided in the company information.

Cookies

Our internet pages use so-called cookies, which serve to make the offering more user-friendly and secure. Cookies are small text files which are saved on your computer by your browser. The do not contain any viruses, nor do they cause any harm to your computer. The cookies used by us are usually deleted again at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer the next time you visit us (so-called permanent cookies). Our partner companies are not permitted to record, process or use any personal data from our website using these cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. However, this may affect the range of functions of our offers.

Newsletter

Provided the customer has signed up for our electronic newsletter service, we will record and save the name and email address of the customer. When registering to receive our newsletter, we send you  an email with a link to the  address given, which you must confirm. This is how we make sure that you are the owner and that you provide your consent to the newsletter being sent to you. We do not record any other data. This data is only used to send the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties.

By signing up to the newsletter, we record your IP address and the date of the registration. This saving merely serves as proof in the event that a third party misuses an email address and signs up to receive the newsletter without the knowledge of the entitled person.

The newsletter can be cancelled or terminated at any time free of charge by the customer. The termination can be done via a link in the newsletter itself, or by sending a message to the contact people listed in the company information: https://ikono.de/site-notice/.

Google Plus

On our websites, we use the “+1” elements from Google Plus, a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA (“Google”). Each time one of our websites which has the “+1” element is accessed, data relating to the customer is sent to Google and saved by Google for a period of up to two weeks. This is the aforementioned “statistical data”. Provided the customer clicks the “+1” element while signed up for and logged into Google Plus, this information is sent to Google and saved there with  reference to the customer’s personal profile and made publicly accessible. More information on the recording, transfer and use of data by Google can be found on the following website: https://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

Facebook

Elements from Facebook are integrated into our websites. Facebook is a company of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). Each time one of our websites with a Facebook element is accessed, data relating to the customer is transmitted to Facebook and stored at Facebook. This is the aforementioned “statistical data”. If the customer is registered with Facebook and is signed into Facebook while visiting our website, Facebook can recognise which of our websites that customer is currently visiting and can link this information to the customer’s personal user account on Facebook. Furthermore, by clicking the “Like” button or posting a comment through Facebook, this is stored and transmitted to Facebook, where it is saved along with the customer’s personal user account. The coupling of data with the person of the customer can be prevented by logging out of Facebook before visiting our websites, or by deleting the Facebook cookies. We would like to point out that we as the website provider  receive no information relating to the content of the transmitted data  or  its use by Facebook. You can find more information in Facebook’s privacy statement at: https://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Pinterest

We use the “Pin it” button of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest, Inc., 808 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Pinterest”). If the “Pin it” button is clicked, a connection with the Pinterest server is established and Pinterest receives the information that the corresponding website has been accessed by you. If you are signed into Pinterest at this time, Pinterest can allocate your visit to your Pinterest account. If you do not desire such an allocation, you must sign out of your Pinterest account before clicking “Pin it”. We would like to point out that we as the website provider of  do not receive any information about the content of the data transferred or its use by Pinterest. You can find more information on this in Pinterest’s privacy statement at: http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/.

Google Analytics

On our websites, we use Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are saved on the customer’s computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by the customer. The information generated by the Cookie on the use of these websites is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, in the case of the activation ofIP anonymization  on these websites , the IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the European Union member states or in other signatories  to the agreement across the European Economic Area.Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate the use of the websites to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services related to the website and internet use. The IP address transmitted as part of Google Analytics from the customer’s browser is not combined with other data from Google. The customer can prevent cookies from being saved by making the appropriate setting in the browser software; we would however like to point out that doing so might mean that not all functions of this website can be used to their full extent. The customer can furthermore prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website (incl. the IP address) and prevent this data from being sent to and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser add-on, or within browsers on mobile devices, you can prevent Google Analytics from recording data on this website in the future by clicking this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. This causes an opt-out cookie to be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you have to click this link again.

Use of remarketing or “similar target groups” function from Google Inc.

On our website, we use the remarketing or “similar target groups” function of Google Inc. (“Google”). Using this function, the provider can address the users of the website with targeted advertising by activating personalised, interest-related advertisements for users of the provider’s website when they visit other websites in the Google display network. To carry out the website usage analysis, which forms the basis for the generation of the interest-related advertisements, Google uses so-called cookies.

Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of your internet browser. The data thereby collected  is not passed onto third parties. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings. However, this may affect the range of functions of our offers.

The cookies record  visits to the website as well as anonymized data on the use of the website. No personal data relating to the visitor to the website is saved. If you then visit another website in the Google display network, you are displayed advertisements that most probably take into consideration previously accessed product and information areas.

The customer can furthermore prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie and related to the use of the website (incl. the IP address) and prevent this data from being sent to and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can find further information on Google remarketing and Google’s privacy statement at: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

Kontaktformular

If you contact us using the “contact form”, we only save the personal data with which you provided us. We will only use your email address to process and respond to your request. Apart from that, your data is deleted as soon as your request has been processed. Your data is only saved if you have provided your express consent.