Data protection

Personal data (for example names, addresses and telephone numbers), as well as personal e-mail addresses, are subject to special legislation on data protection and data security. We protect all your data. There follows information on data protection on our web site. 

Personal data

We obtain personal data from our websites only with your express permission. In other words: Only when you enter personal data are they stored by us. This applies when you request our catalogs, send us inquiries or when you apply to us online.
The personal data that you provide to us in this way are used by us exclusively for a specific purpose: So as to deal with your inquiry and provide you with the requested information. In specific cases, this may make it necessary for us to pass on your details to one of our subsidiary companies or representatives. The personal details provided by you will not be sold by us to third parties. 

Web analysis

This web site uses Piwik, an open-source software program for statistical evaluation of user access. Piwik uses so-called "cookies," i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and permit analysis of your use of the web site. For this purpose, the information on use generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to our server and saved for use analysis purposes in order for us to optimize the web site. Your IP address is immediately anonymized in this process, so that you as the user remain anonymous to us. The information produced by the cookie about your use of this web site is not passed along to third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies by making a corresponding setting in your browser software, but you then might not be able to use the full scope of all web site functions in this case.

If you do not consent to the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can object to storage and use at any time with a mouse click below. Your browser will create a so-called opt-out cookie in this case, which will prevent Piwik from collecting any session data. Please note that if you delete your cookies, this will also delete the opt-out cookie and you will have to activate it again.


Information and further rights

In accordance with the German law on data protection (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz), you have the right to information on the data saved about you, free of charge, as well as a right to correct, block or delete these data.
For questions on the collection, processing or utilization of your personal data and for information on the data saved about you, to correct, block, or delete these data please contact:   

Data protection officer

Dr. Kai Scholl
Kohlhammerstraße 16
70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Tel.+49 711 7597 0