Data protection statement

Our data protection statement

Thank you for visiting our website and showing an interest in our company. Data protection is an issue that we take very seriously and we take care to protect the personal data of visitors to our website in terms of how it is collected, processed and used. Your data is protected in accordance with the relevant laws.

We would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.

The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. We reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information; e.g., by means of spam mail.

 

The following information explains what kind of data will be collected when you visit our website and how it will be used.

1. Data collection and processing

Every time somebody visits our website and every time a file on our website is downloaded, this information is logged. This information is recorded for internal system-related/statistical purposes. The following data is logged: name of the downloaded file, date and time when it was downloaded, amount of data downloaded, message stating that the download process was successful, details of the web browser and requesting domain.

The IP addresses of the requesting computers are also logged.

No other personal data will be collected, except where willingly divulged, such as when completing an enquiry or registration form.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. 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) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. download browser plug-in here”

Further information can be found under http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/tos.html” (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp()” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

By using this website, you agree to let Google process your personal data in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purposes.

2. Use and disclosure of personal data

If you provide us with personal data, we shall only use it in order to respond to your enquiries, fulfil orders agreed with you and for technical administration purposes.
We shall only disclose your personal data to third parties or transfer it for some other reason where this is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling orders (in particular, the forwarding of order data to suppliers) for invoicing purposes or if you have given us prior consent. Once you have given your consent, you are entitled to withdraw it at any time to prevent any future disclosures. Your personal data will be deleted when you tell us that you no longer want it to be stored, if it no longer needs to be stored in order to achieve the original purpose for which it was collected or if there are legal reasons why it must no longer be stored.

3. Borlabs Cookies

This website uses Borlabs Cookie (https://de.borlabs.io), which sets a technically necessary cookie (borlabs-cookie) to save your cookie consent.

Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data.

The cookie borlabs cookie stores your consent that you gave when entering the website. If you want to revoke this consent, simply delete the cookie in your browser. If you re-enter / reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie consent.

4. Polylang

We use the Polylang program for the multilingualism of our website. Polylang is a product of WP SYNTEX, 28, rue Jean Sebastien Bach, 38090 Villefontaine, France. We write posts, pages and create categories and publish tags as usual, then define the language for each of them. Polylang cookies are only used to recognize and record the language used or selected by the user. These cookies remain stored for one year and are then deleted.

Further information on data protection compliance can be found here: https://polylang.pro/doc/is-polylang-compatible-with-the-eu-cookie-law/

5. Right to demand information

If you submit a written request, we will be happy to disclose the personal data we are holding about you.

6. Changes to this privacy policy

KIMO has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

7. Security information

We make every effort to store your personal data securely so that it cannot be accessed by third parties and in doing so we use all the technical and organisational precautions at our disposal. However, should you decide to communicate with us via e-mail, we cannot guarantee total data security and therefore recommend that you send any sensitive information by standard mail.