Online privacy statements

Gottlieb Binder GmbH & Co. KG (Binder) respects your privacy. We comply with the relevant provisions of the applicable German and European data protection and telecommunications legislation. This policy provides information regarding the type of personal data we collect in each individual case and how we use them. The term "personal data" includes all data that identify you directly or in conjunction with other data made available to us.


Collection, storage, processing and utilization of personal data

Generally, no personal data are stored by our sites. The data entered in our contact form will be transmitted by e-mail exclusively to us. Automated transfer of your personal data is therefore excluded.


Data collected by us and permitted use

In connection with your visit to one of our websites, we may collect the following personal information:

1. Browser-related data

We collect data that we automatically receive from your internet browser. The data obtained depends on the settings of your Internet browser. Please check your Internet browser to discover what information it sends or how to change the relevant settings.

We cannot identify you personally through the data sent by your browser. We use this information to create statistics that help us improve our websites and enhance their compatibility with the technologies used by our Internet visitors.


2. Cookie-related data

a) Cookies

Binder websites use "session cookies". A session cookie cannot be traced back to you personally and expires when you close your browser. We use cookies only to ensure smooth navigation on our websites. For example, a session cookie is stored to document which pages you have accessed. 


b) Cookie settings on your computer

You can change the cookie setting on your computer. In this case, you may not be allowed to use all the features of our websites. In addition, you can amend the settings of your browser to accept or reject cookies and notify you when a cookie is stored on your computer.


3. Web statistics collected for website optimization

a) Google Analytics

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web analytic service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google servers in the USA.

In case IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or in other member states that are party to the Agreement of the European Economic Area. The whole IP address will firstly be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there only in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services for website operators relating to website activity and Internet usage.

The IP address, transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

All information concerning data use and protection can be found at the website or at

Please note that Google has its own privacy policy, which is independent of ours. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for this policy or these procedures. We invite you to read Google’s privacy policy.


b) Other web analytics programs
Our websites also use AWStats, a free web analytics software, which also uses cookies. AWStats is used to evaluate the log files created by the web server on the basis of visitor inquiries. The data transmitted by us to your browser is automatically saved in the server statistics.

Such data are:

- Browser type / version

- Operating system used

- Referrer URL (previously visited page)

- Hostname of accessing computer (IP address)

- Time of server request

- Search term, which allowed you to find this page via a search engine

These data are usually not associated to specific individuals. These data are not combined with other data sources. The data will be deleted after statistical analysis.

We reserve the right to use other web analytics programs, where appropriate.


Disclosure, use and storage of personal data

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information within our company. In order to provide you with support should we be unable to supply a product, we may pass your enquiry to partner companies. In both cases, your personal data will be used in accordance with the original purpose. 

We will store the personal data provided by you to us for as long as it may necessary in order to provide the requested services, products and information, and no longer than allowed by law.


Protection and access to personal data

We take reasonable precautions to safeguard your personal data as well as their confidentiality, security and integrity. Despite the security measures taken by us, we cannot guarantee - as in all cases where computers are networked to the Internet - that the data sent over the Internet are safe. Therefore we cannot be held liable for any data misuse and we are only obliged to provide a reasonable level of precautions to protect abuse.

You can at all times request information regarding your personal data stored by us as well as request the updating, correction or deletion of such data. In this case, please contact the following address: Binder GmbH & Co. KG, Bahnhofstr. 19, 71088 Holzgerlingen.


Links to other websites

Binder websites may include links to other websites that are not operated by Binder. Please consider any link to external sites as simply a courtesy. The inclusion of such links does not mean that we agree with third-party websites or their content or that we are in any way affiliated to their operators. We do not check the content of these websites and are not responsible for their contents, security or privacy practices. Therefore, please familiarise yourself with the privacy policy before visiting other websites or before providing your personal data.

Questions about this policy or single privacy policy provisions

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of your personal data, please contact the following address: Binder GmbH & Co. KG, Bahnhofstr. 19, 71088 Holzgerlingen.


Last update: 14.05.2014

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