Privacy / Datenschutz

This data privacy is the English translation of the legally binding German Datenschutz-Erklärung.

This data privacy policy is applicable to the use of this website. We pay close attention to the handling of personal data. The collection and processing of data on this website happens according to the law (such as GDPR).

1 Controller

Responsible for the collection, processing and us of personal data according to Art 4 Nr 7 GDPR is
adagger Gmbh, Im Auchtfeld 9, 73463 Westhausen (contact details can be found under Legal)
In case you disagree with the collection and processing of data according this policy please contact the controller mentioned above. You can always save a copy of this policy or print this policy.

2 Usage of Data

We only collect and process data as required to operate this website according to the needs of our business.

3 Which type of data is collected

3.1 Hosting

We use a web hosting service to host this website. The hoster provides us with computing power, storage and databases, security and maintenance operations that are required to operate this website. Both we and the webhoster collect and process data to be able to operate this website in an efficient and safe manner according to Art 6 Nr 1 S. 1 f and Art 28 GDPR.

3.2 Access Data

We collect data when you access this website. Automatically information is stored on how you use and interact with this website. This information is stored in the server logs and includes:
Name and URL of the content that you request
Time of access
Amount of data that was transferred
HTTP response code
Browser type and version
Operating System
Referrer URL
Websites which are accessed by the user's operating system through our website
IP addresses and provider
We do not match this data with personal data or use it for any kind of user profiling. This data is only used for the purpose of operation, security and optimisation of this website. It is also used to derive the number of visitors of this website as well as kind and amount of traffic and usage of the website in an anonymous way. It is also used to collect information about the usage of our cooperation partners. Based on this information we can offer personalised and location based content, analyse network traffic, debug and fix errors and improve our services. Processing is necessary for the purpose of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party which is aligned with Art 6 1 f GDPR. We reserve the right to check log data if there is a justified suspicion of any illegal activity. IP addresses are stored for a limited period of time in the log files. This data might be used for security purposes as well as billing of our services. IP addresses will also be accessed in case we have a suspicion of criminal activities related to the use of our website. In case you create a user profile with this website we also store the date of your last visit along with the information that you provide during registration or profile updates.

3.3 Cookies

We use cookies to improve the usability of our website. A cookie is a small text file which is sent by the server when you visit a website. This file is cached on your drive. The session cookie contains a session ID so that requests made by your browser can be correctly identified. Cookies are typically deleted after you close your browser. We also use persistent cookies to a small extend. These cookies are stored on your hard disk and saved for a specific time which might vary. This allows us to improve usability of our website as well as improve efficiency and security. We use cookies in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 S. 1 f) GDPR. The following information might be stored in the cookies:
Login Information
Language settings
Search terms
How often the website was visited and last time of usage
Information relevant to functionality of the website
When cookies are enabled on the client side IDs are generated and saved as part of the cookies. This is not matched to any personal data. IP addresses or similar personal data which would allow to link to a user are not saved in the cookie. We only receive and process pseudonymised information. You might be able to configure your browser in such way that you are informed prior to accepting any cookie. You are then able to accept cookies case by case. However, this might limit the functionality of the website.

3.4 Data that is required for Contractual Obligations

We process personal data that is required to fulfill contractual obligations which includes data such as name, address, email address, ordered products and services as well as invoice and billing information. The collection of such data might be required to enter a legal purchasing agreement. This data will be deleted after the expiration of any warranty period and legal retention periods. In case the data is linked to a user account it will be stored as long as the user account is active. Processing of data happens in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 1b GDPR.

3.5 User Accounts

We accept the creation of user accounts on our website. To sign up as a user you are required to enter your personal data. For the login operation of existing users we only require your username or email and password. For the sign up operation we require data such as name, address, contact details (e.g. email). We might also require payment details in case you require services from us. After registration you will receive an email to confirm your account with us. You can always close your account with us. A written message to the controller mentioned under Nr 1 is sufficient to request this operation. We will then delete all the information associated with your account according with legal retention periods. Legal basis for the processing of such account-related data is your consent in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 1a GDPR.

3.6 Newsletter

To register for our newsletter we require your name and email address. Your registration process for our newsletter is registered in a database. After registration you will receive an email to confirm your registration for our newsletter service (double opt in). Your registration-related data is only stored as long as necessary, max. of 3 years according to typical limitation periods for claims related to civil law. The newsletter service is provided based on your consent in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 1a and Art 7 GDPR and § 7 Nr 2 UWG. You can always opt out from our newsletter service. A message to the controller mentioned under 1 is sufficient for this.

3.7 Product Placement and Marketing

We might also include product recommendations in our services (e.g. in a newsletter or email). This means that we send you information about products and services that might be relevant to you. In doing so, we strictly comply with legal requirements. You can always withdraw your consent to this by a written message to the controller mentioned under section 1 of this policy. This happens in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 1f GDPR and § 7 Nr 3 UWG.

3.8 Contact via Email

In case you get in contact with us (e.g. via our contact form or email address) we process and store your information related to your inquiry. This happens in accordance with Art 6 Nr 1 GDPR. We only process additional personal data if you give your consent or if we have a legitimate interest in processing your data (e.g. to reply to your email).

4 Google Analytics

At present we do not use Google Analytics.

5 Data Retention Period

We only store personal data as long as it is required to fulfill a specific purpose unless stated otherwise. In some cases a legal retention period is required as defined in tax or commercial law. In such cases data is only saved according to the purpose of the specific law. In this case it is not used otherwise and it will be deleted after the legally required retention period.

6 Your Rights

According to the law you have rights regarding your personal data. In case you want to enforce such rights please contact the controller mentioned in section 1 via email or letter. Below you will find an overview of your rights

6.1 Right on Information on the Processing of Data

You have the right to receive clear information on the processing of your personal data. You have the right at any time to obtain confirmation from us as to whether personal data concerning you is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request from us, free of charge, information about the personal data stored about you together with a copy of this data. Furthermore you have the right to receive the following information:
1. the processing purpose
2. the categories of personal data processed
3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data is disclosed or will be disclosed, in particular to recipients in third countries or international organisations
4. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored, or, if that is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration
5. the existence of a right to rectification or erasure of the information concerning your personal data or to limitation of the processing
6. the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
7. if personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data
8. the existence of automated decision marking, including profiling in accordance with Art 22 Nr 1 GDPR and Art 22 Nr 4 GDPR and meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing.
If personal data is transferred to a third country or international organization you have the right to ask for the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art 46 GDPR in connection with the transmission.

6.2 Right to Rectification

You have the right to ask us to correct and, if necessary, complete personal data concerning you. You have the right to ask us to rectify any inaccurate personal data concerning you without much of delay. You have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary declaration, taking into account the purposes of the processing.

6.3 Right to Erasure ("Right to be forgotten")

There are a number of cases where we are obliged to delete personal data concerning you. Pursuant to Art 17 Nr 1 GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her without undue delay and the controller shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies
1. the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed
2. you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based and where there is no other legal ground for processing
3. you lodge an objection to the processing pursuant to Art 21 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or you object to the processing pursuant to Art 21 GDPR
4. the personal data have been unlawfully processed
5. the deletion of the personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation required under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject
6. the personal data has been collected in relation to the services offered by information society according to Art 8 Nr 1 GDPR
If we have made the personal data public and are obliged to delete it in accordance with Art 17 Nr 1 GDPR, we shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, in order to inform data controllers who process the personal data that you have requested them to delete all links to these personal data or copies or replications of these personal data.

6.4 Restrict Data Processing

You are entitled to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data. You have the right to request us to restrict processing if one of the following conditions are met:
1. the accuracy of the personal data is disputed by you, for a period of time which enables us to verify the accuracy of the personal data
2. processing is unlawful and you refused to delete the personal data and instead requested the restriction of the use of the personal data
3. we no longer require the personal data for the purpose of the processing. However, you may use the data for the assertion, to exercise or defend any legal claims or
4. you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art 21 Nr 1 GDPR until such time as it is established whether the legitimate reasons for our company's outweigh yours.

6.5 Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personal data concerning you in machine-readable form from us or have it transferred to you. You have the right to object to the personal data concerning you which you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format and you have the right to transfer this data to another responsible person without hindrance by us provided
1. the processing is based on a consent pursuant to Art 6 Nr 1 GDPR or Art 9 Nr 2 GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art 6 Nr 1 GDPR
2. the processing is carried out using automated procedures
In exercising your right to data transfer in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to enforce that personal data is transferred directly from us to another responsible party as far as it technically feasible.

6.6 Right to object

You have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by to contradict us, if this is justified by your special situation and our interests in the processing do not prevail. You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time the processing of personal data relating to you which is carried out pursuant to Art 6 Nr 1 GDPR. This also applies to profiling. We will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove valid reasons to do so. Where personal data is processed by us for the purpose of marketing you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for marketing or profiling purposes. You have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out for the purposes of scientific or historical research or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art 89 Nr 1 GDPR.

6.7 Automated Decision Making and Profiling

You have the right to be excluded from automated decision making including profiling which might become legally binding or limit you in a similar way. There is no automated decision making taking place on the basis of personal data.

6.8 Right to Revoke Your Consent with Data Processing

You have the right to revoke your consent to processing of personal data at any time.

6.9 Right to appeal

You have the right to appeal to an authority, in particular in the member state of your residence, your place of work or the place where the alleged infringement occurred in case you consider that the processing of personal data was unlawful.

7 Data Security

We pay lots of attention to security of your data within the framework of data protection laws and legal requirements. We try to use technology to ensure data security as far as possible. We try to encrypt personal data whenever possible. This applies to sign up, login and any other data transfer. We offer SSL (Secure Socket Layer), however there might be security gaps depending on specific situations (e.g. communicating via email). An absolutely secure protection of data against access by third parties is not always possible. We maintain a very high standard when it comes to securi5ty measures to protect your data in accordance with Art 32 GDPR. We do not guarantee that our services are available always. Faults, errors and failures cannot be excluded. We carry out regular backups.

8 Data Transfer with Third Parties and Transfer to non-EU countries

Typically we only use your personal data within our company. We will only provide personal data to third parties within the scope of our business and as required (e.g. logistics service providers). In case of outsourcing specific parts of data processing ("order processing") we oblige processors to process personal data in accordance with legal requirements and the data protection law. Any data transmission to entities or persons outside the EU is currently not happening or planned with exception of section 4.

9 Webfonts, Frameworks and Libraries

We use script libraries such as google webfonts to render our website. Usage of such libraries might lead to cached content in your browser. You can find the privacy policy of Google (provider of webfonts) under