Privacy Policy.

 
 

The BGK GmbH & Co. KG to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website and sets out its policy of handling personal data. Read on to learn what information is collected and how it is dealt with.

 
 

Notes on data protection. 

You may normally access all BGK Internet pages, without giving any personal information. If, as an exception, your name, address or other personal details are required, you will be informed in advance. Your personal user data are used to make the services provided by BGK as pleasant to use as possible and they are also used to improve the service. When you decide to submit your personal data over the Internet to BGK, to make correspondence possible or to enable an order to be processed, these data are handled with care, in accordance with the strict regulations of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). When you access the Internet page, BGK receives user data which are saved for security reasons and possibly as a means of identification (e.g. ISP address, date, time and pages visited). These data are assessed by BGK to learn about user behavior and to compile statistics. In all procedures, the high security standards of the Teleservice Data Protection Act (TDDSG) and of the Data Protection Ordinance for Telecommunication Companies (TDSV) are observed. There is no evaluation of private individuals. We reserve the right to make a statistical assessment of anonymous data records. Further information on data protection in the German Federal Republic can be found here: www.bfd.bund.de

Disclosure of personal information to third parties.

Should data be passed to service providers as part of order data processing, then they are bound to the BDSG, other legal regulations and contractually to the privacy policy of BGK GmbH & Co. KG. As far as the BGK GmbH & Co. KG is required by law or court order, it will disclose your data to the required extent to authorized sites. For any other purposes BGK GmbH & Co. KG will not give your data to third parties without your express consent.

Security.

BGK saves your data on specially protected servers in Germany. Access is granted only to persons authorized by BGK who are involved in the technical, commercial or editorial servicing of these servers.

Right to withdraw data.

If you ask BGK to discontinue use of your personal data for contacting you, and/or to delete it, we will act accordingly. Data which are essential for order processing or for commercial purposes are not affected by cancellation or deletion. Please understand that our personalized service can no longer be provided in the case of data withdrawal, as it is based on the use of customer information.

Use of cookies.

During an online session, text information is gathered in cookies and stored in ASCII format in a special file (cookie.txt) on the user’s hard drive. The user’s Internet browser checks where the cookie is stored on his system. Cookies are items of information which are sent back to the server the next time the Internet is accessed. In each case, they can only be read by the server which has also previously stored them. BGK only uses cookies when they are absolutely essential for user functions or if they make the website easier to navigate. The information is not made available to third parties, as cookies are used only for the abovementioned purposes. Most browsers are set in such a way as to accept cookies automatically. This function can, however, be disenabled in the browser at any time. You can set your browser to inform you as soon as cookies are being sent.

Links to other websites.

In certain cases, BGK web pages contain links to other websites. BGK has no influence on the content of other websites and on whether their operators observe data protection regulations.

Advertising.

BGK web pages do not normally contain any advertising panels. If there is advertising, it is distributed by external ad servers. The data applied in connection with online advertising (ad impressions and ad clicks) are used solely for statistical evaluation and to compile reports to advertising customers. No personal data are used. Cookies may possibly be used to distribute advertising, with BGK having no control over this.

Google Analytics.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server by Google in the USA and is stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website to put together of report about the website activities for the website operators and to render linked services next with the website use and the Internet use. Also Google will transfer this information if necessary into three parts, provided that this legally prescribed or as far as third process these data on behalf of Google. Google will associate your IP address with other data of Google in no case. They can prevent the installation of the Cookies by a suitable setting of your browsers software; we point out you, nevertheless, to the fact that you cannot use all functions of this website in this case if necessary completely. By the use of this website you agree with the treatment of the data upraised about you by Google in the before described way and for the before named purpose.