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Privacy Statement

We thank you for visiting our website, and for your interest in our company.

Your privacy is very important to us. We would therefore like to inform you how we collect information, what information we collect and how BRAND GMBH + CO KG uses this information.

Handling / use of personal data

Almost all of our Internet service can be used without the specification of your personal data. In cases where the specification of personal data on our website is necessary for the purpose of an inquiry, we leave it up to you to decide what personal information you would like to provide. BRAND GMBH + CO KG records and uses your personal data, such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax number, exclusively for the purpose for which you have provided the data (e.g. for the processing of information inquiries, batch certificates, orders for brochures, demonstration units or samples). We will only transmit your data, if necessary, to our local distribution partners, and only for the purpose of processing your specific inquiry.

Collection of traffic data

Piwik web analytics

Our website uses the open-source web analytics tool Piwik (www.piwik.org) to generate statistical analysis on the use of the site. Piwik uses "cookies", small text files, which will be temporarily 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 (e.g., your IP-address anonymized prior to its storage, time, requested page, used browser, operating system) will be stored on our server in Germany. The information generated by Piwik is completely anonymous and cannot be used for identification of individuals. These data help us to optimize the website and make it more user-friendly. A combination of the stored data with other data sources or a passing on to third parties will not take place. 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. However, if you delete the cookies on your computer, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and must be reactivated if necessary.

Google Analytics

Further, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics also uses cookies 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. We only use Google Analytics with anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking), i.e. 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 our behalf Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us. 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.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

However, if you delete the cookies on your computer, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and must be reactivated if necessary

Further information from Google concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/.