Data protection statement

The website severin.com (hereinafter "Website") is operated by Severin Elektrogeräte GmbH (hereinafter "Severin" or "we"). The protection of your personal data is of primary concern to us. The following serves to inform you of the type, extent and purpose of personal data collection, use and application. This information can be accessed on our website at any time.

A. Responsible body

Responsible body as defined in the Data Protection Act:

Severin Elektrogeräte GmbH
Röhre 27
59846 Sundern, Germany

B. Principles

(1) We collect, process and use your personal data exclusively in compliance with the applicable data protection legislation.

(2) Personal data refers to any information regarding the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person. This comprises in particular inventory data such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, and also includes usage data such as information regarding when you visited our site, the internet browser you used and further data generated by visiting our site.

C. Scope of data collection, processing and use

(1) We collect, process and use your personal data exclusively for the provision of the website. Furthermore, we only collect, process and use your personal data where you have provided explicit consent.

(2) Merely visiting the website does not require you to provide personal data. We only store and use access data without personal reference such as your browser type, the page you visited us from, the time and date of your visit and the name of the file requested. This data is evaluated for the improvement of our offer and can in no way be traced back to you.

D. Contact form use

(1) Our contact form allows you to get in touch with us. We collect, process and use the information you provide via the contact form exclusively to process your request.

(2) We would like to clearly state that personal data provided is not passed on to third parties either free of charge or against payment.

E. Cookie usage

We make use of cookies to make visiting our website more enjoyable. Cookies are small text files which are saved to your internet browser cache. Cookies allow your browser to be recognised again.

You can, of course, visit our website without using cookies. If you do not wish your browser to be recognised by us you can prevent cookies being stored through your browser settings. Please refer to your browser instructions for details. Not accepting cookies can limit website functionality.

F. Google analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies": text files which are saved to your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. Information on your use of this website (incl. your IP address) generated by the cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile website activity reports for the website operator and to provide further services connected to website and internet use. Google will also provide such information to a third party in the event that it is required by law or said third party processes such data on behalf of Google. On no account shall Google associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed using the corresponding setting in your browser software. Please note however, that doing so may result in not all website functions being fully available. By using this website you agree to the processing of data collected about you by Google, in the manner and for the purposes stated above.

Please note, we use Google Analytics with the "_anonymizeIp()" add-on so that your IP address is only processed in a shortened form and, as such, cannot be directly traced to an individual. You can deactivate the collection and use of information by Google at any time with effect for the future by installing Google's Deactivate us Add Ons.

G. Facebook social plugin

Our website uses social plugins for facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognise the plugins via the Facebook logo (white "f" on a blue tile or a "thumbs-up" symbol) or the notation "Facebook social plugin". View a list of the plugins and what they look like here: developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you call up a website that contains such a plugin, your browser links to the Facebook server. Plugin content is then transferred directly to your browser from Facebook and incorporated into the website. For this reason we have no influence over the scope of data that Facebook collects using this plugin and are thus informing you of what we know.

By using the plugin Facebook is informed when you call up the corresponding page on our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can attribute the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by clicking the Like button or posting a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and saved there. If you aren't a member of Facebook it is still possible for Facebook to find out your IP address and store it.

Please refer to the Facebook data protection statement regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing, use of data by Facebook, and connected rights and setting options to protect your privacy: www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are on Facebook and do not wish Facebook to collect data about you via our website and link it to your data which is saved on Facebook, please log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

H. Twitter social plugin

Our website uses social plugins for twitter.com which is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107 , USA. When you call up a website that contains such a plugin, your browser links to the Twitter servers. Plugin content is then transferred directly to your browser from Twitter and incorporated into the website. For this reason we have no influence over the scope of data that Twitter collects using this plugin and are thus informing you of what we know.

By using the plugin, Twitter is informed when you call up the corresponding page on our website. If you are registered on Twitter and logged in, Twitter can attribute the visit to your Twitter account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. by clicking the Tweet button, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Twitter and saved there. If you aren't signed up to Twitter it is still possible for Twitter to find out your IP address and store it. Please refer to the Twitter data protection statement regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing, use of data by Twitter, and connected rights and setting options to protect your privacy: www.twitter.com/privacy.

If you are on Twitter and do not wish Twitter to collect data about you via our website and link it to your data which is saved on Twitter, please log out of Twitter before visiting our website.

I. Addthis share button

Our website uses social plugins for the service addthis.com which is operated by Add This LLC, 8000 Westpark Dr., Suite 625, McLean, VA 22102, USA. The plugins can be recognised by the orange Share button with a "+" (alternatively a white "+" on an orange tile) or the notation "share". When you call up a website that contains such a plugin, your browser links to the Add This server. Plugin content is then transferred directly to your browser from Add This and incorporated into the website. For this reason we have no influence over the scope of data that Add This collects using this plugin and are thus informing you of what we know.

Further information regarding the use of your data when using the Add This button can be found atwww.addthis.com/privacy.

If you do not agree to the collection and use of your data, we strongly recommend not using the Add This button.

J. Right to information, objection and cancellation

In accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to information on the data we have stored about you, and the right to correct, block or delete such data. Moreover, you can object to the creation of anonymised user profiles for the purposes of advertising, market research or the optimisation of our website. You may revoke your consent to data collection, storage and use at any time with effect for the future. Please contact us about this subject at information@severin.de or via the contact details provided in the Legal section.