Privacy statement

Privacy statement

We, Aluminium Norf GmbH as provider of this website under the Tele Media Act by Geman Law (TMG) and as responsible body for the purpose of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) collect, process and use data when you visit our website. We are committed to protecting the privacy of your personal data and we will thefore use your personal data only in strict compliance to legal data protection requirements.
(For further details on Aluminium Norf GmbH see Imprint.)

With this privacy statement we would like to inform you which data we collect when you visit our website, to which purpose and how we collect, process and use these data and what are your rights to protect them.

1. Collection and processing of non-personal data

In general, you can visit our website without disclosing personal data. As with many other websites some non-personal data are automatically collected and processed by our web servers and the analysis software Piwik.

a) Automatic logging
Our web server automatically stores each access resp. retrieval of data from pages of our website temporarily in a log file. The following data are stored for statistical purposes (see 1b) until they are automatically deleted:

  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • Name and URL of the requested file
  • Date and time of the access
  • Data volume transmitted
  • Notification if retrieval was successful
  • Data of the browser and operating system of the computer used to access our website 
  • URL of the website you were using to visit us (for access via link) and in addition search terms if our website ws accessed via search engine
  • Name of your internet access provider

For us, these data cannot be attributed to certain individuals and insofar are not person-related. We do not aggregate these data or share them with others and we do not establish person-related user profiles. Data are solely processed to enable the use of this website (connection buildup) as well as to address internal system-related purposes, e. g. issues of technical administration and data and system security. Furthermore we use the collected data for statistical purposes, e. g. for tailoring this website to your needs on the basis of an anonymous analysis of user behaviour in general (see 1 b).

 b) Cookies
Our web server stores in your browser so-called cookies, i. e. small bits of text that serve the technical session control, in particular the browser identification for the duration of your visit to our website.
These cookies are automatically deleted seven days after your visit to our website. They facilitate the navigation through our website and enable us to tailor this website to your needs on the basis of an anonymous analysis of user behaviour in general, e. g. the number of visits to our website. These cookies do not relate to a single indentifiable visitor.

Of course you can visit our website without accepting cookies, however, the majority of web browsers automatically accept them. You can decline cookies or ask for notification by your browser when you receive new cookies by changing the settings of your browser accordingly.  For more information on the functions see the help portion of your browser's toolbar. Remember though, without browser cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our website features.

c) Statistical analyses
For the purpose of statistical analyses we use the open source software Piwik. Piwik stores cookies in your browser that enable us to analyse how you use our website. Piwik and information generated by the cookies are stored on our servers. Prior to being stored in the Piwik data base the IP address is anonymised. You can decline the storing of cookies by changing the settings of your browser.

2. Collection and processing of personal data

We collect, process and use personal data, e. g. your name, postal address, your e-mail address or other contact data solely if you have entered them on our website and transferred them to us and as far as such collection, processing and use is legally permitted and covered by your consent.

The use of some services on our website, e. g. contact forms, inquiries, assessments, on-line applications make it necessary to collect, process and use personal data. In this case we take seriously the principle of data economy and solely collect personal data from the mandatory fields in the respective on-line forms that are needed to render and process the respective service. Personal data asked for in other check boxes are provided voluntarily and used for the purpose of addressing you personally and / or more individually or increasing the service for you when we have the opportunity to contact you. For each of our services on the respective pages of our website we state to which purpose we collect, process and use these personal data.  

Personal data are collected, processed and used solely for the purposes mentioned and to the extent needed to achieve these purposes.

In case we need your prior consent in addition for specific data collection, processing and use we will of course ask for you consent on the respective page of our website. This declaration of consent is logged by us; you can call it up anytime from the respective page of our website. We recommend to print your declaration of consent for your files. You are entitled to revoke declarations of consent anytime either in full or in part with future effect. Such cancellation will be logged by us as well.

3. Sharing data with third-parties

Personal data that are collected when visiting our website will in general not be shared with third parties or transferred in any other way. Exempt from this is the disclosure of personal data to governmental institutions and administrative bodies as well as to private right holders based on legal regulations or legal resp. official decisions. Exempt is also the transfer of personal data to governmental institutions and administrative bodies for the purpose of prosecution in case of attacks on our legally protected interests.

Third-party contractors that we use to operate our website or for particular services, process personal data solely on behalf of Alunorf. They are contractually obliged to adhere to the statutory regulations on data protection and data security. They are not third party for the purpose of data protection.

 4. Data security

The data we collect and store are treated confidential. They are protected by appropriate technical and organisational precautions against loss and alterations and against unauthorized access of third parties. Data between your computer and us via our website are transferred through SSL encryption.

5. Your rights

a) Right of access to personal data and right to information
You have at any time the right of access and to information with regard to your personal data, their origin and recipients as well as the purpose of storing. You can contact us in this matter by e-mail to datenschutz@alunorf.de or by letter to  Koblenzer Str.120, 41468 Neuss. If you have questions on data protection and security or if you wish further information to any specific issues please contact us using these addresses as well.

b) Correction, blocking and deletion / revoke of consent
You have at any time the right to have your stored data corrected, blocked or deleted. As far as the deletion is excluded for legal or contractual reasons or for reasons arising from commercial resp. tax law, data are blocked instead of being deleted. If you wish to make use of your right to have data corrected, blocked or deleted or if you which to revoke your declaration of consent for the processing or use of your personal data please contact us by e-mail to datenschutz@alunorf.de or by regular mail to Koblenzer Str. 120, 41468 Neuss.
Should you wish to contact us by e-mail, we would like to point out that the contents of unencrypted e-mails can be accessed by third parties. We therefore recommend to send confidential information in an encrypted manner or by regular mail.

6. Changes to this statement

From time to time it may become necessary to change this statement, e. g. when updates are made or laws are revised. Aluminium Norf GmbH therefore reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time. Those changes do not apply retroactively. We encourage you to reread this policy to see if there have been any changes that may affect you.