Data privacy statement

We attach great importance to the protection of your data and you private sphere. In order to guarantee that you are informed to the full extent about the collection and use of personal data, please take note of the following information:

1. Anonymous data collection

Basically, you can visit our website without telling us who you are. We do not save the name of your internet service provider, the website from which you visit us or the name of the file requested.

2. Collection and processing of personal data

All text, images, graphics, animations, videos, sounds and other contents of this website, as well as their arrangement are protected by copyright and other property laws. Reproduction, modification or use of the indicated contents in other electronic or printed publications may not take place without the prior authorisation of Aug. Winkhaus GmbH & Co. KG. All trademarks are, insofar as nothing different is indicated, protected by trademark laws, particularly Winkhaus brands, logos, emblems and type plates. The patents and brands presented on this website are the intellectual property of Aug. Winkhaus GmbH & Co. KG.

3. Cookies

This website uses so-called "cookies", among other things, which make our internet presence more user-friendly, efficient and secure - such as when it comes to accelerating navigation on our platform. In addition, cookies make it possible for us to the monitor the frequency with which pages are opened, as well as general navigation. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer system. Please note that some of these cookies from our server are overwritten on your computer, in which case it usually involves so-called "session cookies. "Session cookies" are characterised in that they are automatically deleted again from your hard disk after the end of the browser session. Other cookies remain on your computer system and make it possible for us to recognise your computer system again on your next visit (so-called persistent cookies). Of course, you can reject cookies at all times, insofar as your browser permits this.

4. Use of Facebook

Plugins for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. The Facebook plugins are recognisable by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our page. Here is an overview of the Facebook plugins http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. When you visit our pages, a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server is established by means of the plugin. In the process, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. When you click on the Facebook "like" button while you are logged in with your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. In doing so, Facebook can assign the visit of our pages to your user account. Please note that we, as a provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted or the use thereof by Facebook. For further information, refer to the Facebook data privacy statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish for Facebook to be able to assign the visit of our web pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of our Facebook user account.

5. Use of etracker

Data for marketing and optimisation purposes is collected and stored on this website with technologies of etracker GmbH (http://www.etracker.com). Among other things, a pseudonym can be created from this data. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files which are stored locally in the temporary storage of the internet browser of the website visitor. The cookies enable the recognition of the internet browser. The data collected with the etracker technologies is not used to personally identify the visitor of this website and is not consolidated with personal data of the carrier of the pseudonym without separately issued approval of the affected party. The collection and storage of data can be refused with future effect at any time. You can prevent the installation of cookies with an appropriate setting in your browser software; please note that, you will not be able to utilise all functions of this website to their full extent in this case. By using this website, you declare your consent to the processing of the data collected by e-tracker in the manner described above and for the purpose mentioned above. Please note that this website uses e-tracker with the extension of IP anonymisation and therefore IP addresses are only briefly processed in order to prevent persons from being identified.

6. Online Order System

Your personal data is encrypted by means of SSL for transmission over the internet in the ordering process (online order system, etc.). We secure our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, change or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons by means of technical and organisational measures. Access to your account is only possible after entering your personal password. You should always handle your access information confidentially and close the browser window when you have completed your communication with us, particularly when you share the computer with others.

7. Further information and contact

If you have additional questions about data privacy, please contact us. For enquiries about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data, as well as the revocation of issued authorisation, please contact:

Aug. Winkhaus GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Dirk Maczkiewitz
Data Protection Officer
August-Winkhaus-Str. 31
48291 Telgte, Germany

Your contact person

Dr. Dirk Maczkiewitz

Data Protection Officer

T. +49 2504 921-426

F. +49 2504 921-429