1. Subject

1. Subject

450connect GmbH takes the protection of your personal data seriously; we want you to feel safe when visiting our site. We process personal data collected when you visit our site in accordance with legal provisions, particularly the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Personal data is any data that refers to you personally, including, for example, name, address, email address, user behavior.

2. Area of Application

2. Area of Application

This privacy policy is valid for the Internet presence of 450connect GmbH, which exists under the domain www.450connect.de along with various subdomains (hereafter referred to as “our website”).
The 450connect GmbH website may contain links to the websites of other service providers, which this privacy policy does not cover.

3. Collection, Processing, and Use of Data

3.  Collection, Processing, and Use of Data

When you visit our web pages, our servers by default store the date and duration of the visit, the pages viewed, and the browser and operating system you are using in a Server Log File. 450connect GmbH uses this data to track visitors’ preferences and thereby optimize the web pages accordingly.

On our website, we use various online forms to facilitate communication between you and us. We require only the personal data that is absolutely necessary for processing your requests/orders. We collect data that is not absolutely necessary but still interests us on an optional basis. In these cases, you decide what information, if any, you would like to volunteer. If you choose not to provide the optional data, we respect your decision. You will not experience a restriction of our service.

4. Data Transfer/Disclosure to Third Parties

4. Data Transfer/Disclosure to Third Parties

We use the collected data exclusively for internal use for the purpose stated in each case. There is no transmission or disclosure of data to third parties unless necessary for the execution of the contractual relationship. Thus in the case of orders, for example, we may pass on your name and address to carriers.

5. Advertising and Evaluation of Usage Data

5. Advertising and Evaluation of Usage Data

We do not use the collected data for advertising purposes. We merely use the web analytics application Piwik (see 8).

6. Transfer (External Link)

6. Transfer (External Link)

Providers of teleservices are required to inform users when they are being transferred to another service provider. If we refer you to another service provider, we will make it clear by opening the website of the other service provider in a new browser window and/or by highlighting the link in a different color.

7. Processing or Deletion of Data

7. Processing or Deletion of Data

We will store your data as long as necessary to achieve the intended purpose.

8. Piwik

8. Piwik

Our website uses the web analytics application Piwik. Piwik uses “cookies”, text files stored on your computer that allow us to analyze the way you use our website. For this purpose, usage information generated by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transferred to our server and stored for usage analysis, which helps us optimize the website. Your IP address will be immediately anonymized during this process so that you remain anonymous to us as a user. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will not be passed on to third parties. You may prevent the use of cookies in your browser settings, though this may mean that you cannot fully utilize all the functions of the website.

If you do not want data from your visit stored and evaluated, you can opt out at any time with the click of a mouse. In that case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser, and Piwik will not collect any session data. Caution: when you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and must be activated again as required.

Your trust is important to us. That’s why we’re always happy to answer questions about the processing of your personal data.