Preliminary note 

Tool-e-byte GmbH (hereinafter referred to as TEB) attaches particular importance to security and data protection. Private data remains private data, with us your sensitive data is in good hands.

Privacy policy 

If you call up and use the websites of TEB, depending on the type of use, various information about your PC or other end device such as B. a smartphone with which you use the website (hereinafter: your "system"), your person and your usage behavior transmitted to TEB. In the data protection declaration below, we explain what information and personal data it is and how we use it. 
The most important thing at this point: A sensitive and responsible handling of your personal data is an elementary part of a reputable and customer-oriented company activity for us. The principle of data economy is very important when it comes to data collection. We only collect and use personal data to the extent that this is absolutely necessary for use to carry out the contractual relationship, the law requires us to do so, or you allow us to do so. 
We guarantee that no personal data will be passed on to unauthorized third parties without your consent. For the collection and use of your personal data, we follow a code, the key points of which we would like to inform you about with this data protection declaration. If you access the content of our website via external websites that are not offered by TEB itself but by third parties (e.g. via affiliate partners), this declaration does not apply. In this case, please contact the respective provider regarding data protection issues.

1. What is personal data?

Personal data is all information about the personal and factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person (§ 3 paragraph 1 BDSG). This includes, for example, information such as your name, address and telephone number. Information that cannot be used to identify you, such as information about your age, gender or professional training, is not personal data.

2. Type, scope and purpose of data processing

2.1 If you use the TEB website without prior registration or registration, ie visit the TEB website, we only collect the information required to deliver the Internet pages you have requested to your computer. We also collect some data to improve safety and performance, as well as data that the legislature requires us to collect. The data collected for the aforementioned purposes include the IP address assigned to your computer, the name and URL of the requested file and the date and time of the request. Although these may allow identification, they are only kept for as long as is necessary for technical reasons or for a special reason, e.g. B. is necessary for evidence purposes in the event of improper or unlawful use or

2.2 Only when you register to use a service does the system request various data that are necessary for the implementation of the user relationship or participation, e.g. B. Name, address and contact details. The transfer made during registration to verify the user account will only be used for this purpose and will not be used for advertising purposes.

2.3 To improve the website, TEB creates anonymized usage profiles. This makes it impossible to draw conclusions about the individual user. You can object to the use of your data in this regard at any time.

2.4 Our website uses Piwik, a so-called web analysis service. Piwik uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable us to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes, which serves to optimize our website. Your IP address is immediately anonymized during this process so that you as a user remain anonymous to us. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the use of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly,

If you do not agree to the storage and evaluation of this data from your visit, you can object to the storage and use below at any time with a click of the mouse. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which means that Piwik does not collect any session data. Attention: If you delete your cookies, this means that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted and you may have to reactivate it.

3. Cookies

3.1  A cookie is a text file that a website or web server sends to your browser to be stored on your system as an anonymous identifier that your system recognizes - but not you personally.

3.2 You have the option of setting your browser so that it notifies you in advance when you receive a cookie so that you can refuse to receive the cookie. You can also completely deactivate the receipt of cookies via your browser. However, this can result in some pages no longer working or only to a limited extent.

3.3 If you properly log out, the session and permanent cookies we set will be automatically deleted by your web browser depending on its settings. If you close the browser without first logging out, only the session cookie will be deleted; a permanent cookie set at your request will be retained. However, permanent cookies are automatically deleted or invalid after the expiry of one month.

4. Disclosure of personal data to third parties/address and credit check

4.1 In principle, TEB only uses your personal data itself or through affiliated companies (§§ 15 ff. AktG) and only to the extent that it is necessary for the provision of the website and for the implementation of the user relationship or is otherwise permitted by law.

4.2 In order to verify the address data entered or to check the creditworthiness of our users, we also reserve the right to obtain information about the user from third parties. For this purpose, the information about the name or the company, the address and, if applicable, the date of birth, which is collected as part of the registration, is transmitted to a credit reporting agency or another information service, which uses this data to check the validity of the address or the creditworthiness of the respective user. The credit agency is obliged to protect data. In the event of non-contractual processing (e.g. termination due to late payment, requested payment order for an undisputed claim and enforcement measures), we can also transmit information about personal data to the credit reporting agency. The respective data transmission and storage takes place only insofar as this is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of TEB or the general public and the interests of the user worthy of protection are not thereby affected. The user will be informed separately about the specific recipient of the data before transmission.

5. Consent / revocation of consent

5.1 By giving your consent as part of the registration, you declare the following:

5.2 I consent to TEB collecting, using and transferring my personal data to third parties in accordance with section 4.2. This applies accordingly if there is a dispute as to whether a contract has been concluded.

5.3 You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your data at any time with future effect. You also have the right to free information, correction, blocking and, if necessary, deletion of your stored data.

6. Data protection officer and right to information

6.1 Please direct any further questions about data protection to the contact details given in the imprint.