Privacy Policy

AN OVERVIEW OF DATA PROTECTION

General

The following gives a simple overview of what kind of personal information we collect, why we collect them and how we handle your data when you are visiting or using our website. what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Types and uses of information we collect from you.

Customer Information: During a visit to the Website, we may ask the customer for their contact information (such as name, title, company name, email address, phone number, fax number, shipping/billing addresses, and credit card information, where applicable) as part of the quote request process, to become a registered user of the Website, when requesting information or submitting a question to NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY and when completing any web form to request such information.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data collected on this website is processed by the website operator. The contact details of the operator can be found in the required legal notice of the website.

How do we collect your data?

Some data is collected when you provide it to us. This could be, for example, data you enter in a contact form.

Information collected automatically

When you visit the website, we obtain certain information of a general nature automatically. This information allows us to have a better understanding of your needs and preferences, to know what products and services we can develop to meet those needs and preferences, and to receive information about how the NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY website works. Some of the information we collect automatically is necessary for the proper functioning of the website, such as cookies, as explained below. We handle information obtained through cookies and other technologies as non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local law, we also handle these identifiers as personal information. Similarly, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information, we treat the combined information as personal information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

What do we use your information for?

We use this information to fulfill your orders and provide you with the product and services you request, as well as related support for those products and services. We may use customer information to send you information and advertising about NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY and its services. For example, NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY may use your e-mail address to send you NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY marketing materials to keep you informed about our latest products and services. E-mail addresses may be used to communicate information of interest about NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY. This includes order shipment or tracking information, obsolete parts bulletins, modification service information or any other promotional e-mail from NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY. You may opt out of receiving further e-mails in the appropriate box. Emails may be sent by NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY or by an authorized agent working for NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY. We also reserve the right, but not the obligation, to contact you to inform you about changes to this Privacy Policy and other matters relating to the website.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients and the purpose of its collection free of charge. You also have the right to request that your data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions on the subject of privacy and data protection. You can also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Third-party analytics and tools.

When visiting our website, statistical analyses of your browsing behavior may be performed. This happens mainly by using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your browsing behavior is generally encrypted anonymously and pseudonymized, i.e. we will not be able to identify you through this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

GENERAL INFORMATION AND MANDATORY INFORMATION

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces various kind of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The Please note that data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Encrypted payments on this website

If you enter into a contract which requires you to send us your payment information (e.g. account number for direct debits), we will require this data to process your payment.

Payment transactions using common means of payment (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are only made via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon in your browser line is visible.

In the case of encrypted communication, any payment details you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data your data be corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.

DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

Cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of the EU of DSGVOGDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information which are automatically transmitted by your browser so-called that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address
  • These data will not be combined with data from other sources

Request for Quote:

Once you make a request for a quote, become a registered user or request information from NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY, your name, title, company name, e-mail address, telephone number, fax number, shipping/billing addresses and other information may be included in our customer file. We use commercially reasonable security to protect the data you provide as part of making purchases on the Web Site, as outlined in the Security section of this Privacy Statement.

Registration:

Registration may be required to access and use certain parts of the Website, such as to make a request for a quote. Registered users may change or delete the data they provide at the time of registration at any time if required by law, and we will provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. We will correct and delete such data at your request, provided that this does not conflict with any legal retention obligations. To contact us to review, edit or delete data collected about you, please use the contact information at the end of this Privacy Statement.

Comment Function:

If you leave comments where permitted on the Website, such as on a blog or other part of the Website that allows user-generated content, various information about you and the comment may also be stored and associated with the comment, such as your user name, the time of the post, and information that is automatically collected as described in this Privacy Statement, in addition to the comments themselves.

Contact form

Should you send us questions via the a contact form on our website, we will collect the data entered in the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto in the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) of the EU DSGVOGDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

We will retain the data you provide in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process, and use personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) of the EU DSGVOGDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract. We collect, process and use your personal data when accessing our website (usage data) only to the extent required to enable you to access our service or to bill you for the same.

Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transmitted when entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order

We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) of the EU DSGVOGDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Data transferred when signing up for services and digital content

We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract with us, for example, to banks entrusted to process your payments.

Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) of the EU DSGVOGDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

Links, embedded content and buttons

NEW DISCOVERY AGENCY may track how you interact with links through our services, including our email notifications. We do this to improve our services, provide information and advertising, and to be able to analyze overall click statistics, such as the number of times a particular link has been clicked. The website may contain links to other websites; content embedded on the website that comes from, or relates to, other websites and services; and buttons from other websites and services, such as social media websites like YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn. In general, you can identify these social media buttons and the companies they represent by their logos. Several of these third-party vendors may use cookies or other tracking devices to obtain and track your information over time across the Internet. 

We are not responsible for the privacy policies or content of these other websites or their data collection policies. You should review the privacy policies of these other websites when providing personally identifiable information or to find out what other data they collect from users, whether while on their platform or website, or through links, buttons or embedded media. At present, it is reasonable to assume that a direct connection has been established with the provider’s services and that at least your IP address and device-related information is collected and used. Service providers may also attempt to store cookies on the computer used. Note: If you are logged into Facebook at the same time, Facebook may be able to identify you as a visitor to a specific page.

  1. ANALYTICS AND ADVERTISING

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU DSGVOGDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

Click here to disable Google Analytics for this website

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google’s privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Para obtener más información sobre cómo Google Analytics maneja los datos de los usuarios, consulte la política de privacidad de Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Outsourced data processing

We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic data collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.

NEWSLETTER

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto in the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) of the EU DSGVOGDPR. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

PLUGINS AND TOOLS

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.

If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU DSGVOGDPR.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU DSGVOGDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is used by your computer.

Further information about handling user data, can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) of the EU DSGVOGDPR.

Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.