Privacy Statement

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and are committed to respecting the privacy of all individuals using our websites.

The following statement provides you with an overview of the type, scope and purposes of the collection, processing and use of personal data involved in the use of the services offered by us (e.g. inquiries).

Personal Data and Why We Collect and Use It.

Personal data constitutes details on your personal or factual situation, such as your name, your address or your e-mail address. Such personal data will only be collected by us if you contact us via our websites.

Such personal data will only be collected by us in the cases listed below.
We collect your contact data (name, e-mail address), if you contact us via our websites. We use this data to communicate with you in connection with orders, products and offers, to create and maintain customer accounts and to make recommendations for products and offers to you.

Data will exclusively be collected, stored, processed and/or used by us in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations. Your consent given for the collection/saving/processing and/or may be withdrawn by you at any time with effect for the future.

Do We Disclose Your Personal Data to Third Parties?

We will only pass on personal data in the cases described below.

We will pass on your data to affiliated companies controlled by Silikal GmbH and their subsidiaries, if these are also subject to the present privacy statement or observe policies providing for the same level of protection.

Personal data is only transmitted to public agencies and authorities to the extent we are statutorily obliged to do so.

Notes on Cookies.

Cookies are small amounts of data that may be stored on your computer when you visit our websites. They facilitate the visit to our website and help us to recognize you next time you visit this website. Cookies may be used to create user profiles. Cookies may not cause any damage to your computer. If you prefer not to use cookies, you may deactivate (or re-activate) them in your browser via the “Edit” menu.
Withdrawal, Correction and Changes of Your Personal Data Held by Us.

You may withdraw your consent to the processing and use of your personal data as well as correct or change your data at any time. Should you wish to do so, please contact mail@silikal.de

Data Privacy

If the entry of personal or business-related data (e-mail addresses, names, addresses) is possible on the website, such data is explicitly disclosed voluntarily by the user. Use of and payment for all services offered is – to a technically feasible and reasonable extent – also permitted without the provision of the said data and/or by providing anonymised data or a pseudonym.

Google Analytics Note:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer and allowing for analysing your use of this website. The information on your use of this website (including your IP address) as generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on the website activities for the website owners, and to provide other services related to website and internet use. Google may also transmit this information to third parties, insofar as this is required by law or the relevant third parties process this information on Google’s behalf. In no case will Google relate your IP address to other Google Inc. data. You may prevent the installation of these cookies by an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we advise you that the functions of this website might not be available to you completely in this case. By using this website, you agree with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the above-described manner and for the above-stated purpose.

You can disable Google Analytics here:

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Use of Facebook Social Plugins

Our website uses Social Plugins (“Plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). The plugins are identified by a Facebook logo or the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”.
When you open a page of our website containing such a plugin, your browser will directly establish a connection to the Facebook servers. The plugin contents will directly be transmitted to your browser by Facebook, and your browser will integrate them in the website.
By integrating the plugins, Facebook is informed that you have opened the relevant page of our website. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign this visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. activate the “Like” button or post a comment, the relevant information will directly be transmitted from your browser to Facebook and saved there.
For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as on your related rights and configuration options to protect your privacy, please refer to Facebook’s data privacy notes. If you do not wish Facebook to collect data on you via our website, you must log out from Facebook before visiting our website.

Use of Twitter Social Plugins

Our website is connected to functions of the service Twitter. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter.

We advise you that we as the provider of our website will not receive any information on the contents of data transferred or its use by Twitter. For more information please refer to the Twitter privacy statement.

Use of Google+ Social Plugins

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Google+ operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

When you open a page of our website containing such a plugin, your browser will directly establish a connection to the Google servers. The plugin contents will directly be transmitted to your browser by Google, and your browser will integrate them in the website. By integrating the plugins, Google is informed that your browser has opened the relevant page of our website, even if you do not have any Google+ profile or are currently not logged in to Google+. This information (including your IP address) is directly transmitted from your browser to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

If you are logged in to Google+, Google can directly assign your visit to our website to your Google+ profile. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. activate the “+1” button, the relevant information is also directly transferred to a Google server and saved there. In addition, the information is published on Google+ and indicated in your account data.

For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Google, as well as on your related rights and configuration options to protect your
privacy, please refer to Google’s data privacy notes:
http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

If you do not wish Google to assign the data collected via our website to your profile on Google+ directly, you must log out from Google+ before visiting our website. You may also completely prevent the upload of Google plugins by using add-ons for your browser, e.g. the script blocker “NoScript”.

Use of Pinterest Social Plugins

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Pinterest operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA (“Pinterest”). The plugins can be recognised e.g. by buttons with the “Pin it” sign on a white or red background.

When you open a page of our website containing such a plugin, your browser will directly establish a connection to the Pinterest servers. The plugin contents will directly be transmitted to your browser by Pinterest, and your browser will integrate them in the website. By integrating the plugins, Pinterest is informed that your browser has opened the relevant page of our website, even if you do not have any Pinterest profile or are currently not logged in to Pinterest. This information (including your IP address) is directly transmitted from your browser to a Pinterest server in the USA and saved there.

If you are logged in to Pinterest, Pinterest can directly assign your visit to our website to your Pinterest profile. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. activate the “Pin it” button, the relevant information is also directly transferred to a Pinterest server and saved there. In addition, the information is published on Pinterest and indicated in your account data.

For information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Pinterest, as well as on your related rights and configuration options to protect your privacy, please refer to Pinterest’s data privacy notes:
https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy

If you do not wish Pinterest to assign the data collected via our website to your profile on Pinterest directly, you must log out from Pinterest before visiting our website. You may also completely prevent the upload of Pinterest plugins by using add-ons for your browser, e.g. the script blocker “NoScript”.

Use of LinkedIn Social Plugins

Our website integrates plugins of the social network LinkedIn by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn”). You may recognise the LinkedIn plugins by the LinkedIn logo or the “Share” button on this website. If you visit this website, a direct connection will be established between your browser and the LinkedIn server via the plugin. This will provide LinkedIn with the information that you have visited this website from your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn “Share” button while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you may link the contents of this website with your LinkedIn profile. This enables LinkedIn to assign your visit to this website to your user account. We advise you that we as the provider of our website will not receive any information on the contents of data transferred or its use by LinkedIn. For details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, use), as well as on your rights and configuration options, please refer to LinkedIn’s data privacy notes. LinkedIn provides these notes at http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv.

Our right to amend this data privacy statement.

We reserve the right to amend this data privacy statement at any time in compliance with the relevant applicable data privacy regulations.