We are pleased that you are interested in our company and in our products and services. We would like you to feel safe when you visit our websites, also with regard to your personal data, as we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. For us, compliance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act („Bundesdatenschutzgesetz“) is a matter of course.
Personal data are information relating to your identity. This includes, for example, data such as your name, address, telephone number, email address. You need not disclose any personal data if you wish to use our websites. However, in some cases we need your name and address to enable us to provide our services to you. The same applies, for example, to the dispatch of information material and goods or to replies to individual questions. We will inform you of this if necessary. In addition we only store and process data which you provide to us either voluntarily or automatically. If you purchase our services, we generally collect only the information that we need to provide these services. If we ask you for any further data, this is voluntary information. Personal data are processed for the sole purpose of providing the desired services and preserving our own legitimate business interests.
Use Only for the Stated Purpose
In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act, we will collect, process and use the personal data provided by you only for the purposes stated by us. We shall as a matter of principle not sell or lease your data to any third parties. We will transmit your personal data to third parties only if we are ordered to do so by a court or a public authority or if it is necessary for the performance of our contract or for our credit protection or if you give your express consent.
We oblige our employees and the service providers to treat your data as confidential and to observe the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act. Your data will never be used for advertising or for market research by third parties unless you give your express consent.
When you visit one of our websites we may save information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Cookies are small text files sent by a web server to your browser and saved on the hard disk of your computer. This information serves to automatically recognize you on your next visit to our websites and to simplify the navigation for you. Cookies allow us, for example, to adjust a website to your interests.
Of course you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognize your computer, you can prevent the saving of cookies on your hard disk by selecting „do not accept cookies“ in your browser settings. For details please read the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. However, if you choose not to accept cookies, this can limit the functions available to you on our websites. Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics.
We have taken technical and organizational safety measures to protect your personal data against manipulation and unauthorized access. We continuously update our safety measures in line with technological developments.
General Remark on External Links
You may for your information find links on our websites to third-party websites. We have no influence on the contents or design of external sites operated by third parties. The contents of this data protection statement may be inapplicable there. Please therefore ask the content providers about their own data protection statements.
A note regarding the use of your information
Our internet page uses the marketing software Intercom, a communication platform for direct interaction by chat between website users and us. Operator: INTERCOM R&D, Stephens Court, 18-21 Saint Stephens Green, Dublin 2, D02N960, Ireland. You will find Intercom’s data protection regulations under: https://docs.intercom.io/pricing-privacy-and-terms/intercom-inc-privacy-policy.
WMD and Intercom share an agreement regarding the EU Model Clauses. Your information (type and version of browser, type of operating system, time of day of the server query, and your email address if you have entered it) will be disclosed to Intercom when you use the chat function via our internet page. WMD uses this data exclusively for the purposes of enabling the service and will be subsequently deleted at Intercom.
You may use this option for communication instead of email or the telephone. If you wish to close chat function, click the button “X close” in the upper right-hand corner.
General Remark on Social Media / Bookmarks
WMD uses the marketing automation software “Mautic” for marketing purposes. This is open source software that is hosted on a server in a German data-processing center. All the information that you give us for marketing purposes is processed at that location. Your first and last names and your e-mail address, for instance, will be processed there. Other information unconnected to your personal identity may be collected as well. This includes the browser version, the operating system, the type of PC, IP address, service provider and time of connection. This data is used solely for the purposes of marketing (pricing, sales campaigns, selection of distribution channels, etc.) and is used exclusively by WMD.
Amendment of the Data Protection Provisions
We reserve the right to amend our safety and data protection rules insofar as that becomes necessary due to technical developments. In these cases we will also amend our data protection accordingly. Please always observe the latest version of our data protection statement.
Right to Disclosure and Right to object
You can at any time ask us to disclose the data about you stored by us. You can also at any time revoke your consent to the collection and storage of your personal data by us. If needed please turn to our data protection officer via E-Mail: Mr. Frank Zumkeller
Data Protection Officer
If you have any further questions about our information on data protection and the processing of your personal data, please address these directly via E-Mail to our data protection officer: Mr. Frank Zumkeller