Data-protection declaration

In order to be able to offer our products to you via our product portal at www.autoteile.de of VIEROL AG, Karlstrasse 19, D 26123 Oldenburg (hereinafter referred to as “VIEROL AG” or “we”) in the best possible manner we generate a customer profile. For this purpose we collect and process data as described below, of which some may be personal data. The protection of your data is of great importance to us. In addition to the following regulations the laws on data-protection of the Federal Republic of Germany apply.

By accepting our data-protection declaration and the conditions of use at the registration and log-in for the use of the online shop as well as with placing your respective orders via our online shop you consent to us collecting and storing your personal data as well as disclosing it to third parties according to the following rules.

1. Registration and collection of data

For the registration as a customer of VIEROL AG in the online shop and for opening a customer’s account we collect in any case the following data: name, e-mail address, invoicing and delivery address, turnover tax I.D. number, business registration and telephone number.

2. Automatically collected data

As is usual for many websites access data is stored on our server each time when accessing a page on our site. The following is stored as access data:

  • the website from which you accessed our website or the search term used in the case of references via search machines,
  • the domain and host from which you use the internet
  • the data file's name
  • the date and time of the visit
  • the visit's duration and the visited pages
  • transferred quantities of data
  • the abbreviated IP address of your computer, insofar as it is required for the technical operation
  • the operating system and browser software of our computer as well as the DSL provider
  • the country and the town from which you are visiting us and the utilized language

This data is evaluated exclusively in an anonymous form and for statistical purposes only.

3. Use of personal data

The collected data may be considered as personal data according to the German Data-Protection Law in certain cases. We utilize your personal data when and insofar as it is required for handling the order (e.g. delivery and billing purposes). In addition we only utilize your personal data in an anonymous form after receiving your express consent for market research purposes and for the customer-focused design of our website. You can object to the utilization of your personal data for the purpose of marketing and for market research or for the customer-focused design of our website at any time by sending an e-mail to info@vierol.de, even after having given consent beforehand. Please refer to the following articles for further information.

4. Transmission to third parties

We will only forward the collected data to third parties insofar as we are legally obligated to do so or if it is required to process the order. These third parties include the service-providers who support us within the framework of our business transactions and the online shop’s functions especially the transport companies and companies for technical maintenance of the fields of interaction, as well as VIEROL Corporation, VIEROL Asia Pte., Ltd. and VIEROL (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. The processing of your data is also performed in non-European foreign countries, namely in USA, Singapore and China, as far as this is necessary to process the order.

5. Cookies and notes

Some of our pages at www.autoteile.de utilize “cookies” and “flash cookies”, i. e. small data files which are stored on your computer’s hard disc during a visit of the website. We use these cookies in order to store user’s preferences, so that our offers and contents can be adapted more precisely to the customers, to increase the efficiency of our pages or to increase the security of your customer’s account. You can deactivate the storage of cookies by selecting “Do not accept any cookies” in your browser settings. However, subsequently individual functions of our website’s pages may no longer be available. On individual pages, we also offer you the possibility of taking digital “notes” about our products and offers in a field which is provided for this purpose. We store these notes so that they are available for you again during the next sessions.

6. Security and third-party websites

Please note that the data transmission on the internet (e. g. by communication via e-mail) may involve security vulnerabilities. It is impossible to protect the data seamlessly from access by third parties. We use firewalls as well as limitations of access and SSL encoding systems for protection against unauthorized access and unaccepted disclosure. In order to design our online shop as user-friendly as possible we insert links to third-party websites. We do not have any influence over these third-party sites and the data-protection conditions which are applicable to them and we are not responsible for these websites.

7. Using of Facebook plug-ins (like buttons)

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are incorporated into our website. You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. You can find a review of the Facebook plug-ins here:
»Facebook plugins

A direct connection will be made between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in whenever you visit our website. As a result Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account you can link the contents on our website to your Facebook profile. As a result Facebook can allocate the visit to our website to your user account. We are pointing out that we - as a provider of the website - do neither have any knowledge about the content of the transmitted data, nor its use by Facebook. You can find further information concerning this matter in
» Facebook’s data-protection declaration
If you do not wish that Facebook can allocate the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.

(Source: eRecht24 Facebook Datenschutzerklärung)

 

8. Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website which is a web-analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your usage of the website. As a rule, the information that is generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transferred to one of Google’s servers in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website, in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the activities on the website and to provide further services to the operator of the website’s pages concerning the use of the website and the internet. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software appropriately; nevertheless, we are pointing out that you may not be able to use all of the functions on this website to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data (including your IP address) - which has been generated by the cookie and which is related to your use of the website - being sent to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by means of downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available at the following link:
» Browser-Plugin  

9. Information, alteration and deletion of data

We delete personal data as soon as it is no longer required for the described purposes and we only keep it insofar as this is legally permissible. You can inspect, alter or delete your personal data on your customer’s profile. You can also contact us regarding questions about your personal data at info@vierol.de. In particular, you can inspect your personal data on request and arrange for it to be altered or deleted by us.

10. Alterations of the data-protection declaration

We reserve the right to adjust this data-protection declaration at any time in order to comply with legal or technical alterations, or to otherwise alter it freely. The respective updates will come into force 30 days after they have been announced on our website. Therefore, we kindly ask you to take note of the respective current version on our website regularly. Please contact us if you have any questions.

VIEROL AG

Karlstraße 19
D 26123 Oldenburg
Germany

Phone: 0441 - 210 200
Fax: 0441 - 210 20 111

E-mail: info@vierol.de

Directors of the Managing Board: Dipl.-Kff. Mirja Viertelhaus-Koschig, Ulf Koschig, Jürgen K. Kiese

Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Jürgen R. Viertelhaus,
The company is entered under no. HRB 3199 in the Commercial Register held at the District Court of Oldenburg.

Its turnover tax I.D. no. is DE117829703.