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We appreciate your interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us. We have provided detailed information about the handling of your data below.

Collection, Processing, and Use of Personal Information

You can visit our site without providing any information about yourself. We only store access data without personal reference, specifically the name of your Internet service provider, the page request time, and the IP address assigned by the service provider. This data is used solely to assess improvement of our offerings and does not allow us to deduce information concerning your person. 

Personal information is only collected if you voluntarily provide it when opening an account for the purpose of ordering goods, or when registering for our newsletter. The information you provide is only used without your express permission for the fulfilment and processing of your order. Upon complete processing of the contract and full payment, your information is blocked from further use and deleted after the tax and commercial law retention periods have passed, unless you have expressly consented to the further use of your information. When registering for the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies on several pages to make visiting our website attractive, as well as to allow the use of certain functions. These are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise it during your next visit (so-called persistent cookies). Our partner companies are not permitted to use cookies to collect, process, or use personal information from our website. 

Transfer of Personal Information

Information is transferred to the shipping company so far as is necessary for the delivery of goods. To process payments, we provide your payment information to the financial institution responsible for the payment. 

Data Security

We secure our website and other systems with technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, or distribution of your information by unauthorized persons. Access to your account (if any) is only possible by entering your personal password. You should always keep your access information confidential and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share your computer with others.

During the ordering process, your personal information is encrypted using an SSL certificate from Thawte, which transmits your data (encrypted at a maximum of 256 bits) over the Internet. Credit card information is not stored, but rather directly charged and processed through our payment service provider, Saferpay. We secure our website and other systems with technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification, or distribution of your information by unauthorized persons. Access to your account is only possible by entering your personal password. You should always keep your access information confidential and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share your computer with others.

Usage of Social Media Plugins

On the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets, buttons are integrated allowing to share contents via social networks (social media plugins). Hereinafter we will inform you about the further details:

Facebook Like Button

On the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets, plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like Button. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found on

http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When visiting a site with a Facebook plug-in, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. That way Facebook receives the information that you visited a website of BOY-Cat-Nets with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook Like Button while logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets on your Facebook profile. That way Facebook can assign a visit of one of the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets to your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the sites receive no information about the content of the transmitted data as well as its usage by Facebook. You can find further information on this in the data privacy statement of Facebook on http://facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not wish for Facebook to be able to assign a visit of one of BOY-Cat-Nets' sites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Google Analytics

The internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets uses Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files getting saved on your computer and allowing for an analysis of your usage of the website. The data on your access of a website of BOY-Cat-Nets generated by the cookie, for example time, place, and frequency of your website access including your IP address, gets transmitted to a server of Google in the US and saved there. When activating the IP anonymisation on the internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets, however, your IP address will be cut by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area.Only in exceptional cases the full IP address gets transmitted to a server of Google in the US and cut there. Google will use this information on behalf of BOY-Cat-Nets in order to assess your access of the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide further services to BOY-Cat-Nets associated with the usage of the website and internet. According to its own account, Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with other data from Google.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by configuring your internet browser settings accordingly. Please note that in this case possibly not all functions of this website can be used to full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the transmission of data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of the website, including your IP address, to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl

Google AdWords

The internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets uses Google Analytics. This is a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files getting saved on your computer and allowing for an analysis of your usage of the website. The data on your access of a website of BOY-Cat-Nets generated by the cookie, for example time, place, and frequency of your website access including your IP address, gets transmitted to a server of Google in the US and saved there. When activating the IP anonymisation on the internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets, however, your IP address will be cut by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases the full IP address gets transmitted to a server of Google in the US and cut there. Google will use this information on behalf of BOY-Cat-Nets in order to assess your access of the sites of BOY-Cat-Nets, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide further services to BOY-Cat-Nets associated with the usage of the website and internet. According to its own account, Google will under no circumstances associate your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent the saving of cookies by configuring your internet browser settings accordingly. Please note that in this case possibly not all functions of this website can be used to full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the transmission of data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of the website, including your IP address, to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl

Google Remarketing

The internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets uses the service "Google Remarketing" by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google". Using Google Remarketing, advertisements can be placed for users having visited the internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets in the past already. Thus, within the Google advertising network advertisements adjusted to your interests can be shown on the internet presence of BOY-Cat-Nets. Google Remarketing uses cookies for this analysis. Cookies are small text files saved on your computer and allowing for an analysis of the usage of the website. This makes it possible to recognize our visitors when they access websites within the advertising network of Google. In this way, within the advertising network of Google advertisements can be presented that are related to content the visitor accessed earlier on websites of the advertising network of Google using the Remarketing function by Google as well. According to its own account, Google does not gather any personal data here. You may deactivate this function by configuring the respective settings at http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Right to Information

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to free information about your stored data, as well as the right to correct, block, or delete this information.

Contact for Privacy 

For questions regarding the collection, processing, or use of personal information, for the disclosure, correction, blocking, or deletion of information, and for the revocation of previously granted consent, please contact:

HF Boy Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Phone: +49-40-226 129 76
E-mail:  info@boy-katzennetze.de

 

 

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