We care about your data protection
We are pleased that you have shown an interest in our company and want you to feel confident about visiting our website, including with regard to the protection of your personal data. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Naturally, we comply with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other relevant data protection regulations.
We want you to know when we collect data, what data we collect and how we use it. We have taken technical and organisational steps to ensure that data protection regulations are observed within our company and also by our external service providers.
Personal data is information about your identity. This includes, e.g. details about your name, address, telephone number, email address. It is not necessary to disclose personal data in order to use our website. In certain cases, we may require your name and your address and other details, in order to provide you with the services you would like.
This also applies when we need to send you information material and ordered goods, or to respond to individual questions. We will advise you accordingly when this is required. Furthermore, we only store and process data that is provided to us voluntarily or automatically.
Should you make use of services, we usually only capture such data as we require to deliver those services. If we ask you for additional data, this constitutes voluntary information. We only process personal data for the purpose of fulfilling the requested service and to safeguard our own legitimate business interests.
Purpose of personal data:
The personal data you provide is generally used to answer your questions, to process your orders or to grant you access to specific information or offers. To maintain customer relationships it may also be necessary for us, or a service company acting on our behalf, to use this personal data to inform you about product offers that may be beneficial for your business activity, or to conduct online surveys, in order to improve the way in which we deal with customer services and requirements.
Naturally, we fully respect your choice if you do not wish to provide your personal data to support our customer services (especially for direct marketing or for market research purposes). We will neither sell to third parties nor otherwise market your personal data.
We will only capture, process and use the personal data you have provided online for the purposes communicated to you. We will not pass your personal data to third parties without your authorisation.
Your personal data is only captured and passed to state institutions and authorities, which are entitled to obtain such information, within the guidelines of the applicable legislation, or if we are bound to surrender such data by a judicial ruling. Our employees and any service companies acting on our behalf are bound by a duty of confidentiality and compliance with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Non-personal data that is captured automatically:
The following data is stored for organisational and technical reasons when you use our website: the name of the pages you visit, the browser and operating system you used, the date and time of access, the search engines you used, the name of any downloaded files and your IP address.
We evaluate this technical data anonymously and solely for statistical purposes, in order to optimise our website continuously and make our Internet presence more appealing. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on secured systems and cannot be used to identify any individual person. Your personal data and your privacy are protected at all times.
This data protection declaration does not extend to links that are offered on our website, which you may use to access external sites. When we provide links we strive to ensure that these sites also meet our data protection and security standards. However, we have no influence on the compliance of other providers with data protection and security provisions. Please check the websites of other providers for their specific data protection declarations.
Right of information:
You may access information about the data stored about you at any time. Please send an email in this regard to contact[at]nicolas.fr
Right of objection:
Moreover, you may withdraw your consent to us capturing and storing your personal data at any time. Please send an email in this regard to contact[at]nicolas.fr
This website uses Google Analytics
You can prevent acquisition by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future acquisition of your data when you visit this web site:
Further information can be found under www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
This website uses Facebook
Inc Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see developers.facebook.com/plugins.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“.
Data Privacy Declaration for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our site. These functions are being offered by Twitter, Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco,CA 94103, USA. The use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function links the websites you visit with your Twitter account and makes this information available to other users. Data is transferred to Twitter in the process.
We want to make you aware that we as a provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data or of its use by Twitter. You can find more information about the data privacy declaration of Twitter at twitter.com/privacy. You can change your data privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.
Data Privacy Declaration for the Use of Google+
Google will record information about your +1 activity in order to provide you and other users with a better experience on Google services.In order to use the Google +1 button, you need to have a public Google Profile visible to the world, which at a minimum includes the name you chose for the profile. That name will be used across Google services and in some cases it may replace another name you’ve used when sharing content under your Google Account. Google may display your Google Profile identity to people who have your email address or other identifying information.