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Data Privacy

Scope of Application

The present data privacy statement informs users of the type, extent and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible supplier [THM Faserverbund-Technologie GmbH, Am Sportplatz 3, D-24791 Alt Duvenstedt - info@thm-carbon.de - 04338/99930] on this web site (hereinafter referred to as “offer”).

The legal bases of the data privacy are those defined in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Handling of Personal Data

Personal data is defined as information that can be used to identify a person, i.e. information that can be traced back to a person. It includes the name, the email address or the phone number. Any details on preferences, hobbies, memberships or websites viewed by a person can also be considered as personal data.

Personal data will only be collected, utilized and shared by the supplier if this is permitted by law or if the users consent to the collection of data.


At the first contact with the supplier (e.g. by contact form or by email) all information provided by the user is stored for the processing of the enquiry or for possible follow-up questions.


Cookies are small files that permit specific device-related information to be stored on the access device of the users (PC, smartphone or similar). They enhance the usability of the websites thus providing benefits for the users (e.g. by storing login data). On the other hand they permit the collection and analysis of statistic data related to the website with a view to improving our offer. The users can influence on the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option allowing the storage of cookies to be limited or completely blocked. However it must be pointed out that the use and in particular the comfort of use are restricted if cookies are disabled.

Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies“, i.e. text files which are stored on the computer of the users and permit an analysis of the website usage by them. As a rule, information generated by the cookie on the website usage is transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America and stored there.

However, if an IP anonymization should be activated on this website, the IP address of the Google user will previously be shortened in the member states of the European Union or in another contracting party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America and shortened there. The IP anonymization is active on this website. Under the authority of the provider of the website, Google will use his information to evaluate the use of the website by the user, to produce reports on website activities and to provide other services related to the website activity and internet usage.

The IP address transmitted from your browser in connection with Google Analytics, will not be linked with other Google data. Users can refuse the storage of cookies by selecting appropriate settings on their browser software. However, this option advises users that they may not be able to utilize all functions of this website to the full. Users can also prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to their usage of the website (incl. IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin available in the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Further information on the use of data for promotional purposes by Google, on possible settings and on appeal procedures is available at the following Google websites: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners/ (“Use of data by Google when you use websites or apps of our partners“), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads (“Use of data for promotional purposes“), http://www.google.de/settings/ads (“Handling of information used by Google to deliver advertisement on your screen“) and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ (“Determine yourself what advertisement Google will show to you“).

As an alternative to the browser Add-On or in case of browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link to refuse the future collection of data by Google Analytics on this website. This operation will place an Opt-Out cookie on your device. When deleting your cookies, you must click on this link once again.

Recall, modifications, amendments and updates

The user is entitled upon request to obtain free information on any stored personal data. Moreover, he is entitled to the amendment of incorrect data as well as the blocking and deletion of personal data insofar as not opposed by any statutory requirement to preserve records.

At any time, but only with effect for the future, you can evoke your authorization to process the transmitted data. For that purpose, please contact THM Faserverbund-Technologie GmbH by email to info@thm-carbon.de.