Data protection declaration of the company
Walcker Offsetdruck GmbH & Co. KG

Walcker Offsetdruck GmbH & Co. KG (hereinafter referred to as “Walcker”) is a company, which is specialised in roll offset printing solutions with the registered seat in 88316 Isny / Allgäu, Neutrauchburger Straße 26. Walcker operates a website under the domain walcker.de, on which customers can inform themselves about the service offers and can use certain service offers of Walcker in the closed customer zone.

The use of the website of Walcker presumes the exchange of personal data. Walcker attaches great importance to the compliance with the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act as well as the German Telemedia Act. Walcker shall exclusively collect and process your personal data in the scope described in the following data protection declaration. With the following declaration Walcker specifically describes for which purpose and to which extent it collects, processes and uses your personal data.

Insofar as you are requested to grant a consent under data protection law in connection with the use of the website – for example with the registration in the closed customer zone or for the despatch of a newsletter – you shall grant this to Walcker by ticking the corresponding consent box to the extent that Walcker may collect, process and use your personal data to the described extent.

You can however revoke your consent at all times. An e-mail to the address info@walcker.de is sufficient for this purpose. It goes without saying that you can also contact Walcker in writing at the afore-mentioned address. Please note that in the event of a revocation of the consent under data protection law you may no longer be able to comfortably use several functions of our website. This data protection declaration can also be downloaded as a pdf document under the following link in the Internet: Download data protection declaration.

1. Type and scope of the collection and processing of personal data

Walcker collects and processes personal data in the form of so-called “inventory data” if you conclude contracts with Walcker concerning printing services or register for the closed customer zone. Your e-mail address will in addition be used to send newsletters if you have explicitly granted your consent in this respect. We further store and use data to a certain extent as so-called “usage data”, which is produced during the visit to our website, this however in an anonymised or pseudonymised form.

a) Inventory data

As soon as an offer is submitted for the conclusion of a contract with Walcker, Walcker shall principally collect, store and use the following inventory data:

  • Last name, first name,
  • If applicable corporate name,
  • If applicable position within the company,
  • Street/house number,
  • Postal code/town,
  • Phone,
  • E-mail and
  • If applicable account details (IBAN, BIC, account holder).

Walcker requires the inventory data in order to provide the contractually agreed services and to be able to contact you if applicable within the framework of the existing contract. The inventory data will be used exclusively to carry out the contract concluded with you with the exception of the newsletter despatch (see below).

If you register for the customer zone on the website we shall additionally collect, store and process your:

  • user name and
  • the password

This inventory data will be exclusively used to enable you the secured access to the customer zone of the website of Walcker under www.walcker.de.

Merely if you have granted a separate consent for this purpose will Walcker additionally use your e-mail address in order to send you information and news about the Walcker company and offers in the field of printing services by newsletter. You can cancel the subscription to this newsletter again at all times by clicking the corresponding links in the e-mail.

b) Usage data/cookies

You can principally visit the websites under www.walcker.de without registration or “Log-in”. However, when using the website data are produced, which are described as so-called “usage data”. The following applies in this respect:

aa) Logfiles
If you visit the websites of Walcker certain data is stored in so-called “Logfiles”. A Logfile consists of the IP address, the start and the end of the visit to the website, the transmitted quantity of data and the sub-sites, which are called on the website of Walcker. Walcker collects and stores the Logfiles on the one hand for security reasons in order to be able to understand cases of the abuse of our services. On the other hand, Walcker gains knowledge by the data concerning in which manner the websites are used. Thus, Walcker finds out e.g., which pages are particularly popular, at which times the use of the websites is particularly intensive, how the navigation proceeds within the website, etc. The results of this analysis are available to us in a purely statistical form and are anonymous. Walcker exclusively uses the results for the technical and editorial optimisation of the services. This means e.g. that Walcker does not know which use relationship you personally prefer, but only that there is some user, who has such a use conduct on the website. Walcker has no handling to and interest whatsoever in identifying you as an individual based on your IP address.

bb) Cookies
Cookies are also used on the websites of Walcker. This way information is if applicable provided to Walcker relating to your browser type and its version, the date and the time of your visit to the website as well as the cookie number. The use of cookies makes it possible for Walcker to recognise you as a user again if you should visit the Internet offer of Walcker once again after a session. Application comfort for the use of the websites of Walcker is however exclusively guaranteed by the use of the cookies.

2. Forwarding of data to third parties

Walcker will only forward your personal data to third parties if

  • and insofar as this is necessary for executing the contractual relationships existing with you or to assert our claims and rights,
  • it concerns enquiries of official bodies, in particular criminal prosecution and supervisory authorities and the forwarding is necessary for defending risks for the public safety and order as well as for prosecuting criminal offences and/or
  • Walcker is otherwise obliged hereto by law.

3. Links to other websites

The websites of Walcker may contain links to websites of third party providers, which do not maintain contacts with Walcker. As soon as you click on such a link, Walcker no longer has any influence on the processing of possible personal data transmitted to the third party with the clicking on the link (such as e.g. the IP address or the URL, on which the link is located). Therefore, Walcker cannot assume any responsibility for the processing of such personal data by third parties.

4. Information, correction, deletion, blocking

Following a request made in writing or communicated in a text form Walcker will provide you information concerning which personal data are stored about you. In addition you have the possibility to have the data blocked or deleted by Walcker. Excluded from the deletion are exclusively the data, which we require for processing existing contracts or to assert our rights and claims as well as data, which we have to store owing to statutory regulations.

5. Security

Walcker uses technical and organisational security measures in order to guarantee that your personal data are protected against loss, incorrect changes or unauthorized accesses of third parties. Exclusively authorized persons have access to your personal data at Walcker and this also only to the extent which it is necessary within the framework of the afore-mentioned purposes.

6. Website analysis

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website your IP address will, however, be previously abbreviated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there. By order of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities and in order to provide further services associated with the website use and the Internet use towards the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be amalgamated with other data of Google.
You can prevent the storage of the cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however we would like to point out to you that in this you may if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You can in addition prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Status: March 2014