Privacy Policy

1. Collection, processing and storage of data

When you visit our website we do not collect personal data.

If you contact us using the appropriate form, we store, transmit and process your data exclusively to respond to your request. The data will not be passed to third parties.

Server

When you visit our website, the webspace provider stores, for statistical purposes, for the purpose of safety, technical operation and optimization the name of the downloaded web page, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser along with version, operating system of the user, referrer URL, IP address, and the requesting provider.

In case of concrete indications regarding an illegal use, the stored data can be examined later

Newsletter
If you want to be informed about our products and services, you can obtain our newsletter by logging in.

In this case, we store and use the information you provide for registration, exclusively for sending the newsletter. A disclosure to third parties is not being carried out.

When registering for our newsletter, the date of application and IP address is stored. Storage is solely for any evidence of misuse of your data when registering to our newsletter without your knowledge.

You can withdraw at any time your consent for your data usage for sending of the newsletter, by clicking on the link at the end of the newsletter or by notifying us.

2. Disclosure of information to third parties
If you buy through our website one of our products on Amazon or in our webshop, the following applies.

The administration of our online store is carried out via an external sales processing system. Your personal data is only required for order processing purposes. Your personal data will be forwarded to transport companies in the dimensions required for delivery. For this purpose, we also transmit your e-mail address by which you will be informed about the delivery date. Payment information will be forwarded to the authorized credit institution or the selected payment service in the scope required for payment processing. For further information, see our web shop or our Amazon store.

3. Facebook
On www.girafus.com and www.girafus.de we use social plugins from Facebook. We use the “like” button. This involves services from the US company Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) and Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043). When you visit one of these pages, which include such a link, your browser will connect to Facebook and upload the contents of these pages. Hereby your visit to our sites can be traced, independently whether you actively use this function or not. Using your Facebook account you are able to share content with your friends through the social plugins. The content of the plugins and the form of data transmission are determined solely by Facebook. You can get detailed information about the scope, nature, purpose and processing of your data on Facebook’s website (http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). In addition, you will also find information on rights and opportunities to restrict the distribution of your data, in order to protect your privacy. You can avoid the collection of information by Facebook during your visit to our website, by first logging out from your Facebook profile and by deleting cookies in your browser. For information on how to delete cookies in your browser, see the Help function of your browser or the manufacturer’s website.

4. Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., in order to analyze the usage of websites. Your IP address, and the information collected for the use of our website is transmitted to a server of Google Inc. in the US and is being stored there. The information collected is analyzed by Google Inc., exclusively for analyzing the usage of the website, by anonymously interpreting the information collected and is being created in tables and charts on the number of visits and number of page views per user etc. The data is being used solely for the purpose of own market analysis and the optimization of our internet shop. For additional information on Google Analytics, see http://www.google.com/analytics/ You may refuse the usage of cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, we point out that you may, in some cases, not use all of the website’s features to their full extent.

You can also prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie and the data about your website usage (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the plugin available at the following link browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

5. Cookies
Our website uses so called cookies to improve its functionality. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device. We use cookies, which are deleted after exiting the browser session (session cookies) and those cookies, that remain on your device and which enable the recognition of your browser (persistent cookies). You can set your browser so that you your browser informs you about the usage of cookies. In this case, you can agree or disagree with the setting of cookies. You can set your browser so that the usage of cookies is excluded for certain cases. Please note that the functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed if our cookies will not be accepted.

6. Information
At your request, we will inform you in accordance with § 34 from the German Federal Data Protection Act, about the personal data stored. You have the right to ask the correction and, to legal extent, the deletion and blocking of your data.