Data protection

Welcome to our website www.creebyrhomberg.com and many thanks for your interest in our company.

When you use our website, we take the protection of your privacy very seriously - we will use your data in full compliance with legal data protection requirements. Below we will inform you about how we use your data.

Web server protocol

As a general principle, you can visit our website without telling us who you are. As is common with almost all websites however, the server hosting our website (hereinafter referred to as "web server") will automatically collect information from you when you visit us on the internet.

The web server automatically detects certain personal data, such as your IP address, the date and time of your visit to our website, the pages of our website visited by you, the website you had visited before, the browser you use (e.g. Internet Explorer), the operating system you use (e.g. Windows 10) and the domain name and address of your internet provider (e.g. AOL). If our website cookies are used (as explained below), the web server will also store this information.

We regularly analyse these server protocols in an anonymous form for statistical purposes (click stream analyses) to enable us to ascertain how our webpages are used. We then optimise our website on the basis of these findings.

In addition, we can use this information in the case of any abuse of the system in cooperation with your internet provider and/or the local authorities in order to identify the originator of this abuse.

Cookies

Some of our webpages use what is known as cookie technology. A cookie is information sent by our web server to your computer (or, more precisely, deposited in your browser directory) as soon as you visit the website.

We use the following cookies on some of our webpages:

Session cookies
These cookies only exist until you terminate your internet session and you fully close your browser. They do not contain any personal data and are only used for a statistical analysis of the interest in our webpages.

Third-party cookies on our webpages
This website uses Piwik, an open source web analysis service. Piwik uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse your use of the website. On this website, the IP anonymisation is activated; the last two bytes of the visitor IP address are masked. This anonymous information is used to evaluate your use of the website and to compile reports on your website activities and to render additional services to the website operator relating to the use of the website and internet. You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we inform you that in that case you may not be able to fully use all functions available on the website. You are free to decide whether you allow your browser to accept what are obviously web analysis cookies which would make it possible for the operator of the website to collect and analyse a variety of statistical data. If you decide not to accept such cookies, click on the following link in order to deposit the Piwik deactivation cooker in your browser.

Link – deposit the Piwik deactivation cookie

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse your use of the website. As a rule, the information on your use of this website collected by the cookie is transmitted to, and stored on, a Google server in the USA. However, when the IP anonymisation on this website has been activated, your IP address will first be shortened by Google within member countries of the European Union or within other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only exceptionally will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. This information will be used by Google, having been commissioned to do so, to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on your website activities and to render additional services to the website operator relating to the use of the website and internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the Google Analytics service will not be used in combination with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we inform you that in that case you may not be able to fully use all functions available on the website. In addition, you can prevent the transmission of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google, and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link.

The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=enhttp://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Prevention and/or control of cookies
There are different methods for suppressing, displaying and removing any cookies deposited on your computer. The method depends on the browser you use. Should you experience difficulties, we recommend that you consult the supplier's website. You will find the necessary information there. If you decide not to accept any cookies, you nevertheless still have access to most parts of our website. Even so, you may no longer be able to use certain functions.

Recording, processing, use of and transmission of personal data
Except in the context of the web server protocol, we will only record data provided by yourself to us in order to use one of the services offered by us (e.g. the provision of information, enquiries, registration for the newsletter, online applications). This data is then exclusively processed and/or used for the purpose of performing the respective service.  

International data transfer

Your personal data that has been recorded will only be processed in European Union countries / in the European Economic Area (EU/EEA).

Use of social plugins

YouTube plugins
This website contains social plugins ("plugins") of the social network YouTube.com, operated by YouTube LLC 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our webpages that contains such a plugin, your browser will set up a direct connection with the YouTube servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by YouTube directly to your browser, which links it with the website. By linking the plugin, YouTube receives the information that you have visited the corresponding webpage of our website. If you are logged in to YouTube, YouTube can allocate your visit to your account.  

Data security

In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act, when processing your order data, your data will be hosted by a provider located within the European Union (Rhomberg Bau, Bregenz, Austria). Both Cree and the provider use technical and organisational security measures in order to protect the data recorded from you against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorised persons. We point out that the transmission of data over the internet is not secure and that there is therefore a risk that the data may be intercepted and used by a third party. Our security measures are subject to continuous improvement in accordance with technological developments. You can also contact us by mail or telephone at any time.  

Minors

It is not permitted for children and young persons under the age of 14 to transmit personal data via the internet without the approval of their parents or legal guardians. Please note that our webpages are not intended for, or aimed at, young persons under 18 years of age. We do not knowingly record any personal data of persons under 18 years of age.  

Links to other websites

This website also contains links to other websites. Please note that the data protection statement described above does not apply to those websites. We ask you to visit those websites directly if you want to obtain information on their respective data protection, security, recording of data and regulations on the transmission of data. Cree cannot be held liable for the policies of those websites nor for their content.  

Information:
Should you have further questions regarding data protection, please write to info​(at)​creebyrhomberg.com.