Data privacy

This data privacy statement explains the nature, scope and purpose of collection and use of data of visitors and users (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Users” ) of this website by acphis GmbH & Co. KG, Datumer Strasse 55, 25469 Halstenbek ( hereinafter “Provider” ) as responsible entity for data protection.

For questions about privacy please contact us working days from 9:00 am until 16:00 clock clock on the phone number +49 4101 8192740 or by e -mail at info @

Collection of access data

The provider collects data on each access to the online offer (so-called server log files). The collected access information includes name of the downloaded web page, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version , the operating system of the user, referrer URL (previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider uses the logged data without assigning the person of the user or other profiling in accordance with statutory provisions only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and the optimization of the online offer. The provider reserves the right to retroactively check log data if there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful use due to concrete indications.

Collection and use of personal data

Personal data is only collected and used when permitted by law or if the user gives its consent to the collection of data. In general, it is obvious for the user which data is stored, for instance name, email address and message when the order form is filled and submitted by the user.

The personal information (such as name, email address, mailing address, bank data, VAT) specified for the purpose of ordering goods will be used by the seller for fulfillment and handling of the contract. These data will be kept confidential, transferred in an encrypted way and not be shared with third parties who are not involved in the ordering, delivery and payment procedures.

When contacting the seller (via the contact form or by email), the information of the user will be saved for the purpose of processing the request and for contact in the event that connection questions.

The provider has taken organizational, contractual and technological security measures to ensure that the rules of data protection laws are respected and accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons is prevented.

Data transfer to thrid parties

The user data will only be passed on to third parties if this is permitted by law or a user has given its  consent to the transfer.

This is, for example, the case  when the data required to fulfillment our contractual obligations, when information on users contact details, mailing address and order information is submitted to a shipping company or courier service. Or, if we are required to submit data to competent authorities due to law enforcement.

The personal data of users are not utilized for advertising purposes or transferred to third parties for the purpose of creation of user profiles, neither are they sold or shared.


The provider uses “cookies” within its internet services. Cookies are small files that are saved on the computer of the users and can store information for providers. Temporary cookies are deleted after you close your browser, and persistent cookies are retained for a predetermined period and can provide the stored information available at the reopening of the online offer.

Cookies are used on the one hand to make use of the service easier. So a cookie stores the basket status of a user.

The user can take influence on the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option that limits the storage of cookies or completely prevents it. The provider strives to design its online offer in a way that makes the use of cookies unnecessary. However, it is pointed out that the use, in particular the use of comfort without cookies is limited.

Delivery of information via newsletter

eMails with commercial information about the provider and its services are made only with an explicit consent of the user. The user can object to receiving the newsletter at any time. One option to object shall be, among others, in each email.

Before sending the newsletter a confirmation email is sent to the owner of the email adress, in which he will have to confirm the newsletter subscription. Unconfirmed registrations are automatically deleted at the latest within four weeks.

Messages in the context of the contractual relationship with the user are not considered as advertising information. This includes the delivery of technical information, information about the payment, questions about contracts and similar messages.

The user can subsequently apply for removal from the notification list by e-mail to the above contact details.

As part of the registration the provider stores information concerning the registration and the confirmation timing and the IP address of the user. The supplier is obliged by law to record this data in order to prove proper registration.

Google Analytics

The provider uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, text files that are stored on the computer of users and enable analysis of their of the website. The information generated by the cookie about use of this website by users are usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there.

In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, the IP address of users of Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area will be truncated. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the site by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator.

The IP address that your browser sends and is stored by Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google. The user may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on its browser software; However, the provider herewith informs the user that in this case the use all features of this website may not be possible to its full extent. The user can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to its use of the website (incl. users IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by a download and installation of the browser plugin, accessible via the following link:


The provider uses Piwik, an open source software for statistical analysis of user accesses. Piwik uses cookies, which are stored on the computer of the user and enable the analysis of its use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this offer are stored on the provider’s server in Germany.

The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before storage. Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software:

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

On this online offer social plugins (“Plugins”) the social network are used, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white “f” on blue background or a “thumbs up” sign) or are identified by the words “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here:

When a user visits a web page of this website, which contains such a plugin, your browser initiates a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content for the plugin directly submitted from Facebook to the user’s browser, which integrates it into the website. The provider therefore has no influence on the amount of data, which arised by Facebook when using this plugin and therefore herewith informs the user to its best level of knowledge: By integrating the plugin Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign this visit to the users Facebook account. When a user interacts with the plugins, for example, press or comment using the Like Button, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook receives knowledge of the users IP address and stores it. According to Facebook in Germany only  anonymous IP addresses will be saved.

Purpose and scope of data collection, the further processing and use of data by Facebook, the respective rights and setting options for protecting the privacy of users, users can refer to the privacy policies of Facebook:

If a user is Facebook member and does not want that Facebook collects data about it through this online offer and links it to his member data stored on Facebook, he must log off before visiting the website at Facebook and delete the corresponding Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block the Facebook social plugins through the browser by using add-ons, for example, the “Facebook Blocker”

Use of the Twitter buttons

On this online offer the services of Twitter is used. The respective buttons (eg “Tweet” or “consequences”) are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

When a user visits a web page of this website, which contains such a button, its browser creates a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The content of the Twitter buttons is transmitted from Twitter directly to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no influence on the amount of data that Twitter gathered by the plugin and herewith informs the user according to his best knowledge. As per our knowledge only the IP address of the user is transmitted with the URL of the respective website, but not used for other purposes then the presentation of the buttons. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Twitter:

Use of the Xing buttons

On this online offer social plugins (“Plugins”), offered by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, are used. Calling this website will set up a connection between your browser and the servers of XING AG, which is required for the functions of the “XING Share Button”.

The provider therefore has no influence on the amount of data that XING gathers by the plugin and herewith informs the user according to his best knowledge. As per our knowledge XING does not store any personal data and in particular no IP address from the user. There is also no evaluation of the users behavior through the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share Button”. The current Privacy Information “XING Share Button” and additional information are available from the websites of XING AG

Use of the LinkedIn buttons

On this online offer the buttons and plugins of LinkedIn are used. These plugins are available through LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA

When a user visits a web page of this website, which contains a button related to the LinkedIn plugin, it enables the “Share button-functions” and its browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of LinkedIn.

The provider therefore has no influence on the scope of data collected LinkedIn while using this plugin and herewith informs the user according to his best knowledge. As per our knowledge only the IP address of the user is transmitted with the URL of the respective website, but only for the purpose to present the buttons used. More information can be found in the Privacy Policy LinkedIn

Revocation, changes, corrections and updates

The user has the right to obtain information on the personal data that have been stored of him by the provider. Contact details can be found in the imprint of the provider.

In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, blocking and deletion of their personal data, insofar as there is no legal obligations of the provider to retain these data.

Changes to the Data Privacy Statement

The provider reserves the right to amend the Privacy Statement, in order to reflect changes in legislation or changes in the service or data processing.