Data protection

Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG - Data Protection

1. Subject of Privacy Policy Statement

Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We want you to know when and what data we collect, and how we use it.

2. Competent authority/service provider

The competent authority within the terms of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the service provider within the terms of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) is Carl Roth GmbH + Co. KG (cf. our Company details). If you have questions or remarks concerning this Privacy Policy Statement or general questions or remarks concerning data security, please direct them to the following email address:

3. Collection and use of your data when you visit our website

When you visit our website for informational purposes you are generally not required to give any personal details. However, our web server keeps a temporary record of each access and stores this information in a log file. This data is automatically transmitted to us by your web browser. From this, we cannot identify which user has accessed which data. The following data record is stored each time a site or file is accessed:

  • Name of the files accessed or the page you have visited
  • Date and time of access
  • Volume of data transmitted
  • Access status (file transferred, file not found etc.)
  • The page from which the file was requested
  • A description of the type of web brower used and its settings
  • The operating system you are using
  • Your IP address.

This data is collected and used in an anonymised form only when you visit our website to obtain information. We do this so that you can use the website you have accessed, but also for statistical purposes and to improve our Internet service. We store your IP address only for the duration of your visit. This data is not evaluated with reference to individual persons.

4. Collection of data for the use of services (e.g. ordering etc.)

If you wish to avail yourself of services provided via our website (e.g. ordering merchandise etc.), we require that you give additional data. The data in question is required so we can handle and invoice your order (e.g. purchase order) properly. This includes your name, company name, address, email address, bank details and your specific purchase order or concern.

You can volunteer further details. Such voluntarily information is marked accordingly.

We collect or use your data for the purpose of carrying out your order. We treat the personal data you have entered confidentially and in compliance with the applicable data privacy regulations. We only collect, process or use personal data when this is necessary for establishing or handling the contractual relationship.

To serve the given purpose, your data may, where necessary, be transferred to our partner service providers, whom we have of course carefully selected. These may be service providers whom we use for shipping.

Otherwise, we will only transfer your data to other third parties if we are required to do so by law.

You may at any time demand information on your data personal data stored by us. In addition, you may demand the deletion of your personal data, provided that the contractual relationship is fully transacted and the storage of the data is not mandatory.

5. Use of cookies

We use cookies to enhance and personalise your experience on our website. Cookies are small text files that are sent to your browser by our web server when you visit our website and stored on your computer by our web server for future retrieval.

We use so-called session cookies (temporary cookies) that are stored exclusively for the duration of your visit to one of our Internet pages.

These cookies allow us to identify your computer during a visit to our website when you go from one of our pages to another, and to ascertain when your session ends.

The cookies are deleted as soon as you end your browser session.

You can choose whether to allow the use and retrieval of cookies by configuring the cookie settings on your browser accordingly. You can disable the storage of cookies or restrict the storage of cookies to certain websites in your browser, or configure your browser so that it automatically notifies you as soon as a cookie is to be saved and asks you for feedback.

To make full use of our website's functionality, however, it is for technical reasons necessary to accept so-called session cookies. We do not collect or save personal data in cookies in this regard. We also do not utilise any technologies which combine information created by cookies with user data.

6. Use of tracking tools

To ensure the tailored design and optimum performance of this website, solutions and technologies by econda GmbH ( not only collect and store anonymised data, but also utilise this data to compile usage profiles by means of pseudonyms. Cookies can be used for this purpose which make it possible for an Internet browser to be recognised. As regards the handling of cookies, please refer to section 5. Without the express consent of a visitor, however, usage profiles will not be stored together with data pertaining to the pseudonymous visitor. IP addresses, in particular, are rendered indecipherable immediately after receipt, which makes it impossible to match a usage profile with an IP address.

7. Right of objection and revocation

Visitors to this website may at any time opt out of the collection and storage of data which we use to tailor our website to their requirements and to create user profiles for advertising and market research purposes with future effect here.

We would like to point out that you can revoke the data protection consent granted to us at any time with future effect here.

Carl Roth GmbH + Co KG
Schoemperlenstrasse 3 - 5
76185 Karlsruhe

Valid: 2015

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