Data privacy

Data privacy statement

We attach great importance to the protection of your personal data. We therefore treat them as confidential and in compliance with the statutory regulations. This statement provides extensive information on how your data are handled when you visit our website.
Collection, processing and use of personal data
We collect and store information automatically in log files that are transmitted to us automatically by your browser. This information comprises browser type/browser version, operating system used, referrer URL and time of the server request. These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data are not amalgamated with other data sources.
When you register on our portal and set up a user account, we collect and process the data, received from you in connection with the business relationship, in compliance with the requirements of the applicable data protection regulations, for the purpose of fulfilling and executing the portal utilisation contract.
We store and process the company data, contact data, invoice data and contact persons, provided by you in your application for approval for the portal, as well as corresponding updates notified by you.

We store the data, added independently by you on Alloys24.com in connection with your desired company presentations in the trading section, and keep these available in the closed area of Alloys24 for call-up by other registered users.

Following complete winding up of the contract, all personal data are initially stored taking account of fiscal and commercial-law periods of keeping, and then deleted upon expiry of these periods, unless you have consented to continued processing and use.
Use of the contact form
When you use the contact form, we collect and store personal data (particulars on personal or factual circumstances of a defined or definable natural person) solely in the scope provided by you. Your email address and the data provided by you in the contact form are used solely for the purpose of processing your enquiry, and stored in case of further questions.
Sending of email newsletters
If you use our services, we shall send you information emails for own, similar services in future as well as a request to provide a customer rating. These emails are sent only following registration and using the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that you will only receive the information emails if you first confirm your registration via a link in a confirmation email sent to you.
You can request discontinuation of these information emails at any time. To do so, please send an email to the address stated in the legal notice, or click on the link to “Unsubscribe” at the end of the respective information email. You will not incur any costs other than the transmission costs at the basic rate. Your email address will then be deleted from our circulation list.
Forwarding of personal data
Your data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent. For the purpose of processing payments we shall forward your payment data to the bank handling your payment, or to the payment service provider selected during the registration process.
Use of cookies
To make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of specific functions, we use so-called cookies on various sites. These are small text files that are stored on your end device. Some of the cookies used by us are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. when you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your end device and enable our systems to recognise your browser during your next visit.
You can set your browser to inform you whenever cookies are set, and then decide whether to accept them on a case-by-case basis, or you can exclude the acceptance of cookies generally or in specific cases. Non-acceptance of cookies can limit the functionality of our website.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on your computer that enable an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is also stored. If the IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will however first shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union, or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. At the request of the owner of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide the website owner with further services related to use of the website and of the Internet. Google will not amalgamate the IP address, transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics, with other data. You can prevent storage of the cookies via a corresponding setting of your browser software. We nevertheless draw attention to the fact that this may result in you not being able to make full use of all functions of this website. You can also prevent the collection and processing by Google of the data, generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (incl. your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set. This prevents collection of your data during future visits to this website:
<a href=“javascript:gaOptout()“>Google Analytics deaktivieren</a>
We draw attention to the fact that Google Analytics has been extended by the code “anonymizeIp” on this website, in order to guarantee the anonymized recording of IP addresses.
Data security
When you visit our website, data are transmitted via the Internet in non-encrypted form. We take technical and organisational measures to protect our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, alteration or circulation of your data by unauthorised persons.
Complete data security cannot be guaranteed when communicating via email. This applies not only to the exchange of information via email where the information leaves the system, but also to the integrated messaging system and all other data transmissions. We therefore recommend using the post as a general rule, in particular for correspondence involving sensitive or important content.
Right of access to personal data
You have a right of free access to your personal data stored by us and, if applicable, a right of rectification, blocking or deletion of these data.
Contact person for data protection
Please contact the following person concerning any questions you may have on the collection, processing or use of your personal data, concerning access to, rectification, blocking or deletion of data as well as concerning cancellation of consent issued. David Pytka, ALLOYS24 GmbH, Europaplatz 1, 44269 Dortmund, Germany.