Data privacy

IMA Klessmann GmbH - data privacy statement

IMA Klessmann GmbH is fully aware of the importance of the question of data privacy in the Internet and views it as its task to preserve your privacy on the Websites that you visit. For that reason compliance with the legal requirements concerning data privacy is done as a matter of course.

IMA Klessmann GmbH takes suitable measures to protect all the information that had been received from online visits against misuse, abuse and unauthorized access. In addition, regular checks are made of the security measures that are taken. We have set up our guidelines that illustrate in what way we make use of the information that we obtain from our visitors to our Website.


What information is collected?
In general, you can visit the Website in the Internet to access information and still remain anonymous, without giving any personal data. Sometimes we will request you to give us certain details such as your name and address so that we can better understand what lies behind your interest and make you more aware of new products that might be of interest to you. Our Webserver may also temporarily record the connection data of the computer that is making the query, the data and duration of your visit, the ID data of the browser and operating system being used and the Website from which you visited us. However, we do not collect personal details such as your name, address, telephone number or your e-mail address unless you have given these details voluntarily.


How is your personal data protected?
Under certain circumstances you will be requested on the forms that you fill in order to come into contact with our business operations to give sensitive information such as, for example, your:

  • e-mail address
  • postal address or
  • telephone number

If that is done, we take all possible reasonable steps to set up a secure connection to your Internet browser.

In the case of Websites that serve for the processing of e-Commerce transactions, the personal data is only used for the processing of the payment transaction and is not revealed to any third parties.

Please note that our Website includes links to other Websites that do not belong to IMA Klessmann GmbH. While we make every effort to set up links only to other Web sites that are concerning with complying with the legal requirements and in ensuring that data privacy is maintained in the same way that we do, we nonetheless have no legal liability for the contents of those sites and their handling of data privacy.

All personal data is handled confidentially. Your personal data is not handed on, sold or otherwise transmitted to third parties unless this is necessary for the purposes of processing the contract or if you have expressly agreed to this. For example, it can be necessary for us to pass on your address and the data that you transferred to us to our cooperation partners regarding queries or orders.


Use of cookies
Cookies are used in some areas of the Website so that we can individually customize the service that we provide for you. Cookies are markers that Webservers can send to your computer to be able to identify you for the duration of your visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placing of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent to you.


Use of Google Analytics
This Website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are small text files that are stored on your computer and make possible an analysis of the use of the Website through them. The information that has been generated by the cookies about your use of this Website is transferred as a rule to a Server at Google in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of IP anonymization on this Website, your IP address is first of all truncated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatories of the agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Server at Google in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information to the commission of the owner of this Website to evaluate your utilization of this Website so as to compile reports about Web activities and to provide further services for the Website owner that are related to Website usage and Internet usage. The IP address that is sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not compiled together with the other information by Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by making the corresponding setting in your browser; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of the Website in their full scope. In addition, you can prevent the collection of the data that is generated by the cookie and relates to your use of this Website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of your data by Google by installing the browser plugin that can be downloaded from the following link and then installed:

Download: Browser plugin

You can find further information on this under and under (general information concerning Google Analytics and data privacy). We wish to point out that on this Website Google Analytics has been extended to include the gat._anonymizeIp(); code to ensure the anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).