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Gaggenau Privacy Policy

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Privacy and confidentiality
Effective September, 2004

Protection of personal Data / Protection of privacy

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to us. Therefore we conduct our business in compliance with the applicable laws about Protection of personal data and Protection of privacy. As described below, you will get to know what kind of data information is collected by us, how we work with the information and with whom we eventually share the information.

Collecting and processing personal data
Through our Website, we will not collect any personal data about you (e.g. your name, address, date of birth), unless you voluntarily choose to provide us with it (e.g. by registration, survey, orders). In order to recognise the site you have already visited and to meet your interests when visiting our website, we may store connection data, the Internet Browser you used, visited sites, etc. In some cases we might also store "cookies" or make use of "active components" (e.g. JAVA Scripts). This information cannot be traced back to a specific person and is used for statistical purposes only. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can change these Settings in your Browser. Please bear in mind that you might not be able to operate certain functions after you have changed these settings.

Specification of Purpose
When you provide us with personal data we only use it for the following specific purposes:

Enquiries which have been sent to us (e.g. Product information, Traders' certificate)
Orders which have entered our website
Surveys (e.g. customer satisfaction)
Job applications

Utilisation and Transfer
In order to maintain Customer and Supplier contacts, it may be necessary to store, process and forward personal data to our subsidiaries worldwide or third parties working on our behalf to understand and react to your needs as quickly and efficiently as possible e.g.

process product or offer enquiries
send your ordered products
inform you about special offers
conduct surveys

Security measures
Gaggenau will take all necessary technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against

improper or illegal deletion,
unauthorised alteration or transfer,
unauthorised disclosure or

Links to other Websites
Gaggenau's website may contain links to other Websites but Gaggenau is not responsible for their privacy practices or content.

If you have any comments, suggestions, questions or complaints, please don't hesitate to phone or email one of the contact persons listed in our contact overview.

Development of Data protection principles
As the Internet develops further, so will our Data Protection principles. We will regularly post changes to our Data Protection principle on this page, please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

Exclusion of liability
Gaggenau makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and actuality of recommendations and information appearing on this website. Gaggenau accepts no responsibility nor provides any guarantee that the information is always current, correct and/or complete.

Gaggenau is not liable for any damages resulting from using or failing to use the information provided, including any damages caused by accessing or downloading data, by computer viruses, or by installing or using software.

This website's links merely provide access to external Internet sites (external content); these links were created by Gaggenau to the best of its ability and with the greatest possible care, paying particular attention to the trustworthiness of the external Internet sites and the accuracy and lawfulness of their content. Because website content is dynamic and can change at any time, however, it is not possible to constantly monitor the content of all external sites to which Gaggenau maintains links. Gaggenau therefore expressly disclaims any responsibility for the content of external Internet sites which are linked to its own website. For any damages resulting from using or failing to use external content, the respective Internet site is exclusively responsibility.

License Note
Intellectual properties contained in the Gaggenau website such as brand names and copyrights are protected. License to use intellectual property of Gaggenau or third parties is not granted by accessing this website.

Data protection official
Thomas Barth
Phone: +49 89 4590 2859