Data Protection Statement

Takko Holding GmbH (in the following: Takko) takes the protection of personal data very seriously. For Takko, it is very important that all users of the Takko online offerings are always aware when and which data is being recorded and for which purposes it is being used. Takko uses technical and organizational measures to ensure compliance with the data protection regulations, including by all external service providers operating in this area on behalf of Takko.

Personal data

Personal data refers to information that can be used to identify individual persons. This includes names, addresses, postal addresses, or phone numbers. Information that cannot be linked with a concretely identifiable individual (such as the total number of visitors of a website) is not regarded personal data. You can generally use the online offerings of Takko without disclosing your identity.

When you want to contact Takko, you will be asked to provide your name and other personal details. It is your free decision whether you wish to provide these data. Certain information is required for several functions, such as subscribing to our newsletter, are is marked as obligatory entries. Should any other information be requested, it is provided on a voluntary basis.

Collecting and processing of personal data

The information and personal data about you will be recorded by Takko on dedicated protected servers. This are protected against loss, destruction, or access, manipulation, or disclosure by unauthorized parties by technical and organizational measures. The data can only be accessed by selected authorized personnel who are responsible for the technical, commercial, and editorial operation of the servers. Despite our regular controls, a full and comprehensive protection against all dangers and threats is not feasible.

The personal data recorded as part of your use of these online offerings will be transmitted in unencrypted form via the internet. No confidential information should be transmitted in this manner.

When you visit our websites, certain data will be recorded on our Takko servers for security and statistical purposes (including your IP address, time and date of your visit, and accessed webpages). These can be used to identify you personally. You IP address will, however, not be used to identify you personally. Takko has the right to use the recorded IP addresses for (anonymous) statistical analyses.

Takko will also use your name, postal address, email address, or phone number to inform you about interesting Takko offers. The collection, processing, and use of this data requires your consent.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

Takko will use all personal data only within the company or at affiliated companies (Takko Holding GmbH, based in Telgte, Germany). Other companies will also have access to this data insofar as they provide a service on behalf of Takko. In these cases, Takko will monitor and be responsible for compliance with the data protection regulations.

Takko will not disclose your personal details to third parties without your express consent. This applies in particular to a disclosure for marketing purposes. Takko will, however, disclose the data to authorized bodies insofar as Takko is required to do so by law or court order.

Use of cookies and web tracking

Takko uses cookies for the purposes of its online offerings. These cookies are small text files that are stored in the cache memory of your internet browser. The cookies may be required for the correct functioning of certain functions, such as the shopping basket. Most browsers are configured to allow the use of cookies automatically. However, you can deactivate the storing of cookies or configure your browser settings to notify you whenever cookies are being transmitted.

Takko also uses Google Analytics for marketing and optimization purposes. Google Analytics allows a more detailed analysis of user habits. Google explains the technology as follows:

“This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can prevent the data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. There will be set an opt- out cookie that prevents the further collection of your information by visiting this website: disable Google Analytics

Links to Takko fan pages on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Flickr

The Takko websites includes links to the pages of the social networks Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, and Flickr. Takko operates a social media fan page on the named social networks. You can access these pages by clicking the logo of the relevant provider at the bottom of our web pages. The providers are represented by the following logos:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • Flickr

When you access our Takko website and click on the logo of a social media provider, you will be taken to the external pages of that provider. If you are a member of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, or Flickr and logged in at the time, the social media providers can link your visit to the Takko website and your social media user account upon accessing their services. For example, when you click on the Facebook logo, your browser will forward the relevant information directly to Facebook, where it will be recorded.

If you do not wish the social media providers to collect or store data about your visit from our Takko website, you need to log out of the relevant social media accounts at the networks in question before clicking the logo of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, or Flickr. The information, including your user IP address, is not disclosed immediately upon visiting our website, but only upon actively clicking on the relevant logo of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest or Flickr.

If you wish to know more about the extent and scope of the data that is recorded and the processing and use of that data by the social media provider or about any possible privacy settings, please refer to the data protection statements of the providers via the following links:

 

Facebook
Facebook Inc. 
1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto
CA 94304, USA 
http://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Twitter
Twitter Inc. 
795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco
CA 94107, USA
http://twitter.com/privacy

YouTube
Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View
CA 94043, USA
http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Pinterest
Pinterest Inc.
635 High Street, Palo Alto
CA 94301, USA
http://about.pinterest.com/privacy/

Flickr
Yahoo! Inc.
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA
http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/de/yahoo/flickr/

 

Protection of minors

Children and young people under the age of 18 should not provide any personal details to Takko without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. Takko will not require, collect, or disclose the personal details of minors to any third parties. For the benefits of our younger customers, all persons under the age of 16 are excluded from participating in our VIP service.

Links to other websites

The online offerings of Takko include links to other websites. Takko has no influence about whether the operators of the linked websites comply with current data protection requirements.

The online offerings of Takko include links to other websites. Takko has no influence about whether the operators of the linked websites comply with current data protection requirements.

As our user, you have the right to be informed about the data about you that is recorded or stored by us. This can include the right to the amendment, blocking, or deletion of this data.

You can withdraw your consent to the storing and use of your personal data for advertising and marketing purposes at any time:

  • By email to service_de@takko.com
  • By using the Newsletter unsubscription link (unsubscribing the newsletter)
  • Or by post to Takko Holding GmbH, Abt. Database, Alfred-Krupp-Str. 21, D-48291 Telgte, Germany

Contact

For more information about this data protection statement or any other data protection and confidentiality concerns, please contact our data protection officer:

Takko Holding GmbH
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Datenschutzbeauftragter
D-48291 Telgte
Germany

of per e-mail: privacy(at)takko.de

Do you need help?
  • E-Mail: service(at)takko.de