We welcome your visit to our website and your interest in our company and products. To reassure you while visiting our website, we take the protection and confidentiality of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
Collection and processing of personal data
Our website can generally be used without providing personal data. Personal data is only collected if you disclose it voluntarily, for example to carry out an order, a survey or a registration. You are informed of the purpose of this processing and if necessary asked for your agreement to store data. Your data is encrypted before transmission and processing, to protect if from access by unauthorised persons.
Use and disclosure of the collected data
The personal data collected in our websites is only used without your permission for processing your order or handling your enquiries, and given to our partner companies as required for these purposes. Your data is not sold, rented or in any other way made available to third parties. Personal data is only transmitted to government bodies and agencies to satisfy compulsory national legal requirements. Our employees, agents and dealers are bound to strict confidentiality.
We would like to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. Absolute protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Data Controller Contact Information
Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called « session cookies ». They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, opt out from accepting cookies in certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are disabled, you may not be able to use certain features on our website.
The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
This data cannot be attributed to specific persons. It is not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later date, should we become aware of specific indications of an illegal use.
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact data you provided there, will be stored for processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. We use the information that we receive from Google Analytics to collect information about how our website is used and to improve our products and the website.
Google Analytics uses so-called « cookies ». Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and permit an analysis of how you use the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. With this function, your IP address will be shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transmitted to the United States. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with further services related to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data held by Google. The data transmitted by us will be deleted automatically after 14 months.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection will be generated to the YouTube servers. The YouTube server will be informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to correlate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the handling of user data is available in YouTube’s privacy policies at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Oil Savings Calculator and Oil Quiz
The Solfina Oil Savings Calculator and the Solfina Oil Quiz do not collect or save personal data.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the website operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address bar of the browser changes from « http:// » to « https:// » and by the lock symbol in your browser’s address bar.
If the SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Right to information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data at any time.
You can contact us at any time at the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or at the address stated in the imprint if you have any further questions regarding personal data.
No consent to advertising mails
We herewith object to the use of any contact data published within the scope of the statutory imprint for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising information, such as spam e-mails.