Policies

We want you to feel secure when visiting our website. That is why the protection of your personal information is important to us.

Data controller and provider
The responsible authority for the collection and processing of your personal data on this website is
3B Scientific GmbH
Rudorffweg 8
21031 Hamburg
Germany

Our data protection procedures are in conformity with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the German Federal Data Security Act (BDSG) and the Act on Telemedia (German abbr. TMG). Below we would like to inform you about which data we collect and how we use it.

1. What is personal data?

Personal data is any information that directly or indirectly identifies a person, such as: Name, address, e-mail address, date of birth, occupation, account details, etc.

2. Collection and processing of personal data

When you browse our websites, occasionally (without any registration) general connection information will be collected that is not associated with a specific person. For example: information about the Internet browsers and operating systems used, the domain name of the website from which you visit us, the number and duration of the visits, and the pages accessed. We use this information only to determine the usability and attractiveness of our websites and to improve their performance and content. Any personal data will not be collected, unless you provide them voluntarily, e.g. to carry out an order or an information request.

3. Use and transfer of personal data

Primarily, we process and use the personal data provided to us in order to meet with your wishes, that is, in principle for processing the contracts concluded with you and answering inquiries.

Consent and revocation

We do process and use your personal data for marketing purposes only if you have given us your consent. You have the opportunity to give this consent before carry out with your order. You can send this consent at any time by e-mail to: Vertrieb@3bscientific.com

For the purpose of advertising, market analyses and the configuration of our product line-up tailored to suit a market need, our offers are configured with anonymous user profiles. You have the right to object at any time to this by sending us a statement per e-mail or through other means.

We assure that we only transfer your personal information to third parties other than affiliates within the 3B Scientific group of companies, if it is required for the purpose of the execution of the contract. For example, we will forward your personal information to the supplier for the purpose of the shipment.

Right to information – Cancellation/Blocking

You have the right to obtain free information about which data we have stored about you and for which purpose the storage takes place. In addition, you have the right to correct incorrect data and to block and delete it. For the use of your right to information, please send an e-mail to: LegalAffairs@3bscientific.com

Newsletter

With the newsletter we will inform you about our offers, developments and news of our products. In case you would like to receive the newsletter, we will need a valid email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. This data will be used only for the sending of the newsletter and will not be given to third parties. By registration for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date of the registration. Your consent for storing the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter can be cancelled at any time.

4. "Cookies"  

„Cookies“ are files that automatically store some information on your computer. When you visit our website, we may store information in the form of a cookie on your computer that will be automatically recognised on your next visit to our website. Cookies allow us to customize the site in line with your interests or to store your password so you do not have to reenter it each time. Cookies ensure the functionality of the 3B Scientific online shop. The 3B Scientific application places cookies automatically on your computer, saves and deletes them, depending on how long the cookies are valid. The validity can take 1 - 7 days. The following 2 cookies are used in our online shop:
• cfid
• cftoken
These two cookies identify the user for the duration of their visit to our website. All information that we store during your visit to our webpage, such as: Country, language, shopping basket, ID of the customer, expire at the end of the session, but at the latest after 6 hours. The cookies below are only used for registered merchants, which make a presetting of the language and country on the basis of the country of origin:
• DealerID (login of the dealer)
• CartID (Cart of the merchant)
If you do not want us to recognise your computer by means of cookies, please set your Internet browser to delete cookies from your computer hard disk, to block all cookies or to warn you before a cookie is stored.

Google Analytics (Web analysis/-tracking)

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow us to have an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activity for the website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and the internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Moreover, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the following link (http: // tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) to download and install the available Browser-Plugin. For more information about the terms of use and Privacy, please visit: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

5. Exploitation of the information in the social computing environment (social networks)

This website provides social computing tools on some websites. These enable the online sharing of information. These include for example forums, wikis, blogs and other social media. When registering to use these tools, you will be asked to provide certain personal information. 3B Scientific GmbH has no control over these social computing environments. All information that you make available on social networks is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-button)

On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. These can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Like") on our site. An overview of possible Facebook plug-ins can be found at the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Because of these Facebook plugins (like button), a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established if you visit our pages. Through your visit, Facebook receives information that you have visited our pages with your IP address. If you now click on the Facebook "Like-Button" (like) on our pages at the same time while you are logged into your Facebook account, the contents of our pages are linked to your Facebook profile. Consequently, Facebook can associate your visit on our site to your user account. We, as a service provider, point out that as a website provider we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Facebook. Therefore, to obtain further information regarding the Facebook Privacy Policy, please refer to the following link: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to link your visit on our website to your Facebook user account, we kindly ask you to log out of your facebook user account during your visit on our website.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

Our websites also uses features of the Twitter service. The functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Due to the use of Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet", the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data forwarding includes also a transfer of data to Twitter. We, as a service provider, point out that as a website provider we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. Therefore, to obtain further information regarding the privacy policy of Twitter, please refer to the following link: http://twitter.com/privacy. If you want to change your privacy settings on Twitter, you can change it at this link: http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn Recommend button

On this website LinkedIn social network plugins by LinkedIn, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter "LinkedIn") are integrated. The LinkedIn plug-ins are identified by the LinkedIn logo or the "Share" button on this website. When you visit this website, the plug-in will established a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn will receive the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn "Share button" while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the contents of this website to your LinkedIn profile.This allows LinkedIn to associate the visit of this website with your user account. We point out that as the provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. Details on the data collected (purpose, scope, further processing, use) as well as your rights and attitudes, you can find them in the privacy policy of LinkedIn. These notes are find by LinkedIn at this link: https: //www.linkedin.com/static? key = privacy_policy & trk = hb_ft_priv

Use of YouTube-Plugins

Our websites use video plug-ins from YouTube, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you open web pages with such a plugin on our internet presence, then a connection to the YouTube servers will be established and the plugin will be shown. By this way will be communicate to the YouTube server which one of our websites you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of YouTube, YouTube related this information to your personal user account. If you use the plugin by for example clicking on the start button of a video, this information will be associated to your user account. You can prevent this association by logging out of your YouTube user account and other user accounts of the companies YouTube LLC and Google Inc. before using our website and deleting the corresponding cookies from the companies. Please see https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ for more information about data protection and YouTube privacy (Google).

Integration of services and contents of third parties

It may happen that content from third parties, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites are included in this online offer. This always presupposes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as "third party provider") perceive the IP address of the users. Because without the IP address, they can not send the content to the browser of each user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers of the IP address solely use for the delivery of the content. However, we do not have any influence if the third parties that provide the IP address e.g. save the content for statistical purposes. As far as we know something about it, we will inform users.

Live-Chat

Our website currently offers an optional live- chat- software from Tawk.to (Tawk.to ltd, Riga). By using the chat you automatically use the services of Tawk.to. The collected data includes: chat history, IP address at the time of the chat, and the country of origin. This data will not be shared with third parties and are just only used for the protection and the internal statistics. The data collected by the Tawk.to technologies will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website. It is not saved and will be deleted after the chat. For further information on the scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Tawk.to as well as your rights in this regard and the setting options for the protecting of your privacy, please refer to the privacy policy of Tawk.to: https://www.tawk.to/privacy- policy/

6. Security

3B Scientific takes all necessary technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal data against unintentional or unlawful cancellation, change or rather again the loss, unauthorized transfer and unauthorized access. Therefore, to protect your privacy, we use a secure SSL connection with certificates from Comodo, Key length: RSA 2048 bit / 128 bit. Depending on the functionality of the browser, the encryption of the user data is carried out by a maximum of AES 256 bit or Triple DES 168 bit. Any data between the client and the web server is transmitted in encrypted form.

7. Data protection officer

If you have any questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact the external data protection officer of 3B Scientific GmbH:

Gabriele Paulsen
glp consulting

LegalAffairs@3bscientific.com

Hamburg, April 2018