Privacy Notice

Privacy and data protection
FT-TEC Electronics' Privacy Policy Guidelines

We only use the information we collect about you to process your order and to provide you with a convenient shopping experience in the FT-TEC Electronics Shop. We protect all the private information that you transmit to us. Our privacy practices are in accordance with the Datenschutzgesetz 2000 (German data protection act).
 
What information do we collect and how do we use it?
So that you can order in our shop and we can process your order, we require your first name, your last name, your e-mail address, your billing and - if different - your delivery address (street, postcode, city), your telephone number and the user name and password that you use to log into our shop. You will receive your login information via e-mail immediately after registration. You will therefore have your user name at your fingertips. We require your e-mail address or telephone number to swiftly contact you with any questions or information relating to your order. In addition, FT-TEC Electronics GmbH would like to surprise you on your birthday.
In the case of bank transfer (in advance) we do not need any additional information.
This way we can fulfil your order and keep you informed about your order status.
You can file an objection with us against the use of this data due to an infringement of legitimate and specific confidentiality interests arising from your particular situation. Please declare this objection via our telephone number 02618/20455 0 or by writing to datenschutz@ft-tec.com or FT-TEC Electronics GmbH, Werner von Siemens Strasse 5, 7343 Neutal. In this case we will delete you from our data usage.
In addition, we also use session-wide cookies that remain after closing the web browser. These serve to make our site more user-friendly and effective. Thanks to these files it is for example possible to specifically match the information displayed on the page to your interests. The sole purpose is therefore to adjust our offers to best suit your needs and to make surfing with us as comfortable as possible. No personal information about visitors on the site is collected.

Newsletter and info
If you order information material, newsletters or brochures, you may be asked by FT-TEC Electronics GmbH for your name and other personal information, or at least your e-mail address. It is your decision as to whether you disclose this data. FT-TEC Electronics GmbH stores your data on specially protected servers in Germany. Access is restricted to authorised persons who are involved with the technical, commercial and editorial support of the servers. If you no longer wish to receive our services, simply click on the link located at the bottom of each newsletter. When registering for our newsletter your e-mail address is used, with your permission, for advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter again. You can unsubscribe at any time. Alternatively, you can write an e-mail to FT-TEC Electronics GmbH:
In connection with your access, data may be stored on the FT-TEC Electronics GmbH servers for security purposes, which may allow identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages viewed). The IP address is not used to identify the user and neither individual nor fictitious user profiles will be created. The statistical analysis of the data remains anonymous.
How do we protect your information?
We use a secure transmission protocol - the 'Secure Socket Layer' - (SSL) transmission, to process customer data. Your personal data such as name and address is encrypted through our secure server software by being transformed into a code. Therefore, this data can not be read by unauthorised persons during transmission via the Internet.
 Most of the newer browsers already support this secure transmission technology.

Google Analytics
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 to help analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other services connected to the website activity and internet usage for the operator. Your IP address transferred by Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, however, please note that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case.
If you want to prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics, you can disable this with the opt-out link and deactivate the data collection. This deactivation is stored in the cookies. Please note that this setting will be lost when you delete the cookie.
You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) being transmitted to Google and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the available browser plugin.

 
Deactivation via a browser plugin (only for PC/Mac):
Browser add-on for deactivation of Google AnalyticsDeactivation via opt-out link (PC/Mac and mobile):
Opt-out link for the deactivation of Google Analytics
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information needed by FT-TEC Electronics GmbH to identify you as a user during your online visit to our FT-TEC Electronics GmbH Shop, and to provide you with a smooth purchasing experience. For example, this is how the 'basket' and the 'bookmark' function is controlled. Cookies are only stored by your browser on the hard drive during the current session, they only need minimal space and do not affect your computer. Cookies do not contain personal information. Most of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session from your hard drive (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognise your computer during your next visit (so-called permanent cookies).
Most browsers accept cookies by default. You can allow or independently block temporary and stored cookies in the security settings. If you disable cookies, some features on FT-TEC Electronics GmbH's website may not be available, and some web pages may not display correctly.
FT-TEC Electronics GmbH will not link the data stored in the cookies used by FT-TEC Electronics GmbH with your personal data (name, address, etc.) without your express consent. In order to use our basket [temporary / permanent] cookies must be enabled!
How are cookies enabled?
Mozilla Firefox
Call up the menu option Privacy under Options > Settings. Under History > select the 'Firefox will: Remember history' option. If you would rather enable the 'Use custom settings for history' instead of 'Remember history', verify that the 'Accept cookies' option is ticked. Confirm with OK. Refresh your screen using 'View', 'Refresh' or [Ctrl] + [R].

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Select under Tools > Internet Options the menu option Privacy. Open the Advanced tab under Settings. Here, the 'First-party Cookies' must be set to 'Accept'. If this is not the case, activate the option 'Override automatic cookie handling' under Cookies and activate the option 'Accept' under 'First-party Cookies'. Confirm twice with OK. Refresh your screen using 'View', 'Refresh' or [F5].

Opera
Open the 'Settings' menu under 'Menu' > 'Settings'. Select the menu tab 'Advanced'. Click on 'Cookies' on the left and click on 'Accept Cookies'. Confirm with OK. Refresh your screen using 'Refresh' or [F5].

Google Chrome
Open the menu in the upper right area and select 'Settings'. Click 'Show advanced settings'. Click 'Content settings' under 'Privacy'. Click 'Allow local data to be set' under 'cookies'. Close both windows. Refresh your screen using 'Refresh' or [F5].

Apple Safari
Select the menu 'Preferences' under 'Safari' or [cmd] + [,]. Open the menu 'Privacy'. Enable the option 'Always' under 'Accept Cookies'. Close the menu. Refresh your screen using 'View' > 'Refresh page' or [Ctrl] + [R].
Using Social Plugins from Facebook and Google+
So-called social plugins ('plugins') for the social networks Facebook and Google+ are used on our website. These services are offered by the companies Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. ('Provider'). Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ('Facebook'). Google+ is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ('Google').
You can find an overview of the plugins and their appearance here (pages in English):
Social Plugins (Facebook) or Plugins (Google+)
If you call up a page from our online shop that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Google or Facebook. The content of the plugin is transferred directly to your browser by the Provider and integrated into the page. By integrating the plugin the provider receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our online shop, even if you don't have a profile with the corresponding social network or are not logged in. This information (including your IP address) will be transmitted from your browser directly to a server of the Provider in the US and stored there.
If you are logged in to a social network, the Provider can directly assign the visit to our site to your profile on Facebook or Google+. When you interact with the plugins, for example pressing the 'Like' or the '+1' button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the Provider and stored there. The information will also be published on the social network and be shown to your friends.
Please see the privacy policies of the Providers for the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by the providers as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy.

If you do not want Google or Facebook to assign the data collected via our website directly to your profile in the respective social network, you must log out of the corresponding network before you visit our site.
You can also completely block the loading of the plugin with add-ons for your browser, e.g. the Facebook plug-ins with the 'Facebook Blocker', which you can find here (page in English).
Will FT-TEC Electronics GmbH use this information otherwise in the future?
FT-TEC Electronics GmbH will not provide your personal information to third parties. You have a right to information about your stored data, and the right to correct or delete such data.
You can obtain information about the data stored by FT-TEC Electronics GmbH at any time under datenschutz@ft-tec.com or over the phone at 02618 20455 0. FT-TEC Electronics GmbH will delete or block unnecessary data depending on the requirements of laws and authorities.
As with all Internet providers, a continuous evaluation of the requests for our sites and the domain of your Internet provider also takes place in the FT-TEC Electronics Shop to improve our offerings. To this end, we will anonymise your personal usage data to generate statistics.