Privacy statement

1. Data protection overview

General information
The following information provides you with a basic overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data with which you can be identified personally. For detailed information on the topic of data protection, please refer to our privacy statement provided under this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The website operator performs data processing on this website. Please refer to the website credits for the operator’s contact information.

How do we collect your data?
On one hand, your data are collected when you provide them to us. Such data may concern, for example, data you enter in our contact form.

Other data are automatically collected by our IT systems during your visit to our website. These are mainly technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system, or point in time the page was accessed). These data are automatically collected as soon as you access our website.

What do we use your data for?
Some of your data are collected to ensure that the website is provided free of errors. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?
At any time, you have the right to receive, free of charge, information regarding the source, recipient, and purpose of your personal data that are stored. You also have a right to demand the rectification, blocking, or erasure of such data. At any time, you may contact us in this regard or with other questions relating to the topic of data protection at the address provided in the website credits. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

2. General notice and mandatory information

Data protection
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data in a confidential manner and in accordance with statutory data protection provisions and this Privacy Statement.

When you use this website, various personal data are collected. Personal data are all data with which you can be identified personally. This Privacy Statement explains which data we collect and what we use them for. It also explains how your data are used and for what purpose.

Please be advised that the transfer of data via the internet (e.g., via email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is therefore not possible to seamlessly protect data against third party access.

Information regarding the responsible body (controller)
The controller for data processing on this website is:

FRIEBA – Textilwerk Carl Friedrich GmbH & Co.
Eschenbeeker Straße 4–8
42109 Wuppertal, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)202 52706-0
Email: infowhatever@frieba.de

The controller is the natural person or legal entity, which itself or together with other parties decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., name, email addresses, or similar).

Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. At any time, you may withdraw your consent, which you have given previously. You need not adhere to any particular form when notifying us, sending us an email is sufficient. Withdrawal shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing performed up to the point in time at which consent is withdrawn.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

In the event of violations of data protection law, the data subject shall have a right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for matters relating to data protection law is the data protection commission of the federal state where our company is headquartered. A list of the data protection officers and their contact information can be viewed by following the link below: www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.



Right to data portability
You have the right to have data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilling a contract, provided to you or to a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. Insofar as you demand the direct transfer of such data to another controller, such shall be effected only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption
This page uses SSL and/or TLS encryption for reasons of security and in order to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection when the browser address bar switches from “http://” to “https://” and a lock icon appears in your browser bar.

When SSL and/or TLS encryption is activated, data which you send to us cannot be read by third parties.

Source, blocking, erasure
Under applicable law, you have the right, at any time and free of charge, to receive information regarding your personal data that are stored, their source, and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, a right to rectification, blocking, or erasure of this data. If you have any questions regarding the above or otherwise relating to the topic of personal data, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in the website credits.

Objection to advertising emails
We hereby object to the use of the contact information published in connection with the website credits obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and informational material. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited forwarding of advertising information, e.g., in the form of spam emails.

Data protection officer as required by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

3. Data protection officer

FRIEBA – Textilwerk Carl Friedrich GmbH & Co.
Eschenbeeker Straße 4–8
42109 Wuppertal, Germany
Telephone: +49 (0)202 52706-0
Email: infowhatever@frieba.de

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies
In some cases, these internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser stores.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called ‘session cookies’. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies continue to be stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser during your next visit.

You can configure your browser to inform you when cookies are set and to allow cookies only on an individual basis, to accept cookies only in certain cases or to refuse cookies in general and activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies, which are required for electronic communications or to provide certain functions you request (e.g., the shopping cart function), are stored on the basis of Art. 6(1f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies in order to provide its services optimally and free of technical errors. To the extent other cookies (e.g., cookies for analysing surfing behaviour) are saved, they are dealt with separately in this Privacy Statement.

Server log files
The provider of the pages collects and automatically saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. This information includes:

  • browser type and version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of the server request
  • IP address

These data will not be combined with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6(1f) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data in fulfilling a contract or precontractual measures.

If IP addresses are processed by us or by the service providers or technologies used and the processing of a complete IP address is not necessary, the IP address is shortened. In this case, the last two digits or the last part of the IP address after the dot are removed or replaced by wildcards.

Contact form
If you send us requests using the contact form, we will save your information from the contact form including your contact information in order to process your request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share these data without your consent.

As a result, the data provided in the contact form will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1a) of the GDPR). You may withdraw your consent at any time. Notification of withdrawal need [df1] not adhere to a particular form, sending us an email is sufficient. Withdrawal shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing performed up to the point in time at which consent is withdrawn.

The data you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you request its erasure, withdraw your consent to storage, or the purpose for data storage ceases to exist (e.g., once your request has been processed). Such shall be without prejudice to compelling legal provisions – in particular, storage periods.

Registration on this website
You can register on our website in order to use additional functions on the page. We use the data entered in this respect only for the purpose of using the relevant offer or service, for which you have registered. The required fields requested during registration must be completed. Otherwise, we will reject registration.

In the event of important changes, for example, to the scope of our offering or in the event of necessary technical changes, we will use the email address provided during registration to contact you.

As a result, the data provided during registration will be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6(1a) of the GDPR). At any time, you may withdraw your consent, which you have given previously. Notification of withdrawal need not adhere to a particular form, sending us an email is sufficient. The withdrawal shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of data processing performed up to the point in time at which consent is withdrawn.

We will store the data collected during registration as long as you are registered on our website; after such time, we will erase it. Such shall be without prejudice to statutory storage periods.