Your privacy is important to us
Thank you for visiting our website. We take your privacy very seriously and therefore we strive to not only provide a comprehensive online overview of products and services available to you, but also to ensure your rights to informational self-determination. Serving as the statutory basis are, in particular, the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
1. What do we do with your information?
We process and use the personal data, which is voluntarily provided by you within the scope of our Internet services, to maintain customer relationships, for our advertising and processing orders. If need be, relevant data may be forwarded on to service providers. Your data will be neither sold to third parties nor marketed in any other way.
2. When do we collect, process and utilise the personal information provided by you?
Every time a user accesses a page of our website offer or downloaded a file, page view data in regard to this event is saved by us and, in part, by third parties in the form of log files. Each data record consists of:
- The website from which you have accessed our page;
- The IP address;
- Time and date page is accessed;
- The client's request;
- The http response code;
- The amount of data transferred;
- Information about the browser you use and your operating system.
For example, on this page using etracker Gmbh technology (http://www.etracker.de), the aforementioned data is collected and saved for marketing and optimisation purposes. User profiles are drawn up from this data under a pseudonym. For this, cookies may be used. The data collected with this etracker technology is not used, without the explicit consent of the person concerned, to personally identify a visitor to this website and it is not collated with the personal information saved in regard to the bearer of the pseudonym. You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with immediate effect.
If at any point when browsing our online offers you are given the opportunity to input personal or business data (e.g. e-mail addresses, names, postal addresses), you do so on an explicitly voluntary basis. The personal data submitted will only be used by us for the one purpose for which it was provided to us. Within the scope of the processing of your requests, your orders and your use of our services, we sometimes commission subcontractors, who t receive solely the data necessary and relevant their function and may not use it for other purposes. In addition, the service providers are contractually bound to comply with this privacy statement.
3. What options do I have to prevent saving of data?
You have the right to request and receive information about your saved personal data at no cost. Furthermore, under the German Data Protection Act you have the right to object to the use and/or conveyance of your personal data for advertising purposes. In addition, and in accordance with statutory provisions, you have the right to demand the correction, blocking and deletion of this personal information. In such cases please contact our data protection officer referred to below by letter or by e-mail.
4. What are cookies and are cookies used?
Naturally, you can adjust your browser so that cookies cannot be stored on your hard disk or cookies already stored there are deleted. With Internet Explorer 6 this is done as follows:
1. In the "Tools” menu select "Internet Options".
2. Now click on the "Privacy” tab.
3. Slide the bar on the left side of the dialogue box all the way to the top ("Block All Cookies").
4. Click "OK" to confirm.
In Firefox 2.0 it is done as follows:
1. In the "Tools” menu select “Settings".
2. Under "Privacy" locate the section "Cookies” and deactivate the "Accept Cookies" option.
3. Click "OK" to confirm.
If you are using a different Internet browser, please refer to the instructions regarding the prevention and deletion of cookies contained in the help function of the browser or in the documentation issued by the software manufacturer.
5. Links to other websites
6. Do you have further questions?
If you have any further questions regarding the collection, processing and usage of your personal data, then please contact our data protection officer.
LIDL UK GmbH
National Data Protection Officer
19 Worple Road
Data ControllerLidl Ireland / Northern Ireland GmbH
Great Connell Road