Britax Römer Kindersicherheit GmbH Privacy Statement

We are pleased to see that you are interested in our online content. We consider the protection of your privacy to be vital. Information on how your data is used is set out below.

1. Scope of application

This privacy statement by Britax Römer Kindersicherheit GmbH, Theodor-Heuss-Straße 9, 89340 Leipheim, Federal Republic of Germany (“we” or “us”) applies to access to our online content by visitors and customers (“you” or “your”). This privacy statement does not apply to websites on the internet which you might be able to visit using hyperlinks on our website.

Changes to our privacy statement are published on this page. This makes it possible for you to find out at any time what data we are recording and how we obtain and use it.

2. Principles governing the processing of personal data

We process personal data in accordance with the relevant legislation. It will not be processed unless you have given your consent to the processing of personal data relating to you for one or more specific purpose or unless there is some other legal basis for such processing.

3. Collection and use of personal data

The following personal data may be collected and used by us:

3.1 Data which you provide to us

You yourself might provide us with personal data by filling out forms on our website or corresponding with us by telephone, email or using some other means of communication. This includes data conveyed to us when you search for a product, place an order on our website, participate in a competition, campaign or survey or report a problem via our website. Data provided by you might include your name, address, and email address as well as your telephone number, financial and credit card information, your personal description and photos.

Unless you give your express consent we only use data provided by you so as to perform and execute your order or enquiry. Once a contract has been completely performed and the purchase price paid in full your data is locked against further use and will be deleted as soon as the retention periods under tax and commercial law have expired unless you have expressly agreed to your data being used further.

3.2 Data which we collect from you

We may automatically collect the following data whenever you visit:

- Technical data, such as the IP address used to connect your computer to the internet, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and working environment;

- Information about your visit, including full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time); products viewed or searched for by you; page load times, download errors, duration of visit to certain pages, Information on page interaction and methods of exiting the site plus all telephone numbers used by you to call our customer service department;

- If you use Fit Finder, the age of your child and vehicle information provided by you;

- If you use store locator, the information given there by you.

We use this data to (i) manage our website and carry out internal procedures (e.g. trouble shooting, data analysis, tests, research, statistical surveys and questionnaires) (ii) improve our website and present its content to optimum effect for you and your computer (iii) enable you, on request, to use the interactive functions of our service (iv) assist the safe and secure operation of our website (v) assess and comprehend the effect of our advertising on you and others and show advertising of relevance to you and (vi) convey to you and other website visitors any suggestions and recommendations regarding goods and services which might be of interest to you and other website visitors. We refer to paragraph 7 of this privacy statement with regard to the deletion of this data.

3.3 Data which we receive from other sources When you use another website operated by us or make use of one of our other services we may receive personal data from third parties. In that case when the data is collected we will inform you that your data might be passed on internally and combined with data gathered on this website. We also work closely with third-party suppliers (e.g. business partners, subcontractors for technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analysis service providers, suppliers of search information and credit agencies) from whom we can receive information about you.

We may combine this data with information that you provide to us or which we gather from you. This data and combined information may be used by us for the purposes stated above (depending on the type of data that we receive).

4. Passing on of personal data

Your data will be passed on to the transport company used for deliveries where necessary to deliver goods. For payment settlement purposes we pass your payment details on to the credit institution or payment service provider delegated for payment purposes.

5. Responsibility for data processing

Responsibility for the processing of personal data under data protection law lies with Britax Römer Kindersicherheit GmbH, Theodor-Heuss-Straße 9, 89340 Leipheim, Federal Republic of Germany.

6. Rights of the data subject

You are entitled to require us to confirm whether we have processed personal data relating to you; should this be the case you are entitled to be informed of that personal data and of the purpose of such processing, the categories of personal data processed, the recipient or categories of recipient to whom the personal data has been or is to be disclosed and the length of time that the personal data is intended to be retained or, if that is impossible, the criteria for determining that length of time.

You are entitled to require us to promptly correct inaccurate personal data relating to you or, in light of the purpose of processing, to complement incomplete personal data.

7. Data deletion

We will promptly delete personal data relating to you once that data is no longer required for the purposes for which it was obtained or otherwise processed, if you revoke your consent on which such processing was based and if there is no other legal basis for such processing, if you register your objection to such processing and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for such processing, if personal data has been unlawfully processed or if deletion is necessary to satisfy a legal requirement.

This does not apply if processing is necessary to satisfy a legal requirement necessitating processing or to exert, enforce or defend legal action.

8. Use of cookies

In order to make visiting our online content more attractive and enable the use of certain functions we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are placed on your device. Some cookies used by us are deleted again once the browsing session has come to an end, i.e. after closing your web browser, (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognise your browser again when you next visit (persistent cookies). You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed of the placing of cookies and can decide whether to accept them on an individual basis, decline to accept them in certain cases or even at all. If cookies are not accepted the functionality of our website can be restricted. Detailed information on the cookies used by us and of their use can be found in our Cookie Policy.

9. Data security

We take technical and organisational security measures to ensure that your data is protected against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised third parties. Our security measures are constantly being improved in line with technological developments. Our contracting parties who have access to your data in order to provide you with services on our behalf are contractually obliged by us to keep such data confidential and are not permitted to use it for any other purpose.

10. Point of contact for privacy purposes

In the event of any queries on the processing of your personal data or for information on and the correction, blocking and deletion of data or the revocation of consent kindly contact: