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Data Privacy


The Contilla GmbH, Im Klapperhof 7-23, 50670 Köln, takes the protection and confidentiality of your personal data very seriously. The collection and use of your personal data solely occurs in the context of the legal provisions of the applicable data protection law. This Privacy Statement is to inform you what personal information we collect and for what purpose the data is used.

We collect and use your personal data only in accordance with the provisions of data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can retrieve this information on our website at any time.

Liable Position/Contact
Responsible in terms of data protection laws:
Contilla GmbH, represented by its managing director René Kühn
Im Klapperhof 7-23
50670 Köln

If you have any questions or suggestions regarding data protection, you can feel free to contact us by email:

Collection and use of data
Automated data collection
When accessing our Website your internet browser automatically transmits data for technical reasons. The following data is saved by us seperate of other data which you possibly send to us:

  • Date and time of access
  • Browsertype/ -version
  • operating system used
  • URL of previously visited website
  • amount of data sent

These data is stored only for technical reasons and is not attached to a certain person at any time.
Data entered by members
To take advantage of all the benefits of Contilla, you have to register. You need to provide your complete address and your email address. This data is needed by Contilla to ensure that you can make full use of the offers. Not least Contilla needs this data and possibly other data, too, to respond to your requests, questions and criticism.

Of course you alone decide what data you want to tell Contilla. To this end, Contilla committed to the principle of data minimization. If you do not give Contilla certain information, however, this can cause that you can not take full advantage of Contilla. If you close on Contilla contracts, it is necessary that Contilla collects information about the contract conclusions.

Contilla also reserves the right to make occasionally use of information from other sources in order to update its databases. In individual cases and only if it is appropriate, Contilla will obtain information from third parties (e.g. credit bureaus) about the payment behavior of its customers. These informations are used to disclose abuse, particularly fraud.

Contilla uses your personal information to provide you a safe, effective and customer-related use of the Contilla services.

If you wish, Contilla will use your personal data to provide you with specific, tailored to your needs offers and to inform you about new features such as improved service offerings and other events. You may object to the use of your data for such advertising-, opinion- and market researchpurposes at any time with effect for the future. Just send an informal message to Contilla GmbH, Im Klapperhof 7-23, 50670 Köln or at

Disclosure of data
If it is required for disclosing abuse or for its prosecution, personal information is forwarded to law enforcement authorities, and if necessary to third parties. However, this happens only if concrete evidence for an unlawful or abusive behavior is present. A transfer may also take place if it is crucial for the enforcement of the general terms and conditions of Contilla. Contilla is also legally obliged to provide information upon request of certain public bodies. These are prosecution authorities, the penalty-worked satisfactorily irregularities pursue and the fiscal authorities.
Occasionally Contilla relies on contractual related third-party-companies or external service providers to include services, e.g. in case of the approach (by post or e-mail), care of customer-lists, analysis of the databasis, advertising (only, if you agreed to it), processing of payments (direct debit, credit card) as well as customer-service. In such cases, information is passed to these companies or individuals to enable further processing. These external service providers are carefully selected and checked regularly to ensure that your privacy is respected. The service provider shall use the data only for the purposes specified by Contilla. The service providers are also contractually obligated by Contilla to treat your information in accordance with this privacy policy and the German data protection laws.
As part of the further development of our business, it may happen that the structure of the Contilla GmbH converts by changing the legal form, establishing, purchasing or selling subsidiaries, business units or components. In such transactions, customer information is passed along with the transmitted part of the company. With every transfer of personal data to third parties in the above scope, Contilla shall ensure that this is done in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws.

Contilla offers a free newsletter service. The newsletter informs you about new Contilla products or services. To receive the newsletter, enter your email address at the appropriate place on the Contilla-website. We store and use your email address solely for the purpose of sending newsletters.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Each newsletter contains information on how the newsletter can be canceled by you with effect for the future.

Contilla stores “cookiesto provide you with comprehensive features and to make the use of our websites easier. Cookies” are small files that are stored by using your internet browser on your computer. If you wish, you can prevent the saving of cookies” on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings on your internet browser. Please note that the functionality and scope of our services may be restricted.

Website improvement
Contilla uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google”) or alternative systems. Google Analytics and the alternative systems use Cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other with website and internet related services. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of Contilla in full extent. By using Contilla you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Deletion of your data
If your data for the aforementioned purposes are no longer necessary, they will be deleted. Where data must be retained for legal reasons, they are locked. The data are no longer available for further use.

Information and Correction
Of course you have the right to receive upon request information about the data stored by Contilla about yourself. You also have the right to correct inaccurate data, to block and delete it. Please contact the Contilla GmbH.

Changes to this privacy statement
Contilla reserves the right to change this statement.The current version of the Privacy Statement is always available on the Contilla website.

Status: 19.02.2012