Privacy statement


We attach utmost importance to the protection and security of your data, regardless of whether you are a customer or a visitor to our online presence. Therefore, we undertake to protect your privacy and to treat your data confidentially. We are pleased to inform you here which of your personal data relating to your visit to this website will be captured and for which purposes they will be used. "Personal data" is any information about a person whose identity is known or identifiable. "Person concerned" is a specific or identifiable physical person whose data is used. 

1. We shall fully comply with the legal data privacy rules.  

The data privacy guidelines of Germany and the national legislation derived therefrom shall apply to the storage (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) , processing and use of personal data. The processing of data shall be based on statutory legitimation or on the consent of the person concerned. 

2. Personal data shall not be sold, lent or leased in any other way without your consent.  

We shall not notify your personal data to any third parties for advertising or marketing purposes or in any other way, without this being required for the performance due from us or without your explicit consent.  
We do, however, reserve the right to communicate personal data to other companies within the scope of re-structuring or merger, provided they undertake to comply with the principles of action as described herein, and if they have their domicile either inside the European Union or in a third country providing adequate data protection. 
To the extent you have declared your consent to your data being processed, with said processing exceeding what is required for contractual performance, you may revoke such consent at any time. 
If you actively choose to use the functions of social networks offered on our website, personal data will be transferred to the respective external providers of these social networks. For further details on this subject, please refer to section 4 below.  
We further reserve the right to disclose personal data to third parties if we are compelled to do so by law, judicial decision of a competent court, or an order of a competent public authority, or if we are compelled by acts or omissions on your part to have our rights, property or assets protected or enforced by the competent authorities.  

3. In the procurement of data, we shall restrict ourselves to what is necessary and reasonable.  

Whenever we collect personal data, we will explain to you what we need the data for. We need personal data to enable you to use our website, to manage our business, to meet our contractual obligations, and to provide customised services to you. For instance, we will process your personal data in dealing with your enquiries. In the area of "materials ordering", the relevant information is your name and your address. If you are interested in our newsletter, we will obtain your e-mail address. We will give you information at any time to your personal data. 
It may occur that we link personal data with other data available to us in order to optimise our services. We reserve the right to carry out statistical analyses, in particular for the purpose of system security and of improving the website even further. Your data shall be deleted upon the purpose of their storage lapsing, unless their storage continues to serve any legitimate purpose and unless any duties of data storage are opposed. 

4. Cookies for functionality. 

On our website, we use cookies in order to make visiting our website attractive for users and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us will be deleted from your hard disk after the end of the browser session (so-called session cookies). Other cookies will remain on your computer, allowing us to identify your computer upon your next visit (so-called long-term cookies). 
If you don't want our cookies to be stored on your computer, please disable the storage of cookies in your browser for our website or adjust the settings of your browser in such a way that cookies will generally not be stored on your computer.  
Disabling the cookies may require the storage of a permanent cookie on your computer. If you subsequently delete this cookie, you must repeat the disabling routine. Please note that with disabled cookies some functions may not be available on our website. 
The following cookies are used on our website: 

a. Session ID.  

In order to facilitate browsing through our website, we use a so-called session ID (or session identifier in full) that is allocated to each user at the beginning of each use of our website. This session ID enables our server to identify you and/or your computer/browser as the same visitor in spite of the IP address possibly having changed in the meantime. Based on this session ID, several associated enquiries by one user can be allocated to one session. The session ID cookie used by us will only be valid until the end of a session. It will be deleted automatically upon closing your browser. 

b. PIWIK.  

This website uses Piwik, an open source software for the statistical analysis of visitor access. Piwik uses "cookies" that are saved to your computer, enabling your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookies based on your use of this internet offering is stored on the provider's server in Germany. The IP address is anonymized immediately following processing and before storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, in this case you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest capability. 

c. YouTube.  

This website contains embedded YouTube videos on some pages or provides links to YouTube videos. YouTube is a video service provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Inc. YouTube uses cookies to collect information about the use of the videos. Google's data privacy statement, which also applies to YouTube, is available at  

5. Hyperlinks to third-party websites.  

Our website contains so-called hyperlinks to the websites of other providers. In these cases, you will be directed from our website directly to the website of the third-party provider. You will recognise this, among others, by the change of the URL.  
We cannot assume any responsibility for the confidential handling of your data, since we have no influence on other providers observing the data privacy provisions. Please obtain information about the way these providers deal with your personal data directly on their websites. 

6. Exclusion of liability. 

The use of this website will not be regarded to constitute a contractual relationship of any kind. It is available for use at your own risk. We expressly exclude any liability in the event of damage or consequential damage that is in any way connected with your access to the website of DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionselemente GmbH. This, notably, applies to damage that may be due to viruses in your computer or your electronic data processing system, or your confidence in the information on this website, including information of linked websites or third-party information that can be accessed via this website. 

7. Content. 

Striving for correct, up-to date and complete information, we have carefully complied the content of this website. It also contains some future-oriented statements reflecting the Management's view in respect of future events at the time of issuing. The actual search results may differ significantly from these statements because events depend upon a diversity of influences. We cannot assume any warranty for information provided herein. As regards to future-oriented statements, we wish to expressly point out that there is no intention to update statements once made. However, we reserve the right to change or update any piece of information that is contained herein without previous announcement. 

8. Copypright / Industrial Property Rights. 

Texts, images, graphics, sounds, animations, audio, charts and videos as well as the layout thereof are subject to copyright and other protective laws. The reproduction, modification, transmission or publication of a part or the whole content of this site, except for private, non-commercial purpose, in any form, is prohibited. Reproduction and exploitation for private non-commercial use is allowed, notably, for information or data parts where a download is expressly offered.  
All brands (protected trademarks, logos and business names) are the property of DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionslemente GmbH or third parties, and may not be exploited, downloaded for permanent use, copied or disseminated without our prior written consent. 

9. Statements concerning the future. 

Websites contain statements concerning the future. Such statements reflect DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionselemente GmbH view concerning future events at the time they were made and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many influences can lead to a significant discrepancy of the actual results to the statements given, e.g. changes in the general economic and business environment, changes in the currency exchange and interest rates, changed competition environment and changes in business strategy. DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionselemente GmbH refuses all intention to update the forward-looking statements of this website. 

10. Copyrights and Trademarks. 

© Copyright 2014 DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionselemente GmbH, Ennepetal, Germany. All rights reserved. The text, images, graphics, sounds, animations, audio, charts and videos as well as the layout thereof are subject to protected by copyright and other protective laws. The content of this sitemap may not be copied for commercial use, distributed, modified or made available to third parties or to use on other sites. Some of the pictures contained in this website are subject to the copyright of those, who made these pictures available. Duplication and use of information or data, excluding the data explicitly offered for download, require the written consent of the company. All trademarks on the DIRAK-websites are protected unless otherwise stated. 

11. Amendments to the data privacy provisions.  

As legislative amendments or changes to our internal processes may require an adjustment of said data privacy provisions, the right to make which we reserve accordingly, you are kindly asked to regularly read through the present privacy statement. 

12. General information according to the German under the new law Teleservices Law (TDG)  

DIRAK Dieter Ramsauer Konstruktionselemente GmbH 
Königsfelder Straße 1 
58256 Ennepetal / Germany 
Phone: +49 (0) 2333 / 837-0 
Fax: +49 (0) 2333 / 837-103 
Represented by: 
President: Dieter Ramsauer  
Managing Directors: Burkhard Bünis - Karl-Heinz Overhamm 
Chairman of the Board of Directors: Detlef Erlenbruch 
Entered in the trade register 
Commercial Register AG Hagen, HRB 7977 
Sales Tax ID Number (VAT No.): DE 261 585 314 Last update: June 2014.

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