Data Protection

 
To the extent that they are not designated otherwise, all texts, pictures and other information published and/or posted on the website are governed by copyright belonging to Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG, Hameln, Germany. Any storage, reproduction, communication and/or forwarding of the content thereof, even in the form of excerpts, is solely with the written permission of Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG, 31785 Hameln, Germany.

VORWERK is a registered trademark.

"The German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) stipulates in Section 4g that the authorised representative for data protection is to make the following information available to everyone in a suitable manner in accordance with Section 4e. This and other information has been registered with the authorised representative for data protection at Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG in extensive and detailed overviews. To provide you with an initial orientation we are depicting the fundamental details for Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG in a condensed and summarised form. Upon request we would be glad to notify you whether data regarding your person have been saved in an automated manner and which data this deals with. Your right to information pursuant to Section 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) is not restricted thereby."


1. Name of the party responsible:
Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co.KG

2. Managing director:
Johannes Schulte

3. Address of the party responsible:
Kuhlmannstrasse 11
31785 Hameln

4. Intended purpose of the capturing, processing or usage of data:
The subject matter of the company is the manufacturing, sale and distribution of textile floor coverings. The capturing, processing and usage of data for its own business operations occurs towards performing the aforementioned purposes.

5. Description of the group of persons affected and pertinent data or categories of data:
Customer data and staff data along with data on vendors and suppliers insofar as such data are necessary towards fulfilling the purposes stated in 4.

6. Recipient or categories of recipients to whom this data can be communicated:
Public offices upon presentation of overriding statutory regulations, external contractors in compliance with Section 11 of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), as well as external offices and internal departments towards fulfilling the purposes stated in 4.

7. Statutory periods of time for erasure of the data:
The legislator has decreed manifold obligations and periods for retention & safekeeping. The corresponding data are routinely erased upon expiration of these periods. Insofar as data are not affected by said periods, they are erased when they are no longer applicable for the purposes
stated in 4.

8. Planned transmission of data to third-party countries:
A transmission to third-party countries is not planned.

Vorwerk & Co. Teppichwerke GmbH & Co. KG
Authorised representative for data protection
Thomas Hennig