Privacy Policy

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat personal information we collect from you through the website. 

1. What information do we collect?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

● information about your visits to and use of this website;

● information about any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our goods or services or those of third parties which are made available through our website or services;

● information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering  with us and/or subscribing to our website services and/or email notifications;

and any other content you submit to us via the website or our services (collectively,  “Your Content”), such as comments, enquiries, marketing preferences, and other information concerning your use of the website or our services.

2. Information about website visits

● We may collect information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use this information in the administration of this website, to improve the website´s usability, and for marketing purposes.

● We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

● We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your computer´s hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website´s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you. For more information regarding our use of cookies please refer to section 5 below.

● Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. (For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookie by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.) This may, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

This processing is undertaken in pursuit of our legitimate interest in improving our products and services.

3. Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website or through our services will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may use your personal information to:

● process your orders, register and administer your user account, and enable you to login and use the website and our services (this processing is undertaken on the legal basis that it is necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you);

● if you purchase a third party’s product through our website or service, we may disclose your name and/or email address to that third party if such disclosure is required in order to allow you to obtain and use a licence key for that product from that third party (this processing is undertaken on the legal basis that it is necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you);

● improve your browsing experience by personalising the website (this processing is undertaken in pursuit of our legitimate interest in improving our products and services);

● send information (other than marketing communications) to you which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or similar technology (this processing is undertaken either where necessary for us to perform our contractual obligations to you, or in pursuit of our legitimate interest in helping you to make the best use of our products and services);

● send to you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications to be sent by emailing us at universalhooks@gmx.de (this processing is undertaken in pursuit of our legitimate interest in promoting our products and services); and

● to generally run and improve the website and our services (this processing is undertaken in pursuit of our legitimate interest in improving our products and services).