Privacy Policy


Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us tothe extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendlywebsite, including its contents, and the services offered there.

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data ProtectionRegulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to anyoperation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring,storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission,dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction,erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means ornot.

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type,scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either underour own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about thethird-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the userexperience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect andcontrol.

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

  • I. Information about us as controllers of your data
  • II. The rights of users and data subjects
  • III. Information about the data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protectionlaw is:

THOR GmbH

Hitnerschweigerstraße 65

4600 Wels

Österreich


E-Mail: office@thorflasher.com



II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users anddata subjects have the right

  • to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed,information about the data being processed, further information about thenature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);
  • to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);
  • to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or,alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;
  • to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and tohave the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20GDPR);
  • to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that dataconcerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of dataprotection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).

In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data ofany such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art.16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notificationis impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right toinformation about these recipients.

Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right toobject to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for thepurpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about the data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon asthe purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not inbreach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Server data

For technical reasons, the following data sent by your internet browser to us or to ourserver provider will be collected, especially to ensure a secure and stable website:These server log files record the type and version of your browser, operating system,the website from which you came (referrer URL), the webpages on our site visited, thedate and time of your visit, as well as the IP address from which you visited our site.

The data thus collected will be temporarily stored, but not in association with anyother of your data.

The basis for this storage is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in theimprovement, stability, functionality, and security of our website.

The data will be deleted within no more than seven days, unless continued storage isrequired for evidentiary purposes. In which case, all or part of the data will beexcluded from deletion until the investigation of the relevant incident is finally resolved.

Cookies

a) Session Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storagetechnologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies processcertain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IPaddress.

This processing makes our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowingus, for example, to display our website in different languages or to offer a shoppingcart function.

The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as thesecookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships.If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimateinterest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third-party cookies

If necessary, our website may also use cookies from companies with whom wecooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of ourwebsite.

Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis andpurpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected throughcookies.

Disbabling cookies

You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise,you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However,the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you haveany questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for yourbrowser or contact its maker for support. Browser settings cannot prevent so-calledflash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flashplayer. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player youare using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult thedocumentation for your Flash player or contact its maker for support.

If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our sitemay be fully usable.

Contact

If you contact us via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used forthe purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to processand answer your inquiry; otherwise we will not be able to answer it in full or at all.

The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is nofurther legal obligation to store your data, such as if an order or contract resultedtherefrom.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided byGoogle Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter:Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations whenprocessing data in the United States.

The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legalbasis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis,optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency ofyour visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United Statesand stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymizationfunction, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before itis transmitted to the US.

The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with anevaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can alsobe used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internetin general.

Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition,Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at
https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners,
including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data.
In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popularbrowsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when youvisit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics' JavaScript (ga.js) that noinformation about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics.However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to otherweb analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

Google Fonts

Our website uses Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service provided byGoogle Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter:Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations whenprocessing data in the United States.

To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Googleserver in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in theoptimization and economic operation of our site.

When you access our site, a connection to Google is established from which Googlecan identify the site from which your request has been sent and to which IP addressthe fonts are being transmitted for display.

Google offers detailed information at
https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
https://policies.google.com/privacy
in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. This is a video portal operated by YouTube LLC, 901Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube".

YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View,CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google".

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google and its subsidiary YouTube guarantee that they will follow the EU's dataprotection regulations when processing data in the United States.

We use YouTube in its advanced privacy mode to show you videos. The legal basis isArt. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of ourwebsite. According to YouTube, the advanced privacy mode means that the dataspecified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start avideo.

Without this mode, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be establishedas soon as you access any of our webpages on which a YouTube video is embedded.

This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on ourwebsite within your browser. YouTube will record and process at a minimum your IPaddress, the date and time the video was displayed, as well as the website youvisited. In addition, a connection to the DoubleClick advertising network of Google isestablished.

If you are logged in to YouTube when you access our site, YouTube will assign theconnection information to your YouTube account. To prevent this, you must either logout of YouTube before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in yourYouTube account.

For the purpose of functionality and analysis of usage behavior, YouTube permanentlystores cookies on your device via your browser. If you do not agree to this processing,you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriatesettings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookiesabove.

Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights andprotection options in Google's privacy policy found at
https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense on our website to integrate advertisements. This is a serviceprovided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043(hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations whenprocessing data in the United States.

Google AdSense stores cookies and web beacons on your device via your browser.This enables Google to analyze how you use our website. In addition to your IPaddress and the advertising formats displayed, the information thus collected will betransmitted to Google in the USA and stored there. Google may also share thisinformation with third parties. Google states that it will not connect your IP address toother data.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis,optimization, and economic operation of our site.

If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing theinstallation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Furtherdetails can be found in the section about cookies above.

In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at
https://policies.google.com/privacy
https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated
in particular on options for preventing the use of data.

Google Remarketing

We use the remarketing function on our website. This is a service provided by GoogleInc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter: Google).

Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations whenprocessing data in the United States.

We use this feature to deliver interest-based, personalized advertising on third-partywebsites that also participate in Google's advertising network.

The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis,optimization, and economic operation of our site.

To allow this advertising service to function, Google stores a cookie with a sequenceof numbers on your device via your browser when you visit our website. This cookierecords both your visit and the use of our website in anonymous form. However,personal data will not be passed on. If you subsequently visit a third-party website thatalso uses the Google advertising network, advertising may appear that refers to ourwebsite or our offers there.

To permanently disable this feature, Google provides a browser plugin for mostcommon browsers at
https://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de
Likewise, the use of cookies from certain providers, e.g. via
http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/
or
http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
can be deactivated by opt-out.

Cross-device marketing allows Google to track your usage patterns across multipledevices, so you may see interest-based, personalized advertising even when youswitch devices. However, this requires that you have agreed to link your browsinghistory to your existing Google account.

Google offers more information about Google Remarketing at
http://www.google.com/privacy/ads/

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