9. Data protection and data security:

9.1 NOVRITSCH is authorised to electronically store, process and use the data that are provided by the Customer as part of the order and that are necessary to carry out the transaction, in particular personal data, to the extent necessary for processing the transaction and advertising its own range of goods. NOVRITSCH is authorised to transfer these data to affiliated companies and subcontractors, in particular for market research reasons for the processing of direct information, etc.

9.2 NOVRITSCH will observe the provisions of the Austrian Data Protection Act (DSG 2000) and take the usual measures to protect stored data.

9.3 NOVRITSCH reserves the right to immediately and without warning exclude physically and/or logically from the Onlineshop any Customers regarding whom there is a well-founded suspicion that network activities originating from their connection are dangerous to the security or operations of NOVRITSCH or other IT infrastructure facilities, or are illegal or annoying. The costs of recognising and tracking the activities, breaking the connection, and any repairs will be invoiced to the Customer by NOVRITSCH at their standard hourly rates as of that particular point in time. The liability of NOVRITSCH due to disconnection from the Online Shop is excluded in these cases.

9.4 NOVRITSCH is not liable for the content, completeness or accuracy of communicated or requested data or for data that are accessible through NOVRITSCH. NOVRITSCH makes no guarantee that the offered services will always be accessible or that data saved on the NOVRITSCH computers will remain unchanged.

10. Cookies:

10.1. Upon opening the NOVRITSCH Online Shop, “cookies”, meaning text files that are stored on the Customer’s mobile device or computer and permit analysis of use of the website by NOVRITSCH, are stored in the browser of the Customer’s device to be accessed later. The cookies stored by NOVRITSCH on this computer or mobile device allow recognition of the Customer as a prior user and deliver information to the site regarding the prior use by the Customer, thereby helping NOVRITSCH make the site more useful for the Customer. NOVRITSCH uses what are called permanent cookies, which are stored in the Customer’s browser until they are erased, and what are called session cookies, which are automatically erased when the Customer’s browser is closed. The Customer’s web browser may offer him the possibility of refusing the use of cookies and of deleting cookies that already exist. Refusing or deleting cookies may lead to a situation where the Customer cannot completely use some features of the site. NOVRITSCH does not use any cookies to collect information from other websites that the Customer has visited or will visit after leaving the site.

10.2. The Online Shop website uses cookies to optimise the provision of information and content. By using our website, the Customer declares his consent to NOVRITSCH’s use of these cookies. Therefore, if the Customer continues to browse without changing the browser settings, NOVRITSCH will assume that he consents to all cookies used on the website.

11. GOOGLE Analytics:

11.1. The Online Shop website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”. The information created by the cookie regarding the use of this website by Customers is generally transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there. If IP anonymisation is used on this website, the Customer’s IP address will first be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the agreement on the European Economic Community. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. As commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by Customers, to create reports on website activities and to provide further services to the website operator regarding website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by the Customer’s browser will not be intermingled with other Google data as part of Google Analytics. The Customer can prevent the storage of cookies through the adjustment of the browser software settings; however, NOVRITSCH informs the Customer that in this case it is possible that not all the functions of this website may be usable to their full extent. He can also prevent Google from processing the data created by the cookie regarding his usage of the website (including the Customer’s IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.