Thank you for visiting our site and for your interest in our company. We are committed to making your visit on our website a pleasant one without any nasty surprises.
The controller for the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data privacy acts as well as miscellaneous data protection provisions is:
The Family Butchers Germany GmbH
Telefon: +49 5423 966-0
Telefax: +49 5423 966-130
Data protection officer
The controller’s data protection officer is:
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Kfm. Dietmar Niehaus
c/o IDD GmbH – Institut für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit
28359 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 0421 59863 50
For questions related to data protection, contact our corporate data protection officer directly.
Collection and storage of personal data
Our website allows you to request a white paper, whereby the entry of your personal data is required. Your personal data is stored only to process and document your inquiry. Your personal data is forwarded only when necessary to process your inquiry. We do not share your personal data with third parties for advertising purposes.
Additionally, our Internet service provider records data in so-called log files when you visit our website. These include the name of your Internet service provider, your IP address, the website from which you accessed our website, the pages of our website that you visit, as well as the data, time, and length of your visit. This data is used only for statistical purposes. We do not use it to establish your personal identity.
Furthermore, we place cookies on the devices of website visitors and use analytical services. For more detailed information, see the points below.
Subscribing for our newsletter
As far as you have given your explicit consent as per Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR, we use your email address to send you our regular newsletter. You need only provide your email address to receive our newsletter. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time; a link is provided at the end of each newsletter to this end. Or let us know that you wish to unsubscribe by writing an email to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
Using our contact form
For queries of all kinds, visitors can contact us via a form on our website. A valid email address is required to identify the sender and to enable us to reply. Any further information may be provided voluntarily. Data processing for the purpose of responding to your inquiry is based on Art. 1 para. 1 GDPR contingent to your freely given consent.
Once we have satisfied the inquiry via contact form, we will automatically delete the personal data collected.
Transfer of data to third parties
Your personal data will not transferred to any third parties for any purposes other than the below.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
You have explicitly given your consent as per Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR, for example to shipping providers by means of consenting to separate terms for participation in sweepstakes or signing up for our newsletter. Passing on of your data is required as per Art.6 para.1 lit. f) GDPR, and there is no cause to assume that you have an overriding interest warranting prevention of the transmission of your personal data, in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on your personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c), and such transmission is legally admissible and necessary pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR for the conclusion of contracts with you.
Your personal data is processed solely for the purpose of participation in sweepstakes. The data is required to determine and notify winners. Winners are notified by means of the email address provided via post or email. Art. 6 para 1 lit. b) GDPR provides the legal basis in this respect. Upon conclusion of the sweepstakes, the data is destroyed.
We use the following cookies on our website:
Type of cookie: Google Analytics cookies
Cookie names: __utma, __ utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz
Google Analytics cookies are used for the following purposes:
__utma: Used to differentiate users and sessions
__utmb, __utmc: Used to identify new visits and sessions
__utmt: Used to throttle request rate
__utmz: Used to store the traffic source to the website
Type of cookie: Google DoubleClick cookies
Cookie names: NID, DSID, DIE
These cookies are used to display personalized ads in Google products and the Google search engine. For example, such cookies record your most recent search queries, your previous interactions with a given advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website.
Type of cookie: Drupal cookies
Cookie names: has_js, cookiePolicyAgreement
Type of cookie: Mapp’s DMP
Cookie names: mapp
Mapp’s DMP collects an array of personal data such as:
Mapp’s DMP can follow the below interactions on a website:
Time on the page
Whether ads were viewed, closed, or hovered over with the cursor
Whether messages were read or forwarded
For more information, see the full list of data that Mapp’s DMP collects.
Use of buttons with links to social networks
Facebook Remarketing / Retargeting based on Facebook
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files stored on your computer to enable the analysis of user behavior on our website. Cookie-generated data on the use of our website are usually forwarded to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Please note that on this website Google Analytics is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (IP masking). This results in Google truncating your IP address within member states of the European Union as well as other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Your full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases only.
It is also possible to refuse Google’s collection of cookie-generated data related to your usage of our website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here.
You can opt out of collection of your personal data by Google Analytics by activating the extension in your browser’s settings. From the settings, you can choose whether to activate the extension on click, on specific sites, or on all sites. Activating the extension will generate an opt-out cookie that prevents future collection of your data when you visit our website.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/us/ or at policies.google.com.
Use of ajax.googleapis.com/jQuery
Use of other Google services (Google Maps, Google Fonts)
The legal basis for data processing on this website is Art. 1 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest in data processing follows from the above processing purposes. Under no circumstances will we use the collected data for the purpose of identifying you personally.
In accordance with applicable data protection legislation, we are happy to share if and which personal data of yours we store on request. Please contact our data protection officer directly with your request.
Data subject rights
As the data subject, you have the following rights:
a. Right of access to personal data
You have the right to have access to any personal data concerning you has been collected.
b. Right of rectification/erasure/restriction
You also have the right to demand that we
Immediately rectify any of your personal data (right of rectification);
Immediately erase any of your personal data (right of erasure) and restrict processing of your personal data (right of restriction of processing.
c. Right of data portability
You have the right to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable, and interoperable format, and to transmit it to another controller.
d. Right of withdrawal of consent
You have the right to withdraw your consent to processing at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
e. Right of objection
Where the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e) GDPR) or to pursue our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR), you have the right to object.
f. Right to lodge a complaint
If you are of the opinion that our processing of your personal data does not comply with the General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority without prejudice to other judicial remedies. You can find the contact information for your data protection authority here: ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm
You may also contact our corporate data protection officer directly.