Data protection and data security

We at TEDi attach great importance to data protection and data security. Here, we would like to explain to you how we treat your personal data and which information we collect of you and how we use these information.

When does TEDi collect personal data and how does TEDi use such data?

We adhere to the legal requirements of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG) when we collect, process and use data.

In general, you can visit our website without leaving behind any personal data (“data”).

However, as part of the procedures named in the following, we need to collect and use particularly the following data:

  • Participation in prize draws: Here, we use the data that you submit us as a participant in the prize draw. As a minimum requirement, these are your name and e-mail address. By participating in prize draws by TEDi you will never enter into another commitment or automatically subscribe to a newsletter.
  • Administration of expansion: Here, we use data that you submit to us as an interested person. As a minimum requirement, these are title, surname, first name, street, post code, city, e-mail address.

Moreover, you may provide voluntary information and, in this way, help us to make our offer more user-friendly and design it according to your needs. Thanks to these data it becomes for instance possible for you to receive offers that suit your profile and interests. We also use your information according to legal requirements in order to send you information on products, services and promotional offers. This is not the case for data that we receive as part of an application by you.

You may object to the use and processing of your data – this also includes your e-mail address – for marketing purposes at any time. You may also cancel such given consent at any time by means of sending a letter or e-mail to the following address:

TEDi GmbH & Co. KG
Abteilung „Datenschutz“
Brackeler Hellweg 301
44309 Dortmund
datenschutz@tedi.com

We then will cease contacting you for marketing purposes and will not forward your data for marketing purposes.

 

How do I receive information on my data?

According to legal requirements, we gladly provide you with information on the stored data about you, the purpose of the storage and the categories of recipients that we may have forwarded your data to. Please direct your queries  empor above named address.
 

Which precautions are taken by TEDi to protect the data?

In order to view, edit or delete data, all users need a user name and password for their login. The combination of user name and password is unique, in this way, other customers or users may not access your data. Encrypted storage in the database of all customer passwords; hence customer passwords cannot be viewed by personnel handling your order or replying to your query.

Does TEDi use cookies?

Yes, TEDi uses cookies in order to make your visit to our TEDi website as comfortable as possible.

A cookie is a piece of information that a web server sends to a browser and which the browser sends back to the same web server when accessed at a later point in time again (so called “browser or session cookie”). By means of cookies, it is possible to store information between website accesses and they allow an (online shop) server to recognize the browser of the visitor, hence the visitor himself, after the first visit and/or over the course of a session.

When visiting our website, our server may store the content of your shopping basket or your login status for the duration of your visit at www.tedi.com. These services are only possible by using cookies. They will be deleted right after exiting the website.

Moreover, TEDi also uses cookies that will outlast a session (so called persistent cookies”) Here, only the number of visits and orders are stored, enabling us to continually enhance and improve our offers and services using this visitor  emporar. These cookies are saved on your pc for 12 months after your last visit.

Cookies can only contain information that the website provider itself sends to the user; private data of the user are not read in. Our cookies are thus not “dangerous”, other than often discussed in public speeches. Please note that cookies can only be accessed by the actual creator of these cookies. This means that no third party is able to access cookies on the customer hard disks and only that web-server that send the cookies to the customer’s browser can later access these cookies.

However, should you still not sure if you are to accept our cookies, please send us an e-mail to datenschutz@tedi.com. We are confident we can remove all of your concerns.

You can certainly control the process how to use cookies. The Help-Function (menu bar) of your browser will advice you how you can stop your browser from accepting new cookies, how you instruct your browser to inform you if you obtain new cookies, or how you can delete cookies already obtained or to block all further cookies. The relevant procedure may vary depending on the relevant browser. In the following we have described this for the Internet Explorer:

  1. In the “Extra” menu please select the item “Internet options”.
  2. Click the “Data protection” tab.
  3. Now you can select if you want to accept, select or deny cookies.
  4. Using “OK” you can confirm your settings.

To be able to make full use of all functions and services around the www.tedi.com website, we recommend having your browser accept all cookies.

Google Analytics

Beyond that, TEDi uses the web analysis tool Google Analytics, Google’s web analysis service – Inc. („Google“), in order to design its web offer according to customer requirements. In this case these web analysis services also make use of cookies to collect the click-through behavior of visitors (m/w); solely anonymous (e.g. viewed products, categories, shopping basket entries). To guarantee this, your IP address is reduced by the last eight numbers when collected. The evaluation and preparation of these data is conducted both within states of the EU and states that are not part of the EU (e.g. Google Analytics in the US). The web analysis services use the information transferred to analyze your visit of the website, to compile website activity reports for TEDi and to render additional services connected with the use of this website and the internet in general. In some cases, these web analysis services may transfer these data to third parties if required by law or if third parties process these data on behalf of these web analysis services. The web analysis services are, in no case, connect your IP address with other data of these web analysis services. TEDi will solely obtain analyses without personal information.