Data Protection Notice
Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH constantly strives to improve and make its online presence more attractive for you. Only by knowing which pages on our website are visited most fre-quently and for the longest time can we optimize the contents of the Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH websites to best suit your requirements. We process personal data collected during visits to our website in accordance with the data protection regulations applicable in the coun-try where the entity responsible for processing the data is based. The websites of Leica Cam-era Frankfurt GmbH may contain links to websites of other providers not covered by this data protection declaration.
The entity responsible for data processing regarding this website is Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH, Großer Hirschgraben 15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main.
Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data
When you access the websites of Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH, general information is au-tomatically recorded. Such information does for example include the date of your visit, the type of browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and your IP address, reduced by the last digit. This exclusively refers to information which does not allow Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH to draw any conclusions about your personal identity and which is recorded only for the duration of the visit without being stored beyond the end of your visit. Such data are not merged with data from other sources. Personal data are stored only if you expressly and of your own accord provide them to us, for example within the scope of an enquiry, a registration, reservation, survey, contest or for performing a con-tract. The personal data collected by Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH are then exclusively used for specific purposes, e.g. for contract performance, for the registration at our online shop, or for responding to your enquiries. Any other use takes place only with your express prior con-sent.
For maintaining a log-in session, we therefore use so-called session cookies. Session cookies are small information units containing an arbitrarily generated identification number called Session ID, which are stored in your computer's main memory. A session cookie furthermore stores information on its origin and storage period. These cookies cannot store any other data. As soon as you log out of the online shop, the session cookies used are deleted.
Use and passing on of traffic data
Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH analyses the aforementioned data, including cookies, exclu-sively for statistical purposes and for its technical administration of the website. Data are not passed on to third parties, neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes.
You can, of course, also view our websites without cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by selecting the "do not accept cookies" option in your browser settings. For details on how this works in detail, please consult the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. You can delete any cookies already set on your computer at any time. However, if you do not accept any cookies certain functions on our website may be restricted.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable an analysis on how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address, reduced by the last digit) will as a rule be transmit-ted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. To the extent that your IP address is collected for this purpose, it is always collected in a technically reduced from and thus anonymised and untraceable. On our behalf, Google will use this information for analysing your use of the website, for compiling analyses on website activities for us, and for providing other services to us relating to website and Internet usage. Google may also disclose this in-formation to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will in no case associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by setting your browser accordingly. However, please note that in this case you might not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. Alternatively, you can prevent the collection of data on using the website by the cookie (including your reduced and untraceable IP address) and its transfer to Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in via the following link: (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de). You will then be able to nonetheless use our website without restriction.
Links to social networks
Our website contains links to our profiles or channels on the following social networks:
- Printerest.com and
When you click on one of these links, your browser will establish a connection to the profile site or the channel of Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH with the respective social network. The data protection regulations of the respective social network will then apply there.
Articles from our online shop can also be shared via facebook.com.
When you share an article from our online shop via facebook.com, a connection is established to facebook.com or directly to your facebook profile if you are already logged on. The data protection regulations of facebook.com will then apply."
Embedded videos on our website
Our website uses embedded videos of the YouTube.com site operated by Youtube, LCC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA („YouTube“). When you click on an embedded video on our website, a connection to the servers of YouTube will be established. In this con-text, the YouTube server is informed which of our websites you visited.
When you are logged in on your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to allocate your surfing patterns directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube Account.
Further information on the handling of user data is provided in the YouTube data protection declaration.
Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH uses technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data in our possession from manipulation, loss, destruction and access by unauthor-ized persons. Our security measures are constantly improved in accordance with new techno-logical developments.
Rights of the data subject
On request, Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH or the authorized representative responsible for your data will inform you immediately, in writing and in compliance with the applicable legal regulations, whether and what personal data we have stored about you. If despite our constant efforts to ensure that our information is current and correct any data we have stored proves to be incorrect, we will correct such information at your request. In addition, you are entitled to having your data blocked and deleted.
Data protection officer at Leica Camera Frankfurt GmbH: Nicolas Uhl