Data Protection Declaration

We, Far Eastern - Fernost Beratungs- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH („Far Eastern“), collect, process and use personal data exclusively within the respective data protection regulations, in particular the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). In the following, we will inform the user of our Website (hereinafter „User“) about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data through Far Eastern.

1. Collection, processing and use of User data
The User may visit the Far Eastern Website without revealing information regarding his personal data.
Due to technical reasons, the internet browser of the User automatically transfers access data without personal references to the Far Eastern web server when accessing the Far Eastern  Website. This particular concerns the name of the internet service provider of the User and, as the case may be, the Website from which the User is visiting the Far Eastern Website. Furthermore, the computer of the User automatically transfers the IP address of the User in order to enable the use of the Far Eastern Website. Beyond the utilization process, Far Eastern stores these data exclusively for the creation of anonymous user profiles for merely statistical purposes. These data are exclusively evaluated for an improvement of the Far Eastern offerings and do not allow any identification regarding the person of the User. They are deleted after evaluation.

2. Use of Cookies and Analysing Tools
On different pages we use cookies in order to make the visit of our Website attractive and to enable the use of certain functionalities. These cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive upon termination of the browser session (so called “Session Cookies”).

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this Website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this Website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators and providing them other services relating to Website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: You may find further information hereto under or under respectively (general information as to Google Analytics and data protection. We wish to advise you that this Website uses Google Analytics with the expansion ‘_anonymizeIp()’; therefore, only abbreviated IP addresses will be further processed, so that a direct connection to the individual user is eliminated.

3. Collection, processing and use of further personal data
Beyond that Far Eastern only collects personal data insofar, as (i) the User voluntarily discloses it when contacting Far Eastern via the e-mail contact possibility referred to on the Website or the contact form or (ii) in case of a further declaration of consent. Far Eastern uses the data disclosed by the User only in order to answer to contact requests or on the basis of the consent of the data subject or a statutory allowance. Beyond that, e.g. after the use for the purposes of answering to a request, personal data of the user will be blocked and deleted upon the expiration of the period for compelling storage of such data.

4. Information right
According to the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), the User is entitled to receive information regarding his stored data free of charge and also has the right to correction, blocking or deletion of his data, where required.

5. Contact person regarding data protection
Questions as to the collection, processing or use of personal data by Far Eastern, particularly in connection with the enforcement of the information right, may be addressed to the contact person for data protection questions:

Far Eastern - Fernost Beratungs- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Herr Ralf Marohn
Lisztstrasse 113
D-67061 Ludwigshafen am Rhein

+49 (0)621 586 21-0
+49 (0)621 529 65 81