Privacy Policy Declaration

Please Note: This Declaration is a translation of the German version. In case of discrepancies between this version and the German version, the German version will apply


This privacy statement is intended to inform the users of this website in accordance with the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Tele-Media Act (TMG) on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by A+E („us", „website operator"). The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal regulations.
Please keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet is not completely free of security leaks. A full protection against illegal access is not feasible.

Access Data

The website operator or his page provider collects access data from each page visit and stores them as "Server LogFiles" including follows:

Visited web page
Time at time of access
Amount of data sent in bytes
Source/reference from which the page was accessed
Browser used
IP address used
Operating system used

The collected data are only used for statistical evaluations and for the improvement of the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server logfiles retrospectively, should there be a concrete indications of illegal use.


When you register on our website, we ask for your name and address, the name and address of your company, your e-mail address and a password. This will enable us to send you information that might be of interest to you and allows yourself easy log-in and access to your customer account and data.


If you place an order with us, your name, e-mail address, billing address, delivery address, telephone number and -for companies- your VAT ID must be known to us. This will enable us to process your orders and inform you of your order status.
Your order with all the entered order data is stored in your personal customer account. We will not collect any further data for payment by PayPal or Pay-Now, you will be forwarded instead to the website of the selected online payment system at the end of the ordering process. Further information on the payment transaction and the use the necessary data will be available there.

Light Box

Since the URL of the Lightbox is sent by e-mail and can be viewed by clicking on the URL link, the content may be viewed but not altered by anyone else than yourself or a recipient authorized by yourself.


This website uses cookies. These are small text files which are stored on your device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the usability and security of this website. A cookie can only be read from the Web site that created it. Common browsers provide the setting option to „not allow cookies". Note: if you make such settings, it is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all features of this website without restrictions.

Use of personal data

Personal data is all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you, for example your name, your e-mail address and telephone number. The website operator collects, uses and transmits Personal data to third party only within the legal framework and your consent.

Treatment of Contact data

If you communicate with the website operator through the offered contact options, your information will be stored so that it can be used for processing and answering your request. Without your consent this data will not be passed on to third parties.

Treatment of posts or comments

If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This serves the security of the website operator: If your text violates applicable law, he wants to be able to track your identity.

Rights of the User: information, rectification and deletion

You, as a user, may receive free information about the personal data that has been stored. If your request does not conflict with a statutory obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.

Google Analytics

For statistical evaluation of the access to the website the website operator or the website provider use the service of Google-Analytics by Google Inc. Google uses the data and information obtained, among other things, to evaluate the use of this website in order to compile online reports.
Google Analytics sets a cookie in your browser. With the setting of the cookie, Google will allow an analysis of the use of this website. Every visit to a Web page which contains a Google Analytics component automatically causes the Internet browser to submit data to Google. No personal data information is sent to Google. The IP address will only be forwarded to Google after anonymization.
You may object to the collection and processing of this data by Google. To do this, you must get a browser add-on under the link  and install it. With your Click on the link above you download an opt-out cookie. Your browser must allow the storage of cookies in principle. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click the link again every time you visit this website. Further information and the applicable Google Privacy policy can be accessed under  and under   Google Analytics is described under the link