Data protection declaration

  1. Use of data for contract processing
    bredent GmbH & Co. KG takes protecting personal details seriously. We want the contractual partner to know when we save what data and how we use it. As a private company, we are subject to the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Media Services State Contract (MdStV). We have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that the provisions regarding data protection are observed both by us and external service providers.

  2. Personal information
    Personenbezogene Daten sind Informationen, die dazu genutzt Personal details are information, which can be used to identify you. This includes information such as your correct name, address, postal address, Information not directly connected with your identity (such as favourite websites or the number of users of a site) are not included.
    In principle, the contractual partner can use our online services without disclosing its identity. If the contractual partner registers, orders a product or completes a registration form, we will ask for their name and other personal information. They are free to choose whether they want to enter this information. We save this information on specially protected servers in Germany. Access to these is only possible to a few, specifically to authorised persons who are involved with the technical, commercial or editorial management of the servers.
    In conjunction with the access by the contractual partner, data is stored on our servers for security purposes, which may possibly allow the contractual partner to be identified (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages viewed). A personal evaluation is not carried out. We reserve the right to evaluate anonymised data sets for statistical purposes.
    We save IP addresses for a period of 28 days. These are saved for data security purposes, in order to guarantee the stability and operating security of our system.

  3. Use of data for contract processing
    bredent GmbH & Co KG, Weissenhorner Strasse 2, 89250 Senden, can only accept orders if the contractual partner provides us with these details requested on the order slip or by the sales staff, i.e. laboratory/practice, forename and surname, postal address, delivery address, if different and e-mail address. We require this information to process the order and to conclude and fulfil the contract, and also for repayment in the case of a complaint, if applicable. We save and use this information for the purposes stated. This also includes any forwarding to service providers charged with handling the order, e.g. logistics companies such as Deutsche Post AG, DHL or banks.
    Providing us with the telephone number is voluntary. If the contractual partner gives us their telephone number, they expressly consent to us contacting them by telephone in the event of problems and/or questions regarding the settlement of individual orders. The telephone number will not be used otherwise by us.

  4. Use of data for advertising purposes
    The details provided by the contractual partner for order processing, notably their forename and surname and their postal address, are saved and used corresponding to the data protection provisions for our own advertising as well, i.e. for information about our products by sending catalogues, etc. This includes forwarding your details to service providers for this purpose, such as delivery companies. Your details are not forwarded to third parties for advertising purposes. The contractual partner can stop the use of their details for advertising purposes according to this section at any time with effect for the future.

  5. Use of the e-mail address
    We are also happy to send our contractual partners information by e-mail, to the address provided to us in the order, about interesting offers from bredent GmbH & Co. KG relating to similar items, insofar as the contractual partner expressly authorises us in writing to use their e-mail address for advertising purposes. If the contractual partner does not want to receive information via e-mail after providing written authorisation, they can cancel this at any time with effect for the future by letting us know, e.g. by e-mail to the e-mail address No costs shall

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    So that you also receive the latest offers from bredent GmbH & Co. KG quickly and simply beyond the possibilities envisaged in our data protection information, you permit us to use your e-mail address for sending free information by e-mail about our current offers. You can cancel this consent at any time with effect for the future.

  6. Cookies
    When you visit our website, small pieces of data known as cookies are stored on your computer. In addition to the dynamic IP address for the computer used to call up our website, cookies also store the following information generated by the Web server for our website based on the session concerned.

    ● Browser type and version
    ● Operating system
    ● Country of origin
    ● Entry and exit page
    ● Time you visited the website

    This information would not generally reveal who you are. If our website is visited from the same computer again, the information will be read out. The information is used in this context to recognise you if you visit at a later time (this happens with permanent cookies). Session-related cookies are important for things like letting you log in to the members' area when you visit. These cookies also help us analyse how clients use the website. This in turn enables us to keep on optimising and improving this website for you.

    You can set your browser software not to store cookies. If you choose this option, however, you will only have limited access to the various functions of our website.

    The contents of our website include YouTube, a so-called social plugin widget, see also

    Privacy Policy – Google (YouTube)

    Since the plugin is suspected to send user data to YouTube already during the loading process of our website without any user activity, we have activated advanced data protection for YouTube videos that are accessible from our website.

    If this option is activated, YouTube will only save information about your visit to our website if you click the video to play it.