Security

The safety software we use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encrypts all personal information (like name, address) you enter in our website. This information is not accessible to any third-parties whilst you are connected to our server with the SSL protocol. SSL encrypts all information that you pass to us over the internet using a unique key that only we can access.

SSL protocol: SSL 3.0
Public Key: SHA1 + RSA 2048 bit
User data encryption: DHE RSA – AES 256 bit
The following information is encrypted:

  • Personal information (name, address, Telephone-No. etc.)
  • Login Information (eMail Address and password)
  • Payment method
  • Bank Account Information, Credit-Card Information
  • The Date you wish to wait for missing items in an order

General

Our Data Protection Policy complies with the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (Federal Data Protection Act) and the German Broadcast Media Act (TMG).

By sending us an order, you are agreeing that all information that you enter when placing your order on www.emp-online.com, may be stored and used by EMP Merchandising HGmbH, Darmer Esch 70a, 49808 Lingen (referred to here as "EMP" ) and it's subsidiaries.

We will store the data required to handle the transaction and, if required to process the order, will pass the data on to associated companies. Furthermore, we will collect and process address and order details for our own marketing purposes. When processing the data, we will vindicate those of your interests meriting protection in accordance with legal requirements.

You can, at any time, object to the use, processing or transmission of your data for marketing purposes by notifying our designated data protection official (datenschutz@emp.de). After receiving your objection or revocation, we will cease to use and process the relevant data for marketing purposes, and/or will immediately refrain from sending you promotional material, including our catalogue.

Anonymous data is recorded and saved using solutions and technologies by econda GmbH to ensure that this website has a needs-appropriate design and an ideal structure; to this end usage profiles using synonyms are also produced from this data. This data is not however merged with data on the holder of the pseudonym. Visitors to this website can revoke the future recording and saving of this data at any time here.

Registration

Ordering at EMP is very comfortable. We offer a free registration service, where all necessary personal information can be saved using a username and password, so that this information can automatically be entered each time you wish to place an order. The EMP Account makes ordering easier in the following ways:

  • Items in your Shopping Cart are saved, so you can come back later to order the items
  • You no longer need to enter your Personal Details when placing an order
  • You can access and change your Personal Details in "My EMP" or delete your customer account completely
  • The registration is free and you have no obligation to order.

    You can delete your customer account at any time. You can do this in the "My EMP" section (once you have logged in to your account). To delete the account, simply click the link "Delete my account irrevocably now". Please note that once the account has been deleted, you must re-register if you wish to place a new order.

    Facebook Social Plugins

    Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please seehttp://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

    When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

    The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

    For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy:http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

    If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“.

    Google+

    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 (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address 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. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB. Further information can be found under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

    Cookies

    Cookies are small text documents that are saved on your Computer's Hard-Drive. Our cookies do not contain any personal information, they are used for Navigation and recognition purposes only.

    EMP eMail Newsletter

    We offer a subscription for a free, weekly EMP eMail Newsletter. After registration, you will receive an Email confirmation. In order to complete the registration process, you must click on the activation link. You will then receive a regular eMail from EMP (normally Fridays) with the latest releases, information and special offers.

    By clicking "Subscribe now" you agree that EMP Merchandising HGmbH, Darmer Esch 70a, 49811 Lingen and it's subsidiaries may use your eMail address for marketing purposes. This includes the sending of information by eMail to your registered eMail Address (i.e. the EMP Newsletter)

    Your Email Address will be permanently stored and will not be passed onto Third Parties!

    If you no longer wish to receive information by email, you may cancel your subscription for free by clicking on the link at the end of the newsletter. This will then remove your eMail address from the mailing list and you will no longer receive the newsletter.