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Data Privacy Statement

Dear visitors,

your trust ís important to us. Therefore, we would like to answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data at any time. You always and any time have a right to receive an answer regarding your data, the data saved, its origin and the recipient, as well as the purpose of data processing.

We striclty comply with the regulations of the laws on Data Privacy, because protecting your privacy when you use our website is very important to us. Therefore, we, the cocos-promotions GmbH, are giving you the opportunity to find out in detail, when we use your data and for what purpose. Below, you will find a description about  the gathered information, and in what way it is used. In addition, we, the cocos-promotions gmbh, would like to ask you to hereby agree to the collection, use and processing of your data.

With this declaration you allow us, the cocos-promotions GmbH, to collect, use and process your personal data for the following listed purposes. You have the chance to revoke this declaration of agreement at any time with effects for the future. Under no cicumstances, the collected data will be sold, or passed on to a thrid party for whatever reasons there may be, without your explicit consent.

Collection of the following data

The following explanation will give you an overview on how we guarantee this protection, and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.

We collect the following information:

Information we receive from you

We collect and save all data, that you enter on our website, or transfer to us by other means. It is up to you to refuse to give us all information that we ask from you. But in this case it could happen, that you won't be able to use our offered services to full extent. The received information comes from completed forms and questionnaires, the search for information, the purchase of products, and other uses of the services we offer. This information could be: Name, address data, telephone number, e-mail data, messages, tax number and financial data.

Automatically collected information

As soon as you contact us, we save certain data from you. For it, we use so-called Cookies and Flash Cookies, which are especially used for the evaluation by Google Analytics. The contact can start when your Webbrowser opens the cocos-website, advertising or other contents, which are publicised on other websites by order of the cocos-promotions GmbhH. Automatically collected data can be: IP-address, delivery and read receipt of e-mails, e-mail addresses, information about the computer you use, and your internet access like Browser (type, version, number), provider, operating system, platform, and your recent orders (pages you looked at on our website, date, time, products you viewed and searched for, length of the visit to our website, the time it took to load a page, information about interactions and leaving of the website).

Other sources

Sometimes, we receive information from other sources, and we use that information to complete or compare your data. For example, we receive information regarding your address data from commissioned logistics companies, which we use to update our data base in order to guarantee the communication and delivery to you. Furthermore, we receive information about search words and search results, which are carried out by Google Analytics.


We reserve the right to request information from a third party about your credit rating, in order to be able to offer you certain payment options. For it, we gather information about your bank accounts, purchase and payment history, as well as information from commercial credit agencies, which we use to avoid a deficit in payment, and to expose malpractice, fraud in particular. We co-operate with the internationally acting credit insurer Coface in order to secure incoming orders. Further information regarding data protection can be found on the Coface website ''.

The Coface Rating GmbH, a service company of Coface * saves credit information about companies, like name / entity, address, corporate purpose, bank connections, turnover data, information on credit history. Such data is the basis for the credit rating by Coface*, which helps companies with global business transactions.

For orders with payment in advance - of course, no data is requested from Coface.

Processing of personal data

Your data is saved, processed and passed on for the processing of orders and the delivery of goods, for services and the handling of payments, as well as possibly necessary credit checks. Other causes to pass on your data could be personalised services (f.ex. newsletter). Furthermore, we will use your personal data to improve our efficiency, the product range, or the website, and therefore will be able to offer you better services. With this statement you agree that your data can be processed for advertising purposes and marketing research, as well as for the customer-oriented design of electronic services. Within the personalised services of cocos-promotions GmbH, your registration data and information collected from you while visiting our cocos GmbH-pages will be used to construct a user profile.

Data storage with Cookies
You can visit our website any time, even if you don't accept Cookies. But we would like to point out, that in this case, our services can only be used to a limited extent. Cookies are files that will be saved on your computer or other data media, in order to save data and settings on your browser for the exchange with our system. The exchange is used to improve our service offers, and to make it easier to enter data into the forms and questionnaires on our website.

TIP: You can prevent the installation of Cookies by using a special setting of your Browser-Software. In the menu bar of your Browser under "help" you can find the relevant setting to stop the installation of Cookies. However, in that case, the use of our website-functions can be restricted, and you might not be able to use all functions of our website to full extent.

Anonymous data collection
When using the cocos-promotions GmbH website, the anonymity as a single user remains intact. With the exception of information, that you gave to us yourself or will give to us.

Use of data and transfer to a third party
By giving us your personal data, you allow us to use this data to settle a contract, and to handle your inquiries. For all other uses and to transfer your personal data we will ask for your seperate approval. Prior approval will be necessary for advertising purposes and for marketing research, as well as for the customer-oriented design of electronic services of the cocos-promotions GmbH. Using your data to provide you with specially tailored promotional offers will always require your approval, too. Since the approval to use your data for the before mentioned purposes might include the transfer of your data to the cocos-werbemittel GmbH, then your data can also be transferred in such a way. Otherwise, there will be no other transfer to a third party. Of course, you are entitled to withdraw any consent at all times with future effect.

To protect the cocos-promotions GmbH we will disclose information about client accounts and personal data if we are legally obliged to do so, or if such passing is required in order to enforce our General Terms and Conditions or other agreements, or to pretect our rights as well as the rights of our customers and the ones of a third party. This includes a data exchange with companies that are specialised in the prevention and minimisation of malpractice and credit card fraud. In this context, it is explicitly stated, that this information is not passed on to these companies to be used for any kind of commercial purposes, which would contradict this statement of data protection.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. („Google”).
Google Analytics uses so-called „Cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer, and that will enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information created by the Cookie about your use of this website (including your IP-address) is passed on to a Google server in the USA, and is saved there.

In case the IP-anonymisation on this website is activated, then your IP-address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Enconomic Area. Only in exceptional cases the entire IP-address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there.

Google will use this information, to anlyse your use of our website, to compile reports about the website activities for the website operators, and to provide additional services connected with the use of the website and internet. If necessary, Google will transfer the information to a third party, if required by law, or if a third party is processing the data by order of Google. Under no condition, Google will connect your IP-address to other data of Google. Google respects the data protection regulations of the „US-Safe-Harbor“-agreement, and is registered with the „Safe-Harbor"-Program of the US Department of Commerce.

Links to external pages
In order to provide optimum information, we also have external links to other websites. In case it is not obviously recognizable that you are transferred to a page of a third party, we will inform you that the relevant link refers to an external website. The cocos-promotions GmbH has no influence on the content or the design of the pages of other providers. Therefore, the above stated guarantees in this data protection statement are only valid for our web presence and not for external pages.

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will gladly answer your questions.


Data protection administrator: Bernd Maier

cocos®-promotions gmbh
Nordheimer Str. 11
74223 Flein, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 7131/649 38-0
Fax: +49 (0) 7131/649 38-19
info @cocos .de


cocos® is a registered trademark.
Certificate number: 307 63 794 at 18 January 2008