Privacy policy / Privacy policy

We collect and use your personal data exclusively within the framework of the provisions of the European Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO). In the following, we inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website.

Data storage after contact with us

If you contact us by telephone, e-mail or by downloading from our website or using a contact form, the data you provide (for example your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number) will be stored by us in order to be able to process your requests, possibly over a longer period of time. We delete the data arising in this connection after storage is no longer necessary, unless there are legal obligations to retain data.

Data storage for quotation and order processing

At the same time, the data provided by you will be stored by us for the purpose of submitting offers, processing contracts and generally for communication purposes. In principle, no data is transferred to third parties, with the exception of the transfer of bank data/credit card data to the processing bank institutes/payment service providers for the purpose of debiting the purchase price, to the transport companies/forwarding agents commissioned by us to deliver the goods, and to our tax advisor to fulfil our tax obligations.


If you decide to pay by PayPal, your personal data will be transmitted to PayPal. With the use of PayPal, name, address, telephone number and e-mail address must be transmitted to PayPal. The legal basis for the transmission of data is article 6 paragraph 1 letter a DSGVO (consent) and article 6 paragraph 1 letter b DSGVO (processing for the performance of a contract). The operator of the payment service PayPal is :

PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A.
22-24 Boulevard Royal
L-2449 Luxembourg

With the payment option PayPal you agree to the transmission of personal data such as name, address, telephone number and e-mail address to PayPal. What other data is collected by PayPal can be found in the respective PayPal privacy policy. This can be found under:

As a rule, all data from the relationship with you will be stored until the expiry of the tax retention period (10 years).

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, in the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from 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 prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

Web analysis or tracking technologies

We use the web analysis tool WP Statistics from Vernona Labs:

the following anonymized data will be collected by our provider 1&1

1&1 Internet SE and 1&1 Telecommunication SE
are companies of the United Internet Group

1&1 Internet SE
Elgendorfer Str. 57
56410 Montabaur

in order to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet:
Number of website calls, country, IP address, browser, operating system, operating system version, search engine.
A data transfer to third parties does not take place in principle.
We delete the data arising in this connection after storage is no longer necessary, unless there are legal obligations to retain data.

Using YouTube

Wir verwenden auf unserer Website die Funktion zur Einbettung von YouTube-Videos der YouTube LLC. (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”).
YouTube ist ein mit der Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) verbundenes Unternehmen.
Die Funktion zeigt bei YouTube hinterlegte Videos in einem iFrame auf der Website an.
Dabei ist die Option “Erweiterter Datenschutzmodus” aktiviert.
Dadurch werden von YouTube keine Informationen über die Besucher der Website gespeichert.
Erst wenn Sie sich ein Video ansehen, werden Informationen darüber an YouTube übermittelt und dort gespeichert.
Nähere Informationen zur Erhebung und Nutzung der Daten durch YouTube und Google, über Ihre diesbezüglichen Rechte und Möglichkeiten zum Schutz Ihrer Privatsphäre finden Sie in den Datenschutzhinweisen von YouTube ( <> ).

Use of cookies

In addition, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive in accordance with the browser you are using and through which certain information flows to the site that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer altogether more user-friendly and effective.

This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and function of which are explained below: Transient cookies (see a.), persistent cookies (see b.)

  1. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. This includes in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
  2. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

You can configure your browser settings to your liking and, for example,  B. refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. So-called "third party cookies" are cookies set by a third party, therefore not by the actual website you are currently visiting. Please note that by disabling cookies you may not be able to use all the features of this website.

your rights

- to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO In particular, you may request information on the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, cancellation, restriction of processing or opposition, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information on the details of such data;

- in accordance with Art. 16 DSGVO, to demand the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us without delay;

- in accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO to demand the deletion of your personal data stored with us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;

- pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, if the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, if the processing is unlawful but you refuse to delete it and we no longer require the data, but you require it for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or if you have lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 DSGVO

- in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO, to receive your personal data that you have provided us with in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible party

- in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 DSGVO to revoke your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we may no longer continue to process the data which was based on this consent in the future and

- complain to a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO. As a rule, you can turn to the supervisory authority for this purpose:

State Office for Data Protection Supervision, Promenade 27 (Schloss), 91522 Ansbach; phone: 0981/53-1300 E-mail:

You can reach us at the following contact details:

CARAT AQUA plus Vertriebs- und Handels GmbH

Carl-Zeiss-Strasse 49
D-85521 Riemerling

Manfred Angermeyer

Phone: +49 (0)89 51115001
Fax: +49 (0)89 50073919