Data protection declaration

Here, at RATIONAL AG, we are delighted that you have decided to visit our website and are interested in our products. We take protecting your personal data very seriously and conscientiously follow the rules of the data protection acts. When we request personal data from you, we will NEVER sell this or pass it on to third parties for other commercial reasons.

The following declaration provides an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what type of data we request and for what purpose.The national legal regulations mentioned below are taken into account and thus guarantee that the legal requirements of German law are met. According to the principle of the country of origin, it is the office of the service provider, in this case Rational AG, that determines which national law is applied.

1. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, the name given to text files that are stored on your computer and are used to analyse your usage of the website. The information about your usage of this website (including your IP address) that is generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. Google will use this information to analyse your usage of the website, to compile reports about website activities for website operators and to provide other services associated with website and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is legally permitted or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will never combine your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the cookies being installed by changing the settings in your browser software. However, if you do this, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.Approval to use “Google Analytics” as part of this telecommunications service is granted by the user’s declaration of agreement created by Rational AG in accordance with §3, para. I in conjunction with §4, para. II TDDSG (German telecommunications service data protection act). (Principle of the country of origin: German law).

2. Data processing on this website

RATIONAL AG automatically obtains and saves in its server log files information that your browser sends to us. Specifically, this information is:

• Browser type/version

• Operating system used

• Referrer URL (the previously-visited site)

• Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)

• Time of the server request.This data is not person-specific for RATIONAL AG.Static IP addresses that clearly contain a reference to a person shall not change the way in which the data is handled by Rational AG in any way.Such data is not combined with other data sources or databases.

Processing of personal data
Information we receive from you help us customise contonually improve Club RATIONAL and the information for you. We use this to create content such as recipes or cookbooks according to your interests and to recommend tips and tricks that may interest you. To do this, we collect and store all information that you enter in Club RATIONAL or otherwise provide us.
Note: In no event will this be sold or transmitted to any third parties for other commercial reason.

3. Cookies

The web pages uses “cookies” at several points. We use these so that we can tailor the services we offer more individually. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and are saved by your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses.They are either “session cookies”, which are not saved when an individual connection is lost, or cookies that are stored after an individual connection is dropped and may be deleted after use.

4. Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will need a valid e-mail address from you, plus information that will allow us to check that you actually own the specified e-mail address or that the owner is happy to receive the newsletter. No other data is requested.You can withdraw at any time your permission to store the data and e-mail address and to use it to send the newsletter.

5. Forms

Any information that you send to us on the website in a form will only be used for the purpose specified for that form. You can withdraw your permission to store and use the data and e-mail address at any time. The requested data will never be sold or passed on to third parties for other commercial reasons.

6. Right of information

Your trust is important to us. You have the right at any time to see the data stored about you, its origin and recipients and the purposes for which the data is processed. You can request information about the stored data from the RATIONAL AG Data Protection Officer (Mr Christian Vogt, ).