privacy statement

tool24 respects your privacy. Protecting the privacy of every individual on the Internet is essential to the future of the Internet economy. tool24 has created this privacy statement to demonstrate its commitment to the individual's right to privacy.

In the following please find a detailed statement concerning data collection on the web page of tool24 and how saved data is being collected, processed and used. tool24 has implemented technical and organizational measures to ensure a compliance with relevant data protection laws, notably in line with the Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act of the Federal Republic of Germany (TDDSG).   

Collection and processing of your information

Personal data are information that may disclose your identity such as names and address data. Generally, you can visit tool24's web page without entering any personal data or information. On certain pages, you might be asked to provide your personal information for the provision of a service that you have requested.

The personal information that is collected may include: contact details, such as your name, title, company and/or organization name, E-Mail address, telephone and fax numbers, physical address as well as feedback from you about tool24’s web page and the products and services generally. Please note that you are not required to provide any of this information, but if you do not, tool24 may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your inquiry.

Your data will be saved on highly protected servers in Germany with a highly restricted access to your data to only a few specifically authorized persons. tool24 also collects certain standard information that your browser sends to every website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the date and time you access the site, and the website from which you linked to our site. tool24 does not link this information to your identity. In addition, tool24 may keep and use your personal information to respond to your requests, for analytical purposes and to research, develop and improve programs, products, services and content.

Your data on no account will be used for the creation of user profiles, in any form whatsoever.

Use of your personal information

tool24 will not share your personal information collected from this web page with an unrelated third party without your permission, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Statement.
tool24 may use your personal information to improve our websites and related products or services. When collecting information that might be used to contact you about our products and services, tool24 will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving such communications.

tool24 will not share the personal information you provide to unless to respond to duly authorized information requests of police and governmental authorities, to comply with any law, regulation, subpoena, or court order, to investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity, to enforce/protect the rights and properties of tool24 or protect the rights or personal safety of tool24 or our employees.

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site. The tool uses "cookies," which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google.
tool24 will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. tool24 will not link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. You may opt out of Google Analytics by installing the following tool on your computer - Google Analytics Opt Out Link.

Security of your personal information

To prevent unauthorized access and/or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, tool24 utilizes reasonable and appropriate technical and administrative procedures to safeguard the information we collect and process. tool24 retains data only as required or permitted by local law and while it has a legitimate business purpose. When we transmit highly confidential information, such as passwords, over the Internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Right of withdrawal

In case you have left your personal data and information with tool24, you can withdraw this at any time. tool24 will delete your data immediately, unless there is a legal obligation for it to be archived.

Use of cookies

We do not normally use cookies on our website, but in certain exceptional cases we may use session cookies which place technical session control data in your browser's memory.

Children’s privacy

tool24 does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, or 14 in Korea, and does not target its websites to children under these ages. We encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online and mobile activities and interests.

Links to other sites and web page security

The tool24 web page may contain links to other sites. While tool24 tries to link only to sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other sites. Furthermore, tool24 takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, E-Mail sent to or from this site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via E-Mail.


These notes are subject to the respective legal situation and therefore may require adaptation. For any more questions and/or remarks please contact us:

tool24 gmbh
Fellbacher Straße 115
70736 Fellbach

Phone: +49 711 95763-0
Fax: +49 711 95763-32

Privacy statement as of November 2011