Cordless Alliance System:
One battery, many solutions.

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Discover cordless freedom - now cross-manufacturer!

Cordless Alliance System (CAS) is a cross-manufacturer battery pack system of leading power tool brands.
This permits now a number of professional applications also with battery packs - from standard to special tasks.

Data protection

1. Name and address of the controller
The controller within the meaning of the GDPR and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as data protection provisions is:

1.1 Controlling body:
Metabowerke GmbH
Metabo-Allee 1
D-72622 Nürtingen
Phone: +49 (0) 7022 72 0
info@metabo.de

1.2. Data protection officer
Metabowerke GmbH
Metabo-Allee 1
D-72622 Nürtingen
datenschutz@metabo.de


2. Type of processed data
When you visit this website, our system automatically collects data and information about the computer system of the accessing computer. These include i.a. the date and the time when a page on our website was accessed, your IP address, name and version of your web browser and the website (URL) you visited before accessing this website. There is no obligation to actually state these data we ask you on our website. However, if you do not do this, you will not be able to use all functions of the website.


3. Purpose of data protection
Your personal data will be processed for specific purposes:
- to provide this website to you and to further improve and develop this website;
- to detect, prevent and examine attacks on our website;
- to carry out other administrative purposes.


4. Legal basis of processing
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is our overriding justfied interest (acc. to art. 6 sect. 1 lit. f GDPR), which means to achieve the purposes stated under point 3 above.


5. Safety measures
According to art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.

These measures include in particular the securing of confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controllig the physical access to the data, and also the access referring to them, the input, transfer, the securing of availability and their separation We have also set up procedures to ensure the claim of data subject rights, deletion of data and reactions to possible data vulnerabilities. Furthermore, we consider the protection of personal data already in the development or selection of hardware, software and procedures, according to the principle of data protection through technology design and privacy-friendly default settings (Art. 25 GDPR).


6. Disclosure of your personal data
For the above-mentioned purposes we shall disclose your personal data to the IT service providers used by us. A disclosure of personal data to third countries or to an international organisation does not take place.


7. Collection of access data and log files
Based on our legitimate interest pursuant to art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR we collect data on every access to the server on which this service is stored (so-called server log files). These access data include the name of the website called, file, date and time of the call, transferred data volume, report on sucessful call, browser type incl. version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited site), IP address and the requesting provider.

Log file information are stored for reasons of security (e.g. for the investigation of misuse or fraud).


8. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web-analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter known as Google). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘Cookies’, which are text files that are saved on your computer and which analyse your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your usage of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and is saved there. If the IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement across the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in USA and will be shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your usage of the website to assemble reports on the website activities and to provide other services associated with the use of the website and of the internet to the website operator. Google ensures that the IP address transmitted by your browser is not compiled with other Google data, as a part of Google Analytics.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by activating the specific setting of your browser-software; we would like to point out to you that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.
Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the data based on your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google. For this purpose, download the Browser-Add-on from the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) and install it.
Refer to http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html for more information (general information on Google Analytics and data protection).
We would like to point out that Google Analytics is expanded by the gat._anonymizeIp(); code on this website in order to ensure an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP Masking).


9. Duration of storage
We process and store your personal data only for the period required to achieve the storage purpose, or, if this was provided for by the European authority issuing guidelines and regulations or any other legislator in laws or regulations to which we are subject.


10. Your rights in connection with personal data
According to art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to information, according to art. 16 GDPR the right to correction, according to art. 17 GDPR the right to erasure, according to art. 18 GDPR the right to restriction of processing as well as the right to data portability according to art. 20 GDPR. The restrictions pursuant to §§34 and 35 BDSG shall apply for the right to information and erasure. You can revoke your given consent at any time. Please note that the revocation applies only for the future. Moreover, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (art. 77 GDPR in connection with § 19 BDSG).


Information on your right to object according to art. 21 general data protection regulation (GDPR).

Grounds relating to a particular situation

You shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on art. 6 sec. 1 e GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and art. 6 sec. 1f GDPR (data processing based on balancing of interest). Should you object, we shall no longer process your personal data, unless we can provide compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedom, or if the processsing is used for the assertion, exercising or defence of legal claims.