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 in the sense of the basic data protection regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

1.1 Responsible 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 from the computer system of the accessing computer. These include, but are not limited to, the data and time you access a page on our website, your IP address, the name and version of your web browser and the web page (URL) you visited before accessing this website. There is no obligation from your side to actually provide the data we as you to provide on our website. However, if you do not provide the data, you will not be able to use all the features of our website.


3. Purpose of data protection
We shall process your personal data for the following purposes:

- In order to provide you with this website and to further improve and develop this website;
- In order to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website;
- In order to carry out other administrative purposes.


4. Legal basis of processing
The legal basis for processing your personal data is our overriding legitimate interest (pursuant to art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR), which is to achieve the purposes set out in point 3 above. If we set cookies beyond the necessary function of the website, we will ask you for your consent (pursuant to art. 6 set. 1 lit. a GDPR).


5. Security measures
We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure an adequate level of protection in view of the risk in accordance with art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing, as well as the different probabilities of occurrence of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons and the severity thereof. These measures include, in particular, to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as access to, input, disclosure, assurance of availability and segregation of the data.

Furthermore, we have established procedures to ensure the exercise of the rights of data subjects, deletion of data and response to compromised data. Moreover, we take the protection of personal data into account already during the development or selection of hardware, software and processes, in accordance with the data protection principle by means of technology design and privacy settings by default (art. 25 GDPR).


6. Transmission of your personal data
In line with the purposes stated above, we shall transmit your personal data to IT service providers used by us, which in individual cases may also be based in third countries. Any transmission of personal data to third countries beyond the purposes stated or to an international organisation does not take place.


7. Collection of access data and log files
On the basis of our legitimate interest within the meaning of art. 6 para 1. lit. f. GDPR, we collect data about every access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the website accessed, the file, data and time of the access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

Log file information is stored for security reasons (e.g. for the clarification of abuse or fraudulent actions).


8. Cookies
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small files that are stored on the hard disk of the user's device who accesses our web server. When you visit our website again, they permit a unique identification of your computer system and can be used to analyse your use of our website. Cookies can also contain personal data.

Our website can also be visited without agreeing to the use of cookies. You can decline the use and delete cookies at any time by effecting corresponding settings on your device. If you decide against the use of cookies, it could be that not all functions of our website are available or only to a limited extent.

The use of cookies and also their refusal or deletion is bound to the device and the respective browser used. Therefore, you must carry out the cookie settings for each of your devices and when using several browsers also for each browser separately.

In the cookie consent banner, you agree to the use of all cookies by clicking on the button "ACCEPT ALL". Via the checkboxes "Advanced features and statistics" and the button "SAVE AND CONTINUE" you can approve or reject the cookies of this category. Via "Show more details" you can select individual cookies. You can revoke or change your settings any time via the link "Cookie settings".

Please note that when deactivating cookies, their functions are no longer executed.

We are using the following categories of cookies:

8.1 Advanced features and statistics
These cookies facilitate the operation and improve the functions of the website, or they collect information about how you use our website. They help us to improve what we offer you:

Google analytics cookies: Analytical and statistical cookies from Google

The collection of anonymised user statistics facilitate the development of our website. Following a detailed list:

If you activate the advanced features and statistics, you consent to our use of Google Analytics on our websites, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google". Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer to permit an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your visit to this website are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google assures that in the event of activating the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened before within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, compile reports about the website activities and to provide the website owner with other services connected to the website use and the Internet use. Google assures that the IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be joined with other data held by Google. You can prevent storage of the cookies by means of a corresponding setting in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that it could be that you will not be able to use all functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie with reference to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), as well as to prevent the processing of this data by Google. For this purpose, download the available browser add-on from the following link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de and install it.

Further information can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (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).

Advanced features and statistics in detail:

_ga:

  • Description: Analytical cookie from Google Analytics to differentiate between users to collect statistical data on user behaviour.
  • Provider: Google
  • Storage period: 2 years


_gat_UA-49706627-44:
  • Description: Analytical cookie from Google Analytics to differentiate between users to collect statistical data on user behaviour.
  • Provider: Google.com
  • Storage period: 1 minute


_gid:
  • Description: Analytical cookie from Google Analytics to differentiate between users to collect statistical data on user behaviour.
  • Provider: Google.com
  • Storage period: 24 hours


cascom-ga-opt-in:
  • Description: Saving the opt-in of the cookie banner.
  • Provider: cordless-alliance-system.com
  • Storage period: 1 year



9. Duration of storage
We process and store your personal data only for the period of time required to achieve the storage purpose or if this has been provided for by the European directive or regulatory body or other legislative body in the form of laws or regulations to which we are subject.


10. Your rights in connection with personal data
You have the right to information according to art. 15 GDPR, the right to correction according to art. 16 GDPR, the right to deletion according to art. 17 GDPR, the right to restrict processing according to art. 18 GDPR as well as the right to data portability according to art. 20 DS-GVO. Restrictions according to §§34 and 35 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) apply to the right to information and deletion. Consent given can be revoked at any time. Please note that the revocation is only effective for the future.  In addition to this, there is a right of appeal before a data protection supervisory body (art. 77 GDPR in connection with § 19 BDSG).

Information on your right to object in accordance with art. 21 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Individual right to object. Due to reasons relating to your particular situation, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you which is carried out based on art. 6 sec. 1e GDPR (data processing in public interest) and article 6 sec. 1f GDPR (data processing based on a balance of interests). If you object, we will refrain from processing your personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights or freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.