Data Protection is important to us

Thank you for visiting our website. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Our aim is therefore to provide you with a comprehensive online service while safeguarding your right to determine how your personal information is processed. We collect and use your data solely in accordance with German data protection law, in particular the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

How do we use your information?

We process and use the personal data you submit voluntarily through the contact address to maintain customer relationships and to process your request. The information required in this context may be forwarded to a service provider operating on our behalf. We will however neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it in any other way.

To protect our systems and to prevent abusive and fraudulent conduct, we and, to some extent, third parties store access data created whenever a user accesses this website and associated files in corresponding log files. Each log file consists of the following:

  • The website from which you came when visiting us
  • The IP address
  • Time and date of website access
  • User agent
  • HTTP code
  • Bytes served
  • Information on which browser and operating system you are using
Access rights

You have the right to request, free of charge, information on the personal data stored about you. In accordance with statutory regulations, you are also entitled to have personal data rectified, blocked, and deleted . If you desire to exercise this right, please contact our Data Protection Officer in writing or by email.

What are cookies and how do we use them?

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files which are locally placed in the cache of your browser when you visit our websites.
Session cookies will be erased from your hard drive automatically after you ended the browser session. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, help us recognizing your computer system the next time you visit our websites.
You may, of course, refuse the use of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser and prevent that cookies are placed on your hard drive or have cookies already stored deleted.

If you use the Internet Explorer, select the following settings:
  • Under the menu button click "Tools" and select "Internet Options".
  • Click on the “Privacy” tab.
  • Then, under “Settings”, move the slider to the top to block all cookies.
  • Click “OK" to confirm the change of settings.
If you use Firefox, select the following settings:
  • Under the menu button click “Firefox" und choose “Tools"
  • Select the “Options” panel.
  • Then choose the “Privacy” panel.
  • Set “Firefox will” from "Firefox will: Remember history" to "Use custom settings for history”.
  • Deactivate "Accept cookies from sites".
  • Close the page.

If you use another internet browser, please find information on how to prevent cookies or how to delete them through the Help function in your browser or on the website of your software provider.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on the computers of users to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. On this website, the “anonymize IP” function is activated so that the last digits of IP addresses from visitors using Google within the member states of the European Union or within other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area are anonymized before processing and storage begins. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google Server in the US and anonymized thereafter. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the visitors‘ use of this website, creating reports on website activities, and providing additional services related to the use of the website or internet to the website provider. The IP address transmitted within Google Analytics, will not be merged with other Google data. You may change the settings of your browser software to prevent that cookies are placed. We nonetheless advise you that you may not be able to use all functions of the website if you choose to change the settings accordingly. In addition, you can prevent Google’s collection of data generated by the cookie as part of the session (including the IP address) and Google’s use of such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Please note that the use of the browser plug-in is limited to the respective browser as well as the respective computer and may not be deactivated or deleted after its installation in order to ensure that Google Analytics remains deactivated. Google’s Privacy Policy is available under http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Embedded content

On this website, we embed videos of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, US, a Google Inc. company, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, US, through our YouTube channel. If you access a website which contains embedded videos, your browser connects to the YouTube servers. Since we embed content using the enhanced data protection mode, YouTube is not storing any personal data at this time. If you click on the video to watch it, a cookie may be set and corresponding data may be collected. Information on how YouTube videos are embedded is available through the following link: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=de. Additional information may be found in the privacy policy of YouTube. You may block cookies by adjusting or extending your browser settings.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy statement only applies to this website. If you access other websites using the provided links, the operators of these sites may collect information about you which will be used by them in accordance with their own privacy policy. Lidl is not liable for the collection and processing of information on these websites.

Contact

Should you have any queries regarding the above policy, please email us at datenschutz@lidl.com.

Data Protection Officer
Stiftsbergstraße 1
74167 Neckarsulm
Germany
Email: datenschutz@lidl.com