Privacy Policy

Data Protection

Information for data subjects under Article 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We, the company Ebner fine gems GmbH, represented by the Managing Director Monika Ebner, Wittkuller Str. 84, 42719 Solingen, thank you for your interest.

We assign great priority to the protection and security of personal data. For this reason, we strictly apply the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz), hereinafter referred to as “BDSG”. You are notified hereinafter of the type of data collected and the purpose for which they are collected.

  1. Data transmission/data logging

When this website is visited, the web server automatically records log files which cannot, however, be assigned to any specific person. These data include, e.g. browser type and version, operating system used, referrer URL (the page previously visited), IP address of the requesting computer, access date and time of the server request and the file request of the client (file name and URL). These data are collected only for the purpose of statistical evaluation. There is no disclosure of data to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes.

  1. Use of personal data

Personal data are only collected or processed if you provide these details voluntarily, e.g. in the course of a request. If they are not required in connection with a business relationship, you can revoke the previously given consent to the storage of your personal data with immediate effect in writing (e.g. by e-mail or by fax). Your data are not disclosed to third parties unless disclosure is required under statutory provisions.

  1. Information, alteration and erasure of your data

Under applicable law, you can inquire of us in writing at all times as to whether we have stored personal data about you and what personal data these are. You receive a corresponding notification thereon immediately.

You have the right at all times to the receive information free of charge about your stored personal data, their origin and the recipients, and the purpose of data processing; you also have a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. Under Art. 77 GDPR, you can complain to the supervisory authority responsible for us, e.g. if you are of the opinion that we process your personal data in unlawful manner. The authority competent for us is: Regional Officer for Data Protection and Freedom of Information for North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen), Kavalleriestraße 2-4, 40213 Düsseldorf, Telephone:  0211-38424-0, Fax: 0211-38424-10

  1. Security of your data

The personal data that you have provided to us are secured by taking all technical and organisational security measures in such a way that they are inaccessible to unauthorised third parties. It is recommended that you send highly sensitive data or information by post, as complete data security using e-mail cannot be guaranteed.

  1. Cookies

We use “session cookies” on some pages of our website to make it easier for you to use our web pages. These are small text files which are stored on your hard disk only for the duration of your visit to our website and which, depending on the settings of your browser program, are then erased. These cookies do not retrieve any information about you stored on your hard disk and do not impair your PC or your files. Most browsers are set in such a way that they automatically accept cookies. However, you can disable the storage of cookies and set your browser to inform you that cookies are being sent.

  1. Privacy Policy for the use of 1&1 Web Analytics

This website uses 1&1 Web Analytics, a web-analysis service of 1&1 AG (hereinafter “1&1”). 1&1 Web Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a 1&1 server where it is then stored. 1&1 will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about website activities for the website operators and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. 1&1 may also transmit this information to third parties, if this is prescribed by law or if 1&1 has commissioned third parties to process these data. Under no circumstances will 1&1 link your IP address to other data held by 1&1. You can prevent cookies being installed by setting your browser software to this effect; however, we draw your attention to the fact that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent in this case. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by 1&1 in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

  1. Privacy Policy of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web-analysis service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google provides a browser plug-in to disable Google Analytics under[1]. Google Analytics uses cookies. These are small text files which make it possible to store specific user-related information on the terminal device of the user. These enable Google to analyse the use of our website offers. The information on the use of our website (including your IP address) recorded by the cookie is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. We draw attention to the fact that Google Analytics has been extended by the code gat.anonymizeIP(); on this website in order to guarantee the anonymised recording of IP addresses (“IP masking”). If anonymisation is enabled, Google shortens IP addresses within member states of the European Union and within other contracting states to the Treaty on European Union; for this reason, no conclusions about your identity can be drawn. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google observes the data-protection provisions of the US safe-harbor treaty and is registered with the safe-harbor program of the US Department of Commerce and uses the collected information to evaluate the use of our website, to compile reports for us on the same and to provide us with other related services. You can find out more under

  1. Alterations of the provisions of this Privacy Policy

We shall update these guidelines on the protection of your personal data from time to time. You should consult these guidelines at regular intervals in order to remain up-to-date about how we protect your data and constantly improve the content of our website. If we should undertake major alterations to the collection, use and/or disclosure of the personal data provided to us by you, we shall draw your attention to this fact by means of an unequivocal and highly visible reference to the website. By using the website, you declare your agreement to the terms and conditions of these guidelines. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please let us know by using our contact page.

  1. SSL encryption

This websites uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as requests to us as website operator that you have sent. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from http://  to  https:// and the padlock symbol appears in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is enabled, the personal data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

  1. Contact

If you send us inquiries using the e-mail link, we store your details and the contact information provided by you for the purpose of processing the inquiry and to deal with any queries arising thereafter.

We do not disclose these data without your consent.

Exclusion of liability

We assume no liability for the content of external links. The operators of the linked pages are solely responsible for their content.


The contents of the website pages are protected by copyright. Their redistribution or reproduction – also in the form of excerpts or elements thereof such as texts, photos or programming – requires the written consent of Monika Ebner.