Privacy Policy of Berief Food GmbH

Current status: July 2017


Data protection

We, Berief Food GmbH take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations, and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Use of our web site is usually possible without specifying personal information. Should personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) be collected on our website, this will always take place, if possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disseminated to third parties without your explicit consent.

We expressly state that data transmission via the Internet (for example, communication by email) can have security gaps. Seamless protection of data against third party access is not possible.



The website uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer, and they do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our offering more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and which your browser stores.

Most of the cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". After you have concluded your visit, they are automatically deleted. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.

You can adjust your browser in such a manner that you will be informed of the setting of cookies, and will only allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, will only accept cookies in specific cases, or you can exclude all cookies; you can also activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated the functionality of this website can be restricted.


Server log files

The provider of the website automatically collects information in so-called server log files, which your browser sends to us automatically. This information is:

This data cannot be allocated to specific persons. This data will not be linked with other data sources. We reserve the right to retroactively check this data if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.


Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your information specified in the enquiry form, including the contact data that you have specified in the form, will be stored in our facilities for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.


Newsletter data

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, we require from you an email address, as well as information that permits us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you consent to receive the newsletter. Other data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the sending of the requested information; we do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke the granted consent to store and the data, the email address, and to use this information to send the newsletter, at any time, via the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.


Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions the Google Analytics website analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files, which are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

More information concerning the handling of user data for Google Analytics is provided in the Google's Privacy Policy:


Browser plugin

You can prevent the use of cookies through an appropriate setting of your browser software, however we expressly state that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. In addition you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including use of your IP address) and transmission to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin provided at the following link:


Contract data processing

We have entered into a contract with Google for contract data processing and implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities in full scope for the use of Google Analytics.


IP anonymisation

We use the function "Activation of IP anonymisation" on this website. Through this measure, within the Member States of the European Union, or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand. The full IP address will only be transmitted to Google in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the Internet to the operator of the website. The IP address communicated by your browser in conjunction with Google Analytics will not be linked by Google with other data.


Privacy Policy for the Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

Plugins of the social network, Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our website. You can identify the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins is provided here:

When you visit our website via the plugin a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server. Thus Facebook receives the information that you with your IP address have visited our site. If you click the Facebook "Like Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can allocate the visit to our website to your user account. We expressly declare that as provider of the website, we obtain no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, or of it use through Facebook. More information in this regard is provided in the Facebook Privacy Policy at

If you do not want to enable Facebook to allocate your visit to our website, to your Facebook user account, the please log out of your Facebook user account.


Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Maps

This website uses an API from the Google Maps map service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. As a rule, this information will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.

More information concerning the handling of user data is provided in the Google's Privacy Policy:


Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics Remarketing

Our website uses retargeting technologies from Google. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

This enables us to selectively address visitors to our website with personal, interest-based advertising. The advertisement is shown using a cookie-based analysis of the prior use and surfing behaviour. In this regard, to our knowledge no personal data is stored. For this a cookie is stored to capture anonymised date concerning the interests of the users and thus adapt advertising individually to the this information These cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile end device.

You can permanently revoke the use of cookies for retargeting by deactivating interest-based advertising through Google, here:

More extensive information and the data privacy provisions are available in Google's Privacy Policy


SSL encryption

For security reasons this website use an SSL encryption to protect the transmission of confidential content, for example, of the enquiries that you send to us as website operator. You can identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock icon in your browser line.

When the SSL encryption is activated, third parties cannot read the data that you transmit to us.


Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to free information concerning your stored data, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing, as well as right to correct, block or delete this data at any time. You can contact us at any time in this regard and for other questions concerning personal data at the address specified under Legal notice.


Prohibition of advertising mails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish a legal notice for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. We, Berief Food GmbH, expressly reserve the right to take legal action if we receive unsolicited promotional material, such as spam emails.