Privacy statement of MACHINE SPECTOR

MACHINE SPECTOR (hereinafter referred to as “MS”) takes the concerns of data protection seriously and would like to ensure that the privacy of the users of its websites as well as of its customers is protected. The user respectively the customer should be informed about the use and the handling of his data with the following information relating to data processing.

MS reserves the right to adjust the contents of the privacy statement from time to time. It therefore recommends the users respectively its customers to read the following information relating to data processing once again at regular intervals.

1. Personal data

(1) MS shall only collect, process and use the personal data of the users of its website or its customers with their consent or if this is permitted by a legal regulation. MS will only collect, process and use such personal data, which are necessary for the execution and the use of its services or which the customer or user of the website voluntarily makes available to it.

(2) Deemed as personal are all data, which include details of personal or factual relationships of a certain or definable user or customer. This shall, for example, include the name, the e-mail address, the residential address, the gender, the date of birth, the telephone number or also the age of a natural person.

2. Purposes for the collection of personal data

MS requires the personal data of the customer or user of the website for the following purposes:
– For processing the placed order or the purchase order (e-mail address, delivery address),
– For answering questions (e-mail address and telephone number),
– with the registration for the newsletter the e-mail address is used for own advertising purpose, until the user or customer cancels his subscription for the newsletter. The cancellation is possible at all times under

3. Automatic data entry by cookies

A cookie is a small text file, which is stored in the interim storage of the browser of the user or customer and which enables an analysis of the use of the MS website by the user or customer. The following data will be entered automatically by the MS computer system through cookies when the websites are called:
– The Internet address (IP address) of the user/customer,
– Browser type and version,
– Website, from which the user/customer visits the website of MACHINE SPECTOR (Referrer URL)
– Used operating system,
– Website from which the user/customer is forwarded to other websites,
– Date and time of the access.

These data are stored separately from the other data of the user or customers, who voluntarily provide these to MS. These data are not linked with the voluntarily submitted data of the user or customer. These data are merely evaluated for statistical purposes in order to be able to optimise the MS websites and their offers. The data will be deleted after their evaluation.

Should the user or customer not request the use of the cookies he can block the use in his browser. In this case it cannot be excluded that the functionality of the MS website is impaired hereby.

4. Collection and processing of data with the use of Google-Analytics

This website uses Google-Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google-Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files, which are stored on the computer of the user or customer and which enable the analysis of the use of the website by the user or customer.

The information generated by the cookie regarding the use of the website is anonymised so that it can no longer be allocated to a connection. These anonymised data are assigned to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In the event that the IP anonymization is activated on this website the IP address of the user or customer will, however, be previously abbreviated by Google within the member states of the EU or other contracting states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be assigned to a server in the USA and abbreviated there. By order of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to evaluate the use of the website by the user or customer in order to compile reports regarding the website activities for the website operators and in order to provide further services associated with the website use and the Internet use.

Google will in no way connect the IP address of the user or customer with other data of Google. The user or customer can prevent the installation of the cookies by a corresponding setting of the browser software. MS will point out to the user or customer that in this case, if applicable, it will no longer be possible to use all functions of the visited website in full.

The user or customer can in addition prevent the entry of the data generated by the cookie and which refers to the use of the website, including the IP address, to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by the fact that he downloads a browser Add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics and installs it for his browser. The deactivation Add-On can be called via

MS also uses the Google AdWords remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to previous visitors to our website. With the use of re-marketing tracking cookies, Google will show ads across web sites that customers are visiting. The ads are shown across web sites and are based on the past visits to MS website by using cookies.

MS respects the privacy and will not collect any identifiable information using Google or any other 3rd party remarketing system.

Opting out of Google´s use of cookies is always possible by visiting Google’s Ads Settings at Alternatively, opting out can be done by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page (

5. Consert and revocation

Insofar as the user or customer has granted his consent for the use, processing and transmission of his personal data for marketing purposes (e.g. electronic newsletter or offer mailing, use of Google Analytics) he can revoke this at all times with effect for the future without complying with a certain form or deadline. In addition, the user or customer – insofar as MS uses his data within a framework as permitted by law for example for postal marketing measures – can also object to this use. In both cases the user or customer has to send the revocation to:
MACHINE SPECTOR  Carrer de Pallars 84-88 1°5a  08018 Barcelona  Tel.: +34 935 25 04 54  E-mail:

After receipt of the revocation MS will use the personal data of the user or customer exclusively for processing the respective order or the purchase order and refrain from sending further advertising means.

6. Transmission of personal data to third parties

In order to process the order or the purchase order it is necessary to also send personal data of the user or customer to third parties (e.g. to suppliers, freight forwarders, commercial credit insurers and, if applicable, also to the respective factor). The data forwarded to third parties will be exclusively used hereby in order to fulfil the obligations or tasks for which they are responsible or to secure the financing of the respective business. Transmissions to state institutions or authorities shall only be carried out within the framework of mandatory national regulations.

7. Duration of the data storage

The personal data of the user or customers will only be stored for as long as this is necessary for the provision of the services by MS. In an individual case a data storage beyond this can be necessary owing to statutory or legal obligations.

8. Data security

MS has set up technical and organisational safety precautions in order to protect the data of the user or customer, in particular against loss, manipulation or unauthorised access. MS shall regularly adjust its safety precautions to the continuous technical development.

9. Information

The user or customer has the right at all times to request free information about the data stored at MS relating to him. If the data should be stored incorrectly or unjustifiably MS will correct, block or delete it. The user or customer is obliged to report changes to his data to MS. The user or customer has to send requests for information, questions, complaints or suggestions relating to the topic of data protection by post to MACHINE SPECTOR, Carrer de Pallars 84-88 1°5a  08018 Barcelona  or by e-mail to