Privacy Policy

Data protection information

1. General
In this data privacy statement, we, M4 Knick, (hereinafter “we”) will inform you about the processing of personal data when using our website (hereinafter: “website”).Handling your personal data with great care is very important to us. We therefore, of course, adhere strictly to the legal provisions when collecting, processing and using personal data.In the following, we would like to inform you as to which of your personal data we need and the purposes for which we process this data.Personal data is information that can be attributed to you personally (such as your name, telephone number or email address). This does not include information that cannot be directly linked to your actual identity, or data attributable to legal entities.The entity responsible for the collection, processing and use of your data on and the sub-sites associated with it within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is M4 Knick LLC, 55 W. Technecenter Dr, Suite C, Milford, OH 45150, United States.
2. Collection and use of personal data
Information that we receive from you helps us plan and improve our service on an ongoing basis. We use this information to process your orders. Unless you have sent us your information exclusively for the purpose of contacting us (see under 4.), we also use your information to communicate with you about orders, products, services and marketing offers (see below, Communication via email), as well as to update our records and to maintain and update your personal data with us, and to recommend products or services that may interest you. We also use your information to improve our product offer and our platform, to prevent or detect any abuse of our site, or to enable third parties to perform technical, logistical or other services on our behalf.You may, of course, at any time object to the processing or use of your personal data for advertising purposes via our online form or by sending an informal notification to or by using our online form.If you only visit our website in order to inform yourself of the content, we may collect the personal information listed below, which is transmitted to our server by your browser:
  • IP address
  • Date and time of inquiry
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of request (specific page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Data quantity transmitted
  • Website, from which the request comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its interface
  • Language and version of browser software.
The collection of this data is necessary for the display of the website and to ensure stability and security.When you visit our website, cookies will be saved to your computer. Cookies are small text files saved to your hard drive which are associated with the browser you use and through which we receive certain information. Cookies cannot execute any programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make our Internet presence more user-friendly and more effective.You can configure your browser settings as you wish, for instance, to refuse specific or all cookies. This may, however, mean that you cannot use all the functions of the website.Our website also uses web storage (also known as DOM storage) technology. The legal basis for the above processing operations is GDPR Article 6(1)(f).
3. Newsletter
You have the option to subscribe to a free newsletter. Once subscribed, you will regularly receive information about news and other current topics. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe again at any time via any newsletter.
  • Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for advertising purposes.
  • To send our newsletter, we use the service provider Zoho Campaigns, an offer from Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd, Estancia IT Park, Plot No. 140 & 151, GST Road, Vallancherry Village, Chengalpattu Taluk, Kanchipuram District 603 202, INDIA. If you would like to register for our newsletter, your email address and other personal data which you provided when registering will be sent to Zoho Campaigns and processed and stored there. Zoho Campaigns uses this information to send and analyses the newsletter on our behalf.


5. Contact Form

You can get in contact with M4 Knick via an online form on our website. We only use the personal data sent in this context in connection with your communication and erase them unless statutory safekeeping obligations prevent any erasure. The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (b) GDPR if the purpose of your contacting us is in connection with the initiation or fulfillment of a contractual relationship existing between us. In other cases, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in being able to respond to your requests, and so to make our customer service even more convenient.


6. Competitions

From time to time, we offer competitions on our website. We collect, process and store the personal data required for carrying out these competitions – such as first and last name, email address and physical address. In some cases, you may also be required to register a user account on our website. There are always additional rules for each competition, which you must accept separately in order to participate. These conditions for participation include, among other things, detailed information regarding the scope and use of the data that is collected, processed and stored as part of the competition. In the event of conflicting rule regarding the processing of your personal data with this Privacy Policy, the rules of the competition shall take precedence. This can, for example, occur if the conditions for participating in a competition involve an extension or amendment to these data protection rules.If you were to deny the use of your data in connection with your participation in competition, you will not be able to continue participating in that competition.


7. Cookies

M4 Knick makes use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that facilitate the use of the online offering of Your browser saves them on the hard disk of your computer.Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings to avoid this. Our partner companies are not allowed to collect, process or use personal data collected via our website with the use of cookies.Please note that cookies only work on the computer on which they are stored. Using cookies will make it easier for you to log on to the computer where you have selected to use them.The purpose of using cookies is to simplify the use of websites for you, because some of the functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For instance, it is necessary for some functions that the browser still recognizes you after changing pages. Our legitimate interest to process data pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR also exists for these purposes.


8. Transmission of data to third parties

We only transmit the information we receive from you to third parties to the extent described below:
  • Service providers: We use other companies and individuals to perform certain tasks for us. For example, these could include sending letters or emails, among other things. These service providers receive only the information they need to perform their tasks. They may not use them for any other purposes. In addition, they are obliged to handle the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy as well as German data protection laws.
  • Protection of M4 Knick and third parties: We disclose personal information about users if we are legally required to do so, or if such disclosure is required to enforce our General Terms and Conditions or other agreements, or to protect our own rights and the rights of our users and of third parties. We expressly draw your attention to the fact that in this regard, the data is not passed on to these companies for profitable purposes that are contrary to this Privacy Policy.
  • With your consent: In all other cases, we will inform you when personal information is to be passed on to third parties, thereby giving you the opportunity to give your consent.


9. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on the user’s computer to help analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding the use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. If you activate IP anonymization on this website, your IP address is however first truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a server of Google in the USA, and truncated there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide the website operator with further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to be able to optimize both our web offer as well as our marketing and to be able to offer you an appropriate offer.The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by applying an appropriate setting in the browser software; when you do that, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and which relates to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being recorded by Google, as well as processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: further information about this, please visit  or  (general information on Google Analytics and Privacy). Google Analytics has been extended on this website by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure anonymous detection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
10. Social Media Plugins
We use “social media plug-ins” on our website. These are currently the plug-ins of the services LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ (hereinafter collectively referred to as “social networks”). Via the social plug-ins, we offer you the option to interact with the social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and design it in a more interesting way for you as user. The legal basis for the use of social plug-ins is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. Through these plug-ins, data – including personal data – can be sent to the US providers of these social networks (hereinafter referred to as “service providers”) and, if necessary, used by them.Social plug-ins usually mean that every visitor to a page is immediately captured by the service provider together with the visitor’s IP address, and the visitor’s other activities are logged on the Internet. This happens even if the visitor does not click on one of the buttons.Once you have clicked on the corresponding social plug-in, the service providers will get the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our online offer. You don’t need to have an account with this service provider for this, or be logged in to it. If you are logged in to the service provider, this data is assigned directly to your account. If you click on one of the social plug-ins and link the page, for example, the service provider also saves this information in your user account and publicly informs your contacts of this.If you don’t want to be assigned to the service provider with your profile, you must log out before clicking on one of the social plug-ins.The respective privacy policies of the service providers can be found here:
11. YouTube
Our website uses plug-ins from the video portal YouTube. The provider is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When visiting one of our websites, on which a YouTube video is displayed, your browser establishes a connection to the YouTube servers. In doing so, for technological reasons, the YouTube server will also be notified which of our sites you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you also allow YouTube to allocate your surfing behavior to your personal profile directly. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. The use of YouTube is in the interests of an appropriate representation and improvement of our services. It represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR.You can find further information on the handling of user data in YouTube’s privacy policy at:
13. Google Ad Words
We operate online advertising on some of our websites using the tool offered by Google Inc., “Google AdWords” and in doing so also use so-called Conversion Tracking. If you click on one of our ads displayed by Google, a cookie for Conversion Tracking will be stored on your computer. These cookies are no longer valid after 30 days, contain no personal data and therefore do not serve as personal identification.If you visit particular pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that you have clicked on the ad and were referred to this site. Each advertiser receives a different cookie, so that there is no possibility that cookies can be retraced by difference AdWords clients.The information which is obtained with the aid of conversion cookies serves to create conversion statistics for advertisers which have decided to use Conversion Tracking. The advertisers hereby receive information about the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and were referred to a page equipped with a Conversion Tracking Tag, generally the order confirmation page. They do not however receive any information which allows the user to be identified personally.If you do not want to take part in the tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the storage of cookies using a corresponding setting in your browser software. You will then not be recorded in the Conversion Tracking statistics. You can find additional information as well as Google’s privacy policy at: and Otherwise you can deactivate personalized marketing via Google using the following link:


13. Google Tag Manager
We use the Google Tag Manager on our websites. Google Tag Manager is offered by Google and is a solution with which we can manage so-called website tags via an interface (and therefore e.g. Integrate Google Analytics as well as other Google marketing services into our online offer). Tag Manager does not itself process any personal data. However, a connection to Google is established when requesting our websites and your IP address is also processed there. The use of Google Tag Managers is necessary for the technical realization of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. In order to protect your personal data, we use Google Tag Manager with the anonymization function.Insofar as we integrate third party providers via the Google Tag Manager Tools, which themselves process personal data, we refer separately to these in this privacy policy. You can find additional information about Google Tag Manager at:


14. Use of LinkedIn Ads, LinkedIn Marketing

We use the analysis and conversion tracking technology of the LinkedIn platform on our website. With the technology from LinkedIn, you can be displayed more relevant marketing based on your interests. Furthermore, we receive from LinkedIn aggregated and anonymous reports about ad activities and information about how you interact with our website. Through the statistical analysis of user behavior, we can improve our offer and design it in a more interesting way for you as user. Herein also lies our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by the third party provider. The legal basis is Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR. You can find more information about data protection at LinkedIn here: You can object to the analysis of your usage behavior through LinkedIn as well as the display of interest-based recommendations (“opt-out”); to do so, click on the field “Opt-out from LinkedIn” (for LinkedIn members) or “Opt-out” (for other users) at the following link: 
15. No Liability for Online Offers from Partners
We work with various partners, who offer websites and internet services that are accessible through our websites. These partners usually have their own privacy policies and/or guidelines. We likewise do not accept any responsibility or liability for these unrelated policies and guidelines.

16. Access, rectification, blocking, erasure

We will be happy to inform you about the personal data concerning you which we store, as well as about their origin, recipients or categories of recipients to which these data are forwarded and the purpose of the storage. You can claim this right at any time as well as claim a right to rectification, blocking and erasure of your data.You have the following rights against us in respect of the personal data concerning you:
  • Right of access, Art. 15 GDPR,
  • Right to rectification of incorrect or incomplete correct data, Art. 16 GDPR,
  • Right to erasure of your data stored by us, Art. 17 GDPR,
  • Right to restriction of the processing, Art. 18 GDPR,
  • Right to data portability, Art. 20 GDPR,
Information and communications about your rights will be issued to you free of charge.If your personal data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 (f) GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to submit an objection to the processing of your personal data, provided that there are reasons for this, which result from your particular situation, or which are based on an objection to direct marketing. In the latter case, you have a general right to object which will be implemented without providing information about a special situation. Please address your objection to the address provided below.If you have granted consent to use of data, you can revoke this at any time. Should you revoke your declaration of consent issued, we shall erase all of your personal data which we have stored, which we have captured, processed or used within the framework of your consent, provided that we are not obligated by law to store the data further. Please note that erasure of your data may mean that you will no longer be able to use some of our services on offer.You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority concerning the processing of your personal data by us (cf. Art. 77 GDPR).Please address all requests for information, requests for access or objections to data processing to M4 Knick LLC:
via email to
by mail to: 55 W. Technecenter Dr, Suite C, Milford, OH
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