Who we are
Our website address is https://huckeguitars.com. My name is Jens J Hucke and I started to build guitars professionally in 1991. At Hucke Guitars we are very aware that your privacy and information are important and we value your trust in visiting, using and interacting with our website. Hence here is our Privacy Notice launched November 2018, last updated February 2019.
We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of everyone we work with and are GDPR-compliant to the best of our knowledge and will review regularly.
While browsing our website, subscribing to our newsletter or when using our contact forms we take reasonable care to protect your privacy and keep your data safe and secure while we use it to provide you with the services you requested. We may need to retain information for ongoing support.
We are not a marketing company and do not share any information provided by you to us with any marketing firms. There might be occasions where in order to fulfill a request, we may have to pass some of your information on to a third party, such as a delivery service when sending you goods or information via mail or courier.
Visitors to our Website
Visitors to www.huckeguitars.com have various interests and we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. It helps us to understand which content is popular and how we can further serve our readers and community of guitar and music enthusiasts.
On occasion, we might have to collect personally identifiable information through our website to provide your requested services but we will make this clear and will ensure you know what we collect, why we collect it, and how we will process it.
Online Services and Newsletter Sign Up (Coming Soon)
As part of the registration process for our e-newsletter or online services, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about items or subjects you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right, and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other
You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our newsletter emails or by emailing our data protection office.
Links to Other Web Sites
Access to Your Personal Information
You are entitled to access the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer. If you have any issues with how we process data, you have the right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Changes to this Privacy Notice
We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was launched on 28 November 2018.
What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
How long are cookies stored for?
Persistent cookies – these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They
Session cookies – these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.
You can find more information about cookies at All About Cookies and Your Online Choices.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. To be fair, we aren’t that clever, so we use mainstream services by WordPress, Elegant Theme, Google etc…and are hosted by 1&1 IONOS and we do know that they rely on cookies.
- To enable certain functions of the website. We use both session and persistent cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
- To enable us to evaluate and tweak the performance of our web site by using certain tools like Google Analytics or similar.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
- For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
- For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
- For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
- For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
- AllAboutCookies: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
- Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/