1. Introduction

The protection of your personal data is very important to Brother. Brother acts according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will protect your right of privacy by complying with all applicable laws. Brother respects your privacy. You can access most websites and browse through them without having to have your personal Information disclosed and saved, which is collected by the cookies that we use. When collecting or using your personal data, we protect your privacy and comply with the EU-GDPR.

Data security officer:
Dipl.-Ing. Jörg Hagen
Veilchenweg 6a
D-30989 Gehrden

E-Mail: hagen@jhcon.de
Tel.: 05108 90 90 112
Fax: 05108 64 29 07


2. Data Collection

Pursuant to § 3 Sec.1, personal Information contains details about personal circumstances and factual affairs of a specific or identifiable natural person, such as name, address, phone number or e-mail address. During a visit to the Website, personal Information of the user is not automatically collected, unless voluntarily provided to Brother by the user, for instance by filling in certain forms or by otherwise establishing contact on this Website.
Brother reserves the right to collect and process certain personal Information, including:
Any information you provide by filling in forms or other fields on this Website. This also includes information you provide when registering on the Website or when using services offered on the Website.

If you contact Brother, Brother may archive the provided information in an internal directory for internal purposes. Under no circumstances will Brother forward correspondence to third parties.

Details of your visits to our Website and the resources you access on the Website or through the Website.

3. Storage of Information

Brother always stores and processes your personal Information within the European Economic Area (EEA).

Brother and its affiliated companies place great importance on the protection of your personal Information. Therefore Brother has taken various technical and administrative measures in order to protect personal Information from loss, damage or unauthorized access, such as physical or technical access restrictions or restrictions on the transfer of such information. Brother further endeavors to guarantee the protection of personal Information internally by signing non-disclosure agreements with our employees.

4. Correction of Information

The user has the right to request changes regarding his Information and to correct and update, change or retract the information. The user may contact Brother by sending an e-mail to info@brothersewing.eu for this purpose.

5. Disclosure of Information

If required for the compliance of contractual terms or other procedural purposes, Brother reserves the right to disclose personal Information to third parties (e. g. service providers). The Information will not be disclosed outside of the European Economic Area. Brother will ensure the compliance of all relevant legal provisions in order to warrant the privacy of the user.

6. Information of Minors

Minors are not permitted to provide personal Information without parental consent.

7. Exchange of Information

Pursuant to the EU-GDPR, the user has the right to detailed information regarding stored data concerning his person, the recipients or types of recipients to whom the information is forwarded, as well as the purpose of storing his Information. Brother generally has the right to charge any costs arising there from to the user.

8. Right to Deletion of Personal Data / Revocation Right

The user has the right to object to the processing of his Information as well as to any previously ordered services, such as newsletters, or the disclosure of information for marketing purposes for legitimate reasons by contacting Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH, Konrad-Adenauer-Allee 1 – 11, D-61118 Bad Vilbel, Germany, in writing.

9. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in the Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes this Regulation.