Responsible for this website is:

Michael Ruhe
Josef-Heppner-Str. 22a
82049 Pullach i. Isartal

Tel. 0151-50757807
Email at Contact

Data protection declaration
This privacy policy is intended to the users of this website in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and Telemedia Act on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operato

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law.

Keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.

Access data
The website operator or website provider collects data about accesses to the site and saves these as “server log files”. The following data is logged:

  •            Visited website
  •            Time at the time of access
  •            Amount of data sent in bytes
  •            Source / reference from which you came to the page
  •            Used browser
  •            Operating system used
  •            Used IP address

The data collected are for statistical purposes only and to improve the website . However, the website operator reserves the right to retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.

The website of Michael Ruhe guitars uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored and stored on a computer system via an Internet browser.

By using cookies, Michael Ruhe Guitars can provide users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

By means of a cookie the information and offers on our website can be optimized in the sense of the user. Cookies allow us, as already mentioned, to recognize the users of our website. The purpose of this recognition is to make it easier for users to use our website. For example, the user of a website that uses cookies need not reenter their credentials each time they visit the website, as this is done by the website and the cookie stored on the user’s computer system.

The data subject can prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently contradict the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the data subject deactivates the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.

Collection of general data and information
The website of Michael Ruhe guitars captures a series of general data and information every time the website is accessed by an affected person or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The (1) browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the internet page from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-web pages which can be accessed via (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) an Internet Protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using this general data and information, Michael Ruhe guitars draw no conclusions about the person concerned. Rather, this information is required to (1) correctly deliver the contents of our website, (2) to optimize the content of our website and to advertise it, (3) to ensure the continued functioning of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and ( 4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for law enforcement in the event of a cyberattack. This anonymously collected data and information is therefore statistically and further evaluated by the Michael Ruhe guitars on the one hand to increase data protection and data security in our company, in order to ultimately ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by an affected person.

The storage of the IP address is necessary to ward off hacking attacks, since the website of Michael Ruhe guitars is monitored by a security system that detects repeated frequent accesses (so-called DOS attacks) or intrusion attempts and blocks the accesses on the basis of the IP address and thus the operation the side protects.

Contact via the website
The website of Michael Ruhe guitars contains, due to legal regulations, information that enables a fast electronic contact to our company as well as a direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If an affected person contacts the data controller by e-mail or through a contact form, the personal data provided by the data subject will be automatically saved. Such personal data, voluntarily transmitted by an individual to the controller, is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties.

Google Analytics
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.

On this website IP anonymization is applied for usage statistics. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of the website’s use and website activity, as well as providing Internet-related services.

You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin:
By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website .

Here’s more information on data usage by Google Inc .:

Rights of the user: information, correction and deletion
As a user, you will receive, at your request, free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (eg data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.

Data processing companies involved
For hosting our website, we rely on the hosting company All-Inkl with server location in Germany. The data processed in the case of an order are stored in our company network at the company location in Pullach and are transferred from there to a backup server at ALl-Inkl. mirrored and copied to a data center of Synology near Frankfurt for backup purposes.

Through this processing and the companies involved, we ensure that no personal data leaves the territory of the Federal Republic of Germany. Only anonymous data can be used to evaluate the use of the website to Google and may be processed by Google at the company’s location in the United States.

Duration for which personal data is stored
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After the deadline, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.

Information about our data security
In case you need to know anything about our data usage, please contact us by using the contact form.