Privacy & Cookies

The following aims to inform visitors to our website about what information we collect about them during their visit and how we use it.


As a general rule, you can visit our website without us asking you for personal information. The only things we learn about you when you visit our website are:

  • the name of your Internet provider
  • the website you are visiting
  • the version of the browser you are using
  • your operating system
  • your IP address
  • the day and time you visited our website
  • the pages you access from our website.

It is not possible for us to ascribe the information we receive to any one person.

All of the data that is collected during your visit to WEEE RETURN’s website can only be accessed by WEEE RETURN. This information is only ever used as described here and is not sold to third parties or shared with third parties nor are third parties given access to this information.


So-called cookies are used in various places on our website. They help us to make it more user friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. The majority of the cookies used by WEEE RETURN are automatically deleted once you leave our website. WEEE RETURN does not use cookies to collect personal information such as people’s names or email addresses. Cookies do not damage your hard drive nor do they contain viruses. You can change your settings and configure your browser so that cookies are blocked.

External links:

WEEE RETURN websites may contain links to other websites. Please note that WEEE RETURN is not responsible for ensuring data protection rules are adhered to on these sites. We recommend, therefore, that you proceed with the relevant caution when you leave the WEEE RETURN websites and that you read the privacy policies on the other sites, which may also ask for personal information. This privacy policy applies exclusively to the data that is entered on the WEEE RETURN websites.

Changes to WEEE RETURN’s online privacy policy:

WEEE RETURN can make changes to this privacy policy at any time. We recommend, therefore, that you read through this information each time you visit our website to find out whether new clauses have been added or changes made to our guidelines.

Right to information & contacting us about this privacy policy:

You have the right to find out what data we have collected about you whenever you wish. This covers your personal information, where it was collected from, who has received it and why it has been stored. We have implemented a wide range of technical and organisational security measures to protect the data we have stored and prevent it from being manipulated, lost, destroyed or accessed by people not authorised to do so.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is normally transmitted to a server in the United States where it is stored by Google. If IP anonymization has been activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened within the EU member states or in other countries belonging to the European Economic Area. Complete IP addresses are only sent to a server run by Google in the USA and then shortened there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet usage. Google does not add the IP address transmitted to Google Analytics by your browser to its other data. You can block these cookies by changing the settings of your browser software; please note, however, that some of the functions on this website may not be fully accessible if you do this. You can also prevent Google from using the cookie to collect data about the way you use our website (incl. your IP address) and from processing this data by clicking on the following link ( and downloading and installing a browser add-on.