Karl-Josef Kost Alkohole und Produkte aus Alkohol KG take data protection very seriously. We treat your personal data as strictly confidential and according to the rules of legal data protection as well as this data privacy statement.

Using our website is possible without specification of personal data. If personal data are asked for (as for example your name, address or e-mail address) this is as far as possible strictly on a voluntary basis. These data are not given to a third party without your explicit permission.

However, we'd like to point out that data transfer in the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) may show security flaws. An all-over data protection against third party access is not possible.


Our website uses cookies. Cookies do not do any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help us to make our website more user friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by the browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so called “Session-Cookies“. They are going to be deleted after you left the website. Others stay on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser preferences to inform you about setting cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, deny the acceptance of cookies completely or in just some cases as well as you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies at all the functionality of our website might be limited.

Server Log Files

The provider of the website collects and stores automatically information in so called server log files, that your Browser send to us automatically. These are:

  • type and version of your browser

  • used operating system

  • Referrer URL

  • Hostname of the accessing computer

  • time of the server inquiry

These data are not assignable to any particular person. A fusion of these data with other data sources will not occur. However, we reserve the right to check these data subsequently in case we find solid evidence for an illegal use of these data.

Contact Form

If you send us enquiries/orders via contact form the data you give us including all your contact details you put in the form will be stored for editorial purposes and in case we have follow-up questions. These data will not be given away without your permission.

Transmission of your data to 3rd party

Our company checks regularly on new contracts and in certain cases of legitimate interest your credit-worthiness. We work together with

Creditreform Koblenz
Dr. Rödl & Brodmerkel KG
Rizzastr. 49
D - 56068 Koblenz

of which we receive the necessary data.
On this purpose we transmit your Name and contact data to Creditreform. Further Information about data processing at Creditreform are available on their leaflet
Creditreform-Information gem. Art. 14 EU-DSGVO or at www.creditreform-koblenz.de/EU-DSGVO

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies  (including your IP address) and related to the use of this website as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link:
An Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection by Google Analytics

IP anonymisation

The IP address anonymity function is enabled on this website, so your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union and in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website traffic, and to provide other services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

SSL Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

If the SSL encryption is active, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Refusal of mail advertisements

The contact data are published in accordance with legal acknowledgement requirements and must not be used to send unsolicited mailings and advertisements. The operators of the website reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited mailing of advertising literature, such as junk email.

source: eRecht24