General information on data processing
Your personal data will be processed by us only to the extent necessary to provide a functional website and our services and content. As a rule, your personal data will only be processed with your consent. An exception to this is when obtaining consent in advance is not possible for factual reasons and legal regulations permit the processing of the data.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is as follows:- If the processing of personal data is based on the consent of the data subject, Art. 6 (1) lit. a DS-GVO serves as the legal basis.- If the personal data is processed for the performance of a contract including pre-contractual measures to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) lit. b DS-GVO serves as the legal basis.- If the personal data is processed for the performance of a contract including pre-contractual measures to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) lit. b DS-GVO serves as the legal basis. If the personal data is processed for the fulfillment of a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DS-GVO serves as the legal basis.- If the processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overridden, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DS-GVO serves as the legal basis.Personal data of our site visitors will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purposes of storage cease to apply. Storage beyond this will only take place if this is provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the responsible party is subject. Blocking and deletion of data will be carried out immediately when the storage periods have expired by the above-mentioned standards, unless there is a necessity that makes further processing of the data indispensable for e.g. a contract conclusion or other contract fulfillment.
Provision of the website and creation of log files
Scope of data processing
Each time our Internet site is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the accessing computer. The following data is collected:a. Information about the browser type and version usedb. The operating system of the userc. The IP address of the userd. Geo IP datae. Internet service providerf. Date and time of accessThe data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of the data, together with other personal data does not take place.Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVOPurpose of data processing.
It is necessary to store the IP address of the visitor by our system in order to enable delivery of the website to the user’s computer. For this purpose, it is necessary to keep the IP address stored for the entire duration of the session. This purpose is also our legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.Duration of storage.
Further data will be deleted as soon as the purpose for which it was collected has expired. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when the respective session is terminated. We delete your IP address and the name of your Internet service provider, which we only store for security reasons, after seven days.Objection and removal options
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Therefore, there is no possibility of objection on the part of the visitor.
Rights of the persons concerned
If personal data is collected from you on the website, you are a data subject in the sense of the DS-GVO and you are entitled to the following rights vis-à-vis the responsible party:
Right of access:
You may request information from the controller as to whether personal data concerning you is being processed. If this is the case, you can request information and disclosure about:- The purposes for which the personal data are processed.- The categories of personal data that are processed.- Recipients or categories of recipients to whom the data have been or will be disclosed.- The planned storage period or, in the absence of specific information, the criteria for determining the storage period.- The existence of a right of rectification or erasure or restriction of processing by the data controller. The existence of a right to rectification or erasure of personal data concerning them or to restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing- The existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority- The origin of the data if they have not been collected directly from the data subject.- The existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 11(1) and 4- The transfer of their data to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 in connection with the transfer.
Right to rectification:
You have the right to have the data concerning you corrected if the data is inaccurate or incomplete. We will make the rectification without undue delay after becoming aware of it.
Right to restriction of processing:
Under the following conditions, you are entitled to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data:- If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of the personal data- The processing is unlawful and you object to the erasure of your data and request instead the restriction of the use of the personal data.- If you object to the erasure of your personal data, you are entitled to request the restriction of the use of your personal data for the purposes for which it was collected. We no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need the data for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims, or- If you have objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) DS GVO and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate grounds of us, their reasons. If processing has been restricted, the data concerned may, apart from being stored, only be processed with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of other natural or legal persons or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or a Member State.
Right to erasure:
a.) Obligation to erase:You may require us to erase the personal data concerning you without undue delay if the following grounds apply:- The purposes for which the personal data were collected or otherwise processed have ceased to exist.- You withdraw your consent on which the processing is based from them and there is no other legal basis for the processing.- You object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate interests for the processing. They object to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate interests for the processing, or they object to the agreement in accordance with Article 21(2).- The personal data have been processed unlawfully.- The erasure of the personal data concerning them is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.- The personal data have been collected in relation to information services offered in accordance with Article 8(1).
b.) Information to third parties: If the controller has made the personal data concerning you public and is obliged to erase it pursuant to Article 17(1) of the GDPR, it shall take reasonable measures, including technical measures, having regard to the available technologies and the cost of implementation, to inform data controllers that process the personal data that you, as the data subject, have requested from them the erasure of all links to, or copies or replications of, such personal data.
c.) Exception:The right to erasure does not exist insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary for:- the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information;- compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject, or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;- reasons of public interest in the field of public health pursuant to Art. 9(2)(h) and (i) and Art. 9(3) DSGVO- for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89(1) DSGVO, insofar as the right referred to in section a.) is likely to render impossible or seriously prejudice the achievement of the purposes of such processing; or- for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Right to information
If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing of your personal data in accordance with the GDPR, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it has disclosed the data concerning you, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about the recipients.
Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. Furthermore, you have the right to transfer this data to a third party without hindrance from the controller, provided that- the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) DSGVIO or Art. 9(2)(a) DSGVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6(1)(b) DSGVO and- the processing is carried out with the aid of automated procedures.When exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that personal data be transferred from one controller to another controller, if this is technically feasible. The right to data portability does not apply to processing of their data necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Right of objection
You have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) DSGVO; this also applies to profiling based on this provision. The controller shall no longer process the personal data concerning you unless it can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. If the personal data concerning you is processed for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such marketing. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with such direct advertising. If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data concerning you will no longer be processed for these purposes. You have the possibility in connection with the use of information society services – notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC – to exercise your right to object by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.
Revocation of the declaration of consent under data protection law
You have the right to revoke your declaration of consent to the use of your personal data at any time. The revocation of the declaration of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.
Automatic decision in individual cases including profiling.
You have the right to be subject to a decision not based solely on automatic processing (including profiling) which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. This does not apply if the decision is:a. Necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the controllerb. Permitted by legislation of the Union or the member states to which the controller is subject and that legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests; orc. Is made with your explicit consent.With regard to cases a. and b. the controller shall take reasonable steps to safeguard the rights and freedoms as well as their legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the controller, to express their point of view and to contest the decision.The decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data pursuant to Article 9(1) of the GDPR, unless Article 9(2)(a) or (g) of the GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect the rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests.
Right to complain to a supervisory authority
You have the right, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement, if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data concerning him or her infringes this Regulation.The supervisory authority to which the complaint has been lodged shall inform the complainant of the status and outcome of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy under Article 78 of the GDPR.
When you visit one of our websites, we may place information on your computer in the form of a cookie. Cookies are small text files that are sent from a web server to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. This information is used to automatically recognize you the next time you visit our websites and to make navigation easier for you. Cookies allow us, for example, to customize a website to your interests. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer on your next visit (so-called “permanent cookies”). You can change the storage of cookies in your browser settings at any time by selecting the function “do not accept cookies”. However, we would like to point out that in this case our website may no longer be fully usable. Before permanent cookies are set, you must consent to them. The consent can be revoked at any time by deleting the cookie. For more details, please refer to the description of your Internet browser By using our websites, you agree to the use of these cookies, insofar as cookies are accepted according to your browser settings. Most browsers are set by default to accept all cookies.
Storage, objection and removal of cookies:You have the option of setting your browser in such a way that cookies are displayed before they are stored, only certain cookies are accepted or rejected, or cookies are generally rejected. We would like to point out that changes in settings always only affect the respective browser. If you use different browsers or change the end device, the settings must be made again. In addition, you can delete cookies from your storage medium at any time. For information on cookie settings, how to change them and how to delete cookies, please refer to the help function of your web browser. For more information on how to disable Flash cookies (In the Flash Player setting)/ Shared Local Objects, click here: Information on deactivating Local Shared Objects If you do not accept cookies, however, this may lead to functional restrictions of our offers. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 (1) lit. f DS-GVOWe divide cookies into the following categories:Essential cookies (type 1)These cookies are mandatory for websites and their functions to work properly.Functional cookies (type 2)These cookies make it possible to improve the comfort and performance of websites and to provide various functions. For example, language settings can be stored in functional cookies.Performance cookies (type 3)These cookies collect information about how you use websites. For example, performance cookies help us identify particularly popular areas of our websites. This enables us to tailor the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thus improve our offering for you. The information collected with these cookies is not personal.Third-party cookies (type 4)These cookies are set by third parties, e.g. social networks. They are primarily used to integrate social media content such as social plugins on our site.
You have the option to subscribe to a free newsletter on our website. In doing so, the data entered by them in the input mask will be transmitted to us. The following data will be collected and stored:
– Salutation, incl. title with first and last name- E-mail address- Subject areasIn addition, the following data is collected during registration:- IP address of the calling computer- Date and time of registrationFor the proper delivery of the newsletter, their consent is obtained during registration. No data will be passed on to third parties in connection with the data processing for sending the newsletter. The data is used exclusively for sending the newsletter.
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of data after the user has registered for the newsletter is the submission of the user’s consent in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVOPurpose of data processingThe collection of the user’s e-mail address, serves to deliver the newsletter. The collection of other personal data during the registration process serves to address and assign the information that the user is to receive.Duration of Storage
The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose no longer applies. The e-mail address including the personal data collected during registration are therefore stored as long as the newsletter is active.Cancellation and unsubscriptionThe subscription to the newsletter can be cancelled by the user concerned at any time. For this purpose, the user will find a button (link) in the newsletter to unsubscribe. By pressing the button is also a revocation of consent to the storage of personal data during the registration process.
You have the option of contacting us electronically on our website by providing personal data. If a user takes advantage of this type of contact, the data is recorded in an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation. The data will not be passed on to third parties.
The following data will be collected and stored in the contact form:- Title, first and last name, company- Address data incl. country- E-mail address- Phone, fax, mobile phone- Classification of your message- Your message as continuous text- Information material ordered in this contextPlease note that the fields marked with “* ” are mandatory fields. In addition, the following data is collected during registration:- The IP address of the user- Date and time of sendingAlternatively, it is possible to contact us via the e-mail address provided. In this case, the user data sent with the e-mail will be stored.
Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of data when contacting us via the contact form is, in the case of consent (Art. 4 para. 11 DSGVO) of the user, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. If the contact serves the fulfillment of a contract or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is also applicable. The legal basis for the processing of data when contact is made with the sending of data by e-mail address is Art.6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If the contact serves the fulfillment of a contract or the implementation of pre-contractual measures, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO is also applicable.
Purpose of the data processing
The purpose of collecting personal data is to process the user’s concerns and questions, to clearly identify the user and to contact the user. The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact and to ensure the security of our information technology system.
Duration of storage
Since the system cannot distinguish whether the contact is merely a communication or the fulfillment and or implementation of pre-contractual measures, the duration of storage is based on the respective applicable legal requirements of the retention obligation (as of 2018, this is 10 years). The deletion takes place automatically after this period.
Objection and blocking possibility
The user has the possibility to revoke the consent to the processing of his personal data at any time. Since the contact is made by e-mail and the user objects to the storage of his personal data, this leads to the immediate termination of the conversation. In this case, all personal data stored in the course of the contact will be marked (blocked) in the archiving system in such a way that access to the data is no longer possible. This does not apply to data stored for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Limitation of liability for external links
Our website contains links to other websites. Since we have no influence on the content of these websites, we cannot accept any liability for this external content. The responsible information provider of the linked website is always responsible for the legally compliant content and the accuracy of the information. At the time of linking, we have satisfied ourselves that no legal violations were present. If we become aware of a legal violation, we will immediately remove the affected links.