Privacy protection policy
According to the GDPR
I. Name and address of the data controller
Am Klopferspitz 19
Ph: +49 (0) 89 579 5393 0
is the data controller as defined in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the national data privacy laws.
II. General information about data processing
1. The extent to which personal data is processed
We collect and use the personal data of users of our homepage only to the extent that this is necessary for keeping our website, contents and services functioning properly.
Basically, we collect and use our users’ personal data only after they give their consent. An exception to this principle applies in cases where processing the data by statutory provisions is permitted or when obtaining prior consent for actual reasons is not possible.
2. Legal basis for processing personal data
The legal basis for processing personal data is basically based on:
- 6 Section 1 lit. a GDPR upon obtaining the consent of the data subject.
- 6 Section 1 lit. b GDPR for processing operations that serve to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is a party. Included here are processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.
- 6 Section 1 lit. c GDPR for processing required to fulfill a legal obligation.
- 6 Section 1 lit. d GDPR, if vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data.
- 6 Section 1 lit. f GDPR, if the processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the former interest.
3. Data erasure and storage duration
The personal data of users will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is no longer applicable. Additional storage may be provided for by European or national legislators through EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the data controller is subject. Blocking or deleting the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for additional storage of the data for concluding a contract or fulfilling the contract.
III. Use of our website, general information
1. Description and scope of data processing
Every time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the user’s computer system. The following information is collected:
- Information about the browser type and version used
- The user’s operating system
- The user’s Internet service provider
- The user’s IP address
- Date and time of access
- Websites the user’s system accesses to get to our website
- Websites that the user’s system invokes by accessing our website
2. Purpose and legal basis for data processing
Our system must temporarily store user IP addresses to allow us to deliver our website to the user’s computer.To do this, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.
Collecting your personal data to ensure our web presence and is essential for operating our website. A contradictory possibility of the user therefore does not exist.
3. Duration of storage
Your data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for achieving the purpose of the inquiry. Your data will be deleted when the session ends if your data has been collected to ensure the site’s availability.
V. Data transfers to third countries (outside of the EU):
The GDPR ensures an equally high level of data protection within the European Union. When selecting our service providers, we therefore rely on European partners wherever possible when your personal data is being processed. Within some exceptions we may process personal data outside the EU through third-party services. This may only be the case where the special requirements in accordance with Art. 44 et. seq. GDPR are fully met. This means that the processing of your data may then only take place when the third country has been declared to ensure an adequate level of protection by the European Commission or if the European Standard Contractual Clauses have been signed.
VI. Your rights/rights of the data subject
According to the EU General Data Protection Regulation, as an affected party you have the following rights:
1. The right to receive information
You have the right to obtain from us as data controller the information whether and which personal data concerning you are processed by us as well as further information in accordance with the legal requirements pursuant to Art. 13, 14 DSGVO.
You could assert your right to information at: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. The right to rectification
If we process your personal data incorrectly or in an incomplete manner, then you have a right for it to be corrected/completed. The correction will be made immediately.
3. Right to restriction
You have the right to restrict the processing of personal data concerning you in accordance with the legal provisions (Art. 18 DSGVO).
4. The right to delete
If the reasons set out in Art. 17 DSGVO apply, you may request that the personal data relating to you be deleted without delay.
We would like to point out that the right to erasure does not exist insofar as the processing is necessary for one of the exceptional circumstances mentioned in Art. 17 Section 3.
5. Right to information
If you have asserted the right to rectify, delete or restrict the processing, we are obligated to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves to be impossible or is associated with a disproportionate amount of effort. You also have the right to be informed about these recipients.
6. Right to data portability
Under the GDPR, you also have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that has been provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller.
7. Right to revoke the declaration of consent to data protection
You have the right to revoke your data protection declaration at any time. Please note that revoking consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent until the revocation goes into effect.
8. Right to objection
Furthermore, you have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you that is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 Section lit. e or lit. f DSGVO.
9. Automated decision on an individual basis, including profiling
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation, you also have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.
10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
Finally, if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you is contrary to the GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in the Member State of its place of residence, employment or the location of the alleged infringement.
VIII. Electronic contact
You will find a contact form on our homepage that you can use to contact us electronically. The data entered into the input mask are transmitted to us and stored. These data include:
It is also possible to contact us via our provided email address. In this case, the user’s personal data transmitted by email will be stored.
A transfer of your data to third parties will not take place in this context; this data will be used exclusively for processing the communication record. The legal basis for the processing of the contact request and its handling is regularly Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR, additionally Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
Processing personal data in this context is solely for processing the contact. In the case of contact via email, this also includes the required legitimate interest in processing the data.
Your data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for achieving the purpose of the inquiry. Regarding the personal data from the input form on the contact form and those sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.
If the process is based on the legal basis of Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. However, we would like to point out that in such a case the conversation cannot be continued. All personal data stored in the course of contacting you will be deleted in this case.
IX. Social Media
1. Social media presence
We maintain fan pages within various social networks and platforms for communicating with customers, prospects and users who are active there and for informing them about our services.
We would like to point out that your personal data may be processed outside the European Union, which may pose risks to you (e.g. in enforcing your rights under European/German law). Please note that some US providers are certified under the Privacy Shield and are committed to respecting EU privacy standards.
These users’ data are usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. Thus, for example, user profiles are created based on the user’s behavior and interests. These usage profiles can in turn be used to do such things as place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with users’ interests. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the user’s computer where the user’s behavior and the user’s interests are stored. Furthermore, in the usage profiles, data can also be stored independently of the devices that the users use (this is especially true if the users are members of the respective platforms and are logged in to them).
Processing personal user data is based on our legitimate interests in an effective user information and communication with users in accordance with. Art. 6 Section 1 lit. f. GDPR. The legal basis for processing user info is Art. 6 Section a., Art. 7 GDPR, and this entails the respective providers asking users to consent to data processing (that is, that they declare their agreement, for example, by ticking a check box or clicking on a button to confirm).
Additional information about processing your personal data as well as your revocation options can be found under the links for the respective providers listed below. The assertion of information and further rights of the data subjects can likewise take place opposite the offerers, who then have only the direct access to the data of the users and have appropriate information. Of course, we are available for questions and support if you need help. Providers:
LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland
X. Integrating Typekit fonts from Adobe
Based on our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Section 1 lit. GDPR), we use external type kit fonts of the provider Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited, 4 -6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland. Adobe is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement to comply with European privacy legislation