1. Collection and Use of Personal Data
1.2. The controller pursuant to Article 4 (7) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is
1.3. If, to provide individual functions of our offer, we make use of any contracted service pro-viders or if we wish to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. We will also specify criteria for how long we store your data.
2. Your rights
2.1. You are entitled to the following rights towards us regarding your personal data:
– Right to information,
– Right to rectification or deletion,
– Right to restriction of processing,
– Right to object to the processing,
– Right to data portability.
To exercise your rights, you can contact the controller or the Data Protection Officer, using the above contact details.
2.2. You also have the right to complain to the data protection supervisory authorities about our processing of your personal data.
3. Objection against the processing of your data or withdrawal of consent
3.1. If you have consented to the processing of your data, you may withdraw such consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its with-drawal.
3.2. Where we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you may object to such processing. This is the case if it’s processing is not required for fulfilling a contract to which you are a party, but for other purposes, details of which we will provide in the description of those processes below. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to give the reasons why we should not process your personal data in the manner we intend. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either cease to process your data, or adjust data processing, or point out to you our compelling legitimate grounds for continuing to process your data.
4. Collection of personal data when you visit our website
4.1. When you visit our website for information purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or oth-erwise provide information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. When you visit our website we will collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (the legal basis being Article 6(1) 1 lit. f GDPR):
– IP address
– Date and time of the request
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– Content of the request (specific page)
– Access status/HTTP status code
– Website transmitting the request
– Websites accessed by the user’s system via our website
– Bytes downloaded
– Operating system and interface
– Language and version of the browser software.
The above data will be stored in a so-called log file for the duration of 7 days, after which it will be deleted.
4.2. In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you visit our website. Cookies are small text files that your browser stores on your hard drive which transmit certain information back to the party that has set the cookie (in this case, us). Cookies cannot run programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites function properly as well as to make them more user-friendly and effective.
4.3.1. This website uses the following types of cookies; the scope and functionality of which are explained below:
– Transient cookies (see 4.3.2)
– Persistent cookies (see 4.3.3).
4.3.2. Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. They in-clude, in particular, session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, which allows separate requests of your browser to be assigned to the same session. This will ena-ble us to recoginse your computer when you return to our website. Session cookies al-so include the cookies that we use to ensure the correct display of our website on the device used by you. Session cookies will be deleted when you log out or close the browser.
4.3.3. Persistent cookies will automatically be deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie. You may delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
5. Contacting us by e-mail
5.1. When you contact us by e-mail, we will store the data you provide (your e-mail address and – where applicable – your name, telephone number and your message) in order to an-swer your query. Once storage is no longer necessary, we will delete all data collected with regard to your query or we will restrict its processing if statutory retention obligations exist.
5.2. We process this data to respond to your request. Said processing is based on a contrac-tual basis (Article 6 (1)1 lit. b GDPR) where this relates to questions regarding your pur-chase of our products. With regards to general customer service and answering your que-ries, said processing takes place for the purposes of our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1)1 1 lit. b GDPR), as it enables us to provide you with satisfactory customer service.
5.3. We process this data to respond to your request or queries. Said processing takes place for the purposes of our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1)1 1 lit. f GDPR), as it enables us to communicate with you in a satisfactory manner.