This privacy statement clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter “data”) within our online offer and the associated websites, functions and contents as well as external online presences, such as Our social media profile (hereinafter collectively referred to as “online offer”). In terms of the terminology used, such as “Processing” or “person in charge” we refer to the definitions in art. 4 of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).
Theodor Heuss Ring 6
50668 Cologne, Germany
Types of data processed:
-Inventory data (e.g., names, addresses).
-Contact information (e.g., e-mail, telephone numbers).
-Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
-usage data (e.g., visited websites, interest in content, access times).
-meta-/Kommunikationsdaten (e.g., device information, IP addresses).
Categories of persons affected
Visitors and users of the online offer (hereinafter we refer to the persons concerned as “users”).
Purpose of processing
-Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
-Answering contact inquiries and communicating with users.
“Personal data” shall be any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as “the person concerned”); Identifiable is a natural person who, directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning it to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or can be identified to one or more special features that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
“Processing” means any operation performed with or without the help of automated procedures or any such series of operations in connection with personal data. The term extends far and covers virtually every use of data.
“Pseudonymisation” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific person concerned without the addition of additional information, provided that such additional Information shall be kept separately and subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
“Profiling” means any kind of automated processing of personal data, which consists in the use of such personal data to assess certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects To analyze or predict the performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, whereabouts or location change of this natural person.
The “person responsible” shall mean the natural or legal entity, authority, institution or other body which, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
“Processor” means a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the responsible party.
Relevant legal bases
In accordance with the art. 13 DSGVO We inform you about the legal basis of our data processing. If the legal basis is not mentioned in the data Protection declaration, the following applies: the legal basis for obtaining consent is art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. A and art. 7 DSGVO, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the legal basis for processing to meet our legal obligations is art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. (c) DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing to safeguard our legitimate interests is art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. F DSGVO. In the event that vital interests of the person or other natural person require the processing of personal data, art shall be used. 6 Abs. 1 lit. (d) DSGVO as a legal basis.
We meet in accordance with the art. 32 DSGVO Taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing and the varying likelihood of occurrence and severity of the risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.
Measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as the access, input, disclosure, availability and Separation. We have also established procedures to ensure that the rights concerned are exercised, that data is deleted and that the data is compromised. We also take into account the protection of personal data already during the development or Selection of hardware, software and procedures according to the principle of data protection through technical design and data protection-friendly preferences (art. 25 DSGVO).
Cooperation with processors and third parties
If we disclose data to other persons and companies (processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this is only done on the basis of a legal permission ( Such as. If a transfer of the data to third parties, as to payment service providers, according to Article. 6 Abs. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO is required for the performance of the contract), you have agreed to a legal obligation to do so or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. When using agents, web hosts, etc.).
If we have third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called Order Processing contract, this is done on the basis of the nature of the 28 DSGVO.
Transfers to third countries
If we have data in a third country (i.e. Outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure, or Transmission of data to third parties, this is only done if it happens to fulfil our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, due to a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permits, we process or leave the data in a third country only in the presence of the special conditions of the species. 44 ff. DSGVO process. i.e. The processing takes place e.g. On the basis of special guarantees, such as the official recognition of a level of data protection equivalent to the EU (e.g. For the USA by the “Privacy shield”) or by observing officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called “standard contractual clauses”).
Rights of the persons concerned
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data concerned will be processed and for information on this data as well as for further details and copy of the data according to art. 15 DSGVO.
They have accordingly. Article. 16 DSGVO the right to request the completion of the data concerning them or the correction of the incorrect data concerning them.
They shall, in accordance with the 17 DSGVO the right to require that the data concerned be deleted immediately, or Alternatively, in accordance with the art. 18 DSGVO to require a restriction on the processing of the data.
You have the right to require that the data pertaining to you have been provided to us in accordance with the nature. To receive 20 DSGVO and to request their transmission to other persons responsible.
They also have Article. 77 DSGVO the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
You have the right to express your consent in accordance with Article. 7 para. 3 DSGVO with effect for the future to revoke
Right to Object
They may be subject to future processing of the data relating to them in accordance with 21 DSGVO at any time. The opposition may in particular be against processing for direct marketing purposes.
Cookies and right of objection in direct advertising
“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users ‘ computers. Within the cookies, different data can be stored. The primary purpose of a cookie is to provide information about a user (or The device on which the cookie is stored) during or after its visit within an online offer to save. As temporary cookies, or “Session cookies” or “transient cookies” means cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, The contents of a shopping cart are stored in an online store or a login status. “Permanent” or “persistent” are cookies that remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, The login status will be saved if the users visit them after several days. Similarly, in such a cookie, the interests of users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes can be stored. “Third-party-cookie” means cookies that are offered by other providers than the person in charge of the online offer (otherwise, if it is only their cookies, it is called “first-party Cookies”).
If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they will be asked to disable the corresponding option in their browser’s system preferences. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional limitations of this online offer.
Deletion of data
The data processed by us will be used in accordance with the nature. 17 and 18 DSGVO deleted or restricted in their processing. Unless expressly stated in the scope of this data protection declaration, the data stored with us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with statutory retention obligations. If the data is not deleted because it is necessary for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. i.e. The data is locked and not processed for any other purpose. This applies, for example, For data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, the storage is carried out in particular for 10 years according to § § 147 abs. 1 AO, 257 abs. 1 No. 1 and 4, ABS. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, trading books, taxation of relevant documents, etc.) and 6 years pursuant to § 257 abs. 1 No. 2 and 3, ABS. 4 HGB (commercial letters).
According to legal requirements in Austria, storage is carried out in particular for 7 J pursuant to § 132 abs. 1 Bao (accounting documents, receipts/invoices, accounts, documents, business documents, statement of revenue and expenditure, etc.), for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years for documents relating to services rendered electronically, Telecommunications, radio and television services provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member States and for which the mini-one Stop Shop (MOSS) is used.
When contacting us (e.g. By contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media) the information of the user for the processing of the contact request and its processing is provided in accordance with Article. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b) DSGVO processed. Users ‘ information can be stored in a Customer relationship management system (“CRM system”) or similar request organization.
We will delete the requests if they are no longer required. We review the requirement every two years; The statutory archiving obligations also apply.
Online presence in social media
We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with the active customers, interested parties and users and to inform them about our services there. When calling up the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines apply to their respective operators.
Unless otherwise stated in the context of our data protection declaration, we process the data of the users if they communicate with us within the social networks and platforms, e.g. Post on our online presences or send us messages.
Integration of third party services and content
We use our online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. Interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer in the sense of the art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. Q. DSGVO) third-party content or service offerings to support their content and services, such as To embed videos or fonts (hereinafter referred to as “content”).
This always assumes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since they could not send the contents to their browsers without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We only endeavour to use such content, whose provider uses the IP address only to deliver the content. Third parties can also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as “Web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate the visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device, including technical information on the browser and operating system, referring Web pages, visiting time and other information on the use of our online offer. Be linked to such information from other sources.
Within our online offer, functions and contents of the platform Google +, offered by the Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”) can be integrated. For example, you can Include content such as images, videos, or text and buttons that allow users to share content from this online offering within Twitter. If the users are members of the platform Google +, Google can call the above mentioned Assign content and functions to the profiles of the users.
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement and provides a guarantee to comply with European Data protection Law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active). For more information about Google’s use of data, settings and opposition, see the Google Privacy Statement (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and the settings for displaying Ads by Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).