This data protection declaration clarifies the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online offer and the websites, functions and contents connected to it, as well as external online presences, e.g. our social media profile. (hereinafter collectively referred to as "online offer"). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “Processing” or “responsible person”, we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Types of data processed
- inventory data (e.g., names, addresses)
- Contact details (e.g., email, telephone numbers)
- Content data (e.g. text entries, photographs, videos)
- Usage data (e.g. websites visited, interest in content, access times)
- Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses)
Purpose of processing
- inventory data (e.g., names, addresses)
- Providing the online offer, its functions and content
- Answering contact requests and communicating with users
- Safety measures
- Range measurement / marketing
"Personal data" is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"); A natural person is considered to be identifiable if he or she can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by assigning an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (eg cookie) or one or more special features, expressing the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.
"Processing" is any process or series of processes carried out with or without the help of automated processes in connection with personal data. The term goes far and covers practically every handling of data.
The “responsible person” is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Access data / server log files
In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we will inform you of the legal basis for 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 Para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and implementation of contractual measures as well as answering inquiries is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, the legal basis for processing to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis.
We ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our data protection declaration. We will adapt the data protection declaration as soon as the changes in the data processing carried out by us make this necessary. We will inform you as soon as the changes necessitate an act of cooperation on your part (e.g. consent) or another individual notification.
Cooperation with processors and third parties
If we disclose data to other people and companies (processors or third parties) as part of our processing, transmit them to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of legal permission (e.g. if the data is transmitted to third parties, as to payment service providers, in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR for the fulfillment of the contract), you have consented, a legal obligation provides for this or based on our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).
If we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called "order processing contract", this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR.
Transfers to third countries
If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if this is done as part of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transmission of data to third parties, this will only take place if it happens to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, based on your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. GDPR are met. I.e. the processing takes place e.g. on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognized determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA through the "Privacy Shield") or compliance with officially recognized special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").
Access data / server log files
The provider (or his web space provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). The access data include:
Name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to check the log data retrospectively if there are reasonable grounds for suspecting illegal use.
Rights of the data subjects
You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data in question are being processed and for information about this data and for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR.
You have accordingly. Art. 16 GDPR the right to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.
In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request that the data in question be deleted immediately, or alternatively, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request that the processing of the data be restricted.
You have the right to request that the data concerning you, which you have provided to us, be received in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to be transmitted to other responsible persons.
You have also gem. Art. 77 GDPR the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
Right of withdrawal
You have the right to give consent in accordance with Revoke Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future
Right to object
You can object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR at any time. The objection can in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.
"Cookies" are small files that are stored on users' computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after their visit within an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie e.g. the contents of a shopping cart are saved in an online shop or a login jam. "Permanent" or "persistent" are cookies that remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status is saved if the users visit it after several days. Such a cookie can also be used to store the interests of users who are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A "third-party cookie" refers to cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for the online offering (otherwise, if they are only their cookies, we speak of "first-party cookies").
We can use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in the context of our data protection declaration.
If the users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.
Deletion of data
The data processed by us is deleted in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR or its processing is restricted. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal retention obligations to prevent deletion. If the data is not deleted because it is required for other and legally permissible purposes, its processing will be restricted. I.e. the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies e.g. for data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.
According to legal requirements in Germany, storage is carried out in particular for 6 years in accordance with Section 257 (1) HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual accounts, trading letters, booking receipts, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with Section 147 (1) AO (books, records , Management reports, booking vouchers, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).
According to legal requirements in Austria, storage is carried out especially for 7 years in accordance with Section 132 (1) BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.) for 22 years in connection with land and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunication, radio and television services, which are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the mini-one-stop shop (MOSS) is used.
When contacting us (e.g. via contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the information provided by the user for processing the contact request and processing it in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR processed. The information provided by the users can be stored in a customer relationship management system ("CRM system") or a comparable request organization.
We delete the requests if they are no longer necessary. We check the necessity 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 customers, interested parties and users active there and to be able to inform them about our services. When calling up the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of their respective operators apply.
Unless otherwise stated in our data protection declaration, we process the data of users provided that they communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. Write articles on our online presence or send us messages.
Integration of services and content from third parties
We use content or service offers from third-party providers within our online offer based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. Services such as Include videos or fonts (hereinafter referred to as “content”).
This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the user, since without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required to display this content. We strive to only use content whose respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the content. Third-party providers 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 information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information can also be stored in cookies on the user's device and contain, among other things, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, time of visit and other information on the use of our online offer, as well as being linked to such information from other sources.
We can integrate the videos of the “Vimeo” platform from Vimeo Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. Data protection declaration: https://vimeo.com/privacy. We point out that Vimeo can use Google Analytics and refer to the data protection declaration (https://www.google.com/policies/privacy) and opt-out options for Google Analytics (http://tools.google .com / dlpage / gaoptout? hl = de) or Google's settings for data use for marketing purposes (https://adssettings.google.com/.).
We integrate the videos from the “YouTube” platform from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.
We integrate the fonts ("Google Fonts") from the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.
This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the user's computer and that enable an analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymization is activated on this website, the IP address of the users of Google will be shortened beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet usage.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; However, this offer points out to the users that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
You can decide here whether a unique web analysis cookie may be stored in your browser in order to enable the operator of the website to collect and analyze various statistical data.
If you would like to opt out, click the following link to store the Matomo deactivation cookie in your browser.