- Responsible body
- Data Protection Officer
- Your rights
- Processing of personal data with informational use of our website
- Processing of personal data by cookies
- More features and offers of our website
- Google Analytics
- Below we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website
The term "personal data" refers to the definition of Article 4 (1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR for short) means all data that is personal related to you. This includes, for example, name, address, e-mail address and user behavior. With regard to the other terminology, in particular, the terms "processing", "controller", "processor" and "consent", we refer to the legal data protection definitions of Art. 4 GDPR.
In principle, we process personal data only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and the content and services offered by us. The processing of personal data takes place regularly only if you give us consent in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR or if the processing is permitted by statutory provisions, in particular by one of the in Article 6 para. 1 lit. b) to lit. f) GDPR mentioned legal bases.
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is removed. In addition, storage may be provided if required by national or European regulations to which we are subject. Blocking or deletion of the data, in this case, takes place when the storage period prescribed in the respective regulations has expired. The latter does not apply if further storage of the data is required for a contract or a fulfillment of the contract.
As far as we rely on commissioned service providers for individual functions of our website or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail below about the respective processes.
The responsible person within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR, the other data protection laws and other regulations applicable in the member states of the European Union as well as provisions with data protection character are:
Benjamin Mack, David Steeb
Phone: +49 711 460 589 70
Fax: +49 711 460 589 79
Further details of the responsible body can be found in our Legal Notice.
Data Protection Officer
Our data protection officer can be reached and contacted at the following address:
TÜV SÜD Sec-IT GmbH
Phone: +49 89 50084-657
You have the following rights towards us with regard to the personal data concerning you:
the right of information,
the right to rectification and erasure,
the right to limit the processing,
the right to object to the processing,
the right to data portability.
You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.
Processing of personal data with informational use of our website
If you access our website without registering or providing us with any other information ("informational use"), we will only collect the personal data that your web browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data that is technically necessary for us to enable you to view our website and to ensure stability and security:
Date and time of the request
Time zone difference to GMT
Content of the website
Access status (HTTP status)
transferred amount of data
The website from which you came to our website
Language and version of the browser
The aforementioned data are also stored in so-called logfiles on our servers. This does not affect your IP address or other data that allows the data to be associated with you. Storage of this data together with other personal data of you does not take place.
The collection and temporary storage of the IP address are necessary to enable the delivery of our website to your device. For this, your IP address must be saved for the duration of your visit to our website. The storage of the above-mentioned data in log files serves to ensure the functionality and to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of this data for marketing purposes does not take place. For the above purposes, we have a legitimate interest in data processing. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the aforementioned data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.
For the above purposes, we have a legitimate interest in data processing. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the aforementioned data is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.
The above data for the provision of our website will be deleted when the session ends. Deletion of the data in log files takes place at the latest after seven days. Any further storage will only be carried out if we have previously deleted or alienated your IP address and thus an assignment of the data to your person is no longer possible. The collection of the above data for the provision of our website and the storage of this data in log files is essential for the operation of our website. There is no contradiction.
Processing of personal data by cookies
Cookies stored in your web browser:
Persistent cookies: These cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. These cookies can be deleted at any time in the settings of your web browser.
The processing of personal data by the above cookies serves to make the offer of our website as a whole more user-friendly and effective. Some features of our website cannot be offered without the use of these cookies. In particular, some features of our website require that your web browser is identified even after a page break. The data processed by cookies required to provide the functionality of our website will not be used to create user profiles. As far as cookies are used for analysis purposes, they serve to improve the quality and user-friendliness of our website, its contents, and functions. They allow us to understand how the website, what features and how often they are used. This enables us to continuously optimize our offer.
For the above purposes, we have a legitimate interest in data processing. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
The above cookies are stored on your device and transmitted by it to our server. You can, therefore, configure the processing of the data and information by means of cookies. In the settings of your web browser, you can make appropriate configurations that, for example, allow you to reject third-party cookies or cookies altogether. In this context, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all features of our website properly. In addition, we recommend a regular manual deletion of cookies and your browser history.
More features and offers of our website
In addition to the above-described informative use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested in. For this purpose, it is usually necessary to provide further personal data. We need this data to provide the respective service. The above principles for data processing apply.
In part, we use external service providers to process this data, which we have carefully selected and commissioned. These service providers are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored by us. If personal data is passed on to third parties in the course of services that we offer together with partners, you can find more detailed information in the following descriptions of the individual services. Insofar as these third parties have their seat in a country outside the European Economic Area, you can find out more about the consequences of this circumstance in the following descriptions of the individual services.
If you contact us by e-mail, the personal data you provide us with your e-mail will be stored.
The data is used exclusively to answer your questions. As far as we do not use the provision of the contact function of a third party mentioned below, there will be no disclosure of data to third parties. In addition, we collect your IP address and the time of sending.
The processing of the above personal data is solely for processing your requests.
This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of your personal data. Insofar as you have given us your consent, the legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Incidentally, the legal basis for the processing of this data is Article 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR, especially in the event that the data is transmitted to us by sending an e-mail. Insofar as you want to work towards concluding a contract through your e-mail, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR is an additional legal basis.
The data will be deleted, subject to legal retention periods, as soon as we have finalized your request. If you contact us by e-mail, you may object to the storage of your personal data at any time. We point out that in this case your request cannot be processed. The revocation or the contradiction can be explained by sending an e-mail to our e-mail address stated in the imprint.
We only use Google Analytics with the previously described enabled IP anonymization. This means that your IP address will only be shortened by Google. A person-related ability can be excluded thereby.
We use Google Analytics for the purpose of analyzing the use of our website and to continuously improve individual functions and offers as well as the user experience. Through the statistical evaluation of user behavior, we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by Google. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f) GDPR.
You can prevent the storage of cookies created by Google Analytics by making the appropriate settings on your web browser. We point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all the features of our website. If you wish to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your user behavior (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google, you can download and install the web browser plug-in available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
In order to require Google to process the data submitted in accordance with our instructions and to comply with applicable privacy laws, we have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google.
Third-party information: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland
Further information on the use of data by Google, to hire and disagree as well as data protection can be found on the following websites of Google:
Use of data by Google when you use our partners' websites or apps: www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners
Advertising Use: www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads
Google personalized ad settings: www.google.com/settings/ads
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection.
Deletion of data at the user and event levels, with cookies, user IDs (such as user IDs) and promotional IDs (eg, DoubleClick cookies, Android Advertising ID, IDFA [Apple Ad ID for advertisers ]) are carried out at the latest 26 months after their collection.