Personal data will be generated when you visit our websites. These are data that are required in order to enable you to use our websites or to enable us to consider your settings. Apart from this, they are information that you provide to us via the contact options offered on these pages.
We use these data in order to ensure proper operation of our website and to answer your queries.
Below, we inform you concerning the data collected on our website and the purposes for which they are processed. We will inform you about the use of “cookies” and the analysis tools used on our websites, and the option for approving or rejecting them. We will inform you concerning your rights and the contact details of our data protection officer at the end of the data protection statement.
Server log files
The provider of our website will automatically collect and store information in server log files that your browser submits to us automatically. The recorded data may include
browser types and versions used,
the operating system used by the accessing system,
the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (referrers),
sub-webpages that are controlled via an accessing system on our website,
the data and time of an access to the website,
an internet protocol address (IP address),
the internet service provider of the accessing system and
other similar data and information that serve to defend against attacks on our information-technical systems.
We do not draw any conclusions concerning you when using these general data and information. Instead, this information is needed to
properly deliver the contents of our website,
optimise the contents of our website and advertisements for it,
ensure permanent function of our information-technology systems and the technology of our website
provide the criminal prosecution authorities with the information required for criminal prosecution in case of a cyberattack.
These data and information are therefore evaluated by us statistically and with the target of increasing data protection and data security in our company, in order to finally ensure an optimal protection level for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from any other personal data you indicate. These data will not be combined with any other data sources. If there are any indications of illegal use of our website, however, we are able to subsequently inspect these data.
Due to legal regulations, our website contains information that enables quick electronic contact to our company as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data you provide will be automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis will be stored for the purposes of processing or contacting you. There is no disclosure of this personal data to third parties.
On our website we have integrated typefaces from the provider Google Fonts. Each time you visit the website, Google Fonts will ask you if there are any changes to the typefaces or CSS files. A CSS file is used to format documents.
The operating company is Google LLC; 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway; Mountain View, CA 94043; USA. When using this service, information about the use of our website as well as your IP address are transmitted to Google LLC. servers in the USA and stored. The EU Commission’s adequacy decision 2016/1250 determines an appropriate level of data protection for the USA due to the EU-US Privacy Shield.
Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha
On our website we use the plugin Advanced noCaptcha & invisible Captcha. This plugin displays noCaptcha or invisible Captcha e.g. in comment forms.
II. Purposes and legal basis of processing activities, processor, passing on data to third parties in third countries
We shall only use your personal data provided to us for the purposes for which they are intended. The legal basis for processing of your data may specifically be preparation and processing of a contract, advertising, quality assurance, fraud prevention or keeping statistics.
Another legal basis for processing of your data may be consent given by you for use and forwarding of your personal data. You may withdraw your consent informally again at any time.
Personal data shall only be transmitted to state facilities and authorities based on mandatory national provisions. The persons charged by us with processing of the data are obligated to secrecy and lawful processing of the data. In case of further processing of your personal data for any other purpose than the initial one, we will inform you accordingly.
We use support from external service providers (processors) for certain technical processes concerning data analysis, processing and/or storage.
Both we and the processor are obligated to comply with the technically-organisational measures according to sect. 32 GDPR and the external service provider is obligated to confidentiality in addition to this. Processing takes place only on our order and upon our instruction. Processing of your personal data beyond these processing activities shall only take place with your explicit consent or in the cases required by authority or court.
Data transmission to third countries (countries outside of the European Economic Area – EEA) shall only take place as far as this is necessary to perform the contract, required by law or if you have given your consent to this. We will inform you separately concerning any details if required by law.
III. Duration of data storage
We store the personal data collected by you from the time of their collection. The data collected in this manner are stored by us for the term of our business relationship, among others comprising the initiation and processing of a contract. Beyond this, we are subject to different storage and documentation obligations that result, inter alia, from the Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch; HGB) or the Tax Code (Abgabenordnung; AO). The time limits stipulated there for archiving are up to ten years. Finally, the storage duration in light of the possibility of defending against legal claims is also determined according to the statutory expiration periods, e.g. usually 3 years according to §§ 195 et seqq. of the German Civil Code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch; BGB), and in certain cases also up to thirty years.
IV. Rights of the data subject
(information for data subjects according to chapter 3 GDPR)
You as the data subject have the following rights:
the right of access according to sect. 15 GDPR
the right to rectification according to sect. 16 GDPR
the right to erasure according to sect. 17 GDPR
the right to restriction of processing of the data to specific purposes according to sect. 18 GDPR
the right to data portability according to sect. 20 GDPR and
the right to object to processing of personal data according to sect. 21 GDPR.
Beyond this, you have the right to complain to a data protection authority according to sect. 77 GDPR.
V. Contact and data protection officer
This data privacy statement shall apply to the website of
Tel.: +49 30 91542235
Fax: +49 30 64073783
You can reach our data protection officer as follows:
ECOVIS Grieger Mallison Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB
Rechtsanwalt Axel Keller / Rechtsanwältin Susann Harder
Am Campus 1 – 11, 18182 Rostock-Bentwisch
Tel.: +49 381 649210