We attach great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal data is carried out in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We collect and process your personal data in order to offer you our website. In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we describe in this declaration which data is used in which way and for which purpose and scope and which options and rights you have in connection with the use of your personal data.
1. Responsible party
EEW-PROTEC GmbH is responsible for compliance with data protection on our website, represented by the managing director Joachim Knapp, Bunsenstraße 3, 24145 Kiel. Our data protection officer is Gunter Bärenwald. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding data protection. For this you have the following contact possibilities: Tel.: +49 431 53 00 50 – 30 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Data collection on our website
a) Server-Log files
When you access our website, information is automatically transmitted by your browser to the server of our website. This information is only stored briefly in a so-called log file and is automatically deleted. This includes the following data: your IP address, date and time of the call, name and URL of the file you called up, website from which the call is made (referrer URL), information about the browser and operating system you are using, name of access-providers. This data is used for the purpose of ensuring a smooth connection and comfortable use of our website as well as for the evaluation of system security and stability. The legal basis for data processing results from Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR, since we have a legitimate interest in collecting data for the aforementioned purposes. The data will not be used to draw conclusions about your person.
b) Contact form/ Communication with E-Mail
On our website you will find a contact form. Herewith we would like to give our customers the possibility to contact us in an uncomplicated way. You can also contact us directly by e-mail. If you would like to use our contact form, you must enter your name and a valid e-mail address. If you send us an e-mail, we will at least receive your e-mail address. All other data provided is optional. The data is collected for the purpose of initiating or implementing contractual relationships in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Insofar as your inquiry is not directed towards the initiation or execution of a contract, we nevertheless have a justified interest in processing and answering your inquiry. In this respect, the use of personal data for this purpose is governed by Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We use the data provided by you exclusively to process your enquiry. Insofar as your enquiry is directed towards the initiation or execution of business, we will delete your data in accordance with our internally defined deletion periods. Insofar as your request relates to another purpose, we delete your data after processing, insofar as there is no other legal basis for data storage.
c) Processing of customer and contract data
When initiating business, concluding contracts and fulfilling contracts, we use your personal data required for this purpose in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Data is only be transferred to third parties if and insofar as this is necessary for contractual fulfilment, e.g. if a company has been commissioned for production or transport services or a credit institution for payment processing. The deletion of this personal data takes place after the expiry of the statutory warranty periods or after the end of statutory retention periods.
e) Google Analytics
On the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, we use on our site, Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc., 1600 AmphitheatreParkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics is used for the needs-based design and ongoing optimization of our site and to statistically record and evaluate our website. In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used. Information about your use of this website is collected, such as: your IP address, date and time of access, name and URL of the file you accessed, Website from which the call is made (referrer URL), information about the browser and operating system you are using, name of your access provider. This information is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The anonymous IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google. As described above, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer. In addition, you have the option of preventing Google from using the data collected by the cookies by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
You can find further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics, for example, in the Google Analytics help (https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en).
Google complies with European privacy laws and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI
3. Disclosure of data
As a matter of principle, your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties. However, data may exceptionally be transmitted for the following reasons: Insofar as you have given your express consent, Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR, insofar as the disclosure is necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data, insofar as we are legally obliged to disclose the data, Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. c GDPR insofar as a disclosure is permissible and necessary according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b GDPR for the processing of contractual relationships with you. Insofar as a processing of your data by means of third parties commissioned by us, this is done on the basis of Art. 28 GDPR by means of an order processing contract.
4. Rights concerned
Right to information Art. 15 GDPR
You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether we are processing personal data about you. If this is the case, you may request information about this personal data and about the following information: the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations, if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if that is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration, the existence of a right to rectify or delete personal data concerning you or to limit the processing or to object to such processing, the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority; if the personal data are not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data, the existence of automated decision making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) of the DS Block Exemption Regulation and, at least in these cases, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on the data subject.
Right of rectification Art. 16 GDPR
You can immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us.
Right to deletion (right to be forgotten) of your data, Art. 17 GDPR
You can request the deletion of your data stored by us, insofar as the personal data are not used for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed or are no longer necessary; you withdraw your consent on which the processing is based according to Article 6(1)(a) GDPR or Article 9(2)(a) GDPR and as a result there is no other legal basis for the processing; you object to the processing under Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or you object to the processing under Article 21(2) GDPR; the personal data have been processed unlawfully; the deletion of the personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which you are subject; the personal data have been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8(1) GDPR. We are obliged to delete the data upon presentation of the conditions, unless the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Right to restriction of processing, Art. 17 GDPR
You have the right to demand that we restrict processing insofar as you dispute the accuracy of the personal data, but only for the period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of the data; the processing is unlawful and you do not wish your personal data to be deleted immediately, but instead request that the use of your personal data be restricted; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or you have objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR, as long as it has not yet been established whether the legitimate grounds on our part prevail over yours. To the extent that processing is restricted, we may only process your personal data – apart from storing it – with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the Union or a Member State. Before the restriction is lifted, you will be informed again.
Right to data transferability, Art. 20 GDPR
You have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another responsible person.
Right of objection, Art. 21 GDPR
You have the right, pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, to object to the processing of your personal data if it is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. However, this only applies if there are reasons arising from your particular situation or if the objection is directed against direct marketing.
Right of withdrawal, Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR
You have the right to revoke your consent granted to us pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR at any time. This revocation applies exclusively to future use.
Right to appeal to supervisory authorities
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, your place of work or our registered office, if you consider that the processing of your personal data is in breach of the GDPR. To the extent that you wish to exercise your data subject rights, you may also submit this by e-mail to the above e-mail address.
5. Data security
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize this by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://”. In addition, a lock symbol can be seen in the browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. In addition, we have taken precautions in the form of technical and organizational measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties.
7. Complaints and warnings
If you feel that your rights have been violated or that you have been disadvantaged in any other way, we ask you to inform us of this yourself. You will then receive a personal, individual reply. As part of your duty to minimize damage, we would like to point out we will not assume the costs of a lawyer commissioned by you out of court without prior contact. There is expressly no will on our part that you instruct a lawyer with a cease-and-desist request and submission of a declaration of discontinuance with a penalty clause. Consequently, it is not possible to rely on a presumed will.
Date: September 2022