DATA PROTECTION POLICY
Protecting your personal data is important to us, which is why we would like to inform you about how we implement the provisions governing data protection when you use our website in the form of this data protection policy.
1. Name and contact details of the data controller
This data protection policy applies to data processing by the data controller stated below:
Haas u. Co. Magnettechnik GmbH
Court of registration: Local Court of Wiesbaden
Registration number: HRB 6008
2. General information collected when you visit our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected using cookies. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar. This is only ever information that does not allow us to identify you as an individual.
This information is technically required in order to provide the website information requested by you correctly and is automatically generated when you use the Internet. It is used in particular for the following purposes:
- ensuring smooth connection to the website,
- ensuring use of our website is as convenient as possible,
- analysing system security and stability and
- for other administrative purposes.
We may compile statistical analyses of anonymous information of this kind in order to optimise our homepage and the technology it is based on.
The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (henceforth referred to as “GDPR”). Our legitimate interest arises from the purposes of the data collection outlined above. We never use the data collected in order to draw conclusions about your identity. Only the stipulated data controller and possibly contract processors receive the data.
Like many other websites, we use what are known as “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are transferred from a website server onto your terminal device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) and saved there. This provides us with certain data automatically, such as your IP address, the browser used, operating system and your Internet connection.
The data we record are never passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
The data processed by cookies are required for the cited purposes to ensure our legitimate interests and those of third parties under Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR.
4. Analysis and tracking tools
The analysis and tracking measure we use outlined below (henceforth referred to as “measure”) is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. We use the measure to ensure the website is tailored to users’ needs and continuously optimised. We also use the measure to record statistics on the use of our website and to analyse this in order to optimise our website for you. These interests are to be deemed legitimate in the meaning of the aforementioned regulation.
The respective data processing purposes and data categories are stated below.
This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.
Google Analytics uses what are known as "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie is generally sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise our website.
We have activated the IP anonymisation feature on our website. This means that Google shortens your IP address inside member states of the European Union or other Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to being transmitted to the US. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the US and then shortened there. At our request and on our behalf, Google will use this information to analyse the use of the website, produce reports on the website activities and in order to provide other services to us related to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be linked to other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser software; please note, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the features of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from receiving the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing these data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Objection to the collection of data
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below:
This will place an opt-out cookie, which prevents your data being collected when you visit this website in the future.
Contract data processing
We have concluded an agreement for contract data processing with Google and are implementing the strict rules of the German data protection authorities in full when using Google Analytics.
5. Plug-ins and tools
a. Google Maps
This site uses the map service Google Maps via what is known as an application programming interface (“API”). The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland. To use the features of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there; this means we have no influence over this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps takes place in the interest of making our website attractive and making it easy to find the locations we have stated on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest in the meaning of Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
Detailed instructions on managing your own data in connection with Google products is also available here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190
b. Contact form
If you enter into contact with us relating to any questions you may have via e-mail or the contact form, you give us your voluntary consent for contact purposes. This requires you to state a valid e-mail address. This enables us to identify the enquiry and to answer it. The provision of further data is optional. The information you provide will be saved to process your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. Once your enquiry has been resolved, your personal data are automatically erased.
6. Purposes of data processing, onward disclosure of data
We only process your personal data for the purposes stated in this data protection policy. We do not transmit your personal data to third parties for any other purposes than those stated.
We only forward your personal data if:
- you have given your explicit consent to such in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
- processing is required to perform a contract with you in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR,
- processing is required to comply with a legal obligation in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. c GDPR or
- processing is required for the purposes of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest requiring the protection of personal data and non-onward disclosure of your data.
7. Erasure and blocking of data
We comply with the principles of data reduction and data economy. We only store your data as long as this is required to satisfy the purposes stated here or as long as this is required by the retention periods set forth by the law or regulatory authorities. Once the relevant purpose has ceased to apply or after expiration of these periods, the data in question are routinely blocked or erased in line with the legal regulations.
8. Data subject rights
You can exercise the following rights at any time:
- under Article 15 GDPR to access to your data stored by us and the processing thereof;
- under Article 16 GDPR to rectification of incorrect personal data;
- under Article 17 GDPR to erasure of your data stored by us if processing is not required to exercise the right to freedom of speech and information, to satisfy a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
- under Article 18 GDPR to restrict data processing if we are not permitted to erase your data yet due to legal obligations;
- under Article 20 GDPR to data portability if you have given consent to data processing or concluded a contract with us;
- under Article 21 GDPR to object to us processing your data at our company provided there are grounds for such arising from your special situation or if the objection is to direct advertising. In case of the latter, you have a general right of objection which will we will implement without you citing a special situation.
If you have given us your consent, you may revoke this at any time effective from that point onwards.
If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also contact your supervisory authority at any time with a complaint. Your supervisory authority is either the federal state of your place of residence, of your workplace or of the alleged infringement. A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses is available at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
9. Data security
We use suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. To do so, we use appropriate state-of-the-art encryption processes (e.g. SSL). Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological progress.
10. Validity of and changes to this data protection policy, questions
This data protection policy is currently valid and was published in May 2018.
We reserve the right to modify this data protection policy, so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or to ensure the data protection policy reflects any changes in our services, for instance in the event of the introduction of new services. When you visit the website again, the new data protection policy would then apply.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions relating to data protection. Our contact details are provided under fig. 1 of this data protection policy.
Last updated on: 23 May 2018