With the following information, we would like to provide you with an overview of our processing of your personal data and your rights according to the Data Protection Act. The individual data in detail and the manner in which the data is used is essentially subject to the requested and / or agreed services. Therefore, not all parts of this information will apply to you. As a general rule: We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We would like to point out that this website is exclusively directed toward persons of legal age.
2. Which sources and data do we use in general?
We process personal data we receive in the context of using our website, among other by customers / applicants or interested parties (hereinafter: You).
3. What is the purpose and underlying legal basis of our processing of your data?
We process personal data in accordance with the regulations of the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) and the BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act).
a) For the fulfilment of contractual obligations (Art. 6 (1) b GDPR)
The processing of data can occur in the context of executing contracts with you as our customer or to perform pre-contractual steps.
b) In the context of balance of interests (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR)
In as far as possible, we can process your data beyond the actual fulfilment of the contract in order to protect our justified interests or those of third parties. Examples:
- examination and optimization of procedures for requirement analyses for the purpose of direct customer contact,
- advertising or market and opinion polling unless you have refuted the use of your data,
- assertion of legal claims and defence in legal disputes,
- ensuring IT security and the IT operation of our company,
- measure for business control and further development of services and products.
c) Based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR)
If you have granted your consent for the processing of personal data for certain purposes (e.g. marketing, newsletter dispatch), the legitimacy of this processing is provided based on your consent.
d) Based on statutory regulations (Art. 6 (1) c GDPR) or in the interest of the public (Art. 6 (1) e GDPR)
We are furthermore subject to various legal obligations, i.e. statutory requirements (e.g. tax laws). Purposes for the processing include, among other, the fulfilment of tax-law control and notification duties and much more.
e) In the context of establishing an employment relationship Art. 88 GDPR in connection with Article 26 (1) BDSG)
If you apply for a position with us, we are also entitled to process your personal data.
5. Which rights can you assert?
Each affected person is entitled to access information according to Article 15 GDPR, the right to rectification according to Article 16 GDPR, the right to erasure according to Article 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing according to Article 18 GDPR, the right to object according to Article 21 GDPR as well as the right to data portability according to Article 20 GDPR. For the right of disclosure and erasure, the limitations according to §§ 34 and 35 BDSG apply. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint at a responsible Supervisory Data Protection Authority (Article 77 GDPR in connection with § 19 BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act)).
You can revoke the granted consent for our processing of your personal data at any time. This also applies for revocation of declarations of consent granted us prior to the application of GDPR, thus prior to 25 May 2018. Please note that the revocation only takes effect for the future. Processing which occurred prior to the revocation is not affected.
In this context, please contact our data protection officer.
6. Do I have to provide my personal data?
In the context of our business relationship, you have to provide personal data required for the establishment and execution of a business relationship and the fulfilment of associated contractual obligations or those we are required to raise by law. Without this data, we may have to decline the conclusion of the agreement or the execution of the order, or we are no longer able to execute an existing agreement and may have to terminate it.
7. Is there automated decision-making?
No. We are currently not using any fully automated decision-making according to Article 22 GDPR for the establishment and execution of the business relationship. There will be no “profiling”.
8. Information regarding your right of objection according to Article 21 DSGVO
Right of objection in individual cases
You have the right to lodge an objection to the processing of your personal data according to Article 6 (1) e GDPR (data processing in the interest of the public) and Article 6 (1) f GDPR (data processing based on a balance of interests) for reasons resulting from your special situation.
If you lodge an objection, we shall consequently cease the processing of your personal data, unless we are able to prove mandatory legitimate reasons for the processing worthy of protection, which override your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
Right of objection to the processing of data for direct advertising purposes
In isolated cases, we process your personal data for the purpose of direct advertising. You are entitled to object to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising at any time; this also applies for profiling in connection with such direct advertising. If you object to the processing for purposes of direct advertising, we shall no longer process your personal data for these purposes.
Recipient of the objection
The objection can be submitted informally with the subject “Objection” and your name and address, directed to:
9. Additional Information
If you wish to receive information not provided in this Data Protection Policy or if you require further information at a certain point in time, please contact our data protection officer. They are happy to help you.