1. Contact details for the controller and data protection officer
Ringhoffer Verzahnungstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Fax: +49 7025/9205-29
Data Protection Officer:
The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the above address or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Purpose of the processing
2.1 Consent (Art. 6 (1a) GDPR)
Personal data is processed for certain purposes (e.g. sending our newsletter via email after clicking the confirmation link that is emailed to you, transmission to other third parties, evaluation of data for marketing purposes) if you have provided your consent.
2.2 Contractual or precontractual obligations (Art. 6 (1b) GDPR)
We process personal data that is necessary to execute a contract with you as the contracting party, or to perform precontractual measures after you have made an enquiry, e.g. via our website contact form. The purposes of the data processing depends on the specific contract (e.g. purchase, delivery, employment contract) and may also include evaluations, consulting as well as the performance of other actions. We process the personal data of employees for the purposes of the employment relationship, if this is required to reach a decision on establishing an employment relationship or after establishing the employment relationship, for its implementation or termination, or to exercise or comply with legal rights and obligations.
2.3 Legal requirements (Art. 6 (1c) GDPR)
Data processing takes place based on legal obligations, e.g. for the purposes of fraud prevention and the prevention of money laundering, to meet fiscal control and reporting obligations and to provide information to authorities.
2.4 Balance of interests (Art. 6 (1f) GDPR)
To safeguard our legitimate interests or those of third parties, data processing also takes place for certain purposes after a prior balancing of interests, e.g. to ensure domiciliary rights, protect legal claims, investigate criminal offences, determine default risks, optimise product development, optimise customer contact for advertising purposes, optimise requirements planning or to ensure data security.
3. Additional data processing as part of the use of the website
3.1 Contact form
We will only use the data collected by our contact form to process enquiries that are received via the contact form. The collected data is deleted after the enquiry is processed.
3.2 External contents/processing data outside the EU
This website uses etracker GmbH (www.etracker.com) technologies to collect and save data for marketing and optimisation purposes. This data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache memory of the site visitor's internet browser. Cookies enable the internet browser to be recognised.
The data collected using etracker technologies is not used to personally identify visitors to this website and is not combined with the personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the specific consent of the affected party. Data collection and storage may be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
3.6 Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses 'cookies', text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated about your use of this website by the cookie is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is also stored. Google provides its assurance that, if IP anonymisation is enabled for this website, Google will abbreviate your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is then abbreviated, in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website to assess your use of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities and to provide additional services to the website operator related to the use of the website and the internet. Google provides its assurance that the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that, in this case, you will not be able to use all of the functions on this website. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie in relation to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and its transmission to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google. To do so, download and install the browser add-on available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
More information is available at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and privacy).
Please note that, on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the gat._anonymizeIp() code to ensure the anonymised recording of IP addresses (IP masking).
3.7 Anonymous or pseudonymous usage options
You can essentially visit our website without providing personal data. Pseudonymised usage data is not combined with the data on the bearer of the pseudonym. Pseudonymised user profiles are not created.
4. Categories of recipients
To fulfil the intended purposes, the necessary data may be accessed by all departments within our company. Processors assigned by us may also receive data for certain purposes, e.g. for IT services, file destruction and marketing. Other recipients of personal data may include public bodies, banks and financial services institutions, lawyers and accountants or credit agencies, among others.
5. Transmission to a third country or an international organisation
Data is only transmitted to third countries if, for instance, this is required to execute a contract or is prescribed by law, you have granted your consent or this is based on a collective bargaining agreement or company agreement, e.g. within the scope of group data transmission. In addition, it cannot be ruled out that, in rare cases, an IT service provider from a third country (e.g. the USA) could obtain access to your personal data during the maintenance of IT components. Personal data is otherwise not transmitted to third countries or an international organisation.
6. Duration of the data storage
We store the personal data for the duration of the contractual relationship, while the statutory limitation periods generally amount to three years. Various archiving and documentation obligations exist, e.g. from the German Commercial Code (HGB) and the German Tax Code (AO), which can extend to up to ten years.
7. Right to information, correction, erasure, restriction and data portability
You have the right of access in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, the right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, the right to erasure in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, the right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR as well as the right to data portability from Art. 20 GDPR. The restrictions in accordance with Sections 34 and 35 GDPR apply for the right to information and erasure.
8. Revocation of consents
You may revoke a consent that you have provided at any time. You can opt out from receiving our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. Please note that your revocation only takes effect for the future.
9. Existence of a right to lodge a complaint
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR in conjunction with Section 19 of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)).
10. Obligation to provide data
You must provide us with the personal data that is required to establish, execute and terminate a contract or that we are required to collect by law. If you do not provide us with the necessary information and documents, we are not permitted to establish or continue your requested business relationship.
11. Automated decision-making in specific cases
We essentially do not use automated decision-making to establish and execute the business relationship. If we use this process in certain individual cases, we will inform you separately if this is required by law.
In some cases, we process your data automatically with the aim of evaluating certain personal aspects (profiling), e.g. evaluation of targeted customer contact, tailored advertising, including market and opinion research, as well as for scoring and rating. For example, data on payment behaviour (e.g. transactions, balances) and criteria, such as industry affiliation and experiences from the previous business relationship, may flow into the evaluation.
13. Categories of personal data
We process the following categories of personal data, for example: personal master data, contract master data, contract implementation and termination data, order data, data to meet legal obligations, creditworthiness data, scoring/rating data, advertising and sales data, data on your use of our telemedia offers (e.g. time of accessing our website, apps or newsletter, clicked webpages or entries) as well as other data that is comparable to the aforementioned categories.
14. Data sources
We process data that we have received as part of our business relationship as well as data that has been lawfully transmitted to us from other third parties. We also collect data from publicly accessible sources (e.g. classified directories and records of debtors, the commercial register, the press).
Information on your right of objection in accordance with Art. 21 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Individual right of objection
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, which takes place based on Article 6 (1e) GDPR (data processing in the public interest) and Article 6 (1f) GDPR (data processing based on a balance of interests), for reasons that arise for your specific situation at any time; this also applies for any profiling that takes place based on this provision. If you submit an objection, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we are able to provide evidence of compelling legitimate grounds for the processing, which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, enforce or defend against legal claims.
Right of objection against data processing for the purposes of direct advertising
We process your personal data for the purposes of direct advertising. You are entitled to object to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of this kind of advertising at any time; this also applies for profiling, if this is connected with this kind of direct advertising. If you object to the processing for the purposes of direct advertising, we will no longer process your data for these purposes. You can submit an informal objection, which should preferably be sent to: Ringhoffer Verzahnungstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Ringhoffer Verzahnungstechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Fax: +49 7025/9205-29