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Privacy


1. information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible 
2. data collection when visiting our website
3. cookies
4. data processing for order processing
5. data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing
6. contacting
7. use of your data for direct advertising
8. contacting the evaluation reminder
9. use of social media: social plugins
10. use of social media: video
11. online marketing
12. web analysis services
13. retargeting / remarketing / recommendation advertising
14. tools and others
15. rights of the data subject
16. duration of the storage of personal data

1. information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 Thank you for visiting our website. In the following we would like to inform you about how we handle your personal data when you use our website. Personal data are basically all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2 The person responsible for the processing of data on our website within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO):

Optimondo GmbH
Auf 'm Brinke 1
59872 Meschede
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 800 55 400 66
email: kundenservice@optimondo.de

1.3 To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL or TSL) via HTTPS.


2. data acquisition when visiting our website

Whenever you visit our website, our system automatically records data and information that your browser sends to our server (so-called "server log files"). The following data, which is technically necessary for us, is collected:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time of access
  • Quantity of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you accessed the site
  • Operating system used
  • Used Browser
  • IP address used (possibly: in anonymised form)

The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our legitimate interest in improving the stability and maintaining the functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user's IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session.

We reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of their collection. In the case of the collection of data for the purpose of providing the website, this is the case when the respective session has ended.

In the case of storage of the data in log files, this is the case after seven days at the latest. Storage beyond this period is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated so that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client. The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. There is therefore no possibility of objection on the part of the user.


3. cookies

Our website uses cookies.

Cookies are text files that are stored on the user's end device. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. This requires the browser to be recognised even after a page change. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies is not used to create user profiles. In the above-mentioned purposes, our legitimate interest also lies in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.

In addition, our website uses cookies which enable an analysis of the surfing behaviour of the users (so-called third party cookies). More detailed information on the scope, purpose, legal basis and objection possibilities can be found in the respective sections of the relevant chapter of this data protection declaration.

You as a user have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can deactivate, restrict or delete the transmission of cookies. If you deactivate cookies for our website, it may no longer be possible to use all the functions of the website to their full extent. You can prevent the transmission of flash cookies by changing the settings of the flash player.

Help on the settings can be found in the respective help menu of your browser under the following links:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen

Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647

Safari: https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies

Some of the cookies used here are deleted again after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies (third party cookies) to recognise your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information to an individual extent, such as browser and location data and IP address values. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie.


4. data processing for order processing

4.1 If you wish to order in our web shop, it is necessary for the conclusion of the contract that you provide your personal data, which we need to process your order. We process the data you provide to process your order.

In some cases we work together with external service providers to process your order. For this purpose we have to pass on the personal data required for this purpose.

If we commission transport companies with the delivery of your goods, we pass on the data required for the delivery of the goods to the respective transport company. For the processing of payments, we will pass on your data to the commissioned credit institute as necessary. If we use payment service providers, you will also be informed about this in the following.

The legal basis for the passing on of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

4.2 Use of payment service providers

- Amazon Pay

In the case of payment via "Amazon Pay", payment is processed by Amazon Payments Europe s.c.a., 5 Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "Amazon Payments"). In accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the seller passes on the information provided by the customer during the ordering process to Amazon Payments exclusively for the purpose of payment processing and only to the extent necessary. Further information on the data protection regulations of Amazon Payments can be found here: https://pay.amazon.com/de/help/201751600

- Paypal

If you choose the payment method PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal, payment will be processed by PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "PayPal").

In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, we will pass on your personal data to PayPal as necessary. PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal.

For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to PayPal's justified interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit assessment with regard to the statistical probability of non-payment to decide on the provision of the respective payment method.

The credit report may contain probability values (so-called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the result of the creditworthiness information, these are based on a scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedure. Among other things, but not exclusively, address data are included in the calculation of the score values.

Which further data is collected by PayPal can be found in the respective PayPal privacy policy. This can be found under: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary to process payments in accordance with the contract.

- Stripe

If a payment method of the payment service provider Stripe is selected, the payment will be processed by Stripe Payments Europe Ltd, Block 4, Harcourt Centre, Harcourt Road, Dublin 2, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as "stripe").

In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, we will pass on your personal data together with the information about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) to stripe in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO exclusively for the purpose of payment processing and only to the extent necessary.


5. data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing

If you open a customer account with us, personal data will be collected and processed in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DGSVO. The scope of the data can be seen from the input form. The data entered by you will be stored and used by us for the purpose of contract processing.

You can delete your customer account at any time. This can be done by sending a message to the address of the person responsible or, if offered, directly in the customer account. In this case, we will also block your data with regard to tax and commercial law retention periods and delete it after these periods have expired. This can only be opposed by your consent to permanent storage or legally permitted further use of your data on our part.


6. contacting us

If you contact us via contact form, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and stored. The collected data can be taken from the respective input mask. If you contact us by e-mail, only the data you enter there will be transmitted to us.

The data will be used exclusively for processing the conversation and your request. The legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO if the user has given his consent. The legal basis for the processing of data transmitted in the course of sending an e-mail is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. If the e-mail contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO. The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected and provided that there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary. For personal data from the input mask of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be concluded from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified. The user has the opportunity to revoke his or her consent to the processing of personal data at any time. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he can object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case the conversation cannot be continued.


7. use of your data for direct advertising

7.1. newsletter

On our website you can subscribe to a free newsletter. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us. Only your email address is mandatory. If you make further voluntary entries, these will only be used for personal contact.

The legal basis for the processing of your data after registration for the newsletter is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if the user has given his consent. We obtain this by sending you a confirmation e-mail after registering for the newsletter, which contains a confirmation link. When you click on this link, you also give your consent to receive the newsletter.

When you send your registration for the newsletter, we save your IP address as well as the date and time of your registration. This storage serves the purpose of tracing a possible misuse of your e-mail address.

We use the data we collect when you register for the newsletter exclusively for the purpose of sending the newsletter.

You can cancel your subscription to the newsletter at any time. For this purpose there is a corresponding link in every newsletter. This also enables you to revoke your consent to the storage of personal data collected during the registration process.

7.2 Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp

We send our newsletter via The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (http://www.mailchimp.com/; hereinafter referred to as "Mailchimp"). 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO to protect our legitimate interest in the use of an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system to Mailchimp.MailChimp uses this data to send the newsletter to you on our behalf and to

statistical evaluation of the newsletter on our behalf. For this purpose, the emails contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which are one-pixel image files stored on our website. In this way it can be traced whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links from it have been clicked on. MailChimp thus automatically generates general, non-personal statistics about the reaction behaviour to newsletters. We also have a legitimate interest in the statistical evaluation of newsletters in order to optimise our advertising communication. For this purpose the web beacons are used according to article 6 paragraph 1 lit f. DSGVO, data of the individual newsletter recipients are also recorded (e.g. e-mail address, time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system) and processed. These data allow conclusions to be drawn about the individual newsletter recipient. These data are processed by Mailchimp for the automatic generation of statistics, which show whether a certain recipient has opened a newsletter message. To deactivate this data analysis you have to unsubscribe from the newsletter. Also the own use of the data by Mailchimp according to article 6 paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO, in order to determine his own legitimate interest in the demand-oriented design and the optimisation of the service or for market research purposes, from which countries the recipients of the newsletter come from. However, MailChimp does not use your data for the purpose of contacting you or pass them on to third parties. As a rule, your data is transferred to a server of MailChimp in the USA and stored there. To protect your data in the USA, MailChimp is a data processing contract based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission. This data processing contract can be consulted at the following Internet address:http://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/.Die. MailChimp's data protection policy can be consulted here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/


8. contacting the evaluation reminder

Rating reminder through Trusted Shops

You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for data processing or to the evaluation platform.

Based on your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter a DSGVO, we will transmit your e-mail address to the Trusted Shops evaluation platform (Trusted Shops GmbH, Subbelrather Str. 15c, 50823 Cologne (www.trustedshops.de)). You will receive an evaluation reminder from Trusted Shops by e-mail.

You can withdraw your consent at any time by sending a message to the person responsible for processing your data or to Trusted Shops.


9. use of social media: social plugins

9.1 Facebook plug-ins with Shariff solution

On our website we use social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (hereinafter referred to as "Facebook").

In order to increase the protection of your data when visiting our website, the buttons of the plugins with the so-called Shariff solution are only integrated into the page using an HTML link. This ensures that when you visit our website with a Facebook button, a connection to the Facebook servers is only established when you click on the button and interact with the plugin which then opens in a new browser window. You may also have to log in separately.

Further details can be found in the Facebook privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php


9.2 Pinterest plugin as Shariff solution

We use social plug-ins ("Plug-ins") of the Pinterest online service (Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103, USA) (hereinafter referred to as "Pinterest") on our website.

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, the buttons of the plug-ins with the so-called Shariff solution are integrated into the page only by using an HTML link. This ensures that when you visit our website with a Pinterest button, a connection to Pinterest's servers is only established when you click on the button and interact with the plugin which then opens in a new browser window. You may also need to log in separately.

For further details, please refer to Pinterest's privacy policy:

https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy


10. use of social media: video

Use of Youtube videos

On this website, we use the YouTube embedding feature to display and play videos from "YouTube", a provider belonging to Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). We use the extended data protection mode which, according to the provider, only starts to store user information when the video(s) is/are played. When you start playing embedded YouTube videos, the provider "YouTube" uses cookies to collect information about your user behaviour. According to "Youtube", these are used, among other things, to collect video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive behaviour. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account.

If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as user profiles and evaluates them.

Such evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.a DSGVO on the basis of your express consent.

You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right. Irrespective of any reproduction of the embedded videos, a connection to the Google network "DoubleClick" is established each time this website is accessed, which may trigger further data processing operations without our influence.

Data may also be transferred to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Further information on data protection at "YouTube" can be found in the provider's data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacyOpt-out possible at

https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.


11. online marketing

Use of Google Ads conversion tracking

This website uses the online advertising program "Google Ads" and, in the context of Google Ads, the conversion tracking of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google").

This involves advertising our offers on external websites with the aid of advertising material (so-called Google Adwords). Our legitimate interest lies in displaying advertising that is of interest to you and in achieving a fair calculation of advertising costs. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit.a DSGVO, namely your express consent.

Google Ads uses cookies for conversion tracking, which are set when you click on an AdWords ad placed by Google.

As a rule, these cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. Each Google Ads customer is given a different cookie, so cookies cannot be tracked across the sites of ads customers.

The information obtained in this way is used to compile conversion statistics for ads customers about the total number of users who have clicked on their ad and been directed to a page with a conversion tracking tag.

This information does not personally identify you.

If you'd like to prevent tracking, you can disable the Google Conversion Tracking cookie on your web browser under User Preferences.

You can find information about Google's privacy policy here: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/

You can permanently deactivate the conversion cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly or download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin?hl=de

In this case, it may not be possible to use certain functions of this website or only to a limited extent.


12. web analysis services

Google Universal Analytics

We use the web analysis service Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland) for this website.

Google Analytics uses "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website.

The information thus generated about your use of this website (including the abbreviated IP address) is transferred to a Google server and stored there, whereby a transfer to the USA is possible.

We use Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures anonymisation of the IP address by shortening it and excludes a direct personal reference. Your IP address is therefore shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, the full IP address is transferred to a Google server, including in the USA, and only shortened there. In these exceptional cases this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes.

On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports on website activities and to provide us with further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. There is no consolidation of your IP address collected in this context with other data from Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser accordingly.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Alternatively, you can set an out-out cookie:

Disable Google Analytics

This opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you will have to click on this link again.

This website also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows, which is carried out via a user ID. You can deactivate the cross-device analysis of your usage in your customer account under "My data", "personal data".

Privacy policy of Google:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de


13. retargeting / remarketing / recommendation advertising

13.1 Facebook Custom Audience via the pixel method

On this website, we use the "Facebook pixel" of Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA ("Facebook"), which allows us to track the behaviour of users after they have seen or clicked on a Facebook advertisement, if we have given express permission. This process is used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Facebook Ads for statistical and market research purposes and may help to optimise future advertising efforts. The data collected is anonymous to us, so we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook can use the data for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with the Facebook Data Usage Guidelines (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/).

You can enable Facebook and its partners to place advertisements on and outside of Facebook. For these purposes a cookie can be stored on your end device. These processing operations are only carried out if you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. Consent to the use of the Facebook pixel may only be given by users over the age of 13. If you are younger, please ask your legal guardian for permission. You can deactivate the use of cookies on your computer by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, this may mean that some functions on our Internet pages can no longer be fully used. You can also deactivate the use of cookies by third party providers such as Facebook on the following website of the Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/


13.2 Google AdWords Remarketing

Our website uses the functions of Google Ads (formerly "Google AdWords") Remarketing, hereby we advertise this website in Google search results, as well as on third party websites. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland (hereinafter "Google"). For this purpose, Google sets a cookie in the browser of your end device, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by means of a pseudonymous cookie ID and on the basis of the pages you have visited, and usually expires after 30 days. The processing is based on our legitimate interest in the optimal marketing of our website and the exhaustion of the financial potential of our website. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO namely your express consent.

Any further data processing will only take place if you have agreed with Google that your internet and app browsing history will be linked by Google to your Google Account and that information from your Google Account will be used to personalise the ads you view on the web. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. For this purpose, your personal data is temporarily linked by Google with Google Analytics data to form target groups.

You can permanently disable the setting of cookies for ad preferences by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/

Alternatively, you can inform yourself about the setting of cookies and adjust the settings for them at the Digital Advertising Alliance at the Internet address www.aboutads.info. Finally, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Privacy policy regarding advertising and Google:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=de


14. tools and others

14.1 Google reCAPTCHA

We use the reCAPTCHA function of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google") in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO due to our legitimate interest in preventing abuse and spam.

reCAPTCHA is a function which is intended to ensure that an entry is made by a natural person.

The service sends your IP address and any other data required by Google for the service reCAPTCHA to Google.

When using Google reCAPTCHA, your personal data may also be transmitted to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.

Details about Google reCAPTCHA and the Google privacy policy can be found at

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

14.2 Google Maps

We use "Google Maps" (API) from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google").

Google Maps is used to display interactive maps and to provide directions. By using Google Maps, information on the use of this website, including your IP address and the (start) address entered in the route planner function, can be transmitted to Google. When you call up a website of our Internet presence that contains Google Maps, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Google servers. The map content is transmitted by Google directly to your browser and integrated into the website by it. We therefore have no influence on the extent of the data collected by Google in this way. According to our state of knowledge, this is at least the following data:

- Date and time of your visit to the website in question,
- Internet address or URL of the web page accessed,
- IP address, (start) address entered during route planning.

We have no influence on the further processing and use of the data by Google and therefore cannot accept any responsibility for this. If you are logged in at Google, your data will be assigned directly to your Google account. If you do not want this assignment, you must log out of Google. Google stores your data (including the data of users who are not logged in) as user profiles and evaluates them. Such evaluation is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO on the basis of your express consent.

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can also deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you cannot use the map display. For the purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Google, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Google's data protection information (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de).

Google's terms of use can be accessed here:

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html

the terms of use for Google Maps are available here:

https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html

You can find further information on data protection here:

http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/


15. rights of the data subject

15.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data protection rights (rights of access and intervention) vis-à-vis the data controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, about which we inform you below:

- Right of information in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO:

You may request confirmation from the data controller as to whether personal data concerning you are being processed by the data controller. In addition, you have the right to be informed about the purpose, the categories of personal data, the recipients, the planned duration of the storage and about the existence of other rights such as correction of the data or the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing concerning you, as well as your right to be informed about the guarantees that apply pursuant to Art. 46 DSGVO when your data is transferred to third countries;

- the right of rectification under Art. 16 DSGVO:

You have the right to rectify without delay any inaccurate data relating to you and/or to complete any incomplete data held by us; the rectification or completion must be carried out without delay.

- Right to limit processing in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO:

You have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data which you dispute is verified, if you refuse to have your data deleted due to unlawful data processing and demand instead the restriction of the processing of your data, if you require your data for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims, after we no longer require these data after the purpose has been achieved, or if you have lodged an objection for reasons relating to your particular situation, as long as it has not yet been established whether our justified reasons outweigh the objection;

if the processing of personal data relating to you has been restricted, such data may be processed, with the exception of storage, only with your consent or for the purpose of pursuing, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or on grounds of an important public interest of the Union or of a Member State If the restriction on processing is restricted, you will be informed by the controller before the restriction is lifted.

- Right of erasure under Article 17 of the DPA:

You have the right to obtain the immediate deletion of your personal data if the conditions of Art. 17, para. 1 DSGVO are fulfilled. However, this right of erasure does not apply in particular - not conclusively - if 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 assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims

- Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 DSGVO:

If you have exercised your right to rectification, erasure or limitation of processing, the controller is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this rectification, erasure or limitation of processing, unless this is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You also have the right to be informed of these recipients.

- Right to data transferability in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO:

You have the right to receive your personal data communicated to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically possible;

- the right of revocation in accordance with Art. 7, para. 3 DSGVO:

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you which is carried out pursuant to Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter e) or f) of the DPA; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

You also have the right to revoke your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time with effect for the future. Revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.

- Right of appeal in accordance with Art. 77 DSGVO:

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 in which you are resident, in which you work or in which the suspected infringement occurs, if you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you is in breach of the DPA.

15.2 Right of objection

You have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time with effect for the future, if we process your data on the basis of our predominant legitimate interest after weighing up the interests.

If you exercise this right of objection, we will stop processing your data unless there are demonstrably compelling reasons for termination worthy of protection or if further processing serves the exercise or defence of legal claims.


16. duration of the storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data depends in each case on statutory retention periods. After these periods have expired, we routinely delete the data if they are no longer required for the fulfilment or initiation of the contract and/or if we have no legitimate interest in the continued storage.