3. Processing of personal data
3.1. Visiting our website
3.1.1. Scope of data processing
When you visit our website, your browser will transfer certain data to our web server for technical reasons. This data is as follows (contained in so-called server log files):
- IP address
- Date and time of the query
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (concrete page)
- Operating system and its access status / HTTP status code
- Amount of transferred data
- Website from which the request comes (referrer URL)
- Browser, language and version of the browser software
3.1.2. Purpose of the data processing
This data must be stored in log files to guarantee the functionality of the website. We use this data to optimize the website and guarantee the security of our IT systems.
3.1.3. Legal basis of processing
We collect this data on the basis of our legitimate interest within the scope of Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR to display our website and guarantee your security.
3.1.4. Duration of storage
Information in the log files is saved for a maximum of seven days for security reasons (for example, to clarify cases of misuse or fraud) and then deleted. Data whose further storage is required for evidential purposes is excepted from deletion until the final clarification of the respective matter.
3.1.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
The collection of data for the provision of the website and its storage in log files is required for operation for technical reasons. The user consequently has no possibility of objection in this case.
3.2. Contact form and e-mail contact
3.2.1. Scope of data processing
If you use the contact form on our website, we process the following data: form of address, first name, last name, company, function, street, house number, zip code, city, country, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, subject of your query and your sent message.
Alternatively, we may establish contact to the provided e-mail addresses, depending on the respective matter. In such cases, the personal data of the sender transmitted with the e-mail is processed.
In this case, no data is passed on to third parties. The data is used solely to process the conversation and the respective matter.
3.2.2. Purpose of the data processing
The processing of the personal data from the entry mask serves the establishment of contact. In case contact is established by e-mail, a necessary legitimate processing of the data also exists. The other personal data processed during the transmission procedure (such as the IP address, date and time) are used to prevent a misuse of the contact form and guarantee the security of our IT systems.
3.2.3. Legal basis of processing
In case we are contacted (by contact form or e-mail), the user’s data is processed to deal with and settle the contact inquiry according to Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter b) GDPR.
3.2.4. Duration of storage
We delete your personal data from the entry screen of the contact form and the data sent by e-mail if this data is no longer required for the purpose of data collection and no legal storage safe-keeping periods conflict with this deletion.
3.2.5. Possibility of objection and elimination
You always have the possibility to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data.
If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. In this case, our conversation can naturally no longer continue. Please send such revocations to firstname.lastname@example.org. All personal data stored within the course of the establishment of contact is then deleted.
3.3.1. Scope of data processing
This website uses transient and persistent cookies.
a) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser. This particularly includes so-called session cookies. Session cookies save a so-called session ID, by means of which the various queries of your browser can be allocated to the common session. When you return to our website, your computer can be recognized. The session cookies are deleted when you log out and/or close your browser.
b) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time, which can differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
3.3.2. Purpose of the data processing
3.3.3. Legal basis of processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using technically required cookies is Art. 6 Sect. 1 letter f) GDPR.
3.3.4. Duration of storage
Session cookies are deleted as soon as the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time.
3.3.5. Possibility of objection and elimination