Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information will provide you with aneasy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visitthis website. The term „personal data“ comprises all data that can be used topersonally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of dataprotection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which we have includedbeneath this copy.

Data recording on this website

Who is the responsible partyfor the recording of data on this website (i.e. the „controller“)?

Thedata on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contactinformation is available under section „Information Required by Law“ on thiswebsite.

How do we record your data?

We collectyour data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance beinformation you enter into our contact form.

Our IT systems automaticallyrecord other data when you visit our website. This data comprises primarily technicalinformation (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). Thisinformation is recorded automatically when you access this website.

What are the purposes we use your data for?

Aportion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of thewebsite. Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information isconcerned?

You have the right to receive information about thesource, recipients and purposes of your archived personal data at any time withouthaving to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand that yourdata are rectified or eradicated. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any timeunder the address disclosed in section „Information Required by Law“ on this websiteif you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues. You alsohave the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.

Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand therestriction of the processing of your personal data. For details, please consult theData Protection Declaration under section „Right to Restriction of DataProcessing.“

Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties

There is a possibilitythat your browsing patterns will be statistically analysed when your visit this website.Such analyses are performed primarily with cookies and with what we refer to asanalysis programmes. As a rule, the analyses of your browsing patterns areconducted anonymously; i.e. the browsing patterns cannot be traced back toyou.

You have the option to object to such analyses or you can prevent theirperformance by not using certain tools. For detailed information about the tools andabout your options to object, please consult our Data Protection Declarationbelow.

2. Hosting

External Hosting

This website is hosted by an external serviceprovider (host). Personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers ofthe host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests,metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names,web page access, and other data generated through a web site.

The host isused for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers(Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO) and in the interest of secure, fast and efficient provisionof our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil itsperformance obligations and to follow our instructions with respect to such data.

Execution of a contract data processing agreement

Inorder to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, wehave concluded an order processing contract with our host.

3. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website and its pages take theprotection of your personal data very seriously. Hence, we handle your personal dataas confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data protectionregulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use thiswebsite, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprisesdata that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declarationexplains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It alsoexplains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.

Weherewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mailcommunications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completelyprotect data against third party access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the „controller“ in theGDPR)

The data processing controller on this website is:

LINDERGmbH
Herr Patrick Linder
Hanomagstr. 22
21244 Buchholz i.d.N.

Phone: +49 (0) 4181 / 9288-400
E-mail: info@linder-strapping.com

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointlywith others makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processingof personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

Designation of a data protection officer as mandated by law

We haveappointed a data protection officer for our company.

LINDER GmbH
Herr Thorsten Radtke
Hanomagstraße 22
21244 Buchholz i.d.N.

Phone: +49 4181 92 88 520
E-mail: thorsten.radtke@linder-strapping.com

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide range ofdata processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. Youcan also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, all youare required to do is sent us an informal notification via e-mail. This shall be withoutprejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to yourrevocation.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to directadvertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

IN THE EVENT THAT DATA AREPROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 SECT. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVETHE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOURPERSONAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUESITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESEPROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANYPROCESSING OF DATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATAPROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN OBJECTION, WE WILL NOLONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE INA POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDSFOR THE PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS,RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING IS THECLAIMING, EXERCISING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS(OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 1 GDPR).

IF YOURPERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECTADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THEPROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSESOF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENTTHAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT,YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FORDIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT.2 GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency

In theevent of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with asupervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintaintheir domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. Theright to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or courtproceedings available as legal recourses.

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that we handover any data we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order tofulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machinereadable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to anothercontroller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect thetransmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submitto us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryptionprogramme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checking whether theaddress line of the browser switches from „http://“ to „https://“ and also by theappearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryptionis activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information about, rectification and eradication of data

Within thescope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any timedemand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipientsas well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right tohave your data rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matteror any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us atany time at the address provided in section „Information Required by Law.“

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demandthe imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data isconcerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided insection „Information Required by Law.“ The right to demand restriction of processingapplies in the following cases:

  • In the event that you should dispute thecorrectness of your data archived by us, we will usually need some time to verify thisclaim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to demandthat we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of yourpersonal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option todemand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding theeradication of this data.
  • If we do not need your personal data any longer andyou need it to exercise, defend or claim legal entitlements, you have the right todemand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of itseradication.
  • If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weighed against each other. As longas it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demanda restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you haverestricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception oftheir archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exerciseor defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legalentities or for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or amember state of the EU.

Rejection of unsolicited e-mails

We herewith object to the use ofcontact information published in conjunction with the mandatory information to beprovided in section „Information Required by Law“ to send us promotional andinformation material that we have not expressly requested. The operators of thiswebsite and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of theunsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAMmessages.

4. Recording of data on this website

Cookies

In some instances, our website and its pages use so-calledcookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not containviruses. The purpose of cookies is to make our website more user friendly, effectiveand more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer andstored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called „sessioncookies.“ They are automatically deleted after your leave our site. Other cookies willremain archived on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us torecognise your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can adjustthe settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every time cookies areplaced and to enable you to accept cookies only in specific cases or to exclude theacceptance of cookies for specific situations or in general and to activate theautomatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivatecookies, the functions of this website may be limited.

Cookies that arerequired for the performance of the electronic communications transaction or toprovide certain functions you want to use (e.g. the shopping cart function), are storedon the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimateinterest in storing cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimised provisionof the operator’s services. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g. anagreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on thebasis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.

If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing patterns) shouldbe stored, they are addressed separately in this Data Protection Declaration.

Server log files

The provider of this website and its pagesautomatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which yourbrowser communicates to us automatically. The information comprises:

  • The type and version of browser used
  • The used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • The hostname of the accessing computer
  • The timeof the server inquiry
  • The IP address

This data is not mergedwith other data sources.

This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the technicallyerror free depiction and the optimization of the operator’s website. In order to achievethis, server log files must be recorded.

Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, theinformation provided in the contact form as well as any contact information providedtherein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the event that wehave further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if yourrequest is related to the execution of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out precontractualmeasures. In all other cases the processing is based on our legitimateinterest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. fDSGVO) or on your agreement (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) if this has beenrequested.

The information you have entered into the contact form shallremain with us until you ask us to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to thearchiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is being archived nolonger exists (e.g. after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shallbe without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in particular retentionperiods.

Request by e-mail, telephone or fax

If you contact us by e-mail,telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name, request)will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. Wedo not pass these data on without your consent.

The processing of thesedata is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the executionof a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all othercases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR) and/or on ourlegitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR), since we have a legitimate interest in theeffective processing of requests addressed to us.

The data sent by you to usvia contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke yourconsent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. aftercompletion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutoryretention periods – remain unaffected.

5. Social media

LinkedIn plug-in

This website uses functions of the LinkedIn network.The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043,USA.

Any time you access a page of this website that contains functions ofLinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is established. LinkedIn is notified thatyou have visited this website with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s„Recommend“ button and are logged into your LinkedIn account at the time, LinkedInwill be in a position to allocate your visit to this website to your user account. Wehave to point out that we as the provider of the websites do not have any knowledgeof the content of the transferred data and its use by LinkedIn.

The use of theLinkedIn plug-in is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the websitehas a legitimate interest in being as visible as possible on social media.

Forfurther information on this subject, please consult LinkedIn’s Data PrivacyDeclaration at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacypolicy.

XING plug-in

This website uses functions of the XING network. Theprovider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Any time one of our sites/pages that contains functions of XING is accessed, aconnection with XING’s servers is established. As far as we know, this does notresult in the archiving of any personal data. In particular, the service does not storeany IP addresses or analyse user patterns.

The use of the XING plug-in isbased on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimateinterest in being as visible as possible on social media.

For more informationon data protection and the XING share button please consult the Data ProtectionDeclaration of Xing at: <ahref=”https: www.xing.com=”” app=”” share?op=”data_protection”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.</ahref=”https:>

6. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysisservice Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited(„Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

GoogleAnalytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files, which are stored on yourcomputer and that enable an analysis of the use of the website by users. Theinformation generated by cookies on your use of this website is usually transferred toa Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The storage ofGoogle Analytics cookies and the utilization of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in theanalysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and theoperator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested(e.g. an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusivelyon the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at anytime.

IP anonymization

On this website, we haveactivated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will beabbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in otherstates that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to itstransmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one ofGoogle’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptionalcases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information toanalyse your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and torender other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of thewebsite and the Internet. The IP address transmitted in conjunction with GoogleAnalytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’spossession.

Browser plug-in

You do have the option to preventthe archiving of cookies by making pertinent changes to the settings of your browsersoftware. However, we have to point out that in this case you may not be able to useall of the functions of this website to their fullest extent. Moreover, you have theoption prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and affiliated withyour use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as theprocessing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-inavailable under the following link: <ahref=”https: tools.google.com=”” dlpage=”” gaoptout?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.</ahref=”https:>

Objection to the recording of data

You have the optionto prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the followinglink. This will result in the placement of an opt out cookie, which prevents therecording of your data during future visits to this website: <ahref=”javascript:gaoptout();”>Google Analytics deactivation.</ahref=”javascript:gaoptout();”>

For moreinformation about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consultGoogle’s Data Privacy Declaration at: <ahref=”https: support.google.com=”” analytics=”” answer=”” 6004245?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.</ahref=”https:>

Contract data processing

We have executed a contractdata processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringentprovisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using GoogleAnalytics.

Archiving period

Data on the user or incident levelstored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g. DoubleClickcookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 month. Fordetails please click the following link: <ahref=”https: support.google.com=”” analytics=”” answer=”” 7667196?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en</ahref=”https:>

Google Analytics Remarketing

This website uses the functions ofGoogle Analytics Remarketing in combination with the functions of Google AdWordsand Google DoubleClick, which work on all devices. The provider of these solutionsis Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4,Ireland.

This function makes it possible to connect the advertising targetgroups generated with Google Analytics Remarketing with the functions of GoogleAdWords and Google DoubleClick, which work on all devices. This makes it possibleto display interest-based customized advertising messages, depending on your priorusage and browsing patterns on a device (e.g. cell phone) in a manner tailored toyou as well as on any of your devices (e.g. tablet or PC).

If you have givenus pertinent consent, Google will connect your web and app browser progressionswith your Google account for this purpose. As a result, it is possible to display thesame personalized advertising messages on every device you log into with yourGoogle account.

To support this function, Google Analytics records Googleauthenticated IDs of users that are temporarily connected with our Google Analyticsdata to define and compile the target groups for the ads to be displayed on alldevices.

You have the option to permanently object to remarketing/targetingacross all devices by deactivating personalized advertising. To do this, please followthis link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.

The consolidation of the recorded data in your Google account shall occurexclusively based on your consent, which you may give to Google and also revokethere (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). Data recording processes that are not consolidatedin your Google account (for instance because you do not have a Google account orhave objected to the consolidation of data), the recording of data is based on Art. 6Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The legitimate interest arises from the fact that the operator of thewebsite has a legitimate interest in the anonymized analysis of website visitor foradvertising purposes.

For further information and the pertinent dataprotection regulations, please consult the Data Privacy Policies of Google at: <ahref=”https: policies.google.com=”” technologies=”” ads?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=en.</ahref=”https:>

Google DoubleClick

This website uses features of GoogleDoubleClick. The provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, MountainView, CA 94043, USA, (hereinafter „DoubleClick“).

DoubleClick is used toshow you interest-based ads across the Google Network. Advertisements can betailored to the interests of the viewer using DoubleClick. For example, our ads mayappear in Google search results or in banners associated with DoubleClick.

DoubleClick must be able to recognize the respective viewer in order to be ableto display interest-based advertising to users. For this purpose, a cookie is stored inthe user’s browser, behind which the websites visited by the user, clicks and variousother information are stored. This information is aggregated into a pseudonymoususer profile to display interest-based advertising to the user concerned.

Theuse of Google DoubleClick takes place in the interest of targeted advertisingmeasures. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g. an agreement tothe storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.

You can setyour browser so that it no longer stores cookies. However, this can restrict theaccessible functions of websites. It should also be noted that DoubleClick may alsouse other technologies to create user profiles. Disabling cookies therefore does notguarantee that user profiles will no longer be created.

For further informationon how to object to the advertisements displayed by Google, please see the followinglinks: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads and <ahref=”https: adssettings.google.com=”” authenticated”=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.</ahref=”https:>

7. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offeredon this website, we will need from you an e-mail address as well as information thatallow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and consentto the receipt of the newsletter. No further data shall be collected or shall be collectedonly on a voluntary basis. We shall use such data only for the sending of therequested information and shall not share such data with any third parties.

The processing of the information entered into the newsletter subscription formshall occur exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). Youmay revoke the consent you have given to the archiving of data, the e-mail addressand the use of this information for the sending of the newsletter at any time, forinstance by clicking on the „Unsubscribe“ link in the newsletter. This shall be withoutprejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken placeto date.

The data deposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to thenewsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter or thenewsletter service provider and deleted from the newsletter distribution list after youunsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored for other purposes with us remainunaffected.

After you unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your emailaddress may be stored by us or the newsletter service provider in a blacklist toprevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is used only for this purpose andnot merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest incomplying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interestwithin the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist isindefinite. You may object to the storage if your interests outweigh ourlegitimate interest.

Newsletter2Go

This website uses Newsletter2Go for the sending ofnewsletters. The provider is the Newsletter2Go GmbH, Nürnberger Straße 8, 10787Berlin, Germany.

Newsletter2Go services can, among other things, be usedto organize and analyse the sending of newsletters. The data you enter for thepurpose of subscribing to the newsletter are archived on Newsletter2Go’s servers inGermany.

If you do not want to permit an analysis by Newsletter2Go, youmust unsubscribe from the newsletter. We provide a link for you to do this in everynewsletter message. Moreover, you can also unsubscribe from the newsletter righton the website.

Data analysis by Newsletter2Go

Newsletter2Go enables us to analyse our newsletter campaigns. For instance, itallows us to see whether a newsletter message has been opened and, if so, whichlinks may have been clicked. This enables us to determine, which links drew anextraordinary number of clicks.

Moreover, we are also able to see whetheronce the e-mail was opened or a link was clicked, any previously defined actionswere taken (conversion rate). This allows us to determine whether you have made apurchase after clicking on the newsletter.

Newsletter2Go also enables us todivide the subscribers to our newsletter into various categories (i.e. to „cluster“recipients). For instance, newsletter recipients can be categorized based on age,gender or place of residence. This enables us to tailor our newsletter more effectivelyto the needs of the respective target groups.

For detailed information on thefunctions of Newsletter2Go please follow this link: <ahref=”https: www.newsletter2go.de=”” features=”” newsletter-software=”” “=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/newslettersoftware/.</ahref=”https:>

Legal basis

The data is processedbased on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You may revoke any consent youhave given at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. This shall be withoutprejudice to the lawfulness of any data processing transactions that have taken placeprior to your revocation.

Storage period

The datadeposited with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by usuntil you unsubscribe from the newsletter or the newsletter service provider anddeleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter.Data stored for other purposes with us remain unaffected.

After youunsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address may be storedby us or the newsletter service provider in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. Thedata from the blacklist is used only for this purpose and not merged with other data.This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legalrequirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art.6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is indefinite. You mayobject to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.

For more details, please consult the Data Protection Regulations ofNewsletter2Go at: https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/datenschutz-2/.

Execution of a contract data processing agreement

We have executed a contract with Newsletter2Go, in which we requireNewsletters2Go to protect our customers’ data and to refrain from sharing such datawith third parties. You may review this contract under the following link: <ahref=”https: www.newsletter2go.de=”” docs=”” datenschutz=”” adv_muster_newsletter2go_gmbh_latest_form.pdf”=”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://www.newsletter2go.de/docs/datenschutz/ADV_Muster_Newsletter2Go_GmbH_latest_Form.pdf.</ahref=”https:>

8. Plug-ins and Tools

YouTube

This website embeds videos of the website YouTube. Thewebsite operator is Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street,Dublin 4, Ireland.

If you visit a page on this website into which a YouTubehas been embedded, a connection with YouTube’s servers will be established. As aresult, the YouTube server will be notified, which of our pages you have visited.

Furthermore, YouTube will be able to place various cookies on your device. Withthe assistance of these cookies, YouTube will be able to obtain information about thiswebsite’s visitors. Among other things, this information will be used to generate videostatistics with the aim of improving the user friendliness of the site and to preventattempts to commit fraud. These cookies will stay on your device until you deletethem.

If you are logged into your YouTube account while you visit our site,you enable YouTube to directly allocate your browsing patterns to your personalprofile. You have the option to prevent this by logging out of your YouTubeaccount.

The use of YouTube is based on our interest in presenting ouronline content in an appealing manner. Pursuant to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is alegitimate interest. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g. anagreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on thebasis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.

For more information on how YouTube handles user data, please consult theYouTube Data Privacy Policy under: <ahref=”https: policies.google.com=”” privacy?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.</ahref=”https:>

Google Web Fonts

To ensure that fonts used on this website areuniform, this website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google. When youaccess a page on our website, your browser will load the required web fonts into yourbrowser cache to correctly display text and fonts.

To do this, the browser youuse will have to establish a connection with Google’s servers. As a result, Google willlearn that your IP address was used to access this website. The use of Google WebFonts is based on our interest in presenting our online content in a uniform andappealing way. According to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimateinterest.

If your browser should not support Web Fonts, a standard fontinstalled on your computer will be used.

For more information on GoogleWeb Fonts, please follow this link: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and consult Google’s DataPrivacy Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

Google Maps

Via an API, this website uses the mapping serviceGoogle Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House,Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

To enable the use of the Google Mapsfeatures, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is transferred toone of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator ofthis website has no control over the data transfer.

We use Google Maps topresent our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locationsdisclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as definedin Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.

For more information on the handling of userdata, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under: <ahref=”https: policies.google.com=”” privacy?hl=”en”” target=”_blank” rel=”noopenernoreferrer”>https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.</ahref=”https:>

9. Custom Services

Job Applications

We offer website visitors the opportunity to submitjob applications to us (e.g. via e-mail, via postal services on by submitting the onlinejob application form). Below, we will brief you on the scope, purpose and use of thepersonal data collected from you in conjunction with the application process. Weassure you that the collection, processing and use of your data will occur incompliance with the applicable data privacy rights and all other statutory provisionsand that your data will always be treated as strictly confidential.

Scope and purpose of the collection of data

If yousubmit a job application to us, we will process any affiliated personal data (e.g.contact and communications data, application documents, notes taken during jobinterviews, etc.), if they are required to make a decision concerning the establishmentor an employment relationship. The legal grounds for the aforementioned are § 26New GDPR according to German Law (Negotiation of an Employment Relationship),Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR (General Contract Negotiations) and – provided you havegiven us your consent – Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke any consentgiven at any time. Within our company, your personal data will only be shared withindividuals who are involved in the processing of your job application.

If yourjob application should result in your recruitment, the data you have submitted will bearchived on the grounds of § 26 New GDPR and Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR for thepurpose of implementing the employment relationship in our data processingsystem.

Data Archiving Period

If we are unable tomake you a job offer or you reject a job offer or withdraw your application, we reservethe right to retain the data you have submitted on the basis of our legitimate interests(Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) for up to 6 months from the end of the applicationprocedure (rejection or withdrawal of the application). Afterwards the data will bedeleted, and the physical application documents will be destroyed. The storageserves in particular as evidence in the event of a legal dispute. If it is evident that thedata will be required after the expiry of the 6-month period (e.g. due to an impendingor pending legal dispute), deletion will only take place when the purpose for furtherstorage no longer applies.

Longer storage may also take place if you havegiven your agreement (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR) or if statutory data retentionrequirements preclude the deletion.

Admission to the applicant pool

If we do not make youa job offer, you may be able to join our applicant pool. In case of admission, alldocuments and information from the application will be transferred to the applicantpool in order to contact you in case of suitable vacancies.

Admission to theapplicant pool is based exclusively on your express agreement (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. aGDPR). The submission agreement is voluntary and has no relation to the ongoingapplication procedure. The affected person can revoke his agreement at anytime. In this case, the data from the applicant pool will be irrevocablydeleted, provided there are no legal reasons for storage.

The data from theapplicant pool will be irrevocably deleted no later than two years after consent hasbeen granted.