DATA PROTECTION

1) Information about the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. Below we will inform you about how your personal data is handled when you use our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified.

1.2 The person responsible for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Marcel Salwender, SMParts., Friedrichstraße 12, 90762 Fürth, Germany, Tel.: 0911/89351277, Email: info@sm-parts.net . The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1.3 For security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible), this website uses an SSL or. TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser bar.

2) Data collection when you visit our website

If you use our website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files”). When you access our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if necessary: ​​in anonymized form)

Processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values ​​on an individual basis. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie.

In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by storing settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping cart for a later visit to the website). If personal data is also processed through individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR either to implement the contract or in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR to protect our legitimate interests the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). If we work with the aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the paragraphs below.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehne
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=de&hlrm=en
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

4) Contact us

When you contact us (e.g. via contact form or email), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of answering your request or for contacting you and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted after your request has been finally processed; this is the case if it can be seen from the circumstances that the matter in question has been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal retention obligations to the contrary.

5) Data processing when opening a customer account and for contract processing

In accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b of the GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed if you provide it to us to execute a contract or when opening a customer account. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. We store and use the data you provide to process the contract. After the contract has been fully processed or your customer account has been deleted, your data will be blocked in consideration of tax and commercial law retention periods and deleted after these periods have expired, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or reserve the right to further use of your data as permitted by law on our part which we will inform you about below.

6) Use of single sign-on procedures

Facebook Connect

On our website you can create a customer account or register using the social plugin “Facebook Connect” from the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”). , is operated using the so-called single sign-on technology if you have a Facebook profile. You can recognize the social plugins from "Facebook Connect" on our website by the blue button with the Facebook logo and the inscription "Log in with Facebook" or "Connect with Facebook" or "Log in with Facebook" or "Sign in with Facebook".

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly to your browser by Facebook and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. These data processing operations are carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR based on Facebook's legitimate interest in displaying personalized advertising based on surfing behavior.

By using this “Facebook Connect” button on our website, you also have the opportunity to log in or register on our website using your Facebook user data. Only if you give your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. Depending on your personal data protection settings on Facebook, the general and publicly accessible information stored in your profile. This information includes user ID, name, profile picture, age and gender.

We would like to point out that following changes to Facebook's data protection conditions and terms of use, your profile pictures, your friends' user IDs and your friends list may also be transferred when you give your consent if they are marked as "public" in your privacy settings on Facebook became. The data transmitted by Facebook will be stored and processed by us to create a user account with the necessary data, if you have approved it for this purpose on Facebook (title, first name, last name, address details, country, email address, date of birth). Conversely, based on your consent, we can transfer data (e.g. information about your surfing or purchasing behavior) to your Facebook profile.

The consent given can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the person responsible named at the beginning of this declaration.
Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the Facebook plugins from loading with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with “Adblock Plus” (https://adblockplus.org/de/).

7) Use of your data for direct advertising

7.1 Registration for our email newsletter

If you sign up for our email newsletter, we will regularly send you information about our offers. The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your email address. Providing any further data is voluntary and is used to address you personally. We use the so-called double opt-in procedure to send the newsletter. This means that we will only send you an email newsletter if you have expressly confirmed to us that you consent to the newsletter being sent. We will then send you a confirmation email asking you to confirm that you would like to receive future newsletters by clicking on a corresponding link.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent to use your personal data in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. When you register for the newsletter, we save your IP address entered by the Internet Service Provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace any possible misuse of your email address at a later date. The data we collect when you register for the newsletter will be used exclusively for advertising purposes via the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time using the link provided in the newsletter or by sending a message to the person responsible mentioned at the beginning. Once you have unsubscribed, your email address will be immediately deleted from our newsletter distribution list unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use your data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

7.2 Sending the email newsletter to existing customers

If you have provided us with your email address when purchasing goods or services, we reserve the right to regularly send you offers by email for goods or services similar to those you have already purchased from our range. In accordance with Section 7 Paragraph 3 UWG, we do not need to obtain your separate consent for this. In this respect, data processing is carried out solely on the basis of our legitimate interest in personalized direct advertising in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. If you have initially objected to the use of your email address for this purpose, we will not send emails. You are entitled to object to the use of your email address for the aforementioned advertising purpose at any time with future effect by notifying the person responsible named at the beginning. For this you will only incur transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Once your objection has been received, the use of your email address for advertising purposes will be stopped immediately.

7.3 Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp

Our email newsletters are sent via the technical service provider 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/), to whom we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an advertising-effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. Please note that your data is usually transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and stored there.

MailChimp uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For evaluation purposes, the emails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent single-pixel image files that are stored on our website. This makes it possible to determine whether a newsletter message was opened and which links, if any, were clicked on. Technical information is also collected (e.g. time of access, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is only collected pseudonymously and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients.

If you would like to object to data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

Furthermore, MailChimp can use this data in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR based on its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service as well as for market research purposes, for example to determine which countries the recipients come from. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them ourselves or to pass them on to third parties.

To protect your data in the USA, we have concluded a data processing agreement with MailChimp based on the European Commission's standard contractual clauses to enable the transfer of your personal data to MailChimp. If you are interested, this data processing agreement can be viewed at the following internet address: http://mailchimp.com/legal/forms/data-processing-agreement/.

MailChimp is also certified under the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is therefore committed to complying with EU data protection regulations.

You can view MailChimp's privacy policy here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

8) Data processing for order processing

8.1 To process your order, we work with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the implementation of concluded contracts. Certain personal data will be transmitted to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

The personal data we collect will be passed on to the transport company commissioned with the delivery as part of the contract processing, to the extent that this is necessary to deliver the goods. We pass on your payment data to the commissioned credit institution as part of payment processing, provided this is necessary for payment processing. If payment service providers are used, we will provide explicit information about this below. The legal basis for passing on the data is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

8.2 Transfer of personal data to shipping service providers

-DPD
If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider DPD (DPD Deutschland GmbH, Wailandtstraße 1, 63741 Aschaffenburg), we will provide your email address and/or your telephone number before delivery of the goods in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR to DPD for the purpose of coordinating a delivery date or delivery notification, provided you have given your express consent to this in the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to DPD for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. The data will only be passed on to the extent that this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, prior coordination of the delivery date with DPD or delivery notification is not possible.
The consent can be revoked at any time with future effect from the person responsible above or from the transport service provider DPD.
-Hermes
If the goods are delivered by the transport service provider Hermes (Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH, Essener Straße 89, 22419 Hamburg), we will provide your email address before delivery of the goods in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR To coordinate a delivery date or to announce delivery to Hermes, provided you have given your express consent to this in the ordering process. Otherwise, we will only pass on the name of the recipient and the delivery address to Hermes for the purpose of delivery in accordance with Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. The data will only be passed on to the extent that this is necessary for the delivery of the goods. In this case, it is not possible to coordinate the delivery date with Hermes in advance or to transmit status information about the shipment delivery.
The consent can be revoked at any time with future effect from the person responsible named above or from the transport service provider Hermes.

8.3 Use of payment service providers (payment service providers)

-Paypal
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment in installments" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) Sarl et Cie, SCA, 22- as part of the payment processing. 24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”), further. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only to the extent that this is necessary for payment processing.
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 in installments" via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR based on PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your ability to pay. PayPal uses the result of the credit check with regard to the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding whether to provide the respective payment method. The credit report can contain probability values ​​(so-called score values). To the extent that score values ​​are included in the results of the credit report, they are based on a scientifically recognized mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values ​​includes, but is not limited to, address data. Further data protection information, including information about the credit agencies used, can be found in PayPal's data protection declaration: 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 for contractual payment processing.

9) Use of social media: Social plugins

9.1 Facebook as standard plugin

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Social Plug-in from Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly to your browser by Facebook and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our website, even if you do not have a Facebook profile or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Like” button or making a comment, this information will also be transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on your Facebook profile and displayed to your Facebook friends.

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of Facebook's legitimate interests in displaying personalized advertising in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and to tailor the service to your needs.
If you do not want Facebook to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also object to the loading of the Facebook plugins and thus the data processing operations described above with add-ons for your browser in the future, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).

Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information:
http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

9.2 Facebook plugins with 2-click solution

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”).

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, the plugins are initially deactivated and integrated into the page using a so-called “2-click” solution. You can recognize deactivated plugins because they have a gray background. This integration ensures that when you access a page on our website that contains such plugins, no connection is established with the Facebook servers. Only when you activate the plugins and thus give your consent to the data transfer in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of the GDPR will your browser establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the respective plugin is transmitted directly to your browser and integrated into the page. The plugin then transmits data (including your IP address) to Facebook. We have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects using the plugins. As far as we know, Facebook receives information about which of our websites you have currently and previously accessed. By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our website even if you do not have a profile on Facebook or are not currently logged in. The information collected (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and stored there. If you interact with the plugins, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information is also published on Facebook and displayed there to your contacts.

You can revoke your consent at any time by deactivating the activated plugin by clicking on it again. However, the revocation has no influence on the data that has already been transferred to Facebook.

Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

9.3 Facebook plugins with Shariff solution

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”).

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, these buttons are not fully integrated into the page as plugins, but rather simply using an HTML link. This type of integration ensures that no connection is established to the Facebook servers when you access a page on our website that contains such buttons. When you click on the button, a new browser window opens and calls up the Facebook page, where you can interact with the plugins there (if necessary after entering your login data).

Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook's data protection information: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php

9.4 Instagram as default plugin

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the online service Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). The plugins are marked with an Instagram logo, for example in the form of an “Instagram camera”. You can find an overview of the Instagram plugins and their appearance here: http://blog.instagram.com/post/36222022872/introducing-instagram-badges.

If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Instagram's servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly to your browser by Instagram and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Instagram receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged in to Instagram. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to an Instagram server in the USA and stored there.

If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can directly assign your visit to our website to your Instagram account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “Instagram camera” button, this information is also transmitted directly to an Instagram server and stored there. The information will also be published on your Instagram account and shown to your contacts there.
The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of Instagram's legitimate interests in displaying personalized advertising, in order to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website and to tailor the service to your needs.

If you do not want Instagram to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Instagram account, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website. You can also object to the loading of the Instagram plugins and thus the data processing operations described above with add-ons for your browser in the future, e.g. with the script blocker “NoScript” (http://noscript.net/).
Instagram LLC. based in the USA is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Instagram's data protection information: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/

9.5 Instagram plugin as a Shariff solution

Our website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) from the online service Instagram, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”).

In order to increase the protection of your data when you visit our website, these buttons are not fully integrated into the page as plugins, but rather simply using an HTML link. This type of integration ensures that no connection is established to Instagram's servers when you access a page on our website that contains such buttons. When you click on the button, a new browser window opens and calls up the Instagram page, where you can interact with the plugins there (if necessary after entering your login data).
Instagram LLC. based in the USA is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Instagram as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Instagram's data protection information: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388/

9.6 Xing plugins

The “XING Share button” is used on this website. When you access this website, your browser will briefly establish a connection to XING AG (“XING”) servers, which provide the “XING Share Button” functions (in particular the calculation/display of the meter value). XING does not store any of your personal data when you access this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share button”. You can access the current data protection information about the “XING Share button” and additional information on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

10) Use of Social Media: Videos

10.1 Use of Vimeo Videos

Plugins from the video portal Vimeo from Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA are integrated into our website. If you access a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Vimeo's servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Vimeo directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Vimeo receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page on our website, even if you do not have a Vimeo account or are not currently logged in to Vimeo. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Vimeo server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Vimeo, Vimeo can directly assign your visit to our website to your Vimeo account. If you interact with the plugins (such as clicking the start button on a video), this information is also transmitted directly to a Vimeo server and stored there.

The data processing operations described are carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of Vimeo's legitimate interest in market research and the needs-based design of the service.

If you do not want Vimeo to directly assign the data collected via our website to your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Vimeo as well as your related rights and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Vimeo's data protection information: http://vimeo.com/privacy

The tracking tool Google Analytics is automatically integrated into videos from Vimeo that are embedded on our site. This is Vimeo's own tracking, which we do not have access to and which we cannot influence. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” for tracking. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR based on Vimeo's legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

10.2 Use of YouTube videos

This website uses the YouTube embedding function to display and play videos from the provider “Youtube”, which belongs to Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).

The extended data protection mode is used here, which, according to the provider, only starts saving user information when the video(s) are played. If the playback of embedded YouTube videos is started, the provider “YouTube” uses cookies to collect information about user behavior. According to information from “YouTube”, these serve, among other things, to record video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive behavior. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account when you click on a video. If you do not want it to be associated with your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of Google's legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; to exercise this you must contact YouTube.

Regardless of whether the embedded videos are played, every time this website is accessed, a connection to the Google “DoubleClick” network is established, which can trigger further data processing operations without our influence.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

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/privacy

11) Web analytics services

Google (Universal) Analytics

-Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the “_anonymizeIp()” extension, which ensures that the IP address is anonymized by shortening it and excludes any direct reference to a person. Through the extension, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie, which will prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this website (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, if you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): Disable Google Analytics
Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
You can find more information about how Google Analytics handles user data in Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

12) Retargeting/remarketing/recommendation advertising

Facebook Custom Audience via the pixel process
This website uses the “Facebook Pixel” from Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Facebook”). If express consent is given, the behavior of users can be tracked after they have seen or clicked on a Facebook advertisement. This procedure is used to evaluate the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and can help to optimize future advertising measures.
The data collected is anonymous to us, so it does not allow us to draw any conclusions about the identity of the user. However, the 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. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. These processing operations only take place if express consent is given in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
Consent to the use of the Facebook Pixel may only be given by users who are older than 13 years old. If you are younger, we ask that you ask your guardians for permission.
Facebook Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
To deactivate the use of cookies on your computer, you can set your internet browser so that cookies can no longer be stored on your computer in the future or cookies that have already been stored are deleted. However, switching off all cookies may mean that some functions on our website can no longer be carried out. You can also deactivate the use of cookies by third parties such as Facebook on the following Digital Advertising Alliance website: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/

13) Tools and miscellaneous

13.1 Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA function from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or whether it is improperly processed through machine and automated processing. The service includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in determining the individual will of actions Internet and the prevention of misuse and spam.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

You can view further information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

13.2 Google Maps

On our website we use Google Maps (API) from Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually display geographical information. By using this service, our location will be displayed to you and any journey will be made easier.

When you access the subpages in which the Google Maps map is integrated, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of Google's legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles; to exercise this you must contact Google.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

If you do not agree to the future transmission of your data to Google when using Google Maps, you also have the option of completely deactivating the Google Maps web service by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and therefore the map display on this website cannot then be used.

You can view Google's terms of use at http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html; you can find the additional terms of use for Google Maps at https://www.google.com/intl /de_US/help/terms_maps.html
Detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on the Google website (“Google Privacy Policy”): http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

13.3 Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts for the uniform display of fonts, which are provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. This gives Google knowledge that our website was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offerings. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f of the GDPR. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

Google LLC, based in the USA, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

14) Rights of the person concerned

14.1 The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data subject rights (rights of information and rights of intervention) vis-à-vis the person responsible for the processing of your personal data, about which we will inform you below:

  • Right to information in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR: In particular, you have the right to information about your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned Storage period or the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if it was not collected from you by us, that Existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing affecting you, as well as your right to be informed about what guarantees exist in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR when your data is forwarded to third countries;
  • Right to rectification in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR: You have the right to immediate correction of incorrect data concerning you and/or completion of incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to deletion in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 Paragraph 1 GDPR are met. However, this right does not apply in particular if the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data that you dispute is checked, if you refuse to delete your data due to unlawful data processing and instead Request restriction of the processing of your data if you need your data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims after we no longer need this 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 is not yet clear whether our legitimate interests are reasons predominate;
  • Right to information in accordance with Art. 19 GDPR: If you have asserted the right to rectification, deletion or restriction of processing against the person responsible, the person responsible is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed this rectification or deletion of the data or Restriction of processing unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR: You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another person responsible, to the extent that this is technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke consent given in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out based on the consent before its revocation;
  • Right to complain in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR: If you are of the opinion that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the GDPR, you have the right - without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy - to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.

14.2 RIGHT TO OBJECT

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA AS PART OF A BALANCE OF INTERESTS BASED ON OUR OVERWHELMING LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU USE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE AFFECTED DATA. HOWEVER, FURTHER PROCESSING IS RESERVED IF WE CAN PROVE COMPLEX REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT ARE DESIGNED TO BE PROTECTED, WHICH OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING SERVES THE ASSERTMENT, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE YOUR OPT-OUT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU USE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE AFFECTED DATA FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

15) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of storage of personal data is determined based on the respective legal retention period (e.g. commercial and tax retention periods). After the deadline has expired, the relevant data will be routinely deleted unless it is no longer required to fulfill or initiate the contract and/or we have no legitimate interest in continuing to store it.