Privacy Policy

The data controller in the sense of data protection laws, in accordance with Art. 4 No. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is AUGUST STRECKER GmbH & Co.KG, Jahnstraße 5, D-65549 Limburg, represented by the Managing Director Mr Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Michael Stock, Phone: +49 (0) 6431 / 9610 - 0, Fax: +49 (0) 6431 / 9610600, Email: strecker@strecker-limburg.de.

Your rights as a data subject

You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer:

  • Obtain information about your data stored with us and their processing (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Erasure of your data stored with us (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of data processing, provided that we are not yet allowed to erase your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time effective for the future.

You may at any time submit a complaint to a supervisory authority, e.g. the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your residence or the public authority with jurisdiction for us as the responsible body.

Eine Liste der Aufsichtsbehörden (für den nichtöffentlichen Bereich) mit Anschrift finden Sie unter: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

Collection of general information when visiting our website

The nature and purpose of processing:

When you access our website, i.e. when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is collected automatically. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.

They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring that the website can be connected without problems,
  • Ensuring trouble-free use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability and
  • For other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind can be evaluated statistically by us, if necessary, in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR on the basis of our justified interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipient:

Recipients of the data are, as the case may be, technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage duration:

The data are erased as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected. For the data used for the provision of the website, this is generally the case when the respective session has ended.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required either by law or contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services might not be available or might be restricted. For this reason, objection is ruled out.

Newsletter

The nature and purpose of processing:

Your data will only be used to send you the newsletter to which you have subscribed by email. You provide your name so we can address you personally in the newsletter and, if necessary, to identify you if you wish to exercise your rights as a data subject.

Entry of your email address is sufficient to receive the newsletter. If you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be informed by email about circumstances relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).

For an effective registration we need a valid email address. To verify that a registration is actually made by the owner of an email address, we use the "double opt-in" procedure. For this purpose, we log the ordering of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the answer requested therewith. Further data are not collected. The data are used exclusively for sending the newsletter and are not be passed on to third parties.

Legal basis:

On the basis of your expressly granted consent (Art. 6 (1) point (a) GDPR), we will send you our newsletter or comparable information regularly by email to the email address you have provided.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for sending the newsletter at any time effective for the future. In every newsletter you will find a link for this purpose. You can also unsubscribe at any time directly on this website or inform us of your revocation via the contact option given at the end of this data protection notice.

Recipient:

Recipients of the data can be contract processors.

Storage duration:

The data are processed in this context as long as the corresponding consent is in force. Afterwards they are erased.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. Unfortunately, we cannot send you our newsletter without your consent.

Contact form

The nature and purpose of processing:

The data you enter are stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. To do so, a valid email address and your name are required. These are used to keep track of the enquiry and to subsequently answer it. The provision of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered in the contact form are processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6(1) point (f) GDPR).

We provide the contact form to make it easy for you to contact us. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed for the purpose of carrying out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6(1) point (b) GDPR).

Recipient:

Recipients of the data can be contract processors.

Storage duration:

Data are erased at the latest 6 months after the enquiry has been processed.

If a contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the legal retention periods according to the German Commercial Code (HGB) and erase your data after these periods have expired.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your enquiry if you provide us with your name, email address and the reason for the enquiry.

Use of Google Analytics

The nature and purpose of processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as: "Google"). Google Analytics uses what are known as "Cookies", i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.

The purposes of the data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, further related services will then be provided.

Legal basis:

The processing of data is based on the consent of the user (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

The recipient of the data is Google as the processor. For this purpose, we have concluded a corresponding processing agreement with Google.

Storage duration:

The data are erased as soon as they are no longer required for the purposes for which we collected them.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. If you forbid access, this can result in functional restrictions on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this, you might not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the transmission of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.

Zusätzlich oder als Alternative zum Browser-Add-On können Sie das Tracking durch Google Analytics auf unseren Seiten unterbinden, indem Sie diesen Link anklicken. Dabei wird ein Opt-out-Cookie auf Ihrem Gerät installiert. Damit wird die Erfassung durch Google Analytics für diese Website und für diesen Browser zukünftig verhindert, so lange das Cookie in Ihrem Browser installiert bleibt.

Profiling:

The Google Analytics tracking tool allows the behaviour of visitors to the website to be evaluated and their interests analysed. For this purpose we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

The nature and purpose of processing:

In order to display our content correctly and in a graphically appealing manner across browsers, we use "Google Web Fonts" from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter "Google") to display fonts on this website.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google Web Fonts and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

The call of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible – although currently it is also unclear whether and for what purposes – that the operator might collect Google data in this case.

Storage duration:

We do not collect personal data through the integration of Google Web Fonts.

More 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/.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of personal data is not required either by law or contract. However, it might not be possible to display the content correctly using standard fonts.

Revocation of consent:

The JavaScript programming language is regularly used to display the content. You can therefore object to the data processing by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this might result in functional restrictions on the website.

Use of Google Maps

The nature and purpose of processing:

We use the services offered by Google Maps on this website. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google"). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently.

Further information about data processing by Google can be found in the Google Privacy Policy. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection center.

Detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have called up the corresponding subpage of our website. This happens regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information is directly associated with your account.

If you do not want the allocation in your profile on Google, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right of objection to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.

Storage duration:

We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Maps.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Revocation of consent:

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not be able to use our website, or only to a limited extent.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. If you forbid access, this can result in functional restrictions on the website.

Embedded YouTube videos

The nature and purpose of processing:

On some of our websites we embed YouTube videos. The operator of the corresponding plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter "YouTube"). When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube servers is established. This tells YouTube which pages you visit. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your surfing behaviour with you personally. You can prevent this by first logging out of your YouTube account.

When a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behaviour.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube can be found in the provider's privacy policy, where you will also find further information on your rights and settings to protect your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the USA and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

Calling YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google.

Storage period and revocation of consent:

If you have disabled cookies for the Google Ad program, you will also have no need to worry about these cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

For more information on data protection at "YouTube", please refer to the provider's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. If you forbid access, this can result in functional restrictions on the website.

Google AdWords

The nature and purpose of processing:

Our website uses Google Conversion Tracking. The operating company of the Google AdWords services is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. If you have reached our website via an advertisement placed by Google, Google AdWords will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad served by Google.

If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie has not expired, we and Google can recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to that page. Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies can therefore not be tracked through the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted in to conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive information that can be used to identify users personally.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google AdWords and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

Whenever you visit our website, personal data, including your IP address, are transferred to Google in the USA. These personal data are stored by Google. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties.

Our company does not receive any information from Google that could be used to identify the person concerned.

Storage duration:

These cookies expire after 30 days and are not used for personal identification.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Revocation of consent:

If you do not wish to participate in tracking, you can refuse the setting of a cookie that is required for this purpose – for example, by changing your browser settings to generally disable the automatic setting of cookies or to set your browser to block cookies from the domain "googleleadservices.com".

Please note that you must not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not want any measurement data to be recorded. If you have deleted all your cookies in your browser, you will have to set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. If you forbid access, this can result in functional restrictions on the website.

Use of Google Remarketing

The nature and purpose of processing:

This website uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. The operating company of the Google Remarketing services is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google").

This function is used to present interest-based ads to website visitors within the Google advertising network. In the browser of the website visitor, what is known as a "cookie" is stored on your computer which makes it possible to recognize the visitor again when he or she visits websites belonging to the Google advertising network. On these pages, the visitor may be presented with advertisements relating to content that the visitor has previously viewed on websites that use Google's Remarketing feature.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google Remarketing and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6(1) point (a) GDPR).

Recipient:

Whenever you visit our website, personal data, including your IP address, are transferred to Google in the USA. These personal data are stored by Google. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties.

Our company does not receive any information from Google that could be used to identify the person concerned.

Revocation of consent:

According to its own information, Google does not collect any personal data during this process. If you still do not wish to use Google's Remarketing function, you can deactivate it by making the appropriate settings under https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/143465. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the ad network initiative by following the instructions under http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, and is based solely on your consent. If you forbid access, this can result in functional restrictions on the website.

SSL Encryption

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

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data privacy statement so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data privacy statement, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data privacy statement will then apply to your further visits.

Questions for the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

Mr Martin Schwehn, External Data Protection Officer, can be reached at LAN Security, Gesellschaft für Netzwerktechnik und -sicherheit mbH, Kornwiese 13, 56477 Rennerod, Tel.: +49 2664 9971-90, Fax: +492664 99719-19, dsb@lan-security.de.

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