Date Privacy Statement for the Visitors of our Homepage

1. Fundamentals

This Data Privacy Statement shall inform visitors of the Homepage of REITEC GmbH about the way their personal data are collected and used, the scope of data and the purpose of their collection.

The company REITEC GmbH takes the protection of personal data very serious and treats them confidentially in accordance with legal regulations. We recommend re-reading this Data Privacy Statement at regular intervals because data processing methods are progressing constantly, and we may be required to update this statement from time to time.

The definition of the terms used in this statement (such as "personal data" or "processing") are defined in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

2. How to join us

Responsible for the collection and processing of your personal data is the company Rentschler REVEN GmbH. Being the controller of your data, we are responsible for the compliance with data protection regulations. Our contact details are as follows:

Controller in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation

Marc Reiter(Managing Director)

REITEC GmbH - Mühlstraße 20 - 71735 Eberdingen - Germany

 

3. Kind of collected data/purpose of the data collection

Access data

Data about the accesses of our website are saved as "Server Log Files" on the server of this website. The following data are logged:

visited website

  • access time
  • volume of transferred data in byte
  • source/link that brought you to this site
  • web browser used (type and version)
  • operating system of your device
  • IP address used

The server log files are saved for seven days maximum and deleted thereafter. These data cannot be assigned to a specific person. Any merging of these data with other data sources is not performed. These data are saved for reasons of security, e.g. to investigate cases of abuse. We reserve the right to check these data subsequently if we have any indication of an unlawful activity. If data must be kept for the sake of evidence they will be exempted from deletion until the incident has been resolved completely.

Placement of Cookies

Our website uses so-called "Cookies", which are small text files that your browser stores on your device. They do not cause any harm. The storage place of the cookies is determined by the browser settings of the user.

We use cookies to constantly improve the user-friendliness of our internet offer. Some cookies remain on your device until you delete them. They help us to identify your browser when you visit our website the next time. The information collected by the cookies is not made available to third parties because it is only used for the purpose described above.

Most web browsers accept cookies by default. You can prevent the automatic storage of cookies by changing your browser settings in such a way that you are prompted to allow the placement of a cookie each time.

If you disable cookies the functionality of our website might be restricted.

Contact form

You can make enquiries by filling up our contact form. You can enter the following data into the form: name, e-mail address, telephone, postal address, yes/no to receive the USB catalogue, additional questions, additional information, confirmation that you have read the Data Privacy Statement. The specification of your name and your e-mail address as well as the confirmation that you have read the Data Privacy Statement are mandatory. These data are transferred to our sales department. The personnel of this department decide who will process the enquiry and forwards it together with the contact details to the responsible employee. These data are never transferred to third parties.

REITEC Newsletter

You can register for our newsletter by specifying your first name, family name, e-mail address and company name. The specification of your e-mail address is mandatory. The data are transferred to our in-house sales department and registered in the corresponding mailing list. The mailing list is transferred to a service provider who handles the newsletter dispatch via e-mail for us. The contract processing of data in accordance with applicable regulations is controlled by means of an agreement concluded with this service provider.

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses functions of Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyse the actions of users on our website. The information generated by the cookie about your action on our website is transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there.

IP anonymization

We have enabled the IP-anonymization function on this website. In member states of the EU or other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, this function provides for the transfer of an abbreviated IP address to the Google servers in the US. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. Google will use this information to evaluate how you use this website, to compile reports on your website activities and to provide other services linked to the website access and internet access on behalf of the operator of this website. The IP address transferred by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be merged with other data collected by Google.

Browser plug-in

You can prevent the storage of cookies on your device by modifying your browser settings. However, we like to point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website pages. Moreover, you can prevent the recording of the data referring to your use of this website generated by the cookie by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. It sets an Opt-Out-Cookie, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits of this website. Disabling Google Analytics:

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

More information concerning the handling of user data by Google Analytics is available in the data privacy statement of Google:

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

Contract data processing

We have concluded with Google an agreement on contract data processing and comply fully with the stringent regulations of German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics. Demographical features of Google Analytics This website uses the demographical-features function of Google Analytics. The feature provides for reports containing statements on the age, sex and interests of the website users. These data originate from interest-based advertisement by Google as well as from visitor data of third parties. These data cannot be traced back to a specific individual. You can disable this function any time in the display preferences of your Google account or generally disallow the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the chapter "Objection to the collection of data".

Offer of other controllers in the sense of data protection

Social Media: Facebook, Xing, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, Twitter

On our website, you can find links to our profiles on Facebook, Xing, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube and Twitter. When activating these links, you establish a direct connection to the servers of these providers. We have no influence on the data privacy management of these services. The handling of personal data when using these services will be described in the data privacy statements published on the website of the respective service provider.

External links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties. We have no influence on the contents of these sites. Therefore, we cannot assume any warranty. The operators or providers of these websites are responsible for their contents in each case. We have checked the linked sites for infringements of the law when setting the link. At that time, we could not detect any illegal contents. Continuous control of the contents of linked sites is not reasonable without any indications of violations of the law, however. In the event that we become aware of an infringement of the law, we will remove the respective link without delay.

4. Legal bases

For access data, newsletter and contact form, the lawfulness is derived from

Article 6 of the GDPR, paragraph 1, lit. a:

„… the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.“

For web analyses by means of Google Analytics and the use of cookies, the lawfulness is derived from Article 6 of the GDPR, paragraph 1, lit. f for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller.

5. Legitimate interests pursued by the controller

We use web analysis and cookies on the basis of a legitimate interest.

The web analysis is used to optimize our internet presence and to learn more about the topics and contents that are relevant for the visitors of our website. The anonymization of the IP address ensures that the individual visitor cannot be identified in the evaluation of the collected data. The visitor of the website can disable web analytics via the measures described in item 3.

By placing cookies, we can optimize our internet presence and improve the user friendliness. You can disable cookies by applying the measures described in item 3. However, this may affect and restrict the presentation and usability of the website contents.

6. Internal and external transfer of personal data

An internal transfer of your personal data will only take place for the purposes defined in item 3 of this Data Privacy Statement in compliance with the principle of data minimization and other fundamentals of data privacy.

Your personal data will possibly be transferred to external parties if one of the following conditions applies:

  • Contracting of support services for which the access to your personal data is required or cannot completely be excluded. These services include data processing support services.
  • Your personal data will not be transferred to other network partners unless you have given your permission.

7. Transfer of personal data to a third country (outside the European Union) or to an international organisation

We do not transfer your personal data to a third country or an international organisation. If this should become necessary, we will inform you beforehand and undertake all measures to ensure a suitable data protection level.

8. Storage period and deletion of your personal data

The legislator has enacted a great number of different retention periods, which we will all observe with care and seek advice to comply with our obligations in this regard. In principle, we will store your personal data only as long as it is permitted by law for the defined purpose and/or as long as legislation requires the storage for the sake of evidence. If we intend to store your data longer than mentioned above, we will obtain your confirmation via a voluntary declaration of consent.

9. Your rights

Principally, you have the following rights regarding your personal data:

Right of access (Article 15, GDPR)

You have the right to demand a confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to access to the personal data and the following information:

the purposes of processing

the categories of personal data concerned

the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular, recipients in third countries or international organisations

where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period

the existence of the right to request from us rectification or deletion of personal data or restriction of processing of your personal data or to object to such processing

the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source

the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling (meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for you)

Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, you shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards in regard of the ensurance of a sufficient data protection level in connection with the transfer.

We will provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing free of costs. For any further copies requested by you, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. Where you make the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested by you, the information will be provided in a commonly used electronic form.

Right to rectification (Article 16, GDPR)

You have the right to demand the rectification of inaccurate personal data without undue delay. Taking into account the purposes of processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.

Right to deletion (Article 17, GDPR)

You have the right to have the personal data that we have saved of you deleted without undue delay if specific criteria are met. These criteria include the following:

  • The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which they were collected
  • You withdraw the declaration of consent that you gave us on a voluntary basis
  • Your personal data have been unlawfully processed
  • There is a legal obligation to delete the personal data

You can find details on criteria and limitations in Article 17 of the GDPR.

Right to restriction of processing (Article 18, GDPR)

You have the right to restrict the processing of the personal data that we have saved of you if specific criteria are met. These criteria include the following:

  • The correctness of the personal data is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of your personal data
  • The processing is unlawful, and you oppose the deletion of your personal data and request the restriction of their use instead
  • If we need no longer the personal data for the purpose of processing them, but you still need them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims
  • You have objected to processing pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override yours

You can find details and additional stipulations in Article 18 of the GDPR.

Right to data portability (Article 20, GDPR)

You have the right to receive the personal data we saved of you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, if the processing of these data is carried out by automated means.

In addition, you have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from us being the controller to whom you have provided your personal data. In exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible.

The right to data portability may be restricted by rights or freedoms of others that would be affected by the exercise of the right to data portability.

Right to revocation and objection to the processing

If we have processed personal data of you based on your consent you have the right to revoke this permission. The lawfulness of the processing based on the consent until the revocation was made remains unaffected. Regarding compliance with storage periods, you should also observe the stipulations of item 8 of the present Data Privacy Statement.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you feel that the processing of your data infringes applicable data protection laws, or your data privacy has been violated in any way, you are free to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority:

Landesbeauftragte(r) für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Baden-Württemberg (Federal Officer for Data Protection and Freedom of Information of the State BadenWürttemberg)

https://www.baden-wuerttemberg.datenschutz.de/

10. Mandatory specification of your personal data and possible consequences of refusal

To maintain the functionality of our internet offer and to improve it continuously, we need the data referred to in item 3 of the present Data Privacy Statement. Without collection of these data, you cannot use our internet presentation correctly.

11. Automatic decision-making and profiling

There is no automatic decision-making regarding users of our website. There is no profiling based on the personal data you provided.

12. Modification of the purpose

If we intend to change the purpose for which we have collected your personal data originally, we will inform you beforehand in a detailed and transparent manner. It goes without saying that we will make all legally prescribed information available to you in this case. If the modification of purpose consists in the processing of personal data based on a declaration of consent, we will inform you accordingly and ask for your formal permission.

13. Open questions, complaints and suggestions

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, complaints or suggestions regarding data privacy matters. If required, you can contact our data protection officer (see item 2 of this Data Privacy Statement).