1. An overview of data protection
The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what willhappen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term "personal data"comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information aboutthe subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, whichwe have included beneath this copy.
Data recording on our website
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the"controller")?
The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contactinformation is available under section "Information Required by Law" on this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your 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 automatically record other data when you visit our website. This datacomprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the sitewas accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access our website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website.Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of yourarchived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You alsohave the right to demand that your data are rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do nothesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section "Information Requiredby Law" on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection relatedissues. You also have the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of theprocessing of your personal data. For details, please consult the Data Protection Declarationunder section "Right to Restriction of Data Processing."
Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analysed when your visitour 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 are conductedanonymously; i.e. the browsing patterns cannot be traced back to you. You have the option toobject to such analyses or you can prevent their performance by not using certain tools. Fordetailed information about this, please consult our Data Protection Declaration below.
You do have the option to object to such analyses. We will brief you on the objection optionsin this Data Protection Declaration.
2. General information and mandatory information
Data protectionThe operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data veryseriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliancewith the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personaldata comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data ProtectionDeclaration explains 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.
We herewith 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 completely protect dataagainst third party access.
Information about the responsible party (referred to as the "controller" in theGDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
HUEHOCO GROUP Holding GmbH & Co. KG
42279 Wuppertal - Germany
Phone: +49-2 02-6 47 78 - 0
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with othersmakes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g.names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of data
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your expressconsent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, allyou are 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 your revocation.
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object todirect advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, youhave the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data based ongrounds arising from your unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based onthese provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based,please consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longerprocess your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compellingprotection worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests,rights and freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising ordefence of legal entitlements (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct advertising, youhave the right to at any time object to the processing of your affected personal data forthe purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it isaffiliated with such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data willsubsequently no longer be used for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant toArt. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR).
Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency
In the event 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 maintain theirdomicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log acomplaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available aslegal recourses.
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on thebasis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in acommonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of thedata to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchaseorders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL ora TLS encryption programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checkingwhether the address 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 encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any timedemand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well asthe purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your datarectified, blocked or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any otherquestions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the addressprovided in section "Information Required by Law."
Right to demand processing restrictions
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of yourpersonal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address providedin section "Information Required by Law." The right to demand restriction of processingapplies in the following cases:
- In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, wewill usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigationis ongoing, you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of yourpersonal data.
- If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, youhave the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu ofdemanding the eradication of this data.
- If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend orclaim legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processingof your personal data instead of its eradication.
- If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and ourrights will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not beendetermined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of theprocessing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data - with the exception oftheir archiving - may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise ordefend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities orfor important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the EU.
Rejection of unsolicited e-mails
We herewith object to the use of contact information published in conjunction with themandatory information to be provided in section "Information Required by Law" to send uspromotional and information material that we have not expressly requested. The operators ofthis website and its pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of theunsolicited sending of promotional information, for instance via SPAM messages.
3. Data protection officer
Designation of a data protection officer as mandated by law
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
LUTOP Data-Compliance GmbH
Phone: +49 201 6158923
4. Recording of data on our website
In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause anydamage to your computer and do not contain viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make ourwebsite more user friendly, effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that areplaced on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deletedafter your leave our site. Other cookies will remain archived on your device until you deletethem. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every timecookies are placed 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 the automaticdeletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions ofthis website may be limited.
Cookies that are required for the performance of the electronic communications transaction orto provide certain functions you want to use (e.g. the shopping cart function), are stored on thebasis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storingcookies to ensure the technically error free and optimised provision of the operator's services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing patterns) should be stored,they are addressed separately in this Data Protection Declaration.
Server log files
The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in socalledserver log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. Theinformation comprises:
- The type and version of browser used
- The used operating system
- Referrer URL
- The hostname of the accessing computer
- The time of the server inquiry
- The IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the websitehas a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of theoperator's website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.
If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contactform as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order tohandle your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share thisinformation without your consent.
Hence, the processing of the data entered into the contact form occurs exclusively based onyour consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You have the right to revoke at any time anyconsent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an informalnotification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collectionthat occurred prior to your revocation.
The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask usto eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for whichthe information is being archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our responseto your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions - inparticular retention periods.
Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personaldata (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing yourrequest. We do not pass these data on without your consent.
The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is relatedto the execution of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In allother cases, 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 us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete,revoke your consent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. aftercompletion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retentionperiods - remain unaffected.
Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only to the extent necessary for the establishment,content organization or change of the legal relationship (data inventory). These actions aretaken on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for thefulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual actions. We collect, process and use personal dataconcerning the use of our website (usage data) only to the extent that this is necessary to makeit possible for users to utilize the services and to bill for them.
The collected customer data shall be eradicated upon completion of the order or thetermination of the business relationship. This shall be without prejudice to any statutoryretention mandates.
Data transfer upon closing of contracts for services and digital content
We share personal data with third parties only if this is necessary in conjunction with thehandling of the contract; for instance, with the financial institution tasked with the processingof payments.
Any further transfer of data shall not occur or shall only occur if you have expresslyconsented to the transfer. Any sharing of your data with third parties in the absence of yourexpress consent, for instance for advertising purposes, shall not occur.
The basis for the processing of data is Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits theprocessing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or for pre-contractual actions.
5. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of thisservice is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics 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. The informationgenerated by cookies on your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server inthe United States, where it is stored.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the utilization of this analysis tool are based onArt. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysisof user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and the operator's advertisingactivities.
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP addresswill be abbreviated 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 of Google'sservers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of theoperator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyse your use of this websiteto generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of thiswebsite that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmittedin conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other datain Google's possession.
You do have the option to prevent the archiving of cookies by making pertinent changes tothe settings of your browser software. However, we have to point out that in this case youmay not be able to use all of the functions of this website to their fullest extent. Moreover,you have the option prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and affiliatedwith your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processingof this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under thefollowing link:
Objection to the recording of data
You have the option to prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking onthe following link. This will result in the placement of an opt out cookie, which prevents therecording of your data during future visits to this website: Google Analytics deactivation.For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google's Data Privacy Declaration at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Contract data processing
We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementingthe stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertisingIDs (e.g. DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after14 month. For details please click the following link:
6. Plug-ins and Tools
Google Web Fonts (local embedding)
This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fontson this site. These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google's serverswill not be established in conjunction with this application.
Via an API, this website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, thisinformation is transferred to one of Google's servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make thelocations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest asdefined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google's Data PrivacyDeclaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
7. Custom Services
We offer website visitors the opportunity to submit job applications to us (e.g. via e-mail, viapostal services on by submitting the online job application form). Below, we will brief you onthe scope, purpose and use of the personal data collected from you in conjunction with theapplication process. We assure you that the collection, processing and use of your data willoccur in compliance 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 you submit a job application to us, we will process any affiliated personal data (e.g. contactand communications data, application documents, notes taken during job interviews, etc.), ifthey are required to make a decision concerning the establishment or an employmentrelationship. The legal grounds for the aforementioned are § 26 New GDPR according to German Law (Negotiation of an Employment Relationship), Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR(General Contract Negotiations) and - provided you have given us your consent - Art. 6 Sect.1 lit. a GDPR. You may revoke any consent given at any time. Within our company, yourpersonal data will only be shared with individuals who are involved in the processing of yourjob application.
If your job 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 the purpose ofimplementing the employment relationship in our data processing system.
Data Archiving Period
If we should not be able to offer you a position, if you refuse a job offer, retract yourapplication, revoke your consent to the processing of your data or ask us to delete your data,we will store your transferred data, incl. any physically submitted application documents for amaximum of 6 months after the conclusion of the application process (retention period) toenable us to track the details of the application process in the event of disparities (Art. 6 Sect.1 lit. f GDPR).
YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO OBJECT TO THIS STORAGE/RETENTION OF YOURDATA IF YOU HAVE LEGITIMATE INTERESTS TO DO SO THAT OUTWEIGH OURINTERESTS.
Once the retention period has expired, the data will be deleted, unless we are subject to anyother statutory retention obligations or if any other legal grounds exist to continue to store thedata. If it should be foreseeable that the retention of your data will be necessary after theretention period has expired (e.g. due to imminent or pending litigation), the data shall not bedeleted until the data have become irrelevant. This shall be without prejudice to any otherstatutory retention periods.