We would like to inform you below about the processing of personal data when using our website.
Ochs GmbH (Bahnhofstraße 37, 55481 Kirchberg) is responsible for this website. Further information on our company and the authorized representatives can be found in our legal notice.
Which data are processed?
Legal basis for data processing
In order to be able to offer you our website and the associated services, we process personal data based on the following legal bases:
- Consent (Article 6 Paragraph 1 a) GDPR)
- to fulfill contracts (Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR
- based on a balance of interests (Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f) GDPR)
- to fulfill a legal obligation (Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. c) GDPR)
We will refer to the relevant terms in connection with the respective processing so that you can classify the basis on which we process personal data.
If personal data is processed based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to us at any time with future effect.
If we process data on the basis of a balance of interests, you as the data subject have the right to object to the processing of personal data, taking into account the requirements of Article 21 GDPR.
When you visit our website, personal data is processed in order to be able to display the content of the website on your device.
So that the pages can be displayed in your browser, the IP address of the device you are using must be processed. In addition, there is further information about the browser of your device.
We are obliged under data protection law to also guarantee the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed with our IT systems.
For this purpose and for this interest, the following data is logged on the basis of a balance of interests:
- IP address of the accessing computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
- Operating system of the calling computer
- Browser version of the calling computer
- Name of the file retrieved
- Date and time of access
- amount of data transferred
- Referring URL
The IP address will be deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of this website after 7 days at the latest. We can then no longer establish a personal reference from the remaining data.
The data is also used to identify and correct errors on the website.
Cookies are used on our website. Cookies are small pieces of text information that are stored on your device via your browser. Cookies are required to enable certain functions of our website.
We use both session cookies, which are automatically deleted from your browser immediately after you have finished visiting the website.
In the area of web analysis, however, we also use so-called persistent cookies that are not automatically deleted after you have finished visiting our website.
You have the option of preventing the setting of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that the use of our website may then only be possible to a limited extent. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.
Cookies are used on the basis of a balance of interests. Our interest is the user-friendly visit to our website.
We have integrated the Google Maps service on our website. A map of our location is loaded by Google servers that are intended to show visitors our location. The data processing is based on your consent, the content of Google Maps is only loaded when you click on the corresponding button. There is a request to Google servers, your IP address is transferred to these servers.
The content required to display the map section is loaded from Google servers, which are usually located in the USA. The appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by Google (list entry „Privacy Shield“)
We embed videos on the YouTube service on our website. By integrating the videos, the servers of the providers are called up – for technical reasons. This can also lead to data transfers to the USA, since the provider is based there. Data processing takes place on the basis of a balance of interests, whereby our interest lies in the direct display of videos on our website.
For the associated use of data from your browser or device, we refer to the provider’s respective data protection information. Because they are responsible for the corresponding data processing. YouTube’s data protection information can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de
By belonging to the Privacy Shield, the provider guarantees compliance with an appropriate level of data protection.
We operate an online presence on the social network Facebook in order to reach our customers, interested parties and users who are active there and to be able to inform about our services.
The processing of the data of these users outside the European Union cannot be ruled out.
For US providers who are certified by the Privacy Shield, we would like to point out that they undertake to comply with the EU data protection standards.
We would like to point out that user data is usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. For example, usage profiles are created from the behavior of the users and the resulting interests of the users. The user profiles can be used for this, e.g. to put presumed interest-based advertisements inside and outside the platforms. For this purpose, cookies are usually stored on the end devices of the users, through which the usage behavior of the visitors is saved. In addition, these profiles can also contain data regardless of the devices used by the users (This is possible, for example, if the user concerned is a member of the platform and has logged in).
The processing of users‘ personal data is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR, based on our legitimate interests in effective information for users and communication with users. If the users of the respective providers of the platforms are asked for their consent to the data processing described above, the legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a., Art. 7 GDPR.
You can find a further and detailed description of the processing and options to object to this under the following links to the information provided by the provider of the social media platform.
For information requests and assertion of your user rights, the most effective way to contact the operator of the social media platform. Only the operator has extensive access to the data of the user and can take measures or provide information. If you need help with this, you can contact us at any time.
Purposes of processing personal data
We process the aforementioned data for the operation of our website and for the fulfillment of contractual obligations towards our customers or to protect our legitimate interests.
For inquiries from you outside of an active customer relationship, we process the data for sales and advertising purposes. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
As far as you have data against us e.g. voluntarily in forms and these are not necessary for the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, we process this data on the justified assumption that the processing and use of this data is in your interest.
Recipient / transfer of data
Data that you provide to us will never be passed on to third parties. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes.
However, we may use service providers for the operation of this website or for other products or services from us. Here it can happen that a service provider gets knowledge of personal data. We carefully select our service providers – especially with regard to data protection and data security – and take all data protection measures required for permissible data processing.
Data processing outside the European Union
As far as personal data is processed outside the European Union, you can see this in the previous explanations.
Data Protection Officer
We have appointed a data protection officer.
You can reach it as follows:
– Data protection officer –
Your rights as a data subject
You have the right to information about your personal data. You can contact us at any time for information.
In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may require you to provide proof that you are the person you claim to be.
You also have the right to correction, deletion or restriction of processing, insofar as you are legally entitled to do so.
Finally, you have a right to object to processing within the framework of the legal requirements.
A right to data portability also exists within the framework of the data protection regulations.
Deletion of data
We generally delete personal data when there is no need for further storage. In particular, this may be necessary if the data is still required in order to be able to perform contractual services, to be able to check and grant or reject warranty and possibly guarantee claims. In the case of statutory retention requirements, deletion is only considered after the respective retention obligation has expired.
Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection supervisory authority.
Changes to this data protection notice
We will revise this data protection notice in the event of changes to this website or for other occasions that make this necessary. You will always find the current version on this website
As of January 23, 2020
Responsible for the content of this website according to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV: Heinrich Werner Ochs, Dipl.-Ing. (FH)