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In the following text, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website.
The term “personal data” means, referring to the definition of Art. 4 no. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”), all data that can be related to you personally. This includes, for example, name, address, email address and user behaviour. Regarding other terms, in particular the terms “processing”, “responsible”, “processor” and “consent”, we refer to the legal data protection definitions of Art. 4 GDPR.
We collect and utilize personal data only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of an operational site and of the content and services offered by us. The processing of personal data only takes place regularly if you have given us your consent, within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR, or when the processing is permitted by law, in particular through one of the legal bases mentioned in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) to lit. f) GDPR.
Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for which it was stored ceases to exist. Storage can also take place if this has been provided for by national or European regulations to which we are subject. In this case, the data will be blocked or deleted when the storage period prescribed in the relevant regulations has expired. The latter does not apply if the further storage of the data is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract.
Insofar as we employ contracted service providers for individual functions of our website, or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes.
The data controller within the meaning of Art. 4 no. 7 General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection character is:
- PolyMerge GmbH
- legally represented by Manuel Sieben
- Wallensteinstraße 7
- 82538 Geretsried
- E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telefon: +49 8171 34470
- Telefax: +49 8171 344777
You can find further details on the responsible body in our impressum.
You have the following rights in relation to us regarding your personal data:
- the right to be informed,
- the right to rectification and deletion,
- the right to the restriction of processing,
- the right to object to processing,
- the right to data portability.
You additionally have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, concerning our processing of your personal data.
Processing personal data when using our website for information purposes
If you access our website without registering or providing us with information in any other way (“informational use”), we only collect the personal data that your web browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to enable you to view our website and to guarantee its stability and security:
- IP address
- Date and time of request
- Time zone difference to GMT
- Website content
- Access status (HTTP status)
- Amount of data transferred
- Website from which you accessed our website
- Web browser
- Operating system
- Language and version of the browser
The aforementioned data is also stored in so-called log files on our servers. This data is not stored together with other personal data of yours.
The collection and temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable the delivery of our website to your device. For this, your IP address must be saved for the duration of the visit to our website. The storage of the above-mentioned data in log files serves to ensure the functionality and to optimize our website, as well as to ensure the security of our information technology systems. No evaluation of this data is performed for marketing purposes.
Our legitimate interest in data processing is based on the above purposes. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the aforementioned data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
The above data for the provision of our website will be deleted when the respective session ends. The collection of the above data for the provision of our website and the storage of this data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of our website. No objection is possible.
Further functions and offers of our website
In addition to the previously described informative use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this, it is usually necessary to provide further personal data. We need this data in order to provide the respective service. For this, the above principles for data processing apply.
In some cases, we use external service providers to process this data, which we have carefully selected and commissioned. The service providers are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us. If personal data is passed on to third parties in the course of the services that we offer together with partners, you can find more detailed information in the following descriptions of the individual services. If these third parties are based in a country outside the European Economic Area, you can find more information on the consequences of this in the following descriptions of the individual services.
If you contact us by email, the personal data you provide with your email will be stored. We also have a contact form on our website that you can use to contact us. The data you entered in the input field is transmitted to us and saved.
- Email address
- Return call
The data will only be used to answer your questions. Unless explicitly stated in this data protection declaration, the data will not be passed on to third parties. In addition, we collect your IP address and the time of sending.
The processing of the above personal data only serves to process your inquiries. The processing of further personal data through the use of the contact form provided on our website serves to prevent misuse and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.
This is also our legitimate interest in processing your personal data. If you have given us your consent for it, the legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Incidentally, the legal basis for the processing of this data is Art 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR, in particular if you send us the data by sending an email. If you want to work towards the conclusion of a contract with the help of your email, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR represents an additional legal basis.
Subject to statutory retention periods, the data will be deleted as soon as we have processed your request. If you contact us by email, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. We would like to inform you that in this case, your request cannot be processed further. You can declare the revocation or the objection by sending an email to our email address given in the impressum.
We process and/or store your personal data on a server of an external provider in the European Union. This ensures that the standards and regulations of European data protection law are observed.
Matomo (formerly PIWIK)
We use Matomo for the purpose of analysing the use of our website and continuously improving individual functions and offers. as well as the overall user experience. By statistically evaluating user behaviour, we can improve our offering and make it more interesting for you as a user. This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by the third-party provider. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. s. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
ou can prevent the evaluation by deleting existing cookies and deactivating the storage of cookies in the settings of your browser. We would like to point out, however, that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.
Matomo is an open-source project. Contact details of the third party: InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand. Further information from the third-party provider concerning data protection can be found on the following websites of InnoCraft:
- Data protection declaration: https://matomo.org/privacy-policy/
- Information on data protection: https://matomo.org/privacy/
The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.
The data will be deleted no later than 12 months after it was collected.