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Data protection information for the use of the homepage

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.
 

1 Data protection declaration

This data protection declaration informs you about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online offer and the associated websites, functions and contents as well as external online presences, e.g. our social media profiles (hereinafter jointly referred to as "online offer"). Furthermore, the general principles of our data collection are illustrated. With regard to the terms used, such as "processing" or "controller", we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This data protection declaration takes precedence over our General Data Protection Information (compulsory information according to Art. 12 ff. GDPR). In case that no regulations are made in this data protection declaration regarding the use of the homepage, the corresponding regulations of the General Data Protection Information apply.

 

2 Controller

Controller according to Art. 4 para. 7 GDPR is
DESOI GmbH 
Gewerbestraße 16 
36148 Kalbach/Rhön 
info@desoi.de (see legal notice).

Contact details of the data protection officer

Contact details (business)
Company: BerIsDa GmbH
Adress: Justus-Liebig-Straße 4,
36093 Künzell
Phone: +49 / 661 29 69 80 90
Email: datenschutz@berisda.de

 

3 Scope of processing of personal data

We only collect and use personal data of our users insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website as well as for providing of our contents and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the user's consent. An exception applies in those cases where prior consent cannot be obtained for real reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

 

4 Legal basis for the processing of personal data

In the event that we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for the processing of personal data. In case of the processing of personal data required for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. Insofar as the processing of personal data is required to fulfil a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR serves as the legal basis. In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as the legal basis. If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing.

 

5 Hosting and e-mail dispatch

The hosting services we use conduce to provide the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, e-mail delivery, security services and technical maintenance that we use for the purpose of operating this online offer. We or our hosting provider process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta- and communication data of customers, interested parties and visitors of this online offer on the basis of our legitimate interests in an efficient and secure provision of this online offer according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR and Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of contracts with processors).

 

6 Collection of access data and log files

We, or our hosting provider, collect data on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). Access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer’s URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider. Log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud) and then erased. Data whose further storage is required for evidentiary purposes are excluded from erasure until the respective incident has been finally clarified.

 

7 Rights of data subjects

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether the data concerning you are being processed and to request information about these data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. You have in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR the right to request the completion of data concerning you or the rectification of inaccurate data concerning you. In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to demand that relevant data be erased immediately or, alternatively, to demand a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR. You have the right to receive the data concerning you and which you have provided to our attention in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request its transmission to other controllers. In accordance with Art. 77 GDPR, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

 

8 Right of withdrawal

You have the right to withdraw consents in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR with effect for the future.

 

9 Right of objection

If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke this at any time. Such a revocation influences the permissibility of processing your personal data, as soon as you have brought it to our attention. If we base the processing of your personal data on the balancing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary in particular for the fulfilment of a contract with you, which is shown in the description of a function in this data protection declaration. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing. Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. Please inform the aforementioned controller immediately of your advertising related objection.

 

10 Erasure of data

The data processed by us will be erased or their processing restricted in accordance with Art. 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be erased as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and the erasure does not conflict with any statutory storage obligations. If the data are not erased because they are necessary for other legally permissible purposes, their processing is restricted. This means that the data is locked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax reasons. In accordance with statutory requirements in Germany, the records are kept in particular for 6 years in accordance with Art. 257 para. 1 HGB (account books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual financial statements, business letters, accounting records, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with Art. 147 para. 1 AO (accounts, records, management reports, accounting records, commercial and business letters, documents relevant to taxation, etc.).

 

11 Online shop

If you would like to order in our online shop, it is necessary for the conclusion of the contract that you enter your personal data, which we need for the completion of your order. Required information for the processing of contracts may be marked separately; further information is optional. We use the data provided by you to process your order. For this purpose we can pass on your payment data to our house bank. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. You can voluntarily create a customer account we can use to store your data for future purchases. When you create an account under "My account", the data you have provided will be stored revocably. All other data, including your user account, can always be erased in the customer area. We may also process the information you provide to inform you of other interesting products in our portfolio or to send you e-mails containing technical information. We are obliged by commercial and tax law to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years. However, after two years we will limit the processing, i.e. your data will only be used to comply with legal obligations. To prevent unauthorized access to your personal data, especially financial data, the order process is encrypted using TLS technology.

 

12 SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

 

13 Newsletter

With the following advices we inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, dispatch and statistical evaluation procedure and your rights of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter you agree to the receipt and the described procedures. Content of the newsletter: We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications containing advertising information (hereinafter "newsletters") only with the consent of the recipients or a legal permission. If the contents of a newsletter are specifically described within the scope of a registration, they are decisive for the consent of the users. In addition, our newsletters contain information about our services and our company. Double opt-in and logging: Subscription to our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with other e-mail addresses. Subscriptions to the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and confirmation time, as well as the IP address. The changes to your data stored with the service provider responsible for the dispatch of the newsletter are also logged. Credentials: To subscribe to the newsletter, simply enter your e-mail address. Optionally we ask you to indicate a name for the purpose of personal address in the newsletter. The dispatch of the newsletter and the performance measurement associated with it is based on the recipient's consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 GDPR. The registration procedure is recorded on the basis of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in the deployment of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves both our business interests and the expectations of users and also allows us to provide proof of consent. Cancellation/Revocation - You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. We may store the e-mail addresses we have unsubscribed for up to three years on the basis of our legitimate interests before we erase them for the purpose of sending the newsletter in order to be able to prove a previously given consent. The processing of these data is restricted to the purpose of a possible defence against claims. An individual application for cancellation is possible at any time, provided that at the same time the former existence of a consent is confirmed. All newsletter data is stored on protected servers in Germany. The service provider responsible for the dispatch of the newsletter uses certified data centers and double redundant data backups. There is a contract for data processing with the agency responsible for our newsletter.

 

14 Newsletter - service provider for dispatch

For the dispatch of the newsletter we use the service provider mailingwork, a service of mailingwork GmbH. The data protection regulations of this service provider can be viewed here: https://mailingwork.de/datenschutz. The dispatch service provider is deployed on the basis of our legitimate interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR and an processing contract according to Art. 28 para. 3 S. 1 GDPR. The dispatch service provider can use the recipient's data in pseudonymous form, i.e. without assignment to a user, to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimization of the dispatch and presentation of the newsletter or for statistical purposes. However, the service provider does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to contact them or to pass the data on to third parties.

 

15 Newsletter - Performance measurement

The newsletters contain a so-called "web-beacon", i.e. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from our server when the newsletter is opened or, if we use a service provider for dispatch, from its server. Within the scope of this retrieval, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and the time of retrieval are initially collected. This information is used to technically improve the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behaviour in connection to their retrieval locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our endeavour, nor, if used, that of the service provider for the dispatch, to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our contents to them or to send different contents according to the interests of our users. You can object to this tracking at any time by clicking on the separate link provided in each e-mail or by informing us by using another contact method. The information is stored for as long as you have subscribed to the newsletter. After a cancellation we store the data purely statistically and anonymously.

 

16 Cookies

Small files that are stored on the user's computer are referred to as "cookies". Different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his or her visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, the content of a shopping basket can be stored in an online shop or also a login status. Cookies are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved when users visit it after several days. Likewise, the interests of users used for range measurement or marketing purposes may be stored in such a cookie. As a "third party cookie" cookies are denoted which are offered by providers other than the controller who operates the online offer (otherwise, if they are only his cookies, they are referred to as "first party cookies"). We may use temporary and permanent cookies and inform you about this within the framework of our data protection declaration. If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer. A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be declared for many of the services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that in this case not all functions of this online offer may be available.

 

17 Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyse the behaviour of website visitors. Here the website operator receives various usage data, such as page views, length of stay, operating systems used and origin of the user. This data may be summarised by Google in a profile that is assigned to the respective user or their device.
Google Analytics uses technologies that enable the user to be recognised for the purpose of analysing user behaviour (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Google about the use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The use of the analysis tool is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising. If a corresponding instance of consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR; consent may be revoked at any time.
We use Google Analytics only with IP anonymization enabled. This means that Google will shorten the IP address of users within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the user's browser is not merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the online offer and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. Further information on the data use by Google, possible settings and objections can be found on Google's websites: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners ("Data use by Google when using our partners' websites or apps"), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads ("Data use for advertising purposes"), http://www.google.de/settings/ads ("Manage information that Google uses to show you advertising"). As an alternative to installing the browser plug-in, especially in Internet browsers of mobile devices, you can prevent it being collected by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link: Disable Google Analytics As a result, an opt-out cookie is stored on your device which prevents future collection of your data by Google Analytics when you visit this website.

 

18 Google Universal Analytics

We use Google Analytics in its design as "Universal Analytics". "Universal Analytics" refers to a process by Google Analytics in which the user analysis is based on a pseudonymous user ID and a pseudonymous profile of the user with information from the use of various devices is created (so-called "cross-device tracking").

 

19 Google Adwords Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google conversion tracking. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
With the help of Google conversion tracking, we and Google can recognise whether the user has carried out certain actions. For example, we can evaluate which buttons on our website were clicked how often and which products were viewed or purchased particularly often. This information is used to generate conversion statistics. We find out the total number of users who clicked on our ads and what actions they took. We do not receive any information with which we can personally identify the user. Google itself uses cookies or comparable recognition technologies for identification. Google conversion tracking is used on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both its website and its advertising. If a corresponding instance of consent has been requested (e.g. consent to the storage of cookies), processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR; consent may be revoked at any time.
For more information on Google AdWords and Google conversion tracking, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

 

20 Google Maps

We incorporate maps from the "Google Maps" service provided by Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our website and facilitates the location of the places we specify on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If a corresponding consent has been requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR; consent may be revoked at any time.

Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding subpage of our website. In addition, various general personal data is transmitted, such as IP address, date and time of the request, content of the request, access status, data volume transmitted in each case, website from which the request comes, browser, operating system and its interface, language and version of the browser software, time zone difference to GMT. This is regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in with or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not wish to be associated with your profile on Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation takes place in particular (even for unlogged-in users) to provide demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact Google to exercise this right.

 

21 Online presences in social media

We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with active customers, interested parties and users and to inform them there about our services. When accessing the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of their respective operators apply. Unless otherwise stated in our privacy policy, we process the data of users who communicate with us within social networks and platforms, e.g. write articles on our websites or send us messages.

 

22 Integration of services and contents of third parties

Within our online offer, we use on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimisation and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR) content or service offerings of third parties to incorporate their content and services, such as videos or fonts (hereinafter uniformly referred to as "content"). This always presupposes that the third party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since without the IP address they could not send the content to their browser. The IP address is therefore required for the display of this content. We make every effort to use only those contents whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the contents. Third-party providers may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as "web beacons") for statistical or marketing purposes. “Pixel tags" can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user's device and may include technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, visiting time and other information about the use of our online offer, as well as be linked to such information from other sources.

 

23 Google Fonts

We incorporate the fonts ("Google Fonts") from the provider Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly, thereby establishing a connection to the Google servers, where your IP address is transmitted. This constitutes a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.
Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

 

24 Google Tag Manager

This website uses the Google Tag Manager of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Google Tag Manager is used to manage website tags via an interface and enables us to control the precise integration of services on our website. This allows us to flexibly integrate additional services in order to evaluate user access to our website.
Google Tag Manager is used on the basis of our legitimate interests, i.e. interest in optimising our services in accordance with Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR.
Further information can be found in the Privacy Policy for the Google Tag Manager: https://www.google.de/tagmanager/use-policy.html.

 

25 Google reCAPTCHA

We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereinafter referred to as "reCAPTCHA") on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on this website (such as on a contact form) have been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as visitors access the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates a variety of information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor remains on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.

ReCAPTCHA analyses take place entirely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place.

The data are stored and analysed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. The website owner has a legitimate interest in protecting their web offers from abusive automated spying and spam. If a corresponding consent has been requested, processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR; consent may be revoked at any time.
Further information on Google reCAPTCHA can be found in the Google Privacy Policy and the Google Terms of Use under the following links: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de and https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=de deleted.

 

26 Email contact

1. Description and scope of data processing
Email addresses are provided on our website and our signatures, which can be used to contact us. If you use this option, your personal data will be transmitted along with the email, both of which will be stored. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties in this context. These data will be used exclusively to respond to your enquiry.

2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for processing the data transmitted in the course of sending an email is Art. 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR. If you email us with the intention of entering into contract with us, this creates an additional legal basis for its processing per Art. 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing
We only process personal data for the purpose of facilitating contact with you. This also constitutes the legitimate interest in processing the data.

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. For any personal data that were sent by email, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has been completed. The conversation is considered to have ended when it is evident from the circumstances that the matter at hand has been conclusively resolved.

5. Objection and deletion option
A user who has contacted us by email can object at any time to the storage of their personal data. If this right is exercised, it will not be possible to continue the conversation. In such cases, all personal data that was stored when contact was made with us will be deleted. all deleted.

 

27 Contact form

1. Description and scope of data processing
There is a contact form on our website which can be used for electronic contact. If a user accepts this option, the data entered in the input form will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are: Customer number, first name and surname, street, house number, postcode, town/city, country, subject area, telephone, email, comments.

The following data are also stored at the time the message is sent:
The following is a list of the corresponding data. Examples may include:
(1) The user's IP address
(2) Date and time of registration

During the dispatch process, your consent is obtained for processing data and reference is made to this Privacy Policy. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties in this context. These data will be used exclusively to respond to your enquiry.

2. Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for processing the data, if the user's consent to this has been obtained, is Art. 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR. If the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract, then an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR.

3. Purpose of data processing
We use personal data provided on contact forms only to make the requested contact. The other personal data processed during the sending process are used to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

4. Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. For personal data from the input mask of the contact form, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is considered to have ended when it is evident from the circumstances that the matter at hand has been conclusively resolved.
 
We kindly ask you to inform yourself regularly about the contents of our data protection declaration. We will adapt the data protection declaration as soon as changes in the data processing carried out by us make this necessary. We will inform you as soon as the changes require your cooperation (e.g. consent) or another individual notification will become necessary.
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