GeSe-GmbH Privacy Policy

As of 23rd May 2018

The following information outlines how GeSe-GmbH handles your personal data.

Name and address of the data controller

The data controller responsible for processing your personal data in accordance with the GDPR is:

GeSe-GmbH
Gewerbegebiet 1 OT Prittitz
06682 Teuchern
Germany

Managing director
Mike Suske
Tel.: +49 34445 22444
Fax: +49 34445 22666
Email: suske@gese-gmbh.de

Internal data protection officer: Manuela Junge 
Contact: datenschutz@gese-gmbh.de

General information on data processing

GeSe-GmbH takes the protection of information and data provided to us very seriously. Data protection principles such as data minimisation, transparency and security have top priority for us.

We use a variety of automated systems to manage, store and process data from our members for a range of purposes (e.g. newsletters).

We will delete or block your personal data once the purpose of storage and processing ceases to exist, provided no legal obligations or claims that may be asserted against us exist to necessitate the continued storage of your personal data.

How do we collect your data and which data do we collect?

We collect the personal data you disclose when you register for our online shop. Other data is automatically collected and stored in log files when you visit our website. This primarily comprises technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system, time of the page request or your IP address). Your IP address is processed in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. This data is automatically collected as soon as you enter our website. Your IP address is generally stored in an anonymised form. Your full IP address will only be stored for the purposes of tracing technical errors and cyber-attacks as well as recording consent, e.g. for subscribing to the newsletter.

This personal information will not be stored when you visit our site using a smartphone, tablet or other mobile device. This data is also not merged with other data sources.

What purposes do we use your data for?

We collect some of your data to ensure the proper functioning of our website Other data is used to analyse how visitors use our site. The legal basis for this processing is the existence of a legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Disclosure of your personal information

In order to meet our contractual obligations, we need to disclose your personal information to third parties. If your data is processed by service providers who assist us with customer support, the amount of data transmitted is restricted to the statutory minimum. Any data that is transferred for this purpose is encrypted.

The partners carefully selected by us within the framework of order processing are obligated to handle your data confidentially and observe our internal data protection standards in accordance with the legal provisions of Art. 28 GDPR. In particular, our partners are not permitted to disclose our customers' data to third parties for advertising purposes or to use it for their own commercial purposes.

We also work with contractual and cooperation partners. We will inform you if your data is disclosed for participation in a competition or for partner deals. We carefully handpicked our cooperation partners. In particular, our cooperation partners are not permitted to pass on our customers' data to third parties for advertising purposes. Our cooperation partners are only permitted to use data disclosed this way to meet their contractual obligations.

We provide your information to the following recipients within the framework of order processing:

  • The authorities and other government agencies          
  • Internal departments                       
  • IT service providers         
  • Payment service providers
  • Cooperation partners (competitions, partner deals, etc.)           
  • Suppliers
  • Logistics, postal and courier service providers                
  • Newsletter delivery providers

What are your rights concerning your data?

You are entitled to exercise your rights as the data subject against us at any time. Provided the respective statutory requirements are met, you are entitled to the following rights: 

  • Right of access in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR
  • Right to rectification for inaccurate or incomplete data in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR
  • Right to erasure in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR
  • Right to restriction of processing in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR
  • Right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR
  • Right of object/revoke consent in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Art.13 para. 2 lit. d GDPR.

Access, portability

You have the right to receive information concerning your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can request information concerning the purposes of the processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the envisaged storage period, the existence of a right of rectification, erasure, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data if it was not collected by us, as well as the existence of automated decision making including profiling and, if applicable, conclusive information on the details thereof.

Furthermore, you reserve the right to have the data you provided to us transferred to yourself or a third party at any time.

If you wish to receive information about your data stored by us or wish to transfer this data, please contact us in writing at datenschutz@gese-gmbh.de.

Please note that we can only transfer data on the basis of consent or a contract.

Rectification, erasure, restriction of processing

Upon request, we will rectify, block or erase the personal data we have stored about you, provided that other statutory provisions (e.g. the requirement to store data as stipulated in the German Commercial Code) do not contradict this or the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Furthermore, you reserve the right to demand the processing of your personal data is restricted if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful but you object to its erasure or we no longer need the data, however you need it for the assertion, exercise and defence of legal claims or if you have lodged an objection to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.

Please contact us at the following email address for this purpose: datenschutz@gese-gmbh.de.

Revoking consent/objecting to processing

If you have previously provided us with consent to process your personal data, you can revoke this consent at any time by sending us a short written notification. We will consequently not be permitted to continue the data processing that was previously carried out on the basis of this content.

Please contact us at the following email address for this purpose: datenschutz@gese-gmbh.de.

You can object to the use of your data for advertising purposes at any time by sending a short written notification to datenschutz@gese-gmbh.de or revoke your consent without incurring any costs other than the usual transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.

You can unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Please find the relevant details for contacting the competent supervisory authority directly below:

State Commissioner for Data Protection in Saxony-Anhalt
Dr. Harald von Bose
Address:                                                   Leiterstraße 9, 39104 Magdeburg
Email address:                                        poststelle@lfd.sachsen-anhalt.de
Telephone:                                              0391 81803 0
Fax:                                                          0391 81803 33

Right to data portability

The new right to data portability stipulated in Art. 20 of the GDPR is closely linked to the right of access but also differs in a number of ways. Accordingly, data subjects reserve the right to receive personal data concerning them which they have provided to a controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another controller. This new right aims to give data subjects more power and control over their own personal data.

Newsletter

You can subscribe to our free newsletter on our website. When you register, we will ask for your name and email address. We require your email address to send the newsletter. We collect your name during the registration process to prevent the misuse of our services or the email address provided.

Your data is disclosed to third parties in relation to data processing for sending the newsletter. This information is solely used for the purpose of sending the newsletter.

We use a double opt-in process to ensure no errors are made when you enter your email address: We’ll send you a confirmation link once your email address has been entered in the registration form. Your email address will only be shared with our distributors once you click on the confirmation link. You can revoke consent provided in this manner with future effect at any time in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.  

You can also unsubscribe from our newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the end of the newsletter.

You email address will continue to be processed until you revoke your consent.

Email contact

Description and scope of data processing

Our email address can be found on our website. If you send us an email, the personal data transmitted with the email and the data associated with the transmission will be stored.

Your data will not be disclosed to third parties in connection with this. This information is solely used for processing the conversation.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, providing the user has granted their consent.

The legal basis for processing data transmitted via email is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If an email concerns the conclusion of a contract, an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Purpose of data processing

Personal data entered into the input mask will only be processed by us to facilitate communication. Contact that is established by email constitutes a necessary legitimate interest for the processing of data.

Other personal data processed when the form is submitted aims to prevent the misuse of the contact form and ensure the security of our IT systems.

Storage duration

Your data is erased as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected. This is deemed the case for personal data collected from the input mask on the contact form or by email when the respective conversation with the user ends. The conversation is considered over when the circumstances surrounding the matter in question have been conclusively resolved.

Any additional personal data collected when the form was submitted will be deleted after a period of seven days at the latest.

Right to object and removal

Users can revoke their consent to the processing of their personal data at any time. They can also object to the storage of their personal data at any time. The conversation cannot be continued in the above cases.

Registration

Description and scope of data processing

Users can register on our personal website by providing personal information. This information is entered into an input mask, transferred to us via a commissioned data processor and consequently stored by us. The following information is collected during the registration process:

  1. First name and surname
  2. Title
  3. Institution
  4. Address (street, house number, postcode, town/city, country)
  5. Phone number
  6. Email address
  7. Any other information required for the respective purpose

The user's consent to the processing of this data is obtained during the registration process.

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, providing the user has granted their consent.

If the registration is for the fulfilment of a contract to which the user is a party or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, an additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Purpose of data processing

Users are required to register to access certain contents and services on our website, to meet contractual obligations and to implement pre-contractual measures.

Storage duration

Your data is erased as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected.

This is the case for data collected during the registration process for the performance of a contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures if the data is no longer required for the performance of the contract. Even after the contract is concluded it may still be necessary to store the contractual partner’s personal data in order to comply with contractual or statutory obligations.

Right to object and rectify

Users reserve the right to cancel registration at any point in time. You are able to rectify the personal data stored by us at any time.

If your data is required for the fulfilment of a contract or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, early erasure of the data is only possible if there are no contractual or statutory obligations that prevent this erasure.

Data security

All data that is disclosed to us is stored on servers in the European Union. Unfortunately, the transmission of data via the Internet is not completely secure, so we are unable to guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website via the Internet. However, we maintain technical and procedural safeguards for our website and other systems to protect against the loss, destruction, access, changes or propagation of your personal data by third parties. We encrypt your personal data for transmission and additionally use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption.

Cookies

The GeSe-GmbH website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (e.g. PC, smartphone or tablet) when you visit our website. They enable our website to recall the user's actions and preferences (e.g. language, font size) over a certain period of time so you don’t need to reconfigure them when you return to our site. Cookies allow us to count visits to our website and see which pages have been visited.

You can accept the use of cookies to access all of the features of our website without restriction.

You can also prevent cookies from analysing your user behaviour. Most browsers automatically accept cookies and provide options to opt-out of using cookies or receive a warning before cookies are stored. The help feature in the menu bar of most web browsers will inform you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to receive notifications from your browser when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable all cookies received.

We recommend that you leave the cookies function enabled in order to use all of the functions of our online shop.

Our cookies do not store sensitive data such as passwords, credit cards or similar information. They do not inflict any damage on your device or contain viruses.

Which cookies are used?

Gese-GmbH uses first-party cookies (in particular all strictly necessary cookies) and third-party cookies (in particular analysis cookies).

Some of these cookies do not contain any personal data or information that relates to an identifiable or identified person, such as name, IP address, addresses and location data. However, your personal data is processed by other cookies and similar technologies (e.g. plugins). You can object to processing by these other cookies or similar technologies through the single opt-out feature (see below). You can also block individual cookies with certain browser settings (e.g. Google) (see below).

The categories of cookies used on www.gese-gmbh.de, so-called first-party cookies, which are sent and read exclusively by GeSe-GmbH servers are described in the following:

Strictly necessary cookies:

GeSe-GmbH uses cookies which are strictly necessary for the operation of the website www.gese-gmbh.de. This includes technologies that allow you to access the site, services, applications and features required to verify the functionality of the site, prevent fraud and enhance security. These cookies are essential to enable you to use the services of the website. Without these cookies, these services would not function correctly. These cookies usually do not contain any personal data or any personal information about you. We are therefore not able to identify the user with the information obtained from the cookies. These cookies are also only stored as long as strictly necessary for this service, i.e. usually until the end of the Internet session or until you close your browser completely (session cookies).

Performance cookies:

GeSe-GmbH uses analytical cookies to analyse how the site is used and to monitor site performance. These analytical methods enable us to determine, for example, which parts of our shop are visited most frequently or how many times particular pages were accessed on a certain day. When you visit our website, your usage data is included in the statistical surveys. We are unable to use it to draw any conclusions on your person and identity. These cookies therefore do not identify you.

Third-party cookies used on our website which are sent and read by a service provider’s server are described below:

Web analysis cookies:

Google Analytics

GeSe-GmbH uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure the anonymised collection of IP addresses. On www.gese-gmbh.de, your IP address will consequently be shortened before it is saved on the Google servers (so-called IP masking). Accordingly, your full IP address will not be transmitted to a Google server in the USA. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there.

Google will use this information on behalf of GeSe-GmbH to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator.

You can object to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser (so-called "browser add-on"). However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Furthermore, you can prevent Google's collection and use of data generated by cookies relating to your use of the website (incl. your already anonymous IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: The current link is: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

For more information on Google's terms of use and privacy policy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Google Analytics Demographic Reports

This website uses Google Analytics’ "Demographic Reports" function. This enables us to create reports containing information on the age, gender and interests of the visitors to our website. This data comes from personalised advertising by Google as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the "Object to data collection” clause.

WordPress Stats

This website uses the WordPress Stats tool to perform statistical analyses of visitor traffic. This service is provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.

WordPress Stats uses cookies that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website is stored on servers in the USA. Your IP address will be anonymised after processing and before storage. WordPress Stats cookies remain on your device until you delete them.

The storage of "WordPress Stats" cookies is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in anonymously analysing user behaviour to optimise both its website and its advertising.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of our services may be limited when cookies are disabled.

You can object to the collection and use of your data with future effect at any time by setting an opt-out cookie in your browser by clicking on this link: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.

If you delete the cookies on your computer, you will need to set the opt-out cookie again.

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA (hereinafter referred to as "reCAPTCHA"). This service is provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

reCAPTCHA is used to check whether data entered on our website (e.g. in the contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor by means of various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically once the website visitor enters the website. reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the user spends on the website or the user's mouse movements) for the analysis. Data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.

The reCAPTCHA analyses run in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place.

This data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its online shop from abusive automated spying and spam.

For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy, please refer to the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html

Facebook pixel

Our website measures conversions using visitor action pixels from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).

These pixels enable us to track the behaviour of site visitors after they click on a Facebook ad to reach our website. This allows the effectiveness of Facebook Ads to be evaluated for statistical and market research purposes and the optimisation of future advertising measures.

The data collected is anonymous to us as the operator of this website and we cannot use it to draw any conclusions about our users’ identities. However, the data stored and processed by Facebook may enable a connection to your Facebook profile and permit Facebook to use the data for its own advertising purposes as stipulated in the Facebook privacy policy. This allows Facebook to display ads both on Facebook and on third-party sites. As the website operators, we have no control over how this data is used.

You can find more information on protecting your privacy in Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

You can also deactivate the custom audiences remarketing feature in your ads settings at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. You will need to log in to Facebook for this.

If you do not have a Facebook account, you can opt out of usage-based advertising from Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance:http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.

Facebook

If you are logged into Facebook when you visit our website, Facebook may collect information about your visit to our website. In order to prevent Facebook from collecting this information when you visit our website, we advise you to read Facebook's privacy policy at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php and/or to log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

You can also find information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further use of the data by Facebook as well as your rights in this regard and the setting options for protecting your privacy in Facebook's privacy policy at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you want to prevent Facebook from linking visits to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Twitter

Depending on your Twitter login status, Twitter may collect various data about your internet usage. This may enable Twitter to draw conclusions on your use of the Gese-GmbH website, which could be used for its own purposes. The purpose and scope of data collection and further processing by Twitter are not influenced by Gese-GmbH, nor does Gese-GmbH have access to this data.

You can also find information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further use of the data by Twitter as well as your rights in this regard and the settings options for protecting your privacy in Twitter's privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Data protection and third-party websites

This website may contain hyperlinks to and from third-party websites. If you follow a hyperlink to one of these websites, please note that we cannot assume any liability for and give no guarantees regarding third-party content or data protection conditions. Please ensure you review the applicable privacy policy before providing personal information to these websites.

Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of these plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

A connection to the YouTube servers will be established If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin. This informs the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you permit YouTube to assign your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to improve the presentation of our online shop. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

More information on how user data is handled can be found in the YouTube privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses plugins from the Vimeo video portal. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

A connection to the Vimeo servers will be established If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin. This informs the Vimeo server which of our pages you have visited. Vimeo will also receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our website or do not have a Vimeo account. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA.

If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, you permit Vimeo to assign your browsing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

More information on how user data is handled can be found in the Vimeo privacy policy at: https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Online marketing and affiliate programs

Amazon Associates Program

The operators of this site participate in the Amazon EU Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program which enables us to earn advertising fees by featuring Amazon advertisements and links on our website. Amazon uses cookies to trace the origin of orders. This allows Amazon to detect that you have clicked the affiliate link on our website.

The storage of Amazon cookies is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this service since it only receives payment for affiliate fees if these cookies are set.

More information on how user data is handled by Amazon can be found in the Amazon privacy policy at: https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401.

Payment providers

Klarna

Our website accepts payments via Klarna. This service is provided by Klarna AB, Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden (hereinafter referred to as “Klarna”).

Klarna offers a variety of payment options (e.g. payment by instalments). If you opt to pay using Klarna (Klarna checkout solution), Klarna will collect personal data from you.

Details on this can be found in Klarna’s privacy policy at: https://www.klarna.com/de/datenschutz/.

Klarna uses cookies to optimise the use of Klarna checkout solutions. The optimisation of the checkout solution constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Cookies are small text files that can be stored on your device and do not cause any damage to your device. The information remains on your device until you delete it. For information on the use of Klarna cookies, please follow this link: https://cdn.klarna.com/1.0/shared/content/policy/cookie/de_de/checkout.pdf.

The legal basis for the sharing of your data with Klarna is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) as well as Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for the fulfilment of a contract). You can revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time. This revocation shall not have any impact on the effectiveness of data processing transactions that occurred in the past.

SOFORT bank transfer

Our website accepts payments via Sofort bank transfer. The provider of this service is Sofort GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “Sofort GmbH”).

With the “Sofort bank transfer” tool, we receive payment confirmation from Sofort GmbH in real time, which enables us to instantly start to fulfil our obligations to you.

When you select the “Sofort” payment method, you must send a PIN and a valid TAN to Sofort GmbH, which allows the company to log into your online banking account. When you log in, Sofort GmbH will verify your account balance and execute the bank transfer to us using the TAN you provided. It will then send immediate confirmation of the transaction. After logging in, your transactions, overdraft protection, and the availability of other accounts and their balances will be checked.

In addition to the PIN and TAN, the payment details you provide as well as personal information will be sent to Sofort GmbH. This personal information includes your name, address, phone number(s), email address, IP address, and any other data required to process your payment. The transfer of this data is required to determine your identity with absolute certainty and to prevent attempts to commit fraud.

The legal basis for sharing your data with Sofort GmbH is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR (consent) as well as Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (processing for fulfilment of a contract). You can revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time. This revocation shall not have any impact on the effectiveness of data processing transactions that occurred in the past.

For information on payments made via Sofort bank transfer, please follow these links: https://www.sofort.de/datenschutz.html and https://www.klarna.com/sofort/.

The comments function on this website

If you use the comments function on this website, the time at which you wrote the comment will be stored along with your comment, your email address and, if you are not posting anonymously, your username.

Storage of your IP address

If you leave a comment on our website, your IP address will be stored by our comments function. Since we do not check comments on our site before they are published, we need this information in order to take action against the author in the event of rights violations, such as defamation or propaganda.

Subscribing to comments

As a user of our website, you can subscribe to comments after registering. You will receive a confirmation email to check whether you are the owner of the email address provided. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in the information emails. The data provided when you subscribed to the comments function will then be deleted. However, if you have provided us with this data for other purposes or elsewhere (e.g. newsletter subscription), it will remain on our system.

Storage limit for comments

Your comments and associated data (e.g. IP address) are stored and shall remain on our website until the content commented upon is completely erased or removal of the comments is required pursuant to legal reasons (slander, etc.).

Legal basis

Comments are stored on basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Act. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. You can revoke consent to this at any time. To do so, all you have to do is send us an informal notification by email. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the point of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify the contents of this privacy policy at any time with future effect in order to ensure compliance with the GDPR. The current version is available on our website. Please visit the website regularly and obtain information on the applicable privacy policy.