Privacy Policy

§ 1 General

Your personal data (e.g. title, name, address, e-mail address, telephone number) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of German data protection law and the data protection law of the European Union (EU). In addition to the processing purposes, recipients, legal bases and storage periods, the following regulations also inform you about your rights and the person responsible for your data processing. This data protection declaration only applies to our websites. If you are forwarded to other pages via links on our pages, please inform yourself there about the respective handling of your data.

§ 2 contact

(1) Purpose of processing

We process your personal data that you provide to us via email, contact form, etc. to answer and deal with your inquiries. You are not obliged to provide us with your personal data. But we cannot reply to you by e-mail without giving your e-mail address.

(2) Legal bases

  1. a) If you have given us your express consent to process your data, Art. 6 Para. 1a) GDPR is the legal basis for this processing.
  2. b) Should we process your data to carry out pre-contractual measures, Art. 6 Para. 1b) GDPR is the legal basis.
  3. c) In all other cases (especially when using a contact form) Art. 6 Para. 1f) GDPR is the legal basis.

RIGHT TO OBJECT: You have the right to object at any time to data processing, which is based on Art. 6 Paragraph 1f) GDPR and is not used for direct advertising, for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

In the case of direct advertising, however, you can object to the processing at any time without giving reasons.

(3) legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest in processing consists in communicating with you quickly and answering your inquiries cost-effectively. If you give us your address, we reserve the right to use it for direct mail. You can protect your interest in data protection by passing on data sparingly (e.g. using a pseudonym).

(4) Categories of recipients

Hosting provider, shipping service provider for direct mail

(5) storage duration

Your data will be deleted when it can be inferred from the circumstances that your request or the matter concerned has been finally clarified.

However, if a contract is concluded, the data required by commercial and tax law will be stored by us for the periods specified by law, i.e. regularly ten years (cf. § 257 HGB, § 147 AO).

(6) Right of withdrawal

In the case of processing based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

§ 3 web analysis with Google Analytics

(1) Purpose of processing

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet use.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR.

(3) legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest is the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes. To protect your interest in data protection, this website uses Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIP ()" so that the IP addresses are only processed in abbreviated form in order to exclude direct personal reference.

(4) Categories of recipients

Google and its partner companies.

(5) Transfer to a third country

Google Ireland Limited is a company affiliated with Google LLC. Google LLC is based in the USA (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043) and is certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

(6) storage duration

14 months

(7) RIGHT TO OBJECT

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: optout

You can also prevent the collection by setting an opt-out cookie. If you would like to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website, please click here: disable Google Analytics

§ 4 information about cookies

(1) Purpose of processing

Technically necessary cookies are used on this website. These are small text files that are stored in or by your Internet browser on your computer system.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR.

(3) legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest is the functionality of our website. The user data collected through technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles. This will protect your interest in data protection.

(4) storage duration

The technically necessary cookies are usually deleted when the browser is closed. Permanently stored cookies have different lifespans from a few minutes to several years.

(5) RIGHT TO OBJECT

If you do not want these cookies to be saved, please deactivate the acceptance of these cookies in your internet browser. However, this may restrict the functionality of our website. You can also delete permanently stored cookies at any time via your browser.

§ 5 web display service with Google Adsense

(1) Purpose of processing

Google Adsense, a web advertising service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google") is used on these pages to place advertisements (text ads, banners, etc.). To do this, your browser stores cookies (small text files) on your hard drive. These cookies are used by Google to personalize content and advertisements, to offer functions for social media and to analyze access to our website. Device IDs are used for apps. In addition, information about your use of our website is shared with partners for social media, advertising and analysis. These partners combine this information with other data that you have provided to them or that they have collected as part of your use of the services.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR.

(3) Categories of recipients

Google and its partner companies.

(4) Transfer to a third country

Google Ireland Limited is a company associated with Google LLC. Google LLC is located in the USA (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043) and is certified for the US-European data protection convention “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

(5) storage duration

Your personal data will only be stored as long as you have consented to the processing.

(6) Revocation of Consent

You can withdraw your consent to the person responsible at any time.

§ 6 Affiliate Program

AWIN

(1) Purpose of processing

This website uses the partner program of AWIN AG, Eichhornstraße 3, 10785 Berlin in the form of text links, image links, advertising banners or input masks. AWIN uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. AWIN also uses so-called web beacons. These are invisible graphics used to collect information. These web beacons can be used to evaluate visitor traffic on these pages. The information generated by cookies and / or web beacons about the use of this website and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to an AWIN server and stored there. AWIN will use this information, among other things, to evaluate your use of the website with regard to the advertisements, to compile reports on website activity and advertisements for the website operator. AWIN can process the remuneration (ie the commission payments) through this evaluation and assignment.

(2) Legal basis

The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR.

(3) legitimate interest

Our legitimate interest is direct mail. Your interest in data protection is preserved because the cookies used do not save any data that would enable a specific personal reference.

(4) Categories of recipients

AWIN, partner company

(5) RIGHT TO OBJECT

If you do not want these cookies to be saved, please deactivate the acceptance of these cookies in your internet browser. You can delete the cookies on your hard drive at any time.

§ 7 Your rights as a data subject

If personal data is processed by you, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and you have the following rights vis-à-vis us as the person responsible:

  1. Right to information

You can request information about your personal data processed by us within the scope of Art. 15 GDPR.

  1. Right to rectification

If the information concerning you is no longer correct, you can request a correction in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR. If your data is incomplete, you can request completion.

  1. Right to delete

You can request the deletion of your personal data under the conditions of Art. 17 GDPR.

  1. Right to restriction of processing

Within the framework of the provisions of Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request that the processing of your data be restricted.

  1. Right to data portability

According to Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request the transfer to another person responsible.

  1. Right to revoke the data protection consent declaration

According to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your declaration of consent under data protection law at any time. This does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

  1. Right to complain to a supervisory authority

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in particular in the Member State of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation), in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR to.

Please also note your right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR:

  1. a) General: justified objection required

If personal data concerning you is processed

- to protect our overriding legitimate interest (legal basis according to Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR) or

- in the public interest (legal basis according to Art. 6 Para. 1 e) GDPR),

you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on the provisions of the GDPR.

In the event of an objection, we will no longer process the personal data relating to you, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

  1. b) Special case of direct mail: a simple objection is sufficient

If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object to this processing at any time and without giving reasons; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

Responsible for data processing:
Plau Media UG, Christopher Plau
Kastanienallee 54
32049 Herford
Phone: 0522184739
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