PRIVACY

Responsible party pursuant to data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

APS Prosch GmbH

YOUR RIGHTS AS THE DATA SUBJECT

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details of our data protection officer:

 

  • Information on your data stored by us and the processing thereof (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of the data processing, provided that we may not delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Objection to the processing of your data with us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability, provide that you have consented to the data processing or have entered into a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

If you have given us consent, you may withdraw it at any time, which will remain in effect in the future.

You can contact a supervisory authority with a complaint at any time, e.g. the supervisory authority of the state of your residence or the authority that oversees us as the responsible party.

You’ll find a list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their respective addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

COLLECTING GENERAL INFORMATION DURING A VISIT TO OUR WEBSITE

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

When you access our website – i.e. if you do not register or submit information – information of a general nature will be collected automatically. This information (server log files) contains the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.

It is processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring an unproblematic website connection
  • Ensuring seamless use of our website
  • Analysis of system security and stability as well as
  • For additional administrative purposes.

We will not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. This type of information will be statistically analysed by us if necessary to optimise our website and its underlying technology.

 
LEGAL BASIS

The processing occurs according to Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

 
RECIPIENTS

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers, who work on the operation and maintenance of our website as the processor.

 
RETENTION PERIOD

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the reason they were collected. This is generally the case, after the respective session has ended, for data that are used to make the website available.

 
MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. Without the IP address however, the service and functionality of our website are not guaranteed. Furthermore, individual services can be unavailable or limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.



PROVISION OF FEE-BASED SERVICES

 
TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

For the provision of fee-based services, we will request additional data such as payment details in order to complete your order.

 
LEGAL BASIS

The data processing required to finalise the contract is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 (b) GDPR.

 
RECIPIENTS

Recipients of the data may be processors.

 
RETENTION PERIOD

We store these data in our systems until the statutory retention period has ended. Basically, this is 6 or 10 years for generally accepted accounting principles and statutory tax requirement purposes.

 
MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot give you access to our content and services.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our website.

You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you can find the necessary information under the following links:

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-loeschen-daten-von-websites-entfernen
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de
Opera: http://www.opera.com/de/help
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=de_DE&viewlocale=de_DE
Storage period and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

Technically necessary cookies
Type and purpose of processing:

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change.

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change.

We require cookies for the following applications:

Legal basis and legitimate interest:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in a user-friendly design of our website.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contract. However, without this data, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or may be limited.

Objection

Please read the information about your right to object according to Art. 21 DSGVO below.

Technically unnecessary cookies

Furthermore, we use cookies to better tailor the offer on our website to the interests of our visitors or to generally improve it on the basis of statistical evaluations.

For information on which providers set cookies, please see the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Legal basis:

The legal basis for these processing operations is in each case your consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as order processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

For further recipients, please refer to the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Third-country transfer:

Please refer to the listings of the individual display, tracking, remarketing and web analytics providers for information on this.

Provision prescribed or required:

Of course, you can generally view our website without cookies. Web browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via your browser settings (see Revocation of consent).

Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can revoke your consent at any time via our Cookie Consent Tool.

Profiling:

To what extent we analyze the behavior of website visitors with pseudonymized user profiles, please refer to the information below on the display, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Provision of chargeable services

The content and works created by the site operators on these pages are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, third-party content is identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such content immediately.

Copyright

Nature and purpose of processing:

In order to provide chargeable services, we request additional data, such as payment details, in order to process your order.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data required for the conclusion of the contract is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO.

Recipients:

Recipients of the data are order processors, if applicable.

Storage period:

We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired. These are generally 6 or 10 years for reasons of proper accounting and tax law requirements.

Provision mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our offered content and services.

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CONTACT FORM

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

The data you enter are used for individual communication with you. A valid e-mail address and your name are required for this communication, which serves to organize your inquiry and the respective subsequent reply. Providing additional information is optional.

 
LEGAL BASIS

The processing of the data entered in the contact form occurs on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR).

By providing the contact form, our aim is to facilitate an uncomplicated means for you to contact us. The information you enter will be used to process the inquiry and saved for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the processing of the information provided in the contact form will occur in order to implement pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 Para. 1 (b) GDPR).

 
RECIPIENTS

Recipients of the data may be processors.

 
RETENTION PERIOD

The data will be deleted no later than 6 months after processing the inquiry.

Provided that we enter into a contract together, we will use the statutory retention periods in the German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch) and delete your data according to the respective stipulated deadlines.

 
MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your inquiry if you provide us with your name, e-mail address and the reason for your inquiry.

USING GOOGLE ANALYTICS

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereinafter: ‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is typically transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, summarise reports on website activities and provide other services related to website and Internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transferred from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.

The data processing purposes are the website-use analysis and the summary of reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, other related services will be provided.

LEGAL BASIS

The processing of the data occurs on the basis of the user’s consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

RECIPIENTS

The recipient of the data is Google as the processor. For this, we have entered into the corresponding data-processing contract with Google.

RETENTION PERIOD

The deletion of the data occurs as soon as they are no longer necessary for our recording-keeping purposes.

THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFERS

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.

REVOCATION OF CONSENT

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in their entirety. Furthermore, you can prevent the collected data generated by the cookie and the data related to your use of the website (including your IP address) being transmitted to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.

In addition, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our web pages by clicking this link, which will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent data collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

PROFILING

With the assistance of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the browsing behaviour of the website visitors can be evaluated and their respective interests can be analysed. For this analysis, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Nähere Informationen zu Nutzungsbedingungen und Datenschutz finden Sie unter https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html und unter https://policies.google.com/?hl=de.

Im Auftrag des Betreibers dieser Website wird Google diese Informationen benutzen, um Ihre Nutzung der Webseite auszuwerten, um Reports über die Webseitenaktivitäten zusammenzustellen und um weitere mit der Websitenutzung und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen gegenüber dem Webseitenbetreiber zu erbringen.

Die von uns gesendeten und mit Cookies, Nutzerkennungen (z. B. User-ID) oder Werbe-IDs verknüpften Daten werden nach 14 Monaten automatisch gelöscht. Die Löschung von Daten, deren Aufbewahrungsdauer erreicht ist, erfolgt automatisch einmal im Monat.

Withdrawal of consent:

You can stop tracking by Google Analytics on our website by clicking this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This will prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

You can also prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

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USING SCRIPT LIBRARIES (GOOGLE WEBFONTS)

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

In order to present our content correctly and graphically appealing across all browsers, we use ‘Google Webfonts’ from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter ‘Google’) to display fonts on this website.

You’ll find the data protection guidelines of the library operator Google here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

LEGAL BASIS

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Webfonts and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

 

RECIPIENTS

The use of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible – but currently also unclear whether and to what end – that the operator, in this case Google, will collect data.

 

RETENTION PERIOD

We do not collect any personal data via the integration of Google Webfonts.

You’ll find additional information on Google Webfonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

 

THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFERS

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, the correct presentation of standard-fonts content is not possible without this provision.

 

REVOCATION OF CONSENT

The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display content. Thus, you can opt out of the data processing by disabling JavaScript execution in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional limitations on the website.

USING GOOGLE MAPS

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

We use Google Maps on this website. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter ‘Google’). This allows us to show you interactive maps directly on the website, allowing you to conveniently use the map feature.

You’ll find additional information about Google’s data processing on the Google privacy policy page, where you can also change your personal privacy settings in the data protection center.

Click here for detailed instructions on how to manage your own data related to Google products.

 

LEGAL BASIS

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a) GDPR).

 

RECIPIENTS

By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged into or if there is no user account. When you’re logged into Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account.

If you do not want this assignment in your Google profile, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and/or tailor-made design of its website. Such an analysis occurs in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the formation of these user profiles, but you must submit this objection to Google.

 

RETENTION PERIOD

We do not collect any personal data via the integration of Google Maps.

 

THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFERS

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

REVOCATION OF CONSENT

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use information about you via our website, you can disable JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, you cannot or only partially use our website.

 

MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.



EMBEDDED YOUTUBE VIDEOS

 

TYPE AND PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING

We embed YouTube videos on several of our websites. The operator of the respective plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter ‘YouTube’). YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter ‘Google’). When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be created, which tells YouTube which pages you visit. When you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your browsing behaviour with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behaviour.

You will find additional information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube in the provider’s privacy policy, as well as additional information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

LEGAL BASIS

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a GDPR).

 

RECIPIENTS

Visiting YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google. .

 

RETENTION PERIOD AND REVOCATION OF CONSENT

Everyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google ad programme will not have to expect any cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you would like to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

You’ll find additional information on data protection at ‘YouTube’ in the provider’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

 

THIRD COUNTRY TRANSFERS

Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

 

MANDATORY OR REQUIRED PROVISION

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.

YouTube embedded videos

We embed YouTube videos on our website. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter “YouTube”). YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”). When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is established. In the process, YouTube is informed which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy, There you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and settings options to protect your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy).

Withdrawal of consent:

No option for a simple opt-out or blocking of data transmission is currently offered by the provider. If you wish to prevent tracking of your activities on our website, please revoke your consent for the relevant cookie category or all technically unnecessary cookies and data transfers in the cookie consent tool. In this case, however, you may not be able to use our website at all or only to a limited extent.

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SSL ENCRYPTION

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (such as SSL) via HTTPS.

VISABLE GMBH

APS Prosch GmbH uses products and services for analysis and marketing purposes, which are provided by Visable GmbH (www.visable.com) in cooperation with them. To that end, pixel-code technology and cookies are used to collect, process and store data in order to create at least pseudonymised, but where possible and meaningful, completely anonymous user profiles. Data collected, which may initially still include personal data, is transmitted to Visable or is collected directly by Visable and is used to create the aforementioned user profiles there. Visitors to this website are not personally identified and no other personal data is merged with the user profiles. If IP addresses are identified as personal, they are immediately deleted. You can object to the processing operations described with future effect at any time: Exclude from Tracking (Note: Link sets a 1st-party cookie for an opt-out)

REVISION OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your next visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.

QUESTIONS FOR THE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

If you have any questions pertaining to data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization:

info@aps-prosch.de

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