Data Privacy Statement2018-06-22T11:23:47+00:00

Data Privacy Statement

Data privacy at a glance

General Information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. We have provided detailed information on the subject of data protection in our data protection declaration, which you will find below in this text.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by AWB Anlagen- und Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG, Chemiestraße 8a, 68623 Lampertheim, Germany. You can find contact details in the imprint of this website and in the following data privacy declaration

How do we collect your information?

On the one hand, your data is collected every time you communicate it to us. This may, for example, be the data you enter in a contact form.

Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page visit). This data is automatically collected the moment you access our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure error-free website provision. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time and without any charge. You are also entitled to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any more questions on the subject of data protection. You also have the right to submit an objection to the competent supervisory authority

Third-party analysis and analysis tools

When visiting our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. First and foremost, this is done with cookies and so-called analysis programmes. Usually, the analysis of your surfing behaviour is anonymous, meaning the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it, by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the following data privacy statement.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in the data privacy statement.

1. General information

As the operator of these pages, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.

When you use this website, a variety of personal data is collected. Personal data refers to data that allows you to be personally identified. This data privacy statement explains which data we collect and what purpose we use it for. It also explains how and for what objective this is done.

We process personal data in compliance with the relevant data protection regulations, in particular the GDPR and the Federal Data Protection Act. Data will only be processed by us on the basis of legal permission. When using this website, we only process personal data with your consent (Section 6 Par. 1 Sentence 1 a) GDPR), to fulfil a contract to which you are a party or, upon your request, to carry out pre-contractual measures (Section 6 Par. 1 Sentence 1 b) GDPR); to fulfil a legal obligation (Section 6 Par. 1 S. 1 c) GDPR) or, if the processing is necessary to protect our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, unless your interests or fundamental rights and liberties, which require the protection of personal data, prevail (Section 6 Par. 1 Sentence. 1 f) GDPR). When you apply for a vacant position in our company, we also process your personal data to decide on the establishment of an employment relationship (§ 26 Par. 1 Sentence. 1 GDPR.)

Provided it is not stated otherwise in the following information, we store the data only as long as necessary to achieve the purpose of processing or to satisfy our contractual or statutory obligations. Such statutory retention obligations may arise, in particular, from commercial or tax law regulations.

We would like to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can contain security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Note regarding the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

AWB Anlagen- und Werkzeugbau GmbH & Co. KG
Chemiestrasse 8a
D – 68623 Lampertheim

Telephone: +49 6206 9428-0

E-mail: info@awb-group.com

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone, or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection when the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and is indicated by the lock symbol in your browser line.

When SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

2. Data protection officer

You can reach our data protection officer at the following address:

E-mail: datenschutzbeauftragter@awb-gmbh.de

3. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can activate your browser settings so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases; exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally, and you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated.

Cookies that are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.g. shopping basket function), are stored on the basis of Section 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of his services. When other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these will be handled separately in this data privacy statement.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

This data is not combined with other data sources.

The basis for data processing is Section 6 Par. 1 letter f GDPR, and the processing serves our legitimate interest in the technical administration and security of the website. The stored data will be deleted after seven days, unless there is a justified suspicion of illegal use that is based on concrete evidence and the further examination and processing of the information is necessary for this reason.

Contact form

When you send us enquiries using the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, which also include the contact data you provided there, will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Therefore, the data entered in the contact form is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Section 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. This only requires you to send us an informal e-mail. The legality of the data processing transactions carried out until such time as we received the revocation of this permission remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent for storage, or until such time as the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only to the extent that this is necessary for establishing or designing the content, or for changing the legal relationship (inventory data). This is done on the basis of Section 6, Par. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

4. Analysis Tools and Advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Section 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour in order to optimise both his website and his advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. This will cause your IP address to be abbreviated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before being transmitted to the USA. 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 relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

Objection to data collection

You may prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating it to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

When you visit our site via a mobile device, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy:   https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Order data processing & data protection level

We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the stringent requirements of the German data protection authorities regarding the use of Google Analytics. Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thus guaranteeing compliance with European data protection law.

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Demographic features on Google Analytics

This website uses the Google Analytics’  “demographic features” function. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature from your Google Account ad settings at any time or opt-out of Google Analytics collecting your information. The method is described in the “Opt-out of data collection” section.

WordPress Stats

This website uses WordPress Tool Stats to statistically evaluate visitor access. The provider is Automattic Inc, 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.

WordPress Stats uses cookies that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the website’s use. The information generated by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers in the USA. Your IP address will be anonymized after processing and before storage.

“WordPress stats” cookies remain on your device until you delete them.

WordPress Stats” cookies are stored on the basis of Section 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour, in order to optimise both his website and his advertising.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

You can object to the collection and use of your data for the future by setting an opt-out cookie in your browser. This can be done by clicking on this link: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.

When deleting the cookies on your computer, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

5. Plugins and Tools

To make our site more attractive, we use a variety of third-party services and content on our website. The JavaScript programming language is regularly used to integrate this content. You can therefore object to data processing by deactivating JavaScript in your browser or by installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in restrictions regarding the website’s functionality.

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages containing a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. The YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.

When you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest pursuant to Section 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

For more information on how we handle user data, please see YouTube’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

YouTube, LLC, a subsidiary of Google, is covered by Google’s Privacy Shield certification, thus guaranteeing compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google to uniformly display fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This informs Google that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Section 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

When your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your computer.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and the data privacy statement of Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thus guaranteeing compliance with European data protection law

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Google Maps

This page uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, saving your IP address is required. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The site provider has no influence on this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and for easily finding the locations indicated by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Section 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.

You can find more information on user data handling in Google’s data privacy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thus guaranteeing compliance with European data protection law

(https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

6. Job applications

When submitting a job application to us, we will process your application data solely for purposes related to your interest regarding current or future employment with us, and for the processing of your application. Your application will only be processed and recorded by the relevant contact persons at our company. All employees entrusted with data processing are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of your data.

When we are unable to offer you employment, we will store your application data for up to six months after any rejection. This is done so as to allow us to answer questions in connection with your application and rejection. This does not apply if legal provisions prevent deletion; if further storage is necessary for the purpose of providing evidence; or if you have expressly agreed to longer storage.

The legal basis for data processing is provided by Section 26 Par. 1 Sentence 1 GDPR. When we keep your applicant data for a period of six months, and you have expressly consented to this, we would like to point out that this consent can be revoked at your choice at any time in accordance with Section 7 Par. 3 GDPR. Such revocation shall not affect the legality of the processing that has taken place to date on the basis of the consent provided prior to revocation.

7. Your rights

As the affected person, you have the right to assert your rights against us. In particular, you have the following rights:

  • In accordance with Section 15 GDPR and § 34 Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to request information as to whether and to which extent we process personal data concerning you or not.
  • You have the right to request us to correct your data in accordance with Section 16 GDPR.
  • You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data in accordance with Section 17 GDPR and § 35 Federal Data Protection Act.
  • You have the right to have the processing of your personal data restricted in accordance with Section 18 GDPR.
  • You have the right, in accordance with Section 20 GDPR, to receive the personal data concerning you and which you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format, and to transmit this data to another person responsible.

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