Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Website www.minitec.de

 

1. Aims of data protection

We are aiming to establish a long-term relationship with our employees and consistently high level of customer satisfaction. We place the individual relationship to the customer at the heart of what we do and align all other aims of our company to that. An important part of this relationship is based on trust. Therefore we completely advocate the protection of privacy and data protection. Our aim is to offer employees, customers and visitors a safe, risk-free service. To ensure that personal data is only processed in accordance with legal stipulations, we align our processes and technical design to the basic data protection laws and the Federal Data Protection Law  and other applicable laws. In particular, no further personal data is collected than is necessary and simple exercise of data subject rights is ensured. The following statement applies to data processing in the context of our web offer. Even though we have taken organisational and technical actions to ensure as comprehensive security of our offer as possible,  the occurrence of gaps in the security in electronic communications cannot be completely excluded due to their nature For this reason, visitors to our website also have other options for finding out about us, or passing information to us.

2. Terms

Personal data

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter the “data subject”). A natural person is regarded as a person who can be identified by allocation to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, an on-line identity or to one or more particular features that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychic, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

Processing

Processing is any procedure with or without the assistance of automated processes or any such sequence of processes connected with personal data such as the collection, recording, organisation, sorting, saving, adaptation or changing, reading, interrogation, use, revelation by transfer, propagation, or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.

Anonymization

Anonymization is the processing of personal data in a manner in which the personal data cannot be associated with a specific subject person without reference to further information if this additional information is separately stored and are subject to technical and organisational measures that ensure that personal data cannot be associated with an identified or identifiable natural person.

Responsible person, or person responsible for processing

The responsible person, or person responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, authority, establishment or other office who decides alone, or with others on the purpose and means of of the processing of personal data. If the purposes and means of this processing are determined by Union law or the law of the member states, the responsible person or the certain criteria s/he names can be determined according to union law or the law of the member states.

Contracted processor

A contracted processor is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other office which processes information on behalf of the responsible person.

Recipient

The recipient is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other office to who personal data is revealed, regardless of whether this is a third party or not. However, authorities who may receive personal data while carrying out a defined investigation contract under the law of the Union or the law of the member states are not considered recipients.

Third party

Third parties are natural or legal persons, authorities , institutions, or other offices other than the data subject, the person responsible, the contract processor and persons under the immediate responsibility of the responsible person or contract processor who are authorised to process the personal data.

Consent

Consent is the data subject’s informed agreement, given freely and unequivocally in the form of a declaration or other unequivocal confirmatory action, by which the data subject demonstrates agreement with his/her personal data being processed.

Health data

“Health data” are personal data relating to physical or mental health of a natural person, including the provision of health services, from which information about his/her health can be derived;

3.  General details

Responsible person

The responsible person in the meaning of the General Data Protection regulation is:
MiniTec GmbH & Co.KG
MiniTec Allee 1
D-66901 Schönenberg-Kbg.
Tel.: +49 (0) 63 73 / 81 27 - 0
Fax.: +49 (0) 63 73 / 81 27 – 20

Data Protection Officer

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at:
datenschutz@minitec.de
Telephone: 06841 9816 0
Fax: 06841 9816 29
Our Data Protection Officer will help you quickly and without any complications if you have any questions or if you wish to exercise your data subject rights.

Type and scope of processed data

Fundamentally, usage data (for example, web-sites visited, access times,) and communication data (for example, browser information, IP addresses) are processed.

Browser and Server data

Please note that your browser transfers information to us during mere use of the website. The purpose of this transfer is to technically enable you to use the web site. The data are needed to process the information call-up. The type of the information transferred also depends on your settings and technical specifications. When accessing our internet offer, recording of the following data is thus possible:
•    IP address
•    Time of the access
•    Page or name of file (URL) called up
•    Status information (e.g. Error codes)
•    Quantity of data transferred
•    Browser information (web browser used, operating system, language setting etc.)

The data is used for statistical and security-related purposes. It is not transferred to third parties. This internet offer itself does not use any technology that aims to evaluate the access behaviour of individual users. Personal user profiles are not created. The data is stored for a maximum of 7 days for the purposes stated.

Cookies

Cookies are stored on your computer when using this web site. The legal basis for use is § 15 sect. 1 TMG [German Telemedia Act] and § 15 sect. 3 TMG in observance of Art. 6 Sect. 1 f) GDPR. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive of the browser you use and via which the party placing the cookies receives certain information. Cookies are a technical tool for ensuring the function of the web site and improving the user experience. Their purpose is, for example, to  enable information to be stored over several web pages. We use cookies for the following purposes:
•    Saving user settings.

We use the following types of cookies:
•    Session cookies (temporary use)
•    Persistent cookies (time limited use).

The latter may be used by third party providers. The cookies serve our interests of simple operability and improvement of our web offer.
The session cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified duration which may vary  according to the cookie. The deletion  times correspond to the specifications of the third party provider concerned.
You can delete the cookies at any time in your browser’s security settings. You can also set your browser to refuse certain or all cookies. However, we should point out that this can restrict the scope of functionality of the web site. We store cookie related information separately from other data that may be passed to us. These data are expressly not linked to your other data.

Categories of data subject

Visitors to our web provision are the subjects of data processing by our web site.

Purpose of processing

•    Provision of on-line presence
•    Ability of the user to interact
•    Security measures

Duration of storage

The criteria for the duration of storage of personal data are the applicable legal retention period and the purpose of processing. Data are automatically deleted after expiry of this period if they are no longer required for achieving the purpose of processing.
The specific storage periods are specified within this declaration according to the individual data processing procedures.

Legal basis

Several permissions circumstances of the GDPR come into consideration as the legal basis: Initially, Art. 6 Sec. 1 a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing procedures in which your consent to the processing procedure is sought. For processing procedures necessary for completion of pre-contractual measures, such as cases of enquiry about our services, the processing is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 b GDPR. For fulfilment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 Sect 1 c GDPR. In the case of this web provision, the processing is based primarily on Art. 6 Sect 1 f GDPR. This basis of consent applies if the processing is necessary for the safeguarding of a legitimate interest of the responsible person or a third party if these are not outweighed by the interests, basic rights and basic liberties of the data subject.
The specific interests are each stated at the point of the processing procedure.

Technical security measures

We maintain up to date technical and organisational measures to ensure data security, especially to protect your personal data against risks in data transfer and from coming into the knowledge of third parties. These are adjusted according to the latest state of technology.

4. Third party providers

If we involve third parties in processing data, this is exclusively on the basis of a legal permission standard and in accordance with the legal stipulations. This permission standard can pertain in your consent, a legal obligation or our legitimate interest.

Hosting

The hosting services we use are for provision of the following services: Infrastructure and platform services, software tools, computing capacity, storage space and maintenance services we require for operation of this on-line provision.
The hosting provider processes the usage data on the basis of our legitimate interest in effective and secure delivery of this on-line provision according to Art. 6 Sect 1 f GDPR.
The usage data includes the data  described under “type and scope of the processed data”. These data are deleted after 7 days.

Links to other web sites

Our internet presence contains links to third party web sites. This data protection statement applies only to the content of our web site and does not include the third party web sites linked from this site. We have no control over the legality of the content of these pages nor their handling of personal data. Please contact the provider concerned with any questions about the content or data security of such third party providers.

Plug-ins

Google Analytics

On the permission basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 Sect. 1f) GDPR) in constant improvement and optimisation and the economic operation of our internet offer, we use Google Analytics, an analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA94043, USA. This use serves only the purpose covering our interests. Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies“, text files that are stored on your computer and allow analysis of your use of the web site. The information about your use of the web site generated by this cookie can also be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this web site, your IP address is first abbreviated by Google within member states of the the European Union or in other signatory states to the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the UDSA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this web site to analyse your use of the web site, compile reports on web site activity and provide other services linked to the use of the web site and the internet vis-a-vis the web site operator.

The IP address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies with an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we should point out that this may prevent all functions of this web site being available. You can also prevent the recording of data generated by the Cookie and relating to the use of the web site (incl. your IP address) and its transfer to Google by downloading and installing the plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

This web site uses Google Analytics with the enhancement “_anonymizeIp()“. This abbreviates IP addresses before further processing, thus excluding association with a person. If a personal association arises with the data collected about you, this is immediately excluded and the personal data immediately deleted.

We use Google Analytics to be able to analyse the use of our web site and regularly improve it regularly. The statistics we gain are used to improve our provision and re-design it so it is more interesting for you as the user. For the exceptional case that personal data is transferred to the USA, Google LLC offers sufficient guarantee that European data protection law is maintained.
Third party provider information: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA94043, USA, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. User conditions: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Overview of data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and data protection statement: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

This web site also uses Google Analytics for a cross-device analysis of visitor flows carried out via User ID. You can de-activate the cross-device analysis of your use in your customer account.
Many web sites use Google Analytics in the manner described. You can also prevent recording of the data can also be permanently by installing a plug-in to your browser. http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. You can also prevent the storing of cookies using your basic browser settings. You can also deactivate Google Analytics for your visit on our site via Opt-Out:

Google Fonts

We use the fonts ("Google Fonts") of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA94043, USA. The data protection declaration of the service is published at: policies.google.com/privacy. There is a control possibility for the processing of your data at: adssettings.google.com/authenticated. This service is for better optical design of the web offer. The transfer of data to other Google servers as well cannot be excluded. Google LLC ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection laws are maintained.

Font Awesome

This site uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Fonticons, Inc. for a uniform representation of scripts. When opening a page, your browser loads the required Web Fonts into your browser cache in order to correctly show texts and scripts. For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to the Fonticons, Inc. servers. In this way Fonticons, Inc. becomes aware that our web site was opened via your IP address. The use of Web Fonts is in the interests of a uniform and appealing representation of our on-line offers. This represents a legitimate interest in the meaning of Art. 6 Sect. 1f GDPR. If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a standard font is used by your computer. You can find further information about Font Awesome at https://fontawesome.com/help and in the Fonticons, Inc. data protection declaration: https://fontawesome.com/privacy.

Google Tag Manager

We use the so-called Tag Manager of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA94043, USA. The data protection declaration of the service is published at: https://policies.google.com/privacy. A control possibility for the processing of your data is offered at: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. The tags set up via the Google Tag Manager allow the recording of data that are passed on to the destination system. As the data are only passed on, the system does not collect or store the determined data itself. According to the provider, Google Tag Manager is a cookie-free domain and can thus not record any personal data by this path.

Jquery

Our internet provision uses Java Script Code of the internet page www.jquery.com of the provider JSFoundation, Inc., Attn: Privacy Office, 1 Letterman Drive San Francisco, CA 94129 (hereinafter: Jquery). query (also jQuery Core) is a free JavaScript library providing functions for DOM Navigation and Manipulation. The jQuery Basic library consists of a JavaScript file containing all basic DOM-, event-, effect- and Ajax-functions. This service provides better optical design and functionality and faster availability of the web offer. You can find more detailed information in the data protection declaration of the JS Foundation athttps://js.foundation/about/governance/privacy-policy. JSFoundation, Inc. ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained.

BootstrapCDN

We use BootstrapCDN to load CSS files, Java Script, fonts or images from their servers. This makes our web-site more resilient to constrictions in the bandwidth available and allows our visitors fast and reliable connection to our web site. When a page is opened, your browser downloads the necessary files (especially Web Fonts) via the Content Delivery Network (CDN) via the address in your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. In this way the operator can become aware that our web site was opened via your IP address. Use of the CDN is in the interests of a uniform and appealing design of the web site and fas and reliable connection to our web site. The basis for justification is Art. 6 Sect. 1f) GDPR. You can find further information and the data protection declaration of the operator at: https://www.bootstrapcdn.com/privacy-policy.

Unpkg

The web service Unpkg of the company Npm, Inc., 1999 Harrison Street #1150, CA 94612 Oakland, United States of America (hereinafter: Unpkg) is  reloaded on our web site. Unpkg is used as a Content Delivery Network (CDN). Content of this website like fonts and style sheets are delivered faster with the CDN via a network of regionally distributed servers. For this purpose, your browser must connect to the unpkg servers. In this way unkpg will become aware that our web site was opened via your IP address. If the files concerned have already been loaded on another CDN site, your browser will generally access the copy stored in the cache instead. If you have activated Java script in your browser and not installed a Java Script blocker, your browser might transfer personal data to Unpkg. This processing is in accordance with  Art. 6 Sect. 1f. GDPT on the basis of the legitimate interest in the fast and secure provision and optimisation of this on-line offer. You can find further information on handling the data transferred in the Unpkg data protection declaration at https://www.npmjs.com/policies/privacy. Unpkg ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained. You can prevent collection and processing of your data by Unpkg by deactivating the execution of Script Code in your browser or installing a script blocker in your browser.

Youtube

We use the opportunities offered by the“YouTube” platform of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA94043, USA . The data protection declaration of the service is published at: https://policies.google.com/privacy. A control possibility for the processing of your data is offered at: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated. Transfer of data to other Google servers cannot be excluded in the processing. Google LLC ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained.

Vimeo

We use the opportunities to include videos from the “Vimeo” platform of the provider Vimeo, LLC based in 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011. The data protection declaration of the service is published at: https://vimeo.com/privacy and you can find further information here https://vimeo.com/privacy/california-privacy. Transfer of data to other Vimeo servers cannot be excluded in the processing. Vimeo LLC ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained.

Newsletter2Go

This web site uses Newsletter2Go for sending newsletters. The provider is Newsletter2Go GmbH, Nürnberger Straße 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany. Newsletter2Go is a service with which the sending of newsletters can be organised and analysed. The data submitted by you in relation to the newsletter are stored on a Newsletter2Go server in Germany.

It is also possible for us to analyse our newsletter campaigns through Newsletter2Go. Thus we can see, e.g., whether a newsletter has been opened and what links might have been clicked. In this way we can determine amongst other things what links have been clicked particularly often. We can also identify whether pre-defined actions have been carried out after opening/ clicking (Conversion Rate). Thus we can identify whether a purchase was made after clicking the newsletter. Newsletter2Go also enables us to categorise Newsletter recipients according to various classifications (“clusters”). The newsletter recipients can thus be classified by e.g., age, gender, residence. This allows the newsletters to be adapted better to each target group. If you do not wish Newsletter2Go to carry out this analysis, you must unsubscribe from the Newsletter. There is a corresponding link available in each newsletter report. You can also unsubscribe directly on the web site. You can find detailed information on the functions by following the link: https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/newsletter-software/.

Data is processed on the basis of your consent  (Art. 6 Sect. 1a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. Revocation of consent does not affect the legality of data processing procedures already carried out. The data submitted by you to use for the purposes of the newsletter are stored by us until your unsubscription from the newsletter and deleted from both our servers and those of Newsletter2Go after unsubscription from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g., e-mail addresses for the members area) are not affected by this.

You can see further information about the data protection conditions of Newsletter2Go at https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/datenschutz-2/.

LinkedIn Insight Tag

We use the LinkedIn Insight Tag of the LinkedIn social network on our web site. TheLinkedIn Insight Tag is operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. LinkedIn ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland if the data subject lives outside the USA or Canada.

A direct connection to LinkedIn servers is created via the LinkedIn Insight Tag if visitors visit this web site. Through this, information that  a visitor has opened this web site is sent to the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn processes this information and can associate it with the personal LinkedIn user account of a visitor. Using the LinkedIn Insight Tag we would also like to ensure that our  LinkedIn-Ads correspond to the potential interests of the user and are not annoying. IN this way, we can also use theLinkedIn Insight Tag see the effectiveness of the  LinkedIn advertising for statistical and market research purposes, by seeing whether users were transferred to our web page after clicking a LinkedIn advertisement (“Conversion“). Data are processed by LinkedIn in the context of LinkedIn’s guidelines on use of data.

The legal basis of the processing of data collected in connection with the  LinkedIn Insight Tag  is Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in respect of marketing purposes, as this promotes activation of advertising with greater relevance. If you have allowed use of the LinkedIn Insight Tag, you can deactivate the LinkedIn Insight Tag here at any time, if you are logged in to LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/enhanced-advertising.
General information about how LinkedIn collects, processes and protects data can be found in the LinkedIn data protection guidelines at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. Data are processed by LinkedIn in the context of LinkedIn’s guidelines on use of data. Accordingly, general information on the display of LinkedIn Ads and special information and details ofLinkedIn Insight Tag and its functionality are contained inhttps://business.linkedin.com/de-de/marketing-solutions/native-advertising/lead-gen-ads. Information on the setting of cookies can be found in the cookie guidelines at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_polic. There is an opt-out option at: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

You have the right, for reasons arising from your personal circumstances, to object to such processing at any time. To exercise this right, you can deactivate the use of tracking cookies in the settings for tracking cookies of this web-site at any time.

LinkedIn Insight Tag and LinkedIn Analytics

Subject to your consent, the LinkedIn Insight Tag on this web site is used with the LinkedIn Analytics function for Re targeting and tracking purposes and re-marketing. The LinkedIn Insight Tag and LinkedIn Analytics are operated by the LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. LinkedIn ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland if the data subject lives outside the USA or Canada.

We use the LinkedIn Insight Tag and LinkedIn Analytics to direct advertising to visitors to this web site suitable for target groups based on previous use of this web site in the context of marketing as soon as they visit the LinkedIn social network. A direct connection to LinkedIn servers is created via the LinkedIn Insight Tag if visitors visit this web site. Through this, information that  a visitor has opened this web site is sent to the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn processes this information and can associate it with the personal LinkedIn user account of a visitor. Using the LinkedIn Insight Tag we would also like to ensure that our  LinkedIn-Ads correspond to the potential interests of the user and are not annoying. In this way, we can also use theLinkedIn Insight Tag to see the effectiveness of the LinkedIn advertising for statistical and market research purposes, by seeing whether users were transferred to our web page after clicking a LinkedIn advertisement (“Conversion“). We also use the additional function of an extended comparison in the use of the LinkedIn Insight Tag for tracking purposes. In this, data such as telephone numbers, e-mail addresses or Facebook IDs of users are transferred (encrypted) to LinkedIn for formation of target groups. You can find further information on the “extended comparison” at https://business.linkedin.com/de-de/marketing-solutions/native-advertising/lead-gen-ads.

The legal basis for use of the LinkedIn Insight Tag is Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in respect of marketing purposes, as this promotes activation of advertising with greater relevance. You can deactivate the LinkedIn Insight Tag here at any time if you are logged in to LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/enhanced-advertising. The legal basis for processing the data collected in connection with LinkedIn Analytics is your consent according to Art. 6 Sect 1a. GDPR. Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We only use LinkedIn Analytics Tracking if you expressly consent to this.

General information about how LinkedIn collects, processes and protects data can be found in the LinkedIn data protection guidelines at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. Data are processed by LinkedIn in the context of LinkedIn’s guidelines on use of data. Accordingly, general information on the display of LinkedIn Ads and special information and details ofLinkedIn Insight Tag and its functionality are contained inhttps://business.linkedin.com/de-de/marketing-solutions/native-advertising/lead-gen-ads. Information on the setting of cookies can be found in the cookie guidelines at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie_polic. There is an opt-out option at: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

You have the right, for reasons arising from your personal circumstances, to object to such processing at any time. To exercise this right, you can deactivate the use of tracking cookies in the settings for tracking cookies of this web-site at any time.

Facebook Pixel

On our web site we use the Facebook-Pixel of the Facebook social network . The Facebook-Pixel is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland if the data subject lives outside the USA or Canada.
A direct connection to LinkedIn servers is created to the Facebook servers if visitors visit this web site. Through this, information that a visitor has opened this web site is sent to the Facebook server. Facebook processes this data and can assign it to the personal Facebook user account of a visitor. We also wish to use the Facebook Pixels to ensure that our Facebook Ads corresponds to the potential interests of the users and are not annoying. In this way, we can also use the Facebook Pixels to see the effectiveness of the Facebook advertising for statistical and market research purposes, by seeing whether users were transferred to our web page after clicking a Facebook advertisement (“Conversion“). Processing of data by Facebook is in the context of Facebook’s guidelines on the use of data.

The legal basis for the use of Facebook Pixels is Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in respect of marketing purposes, as this promotes activation of advertising with greater relevance. You can deactivate Facebook Pixel at any time by updating your Facebook account settings or at the bottom of your cookie settings.

General information about how Facebook collects, processes and protects your data can be found in the Facebook Data Protection Guidelines at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy. Processing of data by Facebook is in the context of Facebook’s guidelines on the use of data. Accordingly, general information on the presentation of D=Facebook ads is contained in the Facebook Guidelines on the use of data at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Special information and details about Facebook-Pixel and its functionality can be found in the help area of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616.
To set what type of advertising is shown to you within Facebook, you can call up the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions to the settings for usage-based advertising (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads). The settings are not platform-dependent, i.e., they are transferred to all devices such as desktop computers or mobile devices. There is an opt-out possibility here: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

You have the right, for reasons arising from your personal circumstances, to object to such processing at any time. To exercise this right, you can deactivate the use of tracking cookies in the settings for tracking cookies of this web-site at any time.

Facebook Pixel and Facebook Look-Alike/Custom Audience

Subject to your consent, Facebook Pixel is used on this web site with the function Look-Alike-/Custom Audience for re-targeting, for tracking purposes and for re-marketing. Facebook Pixel and Facebook Look-Alike/Custom Audience are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook ensures and offers sufficient guarantees that European Data Protection law is maintained. The person responsible for the processing of personal data is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland if the data subject lives outside the USA or Canada.

We use Facebook Pixel together with the re-marketing function Look-Alike/Custom Audience to direct advertising to visitors to this web site suitable for target groups based on previous use of this web site in the context of marketing as soon as they visit the Facebook social network (“Facebook-Advertising“). A direct connection to LinkedIn servers is created to the Facebook servers if visitors visit this web site. Through this, information that a visitor has opened this web site is sent to the Facebook server. Facebook processes this data and can assign it to the personal Facebook user account of a visitor. We also wish to use the Facebook Pixel to ensure that our Facebook Ads corresponds to the potential interests of the users and are not annoying. In this way, we can also use Facebook Pixel to see the effectiveness of the Facebook advertising for statistical and market research purposes, by seeing whether users were transferred to our web page after clicking a Facebook advertisement (“Conversion“). We also use the additional function “enhanced comparison” for tracking purposes when using Facebook Pixel. In this, data such as telephone numbers, e-mail addresses or Facebook IDs of users are transferred (encrypted) to Facebook for formation of target groups (Look-Alike/Custom Audiences). Further information on the “enhanced comparison” can be found at https://www.facebook.com/business/help/611774685654668.

The legal basis for the use of Facebook Pixels is Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in respect of marketing purposes, as this promotes activation of advertising with greater relevance. You can deactivate Facebook Pixel at any time by updating your Facebook account settings or at the bottom of your cookie settings. The legal basis for processing data collected in connection with Facebook-Tracking is your consent under Art. 6 Sect. 1a GDPR. Art. 6 Sect. 1 (f) GDPR. We only use Facebook-Tracking if you have expressly consented to this.

General information about how Facebook collects, processes and protects your data can be found in the Facebook Data Protection Guidelines at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy. Processing of data by Facebook is in the context of Facebook’s guidelines on the use of data. Accordingly, general information on the presentation of D=Facebook ads is contained in the Facebook Guidelines on the use of data at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. Special information and details about Facebook-Pixel and its functionality can be found in the help area of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616.
To set what type of advertising is shown to you within Facebook, you can call up the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions to the settings for usage-based advertising (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads). The settings are not platform-dependent, i.e., they are transferred to all devices such as desktop computers or mobile devices. There is an opt-out possibility here: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

You have the right, for reasons arising from your personal circumstances, to object to such processing at any time. To exercise this right, you can deactivate the use of tracking cookies in the settings for tracking cookies of this web-site at any time.

CookieFirst

This web site uses a cookie consent banner with technology by Digital Data Solutions B.V., Plantage Middenln 42a, 1018 DH Amsterdam, Netherlands (hereinafter CookieFirst) to collect valid user consents for cookies requiring consent and cookie-based  applications. By including an appropriate Java script, users are shown a banner when they open the page in which consent to certain cookies and/or cookie-based applications is given by checking the appropriate box. In so doing, the banner blocks the setting of all cookies requiring consent until the user concerned has given the appropriate consent by placing a check. This ensures that this type of cookie is only places on the user’s end device if consent has been granted. So that the cookie consent banner can uniquely assign page accesses to individual users and collect, record and save the consent settings from users individually, and for one session, certain user information (including the IP address) is collected, transferred to CookieFirst servers and stored there when our web site is accessed. This data processing is in accordance with Art 6 sect 1f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in a legally compliant, user-specific and user-friendly consent management for cookies and thus a legally compliant design of our internet presence. A f further legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 sect. 1 c GDPR. As the responsible party, we are subject to the legal obligation to make cookies that are not technically necessary dependent upon user consent.

We have a contract processing agreement with CookieFirst through which we require CookieFirst to protect the data of visitors to our web site and not pass them to third parties. Further information on use of data by CookieFirst can be found in the CookieFirst  data protection statement at https://cookiefirst.com/legal/privacy-policy/. You can find further information about CookieFirst here: https://cookiefirst.com/legal/cookie-declaration/ and https://cookiefirst.com/legal/data-processing-agreement/.

Credit Information

Please note that we also make use of the services of credit information bureaux for the purposes of checking credit ratings in connection with our services. Please note the corresponding regulations in our terms and conditions in connection with this.
Such credit information bureaux are:
•    Creditreform Kaiserslautern, Luxemburger Straße 7, 67657 Kaiserslautern

5. Newsletter

With your consent, you can subscribe to our newsletter. With which we keep you informed about current interesting offers and events relating to out organisation. The goods and services advertised correspond to our portfolio.
We use the so-called double opt-in procedure for registering for our newsletter. That means that we send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you gave us after registering in which we ask you to confirm that you wish us to send you newsletters. If you do not confirm the registration, the information is blocked and finally automatically deleted. We also store the IP addresses you use and the time of the registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration or be able to clarify any possible misuse of your personal data (Art. 6 Sect. 1 f. GDPR).

The only mandatory detail for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. Giving any other, specially marked, data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. If you do not wish to give your name, you can use a pseudonym. After your confirmation, we store your e-mail address for the purpose of sending the newsletter. The legal basis is Art. 6 Sect. 1 S. 1a GDPR.

You can revoke your consent to receiving the newsletter at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can revoke your consent via the link that is provided in every newsletter e-mail, via our web site or by e-mail or via a message to the contact details given in the contact section.

We use the services of the provider Newsletter2Go to send our newsletter. We advise you that we analyse your user behaviour in sending the newsletter. To do this analysis, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which constitute pixel image files stored on our website. For the analysis, we link the pixels in named data and the web beacons with your e-mail address and an individual ID. We create a user profile with the data obtained to tailor the newsletter to your individual interests. To do this, we record when you read our newsletter, what links you click and from that trace your personal interests. We link this data with the actions carried out by you on our web site.
You can object at any time to this tracking by clicking the special link provided in every e-mail or by informing us via another contact route. The information is stored for as long as you subscribe to the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we store the data only anonymously for statistical purposes. This tracking is not possible if you have deactivated the display of images by default in your e-mail program. In this case, the newsletter will not be displayed to you completely and you may not be able to use all the functions. If you manually allow display of images, the tracking named above takes place.

6.  Contact Form

You can send a message to our specialist departments using the contact form. It is primarily for interested persons to to contact in respect of our products and services. Please note that your message cannot initially be assigned to a specific recipient but is distributed in house to the contact person by the person appointed to that task. If your wish to direct your enquiry to a specific contact person without the knowledge of other contact persons, please make your enquiry by telephone or post naming the specific contact partner.

The only mandatory detail for the contact form is your e-mail address. Giving any other, not specifically marked, data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. If you do not wish to give your name, you can use a pseudonym.

We will delete the enquiry if it is no longer required and there is no legal duty to retain it. We regularly check the necessity, and there are also duties of archiving which can arise in particular from the tax laws or trading laws.

7. Use of our Web shop/Reminder list

If you wish to make a purchase/enquiry in our web shop, it is necessary to close the contract for you to give the personal data we need to process your order. Mandatory details required to process your order are specially marked, other details are voluntary. We use the data you provide to process your order/enquiry. To do this, we may pass your payment details to our bank. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 sect. 1 S. 1 b GDPR.

You can create a customer account voluntarily, through which we can save your data for later purchases. When an account is created under “My account”, the data you give is revocably stored. All other data, including your user account, can be deleted by you at any time in the customer area.

We may also process the data given by you to inform you about other interesting products in our portfolio or to send you e-mails with technical information.

We are obliged under trading and tax laws to store your address, payment and order data for a duration of ten years. However, after [two years] we undertake a restriction of the processing, i.e., your data is only used to maintain legal obligations.

To prevent unauthorised access of third parties to your personal data, especially financial data, the order process is encrypted by TLS technology.

8. Use of our log-in area

If you wish to use our log-in area, you must register by giving your first and last names, your company name, your e-mail address and a password you choose yourself. For the registration, we use the s-called double opt-in procedure, i.e., your registration is not complete until you confirm your registration by clicking the link in the confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose. If this confirmation does not happen, your registration is automatically deleted from our database. Giving the data previously named is obligatory, you can provide all other information voluntarily by using our log-in area.

If you use our log-in area, we store your data necessary to fulfil contracts or agreements, including details of the method of payment, until you finally delete your access. We also store the data you give voluntarily for the time of your use of the log-in area unless you previously delete them. You can manage and change all details in the protected log-in area at any time. The legal basis is Art. 6 Sect. 1 S. 1f) GDPR.

To prevent unauthorised access of third parties to your personal data, especially financial data, the connection is encrypted by TLS technology.

9. Data Subject Rights

You have the right without giving a reason and at no cost to be informed about the data stored by us and the origin, recipient or categories of recipient to whom these data are passed on, and the purpose of the storage. You can correct, delete or restrict the processing of your data collected by us at any time and exercise the right to data portability. You also have the right of objection.

Correction, deletion or restriction of processing:
You have the right to require that Minitec immediately corrects any personal data about you that is incorrect. In consideration of the purposes of processing, you have the right to require completion of incomplete personal data, including via a supplementary declaration.


Right to object:
If the processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of  Art. 6 Sect 1f GDPR, you have the right, arising from your personal circumstances, to object at any time to the processing of these data. We will then no longer process the data unless Minitec can demonstrate urgent defensible reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, freedoms and rights, or the processing is for claiming, exercising or defending legal claims.


Right of Revocation:
If the processing depends on your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time without this affecting the legality of any processing based on consent that has taken place up to the revocation of consent. To do this, you can contact us and/or our Data Protection Officer using the contact details given above.


Right to deletion:
You have the right to require that your personal data are immediately deleted and Minitec is obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:
•    The personal data are no longer needed for the purposes for which they were collected or processed in any other way.
•    You object to processing and there are no overriding legal reasons for processing.
•    The deletion of the personal data is necessary for meeting a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject. This does not apply if processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation that requires processing under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject.


Right to restriction of processing:
You have the right to require Minitec to restrict processing if one of the following conditions applies:
•    You dispute the accuracy of the personal data for a duration that enables us to check the correctness of the personal data.
•    The processing is illegal and you refuse deletion of the personal data and instead require the use of the personal data to be restricted.
•    Minitec no longer needs the personal data for the purposes for which it was processed but you need it for claiming, exercising or defending a legal claim, or you have raised an objection to the processing, if it is not yet established that our legitimate rights outweigh yours.
•    If processing has been limited, these data may, apart from their storage,  only be processed with your consent or to claim, exercise or defend a legal claim or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of a compelling public interest of the Union or of a member state.


If you have activated a restriction of processing, we will inform you before the restriction is lifted.
Right to Complain Without prejudice to other administrative laws or legal remedy, you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner, especially in the member state where you live, or work, or where the suspected violation has occurred if, in your view ,the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR. You can also contact the Minitec data protection officer.

This officer can be contacted at:
datenschutz@minitec.de
Telephone: 06841 9816 0
Fax: 06841 9816 29


We will be pleased to help you at any time with further questions about our information, data protection and the processing of your personal data. Further information on the subject of data protection in the Federal Republic of Germany can also be found at www.bfd.bund.de.


Data of validity of the data protection declaration and information: 26/08/2021

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