Introduction and general information
Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. In the following you will find information about the handling of your data that is collected through your use of our website. Your data will be processed in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.
Responsible according to the GDPR
ProTec Metalltechnik GmbH
+49 (0) 8171 9333 0
Contact details of the data protection officer
Proliance GmbH / www.datenschutzexperte.de
Data Protection Officer
When contacting the data protection officer, please name the company to which your request relates. Please refrain from providing sensitive information, such as enclose a copy of your ID, for example.
Access to and storage of information in terminal equipment
By using our website, information (e.g. IP address) can be accessed or information (e.g. cookies) stored in your end devices. This access or storage may involve further processing of personal data within the meaning of the GDPR.
In cases where such access to information or such storage of information is absolutely necessary for the technically error-free provision of our services, this is done on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1, Paragraph 2 No. 2 TTDSG.
In cases in which such a process serves other purposes (e.g. the needs-based design of our website), this will only take place on the basis of Section 25 (1) TTDSG with your consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The consent can be revoked at any time for the future. The provisions of the GDPR and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) apply to the processing of your personal data.
Further information on the processing of your personal data and the relevant legal bases in this context can be found in the following sections on the specific processing activities on our website.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). This website is hosted in Germany. Personal data collected on this website is stored on the host's servers. This can primarily be IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, website access and other data generated via a website.
We collect the listed data in order to be able to guarantee a smooth connection to the website and a technically error-free provision of our services. The processing of this data is absolutely necessary in order to make the website available to you. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in the correct presentation and functionality of our website in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
We have concluded an order processing contract with the provider in accordance with the requirements of Art. 28 GDPR, in which we oblige them to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.
Server log files
When you visit our website, it is technically necessary for data to be transmitted to our web server via your internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your internet browser and our web server:
- Date and time of the request
- Name of the requested file
- Page from which the file was requested
- Access status
- Web browser and operating system used
- (Complete) IP address of the requesting computer
- Amount of data transferred
We collect the listed data in order to be able to guarantee a smooth connection to the website and a technically error-free provision of our services. The processing of this data is absolutely necessary in order to make the website available to you. The log files are used to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in the protection and functionality of our website in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
For reasons of technical security, in particular to prevent attempts to attack our web server, we store this data for a short time. After 30 days at the latest, the data is anonymized by shortening the IP address at domain level, so that it is no longer possible to establish a reference to the individual user.
The data may also be processed anonymously for statistical purposes. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user, a comparison with other databases or a transfer to third parties does not take place at any time.
Our website uses so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.
Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or language settings). Other cookies are used to evaluate user behavior or to display advertising.
The processing of personal data through the use of other cookies is based on consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The consent can be revoked at any time for the future. Insofar as such cookies are used for analysis and optimization purposes, we will inform you of this separately within the framework of this data protection declaration and obtain your consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR.
You can set your browser so that you
- be informed about the setting of cookies,
- Allow cookies only in individual cases,
- exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general,
- activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed.
The cookie settings can be managed under the following links for the respective browsers:
You can also individually manage cookies from many companies and functions used for advertising. To do this, use the appropriate user tools, available at https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices .
Most browsers also offer a so-called "Do Not Track" function. When this feature is turned on, the browser tells ad networks, websites, and applications that you do not want to be "tracked" for behavioral advertising and the like.
Information and instructions on how to edit this function are available from the following links, depending on the provider of your browser:
Please note that the functionality of our website may be restricted if cookies are deactivated.
Change cookie settings
You can revoke or change your cookie settings at any time. To do this, call up the cookie settings again via our integrated button. This can be found at any time at the bottom of the website."
Contact form and contact by email
If you send us inquiries via the contact form or e-mail, your details from the inquiry form or your e-mail, including the personal data you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. Providing an e-mail address is required to contact you, providing your first and last name is voluntary. Under no circumstances will we pass on this data without your consent. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR and, if applicable, Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, if your request is aimed at concluding a contract. Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed, provided there are no legal storage requirements to the contrary. In the case of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you can object to the processing of your personal data at any time.
We would also like to offer visitors to our website the opportunity to use our website in another language. We use Linguise Translate for this. In order to be able to offer our website translation service, Linguise processes the HTML content of our website with neural machine translation services from third-party companies such as Google, Microsoft, DeepL or Yandex. The translation data is then stored on the Linguise cache server until the user updates the original language of the content. No user data is personalized and saved or passed on to third parties.
External websites are only included on our website as links to the corresponding services. After clicking on the integrated text/image link, you will be forwarded to the website of the respective provider. User information is only transferred to the respective provider after forwarding. Information on the handling of your personal data when using these websites can be found in the respective data protection regulations of the providers you use.
Data transfer and recipient
A transfer of your personal data to third parties does not take place, except
- if we have explicitly pointed this out in the description of the respective data processing,
- if you have given your express consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a GDPR,
- the transfer according to Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
- in the event that there is a legal obligation for the transfer according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. c DSGVO and
- insofar as this is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.
In addition, we use external service providers for the processing of our services, which we have carefully selected, commissioned in writing and with whom we have concluded order processing contracts in accordance with Art. 28 DSGVO. These are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us. These include service providers for hosting, sending e-mails and maintaining and maintaining our IT systems, etc. The service providers will not pass this data on to third parties.
In accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of processing as well as the different probability of occurrence and severity of the risk for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we make suitable technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk. This website uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content.
Duration of storage of personal data
The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the relevant statutory retention periods (e.g. from commercial law and tax law). After the respective period has expired, the corresponding data is routinely deleted. If data is required to fulfill or initiate a contract or if we have a legitimate interest in further storage, the data will be deleted if they are no longer required for these purposes or if you exercise your right of revocation or objection.
In the following you will find information on which data subject rights the applicable data protection law grants you in relation to the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data:
The right to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data was or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a Right to complain, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details.
The right, in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us.
The right, in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or Defense of legal claims is required.
The right, in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you use them for you need to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR.
The right, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible.
The right to complain to a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of the federal state of our registered office specified above or, if applicable, that of your usual place of residence or work.
The right to revoke granted consent in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned immediately, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of the consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the point of revocation.
Right to object
If your personal data is processed by us on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right under Article 21 GDPR to object to the processing of your personal data, insofar as this reasons arising from your particular situation. Insofar as the objection is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct advertising, you have a general right of objection without the need to state a particular situation.
If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, an e-mail to email@example.com is sufficient.
The provision of personal data for the decision on the conclusion of a contract, the fulfillment of the contract or the implementation of pre-contractual measures is voluntary. However, we can only make the decision within the framework of contractual measures if you provide such personal data that is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, the fulfillment of the contract or pre-contractual measures.
Automated Decision Making
Automated decision-making or profiling according to Art. 22 GDPR does not take place.
Subject to change
We reserve the right to adapt or update this data protection declaration if necessary, taking into account the applicable data protection regulations. In this way, we can adapt them to the current legal requirements and take changes in our services into account, e.g. B. when introducing new services. The current version applies to your visit.
Status of this data protection declaration: 08.09.2020