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
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 ensure a smooth connection to the website and to enable users to use our website comfortably.
In addition, the log file is used to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data or the log files is 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.
Based on this data, it is not possible for us to draw conclusions about individual persons. After 3 months at the latest, the data will be anonymized by shortening the IP address at domain level so that it is no longer possible to establish a reference to the individual user.
Cookies serve to make our offer 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 we use are so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted after the browser is closed. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them or the storage period expires. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit. In some cases, cookies are used to simplify website processes by saving settings (e.g. providing options that have already been selected). If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing takes place in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR either to execute the contract or in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit. 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 in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The cookie settings can be managed under the following links for the respective browser. Google Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Mozilla Firefox: https:// support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-allow-and-reject
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Safari: https:/ /support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html You can also individually manage the cookies of many companies and functions that are used for advertising be used. 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 feature, which allows you to indicate that you do not want to be "tracked" by websites. 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 your browser provider: Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2790761?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl = de
Mozilla Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/dnt/
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17288/windows-internet-explorer-11- use-do-not-track
Please note that disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Contact form and contact by email
If you send us inquiries using the contact form or e-mail, your details from the inquiry form or your e-mail, including the first and last name, salutation, postal address, will be used for the purpose of processing the request and in the event of follow-up questions saved us. Entering an e-mail address is required to provide contact information; providing your name and telephone number is voluntary. We will never pass this data on without your consent. The legal basis for the processing of the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR and, if applicable, Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed, provided that there are no statutory retention requirements. In the case of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, you can object to the processing of your personal data at any time.
Goolge web fonts
(1) We use "Google Web Fonts" on our website, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as: "Google").
Google Web Fonts enables us to use external fonts, so-called Google Fonts. For this purpose, the required Google Fonts are loaded from your web browser into your browser cache when you access our website. This is necessary so that your browser can display our texts in a visually improved way. If your browser does not support this function, a standard font will be used by your computer for display. These web fonts are integrated by calling a server, usually a Google server in the USA. This transmits to the server which page of our website you have visited. The IP address of the browser of the visitor's end device is also stored by Google. (2) We use Google Web Fonts for optimization purposes, in particular to improve the use of our website for you and to make it more user-friendly.
(3) This is also our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
(4) Google has submitted to the Privacy Shield Agreement concluded between the European Union and the USA and has been certified. As a result, Google undertakes to comply with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. For more information, see the entry linked below: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
(5) Third-party information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4 , Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Further information on data protection can be found in Google's data protection declaration:
You can find further information on Google Web Fonts at
http://www.google.com/webfonts/ , https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?hl=de-DE&csw=1 and
https://www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace : about.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our website.
The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to check whether data is entered on our website (e.g. in a contact form) by a human or by an automated program.
To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information, e.g
- IP address
- Length of stay of the website visitor on the website
- mouse movements made by the user
- The data collected during the analysis are forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyzes run completely in the background.
Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is taking place. Data processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in protecting our website from abusive automated spying and from unwanted, automated mailings (spam).
Google is certified for the US-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
We do not store any personal data from the use of reCAPTCHA. In general, personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Further information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's data protection declaration can be found under the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro /v3beta.html
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.
Data transfer and recipient
Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties
unless 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 disclosure is required in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR 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 disclosure in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 lit. c GDPR and
- insofar as this according to Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DSGVO is required for the processing of contractual relationships with you.
We also use external service providers for the processing of our services, which we have carefully selected and commissioned in writing.
You are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us. With whom we may have concluded order processing contracts in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. These are service providers for web hosting, the sending of e-mails and maintenance and care of 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 relevant data is routinely deleted. If data is required for contract fulfillment or contract initiation 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 vis-à-vis 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 DSGVO.
In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been 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 demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if 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 the 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 .
Social networks (Facebook, Twitter and Xing) are only integrated on our website as a link to the corresponding services. After clicking on the integrated text / image link, you will be redirected to the website of the respective provider. User information is only transmitted to the respective provider after it has been forwarded. For information on how your personal data is handled when using these websites, please refer to the respective data protection provisions of the providers you use.
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 it to current legal requirements and take changes to our services into account, e.g. B. when introducing new services. The latest version of this data protection declaration applies to your visit