privacy policy

General information

In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website.

The term “personal data”, with reference to the definition in Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as “Basic Data Protection Regulation” or “DSGVO” for short), refers to all data that can be related to you personally. This includes, for example, name, address, e-mail address and user behaviour. With regard to the other terms, in particular the terms “processing”, “controller”, “processor” and “consent”, we refer you to the legal definitions of data protection law in Art. 4 DSGVO.

As a matter of principle, we only process personal data to the extent necessary to provide a functioning website and the content and services we offer. The processing of personal data takes place regularly only if you have given us your consent within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO or the processing has been carried out by statutory provisions, in particular by one of the parties referred to in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) to lit. f) GDPR, is permitted.

Your personal data will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage no longer applies. Storage can also take place if this is provided for by national or European regulations to which we are subject. In this case, the data will be blocked or deleted when the storage period prescribed in the respective regulations has expired. The latter shall not apply if further storage of the data is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

If we wish to use contracted service providers for individual functions on our website or use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you below in detail about the respective processes.

 

Responsible position

The person responsible within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 DSGVO, the other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other regulations and provisions of a data protection nature:

  • SafeSquare GmbH
  • legally represented by Martin Mentzel
  • Am Graben 2-6
  • 42477 Radevormwald
  • E-Mail: martin.mentzel@safesquare.eu
  • Phone: 02191 56814 – 0
  • Fax: 02191 56814 – 89

You can find further details on the responsible office in our imprint.

your rights

You have the following rights with regard to your personal data:

  • the right of access,
  • the right to rectification and erasure,
  • the right to limit the processing,
  • the right to object to the processing,
  • the right to data portability.

You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

 

Processing of personal data when using our website for information purposes

If you access our website without registering or otherwise providing us with information (“Informational Use”), we only collect the personal data that your web browser sends to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to enable you to view our website and to ensure stability and security:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the request
  • Zeitzonendifferenz zu GMT
  • Content of the website
  • Access status (HTTP status)
  • transferred data volume
  • Website from which you came to our website
  • web browser
  • operating system
  • Browser language and version

The aforementioned data is also stored in so-called log files on our servers. Not affected by this are your IP address or other data that enable the data to be allocated to you. These data will not be stored together with other personal data of yours.

The collection and temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable the delivery of our website to your terminal device. For this purpose, your IP address must be stored for the duration of your visit to our website. The storage of the above-mentioned data in log files serves to ensure the functionality and optimisation of our website as well as to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of this data for marketing purposes does not take place. Our legitimate interest in data processing lies in the aforementioned purposes. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the aforementioned data is Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Our legitimate interest in data processing lies in the aforementioned purposes. The legal basis for the collection and temporary storage of the aforementioned data is Art. 6 Para. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

The above data for the provision of our website will be deleted after the respective session has ended. A deletion of the data in log files takes place at the latest after seven days. We will only store your data if we have previously deleted or altered your IP address and it is no longer possible to assign the data to your person. The collection of the above data for the provision of our website and the storage of this data in log files is mandatory for the operation of our website. There is no right of appeal.

Further functions and offers of our website

In addition to the aforementioned informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, it is usually necessary to provide further personal data. We need this data to provide the respective service. The aforementioned data processing principles shall apply.

To some extent, we use external service providers who have been carefully selected and commissioned by us to process this data. These service providers are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored by us. Insofar as personal data is passed on to third parties in the course of services which we offer jointly with partners, you can find more detailed information in the following descriptions of the individual services. If these third parties are domiciled in a country outside the European Economic Area, you can find more detailed information about the consequences of this circumstance in the following descriptions of the individual services.

 

Contact us

If you contact us by e-mail, the personal data you send us with your e-mail will be stored.

The data will only be used to answer your questions. Insofar as we do not use a third party named below to provide the contact function, the data will not be passed on to third parties. In addition, we record your IP address and the time of sending.

The processing of the above personal data serves solely to process your enquiries.

This is also our legitimate interest in the processing of your personal data. If you have given us your consent for this, the legal basis for processing this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR. Moreover, the legal basis for the processing of such data is Article 6(1) of the EC Treaty. 1 lit. f) GDPR, in particular in the event that the data is transmitted to us by you by sending us an e-mail. Insofar as you wish to work towards the conclusion of a contract by means of your e-mail, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. (b) GDPR constitute an additional legal basis.

Subject to legal retention periods, the data will be deleted as soon as we have processed your request. If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. We would like to point out that in this case your request cannot be processed further. You can declare your revocation or objection by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address given in the imprint.

 

Google Analytics

We use “Google Analytics”, a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”), on our website. Google uses cookies, which are small text files placed on your device, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of our website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the website enables anonymization of the IP address to be transmitted by the cookie (“IP anonymization”), Google will first truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website on our behalf, compiling reports on website usage and providing other services to us relating to website usage and internet usage. Pseudonymous usage profiles can be created from the processed data. The IP address transmitted when Google Analytics is used is not combined with other data from Google.

We use Google Analytics only with the IP anonymization activated as described above. This means that your IP address will only be processed by Google in abbreviated form. A personal relationship can thus be excluded.

We use Google Analytics for the purpose of analysing the use of our website and continuously improving individual functions and offers as well as the user experience. Through the statistical evaluation of user behaviour, we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. This also includes our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by Google. The legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 S. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your web browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. We would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website. If you wish to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your user behaviour (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google, you can download and install the web browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

In order to oblige Google to process orders for the data transmitted only in accordance with our instructions and to comply with the applicable data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing contract with Google.

Information about third parties: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland

Further information on the use of data by Google, on setting and objection possibilities and on data protection can be found on the following Google websites:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary to achieve the purpose for which they were collected.

 

Google Maps

We use on our website the service of “Google Maps”, an online map service of Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). This enables us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to use the map function conveniently. When you visit our website, Google receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. Your IP address will be transmitted. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to or whether there is no user account. When you’re logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account. If you do not want your profile to be associated with Google, you must log out in advance. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses them for advertising, market research and / or need-based design of the website. Such evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) in order to provide demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users about your activities on our website.

We use Google Maps to provide you with interactive maps of Google Maps to help you better experience our website. This also includes our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by the third party provider. The legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles by contacting Google.

Information about third parties: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland

Further information on the use of data by Google, on setting and objection possibilities and on data protection can be found on the following Google website:

https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

 

Google Web Fonts

We use “Google Web Fonts” on our website, a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Web Fonts allows us to use external fonts, called Google Fonts. When you access our website, the required Google font is loaded from your web browser into the browser cache. This is necessary so that your browser can display an optically improved representation of our texts. If your browser does not support this feature, a standard font will be used by your computer to display it. The integration of these Web Fonts takes place by a server call, usually with a server of Google in the USA. This will tell the server which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the browser of your end device is also stored by Google. We have no influence on the extent and further use of the data collected and processed by Google through the use of Google Web Fonts.

We use Google Web Fonts for optimisation purposes, in particular to improve the use of our website for you and to make it more user-friendly. This also includes our legitimate interest in the processing of the above data by the third party provider. The legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 p. 1 lit. f) GDPR.

Information about third parties: Google Ireland Limited, Google Building Gordon House, Barrow St, Dublin 4, Ireland

For more information about privacy, please see Google’s privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

For more information on Google Web Fonts, visit http://www.google.com/webfonts/, https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?hl=de-DE&csw=1 and https://www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about