PRIVACY STATEMENT

General information

Details of the responsible entity

Company: GERDES Communications GmbH

Legal representative of the company: Carsten Gerdes (Managing Director)

Address: BergerwiesenstraƟe 9, 53340 Meckenheim, Germany

Contact details data protection officer: datenschutz@gerdes-ag.de

General data processing information

Data concerned

Personal data is only collected if you provide it to us of your own accord. No personal data is collected beyond this. Any processing of your personal data that goes beyond the scope of the legal permissions will only be carried out on the basis of your express consent.

Purpose of processing

Execution of contracts.

Categories of recipients

Public bodies in the case of overriding legal provisions.

External service providers or other contractors.

Other external bodies insofar as the data subject has given consent or a transfer is permissible for overriding interest.

Third-country transfers

In the context of the execution of the contract, processors outside the European Union may also be used.

Duration of data storage

The duration of data storage depends on the statutory retention obligations and is usually 10 years.

Specific information about the website

Use of a newsletter

When registering for our newsletter, you provide us with your e-mail address and optionally other data. We use this information exclusively to send you the newsletter. The data you enter when registering for the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time using the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending us a corresponding message. By unsubscribing, you object to the use of your e-mail address.

In addition, we use your e-mail address, which we receive in connection with the sale of a good or service, exclusively for direct advertising in the form of our newsletter for our own similar goods or services, such as those ordered by you, provided that you have not objected to this use. You can object to the use of your e-mail address at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the prime rates. Your objection (and thus the cancellation of our newsletter) can be exercised by sending a corresponding message to our e-mail address (see imprint).

Usage data

When you call up our web pages, you transmit data to our web server (out of technical necessity) 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 (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • Complete IP address of the requesting computer
  • Amount of data transferred

For reasons of technical security, in particular to defend against attempted attacks on our web server, this data is stored by us for a short period of time. It is not possible for us to draw conclusions about individual persons on the basis of this data. After seven 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 link to the individual user. The data is also processed anonymously for statistical purposes; it is not compared with other data or passed on to third parties, even in part.

Use of own "cookies" required for website display

This website uses its own "cookies" to store settings required for website display ("cookies" are data records that are sent from the web server to the user's browser and stored there for later retrieval). No personal data is stored in our own "cookies". You can generally prevent the use of "cookies" if you prohibit the storage of "cookies" in your browser.

Information on further data processing procedures

Specific information on the processing of customer data/interested party data

Data concerned

Data communicated for the performance of the contract; if applicable, data going beyond this for processing based on your express consent.

Purpose of processing

Contract performance, including offers, orders, sales and invoicing, quality assurance.

Categories of recipients

External service providers or other contractors, including for data processing and hosting, shipping, transport and logistics.

Other external parties insofar as the data subject has given his/her consent or a transfer is permissible for predominant interest, including for credit rating information for purchase on account, for electronic dispatch of information.

Third-country transfers

None

Duration of data storage

The duration of data storage is based on the statutory retention obligations and is generally 10 years.

Specific information on the processing of employee data

Data concerned

Data communicated for the performance of the contract; if applicable, data beyond this for processing based on your express consent.

Purpose of processing

Contract performance within the scope of the employment relationship.

Categories of recipients

Public authorities in the event of overriding legal provisions, including tax authorities, social insurance institutions, employers' liability insurance association.

External service providers or other contractors, including for vacation and absence planning, insurance benefits

Third-country transfers

None

Duration of data storage

The duration of data storage is based on the statutory retention requirements and is generally 10 years.

Specific information on the processing of supplier data

Data concerned

Data communicated for the performance of the contract; if applicable, data beyond this for processing based on your express consent.

Purpose of processing

Contract performance, including inquiries, purchasing, quality assurance.

Categories of recipients

Public authorities in case of overriding legal provisions, e.g. tax office, customs.

Other external bodies insofar as the data subject has given consent or a transfer is permissible for overriding interest.

Third-country transfers

None

Duration of data storage##

The duration of data storage depends on the legal retention obligations and is usually 10 years.

Further information and contacts

In addition, you can at any time assert your rights to information, correction or deletion or to restriction of processing or the exercise of your right to object to processing, as well as the right to data portability. Here you will find the possibility to contact us by e-mail or letter www.gerdes-ag.de/services/impressum/. You also have the right to contact the data protection supervisory authority in the event of complaints.