1. Data protection overview
The following information provides a simple overview on the processing of your personal data when accessing our website.
Personal data is any information that makes it possible to identify a natural person. This includes, in particular, your name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email address and IP address.
Wo is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website-operator.
KRS - SEIGERT GmbH
Im Vorwerk 30
tel.: 036961 / 50-101
Contact privacy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your rights as a data subject
We would first like to notify you of your rights as a data subject. These rights are set out in Articles 15 - 22 GDPR, and include:
- The right of access (Art. 15 GDPR),
- The right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR),
- The right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR),
- The right to object to data processing (Art. 21 GDPR),
- The right to erasure / right to be forgotten (Art. 17 GDPR),
- The right to restriction of data processing (Art. 18 GDPR).
To exercise these rights, please contact: email@example.com. The same applies if you have any questions regarding data processing in our company or when you withdraw your consent. You also have a right of appeal to the relevant data protection supervisory authority.
Secure transfer of data
We implement the appropriate technical and organizational security measures to ensure the optimal protection of the data stored by us against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. The security levels are continuously reviewed in collaboration with security experts and adapted to new security standards.
The data exchange to and from our website is encrypted. We provide https as a transfer protocol for our website, and always use the current encryption protocols. It is also possible to use alternative communication channels (e.g. surface mail).
Right to object
Please note the following with respect to your right to object:
When we process your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have the right to object to this data processing at any time without providing the reasons for such objection. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with direct marketing.
Purposes and legal bases of data processing
The processing of your personal data complies with the provisions of the GDPR and all other applicable data protection regulations. Legal bases for data processing arise in particular from Art. 6 GDPR.
We use your data to initiate business, to fulfil contractual and legal obligations, to conduct the contractual relationship, to offer products and services and to consolidate customer relationships, which may include marketing and direct marketing.
Your consent also constitutes a data protection regulation. In this respect, we will inform you of the purposes of data processing and the right to withdraw your consent. If the consent also relates to the processing of special categories of personal data, we will explicitly notify you in the consent process.
If the consent also relates to the processing of special categories of personal data, we will explicitly notify you in the consent process. Processing of special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 (1) GDPR may only take place where necessary on the grounds of legal regulations and there is no reason to assume that your legitimate interests should prevail to the exclusion of processing such data.
Data recipients / categories of recipients
In our organization, we ensure that only individuals who are required to process the relevant data to fulfil their contractual and legal obligations are authorized to handle personal data.
In certain cases, IT-service-providers assist our specialist departments to fulfil their tasks. The necessary data protection contract has been concluded with all service providers.
Transfers of personal data to third countries
A transfer of data to third countries (outside the European Union or the European Economic Area) shall only take place if required by law or if you have provided your consent for such a transfer.
We do not transfer your personal data to service providers or group companies outside the European Economic Area.
Period of data storage
We store your data for as long as such is required for the relevant processing purposes. Please note that numerous retention statutory periods require that data must be stored for a specific period of time. This relates in particular to retention obligations for commercial or fiscal purposes (e.g. commercial code, tax code, etc.). The data will be routinely deleted after use unless a further period of retention is required.
We may also retain data if you have given us your permission to do so, or in the event of any legal disputes and we use the evidence within the statutory limitation period, which may be up to 30 years; the standard limitation period is 3 years.
Obligation to provide data
A range of personal data is required to establish, implement and terminate the obligation and the fulfilment of the relevant contractual and legal obligations. The same applies to the use of our website and the various functions we provide.
We have summarized the relevant details in the above point. In some cases, legal regulations require data to be collected or made available. Please note that it will not be possible to process your request or execute the underlying contractual obligation without this information.
Data categories, sources and origin of data
We collect and process the following data when you visit our website:
The website-provider automatically collects and stores information in so called server-log-data, which are transmitted to us by your browser. These are:
- Type and version of browser
- operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time the server-request is issued
For reasons of technical security (in particular to safeguard against attempts to attack of our web server), this data is stored in accordance with Article 6 (1) lit f GDPR. Anonymization takes place no later than after seven days by abbreviating the IP address so that no reference is made to the user.
We gather this information due to our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
Automated decisions in individual cases
We do not use purely automated processing to make decisions.
2. Cookies (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
Our website uses “cookies” at various locations, which serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser (locally on your hard disk).
Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies", which will be automatically deleted after your visit. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted from your computer when their validity period (generally six months) has expired or you delete them yourself prior to expiry.
Cookies enable us to analyze how users use our websites so we can design the website content in accordance with the visitor’s needs. Therefore, it is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1lit. f) GDPR to use such technically required cookies.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can generally change your browser's settings if you prefer not to send the information.
Please note: If you deactivate the placing of cookies on your device, you may not be able to access all our website functions in certain circumstances.
Security of our website by using cloudflare (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR)
On our website we use the content delivery network service of Cloudflare Inc. (101 Townsend St San Francisco, CA 94107). From a technical point of view, the connection from your device to our website is being redirected to the cloudflare-network. This enables cloudflare to detect attacks on our website. Anyhow, due to our TLS-encryption, which is always enabled, cloudflare does not have access to data provided by you while using our website. When accessing our website, cloudflare-cookies will be stored in your web browser. Cloudflare collects statistic data regarding your visit on our website. Access-data includes: Name of the website accessed, data, date and time of the access, traffic transmitted, notice of a successful access, browser type including version, user’s operation system, referrer URL (website visited before), IP-address and the requesting provider. Cloudflare uses the protocol-data for statistical analyses for the purposes of operating, securing and optimizing the offer (e.g. to identify multiple malicious accesses in connection with denial of service-attacks (DDoS) or to identify multiple legitimate accesses of multiple devices using the same IP-address). For further information, please read cloudflare‘s privacy-policy, which can be viewed here: https://www.cloudflare.com/de-de/privacypolicy/. We use this service, so secure the availability of our website, to protect ourselves from cyber-attacks and to optimize the loading-time of our website.
The use of this tool is based on our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
3. Analyzing tools and advertisements
On the website www.krs-seigert.de we do not operate any behavior analyzation tools.
4. Plugins and tools
Google Web Fonts (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
Our website uses Google Fonts in order to display external graphic designs. Google Fonts is a service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. To enable the display of certain graphic elements, a connection to the google server in the USA will be established, when you access our website. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is based on optimization and the economical operation of our online-appearance. The connection established during your access to our website, Google is enabled to determine from which website your access has been sent and to which IP-address the display of the graphic elements are to be transmitted.
Google offers at:
further information, especially regarding the oppression of data usage.
Google Maps (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
This website uses the map-service Google Maps via an API. Service-provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Maps is a commercial service, providing interactive maps for visually displaying geographic information. Using this service provides you with information on our location and simplifies your arrival at our company.
When accessing sub-sites, in which the interactive maps are embedded, information on your user activity on our website (e.g. your IP-address) will be transmitted to and stored on Google’s servers in the USA, regardless of an account provided by Google, that you are currently logged is. If you are logged in, your data will be assigned directly to that account. If you do not want the data to be assigned to your account, you have to log out before clicking the button. Google stores and evaluates your data (even, if you are not logged in). This evaluation is conducted especially due to Google’s legitimate interests in displaying personalized advertisements, market-analyses and / or the need-based design of it’s website. You have the right to object to the creation of such user-profiles, whereby that inquiry has to be directed to Google.
Marketing purposes regarding our established customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR)
KRS-SEIGERT GmbH is interested in maintaining the relationship with you and wants to provide you with information or special offers regarding our products. Therefore, we process your data to send you such information and offers via email.
If you do not want your data to be processed for direct marketing purposes, you can object at any time; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. If you object to the processing for direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for such purposes.
Links to other providers
Our website also contains clearly identifiable links to the Internet sites of other companies. Although we provide links to websites of other providers, we have no influence on their content, and no guarantee or liability can therefore be assumed for such. The content of these pages is always the responsibility of the respective provider or operator of the pages.
The linked pages were checked at the time of linking for potential legal violations and identifiable infringements. No illegal content was identified at the time of linking. However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement and, upon notification of a violation of rights, such links will be promptly removed.