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We place great value on the protection of your data and your privacy. To ensure that you are fully aware of the collection and use of personal data on our websites, please read the following information.
- Storage of access data
Every time a website is accessed and every time a file is retrieved, access data relating to this process is stored in a log file on our server. This data is stored exclusively for internal, system-related and statistical purposes. The following data is recorded and stored:
- Page from which a file was requested
- Name of the file
- Date and time of the request
- Volume of data transferred
- Access status
- Description of web browser type
This data is not passed on to third parties.
- Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data is only collected if you provide it to us voluntarily when registering for our newsletter, leaving a comment or contacting us via our contact form. This personal data is not linked to the above-mentioned access data. Data entered by you in the contact form, such as company name, first name, surname, postcode, town, street, telephone and e-mail, are used by us for the purpose of individual communication with you. Please note that transmission of this data is not encrypted and therefore confidential information should not be sent via the contact form. When registering for our newsletter, you only need to provide us with your e-mail address. We will use this exclusively to send you our newsletter by e-mail. The newsletter contains information about the Siwoplan business. We will store your e-mail address or postal address until you unsubscribe from our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time by using the link provided on the website or by sending us a message to this effect. There are no additional costs for unsubscribing – only transmission costs according to your basic tariff. By unsubscribing, you object to the use of your e-mail address or postal address. All your data will then be deleted immediately.
2.1 Participation in competitions
SIWOPLAN stores the data transmitted by the participant until the competition has been completed. This data will be completely deleted after the end of the competition. The participant can demand premature deletion of data at any time by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, in which case there will be no guarantee for further implementation of the competition, further participation and / or sending of the prize. Furthermore, the participant can request information about the stored data at any time by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. In the event of winning, participants will be informed by SIWOPLAN via the contact options provided in connection with the competition (e.g. by telephone or by post). The data will be transmitted to the respective cooperation partners exclusively in the event of winning and only – if necessary – for the purpose of processing this.
- Data transfer to third parties
SIWOPLAN GmbH will only transfer your personal data to third parties if – without your consent – this is legally permissible , if the transfer is absolutely necessary to provide the service you want to use, if a subcontractor is commissioned within the scope of data processing for the provision of offers and services and needs this data, or if you have expressly agreed to the transfer beyond the execution of the contract. SIWOPLAN GmbH undertakes to ensure that its employees and third parties, through whom orders may be carried out, confirm in writing their obligation to observe confidentiality according to section 5 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) and to observe and continuously monitor the principles of proper and correct data processing.
Some of our websites use so-called “cookies”, which are used to make our internet presence more user-friendly, effective and secure overall – for example in order to speed up navigation on our platform. Cookies also enable us to measure the frequency of page views and general navigation. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. We would like to point out that some of these cookies are transferred from our server to your computer system, these are so-called “session cookies”. A specific feature of “session cookies” is that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Naturally you can reject cookies at any time, provided your browser allows this. If you leave our website via a link and access external sites in this way, it is possible that cookies are also set by the addressees of the target page which has been clicked. We are not legally responsible for these cookies.
- Use of Facebook plug-ins
- Right to information
According to the German Federal Data Protection Act, you have the right to free information about your stored data and, if applicable, the right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data.
- Data security
We secure our websites and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorised persons. Access to your customer account is only possible after entering your personal password. You should always treat your access data confidentially and close the browser window when you have finished communicating with us, especially if you share the computer with others.
- Further information and contacts
If you have any further questions concerning data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to obtain information, rectify, block or delete data, or revoke any consent you have given, please contact: SIWOPLAN GmbH, Im Doorgrund 15, D-26160 Bad Zwischenahn, Germany, Tel.: +49 4403 8161-0, E-mail: info(at)siwoplan.de
Controller within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
Im Doorgrund 15
26160 Bad Zwischenahn
Tel.: +49 4403 8161-0
Fax: +49 4403 8161-29
Managing director authorised to represent the company: Siegmar Wolff
Your rights as a data subject
You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer using the contact details provided:
- Information about your data stored by us and how it is processed,
• Rectification of incorrect personal data,
• Deletion of your data stored by us,
• Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
• Objection to the processing of your data by us, and
• Data portability, provided you have given your consent to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.
If you have given us consent, you can revoke this at any time with future effect.
You can lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority at any time. Which competent supervisory authority is relevant in your case depends on the federal state of your residence, your work or the alleged violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector), including addresses, can be found at (in German): https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Purposes of data processing by the controller and third parties
We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this data protection declaration. Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those stated. We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if:
- you have given your express consent to this,
• processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you,
• processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation,
processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in the non-disclosure of your data.
Deletion or blocking of data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data minimisation. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by law. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Collection of general information when visiting our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person.
This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver contents of websites accessed by you and is compulsory when using the internet. In particular, it is processed for the following purposes:
- ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
• ensuring smooth use of our website,
• evaluating system security and stability, and
• other administrative purposes.
Processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest in connection with the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. The only recipients of the data are the controller and, if applicable, processors.
Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimise our website and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the internet.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a computer. The information contained in cookies allows us to facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our websites.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
Registration on our website
When you register to use our personalised services, some personal data is collected, such as your name, address as well as contact and communication details such as telephone number and email address. If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we only offer to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data provided during registration at any time, if necessary. Naturally we will also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. We will also be happy to rectify or delete this data at your request, provided there are no legal obligations to retain data. To contact us in this regard, please use the contact details provided at the end of this data protection declaration.
Provision of chargeable services
For the provision of chargeable services, we request additional data, such as payment details, in order to be able to carry out your order. We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
If you contact us by e-mail or contact form regarding questions of any kind, you give us your voluntary consent for the purpose of contacting you. In order to do so, you must provide a valid e-mail address. This is used to identify the enquiry and the subsequent response to it. Provision of any further data is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. Once your enquiry has been handled, personal data will be deleted automatically.
The purpose of the data processing is to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Other related services are then to be provided based on the use of the website and the internet. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note, that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google capturing data generated by cookies and data related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google , by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via this link:
Browser Add-On to deactivate Google Analytics.
As an addition or alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking on this link.
By doing so, an opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent data collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
Use of Matomo
This website uses Matomo (formerly Piwik), an open source software for statistical analysis of visitor access. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse the way you use the website.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is stored on a server in Germany.
You can decide whether to allow use of a specific web analysis cookie in your browser which allows the website operator to record and analyse various statistical data.
Use of Adobe Analytics (Omniture)
This website uses Adobe Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited (“Adobe”). Adobe Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse the way you use the website. If tracking data is transmitted from a website visitor’s browser to Adobe Datacenter, our server settings ensure that the IP address is anonymised before geolocation, i.e. that the last octet of the IP address is replaced by zeros. Before the tracking package is stored, the IP address is replaced by individual generic IP addresses.
On behalf of the operators of this website, Adobe will use this information in order to evaluate visitors’ use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide further services linked to the website use and the internet use vis-à-vis the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser in the framework of Adobe Analytics will not be merged with other Adobe data.
You can prevent storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if you do so, however, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Users can also prevent Adobe from collecting data generated by cookies and data related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Adobe, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via this link: http://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/opt-out.html
Use of Google Maps
Detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products can be found here.
Embedded YouTube videos
We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube servers is established. This informs Youtube which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can allocate your surfing behaviour to you as an individual. You can prevent this by logging out of your Youtube account first.
If you have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad programme, no such cookies can be expected when watching Youtube videos. However, Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you wish to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in your browser.
Further information on data protection at “Youtube” can be found in the provider’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Changes to our data protection policy
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.
Questions to the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organisation directly. You can contact our data protection officer at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.