Privacy Policy

Privacy statement according to the DSGVO

The protection of your data is one of the most important principles of our company. With this data protection declaration we would like to inform you about the type, scope and purpose of the personal data collected, used and processed by us. We would also like to inform you about your rights.

1. Name and address of the person responsible

The person responsible within the meaning of the basic data protection regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is the:

 

widmann solutions GmbH

Hoyerbergstrasse 67

88131 Lindau

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 8382-27 57 44-0

Email: office@widsol.com

Website: www.widsol.com

 

Supervisor:

widmann solutions GmbH

Hoyerbergstrasse 67

88131 Lindau

Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 8382-27 57 44-0

Email: datenschutz@widsol.com

 

 

2. General information on data processing

A) Scope of the processing of personal data

In principle, we process personal data of our users only insofar as this is necessary to provide a functioning website and our content and services. The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly only with the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for reasons of fact and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

 

B) legal basis for the processing of personal data

Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for the processing of personal data, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as the legal basis.

 

When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures.

 

Insofar as the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR as the legal basis.

 

In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR as the legal basis.

 

If processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the person concerned do not outweigh the first-mentioned interest, Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR as the legal basis for processing.

 

C) data deletion and storage duration

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is deleted. In addition, such storage may be provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the standards mentioned expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

 

 

3. Provision of the website and creation of log files

A) Description and scope of data processing

Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer.

 

The log files contain IP addresses or other data that enable assignment to a user. This could be the case, for example, if the link to the website from which the user came to the website, or the link to the website to which the user switched, contains personal data.

 

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place.

 

B) legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the temporary storage of the data and the log files is Article 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f GDPR.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user's computer. For this, the user's IP address must be stored for the duration of the session

 

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

 

Our legitimate interest in data processing in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR.

 

D) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. In the case of collecting the data for providing the website, this is the case when the respective session is completed.

 

In the case of storing the data in log files, this is the case after no more than seven days. An additional storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are deleted or alienated, so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

 

E) possibility of objection and removal

The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no contradiction on the part of the user.

 

 

4. Use of cookies

A) Description and scope of data processing

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the Internet browser or the Internet browser on the user's computer system. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.

 

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser be identified even after a page break.

 

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

 

(1) language settings

(2) Log-in information

 

In addition, we use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of users' browsing behavior.

 

In this way, the following data can be transmitted:

 

(1) Entered search terms

(2) Frequency of page views

(3) Use of Website Features

 

The data of the users collected in this way are pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, an assignment of the data to the calling user is no longer possible. The data will not be stored together with other personal data of the users.

 

When you visit our website, users are informed about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and referred to this data protection declaration. In this context, there is also an indication of how the storage of cookies can be prevented in the browser settings.

 

You can prevent the setting of cookies at any time by means of a corresponding setting in your internet browser and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If you deactivate the setting of cookies in the internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.

 

B) legal basis for data processing 

The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to facilitate the use of websites for users. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page break.

We require cookies for the following applications:

(1) Applying language settings

(2) Remembering search terms

 

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.

 

Our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR lies in these purposes.

 

D) Duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this on our side. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

The transmission of Flash cookies cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but by changing the settings of the Flash Player.

 

 

5. Newsletter

A) Description and scope of data processing

If you purchase goods or services on our website and deposit your e-mail address here, this can subsequently be used by us for sending a newsletter. In such a case, the newsletter will only send direct mail for your own similar goods or services.

 

In connection with the processing of data for the sending of newsletters, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter.

 

B) legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is Section 7 (3) UWG.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

The collection of the user's e-mail address serves to deliver the newsletter.

 

D) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.

 

E) possibility of objection and removal

Subscription to the newsletter may be terminated at any time by the user concerned. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link in each newsletter.

This also allows a revocation of the consent of the storage of the personal data collected during the registration process.

 

 

6. Registration

A) Description and scope of data processing

On our website, we offer users the opportunity to register by providing personal information. The data is entered into an input mask and transmitted to us and stored. A transfer of data to third parties does not take place. The following data is collected during the registration process:

 

(1) name

(2) email address

 

At the time of registration, the following data is also stored:

 

(1) The user's IP address

(2) Date and time of registration

 

B) legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

 

If the registration is used to fulfill a contract to which the user is a party or to carry out pre-contractual measures, the additional legal basis for the processing of the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

User registration is required for the provision of certain content and services on our website.

 

D) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection.

This is the case for the data collected during the registration process when the registration on our website is canceled or modified.

 

 

7. Contact form and email contact

A) Description and scope of data processing

On our website is a contact form available, which can be used for electronic contact. If a user realizes this option, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are:

 

(1) name

(2) email address

 

At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:

 

(1) The IP address of the user

(2) Date and time of registration

 

For the processing of the data in the context of the sending process your consent is obtained and referred to this privacy statement.

 

Alternatively, contact via the provided e-mail address is possible. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted by e-mail will be stored.

 

In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the conversation.

 

B) legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of the data that is transmitted in the course of sending an email is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the aim of the email contact is to conclude a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

The processing of the personal data from the input mask serves us only to process the contact. In the case of contact via e-mail, this also includes the required legitimate interest in the processing of the data.

 

The other personal data processed during the sending process serve to prevent misuse of the contact form and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.

 

D) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input form of the contact form and those sent by e-mail, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation is ended when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the relevant facts have been finally clarified.

 

The additional personal data collected during the sending process will be deleted at the latest after a period of seven days.

 

E) possibility of objection and removal

The user has the possibility at any time to revoke his consent to the processing of the personal data. If the user contacts us by e-mail, he may object to the storage of his personal data at any time. In such a case, the conversation can not continue.

 

All personal data stored in the course of contacting will be deleted in this case.

 

 

8. Web analysis by Matomo (formerly Piwik)

A) Scope of the processing of personal data

We use the open-source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) on our website to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. The software sets a cookie on the computer of the users (for cookies see above). If individual pages of our website are called, the following data is stored:

 

(1) Two bytes of the IP address of the user's calling system

(2) The called webpage

(3) The website from which the user came to the called website (referrer)

(4) The subpages that are called from the called web page

(5) The length of stay on the website

(6) The frequency of calling the webpage

 

The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. A storage of the personal data of the users takes place only there. A transfer of the data to third parties does not take place.

 

The software is set so that the IP addresses are not saved in full, but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (e.g. 192.168.xxx.xxx). In this way, it is no longer possible to assign the shortened IP address to the calling computer.

 

B) legal basis for the processing of personal data 

The legal basis for processing users' personal data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

 

C) Purpose of data processing

The processing of the personal data of the users enables us to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. By evaluating the data obtained, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. Our legitimate interest in processing the data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.f GDPR lies in these purposes. By anonymizing the IP address, the interests of users in protecting their personal data are sufficiently taken into account.

 

D) Duration of storage

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer needed for our recording purposes.

In our case this is the case after 7 days.

 

E) possibility of objection and removal

Cookies are stored on the computer of the user and transmitted by this on our side. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the website to the full.

 

You can find more information about the privacy settings of the Matomo software under the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.

 

 

9. Rights of the person concerned

If personal data is processed by you, you are the person concerned within the meaning of the DSGVO and you have the following rights towards the responsible person:

 

A) Right to information

You may ask the person in charge to confirm if personal data concerning you is processed by us.

If such processing is available, you can request information from the person responsible about the following information:

(1) the purposes for which the personal data are processed;

(2) the categories of personal data that are processed;

(3) the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom the personal data relating to you have been disclosed or are still being disclosed;

(4) the planned duration of the storage of your personal data or, if specific information is not available, criteria for determining the duration of storage;

(5) the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data, a right to restrict processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;

(6) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

(7) all available information on the origin of the data if the personal data are not collected from the data subject;

(8) The existence of automated decision-making including profiling in accordance with Art. 22 Paragraphs 1 and 4 GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the person concerned.

 

You have the right to request information about whether the personal data relating to you is being transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. In this context, you can request to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in accordance with. Art. 46 GDPR to be informed in connection with the transfer.

 

This right to information can be restricted to the extent that it is likely to make the realization of the research or statistical purposes impossible or seriously impair it and the restriction is necessary for the fulfillment of the research or statistical purposes.

 

B) Right to rectification

You have a right to rectification and / or completion to the controller, provided the personal data you process is incorrect or incomplete. The responsible person must make the correction without delay.

 

C) Right to restriction of processing

You may request the restriction of the processing of your personal data under the following conditions:

(1) if you dispute the accuracy of the personal data concerning you for a period of time that enables the person responsible to verify the accuracy of the personal data;

(2) the processing is unlawful and you refuse to delete the personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of the personal data;

(3) the person responsible no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

(4) if you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR and it has not yet been determined whether the legitimate reasons of the person responsible outweigh your reasons.

 

If the processing of personal data concerning you has been restricted, this data may only be used with your consent or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest Union or a Member State.

 

If the restriction on processing has been restricted in accordance with the above conditions, the person responsible will inform you before the restriction is lifted.

 

D) right to cancellation

· Obligation to delete

You may require the controller to delete your personal information without delay, and the controller is required to delete that information immediately if one of the following is true:

(1) The personal data concerning you are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

(2) You revoke your consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

(3) You object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 Paragraph 2 GDPR.

(4) The personal data concerning you have been processed unlawfully.

(5) The deletion of your personal data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which the person responsible is subject.

(6) The personal data relating to you was collected in relation to the information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Paragraph 1 GDPR.

 

· Information to third parties

If the person responsible has made the personal data concerning you public and is acc. According to Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, he shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform those responsible for data processing who process the personal data that you are the data subject You have requested that you delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data.

 

· Exceptions

The right to erasure does not exist if the processing is necessary

(1) to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;

(2) To fulfill a legal obligation that requires processing under the law of the Union or of the member states to which the person responsible is subject, or to perform a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority that is transferred to the person responsible has been;

(3) for reasons of public interest in the area of ​​public health in accordance with Art. 9 Paragraph 2 lit. h and i as well as Art. 9 Paragraph 3 GDPR;

(4) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 GDPR, insofar as the right mentioned under section a) is likely to make the realization of the objectives of this processing impossible or seriously impair it, or

(5) for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

 

E) Right to be informed

If you have the right of rectification, erasure or restriction of processing to the controller, he / she is obliged to notify all recipients to whom your personal data have been disclosed of this correction or deletion of the data or restriction of processing, unless: this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.

 

You have a right to the person responsible to be informed about these recipients.

 

F) Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personally identifiable information you provide to the controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. In addition, you have the right to transfer this data to another person without hindrance by the person responsible for providing the personal data, provided that

 

(1) the processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Paragraph 2 lit. a GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR and

(2) the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

 

In exercising this right, you also have the right to obtain that your personal data relating to you are transmitted directly from one person to another, insofar as this is technically feasible. Freedoms and rights of other persons may not be affected.

 

The right to data portability does not apply to the processing of personal data necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority delegated to the controller.

 

G) right to object

You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO takes place to object; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

 

The controller will no longer process the personal data concerning you unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is intended to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

 

If the personal data relating to you are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

 

If you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

 

You have the option, in the context of the use of information society services - regardless of the 2002 / 58 / EC directive - of exercising your right of opposition through automated procedures using technical specifications.

 

H) Right to withdraw the data protection guidelines declaration of consent

You have the right to revoke your data protection consent declaration at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

 

I) Automated decision in individual cases including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner. This does not apply if the decision

 

(1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between you and the person responsible,

(2) is permissible on the basis of legal provisions of the Union or of the member states to which the person responsible is subject and these legal provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests or

(3) takes place with your express consent.

 

However, these decisions may not be based on special categories of personal data according to Art. 9 Para. 1 GDPR, unless Art. 9 Para. 2 lit. a or g GDPR applies and appropriate measures have been taken to protect your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

 

With respect to the cases referred to in (1) and (3), the controller shall take reasonable steps to uphold the rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to express his / her own position and heard on challenge of the decision.

 

J) Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.

 

The supervisory authority to which the complaint was submitted informs the complainant about the status and the results of the complaint, including the possibility of a judicial remedy according to Art. 78 GDPR.

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