Data Protection Declaration

1. Data protection at a glance

General information
The following information provides a simple overview about what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data includes all data which permit your personal identification. For detailed information regarding the topic of data protection, please see the data protection declaration.

Data recording on our website
Who is responsible for the data acquisition on this website?
Data on this website is processed by the website operator. Please see the imprint of this website for his contact data.

How do we record your data?
On one hand, they are raised when you provide them to us. For example, this can involve data you enter into a contact form.
Other data is raised automatically by our IT systems during the visit to the website. This involves specifically technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of accessing the page). This data is recorded automatically as soon as you access our website.

What are we using your data for?
A part of the data is collected to ensure the fault-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What are your rights in terms of your data?
You are entitled to receive information regarding origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You are furthermore entitled to demand correction, suspension or deletion of this data. Please contact us at any time in case of questions regarding data protection as well as other issues pertaining to personal data under the address stipulated at the imprint. You are also entitled to raise a complaint at the responsible supervisory authority.

2. General references and mandatory information

Data protection
The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this data protection policy.
Various personal data is raised when you use this website. Personal data refers to data which permits your personal identification. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we raise and for which purpose. It also explains how and for which purpose this happens.
We would like to point out that data transmission in the Internet (e.g. during communication via email) may have security gaps. The continuous protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Information regarding the responsible authority
The authority responsible for data processing on this website is:
AUTOTHERM – L. Brümmendorf GmbH & Co. KG
Luxemburger Straße 39
54649 Waxweiler
Tel: +49 6554 92880
Email: info@autotherm.de

Responsible Authority is the natural or legal entity which solely or jointly decides with others on the purpose and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses etc.).

Revoking you consent for data processing
Many data processing procedures are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke a previously granted consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification to us via email is sufficient. The legality of the data processing which occurred up the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to raise a complaint at the responsible supervisory authority
In the event of violations pertaining to the Data Protection Act, the affected person is entitled to raise a complaint at the responsible supervisory authority. Responsible
supervisory authority for issues pertaining to the Data Protection Act is the federal data protection controller of the federal state in which our company has its registered office. A list of the data protection controllers as well as their contact data can be obtained from the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

SSL / TLS coding
For security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential contents, such as orders or enquiries you are sending to us as website operator, this site uses SSL / TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the address line of the browser changing from “http://” to “https://” and the padlock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL / TLS encryption is activated, the data you are sending to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, blocking, deletion
Within the context of the applicable statutory regulations, you are at any time, free of charge, entitled to the right of information regarding your personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as the correction, suspension or deletion of your data. Please contact us at any time in case of questions regarding this topic as well as other issues pertaining to personal data under the address stipulated at the imprint.

Objection against advertising mails
The usage of contact data in the context of the obligation to provide an imprint for the transmission of not explicitly requested advertising and information material is hereby explicitly refuted. The operator of the sites reserves the explicit right to take legal steps in the event of unsolicited delivery of advertising information such as via spam mails.

3. Data protection controller

Legally prescribed data protection controller
We have appointed a data protection controller for our company.

4. Data recording on our website

Cookies
The Internet sites partially utilise so-called Cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most Cookies used by us are so-called “Session Cookies”. They are automatically deleted upon the conclusion of your visit. Other Cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. These allow us to recognise your browser at your next visit.
You can adjust your browser in such a manner that you are informed about the placing of Cookies and allow Cookies only in individual cases, exclude the placing of Cookies in certain cases or generally as well as activate the automatic deletion of the Cookies when you close the browser. The functionality of this website may be limited in case of the deactivation of Cookies.
Cookies, which are required for the execution of the electronic communication process or the provision of certain functions requested by you (e.g. shopping cart function), are stored based on Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of Cookies for the technically fault-free and optimised provision of his services. If other Cookies are stored (e.g. Cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour), they are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

Server log files
The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which you browser transfers to us automatically. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Utilised operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server
  • IP address

This data is not amalgamated with other data sources.
Article 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO is the basis for data processing, which permits the processing of data to fulfil an agreement or .a preliminary agreement.

Contact form
If you send enquires to us using the contact form, your information from the enquiry form including the contact data specified by you shall be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of subsequent enquiries. We do not transfer this data without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form thus occurs exclusively based on your consent (Article 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification to us via email is sufficient. The legality of the data processing procedures which occurred up the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data entered by you in the customer form remain with us until you ask us to delete them, revoke you consent for the storage or the reason for the storage no longer exists (e.g. once your enquiry has been completed). Compelling statutory regulations – particularly retention periods – remain unaffected.

5. Analyses tools and advertising

Google reCAPTCHA
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) in our websites. Supplier is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
reCAPTCHA is designed to check whether the data entry on our websites (e.g. in a contact form) by a person an automated program. For this purpose, reCAPTCHA analyses the behaviour of the website visitor based on various features. This analysis commences automatically as soon as the visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA assesses a variety of information (e.g. IP address, length of stay of the visitor or mouse movements by the user). The data recorded during the analysis is forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses run entirely in the background. Website visitors are not informed that an analysis is conducted in the background.
The data is processed based on Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a justified interest in protecting his web offers against improper, automatic spying and SPAM.
Please find further information to Google reCAPTCHA as well as the data protection declaration of Google under the following links: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.

6. Plugins and Tools

Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts for the uniform presentation of typefaces, which are provided by Google. Upon accessing this site, you browser downloads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and typefaces correctly.
For this purpose, your browser has to connect with the servers of Google. As a result, Google is informed that our website was accessed via your IP address. The usage of Google web fonts occurs in the interest of a uniform and attractive representation of our online offers. This represents a justified interest in terms of Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard typeface.
Further information regarding Google web fonts is available under: //developers.google.com/ and in the Google data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Google Maps
This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Supplier is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
It is necessary to store your IP address to use the functions of Google Maps. This information is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site cannot influence this data transmission.
The usage of Google Maps occurs in the interest of an attractive representation of our online offers and the ease of discovery of the locations specified by us on this website. This represents a justified interest in terms of Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
Further information regarding the handling of user data is available in the data protection policy of Google under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.