Data protection statement

1) Information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible

1.1 We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following, we inform you about how we handle your personal data when you use our website. Personal data is any data that can be used to identify you personally.

1.2 The responsible party for data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Schmedt GmbH & Co. KG, Dwengerkamp 1, 21035 Hamburg, Germany, Tel.: +49 (40) 734 744 0, Fax: +49 (40) 734 744 30, E-Mail: info@schmedt.de. The controller is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3 The Controller has appointed a data protection officer, who can be contacted as follows: "Constantin Schmedt, Dwengerkamp 1, 21035, Hamburg, 04073474433, c.schmedt@schmedt.de".

1.4 This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or enquiries to the person responsible). You can recognise an encrypted connection by the string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

When you merely use our website for information purposes, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you call up our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • The date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymised form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. The data is not passed on or used in any other way. However, we reserve the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of unlawful use.

3) Hosting & Content-Delivery-Network

wao.io (Avenga Germany GmbH)

On our website we use the Content Delivery Network ("CDN") of wao.io of Avenga Germany GmbH, Bahnhofsvorplatz 1, 50667 Cologne ("wao.io"). A Content Delivery Network is an online service with the help of which in particular large media files (such as graphics, page content or scripts) are delivered through a network of regionally distributed servers connected via the Internet. The use of wao.io's Content Delivery Network helps us to optimise the loading speeds of our website.
The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in the secure and efficient provision, as well as the improvement of the stability and functionality of our website.
For more information, please see wao.io's privacy policy at https://wao.io/de/privacy

4) Cookies

To make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use cookies, i.e. small text files that are stored on your terminal device. In some cases, these cookies are automatically deleted again after the browser is closed (so-called "session cookies"), in other cases, these cookies remain on your end device for longer and allow page settings to be saved (so-called "persistent cookies"). In the latter case, you can find the storage period in the overview of the cookie settings of your web browser. If personal data is also processed by individual cookies used by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR either for the performance of the contract, in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR in the case of consent given or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.
You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually about their acceptance or can exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally.
Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

5) Contacting

5.1 Calendly
This website uses the software "Calendly" of the provider Calendly, LLC, BB&T Tower, 271 17th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30363, USA.
for the provision of an online appointment booking function. For the purpose of making an appointment, first name, surname and email address (and telephone number if a telephone appointment is requested) are collected in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and transmitted to Calendly in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in effective customer management and efficient appointment management and stored there for the purpose of organising the appointment. After the appointment has been held or after the agreed appointment period has expired, your data will be deleted by Calendly. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Calendly ("Data Processing Addendum", available at https://calendly.com/pages/dpa), in which we oblige Calendly to protect the data of our customers in accordance with the legal requirements. Calendly generally transfers collected information outside of the European Economic Area and relies on so-called standard data protection clauses of the European Commission, which are intended to ensure compliance with the European level of data protection.
Details of Calendly's privacy policy can be found here: https://calendly.com/de/pages/privacy

5.2 When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or email), personal data is processed - exclusively for the purpose of processing and responding to your request and only to the extent necessary for this purpose. The legal basis for processing this data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. Your data will be deleted if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter concerned has been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary.

6) Data processing when opening a customer account

Pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, personal data will continue to be collected and processed to the extent required in each case if you provide us with this data when opening a customer account. The data required for opening an account can be found in the input mask of the corresponding form on our website. Deletion of your customer account is possible at any time and can be done by sending a message to the above address of the person responsible. After deletion of your customer account, your data will be deleted, provided that all contracts concluded via it have been fully processed, no legal retention periods are opposed and no legitimate interest on our part in the continued storage exists.

7) Use of customer data for direct advertising

7.1 Subscription to our email newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you information about our offers on a regular basis. The only mandatory data for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The provision of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. For sending the newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, which ensures that you will only receive newsletters if you have expressly confirmed your consent to receive the newsletter by clicking on a verification link sent to the specified e-mail address.

By activating the verification link, you give us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. We store your IP address entered by your Internet service provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. The data we collect when you register for the newsletter is used strictly for the intended purpose. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to the responsible person named at the beginning. After unsubscribing, your email address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use your data in a way that goes beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

7.2 - Newsletter dispatch via Sendinblue
Our e-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, to whom we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. This transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter (e.g. email address) is stored on Sendinblue's servers in the EU. Sendinblue uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. For the evaluation, the sent emails contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which are single-pixel image files that are stored on our website. This makes it possible to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links, if any, have been clicked on. In addition, technical information is recorded (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively in pseudonymised form and is not linked to your other personal data; direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients. If you wish to object to the data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.
Furthermore, Sendinblue may use this data itself in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR on the basis of its own legitimate interest in designing and optimising the service in line with demand, as well as for market research purposes, for example to determine which countries the recipients come from. However, Sendinblue does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them itself or to pass them on to third parties.
We have concluded an order processing agreement with Sendinblue, with which we oblige Sendinblue to protect our customers' data and not to pass it on to third parties.
You can view Sendinblue's privacy policy here: https://de.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/

8) Data processing for order processing

8.1 - Transmission of image files for order processing via upload function
On our website, we offer customers the possibility to order the personalisation of products by submitting image files via an upload function. In doing so, the submitted image motif is used as a template for the personalisation of the selected product.
Using the upload form on the website, the customer can transmit one or more image files from the memory of the end device used directly to us via automated, encrypted data transmission. We then record, store and use the transmitted files exclusively for the production of the personalised product as defined in the respective service description on our website. If the transmitted image files are passed on to special service providers for the production and processing of the order, you will be explicitly informed of this in the following paragraphs. Any further transfer will not take place. If the transmitted files or the digital motifs contain personal data (in particular images of identifiable persons), all the processing operations just mentioned will be carried out exclusively for the purpose of processing your online order in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. After final processing of the order, the transmitted image files are automatically and completely deleted.

8.2 Insofar as necessary for the processing of the contract for delivery and payment purposes, the personal data collected by us will be passed on to the commissioned transport company and the commissioned credit institution in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

If we owe you updates for goods with digital elements or for digital products on the basis of a corresponding contract, we will process the contact data (name, address, e-mail address) you provided when placing the order in order to inform you personally about upcoming updates within the legally stipulated period within the scope of our legal information obligations pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR by suitable means of communication (e.g. by post or e-mail). Your contact details will be used strictly for the purpose of informing you about updates owed by us and will only be processed by us for this purpose to the extent that this is necessary for the respective information.

In order to process your order, we also work together with the following service provider(s), who support us in whole or in part in the execution of concluded contracts. Certain personal data is transferred to these service providers in accordance with the following information.

8.3 Use of payment service providers (payment services)

- PAYONE
If you choose a payment method from the payment service provider PAYONE, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider PAYONE GmbH, Lyoner Straße 9, 60528 Frankfurt/Main, to whom we will pass on the information you provided during the ordering process, together with information about your order, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider PAYONE and only insofar as it is necessary for this purpose. - giropay
When paying via "giropay", the payment is processed via giropay GmbH, An der Welle 4, 60322 Frankfurt/Main, to which we pass on the information you provided during the ordering process together with information about your order. In accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, your data will be passed on exclusively for the purpose of processing payment and only to the extent necessary for this purpose. You can obtain further information on the data protection provisions of giropay GmbH at the following Internet address: https://www.giropay.de/rechtliches/datenschutzerklaerung
- Mollie
If you choose a payment method from the payment service provider Mollie, the payment will be processed via the payment service provider Mollie B.V., Keizersgracht 313, 1016 EE Amsterdam, Netherlands, to whom we will pass on the information you provided during the ordering process, together with information about your order (name, address, IBAN, BIC, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Your data will only be passed on for the purpose of processing payment with the payment service provider Mollie and only insofar as it is necessary for this purpose.
- Paypal
When paying via PayPal, credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal, we pass on your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.a.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter "PayPal") as part of the payment processing. The transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR and only insofar as this is necessary for the payment processing.
PayPal reserves the right to carry out a credit check for the payment methods credit card via PayPal, direct debit via PayPal or - if offered - "purchase on account" or "payment by instalments" via PayPal. For this purpose, your payment data may be passed on to credit agencies in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of PayPal's legitimate interest in determining your solvency. PayPal uses the result of the credit check in terms of the statistical probability of non-payment for the purpose of deciding on the provision of the respective payment method. The creditworthiness information may contain probability values (so-called score values). Insofar as score values are included in the result of the credit report, they have their basis in a scientifically recognised mathematical-statistical procedure. The calculation of the score values includes, but is not limited to, address data. For further information on data protection law, including information on the credit agencies used, please refer to PayPal's privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
You can object to this processing of your data at any time by sending a message to PayPal. However, PayPal may still be entitled to process your personal data if this is necessary to process payments in accordance with the contract. - Payrexx
If you choose a payment method from the payment service provider Payrexx, the payment will be processed via Payrexx AG, Burgstrasse 18, 3600 Thun, Switzerland, to whom we will pass on the information you provided during the ordering process, together with information about your order, in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. The transfer of your data takes place exclusively for the purpose of payment processing with the payment service provider Payrexx and only insofar as it is necessary for this purpose. In the event that data is transferred to Switzerland, the appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed by adequacy decision of the European Commission.

9) Web analytics services

- etracker
On this website, data is collected and stored using technologies from etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg (www.etracker.com). Pseudonymised usage profiles can be created and evaluated from this data for the same purpose.
This website uses etracker exclusively without the use of cookies, which means that etracker does not set cookies on your terminal device at any time.
According to information from eTracker, only website data from web servers is thus used, as well as information that the web browser transmits to the web server to retrieve web pages. This information is transmitted with each individual page request.
However, no information is read from the memory of the user's terminal device and no information is stored on this terminal device. Insofar as personal data is also processed during the processes described, this is done on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

You may object to the aforementioned data processing at any time. The objection has no adverse consequences.

I hereby object

You can find more information on data protection at etracker here.

10) Page functionalities

10.1 Use of Youtube videos
This website uses the Youtube embedding function to display and play videos from the provider "Youtube", which belongs to Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google").
The extended data protection mode is used here, which, according to the provider, only triggers the storage of user information when the video(s) is/are played. If the playback of embedded Youtube videos is started, the provider "Youtube" uses cookies to collect information about user behaviour. According to information from "Youtube", these are used, among other things, to collect video statistics, to improve user-friendliness and to prevent abusive behaviour. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account when you click on a video. If you do not wish to have your data associated with your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right. The use of YouTube may also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. Independently of a playback of the embedded videos, a connection to the Google network is established each time this website is called up, which may trigger further data processing operations without our influence.
All processing described above, in particular the reading of information on the end device used via the tracking pixel, will only be carried out if you have given us your express consent to do so in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. Without this consent, Youtube videos will not be used during your visit to the site. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please deactivate this service in the "Cookie Consent Tool" provided on the website via alternative options notified to you on the website.
For more information on "Youtube" privacy, please see the Youtube Terms of Use at https://www.youtube.com/static?template=terms and Google's privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

10.2 - Microsoft Teams
We use the service "Microsoft Teams " of Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399 USA (hereinafter "Microsoft Teams") to conduct online meetings, video conferences and/or webinars.
In case of using Microsoft Teams, different data are processed. The scope of the data processed depends on the data you provide before or during participation in an online meeting, video conference or webinar. In the context of using Microsoft Teams, data of the communication participants is processed and stored on Microsoft Teams servers. This data may include, in particular, your login data (name, email address, phone (optional) and password) and meeting data (topic, participant IP address, device information, description (optional)). In addition, visual and auditory contributions of the participants as well as voice inputs in chats may be processed.
When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract with you (this also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures), Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. If you have given us your consent for the processing of your data, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Consent given can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
Incidentally, the legal basis for data processing when conducting online meetings, video conferences or webinars is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR in the effective conduct of the online meeting, webinar or video conference. For more information on data use by Microsoft Teams, please see the Microsoft Teams privacy policy at https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement
- Zoom
We use the "Zoom" service provided by Zoom Video Communications Inc, 55 Almaden Blvd, Suite 600, San Jose, CA 95113, USA (hereinafter "Zoom") to conduct online meetings, video conferences and/or webinars.
In the case of the use of Zoom, different data are processed. The scope of the data processed depends on the data you provide before or during participation in an online meeting, video conference or webinar. In the course of using Zoom, data of the communication participants is processed and stored on Zoom servers. This data may include, in particular, your login data (name, email address, telephone (optional) and password) and meeting data (topic, participant IP address, device information, description (optional)). In addition, visual and auditory contributions of the participants as well as voice inputs in chats may be processed.
When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract with you (this also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures), Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. If you have given us your consent for the processing of your data, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. Consent given can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
Furthermore, the legal basis for data processing when conducting online meetings, videoconferences or webinars is our legitimate interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR in the effective conduct of the online meeting, webinar or videoconference. For more information on Zoom's use of data, please see Zoom's privacy policy at https://zoom.us/docs/de-de/privacy-and-legal.html

10.3 Online applications via a form
On our website, we offer job applicants the opportunity to apply online via a corresponding form. Inclusion in the application process is conditional on applicants providing us with all the personal information required to make an informed assessment and selection via the form
The information required includes general personal information (name, address, telephone or electronic contact details) and performance-related evidence of the qualifications required for a position. Health-related information may also be required, which must be given special consideration under labour and social law in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant.
In the course of submitting the form, the applicant data is transmitted to us in encrypted form in accordance with the state of the art, stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application.
The legal basis for this processing is generally Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with § 26 para. 1 BDSG), in the sense of which going through the application procedure is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.
Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 (1) GDPR (e.g. health data such as information on severely disabled status) are requested from applicants as part of the application procedure, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. Art. 9 para. 2 lit. b. GDPR so that we can exercise the rights arising from labour law and social security and social protection law and fulfil our obligations in this respect.
Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special categories of data may also be based on Article 9(1)(h) of the GDPR if it is carried out for the purposes of preventive health care or occupational medicine, for the assessment of the applicant's fitness for work, for medical diagnosis, health or social care or treatment, or for the management of health or social care systems and services.
If the applicant is not selected in the course of the evaluation described above, or if an applicant withdraws his or her application prematurely, his or her data submitted on the form will be deleted at the latest after 6 months following notification. This period is measured on the basis of our legitimate interest in answering any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, to be able to meet our obligations to provide evidence under the regulations on equal treatment of applicants.
In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be further processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 para. 1 BDSG) for the purposes of implementing the employment relationship.

10.4 Applications to job advertisements by e-mail
On our website, we advertise currently vacant positions in a separate section, for which interested parties can apply by e-mail to the contact address provided.
In order to be included in the application process, applicants must provide us with all the personal data required for a well-founded and informed assessment and selection together with their application by e-mail.
The information required includes general personal information (name, address, telephone or electronic contact details) and performance-related evidence of the qualifications required for a position. If necessary, health-related information may also be required, which must be given special consideration under labour and social law in the interest of social protection in the person of the applicant.
The components that an application must contain in individual cases in order to be considered and the form in which these components must be submitted by mail can be found in the respective job advertisement.
After receipt of the application sent using the specified e-mail contact address, the applicant data will be stored by us and evaluated exclusively for the purpose of processing the application. For queries arising in the course of processing, we use, at our discretion, either the e-mail address provided by the applicant with his or her application or a telephone number provided.
The legal basis for this processing, including contacting us for queries, is generally Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with § 26 Para. 1 BDSG), in the sense of which the application process is considered to be the initiation of an employment contract.
Insofar as special categories of personal data within the meaning of Art. 9 (1) GDPR (e.g. health data such as information on severely disabled status) are requested from applicants in the course of the application procedure, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 9 (2) lit. b. GDPR. GDPR so that we can exercise the rights arising from labour law and social security and social protection law and fulfil our obligations in this respect.
Cumulatively or alternatively, the processing of the special categories of data may also be based on Article 9(1)(h) of the GDPR if it is carried out for the purposes of preventive health care or occupational medicine, for the assessment of the applicant's fitness for work, for medical diagnosis, health or social care or treatment, or for the management of health or social care systems and services.
If, in the course of the evaluation described above, the applicant is not selected or if an applicant withdraws his or her application prematurely, his or her data transmitted by e-mail and all electronic correspondence, including the original application e-mail, will be deleted at the latest after 6 months following notification. This period is measured on the basis of our legitimate interest in being able to answer any follow-up questions about the application and, if necessary, to comply with our obligations to provide evidence under the regulations on equal treatment of applicants.
In the event of a successful application, the data provided will be further processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR (for processing in Germany in conjunction with Section 26 para. 1 BDSG) for the purposes of implementing the employment relationship.

10.5 Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA feature of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or is abused by machine and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and, if applicable, further data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in determining individual personal responsibility on the Internet and the prevention of abuse and spam. The use of Google reCAPTCHA may also involve the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR for the processing of your data as described above. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

11) Tools and miscellaneous

Cookie Consent Tool

This website uses a so-called "cookie consent tool" to obtain effective user consent for cookies and cookie-based applications requiring consent. The "cookie consent tool" is displayed to users in the form of an interactive user interface when they access the page, on which consent for certain cookies and/or cookie-based applications can be given by ticking the appropriate box. Through the use of the tool, all cookies/services requiring consent are only loaded if the respective user gives the corresponding consent by ticking the corresponding box. This ensures that such cookies are only set on the respective end device of the user in the event that consent has been granted.
The tool sets technically necessary cookies to save your cookie preferences. Personal user data is not processed in this process.
If, in individual cases, personal data (such as the IP address) is processed for the purpose of storing, assigning or logging cookie settings, this is done in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in legally compliant, user-specific and user-friendly consent management for cookies and thus in a legally compliant design of our website.
A further legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR. As the responsible party, we are subject to the legal obligation to make the use of technically unnecessary cookies dependent on the respective user consent. Further information on the operator and the setting options of the cookie consent tool can be found directly in the corresponding user interface on our website.

12) Rights of the data subject

12.1 The applicable data protection law grants you the following data subject rights (rights of access and intervention) vis-à-vis the controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, whereby reference is made to the stated legal basis for the respective exercise prerequisites:

  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR;
  • Right of rectification pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR;
  • Right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR;
  • Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR;
  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 GDPR;
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR;
  • Right to withdraw consent granted pursuant to Art. 7(3) of the GDPR;
  • Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR;

12.2 RIGHT OF REVOCATION

If WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA IN THE CONTEXT OF AN INTEREST CONSIDERATION ON THE BASIS OF OUR EXCEEDING AUTHORISED INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO SUCH PROCESSING AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED. FURTHER PROCESSING WILL BE RESERVED, however, IF WE CAN PROVE EXCUSED PROTECTIVE REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT EXCEED YOUR INTERESTS, PRIVACIES AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, OR IF PROCESSING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS.

If YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED BY US FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

If YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL TERMINATE THE PROCESSING OF THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES.

13) Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined on the basis of the respective legal basis, the purpose of the processing and - if relevant - additionally on the basis of the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law).

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined on the basis of the respective legal basis, the purpose of the processing and - if relevant - additionally on the basis of the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law).

Where personal data is processed on the basis of explicit consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, such data shall be stored until the data subject revokes his/her consent.

If there are statutory retention periods for data that are processed within the scope of legal or quasi-legal obligations on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention periods have expired, insofar as it is no longer required for the fulfilment of a contract or the initiation of a contract and/or there is no continued legitimate interest on our part in the continued storage.

When personal data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, these data are stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Art. 21 (1) GDPR, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

When personal data are processed for the purpose of direct marketing on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, such data shall be stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Art. 21(2) GDPR.

In addition, unless otherwise stated in the other information in this declaration on specific processing situations, stored personal data will be deleted when they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.