data protection declaration
1. Data protection declaration at one glance
The following information offers a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data that enables a third party to identify you personally. You will find detailed information on the subject of data protection in our data protection declaration set out below.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find his contact details in the legal information of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, we collect the data that is made available by you, e.g. data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is above all technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or the time of website access). The collection of this data is carried out automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected in order to ensure the smooth running of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What are your rights regarding your data?
You may, at any time and free of charge, obtain information about the source, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request that the data is rectified, blocked or erased. Concerning this issue and if you have other questions on the subject of data protection you may contact us at any time at the address provided in the legal information. In addition, you have a right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
2. General advice and compulsory information
The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially pursuant to the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
When you use this website, various types of personal data are collected. Personal data is all data that enables a third party to identify you personally. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how we proceed and the purpose behind it.
Please be aware that any Internet-based transmission of data (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is impossible.
Information on the data controller
The data processing controller on this website is:
GECHEM GmbH & Co KG
Phone 06359 - 801-260
Fax 06359 - 801-320
The data controller is the natural or legal entity that decides, either solely or together with others, on the purposes and ways of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses etc.).
Withdrawal of your consent to data processing
Many data processing procedures are only possible if you give your explicit consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an informal e-mail to us. The lawfulness of the data processing that occurred prior to your withdrawal is unaffected by the withdrawal.
Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the case of breaches of data protection regulations, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority with regard to issues of data protection law is the Data Protection Officer of the Federal Land where our company has its headquarters. A list of data protection officers as well as their contact details can be found under the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to request that the personal data that is processed by us in an automated fashion based on your consent or in order to fulfil an agreement be passed on to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, we shall proceed as you wish only as long as it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For reasons of security and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as the orders or enquiries that you send to us as website operator, we use SSL or TLS encryption. A connection is encrypted if the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and if a lock symbol appears in the browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Enquiry, blockage, erasure
Based on the currently valid statutory rules and regulations you may, at any time and free of charge, obtain information about your stored personal data, its source and recipient as well as the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, have the data rectified, blocked or erased. Concerning this issue and if you have further questions on the subject of personal data, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in the legal information.
If, following your request, we send you our newsletter, you receive information about our offers and promotions or – if included – offers and promotions of our cooperation partners. You may cancel the newsletter at any time via the unsubscribe link in the newsletter without this leading to any transmission costs other than those based on the basic tariffs.
Objection to advertising mail
We herewith object to the use of the contact data published in compliance with legal obligations to send us advertising and information material that has not been explicitly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve their right to initiate legal proceedings in the event of the unsolicited dispatching of advertising material such as e-mail spam.
3. Data protection officer
Legally prescribed data protection officer
We have appointed an external data protection officer for our company.
Attn. of Michelle Wilhelm
Phone: 06352 7500-0
4. Data collection on our website
At times, the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of our cookies are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit our website.
You can set up your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies generally or in certain cases and enable the automatic deletion of the cookies when you close the browser. The disabling of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you are stored pursuant to article 6(1), letter f of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storing of cookies to ensure the technically flawless and optimised provision of his services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies to analyse your surfing behaviour) are stored, they are treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of the web pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. They include the following information:
•Browser type and version
•Operating system used
•Host name of the accessing computer
•Time of the server enquiry
This data is not combined with other data sources.
The basis for the data processing is article 6(1) letter b of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.
If you use the contact form to send us enquiries, the data you enter in the enquiry form including your contact details are stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and dealing with follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your consent.
Hence, the processing of the data entered in the contact form only takes place on the basis of your consent (art. 6(1), letter a of the GDPR). You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an informal e-mail to us. The lawfulness of the data processing measures taken prior to your withdrawal is unaffected by the withdrawal.
The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us until you request its deletion, withdraw your consent to storage or there is no longer any need to store the data (e.g. after your enquiry has been dealt with). Binding legal regulations – in particular concerning storage periods – shall remain unaffected.
5. Plugins and tools
This website uses Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
In order to use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the US and stored there. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and makes it easier to find the places listed by us on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest pursuant to art. 6(1) letter f of the GDPR.