We respect your privacy and share your concern about the security of data you may submit to our website. We only process your data according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Subsequently we would like to inform you about the nature and extent of personal data that we process on this website pursuant to Article 13 of the GDPR.
I. Controller Details
II. Data Protection Office
Name and contact details of the Data Protection Officer:
Arndt Halbach - GINDAT GmbH
Wetterauer Str. 6, 42897 Remscheid, Germany
III. Information we collect automatically
When you visit or use our websites we may collect information sent to us by your device. For example, we may collect:
- IP Address
- Time, duration and manner of use of our products and services or products and services connected to ours
- The type of web browser that you are using and the version
- The operating system of your computer
- Name and size oft he requested files
- Possibly the URL oft the referring website
We collect this data in order to maintain the security of our website, make improvements and to make sure the site is meeting the needs of our users pursuant to 6 (1) f GDPR. In case of system abuse we will take legal action to dertermine the author of such abuse. Please note that we only evaluate your anonymized IP Address (we remove the last 3 digits). It is not necessary for our visitors to send us any personal data.
Please note that transmitting your data via internet is not completly secure. Therefore confidential data should be sent by post.
We collect your personal data (e.g. name, address or other contact information data) for questions, quieries or feedback you leave. The legal basis for the processing of this data is 6 (1) f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in using your information, as we wish to provide customer service and respond to your questions as fast as possible.
We offer you the possibility to register for our newsletter. If you have consented to receive our newsletter, we will use your e-mail address and possibly your name in order to send you information.
To ensure that no errors occur when entering your e-mail address, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure: After you have entered your e-mail address in the log-in field, we will send you a confirmation link. Only when you click this confirmation link will your e-mail address be added to our distribution list.
The legal basis for data processing within the scope of the distribution of newsletters is your consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) a GDPR.
You may revoke your consent to the receipt of the newsletter at any time in the future, You can find the link to unsubscribe at the end of each newsletter.
We use a third party email provider to send our newsletter and store our email database. As with all service providers we work with, we only share the information required to provide the service, and they are required to meet our own high standards of security. They are under a contractual obligation in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
We use SSL to secure server to browser transaction. SSL makes sure that every packet of data exchanged between the user’s browser and an SSL-enabled website is protected by state-of-the-art encryption techniques.
IV. The recipients of your personal data
We share your information with service providers who we employ to perform tasks on our behalf.
We make sure that processing by a service provider is govererned by a Data Processing Agreement pursuant to Article 28 of the GDPR and that every service provider guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organisational measures in such a manner that processing will meet the requirements of the GDPR
We use etracker. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. The data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym.
The legal basis for using etracker is our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) f GDPR.
You can opt out of the collection and storage of non-personal use data by etracker at any time with effect for the future. To prevent future collection and storage of your browser data, you can draw an opt-out Cookie from etracker here:
VI. Google Web Fonts
VII. Google Tag Manager
The legal basis for using Google Tag Manager is our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) f GDPR. For more information go to:
VIII. Google Analytics Remarketing
The legal basis for using Google Analytics Remarketing is your consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) a GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time in the future Consent Tool. For more information:
On this website, we use the Cloudflare CDN (Content Distribution Network) service from Cloudflare, Inc., 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USAIm Allgemeinen leitet Cloudflare die Daten lediglich weiter. We use Cloudflare to help us optimize and protect this site. Cloudflare may place a cookie in your browser to provide its services. You can read more about this here:
The legal basis for using cloudflare is our legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6 (1) f GDPR.
X. Social Media / Plugins
Videos from the external video platform YouTube are integrated on our website. This website is operated by YouTube Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland, Telephone: +353 1 543 1000. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. The legal basis for using Facebook Pixel is Article 6 (1) f GDPR. For more information go to:
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at
You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes.
The legal basis for using Facebook Pixel is your consent according to Articel 6 (1) a GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time.
Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent.
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies.
We use Session Cookies These cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser (or once your session ends). We also use persistent cookies. This category encompasses all cookies that remain on your hard drive until you erase them or your browser does, depending on the cookie’s expiration date.
Pursuant to Article 6 (1) f GDPR we have a legitamate interest in using strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features.
We also place cookies that are not strictly necessary if you have given your consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) a GDPR.
You can opt-out of each cookie category (except strictly necessary cookies) by using our consent tool
XII. Your rights
You are entitled to the following rights associated with the collection of your personal data:
Right of access by the data subject
You have the right to request information about how your personal data is processed.
Right of rectification
You have the right to request that anything inaccurate in your personal data is corrected immediately
Right to erasure
You have the right to request that your personal data is erased when one of the following grounds applies:
- the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed
- the data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based
- the personal data have been unlawfully processed
- the data subject objects to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing
Right to restriction of processing
You have te right that the processing of your personal data is restricted in certain circumstances.
Right to data portability
The right to data portability allows you to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services.
Right to object
The GDPR gives you the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
We will then no longer process your personal data unless we have compelling legitimate interest for the processing which overrides your interests, rights and freedoms.
Right of withdrawal
If you have given consent tot he processing of your personal data, the you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time
XIII. Duration of storage
We keep your data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it has been collected Please keep in mind that in certain cases a longer retention period may be required or permitted by law.
XIV. Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority for data protection. Supervisory authority responsible for data protection:
Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit
Postfach 20 04 44
Tel.: +49 211 38424-0
Fax: +49 211 38424-10
Liability for content
As service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these webpages in accordance with general laws (pursuant to Art. 7 (1) Telemedia Act, ‘TMG’). However, as service provider, we are not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored external information or to investigate circumstances that indicate unlawful activity (Articles 8–10 TMG). This shall be without prejudice to obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws. Liability in this connection is only possible from the time we receive knowledge of an actual violation of the law. We will immediately remove the relevant content as soon as we become aware of corresponding violations of the law.
Liability for links
Our offer contains links to the external websites of third parties, over whose content we have no influence. For this reason, we are unable to accept any liability for this external content. The respective provider or operator of the website is always responsible for the content of the linked webpages. The linked webpages will be reviewed for possible violations of the law at the time of linking. Unlawful content could not be found at the time of linking. However, it is not feasible to review the content of the linked webpages on an ongoing basis, without specific indications of a violation of the law. We will immediately remove corresponding links as soon as we become aware of violations of the law.