We are very pleased about your interest in our company. Data protection has a particularly high priority for the management of Imprintec GmbH. A use of the internet pages of Imprintec GmbH is basically possible without any indication of personal data. However, if a person concerned would like to use special services of our company via our website, it might be necessary to process personal data. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the person concerned.
Imprintec GmbH, as the person responsible for processing, has implemented numerous technical and organisational measures to ensure the most complete protection possible of the personal data processed via this website. Nevertheless, Internet-based data transmissions may have security gaps, so that an absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. For this reason, every person concerned is free to transmit personal data to us by alternative means, for example by telephone.
The data protection declaration of Imprintec GmbH is based on the terms used by the European guidelines and regulations legislator when the basic data protection regulation (DS-GVO) was issued. Our data protection declaration should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terms used in advance.
We use the following terms, among others, in this Data Protection Declaration:
a) Personal data
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as the data subject). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an on-line identifier, or one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
b) Data subject
Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.
Processing shall mean any operation or set of operations, performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, organization, organization, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
d) Restriction of processing Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with a view to limiting their processing in the future.
Profiling is any automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects relating to the performance of work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, conduct, whereabouts or change of location of that natural person.
Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the need to obtain additional information, provided that this additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures which ensure that the personal data is not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.
g) Controller or data controller
Controller or data controller shall mean the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union law or by the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria for his or her designation may be laid down by Union law or by the law of the Member States.
h) Order Processor
Order processor shall mean a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.
Recipient shall mean a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or any other body to whom personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not However, authorities which may receive personal data in the context of a specific investigation mandate under Union law or the law of the Member States shall not be considered as recipients.
j) Third party
Third party means any natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons who, under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor, are authorised to process the personal data.
Consent shall mean any freely given specific and informed expression of the data subject’s will, in an informed and unequivocal manner, in the form of a declaration or other unequivocal affirmative act by which the data subject signifies his or her consent to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
2. Name and address of the controller
Controller within the meaning of the Data Protection Basic Regulation, other data protection laws in force in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature are:
Tel.: +49 (0) 23497041400
4. Collection of general data and information
The website of Imprintec GmbH collects a number of general data and information with every call of the website by a person concerned or an automated system. These general data and information are stored in the log files of the server. The (1) browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of an access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet Protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information which serve to prevent danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
When using this general data and information, Imprintec GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the person concerned. This information is rather required to (1) deliver the contents of our website correctly, (2) optimize the contents of our website as well as the advertising for it, (3) to ensure the permanent functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website as well as (4) to provide law enforcement agencies in case of a cyber attack with the necessary information for prosecution. These anonymously collected data and information are therefore statistically evaluated by Imprintec GmbH on the one hand and furthermore with the aim of increasing data protection and data security in our company, in order to ultimately ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data processed by us. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.
5. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data
The person responsible for processing processes and stores personal data of the data subject only for the period of time required to achieve the purpose of storage or if this has been provided for by the European Directives and Regulations or another legislator in laws or regulations to which the person responsible for processing is subject. If the purpose of storage ceases to exist or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Giver or by any other competent legislator expires, the personal data shall be blocked or erased as a matter of routine and in accordance with the law.
6. Rights of the data subject
a) Right to obtain confirmation
Any data subject has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation Giver, to obtain confirmation from the controller as to whether personal data relating to him are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, he/she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.
b) Right of access
Every person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right to obtain, at any time and free of charge, from the controller information relating to him/her and a copy thereof. Furthermore, the European Directive and Regulation Giver has granted the data subject access to the following information:
- the purposes of processing
- the categories of personal data processed
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular, in the case of recipients in third countries or international organisations
- if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored, or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
- the existence of a right of rectification or erasure of the personal data concerning him or her or of a right of the controller to limit the processing or of a right of objection to such processing
- the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
- if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: all available information on the origin of the data
- the existence of automated decision making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) DS-GVO, meaningful information on the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on the data subject. The data subject also has the right to obtain information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation If this is the case, the data subject shall also have the right to obtain information on the appropriate safeguards in relation to the transfer. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of access, he/she may at any time contact a member of the staff of the controller.
c) Right of rectification
Every data subject concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European legislator, to obtain the rectification without delay of inaccurate personal data concerning him/her. Furthermore, the data subject has the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data (also by means of a supplementary declaration), taking into account the purposes of the processing. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he/she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.
d) Right of deletion (right to be forgotten)
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European legislator, to obtain from the controller the immediate erasure of personal data relating to him or her if one of the following reasons applies and if the processing is not necessary:
- The personal data have been collected or otherwise processed for purposes for which they are no longer necessary.
- The data subject withdraws the consent on which the processing was based under Article 6(1)(a) of the DPA or Article 9(2)(a) of the DPA, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
- The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) of the DPA and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) of the DPA.
- The personal data have been processed unlawfully.
- The deletion of the personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the controller is subject.
- The personal data has been collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 para. 1 DS-GVO.
If any of the above reasons apply and a data subject wishes to request the deletion of personal data stored by Imprintec GmbH, he/she may contact an employee of the data controller at any time. The employee of Imprintec GmbH will ensure that the request for deletion is complied with immediately. If the personal data has been made public by Imprintec GmbH and our company as the responsible person is obliged to delete the personal data according to art. 17 para. 1 DS-GVO, Imprintec GmbH will take reasonable measures, also of a technical nature, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform other persons responsible for data processing who process the published personal data that the person concerned has requested from these other persons responsible for data processing the deletion of all links to these personal data or of copies or replications of these personal data, as far as the processing is not necessary. The employee of Imprintec GmbH will take the necessary steps in each individual case.
e) Right to Restriction of Processing
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation Giver to demand from the data controller the restriction of the processing if one of the following conditions is met:
- The accuracy of the personal data is disputed by the person affected, for a period of time that allows the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.
- The processing is unlawful, the data subject refuses to have the personal data deleted and instead requests that the use of the personal data be restricted.
- The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs them for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
- The data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 (1) of the DPA and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the controller outweigh those of the data subject.
If one of the above-mentioned conditions is met and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored at Imprintec GmbH, he/she may contact an employee of the data controller at any time. The employee of Imprintec GmbH will arrange for the restriction of the processing.
f) Right to data transferability Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directives and Regulations, to receive the personal data concerning him/her,
which have been made available to a controller by the data subject, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. He/she also has the right to have these data communicated to another controller without interference from the controller to whom the personal data have been made available, provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) DPA or Art. 9(2)(a) DPA or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6(2)(a) DPA. 1 letter b of the DPA and the processing is carried out by means of automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.
Remotely, in exercising his or her right to data transfer pursuant to Art. 20 para. 1 DS-GVO, the person concerned has the right to obtain that the personal data is transferred directly from one responsible person to another responsible person, as far as this is technically feasible and provided that this does not affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.
In order to assert the right to data transferability, the person concerned can contact an employee of Imprintec GmbH at any time.
g) Right of objection
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation Giver, to object at any time, for reasons arising from his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her, which is carried out on the basis of Article 6 paragraph 1 letters e or f DS-GVO. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. In the event of an objection, Imprintec GmbH will no longer process the personal data, unless we can prove compelling reasons for processing worthy of protection that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
If Imprintec GmbH processes personal data for the purpose of direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is connected with such direct advertising. If the data subject objects to Imprintec GmbH processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, Imprintec GmbH will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
In addition, the data subject has the right to object, for reasons arising from his/her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her which is carried out at Imprintec GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 paragraph 1 DS-GVO, unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
To exercise the right to object, the data subject may directly contact any employee of Imprintec GmbH or any other employee. The data subject is also free to exercise his/her right of objection in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, by means of automated procedures involving technical specifications.
h) Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling
Any data subject who is the subject of personal data processing has the right, granted by the European Data Protection Authority, not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or significantly affects him or her in a similar way, provided that the decision (1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) is authorised by Union or national legislation to which the controller is subject and that such legislation provides for adequate safeguards of the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, or (3) is taken with the explicit consent of the data subject. If the decision (1) is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the data controller or (2) is made with the express consent of the data subject, Imprintec GmbH shall take reasonable measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject, which shall include at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person from the data controller, to put forward his point of view and to challenge the decision. If the data subject wishes to exercise rights relating to automated decisions, he/she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.
i) Right to withdraw consent under data protection law Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right to withdraw his/her consent to the processing of personal data at any time, as granted by the European Data Protection Supervisor.
If the data subject wishes to exercise his/her right to withdraw consent, he/she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.
7. data protection for applications and in the application process
The data controller collects and processes the personal data of applicants for the purpose of processing the application procedure. The processing may also be carried out by electronic means. This is particularly the case if an applicant submits relevant application documents to the data controller electronically, for example by e-mail or via a web form on the website. If the data controller concludes an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data is stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If the data controller does not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, unless deletion is contrary to any other legitimate interests of the data controller. Other legitimate interests in this sense include, for example, a duty of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (AGG).
8. Data protection provisions on the use and application of Google Analytics (with anonymisation function)
The data controller has integrated the Google Analytics component (with anonymisation function) on this website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service. Web analysis is the collection, collection and evaluation of data on the behaviour of visitors to websites. Among other things, a web analysis service collects data about which website a person concerned came to a website from (so-called referrers), which sub-pages of the website were accessed or how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising.
The operating company of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA. The data controller uses the suffix “_gat._anonymizeIp” for web analysis via Google Analytics. By means of this addition, the IP address of the Internet connection of the person concerned is shortened by Google and made anonymous if the access to our Internet pages is from a member state of the European Union or from another state that is a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyse the flow of visitors to our website. Google uses the data and information obtained to evaluate the use of our website, among other things, to compile online reports for us which show the activities on our website and to provide further services in connection with the use of our website. Google Analytics sets a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. By setting the cookie, Google is able to analyse the use of our website. Each time one of the individual pages of this website is called up, which is operated by the person responsible for processing and on which a Google Analytics component has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically prompted by the respective Google Analytics component to transmit data to Google for the purpose of online analysis. In the course of this technical process, Google receives knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the person concerned, which Google uses, among other things, to trace the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently to enable commission settlements.
Personal information, such as the access time, the location from which access originated and the frequency of visits to our website by the person concerned, is stored by means of the cookie. Each time our website is visited, this personal data, including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the person concerned, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties. The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs. Furthermore, the data subject has the opportunity to object to and prevent the collection of data generated by Google Analytics and relating to the use of this website and the processing of such data by Google. For this purpose, the person concerned must download and install a browser add-on under the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics
The data controller has integrated Google AdWords on this website. Google AdWords is an Internet advertising service that allows advertisers to display ads in Google’s search engine results and on the Google advertising network. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to specify pre-defined keywords that will cause an ad to appear in Google’s search engine results only when the user uses the search engine to retrieve a keyword relevant search result. In the Google advertising network, the ads are distributed to topic-relevant websites by means of an automatic algorithm and in accordance with the keywords previously defined. The operating company of the services of Google AdWords is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
The purpose of Google AdWords is to advertise our website by displaying interest-relevant advertising on the websites of third-party companies and in the search engine results of the Google search engine and by displaying third-party advertising on our website. If a person concerned reaches our website via a Google advertisement, a so-called conversion cookie is stored on the information technology system of the person concerned by Google. What cookies are has already been explained above. A conversion cookie loses its validity after thirty days and does not serve to identify the data subject. If the cookie has not expired, the conversion cookie is used to determine whether certain sub-pages, for example the shopping cart from an online shop system, have been called up on our website. The conversion cookie enables both we and Google to track whether a person who reached our website via an AdWords ad generated sales, i.e. whether he or she made or abandoned a purchase. The data and information collected through the use of the conversion cookie is used by Google
to create visit statistics for our website. These visit statistics are in turn used by us to determine the total number of users who were referred to us via AdWords ads, i.e. to determine the success or failure of the respective AdWords ad and to optimize our AdWords ads for the future. Neither our company nor other advertising customers of Google AdWords receive information from Google that could be used to identify the person concerned.
Personal information, for example the Internet pages visited by the person concerned, is stored by means of the conversion cookie. Whenever our website is visited, personal data, including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the person concerned, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America.
Google may, under certain circumstances, pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties.
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a conversion cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, a cookie already set by Google AdWords
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. More information on the handling of user data can be found in Google’s data protection declaration:
11. Legal basis of processing
Art. 6 I lit. a DS-GVO serves our company as a legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of another service or consideration, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to such processing operations which are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, for example in cases of enquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation which makes it necessary to process personal data, for example to fulfil tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c DS-GVO. In rare cases, the processing of personal data may be necessary to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor to our company was injured and his or her name, age, health insurance details or other vital information had to be disclosed to a doctor, hospital or other third party. The processing would then be based on Art. 6 I lit. d DS-GVO. Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 I lit. f DS-GVO. Processing operations which are not covered by any of the above legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or of a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not prevail. We are permitted to carry out such processing operations in particular because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, it took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the controller (Recital 47 Sentence 2 of the DS-GVO).
12. Legitimate interests in processing pursued by the controller or a third party
If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f DS-GVO, our legitimate interest is the performance of our business activities for the benefit of the well-being of all our employees and our shareholders.
13. Duration for which personal data are stored
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of the period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted if it is no longer required for the fulfilment or initiation of the contract.
14. Legal or contractual regulations for the provision of personal data
Requirement for the conclusion of a contract; obligation of the person concerned to provide the personal data; possible consequences of not providing the personal data
We would like to inform you that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or may also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary for a contract to be concluded that a person concerned provides us with personal data, which must subsequently be processed by us. For example, the person concerned is obliged to provide us with personal data if our company concludes a contract with him/her. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with the person concerned could not be concluded. Before the person concerned makes personal data available, he or she must contact one of our employees. Our employee will inform the data subject on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data and what the consequences would be if the personal data were not provided.
15. Existence of automated decision making
As a responsible company, we do not use automated decision making or profiling. This privacy statement was created by the Privacy Statement Generator of the DGD Deutsche Gesellschaft für Datenschutz GmbH.