Data Protection

 

 

DATA PROTECTION


We are delighted that you have decided to visit our website and welcome your interest in our company and products. We take your privacy seriously and guarantee that your personal data is protected by processing your personal data in accordance with the content of these data protection provisions as well as the relevant data protection laws.
You can visit our web pages without identifying yourself. In order to be able to view our web pages you are merely obliged to make available transferred data (see “log files”) from your browser to our server. Additional personal data is only stored if you enter it voluntarily on our webpage or wish to avail yourself of corresponding functions, e.g. completion of our contact form.


CONTACT


You can enter your personal data on our webpage in order to contact us. Merely the entry of the details marked by an asterisk is mandatory. Your postal address, your email address as well as telephone number are always required because we reserve the right to respond to your query either by post, electronically or by phone. The entry of additional data can be helpful in processing your query, but is not essential (voluntary information). This data is utilised and stored solely for the purposes of processing your message (Art. 6 Section 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR). It is not utilised for other purposes or transmitted to third parties unless you give your explicit agreement (consent).
If you order informative material by post or by email, you consent to the storage and utilisation of your address details (by postal route) or your email address (email route) for the purposes of despatching the informative material (Art. 6 Section. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR). This data is solely disseminated to third parties for the purposes of despatch. Otherwise, no other data transfer takes place.


COOKIES


Cookies are very small text files employed by internet pages that your browser stores on your computer and can provide us or, where applicable, third parties with specific information.
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These types of cookies include especially session cookies. They store the so-called session ID with which various queries made by your browser in the common session can be allocated. This means your computer can be re-identified when you return to the website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a predetermined period, which can differ depending on the cookie. In contrast to transient cookies, deletion does not occur automatically when you close the browser. However, you can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
We process cookies which are absolutely essential to make the desired service available to the user (“essential cookies”) as part of our legitimate interest in providing and operating the website on the basis of Art. 6 Section 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. At the moment we employ the following cookies essential for the operation of the website:
• Name: JSESSIONID; purpose: identification of the user session; session duration: until the session is terminated
• Name: uuid; purpose: identification of the user session; session duration: until termination of the browser session; storage duration: permanent.
Additional information on your end device can be stored or accessed which is not absolutely essential in order to make available a service expressly desired by the user. This storage or access is undertaken only insofar as you have consented to this. Details on the type of information, purpose of the processing, storage duration of the information as well as on possible recipients of the data can be found below in this data protection declaration.
You can set your browser so that these cookies are generally not accepted or that only specific cookies are stored or not stored. You can revoke any consent you have made in the processing of your data by means of cookies at any time by deleting the cookies directly via the settings of your browser. You can find out more about this in the help system of your browser. If your browser is set to refuse all cookies it may mean that you cannot use all the functions of this website.


LOG FILES


Every time you access our site, we collect the following information via your computer: the IP address of your computer, your browser query as well as the time the query was made. Moreover, the status and the transferred data quantity are recorded as part of this query as well as product and version information about the browser employed and the operating system of your computer. We also record the website from which access to our page was made. During this process the IP address or your computer is stored only for the period of your utilisation of the website and is then immediately deleted or anonymised by abridging. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We employ this data for the operation of our website, in particular in order to determine and rectify errors on the website, in order to determine the utilisation of the website and in order to undertaken adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Art. 6 Section 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR).


GOOGLE ANALYTICS


This website utilises Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of the utilisation of the website by you.
• Name: _ga; purpose: analysis of the website visits as well as optimisation of the website; storage duration: 14 months.
• Name: _gid; purpose: differentiation of users as part of tracking by Google Analytics; storage duration: 1 day
The information about your utilisation of the website generated by the cookies is transferred as a rule to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If the IP anonymisation on this website is activated, your IP address is, however, abridged beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and abridged there. The operator of this website has commissioned Google to utilise this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to collate reports on website activities and to render further services to the website operator connected to the website use and internet use. The IP address transferred from your browser by Google Analytics is not conflated with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by making a corresponding change in the settings of your browser software; however, we must make you aware that this may lead to you not being able to make full use of the entire functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the recording of the data at Google generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available on the following link

This website employs Google Analytics with the expansion „_anonymizeIp()“.This abbreviates IP addresses and processes them to prevent a direct reference to a particular individual.

We use Google Analytics in order to analyse utilisation of our website and to be able to regularly improve it. The collected statistics enable us to improve our service and to make it more interesting for you the user. In the exceptional cases that person-related data is transferred to the USA, Google has signed up to the EU-US Privacy Shield. Legal basis for the utilization of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Section 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR.

More information on data utilisation by Google, setting and revoking possibilities can be found on Google websites https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de&ref_topic=2919631



THIRD-PARTY EMBEDDED CONTENTS (E.G. GOOGLE MAPS)


Insofar as contents by third-party providers, such as, Google Maps for example, are depicted, the provision of these contents and the display in your browser requires the transfer of your IP address and the contents under “log files” to the third-party provider. We have no influence on how the third-party provider processes data. If you have registered a user account with the third-party provider, the third-party provider can assign your user behaviour to your user account. If applicable, the third-party provider stores your data as user profile and uses it for the purposes of marketing, market research and/or needs-based design of his website. Right of objection to the creation of this user profile must be directed to the third-party provider.
More information on the purpose and scope of data recording and its processing by third-party providers is found in his data protection declaration. There you can find additional information on your rights and setting options for privacy protection:
• Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de. Google is EU-US-Privacy-Shield certified.


REVOCATION OF CONSENTS GRANTED AND OBJECTION TO DATA PROCESSING


Should you have given us your consent, you can revoke this at any time with future effect.
Insofar as we rely on the processing on your personal data in a balancing of interests, you can lodge an objection to the processing. When you exercise your right to such an objection, we ask you to provide us your reasons why we should not perform the processing of your personal data. In the event of a justified objection, we will verify the circumstances and will either desist from or adjust the data processing, or demonstrate to you our legitimate and compelling reasons on the basis of which we continue the processing.
You can object to the processing of your personal date for the purposes of marketing and data analysis at any time.
You can send your revocation or objection to us under the contact details for “person responsible”.


YOUR RIGHTS


You have the following rights towards us as regards the personal data concerning you:
• Right to information
• Right to rectification or deletion
• Right to restriction of the processing
• Right to object against the processing
• Right to data portability.
You are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the data protection supervisory authorities about the processing of your personal data by us.


PERSON RESPONSIBLE


MPK Special Tools GmbH, Hangendeinbacher Str. 4, D-73527 Schwäbisch Gmünd, Tel. +49 7171 92524-0, Fax: +49 7171 92524-299, E-Mail: info@mpk-specialtools.de
Data protection officer: datenschutzanfragen@xdsb.de or via our postal address and addressed to “data protection officer”