Introduction and general information
Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Below you find information about how we handle your information collected through your use of our website. The processing of your data is carried out in accordance with the legal regulations on data protection.
Controller within the meaning of the GDPR
VIA optronics GmbH
+ 49 911 597 575-0
Contact details of the data protection officer
Proliance GmbH / www.datenschutzexperte.de
Data protection officer
Once you visit our website, it is technically necessary for data to be transmitted to our web server via your internet browser. The following data is recorded during an ongoing connection for communication between your internet browser ans our web server
- Date and time of the request
- Name of the requested file
- Page from which the file was requested
- Access status
- Web browser used and operating system used
- (Full) IP address of the requesting computer
- Transmitted amount of data
We collect the data listed in order to guarantee a smooth connection of the website and to enable a comfortable use of our website by the users. The log file also serves to evaluate system security and stability as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data or log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For reasons of technical security, in particular to prevent attempts to attack our web server, we store this data temporarily. Based on this data, it is not possible for us to draw conclusions about individual persons. After 9 weeks at the latest, the data is anonymised by shortening the IP address at domain level, so that it is no longer possible to relate a reference to the individual user.
These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit. In some cases, the cookies are used to simplify website processes by saving settings (e.g. to keep already selected options available). If personal data are also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR either to implement the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit. You can set your browser in a way that you get informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The cookie settings can be administered under the following links for the respective browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
You can also individually manage the cookies of many companies and functions that are used for advertising. To do so, use the user tools available at https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
Most browsers also offer a "do-not-track- feature" that allows you to indicate that you do not want to be "tracked" by websites. If this feature is enabled, the browser will tell ad networks, websites and applications that you do not want to be tracked for behaviour-based advertising and such like. For information and instructions on how to edit this feature, see the links below, depending on your browser provider:
Mozilla Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/dnt/
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17288/windows-internet-explorer-11-use-do-not-track
Contact by e-mail
If you send us enquiries via e-mail, your information from the e-mail, including the first and last name you indicated there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. The indication of an e-mail address is necessary for the contact indication, the indication of your name as well as your telephone number is voluntary. Under no circumstances will we pass on this data without your consent. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR and, if applicable, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, insofar as your request is aimed at the conclusion of a contract. Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed, unless there are legal obligations to retain it. In the case of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, you may object to the processing of your personal data at any time.
You have the option of registering for certain services provided on our website and thus creating a user profile. We collect and use the following personal data as part of registration and setup:
- First name/Last name
- e-mail- address
- Password of your choice
- Freely selectable user name
Mandatory information provided for the purpose of registration is marked with an asterisk as a mandatory field in the input mask. There is no obligation to use a clear name, a pseudonymous use is possible. For registration, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e. your registration is not completed until you have confirmed your registration by clicking on the link contained in a confirmation e-mail sent to you for this purpose. If your confirmation in this regard is not received promptly, your registration will automatically be deleted from our database. Furthermore, we store the voluntary data provided by you for the duration of your use of the portal, unless you delete it beforehand. All data, except for your user name, can be administered and changed in the protected customer area. With your user account you have the possibility to use further parts of our website and to log in for the offers you have purchased. The legal basis for data processing with consent is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR if the processing is necessary to provide the desired services. Your data will be deleted as soon as the user account on our website is deleted and insofar as there are no legal storage obligations. As a rule, you can change and/or delete your user account, including the data you have entered, directly in your user account after logging in or by sending a corresponding message to the responsible person named in the introduction.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website with regular information about our offers and products, we need your e-mail address as a mandatory entry. Additional data is provided in order to be able to address you personally in the newsletter and / or to identify you if you want to make use of your rights as a data subject. For sending the newsletter, we use the so-called double-opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you our newsletter by e-mail if you have expressly confirmed that you agree to the sending of newsletters. In the first step, you will receive an e-mail with a link that you can use to confirm that you, as the owner of the corresponding e-mail address, wish to receive newsletters in the future. With the confirmation, you give us your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, that we may use your personal data for the purpose of the desired newsletter dispatch. When registering for the newsletter, we store, in addition to the e-mail address required for shipping, the IP address you used to subscribe to the newsletter and the date and time of registration and confirmation in order to prevent possible misuse to understand later. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link in every newsletter or an e-mail to the person named above. After cancellation, your e-mail address will be deleted immediately from our newsletter distribution, as far as you have not expressly consented to a continued use of the collected data or the continued processing is otherwise permitted by law.
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Data transfer and recipients
A transfer of your personal data to third parties does not take place, except
- if we have explicitly indicated this in the description of the respective data processing
- if you expressly consent to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR
- transfer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest in not disclosing your data
- in the event that transfer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR is a legal obligation and
- insofar as this is required by Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR for the performance of contractual relationships with you.
We also use external service providers for the processing of our services, which we have carefully selected and commissioned in writing. They are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored by us. With which we, if necessary, order processing contracts acc. Art. 28 GDPR. These are service providers for web hosting, the sending of e-mails as well as the maintenance and care of our IT systems etc. The service providers will not pass on this data to third parties.
We take appropriate technical measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk. This site uses SSL encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of sensitive content.
Period of storage of personal data
The period of the storage of personal data is determined by the relevant statutory retention periods (e.g. from commercial law and tax law). After expiry of the respective deadline, the corresponding data will routinely be deleted. If data is required to fulfill the contract or to initiate an agreement or if we have a legitimate interest in the re-storage, the data will be deleted if you are no longer required for these purposes or if you make use of your right of withdrawal or objection.
Below you will find information on which data subject rights the applicable data protection law grants you to the person responsible with regard to the processing of your personal data:
The right to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may request information about the purposes of processing, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the storage duration planned, the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing, the existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, the origin of your data, if these have not been collected by us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences.
The right to immediately request the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR.
The right to request the erasure of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right of freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.
The right, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data if the accuracy of the data is contested by you, the processing is unlawful, but you opposes the erasure and we no longer need the data, but you need it for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have filed an objection against the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
The right, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in in a commonly used and machine-readable format or to transmit those data to another controller.
The right to withdraw your given consent pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR with effect in the future at any time.
The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of the federal state in which we have our registered office or, if applicable, that of your usual place of residence or work.
The right to withdraw your given consent pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR: You have the right to withdraw your given consent to the processing of data with effect for the future at any time. In the event of withdrawal, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until withdrawal.
Right of objection
Insofar your personal data is processed by us on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, to the extent that this occurs for reasons that arise from your particular situation. Insofar the contradiction is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have a general right of objection without the requirement of specifying a particular situation. If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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