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Privacy

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Privacy

The protection of your privacy as well as the security of all business data when processing personal data is an important concern for us, which we consider in our processes. Here we inform you in detail about how we handle your data.

Responsible according to Art. 4 para. 7
U-General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

ANKER Gebr. Schoeller GmbH + Co. KG
Zollhausstraße 112
D-52353 Düren
Postfach 10 19 26
52319 Düren
Germany

Telefon: +49 (0) 24 21 / 804-0
E-Mail: anker(at)anker-dueren.de

Data protection officer of the responsible
You can reach our data protection officer at:datenschutz(at)anker.eu

1. Rights of the data subject (Art. 15. GDPR)

In the following, we will inform you about your data subject rights. You can exercise these rights at any time and contact us directly for this purpose. If you request these rights from us, we will examine them in detail, considering the associated legal requirements and conditions. If necessary, we will request further information from you. We will explain the results of our examination and our procedure for fulfilling your request to you in detail. It is possible that we will not be able to fully comply with your requests in the way you would like.

This should not prevent you from claiming your rights from us or from inquiring with us in this regard. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

a) Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
n accordance with the law, you have the right to request information from us at any time as to whether and which of your personal data is being processed by us. This also includes information on the purposes of processing, if applicable, recipients to whom we have disclosed your data, the planned storage period and, if applicable, information on the origin of this data if we have not collected it directly from you. In addition, you have the right to a one-time free copy of your personal data stored by us. We reserve the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee for making the following copies.

b) Right of rectification (Art. 16 GDPR)
You have the right to request us to correct any inaccurate data we have stored about you. This also includes the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

c) Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)
You have the right to request us to delete data that we have stored about you. If we have published data about you, this also includes our obligation, within the framework of the "right to be forgotten" pursuant to Article 17 (2) of the GDPR, to forward your request to delete all links to this data and copies or replications of this data to other controllers of this published personal data, considering available technology and implementation costs.

d) Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
You have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of data that we have stored about you. After that, processing of this data is only possible with your consent or for a few legally defined purposes.

e) Right to object to processing (Art. 21 GDPR)
Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you can object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the performance of a contract with you, which is shown by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will review the situation and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

Of course, you can object to the processing of your personal data for purposes of advertising and data analysis at any time. You can inform us about your advertising objection via the contact channels listed above.

f) Right to revoke consent under data protection law (Art. 7 GDPR)
If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke it at any time in accordance with Article 7 (3) of the GDPR. Such revocation affects the permissibility of processing your personal data after you have expressed it to us.

g) Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
You have the right to receive from us personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format for the purpose of transferring it to another controller. At your request and taking into account the available technical possibilities, this also includes direct transfer from us to the other responsible party.

h) Right of appeal to a supervisory authority (Art. 13 GDPR)
You have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of data relating to you with a data protection supervisory authority at any time. You can reach the responsible data protection authority at: Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit Nordrhein-Westfalen, Postfach 20 04 44, 40102 Düsseldorf, Germany

i) Automated decision-making including profiling (Art. 22 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain information about the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for the data subject.

2. Legal basis for the processing of personal data (Art. 6 GDPR)

(1) Insofar as we obtain the consent of the data subject for processing operations involving personal data, this shall be based on the legal basis of Art. 6 (1) a of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

(2) When processing personal data that is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR serves as the legal basis. This also applies to processing operations that are necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.

(3) Insofar as processing of personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which our company is subject, Art. 6 (1) c GDPR serves as the legal basis.

(4) In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person make processing of personal data necessary, Art. 6 (1) (d) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis.

(5) If the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party and the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject do not override the first-mentioned interest, Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR shall serve as the legal basis for the processing.

3. Information about the collection of personal data

(1) In the following, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g., name, address, e-mail addresses, user behaviour.

(2) When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.

(3) If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. In doing so, we will also state the defined criteria for the storage period.

Collection of personal data when visiting our website
In the case of mere informational use of the website, i.e., if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR):

  • IP-Adress
  • Hostname
  • Date & Time of the request
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of the request (concrete page)
  • Access status/HTTP status code
  • Amount of data transferred in each case
  • Website from which the request comes (referrer)
  • The specific pages of our website that you called up
  • Browser: Type, version and set language
  • Operating system: type and version
  • With JavaScript enabled moreover: Screen resolution, Color depth, Browser window size, Installed browser plugins

4. Data deletion and storage duration

(1) The personal data of the data subject shall be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage expires.

(2) Storage may also take place if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in Union regulations, laws or other provisions to which the controller is subject.

(3) Data shall also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for the conclusion or performance of a contract.

5. Cookie Usage

Cookies are small files that are stored on your hard drive and associated with the browser you are using, and through which certain information flows to the body that sets the cookie. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They are used to make the website as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

Category Essential (required cookies)

Cookie-name: fe_typo_user
Provider: ANKER (Typo3)
Purpose: Required for the secure sending of forms.
Duration: End of session

Cookie-name: cookie_optin
Provider: ANKER (Typo3)
Purpose: Contains the selected tracking optin settings.
Duration: 6 months

Category Analytics & Performance

Cookie-name: _externVideoContent 
Anbieter: ANKER  (Typo3)
Zweck: Is required for consent to the display of external content (videos, e.g. YouTube).
Dauer: 6 months

Cookie-name: _ga
Provider: Google Analytics
Purpose: Required for the functionality of Google Analytics.
Duration: 2 years

Cookie-name: _gid
Provider: Google Analytics
Purpose: Required for the functionality of Google Analytics.
Duration: 1 day

Cookie-name: _gat
Provider: Google Analytics
Purpose: Required for the functionality of Google Analytics.
Duration: 1 minute

6. Further functions & offers of our company website

(1) In addition to the purely informational use of our website, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. For this purpose, you must usually provide additional personal data that we use to provide the respective service and for which the data processing principles apply. Mandatory data is marked with an asterisk. Information in fields not marked in this way is purely voluntary.

(2) When you contact the service provider by e-mail, your e-mail address and, if you so indicate, your name, telephone number and [...] will be stored by us to answer your questions.

(3) In some cases, we use external service providers to process your data. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions, and are regularly monitored.

(4) Soweit unsere Dienstleister oder Partner ihren Sitz in einem Staat außerhalb des Europäischen Wirtschaftsraumen (EWR) haben, informieren wir Sie über die Folgen dieses Umstands in der Beschreibung des Angebotes.

(5) If our service providers or partners are based in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer.

7. Third-party services

The legal basis for the use of locally deployed web analysis tools is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR, i.e., the protection of our legitimate interests in consideration of the interests of our website visitors. Our interest is the analysis of the use of our website by our website visitors, to improve our offer and to make it more interesting for you as a user. If the analysis tool used also serves other purposes or we use it for other interests, we will inform you about this directly in the explanations for the respective analysis tool.

The legal basis for the use of third-party providers to perform web analytics is based on Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a.

a) Google Analytics
(1) This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated using cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

(2) The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

(3) You can deselect the storage of cookies by deselecting the category "Analytics & Performance" in the cookie banner. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

(4) This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This means that IP addresses are processed in a shortened form, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is immediately excluded, and the personal data is deleted immediately.

(5) For data processing in connection with Google Analytics by Google, our company has concluded a data processing agreement with the service provider based on the EU standard data protection clauses.

(6) Information of the third-party provider:

Google Dublin,
Google Ireland Ltd,
Gordon House,
Barrow Street,
Dublin 4,
Ireland,
Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001
Terms of use: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html
Privacy policy overview: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

b) Google Maps
(1) On this website, we use the Google Maps service by displaying interactive maps directly on our website and enabling you to use the map function conveniently. The legal basis for the use of the plug-in is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR. Consent is given through your selection in the cookie banner.

(2) By visiting the website, Google receives the information that you have called up the corresponding sub-page of our website. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.

(3) For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the provider's privacy policy. There you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy:Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

c) YouTube
(1) We have integrated YouTube videos into our online offer, which are stored on www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website.

(2) The legal basis for the use of the plug-in is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR.

(3) By visiting the website, YouTube receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page of our website. This occurs regardless of whether YouTube provides a user account via which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want your data to be associated with your YouTube profile, you must log out before activating the button. YouTube stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or designing its website in line with requirements. Such an evaluation is carried out (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and you must contact YouTube to exercise this right.

(4) For further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by YouTube, please refer to the privacy policy. There you will also receive further information on your rights and setting options to protect your privacy: YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; policies.google.com/privacy.

8. Special forms of use of websites

a) Brevo
(1) If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected or only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

(2) The data entered in the newsletter registration form is processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe now" button in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations already carried out remains unaffected by the revocation.

(3) We use the so-called double-opt-in procedure to register for our newsletter. This means that after your registration, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your registration within 24 hours, your information will be blocked and automatically deleted after one month. In addition, we store your IP addresses and the times of registration and confirmation. The purpose of this procedure is to be able to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data.

(4) The data you provide us with for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored by us until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remain unaffected by this.

(5) The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter will be stored on the servers of Brevo in Germany.

(6) If you do not want Brevo to analyse your data, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in each newsletter. Furthermore, you can also unsubscribe directly on the website.

(7) An order processing agreement has been concluded with the provider.

(8) Provider data: Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Straße 126, 10179 Berlin, Germany.

b) Facebook Fanpage
(1) The use of our Facebook fan page requires the collection of personal data. Some are also collected during an unannounced visit. More specifically, metadata (frequency, duration, location from which the "likes" were made, when are users online, which posts reach fans, which fans have interacted with posts in what way, information about the device used), personal data (gender, age, place of residence, language and other demographic data) are obtained from Facebook here. This personal data is used here for statistical purposes. The legal basis for the use is Art. 6(1) f of the GDPR.

(2) As a user, you can exercise your rights in accordance with Art. 12 - 23 of the GDPR. You can see a detailed list of your rights under 1. rights of the data subject.

(3) Further information on Facebook's data policy can be found at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, as well as information on Insight data at www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data

(4) In accordance with Art. 26 of the GDPR, there is a joint responsibility between us and Facebook. This can be found in the form of a contract at www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum.

9. Definitions

a) Personal Data
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘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 online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

b) Processing
Any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

c) Restriction of Processing
The marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.

d) Profiling
Any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.

e) Pseudonymisation
The processing of personal data in such a manner that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separately and is subject to technical and organisational measures to ensure that the personal data are not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

f) Controller
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or 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 or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law

g) Processor
A natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

h) Consent
The data subject any freely given specific, informed and unambiguous indication of his or her wishes in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act by which the data subject signifies his or her agreement to personal data relating to him or her being processed.

Stand: 21.02.2024