Privacy Policy

Name and contact of the controller pursuant to Article 4 § 7 GDPR

Company: Hauck GmbH & Co. KG

Address: Frohnlacher Straße 8 , 96242 Sonnefeld, Germany

Telephone: + 49 9562 9860
Telefax:      + 49 9562 6272
Email: info@hauck.de

Data protection controller

Name: Klaus Lippert

Address: Frohnlacherstrasse 8 , 96242 Sonnefeld , Germany

email: klippert@hauck.de

Safety and protection of your personal data

It is of utmost importance to us to protect the confidentiality of the personal data you provided us with and to protect it against unauthorised access. Therefore, we use the greatest care and most modern safety standards in order to guarantee maximum protection of your personal data.

As a company under private law we are subject to the regulations of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organizational measures to ensure that all data protection regulations are followed by us, as well as by external service providers.

Definitions 

 

The legislator demands that all personal data be processed in a rightful way, in good faith and in a way that is comprehensible for the person concerned (‘lawfulness, fairness, purpose, proportionality, security’). In order to guarantee that, we shall inform you of individual legal definitions that are also going to be used in this privacy policy:

 

  1. Personal data  

‘Personal data’ means 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.

  

  1. Processing    

‘Processing’ means 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.

    

  1. Restriction of processing    

‘Restriction of processing’ means the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their processing in the future.

    

  1. Profiling   

‘Profiling’ means 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.

    

  1. Pseudonymisation    

‘Pseudonymisation’ means 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.

    

  1. Filing System    

‘Filing system’ means any structured set of personal data which are accessible according to specific criteria, whether centralised, decentralised or dispersed on a functional or geographical basis.

    

  1. Controller    

‘Controller’ means 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.

    

  1. Processor    

‘Processor’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

    

  1. Recipient    

‘Recipient’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body, to which the personal data are disclosed, whether a third party or not. However, public authorities which may receive personal data in the framework of a particular inquiry in accordance with Union or Member State law shall not be regarded as recipients; the processing of those data by those public authorities shall be in compliance with the applicable data protection rules according to the purposes of the processing.

    

  1. Third Party    

‘Third party’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.

    

  1. Consent    

‘Consent’ of the data subject means any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

    

Lawfulness of processing    

Processing of personal data shall be lawful only if there is a legal basis for processing. Legal basis for processing can be pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a – f GDPR in particular:    

  1. The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes;
  2. processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request f the data subject prior to entering into a contract;
  3. processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject;
  4. processing is necessary in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or of another natural person;
  5. 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;
  6. processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.

    

Information about the collection of personal data    

(1) Here below we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are for example name, address, email addresses, consumer behaviour.    

(2) When contacting us via email or by using the contact formular, all data you stated (your email address, if necessary your name and telephone number) will be saved in order to answer your questions. We will erase the accruing data after the saving is no longer needed, or the processing will be restricted should there be legal obligation to preserve records.

    

Collection of personal data when visiting our website   

In case of a pure informative use of our web page, that means when you are not registered or you do not give us information by other means, we shall collect only the personal data that is transferred by your browser to our server. When you wish to contemplate our web page, we collect the data that we regard as technically relevant in order to show you our web page and to guarantee its stability and safety (legal basis is Article 6 paragraph 1 page 1 lit. f GDPR):    

  • IP adress
  • Date and time of the inquiry
  • Time zone difference to Mean Time (GMT)
  • Content of inquiry (concrete page)
  • Access/HTTP status code
  • Each transferred data volume
  • Web page from where the inquiry comes
  • Browser
  • Operating system and its surface
  • Language and version of browser software.

    

Use of cookies    

(1) In addition to the above-mentioned data, cookies will also be saved on your computer when using our web page. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard disk in relation to the browser you used and from where particular information flow into. Cookies are not able of operating programmes or transmitting viruses. They serve to make the internet offer more consumer-friendly and more effective.    

(2) This web page uses the following types of cookies which area and functionality are explained below:    

  • Session cookies (a.)
  • Persistent cookies (b.).    
  1. Session cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser. They save a so-called session ID with which several demands of your browser can be classified to a shared session. As a result, your computer will be recognised when you come back to our web page. Session cookies are erased when you log out or close the browser.
  2. Persistent cookies are automatically erased after an indicated duration that can differentiate with each cookie. You may erase cookies at any time in your browser's safety settings.
  3. You may configurate your browser settings corresponding to your wishes and b. refuse to accept third party cookies or all cookies. So-called third party cookies are cookies made by a third party and not by the actual web page you are currently visiting. We must point out that by deactivating cookies, you may not be able to use all functions of this web page.
  4. We use cookies in order to identify subsequent visits should you have an account with us. Otherwise, you shall have to log in again for each visit.
  5. The flash cookies used are not collected by your browser, but by your flash plug-in. Furthermore, we make use of HTML5 storage objects, which are filed on your end device. These objects store the necessary data independently form the browser you used and do not have an automatic expiry date. Should you not wish any processing of flash cookies, you must install the corresponding add-on, e.g. ‘Better Privacy’ for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or the Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. The use of HTML5 storage objects can be prevented by using your browser's private modus. In addition, we recommend to manually erase your cookies and the browser history.

    

Additional functions and offers of our web page    

(1) In addition to the purely informative use of our web page, we offer different services that can be used when interested. For this, you must generally give further personal data that we use for the performance of each service and that are subject to the above-mentioned regulations of data processing.    

(2) For data processing, we partly use external service providers. We used the utmost care in choosing and commisioning them, they are bound to our directions and are monitored on a regular basis.    

(3) Furthermore, we may pass on their personal data to thrid parties in case of us offering participation in promotions, sweepstakes, contract conclusions or similar services together with partners. Further information on this topic is available after giving your personal data or below in the offer description.    

(4) As far as our service providers or partners are located in a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we shall inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the offer's description.

    

Children    

Our offer fundamentally adresses only adults. Persons under 18 years of age should not transfer any personal data without the consent of parents or legal guardians.

    

Rights of the data subject    

(1) Withdrawal of consent    

Provided that the processing of personal data is based on a given consent, you shall have the right to withdraw the consent. The lawfulness of the processing done after the consent up to the withdrawal shall not be touched as a result of the withdrawal of consent.    

In order to exercise your right to withraw your consent you may address us anytime.

    

(2) Right to confirmation     

You shall have the right to receive a confirmation by the controller of whether we are processing any personal data related to you. You may demand the confirmation at any point in time by using the above-mentioned contact information.

    

(3) Right of access    

Provided that personal data are beign processed, you shall have the right to obtain access to these personal data and the following information:    

  1. the purpose of processing;
  2. the categories of personal data concerned;
  3. the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
  4. where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
  5. 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;
  6. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  7. where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
        

Where personal data are transferred to a third country or to an international organisation, you shall have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards pursuant to Article 46 GDPR relating to the transfer. We shall provide a copy of the personal data undergoing processing. For any further copies you request, we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. Where you to make the request by electronic means, and unless otherwise requested, the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form. The right to obtain a copy referred to in paragraph 3 shall not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

    

(4) Right to rectification     

You shall have the right to obtain from us without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you shall have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement

    

(5) Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)    

You shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay and we shall have the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:    

  1. The personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. The data subject withdraws consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6(1), or point (a) of Article 9(2) GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.
  3. The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) GDPR.
  4. The personal data have been unlawfully processed.
  5. The personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.
  6. The personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8(1) GDPR. 
      

Where the controller has made the personal data public and is obliged pursuant to paragraph 1 to erase the personal data, the controller, taking account of available technology and the cost of implementation, shall take reasonable steps, including technical measures, to inform controllers which are processing the personal data that the data subject has requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of, those personal data.    

The right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) shall not apply to the extent that processing is necessary:    

  • for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
  • for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
  • for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9(2) as well as Article 9(3) GDPR;
  • for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89(1) GDPR in so far as the right referred to in paragraph 1 is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
  • for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

    

(6) Right to restriction of processing    

You shall have the right to obtain from us restriction of processing where one of the following applies:    

  1. the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject, for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data,
  2. the processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead;
  3. the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by the data subject for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, or
  4. the data subject has objected to processing pursuant to Article 21(1) GDPR pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject. 


Where processing has been restricted under the above-mentioned requirements, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with the data subject’s consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State.    

In order for the right to restriction of processing to apply, the data subject may contact us by using the above-mentioned contact data.

    

(7) Right to data portability    

You shall have the right to receive the personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where    

  1. the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) of Article 6(1) or point (a) of Article 9(2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6(1) GDPR and
  2. the processing is carried out by automated means.    


In exercising your right to data portability pursuant to paragraph 1, you shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible. The exercise of the right to data portability shall be without prejudice to the right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’). That right shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

    

(8) Right to object    

You shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning yourself which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6(1) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions. The controller shall no longer process the personal data unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.    

Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning yourself for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. Where you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, the personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes.    

In the context of the use of information society services, and notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, you may exercise your right to object by automated means using technical specifications.    

Where personal data are processed for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1), you, on grounds relating to your particular situation, shall have the right to object to processing of personal data concerning yourself, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.    

You may exercise the right to object anytime by contacting the responsible controller.

    

(9) Automated individual decision-making, including profiling    

You shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning yourself or similarly significantly affects you. This shall not apply if the decision:    

  1. is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between the data subject and a data controller,
  2. is authorised by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests or
  3. is based on the data subject’s explicit consent.    


The data controller shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject’s rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, at least the right to obtain human intervention on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.    

The data object may exercise this right anytime by contacting the responsible controller.

    

(10) Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority    

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if the data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes this Regulation.

    

(11) Right to an effective judicial remedy    

Without prejudice to any available administrative or non-judicial remedy, including the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority pursuant to Article 77 GDPR, you shall have the right to an effective judicial remedy where you consider that your rights under this Regulation have been infringed as a result of the processing of your personal data in non-compliance with this Regulation.

    

Use of Google Analytics    

(1) This web page makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, text files stored on your computer that make an analysis of the web page possible. The information collected by cookies through your using the web page shall be generally transferred to a server in the USA owned by Google and stored. In case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this web page, your IP address shall be shortened beforehand by Google inside EU member states or other contracting states throughout the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of this web page's operator, Google shall use this data in order to evaluate your using of the web page so as to put together reports about web page activities and to produce further services related to the use of the web page and the internet for the web page operator.    

(2) The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics shall not be put together with other data by Google.    

(3) You shall be able to prevent the storing of cookies by using the corresponding browser software setting; however, we must point out that you may not be able to fully use several functions of this web page. In addition, you shall be able to prevent the entry of data created by the cookie and in relation to the use of the web page (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by installing the browser plug-in available with the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.    

(4) This web page makes use of Google Analytics together with ‘_anonymizeIp()’. As a result, IP addresses shall be processed in a shortened form excluding a personal identification. If a personal identification is sent through the collect data, this will be excluded and thus the personal data immediately erased.    

(5) We make use of Google Analytics in order to analyse the use of our web page and to improve on a regular basis. Thanks to the obtained statistics, we can improve our offer and arrange it more interestingly for you as a consumer. For exceptional cases where personal data is transferred to the USA, Google is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. Legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Article 6(1) phrase 1 lit. f GDPR.    

(6) Information of third party providers: Google Dubling, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001. Consumer service: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, overview data protection: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, as well as data policy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.    

(7) Furthermore, this web page makes use of Google Analytics for the purpose of an analysis of stream of visitors on the level of all devices that shall be carried out by a user ID. You may deactivate the analysis in your customer account under ‘my data’, ‘personal data’.

    

Integration of Google Maps    

(1) On this web page, we make use of Google Maps. Thanks to it, we are able to directly show you interactive maps and enable you to comfortably use the map function.    

(2) By visiting our web page, Google receives the information of you having called upon our web page. In addition, all data under § 3 of this declaration shall be transferred. This shall happen independently of whether Google has provided a user account from which you are logged in or not. When you are logged in on Google, your data shall be directly assigned to your account. In case you do not wish the assignment to your account on Google, you may log out before the button's activation. Google shall save all your data as user profiles and shall use them for the purpose of advertisement, market research and/or other designing of its web page in line with demand. Such an assessment shall be made particularly (even for not logged-in users) in order to produce advertisement in line with demand and to inform other users of the social network about your activity on our web page. You shall have the right to object against the forming of these user profiles, but for this you shall contact Google.    

(3) You shall receive further information concerning purpose and volume of data collection and their processing by the plug-in provider in the provider's data policies. There you shall also receive further information to your rights and setting possibilities in order to protect your privacy: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google shall also process your personal data in the USA and is subject to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

    

Processor    

We make use of external service providers (processors) e.g. for the shipping of products. A separate order data processing has been made with the service provider in order to guarantee the protection of your personal data.

 

 

 

 

 

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