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Data protection declaration 

 

 

In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data in the use of our website.  Personal data is all data which concerns you personally, e.g. name, address, email addresses, user behaviour.  We have taken extensive technical and operational security precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulations, loss, destruction or the access of unauthorised persons.  Our security procedures are regularly checked and adjusted to technological progress.

 

1  Company responsible for the data processing  

 

According to Art. 4 Para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the company responsible is Vali Consulting GmbH, Arheilger Weg 17, 64380 Rossdorf, email:info(at)vali-consulting.com (see our page details).

 

2  Contact of the data protection officer 

Our data protection officer can be contacted under datenschutzinfo(at)vali-consulting.com or our postal address with the addition “the data protection officer”. 

3  Your rights  

 

You have the following rights regarding the personal data concerning you:

3.1  General rights   

 

You have a right to information, correction, deletion, restriction of the processing, objection to the processing and to data transferability.  Insofar as a processing is based on your permission, you have the right to withdraw it from us with effect for the future.

3.2  Rights in data processing according to the legitimate interest 

According to Art. 21 Para.1 DSGVO, you have the right to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for reasons ensuing from your special situation any time on the basis of Art. 6 Para.1 e DSGVO (data processing in the public interest) or Article 6 Para.1 f DSGVO (data processing for safeguarding a legitimate interest), and this also applies to a profiling based on this regulation.  In the case of your objection, we do not process your personal data any more unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing which outweighs your interests, rights and liberties or the processing serves the assertion, execution or defence of legal claims. 

3.3  Rights with direct advertising 

Insofar as we process your personal data to carry out direct advertising, thus according to Art. 21 Para. 2 DSGVO you have the right to object any time to the processing of the personal data concerning you for the purpose of this type of advertising, and this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising. 

In case of your objection to processing for the purpose of direct advertising, we will not process your personal data for these purposes any more.

3.4  Right to complain to a regulatory authority 

 

In addition, you have the right to complain to a responsible data protection regulatory authority about the processing of your personal data through us.  

4  Collection of personal data in visiting our website 

 

In the use of the website just for information, thus if you do not register or transmit us information in other ways, we only collect the personal data which your browser transfers to our server.  If you would like to look at our website, we collect the following data which is technically necessary for us to show you our website and guarantee the stability and security.  The legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 f DSGVO:

IP address, date and time of the enquiry, time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), contents of the request (specific page), access status/HTTP status code, respective transmitted data volume, website which sends the request, browser, operating system and its interface, language and version of the browser software.   

5  Contact via email or contact form  

 

In contacting us via email or a contact form, we store the data you have communicated (your email address, if necessary your name and your telephone number) to answer your questions.  Insofar as we query entries via our contact form which are not necessary for contacting we have always marked these as being optional.  This information serves to put your enquiry in concrete form and for the improved handling of your concern.  A communication of this information ensues expressly voluntarily and with your agreement, see Art. 6 Para.1 a DSGVO.  Insofar as this concerns information on communication channels (for example email address, telephone number), you in addition agree that we also contact you via this communication channel to answer your issue if necessary.  You can of course revoke this agreement at any time for the future. 

We delete the data accruing in this connection after the storage is not necessary any more or restrict the processing in case there are legal retention obligations.

6  Use of cookies

In using our website cookies are stored on your computer.  Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard disk allocated by the browser you are using and which gather the certain information flowing in through the place set by the cookie.  Cookies cannot execute any programmes or transfer viruses to your computer.  They serve to make the internet services altogether more user friendly and effective. 

This website uses the following types of cookies, the extent and operating modes of which are described in the following:

6.1  Transient cookies 

These cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser.  They especially include the session cookies.  They store a so called session ID which allows various enquiries of your browser to be allocated to the joint session.   Due to this your computer can be recognised when you return to our website.  The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser. 

6.2  Prevention of cookies 

 

You can configure your browser setting corresponding to your wishes and e.g. refuse accepting third party cookies or all cookies.  We draw your attention to the fact that you will then possibly not be able to use all functions of this website. 

6.3  Legal bases and storage duration 

The legal bases for possible processing of personal data and its storage data vary and are described in the following section. 

7  Website analysis  

To the extent you have given your consent, this website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC („ Google & ldquo;). Usage includes the operating mode &bdquot; Universal Analytics & quot;. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID, thus analyzing the activities of a user across devices.

The data collected here is not for personally identifying individual users.  Anonymous or at the most pseudonymous data is collected.  Legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 f DSGVO.

 

7.1  Google Analytics

 

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files stored on your computer that allow you to analyze the use of the Website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this site, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by an IP anonymization to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. For more information about terms of service and privacy, please see here.

7.2  Purpose of Processing

 

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website activities and internet usage to the website operator.

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with the European Data Protection Regulation.

7.3  Legal Basis

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Article 6 of the European Data Protection Regulation.

7.4  Receipients

The recipient of the data collected is Google.

7.5  Submission to third countries

The personal data will be transmitted under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the adequacy decision of the European Commission in the USA. You can retrieve the certificate here.

7.6  Duration of data storage

The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (eg user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 14 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month

7.7  Data subject's rights

You can revoke your consent at any time with future effect by preventing the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full.

You may also prevent the collection of the cookie-generated and website-related data (including your IP address) from Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout Browser Add-on. Opt-out cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website.

7.8  Bot detection

We use the function for detection of bots, e.g. by filling out online-formulars (“ReCaptcha”) of the provider Google LLC 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Data Protection:https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

8  Data transmission   

Basically your data is not transmitted to third parties unless we are legally bound to it or the data transfer is necessary to implement the contractual relationship or you have expressly agreed beforehand to the transfer of your data. 

External service providers and partner companies only receive your data insofar as this is necessary to handle your order.  In these cases, the extent of the transmitted data is however limited to the necessary minimum.  Insofar as our service providers come into contact with your personal data, we make sure in the scope of the order processing according to Art. 28 DSGVO that they observe the regulations of the data protection laws in the same way.  Please also observe the respective data protection information of the providers.  The respective service provider is responsible for the contents of external services, whereby we check the services on their observing the legal requirements in the scope of appropriateness.  

9  Data security  

We have taken extensive technical and operational security precautions to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulations, loss, destruction or the access of unauthorised persons.  Our security procedures are checked regularly and adjusted to the technological progress.

 

As of May 2018