Privacy

1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website is processed by the website operator. You will find the operator's contact details in the legal notice on this website.

 

How do we collect your data?

Some of your data is collected when you provide it to us. This may, for example, be data you enter on a contact form. Other data is collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. This data is mainly technical data (e.g. browser and operating system or the time when you access the page). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.

What rights do you have in respect of your data?

You are entitled to receive information free of charge at any time about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. You may contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions concerning data protection. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant regulatory authority.

Analysis tools and third-party tools

Your surfing behavior may be statistically evaluated when you visit our website. This happens primarily by means of cookies and analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the objection options in this privacy policy.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of these website pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

When you use this website, various items of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains which information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission via the internet (e.g. Phen communicating by email) may involve security gaps. Seamless protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Notice concerning the controller

The controller responsible for processing data on this website is:

SHADESIGN GmbH
Bruckmühler Str. 29
83052 Bruckmühl
Telephone: 08061/38980-0
E-mail: info@SHADESIGN.com

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that makes decisions, alone or with others, about the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses etc.).

Revocation of your consent for data processing

Many data processing actions are possible only with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal communication to us by e-mail is sufficient for this purpose. The legality of data processing that has already taken place up to the time of revocation will remain unaffected by the revocation.

SSL or TLS encryption

This page uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transfer of confidential content, for example orders or enquiries which you send to us as the website operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection because the browser's address line changes from “http://” to “https://” and because you see the lock symbol in your browser line. When the SSL or TLS encryption is activated the data you transfer to us cannot be viewed by third parties.

Information, blocking, erasure,

You have the right, within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, to obtain, at any time free of charge, information about your personal data stored by us, including the origin of the data, its recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if applicable, the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. We invite you to contact us with further questions related to personal data at any time via the address provided in the legal notice.

Objection to promotional e-mails

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to provide publisher's information for the purpose of sending advertising or informational material that has not been expressly requested. The operator of these pages expressively reserves the right to take legal action if unsolicited advertising material, e.g. spam e-mails, is sent.

3. Data protection officer

Data protection officer required by law

We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.

SHADESIGN GmbH
Florian Assbichler
Bruckmühler Str. 29
83052 Bruckmühl
Telephone: +49 (0) 8061/38980-0
E-mail: florian.assbichler@SHADESIGN.com

4. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Some of the webpages use cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer and they do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve in particular to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most cookies we use are session cookies. They are erased automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can adjust the settings in your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies; you can also allow cookies only in an individual case, exclude acceptance of cookies in particular cases or generally and activate the option for automatic erasure of cookies when the browser is closed. If you disable cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 (1), f of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure provision of an optimized service free of technical errors.

If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be addressed separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser transmits to us automatically in server log files. These are:

Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of server enquiry
IP address

This data is not collated with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) f of the GDPR which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for pre-contractual measures.

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us using the contact form, your information from the enquiry form including the contact data that you enter there will be stored in order to process the enquiry and in case there are follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your permission.

We will therefore process the data entered in the contact form only on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) a of the GDPR). You may revoke this consent at any time. An informal communication to us by e-mail is sufficient for this purpose. The legality of instances of data processing that have already taken place up to the time of revocation will remain unaffected by the revocation.

The data you have entered in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to erase it, revoke your consent for storage or until the purpose for which the data is stored no longer applies (e.g. after your enquiry has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular preservation periods - remain unaffected.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website in order to access additional functions. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the relevant site or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise, we will reject your registration.

We will use the email address stated in the registration process to inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of what we offer on our website or technical changes.

We will process the data provided during registration based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) a of the GDPR. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal communication to us by e-mail is sufficient for this purpose. The legality of data processing that has already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

We will store the data collected at the time of registration as long as you remain registered on our website and we will then erase it. Legal retention periods shall remain unaffected.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files stored on your computer which facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) f der GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour to optimize both their website and their advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. In this way your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, compile reports on website activities and provide the website operator with additional services relating to the usage of the website and the internet. The IP address sent from your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be amalgamated with other data by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; we must point out, however, that this will mean you are unable to make full use of all functions on this website. You can also prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available via the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

You will find more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics in Google’s privacy policy:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Commissioned data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and we fully implement the stringent requirements of the German data protection authorities in the use of Google Analytics.

6. Newsletter

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require an email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No further data is collected or it will only be collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and we do not disclose it to third parties.

We will process the data entered in the newsletter registration form only on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) a of the GDPR). You may revoke consent for storage of your data and email address as well as the use of them for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data provided to us when registering for the newsletter will be stored by us until you cancel the newsletter and will be erased after cancellation of the newsletter.

Data stored for other purposes (e.g. O-mail addresses for the member area) remains unaffected.

Newsletter2Go

This website uses Newsletter2Go for dispatch newsletters. The provider is Newsletter2Go GmbH, Nürnberger Straße 8, 10787 Berlin, Germany.

Newsletter2Go is a service with which, among other things, the dispatch of newsletters can be organised and analysed. Data you enter for the purpose of receiving newsletters is stored on Newsletter2Go's servers in Germany.

If you do not want any analysis by Newsletter2Go you must cancel the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in each newsletter message. You may also unsubscribe from the newsletter service directly on the website.

Data analysis by Newsletter2Go

With the help of Newsletter2Go, it is possible for us to analyse our newsletter campaigns. For example, we can see whether a newsletter message was opened and which links, if any, were clicked. In this way, we can determine, among other things, which links have been clicked on very often.

We can also see whether certain previously defined actions have been carried out after opening/clicking (conversion rate). For example, we can see whether you have made a purchase after clicking on the newsletter.

Newsletter2Go also allows us to subdivide ("cluster") newsletter recipients based on various categories. When we do this, the newsletter recipients can be subdivided, for example according to age, gender or place of residence. In this way, the newsletters can be better adapted to the relevant target groups.

For detailed information about the functions of Newsletter2Go, please click on the following link: https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/newsletter-software/

Legal basis

The data processing takes place on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) a GDPR. You may revoke this consent at any time. The legality of data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

Duration of storage

The data provided to us when you register for the newsletter will be stored by us until you cancel the newsletter; after cancellation of the newsletter it will be erased, both from our servers and from the Newsletter2Go servers. Data stored

b us for other purposes (e.g. e-mail addresses for the member area) remains unaffected. You will find further details in the data protection provisions of Newsletter2Go at:

https://www.newsletter2go.de/features/datenschutz-2/

Conclusion of a contract for commissioned data processing

We have concluded a contract with Newsletter2Go in which we require Newsletter2Go to protect our customers' data and not to forward it to third parties. This contract can be viewed under the following link:

https://www.newsletter2go.de/docs/datenschutz/ADV_Muster_Newsletter2Go_GmbH_latest_Form.pdf?x48278

7. Plugins and tools

YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins from the YouTube site provided by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a link is created to the YouTube servers. In this process the YouTube server is informed as to which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged on to your YouTube account you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour direct to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

YouTube is used to create an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

For further information about the handling of user data, please see YouTube's privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Vimeo

Our website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.

When you visit one of our pages equipped with a Vimeo-Plugin, a link is created to the Vimeo servers. In this process the Vimeo-Plugin server is informed as to which of our pages you have visited. Vimeo also obtains your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo or do not have an account with Vimeo. The information collected by Vimeo is transferred to the Vimeo server in the USA.

If you are logged on to your Vimeo account you allow Vimeo to assign your surfing behaviour direct to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

For further information about the handling of user data, please see Vimeo's privacy policy at https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Google Web Fonts

This site uses web fonts provided by Google for a uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

For this purpose, the your browser must connect to Google's servers. This allows Google to know that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts is used to create a uniform and attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, please see

https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq

and Google's privacy policy:

https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Maps

This site uses the service Google Maps via an API. This service is provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually sent to a Google server in the USA where it is then stored. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.

The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers as well as easy identification of the places indicated by us on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) f GDPR.

You will find more information about the handling of user data in Google’s privacy policy:

https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/


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