1. Privacy Policy Overview
    General information
    The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is any data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed under this text.Data collection on our website
    Who is responsible for data collection on this website? The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Their contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

    How do we collect your data?
    On the one hand, your data is collected by providing it to us. This can be, for example data that you enter in a contact form. Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page access). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

    What do we use your data for?
    Part of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior. What rights do you have regarding your data? You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. You also have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. Details can be found in the data protection declaration under “Right to restriction of processing”.

    Analysis tools and third-party tools
    When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy. You can object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.

  2. General information and mandatory information

    Privacy
    The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this is done. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.

    Note on the responsible body
    The responsible body for data processing on this website can be found in the imprint.
    The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

    Data protection supervisor
    Legally required data protection officer. We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
    Andreas Wagner, SI-NET GmbH
    Friedrich-Wilhelm-Str. 148
    57074 Siegen
    telefon: 0271 31463-0
    e-mail: datenschutz@sinet.de

    Revocation of your consent to data processing
    Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. For this purpose, an informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

    Right to object to data collection in special cases as well as to direct marketing (Art. 21 DSGVO)
    If the data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e or f DSGVO, you have the right at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The respective legal basis on which processing is based can be found in this data protection declaration. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data concerned unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims (objection pursuant to Article 21 (1) DSGVO).
    If your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for the purpose of direct marketing (objection pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 DSGVO).

    Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
    In the event of violations of the DSGVO, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to lodge a complaint is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.

    Right to data portability
    You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.

    SSL or TLS encryption
    This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

    Information, blocking, deletion and correction
    Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

    Right to restriction of processing
    You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For this purpose, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases: If you contest the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the audit, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
    If the processing of your personal data was / is unlawful, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion. If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
    If you have filed an objection pursuant to Article 21 (1) DSGVO, a balance must be struck between your interests and ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
    If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may only be processed – apart from your storage – with your 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 European Union or a Member State.

    Objection to advertising e-mails
    The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.

  3. Data collection on our website

    Cookies
    Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.  You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
    Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (e.B. shopping cart function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) are stored, they are treated separately in this data protection declaration.

    Server log data:

  • Incoming connections on pages of our homepage, including incoming IP address, date, time and the page that was accessed.
  • Error messages generated by the homepage, including incoming IP address, date, time and the page that was accessed.
  • Incoming and outgoing emails, including IP address from remote mail servers, from and incoming email addresses, date and time.
    Logs are automatically deleted after 14 days.
     

    1. Contact possibility via the website

    The website, based on legal regulations, information that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject will be automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the controller will be stored for the purposes of processing or contacting the data subject. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties.

     

    1. Newsletter

    On the website, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our enterprise’s newsletter. Which personal data is transmitted to the controller when ordering the newsletter is determined by the input mask used for this purpose. We inform our customers and business partners regularly by means of a newsletter about enterprise offers. The enterprise’s newsletter may only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter dispatch. For legal reasons, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address entered by a data subject for the first time for the newsletter dispatch in the double opt-in procedure. This confirmation e-mail serves to check whether the owner of the e-mail address as the data subject has authorized the receipt of the newsletter.

    When registering for the newsletter, we also store the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) of the computer system used by the data subject at the time of registration as well as the date and time of registration.The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to trace the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a data subject at a later date and therefore serves the legal protection of the controller.

    The personal data collected as part of a registration for the newsletter will be used exclusively to send our newsletter. Furthermore, subscribers to the newsletter may be informed by e-mail if this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registration in this regard, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter offer or in the event of a change in technical circumstances. The personal data collected within the scope of the newsletter service will not be passed on to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter can be cancelled by the data subject at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data that the data subject has given us for the newsletter dispatch can be revoked at any time. For the purpose of revoking consent, a corresponding link can be found in each newsletter. Furthermore, it is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on the website of the controller or to inform the controller in another way.

     

    5.1 Newsletter dispatch via Sendinblue

    Our e-mail newsletters are sent via the technical service provider Sendinblue GmbH, Köpenicker Str. 126, 10179 Berlin, to whom we pass on the data you provided when registering for the newsletter. In accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, our legitimate interest in the use of an effective advertising, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data entered by you for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter (e.g. e-mail address, customer number) will be stored on Sendinblue’s servers in the EU.

    Sendinblue uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. For the evaluation, the e-mails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which represent one-pixel image files that are stored on our website. In this way, it can be determined whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links have been clicked, if any. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively pseudonymized and is not linked to your other personal data, a direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the analysis of newsletter campaigns. If you wish to object to data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. This can be done directly in the newsletter mail (unsubscribe button) or by contacting us directly. Furthermore, sendinblue may use this data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO itself on the basis of its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service as well as for market research purposes, for example to determine from which countries the recipients come.However, Sendinblue does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write to them themselves or to pass them on to third parties. We have concluded an order processing agreement with Sendinblue, with which we oblige Sendinblue to protect the data of our customers and not to pass it on to third parties. The privacy policy of Sendinblue can be viewed here:

    https://de.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/

     

    1. Data protection provisions about the application and use of Instagram

    On this website, the controller has integrated components of the Instagram service. Instagram is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform and allows users to share photos and videos and also to redistribute such data on other social networks. The operating company of Instagram’s services is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, USA.

    With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which an Instagram component (Insta button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective Instagram component to download a representation of the corresponding component of Instagram. As part of this technical process, Instagram receives information about which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

    If the data subject is logged in to Instagram at the same time, Instagram recognizes with each call-up to our website by the data subject and for the entire duration of the respective stay on our website, which specific subpage the data subject visits. This information is collected by the Instagram component and assigned by Instagram to the respective Instagram account of the data subject. If the data subject clicks on one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transmitted with it will be assigned to the personal Instagram user account of the data subject and stored and processed by Instagram.

    Instagram always receives information via the Instagram component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to Instagram at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the data subject clicks on the Instagram component or not. If such a transmission of this information to Instagram is not desired by the data subject, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of his or her Instagram account before calling up our website.

    Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Instagram can be retrieved under https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

     

    1. Data protection provisions about the application and use of YouTube

    On this website, the controller has integrated components of YouTube. YouTube is an Internet video portal that allows video publishers to post video clips free of charge and other users to view, rate and comment on them free of charge. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, which is why complete film and television programs, as well as music videos, trailers or videos made by users themselves can be accessed via the Internet portal. The operating company of YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.

    With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective YouTube component to download a representation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. More information about YouTube can be found at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. As part of this technical process, YouTube and Google receive information about which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

    If the data subject is logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes which specific subpage of our website the data subject is visiting by calling up a subpage that contains a YouTube video. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to the respective YouTube account of the data subject.

    YouTube and Google always receive information via the YouTube component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is logged in to YouTube at the same time as accessing our website; this takes place regardless of whether the data subject clicks on a YouTube video or not. If such a transmission of this information to YouTube and Google is not desired by the data subject, he or she can prevent the transmission by logging out of his Or her YouTube account before calling up our website.

    The data protection provisions published by YouTube, which are available under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.