1.1 This Privacy Statement applies to the use of the website [URL] (hereinafter, the “Web Portal”), the services offered through the Web. This Web Portal is offered by Leitz GmbH & Co. KG, Leitzstrasse 2, 73447 Oberkochen, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org as the controller as defined in Article 4 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter, the “GDPR”). You can contact our data protection officer using the contact form available via E-Mail at email@example.com or use our postal address with the addition “Data Protection Officer”.
1.2 Protecting your personal data is important to us, in particular, protecting your personal rights when we process and use your personal data. Below, we inform you about the collection of personal data when you use the Web Portal. The term personal data includes all data relating to you personally, for example, your name, postal address, e-mail address, and user behavior.
2. Automated Data Collection and Processing
2.1 As with every other web service, our server collects information automatically and stores it temporarily in server log files unless you deactivate such collection. If you view content in our Web Portal, we collect the following data which for technical reasons we need if we are to display the contents of the Web Portal to you and to ensure the stability and security thereof (legal basis: Article 6 (1) f) of the GDPR): - the IP address of the computer from which the inquiry is sent; - the file inquired about by the client; - the http response code; - the Internet page from which you are visiting (referrer URL); - the date and time the server inquiry is sent; - the type and version of the browser used; and - the operating system on the computer sending the inquiry. No server log files are evaluated in association with an individual person. The provider is not able to allocate the data to any specific person or persons at any time. The data is not merged with data from any other sources.
3. Collection and Processing of Data Provided on a Voluntary Basis
Generally, your provision of your personal data to us through our Web Portal (your last name, first name, e-mail address and/or postal address) is voluntary. This data is used to manage your contract, process your inquiries and/or your orders, perform our own market research or opinion polls, and make decisions regarding the advertising materials we send out by mail and/or e-mail. The personal data you provide will not be used in any other way; in particular, it will not be transmitted to third parties for advertising purposes, market research or opinion polls. We will erase the data collected from you when saving such data no longer is required or, depending on statutory retention obligations, we will restrict the processing of such data. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) b) of the GDPR or Article 6 (1) f) of the GDPR.
4. Transmission to Third Parties
To the extent you provide us with personal data, we will not transmit any such personal data to any third party, except - to the extent you consented to such transmission: When data is collected you will be informed of the recipient or categories of recipients; - as part of the processing of your inquiries and/or your orders and your use of our services: to subcontractors commissioned by us to whom we transmit only such data as is required to fulfill the respective assignment and such contractors shall use such data for specific purposes only; - as part of processing activities pursuant to Article 28 of the GDPR: to external service providers whom we have selected diligently and have commissioned and who are bound by our instructions and by the provisions of the GDPR and are controlled on a regular basis; and - in compliance with legal obligations: to parties authorized to obtain such personal data.
5.2 Transient cookies are erased automatically when you close your browser. Transient cookies include, but are not limited to, session cookies which save session IDs that can be used to associate diverse requests from your browser with one joint session. In this way, your computer is recognized when you return to the Web Portal. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
5.3 Persistent cookies are erased automatically after a predefined period of time, which period of time may vary depending on the cookie. You can delete persistent cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
5.4 You can configure your browser settings to meet your needs such that, for example, acceptance of third-party cookies or of all cookies is refused. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of the Web Portal.
6. Duration of storage
Your data will only be used as long as it is necessary for the existing customer re-lationship, unless you have given us your consent or we have a legitimate interest in further processing. In this case we process your data until you revoke your con-sent or until you object to our legitimate interests. Irrespective of this, we are obliged to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years on the basis of commercial and tax regulations.
7. Your Rights
7.1 You have the following rights vis-à-vis us regarding your personal data. You have the right to – access, – rectify or erase, – restrict processing, – object to processing, and – portability. Please forward all inquiries in writing to: Data Protection Officer, Leitz GmbH & Co. KG, Leitzstraße 2, 73447 Oberkochen, or via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.2 In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority if you are not satisfied with our processing of your personal data.