How We Use Information
The controller concerning the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in the EU member states and other provisions related to data protection is:
Auf dem Langloos 10
55270 Klein-Winternheim, Germany
Phone: +49 6136 99441-10
Telefax: +49 6136 99441-11
Authorized managing director: Edgar Mähringer-Kunz
Data Protection Officer:
The data protection officer of the controller may be contacted as follows:
Datenschutzbeauftragter IMSTec GmbH
Phone: +49 6136 99441-10
Telefax: +49 6136 99441-11
Mail: provided address of company headquarters, designated to "Datenschutzbeauftragter"
1. Processing Personal Information
We only process our users‘ personal information as necessary to provide a functioning website, our services, and content. Our users‘ personal information is regularly only processed after the user’s consent. Exceptional cases are such cases, in which a prior consent cannot be obtained for actual reasons and the processing is permitted by legal regulations.
2. Legal Bases for Processing Personal Information
When obtaining the data subject’s consent to processing personal information, the legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When processing personal information required for the performance of a contract, to which the data subject is a contracting party, the legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b GDPR. This also applies to processing steps required for pre-contractual activities. As far as the processing of personal information is required for meeting legal obligations to which our company is subject, the legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. c GDPR. In case vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal information, the legal basis is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. d GDPR. If the processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by our company or by a third party and if these interests are not overridden by the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR.
3. Erasure of Personal Information and Storage Duration
The data subject‘s personal information will be erased or blocked, once the storage purpose is no longer applicable. Information may be stored beyond, if this was provided for by European or National legislation within Union law regulations, laws or other instructions, which apply to the data subject. Personal information will also be erased or blocked, in case a storage duration defined by the stated norms expires, unless a further storage is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract.
4. Contact and E-Mails
On our website, we provide a contact web form for contacting us in electronic form. If a data subject makes use of this offer, all information added to the web form will be sent to us and stored. This includes: surname, last name, e-mail address, phone number, subject of the message and text.
Alternatively, we may be contacted via the provided e-mail address. In this case, all personal information delivered with the e-mail will be stored.
In this context, no information will be passed on to third parties. The information will only be used for processing the conversation.
Legal Bases for Information Processing
With obtained user’s consent, the legal basis for information processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for processing information delivered in the course of an e-mail contact is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. f GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims for concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for processing is Art. 6 Par. 1 lit. b GDPR.
Purpose of Information Processing
The processing of personal information delivered to us via the online web form serves solely us for processing the respective demand. In case of a contact via e-mail, there is a required legitimate interest in processing the data. All additionally processed personal information during the sending procedure serve for preventing the misuse of the contact web form and for ensuring the safety of our IT systems.
All information will be erased as soon as it is no longer required for attaining the purpose of its collection. This will be the case for personal information entered within the online web form or sent via e-mail, as soon as the respective conversation with the user is closed. A conversation is defined as closed, when the conclusive solution of an issue becomes clear by considering the circumstances. All personal information additionally collected during the sending procedure will be erased after seven days at the latest.
Withdrawal of Consent and Erasure of Information
At any moment, the data subject may withdraw his consent to the processing of his personal information. If the data subject contacts us via e-mail, he may, at any time, object to the storage of his personal information. In such a case, the conversation cannot be continued.
All personal information stored in the course of the contact will be erased in this case.
5. The Data Subject’s Rights
You may exercise the following rights at any time using the contact information of the data protection officer (“Datenschutzbeauftragter”):
- access to the stored personal information about you and its processing,
- rectification of incorrect personal erasure of stored information,
- restriction of information processing, in case we are not allowed to erase information yet due to legal obligations,
- objection to our processing of your personal information and
- data portability, provided you have given your consent to information processing or have concluded a contract with us.
When having given a consent, you may revoke this consent at any time with respect to the future. You may at any moment lodge a complaint with the respective supervisory authority responsible for you. The respective supervisory authority is determined by federal state (“Bundesland”), domicile, your work or the presumed infringement . A list of all supervisory authorities (non-public sector) and their addresses is provided here: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html
6. SSL- Encryption
We use state of the art encryption (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS in order to protect your data during transmission.
7. Privacy Policies of the Web Hosting Providers
8. Google Analytics and Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
We only process our users‘ personal information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties necessaryto the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the provide a functioning website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activityour services, and internet usage to the website provider.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading obtained for actual reasons and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics processing is permitted by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: