PRIVACY STATEMENT

Scope

This privacy statement explains to the users the type, the scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider

MEFA Befestigungs- und Montagesysteme GmbH
represented by Martin Schneider and Alexander Schmidt
Schillerstr. 15
D-74635 Kupferzell
Tel.: +49 7944 64-0
Fax: +49 7944 64-37
E-Mail:
info(at)mefa.de

on this website.

General information

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement. Nevertheless, we would like to point out that data transmission in the internet may feature security gaps. A consistent protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible. When you use this website, various personal data are collected, thus data with which you can be personally identified. This privacy statement explains which data we collect and what we use these for. It also explains how and for which purpose this takes place.

Data entry

When you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form the data communicated by you (your e-mail address, if applicable, your name and your telephone number) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We will delete the data produced in this context after the storage is no longer necessary, or we will limit the processing in case of statutory storage obligations.
With the mere use of the website for informational purposes, thus if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to use, we shall only collect the personal data, which your browser transmits to our server. If you would like to view our site, we shall collect the following data, which are necessary for us from a technical point of view in order to display our website to you and to guarantee the stability and security (Log-files). The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR:

-    IP address
-    Date and time of the enquiry
-    Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
-    Content of the request (specific site)
-    Access status/http-status code
-    Respectively transmitted data volume
-    Website, from which the request comes
-    Browser
-    Operating systems and its interface
-    Language and version of the browser software

Your rights with regard to your data

Information, rectification, limitation, deletion, data portability

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions you have the right to information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing at all times free of charge and, if applicable, a right to rectification, limitation or deletion of these data. You are further entitled to have data, which we process automatically owing to your consent or in the fulfilment of a contract, handed over to yourself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transmission of the data to another responsible party this shall only be carried out insofar as it is technically feasible. Please do not hesitate to contact us at all times in case of questions regarding your rights as well as with further questions relating to the topic of personal data.

Right to lodge a complaint

You are entitled to lodge a complaint at a supervisory authority. Supervisory authority is, for example, the state data protection officer of the federal state, in which our company has its registered seat, consequently the state officer for data protection and freedom of information of Baden-Württemberg. Please refer to the following link for further information as well as the contact details:
https://www.baden-wuerttemberg.datenschutz.de/

 

Revocation of your consent

You can revoke an already granted consent at all times, e.g. by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation shall remain unaffected by the revocation.

SSL-/TLS encryption

In order to guarantee the confidentiality of the communication with you, we use a so-called SSL-/TLS encryption according to the current status of technology. You can recognise such encrypted connections by the designation "https://" in the site link in the address line of your browsers as well as by the green lock symbol in the address line. Non-encrypted sites are marked by "http://". Data, which you transmit to this website, for example with orders or enquiries, can not be read by third parties thanks to the SSL encryption.

Data protection officer

Our company has a data protection officer.

Sirus Paidar
Am Sonnenhang 35
74613 Öhringen
Tel.: +49 7941 6481360
E-Mail: s.paidar(at)squidmedia.de

 

Data entry on the website

Cookies

a) When users call the range of offers one or more cookies will be stored on his computer. A cookie is a small file, which contains a certain string and clearly identifies your browser. With the help of cookies the provider improves the comfort and the quality of its services by the fact, for example, that user settings are stored. Cookies do not cause any damages on the computers of the users and do not contain any viruses. A use of the range of offers is also possible without cookies. Users can deactivate the storage of cookies in their browser, limit it to certain websites or set their browser so that they will be notified before a cookie is stored. You can delete the cookies from the hard drive of your computer at all times via the data protection function of your browser. In this case the functions and the user-friendliness of the range of offers could be limited.

b) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:
-    Transient cookies (for more details in this respect please refer to c)
-    Persistent cookies (for more details in this respect please refer to d)

c) Transient cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. These in particular include session cookies. These store a so-called Session-ID, with which various enquiries of your browser can be allocated to the joint session. This way your computer can be recognised again when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log-out or close the browser.

d) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a stipulated duration, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at all times.

e) You can configure your browser setting in line with your wishes and e.g. reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to inform you that you may possibly not be able to use all functions of this website.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website. The input data will only be used for the purpose of using the respective site or service for which you have registered. To inform you about important changes such as those within the scope of our site or technical changes, we will use the email address specified during registration. We will process the data provided during registration only based on your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. With regard to your existing right of revocation we refer to the above statements. We will continue to store the data collected during registration for as long as you remain registered on our website. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

 

Contracts with users

On our website, contracts with users can be concluded. We process personal data only insofar as it is necessary to establish, or modify legal relationships with us (master data). This is done based on Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO. Collected customer data shall be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Transmission of data (Online Shop)

On our website you can find an online shop. You can also pay in advance. It is possible that data will be transmitted to third parties. We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfil the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO.

Data transferred when signing up for services and digital content

On our website you can conclude contracts concerning services and digital content. It is possible that data will be transmitted to third parties. We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfil the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO.

Plugins or tools for statistics or advertising purposes

Google Analytics

Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is, as a rule, transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. Owing to our legitimate interest in the analysis of the user behaviour in order to optimise both the web offer as well as the advertising, the processing of the personal data is carried out based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. By a corresponding setting of your browser software you can prevent the storage of the cookies; if applicable, you can, in this case however not use all functions of this website in full. You can in addition prevent the entry of the data generated by the cookie and which refers to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing a browser plugin. This is available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can find further information relating to the handling of user data at Google Analytics in the privacy statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing. We fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Your IP address is entered by the use of cookies within the scope of Google Analytics. On our website we have activated the IP anonymization function. The IP addresses of the visitors to this website will, as soon as it is technically possible, be abbreviated and anonymised hereby before the storage or the analysis. The anonymization is carried out within the European Union or within the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. In the event of our order Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and in order to provide further services associated with the website use and the internet use towards us. An aggregation with other data of Google within the scope of the IP address transmitted by Google Analytics from your browser is not carried out.

Our website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about demographic features (age, gender, and interests of site visitors). This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".(Click the following link to disable Google-Analytics)

 

Other plugins and tools

Google Maps

Our website uses the map service Google Maps of Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) via an API. In this context it is necessary to store your IP address. The information obtained hereby is, as a rule, transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. We have no influence on this data transmission. Owing to our legitimate interest in an attractive presentation of our online offers and in an ability to find the locations on the website stated by us easily the legal basis is derived from Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. You can find further information in the privacy policy of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Youtube

Our website uses plugins from YouTube (YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA). If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server in the United States of America is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you're logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Owing to our legitimate interest in an attractive presentation of our online offers the legal basis is derived from Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.