Privacy and data protection is very important for us. The collection and processing of your personal data takes place in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO). We collect and process your personal data in order to offer you the above-mentioned portal. This statement describes how and for what purpose your data is collected and used and what options you have in relation to personal information.
1. Responsible body
Responsible body for the collection, processing and use of your personal data by the means of the GDPR
2. General use of the website
2.1. Access data
We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage and interaction with us and register information about your computer or mobile device. We collect, store and use data about every access to our online offer (so-called server log files). The access data includes name and URL of the retrieved file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, message about successful retrieval (HTTP response code), browser type and browser version, operating system, referrer URL (ie the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
We use these log data without assignment to you or other profiling for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of our online offer, but also for the anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) and the extent and nature of Use of our website and services.
Based on this information, we can provide personalized and location-based content, analyze traffic, troubleshoot and improve our services.
We reserve the right to retrospectively review the log data if, on the basis of concrete evidence, there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.
2.2. E-mail contact
If you contact us (eg via contact form or e-mail), we will save your details for the processing of the request as well as in the event that follow-up questions arise.
We store and use other personal data only if you consent to it or if this is permitted by law without special consent.
With the following information, we will inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your right of objection.
By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.
2.3.1. Content of the newsletter
We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter "newsletter") only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission.
Insofar as the contents of a newsletter are concretely described, they are authoritative for the consent of the users. Incidentally, our newsletters contain information on home automation, KNX, EnOcean and other technologies as well as about our company (this may include, in particular, references to trade fairs, events and workshops, our products and services or online presence).
2.3.2. Double opt-in and logging
The registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure. That After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses.
The registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. It also logs the changes to your data stored in MailChimp.
2.3.3. Use of the shipping service provider "MailChimp"
The newsletter is distributed via "MailChimp", a newsletter shipping platform of Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
The e-mail addresses of our Newsletter recipients, as well as their other information described in these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf.
Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the shipping and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or to pass them on to third parties.
We rely on the reliability, IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TO6hAAG) commitment to comply with EU privacy requirements.
To subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address.
Optionally, we ask you to provide your first and last name. This information is only for the personalization of the newsletter.
2.3.5. Statistical survey and analyzes
The newsletters contain a so-called "web-beacon", i. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the MailChimp server when the newsletter is opened. This call will initially collect technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval.
This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. Statistical surveys also include determining if the newsletters will be opened, when they will be opened and which links will be clicked.
For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients, but it is neither our intention nor that of MailChimp to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
2.3.6. Online call and data management
In this context, we point out that on the websites of MailChimp cookies are used and thus personal data processed by MailChimp, their partners and service providers used (for example, Google Analytics). We have no influence on this data collection.
Please also refer to the possibility of objecting to the data collection for advertising purposes on the websites http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ (for the European area).
2.3.7. Termination / Revocation
You can terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, ie. Revoke your consent. At the same time, your consent to sending it via MailChimp and the statistical analyzes expire. A separate revocation of the dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical evaluation is unfortunately not possible.
A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter.
2.3.8. Legal basis Data protection regulation
In accordance with the provisions of the applicable European Data Protection General Regulation (EU GDPR), we inform you that the consent to the sending of e-mail addresses on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. a, 7 DSGVO and § 7 (2) no. 3 and (3) UWG.
The use of the mail service provider MailChimp, carrying out the statistical surveys and analyzes as well as logging the registration process, are based on our legitimate interests in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We are interested in using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves both our business interests and users' expectations.
2.4. Licensing of the software tool "Net'n Node"
A free license of our software tool "Net'n Node" can be obtained via our website. These licenses are individualized, i. For the creation of the license file, personal data such as company name, first name, last name, address of the company or individual are used. In order to send you the license, we also need your e-mail address.
To improve our offer, it is possible for you to indicate your telephone number in the inquiry form. The statement of these is completely voluntary. By providing the phone number, you agree to receive calls from us regarding our offer and the improvement of our service.
All personal data listed under this point are stored with us and are used to assign the license to a person or company.
A transfer of the data to third parties in Germany and abroad does not take place.
2.5. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the site visitors are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.
The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.
In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and its use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Alternatively, it is possible to explicitly prohibit the storage of cookies when visiting the website. This does not create the cookies.
2.6. Legal basis and storage duration
The legal basis of the data processing in accordance with the preceding paragraphs is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our interests in data processing include, in particular, ensuring the operation and security of the website, investigating the way the website is used by visitors, and simplifying the use of the website.
Unless specifically stated, we store personal data only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes pursued.
3. Your rights as a data controller
Under applicable law, you have various rights regarding your personal information. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by e-mail or by post with a clear identification of your person to the address specified in section 1.
Below is an overview of your rights
3.1. Right to confirmation and information
You have the right at any time to obtain confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to obtain free information from us about the personal data you have stored together with a copy of this data. Furthermore, there is a right to the following information:
- the processing purposes;
- the categories of personal data being processed;
- the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been disclosed or are still being disclosed, in particular to recipients in third countries or to international organizations;
- if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if that is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration;
- the right of rectification or erasure of personal data concerning you or restriction of processing by the controller or a right to object to such processing;
- the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority;
- if the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the source of the data;
- the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and, at least in these cases, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended impact of such processing on you.
If personal data are transmitted to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards under Article 46 of the GDPR in connection with the transfer.
3.2. Right to rectification
You have the right to demand immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning you. Taking into account the purposes of this, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary statement.
3.3. Right to cancellation ("right to be forgotten")
You have the right to ask us to delete your personal information without delay, and we are required to delete your personal information immediately if one of the following is true:
- The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- They revoke their consent on which the processing was based in accordance with Article 6 (1) GDPR (a) or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR and there is no need for any other legal basis for the processing.
- In accordance with Article 21 (1) of the GDPR, you object to the processing and there are no legitimate reasons for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (2) GDPR.
- The personal data were processed unlawfully.
- The deletion of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation under Union or national law to which we are subject.
- The personal data were collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8 (1) of the GDPR.
If we have made the personal data public and we are required to delete it, we shall take appropriate measures, including technical means, to inform data controllers who process the personal data, taking into account available technology and implementation costs, that you have requested that you delete any links to such personal information or copies or replications of such personal information.
3.4. Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to require us to restrict processing if any of the following conditions apply:
- The accuracy of your personal information is contested by you for a period of time that allows us to verify the accuracy of your personal information.
- The processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion of personal data and instead demand the restriction of the use of personal data;
- We no longer need your personal information for the purposes of processing, but you need the information to assert, exercise or defend your rights, or
You have objected to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR, as long as it is not certain that the legitimate reasons of our company outweigh yours.
3.5. Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the personal information that you have provided us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transfer that information to another person without hindrance, provided that
- The processing is based on a consent pursuant to Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) GDPR or a contract pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR; and
- The processing is done using automated procedures.
In exercising your right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly by us to another party, as far as technically feasible.
3.6. right to object
You have the right to object for reasons of your own particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you pursuant to Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) of the GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process personal information, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
If personal data are processed by us in order to operate direct mail, 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 associated with such direct mail.
You have the right, for reasons of your own particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning you for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes under Article 89 (1) of the GDPR, unless: , processing is necessary to fulfill a public interest task.
3.7. Automated decisions including profiling
You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar manner.
3.8. Right to revoke a data protection consent
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
3.9. Right to complain to a supervisory authority
You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, employment or the place of the alleged breach, that you consider that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.
4. Data security
We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of applicable data protection laws and technical possibilities.
To safeguard your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures that we always adapt to state-of-the-art technology.
We also do not warrant that our offer will be available at specific times; Disturbances, interruptions or failures can not be excluded. The servers we use are regularly backed up carefully.
5. Automated decision-making
There is no automated decision-making based on personal data collected.
6. Disclosure of data to third parties, no data transfer to non-EU countries
Basically, we only use your personal data within our company.
If and to the extent that we engage third parties in the performance of contracts (such as logistics service providers), these personal data will only be received to the extent that the transmission is required for the corresponding service.
In the event that we outsource certain parts of the data processing ("order processing"), we contractually obligate processors to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the data subject's rights.
Data transmission to agencies or persons outside the EU apart of the cases mentioned in this declaration in point 2.3 does not take place and is not planned.
7. Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, please contact our data protection officer: