1. Overview of data privacy
Data recording on our website
Who is responsible for collecting data on this website?
The data on this website is processed by the website operator, whose contact details can be found in the site notice of this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of you sharing it with us. This may, for instance, be details that you enter in a contact form.
Our IT systems collect other data automatically when you access the website. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access our website.
For what purposes do we use your data?
Some of the data is collected to ensure the functionality of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have in relation to your data?
You have the right to receive at any time information about the source, recipients and purpose for which your archived personal data is used free of charge. You also have the right to demand that your data are rectified, blocked or erased. Please contact us at any time via the address in the site notice if you have questions on this subject or any other queries regarding data privacy. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmission in the Internet (such as communication via email) may be vulnerable to security loopholes. It is not possible to completely protect data from access by third parties.
Information about the responsible party
The responsible party or controller of data processing on this website is:
Plattenhardt + Wirth GmbH
Managing Directors authorised to represent the company: Klaus Wirth and Martin Wirth
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that solely or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible subject to your express consent. You can revoke such consent at any time. An informal notification to this effect via email to us will suffice. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases and in the case of direct marketing (Article 21 GDPR)
Where your personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. Should you object to processing for direct marketing purposes, your personal data shall no longer be processed for such purposes (objection in line with Article 21, Paragraph 2 GDPR).
Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of breaches of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged breach occurred. The right to lodge a complaint shall be without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.
Right to data portability
You shall have the right to demand that the personal data concerning you, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or to fulfil an agreement, be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format Should you demand that the data be transmitted directly to another controller, this shall only be carried out providing that it is technically feasible.
Access, restriction, erasure and rectification
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provision, you shall have the right at any time to demand free access to your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, restriction or erasure of these data. You can contact us at any time regarding this or other questions on the subject of personal data at the address in the site notice.
Right to restriction of processing
You shall have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted. To do so, you can contact us at any time via the address in the site notice. The right to restriction of processing is constituted in the following cases:
- Should you contest the accuracy of the personal data stored by us, we generally require time to verify this. During the verification period, you shall have the right to demand that processing of your personal data be restricted.
- If the processing of your personal data is/was unlawful, instead of erasure you can demand that their use be restricted instead.
- Should we no longer need your personal data, but you need them for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, instead of erasure you shall have the right to demand that their use be restricted.
- Should you have lodged an objection in line with Article 21, Paragraph 1 GDPR, it must be verified as to which legitimate interests, yours or ours, are overriding. Pending verification as to whose interests are overriding, you shall have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
Should you have restricted processing of your personal data, such data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed 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 Union or of a member state.
3. Recording of data on our website
In some cases, websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help to make our website more user-friendly, effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They are deleted automatically when your leave our website. Other cookies are stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every time cookies are placed and to enable you to accept cookies only in specific cases or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific situations or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this website may be limited.
Server log files
The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. This information comprises:
- Browser type and version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server inquiry
- IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is collected on the basis of Article 6, Paragraph 1, Letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free depiction and optimisation of their website. Server log files must be recorded for this purpose.