Data Privacy Statement

The following Data Privacy Statement applies to the use of our online offering at www.polystar-hamburg.de (hereinafter referred to as “website”).
We ascribe great importance to data protection. The collection and processing of your personal data is subject to the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The use of this website results in the collection of various personal data. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. By publishing this Data Privacy Statement, we inform you in accordance with Article 13 GDPR of the data we collect and what we use this data for.

Controller

The Controller responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR is
RISCHE + HERFURTH GmbH, Kedenburgstrasse 53-59, 22041 Hamburg, Germany
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If you wish to object to the collection, processing or use of your data performed by us in accordance with these data privacy provisions, either in general or in relation to specific measures, you can register your objection with the Controller.
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Contact details for the data protection officer

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General information and mandatory information

Data security

Unfortunately, the transfer of information over the internet is never completely secure; for this reason, we cannot guarantee the security of data transferred to our website over the internet. We have put appropriate technical and organisational measures in place to protect our website and other IT systems against the loss of availability, integrity and confidentiality.

Revoking your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations can only take place with your express consent. If you have given your consent to such operations, you can revoke it at any time. To do so, send us a message to this effect via email (no official form is required). However, such revocation does not affect the legality of any data processing performed prior to revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority

In the event of infringements of data protection legislation, the data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in relation to issues of data protection legislation is the Data Protection Commissioner for the federal state in which our company has its registered office. You can find a list of the Data Protection Commissioners for the German federal states and their contact details [in German] via the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in order to fulfil in a contract provided to you or to a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format. In the event that you request that this data be transferred directly to another controller, we shall only do so where technically feasible.

Access, blocking, erasure

In the context of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to access your stored personal data at any time and free of charge, and also to access the origin of this data, its recipients and the purpose of the data processing as well as, if applicable, the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of this data. You can contact us at any time regarding this issue and for any other queries on the topic of personal data using the address provided in the legal notice.

Objection to promotional emails

We hereby refuse the use of the contact details published in the context of the German legal requirement to publish a site legal notice in order to send advertising or informational materials we have not expressly requested. The operator of the site expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the case that undesired marketing information is received, such as in the form of spam email.

SSL and TLS encryption

For security reasons and in order to safeguard the transmission of confidential information, such as orders or enquiries you send to us as the website operator, this website uses SSL and TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection in the browser’s address bar, which changes from “http://?” to “https://?”, while a lock symbol also appears in the browser bar.
When SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot by read by third parties.

Data collection on our website

Cookies

We use so-called “cookies” on our website. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain viruses. They serve to make our offering more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. They are small text files that are placed on your computer and are stored by your browser. Your browser features various settings that, when configured, enable you to receive notifications when cookies are placed or to allow cookies only in individual cases. You can also configure your browser to delete cookies automatically when you close the browser window. Furthermore, you can configure your browser to reject cookies in general or only in specific cases. Deactivating cookies can cause some areas of our website to stop functioning properly.

Contact form

If you contact us via our contact form, we will use the contact details you enter in the contact form exclusively for the purpose of processing your enquiry and will save them in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass this data on without your consent.
The data you enter in the application form and the documents you digitally transmit will therefore be processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Article 6 Para. 1 Point a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. To do so, send us a message to this effect via email (no official form is required). However, such revocation does not affect the legality of any data processing operations performed prior to revocation.
We will retain the data you enter in the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent to its storage or until the purpose for its storage ceases to exist. Mandatory legal provisions – and in particular mandatory retention periods – remain unaffected.

Server log files

Our internet offering is hosted by Mittwald CM Service GmbH & Co. KG, Königsberger Strasse 4-6, 32339 Espelkamp, Germany. This service provider collects and stores the following information automatically transmitted by your end device: IP address, directory protection user, data, time, pages accessed, protocols, status code, data volume, referrer, user agent, hostname accessed.
This data is exclusively collected and anonymously stored for the purposes of optimisation and error analysis. Your data will not be compared with other databases or transmitted to third parties, including in excerpts. The data will be automatically deleted after 60 days at the latest.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Point b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Data transfer on conclusion of a contract and dispatch of goods

We only transmit personal data to third parties when it is necessary to do so in the context of contract processing, such as to companies entrusted with the delivery of goods, the credit institute commissioned with payment processing, a collections agency or a solicitor. Data is not transmitted to third parties outside of these conditions or is only transmitted with your express consent. Your data will not be transmitted to third parties, such as for marketing purposes, without your express consent.
The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 Point b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for performance of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Services from third-party providers

Google Web Fonts

We use so-called Web Fonts provided by Google on our website. When accessing a website, the required Web Fonts are loaded into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support Web Fonts, your computer will use a standard font.
You can find further information on Google Web Fonts at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s Privacy Policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google reCAPTCHA

We use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google to ensure a sufficient level of data security in the transfer of forms. First and foremost, this service can distinguish whether data has been entered by a natural person or has been entered abusively through automated machine processing. The service comprises the transmission of the user’s IP address and, if necessary, further data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service. The Google data privacy regulations, which differ from this Data Privacy Statement, apply to this service. You can find further information on Google’s data privacy guidelines in its Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated website, YouTube. The operator of this website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Inc., which has its registered office at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
When you visit one of our pages that features a YouTube plugin, a connection is made with the YouTube servers. This informs the YouTube server of which of our webpages you visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, this enables YouTube to attribute your surfing activities directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
We use YouTube in the interest of ensuring our online offering is presented in an attractive manner. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 Point f GDPR.
You can find further information on the handling of user data in the YouTube Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

Amendments to this Data Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to amend this Data Privacy Statement at any time with effect for the future. The latest version is available on our website. Please visit our website on a regular basis and consult the data protection regulations currently in force.

 

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