Our data protection declaration
1. General information and principles of data processing
We are glad that you visit our website. The protection of your privacy and the protection of your personal data, the so-called personal data, when using our website is very important to us.
According to Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR, personal data are all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, information such as your first and last name, your address, your telephone number, your e-mail address, but also your IP address.
Data that cannot be linked to your person, for example through anonymisation, are not personal data. The processing (e.g. the collection, storage, reading, querying, use, transmission, deletion or destruction) according to Art. 4 No. 2 GDPR always requires a legal basis or your consent. Processed personal data must be deleted as soon as the purpose of the processing has been achieved and no legally prescribed retention obligations are to be preserved.
Here you will find information about the handling of your personal data when you visit our website. In order to provide the functions and services of our website, it is necessary that we collect personal data about you.
We also explain to you the type and scope of the respective data processing, the purpose and the corresponding legal basis and the respective storage period.
Below you will find the contact details of the responsible controller and the data protection officer.
Controller for the processing of personal data on this website (see imprint):
WEKA Group GmbH
Tel: +49 82 33 23-0
Fax: +49 8233 23-195
3. Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions about data protection, you can also contact our data protection officer at any time:
Dr. Georg F. Schröder, LL.M.
Data protection officer
HEUSSEN Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
Brienner Straße 9 / Amiraplatz
80333 München (Munich)/ Germany
Telephone: +49 89 29 09 70
Telefaxax: +49 89 290 97 200
4. Provision and use of the website/ log files
a) Type and scope of data processing
If you use this website without otherwise transmitting data to us, we collect following technically necessary data via log files, which are automatically transmitted to our server:
- Date and time
- IP address
- Session ID
- Visited web page
- Name of the website from which our website was accessed
- Browser used
b) Purpose and legal basis
This processing is technically necessary in order to be able to display our website to you. We also use the data to ensure the security and stability of our website. This processing is also necessary to prevent the misuse of our website.
The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6(1) lit. f) GDPR. The processing of the mentioned data is necessary for the running of the website and protection against misuse of the website and thus serves the protection of a legitimate interest of our company.
c) Storage period
As soon as the personal data mentioned are no longer required to display the website, the data will be deleted. The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility for the user to object to this aspect. Further storage may take place in individual cases if this is required by law.
a) Type, scope and purpose of data processing
Transient/ Session cookies
Our website uses transient/session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This type of cookie allows us to collect your session ID. This makes it possible to assign different requests of your browser to a common session and it is possible to recognize your device during subsequent visits to websites.
Persistent cookies are used on our website. Persistent cookies are cookies that are stored in your browser for a longer period of time and can transmit information. The respective storage period differs depending on the cookie. You can delete persistent cookies independently using your browser settings.
We use analytical cookies to track the anonymous user behavior on our website.
We also use advertising cookies. These cookies can be used to track user behavior for advertising and targeted marketing purposes.
Social media cookies allow us to connect to your social networks and share content of our website within your networks.
Configuring the browser settings
Most web browsers are pre-set to automatically accept cookies. However, you can configure your browser so that it only accepts certain cookies or no cookies at all. However, we would like to point out that you may then no longer be able to use all the functions of our website.
You can also use your browser settings to delete cookies already stored in your browser. Furthermore, it is possible to set your browser so that it informs you before cookies are stored. Since the different browsers may differ in their respective functions, we ask you to use the respective help menu of your browser for the corresponding configuration options.
b) Legal basis
c) Storage period
As soon as the data transmitted to us via cookies is no longer required for the purposes described above, this information will be deleted. Further storage may take place in individual cases if this is required by law.
6. Data collection for the implementation of pre-contractual measures and for contract fulfilment
a) Type and scope of data processing
In the pre-contractual area and at the conclusion of the contract we collect personal data about you. This includes, for example, first and last name, address, e-mail address, telephone number or bank details.
b) Purpose and legal basis of data processing
We collect and process this data exclusively for the purpose of contract execution and/or for the fulfilment of pre-contractual obligations.
The legal basis for this is Art. 6(1) lit b) GDPR. If you also give your consent, the additional legal basis is Art. 6(1) lit. a) GDPR.
c) Storage period
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for the purpose of their processing.
In addition, statutory retention obligations may exist, such as commercial or tax retention obligations in accordance with the German Commercial Code (HGB) or the German Fiscal Code (AO). If such storage obligations exist, we will block or delete your data at the end of these storage obligations.
7. Data transmission
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
a) you have given your explicit consent in accordance with Art. 6(1) lit. a) GDPR
b) this is legally permissible and is necessary according to Art. 6(1) lit. b) GDPR for the fulfilment of a contractual relationship with you or the implementation of pre-contractual measures
c) according to Art. 6(1) lit. c) GDPR there is a legal obligation for the transfer.
We are legally obliged to transmit data to state authorities, e.g. tax authorities, social insurance carriers, health insurance funds, supervisory authorities and law enforcement authorities.
d) the disclosure according to Art. 6(1) lit. f) GDPR is necessary for the protection of legitimate company interests, as well as for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data.
e) in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR, we use external service providers, so-called processors, who are obliged to handle your data with care.
We use such service providers in the following areas:
When transferring your personal data to external bodies in third countries, i.e. outside the EU or the EEA, we ensure that these bodies treat your personal data with the same care as within the EU or the EEA. We only transfer personal data to third countries for which the EU Commission has confirmed an appropriate level of protection or if we ensure the careful handling of personal data through contractual agreements or other suitable guarantees.