Since the protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us, we strictly adhere to the statutory requirements of the DSG and the EU GDPR when collecting and processing your personal data.
1. Personal data
The use of our website is basically possible without providing personal data. For the use of individual services, however, deviating regulations may arise, to which we refer you separately.
As a matter of principle, apart from the cookies described in detail below, we only record and save data that you tell us yourself by inserting it in our input forms or by actively interacting with our website in any other way.
Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable person. This includes, for example, your name, address, telephone number or date of birth.
a. In the case of merely informative use of our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. Therefore, if you want to visit our website, we collect the following information that is technically necessary for us to display the website and its stability and security. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f EU GDPR:
- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Time Zone Difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request
- Access status / http status code
- Each transferred amount of data
- Website from which the request comes
- Used browser
- Operating system and its interface
- Language and version of the browser software
b. In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website; These are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you use and through which the body that sets the cookie (in this case by us), certain information is transmitted. Cookies cannot, at the current state of the art, execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer, but merely serve to make the internet offering more user-friendly and effective.
c. Our website (s) use the following types of cookies, the scope and operation of which are explained below:
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include, in particular, session cookies, which store a so-called session ID with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the shared session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. These session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. However, you can delete cookies in your browser settings at any time.
d. You may change your browser settings to refuse, for example, the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. In this case, however, we must inform you that you may not be able to use all features of our website.
f. The Flash cookies we use are not recorded by your browser, but by your Flash plug-in. In addition, we use HTML5 storage objects, which are stored on your device. These objects store the required data regardless of the browser you are using and have no automatic expiration date. You can prevent the processing of Flash cookies by installing appropriate add-ons in your browser or using them in private mode.
3. Collection and processing of personal data
Personal data that goes beyond the information stored by cookies are processed by us only if you voluntarily provide them, for example when you register with us, enter into a contractual relationship with us or otherwise contact us. These are only contact details and information about the concerns you are approaching us with.
We use the personal data provided by you exclusively in the context of the fulfillment of the respective purpose of the processing (e.g. the registration, the newsletter dispatch, the processing of an order, the sending of information material and advertising, the handling of a raffle, the answer to a question, the provision of access to certain information) are required and/or this is legally permissible (in particular pursuant to Art. 6 EU-GDPR) (e.g. the sending of advertising and information material to existing customers).
The purpose of the processing of your data is the operation of our website and the targeted provision of company-specific information, including the presentation of the offer of our goods and services (marketing). Any further use of your data will only take place to the extent that you have expressly previously consented. You can revoke your consent at any time for the future, as explained in more detail below.
4. Storage duration
In principle, we store data that you have provided us exclusively for customer care or for marketing and information purposes until the expiration of three years after our last contact. However, if you so wish, we will also delete your data before the expiration of this period, unless there is a legal obstacle to this.
In the case of a contract initiation or conclusion, we process your personal data after complete execution of the contract until expiry of the guarantee, warranty, statute of limitations and legal retention periods applicable to us, in addition to the termination of any legal disputes in which the data be needed as proof.
You have the opportunity to subscribe to our free newsletter. With this newsletter, you will receive all the latest news and information about our company and tailor-made advertising at regular intervals. To receive our newsletter you need a valid e-mail address.
We check the e-mail address you entered in our login form to see if you really want to receive newsletters. This is done by sending you an e-mail to the e-mail address you provided, the receipt of which you can confirm by clicking on a link provided. After confirming the e-mail you are registered for our newsletter. (Double opt-in)
With the first registration for the newsletter, we will store your IP address, the date and time of your registration. This is done for security reasons in the event that a third party misuses your e-mail address and subscribes to our newsletter without your knowledge. Further data will not be collected and processed by us for the newsletter subscription, the data will be used exclusively for the subscription of the newsletter.
Unless you disagree, we transmit your information to our Group for the purpose of analysis and transmission of information for advertising purposes. Within the group of companies, your data that you have provided us with the newsletter is matched with data that may be collected by us (e.g. when buying a product or booking a service).
A transfer of your data for newsletter registration to third parties, which do not belong to the group, does not take place. You can terminate the subscription to our newsletter at any time. You will find the details of the cancellation in the confirmation email and in each individual newsletter.
6. Used tools and applications
a. We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. This service uses so-called "cookies" (see above). The information generated by cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a server of Google and stored there.
On our behalf, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
The storage of the cookies required by Google Analytics can be prevented by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, this can mean that you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. The collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as their transmission and processing by Google can prevent you by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http : //tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout hl = en?
c. On our website there is also the possibility to interact via plugins with different social networks. These are:
- Facebook, operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Irl
- Twitter, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
- Google+, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
- Linked In, operated by LinkedIn Inc., 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
- Youtube, operated by Youtube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066 United States
- XING, operated by XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
If you click on a plugin of one of these social networks, it will be activated and connected to the respective server of this network. We have no control over the extent and content of the data transmitted by clicking on the plugin to the respective operator of this social network.
7. Data transmission
A transfer of your data to third parties does not take place, unless we are legally obliged to do so, the data transfer is necessary to carry out a contractual relationship between us or you have previously expressly consented to the disclosure of your data. External processors or other cooperation partners will only receive your data if this is necessary for the execution of the contract or if we have a legitimate interest in doing so. Insofar as one of our processors comes into contact with your personal data, we ensure that it complies with the provisions of data protection laws in the same way as we do.
Your personal data will not be sold by us or sold to third parties outside the Group.
If our contractual partners or processors are based in a third country, i.e. a state outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we inform you about the consequences of this circumstance in the description of the offer.
We use numerous technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against manipulation, loss, destruction and access by third parties. Our security measures are constantly being improved in line with technological developments on the Internet.
9. Your rights
In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act, you as the data subject of our data processing have the following rights and remedies:
Right to information (Art. 15 EU-GDPR)
As the data subject, you have the right to request information about whether and, if so, which personal data are processed about you. For your own protection - so that nobody informs strangers about your data - it may be necessary for us to verify their identity in a suitable manner.
Right to rectification (Art. 16) and cancellation (Art. 17 EU-GDPR)
You have the right to correct your incorrect personal data without delay or, in consideration of the purposes of data processing, to complete incomplete personal data and to delete your personal data if the criteria of Article 17 EU GDPR are met.
Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 EU-GDPR)
You have the legal right to restrict the processing of all collected personal data. This data will be processed from the request for restriction only with individual consent or for the assertion and enforcement of legal claims.
Right to data portability (Article 20 EU GDPR)
You may request the unimpeded and unrestricted transfer of collected personal data to a third party.
Right of objection (Art. 21 EU-GDPR)
You may, for reasons arising from your particular situation, at any time object to the processing of personal data concerning you that is necessary for the protection of our legitimate interests or that of a third party. Your data will not be processed after opposition unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the purpose of enforcing, pursuing or defending legal claims. You may object to the processing of data for the purpose of direct mail at any time with implications for the future.
Withdrawal of consent
If you have separately given consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such revocation affects the admissibility of the processing of your personal data after you have given it to us.
If you take a measure to enforce your above-mentioned rights under the GDPR, WENZEL must respond to the requested measure or comply with the request without delay, but no later than one month after receipt of your application.
We will respond to all reasonable inquiries within the legal framework free of charge and as soon as possible.
The data protection authority is responsible for applications concerning infringement of the right of access, violation of the rights of secrecy, rectification or cancellation.